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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Manoj Kumar

Manoj Kumar

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Manoj Kumar is an assistant news editor at Chandigarh. He edits for the Punjab and Haryana news desks of Hindustan Times

articles by Manoj Kumar (28 results)
Aug 31, 2018 09:37
Amrita wrote a poem ‘Shaam ka Phool’ (The evening flower) after her first meeting with Imroz. The poet felt that Imroz, who was 10 years younger, met her a bit too late in life. read more
Feb 01, 2018 17:58
In Union Budget 2018, FM Arun Jaitley also announced plans to introduce “the world’s largest government funded health care programme”, saying it would cover some 500 million of the country’s poorest people. read more
Oct 31, 2017 17:19
On her death anniversary today, I am reminded of instances of her as an anxious mother, a protective grandma and a concerned live-in partner read more
Aug 14, 2017 11:20
As the midnight approached, AR Rehman started crooning his ‘Vande Matram’ song. The gathering also went wild with chants of ‘Vande Matram’ with a fervour that reminded me of the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for the Independence of the... read more
Nov 21, 2016 20:10
It was a veritable treat of poetry and poetic prose when the love story of celebrated poet Amrita Pritam and artist Imroz was narrated through the letters written by them to each other and their poems in the presence of none other than Imroz. read more
Nov 02, 2016 23:47
SPICE OF LIFE: She swung like a pendulum between hope and despair. As death stared at her, she wrote her touching swan song, ‘main tenu pher milaangi’, addressed to imroz read more
Mar 23, 2016 09:52
Sharp rises in education and healthcare costs in the last two years have hit India’s burgeoning middle class hard, denting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity among the relatively well-off ahead of a series of state elections. read more
Nov 04, 2015 19:16
Prospective depositors may not take up the scheme due to concerns that the tax department could question the source of gold, while others may find conventional bank deposit rates of 8% more attractive. read more
Oct 30, 2015 18:36
She is hailed more for the way she lived life on her own terms than the large body of literary work she left behind. Being trapped in a loveless marriage at a young age, Amrita Pritam dared to love – lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi at first, and artist Imroz... read more
Mar 07, 2015 11:01
Two days after HT reported rampant clearing of ‘protected’ forest areas in Raisina village of Gurgaon, authorities woke up to the menace. A joint team from the state pollution control board, forest, mining and town and country planning swung into action... read more
Oct 31, 2014 10:05
A few months after Amrita Pritam\'s demise on this day in 2005, my friend Ashwani called up from Rajpura. He told me that after listening to his rendering of some Sufi verses at her residence during her last days, Amrita had said, \"Ashwani, please come... read more
Sep 06, 2014 16:30
The residential government school, which had denied admission to a divorced ‘girl’, admitted her to Class 9 on Wednesday after the incident got media hype. The report was published in HT on August 26. read more
Aug 03, 2014 09:23
The family of Amrita Pritam, the late doyenne of Punjabi literature, has threatened to move court against the makers of a proposed film on her relationship with legendary film lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi, saying it had refused to approve the project even... read more
Mar 06, 2014 09:34
You would always be proud of being an eligible bachelor if someone like Amrita Pritam starts taking interest in looking for a match for you.I found myself in such a flattering position in the late \'90s when I was in touch with her and occasionally visited... read more
Oct 03, 2012 21:05
The success of the Araku Valley project proves that farming can be a productive enterprise if we go the cooperative way. Manoj Kumar writes. read more