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Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020
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 (89 results)
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
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 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