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Tilak Nagar, named after freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak; is a suburban area and commercial hub in district of West Delhi, India.
Kiran Bedi is a retired Indian Police Service officer, social activist, former tennis player and politician who is the current Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry. She is the first woman to join the Indian Police Service (IPS). She remained in service for 35 years before taking voluntary retirement in 2007 as Director General of Police, Bureau of Police Research and Development.
Tihar Prisons, also called Tihar Jail and Tihar Ashram, is a prison complex in India and the largest complex of prisons in South Asia. Run by Department of Delhi Prisons, Government of Delhi, the prison contains nine central prisons, and is one of the two prison complexes in Delhi, along with a district prison at Rohini Prison Complex. It is located in Tihar village, approximately 3 km from Janakpuri, to the west of New Delhi, India. The surrounding area is called Hari Nagar.
Janakpuri is in the Southwest Delhi district of Delhi, India. It is among the most popular and posh districts of Delhi.The Locality falls under Category 'A' of residential colonies in Delhi alongside other Category 'A' colonies National Capital Territory of Delhi. It is located near the Delhi Cantonment area and is accessible by road and Delhi Metro.Population here is majority punjabi refugees.
Siddharth Vashisht, better known as Manu Sharma, is a convicted murderer, serving life imprisonment for the 1999 murder of Jessica Lal. Sharma is the son of the former Indian National Congress leader Venod Sharma and the brother of media baron Kartikeya Sharma.
Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) is a medical college in New Delhi, India affiliated to University of Delhi and run by the Delhi government. It is named after Indian freedom fighter and first education minister of independent India Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. It was established in 1959 at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg near Delhi Gate.
Ashok Nagar is a neighbourhood in the city of Delhi. It constitutes a part of the Tilak Nagar assembly constituency as well as the West Delhi parliamentary constituency. The area was known as Tihar Village 2 before being renamed as such. It is an authorised neighbourhood today, and the government of Delhi plays a role in its development.
An open prison is any jail in which the prisoners are trusted to serve their sentences with minimal supervision and perimeter security and are often not locked up in their prison cells. Prisoners may be permitted to take up employment while serving their sentence.
Vartika Nanda is an Indian prison reformer and media educator. She is the founder of Tinka Tinka, a movement on prison reforms. She has received the Stree Shakti Puraskar award from the then President of India, Pranab Mujkherjee, the highest civilian honour for women in India. Her work on prison reforms have been given a special place in the Limce Book of Records twice.
Sel roti is a traditional, homemade, sweet, ring-shaped rice bread/doughnut that is consumed in Nepal, Sikkim, Darjeeling district and Kalimpong district. It is mostly prepared during Dashain and Tihar, widely celebrated Hindu festivals of the Nepali people.
Tihar Village is one of the oldest villages in Delhi. Tihar village was established by Muslim Tyagis in the 17th centuary.
Menwhopause is a rock band based in Delhi, India.
Messiah Foundation International is a spiritual organisation formally established in 2002 to promote the Goharian Philosophy of Divine Love. MFI is the successor of RAGS International, a spiritual organisation founded by Pakistani spiritual leader Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi in 1980. The organisation claims to be a syncretic fulfilment of Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Hindu prophecy, with Shahi depicted as the messianic figure of many religions, given the title of Mehdi, Messiah, and Kalki Avatar as well as the generic "Awaited One" prophesied by other religions.
Sher Singh Rana is the convicted murderer responsible for the 2001 vendetta-related assassination of Indian dacoit-turned-parliamentarian Phoolan Devi. He managed to escape from Tihar Jail in 2004, arrested again by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police at Dharamtalla in Kolkata in 2006. He penned a book Jail Diary: Tihar Se Kabul-Kandhar Tak.
Ankeet Chavan is a former cricketer who played for Mumbai in Indian domestic cricket. He is an all-rounder who is a left-handed batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He also played for Rajasthan Royals in Indian Premier League.
Meenu Thakur is an Indian Kuchipudi dance exponent. She runs an institution ‘SURAMYA’ for teaching Kuchipudi to young learners in New Delhi. Meenu Thakur is also the culture columnist for the monthly current affairs magazine YOUNG INDIA
AIDS Bhedbhav Virodhi Andolan was the first HIV/AIDS activist movement in India, founded in 1988 in New Delhi. The group received popular recognition with the publication of its pioneering report "Less than Gay" in 1991. Through this report, ABVA advocated for civil rights of LGBTQ people to include same sex marriage, LGBT parenting, and the decriminalization of homosexuality through the repeal of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. In 1994, ABVA filed the first petition challenging the constitutionality of Section 377 in the Delhi High Court, in order to challenge prison authorities' ban on condom distribution.
The INX Media case refers to an ongoing high-profile money laundering investigation in India. It involves allegation of irregularities in foreign exchange clearances given to INX Media group for receiving overseas investment in 2007. P. Chidambaram was union finance minister at the time. His son Karti Chidambaram has been implicated by the investigating agencies.