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Staff morale at rock bottom as pay held up for months

Development at a standstill, five months without pay; Delhi’s municipalities reel under pressure as nursing staff at two government hospitals agitate for their dues Complaints about the purported non-disbursal of…

Long waits, overcrowding, fear of Covid-19…

Mini-buses running full capacity, hours of wait for a bus, office-goers in the Capital find themselves struggling to reach their workplace with the ever-present fear of contagion during the pandemic…

Delayed justice for child abuse victims

Among 19 metropolitan cities, Delhi has the worst record when it comes to crimes against children. The conviction rates are dismally low and even though POCSO cases have to be…

Women in Delhi most unsafe at home, shows NCRB

Delhi, infamous as the ‘rape capital’, yet again tops as the city unsafe for women The National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) has released its 2019 ‘Crime in India’ report which…

‘Beti Bachao’ funds lie idle

Girls in the capital city still struggle to get education beyond 8th grade, yet less than 13% of the Centre’s scheme to promote education of the girl child was used…

Bihar migrants find no respite in Delhi

Despite promises for help with employment, migrants from Bihar’s Darbhanga decry government’s unconcerned attitude. They return to the Capital to find no jobs, or ones that pay a fraction of…

Pandemic scotches Delhi’s boast of being a Smart City

A study has pushed Delhi down from 68th to 86th position in world rankings. The Delhi government’s inability to manage the pandemic better is a major reason The thousands of…

Teachers tasked with slapping fines

After handling ration distribution and working in quarantine facilities, teachers of Delhi government now have to issue challans to the public for breaking social distancing norms and lack of masks…

How Kerala’s literacy beats Delhi’s

The fact that the Municipal Corporation of Delhi is running schools is one of the reasons why the Capital city lags behind. This is why the Delhi government’s efforts do…