Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicChandni Chowk

Topic: Chandni Chowk

Over 100 shops burnt in massive fire at wholesale market in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk

The fire broke out in a shop at Mahalaxmi Market and soon spread to adjacent ones, all dealing in electrical appliances, said officials.

After delays and as previous work crumbles, Chandni Chowk gears up for phase 2 of revamp

Phase 2 of revamp project, which got a new chief nodal officer last week, will focus on restoring the façade of heritage buildings. But failure to maintain new order remains a concern.

‘Rules only for brick & mortar shops?’ Delhi traders despair as odd-even, weekend curfew remain

Sadar Bazar traders blame illegal hawkers for crowds, those in Chandni Chowk say they’ll write to govt by Jan-ed if rules are not relaxed. It’s a question of survival, they say.

‘Most important tourist destination’: Kejriwal inaugurates revamped Chandni Chowk stretch

Speaking at the event, Delhi CM said that earlier broken roads, dangling wires, traffic congestion were synonymous with Chandni Chowk but now it has become 'aesthetically appealing'.

‘Hawa Mahal’ in Chandni Chowk sparks row over violation of Delhi master plan

A trader reconstructs façade of his building in Shahjahanabad in the image of Jaipur’s Hawa Mahal. NDMC asks him to dismantle structure. Questions arise over rules.

Delhi’s Chandni Chowk gets new look, a restoration of not just facade but 400-yr-old legacy

Delhi govt will unveil Chandni Chowk's new look next month — freshly tiled with red sandstone, its sides colourful with flowerpots, punctuated with benches for the tired feet.

Makeshift structure at Hanuman temple after demolition put up by devotees, says NDMC mayor

Delhi units of the BJP and the AAP early January had sparred over the demolition of the 'old Hanuman temple' as part of the ongoing Chandni Chowk beautification plan.

Who razed Chandni Chowk Hanuman mandir, AAP or BJP? Residents don’t care, just want it back

The decades-old Hanuman temple was demolished in line with a Delhi High Court order, as part of Delhi govt's Chandni Chowk Redevelopment Plan, at 4 am Sunday.

AAP, BJP blame each other for demolition of 100-year-old Hanuman temple in Chandni Chowk

While AAP accused BJP-ruled North MCD of razing the Hanuman temple, BJP criticised the AAP saying the demolition was part of the Delhi govt's ongoing Chandni Chowk beautification plan.

Arvind Kejriwal says will not accept AAP leader Ashutosh’s resignation

AAP insiders claim Ashutosh was 'angry' over being denied a Rajya Sabha ticket by the party.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.