Parth M.N. is an independent journalist based in Mumbai who worked for the Los Angeles Times as a reporting fellow through Alfred Friendly Press Partners in 2022. In India, he reports on agriculture and rural economy, for which he has won several awards, domestic and international.
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Online scammers in India have long targeted the U.S. Their new victims are closer to home
India has long been home to online scammers targeting victims in far richer nations such as the United States. Now India is itself a target.
As a billionaire close to the prime minister nears acquisition of NDTV, India’s last independent mainstream TV network, many fear for journalism.
In India, emotions over Queen Elizabeth II’s passing ran the gamut, from sympathy to calls for the return of the Kohinoor diamond.
Turned away at Del Taco drive-through, high Uber costs: Welcome to life in L.A. without a car
A foreign journalist coming to L.A. for a fellowship is warned by friends that he will need a car. He scoffs, and walks and walks and walks.
The goal is to bring continuity of care for a population notoriously difficult to keep in treatment for chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and mental illness.
This house burned down in November 2021. What happened next is the story of Watts
A fire at homeless camp spread and burned his house down in Watts. He and his neighbors fear that it will happen again, as city does little to help.
After ’92 riots, L.A. bought land in Watts and promised jobs. Now, it’s weeds and shanties
The city of Los Angeles bought a 10-acre property to bring jobs to Watts after the 1992 riots. Proposed projects came and went, leaving weeds, trash and shanties.
Los estudiantes extranjeros de posgrado no pueden permitirse vivir en California
Los estudiantes extranjeros de posgrado tienen dificultades para vivir en California, lo que dificulta que completen sus estudios y que Estados Unidos atraiga y retenga a los mejores talentos.
Foreign graduate students struggle to live in California, making it hard for them to complete their studies and harder for the U.S. to attract talent.
The 2,500-acre property near Modesto is expected to open to the public within a year.