Author: Arun Kumar

Arun Kumar joined The American Bazaar after reporting on world affairs from four vantage points — New Delhi, Islamabad, Beijing and Washington — for Indian national media. Previously as North America Bureau Chief of the IANS news agency based in Washington DC, he told the American story for its subscribers spread around the world for 11 years. Before that Arun worked as a foreign correspondent for PTI in Islamabad and Beijing for over eight years. On return to India, he worked as Chief News Editor, Editor of Special Services, and Assistant General Manager at PTI. Arun has penned five books for PTI providing an in-depth analysis of Indian elections from Nehru to Vajpayee besides compiling and editing PTI Offbeat, a coffee table book of offbeat pictures taken by PTI photographers.