Born and raised in California, Lakshmi is a journalist and educator currently based in Berkeley, California. Over the past few years, she has worked with newspapers, radio and magazines from Gaborone, Botswana to Los Angeles, California. She is a graduate of Pitzer College (Claremont, CA) where she studied Global Communications and Studio Arts. She is presently pursuing her Master's at the UC Berkeley School of Journalism.
Latest posts by Lakshmi Sarah
18 January 2015
On Christmas day, 59 Christians in Kerala reportedly were "converted" to Hinduism by two Hindu nationalist organizations with ties to the leading BJP party. What happened to religious tolerance?
23 September 2014
Authorities say Maoists set fire to a trio of telephone towers in rural India. These are the latest of more than 200 towers that Maoists have targeted in recent years.
18 May 2014
24 August 2013
8 April 2013
Controversy arose as Delhi University has recently made it compulsory for students to study one paper in Hindi or any Modern Indian Language (MIL) listed in the Eighth Schedule of...
30 December 2012
The victim of the Delhi gang-rape on a bus incident died yesterday in a hospital in Singapore. Protests and vigils were held across India to mourn the death of the...
8 December 2012
A village council in the Indian state of Bihar has banned women from using mobile phones because it is “debasing the social atmosphere” and leading couples to elope. Similar bans...
1 December 2012
In recent months, rape in the Indian state of Haryana seems to have become commonplace and Dalit women are in a vulnerable position. A nine day long march titled Dalit...
22 November 2012
On 7 November 2012 up to 2,000 people attacked three Dalit settlements in the Dharmapuri District of Tamil Nadu, India. A nursing student, from a Shudra community married a man...
11 November 2012
The recently concluded US presidential election generated much interest in India. Congratulations were abound at government level. But what about those on the ground in India - what has been...