DU students continue stir against high-rise

Multiple Delhi University students’ groups, including the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, National Students’ Union of India and others on Monday protested the proposed construction of a 39-storey building near North Campus. The protesters say the building “would breach the privacy of women’s hostels in the vicinity and alter the cultural landscape of the area”. A […]


By year-end, new facility for OPD services at AIIMS

At present, OPD services are operational from Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur OPD block that caters to over 9,000 patients a day. By the end of December, OPD services at AIIMS will be shifted to a new facility in Masjid Moth — a move expected to ease the rush at the country’s top medical institute. At […]


Children’s Day Special: Delhi-NCR

‘I AM WORRIED ABOUT SOCIETAL PRESSURE’ CHEHAK PUNIA, 15; CLASS 10, MOUNT ABU PUBLIC SCHOOL If you could be anything when you grow up, what would you be? I would like to be a social worker as I feel that way I would be able to make positive contributions towards the development of our country. […]


BJP to hold meets in all constituencies to thank PM

Party to express gratitude for move to regularise unauthorised colonies in Delhi The BJP will hold public meetings in all 70 Assembly constituencies in the Capital to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Centre’s decision to regularise unauthorised colonies in Delhi, the party said here on Wednesday. Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari announced the […]


Minister orders action against onion hoarders

Retail price of bulb crosses ₹80/kg Food and Civil Supplies Minister Imran Hussain on Wednesday held a review meeting over the high price of onions in the city and directed officials to intensify actions to check hoarding of the bulb. The retail price of onion in Delhi has risen by 45% in the past week […]


Do not want my children to join force, says sub-inspector

Police protest against ‘lawyers’ assault’, say they only faced humiliation over the years A 34-year-old sub-inspector, who had quit her teaching job to join the force 10 years ago, said she does not want her children to join the Delhi Police because of the constant humiliation. “When we were joining, our parents did not know […]


Malaria cases highest in five years, says SDMC

Over 140 cases of chikungunya reported A total of 617 malaria cases have been reported in the city so far this year, the highest in the past five years, as per data released by the South Delhi Municipal corporation (SDMC) on Monday. In the whole of 2018, 473 malaria cases were reported; in 2017, there […]


HT Picks: The most interesting books of the week

SHAHJAHANABAD; THE LIVING CITY OF OLD DELHI BY RANA SAFVI What is today the overcrowded, neglected city of Old Delhi was once the magnificent capital of the Mughal empire. At its heart was the spectacular Qila-e-Mubarak, now known as the Red Fort. Commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1639, the beautiful city of Shahjahanabad was […]