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Monday, Feb 17, 2020
Furquan Ameen Siddiqui

Furquan Ameen Siddiqui


Furquan Ameen Siddiqui was part of Hindustan Times’ nationwide network of correspondents that brings news, analysis and information to its readers. He no longer works with the Hindustan Times.

articles by Furquan Ameen Siddiqui (95 results)
Feb 23, 2014 11:13
“Many people began leaving (Mizoram) in early January when tensions started to escalate. The women and children were sent away. Only the men stayed back,” said Lalnunpuia, a former militant with the Bru National Liberation Front (BNLF). read more
Jan 19, 2014 01:01
The ethnic conflict between the Rengmas and the Karbis in the remote forests of Assam has displaced many, caused suffering and turned the region into a political tinderbox. read more
Dec 14, 2013 23:28
With his dishevelled hair and devil-may-care attitude, Shammi Kapoor was the quintessential Sixties hero. Rauf Ahmed, whose biography of Shammi Kapoor is eagerly awaited, talks about the star whose persona epitomised cool. read more
Dec 14, 2013 23:11
Bina Ramani, who has just launched her book, Bird in a Banyan Tree, presents her side of what happened on the fateful night that Jessica Lal was shot dead writes Furquan Ameen Siddiqui. read more
Dec 04, 2013 22:11
Sixteen killed, six gang-raped, 24 accused - but not a single arrest has taken place even two months after the horror of riots visited Fugana village in Muzaffarnagar. The women of the village named names in their FIRs but they still see the accused... read more
Dec 03, 2013 23:44
Mass weddings were triggered soon after a few couples in Shamli district’s camps were gifted Rs 1 lakh each from the UP chief minister’s relief fund. The news spread like wildfire and the camp-dwellers scrambled to get this dole. read more
Dec 02, 2013 20:29
After their kin were murdered, homes burnt and women raped before their eyes during the Muzaffarnagar riots, thousands fled to the safety of makeshift camps. At one such camp in Malakpur 28 people have died in the past one month, 25 of them infants. read more
Nov 03, 2013 01:43
With the Supreme Court having recently said that Aadhaar cannot be mandatory, a look at the progress on the UID project that was launched with much fanfare. Furquan Ameen Siddiqui reports. read more
Nov 01, 2013 17:19
Right in time for the festive season, Lava has released their latest edition to their tab range – the E-tab Ivory – offered at a price of Rs. 10,199. The 7-inch tablet boasts of dual SIM capability with 3G and voice calling facilities. read more
Oct 06, 2013 09:33
The emerging market - China, India and Brazil - has seen a tremendous growth of smartphones in the past two years. But market shares (in volume) of giants like Apple, Samsung and the erstwhile leader, Nokia is falling rapidly in these markets. Furquan... read more
Oct 01, 2013 19:33
The fresh offering from Micromax, the Canvas Tab P650 packs enough juice to take on the likes of Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, a recent entrant in the market as well. Furquan Ameen Siddiqui writes. read more
Sep 01, 2013 02:15
Two days after the Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s controversial 84 Kos Parikrama failed to start, locals were still waiting for pilgrims to return back. The lack of support from locals too, has made it clear that the Hindutva stranglehold over the town is ... read more
Aug 31, 2013 21:05
Two days after the Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s controversial 84 Kos Parikrama failed to start, locals were still waiting for pilgrims to return back. read more
Jul 13, 2013 01:41
John came to India five years ago as a tourist and later decided to come back and study fashion designing. After graduating from a private institute of fashion designing, he set up his brand called the Diamond Ark and is particular about not calling... read more
Jul 06, 2013 22:53
Slum tourism sparked off ethical debates across the globe when it started in Mumbai’s Dharavi few years ago. But today Delhi, the latest hub of slum tourism, offers to bring the ‘real India’ to foreign tourists. Furquan Ameen Siddiqui reports. read more