John Elliott

John Elliott


John Elliott is a former Financial Times journalist, who was based in New Delhi for over 25 years till May 2018. He is the author of “IMPLOSION: India’s Tryst with Reality” which, in its latest 2019 edition, reviews Narendra Modi first government.

In Asia from1983, Elliott was also a correspondent for The Economist, FORTUNE magazine and the New Statesman. He was in Hong Kong for six years (1988-94), initially as the FT correspondent and then as Public Affairs Adviser to the Chief Secretary of the territory’s government.

He now lives in London and writes for Asia Sentinel, a Hong Kong-based news platform He also has a blog on South Asia current affairs called Riding the Elephant


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