Rohini Mohan

India Correspondent
Based in Bangalore, Rohini Mohan writes about politics, environment and human rights. For about 15 years, she has written for several publications including TIME, Harper's, Al Jazeera, The New York Times, The Economic Times, Tehelka, The Caravan, and The Hindu. She joined The Straits Times in 2019. Rohini has a Masters in political journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York. Her first book is the award-winning The Seasons of Trouble (2014), a non-fiction account of three people caught up in the aftermath of the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka.
Lakshmi Vilas Bank has been struggling with financial decline and red ink for the past three years. It incurred a loss of around $150 million in the 12 months to March 31. Its net worth has also shrunk while unpaid loans have increased. ST PHOTO: ROH