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Snigdha Poonam

Snigdha Poonam

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Snigdha Poonam is a national affairs writer for Hindustan Times. She has previously written for a wide range of Indian and international publications on Indian politics, society and culture.

articles by Snigdha Poonam (94 results)
Jul 04, 2020 05:59
The jokes contained not only funny lines but also music, dance, acting, emojis and a whole lot of wackiness. Thousands of those went viral in the 12-odd hours that the app was functional on Indian smartphones after the government banned it, citing cybersecurity worries. read more
Jun 20, 2020 03:23
How, and why, does one travel between states and countries during a lockdown? A migrant worker, a university professor, a techie, and a radio station executive share their experiences read more
Apr 19, 2020 22:52
From poverty to poor health care, from mass reverse migration to fake news, rural areas are facing multiple crises at once as the infection spreads across the country. read more
Apr 11, 2020 00:01
Championing resilience: As the country grapples with Covid-19, thousands of Indians are finding ways to help the vulnerable by sewing masks, holding donation drives, feeding stray dogs and countering fake news. read more
Dec 29, 2019 23:22
Facebook grew 600% in the last 10 years, boasting 2.45 billion monthly active users, who nearly make up one-third of the world’s human population. read more
Dec 29, 2019 22:59
As 2010s near their end, many are referring to the decade as the “age of Amazon and Alibaba” – the first started by Jeff Bezos in 1997 and the second by Jack Ma in 1999. read more
Dec 26, 2019 06:05
Complicated web of property, media, politics, bureaucracy and sex intersected to put Indore under the spotlight. read more
Dec 02, 2019 23:55
In common with the 2012 case, this too was tangled up in gender and class battles; while the victim was a middle-class professional from the city, the perpetrators are blue-collar workers from villages. read more
Dec 02, 2019 23:55
In common with the 2012 case, this too was tangled up in gender and class battles; while the victim was a middle-class professional from the city, the perpetrators are blue-collar workers from villages. read more
Oct 23, 2019 04:14
In Mulund, which has been worst hit by the PMC bank crisis, many of the over 15000 account holders in the area say they are struggling to meet daily expenses, let alone handle medical emergencies and wedding plans. read more
Oct 23, 2019 00:14
For a majority of the 1.7 million depositors, the \u20B94,335-crore loan fraud has resulted in a daily struggle to pay for medical treatment and bills read more
Oct 18, 2019 01:04
Banerjee and Duflo, with long-time J-PAL affiliate Michael Kremer, were jointly awarded the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences, or the Nobel Prize in the field of economics, “for their experimental approach to alleviating global pover... read more
Oct 14, 2019 00:14
Since Jolly Joseph’s arrest on October 5, a series of allegations have sprung up in and around Koodathayi of her involvement in other mysterious deaths in the recent and remote past, although only one of them has been registered as a police complaint. read more