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
‘Next, you’ll want condoms’: Bihar officer to student's plea on sanitary pads
The managing director of Bihar women development corporation, Harjot Kaur Bhamra, responded to girl, “Today, you are asking for sanitary pads; tomorrow you will ask for condoms."
Published on Sep 28, 2022 10:09 PM IST
Congress MP wants Priyanka Gandhi as Congress president. He explains why
Senior Congress politician Shashi Tharoor was among the firsts to declare his candidature for the post election to which is being held after more than two decades.
Published on Sep 28, 2022 06:33 PM IST
Andhra woman gets husband ‘married’ to his ex-lover; trio now live in same house
The incident happened at Ambedkar Nagar of Dakkili in Tirupati. Kalyan, a video content creator, married Vimala from Kadapa district two years ago after meeting her on social media. Before their marriage, he reportedly had a long-distance relationship with another woman.
Published on Sep 28, 2022 04:13 PM IST
Allahabad Univ students threaten to take 'bhu samadhi' over fee hike, dig pit
Students have been protesting for several days, claiming that their fees have nearly tripled.
Published on Sep 27, 2022 10:09 PM IST
‘Super Sniffer' dog squad to keep eye on cheetahs at Kuno National Park
Seven decades after cheetahs became extinct in India, eight big cats were flown all the way from Namibia and welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 17 in the park.
Published on Sep 27, 2022 08:41 PM IST
BJP worker, cop & a journalist jailed for pushing young teen into prostitution
Suspended Ennore police station officer C Pugalendhi, BJP functionary G Rajendran, and Vinobaji, a journalist working for a private media channel, were sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Updated on Sep 27, 2022 08:06 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu begins ‘maun vrat’ at Patiala jail: ‘Silence during Navratri’
Sidhu was moved to the Patiala Central Jail after he surrendered before a local court on May 20 to serve the one-year prison term handed out to him by the Supreme Court in the 1988 road rage case.
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 11:07 PM IST
Cows have a field day, literally, at Guj govt office. Here’s all that happens
According to media reports, charitable trusts released thousands of cows into the streets of Gujarat to protest against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for not distributing funding to registered livestock pounds and shelters.
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 09:22 PM IST
Kejriwal hosts sanitation worker from Ahmedabad at his Delhi home | Watch
AAP leaders had also received Solanki at the airport and escorted him to Kejriwal's place for lunch.
Published on Sep 26, 2022 05:50 PM IST
Haridwar panchayat election: Polling peaceful in six blocks
The fate of 8,751 candidates is at stake for 4,305 positions in the district's three-tier panchayat elections.
Published on Sep 26, 2022 04:32 PM IST
U'khand teen ‘murder’: Priyanka urges govt to give full autopsy report to family
The receptionist, who was laid to rest earlier in the day, was allegedly murdered by now-expelled BJP leader Vinod Arya's son Pulkit Arya and his associates after she resisted their attempts to force her into prostitution.
Published on Sep 25, 2022 10:49 PM IST
Rakhi Sawant responds to Hema Malini's poll jibe: ‘If tea seller can become PM…’
Rakhi Sawant, sharing a clip on Instagram, thanked the PM for putting the key responsibility on her and considering her worthy of “the role”.
Published on Sep 25, 2022 07:29 PM IST
Delhi: Flood warning issued as Yamuna level nears ‘danger’ mark
At the Old Railway Bridge, the danger level is marked at 205.33m, while the water level at 1pm was 204.09m.
Published on Sep 25, 2022 05:28 PM IST
Teacher, a ‘swachhata mitra’, asks girl to remove dirty uniform, shunted out
MP Tribal Welfare Department's assistant commissioner Anand Rai Sinha said that after he came to know about pictures of the incident, the teacher, Shrawan Kumar Tripathi, was suspended on Saturday.
Published on Sep 25, 2022 04:10 PM IST
Watch | Cops save man from slipping onto track as train passes by on TN station
The two officers — RPF assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Arunjit and lady head constable PP Mini received widespread praise for their bravery and fortitude.
Published on Sep 24, 2022 10:49 PM IST
‘Not in Shivaji’s land’: Shinde, Fadnavis warn against ‘Pak Zindabad’ slogans
The PFI had reportedly organised the protest outside the district collector's office to denounce the recent nationwide raids on the outfit and the arrest of its activists.
Published on Sep 24, 2022 09:20 PM IST
Jupiter's closest approach to Earth in 59 years. NASA gives details
Jupiter will be approximately 590 million-km distant from Earth at the moment, as it was in 1963. At its farthest, Jupiter is over 965 million-km away from Earth.
Published on Sep 24, 2022 06:38 PM IST
Delhi traffic advisory: Avoid these roads as rains lash NCR for 3rd straight day
Commuters were asked to avoid travelling from Majlis Park towards the Azadpur stretch.
Published on Sep 24, 2022 06:27 PM IST
'Downfall of morals': Karnataka CM Bommai amid Congress PayCM campaign
Karnataka CM earlier Basavaraj Bommai had termed it a conspiracy to tarnish his and Karnataka’s reputation.
Published on Sep 24, 2022 04:19 PM IST
ByKanishka Singharia | Edited by Swati Bhasin
MP minister orders probe after pictures of schoolgirls cleaning toilet go viral
With a broom in their hands, students of Chakdevpur village's primary secondary school can be seen cleaning toilets and washing the floor by fetching water from a hand pump on the school premises.
Published on Sep 22, 2022 11:23 PM IST
‘Alcohol not harmful, even...’: Gujarat AAP candidate's remarks draw criticism
The comments sparked outrage, with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding an apology from him for "defaming" Gujarat and encouraging alcohol usage.
Published on Sep 22, 2022 09:01 PM IST
Video: Speeding car hits students fighting in Ghaziabad, but brawl doesn't stop
In the video, many students can be seen fleeing when they spotted a car approaching towards them. But two of them were eventually hit by the car.
Published on Sep 22, 2022 04:31 PM IST
Raju Srivastava’s post-mortem done through novel technique, says AIIMS physician
The funeral of the comedian will be held tomorrow at Nigambodh Ghat in Delhi. Srivastava was admitted to the AIIMS after suffering a heart attack at a hotel in Delhi on August 10.
Published on Sep 21, 2022 06:59 PM IST
Chennai man manoeuvres his bike parked beside a deep pit. Then this happens
According to reports, the 33-year-old man was trying to relocate his bike when he slipped into the open pit dug for a stormwater drainage system and a rod penetrated into his thigh.
Published on Sep 21, 2022 05:28 PM IST
'Gau Mata also angry': MLA brings cow to Rajasthan Assembly, but it runs away
In the video, BJP legislator Suresh Singh Rawat can be seen talking to reporters about the viral disease outside the Assembly, while the cow can be seen running away from the spot- presumably due to the excessive noise and consequent chaos.
Published on Sep 21, 2022 03:50 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi has a query on world's 2nd richest man & India’s unemployment rate
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for wishing to build a country where a “handful” of people “control” the entire country.
Updated on Sep 20, 2022 10:25 PM IST
DCW chief writes to Twitter, Delhi Police on child porn clips ‘sold for ₹20’
Twitter and the Delhi Police have been given time till September 26 to respond to the summonses.
Published on Sep 20, 2022 05:50 PM IST
BJP leader's appeasement dig at Rahul: 'Congress co-owner glorifying…'
The Karnataka BJP MLA also accused Rahul Gandhi, who is leading the Kashmir to Kanyakumari foot march, of “glorifying” the hijab.
Published on Sep 20, 2022 05:17 PM IST
'Foreign territory, will check...': Aviation minister on Punjab CM-Lufthansa row
Bhagwant Mann was on an eight-day visit to Germany to attract investment for Punjab and had to reschedule his return trip due to a last-minute change; a state government official claimed the rescheduling was because the chief minister was unwell.
Updated on Sep 20, 2022 03:15 PM IST
ByKanishka Singharia | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan
Watch: Kirpans, others weapons come out during clash over gurdwara leadership
In the video, members of the two groups can be seen engaging into a scuffle inside the sanctum sanctorum of the gurdwara located in German Colony, Faridkot.
Updated on Sep 18, 2022 10:13 AM IST