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Monday, Feb 17, 2020
Niha Masih

Niha Masih


Niha Masih is a national affairs writer covering right wing politics, social justice and identity-based hate attacks.

articles by Niha Masih (31 results)
Apr 12, 2018 08:49
Despite a rare, legal victory, Dalits of Mirchpur are back on the streets — to fight for the SC\/ST Act that helped them win a case seven years ago. read more
Apr 09, 2018 08:17
Many face backlash and are boycotted from their communities for marrying outside their caste. With the social boycott bill, that came into effect last July, there is hope for the victims. read more
Mar 27, 2018 17:49
As the dates for the crucial Karnataka elections are announced by the Election Commission, a look at how the Congress led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah turned around the party’s prospects in the state. read more
Feb 03, 2018 17:37
Little known in the country, the women’s ice hockey team of India, based in Leh, has managed to catch international attention by fighting odds and daring to persevere with a sport that has become their life’s passion read more
Jan 16, 2018 23:24
Hindustan Times talks to a few Dalit students to understand what is ailing the government’s higher education schemes especially designed for the community. read more
Jan 13, 2018 20:22
Suneeta Pottam and Munni Pottam have filed a case against extra-judicial encounters allegedly by security forces, and have asked the Supreme Court to take it up. read more
Jan 09, 2018 10:57
The Yuva Hunkar Rally was held amid heavy police presence where the demand for the release of Dalit outfit Bhim Army’s founder Chandrashekhar Azad was raised. Here are the highlights read more
Dec 07, 2017 08:57
While the BJP and Modi rode on the success of the Gujarat model in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, economists have long argued that Gujarat was a relatively well developed state. read more
Nov 27, 2017 23:43
Gujarat elections 2017: Farmers in Saurashtra say they have voted for the BJP in the past but are now fed up with waiting for water. read more
Nov 27, 2017 07:33
Dalits, who make up 7% of Gujarat’s population, mostly voted for the BJP in the last elections. But this time, the Una movement leader says the community is angry. read more
Nov 24, 2017 22:38
Gandhi in on a two-day tour of Gujarat. On Friday, he interacted with fishermen, Dalits, pharmaceutical industrialists, doctors and teachers at separate events. read more
Nov 03, 2017 08:04
One of the few surviving witnesses to the anti-Sikh riots, Sheela Kaur has identified Congress leader Sajjan Kumar as the man who instigated the frenzied mobs . read more
Nov 02, 2017 11:55
Rajbir Singh was only 11 months old in 1984 but he knows minute details of how his father was burnt alive by anti-Sikh mobs. read more
Nov 01, 2017 07:22
Sixty-five-year-old widow, Attar Kaur, lost her husband and 11 members of her extended family in the riots. She said she has not been able to forget how Sikhs were slaughtered like animals. She lives with vivid memories and faded photos. read more
Oct 07, 2017 20:28
Aadhaar is now compulsory for 87 government welfare schemes. HT reviews how this decision is working on the ground for two of the biggest schemes of this kind read more