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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…

A timely mediation

The top real estate giants in Delhi-NCR have failed to honour their commitment to homebuyers but a PSU has come to their rescue The health…

Stray thoughts

The spread of infections in monsoons brings a large number of animals to animal welfare centres in Delhi that are finding it increasingly difficult to…

Vicious cycle of life

The death of a rickshaw puller’s three children highlights the failings of a welfare state that lacks the compassion to tackle a family wracked by…