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Friday, May 24, 2019
Shivani Singh

Shivani Singh

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Shivani Singh leads the Delhi Metro team for Hindustan Times. A journalist for two decades, she writes about cities and urban concerns. She has reported extensively on issues of governance, administrative and social reforms, and education.

articles by Shivani Singh (355 results)
May 11, 2019 08:45
The Congress had offered to contest three of Delhi’s seven Lok Sabha seats, leaving four to the AAP, which wanted the alliance extended to Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh as well . read more
May 10, 2019 14:55
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said AAP had two options -- fight four of the seven seats and let the Congress contest the remaining three which he is sure the grand old party would have lost. read more
Apr 22, 2019 10:39
The packed lawns of India Gate, the zoo and Purana Qila have people coming from all corners of the city. If the crowds to these places are any indication, Delhi is clearly becoming more outdoorsy. read more
Apr 08, 2019 05:40
Right now, Delhi’s public bus fleet size is at a nine-year low, although the government has promised to roll out 3,000 CNG-powered and 1,000 electric buses in the next couple of years. read more
Apr 01, 2019 03:06
Ghonda Gujran, where the processing plant is coming up, is in the “O Zone” or the Yamuna riverfront. Environmentalists are concerned about leachate that can contaminate precious aquifers, posing ecological and health hazards. read more
Mar 25, 2019 04:05
Students walk the most. But too many vehicles, encroachments and poor pedestrian infrastructure often make the walking routes to educational institutions, barring a few university campuses, unsafe. read more
Mar 18, 2019 05:37
The police cite multiple reasons for the occurrence of heinous crimes. Murders and kidnappings are often pre-meditated. House break-ins and robberies usually involve insiders. read more
Mar 04, 2019 01:12
The draft policy states that transplantation will be undertaken only when more than 10 trees need removal for a construction project. read more
Feb 25, 2019 00:34
Multiple agencies — the municipalities, the Delhi government and the ministries of the Union government — control and manage roads, pedestrian facilities, different modes of transport, traffic management, street lights, parking and numerous regulatory... read more
Feb 18, 2019 12:19
Twenty-two years after the Uphaar fire tragedy, the Hotel Arpit Palace staff had no training on how to use fire-fighting equipment. read more
Feb 11, 2019 11:14
While car owners should pay for using public space for parking, such a fee in itself may not deter multiple car ownership, which has for long been common in Delhi. read more
Feb 04, 2019 11:13
Many stretches in Delhi are built either too high or too narrow forcing pedestrians to walk on the road. The elderly and the disabled avoid them altogether. read more
Jan 28, 2019 12:24
Air pollution has hit Delhi like no other health or environmental crises ever before. City doctors say it is suppressing our immunity, making us vulnerable to respiratory disorders, heart attacks and cancer, and is reducing the overall life expectan... read more
Jan 14, 2019 09:43
Slow traffic and perpetual jams are not the only stress factors on Delhi roads. There is also bad driving. read more
Jan 07, 2019 11:11
At least 3,000 CNG-powered buses will be rolled out, taking the fleet size of Delhi’s buses to 8,460. Though still short of the desired 11,000-mark, it should be enough to resuscitate the Delhi Transport Corporation that has not added a single bus to... read more