Postcard from Dadri: Bisara has become a dangerous word
Sun, Oct 11, 2015

Days after the lynching of Mohammed Akhlaq over rumours of cow slaughter, Bisara, on the outskirts of Delhi, remains an area of darkness.

In Dadri alone, at least six active gau raksha outfits
Tue, Oct 06, 2015

Police said Deepak Sharma used his phone to film the skinning of a dead calf, circulated it widely and called the police thinking he had uncovered a cow-slaughter act.

Dadri lynching: Two brain surgeries later, murdered Akhlaq’s son fights for his life
Fri, Oct 02, 2015

22-year-old Danish was with his father Akhlaq when a mob dragged them out of their house following rumours that they had consumed beef.

How Samadhan Sena kept the communal pot boiling
Fri, Oct 02, 2015

The Samadhan Sena, unknown outside Dadri, was set up in June by Govind Chaudhary, a resident of Virpura village. His house in Virpura was locked on Wednesday as was the Sena’s office in Jarcha village.

Death on the highway: What the numbers say
Thu, Sep 17, 2015

Every hour in 2014, 16 people died in 56 accidents in India, according to a ‘Road Accident Report’ by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Type of accident: Hit-and-run accidents went up by 7.6% since 2013 — from 49,576 to 53,334. The number of people killed in such accidents went up Killer cities:  # 50 […]

Diesel-to-CNG conversion to cost dearly, taxi drivers look for alternatives
Fri, Sep 04, 2015

Malchand Chauhan, the owner of Expert CNG Solutions in Delhi, a company authorised to sell CNG kits for vehicles, maintained that diesel conversion is an expensive solution.

Discoms gave incomplete information, didn’t submit other data, says draft report
Sat, Aug 22, 2015

The draft report says discoms were slow to furnish records, did not submit sets of data for several financial years and gave incomplete information in some cases, said sources.

Six months of AAP govt: Jung vs Kejriwal, fake degree row, cheaper water
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had wiped out the Congress and BJP in Delhi, winning a staggering 67 of 70 seats – the largest ever margin in Delhi's electoral history.

The Perfect Murder: Book on Aarushi Talwar poses uncomfortable questions
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

Through two broad chapters on the investigation and the trial, Avirook Sen presents how the Talwars were hit with a double whammy: a shoddy and insensitive investigation by the UP Police and the CBI and what Sen believed was a premeditated judgment.

In letter war with Najeeb Jung, govt finds Chidambaram-Sheila note helpful
Sun, Jul 26, 2015

The letter cites then Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati’s opinion on powers in the national capital, which states that the L-G is bound to act on the aid and advice of the Delhi council of ministers.

In Saudi WikiLeaks, Delhi theft and S American ‘Hindutva’
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

In one cable, Islamic body in Suriname says Muslims ‘lured’ to attend Hindu meetings; another alleges medical check-up scam in Kerala.

Past L-G vs CM rows got solved via talks, usually in govt favour
Fri, May 22, 2015

The impasse between Najeeb Jung and Arvind Kejriwal is not the first in Delhi, but previous disagreements between the two top executives have always been resolved through dialogue.

A year later, the tweak: Desh to Dilli
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

On February 14, 2015, exactly a year to the day he resigned, Kejriwal spoke again, as Chief Minister.

Satish Upadhyay: Arrogance is a liability; Delhi has its own culture, we need to be careful with words
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

The Delhi BJP president absolves Modi or Shah of any responsibility for the Capital debacle.

Why Kejriwal will feel vindicated today
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

For today, Kejriwal's spectacular, unprecedented victory has given the BJP and its leadership a bloody nose

Delhi polls: Rahul joins queue at jhuggi-jhopri, says Cong is a ‘party of the poor’
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Rahul's heavy pitch to the poor echoes Modi; bijli-paani at ‘lowest rate’.

BJP’s Plan Bedi is actually Plan B
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Poor crowds at PM’s rally and lonely sabhas by MPs forced shift from all-Modi strategy

Cong techie goes, takes party’s websites with him
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

The Congress has fielded Mukhi’s son-in-law Suresh Kumar as its official candidate in the constituency.

The Sunday Story: A cap-it-all fight
Sun, Jan 18, 2015

AAP has climbed down from Lokpal to middle ground, while BJP and Congress reach out to grassroots.

56 times to 5 in speech: Cong fall from Modi count
Sun, Jan 11, 2015

A year later, PM Modi, in his first election speech for the Delhi Assembly polls, mentioned the Congress just five times.

Tracking Transition in 2015: Election in Delhi
Thu, Jan 01, 2015

There are challenges to meet at the elections in the coming year. Parties have plans to implement.

Mukhi calls AAP posters projecting him as CM ‘childish’
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Jagdish Mukhi, on Monday, termed the campaign “childish”.

Inviting BJP is not the only option on L-G Najeeb Jung’s table
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

CAPITAL CONUNDRUM: President gives nod for calling largest party but Jung has to leave door ajar for AAP too.

No country for the old: Seven out of 10 elderly who live alone are women
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

A whopping 72.83 per cent of old people who live alone are women.

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.

FYUP rollback: Why Delhi University rolled back its most ambitious reform so far
Sun, Jun 29, 2014

The Sunday Express looks at the abortive FYUP saga and whether it was doomed since its very inception.

Victim number 668
Wed, Jun 04, 2014

Union minister Munde’s death underscores what figures have always shown — Delhi roads are the deadliest.

Overnight: Travelling through Delhi to capture signs of a regime change
Sun, May 18, 2014

Congress union ministers have lost their police escorts, and barricades that blocked access to the Congress office on Akbar Road have been moved to Ashoka Road.

How is it our responsibility to stop Modi, ask Faizabad’s Muslims
Tue, Apr 22, 2014

How will riots impact polls in Uttar Pradesh: In Faizabad, the mood is again of anger against the SP, BSP and Cong.

Pratapgarh Dalits angry with Maya, Muslims feel ‘unsafe’
Mon, Apr 21, 2014

How will riots impact polls in Uttar Pradesh?

In Sambhal, what matters more than Modi is a railway link
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

The former BSP government had carved Sambhal district from Moradabad in 2011.

In Bareilly, they find too few choices
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

A lawyer interrupts, “Maulana Tauqeer Raza Khan has announced support to BSP after initially supporting the Congress.

Rumours do the rounds in riot-hit areas
Wed, Apr 09, 2014

Two people in the city were killed on September 7 last year after riots between Muslims and Jats erupted across the region.

Ramlila ground rally: One performs, the other holds the crowd
Mon, Mar 24, 2014

Some chanted “Har Har Modi”, only to be admonished by Ramdev.

From ‘nice guy’ at IIT to Delhi CM,meet those who knew Arvind Kejriwal before the world did
Sun, Dec 29, 2013

Colleagues and friends believe that the change in Kejriwal began after he joined IRS.