Nirupama Subramanian

Ms Subramanian is Associate Editor at The Hindu, where she has worked since 2000.  Additionally, she also has news co-ordination responsibilities, which involves management of news flow from the newspaper’s correspondents across the country.

Prior to this assignment, Ms Subramanian was looking after the editorial and opinion sections of The Hindu between February 2012 and October 2013.  From 2006 to 2010 she was a foreign correspondent in Pakistan, and from 2000-2002, in Sri Lanka.  

Before joining The Hindu, Ms Subramanian had worked at the Times of India, Indian Express, Sunday Observer and India Today.  She became a journalist in 1986, soon after graduating from the Delhi School of Economics.

Despite the sensitivities of the powderkeg region, foreign policy rarely factors in the domestic rhetoric of Indian political campaigns. Nirupama Subramanian explores cross-border relationships. 

Image: Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan, with Mahatma Gandhi, Bombay, 1944.

Nirupama Subramanian take us back to the North-east (mainly) for the fourth phase of elections in India. 

From the streets of Delhi to the backwaters of Kerala, phase three of the election will take in more than 100 million people writes Nirupama Subramanian.

In the second of her election phases series, Nirupama Subramanian reports on the North-East, with 2.7 million voters heading to the polls over four states and six constituencies.

Voting begins in the epic 2014 Indian election tomorrow. In the first in a series profiling the character, history and expectations of the various regions as they get their turn to vote, Nirupama Subramanian visits the remote north-east.

The impact of social media on the elections.

Nirupama Subramanian 

As India prepares for the world's biggest election, Nirupama Subramanian spoke with ABC Radio National Drive on the logistics of the poll.

Bloodlines have long determined power in the world's largest democracy. Might the family business be challenged this election?
Nirupama Subramanian