Christina George

Christina is a  Senior Sub Editor with The Indian Express. She can be found  tweeting @christi_george

Articles By Christina George

Delhi Election results 2019: BJP sweeps capital again; Sheila, Atishi fail to sway voters

The National capital with seven constituencies — Chandni Chowk, East Delhi, New Delhi, North East Delhi, North West Delhi, South Delhi, and West Delhi, holds an interesting electoral dynamics. In sixteen such Lok Sabha elections, Delhi has won with a staggering single-mindedness.

Vidhan Sabha election results 2019 Highlights: Odisha’s BJD set for fifth term, Opposition SKM leads in Sikkim, incumbency in Arunachal

Vidhan Sabha election results 2019 LIVE Highlights: State Assembly Elections were simultaneously held in four states- Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim. Bypolls held in Tamil Nadu will determine if the DMK has an upper hand over the AIADMK after 18 of its MLAs left the party.

For West Delhi anti-Sikh riots survivors, elections ‘reopen old wounds’, ‘make them trump cards’

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Most Sikh voters feel betrayed by the Aam Aadmi Party over its keenness to enter into an alliance with the Congress.

Congress-AAP alliance never mattered, will focus on West Delhi campus: Mahabal Mishra

In an interview to, Mishra talks about why his candidature was delayed, campaign strategies, his promises vis-a-vis sealing and education as well as the failed AAP-Congress alliance.

PM’s pension scheme: Two months into launch, workers not keen, call it poll gimmick

Makhan Lal, a construction worker who is on the verge of quitting work because of a dislocated shoulder, says: “I haven’t heard of Modi’s pension scheme or Rahul Gandhi’s NYAY... what I know is that we will remain poor, this basti will continue to have open sewage and during rains our houses will be under sewer water.”

Balaknama to Balak Times: When children call shots for better journalism

The film, directed by independent filmmakers Shawn Sebastian and Basil Poulose, is inspired by Balaknama, a bilingual newspaper run by street children that focuses on issues of child rights. The newspaper is now run by more than 60 young reporters between the age of 12 and 20.

Mumbai’s CST overbridge collapse revives tragic memory of Elphinstone stampede: A look back

The incident is a grim reminder of the stampede that took place on a foot overbridge (FOB) connecting the local railway stations of Elphinstone Road. At least 22 people were killed and 39 others were injured.

‘Transgender Bill killing our urge to live,’ say activists, calls it violation of NALSA judgment

The Transgender Persons Bill passed recently in the Lok Sabha has sparked outrage among the transgender community. The protest organised by the South Indian Transgender Federation saw hundreds of people from the transgender community across the country speaking one language. “My body, my right”.

Queer and Islam: There’s no conflict, a Delhi project set to tell you

The Queer Muslim Project is holding a “Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Islam” workshop in Delhi that will be a space for LGBTQ and queer Muslims to explore their feelings and experiences of Islam, both good and bad, this Sunday, August 5.

From denying existence of ‘hell’ to LGBTQ in churches, here’s why Pope Francis has raked up a storm

While some Catholics have lauded Pope Francis as a refreshing change, some progressives have slammed him for offering merely cosmetic changes to the church’s stance on controversial social issues.

To Sridevi, from a fangirl

My childhood was glorious and colourful with the presence of heartthrobs like Madhuri and Sridevi. But I stuck to Sridevi with an undivided loyalty.

Begum Aizaz Rasul: The only Muslim woman to oppose minority reservations in the Constituent Assembly

#GenderAnd: The 15 women who drafted the Indian Constitution.

Why women might be opting out of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna?

GenderAnd Development: Beauty and wellness, stitching, tailoring courses for women, electronics and hardware for men

‘No rest in The Kingdom’: A conversation on misogyny wrapped in a ‘protected’ shield by men

In her latest one-woman, devised play, ‘No rest in The Kingdom’, Deepika Arwind talks about misogyny, wrapped in a “protected” shield by men, in urban culture.

This Delhi man is the proud owner of hundreds of years worth of history and heritage

Meet Aditya Vij, a collector of disappearing antiquities, who has spent his entire life treasuring what others consider trash.

Amendments to HIV/AIDS bill still keeps Pediatric HIV under major shadow

Children have emerged as a very significant group among the HIV/AIDS patients in India, as they are not just fighting to combat bodily immune but insults from society as well.

In the business of creating Gods, these roadside idol makers pray for a better life each day

With no clean water to drink, no shelter, Shanta is dependent on her passion of creating clay idols as a livelihood.