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Aarti Betigeri is a multi-platform journalist and former foreign correspondent based in Canberra. She is a correspondent for Monocle and contributes to various other local and foreign media outlets. She recently returned to Australia after almost a decade in India, where she reported across South Asia for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Time, the Christian Science Monitor, Public Radio International, and many others. She has interviewed three world leaders and worked on major investigative journalism initiatives including an ABC Foreign Correspondent documentary on international surrogacy. Prior to moving to India, she was a television news journalist and presenter with the ABC and SBS.
To India, spoils of empire a less sparkly side of Charles’ coronation
Narendra Modi has set out to erase a colonial mindset in public life, but its replacement has generated its own unease.
Will India’s G20 deliver more than hot air?
Big goals are on the table. But matching aims with outcomes is a challenge for any host.
Australia wants to attract the world’s best? Make it easier to migrate
An overdue review can start fixing national skills shortages by smoothing the way for workers and families to settle.
Animal attractions: India confronts a neighbourhood dilemma
Wildlife doesn’t care for political boundaries, but nationalism can prove a stubborn obstacle to conservation efforts.
India and Russia: friends for a reason, friends for a season
Delhi plays a delicate balancing act between self-interest and historical friendship. And it’s all about oil and gas.
India-Australia relations: Positivity might be coming at a cost
The tricky terrain of maintaining values and of keeping pace with changing colours in the Australian-Indian community.
Is India’s row over hijabs about optics – or opportunity?
Teenagers in a small southern state test the country’s tradition of religious pluralism.
India’s northeast: An integral piece of the puzzle
Ongoing unrest in the country’s border regions has forced a rethink on security challenges and self-determination.
India’s beauty and the beast
From UN seats and economic rebounds to Miss Universe wins and Olympic golds, it’s been quite a year.