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Rahul Sabharwal


Rahul Sabharwal is City Editor heading the Delhi-NCR reporting team. He tweets @rubberneckin

Hathras victim gave 2 statements, alleged molestation, rape: UP govt to SC
Wed, Oct 07, 2020

The woman died on September 29, two weeks after she was assaulted and allegedly gangraped in Hathras.

Unfortunate that decisions being taken without connecting with people: Sisodia on L-G overturning Delhi govt moves
Thu, Aug 06, 2020

Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister on handling the Health portfolio during a crisis, AAP’s plans outside the capital, and where the New Education Policy falls short

‘I love you’: In Kejriwal’s victory speech, echoes of AAP’s ‘new politics’
Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Arvind Kejriwal's speech also had clues on what the next five years have in store for Delhi: Schools and mohalla clinics will continue to be priorities for the AAP government.

Explained: What Congress needs to do if it hopes to play a role in Delhi politics again
Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Delhi Assembly election results 2020: Congress, which had finished second in Delhi during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, had little to offer this time except criticism of the AAP and BJP.

Prakash Javadekar interview: ‘Our politics is of empowerment, AAP’s of entitlement’
Fri, Feb 07, 2020

Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister and BJP's Delhi election in-charge, speaks to The Indian Express on barbs at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Centre’s approach towards Shaheen Bagh, and how his party hopes to counter AAP on subsidies.

‘Is deshbhakti educating kids or debating Hindu-Muslim?’: Arvind Kejriwal
Thu, Feb 06, 2020

Kejriwal also said that Home Minister Amit Shah’s campaign, which revolved around “saying Shaheen Bagh, Shaheen Bagh, Shaheen Bagh”, had failed, which is why an “obvious conspiracy” had been hatched to link the Shaheen Bagh shooter to the Aam Aadmi Party.

‘People of Delhi have given birth to a new kind of politics — of schools, hospitals, power, water’: Arvind Kejriwal
Tue, Feb 11, 2020

"Anarchy means the complete state of disrepair of our schools, hospitals, bijli, paani over the last 70 years. In every case of privatisation, the logic given was that since a particular thing is in the government sector, it cannot work," says Arvind Kejriwal in this interview to The Indian Express.

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari: ‘Anti-CAA protests were planned, big conspiracy to disturb peace’
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Manoj Tiwari says, "Delhi is different from other states; whenever we do well in Jharkhand, we don’t do well in Delhi (laughs). So, if you look at this that way, Delhi will be good to us this time."

Sanjay Singh: Centre’s policies benefiting only a few rich
Tue, Nov 12, 2019

AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh speaks to The Indian Express on his party’s new election strategy, leaders leaving on a bitter note, and why he believes BJP and Congress won’t be able to get Purvanchalis on their side

‘Having two-three CM faces is not a crime’, says Vijay Goel
Sun, Oct 20, 2019

BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Goel speaks to The Indian Express on claims of infighting in the Delhi unit, MCD’s image crisis and NRC plans in the capital

Modi ji would not know names of all ministers in his cabinet, but he knows me: Satyendar Jain
Sun, Sep 29, 2019

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who also holds the Power, PWD and Home portfolios, speaks to The Indian Express on the recent burglary at his home, the tussle with MCDs, and Delhi government’s big-ticket announcements — from 2.1 lakh streetlights to mohalla clinics

Explained: The numbers behind Game of Thrones, the most expensive TV show ever made 
Mon, Apr 15, 2019

According to reports and details put out by producers, the show has been filmed in 10 locations, but mainly in Northern Ireland -- a country which made the most of 'GoT tourism'.

There have been lapses… will now put onus on principals: Manish Sisodia on safety of school children
Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Manish Sisodia said, "We started a pilot CCTV project in 10 schools — it has taken off in five schools, and we are working on the others. Right now, as an emergency measure, we need to extend the CCTV network for better monitoring."

No credible Opposition to take on BJP in 2019, says Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia
Sun, Sep 17, 2017

Manish Sisodia also spoke about the apprehension among traders regarding the GST (Goods and Services Tax), which was enforced two and a half months ago. “They are worried, more so about the impact of the GST on the Indian economy, because that’s what they depend on.

Pollsters failed, Hillary endorsements backfired. The US media needs to introspect where it went wrong
Wed, Nov 09, 2016

The US media would have you believe this is an upset, a shock, a surprise. They’re wrong.

Take 5: ‘I love Sardar jokes myself’, says Former SC judge
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

Former SC judge HS Bedi is the head of a committee that recently submitted a report in the apex court stating that cracking ‘Sardar jokes’ at the expense of Sikh students be treated as ragging.

How a pro wrestler’s sex tape destroyed a media empire
Wed, Sep 07, 2016, which frequently flew dangerously close to the Sun, was shuttered last month — the denouement to a tale of breached privacy and a billionnaire’s wrath.

On stickers, T-shirts, a UP village celebrates its own ‘anti-hero’
Sun, Mar 06, 2016

In this Uttar Pradesh village that’s believed to be his birthplace, Ravana is not the ‘villain’ of mainstream Hinduism mythology, but a scholar, a kind brother and a devout follower of Shiva.

Caste on the menu card: JNU students screen documentary on beef after authorities deny permission
Mon, Nov 02, 2015

The documentary had earlier been dropped from the Jeevika Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival.

Cycling with the chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and overtaking him by an inch
Fri, Oct 23, 2015

At ITO, a couple of kilometres from the finish line, there is no sign of either the chief minister or his entourage.

Cycling with CM Arvind Kejriwal to mark Delhi’s first car-free day
Thu, Oct 22, 2015

For hundreds of cyclists, it’s an opportunity to be a part of 'something historic'; for one, it's a chance to 'overtake the CM'

At a Beijing radio station, a little Hindi, Urdu and Tamil
Sun, Sep 27, 2015

How a few men and women from China Radio International are reaching remote corners in the Indian subcontinent.