NGOs, volunteers emerge as only hope for Delhi's undocumented people as absence of Aadhaar keeps free ration, hunger relief centres out of reach
There are at least 30 NGOs and over 40 individual volunteers in Delhi who are supplying food during COVID-19 lockdown to people without any valid documentation and living on the footpaths, jhuggi jhopdis and verandahs of commercial complexes
With more regions now suffering a "severe or severe-plus" air-quality, the top four most polluted regions in Delhi included Jahangirpuri in north Delhi, Mundaka in west-Delhi, Dwarka sub-city in south-Delhi, Anand Vihar in east-Delhi.
The tonnes of garbage at the 'over-saturated' Ghazipur dump-yard which collapsed on Friday claiming two lives is estimated to be just one percent of the entire landfill.
Delhi seems to be drowning in its own waste, with all three major landfill sites operating way after their shelf life.
The Deonar dumping ground fire in Mumbai has not just exposed the fast deteriorating living conditions in India’s financial capital but also rung the alarm bells for the most notoriously polluted city of India — Delhi.