Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicWest Delhi

Topic: West Delhi

Trail of negligence runs long but for Mundka neighbours ‘death trap’ owner Lakra no ‘villain’

It is not known whether Manish Lakra called police or fire department after his escape from burning building, but he went on the run from Friday evening until he was nabbed Sunday.

National Conference leader Trilochan Singh Wazir found dead in west Delhi flat

The body of 67-year-old Wazir was found in a decomposed state. The NC leader was a Jammu resident and further investigation was on to ascertain the exact cause of his death.

Delhi Police detain 3 people for ‘over 100 cases’ of snatching

Snatching cases have emerged as a major menace in Delhi. Only recently, a journalist sustained several injuries when she fell from an auto during a snatching bid.

AAP West Delhi candidate Balbir Jakhar refutes ‘cash-for-ticket’ allegations by son

Balbir Jakhar's son Uday accused him of giving AAP leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Gopal Rai Rs 6 crore in exchange for a ticket.

On Camera

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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