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Rohinee Singh

  • Classic case of darkness under the lamp

    Come October 2 and prime minister Narendra Modi will kick start one of his most ambitious projects to clean up the entire country. However, as it generally happens while the focus remains on cleaning the entire country, the BR Camp, located on the Race Course Road across the prime minister's...

    Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - 6:25am
  • Kisan Ghat forgotten... and Ajit Singh wants a new memorial

    On September 18, when hundreds of farmers thronged 12, Tuqlaq Road demanding a plush bungalow as memorial of former prime minister Charan Singh, only 15 persons had visited his Samadhi spread over 19 acre at Kisan Ghat, barely 18 km away from the Tughlaq Road bungalow. "Not more than 15 people come...

    Friday, 26 September 2014 - 7:35am
  • Did tiger kill the man, or zoo admin?

    Could the Delhi zoo authorities have saved the unfortunate Delhi boy Maqsood who was mauled to death by the seven-year-old white tiger Vijay? The answer is, yes. The boy and the tiger looked eye to eye for almost 10 minutes, before the tiger quite unused to intrusions into his territory but who has...

    Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 5:10am
  • Government rejects demand to convert Ajit Singh's residence into memorial

    Ajit Singh's supporters on Thursday clashed with police while protesting against Centre's move to evict him from official residence in Delhi, while the RLD chief demanded that the house be converted into a memorial to his father, former prime minister Charan Singh. "If you can not give the house to...

    Friday, 19 September 2014 - 5:25am
  • What happens when a whistleblower's identity is revealed?

    "If we were living in Uttar Pradesh or Bihar, we would have been murdered by now, and our killers would be roaming freely," says Arshad Fehmi, an RTI activist, who lives under police protection in Old Delhi's Walled City. Arshad (49) and his wife, Sheeba (43), are whistleblowers. They live in...

    Friday, 19 September 2014 - 5:15am
  • CPWD spends Rs51 lakh in Sonia Gandhi's house as electricity expense

    The money that you would pay for buying 1BHK house in a metro, is the money spent to fit and maintain electrical fittings at the house of UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi. Electrical fittings, including halogen lights, ACs, etc at the 10 Janpath residence cost Central Public Works Department (CPWD) as...

    Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 5:45am
  • Amit Shah rents eight-bedroom government bungalow at just Rs 3,875 per month

    The Congress Party rents five bungalows in Delhi. The rent? Less than Rs3,00,000 per month. Even this meager rent for bungalows each of which can fetch at least Rs10 lakh in monthly rent has not been paid up fully. The Congress owes Rs six lakh in rent to the government. Welcome to the world of...

    Thursday, 4 September 2014 - 6:15am
  • 29 UPA party members are yet to vacate government accommodation

    Even after being out of power for threemonths, 29 UPA parliamentarians, including six former ministers areyet to vacant their government accommodation. The Directorate ofEstates has sent fresheviction notices to these members.

    Wednesday, 3 September 2014 - 5:15am
  • Major national highway project still await environment ministry's clearances

    Twenty eight major highway projects have hit a road block owing to clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Forest. Some projects are as old as 2006.

    Monday, 1 September 2014 - 9:23am
  • 3 sub-cities in Varanasi's makeover plan

    Even though the government has yet to officially define what a 'smart city' is, it has finalied a smart city plan for Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh.

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 6:30am