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BJP & AAP know regularising Delhi colonies is smart policy, but it’s an incomplete plan

Seven in 10 Delhi residents live in informal settlements. And both the BJP and the AAP have promised regularisation of colonies ahead of the assembly election.
Manish Sisodia

Hardeep Puri gives deeds of unauthorised colonies to 20 residents, Sisodia calls them ‘fake’

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia said the BJP was misleading people with 'fake papers' without making proper provisions.
hardeep Puri

No heritage building will be pulled down for Delhi’s Central Vista makeover: Hardeep Puri

At ThePrint's Off the Cuff, Union Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri also speaks about the govt's plans for unauthorised colonies & solid waste management.
Hardeep Singh Puri

Modi govt keeps affluent Delhi neighbourhoods out of bill to regularise illegal colonies

Bill tabled in Parliament grants ownership rights to those living in unauthorised colonies but excludes 69 affluent neighbourhoods such as Sainik Farms, Chattarpur Enclave.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal says it will ensure Centre gives ownership rights to Delhi’s unauthorised colonies

Attacking the Centre, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said people shouldn't believe anyone unless the registration was formalised.
An unauthorised colony in south Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Enough talk of AAP’s Delhi sops, BJP plans to showcase Modi govt move to legalise colonies

As Delhi polls near, BJP plans to counter AAP sops with a ‘thanksgiving’ event with PM Modi to publicise central govt’s decision to regularise colonies.

On Camera

A house marked in Delhi during coronavirus pandemic | Twitter

Marking Covid-19 patients should not leave a social mark in India

The act of marking carries historical baggage. If India wants to mark those infected with coronavirus, it must think of sensible ways that don’t outlive the crisis.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Ramayan on DD: Best way to keep India’s elderly indoors or show the young TV beyond Netflix?

Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, which was a rage in the late 1980s, has made a comeback at a time when the 21-day lockdown has forced people indoors.

Defence

Indian Army (representational image) | Photo: PTI

Soldiers failing to disclose Covid-19 information will invite action under Army Act

Army advisory says not disclosing Covid-19 symptoms, travel details or contact with suspected patient will be treated as 'willful concealment' & breach of discipline.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.