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According to latest NCRB data, Delhi in 2021 saw an over 40% spike in crimes against women when compared to 2020, with two women being raped a day on average.
The Bharatiya Janata Party has made elaborate plans for the week-long Independence Day celebrations beginning August 9. The Narendra Modi government is celebrating India's 75th year of independence under the initiative 'Azadi Ka Amritsav Mahotsav'.
Imran Khan is likely to address the nation on Wednesday evening, amid rumours of his resignation.
Delhi Police plans to get blood tests done to check cases of drunk and driving, ahead of New Year celebrations this year.
Accredited Social Health Activists (Asha) have been crucial in the fight against the disease, and a majority of them in the city have been on strike since July 21, demanding better wages.
Police said the man appeared a bit “mentally disturbed” and claimed that he wanted to be heard on his views about meat and liquor ban.
A fire had erupted in the kitchen area of Palika Kendra after which five fire tenders were called to douse it. No one was injured as it happened during the off-duty hours.
According to the police, the incident took place around 4 pm when Rajinder Prasad, a private security guard, spotted a man trying to steal from a man’s pocket in a moving bus.
Although during such marches, police open traffic movement at regular intervals to avoid bunching, there are times when roads are closed for longer duration leading to spillover on nearby arterial roads.
Farmers’ Delhi protest HIGHLIGHTS: Farmers not begging, only asking for their rights, says Arvind Kejriwal
Thousands of farmers from across the country took out a rally to Parliament street in Delhi on Friday to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce. Denied permission to proceed beyond, the agitating farmers from across the country converged near Parliament Street police station in the national capital on Friday, where their leaders addressed the protesters.Congress president Rahul Gandhi also addressed the gathering at the farmers’ rally. Delhi CM and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal is also likely to address the gathering of farmers in the evening.The farmers reached the national capital on Thursday at the historic Ramlila ground from different corners of the country, including Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, to participate in the two-day Kisan March.Read: Government has failed to check rising input costs, claim farmersThe historic ground, known for hosting big political events over the years, started filling up on Thursday from about 10.30 am, and arrangements have been made for the farmers to sleep in tents.Here are the highlights:
Collectively known as the Kisan Mukti Bills, ‘The farmers’ freedom from indebtedness bill’ and ‘The farmers’ right to guaranteed remunerative minimum support prices for agricultural commodities bill’ seek a one-time complete waiver of outstanding loans and minimum support prices for agricultural produce.
Updated on Nov 29, 2018 09:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Dhamini Ratnam
The protest has been organised under the banner of the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), an umbrella body of about 200 farmer organisations from across the country.
The man in the photograph is well-built with short hair, and wore a checked shirt and blue jeans during the incident.
Updated on Aug 15, 2018 02:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Karn Pratap Singh