Shylaja Varma

Shylaja Varma


The writer is WION's correspondent in New Delhi. She has reported extensively from the southern part of India. Her pet subjects are gender, human rights and health.


India: Bengaluru start-up aims to plant Indian flag on moon

Team Indus will send a spacecraft to the lunar surface as part of the prestigious Google Lunar XPrize contest in December 2017 Read Article

Environmental engineer clears New Delhi's water bodies with 'floating islands'

Tarun Sebastian Nanda has dropped these islands in the wetlands of south Delhi?s Vasant Kunj and Vasant Vihar Read Article

Indore-Patna express train derailment: Survivors talk to WION

'My wedding is on December 1 and all of us were travelling to Varanasi for that,' 27-year-old Pramod Biswakarma told WION Read Article

In smog-covered Delhi, global experts discuss tobacco control

The seventh edition of the Conference of Parties to the WHO framework convention on tobacco control is in session Read Article

COP7: Pakistan to skip anti-tobacco conference in India next week

Despite Pakistan's decision to pull out from the meet amid diplomatic tensions with India, the organisers said they will accept a late entry Read Article

India: Abandoned baby girl in Delhi gets new lease of life

Delhi Police are receiving calls from couples hoping to adopt the baby. She was found abandoned in a plastic bag Read Article

Fever scare in Delhi spares no one, particularly the poor

The hand-to-mouth existence doesn't let the residents of Nizamuddin East rest their way to recovery Read Article