life in delhi

-April 30, 2022

It’s now a week of the fire at the Bhalswa landfill site in North Delhi, which has become a landmark of sorts for anyone who enters the capital city from Haryana, as a glimpse of the smoking garbage pile is unmissable

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-March 2, 2022

Three years after Section 377 was struck down by the Supreme Court, queer women in Delhi still find it difficult to live and love freely without compromising their womanhood

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-March 1, 2022

Earlier, the zoo had reopened for visitors on August 1, more than two months after it was shut due to a rise in the number of Covid cases during the second wave of the pandemic. The zoo was closed for the public on January 4 and the online ticket booking link on its website was […]

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-October 29, 2020

Nehru Park is getting a facelift that will change it in many ways Nehru Park is one of the most underrated parks—an 80-acre rectangular green patch on the map of Delhi that extends for a few km—in the heart of the diplomatic area in Chanakyapuri. It’s a popular venue for cultural events at this time […]

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-October 23, 2020

Many of Delhi’s Africans, Afghans, and other foreigners who feel discriminated against and alienated have shifted to Noida and Greater Noida There are localities in Delhi that have become ghettos for people of certain ethnicity and community—Afghani, Nigerian, Koreans, people from the North-Eastern states of India, not to forget Muslim ghettos.  There’s a general tendency […]

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-August 9, 2018

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 alcoholism, mental illness and neglect of kids The life of rickshaw pullers is anything but easy. Inclement weather does not deter them from lugging a passenger to their destination, not […]

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