Abhinav Rajput was part of Hindustan Times’ nationwide network of correspondents that brings news, analysis and information to its readers. He no longer works with the Hindustan Times.
Articles by Abhinav Rajput
While the problem of parking and sanitation figured on the priority list of in urban pockets of Rajouri Garden and Tagore Garden, people living in slum and village areas said issues of road maintenance, sewerage overflow and lack of clean water were not addressed in the past two years.
Bypoll results 2017 Highlights: Congress’ Hemant Katare wins MP’s Ater by 857 votes, BJP wins 5 seats
Counting of votes began on Thursday across 10 assembly constituencies in eight states, including Delhi’s Rajouri Garden.
Updated on Apr 13, 2017 08:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFaizan Haider, Abhinav Rajput, Ranjan Kumar Srivastava and Sanjoy Kumar Dey
The application, which in the completion stage, will have a feature to mark every household visited by domestic breeding checkers (DBCs). It will have sub-sections through which the DBCs can mark the number of times they have visited a house, areas where breeding was found, challans issued and steps taken to control it.
Yogendra Yadav’s Swaraj India will use its party symbol to embarrass leaders from BJP, Congress and AAP by blowing the whistle at rallies every time they make ‘false promises’ or take credit for work not done by them.
Voters in the constituency listed parking, unauthorised construction, road maintenance, sanitation and sewerage as main issues that have remained unresolved for years now.
With an average age of 39 and three candidates who are all of 18 years, Swaraj India says “winnability” for it means bringing people from different backgrounds who have worked towards bringing about a positive change in society.
At a booth in J block, only seven people voted till 9 am while another booth in Cambridge school recorded 80 voters out of the 1,000 registered there.
Several budget hotels in Mahipalpur falling along the national highway (NH 8) that do not even have the licence to serve liquor, are offering it in the rooms for the guests thereby negating the court’s order meant to curb drunk driving.
About one-third of Delhi lives in sub-standard housing, which includes 695 slums and JJ Clusters, 1,797 unauthorised colonies, old dilapidated areas and 362 villages. Among them, those living in slums and JJ clusters put up in the most inhuman conditions lacking even basic facilities like toilets and sewer.
The party has asked all its candidates to use the same picture in its posters, hoardings, placards and other poll campaign materials that they will give to election commission to be used in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM)
Regal Cinema’s final shows of Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker and Sangam are headed for houseful as patrons bid adieu to Delhi’s iconic theatre.
The conflict of races has gone hyperlocal in the Capital with people of African origin settling in ghettos across colonies owned by old-timers and their families. HT takes a look back at how Delhi has been unkind to Africans residing here.
Delhi’s iconic Regal cinema shuts down on Thursday after pulling through for 84 years. It was a popular hall where the likes of Raj Kapoor and Nargis attended premieres. Owners say their dwindling income made it impossible to keep it running.
All roads up to 60-feet wide are maitained by the municipal corporations. Multiplicity of agencies, unscientific approach in road repair and poor drainage has lead to several roads being left with potholes and cracks.
Meat traders’ strike in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh has halved Delhi’s supply and sent the prices soaring, with mutton selling for Rs 500 a kilo in some areas on Monday.
Updated on Apr 07, 2017 06:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByParvez Sultan and Abhinav Rajput
Delhi adds 1,400 cars each day but civic bodies are yet to find a parking solution as space is limited and parking rates have not matched the demand to enhance infrastructure. Municipal corporations have failed to curb parking mafia and deliver on promises to deliver multi-level, automated parking lots.
Regal cinema in Connaught Place will close on March 31 after screening Phillauri starring Anushka Sharma. Owners say it will return as a multiplex next year.
The DDA, which will launch its new housing scheme after the MCD polls, has roped in eight banks to help with the application and booking process.
The three corporations of Delhi — east, south and north — have ordered the removal of all promotional and political posters put up on walls in public places and residential areas, as model code of conduct is enforced in the city for upcoming municipal elections.
John’s daughter Manisha, 19, who lives in Dilshad Garden, has written a letter to the Ministry of External Affairs seeking intervention in the matter.
HT on Friday caught up with the history professor, who described Wednesday’s violence as a continuation of what happened at Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Nearly 500 students from Delhi University and JNU gathered outside the Delhi Police headquarters at ITO on Thursday, demanding registration of FIRs against ABVP members. Omar Khalid addresses protesters, say now the entire nation is hearing him speak.
ABVP members and students of Ramjas and other Left-wing outfits clashed near the college on Wednesday. The ABVP members had disrupted a literary festival at Ramjas, objecting to the invite to JNU’s Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid.
The Delhi Police transferred the case of campus violence to crime branch and officials said a committee has been formed to look into allegations of assault on students, teachers and journalists by ABVP during protest near Ramjas college.
Updated on Mar 13, 2017 08:48 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbhinav Rajput and Shradha Chettri
The woman, widow of a senior journalist, was found dead in her house on July 8, 2014. She had been living alone after her husband died in 2005.
Tariq Ahmed Dar, the sole convict in the 2005 Delhi serial blasts case, will walk out of jail a free man late on Monday after being granted bail in a related money-laundering case.
Dar’s counsel Satish Tamta expressed confidence that Dar would not have to stay in Tihar prison for long as the maximum punishment under the PMLA act is of seven years. Dar has already served more than 11 years behind bars after his arrest in the case.
Additional sessions judge Reetesh Singh, in a judgment running into 140 pages, said several leads in the investigation were not “properly verified” before reaching a conclusion
The 2005 blasts in Delhi had left 62 people dead and many more injured. For victims and their families the fight for justice and compensation still continues.