Sunday, 29 May, 2022

Topic: Delhi

Prison doors have shut on Yasin Malik & decades-old peace bid. What’s Delhi’s new road-map?

In 2014, Manmohan Singh quietly handed over files containing the unsigned minutes of his secret envoy’s talks with Pakistan to Narendra Modi. But we are at an impasse again

It’s time we stop seeing Northeast as ‘punishment posting’. The racism is showing

When the IAS couple walking their dog in a stadium in Delhi was transferred to Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh many saw it as a ‘punishment’.

Suffocated in a self-made gas chamber—triple suicide story of a Delhi mother & 2 daughters

Depressed and ailing, three women in Delhi's Vasant Vihar area were found dead in a house with windows covered in plastic and four suicide notes detailing their financial troubles.

Delhi’s ‘lifeline’ Yamuna is drying up. Here’s how govt can combat water crisis

Rather than lurching from one water crisis to another, Jal Board should insure Delhi against water shortages with a policy-based approach. Here’s a model.

Gold bangle, nail paint, purple suit she wore that day — how bodies of 8 killed in Mundka fire were identified

While families of eight victims of the Mundka fire have identified the bodies of their loved ones, others have to wait for analysis of DNA samples.

Arrested Mundka building owner, family escaped fire by jumping on roof of adjacent building, say police

Following the arrest of Manish Lakra, the owner of a building in Mundka where a fire claimed 27 lives, Delhi police are now on the lookout for his family.

Illegal construction, change in land use led to high mortality at Mundka

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation, under which the Munda building that caught fire falls, had no information about its construction, or what the building was used for. 

Fear and desperation as families of Mundka fire victims search for loved ones 

A day after a fire tore through a four-storey manufacturing unit in Mundka, relatives waited at Sanjay Gandhi Hospital for news about their loved ones. As the day progressed, hope dwindled. 

No emergency exit, fire extinguishers — how ‘illegal’ building in Delhi’s Mundka turned death trap

Massive fire broke out in 4-storey building near Mundka Metro Station in Delhi Friday, killing at least 27. ThePrint recorded the tales of horror narrated by survivors, eyewitnesses.

20 dead, several feared trapped in massive fire at commercial building in Delhi’s Mundka

DCP Sameer Sharma says the fire spread on two floors of the building that is located near the Mundka metro station in the national capital.

On Camera


From Aviators to Kawasaki Ninja, the legend of Top Gun lives on

Back in the 80s, no man-cave was complete without posters of Tom Cruise zipping through turbulence in his F-14 jet. It still is.
File photo of people in masks in China | Representational image | ANI

India, China will soon be ‘economically sick’ after Covid subsides. Here’s how to avoid it

Emerging Asia can fall into an inequality trap after Covid. The poorest have been hit hardest by a reduction in their incomes. But there are remedies.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.