Anupriya is a Content Producer at the Hindustan Times. A student of Delhi University and Times School of Journalism, she has an experience of over five years on the desk. You can read her blog ‘My Roving Diaries’ on

Articles by Anupriya

Meet desi action hero: Delhi Police constable Satyender Lathwal

Delhi cop Satyender Lathwal, who nabbed fleeing chain snatcher risking his life, speaks about showing exemplary courage.

In the viral video, Delhi Police constable Satyendra hatched a snatcher who was fleeing after stealing a woman’s necklace.
Published on Dec 07, 2022 12:28 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

FIFA World Cup 2022: Inked for the love of all things football

Football fervour has engulfed the country, amid the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Tattoo artists across Delhi-NCR are inundated with queries and bookings (Photo: AFP)
Updated on Dec 01, 2022 12:04 PM IST
BySanchita Kalra, Ashish Kumar Singh and Anupriya Mishra

CeramicsFest is back in the city after a two-year break

From home decor items to tableware and more, the festival features handmade ceramic products by 84 artists.

Delhi Blue Pottery Trust’s annual studio pottery festival, CeramicsFest Delhi 2022, features stoneware products, diffusers, decorative elephants, turtles and birds.
Published on Nov 29, 2022 12:27 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Retelling Mahabharata, the Broadway style

The musical directed and choreographed by theatre personalities Bharat and Sharat Prabhath, aims to leave viewers in the Capital entranced with its magnificent display on stage.

The musical show titled 18 Days: Dusk Of An Era portrays the battle of Mahabharata though multiple dance forms such as Bharatanatyam and Kathak.
Published on Nov 28, 2022 06:02 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Breathless due to the crowd, rue commuters of Delhi metro

A Delhi court has expressed concern over the issue of overcrowding in public transport and sought a report from the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

The recent overcrowding in the coaches, especially during the peak hours, has raised the eyebrows of both passengers and authorities. (Photo: Raj K Raj/HT)
Published on Nov 28, 2022 03:02 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Thank you so much Dilli, say artistes

Musicians got floored by Delhi audience who let loose and marvelled at the mesmerising notes, at the recent ASEAN India Music Festival 2022.

Singer and composer Papon enthralled delhiites with numbers such as Tu Jo Mila, at the ASEAN India Music Festival 2022. (Photo: Raajessh Kashyap/HT)
Published on Nov 22, 2022 04:48 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Ensuring the city doesn’t stink, NGOs score sanitation goals

On World Toilet Day, today, which is officially observed by the UN, there are events being organised in the city, to commemorate the day.

Delhi-based NGO BasicShit has installed around 180 toilets in Delhi and recycled over 10 metric tonnes of plastic. Recently, a few toilets for women were also installed at a refugee camp in Majnu Ka Tila.
Published on Nov 19, 2022 12:28 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Xmas festivities kick-off in OG spirit across Delhi-NCR

It doesn’t need to be December to feel the Christmas cheer! The age-old tradition of cake mixing has brought back the Yuletide spirit like pre-Covid times.

Hotels across Delhi-NCR celebrate the age-old tradition of cake mixing on a large scale after two and a half years of Covid-19.
Updated on Nov 19, 2022 12:24 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Trade Fair is back with a bang!

India International Trade Fair (IITF) has returned in its original avatar sans Covid curbs. With the theme of Vocal for Local, Local to Global, this year the grand event has more than 2,500 exhibitors from 29 Indian states, union territories, and 14 countries, at Delhi’s Pragati Maidan.

Turkey’s mosaic lamps at the 41st edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF), which recently kicked off at Pragati Maidan in Delhi. (Photo: Raajessh Kashyap/HT)
Updated on Nov 16, 2022 07:47 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra and Priyaanshie Raathore

Show some kindness, say good samaritans as they prep for winter

On World Kindness Day, today, NGOs based in Delhi-NCR share how they are trying to spread the warmth to those in need.

Delhi-NCR based NGOs share how they are planning to help the underprivileged in the city on the occasion of World Kindness Day. (Photo: Prabhas Roy/HT)
Published on Nov 13, 2022 03:16 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

This auto driver is on a quest for a greener city

On World Transport Day (today), auto driver Mahendra Kumar shares what motivated him to grow a garden on the top of his auto and how this garden stays intact atop a moving vehicle.

Mahendra Kumar, an auto driver in Delhi has a mini garden atop the roof of his auto and these include both flowering and vegetable plants. (Photo: Dhruv Sethi/HT)
Published on Nov 10, 2022 07:12 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Passages from Mahabharata come alive on canvas

Exploring The Epic Mahabharat is an ongoing exhibition in Delhi that features artworks of artists like Aditya Basak, Jaya Ganguly, Chandra Bhattacharjee and Samir Aich. Curated by Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya the exhibition brings the epic alive on canvases.

The ongoing exhibition at Art Magnum explores the Mahabharata and relates it to contemporary times.
Updated on Nov 09, 2022 08:13 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Couples opt for paid studios, out-of-town locales for pre-wedding shoots, amid smog season

Troubled by the toxicity in the air, couples in Delhi-NCR are opting for paid studios, out-of-town locales for their pre-wedding shoots. Delhi-based photographers talk about their preferred choice for shoots.

As the shaadi season is here, couples who want a memorable pre-wedding shoot are considering out-of-town locations. (Photo: Adnan Abidi/Reuters)
Updated on Nov 09, 2022 11:50 AM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Smogged Delhi: Runners tweak plans to stay fit

Cycling, running and jogging groups in the city are once again in a fix on whether or not to go outdoors amid severe AQI. Some cancel plans, others change routes to trip in lesser polluted zones.

AQI levels in Delhi-NCR breach the 400 mark making air quality dip to ‘severe’ category. This has made walking, cycling, and other physical activities difficult in the open areas. (Photo: Arvind Yadav (photo for representation purpose only))
Published on Nov 06, 2022 03:03 AM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

A dose of comedy, courtesy Salman Khan!

The play, Mera Pati Salman Khan, is a farcical comedy that will be staged for the first time since the pandemic hit. The narrative explores some simple yet pertinent aspects of human life, which have seemingly refused to change even in the post-Covid era.

A scene from the play, Mera Pati Salman Khan, which is a farcical comedy by Delhi-based Navras Natya Sansthan.
Published on Nov 06, 2022 02:51 AM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Encapsulating Paresh Maity’s journey of three decades in art

Artist Paresh Maity is showcasing the works that he has created in the last 32 years, at the exhibition titled Infinite Light. Presently on display at Bikaner House in Delhi, this show will travel to other cities namely Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru, till March 2023. In total, it will feature 450 artworks, across India.

Artist Paresh Maity’s works are displayed at an exhibition that will be showcased in four cities across India.
Published on Nov 06, 2022 02:37 AM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Halloween ’22: DU students to turn up the spook-meter!

Delhi University students are all set to have a fantastic Halloween this year. From Kamala Nehru College to Shri Ram College of Commerce, events are planned across the campus, for the occasion, and include competitions, cosplay and celebrations.

SGTB Khalsa College had a wicked art installation as part of its Halloween event. It featured a witch with the face of a bird, dressed as a bride.
Published on Oct 31, 2022 02:14 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Abhishek Kapur: Got in BCom in KMC because I was good at sports

Television actor Abhishek Kapur relives his Delhi days, and shares how sports has always been an integral part of his life. From his love for Butter Chicken available in Delhi to playing cricket in Delhi University, he shares a lot and reveals how he switched from sports to acting.

Actor Abhishek Kapur revisited his alma mater, Modern School on Barakhamba Road, during his recent trip to Delhi. (Photo: Gokul VS/HT)
Published on Oct 30, 2022 05:34 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Chhath fervour: Youth in Delhi to celebrate with #famjam

Chhath Puja celebrations are in full swing, and joining in the fun are many college students, who’ve stayed back in the city this year. Sharing their excitement to be part of the festival in its original avatar, like the pre-Covid times, some Delhi University students share how they are bonding with their families over festivities.

College students in Delhi to celebrate Chhath Puja with their loved ones. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Published on Oct 29, 2022 03:07 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Delhi-based artist navigates through art and the world

When we travel, we often see a new perspective of life

Delhi-based artist, Shashi Tripathi sought inspiration, for her works, from navigation.
Published on Oct 25, 2022 12:12 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Diwali rangoli: Rang rang mein, Delhiites get their festive game on

Delhi-based rangoli artists share how the demand for their services is seeing an increase this year. Some Delhiites share how they are using online tutorials to make creative designs whereas a few professionals suggest fantastic tips to make skilful patterns using just the basics at home.

Delhi-based rangoli artists share how they are receiving an increase in requests to make rangoli this year. (Photo: Shutterstock (For representational purposes only))
Published on Oct 22, 2022 04:05 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Ghaziabad ban on dog breeds: Haven’t you trained your pet? Beware!

Recent incidents of attacks by pet dogs have caused the Ghaziabad authorities to ban Pitbull, Rottweiler, and Dogo Argentino. But animal rescuers and trainers feel that training pets is crucial and pet parents are equally responsible for the safety of everyone.

The recent ban on Pitbull, Rottweiler and Dogo Argentino, in Ghaziabad, remphasises the need for training of pets. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 19, 2022 04:05 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Shama Sikander: I don’t like to bargain with artisans

Actor Shama Sikander feels “logon ka bas chale toh bade bade brands se bhi bargain kar lein”. In Delhi recently, she couldn’t help but get consumed by the infectious festive spirit of the festival, and had a gala time looking at the Diwali decorations in Potters Market near Sarojini Nagar. But also confesses that when in the city, what enamours her the most are gulab jamun from Old Delhi!

Actor Shama Sikander is awestruck by the beautifully crafted home decor artefacts available in Pottery Market of Sarojini Nagar in Delhi. (Photo: Manoj Verma/HT)
Published on Oct 16, 2022 05:09 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

#DilliDiwaliDhoom: Where’s the card party tonight!

Diwali card parties are back after two years, and Delhiites are going all out to make these a grand affair. From casino theme to Rajasthani decor, the list of demands is unending from those hosting these, say party planners in the city.

Casino themed card parties have gained popularity in Delhi-NCR this year, ahead of Diwali. (Photo: Shutterstock (For representational purposes only))
Published on Oct 15, 2022 01:49 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

#DilliWaliShaadi: Now requesting, viral dance video!

Delhi-based choreographers say they have been flooded with calls asking for synchronised dance performances at weddings, so that the videos capturing these can go viral.

Delhiites want a viral-worthy choreography, ahead of the shaadi season! (Photo: MSChoreography)
Updated on Oct 15, 2022 01:36 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Royal realms: Art that transcends eras to celebrate heritage

At the 12th edition of Royal Fables, 51 finely curated exhibits ranging from textiles to wildlife paintings are on display. The event also has a heritage drive, by Heritage Motoring Club of India, featuring 13 rare cars.

The 12th season of Royal Fables showcases exquisite art, jewellery, and more. (Photo: Ajay Singh Peelwa and Studio Kishangarh)
Published on Oct 15, 2022 01:24 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Terracotta tales travel to Delhi: Art acquires beautiful forms

An exhibition of terracotta artefacts are showcased at Triveni Kala Sangam in the Capital, by Blue Pottery Trust. Artisans from across the country have travelled to the city to display their works as part of this show.

Terracotta exhibits crafted by artisans from across India are on display at this show in Delhi.
Updated on Oct 06, 2022 08:19 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

Durga Puja: Minissha prays for strength at her first pandal visit in Delhi

Actor Minissha Lamba recently visited Delhi, to perform in a play after two years of the pandemic, and make the most of this opportunity to get drenched in the pujo fervour of the Capital. She headed to one of the oldest Durga Puja pandals in Delhi, at Minto Road, to seek blessings of the Goddess in person and absorb in the exuberance of the colourful celebrations.

Actor Minissha Lamba visited the Minto Road Durga Puja, which has one of the oldest pandals in Delhi. (Photos: Gokul VS/HT)
Updated on Oct 05, 2022 04:18 PM IST
ByAnupriya Mishra, New Delhi

All mothers and newborns must get equitable health care

Respectful maternity care and the ‘birth companions’, are among the key strategies to ensure that women have a positive pregnancy and delivery experience.

Once babies are born, an array of care is required to ensure that they are warm, nourished, and protected from infection. Postnatal care for mothers and babies begins immediately after birth, typically in the health facility.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 18, 2018 08:48 AM IST
ByAnupriya Patel
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