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Chandigarh Police arrested three men for damaging an ATM machine at Manimajra’s Subhash Nagar.(Sant Arora/HT)

3 men held for bid to steal cash from ATM machine in Manimajra

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 10:14 PM IST
Said they damaged the machine after they failed to get their hands on the cash by using an ATM card, which they found in the booth
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Delivery boys have been working relentlessly yet share experiences that show how they are being treated.(Photo: Yogesh Kumar/HT (For representational purpose only))
Delivery boys have been working relentlessly yet share experiences that show how they are being treated.(Photo: Yogesh Kumar/HT (For representational purpose only))

Delivery boys urge: Don’t be harsh with us amid the pandemic

By Naina Arora | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2020 08:50 PM IST
Working tirelessly to deliver essentials and luxury items, amid the Covid-19 crisis, deliver boys have been most often at the receiving end of wrath of customers.
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The sublime pleasures of pottering about a terrace garden.(Getty Images)
The sublime pleasures of pottering about a terrace garden.(Getty Images)

Unlock Diaries: A measured engagement with the world by Sharif D Rangnekar

By Sharif D Rangnekar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 06:16 AM IST
Despite the anxiety, the end of the lockdown brings with it a fresh yearning to meet relatives and close friends
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Zomato delivery boy killed in hit-and-run in Panchkula

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Panchkula
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 01:35 AM IST
Deceased Sunny was a resident of Kharak Mangoli village in old Panchkula
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Police said they were examining the complaint and were yet to register a case.(File Photo/MINT)
Police said they were examining the complaint and were yet to register a case.(File Photo/MINT)

Swiggy customer in Hyderabad refuses to accept food delivered by Muslim man

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderbad
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 09:28 PM IST
While ordering, the customer mentioned his preferences which included a ‘Hindu delivery person’.
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Zomato customer from Jabalpur who refused to take delivery from a “non-Hindu” has been slammed.(Indranil Bhoumik/mint)
Zomato customer from Jabalpur who refused to take delivery from a “non-Hindu” has been slammed.(Indranil Bhoumik/mint)

Zomato customer slammed by Mumbai dabbawalas

By Press Trust of India | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 09:55 AM IST
A Jabalpur-based customer of the food agreegator firm took to Twitter two days ago to claim that he cancelled an order because the delivery person assigned to him was Muslim.
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Madhya Pradesh police have decided to send a notice to a man in Jabalpur who took offence after he was assigned a “non-Hindu” delivery boy by Zomato.(AFP Photo)
Madhya Pradesh police have decided to send a notice to a man in Jabalpur who took offence after he was assigned a “non-Hindu” delivery boy by Zomato.(AFP Photo)

Man who cancelled Zomato order over ‘non-Hindu’ row to get police notice

By Monika Pandey | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 06:38 PM IST
In a Twitter post, Amit Shukla tagged Zomato and said had cancelled his order as “they allocated a non Hindu rider”. “They said they can’t change rider and can’t refund on cancellation, I said you can’t force me to take a delivery I don’t want…” he tweeted.c
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Zomato is winning over Twitter thanks to their epic reply.(HT File Photo)
Zomato is winning over Twitter thanks to their epic reply.(HT File Photo)

Zomato’s epic reply to man who cancelled order over ‘non Hindu’ delivery boy

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 11:13 PM IST
About an hour ago, Zomato replied to the tweet that is since winning them applause. The tweet was promptly followed up with another one by the founder Deepinder Goyal.
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Masked men chase, shoot at man in Jahangirpuri

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2019 03:05 AM IST
According to police, the crime was captured on a CCTV camera installed outside the man’s house.
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After preliminary probe established that Shelke was drunk, he was suspended. “His act maligned the image of police department in the society and such conduct cannot be tolerated,” a police officer said.(Tauseef MUSTAFA / AFP)
After preliminary probe established that Shelke was drunk, he was suspended. “His act maligned the image of police department in the society and such conduct cannot be tolerated,” a police officer said.(Tauseef MUSTAFA / AFP)

Drunk policeman who drove into biker in South Bombay suspended

By Vijay Kumar Yadav | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2019 06:34 AM IST
Deputy commissioner of police, zone 4 Saurabh Tripathi confirmed the development. “Police naik Rajesh Shelke, attached to the Kalachowki police station, has been suspended from service. A departmental inquiry is underway,” he said.
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We got in touch with restaurateurs, online delivery and boxed catering portals, customers and of course delivery boys, for their views. While all agreed such things are rare, delivery personnel were apprehensive a single incident would give all of them a bad name.(Istock)
We got in touch with restaurateurs, online delivery and boxed catering portals, customers and of course delivery boys, for their views. While all agreed such things are rare, delivery personnel were apprehensive a single incident would give all of them a bad name.(Istock)

Zomato shocker: Restaurateurs, delivery boys, customers weigh in on food tampering scare

By Abhinav Verma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 05:56 PM IST
As the video of a Zomato delivery man eating from an order goes viral, we ask if it would prompt people to stop ordering or if they view it as an aberration?
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The corporation spent crores of rupees on these footpaths which might be damaged in the ongoing Metro work.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)
The corporation spent crores of rupees on these footpaths which might be damaged in the ongoing Metro work.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)

Green spaces in Thane become ‘no-entry’ zones till Metro work is over

By Megha Pol | Hindustan Times, Thane
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2018 12:27 AM IST
Harit Janpath areas are used by residents for walking, jogging, relaxing and exercising
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Sandeep Yadav(File pic/HT)
Sandeep Yadav(File pic/HT)

Three teens killed delivery boy in Chandigarh after fight over sweets

By HT Correspondent | HIndustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2018 10:36 AM IST
Sandeep’s blood-soaked body was found in a Sector 15 park on Saturday.
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The dead man's body. Focus on hand(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The dead man's body. Focus on hand(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Delhi cabbie killed him in cold blood, claims family of 23-year-old

By Anvit Srivastava | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 02:47 AM IST
On Saturday night, the wedding celebration at the Pandav Nagar house of the Kushwahs turned into grief within a matter of minutes
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The thieves tied up the bizman’s wife and daughter(HT Photo)
The thieves tied up the bizman’s wife and daughter(HT Photo)

4 ‘delivery boys’ enter Khar flat at knifepoint, flee with Rs 63 lakh

By Aritra Hazra | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 02:21 PM IST
According to sources, the incident took place around 9.15am, when the businessman, Nadir Sayyed, was not at home
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(Representative image)

Women, how secure is your contact info?

By Shub Karman Dhaliwal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2018 10:06 PM IST
App-based food delivery services and e-commerce firms are employing delivery boys, but is their background being checked?
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Salman Shaikh, a delivery boy for a food aggregator, killed his girlfriend Nasrin.
Salman Shaikh, a delivery boy for a food aggregator, killed his girlfriend Nasrin.

24-yr-old Mumbai man who stabbed girlfriend remanded in police custody for 7 days

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2018 12:56 PM IST
Officials who arrested Shaikh said the couple had been fighting for two days because Nasrin’s phone was engaged at 11.30pm on Saturday, when he tried to call her.
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Mohammad Shahid, a delivery agent for an e-commerce site, says he ends up apologising in an altercation with the customer every other day.(iStock)
Mohammad Shahid, a delivery agent for an e-commerce site, says he ends up apologising in an altercation with the customer every other day.(iStock)

Delhiites fight and that’s the delivery guys’ plight! They share their unpleasant stories

By Naina Arora | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2018 06:06 PM IST
Delivery boys working for e-commerce sites don’t have it easy in Delhi-NCR. Residents’ anger, triggered by late delivery of package, greets them as threats and profanities.
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(Picture for representation)
(Picture for representation)

Two held for replacing items bought from shopping portal with soap in Mumbai

By Aritra Hazra | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 12:55 AM IST
The duo would replace the contents of packages from a leading online shopping portal with soaps and stealing the valuables ordered by customers.
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