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Farmers holding a protest on a rail track in Punjab’s Sangrur district on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Farmers in Punjab, Haryana intensify protests against farm bills; Oppn parties take to streets, too

Hindustan Times, Amritsar/Chandigarh | By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2020 11:46 AM IST
Railways take steam out of farmers’ rail blockade plan in Punjab by cancelling 28 trains from Amritsar and Ferozepur stations from 6am on Thursday
Chef Manish Mehrotra (inset) draws from the flavours of the street and creates dishes like the (above) shisho patta chaat
Chef Manish Mehrotra (inset) draws from the flavours of the street and creates dishes like the (above) shisho patta chaat

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: From the streets to our hearts

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 03:47 PM IST
Whether it’s Gaggan or Indian Accent or Bhawan, it’s street food that truly inspires our chefs
London mayor Sadiq Khan on Friday announced plans to transform parts of central London(VIA REUTERS)
London mayor Sadiq Khan on Friday announced plans to transform parts of central London(VIA REUTERS)

Covid-19: Car-free streets, cycle paths new London reality

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2020 06:39 PM IST
One of the worst affected areas in the UK, London presents an unreal picture, with usually buzzing streets and areas stilled into silence by the lockdown imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Feminist advocacy groups are reporting an increase of incidents in broad daylight by aggressors who know their victims are unlikely to be able to summon help.(Unsplash)
Feminist advocacy groups are reporting an increase of incidents in broad daylight by aggressors who know their victims are unlikely to be able to summon help.(Unsplash)

Women face increased risk of sex attacks on France’s deserted streets

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 07:11 AM IST
For many women venturing out during France’s coronavirus lockdown, the absence of crowds has made them easier targets for sexual assault and harassment, a threat that could increase as officials prepare to ease stay-at-home orders.
Families who live in Hem Vihar, Phase 1 in Baltana village, protested as they have no means to eat, asking the administration to provide them with ration on Wednesday.(HT photo)
Families who live in Hem Vihar, Phase 1 in Baltana village, protested as they have no means to eat, asking the administration to provide them with ration on Wednesday.(HT photo)

In want of daily bread, 100 families of Zirakpur village take to the streets

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Shailee Dogra, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2020 08:29 PM IST
Mostly daily wagers, they live in rented accommodations in Baltana; They say their ration lasted till April 20
A view of the vendor market near Safabadi gate in Patiala.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
A view of the vendor market near Safabadi gate in Patiala.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)

Street vending plan: Patiala MC awaits official notification

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 10:29 PM IST
In the absence of any street vending policy, the vendors continue to create chaos in major locations and cause inconvenience to residents
Members of Muslim communities holding protest against NRC, CAB and the Central government at Chandani Chowk in Patiala on Thursday.(Bharat Bhushan/ HT)
Members of Muslim communities holding protest against NRC, CAB and the Central government at Chandani Chowk in Patiala on Thursday.(Bharat Bhushan/ HT)

Protesters hit the streets against citizenship law

Hindustan Times, Punjab | By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2019 11:05 PM IST
HT Image
HT Image

Parkash Purb: Canada to name street after Guru Nanak

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Muktsar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2019 10:25 PM IST
Regional councillor Gurpreet Singh Dhillon and city councillor Harkirat Singh moved the motion to rename the section of Peter Robertson Boulevard between Dixie Road and Great Lakes Road as ‘Guru Nanak Street’ or ‘Guru Nanak Road’.
Farooq Abdullah, his son and former Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, PDP president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and several others remain under detention in Srinagar since August 4, a day before the Centre scrapped Article 370.(ANI File Photo)
Farooq Abdullah, his son and former Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, PDP president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and several others remain under detention in Srinagar since August 4, a day before the Centre scrapped Article 370.(ANI File Photo)

‘People would have hit the streets if...’: BJP leader on Kashmiri politicians

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 01:17 AM IST
Senior BJP leader Avinash Rai Khanna said “only 10 members of a family came out the other day to lodge a protest. People know that these leaders looted Kashmir.”
Ludhiana’s first woman bike-taxi driver poses with her two-wheeler in Ludhiana on Tuesday. She took the job as it was regular and was the pathway to her independence.(HT Photo)
Ludhiana’s first woman bike-taxi driver poses with her two-wheeler in Ludhiana on Tuesday. She took the job as it was regular and was the pathway to her independence.(HT Photo)

City’s first woman bike-taxi driver takes streets by storm

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Harvinder Kaur, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2019 11:29 PM IST
Before she joined the bike service, Preet worked as a medical attendant and took care of patients in their homes
Under the plan, 400 street vendors are to be shifted to a new location. The market is currently lying vacant.(BHARAT BHUSHAN/HT)
Under the plan, 400 street vendors are to be shifted to a new location. The market is currently lying vacant.(BHARAT BHUSHAN/HT)

Inaugurated two months ago, Patiala MC’s street vending plan has no takers

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2019 10:59 PM IST
An official says the project is delayed as the municipal corporation has failed to get the approval from PSPCL authorities for construction of shed at the new vendor market
I came across, in the space of an afternoon, a YouTube sensation performing on the street, a flash mob that invited passersby to join them, and an art exhibition themed on sustainability.(Photo: Sujit Anand)
I came across, in the space of an afternoon, a YouTube sensation performing on the street, a flash mob that invited passersby to join them, and an art exhibition themed on sustainability.(Photo: Sujit Anand)

On a weekend in Italy? Check out the art streets of Rome

Hindustan Times | By Riddhi Doshi
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 05:38 PM IST
Every Saturday and Sunday, the Piazza di Spagna is taken over by painters and dancers. Some of their work is whimsical, some of it serious. As an art reporter, it was like nothing I had ever seen before.
Opposition People to take part in the march calling for bringing back the right to elections.(REUTERS photo)
Opposition People to take part in the march calling for bringing back the right to elections.(REUTERS photo)

Russian opposition to take to streets again, defying crackdown

Moscow | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2019 11:22 AM IST
Over 6,000 people would take part in the march along Moscow’s so-called Boulevard Ring on Saturday to bring back the right to elections as they confirmed it on Facebook.
A senior PWD official, who is familiar with the project, confirmed the development and said that redevelopment of the stretch was very much required as the road witnesses a heavy vehicular and pedestrian movement.(HT Photo)
A senior PWD official, who is familiar with the project, confirmed the development and said that redevelopment of the stretch was very much required as the road witnesses a heavy vehicular and pedestrian movement.(HT Photo)

1.7km stretch in Delhi’s CR Park to become a ‘model street’

New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 06:34 AM IST
The residents under the aegis of CR Park Green Community Initiative, a group of residents and urban planners, have tied up with government agencies such as Public Works Department (PWD) and the Delhi traffic police to develop Bipin Chandra Pal Road into a “model street”.
People evacuated from a Carnegie Hall concert during a blackout due to widespread power outages in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S, listen to the choir singing on the street in this still frame obtained via social media video July 13, 2019. BRIALLEN HOPPER via REUTERS(BRIALLEN HOPPER)
People evacuated from a Carnegie Hall concert during a blackout due to widespread power outages in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S, listen to the choir singing on the street in this still frame obtained via social media video July 13, 2019. BRIALLEN HOPPER via REUTERS(BRIALLEN HOPPER)

Choir, Broadway casts perform on New York street during blackout

New York | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2019 01:51 PM IST
The outages struck at around 7 p.m. (2300 GMT), just as many shows were starting at theaters in Midtown and at the Lincoln Center plaza on New York City’s Upper West Side.
Last evening, dairy farmers of Basudevpur block of Bhadrak district arrived with their cans of milk to a chilling plant operated by Omfed authorities. After the officials refused to accept the milk, the dairy farmers poured it on the street.(HT PHOTO.)
Last evening, dairy farmers of Basudevpur block of Bhadrak district arrived with their cans of milk to a chilling plant operated by Omfed authorities. After the officials refused to accept the milk, the dairy farmers poured it on the street.(HT PHOTO.)

Odisha dairy farmers spill milk on streets after state cooperative cites ‘adulteration’

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 05:48 PM IST
This morning, as more farmers arrived, the Omfed officials did not receive the milk citing the same reason and forcing the farmers to spill more milk on the streets. In less than 12 hours, over 2000 litres of milk was spilled on the road turning it white for some time.
Gurugram needs ‘pedestrian first’ policy, says expert Prerna Singh Bindra.(HT Photo)
Gurugram needs ‘pedestrian first’ policy, says expert Prerna Singh Bindra.(HT Photo)

Gurugram needs ‘pedestrian first’ policy to make streets walkable

UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 07:49 AM IST
Walking in Gurugram — and sadly in most cities — is a highrisk activity. We need to have wide, safe roads for pedestrians to move around without fear.
(The marches also mark the 30th anniversary of the Islamist-backed coup that brought al-Bashir to power in 1989, toppling Sudan’s last elected government.(AFP)
(The marches also mark the 30th anniversary of the Islamist-backed coup that brought al-Bashir to power in 1989, toppling Sudan’s last elected government.(AFP)

Sudan’s protesters take to streets against army rule

Sudan | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 07:12 PM IST
The demonstrations came amid a weeks-long standoff between the ruling military council and protest leaders. Talks between the two sides over a power-sharing agreement collapsed earlier this month when security forces violently broke up a protest camp in Khartoum.
Shahrukh, who is involved in 27 criminal cases such as robbery, theft and auto lifting, was arrested from near Kashmere Gate.(HTPhotos)
Shahrukh, who is involved in 27 criminal cases such as robbery, theft and auto lifting, was arrested from near Kashmere Gate.(HTPhotos)

Man who ploughed through crowded street in car nabbed

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 07:18 AM IST
Police said the 26-year-old man, Shahrukh (single name), is a resident of Jagatpuri in the same neighbourhood, and is suspected to be an auto lifter.
Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress president Mamata Banerjee launched a six-km march in Kolkata on Wednesday to protest against the vandalism that took place in the city during BJP president Amit Shah’s roadshow on Tuesday ahead of the last phase of polling.(Samir Jana)
Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress president Mamata Banerjee launched a six-km march in Kolkata on Wednesday to protest against the vandalism that took place in the city during BJP president Amit Shah’s roadshow on Tuesday ahead of the last phase of polling.(Samir Jana)

Mamata Banerjee’s response to Amit Shah’s grand roadshow is a padyatra

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 03:21 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee launched a six-km march in Kolkata on Wednesday to protest against the vandalism that rocked the in the city during BJP president Amit Shah’s roadshow on Tuesday.
The civic authorities have also designated a multi-utility zone (MUZ) on the road for kiosks, vendors, water ATMs, mobile toilets, smart poles and dustbins.(HT Photo)
The civic authorities have also designated a multi-utility zone (MUZ) on the road for kiosks, vendors, water ATMs, mobile toilets, smart poles and dustbins.(HT Photo)

One-way streets likely in crowded Karol Bagh, Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2019 06:52 AM IST
The civic body has identified stretches such as Tank Road, Padam Singh Road, Pyarelal Road, Saraswati Marg and Gurdwara Road for the one-way system.
Students during protest before the office Jharkhand Public service commission in Ranchi(Hindustan Times)
Students during protest before the office Jharkhand Public service commission in Ranchi(Hindustan Times)

JPSC Main Exam: Examinees hit the street, opposition gears up for showdown

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2019 08:29 AM IST
The aspirants were hopeful that they had presented valid arguments and the exam, scheduled for January 28, would be called off
The body of a six-year-old girl who had gone missing from near her home in outer Delhi’s Samaypur Badli on Saturday evening was found inside a sack in the area on Sunday morning.(AP)
The body of a six-year-old girl who had gone missing from near her home in outer Delhi’s Samaypur Badli on Saturday evening was found inside a sack in the area on Sunday morning.(AP)

Missing 6-year-old girl’s body found on street near home in Delhi

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 11:53 PM IST
The girl’s body bore no external physical injuries, making it difficult for the police to determine how she was killed, deputy commissioner of police (outer-north) Gaurav Sharma said.
Javed Akhtar (right) at Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Range Hills.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Javed Akhtar (right) at Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Range Hills.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Javed Akhtar urged Pune students to show patriotism by keeping streets clean

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 02:54 PM IST
He was invited to speak and interact with the students of Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Range Hills for their programme ‘Festival of Thinkers’
Two unidentified men stole a gold chain, a ring, cash, and a mobile phone from a 55-year-old woman after scaring the woman and making her believe that wearing gold would bring her and her family bad luck.(PTI/ Representative Image)
Two unidentified men stole a gold chain, a ring, cash, and a mobile phone from a 55-year-old woman after scaring the woman and making her believe that wearing gold would bring her and her family bad luck.(PTI/ Representative Image)

‘Gold unlucky’: Gurugram women, tricked, robbed of jewellery on street by men promising to solve problems

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 31, 2018 08:56 AM IST
The incident took place near Gurudwara Sahib on Gurudwara Road in Civil Lines, where she had gone to pray, the police said Sunday.
The Prince of Wales Museum has been renamed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
The Prince of Wales Museum has been renamed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)

Politics and emotions behind renaming Mumbai’s streets

Hindustan Times | By Malavika Neurekar, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 05:00 PM IST
In 2018, renaming of streets, structures has been the second-most discussed issue in BMC. Here’s what it means for a diverse city like Mumbai and its citizens.
At several places the footpaths are badly planned and built that make it impossible for the people to walk.(HT Photo)
At several places the footpaths are badly planned and built that make it impossible for the people to walk.(HT Photo)

Why walking on Mumbai’s streets is a nightmare

Hindustan Times | By Shailesh Gaikwad, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2018 01:53 AM IST
Ranking Mumbai as the third most liveable city evoked mixed reactions, especially on the social media with people pointing out the problems in the city—from traffic congestion and pollution to exorbitant realty prices.
A person takes a photo while standing on a waterlogged street following monsoon rains, in New Delhi on Sunday, Sept 2, 2018.(PTI Photo)
A person takes a photo while standing on a waterlogged street following monsoon rains, in New Delhi on Sunday, Sept 2, 2018.(PTI Photo)

Many streets waterlogged in Delhi after rains

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2018 07:34 PM IST
Several areas of the national capital witnessed waterlogging and traffic snarls for the second consecutive day on Sunday after heavy rains lashed the city
Advocating a complete ban on cow slaughter in the country, Baba Ramdev said that the Centre should enact a law on the matter.(PTI)
Advocating a complete ban on cow slaughter in the country, Baba Ramdev said that the Centre should enact a law on the matter.(PTI)

Gau rakshaks forced to come on streets as police fail to deal with cow smuggling: Ramdev

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 11:20 PM IST
Yoga guru Ramdev said a few gau rakshaks go overboard, which malign the image of “90% genuine” people working for cow protection.
“The system of waste collection and disposal has collapsed and Lucknow may be hit by diseases in the rainy season as a good percentage of filth is being dumped in the city itself.”(HT Photo)
“The system of waste collection and disposal has collapsed and Lucknow may be hit by diseases in the rainy season as a good percentage of filth is being dumped in the city itself.”(HT Photo)

Lucknow becoming a stinking city as trash mounts on streets

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Anupam Srivastava, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2018 03:02 PM IST
Depending on the mood of Lucknow Municipal Corporation staff, the waste could be dumped at a plot in a nearby colony, inside a drain/big nullah, along a roadside or on the outskirts of the city. This happens because there’s no proper monitoring by the LMC officials.
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