Isha Sahni 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 Isha Sahni
The the trial run of phase 2 of the Rapid Metro has started on Golf Course Road and residents can hope that the south extension will soon be added to the scarce public transport network of the city.
Published on Dec 12, 2016 11:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByIsha Sahni, Gurgaon
The Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon on Monday sealed 122 flats and 14 buildings at two localities as part of its ongoing drive against illegal constructions.
There has been a sudden dip in the grocery supply to retailers in Gurgaon as wholesale traders are reluctant to accept payment through cheques or digital modes.
It has been three weeks since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes but Namita Arora, a 35-year-old multinational corporation executive, has not waited in a queue outside a bank or an ATM since November 8.
Two days after the Supreme Court’s ban on sales of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR, the business is continuing brazenly in the city.
Updated on Nov 27, 2016 11:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByIsha Sahni, Gurgaon
Residents do not have lower denomination notes to pay the parking charges
Deepa had lost all hope upon losing her left leg in a near-fatal accident but little did she know that the students of the school where she worked as a guard would come up with funds to help her.
Jaggery sales have increased as people turn to it to combat hazardous air pollutants
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation of R 500 and R 1,000 notes, patients admitted in private hospitals and their families were hassled on Wednesday as hospitals refused to accept the ‘illegal’ currency.
The toxic air did not deter devotees worshipping the Sun God during Chhath puja from bursting crackers early on Monday morning.
Over 10 Gurgaon private schools have suspended classes as the hazardous particles trapped in the air might take more time to disperse. Parents are demanding that other schools be closed too.
The smog that has been engulfing Delhi and neighbouring cities since Diwali subsided marginally on Friday, improving visibility in Gurgaon. The average level of fine particulate matter (PM2.5), however, continued to remain almost 10 times more than the permissible limit in Gurgaon.
It is not just Gurgaon residents but also their furry friends who are facing the brunt of the dense blanket of smog that has engulfed Delhi and its neighbouring cities since Diwali.
Four schools in Gurgaon declared a holiday on Friday as thick smog kept the city’s pollution levels high. Other schools have asked parents to fit their children with masks and will not allow students outdoors.
The murder of a 34-year-old woman outside MG Road Metro station -- one of the busiest metro stations in the city -- has once again called attention to inadequacies in security around metro stations.
Marred by advertisements and stains of pan, the canvas paintings on either sides of MG Road have been reduced to eyesores.
The city will soon have a dedicated team of health officials, police and a district attorney to ensure that the ban on prenatal sex determination test is enforced in Gurgaon.
The city is inching closer to its new name Gurugram with the Haryana cabinet on Tuesday approving the proposal of revenue and disaster management department to change the name of the district from Gurgaon to Gurugram.
With the lowering temperature in the city, the health department has geared up and set up an exclusive ward for patients infected with Swine flu at the civil hospital.
A 17-year-old girl is teaching underprivileged children entrepreneurial skills
Bank of Baroda has acquired semi-naming rights for the Sikanderpur station
Cracking the whip on adulterated food items this festive season, the department of food safety has been conducting inspections and collecting samples of sweets from different stores in various pockets of the city.
The prices of vegetables have steeply increased in Gurgaon following the state government demolished makeshift shops in Khandsa Market, Sector 10A.
A group of truck drivers have been asking us to excuse them from paying toll fee. They picked up fights with the workers when they were denied passage without payment.
Updated on Oct 12, 2016 06:34 PM IST
ByIsha Sahni, Hindustan Times, Gurgaon
Protesting against private cab aggregators – Ola and Uber – groups of autorickshaw drivers allegedly disrupted the aggregators’ services in Gurgaon on Monday.
Over 15 artists and their families from different pockets of Delhi-NCR are making effigies and selling them on roadside
Many residents are checking manufacturing location of firecrackers, lights and gift items this festive season
In a lesser known quarter of Gurgaon, where garbage from the city piles up, 350 abandoned people spend their days crammed in temporary sheds on a private plot in the hope that the government would give them a better tomorrow.