Nuclear disarmament in South Asia and
the proliferation of nuclear weapons are among the issues that
Praful Bidwai has been covering for IPS over the past several
years. Here IPS has compiled the stories by Praful, an Indian
freelance journalist, political analyst and peace activist.
Praful, a former senior editor of The Times of India, is
one of the founders of the Movement in India for Nuclear
Disarmament, a member of the International
Network of Engineers and Scientists against Proliferation,
and one of the leaders of the
Indian Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace.
Among many other books, Praful published New Nukes: India
, Pakistan and Global Disarmament together with Achin Vanaik.
They were awarded the Sean
McBride International Peace Prize for 2000 by the International
Peace Bureau, and have been called "two of India 's most
courageous radical journalists" (Tariq Ali, The Guardian).