Abhimanyu Kumar

Abhimanyu Kumar

Abhimanyu Kumar is a journalist based in Delhi. He is interested in stories that lie at the intersection of history, politics, and culture.

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In India, arrests of three China ‘spies’ raise concerns, questions

Lawyers and the Press Club of India have questioned the case against Rajeev Sharma and two others arrested for espionage by the ‘Special Cell’ of New Delhi police.

28 Sep 2020 - 3:47PM

Lawyers and the Press Club of India have questioned the case against Rajeev Sharma and two others arrested for espionage by the ‘Special Cell’ of New Delhi police.

In India, arrests of three China ‘spies’ raise concerns, questions
New Delhi’s ‘Chinese hawala scam’ and Dalai Lama spying case – is there more than meets the eye?

A Chinese national was arrested for running a remittance system and paying monks to spy on the Tibetan spiritual leader, as India-China ties worsen.

21 Aug 2020 - 3:31AM

A Chinese national was arrested for running a remittance system and paying monks to spy on the Tibetan spiritual leader, as India-China ties worsen.

New Delhi’s ‘Chinese hawala scam’ and Dalai Lama spying case – is there more than meets the eye?
‘Chinese in India are terrified’: an SOS to Canada as border stand-off raises spectre of 1962 war

In the last India-China war, New Delhi interned thousands of Chinese-Indians in a POW camp. A new clash over the border has many fearing they will be scapegoated once again.

15 Aug 2020 - 11:33AM

In the last India-China war, New Delhi interned thousands of Chinese-Indians in a POW camp. A new clash over the border has many fearing they will be scapegoated once again.

‘Chinese in India are terrified’: an SOS to Canada as border stand-off raises spectre of 1962 war
Chinese bespoke shoemakers in India cling to their trade despite rise of online shopping and competition from foreign brands

Handed down from generation to generation, the tradition for making high-end custom-made footwear and leather goods is still going strong. Famous customers include former India prime minister Indira Gandhi and king of Kashmir, Karan Singh.

30 Sep 2019 - 9:16PM

Handed down from generation to generation, the tradition for making high-end custom-made footwear and leather goods is still going strong. Famous customers include former India prime minister Indira Gandhi and king of Kashmir, Karan Singh.

Chinese bespoke shoemakers in India cling to their trade despite rise of online shopping and competition from foreign brands
‘The untouchable caste’: Dalits in India stand up for their rights through song, and take pride in their identity

A new generation of Dalits – marginalised castes in India – is using music and art to assert themselves and call for an end to discrimination; artists such as rapper Sumeet Samos sing of being no longer ashamed of who they are.

5 Aug 2019 - 10:49AM

A new generation of Dalits – marginalised castes in India – is using music and art to assert themselves and call for an end to discrimination; artists such as rapper Sumeet Samos sing of being no longer ashamed of who they are.

‘The untouchable caste’: Dalits in India stand up for their rights through song, and take pride in their identity