Friday, Mar 06, 2015



At National Museum, exhibition on Peranakan Chinese culture
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Word ‘Peranakan’ comes from Malay word ‘anak’, which means a ‘child’, refers to a person born of mixed parentage.

Stolen ‘parrot lady’ sculpture surfaces in Canada
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

The ‘parrot lady’ is a sculpture of a naayika or heroine seen at several medieval temples in central and southern India.

Now, enjoy reading chronicles of Mughal period in Hindi
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

Humayunnama, written by emperor Humayun’s sister Gulbadan — has been translated to Hindi by Fazul Shah Fazal.

Work on ITO Metro station over, will open after inspection
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Trial runs began last December, rail safety clearance awaited.

AIIMS doctor held for rape of Sikkim woman
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Four others, who sent the woman to doctor’s house after taking money, held for trafficking: Police

ASI served Rs 2 crore water bill for Red Fort
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

According to sources in the DJB, the ASI had not paid water charges of Rs 96 lakh.

36,000 NOTA votes cast
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Interestingly, most of these have been from the rural belt of the capital.

Bharti a folk hero in Khirki Extension
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

“What Somnath Bharti did here is commendable but he did not get a proper hearing.”

Home of bijli-paani andolan still swears by Kejriwal
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

There is no single political wave in Sangam Vihar.

In Najafgarh, BJP tries to woo youth with promise of gyms
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

Youth find defence and police as good career options.

Workers sweat and strain in last-mile push
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

The volunteers quietly went about making the last push to gain traction among voters.

Rangpuri Pahadi: The demolition that allowed AAP to build
Thu, Feb 05, 2015

Rest arrive now with new road and sudden flurry of posters, but residents say AAP was with them throughout.

Kiran Bedi attacks Arvind Kejriwal: He doesn’t know policing
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

"I got no extra police when I was an IPS officer but I still managed law and order so well,” she said.

Archdiocese puts out a message: Vote carefully
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

Ever since the BJP has come to power, there is insecurity among minorities, especially the Christians.

Delhi polls: PM Modi calls himself ‘lucky’, says Kejriwal is ‘fooling’ people with his ‘innocent face’
Mon, Feb 02, 2015

"To be in government is a serious responsibility. It is about understanding the pains of the common man," said Modi.

Shah sells Modi dreams, says once here, we stay
Sat, Jan 31, 2015

Shah asked the crowd to decide if they wanted an “experienced” government or “wanted to experiment”.

Rape victim files case against Uber in the US
Sat, Jan 31, 2015

The lawsuit was filed against Uber Technologies in the court of the Northern District of California on Thursday.

In last leg, BJP goes back to Modi
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

At Tri Nagar, Smriti Irani centered her speech around Modi, with over 10 references in 11-minute extempore.

A Gorkha battle cry, tears and memories at Col Rai’s funeral
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

He is survived by his wife, two daughters and a five-year old son.

Lal Bahadur Shastri grandson to seniors, ‘Apple’ guy to youth
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Now an Aam Aadmi Party candidate, he has been using either of those identities to seek blessings from voters.

‘We believe we are equals, and we want combat roles’
Tue, Jan 27, 2015

All-women Contingents from army, navy and airforce take part in republic day parade for the first time

Government parades its pet schemes but many come for glimpse of Obama
Tue, Jan 27, 2015

From the scripts to the tableaux and folk dances performed on Rajpath, everything reflected Modi’s ideas.

Will end your water woes, Bedi tells Dwarka
Sun, Jan 25, 2015

“I will find out each of your problems and solve them."

We are back to serve you: Uber sends email to Delhi rape victim
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

The Uber rape victim is “very upset” and “surprised” at the “audacity” of Uber, which copied her on an email it sent to its customers.

ASI says no official word on Obama’s Taj visit
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

An official said this is the first time ASI is being “sidelined” in view of the security apparatus.

Thirty Delhi Metro trains turn campaign vehicle for AAP, BJP
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

The Congress said they hadn’t taken a decision on the matter yet.

Rape victim wants to sue Uber in US, Strauss-Kahn case lawyer to help out
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

The lawyer said he will use all their resources to vindicate their client’s rights and hold those responsible for crime.

Attacks ‘hurtful’ but Christians strive to stay neutral
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

The statue of Our Lady was toppled and the window pane broken.

Humayun’s Tomb to get new, lookalike finial
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

On May 30 last year, the 18-foot finial, weighing 225 kg, collapsed during the storm.

51 died at Asha Kiran home last year: RTI reply
Sun, Jan 11, 2015

This is a 76 per cent increase in deaths from 2013 at the government-run home for the mentally challenged .

EXCLUSIVE — Uber cab rape victim breaks her silence: ‘This city has failed me’
Fri, Jan 02, 2015

I try to sleep but I can’t, the city is unsafe, says the 25-year-old in a piece written for this series with reporter Sumegha Gulati

Tracking Transition in 2015: Hope kindles across Delhi as the Metro expands
Thu, Jan 01, 2015

Real estate agents, however, remain sceptical about escalation in property prices.

One loner and 27 dogs: A love of animals gone horribly wrong
Wed, Dec 24, 2014

From Vasant Kunj house of rescue raid, Picture emerges of a ‘strange’ man who let in so many strays, they swamped his life

6° Celsius of separation
Wed, Dec 24, 2014

Delhi’s homeless are a multifarious lot. There are the homeless homeless, counted and comforted by the government.

Riding along Mahipalpur road 2 years on: Dark stretches and no sign of life
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

On Dec 16, a 23-year-old woman had boarded a bus in which she was raped by five persons, including a juvenile.

Museum’s jewellery gallery has visitors pouring in
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

The gallery was opened on November 7. Since then, 35,000 people, including students, have visited it.