Friday, 16 November, 2018

Topic: Delhi

Anti-Sikh riots

34 years later, 1984 anti-Sikh riot case gets its first conviction

A Delhi court has convicted two persons for killing two men here during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
A pedestrian covers his face with a handkerchief for protection against air pollution in New Delhi | Shahbaz Khan/PTI

35% residents want to leave Delhi-NCR to escape air pollution, says survey

Nearly 57% respondents faced health issues because of bad air, shows a survey by Local Circles, a social networking site for civic cooperation.
A rave party in Bangalore | Robert Wallis/Corbis via Getty Images

Brash Delhi vs laidback Bengaluru: How India’s party scene changes with the zone

The nightlife culture of India has undergone a sea change in the last 10 years, and there is no one way the country kicks up its heels.
The skyline of Shanghai on a polluted day on February 23, 2018

As our cities get more crowded & polluted, taking trains to work might be the only answer

How the world deals with the pressure, as urbanization pushes our metro areas still closer to breaking point, will define the shape of transport over the coming decades.
Office space in Paharpur Business Centre, Delhi

How we breathe the cleanest air in one of Delhi’s most polluted office areas

In their book How to Grow Fresh Air, Kamal Meattle and Barun Aggarwal write about how simple things and determination can help curb air pollution.
A screen shot of the viral tweet

Dhruv Rathee among those who shared half the story behind BJP-AAP scuffle

One set of videos of scuffle at Delhi's Signature Bridge show BJP's Manoj Tiwari assaulting cops while others show AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan pushing the MP.
School children leaving for school amid heavy smog in New Delhi | Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

India’s poisonous air is harming children — both born and unborn

Two-hour cracker burning window and knee-jerk policies are not going to save our children from air pollution.
Air pollution in Delhi | PTI

SC wants old cars off Delhi roads, but nobody knows how to go about it

There is no clarity on where the government will keep the impounded vehicles or what it will do with them.
Anti-Sikh riots | Jacques Langevin/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images

Anti-Sikh riots of 1984 were three days of furlough given to criminals by police, Congress

One most significant fact about the anti-Sikh riots of 1984 was how dramatically it all stopped the moment the first Army units moved in.

Instead of firecrackers, SC should focus on increasing Delhi’s bus fleet

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