Barkha Rani Jamke Barasti Hai. Emmy Nominated Reporter. Wannabe Lawyer. Columnist @WashingtonPost Contributing Editor @TheWeekLive. Argumentative!Yaaron Ka Yaar
From a small village in Uttar Pradesh, my story on #SudeekhsaBhati , a young woman who died tragically days before she was to fly back to America. Daughter of a tea vendor, she won a full scholarship to US. Her family says she was harassed leading to her death. Police say untrue.
Researching post recovery #COVID complications. If you would like to share your story please write to me barkha dot dutt at bdmpl dot org. Thank you.
"Do not call them journalists. Not one of them is a journalist. They are all anchors, they've never reported a day" - @tavleen_singh on how prime time TV news is now no different from the paparazzi. Full show on @themojo_in here:
The incredible story of Mujibur Rehman, I meet him in #Mustafabad . The mob burnt his house, looted his belongings, his life was saved by his Hindu neighbour, Sanjiv. He's read both the Vedas & the Quran & this is his message of peace. A moment of sunshine in despair. #DelhiRiots
"They tell women to stay at home and not speak up, but speak up we must. Nobody can take our voice"- 22 year old Ayesha Renna & Ladeeda Farzana -Sheroes from 2 viral images from #Jamia , one in which they save their male friend from lathis, speak to me about Women Leading protests
Here is the mob wielding iron rods and lathis and sticks freely roaming the JNU campus. The main gate is blocked, media not being allowed inside either. This is a complete collapse. @ArvindKejriwal if the police won't step in you must
"Could Yogi not have arranged even a bus for us, Is it because we're? Poor?"-Rajneesh, is walking 247Km on foot to Bareilly. "Poverty will kill us before the virus"- If we airlift Indians how can we abandon millions of our poor. If states wont, let the Army. My #Mojo report
In Delhi's Connaught Place, men shouting "Desh Ke Gaddaron Ko, Goli Maaron Salo Ko." marching through our capital as @DelhiPolice stands and watches. Are the deaths of our citizens already not quite enough? What is this nonsense #DelhiRiots
Zero arrests and FIR against unidentified persons though they are all on camera. Let that sink in #JNU