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Fitful sleep at the Ghat

While Delhiites are sympathetic to the homeless during winter, and often distribute blankets, the monsoon brings challenges the authorities don’t recognise “Most of the people…

Low rent, no control

Landlords have been appealing for amendments to the Delhi Rent Control ACT, which in its present form is not only outdated but also acts against…

Poor makers, rich buyers

Weavers are facing marketing and financial problems. Ironically, hand-woven textiles continue to be the prerogative of the elite despite initiatives to make it a product…

Lethal negligence

Some might call them ‘accidental’, but deaths by electrocution are definitely more than ‘unfortunate’ accidents. They are the outcome of sheer apathy of civic authorities…

Falling prey to dreams

Nepal has alerted its airport to prevent trafficked women from being flown out to foreign destinations, whereas the authorities in Delhi have yet to prevent…

How cabbies fare

Even as the online cab services are flourishing, making the demand for traditional cab drivers dwindle, they think it is too late to make a…

Flooded with insecurities

When Yamuna’s water level rises, fear grips the Yamuna dwellers who continue to lead a precarious life, entangled in the process of settlement and resettlement…

Shabby treatment

Though the Supreme Court passed an order that 54 private hospitals in Delhi must fulfil their mandate to provide free treatment to the poor, their…

Beyond news bytes

Several documentaries have been made on Delhi, highlighting the issues that bedevil the capital and encouraging citizens to think critically about them On January 20…