Saumya Khandelwal

Saumya Khandelwal was part of Hindustan Times’ nationwide network of correspondents that brings news, analysis and information to its readers. She no longer works with the Hindustan Times.

Articles by Saumya Khandelwal

In Pics: Iftar in Ramzan, more than just a feast

A look at the practice of breaking the fast in Ramzan and what it means to people united in faith.

A feast laid out at Amaan and Mohd Zaid’s first ever fast during the month of Ramzan at their home in Shakur ki Dandi in Old Delhi. Fasting during the month of Ramzan is one of five central pillars of Islam and an intrinsic part of the experience of life. The fast, obligatory upon all Muslims who have reached puberty isn’t simply a means of abstaining from food or the material world but also of seeking nearness to God. Millions around the world spend the hours between daybreak to dusk in fast every Ramzan with the Iftar meal an occasion to come together and count one’s blessings.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 26, 2017 10:48 AM IST
HT Photo | By

In Pics: In the aftermath of oil spill, the fish market in Chennai goes silent

A collision between the two happened leading to an oil leakage of the magnitude of 75000 litres.

The coast of Bharathi Nagar Beach smeared in oil and sludge in Chennai, India. On January 28, 2017, two ships collided off the Ennore Port leading to an oil spill of an estimated 75,000 litres.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 12, 2017 12:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chennai | By

In Pics | The gold rush: Delhi braces the cold in the mad scramble for cash

From queuing up in the wee hours of the day to saving spots and spending the day outside banks, Delhiites are doing it all to beat the cash crunch.

A queue outside a bank at Connaught Place in New Delhi.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 19, 2016 01:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Heavy rain in Delhi-NCR, Hyderabad; roads flooded, commuters struggle

Heavy showers on Wednesday morning inundated vast swathes of the national capital region and brought back memories of a similar deluge last month when thousands of commuters were stuck for 12 hours in miles-long snarls.

School students wade through a waterlogged road in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 31, 2016 12:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySaumya Khandelwal, Gulam Jeelani and Peeyush Khandelwal, Delhi/gurgaon/ghaziabad
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