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Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Jignasa Sinha


Delhi: Two Tablighis booked for ‘urinating’ in front of quarantine centre room
Tue, Apr 07, 2020

The accused men are residents of Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh. The FIR has been registered at the Narela Industrial Area police station under IPC section 188 and 269.

In South Delhi slum with two cases, strict checking on roads, fear in homes
Mon, Apr 06, 2020

District police have barricaded roads outside the camp and deployed a team to patrol the area and check for violations. Inside the camp, the pradhan and a group of residents have parked trucks and auto-rickshaws outside lanes to block movement of residents.

Shortage of sanitary pads hits many areas in Delhi
Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Last week, the central government issued guidelines and listed “essential” items that were to be exempted from the lockdown. Items like sanitary pads, tissue paper, diapers and soap weren’t on the list.

Migrants turned back at border, many ask: what next?
Tue, Mar 31, 2020

Migrants recount their plight as they return to the city after the state borders were sealed on Sunday.

Lockdown intensifies as Delhi Police try to get a grip
Mon, Mar 30, 2020

Delhi Police stopped those trying to leave the capital on foot, sealed borders and barricaded arterial roads, especially those leading to the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border.

Despite assurance, exodus continues: ‘Virus will last months, what about then?’
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

“We left our home in Budh Vihar at 1 pm and have been walking since. We haven’t had any food and were hoping to get a ride. We heard a truck would take us, we ran but missed it," said a migrant worker, who worked at a construction site and has run out of money for rent and food since the lockdown.

Coronavirus: Delhi’s Eidgah relief camp cleared out, riot-hit victims hunt for another shelter
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Authorities provided Rs. 3000 in cash and ration to last a few days to the riot-hit victims before clearing out the relief camp.

Delhi lockdown lax, Arvind Kejriwal says unacceptable
Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Roads betray lack of concern about coronavirus epidemic

Delhi: Petrol bombs at Shaheen Bagh, Jamia, no injuries
Mon, Mar 23, 2020

While protesters at Shaheen Bagh blamed ‘outsiders’ for the incident, police sources said they are probing the possibility of an internal feud between protesters over calling off the protest that eventually escalated.

Petrol bombs hurled at Shaheen Bagh protest site, police suspect internal feud
Sun, Mar 22, 2020

Protesters at Shaheen Bagh said that there have been internal clashes due to coronavirus but the people are still protesting at the site.

Tihar ready for execution in Dec 16 rape-murder case
Fri, Mar 20, 2020

The last execution in Tihar took place seven years ago, when Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged. Tihar Director-General Sandeep Goel said this is the first time that four men will be hanged together in the jail.

2 weeks on, some NE Delhi residents install large iron gates to feel safer
Mon, Mar 16, 2020

“We don’t want to feel unsafe like we did last month. The violence and destruction was horrifying. We will put up gates at the end of the lane to guard ourselves against future riots or clashes," said a resident of Brijpuri’s Block-A.

Amid burnt walls, furniture, students take exam at riot-hit school in Delhi
Sun, Mar 15, 2020

DRP Convent School in Shiv Vihar was locked after a mob took over the building on February 23, and police unlocked the gates on Wednesday.

Delhi riots: Seven arrested for head constable Rattan Lal’s killing, say police
Fri, Mar 13, 2020

According to police, a group of protesters had clashed with personnel on February 24 and Lal was allegedly shot dead. Along with Lal, DCP (Shahdara) Amit Sharma and ACP (Gokalpuri) Anuj Kumar were attacked by the crowd.

Mustafabad’s Eidgah: Rainy day challenges at a relief camp
Sat, Mar 07, 2020

The Eidgah was converted into a relief camp earlier this week. Over the past 48 hours, incessant rain has left some areas in and around the tents waterlogged.

Delhi violence: Hours after seeing burnt house, destroyed shop, 62-year-old man dies in relief camp
Fri, Mar 06, 2020

The man, Ameen Khan, had shifted to the camp with his family three days ago. A resident of Shiv Vihar, Khan and his family had fled after mobs began pelting stones and petrol bombs in their area.

Delhi: Riot-hit families line up outside Eidgah in Mustafabad, now a relief centre
Wed, Mar 04, 2020

While the government has set up camps in Shahdara and other areas, several riot-affected people stayed with their friends or families in Chaman Park, Mustafabad and other areas before they found out about the relief centres.

Delhi violence: When a DU student rushed to fetch sister from school
Mon, Mar 02, 2020

Meanwhile, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said he was trying to ensure help reaches everyone.

Team of 31 scrambles to provide relief in Delhi: ‘Our aim is to restore normalcy’
Mon, Mar 02, 2020

“We think it is our duty to help the needy, especially in times like these. People have lost their family members, houses, shops. They are still scared and shocked. My aim is to bring back normalcy in their lives,” said 20-year-old Naseem Ahmed, who has been working at relief camps in Northeast Delhi and helping […]

Ankit murder FIR: Victim’s father points to involvement of AAP man
Sat, Feb 29, 2020

AAP councillor Tahir Hussain has been named in an FIR filed in connection with the murder of 25-year-old Intelligence Bureau staffer Ankit Sharma, who went missing on Tuesday night. His body was found in a drain the next day.