No cars, pathways lined with trees, and red sandstone benches — by March 2020, a 1.3-km stretch in Chandni Chowk will sport a new look. The Indian Express explores how a redevelopment project is updating one of Delhi’s busiest and oldest markets.
DCP (South West) Devender Arya said, “One house was burgled and in the footage we can see two men. A case under sections 457 (lurking, house-trespass or house-breaking by night) and 380 (theft) of the IPC has been registered.”
In 2018, four scooters were sent to North district for patrolling in Delhi University and are stationed at bus stops near Miranda House and Patel Chest, Vishwavidyalaya Metro station and Daulat Ram College.
At Pahalgam, assistant director of tourism, Pahalgam, Zahida Parveen said, “There were around 1,000 tourists here. Most of have them have left now. We are asking them to leave for Jammu instead of going to Srinagar.”
On Friday night, Das, his mother and Sunita allegedly committed suicide at their third-floor house inside the IIT-Delhi campus. A day later, Sunita’s mother Krishna Devi (68) — who made the PCR call after her daughter didn’t take her calls — recorded a statement with the SDM.
Faced with the tall task, Delhi and UP are leaving no stone unturned — drones for aerial surveillance, petal showers from choppers, extra police deployment, water tankers, mobile toilets and registration of kanwars.