‘Middle income squeeze’ fee anger

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | SP Singh | Ghaziabad

Peeved with steep fee hike at city’s prestigious public school Ingraham Institute, parents on Tuesday clashed with school management and teachers. Following the incident, cross complaints were lodged with the police by both parties. Criminal cases too have been registered at Kavi Nagar PS. Demanding arrest of the school director,...

Poll code taxing civic bodies

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

With the national Capital facing two successive polls in less than six months, the prolonged stay of the Model Code of Conduct has apparently led to a decline in property tax collection by the municipal corporations. While the North Delhi Corporation (NMC) has just managed to equal its previous years’...

‘Kashmiri students are not foes, but family’

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | Staff Reporter | Greater Noida

The Consortium of Autonomous Management Institutions (CAMI) on Tuesday condemned the harassment of Kashmiri students at Noida International University (NIU), and appealed to all colleges to ensure extra safety measures for them. “The recent incident shows that trust between Kashmiri and local students has declined. College managements need to bridge the...

A spark was fanned into a great fire, say Jatavs

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | Anup Verma | Noida

The Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC), PL Punia, on Tuesday visited Noida’s Kanawani village following media reports of Jatavs being intimidated by members of the Gujjar community and facing insouciance from district officials and police. Coming down heavily on the district administration, Punia ordered officials to...

PWD issues eviction orders to ‘squatter’ Manish Sisodia

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi Government has asked the former Education and Public Works Department Minister Manish Sisodia to vacate the two flats in which he has been staying for the past two-and-a-half months even after demitting office. Sisodia has been asked to vacate the two flats — 46 A and 49 A, in...

Student killed, one hurt in Yamuna Expressway mishap

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | SR | Greater Noida

A 23-year-old student of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) was killed while another student was injured in a road accident on Yamuna Expressway on Tuesday. Police said the victims had met with the accident when a speeding Maruti Swift hit their Pulsar bike. Both victims suffered critical injuries and were...

Three cops on radar for alleged brutality

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Three Delhi Police personnel posted with RK Puram police station in South district accused of thrashing four young men have been sent to district police lines pending departmental inquiry. The four persons were arrested in connection with a clash between two groups in South Delhi’s RK Puram police station. Action...

Now hiring! Tihar's 66 inmates get jobs

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

As many as 66 Tihar inmates, who are on the verge of completing their sentences, were on Tuesday hired by private companies during a recruitment drive at the jail premises. Vedanta group and IDEIM India Pvt Ltd offered the highest number of placements while Taj Mahal group offered the highest...

Noise levels give Delhi sleepless nights

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | Aamir Manzoor | New Delhi

Sounding off on noise pollution, absence of sound barriers on flyovers raises levels to 85dB The move to augment infrastructure in the Capital to ease traffic clogging has apparently been affecting the health of its residents. With the number of flyovers coming into existence in the last couple of years, noise...

Big Brother is watching upscale Sainik Farm!

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

PTZ cams to keep an eye on unauthorised construction Having exhausted all other means, the Delhi Government has come out with an unique idea to install high resolution Pan Tilt Zoom (PTZ) camera to keep an eye in and around in Sainik Farm area to check unauthorised construction. The Information and...


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‘Assault’ on police driver: Action against Kerala ADGP

17 Jun 2018 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

In a swift move intended at stemming the protests brewing in the State police force against certain top officials’ ‘feudalistic’ practice of persecuting policemen and camp followers by using them as house servants, the Kerala Government on Saturday removed ADGP Sudesh Kumar, whose daughter was the other day booked for assaulting and verbally abusing his official police driver, from the position of head of the Armed Police Battalion. The action against...

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Woman’s body found in autorickshaw, case filed

20 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

A 35-year-old woman’s body was recovered from an autorickshaw at Rethghat under Talaiya police station area late in the night on Monday. Sensation prevailed in Retghat area on Monday night after body of a woman was recovered the auto rickshaw and after spotting the woman police were informed...

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