Delhi Development Authority: News

29 Feb 2024


Silkyara Tunnel rescue hero announces hunger strike after house demolition

Wakeel Hassan—one of the rat-hole miners who helped rescue 41 trapped workers in Uttarkashi's Silkyara tunnel last November—is now homeless.

11 Sep 2021


East Delhi Premier League to be held in November: Gambhir

BJP MP and former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Friday announced to host a T20 cricket tournament on the lines of the Indian Premier League in east Delhi.

15 Jul 2021

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

DDA razed church, Delhi government has no control: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday assured justice in a matter related to the demolition of a church in the national capital, saying the action was taken by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) which comes under the Central government.

DDA's 2021 housing scheme launched; over 1,350 flats on sale

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has on Saturday launched its new housing scheme for 2021, under which over 1,350 flats are on sale.

18 Mar 2020


How do Delhi's coronavirus quarantine facilities fare up?

In a bid to limit community transmission of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), India has made it mandatory for people arriving from certain virus-hit countries to face a 14-day quarantine.

18 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet will soon welcome new members, including technocrats who could influence major decisions.

16 Aug 2019


#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details

After completing engineering, a number of candidates who want to secure a job in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) opt for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

26 Oct 2018

Delhi High Court

PIL on Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute for denying free treatment

The Delhi HC today sought responses of the AAP government and the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute on a PIL alleging that the hospital hasn't provided free treatment to poor patients in last two decades.

26 Aug 2018

Air Pollution

NGT directs CPCB to inquire about 51,837 industries in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to constitute a committee to inquire about the status of 51,837 industries in the Delhi which are running in residential areas without requisite approvals.

01 Jul 2018

Delhi High Court

Delhi: DDA to handover flat to family, 39-years after booking

A family's tireless wait of 39 years for a Delhi Development Authority (DDA) flat seems to be ending soon, with Delhi HC directing the land-owning agency to hand over its possession to the allottee while pulling it up for its "non-caring attitude".

21 Jun 2018

Delhi Government

DDA to discuss 734 views received on Delhi land-pooling policy

Public suggestions and objections on Delhi Development Authority's land-pooling policy will be put before the authority's Board of Inquiry and Hearing from July 2-3, an official statement said.

Sealing: SC says regular-bench to consider inaction allegations by civic-bodies

The Supreme Court today left it to its bench, which is already seized with the contentious issue of sealing of unauthorized constructions in Delhi, to consider the allegations of inaction by civic bodies in going ahead with the sealing drive.

12 Jun 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Why Arvind Kejriwal wants full statehood for Delhi?

With 2019 Lok Sabha elections around the corner, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is once again demanding the full statehood for Delhi.

19 Mar 2018


Over 50 shanties gutted in fire in slums near Yamuna

A major fire broke out in East Delhi's Yamuna Khadar slum cluster on Sunday afternoon.

13 Mar 2018


Delhi sealing: Major markets in Delhi to remain shut today

Traders in Delhi have launched another bandh to protest the ongoing sealing drive in the capital.

06 Mar 2018


Supreme Court rebukes DDA on Delhi Master Plan 2021 changes

In a severe reprimand to the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), the Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the changes it proposed to Delhi's Master Plan for 2021.

02 Feb 2018


Delhi sealing: Relief for traders as DDA clears three amendments

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has finally provided some relief to traders from the ongoing sealing drive.

17 Jan 2018


DDA offers 6,000 'twice rejected' flats to paramilitary forces

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has offered 6,000 flats to paramilitary forces for their staff.

08 Jan 2018


30 establishments in Delhi's Khan Market may be sealed

Thirty establishments in Delhi's Khan Market are facing closure for civic violations: the NDMC says they haven't paid use conversion charges.

07 Dec 2017


AoL "responsible" for damage to Yamuna floodplains, rules NGT

Based on a report by an expert committee, the NGT has held Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living (AOL) for "responsible" damaging the Yamuna floodplains.

12 Nov 2017


DDA housing scheme 2017: 46,000 applications received as deadline ends

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has received nearly 46,000 applications for its new housing scheme which offers 12,000 flats across four income categories in Rohini, Vasant Kunj, Dwarka, Narela, Paschim Vihar, Jasola, Pitampura and Siraspur.

28 Sep 2017


Delhi: Parking to get costlier; L-G Baijal reviews draft policy

Parking is going to be a pricey affair in Delhi as the government is set to notify new rules, hiking the fees.

19 Sep 2017


Delhiites to pay more for parking in peak-hours from October

People in Delhi would need to pay more for parking in peak hours from next month at commercial centers and even near their houses.

08 Sep 2017


Delhi: Govt. to increase number of buses to 11,000

For the convenience of lakhs of Delhiites commuting by buses, Delhi Government is planning to increase the number of buses to 11,000, the city's total requirement.

04 Sep 2017


India Inc praises latest cabinet reshuffle

The Indian industry praised Modi for the latest cabinet reshuffle and said that it was "carefully strategized" to give a fresh boost to the process of India's development.

02 Aug 2017


Students protest against Delhi govt for stopping grants to colleges

Delhi University (DU) students took to streets to protest against Delhi government's decision of stopping funding to 28 DU colleges as they failed to form governing bodies.

22 Jul 2017


In major rejig, 35 IAS officers get new profiles

In a major bureaucratic rejig, 35 IAS officers have been appointed as secretaries and additional secretaries in various government departments.

10 Jul 2017


Noida: Fatal accident as Dzire tries to overtake Lamborghini

A fatal accident involving three cars claimed life of one driver on Noida Expressway.

02 Jul 2017


Gurgaon police busts sex racket operating in Sushant Lok's mall

Gurgaon police cracked down a sex-racket that was operating out of a spa in Gold Souk mall in Sushant Lok-1. Six people including four women were arrested.

02 Jul 2017


Own your Delhi home as DDA's housing scheme launched

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) launched its much-awaited housing scheme linked with Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) yesterday.

16 Jun 2017


Smoke coming out of Delhi Metro's AC vent causes panic

Passengers of the Delhi metro's women coach were panic-struck after they saw smoke coming out of AC vent due to a short circuit in the blue line, bringing metro services to a halt.

11 Jun 2017


Massive scam? DDA allegedly manipulated public feedback to benefit builders

The HT reported the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) had flouted norms to facilitate deals for private builders.

19 May 2017


Delhi Metro- Women commandos will secure 90 stations

Women commandos will be deployed on 90 new Delhi Metro stations set open in the course of one year as part of its Phase-III expansion.

19 May 2017


Why did AAP sit over DDA plans until elections?

Sources stated that the AAP government was actually sitting on the Delhi Development Authority's land pooling scheme since 2015. AAP reportedly did not even bother to check the facts of the policy until last year.

05 May 2017


Delhi: Air India gets aircraft-cleaning robot at Delhi Airport

DIAL and Air India SATS together brought in a giant aircraft cleaning robot called the Nordic Dino II to the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) on Thursday.

04 May 2017


Delhi: Surprise checks administered at 20 petrol pumps

The Delhi Government undertook surprise checks at 20 petrol pumps against their alleged illegal activities.

18 Apr 2017


Delhi residents offer reward for missing road

Residents of from Chittaranjan Park in Delhi organized a hunt for a missing road in the locality, and even offered a Rs. 10,000 reward for anyone who finds it.

22 Mar 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: Four Bhondsi jail-mates in Limca Book of Records

The Limca Book of Records now features four inmates of the Bhondsi jail for installing 'Phoenix' (a prison-management software) in 11 prisons of Haryana.

07 Mar 2017

South Korea

Indira Gandhi International Airport second best in the world

According to the latest Airport Service Quality (ASQ) report, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport has been declared the second best airport in the world.

27 Dec 2016

Gautam Buddh Nagar

What's up with Delhi today?

The much-awaited and widely talked-about Delhi winters are here and accompanying it are the usual train delays.

29 Nov 2016


What happened in Delhi today?

Lives continue to be lost due to uncontrolled rage in Delhi.

19 Nov 2016


So, what happened in and around Delhi on 19th Nov?

Delhiites will run the half marathon on Sunday as SC refused to postpone the event.