Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: Delhi

5 policemen & 1 home guard stabbed inside Delhi police station, one constable ‘critical’

According to police, an unidentified man came as a complainant to the Cyber Cell Police Station and started attacking the staff with a sharp weapon.

‘Robbers’ fire at police during search operation in Delhi’s Yamuna Khadar, 2 injured

The injured have been shifted to the hospital and a case under sections 186/353/307/34 IPC and 27 Arms Act was registered after several weapons were recovered from their possession.

Doctor among 10 held as Delhi Police bust ‘kidney racket that lured poor & homeless with cash’

The matter allegedly came to light when some of the accused were seen outside a Delhi hospital, offering money to homeless people. The hospital then informed the Hauz Khas police.

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. 

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.