Kanishka Singharia

Kanishka is a journalist at Hindustan Times’ news desk. When not in newsroom, you will find her on streets of Delhi exploring food cafes or capturing world through her lens.

Articles by Kanishka Singharia

Grand laser show in Ayodhya to mark Deepotsav celebrations ahead of Diwali

The Deepotsav event is being organised by the department of tourism and culture in collaboration with the district administration, in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to be the chief guest.

The three-day celebrations began on Friday, and will conclude with lighting of over 17 lakh diyas.(AFP)
The three-day celebrations began on Friday, and will conclude with lighting of over 17 lakh diyas.(AFP)
Published on Oct 22, 2022 03:46 PM IST

Delhi cop's daughter hits parking staff with car, case filed, no arrest yet

At around 9.35 pm, the woman drove into the parking attendant as he was giving a customer the keys to a car, leaving him injured.

Representational image.
Representational image.
Published on Oct 22, 2022 02:55 PM IST

Software engineer, on work from home, beaten, gangraped in Jharkhand: Report

After raping her, the accused left her at the spot and fled. They also took away her wallet and mobile phone

A 26-year-old software engineer was allegedly raped by around 10 men in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district.
A 26-year-old software engineer was allegedly raped by around 10 men in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district.
Published on Oct 22, 2022 01:28 PM IST

Watch: Anurag Thakur gets emotional on visit to Sujanpur, his first constituency

Thakur became emotional while speaking to party workers in his Lok Sabha constituency of Sujanpur as he recalled his and his father's interactions with them.

Screengrab from the video.
Screengrab from the video.
Updated on Oct 21, 2022 08:42 PM IST

Indian-origin Canadian Sikh accused of killing kids charged with murder: Report

The accused, Kamaljit Arora, is alleged to have killed his son and daughter, who were 11 and 13, respectively on October 17.

A 45-year-old Indian-origin Canadian Sikh has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder.
A 45-year-old Indian-origin Canadian Sikh has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder.
Published on Oct 21, 2022 04:01 PM IST

Tourist's semi-naked photo outside cathedral in Italy sparks outrage: Report

Media reports suggested that the British woman was trying to aim to create a “personal memory” with two others after she bared all to the passing public.

The woman was photographed on Monday morning.(CNN)
The woman was photographed on Monday morning.(CNN)
Published on Oct 21, 2022 12:07 PM IST

Ashok Gehlot has a suggestion for Modi: ‘Open PMO branch in Gujarat’

With a few months left for the Assembly election in Gujarat, both Modi and Kejriwal have been making frequent trips to the western state. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been mostly absent.

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot. (PTI)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot. (PTI)
Published on Oct 18, 2022 10:53 PM IST

Transport dept says no to sale of vehicle to special needs woman, DCW angry

Kajal, who is reportedly suffering from intellectual disability, cerebral palsy along with restricted mobility, said the vehicle is spacious enough to handle her motorised wheelchair and the market does not offer any other options for her specific use.

Screengrab from the video. 
Screengrab from the video. 
Published on Oct 18, 2022 08:35 PM IST

‘Education isn’t business': BJP MP shares video of UP student crying over fees

The students in the video can be seen sobbing inconsolably after missing Monday's mid-year exam because they were kept outside the school gates in Tola, a remote village close to Bangarmau, Unnao.

Screengrab from the video.
Screengrab from the video.
Updated on Oct 18, 2022 06:35 PM IST

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Rahul talks of sunscreen sent by mom, but he doesn’t use it

In a video, that is now doing rounds on the internet, Gandhi can be seen joking around with a bunch of people in Karnataka on a “gushup” break during the yatra.

Screengrab from the video.
Screengrab from the video.
Updated on Oct 18, 2022 04:57 PM IST

‘Our children are stuck’: Jaishankar recalls PM Modi’s calls to Putin, Zelenskyy

The last week of February saw the beginning of Russia's military operation in Ukraine, which has resulted in massive deaths of human lives.

External affairs minister S Jaishankar. (ANI)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar. (ANI)
Published on Oct 17, 2022 10:57 PM IST

'Today you tear our clothes, next people will…’: Sanjay Singh outside CBI office

The Rajya Sabha MP was speaking from a bus that transported the detained leaders to the police station. “Inquilaab zindabaad,” he further said.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh being detained during a protest over the summon of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia by CBI in connection to the excise policy case, outside CBI Headquarters, in New Delhi.(Hindustan Times)
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh being detained during a protest over the summon of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia by CBI in connection to the excise policy case, outside CBI Headquarters, in New Delhi.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 17, 2022 09:25 PM IST

Delhi's air quality worsens days ahead of Diwali, AQI slips to 242

The Central Pollution Control Board's 24-hour average AQI data showed that at 9.05am, Delhi's air quality was in the poor category at 242.

The Central Pollution Control Board's 24-hour average Air Quality Index (AQI) data showed that at 9.05 am, Delhi's air quality was in the poor category at 242.
The Central Pollution Control Board's 24-hour average Air Quality Index (AQI) data showed that at 9.05 am, Delhi's air quality was in the poor category at 242.
Published on Oct 17, 2022 05:23 PM IST

Hurriyat office vandalised in Srinagar over targeted killing of Kashmiri Pandits

A mass agitation has erupted in the valley ever since the killing of Puran Krishan Bhat in Shopian district last week.

Protestors express their anger by defacing the All Parties Hurriyat office hoarding in Srinagar.(ANI)
Protestors express their anger by defacing the All Parties Hurriyat office hoarding in Srinagar.(ANI)
Published on Oct 17, 2022 04:33 PM IST

Hamse bade neta ho to bolo : UP minister loses cool, throws mic on stage | Watch

The cabinet minister was attending a meeting of party workers at Hindi Bhawan auditorium in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district when the incident happened.

Screengrab from the video. 
Screengrab from the video. 
Published on Oct 16, 2022 07:27 PM IST

2,400kg ganja tucked in drums seized along Assam-Tripura border, 2 held

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said 2,400 of ganja tucked in drums was recovered from a truck from a neighboruing state.

The truck was coming from a neighboruring state.(@himantabiswa)
The truck was coming from a neighboruring state.(@himantabiswa)
Published on Oct 16, 2022 02:48 PM IST

Delhi's air quality worsens week ahead of Diwali. Details here

The Central Pollution Control Board's 24-hour average AQI data showed that at 8.05 am, Delhi's air quality was in the poor category at 218.

The relative humidity recorded at 8:30 am was 91 per cent.
The relative humidity recorded at 8:30 am was 91 per cent.
Published on Oct 16, 2022 11:50 AM IST

In Pakistan, several decomposed bodies found on hospital roof; probe ordered

A six-person committee was formed, led by Muzamil Bashir, specialised health secretary, and has been given three days to complete the probe and fix the responsibility.

Representational image. 
Representational image. 
Published on Oct 14, 2022 10:45 PM IST

Congress leader reacts as poll panel skips Gujarat election dates announcement

The Election Commission of India announced the dates for the Himachal Pradesh assembly election, but did not declare the schedule of the Gujarat election.

Congress MP Jairam Ramesh. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)
Congress MP Jairam Ramesh. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)
Published on Oct 14, 2022 07:05 PM IST

Himachal polls 2022: Covid not much of a concern, EC recommends 5-fold strategy

The assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh will be held on November 12 and the results will be declared on December 8.

Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2022: Chief election commissioner, Rajiv Kumar, and election commissioner, Anup Chandra Pandey, conducted the review meeting virtually. (File Photo)
Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2022: Chief election commissioner, Rajiv Kumar, and election commissioner, Anup Chandra Pandey, conducted the review meeting virtually. (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 14, 2022 04:48 PM IST

'Sher aya' chants welcome PM Modi in Himachal at Vande Bharat launch | Watch

Besides the usual “Modi” and “Jai Shri Ram” chants, the crowd were heard saying "Dekho Dekho Kaun Aaya, Sher Aaya Sher Aaya" (see who has come, tiger it is).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the flagging off ceremony of the Vande Bharat Express from Amb Andaura, Una to New Delhi, in Una on Thursday.(ANI/PIB)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the flagging off ceremony of the Vande Bharat Express from Amb Andaura, Una to New Delhi, in Una on Thursday.(ANI/PIB)
Published on Oct 13, 2022 05:01 PM IST

NCW chief tweets on stir by AAP members: '...Outside my office creating ruckus'

A viral video, that drew the ire of several BJP leaders, showed Italia purportedly asking women to avoid temples and "kathas" (holy speeches) because they are "hubs of exploitation." Days prior, in yet another viral video, he was accused of making an objectionable comment about PM Modi.

NCW (National Commission for Women) chairperson Rekha Sharma tweets about a ruckus outside her office.(@sharmarekha)
NCW (National Commission for Women) chairperson Rekha Sharma tweets about a ruckus outside her office.(@sharmarekha)
Updated on Oct 13, 2022 03:03 PM IST

UK nurse sent sympathy card to parents of baby she murdered: Report

Horrific details are emerging amid the trial of Lucy Letby, the nurse who has been accused of murdering seven babies and trying to kill 10 others.

This court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook shows Lucy Letby appearing in the dock at Manchester Crown Court, in Manchester, England.(AP)
This court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook shows Lucy Letby appearing in the dock at Manchester Crown Court, in Manchester, England.(AP)
Published on Oct 13, 2022 12:30 PM IST

Male guardians no longer required with female pilgrims during Hajj: Report

Security has been extended across the Kingdom, as well as in all modes of transportation and at ports, providing women with complete safety.

Muslim worshippers and pilgrims (white) pray around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca.(AFP)
Muslim worshippers and pilgrims (white) pray around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca.(AFP)
Updated on Oct 13, 2022 12:17 PM IST

Special gesture: Prez Murmu gets all-women guard of honour in Tripura | In pics

Droupadi Murmu interacted with women tea workers at Durgabari Tea Estate in Agartala, nearly 20km from the state capital.

In a special gesture, President Droupadi Murmu was accorded an all women Guard of Honour by the Tripura Police on her arrival.
In a special gesture, President Droupadi Murmu was accorded an all women Guard of Honour by the Tripura Police on her arrival.
Published on Oct 12, 2022 07:05 PM IST

This hand pump in Madhya Pradesh village spouts liquor | Watch

The engineering marvel was discovered when police stormed the hamlet and found eight barrels filled with liquor buried underground.

Screengrab from the viral video.
Screengrab from the viral video.
Published on Oct 12, 2022 05:46 PM IST

'Ganga Jamuni tehzeeb’: Muslim man donates land for Hanuman temple in UP

The man, Babu Ali, donated one 'bigha' (0.65 hectares) of land near NH-24 to the administration, so that the temple could be shifted.

Representational image. 
Representational image. 
Published on Oct 12, 2022 03:30 PM IST

‘Next 24-48 hours critical’: Indian Army officials on assault dog Zoom's health

An operation was launched after security forces received inputs about the presence of terrorists in the Tangpawa area of the south Kashmir district late on Sunday night.

Zoom is a highly trained, ferocious, and committed canine.(@ChinarcorpsIA)
Zoom is a highly trained, ferocious, and committed canine.(@ChinarcorpsIA)
Published on Oct 12, 2022 12:17 PM IST

'Impress Saraswati…’: BJP leader's strange tips for students | Video

The former cabinet minister was at an event in Haldwani on Tuesday to commemorate the International Day of the Girl Child.

Screengrab from the video. (ANI)
Screengrab from the video. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 12, 2022 01:24 PM IST

Watch: Army's assault dog, Zoom, fights terrorists, suffers critical injuries

The operation was launched after security forces received inputs about the presence of terrorists in the Tangpawa area of the south Kashmir district late on Sunday night.

Zoom is a highly trained, ferocious, and committed canine.(@ChinarcorpsIA)
Zoom is a highly trained, ferocious, and committed canine.(@ChinarcorpsIA)
Published on Oct 10, 2022 10:10 PM IST
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