Sunday, 3 July, 2022

Shikha Salaria

Shikha Salaria
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Shikha Salaria works as Special Correspondent for ThePrint in Lucknow, covering the vast state of Uttar Pradesh, with a special focus on its politics, government and governance. She studied journalism at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication and worked as a reporter in the National Capital Region for eight years before moving to Lucknow. She can be reached at shikha.salaria@theprint.in. Follow her on Twitter @Salaria_Shikha1

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at a public meeting for the sixth phase of state assembly elections, in Siddhartha Nagar | ANI

‘Bhagirath-like effort needed’ as Yogi 2.0 revives trillion-dollar economy dream for UP

To hit this target, UP’s growth would need to increase four-fold in the next 5 years, considering the govt's advance estimates of GSDP for 2021-22 stand at $254 billion.

Defence

File photo of a physical fitness test underway at an Army recruitment rally | PTI

‘Can’t study much, so badly need military job’: Story behind Agnipath protests in Agra region

In Jat-dominated Chaharbatti, where military service is a tradition, many say they're not prepared to face uncertainities that await them once they exit the armed forces after 4 years.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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