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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

Rs 500 makes life more saral

With just days to go before the deadline for filing personal tax returns expires, the queues at Mayur Bhavan are serpentine.

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Published on Jul 29, 2006 02:46 AM IST
None | By, New Delhi

Colour of speed money

A bank manager who refuses to accept a ration card as residential proof; a policeman who hints at a bribe to expedite an investigation or a passport officer who keeps your application in deep freeze. These are only a few faces of the red tape and corruption one encounters every day. Instead of succumbing to the corrupt, exercising your right to information can help you deliver them a body blow.

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Published on Jul 01, 2006 10:59 AM IST
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HT's drive against bribe begins today

We will bring you news that will highlight the importance of the RTI Act.

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Updated on Jul 01, 2006 04:02 AM IST
None | By, New Delhi

Don?t grease their palms ? use RTI

Starting July 1, a nationwide anti-bribery drive is being launched by HT.

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Updated on Jun 28, 2006 03:18 AM IST
None | By, New Delhi

Don?t grease their palms ? use RTI

WHEN A sewer line in Hauz Khas got choked, resident Madhuri Bhaskar complained to the Delhi Jal Board ? but to little avail. After waiting for a month, she finally filed an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act to know the status of her complaint. In two days, the sewer problem vanished.

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Published on Jun 28, 2006 01:29 AM IST
None | By, New Delhi

Football widows declare war

Football widows declare war

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Published on Jun 10, 2006 03:29 AM IST
None | By, New Delhi

Ride the ranges, at leisure

Idyllic hamlets, streams and lush green valleys welcomes peace-seekers in Taragarh.

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Published on May 06, 2005 03:53 PM IST
PTI | By, New Delhi

A stairway to the past

It is an oasis of serenity in the Capital?s concrete jungle.

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Published on May 09, 2005 10:33 AM IST
PTI | By, New Delhi

BEYOND THE RAMP: LIFW Jottings

The Men in Blue are no longer the flavour of the month. But this didn't stop a few of them from sharing a bite and banter. Irfan Pathan, Mohammed Kaif and Harbhajan Singh were spotted talking style.

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Published on Apr 23, 2005 12:24 PM IST
PTI | ByAnuradha Kaul/Aasheesh Sharma, New Delhi

BEYOND THE RAMP: On the periphery

The very first day of the Week has seen a series of thefts. Kolkata-based fashion designer Shantanu Goenka, touted as one of the more promising debutants at the Week, lost his luggage and his wallet.

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Updated on Apr 23, 2005 12:24 PM IST
PTI | By, New Delhi

Toast of the nation for Narain Karthikeyan

Business honchos and party animals alike wished him all the luck. More on F1 | Narain

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Updated on Mar 24, 2005 06:36 PM IST
PTI | By, New Delhi

Soulful Pondicherry

The world renowned golden dome at Auroville stands out in the landscape

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Published on Feb 08, 2005 04:39 PM IST
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Soulful Pondicherry

The world renowned golden dome at Auroville stands out in the landscape

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Published on Feb 08, 2005 04:39 PM IST
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Gambhir gameplan

Gautam Gambhir, India?s new opening bat, talks to HT City about his Test debut.

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Published on Oct 31, 2004 01:46 PM IST
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Tendulkar, Ratnam pitch for a cause

With Sachin making a pitch for the disabled, hopefully policy makers will come out of their slumber, writes Aasheesh Sharma.

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Updated on Oct 20, 2004 09:25 PM IST
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Batting for Delhi

That Delhi has emerged as the cricket powerhouse of the nation is obvious.

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Updated on Sep 06, 2004 05:52 PM IST
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The AB fan club grows

That Amitabh Bachchan is a national icon is stating the obvious. His fan club is also as eclectic as fan clubs can be.

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Updated on Sep 02, 2004 05:28 PM IST
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Mandy hits an extraa cover drive

?Rahul Dravid fields there when he is not keeping. So does Mathew Hayden, my favourite cricketer,? declares Mandira Bedi.

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Updated on Sep 02, 2004 10:13 AM IST
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Dope lowdown

Pratima Kumari was allegedly injected with hormones that increased her muscle bulk.

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Published on Aug 21, 2004 05:26 PM IST
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Indomitable bikers on top of the world

The TVS Fiero FX OutThere Adventurers team has covered four passes in tough terrain in one day.

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Updated on Aug 09, 2004 06:35 PM IST
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Huck Finn?s in town

In veteran theatreperson Feisal Alkazi new play the mischief of Tom Sawyer meets the irreverence of Huckleberry Finn.

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Updated on Aug 04, 2004 03:56 PM IST
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Have cash, will flash

Understatement has gone out of vogue this wedding season. Embroidery, coloured stones and crystal are back in fashion.

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Updated on Jul 28, 2004 04:58 PM IST
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Defying convention, making history

A group of students from the Delhi College of Engineering have designed a Formula One car

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Updated on Jul 26, 2004 03:51 PM IST
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Step ahead in style

There?s a smorgasbord of fashionable footwear and decent discounts on offer at the Big CP Sale, on at leading shoe outlets.

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Updated on Jul 23, 2004 05:32 PM IST
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Don?t blame it on the rain

Although the monsoons are nowhere in sight, a rain check on your car may not be a bad idea.

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Updated on Jul 21, 2004 05:01 PM IST
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Get a style crush

The cool fabric is breathable and comfortable. The soothing hues make it all the more cool.

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Updated on Jul 20, 2004 04:58 PM IST
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Schumi?s homecoming

Hockenheim, has never been a particularly good track for him.

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Updated on Jul 15, 2004 09:44 PM IST
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A promise of quality

Asian Motors CEO Ankur Sachdeva gets hands-on experience of the paint shop that strives to achieve OEM standards.

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Updated on Jun 23, 2004 04:06 PM IST
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Tank up on fuel sense

Ensuring correct quantity and good quality at a petrol pump is easy.

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Updated on Jun 16, 2004 05:06 PM IST
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Change windscreen in a jiffy

Call in the Windshields Experts - they not only replace or repair your shattered glass without a glitch, they do it in a jiffy.

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Updated on Jun 16, 2004 05:04 PM IST
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