Salil Tripathi

journalist and author

Salil Tripathi is a contributing editor at Mint and Caravan in India. He was a correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review in Singapore from 1997-98. He is the author of "The Colonel Who Would Not Repent: The Bangladesh War and its Unquiet Legacy", published in 2014 by Aleph Book Company and republished by Yale University Press in 2016. An award-winning journalist, he was born in Mumbai and lives in London. His next book is about the Gujaratis.

Articles by Salil Tripathi


India in the World: Modi's Moment in the Sun – or the Shade?

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

India’s desire to be taken seriously as a major international player is legitimate. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s supporters are counting on him to secure the nation’s position as a global power. But his handling of domestic problems and relations with Pakistan and other neighbors raises questions about whether Modi is the man to put India irrevocably on the world map, writes Mumbai-born journalist and author Salil Tripathi, who is based in London.