Srishti Jaswal

Srishti graduated from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) Delhi after pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with honours in Psychology from Panjab University in Chandigarh. She has written on a variety of subjects, such as starvation deaths, rural connectivity, maternal health, drug abuse, human rights and governance for national and international publications. She seeks refuge in literature and art whenever she has the luxury of investing time.




January 2022

Successive Punjab Govts Leased Out Land To Bharti and Del Monte Firm For Peanuts Despite Red Flags

The land, whose current market value could be anywhere between Rs 600 crore and Rs 1,000 crore, was leased for 33 years at Rs 6 lakh annually with a 5% increase in the rent every four years. Illustration: The Wire


September 2021

Blood In The Bottle: In Punjab, Illicit Liquor Trade Is Deeply Entangled With State's Economy

A year after Punjab's Hooch tragedy when over a 100 people died in mid-2020 after consuming illicit liquor the state's politicians, police and excise officials have ensured the state's illicit liquor trade carries on.


March 2021

Inside The Hindu IT Cell: The Men Who Went Online To Protect Gods

A network of self-proclaimed Hindu volunteers file legal complaints and unleash a toxic wave of trolling, harassment, threats and doxing against social media users who they believed make “anti-Hindu” remarks

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