JNU Students Protesting Huge Fee Hike Clash With Cops: 10 Points

Protest at JNU in Delhi broke out over a steep hike in hostel fee New Delhi:  Hundreds of protesting students of Delhi’s prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University clashed with the policemen brought in to control them this afternoon. Policemen in riot gear, completely outnumbered by the students, were seen jostling with the crowd that wanted to … Read moreJNU Students Protesting Huge Fee Hike Clash With Cops: 10 Points

Railways’ 1st ‘private’ train Tejas posts Rs 70 lakh profit in first month of ops: Sources

NEW DELHI: IRCTC‘s Tejas Express has made a profit of around Rs 70 lakh till October this year while earning a revenue of nearly Rs 3.70 crore through sale of tickets, sources said, signalling a steady start for the Railways’ first “privately” run train. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation’s Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express is … Read moreRailways’ 1st ‘private’ train Tejas posts Rs 70 lakh profit in first month of ops: Sources

Enter the Smog: As smog descends on Indian cities, see what the data really says

Is Delhi truly the epicentre of India’s air quality crisis? Is the air in other cities in the central-north region just as bad? Are there southern cities with equally bad air quality? As smog descends on Indian cities, we try to see what the data really says. Indian cities among most polluted WHO found that … Read moreEnter the Smog: As smog descends on Indian cities, see what the data really says

Delhi Air Quality Remains Very Poor For Second Consecutive Day, No Relief For Next 3 Days

While in Lodhi Road and IIT Delhi, the AQI was 332 and 350, respectively. New Delhi:  The air quality of the national capital remained under the ”very poor” category for the second consecutive day on Saturday. According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of … Read moreDelhi Air Quality Remains Very Poor For Second Consecutive Day, No Relief For Next 3 Days

“Very Unfortunate”: Arvind Kejriwal On Police-Lawyer Standoff

New Delhi:  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday termed the police-lawyer standoff as “very unfortunate” and said the situation should improve as soon as possible. Thousands of police personnel protested outside the Police Headquarters on Tuesday, following a clash between the force and lawyers over a parking dispute at Tis Hazari Court on November … Read more“Very Unfortunate”: Arvind Kejriwal On Police-Lawyer Standoff

ET Explains: A lowdown on government’s Rs 25,000 crore realty booster shot

The government has announced the creation of an Alternate Investment Fund (AIF) with a targeted corpus of Rs 25,000 crore for the completion of stalled housing projects. The government would inject Rs 10,000 crore in the fund and institutions like the SBI and the LIC will come up with the rest to take the corpus … Read moreET Explains: A lowdown on government’s Rs 25,000 crore realty booster shot

Tourists Are Avoiding Delhi As Air Pollution Reaches Record Levels

Pollution levels in Delhi surged to more than thrice of what’s considered hazardous over the weekend. Business travelers and tourists are avoiding New Delhi, as air pollution in the capital reached record levels, travel agents said. Booking inquiries for hotels and flights to New Delhi have slumped since the festival of Diwali on October 27, … Read moreTourists Are Avoiding Delhi As Air Pollution Reaches Record Levels

Shashi Tharoor Cites “Achche Din” In Poetic Jibe At Delhi’s Police-Lawyer Clashes

Shashi Tharoor tweeted a poem over the Tis Hazari clashes between Delhi police, lawyers New Delhi:  Congress MP Shashi Tharoor today tweeted a couplet on police-lawyer clashes and subsequent protests that took place in the national capital over the last few days. The two-line poem in Hindi was his take on the role-reversal witnessed during the … Read moreShashi Tharoor Cites “Achche Din” In Poetic Jibe At Delhi’s Police-Lawyer Clashes

At Meet With Delhi Cops, Lieutenant Governor Talks Of “Impartial Justice”

Delhi Police personnel hold a protest after one of their colleagues was assaulted by lawyers New Delhi:  Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal — the Centre’s representative in Delhi — today underscored the need for trust and harmony between the police and lawyers and “ensure that justice is done impartially”. As the day-long protest by around 2000 … Read moreAt Meet With Delhi Cops, Lieutenant Governor Talks Of “Impartial Justice”

“What Will Odd-Even Achieve?” Supreme Court Grills Delhi Over Pollution

New Delhi:  The odd-even road rationing scheme, which started today as part of the pollution control measures of the Delhi government, faced scrutiny of the Supreme Court today as the judges looked for a long-term plan to ensure clean air at the national capital. The court pulled up the Delhi government, questioning what has been … Read more“What Will Odd-Even Achieve?” Supreme Court Grills Delhi Over Pollution

“15 Lakh Cars Off Delhi Roads,” Says Arvind Kejriwal On Odd-Even: 10 Points

2019 odd-even scheme: Two-wheelers and electric vehicles have been exempted from the restrictions New Delhi:  The odd-even rule that restricts the use of private vehicles on Delhi’s roads – an attempt to combat the deadly pollution shrouding the capital – kicked in this morning. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said 15 lakh vehicles will be off … Read more“15 Lakh Cars Off Delhi Roads,” Says Arvind Kejriwal On Odd-Even: 10 Points

India vs Bangladesh 1st T20 | Mushfiqur Rahim stars in Bangalesh’s first win over India in T20Is

From inviting India to bat on a slow surface to reaching the target in style, Bangladesh stayed in command. Smart out-cricket, no dropped catches and the shift in gear when needed saw Bangladesh script a historic first T20 win over the host here on Sunday. Slow pitch On the Ferozeshah Kotla pitch that offered slow … Read moreIndia vs Bangladesh 1st T20 | Mushfiqur Rahim stars in Bangalesh’s first win over India in T20Is

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