Follow Us:
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Shivam Patel


Delhi: 2019 saw more ‘good’ air days than 2018; ‘Policy, enforcement helped’
Sat, Jan 04, 2020

While the number of ‘good, satisfactory and moderate’ air quality days increased from 159 to 182, the number of ‘poor, very poor and severe’ days decreased from 206 to 183 in 2019.

Weeks after campus was stormed, Jamia is fighting back — with some street art
Sat, Jan 04, 2020

Since then, the area outside the university has become ground zero for protests against the new citizenship law and a proposed national register of citizens, with many calling it 'Jamia Square', reminiscent of Tahrir Square which was the focal point of the 2011 Egypt revolution.

Delhi: Despite intense cold wave, December AQI better than 2018
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

Data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), analysed by The Indian Express, shows there were also higher number of ‘moderate’ and ‘poor’ air quality days in December 2019 compared to the December before that.

‘First such water project in country’: DJB vice chairman on potable water
Mon, Dec 30, 2019

DJB vice-chairman Dinesh Mohaniya speaks to The Indian Express on how the project will be implemented and funded, while ensuring water quality.

Delhi water supply: At colonies that saw pilot project, building trust took some time
Mon, Dec 30, 2019

MNWS officials also tried to disconnect supply to the water network in Hauz Rani, Kumhar Basti, Said-ul-Ajab and other areas due to illegal tappings, but faced a lot of resistance from the public against it.

Hardlook: In the pipeline
Mon, Dec 30, 2019

Subsidy done, a constant supply of clean, drinking water is what the AAP promises to provide each household if re-elected to power. The first step, though, is ensuring there’s enough water to go around.

Some from South Delhi’s Sanjay Camp get new homes, others hopeful
Wed, Dec 25, 2019

On Tuesday, Nirmala was one of the many slum dwellers who received a certificate by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal that would entitle them to a pucca house under the Delhi government’s housing scheme, Mukhyamantri Aawas Yojana, which was notified in 2017.

Conduct survey of households in Delhi’s unauthorised colonies: NGT panel
Tue, Dec 24, 2019

According to details shared with the committee, 436 out of Delhi’s 1,798 unauthorised colonies have sewer network, leaving out nearly 6 million people who generate 3 million litres of septage per day.

After daylong peaceful protests at Jama Masjid, violence erupts in Old Delhi
Sat, Dec 21, 2019

A total of 32 people were detained, apart from several minors who were apprehended and remained inside Darya Ganj police station premises till late Friday night.

After day of cat and mouse with police, Bhim Army chief Azad detained at Jama Masjid
Sat, Dec 21, 2019

"He surrendered before the police at gate no.1 and is being taken to the Crime Branch's office have for further investigation," a police officer told The Indian Express.

Delhi: As Darya Ganj goes from calm to chaotic, police station, hospital turn nerve centres
Sat, Dec 21, 2019

Minutes after a peaceful protest from Jama Masjid to Delhi Gate turned violent Friday evening, leaving 45, including 13 policemen, injured, Lok Nayak hospital saw a flurry of activity.

Protests against new citizenship law: At the barricades
Fri, Dec 20, 2019

On day of protests, border choked, Metro stations, net shut

80 Students From Jamia, AMU take shelter amid protests: Kerala House opens doors to students with nowhere to go
Thu, Dec 19, 2019

The agitation at AMU began around 8pm Sunday, eyewitnesses said, after reports of police clampdown on students inside Jamia campus started pouring in Sunday.

Protests across Delhi day after police stormed Jamia campus, targeted students
Tue, Dec 17, 2019

While campuses saw demonstrations during the day, the action shifted to India Gate in the afternoon, with groups of people gathering to read out the Preamble to the Constitution.

Over 100 injured in Jamia protests: ‘We were just praying, they hit me, I fainted’
Mon, Dec 16, 2019

Among the injured were senior police officers, including DCP (South East) Chinmoy Biswal, who said that one police personnel was admitted to the ICU.

Caught on video: Delhi Police assaulting women at Jamia protests
Wed, Dec 18, 2019

Ayesha Renna, 22, a history student at Jamia Millia Islamia, and Ladeeda Sakhaloon, 22, a BA Arabic student, were among those who were seen getting thrashed by police personnel. They were part of the protests near NFC.

Citizenship law: Many voices, 1 concern at Jantar Mantar
Sun, Dec 15, 2019

Several people expressed apprehensions about a country-wide NRC, and what could happen if they can't find requisite documents.

In Delhi, Jamia protest over Citizenship law turns violent, police use teargas
Sat, Dec 14, 2019

While a protest gathering had been called by the Jamia Teachers’ Association at 2 pm, a march, by the university students, was to begin at 3 pm. The plan was to walk from Jamia’s gate 7 to Parliament, roughly 11 km away.

Citizenship Act: Sticks and stones as Jamia protest runs into police
Sat, Dec 14, 2019

Students to boycott exams as part of ‘university lockdown’

CAB protests: AMU calm, but students say movement still on
Fri, Dec 13, 2019

Student groups and the teachers’ union termed the Bill “unconstitutional” and damaging to the secular fabric of the nation.