under New Delhi

Around 200 people who help prepare the Budget remain isolated in North Block for 10 days


4 Mar 2015 | BY Chinki Sinha

It’s one of the best addresses in Delhi—and one of the poshest and the classiest as well in its imperial elegance. Some occupants find it too good to vacate. We find out why


30 Oct 2014 | BY Chinki Sinha

A retired 76-year-old government officer, LD Chopra, breathes through an oxygen mask at his residence in New Delhi. For Chopra, an asthmatic patient, life depends on uninterrupted electricity supply. An unconscious Chopra was rushed to hospital on 31 May when thunderstorms disrupted power supply to his oxygen concentrator. Like Chopra’s residence in the east of the city, much of Delhi suffered long power outages after a spike in demand and damage to power lines caused by thunderstorms overwhelmed the grid.0

18 Jun 2014 | BY Raul Irani

New Delhi shrank on the world stage as he looked on


1 Apr 2014 | BY Bharat Karnad

Intimations of a New Establishment and the Return of Real India


1 Apr 2014 | BY Tavleen Singh

A division bench of justices Reva Khetrapal and Pratibha Rani of the Delhi High Court today upheld the death penalty awarded to four convicts in the December 16, 2012 gang rape and murder case of a 23-year-old girl.

The trial court on September 13, 2013 awarded the death sentence to Mukesh (26), Akshay Thakur (28), Pawan Gupta (19) and Vinay Sharma (20).


14 Mar 2014 | BY Mihir Srivastava

The India Art Fair 2014 was about art, yes, but no less about money


10 Feb 2014 | BY Divya Guha

Snapshots from some of the winning constituencies of the Aam Aadmi Party


11 Dec 2013

An electoral contest that has India’s capital rivetted


26 Nov 2013 | BY Mihir Srivastava

Wrestlers train at New Delhi’s Guru Munni Akhara. The International Olympic Committee this week revised its decision to eliminate wrestling from the list of Olympic sports. Its reinstatement in the 2020 Games is being celebrated in India, which recently won individual Olympic medals in the sport. Wrestling or kushti is, in fact, considered more than a mere sport in the country, where it is practised in akharas under the tutelage of a guru. The soil of the akhara is considered sacred by the pehalwans, who rub their heads and bodies with it before they begin their session.1

11 Sep 2013 | BY Ashish Sharma
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