Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: Delhi

Gutted Delhi camp puts spotlight on sub-human living conditions of Rohingyas in India

About 40,000 Rohingya refugees live in places like Delhi, Jammu, Hyderabad, Jaipur etc., and face ‘dismal’ living conditions and health risks.

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 Why waste your energy on an outdated law, which is being used to harass you.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.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.