Aditi Phadnis

Aditi is one of India’s foremost political journalists. At Teneo, she covers political and economic developments in all the South Asian countries: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan.

Background

Aditi is one of India’s foremost political journalists.

At Teneo, she covers political and economic developments in all the South Asian countries: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan. Her expertise on the politics and economy of the region is extensive and deep.

Aditi has been a reporter for more than 35 years, writing on domestic politics, political economy, defense and foreign policy issues for Indian and foreign newspapers. She is also the New Delhi correspondent for The Express Tribune which is published from Karachi, Pakistan. She was a Jefferson fellow at the East West Centre, Hawaii in 2006. Aditi is the author of an edited volume: “Political Profiles’ published in 2008 by BS Books. She has lectured on ‘Reporting Politics’ to journalism interns. She appears regularly as an expert commentator on television channels and radio and is invited by investment houses both Indian and foreign to explain Indian politics and economy. Her comments have been published in The Economist, The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal. In 2009, she was awarded the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Political Journalism.

Aditi began her career in journalism in 1983. She has a BA degree in history from Delhi University.

INDIA: A growth budget in a pandemic year

( 4 mins) For the first time since the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) came to power in 2014, the government has presented a budget that has drawn praise from all sections of stakeholders across India’s diverse

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INDIA: Farmers hit the streets

( 4 mins) Press play to listen What set out to be a substantial package of reforms of the agricultural commodities market has turned into a political crisis for the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, with

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INDIA: Further gradual decoupling ahead

( 3 mins) Press play to listen Although disengagement by Indian and Chinese troops has begun on a nondemarcated border of the two countries where the Indian army and the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) clashed a few weeks

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