Author: John Ballot

John BallotJohn Ballot is a third year Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Journalism student majoring in political science and international relations. John is passionate about telling stories, and strongly believes in the power of good journalism. Currently working for News Corp, John is also interested in music, culture and crime non-fiction.

Banning Mumbai’s iconic Victoria horses: what will the consequences be?

John Ballot- October 16, 2016

https://soundcloud.com/john-ballot/banning-mumbais-iconic-victoria-horses by John Ballot Along Mumbai's famous Marine Drive, tourists can be seen getting into large silver carriages that will take them around the tourist ... Read More

Taxi Fabric: how one start-up is changing the face of Mumbai’s taxis.

John Ballot- October 15, 2016

By John Ballot A Mumbai start-up consisting of local graphic designers and artists is changing the look and feel of the city's iconic yellow-and-black taxis. ... Read More

The loneliest taxidermist: how Dr Santosh Gaikwad is fighting to save the legacy of India’s wildlife

John Ballot- October 14, 2016

By John Ballot When India’s last Siberian tiger died in the Himalayan hill station of Nianital, park rangers knew there was only one person in ... Read More

Terrorism and KFC: First impressions on security in Mumbai

John Ballot- September 25, 2016

By John Ballot In a city that has been deemed a “hot hunting ground for terror” by the Times of India, a couple of security ... Read More