Neha Mahajan

Neha Mahajan is senior content curator with the HT website. She has 5 years of experience of handling news shifts on digital desks.

Articles by Neha Mahajan

As it happened: It’s Saint Teresa, declares Pope Francis at Vatican ceremony

More than a hundred thousand people are expected at Sunday’s canonisation ceremony for Mother Teresa at the Vatican City, marking the culmination of a process described as long, complex, opaque and often contentious.
A tapestry depicting Mother Teresa of Calcutta is seen in the facade of Saint Peter's Basilica during a mass, celebrated by Pope Francis, for her canonisation in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.(Reuters Photo)
A tapestry depicting Mother Teresa of Calcutta is seen in the facade of Saint Peter's Basilica during a mass, celebrated by Pope Francis, for her canonisation in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Sep 04, 2016 03:51 PM IST
By, New Delhi

On 70th Independence Day, Google Doodle celebrates India’s tryst with destiny

As India celebrates its 70th Independence Day, Google has paid homage to Jawaharlal Nehru for his historic midnight speech “Tryst with Destiny”.
Google Doodle on 70th Independence Day.
Google Doodle on 70th Independence Day.
Updated on Aug 15, 2016 10:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

As it happened: Need to fight against social evils, says PM on I-Day

As the nation soaks in festivities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will shortly deliver his I-Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort. Ahead of the India’s 70th Independence Day, the PM sought inputs from citizens on government websites. The best suggestions will be incorporated into his address.
PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation on 70th Independence Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort.(Arvind Yadav/ HT Photo)
PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation on 70th Independence Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort.(Arvind Yadav/ HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 15, 2016 12:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySandip Bardhan and Neha Mahajan, New Delhi

Issue of atrocities against Dalits shouldn’t be publicised: Rajnath in LS

Parliament discusses on Thursday the atrocities on Dalits, with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati demanding a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the House.
A view of the Lok Sabha during the ongoing monsoon session on Friday.(PTI)
A view of the Lok Sabha during the ongoing monsoon session on Friday.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 11, 2016 08:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySandip Bardhan and Neha Mahajan, New Delhi

Acting is one of the world's toughest jobs, says TVF's founder Arunabh Kumar

In an e-mail interview to Hindustan Times, Arunabh Kumar speaks about the new web- series, TVF’s new website and his journey as an actor.
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Updated on Jun 20, 2015 01:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Nepal quake: Twitter to rescue even as some on social media lose plot

Twitter has become the most effective tool for ministers and officials to coordinate relief or help people in distress after Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal.
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A-collapsed-building-after-7-9-magnitude-earthquake-hit-Kathmandu-Nepal-Reuters-Photo
Updated on Apr 27, 2015 11:38 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByJayanth Jacob and Neha Mahajan, New Delhi

How they got it wrong with Nepal earthquake posts on social media

The ripples of the 7.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal were also felt on social media, where some were left red faced thanks to their insensitive posts on Twitter and Facebook.
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In-this-photo-released-by-China-s-Xinhua-News-Agency-a-collapsed-building-is-seen-in-Nepal-s-capital-Kathmandu-AP-Photo
Updated on Apr 27, 2015 11:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Our netas and their love for 'hate speeches'

The chargesheeting of BJP president Amit Shah and the FIR against the party's star campaigner, Yogi Adityanath, by the UP police on the eve of crucial by-elections have again put the spotlight on hate speeches.
Updated on Sep 11, 2014 05:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

From launch of Jan Dhan Yojana to scrapping of Plan Panel: Top 10 decisions by Modi govt

From the announcement to scrap Planning Commission to launching Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, HT takes a look at the top 10 decisions taken by his government after coming to power.
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Updated on Sep 02, 2014 09:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

What happened when India spoke to Pakistan

For both the countries where ceasefire violations and terror attacks make headlines, AIB's attempt to get strangers from India and Pakistan to speak to each other really shows how borders can be erased with a simple conversation.
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HT Image
Updated on Aug 16, 2014 05:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

'Zero defect, zero effect' to 'Make in India': Modi's jugglery with words

As the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi appeared to channelise his oratory skills to another level in his address to the nation during his first-ever Independence Day speech.
Updated on Aug 15, 2014 09:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi
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