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In Eeb Allay Ooo!, Prateek Vats uses monkeys as metaphor to satirise blind faith and superstition in modern India
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In Eeb Allay Ooo!, Prateek Vats uses monkeys as metaphor to satirise blind faith and superstition in modern India

Ten years ago, Delhi-6 had an imaginary 'kaala bandar' as a symbol of communal bias. But in Prateek Vats' Eeb Allay Ooo!, monkeys pose a very real and urgent threat to society.

Delhi students appearing for CBSE exams on edge as violence grips Delhi; parents fear for safety, mental well-being
India

Delhi students appearing for CBSE exams on edge as violence grips Delhi; parents fear for safety, mental well-being

Delhi continues to be ravaged by violence between the pro and anti-CAA protesters, but schoolchildren who are taking their board exams have become an unintended victim of the situation

Delhi communal violence: City's past shows Hindu-Muslim enmity predates Hindutva, political parties and even Partition
Politics

Delhi communal violence: City's past shows Hindu-Muslim enmity predates Hindutva, political parties and even Partition

This week, as Delhi struggles with the fallout from weekend violence which ended in a temple in the city's Chawri Bazaar area being vandalised, the 1974 riots — one of the deadliest Hindu-Muslim clashes in post-Independence Delhi — are a useful prism to inspect what happened, and wh

Narendra Modi's rally at Ramlila Maidan amid anti-CAA protests: Anti-drone teams, NSG commandos deployed; CCTV surveillance on all routes leading to venue
Politics

Narendra Modi's rally at Ramlila Maidan amid anti-CAA protests: Anti-drone teams, NSG commandos deployed; CCTV surveillance on all routes leading to venue

Multi-level security arrangement will be in place, with CCTV surveillance of all the routes leading to the venue and snipers being positioned atop buildings

Delhi That Was: Photos by Raghu Rai, Madan Mahatta, Habib Rahman hold a prism to the past
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Delhi That Was: Photos by Raghu Rai, Madan Mahatta, Habib Rahman hold a prism to the past

Despite having been painfully magnified to reveal the country’s sore veins for decades, Delhi remains — in more ways than one — elusive, eternally mysteriously and distant from both the past and the future. An exhibition of photos from three legendary archives, titled Delhi That Was, offers a similar perspective.

Delhi govt's flood control department says water level in Yamuna not rising anymore; river had breached danger mark on Monday
India

Delhi govt's flood control department says water level in Yamuna not rising anymore; river had breached danger mark on Monday

After breaching the danger mark a few days back, the water level in Yamuna river in Delhi has become constant at 206.60 metres and is not rising anymore, informed an official from Irrigation and Flood Control Department (I&FCD).

In Nizamuddin Basti, a women's self-help group ushers a quiet revolution encompassing community and cuisine
Life

In Nizamuddin Basti, a women's self-help group ushers a quiet revolution encompassing community and cuisine

Nizamuddin's Delhi is a romantic, thriving metropolis whose cuisine has historically been integral to Delhi’s food. Sharanya Deepak meets Zaika-e-Nizamuddin, an all-women catering outfit that serves the kebabs, biryani, haleem, and laddoos, that Nizamuddin is most famous for.

Chandni Chowk: Recounting the past glory of Jahanara Begum’s moonlight square that turned to dust
Life

Chandni Chowk: Recounting the past glory of Jahanara Begum’s moonlight square that turned to dust

Though Chandni Chowk is a clumsy, congested market with narrow alleys today, it was once a glorious bazaar that housed Mughal amirs and was the centre of trade in Shahjahanabad. Sahapedia delves into the history of this chaotic bazaar that was built in 1650 by Jahanara Begum, daughter of Mumtaz Mahal and Emperor Shah Jahan, whose charm remains unmatched.

Fight over parking scooter takes communal colour in Delhi's Chawri Bazaar; security beefed up in locality
India

Fight over parking scooter takes communal colour in Delhi's Chawri Bazaar; security beefed up in locality

A video surfaced online which purportedly shows a man allegedly being beaten by some people, who were suspected to be drunk, over a parking issue in Delhi.

Railway log operator confuses two passenger trains, accidently diverts New Delhi-bound train to Old Delhi
India

Railway log operator confuses two passenger trains, accidently diverts New Delhi-bound train to Old Delhi

In one of the rarest cases, a railway log operator diverted a New Delhi bound passenger train to Old Delhi railway station by mistake, causing inconvenience to hundreds of people

After Kamala Mills fire kills 14 in Mumbai, concerns raised over safety at Delhi eateries
India

After Kamala Mills fire kills 14 in Mumbai, concerns raised over safety at Delhi eateries

The fire in a Mumbai pub that claimed 14 lives has raised concerns of safety at thousands of eateries and restaurants in the national capital as just 400 of them have an NOC from the Delhi Fire Service.

Building collapses in Delhi's Sadar Bazaar; one person injured
India

Building collapses in Delhi's Sadar Bazaar; one person injured

Just a building collapsed in Mumbai’s Bhendi bazaar, a three-storey building in Delhi's Sadar Bazaar collapsed on Friday and six fire tenders were rushed to the spot

Child slavery down in India but sexual violence against children on the rise: Kailash Satyarthi
India

Child slavery down in India but sexual violence against children on the rise: Kailash Satyarthi

The number of child workers in India has fallen considerably but incidents of sexual violence against children has gone up, Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has said.

10 best food and drink-related places you must not miss next year
Life

10 best food and drink-related places you must not miss next year

New Year party planned? So the next best thing to think about is the culinary pleasures you must indulge in 2017. Restaurants, cafes, food pop-ups, culinary workshops, food trails. Clearly, food is on everyone’s mind in India, more than ever before, as innovative independents make their presence felt and the food scene gets diverse. That’s not all. Some food-related events are touted as must-attend and everyone’s gung-ho about checking these out. So what are the 10 best food and drink related things you must not miss next year in India? And fret not, in days of cash crunch, one can head to these with plastic currency, without actually having to use pink notes.

Sixteen years since LeT attacked Red Fort: All you need to know about the terror attack
India

Sixteen years since LeT attacked Red Fort: All you need to know about the terror attack

It was on this day 16 years ago that the premises of the Red Fort were shaken up by gunshots as LeT killed two soldiers and one civilian.

Delhi: Chandni Chowk explosion kills one, injures five; police confirm blast due to firecracker
India

Delhi: Chandni Chowk explosion kills one, injures five; police confirm blast due to firecracker

The blast took place around 11 am in Chandni Chowk, a bustling commercial area with and narrow lanes and closely packed structures,

Ghantewala, the sweet shop in Delhi that had once served emperors, shuts down
India

Ghantewala, the sweet shop in Delhi that had once served emperors, shuts down

Ghantewala, an over 200-year-old sweet shop in Old Delhi's bustling Chandni Chowk market has finally downed its shutters, evoking shock and a sense of loss among food connoisseurs, sweet lovers and other visitors.

No more 'Sohan halwa': Ghantewala, 200-year-old sweet shop in Chandni Chowk shuts down
Delhi

No more 'Sohan halwa': Ghantewala, 200-year-old sweet shop in Chandni Chowk shuts down

Ghantewala, an over 200-year-old sweet shop in Old Delhi's bustling Chandni Chowk market has finally downed its shutters, evoking shock and a sense of loss among food connoisseurs, sweet lovers and other visitors.