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Shivam Patel


‘No helmet, no fuel’ at Noida, Greater Noida pumps: On Day 1, some borrow headgear to get past policy, others argue
Sun, Jun 02, 2019

“Fuel will not be provided to two-wheelers if either the driver or the pillion rider are found without helmets,” Gautam Budh Nagar District Magistrate B N Singh had said.

Delhi: Woman-son found dead, no arrests made yet
Sat, Jun 01, 2019

“It appears the attacker was known to the victim as there were no signs of forced entry. We are questioning all suspects at present,” an officer at Patel Nagar police station said.

Narendra Modi oath-taking ceremony: Heads of State check in with good wishes, look to check out with hope
Fri, May 31, 2019

Three five-star hotels in the Capital were abuzz with staff of Heads of State, media and security deployment.

Attacks on Muslims after Easter bombings caused by political terrorists: Sri Lanka Minister
Fri, May 31, 2019

At least one Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in some districts in Sri Lanka weeks after the bombing of four hotels and three churches on April 21.

Janakpuri girl’s hostel fire: ‘Woke up to screams, smoke in hallway’
Thu, May 30, 2019

The girls who were rescued from the building that caught fire then took shelter in the next building. Most girls, from outside Delhi, are preparing for competitive medical exams at institutes nearby.

Delhi: Rejected by woman, man kidnaps her father, arrested
Wed, May 29, 2019

According to a police officer, the man and the woman were due to get married, but it was called off as she suspected he was cheating on her.

Water supplied by civic bodies needs no RO filtration: NGT
Tue, May 28, 2019

A report submitted by the committee to the NGT on April 30 said RO plants were being installed indiscriminately without considering quality or source of raw water.

Delhi: At event to thank Congress workers, Rajesh Lilothia keeps EVM fire burning
Mon, May 27, 2019

The former MLA from Patel Nagar polled third in results declared Thursday, behind AAP’s Gugan Singh and BJP’s Hans Raj Hans, who won the seat with over 60% votes.

Outsider to trump card: How BJP’s Hans Raj Hans won big
Fri, May 24, 2019

Hans said his opponents’ vote share fell because their party leaders — Congress’s Rahul Gandhi and AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal — 'would lie quite often'.

From barren land to rich ecosystem: Story behind Yamuna Biodiversity Park
Thu, May 23, 2019

A Delhi University professor emeritus and head of the Centre for Environmental Management of Degraded Ecosystems, the park initially only had mongooses and lizards and 31 species of birds in 2004.

Discuss free education issue with private schools: Centre to Delhi govt
Wed, May 22, 2019

It added that if this is not possible, the Delhi government “has informed that it is committed” to admit such children to its own government schools— stating that this will not entail a change in the curriculum or the medium.

Delhi: What it takes to make a road pedestrian friendly
Mon, May 20, 2019

Between March and May, Karol Bagh’s Ajmal Khan Road became ground zero for a project that hopes to put pedestrians first. The Indian Express looks at what it took to make the stretch vehicle-free, and whether similar plans will work in Chandni Chowk and Connaught Place.

Sob story & spiked cold drink: How 2 men duped the elderly
Sun, May 19, 2019

“These two regularly targeted senior citizens wearing jewellery and travelling in buses. They would offer them a drink mixed with Ativan tablets,” said Additional DCP-I (New Delhi) Eish Singhal.

Delhi: Mix of resentment, hope ensured people voted in record numbers
Tue, May 14, 2019

Data released by Election Commission shows that Shakur Basti, in Chandni Chowk, had the highest voter turnout in Delhi, at 68.7%. The hutments in the area’s JJ cluster had been demolished in an attempt to evict families from land reportedly owned by the Railways.

Noida: Largest-ever drug bust at IPS officer’s home, he says getting tenant verification done not my job
Mon, May 13, 2019

On Saturday, the NCB team arrested Henry Ideofor (35) and Chimando Okora (30) from the house owned by Devendra P N Pandey, an IPS officer posted as an SP in the Economic Offences Wing of UP Police.

17-year-old dies in Narela shop collapse
Sun, May 12, 2019

DCP (Outer North) Gaurav Sharma said a PCR call was received from Maharaja Agrasen hospital in Narela at 11.30 am that three injured have been admitted there. Sallauddin was declared dead on arrival.

Overcrowded trains: For migrants who want to vote, journey home has many obstacles
Sat, May 11, 2019

Bhagat is one of thousands of migrant labourers taking overcrowded trains, often sitting inside or next to bathrooms for hours, just to get to their home state in time.

Mayawati takes aim at Modi’s ‘chowkidari’, Cong’s Nyay scheme
Sat, May 11, 2019

Reaching the venue over two hours behind schedule, Mayawati said, “Modi had promised achhe din and made several promises to the weak, poor and hardworking people, but he is using his chowkidari to help industrialists get richer,” she said.

Delhi: 101-year-old man, his wife beaten up at home, robbed in Mayur Vihar phase 1
Fri, May 10, 2019

Vishin was taken to Jeevan Anmol Hospital. He was later transferred to Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, where he is undergoing treatment. Meanwhile, Poonam is being looked after by a relative.

At AAP ‘war room’, focus on WhatsApp, busting fake news
Thu, May 09, 2019

AAP’s social media wing, working across eight such war rooms, prepared on how to tackle Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally at Ramlila Maidan Wednesday evening.