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HindustanTimes Sat,19 Apr 2014

New Delhi

No govt in place, infra projects go slow in Delhi

A traffic police personnel

The absence of an elected government in Delhi has seemingly slowed down the pace of several infrastructure, development and social welfare projects in the Capital.

Delhi: Police booths to be set up at all Metro stations

All about TODs
Following the rapidly rising crime graph at Delhi metro stations, the city police has decided to open police booths at every metro station in the capital.

Delhi: HIV patient gets 7 years' jail for robbery

handcuff

A Delhi court has sentenced an HIV-positive man and his wife to seven years in jail for robbery and house trespassing. The court said there were no grounds for leniency on account of health since such crimes were on the rise and needed to be curbed.

6-fold rise in crimes on Delhi Metro as 200 cops manage 2.5m commuters daily

handcuff
If one goes by numbers, the Delhi Metro police registers at least eight offences of various forms daily – a six-fold increase in crime on the transit network compared to last year.

'It's time for courts to solve the mess, the kids need to go to school'

nursery admissions
The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the entire nursery admission process in Delhi, putting parents once again in misery. Angry parents have termed the continuous delay as cruel and unjust.

Govt ignores Delhi high court order to reserve seats for disabled students

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The Delhi high court's order on April 3 to restart the nursery admissions may have got all the attention but another directive with far-reaching impact seems to have fallen through the cracks.

Delhi's GB Road sex workers come out of closet to vote

Brothel
The polling day seemed to have no bearings here but the sex workers were in full attendance at GB Road, Delhi's red light street. The area, which comes under Chandi Chowk constituency, saw the prostitutes in great numbers at the polling booth on April 10.

Karbala protesters choke Delhi's roads

Karbala protesters Delhi
Traffic snarls choked the capital for over 12 hours from as hundreds of protesters of a religious organisation poured on to the streets to agitate over a disputed piece of land at the Jor Bagh Karbala.

Woman ‘orders’ dog to attack neighbour in S Delhi

A bitter neighbourhood argument turned ugly when an agitated resident allegedly ‘made her pet dog attack’ her neighbour at a posh south Delhi locality, the police said.

DU’s 4-year programme choices a ‘farce’

The carrot of flexibility and choice the Delhi University dangled in front of students before launching the four-year undergraduate programme is nothing short of a mirage, it seems. 

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Registration of marriages within 60 days to be made compulsory

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Circular expected to be issued by Wednesday, violators to be fined up to Rs. 1,000.

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Farmhouses rob 400 acres of Delhi’s forest

Delhi farmhouses
Hundreds of acres of precious forest land have been lost to illegal farmhouses. The forest department has found at least 15 sprawling farmhouses and other such structures inside south Delhi’s Asola-Bhatti wildlife sanctuary.

Two dengue cases reported in Delhi, first in 2014

Dengue in Delhi

Dengue is back in the city. Two cases have been reported till March this year, says data collected by the three municipal corporations. Last year, four dengue cases were reported till March 30.

82.7 lakh voted in Delhi, highest ever in capital

India votes across 91 constituencies in phase three
In Thursday's elections, 82.7 lakh Delhiites exercised their voting rights. This was the highest number of people to have voted in any election in Delhi ever.
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