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Salik Ahmad

Salik Ahmad, Senior Correspondent, Outlook. Dabbles in everything. Feels best of stories lie in the crevices of human heart. Infinitely pleased by small things -- a well made cup of tea, a new word, a true photograph. Stickler for dry washroom floors. Read Full Bio >>

Articles by Salik Ahmad

Forgotten Newsmakers | Joginder Sharma, The Haryana Cop Who Won Dhoni A World Cup

Forgotten Newsmakers | Joginder Sharma, The Haryana Cop Who Won Dhoni A World Cup

Jul 17, 2019 Salik Ahmad

For former cricketer Joginder Sharma, switching over from cricketing to policing has been a veritable leap...

How we fell into the trap of eating the same foods

How we fell into the trap of eating the same foods

Jul 09, 2019 Salik Ahmad

It’s the tragedy of human history, as we made a new deal with nature and moved toward agriculture some...

Who Is Om Birla, BJP's Pick For Lok Sabha Speaker

Who Is Om Birla, BJP's Pick For Lok Sabha Speaker

Jun 18, 2019 Salik Ahmad

A little-known second time MP from Rajasthan, Om Birla, has been chosen as the speaker of the lower house.

Charting Congress Fortunes In Rajasthan: How Long Can Ashok Gehlot Keep Sachin Pilot Away From Hotseat?

Charting Congress Fortunes In Rajasthan: How Long Can Ashok Gehlot Keep Sachin Pilot Away From Hotseat?

Jun 12, 2019 Salik Ahmad

Not only differences between Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot, the frosty relationship between Meenas and...

Home Is Where The Vote Is! Gujarat's Generosity Helped BJP Brimmeth Over Congress

Home Is Where The Vote Is! Gujarat's Generosity Helped BJP Brimmeth Over Congress

May 25, 2019 Salik Ahmad

The Lok Sabha elections 2019 clearly proved BJP's stunning hold in Narendra Modi and Amit Shah's home turf,...

Narendra Modi's Maharaja Big Bite And Fall of Fort Congress In Rajasthan

Narendra Modi's Maharaja Big Bite And Fall of Fort Congress In Rajasthan

May 24, 2019 Salik Ahmad

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Analysis: The defeat of Congress in Sikar and the rout of Chief Minister Ashok...

Lok Sabha Election Results: In Uttar Pradesh, Mahagathbandhan No Match To Narendra Modi's BJP

Lok Sabha Election Results: In Uttar Pradesh, Mahagathbandhan No Match To Narendra Modi's BJP

May 23, 2019 Salik Ahmad

The BJP has a lead in 58 seats in the state; the grand alliance leads in 20, Congress only one.

Bouncing Back From Assembly Loss, BJP Reclaims Rajasthan

Bouncing Back From Assembly Loss, BJP Reclaims Rajasthan

May 23, 2019 Salik Ahmad

The BJP’s vote share has also gone up from 55.6% in 2014 to 58.5% in Rajasthan this time.

Dye Is Caste

Dye Is Caste

May 09, 2019 Salik Ahmad

The conflict between Congress-BSP in Uttar Pradesh.

Cutting Across Party Lines, Kanhaiya Kumar's Charisma Leaves Ex-JNU Leaders In Awe

Cutting Across Party Lines, Kanhaiya Kumar's Charisma Leaves Ex-JNU Leaders In Awe

May 01, 2019 Salik Ahmad

Kanhaiya Kumar is the CPI candidate for Begusarai in Bihar. If student leaders are asking probing questions...

How Priyanka Gandhi Threw A Scrumptious Varanasi Nugget, And How The Media Lapped It Up!

How Priyanka Gandhi Threw A Scrumptious Varanasi Nugget, And How The Media Lapped It Up!

Apr 25, 2019 Salik Ahmad

The journo-commentator-twitterati caucus kept debating the merits and demerits of Priyanka Gandhi contesting...

In The Eye Of The Tiger! Hungry Maneaters Find Pilibhit Easy Meat

In The Eye Of The Tiger! Hungry Maneaters Find Pilibhit Easy Meat

Apr 24, 2019 Salik Ahmad

Amid the bustle of elections, villages around Pilibhit Tiger Reserve live in the fear of man-eating big cats

The Gypsy Voters Of Democrazy

The Gypsy Voters Of Democrazy

Apr 10, 2019 Salik Ahmad

Thousands travel great distances to vote as there is no other way to exercise this right

Foot Soldiers | 'I Have Earned An Identity', Says SP Worker Saba Khan

Foot Soldiers | 'I Have Earned An Identity', Says SP Worker Saba Khan

Apr 04, 2019 Salik Ahmad

Saba Khan is the district secretary in minority women’s wing of Samajwadi Party.

In Pics | Village Of Twins In Uttar Pradesh

In Pics | Village Of Twins In Uttar Pradesh

Apr 03, 2019 Salik Ahmad

Entwined identically at birth, the many pairs of twins reared on the fecund soil of UP’s Umri typify one of...

Can Congress Regain Its Former Glory In Allahabad?

Can Congress Regain Its Former Glory In Allahabad?

Mar 28, 2019 Salik Ahmad

Allahabad, once a stronghold of the Congress, is now the battleground of the BJP and SP-BSP combine

India's Chanakyas | Who Does Ashok Gehlot Turn To For Advice?

India's Chanakyas | Who Does Ashok Gehlot Turn To For Advice?

Mar 21, 2019 Salik Ahmad

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot turns to six journalists for advice, often called G6, besides his...

Shared Grief Unites Families Of CRPF Men Killed in Pulwama And 2010 Dantewada Attack

Shared Grief Unites Families Of CRPF Men Killed in Pulwama And 2010 Dantewada Attack

Mar 20, 2019 Salik Ahmad

The attack in Pulwama brought back to life the memories of Dantewada and those who lost their lives in the...

We've Tried To Ensure All Students Get Basic Minimum Level Of Education: Manish Sisodia

We've Tried To Ensure All Students Get Basic Minimum Level Of Education: Manish Sisodia

Mar 14, 2019 Salik Ahmad INTERVIEWS Manish Sisodia

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia speaks to Outlook about AAP's education model and what lies ahead for Delhi's...