November 25, 2021 7:37 am
According to the report, 48% of the households in the surveyed area were living in 'very deprived' conditions, with the average monthly consumer expenditure at less than Rs 10,000.
August 13, 2021 6:27 pm
While Delhi government wants to grant ownership of the flats to eligible slum dwellers in lieu of a nominal payment, Centre wants them to be used as rental units.
October 19, 2020 2:47 am
AIIMS Professor Atul Ambekar introduced the project during the launch of the campaign by Delhi Women and Child Development Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam Sunday.
November 17, 2019 8:46 am
Two months ago, Yadav, along with 55 other families, were moved to Dwarka, a subcity on Delhi’s southwestern fringe, some 30 km away from the high-security VIP zone. But they are not complaining.
July 15, 2019 9:28 am
Scrapped tenders, incomplete work, stalled funding and renaming of schemes — a host of hurdles have hit government housing projects for the city’s poor. The Indian Express visits the colonies to assess the situation
March 29, 2019 9:24 am
Government agencies and courts can no longer give precedence to one kind of public interest (that of middle and upper classes) over another kind of public interest (that of the slum residents).
May 16, 2018 2:40 am
Conditions in slums — such as poor wiring and MCBs; use of highly inflammable materials like tarpaulin and bamboo for construction; and the use of chulhas or locally made cylinders to cook — make them particularly prone to fast-spreading fires, officials said.
May 16, 2018 2:17 am
While the men work as waste-pickers in different parts of the city, the women segregate the collected waste at home. Most families made sure they saved the wooden carts they use to collect and carry waste, though four carts were lost in the fire.
January 01, 2018 3:15 pm
The new law has extended time till December 31, 2020 to protect some slums and unauthorised colonies in the national capital region from punitive action till a framework for orderly arrangements are in place.
December 27, 2017 7:19 pm
Puri also attacked the Sheila Dikshit government for not coming out with a proper policy on the matter and said "it was the failure of governance of a very high order"