Koel Banerjee

Articles By Koel Banerjee

A Day in the life of Raj Ghat: ‘I had seen it only on TV, today I can see it for real’

Ahead of Independence Day, a walk around the Mahatma Gandhi memorial, whose “unfortunate” upkeep has earned authorities the Delhi HC’s rap

With Hrithik Roshan as his icon, teen with Down Syndrome dreams of becoming a dancer

Meet Abhinav Chaudhary, an 18-year-old who was diagnosed with Down Syndrome at the age of one and also suffers from poor vision. He won the second prize in the dancing category at the cluster-level of the competition on April 8.

Will the Ravanas be ready in time for Dussehra? Drive by South civic body poses worry for artisans

On Tuesday, the Delhi High Court intervened and ordered the SDMC to return the effigies and find a spot for the artisans to work, as well as compensate their losses.

‘Momos are also eaten in Nepal’: Mohan, a momo vendor in North Delhi

Majnu Ka Tila is famous for its momos and everyone from students to the locals, children and even the elderly come here.

At Haryana school where 40 took Class X exam, only one is celebrating

Zafar, a resident of Kolgaon village, joined the school in Rawli village only in Class X. Before this, he studied at the private Ahmed Memorial Public School. He said that from January onwards, all he did was study, and “even cricket took a back seat”.

Maternity bill: ‘At times, we work in the morning and give birth in the evening’

The law is expected to help 1.8 million women in the organised sector, but will completely bypass women such as construction worker Laxmi

Take 5: ‘Who will want to sit here in this heat, dust?’

But for Lalan Thakur, 47, who is from Belkhara in Arwal district of Bihar and who has been working as a barber in Delhi for almost 10 years, that means little.

DUSU elections: Never seen a Presidential campaign like this in my country, says DU’s foreign student

The Delhi University elections had gripped campuses across the Capital but they meant little to foreign students

Delhi: Manjha ban leaves customers disappointed, kite sellers miffed

The ban was ordered following the death of two children and a youth who died of injuries caused by the glass-coated thread on Independence Day.

Fowl play: At Asia’s largest mandi, traders say, ‘See for yourself’

Recently, a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India T S Thakur heard a PIL, by the Animal Welfare Board of India, on how hens are kept in deplorable conditions in tiny cages.