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Yojana Yadav


Yojana Yadav is senior news editor at Hindustan Times, Chandigarh. She oversees the production of HT editions for states north of Delhi. She’s been with HT since 2003. During her two-decade-long career, she’s worked at The Tribune, Chandigarh; PTI, Delhi; and TOI, Ahmedabad.

  • Jun 26, 2017 20:27
    Ravinder K Bansal with the Cessna 400 plane in which he will fly solo around the world. He plans to leave Clarence town near Buffalo, US, on July 4 and reach Ambala by July 27. read more
  • Mar 25, 2017 20:47
    Patiala grows a secret in its backyard. Tucked away a few metres from the highway to Malerkotla and Samana are farms of three national-award winning floriculturists that offer a breathtaking view of acres and acres of flowers in all hues, shapes and... read more
  • Jan 28, 2017 11:26
    Cutting across generations and professions, 80 women, many of them first-time voters, who gathered at Government College for Girls in Ludhiana at the HT Conclave on ‘What Women Voters Want’, on a sunny Friday afternoon , spoke in one voice on safety... read more
  • Jun 04, 2015 09:04
    My first Maggi was in Pune in 1983. I remember riding the bicycle to a neighbourhood store with six empty packets of the instant noodles firmly latched on to the carrier to claim a lemon yellow Maggi T-shirt. read more
  • Mar 24, 2015 12:06
    This morning, I overheard two two-legged friends at Sukhna Lake talking about the Chandigarh administration’s recent decision to set up a memorial to my feathered friends who were mercilessly culled on December 18 last year after reports of a bird flu... read more
  • Mar 09, 2015 11:41
    The kite struggled to break free. Caught in the wires, it tugged hard as its long tail flapped in the wind. Hours later, when the wind gave way to rain, it fluttered on despite being soaked, hoping against hope that it would be free to fly once agai... read more
  • Feb 19, 2015 08:19
    \"I don\'t look sweet, do I?\" my 14-year-old son asked as we were racing against time to catch the school bus at 7am. Caught off guard, I answered with a question, \"Why? What happened?\" \"Nothing, someone told me that a girl in our maths tuition thinks... read more
  • Feb 09, 2015 12:51
    It’s somewhere in the middle that one realises the ending matters more than the beginning. Whether it’s a story, a movie, a season, a race, a relationship or life in general, it’s the ending that matters. It’s to this end that we should strive for a... read more
  • Dec 28, 2014 09:30
    They called me a rebel without a cause, or was it one without a pause? I guess they were right either way. Today, if I live to tell you the story of my kind, it’s only because I’m one of a kind. I’m a goose. Yes, one of those domesticated geese at Sukhna... read more
  • Dec 19, 2014 11:39
    Three decades back, the closest a child got to Terror was when he was caught doing mischief by an elder or stuck in a dark cinema hall watching a film where the villain seemed all powerful. The way out of the crisis was to say a silent prayer, and it... read more
  • Sep 29, 2014 14:29
    Not so long ago, the tricity of Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali was labelled a safe haven for retirees. Youngsters would lament the lack of nightlife and “happening” joints, while senior citizens enjoyed top quality of life with all amenities, particularly... read more
  • Sep 26, 2014 10:34
    Reaching Mars is easier than ensuring a toilet in every home in India! This world, or should we say the universe, is full of ironies. On Wednesday morning, while half of the nation of a billion plus waited with bated breath as MOM (Mars Orbiter Mission)... read more
  • Sep 22, 2014 10:20
    “Hey, what happened? You look like Santa Claus,” she blurted out as she ran into an old friend (pun unintended) at the school parent-teacher meeting. Suddenly conscious about her coloured hair, she bit her lip and hoped she hadn’t offended him in jest.... read more
  • Aug 18, 2014 12:28
    What’s so beautiful about Chandigarh? That’s what many commuters seem to wonder as they patiently negotiate potholes and bumpy stretches while crawling through haphazard traffic on entering the city via Zirakpur. Writes Yojana Yadav. read more
  • Aug 06, 2014 08:08
    The acacia tree (kikar) in the neighbourhood is in full bloom. It stands bent, perhaps to watch its yellow, sweet-scented tufts lying strewn on the rain-swept road. The drizzle subsides and morning walkers hit the stretch. Writes Yojna Yadav. read more
  • Mar 09, 2014 22:22
    Two-time Ambala Congress MP Kumari Selja, 51, has left her constituency disappointed. Several development projects, including ones that she had initiated in her earlier Lok Sabha term, remain in limbo due to her political differences with Haryana chief... read more
  • Feb 27, 2014 23:34
    When Congress MP Santosh Chowdhary, 69, was inducted as the union minister of state for health in the Manmohan Singh cabinet last summer, many believed her candidature for the Hoshiarpur seat was certain. But in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections... read more
  • Jan 16, 2013 10:20
    It\'s been a week since an Indian soldier was beheaded and another murdered by Pakistani perpetrators. Rumbles of revenge in a disciplined force such as the army, cries of the humiliated family, voices of angry citizens, shouts of right-wingers and the... read more
  • Jan 14, 2012 13:01
    On one side is a confident yet anxious Congress MLA Razia Sultana, taking her third shot at power; on the other, SAD-BJP nominee Farzana Nissara Khatoon, whose campaign is being shrewdly managed by her husband and former Punjab DGP. Yojana Yadav rep... read more
  • Feb 11, 2008 21:59
    Seven months on, the Hawaiian holiday is fresh in the mind, more for the trip to the smoking caldera of the Kilauea volcano and the legend of Pele, writes Yojana Yadav. read more