Sunday, 22 May, 2022

Topic: Faridabad

Arrested for texting I’m a ‘straight shooter’. 3 yrs later, HC says don’t take it literally

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed a criminal case against a technocrat, clarifying that 'slang language' terms are not 'threatening'.

Greater Noida to Gurgaon — 5 NCR forests that you must visit before Corbett

Noida, Greater Noida, Gurgaon and Faridabad have hidden forests too, some going back hundreds of years.

Sensitive Aravallis, ‘land mafia’, illegal village — the complicated story behind razing Khori

The Municipal Corporation of Faridabad is razing thousands of homes in Khori Gaon following a 7 June Supreme Court order that followed an 11-year legal battle.

SC refuses to stay order for removal of encroachments in Faridabad’s Aravali forest area

On 7 June, SC had directed Haryana govt & Faridabad municipal corporation to remove all encroachments, saying land grabbers cannot take refuge of rule of law and talk of fairness.

75% Delhi-NCR residents believe pollution action plan not implemented effectively, survey says

Several strict measures were implemented in Delhi and NCR on 15 October under Graded Response Action Plan, which were formulated in 2016 after an SC order.

Delhi’s Covid burden spills into Faridabad & Gurugram, officials blame porous border, ‘unlock’

Complacency over wearing masks & following social distancing is one the main issues, but officials in Faridabad & Gurugram say porous border with Delhi hasn't helped matters.

Faridabad’s ESI Hospital closes after 70% technicians found Covid positive

Faridabad is one of the worst-affected districts in Haryana, having reported 21 Covid deaths and 1,050 patients till date.

3 states quarrel over NCR sealing: Time for Centre to step in and treat it as one unit?

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced Monday sealing of national capital’s borders with neighbouring states for a week.

Stalked, burnt, stabbed: How an 18-year-old aspiring doctor was killed in Faridabad

A locality in Faridabad is still struggling to come to terms with the brutal murder of an 18-year-old stabbed to death by her stalker on 17 May.

Sudha Bharadwaj blames present regime for arrests of those fighting for minority rights

The police have seized Bharadwaj's laptop, mobile, and pendrive.

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Quad has a sea of challenges. Navy can take cue from a Maratha admiral who sank English ships

Even though Kanhoji’s navy held its own against the English and Portuguese, its fleet never truly modernised. Indian Navy could learn from his tale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.