New Delhi: In 1971, days before the fifth general elections in the country, an Italian journalist had asked Indira Gandhi about the issues that were bothering her party. “I am the issue,” tout came her reply. Indira had split the Indian National Congress into two parts before the elections. But the split didn’t matter. Few weeks later, her party won 352 seats and decimated the opposition.
New Delhi: Over 70% of people living in the Kashmir valley are under 30 years of age. And they do not know what ‘normalcy’ is, said David Devadas, author of ‘In Search of a Future: The story of Kashmir’, at the Times Lit Fest on Saturday.
New Delhi: Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC) organized a wheelchair rally to observe the 1st Spinal Cord Injury Day at Rajpath on Sunday. The wheelchair rally was flagged of by Union Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Harsh Vardhan.
New Delhi: Work at government hospitals in Delhi remained adversely affected as All India Government Nurses Federation proceeded on an indefinite strike beginning Friday morning. The nurses demanded higher wages and better working conditions.
New Delhi: In a bid to reach out to the working class of the city, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday addressed a ‘Shramik Samvad’ at Delhi’s Talkatora Stadium highlighting his government’s proposal to hike minimum wages of labourers.
New Delhi: Of the five dengue deaths in the city this season, three are from Jamia Nagar and Shaheen Bagh locality. The area which falls near the Yamuna riverbed has now become the main breeding ground for mosquitoes and civic borne diseases. Continue reading “AMID APATHY, LOCALS BATTLES CHICKUNGUNYA AND DENGUE”
New Delhi: The busy ITO stretch in Delhi, known for traffic snarls, registers an average of 74 decibels (dB) of sound each day , highest in the city. It is about 10 decibels over the permissible limit for commercial areas. A study reported by TOI earlier had showed Mumbai emerging as the noisiest city in the country , followed by Lucknow and Hyderabad. Delhi ranked fourth on the list. Environmentalists believe things will only get worse in the capital if people don’t pay heed, and the price to pay will be very high.
New Delhi: The panic created by dengue, chickungunya and other vector-borne diseases have not just crowded the government hospitals, but have also led to an influx of passengers at private hospitals in the city.
New Delhi: Students of St. Thomas School, Mandir Marg participated in The Times of India’s ‘No Honking Drive’ initiative. The workshop organised by Manas Foundation aimed at educating students about the effects of noise pollution.
New Delhi: Known for having heated press conferences, former member of Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) Juhi Khan, on Friday levelled charges of irregularities against former chairperson of DCW, Barkha Shukla Singh.