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Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019
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 (72 results)
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
Apr 28, 2019 07:21
Choudhary’s transformation underlines the deep fault lines in the BJP’s strategy and politics around Dalits in Uttar Pradesh: the electoral and social dominance of upper castes, the need to win over Dalit voters (making up a fifth of the state’s voters)... read more
Apr 27, 2019 21:00
The rally saw tens of thousands of supporter turn up, besides a number of prominent artists, musicians and national awardees. read more
Apr 01, 2019 06:14
18 million people between 18 and 23 are estimated to cast their ballot for the first time in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. What do they want? read more
Mar 18, 2019 07:51
Rutvik Patel was only 14 years old in 2015 when his community’s agitations for government quotas in higher education and jobs blazed through Gujarat. Hundreds of thousands of young Patidars poured into the streets from Surat to Ahmedabad. They burnt... read more
Jan 14, 2019 10:36
18 million people between 18 and 23 are estimated to vote for the first time in this year’s Lok Sabha polls. What do they want? In Haryana’s Mahendragarh, which has the lowest sex ratio in the country, this 19-year-old woman will vote for Narendra Modi’s... read more
Dec 22, 2018 00:11
Mass hysteria breaks out in India every few years and is increasingly being fuelled by paranoia about the internet. But what lies behind the panic and fear and how can we combat it? read more
Dec 17, 2018 09:04
Sunil Kumar couldn’t say exactly when he committed his first rape and murder, but he told a special investigation team (SIT) of the Gurugram police that over the past seven years, he killed at least 15 victims. read more
Nov 14, 2018 09:18
From lies to hate speech, platforms like Sharechat and Helo face the same issues for which WhatsApp, Twitter are facing scrutiny. read more
Nov 02, 2018 15:14
How the unveiling of the world’s tallest statue triggered conflicting emotions in two citizens at its opening. read more
Sep 21, 2018 22:33
In February, Priya Seth and Dushyant Sharma met on Tinder. In May,Sharma was dead, and Seth was in jail on charge of murdering him read more