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Friday, Oct 18, 2019
Snigdha Poonam

Snigdha Poonam


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 (82 results)
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 complain... read more
Oct 11, 2019 22:25
A police officer, who is part of the investigation team, said five cases were registered in two police stations-- one in Thamaraserry and four in Kodencherry-- based on the confessions of the accused. The evidence collection trip that began on Friday... read more
Oct 10, 2019 23:02
The remarks came on a day Jolly was remanded to six days in judicial custody and a co-accused said he procured the poison because Jolly told him she needed it to kill rats. read more
Oct 10, 2019 19:51
In one of the high points of the day, one of the co-accused Praju Kumar claimed he was innocent and had only supplied “little quantity” of cyanide to Jolly so that she could kill “big rats” in her house. Six members in Jolly’s family have died mysteriously... read more
Oct 09, 2019 23:47
On Saturday, Jolly was arrested from Kozhikode’s Koodathai village in connection with six deaths in her family between 2002 and 2016. read more
Sep 29, 2019 08:11
One of the ways in which the Dravidian social reformer challenged Brahmanical domination in politics, education and administration in Tamil Nadu was to agitate against caste surnames. read more
Sep 13, 2019 01:27
He said over the six months that he has been posted in Sambhal, not a single child has been kidnapped in the district. He attributed the string of mob lynchings in the region to low levels of literacy, an abundance of free time, and a general disgruntlement... read more
Jul 24, 2019 00:03
TikTok suspended the accounts of three of its users based on an FIR filed by a member of the Shiv Sena’s IT Cell. These are young Muslim men with millions of followers each on TikTok. read more
Jun 14, 2019 05:41
Mohit Mor was sitting in a photocopy shop and scrolling through his smartphone when two young men barged in wearing helmets, pointed guns at him, and said, “Let us make you a TikTok star.” They fired so many bullets into him that even his teeth were... read more
May 22, 2019 04:48
The lived realities of these 15 people couldn’t be more different from each other’s, but their expectations from the country’s next political leadership often intersected. read more
May 18, 2019 08:45
Women strive to carve out a space for themselves at the traditionally male-dominated campus, with people on both sides of the ideological divide saying that they are raising the issues concerning women students. read more
May 17, 2019 07:05
Hindu nationalism is central to BHU’s political life, and BHU has had a lot to contribute to the political life of Hindu nationalism. read more
May 15, 2019 07:22
Between 2017 and 2019, nearly hundred people from villages in Haryana officially died in road accidents. What actually happened to them is beyond imagination. read more