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Friday, December 06, 2019

Majnu Ka Tila


Majnu ka Tilla: Struggle for identity a way of life for North Delhi's Tibetan refugee colony

August 16, 2019 1:19 pm

Situated on the banks of Yamuna, Majnu-ka-Tilla was built on a piece of land granted to Tibetan asylum seekers fleeing Chinese occupation, in 1960. Since then, the community has attained a firm balance in preserving their communal identity and establishing a flourishing commercial hub.

Street Wise: How intersection of faiths gave Majnu Ka Tilla its name

August 03, 2019 9:21 am

The urban legend about Majnu ka Tilla being named after star-crossed lovers Laila-Majnu, historians say, is not true.

At Majnu ka Tila school where culture comes first, Tibetan is at the centre of learning

March 24, 2019 12:25 pm

Every Wednesday, teachers and students attend school wearing traditional clothes, and children are served a Tibetan lunch — a departure from dal, chawal, sabzi served on other days.

Delhi: Behind stolen idol, a marriage that ended in divorce, say police

June 06, 2017 5:22 am

The idol was supposed to be smuggled to Tibet.

Delhi: Uneasy calm in Majnu ka Tila vicinity after clashes

September 25, 2015 2:59 am

The police brought the situation under control around midnight and deployed nearly 30 personnel in the area.

A day after violence, four arrested in Majnu ka Tila

July 14, 2015 4:29 am

According to police, a group of around 25 people were involved in a clash around 9 pm on Sunday.

Two groups clash in Majnu ka Tila

July 13, 2015 4:44 am

Police said the Sahsi community gathered a group and began pelting stones at the Balmikis.

HC blast case: Juvenile sent to correction home for 3 yrs

July 10, 2014 3:52 am

The accused was among the six people arrested for masterminding the high-intensity blast outside Delhi HC.

Raghu Rai captures stories of refugees through exhibition

June 25, 2014 4:56 pm

Raghu Rai captures the stories of refugees living in India through his latest exhibition

40 minors flee juvenile home in North Delhi

February 25, 2014 2:55 am

Authorities say two minors told the rest that they would be forced into child labour.