Neeta Lal

Delhi-based journalist and editor Neeta Lal has worked with India's leading publications in her three-decade career. She writes for over 20 publications worldwide and was nominated for World Media Summit Global Awards for Excellence 2014 and SOPA Awards 2014. A postgraduate in English literature, she has also been a scholar at the International Summer School, Norway and Concordia University, Canada, and has travelled to 52 countries.
Neeta Lal
Delhi-based journalist and editor Neeta Lal has worked with India's leading publications in her three-decade career. She writes for over 20 publications worldwide and was nominated for World Media Summit Global Awards for Excellence 2014 and SOPA Awards 2014. A postgraduate in English literature, she has also been a scholar at the International Summer School, Norway and Concordia University, Canada, and has travelled to 52 countries.

Latest from Neeta Lal

Xi and Modi must lean on diplomacy amid Doklam border flare-up
As Xi and Modi put differences aside at SCO summit, will India-Pakistan ties follow suit?
China the elephant in the room as Vietnam and India draw closer in defence cooperation
In balancing US and China relations, India needs to focus on economics
With its weaker economy, an Indian boycott of Chinese goods makes no sense
Nepal seeks balance as China and India jockey for clout
Myanmar’s friendship with China is no hindrance to its India ties
In a shifting world, India and China must look closer at ties that bind
Why India must shun any crude anti-China alliance with the US
India’s visa U-turn on Chinese dissidents a sign of its lightweight diplomacy
India will be the biggest loser if it seeks economic retaliation against China over terrorism snub
For India, good relations with Japan and cooperation with China are not mutually exclusive
Trade ambitions shadow annual India, China defence talks

When India and China enter into their annual defence dialogue tomorrow, they do so amid apparent efforts to narrow the gap on their duelling transnational trade ambitions.

16 Apr 2015 - 4:23PM

When India and China enter into their annual defence dialogue tomorrow, they do so amid apparent efforts to narrow the gap on their duelling transnational trade ambitions.

Trade ambitions shadow annual India, China defence talks
China and India get down to business
Fears over India’s new media university based on China’s state-run institution

The Indian government’s plans to spend US$32 million on a media university modelled on the state-run Communication University of China has come under fire.

16 Apr 2015 - 4:20PM

The Indian government’s plans to spend US$32 million on a media university modelled on the state-run Communication University of China has come under fire.

Fears over India’s new media university based on China’s state-run institution
India hopes to lure China's tourist hordes
Modi's budget must focus on education and job growth
Camaraderie between Xi and Modi set to translate into better Sino-Indian relations

President Xi Jinping's first trip to India this week has raised great expectations in China and India - Asia's largest and third-largest economies - about a hugely productive visit.

15 Sep 2014 - 11:37PM

President Xi Jinping's first trip to India this week has raised great expectations in China and India - Asia's largest and third-largest economies - about a hugely productive visit.

Camaraderie between Xi and Modi set to translate into better Sino-Indian relations
For India, smart cities can wait

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embarked on an energetic mission to build 100 "smart cities" across the sprawling nation.

4 Aug 2014 - 3:58PM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embarked on an energetic mission to build 100 "smart cities" across the sprawling nation.

For India, smart cities can wait
A new era of engagement for China and India

Neeta Lal says signs of closer ties between China and India since Modi's election victory may finally start to ease border and trade-deficit tensions between the two Asian giants.

14 Jun 2014 - 5:54AM

Neeta Lal says signs of closer ties between China and India since Modi's election victory may finally start to ease border and trade-deficit tensions between the two Asian giants.

A new era of engagement for China and India
Many mountains still to cross in Sino-Indian relations

It would be reasonable to expect an Oxford-educated economist like Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh - architect of India's economic reforms in the 1990s, which put the country on a high-growth trajectory - to leverage trade with China to his country's advantage.

8 May 2014 - 4:22AM

It would be reasonable to expect an Oxford-educated economist like Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh - architect of India's economic reforms in the 1990s, which put the country on a high-growth trajectory - to leverage trade with China to his country's advantage.

Many mountains still to cross in Sino-Indian relations
Revealing India's failures in 1962 war with China can help clear the air

In India's heated pre-election atmosphere, the leaking online of parts of the Henderson Brooks report - the Indian army's internal operational review of the country's ignominious defeat in the 1962 war against China - has predictably raised the political temperature.

31 Mar 2014 - 4:09AM

In India's heated pre-election atmosphere, the leaking online of parts of the Henderson Brooks report - the Indian army's internal operational review of the country's ignominious defeat in the 1962 war against China - has predictably raised the political temperature.

Revealing India's failures in 1962 war with China can help clear the air
No blueprint offered for tackling toxic pollution in Delhi
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