Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: Delhi

More Indians are being diagnosed with lung cancer, and it’s not because they’re smoking

Studies suggest that air pollution, both indoor and outdoor, is linked to rising lung cancer cases among non-smokers, particularly the young & women.

Seven years on, Anna is a political untouchable in Delhi

While he is back at Ramlila Maidan campaigning for the same issues as in 2011, his supporters and sympathisers have moved on.

Modi govt representative meets Anna Hazare and assures him of considering his demands

Anna blamed lack of media coverage for thinning crowds as hardly a few hundred people turned up for his hunger strike at Ramlila Maidan Monday.

You can’t come into my house, seal it & then discuss: Minister H.S. Puri on Delhi sealing drive

Union urban affairs minister says he isn’t questioning the committee’s right to seal, but there can’t be a situation where due process isn’t being followed.

The problem is not Kejriwal’s apologies, it is India’s defamation law

If I had these cases against me, I would have apologised on the first day itself. Why waste your energy on an outdated law, which is being used to harass you.

Arvind Kejriwal needs to stop cribbing now because he knew very well what he walked into

Amid the allegations about AAP MLAs assaulting Anshu Prakash, Arvind Kejriwal has to play second fiddle to lieutenant governor, the Constitution says so.

How liberal, feminist women in Delhi’s colleges navigate the dating world

Love in the times of hate politics. Gurmehar Kaur writes on dating trysts with political opponents

Delhi traders move SC against sealing drive conducted by court-appointed panel

Not convinced by affidavits filed by agencies, the SC directed that its three-member committee seal illegal commercial spaces in residential colonies.

Delhi Metro: Uncovering class bias is good journalism. Don’t paint it as a click-bait trick

Over the last 24 hours, my attempt to highlight class discrimination as a space-agnostic phenomenon has been hailed as a classic example of unethical, click-baity journalism, or even worse, a cheap publicity stunt. It was none of this.

Deadly Delhi fireworks factory was making crackers named after Filipino boxer Pacquiao

Investigators suspect Bawana factory used to supply a deadly cracker, ‘Pacquiao Ultramaa’, to Philippines illegally due to high demand.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.