Padma Rao Sundarji

Padma Rao Sundarji

Senior Foreign Editor, WION

Padma Rao Sundarji is senior foreign editor at WION. She was the longstanding South Asia bureau chief of German news magazine Der Spiegel till 2012.

Opinions/Stories

Lashkar terror multiplies, co-founder forms new group

Bifurcating and multiplying into multiple terror outfits – all with the same goal, that of murder – is nothing new in Pakistan

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Brotherhood or babble? Analysing the Chinese foreign minister's speak on India

China has always employed a tone that resembles an older, patronising relative towards a poor country cousin — in this case, India Read Article

North Korea tanker row: Vessel with Maldives flag spotted in satellite

According to the Nikkei Asian Review, the vehicle was flying the flag of the Maldives and may have been transferring fuel. ||President Yameen lost no time in issuing a press release in the name…

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There are two kinds of terrorists, good and bad, says Pakistan Army chief Bajwa at Munich conference

Pakistan Army chief General Bajwa said jihad is the "truth" Read Article

We want snap polls in Sri Lanka: Mahinda Rajapaksa's son to WION

Former President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa is on a comeback trail. His newly formed Sri Lanka People’s Party (SLPP) swept local polls over the weekend. WION spoke to Namal Rajapaksa, Member…

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When the opposition protests, they have to be controlled: Maldives minister to WION

'It’s the opposition, just as is usual in other countries too. When there are issues, they come out and protest. And when that happens, they… Read Article

Opinion: Who is going to rescue the Maldives?

The nation of a 1,000 islands is currently battling a thousand problems Read Article

Emannuel Macron meets Theresa May, Angela Merkel as UK prepares to leave the EU

But the flexible "Mr Plexiglas" - as some of his opponents call him - is already on to something new: a rendezvous with his all-time… Read Article

If Pak PM feels evidence against Hafiz Saeed not substantial, he should talk to international community: Husain Haqqani to
WION

'It is not reasonable to say what the rest of the world considers substantial is not considered by the Pakistan PM,' the country's… Read Article

Trump's fake news awards: He's not the first to mess with the press

It's happened in Germany, in Italy, and in India too Read Article

Trump's grandfather was an immigrant from Germany

Trump's grandfather Friedrich Drumpf – or Frederick Trump -- was born into an impoverished family in Kallstadt in southern Germany Read Article

Catalan elections: Analysts predict government formation won't be easy for Puigdemont

Analysts predict stormy weeks ahead as efforts begin to form a government Read Article

In four years in Jerusalem...

WION?s accurate prediction ahead of President Trump?s speech Read Article

Tamil torture wounds may have been self-inflicted: Lord Naseby

50 Sri Lankan Tamil men had said last week that they were raped and tortured by Lankan authorities on the suspicion of being members of the LTTE --… Read Article

UN fudged Sri Lanka war casualty figures, UK Parliamentarian says citing classified files

British Lord quotes UK's own classified files to prove 'manipulation' of number of civilian deaths. Read Article