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Friday, Feb 28, 2020
Aarish Chhabra

Aarish Chhabra


Aarish Chhabra is an assistant news editor at Chandigarh. He handles the regional online portal and social media team, besides reporting and writing primarily on politics and socio-cultural markers.

articles by Aarish Chhabra (281 results)
Jul 14, 2018 23:50
Is Chandigarh not the land of opportunity? The place that has jobs, wide eyes and roads; money, and big cars and houses, and all that jazz! At some point, that’s not enough. read more
Jul 01, 2018 11:28
Are you not filled with dread every time another video of a young man ravaged by drugs surfaces on social media? In the last two weeks, videos have been emerging from all corners of Punjab. read more
Jun 17, 2018 10:16
If you don’t know who Doga is, you should be ashamed of yourself, particularly if you know Batman and claim to be patriotic. Doga, as the name suggests, is no ordinary human being. read more
Jun 03, 2018 00:26
The students had got less than perfect marks in English, and they said it’s not their fault but of the evaluation. So, they held a protest at the CBSE office. read more
May 20, 2018 09:11
I have got into the habit of driving around in Chandigarh after midnight and looking at the beautiful houses in the northern sectors. I tried calling it a hobby, but, to be honest, it’s an addiction read more
May 06, 2018 09:43
From being invisible at a function in Chandigarh, to being so successful that people love to hate him, Kapil Sharma is the forever star of Indian comedy. read more
Apr 22, 2018 09:26
Being sad in Chandigarh is a comfortable thought. The wide open spaces are swept in all months by a constant breeze that makes it seem possible to just float; float, not swim. read more
Apr 08, 2018 09:19
After committing some herbal sins, four of us had landed at a nightly store in Chandigarh’s Sector 35 with case of the munchies! At the door, some cops were blocking our way to mandatory salvation. read more
Mar 25, 2018 12:09
Apparently to avoid getting into wrangles over identifying Sikhs among women, Chandigarh administration simply exempted all women from wearing helmets. Now there are reports that the admn may finally take away that exemption altogether. read more
Mar 10, 2018 22:27
A trip to a semi-Punjabi town in Rajasthan, as far removed from Chandigarh as from Jaipur, about 350 kilometres in opposite directions. And inside a single-storey structure painted a pale, endearing yellow, looking like a nostalgia shop read more
Feb 24, 2018 19:24
French connection: Artists collaborate as part of a Franco-Indian govt project to ‘tell cities their own stories’ through art that is ‘for the people’ read more
Feb 11, 2018 10:31
As a police inspector accused of moral policing finally apologised at the cost of two deaths, it’s time to wonder what triggers this behaviour, and why people say sorry at all, especially when they don’t mean it. read more
Jan 28, 2018 10:34
There are times when you absolutely love the fact that you live in Chandigarh, the headquarters of a part of the world that often goes against the grain. This was one of those times. read more
Jan 13, 2018 22:17
‘The man behind Old Monk is dead,’ said a headline. Moving from one weblink to another, I landed on an analytical report about the fall and fall of the iconic brand. Just then, John Mayer confessed through the car stereo: “I’m a bad boy for breaking... read more
Dec 31, 2017 10:03
Four nights, five days, before he was caught by the Chinese and sent back after three months in a jail there. “I think they found out that I was no warrior. I was harmless, they must have thought.” read more