All have more than felt the pinch of the demonetisation gambit effected a month ago, struggling to cope with the shortage of cash.
The December 8 college elections are important, as a morale-booster before the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections early next year. And, with the Ayodhya seat as the prize, every bit helps.
In 2002 and 2007, the BJP had won the Mainpuri seat, one of four assembly seats in the district. In 2012, the seat went to the SP.
On pay day in rural Uttar Pradesh, the bank queues are longer, bank officials nervous and the policemen on guard extra-cautious.
Demonetisation outside the Taj: tourists angry, exchange counters shut, curio shops offer discounts, guides missing.
With Uttar Pradesh heading into arguably its most polarised elections ever, the shock of demonetisation is also manifesting in contempt for the media across this area.
Demonetisation enters third week, The Indian Express travels through poll-bound UP to listen to the lines.
From the production units in Shamli to the markets in Delhi and the middlemen in between, how the cash crunch is choking the supply lines. Photographs by Abhinav Saha.
Report had cited an ‘unusual rise’ in currency with public, an estimated 25 per cent YoY rise in April-Jan FY16.
Dikshit has had an illustrious political career including union cabinet posts and more importantly, an uninterrupted 15-year-rule in the national capital.
For over a month now, communal clashes have been keeping the administration and police of Muzaffarnagar and Shamli on tenterhooks.
Khan was shot dead outside his house in Jamia Nagar on May 16 by two motorcycle-borne assailants.
Analysis of the data from this research project was published in The Indian Express after the first round of the road rationing policy between January 1 and January 15.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds the finance portfolio, said in his budget speech that his Rs 46, 600 crore budget was financed primarily from Delhi's own tax revenue of Rs 36, 525 crore.
Outside the main gate was an autorickshaw, painted white, bearing a diplomatic number plate and flying the flag of Mexico. The driver was wearing a suit and the passenger was Mexican Ambassador Melba Pria.
It was all about music practice sessions, bomb detection dog squads, scurrying volunteers and the ceaseless clamour of tonnes of metal being hammered, welded, cut and assembled.
This widely quoted statement of Cicero was perhaps made in the Roman parliament around 40 BC in response to the attempts of Roman senator Lucicus Catiline to overthrow the Republic.
What was planned as a march to protest the death of Rohith dovetailed into one demanding the release of Kanhaiya, now in Tihar Jail facing charges of sedition.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia skipped the reception.
Delhi’s tussle with the Centre over governance of various bodies of administration has been a problem since early ’90s when the then Union Territory was made the National Capital Territory with partial powers of a state.
The HRD Ministry wants a judicial commission to probe the events that led to the suicide on January 17 of Vemula.
Dontha Prashanth, Vijay Kumar, Seshaiah Chemudagunta and Sunkanna Velpua continue to sit in protest at the University of Hyderabad, like they were doing on the day their friend Rohith Vemula committed suicide. The four friends of Rohith, fellow Dalits and PhD students, were suspended by the university along with him. Apart from the four, Rohith […]
How a boy who loved science, impressed with his English and worried only about the environment grew into the angry young man demanding answers on identity and caste.
A day after his death, Rohith’s friends — Dontha Prashant, Vijay Kumar, Seshaiah Chemudagunta and Sunkanna Velpua — found a photocopy of the letter “in a book”.
According to the Forum, Irani Wednesday said a senior Dalit professor was part of the executive council sub committee that took the decision to suspend the students including Vemula.
The jury may still be out on the short-term pollution control mechanism, but for the first fortnight of 2016, a majority of Delhi’s car owners persisted in following the policy.
At the end of the 15 day policy, the Indian Express looks back at what worked and what can be improved.
Along with vehicles, construction and industries, the study has identified road dust, coal-based tandoors and concrete batching as major sources of air pollution in Delhi.
According to the report, a complete ban on MSW burning can almost bring emissions from this source to zero and possibly see an improvement of 5-10 per cent in air quality.
"Mere rules can not change anything, change of mindset is needed which we aimed at through implementation of odd-even formula," said Rai.
How politics, duty, and some trust got together to flag off the odd-even.
Most polluted city in the world wakes up today — to change. All eyes on 15-day Delhi pilot plan for odd and even cars on alternate days.
Mexican envoy warns against quick fixes, says their 1989 car policy is only a ‘small cog in a larger plan’
It took Mexico City over two decades to reduce pollution by strictly enforcing several measures. Mexico’s ambassador to India Melba Pria tells Apurva how the city achieved this and lessons Delhi can learn.
The chargesheet names Vishal Rana, son of a local BJP leader, and cousin Shivam as the main conspirators who led the mob to Akhlaq’s house and assaulted the family.
According to Balakrishnan, the website quickly gained momentum, and soon volunteers even began eyeballing calls for help.