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Shivani Singh
Shivani Singh
  • Delhi residents have never paid too much for water. For a city that lives on borrowed water, Delhi hardly values water as a precious resource.
  • Heat wave
    Apr 27, 2015 13:25 IST

    Delhi's water conservation drive must reach VIP homes, farmhouses

    Delhi residents have never paid too much for water. For a city that lives on borrowed water, Delhi hardly values water as a precious resource.

  • A view Chandni Chowk
    Apr 20, 2015 11:26 IST

    First Maruti 800 to memories, Delhi needs museum for its history

    Government-run museums in the national capital are more repositories of heavy-duty historical artefacts from the distant past.

  • Road rage
    Apr 13, 2015 14:19 IST

    Road rage to fight over food bill: why Delhi is on short fuse

    Therapists call aggression the Intermittent Explosive Disorder, characterised by extreme expression of anger.

  • Air Pollution
    Apr 06, 2015 08:34 IST

    How Delhi became a dumping ground for construction waste

    In Delhi, no matter what time of the year, rain is always welcome. It cleanses the air of pollutants and makes the dust settle on the ground.

  • DTC
    Mar 30, 2015 12:13 IST

    Delhi got its BRT wrong but we must give it another try

    Yes, the BRT crammed the private vehicles for space while the buses whistled by. But was not that the idea? That a fast, efficient and reliable service would make people switch to public transport?

  • Delhi sparrows
    Mar 23, 2015 10:52 IST

    Every vanishing sparrow leaves Delhi more unliveable

    Another World Sparrow Day passed us by on March 20. Ever since it was declared the state bird in 2012, nothing has been done to bolster the depleting sparrow population in Delhi. Not even a study to tell us where and how their habitats are disappearing.

  • Delhi Development Authority
    Mar 16, 2015 11:04 IST

    Revive living Delhi before developing new areas

    Last month, an art school lecturer in London started a project to understand why people were migrating into, out of, and around the British capital. Responses were displayed on digital billboards in Central London. Turned out, most of those who took part in the survey were leaving rather than arriving.

  • December 16
    Mar 09, 2015 10:55 IST

    Ban on film squanders gains Delhi made since Dec 16 gangrape tragedy

    Reporting of rape cases saw a 32% jump in Delhi last year, thanks to the new law fixing police’s responsibility in registration and investigation of such cases. Rape is the horrible secret most women keep to themselves. Something must have changed to make women and their families feel emboldened to come out and seek help.

  • Water supply tank
    Mar 02, 2015 00:04 IST

    Borrowed, wasted, free: Why Delhi water is on a drip

    Just a day after the AAP government announced that 20,000 litres of water per household will be supplied free every month, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was staring reality in the face.

  • CSE
    Feb 22, 2015 23:44 IST

    Capital’s unbreathable air: No clean-up till we own up

    Swine flu has been a big scare this winter. Even those suffering from common cold, cough or fever are taking a long time to recover. Many patients have suffered relapses. Others are complaining how even antibiotics have failed to provide relief. No wonder, Kiran Bedi’s throat infection and Arvind Kejriwal’s Crocin pill were the top trending topics on the social media during the recently-concluded Delhi elections.

  • Aam Aadmi Party
    Feb 16, 2015 08:07 IST

    Doing politics: Why AAP, BJP have to work and live together

    Kejriwal's party can't afford to take it easy or crib about political roadblocks, while the saffron party better not betray its own agenda by stalling the state government's initiatives just because it can.

  • AAP
    Feb 01, 2015 23:21 IST

    Poll promises, political will and Delhi’s ever-growing numbers

    The Congress released its manifesto two weeks back, AAP came out with one last Saturday. For reasons best known to its leaders, BJP has decided to ditch a formal manifesto and will release a vision document instead.

  • Arvind Kejriwal, Kiran Bedi
    Jan 26, 2015 15:01 IST

    How more of the same made the choice difficult for Delhi

    specific agenda - more colleges, skill development, job generation, wifi zones across the city - the three parties seem to be on the same page. What could have set AAP apart was its anti-corruption platform. But so far it has not been too vocal on the issue. Taking cue, BJP has put corruption low on its list of priorities and Congress relegated it to the last page of its manifesto.

  • India Gate
    Jan 19, 2015 10:08 IST

    Delhi: Sunlight, fresh air biggest casualities in urbanised areas

    For a city in election mode, Delhi can obsess a lot about the cold and the fog. Every morning as Delhiites layer themselves to step outdoors, mercury trends dominate conversations. Heading home every evening, we play the guessing game on fog.

  • Aam Aadmi Party
    Jan 12, 2015 12:19 IST

    Delhi: Why statehood issue may give BJP an edge

    The listeners of FM channels had already sensed it from the radio campaigns of the BJP and the AAP. Delhi's electoral battle this time will be the one between Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal.