Kartikeya Sharma

Kartikeya Sharma

Chief India Correspondent

Kartikeya Sharma is Political Editor at WION. When he is not working, you will find him travelling, reading or cooking.

The anatomy of #MeToo movement and Indian politics

The modern law is about justice and not revenge. Most importantly, the modern law on crime does not end with punishment. It ends with reform and rehabilitation.

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Congress will defeat BJP’s money power: Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla to WION

P Lal Thanhawla has been the chief minister of Mizoram since 2008 for a record five times.

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Rafale deal: In a sharp attack on Modi, Rahul says PM safeguarding Ambani's interest

Though French government and Dassault Aviation continue to deny any quid pro quo, Congress is determined to take on the government on the Rafale issue.

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AICC tightens belt, institutes austerity measure on expenditure 

The letter states that General Secretaries who are the members of Parliament should not claim travel allowance from AICC.

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Tariq Anwar quits NCP over Pawar’s dalliance with BJP

Speaking with WION, Tariq Anwar said that Sharad Pawar’s statement in support of the Prime Minister on Rafale is not acceptable.

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Judiciary restores the balance in Aadhaar, curtails legislative outreach

The judgement makes life easier for the parents, scholars, teachers and common citizens. Not everything personal will have to be shared with the state. 

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Institutions must proactively engage, change with time: Nehru Memorial director

The city has Nehru and Indira Gandhi memorials but one wants to know something about Lal Bahadur Shastri as the relevant material is not available, says Shakti Sinha

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Opinion: The RSS outreach - an exercise in earnest or simple political legwork? 

A lecture series like this, 10 to 15 years ago, would have been ignored by the intellectual community. But it was this time forced to sit and listen to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.

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Minorities should visit our shakhas to see how they work: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Bhagwat also spoke on the issue of demographic balance. He said that demographic balance must be maintained in India and there should be a proper… Read Article

We are committed to the Constitution, have done nothing against it: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Bhagwat also said that the reason why RSS has kept away from day to day politics is that it is not possible for any political party to build the… Read Article

RSS is not an organisation of 'sanyasis': Mohan Bhagwat

Central to his speech remained that open decision-making within RSS since inception. Read Article

Rahul Gandhi goes Obama way: Crowdfunding becomes Congress party’s new mantra

Today billions of dollars are being raised through crowdfunding throughout the world. The World Bank predicts that global crowdfunding is expected to… Read Article

Blog: Bollywood trumps security hurdles in Syria

Syrians are pretty much aware of Bollywood. Bollywood has done much good for Indians abroad. Being Indian in Syria is not a bad thing. Read Article

Blog: Lost in Syrian desert between Raqqa and Deir Ez Zor

The detour took us to the unsafe eastern border. We did not come into any harm’s way but for nearly three hours we were on the edge as we expected to be ambushed by Kurdish fighters.

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Syria blog: Road to Aleppo

Entering Aleppo was a surprise. The city had a rhythm. People were out for the daily chore. Even Damascus had a rhythm but finding one in Aleppo was… Read Article