Indrani Bagchi


Indrani Bagchi is CEO designate at Ananta Aspen Centre, India.

She was Associate Editor with The Times of India, where she reported and analysed foreign policy issues for the newspaper from 2004 until 2022. 

As Diplomatic Editor, Indrani covered the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on her news beat, as well as interpreted and analysed global trends with an Indian perspective. She writes news stories; opinion articles; news features and a blog, “Globespotting”, and curates a weekly newsletter WorldWatch+. 

Earlier, Indrani worked for India Today, a premier news magazine, The Economic Times and The Statesman. She graduated from Loreto College, Calcutta University with English honours. Indrani was a Reuters Fellow at Oxford University in 1997. In 2010, Indrani was awarded the Chang Lin-Tien fellowship by the Asia Foundation to study US-China relations at Brookings Institution, Washington DC. She is a Fellow of the Kamalnayan Bajaj Fellowship Class 3 of the Ananta Aspen Centre and a member of Aspen Global Leadership Network. 

She tweets @horror06 and @IndBagchi.

Delivering promises will show steel in Quad
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