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Gaurav Sharma

  • In Varanasi, AAP activists go door-to-door to ensure Arvind Kejriwal's win

    Dusk has begun to fall and a group of little urchins sporting saffron caps and wearing Narendra Modi masks play outside AAP's central office here and hail BJP's prime ministerial nominee with slogans they have picked up over the past few weeks.

    Tuesday, 29 April 2014 - 4:30pm
  • Arvind Kejriwal: 49 days of adrenaline-pumping; will it return?

    It was yet another day when I was woken up by the alarm tone of my mobile phone at 7.30 a.m. only to realise that I would no longer be covering the feeble-looking but feisty Arvind Kejriwal who shook up Delhi's political landscape in just 49 days as the chief minister. The resignation of Kejriwal...

    Sunday, 16 February 2014 - 2:16pm
  • Are AAP's promises practical?

    Slashed power bills, a daily supply of 700 litres of water to every household and regularising unauthorised colonies were arguably the three poll promises by the Aam Adami Party (AAP) that caught the people's imagination and helped it reach a position from where it, somewhat unexpectedly, stands...

    Monday, 23 December 2013 - 7:46pm
  • Manipur's HIV-affected women suffer for husband's sins

    For Rachel, 34, the journey from being an abandoned child to a widow, whose emaciated body battles HIV and cancer, has been a painful one. Rachel's only fault was that she unknowingly fell in love with a man who was an injecting drug user (IDU), contracted AIDS and infected her too with the...

    Sunday, 31 March 2013 - 6:53pm
  • A year on, filthy Commonwealth Games flats lie unoccupied

    With just days to go before the first anniversary of the event, the luxurious flats at the Games Village, which hosted the athletes and officials, are in a state of disrepair.

    Wednesday, 28 September 2011 - 3:41pm
  • Amarnath 'yatra': The pilgrims' progress

    Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims trek through mountains in revolt-torn Kashmir, along icy streams, glacier-fed lakes and frozen passes, to reach the sacred cave.

    Friday, 8 July 2011 - 8:28pm
  • Amarnath Yatra suspended due to bad weather, heavy rush

    From Baltal and Pahalgam routes, the yatra was suspended due to landslides triggered by heavy rains last night.

    Sunday, 3 July 2011 - 7:41pm
  • First photos: Amarnath Yatra kicks off from Jammu

    The annual 46-day pilgrimage to the holy cave shrine of Baba Amarnathji started today from Jammu.

    Tuesday, 28 June 2011 - 4:27pm
  • Amarnath Yatra begins amid tight security from Jammu

    Roughly over 4,000 yatris have arrived from various parts of the country in Jammu for the yatra.

    Tuesday, 28 June 2011 - 3:42pm
  • Baba Chamliyal unites 20,000 at Indo-Pak international border

    Thousands of people throng the shrine of Baba Chamliyal near International Border in Ramgarh sector today.

    Thursday, 23 June 2011 - 8:06pm