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Tuesday, Jan 21, 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 29, 2017 21:32
I am sure that if you are even remotely interested in news or crime or justice or even voyeurism, you have read about her case. After all, it’s one of those where the media comes out in full force, gives several headlines, and forces you to react. read more
Jul 16, 2017 11:21
Surdas let out a hearty laugh, involving everyone around. It was a laughter you don’t expect from an old, frail, blind man selling cigarettes by the road. Completely out of character. read more
Jun 17, 2017 23:17
I bought a pair of spectacles on a Father’s Day Super Mega Bumper Sale from a website that were delivered on the eve of the occasion to my house in a suburb of Chandigarh. I was not home. Papa received the package. read more
Jun 04, 2017 00:10
People who are ‘nice’ can be more annoying than those who are habitually rude. This is particularly true about people who are into a ‘cause’ and stuff like that; who think every place in the universe is a podium for a speech; and that every human being... read more
Jun 01, 2017 15:44
Amy decided to seek help on Facebook, and posted: “Anam is a beautiful human and a poet. A lot of us would have heard him recite his poems in many open mics. Anam is diagnosed with cancer and of course it’s sad beyond telling, for me to break this news...... read more
May 28, 2017 10:05
About her Punjabi connection — as the Forum is a flagship annual programme of HT-Punjab — she gushed about how she’s a “hardcore Jatti” who can read and write Gurmukhi (script). read more
May 21, 2017 00:09
The movie reveals how some nuance-killing, uniform traits of the market-driven new world can help us create a saleable, romantic idea of the old world. Sounds harsh? read more
May 06, 2017 22:52
She loves dogs. I had mixed feelings for dogs. Now, I too love dogs because I love her back. Isn’t that a lot of love? read more
Apr 23, 2017 10:54
In a park in a Chandigarh sector that houses a major hospital, a man sits on a bench through the day, almost unnoticed. All you need to do is stand next to him, no salutations required; he just needs the intent that your body language will anyway co... read more
Apr 09, 2017 11:33
Besides young men and women popping out of car sunroofs to celebrate their drunkenness and ice-cream vendors returning home in groups to avoid being robbed, there is another thing that features prominently in the life of those who drive on Chandigarh’s... read more
Mar 26, 2017 09:13
Circumvention of rules, sheer disregard, or not following the law because you don’t agree with it: Which one of these qualities would you like your child to possess? Don’t answer that. No law stipulates that you answer that. Note: We must do nothing... read more
Mar 21, 2017 07:11
They send photos of charas packed in neat bags and boxes. Show more interest and it escalates to home delivery, and the preferred mode is Speed Post. No private courier. read more
Mar 11, 2017 22:58
Only a lucky duck or a fortune-telling parrot could have predicted 77 seats for the Congress in the 117-member House. read more
Feb 26, 2017 10:59
What has a helicopter got to do with roses? Ask the civic authorities of Chandigarh. Maybe the 1,600 rose varieties in the 30-acre garden have a combined fragrance so strong that it can only be felt when you are hovering over the garden at a height of... read more
Feb 11, 2017 21:43
Fine, he is a legend, a rare singer-lyricist whose work is celebrated as much in the hinterland as it is in the drawing rooms of Chandigarh. No wonder, his new outing, ‘Punjab’, is all the rage across the Punjabi-speaking areas in India and abroad. read more