Other Writing & Multi-Media

State–Society Synergy at COVID-19’s Invisible Front Lines” (with Dyuti Saunik, Avani Kapur, & Jessica Mayberry. Economic & Political Weekly (Engage). August 7, 2021.

The Politics of Citizens’ Complaints in Rural India.” Governance Uncovered Podcast, The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg. June 10, 2021.

Deepening Democracy: The Role of Associational Politics.” LUMS/IDS webinar, Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre, Political Economy of Development Series, May 27, 2021.  

Citizen-State Relations: Countryside and City” (with Adam Auerbach). Ideas for India. August 24, 2020.

What the urban & rural poor expect from local government, and why it matters” (with Adam Auerbach). The Print. March 18, 2020.

How the Poor Navigate the India State.” Grand Tamasha. Podcast (with Carnegie Milan Vaishnav and Adam Auerbach), February 12, 2020.

Claiming the State.” Rocking our Priors. Podcast (with Alice Evans)September 5, 2019.

Talking to the State: a Review of Oral Democracy: Deliberation in Indian Village Assemblies” (Paromitra Sanyal and Vijayendra Rao), India Ink, June 23, 2019.

Citizen & State Across the Rural-Urban Divide: Claim-Making, Decentralization, and the Uneven Use of Intermediaries.” Center for the Advanced Study of India. Podcast, April 3, 2018.

Claiming the State.” Slice of MIT. PodcastOctober 22, 2018.

The State At Your Doorstep.” The Hindu: Business Line. June 8, 2016. (Version for India in Transition: “Citizens, Panchayats & the State: Rural Local Governance at the Crossroads.” Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania).

Unequal Opportunities.” Indian Express. February 23, 2015.

A Not So Distant State.” Indian Express. January 8, 2014.

How Rural India Negotiates With the State.” The Hindu: Business Line. July 4, 2012. (Version for India in Transition: “Citizen Action in Rural India: Claiming Services from the State,” Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania.)