Author: Aarti Tikoo

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With over two decades of work experience in the biggest media groups of India, she is one among India’s most credible and fearless journalists. She has reported and written extensively on Kashmir, Pakistan’s cross-border terrorism, geopolitics and international relations. As a founder of The New Indian, she has now the distinction of being the first woman entrepreneur in Indian national digital media, from Jammu & Kashmir.

Kashmiri Pandit Woman Sarpanch Urges Her Displaced Community To Protest At Lal Chowk, Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Even as displaced Kashmiri Pandits took to streets in various cities across the country on Sunday, to protest against the recent killing of Hindus and Sikhs by terrorists in Srinagar, an undaunted Kashmiri Pandit woman Sarpanch has appealed to her community to return to Kashmir and protest at Lal Chowk, Srinagar instead. In an […]

Once Neutral, China’s Recent Ties With Taliban Worry For India: Tharoor

New Delhi: He is one of India’s most flamboyant politicians. A former diplomat, a historian, a writer, a former minister and a Member of Parliament (Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala) from the Congress party, Shashi Tharoor wears several hats. In a candid conversation with Aarti Tikoo, Dr Tharoor speaks on issues that concern us. Aarti Tikoo: After 20 […]

Large Candlelight Vigil Organised In Srinagar’s Lal Chowk In Honour Of Minorities Killed

Kashmiri Pandits and Muslims in large numbers took part in a candle light protest against the killing of civilians belonging to minority communities in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk. Most protesters demanded stern action against the culprits and adequate security for the minorities. Take a look at our special report.

Once Neutral, China’s Recent Ties With Taliban Worry For India: Tharoor

NEW DELHI: He is one of India’s most flamboyant politicians. A former diplomat, a historian, a writer, a former minister and a Member of Parliament (Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala) from the Congress party, Shashi Tharoor wears several hats. In a candid conversation with Aarti Tikoo, Dr Tharoor speaks on issues that concern us. Aarti Tikoo: After 20 […]

Pandits Targeted Again in Kashmir As Thousands Await Homecoming

Well-known Kashmiri Pandit pharmacist Makhan Lal Bindroo and two other people were killed by terrorists in Kashmir on Tuesday, triggering massive outrage across India. The New Indian interviews the daughter of Bindroo and holds a debate with several panelists on the situation in Kashmir.

Terrorists Kill Popular Kashmiri Pandit Pharmacist Inside His Shop In The Heart Of Srinagar City

SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI: Terrorists on Tuesday shot dead Makhan Lal Bindroo, one of the well-known chemist shop owners in the heart of Srinagar city.  A snack vendor also was shot at in Botakadal, Lal Bazaar area of the city. He was rushed to the hospital but was declared brought dead during admission. Official sources told The […]

The Birth of The New Indian

31 years ago, when I was a 12-year-old kid, India was almost falling apart. And so were we. My family and thousands like us were forced to leave our homes in Kashmir. Soviet Union had collapsed, India was struggling with balance of payment crisis, Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated, Kashmir was violent, governments at the Centre […]

“Gandhi & Savarkar, Two Irreconcilable Poles Of Indian History”: Sampath

Historian, author, Vikram Sampath, brought about a paradigm shift in the thinking about historical figures, with his book on Veer Savarkar —  ‘Savarkar: Echoes from a forgotten past’. And now with his second volume on Savarkar — ‘Savarkar: A contested Legacy’, Sampath has brought a closure to the biggest controversial question on the man himself […]

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