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Hindu college principal in dock

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has issued notice to the principal of Hindu College over not providing accommodation to girls in the hostel. A senior official from the DCW said the Commission has received a representation from students of the college regarding high fee structure and “discriminatory rules” for girls...

V-C terms JNU students’ hunger strike ‘unlawful’

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Vice-Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar on Wednesday termed the ongoing indefinite hunger strike by students against the punishment awarded by the varsity in connection with the February 9 event as an “unlawful activity” and asked them to use “constitutional” means to put forth their demands on Thursday. The students,...

4 class XI hoax bomb callers detained, let off after warning

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | SP Singh | Ghaziabad

Four students of the Chhabeel Das Public School who made a hoax bomb call to the school were detained and let off after a warning, police said on Wednesday. All the students were from Class XI. “During the investigation it came to the light that one of them made the call...

Dust storm brings temperature down

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

People of Delhi-NCR got some respite from severe heat on Wednesday with a strong dust storm bringing temperatures down by a few degrees. The maximum temperature was recorded at 39.2 degrees Celsius at Safadrajung observatory in the national Capital while the minimum temperature was 27.6 degree Celsius, three notches above...

AAP leaders visit DU for PM’s degree

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Three AAP leaders on Wednesday met Delhi University Registrar to seek proof of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s graduation degree and claimed that the varsity asked them to approach the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) for the information. While Vice Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi did not comment on the meeting, he maintained that the...

Auto drivers held for raping class VIII student in Noida

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | Abhishek Byahut | NOIDA

A 14-year-old class VIII student was allegedly gangraped by three auto drivers in a park of Noida late on Tuesday, said police. All the three accused have been arrested with the help of the registration number of the auto rickshaw that was scanned though the CCTV footages. The incident has raised questions...

Cops bust JeM module planning terror strike

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi Police Special Cell on Tuesday late night detained 12 suspects with alleged ‘ideological leaning’ towards the banned Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) out of which three persons were arrested on Wednesday. The Delhi Police after their arrest claims to have busted the module that was planning terror strikes in the different parts...

Prospect of power cut looms large

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi may be facing power crisis in the coming days as the State-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has threatened to snap power supply to Reliance-backed power discoms BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) and BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) — over non-payment of dues amounting up to Rs1,300 crore. The...

Cong girds up for May 15 survival battles

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

After facing humiliating defeats in the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections, Delhi Congress is leaving no stone unturned to ensure its vote share goes up in the May 15 bypolls in all the 13 municipal wards in the national Capital. For the first time, the party has given...

HC postpones judicial exams

Thursday, 05 May 2016 | Ankita Upadhyay | New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday postponed the Delhi Judicial Services (DJS) Examination after the order of two petitions challenging the answer key of the Delhi Judicial Service examination of 2015 was reserved by a Bench of justices Sanjiv Khanna and Najmi Waziri. The main (written) examinations of DJS 2015...

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From Red To White

01 May 2016 | Kushan Mitra

The red soil in the hills that surround the tiny village of Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district, Odisha, is full of bauxite — the source material for aluminium used in everything from aircraft to beer cans. Yet, mining in Niyamgiri hills has been scuppered due to concerns over the welfare of tribals residing there...

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Anganwadi workers hit streets for job regularisation in city

05 May 2016 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Around 10,000 Anganwadi Workers under the banner of the Nikhila Odisha Anganwadi Workers’ Association (NOAWA) affiliated to the All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) on Wednesday took to the streets here demanding fulfilment of their 16-point charter of demands. Vehicular movement at the busy Master Canteen Square came to a halt for hours as the thousands of agitators marched towards the State Assembly shouting slogans in support of their demands...

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