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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Sakshi Dayal


Gurgaon: Saved from destruction, baoli now lies abandoned, neglected
Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Apart from the sector road that runs on two sides, the Badshahpur baoli is surrounded on the other two sides by boundary walls - one of a private resident, and the other of a government school.

Jitters among slum residents as Gurgaon cops ask for IDs
Sat, Jan 25, 2020

While police termed this a “routine security measure” in anticipation of Republic Day and said it is carried out every year, residents raised apprehensions against the backdrop of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Seven months after opening, Gurgaon daycare has no takers
Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Apart from a wallpaper adorned with cartoons of different animals, and a ‘Baby Day Care Centre’ board opposite the entrance, there is little else to indicate the room’s purpose.

Long lines at Kherki Daula on day 1 of FASTag rollout, jam stretches 2 km
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

Commuters at the plaza, who found themselves stuck for “20-30 minutes”, expressed disappointment with the implementation. “The point of getting FASTag was that we would be able to quickly pass through the plaza. But have seen no benefit so far,” said Dhaan Singh, a taxi driver traveling to Manesar.

Gurgaon: 5 men gatecrash Lohri party at Sector 40, open fire; 1 held
Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Police Tuesday arrested one of the men, Jainarayan (28) from Sector 22. “The accused is a history-sheeter and was involved in several cases of loot. He was arrested on four occasions earlier,” said Gurgaon Police PRO Subhash Boken.

Three injured as five gatecrash Lohri party in Gurgaon, open fire at guests
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

After shooting at the party, the five-men gang drove towards another Lohri function organised in the area. Finding their way blocked, they made a U-turn and rammed into a reversing car, in which the complainant was taking his brother to the hospital.

Smriti Irani attacks Oppn over CAA ‘politics’
Mon, Jan 06, 2020

She condemned them for supporting “anti-national elements”, repeating the rhetoric of Pakistani officials and spreading fear about the new law.

Delhi: At Congress’ 134th anniversary, a call to ‘save the country’
Sun, Dec 29, 2019

Drawing a parallel between the Independence struggle and the current scenario, Azad pointed that the slogan chanted during then — “Desh bachao, Samvidhaan bachao” — is being chanted again, and the same demands — “freedom of speech, freedom of press, right to organise processions” — are being made again.

We the people: ‘The real issue is jobs… This isn’t time for CAA, NRC’
Sat, Dec 28, 2019

What does the Constitution mean in their lives, in letter and spirit? Which rights matter to them the most, at home and beyond, as they enter 2020, the 70th year of the Republic.

At Mewat’s Ghasera Village: Refugees told to stay by Gandhi in 1947 say new law breaks old promise
Thu, Dec 26, 2019

Local lore suggests that on December 19, 1947, Gandhi made his way to Ghasera, where members of the Muslim community from Alwar and Bharatpur had halted on their way to Pakistan.

New Citizenship Law: Refugees stopped by Mahatma Gandhi during Partition wonder if new law will violate old promise
Mon, Dec 23, 2019

The sentiment is echoed among residents across the district, located less than 40 km away from the capital. As per the 2011 census, 79.20% of the population in Mewat practices Islam.

Protest still strong at Jamia, Gurgaon sees first gathering
Sun, Dec 22, 2019

While most of the protesters were from the neighbouring localities of Jamia Nagar, Zakir Nagar and Okhla, many had also travelled from as far as Malviya Nagar, Sangam Vihar, New Ashok Nagar and Noida.

Checking on border, Gurgaon grinds to a halt, 19 flights at IGI cancelled
Fri, Dec 20, 2019

As many as 16 flights from IGI Airport were delayed and at least 19 were cancelled as flight crew were delayed due to barricading at the Delhi-Gurgaon border on NH 48 Thursday.

Ahead of CAA protests, police barricades halt traffic on Delhi-Gurgaon border
Thu, Dec 19, 2019

Caught up in the congestion, several people complained of having missed flights and important meetings.

Two arrested for murder of gangster Ashok Rathi: Police
Mon, Dec 09, 2019

Residents of Alipur village in Gurgaon, both the accused Narendra and Rohit, revealed that they held a grudge against the gangster because of a property dispute and family friction, and so they plotted his murder.

Soon in Gurgaon: Real-time access to public services
Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Built at a cost of Rs 38 crore, the centre— located at the IRCTC building Gurgaon’s Sector 44 — aims to integrate “smart services” in the future.

Mayor vs councillors in MCG: 19 boycott House meet, seek her removal
Wed, Dec 04, 2019

The councillors sought their removal under Section 75 of the Haryana Municipal Corporation Act, 1994 (Election Rules), claiming to be “grieved” by “the way the corporation is being run without taking councillors into confidence”.

Warrant against Haryana public information officer for not responding to RTI query
Tue, Dec 03, 2019

In an order passed on that date, the Commission stated that the case file had been “perused” and the SPIO had “neither furnished any information to the appellant nor has he replied to the showcause notice”.

Construction halt: Noida, Gurgaon warn of strict action against those violating ban
Sat, Nov 02, 2019

Officials said a decision to shut schools will be taken later. “Since weekends are holidays, we will review the air quality on Sunday and take a decision,” said B N Singh, district magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar.

JJP is BJP’s B-team, says former BSF constable, quits
Sun, Oct 27, 2019

Former BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav alleged that JJP leader Dushyant Chautala had “cheated” people of the state by taking the decision “when the people showed the BJP the road out”.