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Saumya Roy

Saumya Roy

Saumya Roy is a writer based in Mumbai. She has written for wsj.com, Forbes India, Mint newspaper and Outlook magazine, among others. She has received fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, Blue Mountain Center, Sangam House and Carey Institute for Global Good for her research and writing.


Alibaba’s Big India Bet

Chinese firms are investing billions of dollars in India's e-commerce market. In one of the biggest deals, Alibaba has backed Paytm, India's most valuable unicorn. But can Chinese-backed firms like Paytm survive increased competition from U.S. firms and rising geopolitical tensions?