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Delhi: Proposal to cut NCR area to preserve farm land
Sat, Jan 18, 2020

The NCR consists of 14 districts of Haryana, eight of Uttar Pradesh, two of Rajasthan, and the whole of Delhi, and is spread over approximately 55,083 sq km.

Out from Tihar Jail, Chandrashekhar Azad leads march to Jor Bagh dargah
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Accompanied by around 100 supporters from UP, Haryana, Rajasthan and other states, who began gathering at Tihar Jail from the afternoon, Chandrashekar Azad made his way into the dargah where fireworks were lit to celebrate his release.

IGNCA will be shifted as part of Central Vista revamp
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

IGNCA is currently located opposite the National Museum on the Central Vista. After the shift, it will be built opposite the Hyderabad House. The facade of the new IGNCA building will also complement Hyderabad House.

Chandni Chowk to Burari, women join BJP’s CAA march
Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Coming from areas such as Chandni Chowk, Keshavpuram, Burari and Mayur Vihar, the women marched past the Gole Dak Khana, Sacred Heart Cathedral and Bangla Sahib Gurdwara and made their way to CP. They were denied entry to Central Park, a police officer said.

Noida: Patients evacuated from ESIC hospital after fire breaks out
Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Union Minister of Labour and Employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar visited the hospital, and inspected the server room and met some patients. He said, “We are inquiring into the incident.”

Delhi: Protest at ITO over JNU violence
Mon, Jan 06, 2020

Congress leader Alka Lamba, who was at the protest in support of the students, said, “The V-C must resign for this act. How was it that for three hours, police was not inside the campus?”

Delhi: Women and queer collectives say CAA and NRC will hit them hard
Sat, Jan 04, 2020

The march honoured Savitribai Phule, considered one of India’s first modern feminists, who worked for the reform and literacy of women and untouchables.

Delhi: Many hopeful as 20 illegal colony residents get ownership papers
Sat, Jan 04, 2020

Citing difficulty in procuring loans to manage their household and business due to lack of registry papers, several residents said they now hope to live in well-developed colonies.

Insufficient funds hit Delhi govt’s solar scheme for resident welfare association
Fri, Dec 27, 2019

Under the scheme launched in 2018, housing societies opting for the Renewable Energy Service Co (RESCO) model will get solar panels installed for free by solar developers in return for a commitment to keep them in place for 20-25 years.

Library inside college damaged, Jamia students recreate one outside
Thu, Dec 26, 2019

Students of JMI and area residents have held a protest outside the university each day since December 13. On Wednesday, many speakers spoke on the secular history of the country and said that the CAA and the NRC went against the idea of the nation.

CAA protests: Delhi Police detain 139 from outside Uttar Pradesh, Assam Bhawans
Tue, Dec 24, 2019

Student groups had planned protests against alleged police atrocities in the two states, especially in Uttar Pradesh, where several people have died in violent clashes.

At Delhi’s Connaught Place, a march in favour of the new citizenship law
Sat, Dec 21, 2019

For many of those gathered, the Act presents an opportunity for persecuted minorities, particularly Hindus, living in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, to settle peacefully in India.

Long night in Jamia hostel: ‘Kept doors locked, feared raid at 3 am’
Tue, Dec 17, 2019

Jamia students spoke of a sleepless night and endless phone calls from worried parents.

Man jumps in front of Delhi Metro: Cops suspect financial distress
Sun, Dec 15, 2019

On Friday, Bharat J, a general manager at a company in Govindpuri, allegedly committed suicide. Police said his wife Shivaranjani J (31) allegedly hanged herself and their five-year-old daughter at their home in the evening.

Day after student-police clash: Jamia postpones exams amid protest over citizenship law
Sun, Dec 15, 2019

On Saturday, too, protests continued, albeit at a smaller scale. Jamia Millia Islamia Metro station was closed for entry and exit for an hour in the evening.

Protesting DU ad hoc teachers stopped near Parliament
Tue, Dec 10, 2019

The ad hoc teaching community has been on a strike demanding absorption of 4,500 ad hoc teachers into permanent posts since the DUTA directed them to boycott their duties during the semester examinations on November 25.

In Delhi’s Anaj Mandi fire, the only question: Is my relative alive?
Mon, Dec 09, 2019

At Lok Nayak Hospital, where the bulk of victims were taken, relatives who had started gathering near the Emergency ward around 7 am had to wait till 3 pm before they were allowed inside the mortuary to identify bodies.The identification process itself was marred by confusion.

‘I am going to die… there is no escape’: Final, desperate calls as Delhi factory caught fire
Mon, Dec 09, 2019

“Bhaiya khatam hone wala hoon aaj main. Time kam bacha hai, bhaagne ka rasta nahin hai (Brother, I am going to die today. There is little time and no way to escape)..."

Protest in Delhi against CAB, NRC
Sun, Dec 08, 2019

“The CAB represents Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s and Savarkar’s two-nation theory, and will alter the very character of India,” said Yogendra Yadav, president of Swaraj India, during the protest.

Chidambaram gets bail after 106 days, told not to speak on case
Thu, Dec 05, 2019

He was also told to deposit his passport with the trial court and not leave the country without permission from the trial court judge.

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