"They often don’t ask for too much money, and rarely agitate. Since the work doesn’t require too much physical effort, factory owners don’t want to hire men and pay Rs 9,000-plus," International Federation of Trade Unions general secretary (Delhi) Rajesh Kumar said
The victim's uncle, Naseeb Rana, said: “Katib was to be promoted out of turn to Class I as his principal said he was a bright boy.. On Wednesday, his mother had gone to the school to pay Rs 1,500 for the admission.”
By the end of 2018, this sombre atmosphere is expected to change, as Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) have begun conservation work at the double-domed Sabz Burj.
After the Delhi chapter of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) spent four months last summer renovating the foundation, the 182-year-old church is now looking for funds to finish restoration work.
In the first eight days of e-PoS devices being installed at ration shops, many beneficiaries returned home empty-handed as either the machines didn’t work or they failed to recognise their fingerprints.
A week ago, 34 Rohingya Christian families allegedly vacated a private plot they had rented in Mundka’s Bakkarwala JJ colony after they were “threatened by residents”. Sultan and Ismail were among those who left “out of fear”.
On a Friday afternoon, three days before it is inaugurated by the Prime Minister, the Magenta Line ferried Delhi Metro Rail Corporation officials and members of the media from Botanical Garden to Kalkaji Mandir station.
For now, nine stations fall under this portion of the Magenta Line – Botanical Garden, Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Kalindi Kunj, Jasola Vihar-Shaheen Bagh, Okhla Vihar, Jamia Milia Islamia, Sukhdev Vihar, Okhla NSIC and Kalkaji Mandir.
The police, based on the autopsy report, have concluded that the victim’s neck had marks consistent with “manual strangulation”, and that the three accused had left the house “to meet female friends” after Chawla died.
The victim’s 72-year-old mother Neena Chawla said, “He loved the good life — music, fashion, food, travel. He was a topper, went to SRCC and then got a scholarship to the University of Southern California.”