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Delhi’s heritage library goes dark over political tussle

Caught in a political slugfest between the AAP and the BJP, one of Delhi’s oldest public libraries is in a state of sorry disrepair

The Lala Hardayal Municipal Heritage Library, one of the oldest places for public reading in Delhi, has had no electricity for over 45 days due to the non-payment of bills. (Sanchit Khanna/ HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 15, 2023 05:32 AM IST

Delhi’s Chandni Chowk stares at a sanitation crisis during festive season

The garbage has not been lifted from Chandni Chowk’s main market area due to suspension of maintenance operations by the operator in wake of the non-payment of its dues by the PWD

The market is witnessing poor sanitation conditions amid high footfalls during the festive season ahead of Diwali.
Updated on Nov 08, 2023 06:04 PM IST

Stamp mehendi: A quick fix Delhiites are opting for

Among women, who are celebrating Karwa Chauth, many in the city are opting for stamp mehendi for the love of minimal and mess-free designs.

The stamp mehendi, made of tea leaves, gas, and essential oils, is applied using blocks.(Photo: Kriti Kambiri/HT)
Published on Oct 31, 2023 11:01 PM IST
ByKriti Kambiri

Chandni Chowk maintenance work resumes after private firm assured of pending dues

A government spokesperson said that the PWD minister Atishi has directed the officials to ensure that dues are cleared, and work is completed

The contractor has not been paid its dues since April. (HT photo)
Updated on Oct 17, 2023 11:59 AM IST

Delhi’s Old City traders wake up to a garbage crisis

The revamped Chandni Chowk stretch in Delhi is facing sanitation issues due to a tussle over dues between the Public Works Department and a local contractor. The contractor has suspended services and demanded payment of ₹5.5 crore ($738,000) as outstanding dues. The situation has led to garbage littering the market, causing inconvenience to customers and impacting businesses. The contractor may resume services if the pending dues are released and the contract is extended.

Garbage lines the road at Chandni Chowk on Monday, inconveniencing people during the festive season. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 17, 2023 06:30 AM IST
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