Gulam Jeelani writes on politics, national affairs and socio-economic issues for Hindustan Times. A journalist for seven years, he worked in Lucknow and Srinagar, before moving to New Delhi.
Articles by Gulam Jeelani
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Gulam Jeelani
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2017 11:47 PM IST
The chief minister said Pakistan’s biggest dream was to divide Hindustan on the lines of Hindus and Muslims.
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2017 10:21 AM IST
Ever since coming to power in Delhi, the AAP government has been demanding bringing Centre-run Delhi Police under the control of the state government.
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2017 02:24 PM IST
Singers Ahmed Hussain and Mohammad Hussain regaled over 1,000 residents with their renditions like ‘Mein hawa hoon’ and ‘Khayal-e-yaar’ at the ‘Ghazal ki dastak’ at Mahavir Vatika Park.
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2017 10:23 AM IST
Going by the trailer and posters, the film seemingly eulogises Arvind Kejriwal — mapping his rise from an activist to a politician. Yet the evident cold shoulder by Kejriwal and his trusted lieutenants in his party has puzzled many.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Gulam Jeelani, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2017 01:45 PM IST
DDA housing scheme 2018: Currently, the flats are under construction and DDA officials say the work will be completed by March next year. The scheme will have flats for all income groups — LIG, MIG, HIG and EWS
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2017 12:44 AM IST
Many experts raised questions on how would exempting women would help when most of them use public transport to commute.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Gulam Jeelani, Gurgaon
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2017 01:17 PM IST
The Hindustan Times photograph of retired soldier Nand Lal crying and begging bank officials to let him withdraw his pension became the face of the people’s struggle during the cash crunch after the government’s shock recall of 500- and 1,000-rupee notes in November.
Hindustan Times | By Gulam Jeelani, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2017 11:33 PM IST
The khichdi was cooked in a specially made stainless steel wok that weighed around 300kg and had a capacity of 1,000 litres. The wok full of khichdi was lifted with a crane to measure the total weight.
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2017 07:38 PM IST
The feat was done at the World Food India event at India Gate lawns in New Delhi where the night-long preparations were supervised by chef Sanjeev Kapoor.
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2017 08:51 AM IST
Special walks by historians, activists, artistes
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2017 10:01 AM IST
AAP has maintained that if an elected government did not get control over ACB, it cannot live up to its anti-graft stand or deliver on its promise made to Delhi’s electorate. Soon after the AAP government came to power in 2015, a joint-commissioner-level officer was made the ACB chief by the then L-G, a move that AAP government alleges took away its control of ACB.
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2017 10:30 AM IST
Vishwas has been unhappy after suspended MLA Amanatullah Khan was reinstated in the party earlier this week. Khan, an MLA from Okhla, was suspended in May for his tirade against Vishwas.
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2017 05:46 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal is likely to reach Alipur resort later in the day. Kumar Vishwas will not be speaking at the council meet which he has anchored for the last 5 years.
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2017 10:51 AM IST
Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan was suspended in May for accusing Kumar Vishwas of being an RSS-BJP agent. Kumar Vishwas was given a ‘bigger’ responsibility and made incharge of Rajasthan assembly polls.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Samarth Bansal and Gulam Jeelani
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2017 11:42 PM IST
Since April this year, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s tweets have not mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi by name at all.
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2017 01:21 PM IST
More than 35,000 workers will ensure that celebrations go peacefully at 565 Yamuna ghats in Delhi as Chhath Puja starts today. See pictures
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2017 11:29 AM IST
Over the past two months, Sanjay Van has also become popular among morning walkers, cyclists and bird watchers in south Delhi thanks to a joint effort of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and a citizens’ group
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2017 12:03 AM IST
Kejriwal ,along with other activists of the then India Against Corruption (IAC), had launched the party on November 26, 2012, on the occasion of Constitution Day, following differences with Anna Hazare who led the anti-graft movement.
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2017 02:07 PM IST
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal also said demonetisation and subsequent Goods and Services Tax (GST) had hit the economy and his government was making efforts to help the unemployed youth by providing skills training
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2017 10:06 AM IST
In the latest appeal, Kejriwal quoted recently issued statistics by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) to hit out at the BJP and the Congress.
Rs 18 lakh and counting: AAP receives a windfall after Kejriwal seeks donations to ‘keep politics clean’
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2017 03:48 PM IST
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal quoted Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) statistics to criticise political bigwigs Congress, BJP over anonymous donations. The appeal comes ahead of assembly elections in Gujarat and Rajasthan
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny and Gulam Jeelani
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2017 10:09 PM IST
Nicknamed ‘AAP Mobile’, the hatchback shot to limelight in January 2014 when Kejriwal used it to camp and sleep in during a protest against the Delhi Police at the Rail Bhawan.
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2017 11:41 AM IST
During the agitation dubbed “Metro Kiraya Satyagraha”, party volunteers blamed the Centre and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for increasing the fares despite the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government’s opposition.
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2017 10:53 AM IST
The allegations come close on the heels of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal saying that the state government was ready to take over Delhi Metro and provide efficient service. AAP had been protesting the hike in Delhi Metro fares which were enforced from Tuesday.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2017 10:02 PM IST
The AAP, led by its Rajasthan in-charge Kumar Vishwas, will start campaigning for 100 of the 200 assembly seats.
Hindustan Times, Srinagar/New Delhi | By Abhishek Saha and Gulam Jeelani
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2017 04:39 PM IST
The video has a Kashmiri song with lyrics written by IAS officer Shah Faesal. As the video captures the natural beauty, Sahibo sung by Mudasir Ahmad and Vibha Saraf talks about loss and solitude.
Breswana | By Gulam Jeelani
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2017 04:08 PM IST
Given the remote location of this village of about 1,600 residents and its troubled past, finding regular teachers was not easy.
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2017 03:23 PM IST
More than 27,000 cybercrimes were reported in first half 2017, according to data released by the information and technology ministry. The figure was 50,362 in 2016 .
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2017 08:50 AM IST
Katarpur, 70 km from state capital Dehradun, already has a ‘Gau Rakshak memorial’ where an annual function is organised to pay tributes to those who laid down their lives to protect the cow.
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2017 08:29 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down instant triple talaq, calling it unconstitutional and against the tenets of Islam.