Nishant Shekhar

Articles By Nishant Shekhar

MP, UP, Bihar, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand Election Results 2019 Highlights: BJP wins Hindi heartland states

MP, UP, Bihar, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Highlights: In Bihar, BJP's Chhedi Paswan defeated Congress candidate and former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar in Sasaram. On the other hand, the JD(U) won the Sitamarhi seat while LJP's Chirag Paswan retained Jamui seat.

No sympathy wave for Manohar Parrikar here: Goa Cong chief Girish Chodankar

Chodankar, who is contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from north Goa, alleged that Parrikar brought the state administration on standstill for the past one year.

Zila Ghaziabad: In a three-cornered fight, Opposition plays up V K Singh’s ‘absenteeism’

While Congress hopes to wrest Ghaziabad, an industrial and business hub, from VK Singh – he won by a record margin of over 5 lakh votes in 2014 – the Samajwadi Party feels the Grand Old party is not even in the reckoning.

Why transgenders have been always ignored during elections

The 2011 census put the total transgender population in India at 4,87,203. As per the latest EC data, the registered transgender voters for the 2019 elections is only around 40,000 – just ten per cent of their total population.

Long working hours, low salary, no weekly off: The sad state of real chowkidars

As the term chowkidar is a much-used in the high voltage election politics of the day, the actual chowkidars are a forgotten lot, struggling for basic rights as workers and humans.

Mulk calls out Islamophobia, but raises valid questions for Muslims too

Mulk strongly depicts the Islamophobia that has plagued our society, but it strives for balance by showing the mirror to Muslims too.

Dhadak actor Aditya Kumar: I owe my success to Anurag Kashyap

Aditya Kumar, who plays Janhvi Kapoor's brother in Dhadak, believes it takes time and hard work to get recognition in the industry.

TVF’s Yeh Meri Family: This nostalgic trip teaches the importance of siblings

Amid all the appreciation for Netflix’s Sacred Games, TVF Play has come up with Yeh Meri Family which is a fresh, nostalgic, sweet and emotional web series that will take you back to your pre-teens days.

Is Sanju a propaganda film? Well, not exactly

Can Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanju be called a propaganda film or a PR exercise by Rajkumar Hirani to whitewash his friend Sanjay Dutt's image sullen with numerous allegations and a conviction by the court of law? Well, it's little difficult to agree.

How retaining Kairana has suddenly become tougher for BJP

Kairana bypoll: Angry farmers, united Opposition, BJP will have to work hard to avoid a Gorakhpur repeat

Show of strength in Karnataka: Opposition’s unity at Kumaraswamy’s swearing-in could make Modi uneasy

Karnataka: The oath-taking ceremony of Kumaraswamy in Karnataka was attended by leaders of almost all opposition parties in the country in what seemed like a choreographed show of strength by parties that are not part of the NDA.

Karnataka govt formation highlights: Cong, JDS move SC, floor test to decide the fate of state

Congress-JDS alliance, Karnataka election results 2018 LIVE: HD Kumaraswamy could well be made chief minister if the Governor invites the alliance to form government in the state.

BJP single largest party in Karnataka as saffron surge shows no sign of fading

Karnataka election results 2018: The impressive performance in Karnataka reaffirms that the Modi wave that swept the General Elections in 2014 and has been painting the national map saffron since remains as strong as ever.

‘Bangladesh manufacturing Banarasi saree in gross violation of Geographical Indication law’

In 2009, the Banarasi silk products joined the league of Darjeeling tea, Tirupati Laddoo and Pochampalli under the registered name of `Banaras Brocades and Sarees' by securing Geographical Indication (GI) rights.

People of Bihar must respect their language: Ramdev biopic actor Kranti Prakash Jha

Kranti Prakash Jha, the actor from Bihar, who shot to fame with his role as MS Dhoni’s friend in the cricketer’s biopic MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, finds working in Ramdev biopic challenging.

EXCLUSIVE | Lucknow Central actor Deepak Dobriyal: I don’t feel bad if I don’t win an award

During an exclusive chat with, Bollywood actor Deepak Dobriyal gets candid about his upcoming films, struggle and award shows. The actor will soon be seen in Farhan Akhtar starrer Lucknow Central.

Panchkula violence: Haryana CM Khattar has some answering to do, especially to judiciary

Gurmeet Ram Rahim case: At least 28 people were killed in the violence by the supporters of Dera chief as paramilitary troops and police personnel deployed outside special CBI court before the judgment failed to prevent the crowd buildup and the resultant mayhem.

A tribute to Vinod Khanna by an Amitabh Bachchan fan

Vinod Khanna – the Bollywood heartthrob best known for his roles in films such as "Amar Akbar Anthony," "Qurbaani" and "Insaaf" -- died of cancer at a hospital in Mumbai.

MCD elections 2017: Decoding civic bodies’ crisis

With the memories of stinking filth and garbage crisis fresh in mind, people in the national capital are all set for the MCD elections.

If Kejriwal does not release fund on time, sanitation workers may throw garbage on his face: Manoj Tiwari

In an exclusive interview to, Tiwari revealed his party's plan of action to revive the civic bodies which are going through a deep revenue crisis, and why sitting councillors were not given ticket.