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

[In Photos] Spoils of the Festival

[In Photos] Spoils of the Festival

0 October 7, 2014 in Culture & Society

On 2 October, government launched the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ aimed at creating a clean India in the next five years. Only a day after, the festivities of Durga Puja ended with the immersion of the idols in the banks of Yamuna river which flows through the Capital. The custom is […]

[In Photos] Ganesh Visarjan in Delhi

[In Photos] Ganesh Visarjan in Delhi

0 September 8, 2014 in Culture & Society

As the 10-day Ganesh puja celebrations come to an end on 8 September, the immersion of idols began in the city. Photographs by Vijay Pandey

Uttarakhand Floods: A Year After The Tragedy

Uttarakhand Floods: A Year After The Tragedy

0 July 15, 2014 in Current Affairs

On 16-17 June last year, the flash floods and the subsequent landslides on the course of the Mandakani and Bhagirati rivers — both tributaries of the Ganga — killed thousands and rendered many more homeless. Most of the dead were pilgrims visiting the Kedarnath shrine One year later, the TEHELKA […]

Haryana Dalits Protest Against Gangrape

Haryana Dalits Protest Against Gangrape

0 May 12, 2014 in Current Affairs

Dalits from Bhagana village protest outside Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s official residence in New Delhi on 11 May after the recent gangrape of four Dalit girls, three of them minors, by several upper-caste men. The protesters alleged that both the State and the Union Governments were paying no heed to […]

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 […]