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VARIETY

 |  9-minute read
Supreme Court, Delhi, Groundwater

Why Delhi is facing an acute water crisis today

The situation can still be salvaged if Dilliwalas stick to the WHO norms of using 135 litres per capita per day.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Economic Status, Delhi, School admissions, Hindi Medium

Hindi Medium in real life: Delhi man arrested after faking economic status for son's nursery admission

The crime went unnoticed for almost five years and was only caught when Goel tried to get his second son admitted in the same way.

VOICES

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Communalism, Crime, Delhi, Ankit Saxena murder

Why Ankit Saxena's murder has been easily forgotten

Is it because his father refused to allow the killing to be politicised?

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Raza Foundation, Delhi, Art, Smart cities

Why our cities need art

To become technological morons should not be the inevitable fate of Indian citizens.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Politics, Bangalore, Delhi, Water Crisis

Why India faces a major water crisis

Nearly 63 million people in India do not have access to safe drinking water.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Delhi, Roads, Google Maps, Directions

Why Indians don't stop and ask for directions anymore

I perform the duties of everyman’s general north India compass.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Delhi, Lal Qila ki ek Jhalak, Mughals

Mughal women were no damsels in distress — a tale from the palace kitchens

I came upon it in the book 'Lal Qila ki ek Jhalak', written by Syed Nasir Nazir.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Traffic, Parking space, Delhi, Anil Baijal

Is Delhi ready to pay for parking in residential areas?

According to transport minister Kailash Gahlot, this move will help decongest the capital.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi, Fire Safety, Bawana fire

Who killed the 17 victims of Bawana factory fire?

The blaze was not an accident, it was the predictable result of cutting corners and administrative apathy.

VARIETY

 |  Wild Ways  |  7-minute read
Wildlife, Basai, Birds, Najafgarh jheel

Why Delhi's natural spaces are under threat

The old city's heritage is not just its ancient bazaars, tombs, and monuments but also its ecology.