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Public places can't be occupied indefinitely: SC on Shaheen Bagh

07 Oct 2020

Public places can't be occupied indefinitely: SC on Shaheen Bagh

In a declaration having far-reaching consequences, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said public spaces can't be occupied indefinitely, as it gave the verdict in the Right to Protest v/s. The Right to Mobility matter, linked to the Shaheen Bagh sit-in agitation.

Adityanath wants to build country's biggest film city in Noida

19 Sep 2020

Adityanath wants to build country's biggest film city in Noida

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced a plan to set up the country's "biggest" film city in the state's Gautam Buddha Nagar district.

Coronavirus: Shut for months, Metro trains back on track

07 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Shut for months, Metro trains back on track

Metro services restarted in select parts of India today, as part of Unlock 4.0, months after they were shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.

2 lakh Ola, Uber drivers go on strike in Delhi-NCR

01 Sep 2020

2 lakh Ola, Uber drivers go on strike in Delhi-NCR

Nearly two lakh drivers of cab aggregator services Ola and Uber in the Delhi-NCR region have decided to go on strike starting Tuesday.

Rainfall sinks Gurugram: Understanding why the horror returns every year

20 Aug 2020

Rainfall sinks Gurugram: Understanding why the horror returns every year

On Wednesday, residents of Gurugram remained pleased when they saw skies, as rains lashed the Haryana city, but were equally distressed on seeing the roads, which were water-logged and told tales of crumbling infrastructure.

Delhi-NCR receives heavy rain, roads flooded, traffic affected

20 Aug 2020

Delhi-NCR receives heavy rain, roads flooded, traffic affected

The downpour that washed Delhi/NCR on Wednesday, continued well into Thursday, providing much-needed relief from the sweltering heat. As a downside, it also revealed how poorly-equipped the infrastructure of National Capital, and neighboring areas, is.

Heavy rain lashes Delhi-NCR; flooding, traffic-jams reported in many areas

19 Aug 2020

Heavy rain lashes Delhi-NCR; flooding, traffic-jams reported in many areas

Delhi and parts of the National Capital Region (NCR), on Wednesday morning, woke up to heavy rainfall that has led to waterlogging and traffic snarls in several areas.

Noida's largest coronavirus-dedicated facility, having 400 beds, inaugurated by Adityanath

08 Aug 2020

Noida's largest coronavirus-dedicated facility, having 400 beds, inaugurated by Adityanath

On Saturday, Noida's battle with the deadly coronavirus got a boost when Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated a 400-bed hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients.

Gurugram: Woman critical after being stabbed by stalker 30 times

06 Aug 2020

Gurugram: Woman critical after being stabbed by stalker 30 times

In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old woman was left fighting for her life after being stabbed 30 times by her former classmate this week.

CBSE Class-12 results: Noida's identical twins bag perfectly identical scores

15 Jul 2020

CBSE Class-12 results: Noida's identical twins bag perfectly identical scores

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the long-awaited results of the 2020 Class-12 Board Examinations on July 13.

Vikas Dubey, killed in encounter, contacted police thrice for surrender

10 Jul 2020

Vikas Dubey, killed in encounter, contacted police thrice for surrender

Noted Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey, who was killed in an encounter on Friday, tried to surrender before police thrice, but his pleas weren't entertained, a report in News18 claimed.

Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds

05 Jul 2020

Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Sunday inaugurated a 10,000-bed COVID care facility in the national capital.

Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

22 Jun 2020

Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

Online grocery start-up Milkbasket has raised $5.5 million in a Series-B round of funding.

Medical-infrastructure could soon collapse in Maharashtra, UP, Delhi, TN, Gujarat

12 Jun 2020

Medical-infrastructure could soon collapse in Maharashtra, UP, Delhi, TN, Gujarat

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in India, the Centre has warned that five most-affected states — Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, and Gujarat — could soon fall short of ICU beds and ventilators, both necessary to defeat COVID-19.

Noida: 35 spend days in COVID-19 ward, courtesy false tests

11 Jun 2020

Noida: 35 spend days in COVID-19 ward, courtesy false tests

In a clear case of negligence, 35 people in Noida were forced to remain inside a COVID-19 ward for three days after private labs falsely declared them coronavirus positive, NDTV reported on Wednesday.

Noida: Action initiated against seven hospitals over pregnant woman's death

10 Jun 2020

Noida: Action initiated against seven hospitals over pregnant woman's death

Seven hospitals, including three state-run ones, are facing action after a 30-year-old woman, in her eighth month of pregnancy, died last week as she was denied the treatment.

SC gives Delhi, UP, Haryana one week to frame border-policy

04 Jun 2020

SC gives Delhi, UP, Haryana one week to frame border-policy

With traffic snarls being reported on a daily basis from Delhi/NCR, the Supreme Court on Thursday stepped in, asking all three states — Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana, to decide on a common policy for movement within a week.

Residents of sealed Greater Noida society protest against cops

26 May 2020

Residents of sealed Greater Noida society protest against cops

On Monday, a society in Greater Noida was sealed after three members of a family tested positive for coronavirus. However, the residents objected to this move telling cops they have to go to work.

For Noida, Ghaziabad residents, flight ticket to act as pass

23 May 2020

For Noida, Ghaziabad residents, flight ticket to act as pass

In what comes as a big relief for commuters from Noida, the administration said on Friday that movement pass is not needed for those who have a valid train or flight ticket.

Should house-helps be allowed in gated-societies? RWAs don't think so

21 May 2020

Should house-helps be allowed in gated-societies? RWAs don't think so

Lockdown 4.0, as assured by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, came with a limited set of restrictions. Offices were allowed to open, markets unlocked their shutters, and people started stepping out.

Denied permission to cross Delhi-Gurugram border, locals pelt stones

20 May 2020

Denied permission to cross Delhi-Gurugram border, locals pelt stones

On Wednesday morning, locals of Salahpur Kheda, a rural area, threw stones at cops after they were denied permission to cross the Delhi-Gurugram border.

Letter-war between Priyanka Gandhi, UP government over buses for migrants

19 May 2020

Letter-war between Priyanka Gandhi, UP government over buses for migrants

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and the Uttar Pradesh government are locked in a nasty war of words over the transportation of migrant workers from Delhi.

No entry for Delhi's vehicles in Noida; government's advisory overturned

19 May 2020

No entry for Delhi's vehicles in Noida; government's advisory overturned

The administration of Noida stopped the entry of vehicles from Delhi on Tuesday, hours after the Uttar Pradesh government allowed it.

#BoisLockerRoom: Gang-rape chat unrelated to group, was made by girl

11 May 2020

#BoisLockerRoom: Gang-rape chat unrelated to group, was made by girl

A gang-rape comment which sparked a huge row last week after the infamous 'Bois Locker Room' was exposed, was never made on that chatroom, a police investigation revealed.

Admin of obscene Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room' arrested

06 May 2020

Admin of obscene Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room' arrested

A 12th standard student, who was the admin of the Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room', was arrested on Wednesday by Delhi Police's Cyber Crime Cell (CCC), two days after an FIR was registered in this matter. Earlier, a 15-year-old, who had shared vile messages on the group was apprehended.

#BoysLockerRoom: 15-year-old arrested; obscene chat glorifying rape being investigated

05 May 2020

#BoysLockerRoom: 15-year-old arrested; obscene chat glorifying rape being investigated

The Delhi Police launched an investigation into an obscene private Instagram group, where minor boys of some posh Delhi schools discussed girls' body parts and made plans to rape them.

8 Irrfan Khan movies you can stream right now

29 Apr 2020

8 Irrfan Khan movies you can stream right now

Irrfan Khan did not merely act in movies. He got under the skin of his characters, he breathed and lived them.

UP and MP will bring distressed migrant workers home

25 Apr 2020

UP and MP will bring distressed migrant workers home

The governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh announced on Friday they were working on a plan to bring migrant workers, left to fend for themselves in other states, home. Chhattisgarh is also mulling a similar idea.

'Ola Emergency' launched for hospital runs amid COVID-19 outbreak

14 Apr 2020

'Ola Emergency' launched for hospital runs amid COVID-19 outbreak

As India goes into the second phase of the lockdown enforced to combat the spread of COVID-19, Ola is lending a helping hand to the public.

Uttar Pradesh: Parts of 15 districts completely sealed starting midnight

08 Apr 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Parts of 15 districts completely sealed starting midnight

To limit the coronavirus transmission, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to completely seal parts of 15 districts, from midnight today. This effectively means that more stringent restrictions will be imposed and people's movements will be halted.

Coronavirus: Section-144 extended till April 30 in Gautam Buddh Nagar

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Section-144 extended till April 30 in Gautam Buddh Nagar

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been extended in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar district till the end of April.

Coronavirus: Dharavi man dies from COVID-19; death toll crosses 50

01 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Dharavi man dies from COVID-19; death toll crosses 50

Over the past two days, the threat of the coronavirus pandemic has increased manifold.

Coronavirus beds full in Noida, special unit is awaited

01 Apr 2020

Coronavirus beds full in Noida, special unit is awaited

This week, the government of India identified ten coronavirus hotspots where the transmission has been unusual, and Noida was among them.

As coronavirus cases spike, government identifies ten hotspots

31 Mar 2020

As coronavirus cases spike, government identifies ten hotspots

To deal with COVID-19, which has infected 1,251 and killed 32 across India, the government has identified ten hotspots, two of which are Dilshad Garden and Nizamuddin, a report in Indian Express said on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: FIR against Noida company that hid staffers' travel history

29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: FIR against Noida company that hid staffers' travel history

An FIR will be registered against a private company in Noida for hiding the travel history of its staffers from authorities.

Apple, Samsung suspend India production amid coronavirus lockdown

26 Mar 2020

Apple, Samsung suspend India production amid coronavirus lockdown

In compliance with the 21-day, nation-wide lockdown enforced by the Indian government to combat the spread of coronavirus, leading smartphone manufacturers Samsung and Apple have suspended most of their operations in the country.

Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police

26 Mar 2020

Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police

Even though essential services such as food and groceries are exempted from the 21-day lockdown in India, e-commerce companies faced disruption of services.

Coronavirus lockdown: After 100+ days, Shaheen Bagh protest site cleared

24 Mar 2020

Coronavirus lockdown: After 100+ days, Shaheen Bagh protest site cleared

With Delhi tightening its curbs to restrict public movement and seriously discouraging gatherings, the Shaheen Bagh protest site was cleared this morning by the police, nearly 101 days after women started a sit-in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

21 Mar 2020

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.

Coronavirus: In gated societies of Noida, Ghaziabad, foreign returnees suffer

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: In gated societies of Noida, Ghaziabad, foreign returnees suffer

Fear and panic around the novel coronavirus have forced residents of some gated societies in Noida and Ghaziabad to look towards their neighbors with suspicion.