Sanskriti Talwar

Delhi: Killer drain is the bane of Taimoor Nagar

It was the first such mishap to occur in the two JJ colonies that have come up parallel to the drain.

21 hours ago

Delhi University’s women students fight on to break free of curfew, patriarchy

The gates of St Stephen’s College of Delhi University (DU) were an hour away from being closed when a student took ill in the women’s hostel.

19 Nov 2018

Families in way of metro’s pink line see red in Delhi

Some 49 residents of Block 15 had approached the Delhi HC nearly 18 months ago, demanding to know when alternative housing would be built for them if their homes were to be razed for the Metro.

19 Nov 2018

30 per cent rise in respiratory diseases: Doctors

According to health experts, there is a “dose-response relationship” between air pollution and the number of patients. 

11 Nov 2018

Methane makes landfills ticking, toxic firebombs

A senior official of Delhi Pollution Control Committee accepts that toxic gases emerging from landfills during fire worsens air quality to a dangerous level in the Capital. 

28 Oct 2018

1,300 principals get lesson on disciplining kids

Corporal punishment comprises mental harassment and  discrimination by teachers or school administrators aside from physical punishments.

22 Oct 2018

100 new libraries opened in Delhi government schools

To inculcate the habit of reading among children in classes 1-5, the Delhi government on Saturday inaugurated 100 new libraries in government schools. 

21 Oct 2018

Forty years on, school awaits building

In 1976, the four-storey Qaumi Senior Secondary School at Sadar Bazar was razed to the ground during the Emergency period.

14 Oct 2018

Not everything’s smooth at One Stop Centres in city

Recently, the Delhi State Legal Services Authority submitted a report of these centres to the High Court which is yet to be taken up.

14 Oct 2018

No child from disadvantaged section admitted to Delhi's private schools in 2016-2018

According to the report filed by the NGO, 48 private schools did not admit any student under the quota in 2016-17 while seven schools registered no admissions under the category in 2017-18.

08 Oct 2018

‘Youth not aware of khadi’s history but just find it cool’

Among the college-going youth, especially men, khadi clothes are quite popular.

30 Sep 2018

United Left fought polls against grand alliance of ABVP, V-C and Modi government: JNUSU President

AISA's Balaji, who was elected JNUSU president, tells Sanskriti Talwar why the university flag has always been Red. 

30 Sep 2018

Distress calls to DCW mobile helpline up 75%

The Delhi Commission for Women’s (DCW) mobile helpline has seen distress calls go up by nearly 75 per cent in a gap of seven months.

24 Sep 2018

JNU students union polls: United left wins all four posts

There was high drama on Saturday as counting was suspended for close to 14 hours after the ABVP staged protests claiming it was not informed about the start of the counting process.

17 Sep 2018

Students help farmers adopt beekeeping as an alternate source of income

The students are now helping them get subsidised bee-boxes, for which they have contacted the Khadi Board of Haryana.

16 Sep 2018