Delhiites face heat of rising vegetables prices

Delhiites face heat of rising vegetables prices

Sunday, 12 June 2022 | Saurav Gupta | NEW DELHI

The shortage in supply of vegetables in the national Capital has led to the price inflation with tomato and potato being sold at Rs 60-80 per kg and Rs 23-25 respectively, across the mandis in the city. Not only is the soaring price troubling the residents of the Capital but the...

L-G for giving a facelift to Delhi’s flyovers

Saturday, 11 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena has directed that all flyovers in the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area must be aesthetically upgraded and the railings and central verge design should be painted in a uniform colour. The Lieutenant-Governor has also directed officials to de-clutter and clean Bengali market and aesthetically upgrade...

Kejriwal urges Khattar to release additional water in Yamuna river

Saturday, 11 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

As the water level dipped in the Yamuna River, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday appealed to Haryana to release additional water in the Yamuna on humanitarian grounds to address the shortage of water in the Capital. Kejriwal said he also discussed the issue with Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Vinai  Kumar  Saxena...

L-G, CM discuss training for unorganised sector

Saturday, 11 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena and the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal  on Friday discussed a range of issues, including imparting training and distribution of machinery for making cow dung logs, cotton wicks, diyas etc. from cow dung which will promote women empowerment. This move will improve the financial condition of...

Protests in Jamia over Nupur’s communal jibe

Saturday, 11 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Several students in Jamia Millia Islamia staged a demonstration on the varsity campus here against suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nupur Sharma and her controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad. The students gathered in large numbers at Gate no-7 of the varsity and demanded the arrest of Nupur Sharma "for hurting...

3 days’ judicial custody for 30 AIMIM activists

Saturday, 11 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A city court on Friday sent 30 activists of the All-India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) to three days’ judicial custody, a day after they were arrested following a protest outside Parliament Street police station. They were protesting over an FIR against AIMIM party chief Asaduddin Owaisi for allegedly posting and sharing messages...

Massive protest outside Jama Masjid

Saturday, 11 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A massive protest erupted outside Delhi's Jama Masjid after Friday prayers against the controversial remarks made by BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma against Prophet Mohammed. The protesters demanded the arrest of Nupur and Naveen Jindal, former head of the Delhi BJP's media unit. Scores of people, carrying placards, shouted slogans against her....

4 held for burgling HC Justice’s house in GK-1

Friday, 10 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Police has arrested four persons, including a woman in connection with a burglary at the residence of a High Court Justice in South Delhi.  The accused have been identified as Sanjay Tiwari (34), a resident of Jasola, Ajay Rawat (36), a resident of Dakshinpuri, Shartudhan Kumar (39) and Anjula Tiwari...

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