Delhi Essays

Role of Press in Society

Many kings and emperors ruled Delhi over the years and, therefore, it abounds in monuments. People come from far and wide to see them. They have an educational value. Once when we had our Dussehra holidays, we went to see places of historical importance with our teacher. We hired a bus. First we went to the Qutab. It is now a building of five storeys. Two of its upper storeys had been brought down. It was built by Qutab-ud-Din, the…

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Crime Against Women in Ncr

The Delhi-NCR region has thrown up numerous such instances of police apathy in rape cases. When asked to explain the rising instances of rape, the cops have invariably blamed the women, an array of extraneous factors or resorted to specious arguments instead of looking inwards and focusing on police reforms. The most disturbing aspect of this is the rank misogyny that underlies it. Crime against National Capital Region is alarming. Usually every day a single case of rape is reported…

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Mumbai and Delhi

The ethnographic study provided in the article illustrates the manner in which programming of MTV India is understood. It has looked at the issue in a comprehensive manner and is thus a strong article from a well carried out study. The essay therefore affirms the locals’ primacy and MTV is perceived to offer a space that is empowering, for the middle class young women. The essay has provided some quality background and historical information on women’s role in various traditional…

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Communal Riots in India

Communal riots have become a distinct feature of communalism in India. Whenever conflicting groups from two different religions, which are self –conscious communities, clash, it results in a communal riot. An event is identified as a communal riot if (a) there is violence, and (b) two or more communally identified groups confront each other or members of the other group at some point during the violence.1 The reason for such a clash could be superficial and trivial, though underlying them…

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Delhi to Be Made City of Dreams

Eyeing the assembly polls later this year, Delhi government promised to make the national capital a “city of dreams” by ratcheting up efforts to meet aspirations of all section of the citizens. In this address at the assembly on the first day of budget session , Lt governor Tejendra khanna, while speaking about various initiatives of the government ,resolved to regularizes all unauthorized colonies and provide housing accommodation to slum dwellers in the city ,”The confidence in my government reposed…

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