Saturday, Oct 25, 2014



Hold your breath, Delhi air is 16 times worse than normal
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

Delay in onset of winter will help clear the air faster, says pollution body official

And now for some unfresh air
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

4-time jump on last Diwali’s sulphur dioxide levels, and its just the eve.

Tughlaqabad’s poison lake
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Wetland of sewerage and industrial waste that began forming 2 years ago, kills trees, destroys eco system.

Neighbours causing conservation zone to shrink: Planning board
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

The planning board said it had informed the state governments of the destruction of natural conservation zones (NCZ) in NCR.

Celebrate Nehru but don’t usurp Cong icons: Sheila
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

The new 31-member committee, chaired by Modi himself, does not include any member of the Nehru-Gandhi family.

Muslim-dominated Mewat resists sweep
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

While the BJP swept the Assembly polls in Haryana, a small pocket of resistance emerged in the three Meo-Muslim dominated constituencies of Mewat.

School, where wall killed child, taught many for free
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

But it had no permission to run, case lodged against principal.

Muzaffarnagar: Villagers attack cops who came to arrest rape accused
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Ajit has been named accused in a gangrape case by the special investigation cell probing the Muzaffarnagar riots.

BK Dutt Colony tense as allegations fly
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The only point of agreement was the allegation that police hadn’t intervened in the violence.

Peepul tree, caretaker at centre of violence
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The alleged “tree-cutting machine” turned out to be a grass-trimmer — similar to the kind used by municipal corporations.

Pretty dirty picture: A tale of two Delhi neighbourhoods
Sun, Oct 12, 2014

When Narendra Modi announced his Swachh Bharat Mission, the brooms came out in strength. But what is the campaign up against?

Four arrested in Muzaffarnagar triple murder case
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

The police said the autopsy report had revealed that all three had been repeatedly attacked by the same sharp instrument.

Four arrested in Muzaffarnagar triple murder case
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

Muzaffarnagar SSP H N Singh said the four men who had been arrested were all history-sheeters, with previous record of violent loot.

Delhi zoo to attempt captive breeding of Western Hoolock Gibbon
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

The only ape species in the country, the gibbon had once flourished in the Northeastern rainforests

Fear forces Muzaffarnagar villagers to shun night jobs
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

Police yet to identify suspects in Bahadurpur triple murder.

3 bodies found, tension in Muzaffarnagar again
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

A search operation was launched after two of the missing men failed to return from their jobs.

A cleaner city only adds to Ghazipur’s woes
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

Braving diseases, men, women and children step over discarded stray metal and open fires to sift through the refuse.

At Rajghat, nothing changes for safai karamcharis
Fri, Oct 03, 2014

A gruelling shift that ended at 11.30 pm ensured that the roads around Rajghat were cleared of garbage before the PM arrived.

Sheila steps in to stop fair price shops’ shutdown
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

Former Delhi CM once again reiterated the issue of “non-approachability” in the absence of an elected government.

Sheila steps in to stop fair price shops’ shutdown
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

The highly subsidised foodgrains are supplied under the National Food Security Act 2013. Over 11 lakh ration cardholders benefit from the scheme in Delhi.

DTC hopes automatic fare collection system will plug losses
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

The plan also looks to introduce a stock management system at the depot level in order to streamline cash collection.

Gone in 24 hours: The mystery of the vanishing fence at Delhi Zoo
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

Officials, however, had no answer when asked why such a fence would then need to be welded in.

New video: Zookeeper tried to get to tiger, crowd’s stones got it first
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

In the video, Maqsood has his hands clasped and seems to be praying, crouching under the tiger’s gaze.

Delhi zoo reacts to tragedy, begins putting up wire-fence along visitors’ stretch
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

But officials say this contradicts Central Zoo Authority guidelines and will mar a visitor’s ‘zoo experience’.

For safer zoos, people need to respect animals: Expert
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

Zoo curator R A Khan said though the security guards had wireless sets with them, they simply had very little time to respond to SOS call.

Mauled to Death
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

It was not until 4 pm that the body was removed from the enclosure and his family arrived to identify the deceased.

A Zoo Tragedy: ‘Mentally disturbed’ youth falls into moat at Delhi zoo, mauled to death by tiger
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

The police said the dead man’s father Mehfooz told them of his son’s mental problem but he did not show any medical documents to support this claim.

Congress youth wing plans rally to highlight Narendra Modi govt’s ‘failures’
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Protests by the Congress youth wing had begun earlier this month under the banner '100 days Modi fail’.

Western Ghats: States get flexibility in drawing sensitive zone
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

In an affidavit, the ministry said that such proposals would be scrutinised before action.

Submit video of water body in Dadri wetlands, UP govt told
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

Plea claimed construction in the area was destroying habitat of protected species.

‘Polls now will give fractured verdict again’
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Sheila says need of hour is to repair ties with the people.

Sheila’s loaded question: why spare Delhi, MP Governors?
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Dikshit described the Modi government’s decision to ask UPA-appointed Governors to step down as “selective humiliation”.

No elected govt, people clueless about who to approach: Sheila Dikshit
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

President’s rule was imposed in the capital with Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung as head of the government.

Re 1 cess on liquor, cigarettes to create urban transport fund
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

129 Metro trains to have eight coaches by 2017.

Amit Shah is chargesheeted in election ‘hate speech’ case
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

Police had registered a case against Amit Shah for allegedly violating the model code following a direction from the EC.

Western Ghats: NGT rap for Forest Ministry
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

The Ministry had earlier junked Madhav Gadgil’s report on Western Ghats and also expressed doubts regarding the Kasturirangan report.