On Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote: “Deeply saddened by the demise of Sheila Dikshit ji. Blessed with a warm and affable personality, she made a noteworthy contribution to Delhi’s development. Condolences to her family and supporters. Om Shanti.”
Lying abandoned for four days in a field, a two-year-old fought stab wounds, heat, rain, hunger, thirst and maggots. While her survival was a miracle, could the rest of her story in a child care home in west UP also turn out the same? The Indian Express on the next chapter for Gudiya
An urban village which has Qutub Minar on one side and Saket on the other, Saidulajab is now known for The Garden of Five Senses and Champa Gali, with its design studios, chic cafes and handicraft stores.
For families of men who died cleaning the capital’s sewers, the Delhi Jal Board’s mechanised machines offer a chance to make a living without putting lives on the line. The Indian Express speaks to a family that received one such machine, and the men who operate it, to understand what it means to them.
Delhi government’s proposal to make bus and Metro rides free for women has drawn reactions ranging from approval to rejection. What are the precedents for the idea; what do studies on other cities show?
To develop a professional community of teachers across the globe, teachers in Delhi government schools are spearheading a movement to bring more educators — from government and private schools — to social media.
In December last year, Luxembourg announced that it would make all public transportation — trains, trams and buses — free for everyone by March 2020, becoming the first country in the world to do so. Years before that, in the mid 1990s, cities in Germany and Belgium had also made public transportation free for residents. […]
The BJP has again won all seven Lok Sabha seats in the capital — this time with a vote share of 56%. AAP’s vote share is down from 33% in 2014 to 18% now, leaving it a distant third and giving hope to the Congress that its vote bank is slowly, but surely, returning to the fold.
Be it Patiala, the home district of Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh, Sangrur, the stronghold of AAP leader Bhagwant Mann, or Bathinda, the seat of Union Akali minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, large tracts of farmland are being set on fire.