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Pritha Chatterjee


Pritha Chatterjee is a journalist and research assistant in the department of social and behavioural sciences, at Harvard University.

WCF: Undeterred by rain, international artistes put up a spectacle of cultures
Sun, Mar 13, 2016

The children were telling their own stories, of how they rebuilt their lives after Typhoon Haiyan.

Raped and set on fire, 15-yr-old Noida girl dies: Mother in denial, sister haunted by smell of burnt flesh, a street in mourning
Thu, Mar 10, 2016

In the early hours of Monday, she had been found on the terrace of this house, burnt and bleeding, crying for help.

15-year-old girl ‘raped and set on fire’ battles for life with 95 per cent burns
Tue, Mar 08, 2016

Doctors at Safdarjung Hospital said the girl was brought with around 95 per cent thermal burns and a history of sexual assault. Doctors said she continued to be extremely critical at about 8.30 pm in the burns ICU.

JNU row: 20 days after ‘azadi’ speech led to arrest, Kanhaiya returns to where it all began
Fri, Mar 04, 2016

At Bramhaputra, Kanhaiya’s hostel in JNU, four posters on a board near the hostel were the only signs of the robust welcome his close friends were planning to give him hours later.

Jat quota stir effect: Haryana to go ahead with investors summit, sans glitz
Thu, Mar 03, 2016

Investors have supported us and assured us that they will participate wholeheartedly in the summit, Khattar said.

Delhi govt announces pilot project for next 100 mohalla clinics
Wed, Mar 02, 2016

Senior government officials said the clinics will function as “self-contained institutions” for a minimum of four hours between 9 am and 1 pm, Monday to Friday.

Delhi first state to launch HPV vaccine as public health programme in schools
Tue, Mar 01, 2016

The HPV vaccine protects people against the group of 150-odd HPVs, some of which can cause cervical cancer.

‘My name is Umar Khalid and I am a Delhi University student…’
Mon, Feb 29, 2016

In 2009, a young Delhi resident reluctantly agreed to be featured in a documentary on Islamophobia. Pritha Chatterjee, one of the filmmakers, rewinds the tape to another time of paranoia

JNU row: Suspense over arrest of Umar Khalid, others continues; Bassi says students must prove innocence
Tue, Feb 23, 2016

Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Monday met Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and briefed him about the JNU row, for which the force drew severe criticism from several quarters.

Don’t allow Delhi Police on campus, sedition charges against students must be dropped: JNUTA
Mon, Feb 22, 2016

"There needs to be a conducive atmosphere so that students can appear before the committee conducting the enquiry and not with police standing at the gate and threatening to enter campus."

Umar Khalid’s sisters get threats, youngest unable to attend school
Mon, Feb 22, 2016

“She is only 12. She does not fully comprehend what is happening and yet has to face messages of hate and violence,” said Umar’s eldest sister.

JNU sedition row: In varsity melting pot, Kanhaiya and ABVP leader are hostel neighbours
Mon, Feb 22, 2016

In recent years, this hostel has been widely regarded as “right-wing dominated”. But then, its occupants point out it has for years been hosting JNU’s Grand Iftar. This year, it elected Alimmudin as president.

JNU student’s father: If you’re branding him a traitor for my (SIMI) past…
Fri, Feb 19, 2016

'I left SIMI in 1985, before my son Umar Khalid was born, and when there was not a single case against any individual in SIMI or the organisation,' told Syed Qasim Rasool Ilyas.

Decentralising healthcare: A year on, only one mohalla clinic, two polyclinics in Delhi
Sun, Feb 14, 2016

In order to decrease the crowd at government hospitals, this was to be the first of 1,000 such clinics that would form the first rung of the restructured government healthcare system.

Will use every inch of space to double beds in hospitals: Satyendar Jain
Sun, Feb 14, 2016

I would like to fulfill my three-year target in one year but unfortunately that is not realistic.

No more special treatment for VIPs in Delhi govt hospitals, says minister Satyendar Jain
Sat, Feb 13, 2016

Nearly all hospitals have such special wards and some like Lok Nayak Hospital have nursing homes, said the minister.

BJP campaign in Muzaffarnagar: Balyan invokes riots, ‘rapes’
Fri, Feb 12, 2016

The locality is one of the oldest colonies of Muzaffarnagar, home to at least 2,000 families belonging to the Jat community.

Inquiry against AIIMS doctor after staff allege abusive behaviour
Thu, Feb 11, 2016

According to sources, resident doctors in the department complained of being abused about their work during rounds and during surgery.

Most people keen on getting odd-even back, says Manish Sisodia
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Sisodia called on the experiences of people in his constituency to “give shape to the new odd-even scheme”.

Delhi wastelands: 50 feet tall and growing, Ghazipur yard operates well beyond deadline
Sun, Feb 07, 2016

Residents of colonies such as Anand Vihar and Kaushambi that are near the landfill have petitioned the NGT on the emissions, groundwater contamination and stench from the landfill.

Hoping against hope
Sun, Feb 07, 2016

Three families experiment with clinical trials that could change the way they live — and the way they die.

Maneka’s suggestion to record gender of foetus and monitor births: Is it really feasible?
Wed, Feb 03, 2016

Gynecologists The Indian Express spoke to said that seeing how over-crowded government hospital OPDs already were, this “idea”, seemed like a Utopian concept.

Death of Ryan student: Post-mortem report awaited
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

He drowned, suggest preliminary findings

Hardlook Yamuna pollution: Woe Ammonia
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

High levels of ammonia in raw water supply from Yamuna forced DJB to close operations at two water treatment plants. Here is what is worrisome.

Hardlook Yamuna pollution: Woe Ammonia
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

Worried, Delhi wants Haryana to crack down on effluents