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

Political secularism is a farce, says Asaduddin Owaisi

Mainstream political parties have given up on constitutional nationalism. They are shying away from issues causing anxiety in the community.

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Journalism of righteousness

The practice of pushing the truth has been stretched to such an extent that it has become a self-serving exercise.

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A new star - Tejashwi Yadav

It is for the first time in so many years that Nitish Kumar -- as brand ambassador of clean politics in Bihar -- is on a weak wicket because of perceived inability to develop Bihar. Tejashwi also…

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Women and misogyny in Indian politics

Former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamalnath’s use of the word 'item' is an example in case. He would not dare to use this word for women politicians who either hail from political families…

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Beheading in France and the rise of radical Islam in Europe

Are Islamic values incompatible with the ideals of the French revolution and ideas associated with it? Fundamentally, today’s Europe apart from many other differences does not entertain the idea…

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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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Blog: Surviving the routine during coronavirus lockdown

In order to kill the sense of routine, I have started to keep a diary which allows me to escape the death count

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A small image reboot for Rahul Gandhi

He was unusually interactive and refrained from making any strong comment against the government. 

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40 years of BJP: A Remarkable Journey

It took BJP only 11 years to become the principal opposition party

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Coronavirus impact: Return of civic journalism

The pandemic has shifted focus on civic journalism and issues which directly affect common people.

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Week 2 of coronavirus lockdown: Grace under fire

The government must do everything to restore the dignity of India’s labour by diverting the best and most material resources to them

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Blog: Day 5 - honey, what are we going to do this Sunday?

 The world has changed beyond recognition

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The sweetest word is 93.7: Day 3 of lockdown

Everyone expected the lockdown to take place in a benign form. It didn’t.

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Blog: Day 2 of lockdown - boredom is an understatement

Despite knowing that we are dealing with something grave and very problematic, the feeling of being bored doesn’t leave

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A day after Janata Curfew: Household work matters

Coronavirus will reorder our relationship with those you live with and those whom you rely upon

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