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What weekend curfew in Delhi looked like

What weekend curfew in Delhi looked like

April 17, 2021

Stark empty streets, shops shuttered down, near empty public transport, abandoned tourism monuments and deserted spiritual places defined Saturday, the first day of the two-day curfew imposed by the Delhi government in a desperate bid to cut down the spread of the coronavirus pan...

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Delhi Riots: Victims’ battle for justice & compensation continues

Delhi Riots: Victims’ battle for justice & compensation continues

February 28, 2021

“I will do what I did again. I don’t have any regrets, except that I couldn’t save the lives of Dinesh Khatik, Ankit Sharma (riot victims) and many others,” Kapil Mishra, a local leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party in northeast Delhi, said this during launch of a book De...

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Tales of tractor rally on Republic Day through the lens

Tales of tractor rally on Republic Day through the lens

January 27, 2021

Violence was the norm of the day, it seems, during the Republic Day tractor rally organised by farmers protesting against the three farm laws passed last year. As the tractor rallies moved from various borders of Delhi, notably Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur, the farmers were welcome...

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Delhi riots: Serious human rights abuses by Delhi Police, says Amnesty

Delhi riots: Serious human rights abuses by Delhi Police, says Amnesty

August 28, 2020

In a scathing report, Amnesty International accuses Delhi Police of being complicit in the riots that had struck the national capital for days in late February even while US President Donald Trump was in the city. It criticises government for granting total impunity to errant pol...

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Idle idol makers of Delhi

Idle idol makers of Delhi

August 20, 2020

August is normally the busiest time for idol makers in India as the festival season is just around the corner. Idol makers would be busy giving final touches to their Ganesha or even Durga idols around this time. But this year their livelihood is in peril due to Covid19 pandemic,...

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This is the best time to experiment with content and to be an actor: Rasika Dugal

This is the best time to experiment with content and to be an actor: Rasika Dugal

December 11, 2018

  In her decade-long career, Rasika Dugal, who has done a mix of feature films like Manto and Qissa, short films like The School Bag and web series like Humourously Yours and Mirzapur, feels that it’s a great time for actors, writers, and directors with the advent of onlin...

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World’s largest artist colony on the verge of demolition

World’s largest artist colony on the verge of demolition

December 27, 2016

The world’s largest collective of street performers is being forced to leave their permanent establishment which is also a mark of their identity besides their profession. In a bid to redevelop their colony and thus, their lives, the demolition of the Kathputli colony has begun...

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Inhumane trade

Inhumane trade

June 15, 2016

On the occasion of world day against child labour that was observed around the globe on June 12, 2016, 16 trafficked children were rescued from trains and placement agencies in New Delhi.

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