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.
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.
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.
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.
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.