ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL

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In another corner of Delhi, an old stretch renamed Aurangzeb Road
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

Named Okhla road after Aurangzeb to oppose attempts to rewrite history: former Congress MLA.

Bird’s-eye view: Death knell for sanctuary, say environmentalists
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Birds fly for only 10-20 m around a sanctuary.

Bird’s-eye view
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

In the last decade alone, construction just under 1-lakh hectares — equivalent to 1,34,000 football fields — has happened in the NCR, including in the area around the sanctuary.

Noida home buyers to benefit from govt move on Okhla Bird Sanctuary
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

As per the new draft notification, no new commercial activity such as the establishment of hotels, resorts or any construction activity will be allowed within the eco-sensitive zone.

At Red Fort, excitement, debates and a mixed response to PM Modi’s speech
Sun, Aug 16, 2015

PM Narendra Modi began his speech by talking about diversity and the need for continued unity in the country.

Dalit families on dharna ‘convert’ to Islam, VHP protests
Sun, Aug 09, 2015

VHP alleged that the conversion was an instance of “exploitation” of Dalit families and said they were able to “intervene in time” to stop it.

FTII protests prompt Skype classes with professors and filmmakers
Sat, Aug 08, 2015

Skype conferences with professors and filmmakers and discussions with academics are some of the ways in which students are finding ways to continue learning during the stalemate.

In a slum, dreams of a home across a barbed-wire fence
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

The settlement came to the limelight recently, after Delhi Police conducted an illegal raid here on Friday night.

Constitute Lokpal for Delhi, Congress tells AAP government
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

Ajay Maken warned that the Congress would intensify its protest if the anti-corruption watchdog wasn’t constituted within 15 days.

As claims of Delhi ‘serial rapist’ climb to 30, first reality check from village in UP
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

Police in 2 states perplexed over Kumar’s claim of 5-yr-old’s killing; her father already in jail for same crime.

Parading accused wrong: Lawyer
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

The 24-year-old answered questions ranging from movies that had allegedly “inspired him”, to his drinking habits.

Accused to undergo brain-mapping, DNA tests: Police
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Ravinder used to lure his victims on the pretext of giving them Rs 10 and some chocolates, police said.

‘Serial rapist’ held: In two FIRs out of seven, no mention of assault
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Police said during questioning, Ravinder admitted to raping a two-and-a-half year old girl in Mundka area in 2011, before dumping her body in a forest.

Basketball court becomes Idgah in riot-hit village
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

Muslims in Atali village had taken permission from the village panchayat to utilise a newly constructed school basketball court as their Idgah.

Death by Breath: Green signal for 6-lane solution to unclog Delhi and NCR
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

NHAI sources said the project will now take off within three months after the tendering process is completed.

Atali clashes may have sparked off Palwal violence, say police
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

350 police officers, RAF personnel conduct flag marches as tension simmers.

Both Muslims and Jats leave Atali — for different reasons
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

Violence erupted in the village on May 25 as 2,000 armed men allegedly set fire to the only mosque in the village as well as Muslim homes and shops.

Haryana: After clashes, Palwal tense, 17 held
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

Tikri Brahman village is a little over 30 km from Atali village in Ballabhgarh, which saw rioting in May and has been simmering since then.

10 arrested for Atali violence
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

Villagers said protests broke out on Saturday at Atali when the police were rounding up the accused.

Communal violence: Police detain Jats in Atali over clashes
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

Fifteen people were injured and almost 150 Muslim villagers camped at the Ballabhgarh police station until June 3.

Atali communal violence: Muslims make plans to leave homes, say no end to violence
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Many Muslims admitted that leaving the village permanently might be the only way to ensure the safety of their families.

Day after Ballabhgarh communal violence: Behind Atali’s second brush with violence, a spat over drinking water
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

While the Jats in the village admitted that the altercation at the temple had taken place on Tuesday night, they strongly denied allegations about instigating the violence.

Hindus, Muslims pelt stones at each other as violence erupts yet again in Ballabhgarh
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

Hindus, Muslims threw bricks and bottles from rooftops, mosque desecrated again, said Police.

IP varsity’s flip-flop resulted in stay on MBBS counselling
Sun, Jun 28, 2015

According to the new schedule counselling will be held from June 29.

Night before at India Gate: The last stretch before record-breaking event
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Till 2 am, the roads were still open, but no loitering was permitted.

Air quality index not akin to air quality control, say experts
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

Various ministries are playing a role in tacking this problem and this makes it very difficult.

Ramzan in Atali in Ballabhgarh: Jats get mosque fans removed
Sat, Jun 20, 2015

Two portable fans for prayers in torched mosque violates court stay, claim Jats.

Village won’t get to pray at torched mosque for Ramzan
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

The Muslim community in the riot-affected village said they had returned to the village only after receiving assurance that they would be allowed to rebuild a part of the mosque before the beginning of Ramzan on June 18.

Ballabhgarh Communal Violence: Muslims reject compensation of Rs 1 lakh per family as too little
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

They also alleged that essential services such as transport and goods were being “denied” to the community.

Safai Karamchari Strike: Strike will not end till demands are met, say 17 unions
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

A total of 4,680 metric tonnes of garbage was cleared by Saturday evening.

Sanitation workers strike: Congress credits Rahul for release of salary funds
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

Rahul also projected the party as one that would fight for the rights of the marginalised.

In debt and on verge of penury
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

When 52-year-old Savitri Devi went to the local moneylender last week, he refused to lend her any money. Now there’s nothing to eat at home, she admits. Three months of non-payment of wages by the East Municipal Corporation have reduced her life to one of penury, worsened by the need to pay back her debts. […]

One union calls off strike, 17 more to continue
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Delhi Pradesh Safai Mazdoor Union president Rajendra Mewati said the strike had been called off by only one workers’ union and the other 17 will continue the protest.

Muzaffarnagar gangrape: Court representative of victims ‘threatened’
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

The Pairokar had accompanied one of the women, whose case has recently been reopened, to the Muzaffarnagar district court.

At ITO, a shiny Metro station and a story of the capital
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

Among the exhibits is one on the Supreme Court, which was built in the 1950s.

Ballabhgarh Communal Violence: Back home, Atali Muslims have no work, find no buyers for their goods
Mon, Jun 08, 2015

The violence on May 25 allegedly saw 2,000 armed men target Muslim homes near an under-construction mosque, which served as the flashpoint for the violence.