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A persistent malaise

Published on 25-Sep-2016
GB (Garstin Bastion) Road, a strip of three kilometre of land, falls under the jurisdiction of Kamla Market police station in Central Delhi and houses around 4000 sex workers in 90 odd kothas (brothels) lined up on one side of the road.

Days after GB Road's brothel owners Afaq Hussain, 50, and Saira, 45, were arrested along with six of their associates...

Court order far from solving dilemma of prostitution

Published on 25-Sep-2016

Suman, then 18, was forcefully hidden in a small cellar-like room, by her pimp. But her father and brother, along with NGO...

Holistic welfare an immediate necessity

Published on 25-Sep-2016
Middle-aged sex workers, should be rehabilitated to stop second-generation prostitution.

Tamanna (name changed), 17, was rescued from a brothel on GB Road last month following a raid. Being a minor, she was...

Man morphs photos of minors, blackmails them

Published on 25-Sep-2016
Rajesh Gambhir, 29, was arrested for morphing photos of over 50 girls and sending them on their Whatsapp number in North West Delhi's Ashok Vihar area, police said on Saturday. DH illustration

Frustrated over not been able to get married for a long time, a mobile shop owner made obscene morphed photos of...

AAP's 'spot the kachra' campaign takes off

Published on 25-Sep-2016
The party has appealed to the public to paste stickers wherever they find garbage. DH file photo

With an aim to spread awareness among masses about the importance of keeping their surroundings clean, the Aam Aadmi Party...

Pre-mature male child found abandoned

Published on 25-Sep-2016

Body of a six-month old 'pre-mature' male child was found abandoned at the toilet of Rao Tula Ram Hospital in South...

AAP govt promotes MEA's scheme for students going abroad

Published on 24-Sep-2016
The Department has set out to educate foreign university aspirants and, through their parents and school staff, other students who are already studying abroad to avail the registration facility. DH illustration

Students from city schools aiming to take up courses in foreign universities will no more have to suffer mentally and...

Reconsider DERC chief's removal: CM

Published on 24-Sep-2016
In a letter to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, Kejriwal  requested LG to review scrapping of DERC chairman's posting in the public interest. File photo

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday wrote to the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung seeking reconsideration of his decision...

EC gives more time to 21 parl secretaries

Published on 24-Sep-2016

The Election Commission on Friday gave time till first week of October to 21 parliamentary secretaries to seek documents...

Kejriwal govt bans Chinese crackers, cites health hazard

Published on 24-Sep-2016
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. PTI file photo

The Delhi government on Friday decided to ban use of Chinese cracker infamous for being health and safety hazards in an...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during BJP's National Council Meeting at Kozhikode...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during BJP's National Council Meeting at Kozhikode...

Cyclists take part Cyclothon 2016 held on world car free day in Gurgaon...

Cyclists take part Cyclothon 2016 held on world car free day in Gurgaon...

Artists practice Garba in Ahmedabad...

Artists practice Garba in Ahmedabad...

School students at 'Mother Walk' rally to commemorate the canonization of Mother Teresa in Kolkata

School students at 'Mother Walk' rally to commemorate the canonization of Mother Teresa in Kolkata

Maratha community members hold a protest rally demanding justice for Kopardi rape victim...

Maratha community members hold a protest rally demanding justice for Kopardi rape victim...

An aerial view of the flood hit Edupalaya village in Medak district of Telangana...

An aerial view of the flood hit Edupalaya village in Medak district of Telangana...

Indian and U.S. army soldiers take part in an Indo-US army joint combat exercise in Ranikhet...

Indian and U.S. army soldiers take part in an Indo-US army joint combat exercise in Ranikhet...

St Patrick Church celebrating 175th anniversary in Museum Road, Bengaluru...

St Patrick Church celebrating 175th anniversary in Museum Road, Bengaluru...

Army personnel arrive to help flood affected people in Hyderabad...

Army personnel arrive to help flood affected people in Hyderabad...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah wave to the crowd at public rally...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah wave to the crowd at public rally...

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