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.

Opinions/Stories

Rahul Gandhi launches a broadside against Modi, says PM has gone into low-key mode

Gandhi said that the Centre has failed in implementing all four versions of lockdown and should come out with a solution as to what the government intends to do now.

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India can learn from Indonesia in terms of transfer of funds during coronavirus pandemic: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee to Rahul Gandhi

Abhijit Banerjee was deliberating on the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic with Gandhi as part of a series of dialogues broadcast on Congress' social media handles.

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Let’s not politicise lockdown

Instead of working against each other and using a pandemic to create a public campaign, India must rise and tackle the crisis together.

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India needs to move out of coronavirus lockdown in a measured way: Raghuram Rajan

Rahul Gandhi, on the other hand, felt that the coronavirus pandemic has become an excuse for the state to centralise power and the concept of Panchayati Raj has eroded. 

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Power struggle within Congress led to Jyotiraditya Scindia’s exit

The controversy over Rajya Sabha nomination was an immediate factor for his exit but the real issue remains the tussle within the Congress Party for the top job. 

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Opposition must experiment again to contain BJP

It is post- 2014 that Opposition has failed to experiment and take important political decisions to stop hegemonic power in New Delhi. 

 

 

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Travelling in the shadow of coronavirus

The world neither has a vaccine nor the ability to track all the individuals who could be affected by the virus bringing me to the conclusion that like SARS the world may have to learn to live…

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Why Delhi burnt under Centre's watch?

Everyone knew that violence was a result of communal politics, still leaders across the party lines maintained a safe distance. 

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Thank you, Hanuman Ji: Why AAP swept Delhi

People of Delhi responded to the policies of Arvind Kejriwal and his consistent message of development.

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Has Mahatma Gandhi become BJP’s Achilles heel?

Today, the most important aspect of Gandhi - peace and harmony - rests with Shaheen Bagh protesters

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Hate speech is not free speech

The right to defend one’s idea should not end up vilifying the other community.

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'Madhyam' becomes the victim: Media and strongmen of global politics

Social media accounts supported by various parties have attacked mainstream media of either being lame or liberal.

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The sorry state of Himalayas

The urbanisation, without retaining the character of the place, coupled with plastic waste has destroyed many pristine places.

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Blog: When pathani suit became my symbol of protest

We were neither labelled as ‘liberal’s nor accused as anti-Hindu when we protested in 1993 as students in St Stephen's

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