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Lok Sabha elections 2019, Congress, Delhi, Sheila Dikshit

Up, close and personal: From a college student receiving an award from the CM to a reporter tracking Sheila Dikshit

A life well-lived is not only about victories. It's also about the fights.


 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Delhi, Gymkhana, Summer, Swimming

Blue hai paani paani: Swimming pools? Well, they're pools of very weird stories too

It's summer and the pools are full. But from 'holy dips' to 'contagious epilepsy' and now, 'chlorates', my swimming classes have always been quite deep.


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Racism, Delhi University, Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party

Dear Arvind Kejriwal, an open letter from a South Indian in India's capital

Cut back on your racism against us, sir. South Indians are not illegal foreigners in our own capital.


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Delhi, AAP, BJP, Shazia Ilmi

Shazia Ilmi: 'The BJP is absolutely right in giving Sadhvi Pragya a ticket. She has been a victim, tortured and paralysed'

Delhi BJP vice-president Shazia Ilmi spoke with Rohit E David on a shoe being thrown in a BJP press conference, Sadhvi Pragya Thakur being given a ticket, Muslim appeasement politics and the possible alliance between Congress and AAP.


 |  Fortune Cookie  |  3-minute read
Lifestyle, Eating out, Singapore, Delhi

Like Singapore, Delhi could have its own Clarke Quay – in Aerocity

What’s fueling the rise of the latest food-drinks destination in NCR?


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Lok Sabha Polls, Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Narendra Modi

Governance for anarchists: The AAP story

Even with continued obstacles, the 'anarchists' who run the Delhi government plod on. Will their efforts lead to a Modi versus Kejriwal face-off in upcoming elections?


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Firecrackers, Delhi, Air Pollution, Diwali

No, firecrackers alone are not to blame for Delhi’s poisonous air. But we need to eliminate every pollutant we can

Firecracker-manufacturing in India is a little-regulated industry, and there is no saying what chemicals are used in them.


 |  Fortune Cookie  |  4-minute read
Food and Drink, Fine dining, Restaurant, Delhi

Food for thought: Has Delhi become the hub of culinary creativity?

Over the past fortnight, three new food destinations stood out as examples of quality and innovation.


 |  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.


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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.