Atisha Jain

Atisha Jain 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 Atisha Jain

This woman’s photos of mothers will change your views on breastfeeding in public

Photographer Ivette Ivens has shot a number of stunning images that depict breastfeeding in its most beautiful and raw form.
Photographer Ivette Ivens has shot a number of stunning images that depict breastfeeding in its most beautiful and raw form.(Ivette Ivens/Facebook)
Photographer Ivette Ivens has shot a number of stunning images that depict breastfeeding in its most beautiful and raw form.(Ivette Ivens/Facebook)
Updated on Oct 12, 2017 04:01 PM IST
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Twitter user asks how many Aadhaar cards for Ravan? UIDAI’s response has the Internet in splits

A Twitter user was quick to troll the Aadhaar handle by asking for its take on issuing an Aadhaar card to Ravana.
UIDAI’s response to a Twitter user’s query about Aadhaar has the Internet in splits
UIDAI’s response to a Twitter user’s query about Aadhaar has the Internet in splits
Updated on Oct 01, 2017 09:21 AM IST
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Company fires plus-size woman after her photo shoot with fiance goes viral

Stephanie said that she was fired by her employer after the photo shoot that went viral on social media.
When Stephanie and Arryn stripped down for a couples’ boudoir photo shoot in September, they didn’t anticipate the reactions the intimate pictures would generate.(Wolf & Rose Photography/ Facebook)
When Stephanie and Arryn stripped down for a couples’ boudoir photo shoot in September, they didn’t anticipate the reactions the intimate pictures would generate.(Wolf & Rose Photography/ Facebook)
Updated on Oct 01, 2017 09:47 AM IST
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Comedian mocks every flag in Twitter thread. This is what he said about India

Ken Cheng has taken up the colossal task of disrespecting every flag, from every country, one tweet after another - that makes it 195.
Ken Cheng has taken up the colossal task of disrespecting every flag, from every country, one tweet after another.(Ken Cheng/Twitter)
Ken Cheng has taken up the colossal task of disrespecting every flag, from every country, one tweet after another.(Ken Cheng/Twitter)
Updated on Sep 27, 2017 04:49 PM IST
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When you don’t trust your husband with grocery shopping, here’s what you do

This woman’s hilarious grocery list for her husband is going viral
This woman’s hilarious grocery list for her husband is going viral(Era Londhe/Twitter)
This woman’s hilarious grocery list for her husband is going viral(Era Londhe/Twitter)
Updated on Sep 26, 2017 04:45 PM IST
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‘Likh ke dijiye’: India’s official Oscar entry Newton has Twitter in splits

Two dialogues from Rajkummar Rao-starrer Newton caught the fancy of social media, and in no time the meme machinery has set its wheels into motion.
This dialogue from Rajkummar Rao-starrer Newton has social media in splits.
This dialogue from Rajkummar Rao-starrer Newton has social media in splits.
Updated on Sep 26, 2017 04:46 PM IST
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‘Rocket man’ versus ‘dotard’: Will Kim Jong Un win war of words against Trump?

The world was reintroduced with the 14th century term “dotard”, thanks to North Korea’s Kim Jong-un.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un accused the US President Donald Trump of “mentally deranged behaviour”.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un accused the US President Donald Trump of “mentally deranged behaviour”.
Updated on Sep 22, 2017 05:29 PM IST
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‘Gory murder’ of RSS woman by Leftist Muslims in Kerala is fake news

On Wednesday, a video showing a BJP woman supporter being allegedly murdered in Kerala surfaced on social media. Only, it is fake!
On Wednesday, a video showing a BJP woman supporter being allegedly murdered in Kerala surfaced on social media. Only, it is fake!(@AmiteshK01 Twitter page)
On Wednesday, a video showing a BJP woman supporter being allegedly murdered in Kerala surfaced on social media. Only, it is fake!(@AmiteshK01 Twitter page)
Updated on Oct 01, 2017 12:53 PM IST
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Here’s why #BlockNarendraModi was trending on Twitter

Hashtag #BlockNarendraModi is trending on Twitter for users to block Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the social media platform was trending
#BlockNarendraModihas been trending on Thursday after reports that Modi followed handles posting abusive content about slain journalist Gauri Lankesh.(Twitter)
#BlockNarendraModihas been trending on Thursday after reports that Modi followed handles posting abusive content about slain journalist Gauri Lankesh.(Twitter)
Updated on Sep 12, 2017 04:18 PM IST
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Why we don’t need a third season of Kapil Sharma’s Comedy Nights

The Kapil Sharma Show has been renewed for another year. Will this be another year of lewd, slapstick humour? Another year of cheap old wine in a new bottle? Or will Kapil Sharma try to reinvent himself and his image?
The Kapil Sharma Show has been renewed for another year. Another year of cheap old wine in a new bottle? Or will Kapil Sharma try to reinvent himself and his image?
The Kapil Sharma Show has been renewed for another year. Another year of cheap old wine in a new bottle? Or will Kapil Sharma try to reinvent himself and his image?
Updated on Aug 30, 2017 12:41 PM IST
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Need to pee but no washrooms around? Bangalore resident thinks ‘Pee credits’ a good idea

Pee credits: An app that tracks your purchases and awards pee credits.
Pee credits: An app that tracks your purchases and awards pee credits.(Shutterstock)
Pee credits: An app that tracks your purchases and awards pee credits.(Shutterstock)
Published on Aug 17, 2017 06:11 PM IST
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‘Azaadi mubarak Bollywood’: Twitter celebrates removal of CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani

Pahlaj Nihalani is out as India’s censor board chief and Twitter can’t stop wondering who will now protect India from the onslaught of everything ‘unsanskari’.
Pahlaj Nihalani is out as India’s censor board chief and Twitter can’t stop wondering who will now protect India from the onslaught of everything ‘unsanskari’.(@Sangy_Sagnik Twitter)
Pahlaj Nihalani is out as India’s censor board chief and Twitter can’t stop wondering who will now protect India from the onslaught of everything ‘unsanskari’.(@Sangy_Sagnik Twitter)
Updated on Aug 12, 2017 03:49 PM IST
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Kids’ reality shows: Former child artistes Sunidhi Chauhan, Shekhar Ravjiani join debate

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar’s tweet asking for a ban on kids’ reality shows has caused a furore in the industry. Will it yield any result or will the fire soon die down?
Boman Irani, Raveena Tandon and Arshad Warsi, the judges of television reality show Sabse Bada Kalakar on the sets of the show in Mumbai.(IANS)
Boman Irani, Raveena Tandon and Arshad Warsi, the judges of television reality show Sabse Bada Kalakar on the sets of the show in Mumbai.(IANS)
Updated on Jul 17, 2017 06:01 PM IST
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Obama’s White House photographer trolls US President Donald Trump on Instagram

Pete Souza’s Instagram posts of former Potus appear to be a subtle commentary on the moves of the new president
Former White House official photographer Pete Souza’s Instagram posts of former Potus appear to be a subtle commentary on the moves of the new president. (File photo)(AP)
Former White House official photographer Pete Souza’s Instagram posts of former Potus appear to be a subtle commentary on the moves of the new president. (File photo)(AP)
Updated on Feb 11, 2017 05:45 PM IST
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Black money smells like rotten leather: A bank manager’s tale of her day’s work

A bank manager gives a glimpse into the other side of the door, as the government’s move to scrap high-denomination currency notes, creates a furore amongst people.
(File photo by Mohd Zakir/ Hindustan Times)
(File photo by Mohd Zakir/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Nov 16, 2016 06:13 PM IST
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Why Trump was peeking into wife Melania’s ballot? Twitter has answers

Republican nominee, Donald Trump was caught on camera seemingly taking a peek over the voting machine’s blinder at his wife Melania’s ballot.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump vote at PS 59 in New York on Election Day. (REUTERS)
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump vote at PS 59 in New York on Election Day. (REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 09, 2016 11:56 AM IST
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All that you didn’t know about the ‘retired-military dog’ adoption drive

Dog lovers across the city are super excited about owning retired military dogs. Only, there aren’t any dogs out for grabs.
(File photo by Sushil Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
(File photo by Sushil Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Nov 05, 2016 05:19 PM IST
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A poet and rebel: How Insta-sensation Rupi Kaur forced her way to global fame

The incredible story of how 24-year-old Rupi Kaur converted ‘likes’ on Instagram to mega book deals and is making pots of money.
InstaPoet Rupi Kaur’s searing poetry stems as much from deep personal truths as from the tradition of warrior poets to which she belongs(Baljit Singh)
InstaPoet Rupi Kaur’s searing poetry stems as much from deep personal truths as from the tradition of warrior poets to which she belongs(Baljit Singh)
Updated on Jun 28, 2017 05:26 PM IST
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The Instaclout: Five Indians who found fame on Instagram... organically

Meet the Indians making it big through the photo sharing platform.
Updated on Oct 22, 2016 07:19 PM IST
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Lights, Camera... Akshay: Why he will never be the bitter half

He doesn’t lose sleep over bad reviews, is super-secure about his wife’s recent successes and is fit as hell. How does this guy manage to play by his own rules?
He doesn’t lose sleep over bad reviews, is super-secure about his wife’s recent successes and is fit as hell. How does this guy manage to play by his own rules?(Dabboo Ratnani)
He doesn’t lose sleep over bad reviews, is super-secure about his wife’s recent successes and is fit as hell. How does this guy manage to play by his own rules?(Dabboo Ratnani)
Updated on Sep 11, 2016 11:51 AM IST
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Aarthi Sampath, the first Indian woman chef to win Chopped, serves nostalgia on a plate

Aarthi Sampath, first Indian woman chef to win the US cooking show Chopped, on serving nostalgia on a plate.
Published on Sep 08, 2016 08:32 PM IST
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Comedian Papa CJ on all things funny

Comedian Papa CJ talks about Tinder, a celebrity he’d love to roast, and the things that tickles his funny bone.
Updated on May 28, 2016 09:04 PM IST
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My self-esteem is way too low to call myself a star yet: Dev Patel

Dev Patel has grown up. He is self-deprecating, fiercely grounded and appears to be running his own race.
Dev Patel has grown up. He is self-deprecating, fiercely grounded and appears to be running his own race (Photo: Fiorenzo Nisi)
Dev Patel has grown up. He is self-deprecating, fiercely grounded and appears to be running his own race (Photo: Fiorenzo Nisi)
Updated on May 03, 2016 02:41 PM IST
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EDM is just 10 per cent of the music I listen to, says DJ Nucleya

How DJ Nucleya moulded South Indian street music for the dance floor.
‘Music is music, it doesn’t matter if it’s made on a guitar or a computer,’ believes DJ Nucleya.
‘Music is music, it doesn’t matter if it’s made on a guitar or a computer,’ believes DJ Nucleya.
Updated on Apr 22, 2016 05:59 PM IST
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What’s author Ravi Shankar Etteth’s favourite opening sentence?

Journalist-author Ravi Shankar Ettetth says in a way, The Book of Shiva wrote itself.
Updated on Apr 22, 2016 05:59 PM IST
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Sudhir Mishra on Bollywood’s disdain for intelligent movies and his modern twist to Devdas

Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra on Bollywood’s disdain for intelligent movies and his upcoming modern twist to Devdas.
Sudhir Mishra at the Crime Writer’s Festival in Delhi. (Photo: Virendra Singh Gosain)
Sudhir Mishra at the Crime Writer’s Festival in Delhi. (Photo: Virendra Singh Gosain)
Updated on Jan 30, 2016 09:01 AM IST
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Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra on Bollywood’s disdain for intelligent movies and his upcoming modern twist to Devdas.
“There was more glamour in 1979 in Delhi University than there is in the film industry today,” says Sudhir Mishra. (Photo: Virendra Singh Gosain)
“There was more glamour in 1979 in Delhi University than there is in the film industry today,” says Sudhir Mishra. (Photo: Virendra Singh Gosain)
Published on Jan 30, 2016 08:27 AM IST
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“Indian Idol was really special because it went to so many small towns,” says Meiyang Chang

Meiyang Chang who was the winner of the third edition of Indian Idol, went on to host the show in the next two seasons.
Updated on Jan 09, 2016 08:17 PM IST
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“All of us who contributed to Star Bestsellers wanted to go on to make films,” says Tigmanshu Dhulia

Director Tigmanshu Dhulia talks about Star Bestsellers and how the show proved to be beneficial to the directors as filmmakers.
Published on Jan 09, 2016 07:17 PM IST
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“There was instant identification with Antakshari,” says Annu Kapoor

“Antakshari’s originality made it special... Everybody has played Antakshari at least once in their lifetime. So there was instant identification,” says Annu Kapoor.
Annu Kapoor and Pallavi Joshi in Close up Antakshari. (HT Photo).
Annu Kapoor and Pallavi Joshi in Close up Antakshari. (HT Photo).
Updated on Jan 09, 2016 07:52 PM IST
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