Speaker 2014 Annual Meeting


Indrani Bagchi
Diplomatic Editor, The Times of India

Indrani Bagchi is Diplomatic Editor with The Times of India, where she reports and analyses foreign policy issues for the newspaper. Indrani covers daily news on foreign affairs in the foreign office, as well as interpret and analyze global trends with an Indian perspective. She writes news stories as well as opinion articles, news features, a blog, “Globespotting” and a fortnightly column for The Times of India Crest edition. The subjects she covers are diverse: India’s neighbourhood, US, China, Pakistan, terrorism, nuclear weapons, national security issues etc. She joined the Times of India in 2004. Earlier, Indrani was associate editor, also covering foreign affairs for India Today, a premier news magazine. Indrani started her journalism career in The Statesman where she was the weekend editor, before moving to The Economic Times in Calcutta to edit the Metro Magazine. Having graduated from Loreto College, Calcutta University with English Honours, Indrani has been a Reuters Fellow, in Oxford University (1996). In 2010, India was awarded the Chang Lin-Tien fellowship by the Asia Foundation to study US-China relations at Brookings Institution, Washington DC. Indrani resides in New Delhi with her husband Pramit Pal Chaudhuri and their daughter, Tara. She is a Fellow of the third generation of the India Leadership Initiative of Aspen Institute India.