Sep 23, 2019-Monday

select city

Metro cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata

Other cities - Noida, Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Bhopal , Chandigarh , Dehradun, Indore, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi

Monday, Sep 23, 2019
Shivani Singh

Shivani Singh

About

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 (363 results)
Sep 16, 2019 03:06
Hopefully, the fine amounts will not be drastically slashed for offences that are linked directly to road safety. Last year, as many as four persons were killed in road fatalities every day in Delhi. read more
Sep 02, 2019 06:54
While Delhi needs to scale up the Mohalla clinic model for good primary healthcare and provision for more hospital beds to take the patient load in case of an outbreak, medical infrastructure alone cannot curtail these diseases. read more
Aug 26, 2019 01:31
Till mid-2000, the landscape where the Aravalli Biodiversity Park stands now was a mining area infested with an invasive exotic plant called Prosopis juliflora or vilayati kikar. read more
Aug 19, 2019 12:02
For saving water at home, it is up to the citizens to curb daily wastage and misuse of water even if they pay for it. read more
Aug 12, 2019 11:01
To help desperate citizens change their mind and not jump in front of running trains, the Metro has launched an empathically worded social media campaign called #NeverGiveUp. read more
Aug 05, 2019 10:29
At 98%, Delhi has the highest level of urbanisation anywhere in India. This means heavy concretisation and little open space that can absorb the rain and replenish the precious aquifers. read more
Jun 10, 2019 05:46
Affordability of public transport is a key factor that determines how people, especially women, use it. In Delhi, one-third of working women use buses and the Metro. read more
May 27, 2019 02:41
The canopies, heavy with fresh green leaves, are not only a visual delight but they also shelter pedestrians from the blazing sun and the harsh winds. read more
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