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 Bad idea to run

The Delhi Half Marathon is being held on 29 November, in spite of the rise in Covid cases and recurring pollution, with hefty precautions. But runners are opposed to the…

Delhi metro, a risky ride amidst the pandemic

Long queues, fear of infection and flouting of norms, commuters using the Delhi metro have little choice Satish Kumar is amongst the first people meeting riders at the gates of…

It’s important for me to make my own individuality”

Singer-composer Baiju Mangeshkar on his musical journey and beyond It wouldn’t be wrong to call singer-composer Baiju Mangeshkar, the son of composer Hridaynath Mangeshkar and the nephew of legendary singers…

Delhi’s Donald Trumps

Some are in denial and delusional about the dangers of the pandemic. They are learning their lessons the hard way There are many Donald Trumps in Delhi who are happy…

Panoramic perspectives

In its second edition, The Art Platform India brings unparalleled access to artworks curated from 15 different galleries for all shades of art lovers Blurring the lines between artists, galleries…

Time to walk diesel and petrol vehicles down the green mile?

With Delhi battling a resurgence of annual spike in air pollution which can further aggravate the distress cause by the pandemic, the Capital’s struggle to contain it is on the…

Events of the week

Culturally challenged What: To commemorate International Day of Persons with Disabilities, observed on 3 December annually, an online exhibition of photographs by Vijay S. Jodha shot in India and abroad…

Lucky Ali’s nostalgic treat to millennial hearts

With an impromptu acoustic rendition of his 1996 song O Sanam, Lucky Ali takes the internet by storm “Samjhe zamaana ke dil hai khilauna jaana hai ab kya hai dil…

Delhi’s detention centres deprive detainees of human rights?

Detained in Lampur centre for years, many languish here. HC orders inspection after lawyer points out concerns; also maintains deportation bid unjust — client not Pakistani Ruma bibi filed a…