Vijay Pandey — Tehelka

Vijay Pandey
Vijay  Pandey

Vijay Pandey has been with Tehelka since June 2008. Prior to this, he was with the Hindi daily Amar Ujala for eight years. He holds a Masters in Mass Communication from the HNB Garhwal University in Uttarakhand. He is based in New Delhi.

Blogs By Vijay Pandey

Author and journalist Khushwant Singh passes away

Author and journalist Khushwant Singh passes away

0 March 20, 2014 in Current Affairs

Noted author and journalist Khushwant Singh, one of the finest Indian writers in English in contemporary times, breathed his last today at the age of 99 at his residence in Delhi

[Photo Blog] A nine year struggle for justice

[Photo Blog] A nine year struggle for justice

0 July 8, 2013 in Current Affairs

Ishrat Jahan’s mother Shamima Kauser and sister Musarrat Jahan along with others during a candle light viigil at a campaign for justice for Ishrat Jahan, in New Delhi on 6  July 2013

[Photo Blog] Water Shortage in Delhi

[Photo Blog] Water Shortage in Delhi

0 June 5, 2013 in Current Affairs

With the temperature hovering around 45 degrees, residents in New Delhi are struggling as the city is going through a sevaere water shortage.

Spirit of Everest

Spirit of Everest

0 May 30, 2013 in Culture & Society

Mountaineer Arunima Sinha,the first female amputee to climb Mount Everest prepares to address a press conference in New Delhi on May 30, 2013. Sinha, 26, from the Uttar Pradesh, reached the peak on May 21, after a slow climb from Everest Base Camp. Two years ago, the former national-level volleyball […]

Fight for Justice Continues

Fight for Justice Continues

0 May 8, 2013 in Current Affairs

Sikh women listen to a speaker (unseen) as they protest the acquittal of ruling Congress party leader Sajjan Kumar in New Delhi on May 8, 2013. An Indian court acquitted Kumar on April 30, of charges of incited mobs to kill Sikhs during the country’s 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Photo by […]

[Photo Blog] 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Court acquits Sajjan Kumar

[Photo Blog] 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Court acquits Sajjan Kumar

2 April 30, 2013 in Current Affairs

Members of the Sikh community protest outside the Karkardooma court in New Delhi after a judgement which acquitted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Photos: Vijay Pandey

[Photo Blog] India International Jewellery Week

[Photo Blog] India International Jewellery Week

0 April 12, 2013 in Current Affairs

Photographs from the the first season of the IIJW 2013 in New Delhi. By Vijay Pandey  

[Photo Blog] For a fair shot at life

[Photo Blog] For a fair shot at life

0 April 11, 2013 in Current Affairs

People affected with HIV and other health activists  during a protest to oppose a free trade agreement between India and European Union (EU), in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Health activists feel that the treaty, if enacted, will spell doom for thousands of HIV infected people who survive […]

[Photo Blog] Nandgaon Holi

[Photo Blog] Nandgaon Holi

0 March 25, 2013 in Culture & Society

Hindu devotees from the village of Nandgaon, Uttar Pradesh soaked in coloured waters during the Lathmar Holi festival today. Women of Nandgaon, hometown of Lord Krishna beat the men from Barsana, hometown of Radha, with wooden sticks in response to their teasing as they depart the town. Photos by Vijay Pandey

[Photo] Goddess’ final resting place

[Photo] Goddess’ final resting place

1 October 26, 2012 in Current Affairs

Concern for environment often takes a backseat during festivities. Bigger idols with heavy decoration do look great during the nine days of Durga Puja, but act a poison for rivers after immersion because of the hazardous chemicals used in the process. Tehelka’s Vijay Pandey captures the sorry state of Yamuna […]

Jan Satyagraha though photos

Jan Satyagraha though photos

2 October 11, 2012 in Current Affairs

On 2 October 2012, a group of 40,000 people — tribals, Dalits, nomads started marching towards Delhi from Gwalior. Tehelka’s Vijay Pandey was there to capture The March of the Landless in his camera. The story of the march is written by Brijesh Pandey, available on Tehelka.com. We bring you a preview […]