Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicDelhi

Topic: Delhi

In this Muslim neighbourhood, triple talaq verdict spells gloom

While images of burqa-clad women erupting in joy flood TV channels and social media, scepticism abounds in the community.

HoaXposed: AAP’s Alka Lamba tweets fake photo of pre-poll survey, deletes

The AAP MLA tweeted 'results of a pre-poll survey' that ABP said it had never done.  ThePrint Reporter Alka Lamba, AAP MLA from Chandni Chowk, tweeted...

Indians should remember their non-violent traditions – the Dalai Lama

Speakers at the launch of Arun Shourie’s new book said looking at our past and the lives of Indian mystics, whose lives were inextricably linked to religion yet so removed from the bigotry that vitiates religion today, can be extremely enlightening. SANYA DHINGRA

“Museum wahin banayenge!”

All politics is symbolic, and the BJP is replacing realpolitik with symbolic politics, especially in Ayodhya, by trying to build a museum.

Whispers in despatches

In old power capitals, gossip and rumour are more convincing than fact. Durbari Delhi is no different

Why we should let Aurangzeb Road be

A short history of Independent India’s strange priorities through a tour of Delhi’s avenues.

Big cities, capital drain

Our biggest cities have continued to rot away in the last decade, but why should the future of India's urbanisation policies remain bleak too.

East to west, money defines politics in India’s double-income, no ideology city of ‘freedom fighters’

Delhi is driven by greed, ambition and arrogant, freebooting cynicism as no other city in the country. AAP has figured out the havenots, BJP its old, pushy made-gooders, and Congress none at all.

The lane permit quota raj

Memory may usually play funny games with one's mind, but sometimes it can be deadly serious. As it was with me just last week...

Liberate our cities

You have to give it to the very young South Bombay MP for having started a debate ' on these pages ' over why...

On Camera

YourTurn

White, green, blue but not orange or purple — How your car finds its colour

When carmakers get the colour wrong, cars can often lie in stockyards, both at dealers and at the manufacturer for months.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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