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Saturday, Jan 18, 2020
Aasheesh Sharma

Aasheesh Sharma


Aasheesh Sharma works with the opinion team at Hindustan Times. Over the last 20 years, he has worked with a wire service, newspapers, magazines and television. His story on the longest train journey in India was included in an anthology on train writings in 2014.

articles by Aasheesh Sharma (314 results)
Oct 23, 2018 13:19
Contractors hired to remove the barriers in the urban built environment must not be paid till civil society representatives sign off on the projects read more
Sep 25, 2018 17:47
The country’s population of deaf and speech disabled remains invisible at institutions of higher learning since most of them even fail to even complete school read more
Sep 12, 2018 12:27
The Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response on a petition seeking a “joint parenting plan” to reduce the trauma faced by children of divorced couples. Given the impact that alienation from either parent can have on the child, choosing between... read more
Aug 28, 2018 17:02
Some credit for their success must go to India’s robust junior shooting programme which was put in motion after the 2012 London Olympics read more
Jul 23, 2018 19:08
World Cup winner Mesut Ozil’s statements shine a light on the role identity and race play in modern-day sport and the ugly side to the concept of diversity read more
Jul 15, 2018 17:48
Does anybody have the gumption to question African middle-distance running champions about their accent or diction? Are French footballers, considered the best on the planet for excelling in their core competency, forced to speak in English? read more
Jun 22, 2018 18:42
One of the first officers of the IAS, Narendra Luther’s autobiography is particularly interesting for its anecdotes featuring, Nehru, PV Narasimha Rao, and NT Rama Rao, among others read more
Jun 12, 2018 13:11
Sakshi Malik, Yogeshwar Dutt, Vijender Singh and Sardara Singh would have been affected by the directive that has now been put on hold by the Haryana CM  read more
Mar 29, 2018 16:59
Beyond blaming the board, should we be examining whether the evaluation system is overburdened? Are smarter and more effective ways of assessment such as the proposed National Testing Agency the way forward? read more
Mar 06, 2018 17:58
14 months after the passing of the Right of Persons with Disabilities Bill, most states are yet to frame the draft rights read more
Feb 16, 2018 19:12
One of the most technically proficient batters of his generation, Sanjay Manjrekar’s account of his career humanises the cutthroat world of international cricket read more
Dec 31, 2017 19:57
One sphere where machines cannot hope to catch up with humans for at least a few years – and thank god for that – is in thought pieces and opinion articles. They haven’t caught up with journalists when it comes to gleaning facts on the ground and getting... read more
Oct 31, 2017 13:45
Sermons or edicts that run down India’s pluralistic culture, undermine women’s freedom, or promote anachronistic notions should not get the pulpit of religious seminaries read more
Oct 04, 2017 11:31
Participating in their first-ever football World Cup in any age group India have a chance to prove their credentials as a footballing nation and also as FIFA U-17 World Cup hosts. But this won’t transform Amarjit Singh Kiyam’s team into world-beaters... read more
Sep 11, 2017 12:18
It’s astonishing that the Andhra Pradesh chief minister cannot comprehend that more people will not automatically translate to fewer robots. read more