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VARIETY

 |  Fortune Cookie  |  3-minute read
Restaurant, Delhi, Hotel, Taj Mahal

Celebrating 40 years of Delhi's Taj Mahal Hotel - a landmark born out of a lawsuit

The hotel is on a plot of land that was declared an 'evacuee property' after Partition.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
RTE Act, Education, Poverty, Delhi

The perils of inequality – the ugly face of Delhi

It is high time for policymakers to adopt rights-based approach to development in India; otherwise, 'sabka saath sabka vikas' will remain a hollow slogan forever.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Delhi, Ranjana gauhar, India's dance forms, Independence Day

Why India's dance forms are the best celebration of its beauty and diversity

This Independence Day saw the 13th edition of ‘Saare Jahan Se Accha’, the dance festival organised by the great Odissi dancer Ranjana Gauhar.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
ICDS, Anganwadi centres, Malnutrition, Delhi

Capital shame: Children are going hungry in Delhi because govt schemes are poorly implemented

From funds to infrastructure to employees, there are slip-ups at every level.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Delhi, Public Spaces, Tughlaq sultanate, History

Of sarais and Sultanates: What the remains of two centuries-old inns in Delhi tell us

Spaces of public use have changed a lot since the medieval times, but some things remain the same.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
LG, Delhi, Supreme Court, AAP

The unending AAP saga - Why even the SC can't break the Delhi govt-LG impasse

After euphoria over apex court verdict, Delhi government's first decision runs into hurdle.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Union territories, Delhi, AAP, Supreme Court

The AAP effect: What the SC judgment means for other Union Territories

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy, who has also been having problems with L-G Kiran Bedi, has hailed the verdict.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Love, Delhi, Hazrat nizamuddin auliya, Amir Khusrau

On Hazrat Amir Khusrau's urs, the greatest love story ever told

Neither life nor death could separate him from his beloved, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Delhi pollution, Delhi, Sarojini nagar, Nbcc

Breathe, Delhi. Felling trees will only choke us faster

Merely 'greening' patches of land with saplings or larger plants serves no function.

ART & CULTURE

 |  10-minute read
History, Delhi

Why Delhi has 14 cities and a cursed Sultan

Its every stone is crying out to be loved.