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The world dumped 53.6 million tonnes of e-waste last year and recycled only 17.4 percent
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The world dumped 53.6 million tonnes of e-waste last year and recycled only 17.4 percent

China was the biggest contributor to e-waste with 10.1 million tonnes, second was US with 6.9 million tonnes and India third with 3.2 million tonnes.

Delhi's Seelampur: Metaphor for new kind of India where Hindu-Muslim divisions are cast in steel and concrete, and political conflict mediated by the bomb
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Delhi's Seelampur: Metaphor for new kind of India where Hindu-Muslim divisions are cast in steel and concrete, and political conflict mediated by the bomb

Each galli in Seelampur is, among other things, a border between faiths and social classes. For prospect-less young people in this part of Delhi, a cohort that grew ever-faster as the economy began to splutter, the gangster and god became the only sources of agency and self-worth. The temple or the mosque offered at least a simulacrum of social respectability.

Jaffrabad anti-CAA protests: Over 500 women block road connecting Seelampur with Maujpur and Yamuna Vihar; Delhi Metro shuts station
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Jaffrabad anti-CAA protests: Over 500 women block road connecting Seelampur with Maujpur and Yamuna Vihar; Delhi Metro shuts station

Over 500 people, mostly women, sat on a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) near Delhi’s Jaffrabad metro station

Five Muslim candidates, all from AAP, emerge victorious in Delhi Assembly polls; 3 seats dominated by minority community post highest turnout
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Five Muslim candidates, all from AAP, emerge victorious in Delhi Assembly polls; 3 seats dominated by minority community post highest turnout

Five Muslim candidates, all from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), emerged victorious in the 8 February Delhi Assembly polls, keeping in the party’s hold the minority voter segment it had wrested from the Congress

Tis Hazari court allows Chandra Shekhar Azad to visit Delhi for Assembly polls; Bhim Army chief must mark presence with DCP Crime
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Tis Hazari court allows Chandra Shekhar Azad to visit Delhi for Assembly polls; Bhim Army chief must mark presence with DCP Crime

A Delhi court on Tuesday agreed to modify the conditions of bail granted to Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Azad, who was accused of inciting people during an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest at Jama Masjid and the Daryaganj area of the National Capital in December 2019.

Chandra Shekhar Azad gets bail in Daryaganj violence case: Court tells Bhim Army chief to leave Delhi for 4 weeks, but 'stay in Saharanpur'
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Chandra Shekhar Azad gets bail in Daryaganj violence case: Court tells Bhim Army chief to leave Delhi for 4 weeks, but 'stay in Saharanpur'

A Delhi court granted bail to Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Azad on Wednesday in the case filed against him for an incident of violence during an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest in the National Capital's Daryaganj on 20 December.

CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown
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CAA protest: Days after violence, Seelampur seeks answers on who incited clashes; anxious residents return to streets despite crackdown

Even though the stones strewn across the streets in Delhi's Seelampur have been cleared and daily life has returned in the busy trading area of the National Capital, the anxiety over the law and order situation that took the locality hostage on Tuesday is still palpable

Airtel, Vodafone, Jio suspend internet, voice, messaging services in parts of Delhi-NCR in compliance with police order amid anti-CAA protests
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Airtel, Vodafone, Jio suspend internet, voice, messaging services in parts of Delhi-NCR in compliance with police order amid anti-CAA protests

Telecom operators on Thursday suspended internet, voice and messaging services in parts of Delhi-NCR following instructions from the police in the wake of protests against Citizenship Amendment Act

Bihar man jumps into lion enclosure at Delhi zoo, escapes unhurt due to alert staff; mentally unstable, say cops
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Bihar man jumps into lion enclosure at Delhi zoo, escapes unhurt due to alert staff; mentally unstable, say cops

A 28-year-old man jumped inside the enclosure of a lion in the Delhi zoo on Thursday, but escaped unhurt as the alert zoo staff acted quickly and tranquilised the animal, official sources said

Two killed and three injured after four-storey building collapses in Delhi's Seelampur area; NDRF concludes rescue ops
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Two killed and three injured after four-storey building collapses in Delhi's Seelampur area; NDRF concludes rescue ops

Two people lost their lives while three others were injured in the building collapse in Seelampur area of North-East Delhi, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Inspector Balwan said on Tuesday.

Ahead of Delhi Assembly polls, Hauz Qazi incident exposes AAP's poor grasp over minority votes; communal tension may damage party's chances
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Ahead of Delhi Assembly polls, Hauz Qazi incident exposes AAP's poor grasp over minority votes; communal tension may damage party's chances

The incident in Delhi's Chawri area could be a political turning point. The Ballimaran constituency isn't dominated by Muslims. There's a substantial population of Hindus. In 2015, BJP's Shyam Lal Morwal got 23,241 votes from here while Hussain won 57,118.

Lok Sabha polls in Delhi: Capital records second biggest turnout in 30 years; Shakur Basti, Ballimaran see highest figures
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Lok Sabha polls in Delhi: Capital records second biggest turnout in 30 years; Shakur Basti, Ballimaran see highest figures

The New Delhi assembly segment, known for its VVIP voters, saw a voter turnout of 52.58 percent, the second lowest in the city.

Manoj Tiwari camouflaging himself in Modi's shadow, says Dilip Pandey, claims fight in North East Delhi between AAP, BJP
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Manoj Tiwari camouflaging himself in Modi's shadow, says Dilip Pandey, claims fight in North East Delhi between AAP, BJP

"Only somebody who lives in North East Delhi will understand what it feels like to get stuck in traffic congestion of Sonia Vihar, Wazirabad Bridge, Seelampur Square," said Dilip Pandey who is contesting from the North East Delhi constituency in Lok Sabha Elections 2019

NIA arrests key conspirator of pro-IS module Harkat-Ul-Harb-E-Islam in Delhi; Mohammad Faiz 14th accused who planned attacks in NCT
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NIA arrests key conspirator of pro-IS module Harkat-Ul-Harb-E-Islam in Delhi; Mohammad Faiz 14th accused who planned attacks in NCT

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested a key conspirator who was planning to carry out terrorist attacks in the national capital region of Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

NIA arrests in Jafrabad: Callous handling of crimes in minority-dominated areas adds to victimisation, alienation
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NIA arrests in Jafrabad: Callous handling of crimes in minority-dominated areas adds to victimisation, alienation

There are many Jafrabad-like neighbourhoods in urban India, and callous handling of incidents like Wednesday's NIA raids in North East Delhi could push them further away from the mainstream

Delhi court remands 10 people suspected of belonging to Islamic State-linked group to 12-day NIA custody
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Delhi court remands 10 people suspected of belonging to Islamic State-linked group to 12-day NIA custody

NIA had sought 15-day custodial interrogation of the arrested, saying it needed to unearth the entire conspiracy for which there were intelligence inputs

Muslim cleric carrying bullet at Arvind Kejriwal's Janta Darbar seized by Delhi Police
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Muslim cleric carrying bullet at Arvind Kejriwal's Janta Darbar seized by Delhi Police

The accused along with 12 other imams and maulavis visited Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's Janta Darbar seeking increase in salary of the Delhi Waqf Board staff

Delhi metro launches a new cashless payment system for commuters
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Delhi metro launches a new cashless payment system for commuters

Delhi metro passenger will have to select 'pay through QR' option in the app and then direct the smartphone camera to the QR code displayed at the ticket counter.

 Delhi election: Four Muslim faces in newly-elected state Assembly
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Delhi election: Four Muslim faces in newly-elected state Assembly

Matia Mahal assembly constituency saw AAP candidate Asim Ahmed Khan defeating Congress' Shoaib Iqbal, who represented the seat consecutively five times. Khan defeated Iqbal by 26,096 votes.

Females closing the gap in Delhi sex ratio
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Females closing the gap in Delhi sex ratio

The sex ratio in Delhi has shown an improvement with the female population having grown by 24.9 per cent while male population followed at 18.1 per cent.