Blog: Uma Bharti's Joke, Laughs All Around After Ayodhya Coverage Frenzy

Blog: Uma Bharti's Joke, Laughs All Around After Ayodhya Coverage Frenzy

Alok Pandey | Thursday August 06, 2020

Much of Ayodhya though, seems to be blissfully unaware of the gravity of the pandemic. "Why are you not wearing a mask," I asked a gentleman who had come all the way from Madhya Pradesh's Indore for the Ram temple ceremony.

Blog: I Watched <i>"Chhapaak"</i> With Acid Attack Survivors. They Surprised Me

Blog: I Watched "Chhapaak" With Acid Attack Survivors. They Surprised Me

Alok Pandey | Friday January 10, 2020

The special screening this morning was for acid attack survivors from the cafe in Lucknow.

Blog: 13 Days Ago, I Lost My Father. I Miss Him With All My Heart.

Blog: 13 Days Ago, I Lost My Father. I Miss Him With All My Heart.

Alok Pandey | Friday April 14, 2017

For 13 days now, my father has been up on a wall at home, and his memories have haunted me no end.

Opinion: Not Everyone in Bihar Cheats

Opinion: Not Everyone in Bihar Cheats

By Anand Kumar, as told to NDTV's Alok Pandey | Wednesday April 08, 2015

The recent photographs of cheating in Bihar have given an impression, somewhat unfairly, that everyone in the state resorts to cheating to get through exams.

Blog: Everything That's Wrong with Jharkhand and its Politics

Blog: Everything That's Wrong with Jharkhand and its Politics

Alok Pandey | Saturday December 20, 2014

It has been a month on the road now. I have been shifting from one part of Jharkhand to the other, covering the five-phase Assembly elections here, a state with just 81 assembly seats but also a state where one single party has almost never had an absolute majority government.

Blog: How a One-room House on Odisha Coast is Bracing for Cyclone Hudhud

Blog: How a One-room House on Odisha Coast is Bracing for Cyclone Hudhud

Alok Pandey | Saturday October 11, 2014

For Cyclone Hudhud, these villagers are bracing for the worst but say it can't be worse than Cyclone Phailin perhaps.

Blog: NDTV's new cameraperson, Lalu Yadav

Blog: NDTV's new cameraperson, Lalu Yadav

Alok Pandey | Thursday March 20, 2014

Lalu Yadav, proficient giver of photo ops, proved he hasn't lost his PR touch yesterday.