Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicNew Delhi

Topic: New Delhi

In Chitvan Gill’s frames, there are stories—of child labour, suffering and pandemic

What stands out in Gill’s work is the sense of humanity with which she treats her subjects—the children and their families.

In pictures: Modi says MSMEs ‘pillar of India’s growth story’, launches Rs 6,000 crore scheme

'Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance' scheme is intended to ramp up capacity & coverage, PM said at event held at Vigyan Bhawan Thursday as part of govt's Udyami Bharat programme.

‘Our everything was insulted’: ‘Grieving’ Jama Masjid protesters want Nupur Sharma jailed

Hundreds gathered outside Jama Masjid Friday in 'outpouring of restlessness & anxiety' over anti-Prophet remarks. Police say protest was unauthorised & are taking legal action.

End ‘Mughal-era slavery’, rename Tughlaq, Akbar road and other lanes: Delhi BJP chief to NDMC

In letter to New Delhi Municipal Council, Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta demands these roads be renamed after Guru Gobind Singh, Maharana Pratap, Dr Kalam & Gen. Rawat.

Extension not eviction, says Indian Women’s Press Corps after notice over lease on govt bungalow

“We are in touch with the government and are hopeful that we can get it extended this time,” said IWPC President Shobhna Jain.

American woman treated for rare tissue infection in eye at Delhi hospital

New Delhi, Feb 21 (PTI) An American woman, who had recently visited the Amazon forests, was diagnosed with a rare case of myiasis, a...

‘Rules only for brick & mortar shops?’ Delhi traders despair as odd-even, weekend curfew remain

Sadar Bazar traders blame illegal hawkers for crowds, those in Chandni Chowk say they’ll write to govt by Jan-ed if rules are not relaxed. It’s a question of survival, they say.

India houses half of all people vulnerable to life-threatening heat, study says

The study says India has 17 of the 50 cities most affected by heat stress. New Delhi ranked second, while Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka topped the list.

Noida is growing, Ghaziabad is fading. The story of Uttar Pradesh’s two boom towns

Poor performance has reduced Ghaziabad to risk becoming a ‘bedroom community’ for those working in Noida and Delhi.

Rental housing in India is so broken, tenants and landlords are even teaming up in Delhi

Cases like Najma vs Govt. of NCT Of Delhi at the Delhi High Court make it quite clear that housing and social protection policies need urgent intervention.

On Camera

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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