Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicChandni Chowk

Topic: Chandni Chowk

‘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.

How the imperial wives & daughters of Shah Jahan & Aurangzeb built Old Delhi

Of the nineteen major structures that Mughal women built in Shahjahanabad, fourteen are completed by 1650 by the wives and daughters of Shah Jahan. In...

SC ban takes light out of Diwali firecracker trade in NCR

The apex court order has impacted not only wholesalers and retailers, but also jobs in the informal sector dependent on fireworks business.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.