Delhi

OPEN TO OPINION

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
National Green Tribunal, Waste Management, Delhi, Ghazipur landfill

Ghazipur landfill collapse: What Delhi can do to prevent another tragedy like this

We owe it to the waste-pickers to create a sustainable model which is inclusive of the urban poor.

VOICES

 |  2-minute read
Delhi, 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Massacres, Karwan-e-mohabbat

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: Time we recall the painful memories of 1984 Sikh massacre

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |   Long-form
Swami Shraddhanand, Ali brothers, Khilafat Movement, Delhi

How Jahanabad and Khilafat movement faded into history and Dilli gave birth to New Delhi

[Book Extract] It was indeed a new city, shining brightly with new lights and electric bulbs.

POLITICS

 |  Between the Lines  |  3-minute read
Sewage cleaners, Manholes, Delhi, Manual scavenging

Delhi government's ban on manual sewer cleaning not enough to clean up Indian mentality

About 100 workers die every year while entering the confined space at high temperatures, with slippery walls and floor, and toxic gases.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Safai karamcharis, Swacch Bharat, Delhi, Manual scavenging

Sewage workers dying in Delhi shows how little we value human lives

10 deaths in about a month, latest in a national capital hospital, are nothing but institutional murder.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Modi, Good samaritans, Road Accidents, Delhi

An accident victim lay on the road for 12 hours. Why Delhi didn't come to help him

It's people who make governments, and a country great or miserable.

VARIETY

 |  Fortune Cookie  |  4-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Book Extract, Delhi, Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh on why he loves (and loathes) Delhi

[Book extract] It is nice to live among a people who have a sense of belonging and pride in their city.

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Delhi, Nightmare, House help, Nanny

How our search for a nanny for our baby turned into a nightmare in Delhi

What unfolded in the next two months is the most mind-numbing experience of our lives.