Himanshu Mehta

  • Journaling as Journalism.

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    Does the word journalist owe its origin to the word 'journal'? According to that repository of collective wisdom, the Wikipedia, the word journalism is ...

  • No arrangements for senior citizens or the physically challenged at booths

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    "I voted for a change today. I must say though, in all frankness, that the experience was anything but enjoyable or uplifting. A ...

  • Physically-challenged, senior citizens have a tough time at polling booths 10-04-2014 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission had directed polling officers to make sure that special arrangement were made for the physically-challenged voters; but not much seemed to have changed. Here is a report by Himanshu Mehta of CNN-IBN. Despite news reports attributed to the Election Commission that special arrangements are in...
  • AAP, hum and a trust motion

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    Sheila Dikshit showed us how graceless she could be when she didn't attend AAP's swearing-in. Harsh Vardhan cut a real sorry figure at the trust...

  • AAP, hum and a trust motion

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    Sheila Dikshit showed us how graceless she could be when she didn't attend AAP's swearing-in. Harsh Vardhan cut a real sorry figure at the trust...

  • The Jaipur road tragedy: A Malthusian take

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    The Jaipur tragedy where two members of a family died in a road accident raises several questions once again about the public's insensitivity, the officials'...

  • Bemusedly yours: The government's fuel policy

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    My Sunday mornings are perhaps no different than those of fellow men who toil the week away to put bread on the table. One woke...

  • Aayush, the 10-year-old braveheart

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    Dear all, Those of you who know me well are aware that I was recently operated upon at Medanta, The Medicity, Gurgaon, and ...

  • Watch: Honey, I shrunk President Obama 21-01-2009 08:58 PM

    Professor John Hart brings nanotechnology to the level of the common man. ...
  • Move over Japan: China gets fastest train on planet 06-08-2008 05:40 PM

    New Delhi: China's gearing up for the Olympics and how. Apart from building some impressive stadia, there's also an awesome mode of transport to get you to the venue. China has built the fastest rail service on the planet. At 350 kilometers per hour, the trains will rocket from Beijing...
  • These goggles could help you find lost stuff 04-04-2008 09:10 PM

    Melbourne: Having claimed the prized wicket of Sachin Tendulkar in both the innings of the first match at Melbourne, Australia pace spearhead Peter Siddle hopes to nail the iconic batsman again during the Test series. Sachin is a big scalp and to get him out is nice. There's a lot...
  • Technology helps paralysed man triumph over tragedy 28-03-2008 10:30 PM

    Chennai: Presented the Polly Umrigar Award in recognition of the 1,285 runs with six centuries he made from 15 Tests between October 2010 and September 2011, Rahul Dravid on Saturday attributed his performance to hard work. Dravid, who was not present at the awards function here when his parents received...
  • Russian makes car planes to beat traffic jams 15-03-2008 02:30 AM

    Sydney: Australian fast bowler Brett Lee does not believe the subcontinent is the hub of match-fixing and illegal betting activities, and that corruption can happen in any sport. Lee, who has vested interest in India through a series of business deals, has jumped to the subcontinent’s defense following the outcome...
  • 17yearold Indian American wins Junior Nobel 14-03-2008 12:22 AM

    Greater Noida: India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh was awed after watching the Formula One inaugural Indian Grand Prix on Sunday, but said it would be difficult for the sport to match cricket's popularity in India as it is only an annual event. Yuvraj, who watched the 60-lap race with fellow...
  • Dream on Wheels: Cars that fly, run on air 21-01-2008 09:34 PM

    New Delhi: Retired Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan feels his former teammate Hashan Tillakaratne should either furnish proof of match-fixing by the country's cricketers or stop making such allegations as he might just end up getting sued. "I don't know why he has said this. If somebody is making...