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While India remains glued to UP theatrics, hapless farmers from Tamil Nadu hold bizarre protests in New Delhi; anybody watching?

Several farmers from Tamil Nadu have been protesting at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi for almost three weeks now demanding their loans be waived and a drought-relief package be provided. They have also demanded fair and just prices for their produce. They are determined to make their voices heard by the government even if it involves protesting using bizarre methods. Farmers’ suffering is a common problem in several parts of India with not much solution being visible.

Housefull at Delhi’s Regal theatre as patrons watch Mera Naam Joker

Regal Theatre, the 85-year-old iconic cinema in the heart of Delhi, will shut its doors to moviegoers on Thursday.

A monument to the city’s cinematic history, its social and culture life, the Connaught Place theatre is screening Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker and Sangam on its last day. A favourite of Kapoor, it hosted premieres of several films released under RK films, including Sangam that released in 1964 and Mera Naam Joker, first screened in 1970.

Most romantic places of #Delhi

Delhi or Dilli is regularly referred to as Dilwalon ki Dilli, which translates to ‘Delhi belongs to the large-hearted’. Add to it the fact that Delhi is likewise called the heart of the nation, partly because of its location on the map and partly because of it being India’s political headquarters. But one constant is Delhi’s connection with heart and matters of heart; in its element, Delhi can be impressively romantic.

MCD polls: BJP chalks out media strategy

The Delhi BJP Wednesday chalked out its media strategy to take on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the upcoming municipal corporation polls. Called ‘naye bharat ki nayi rajdhani’, a vision proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sources said the party is visualising turning Delhi into a smart city.