Delhi Jal Board: News

12 Sep 2022


Delhi: Water supply to be affected this week; details here

Parts of Delhi will experience a shortage of water supply this week, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said on Sunday.

11 Jun 2022


Delhi: Water crisis deepens in several parts; UT blames Haryana

Delhi is in the throes of a water crisis in the midst of a heatwave.

10 Dec 2021


Delhi's new water billing system: What you should know

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has revised several water billing rules in the national capital.

20 Jun 2021

Yamuna River

Amid peak summer, Delhi to likely face water scarcity

The water supply in parts of Delhi is expected to be hit from Sunday due to the accumulation of algae in three water treatment plants and the high levels of ammonia in the Yamuna river.

17 Apr 2021


Delhi: Water supply likely to remain affected in some parts

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Saturday said water supply in parts of the capital is likely to remain affected for a week due to the reduced availability of raw water from the Upper Ganga Canal.

25 Jun 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

The Radha Soami Satsang Beas complex in Chattarpur is being turned into a COVID-19 facility, the largest one in Delhi, to deal with the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.

08 May 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Arrest warrant against AAP MLA named in doctor's suicide note

A Delhi court on Friday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Prakash Jarwal, an MLA of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

17 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi Cabinet finalized; Kejriwal to not hold any portfolios

After Arvind Kejriwal took charge as the Delhi Chief Minister for the third time on Monday, the portfolio allocation for the Cabinet was finalized.

22 Nov 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

No development, infrastructure charges for new water, sewer connections: Kejriwal

On Friday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the Delhi Jal Board will not levy development and infrastructure charges on new water and sewer connections.

27 Aug 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

No late-payment charges on water bill for Delhiites: CM Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced today that the Aam Aadmi Party government has decided to waive off water arrears for citizens with functional water meters at their homes.

28 Apr 2019

Manish Sisodia

Delhi: 2,500 liter diesel found in school's basement

In a concerning incident, nearly 2,500 liter of diesel was recently found inside the basement of KR Mangalam School in Delhi, prompting authorities to launch an investigation.

22 Feb 2019

Tamil Nadu

Delhi government discusses possibilities of 'robots' cleaning sewers

In a bid to completely end the practice of manual scavenging in the nation's capital, the Delhi government is thinking of using robots to clean septic tanks and sewers.

23 Oct 2018


Delhi: Sanitation worker dies while cleaning sewer; four questioned

Four men are being questioned in connection with the death of a 32-year-old laborer while cleaning a sewer in Northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri, police said Monday.

11 Jul 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: Kejriwal plans to avert water crisis through sewage water

In an effort to prevent a water crisis in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has decided follow Singapore's 'new water policy' to treat sewage water and make it use-worthy.

05 Jul 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Lack of sewage-facilities: NGT slaps Rs. 50k fine on AAP-govt

The National Green Tribunal today slapped a fine of Rs. 50,000 on AAP government for not filing the reply on a plea alleging lack of sewage facilities in a South Delhi colony.

21 Jun 2018

Delhi Government

Delhi-govt to provide loans to 'safai-karmcharis' to buy sewer-cleaning machines

Now manual scavengers or 'safai karmcharis' will no longer have to dig deep into manholes risking their lives, as the Delhi government has decided to provide them loans to purchase sewer cleaning machines.

17 Jun 2018


In Delhi's Sangam Vihar, fight over water claims another life

As more cities race towards a water crisis, this basic necessity is fast becoming a trigger for crime.

12 Jun 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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.

20 Apr 2018


Water crisis in summer: SC summons Haryana, Delhi chief secys

Angered by the power struggle between Delhi and Haryana bureaucrats, the Supreme Court asked chief secretaries of both the states to appear before the bench on Monday.

Maximum corruption complaints against railways, banks: CVC

A large number of complaints of corruption were received against the railways and government-owned banks, according to the latest report of anti-corruption body CVC.

01 Apr 2018


12 people died desilting septic tanks last year: Delhi govt

In Delhi, 12 people died last year while cleaning septic tanks while no such death has been reported so far in 2018, the Delhi government informed the Legislative Assembly.

31 Mar 2018


Delhiites can soon make e-payments of telephone, water, electricity bills

In a move aimed at promoting digitization of payments for government services, Delhi Government has asked all principal secretaries and secretaries to ensure e-payments of electricity, water, and telephone bills in their respective departments.

26 Mar 2018


SC to hear DJB-plea accusing Haryana of supplying less water

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the plea of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) alleging that Haryana was supplying 120 cusecs less water to Delhi out of the 450 cusecs of water it was supposed to supply.

19 Mar 2018


AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal granted bail in molestation case

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal was on Monday granted bail by a Delhi court in a molestation case lodged against him last year.

08 Feb 2018


Delhi residents face water shortage problem as ammonia level spikes

Residents of different parts of Delhi have been facing water shortage problems for the past nine days.

26 Dec 2017


Water in Delhi to cost Rs. 28 extra per month

The Delhi government has hiked water and sewer charges for the first time in three years.

14 Nov 2017


Delhi: Teen moves HC over filthy pond near her school

A 16-year-old girl has knocked the Delhi High Court's door, seeking directions to the authorities to clean a pond near her school.

04 Sep 2017


Delhi: CM Kejriwal to take charge of Water Ministry

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is reportedly going to take over the Water Resources Ministry from Rajendra Pal Gautam, who took over the department about three months earlier.

04 Sep 2017


Delhi: JNU's reaction to Sitharaman's appointment as Defense Minister

Ahead of Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University polls on 8 September, the appointment of JNU alumna Nirmala Sitharaman as the Defense Minister has become a heated subject of discussion among the university's political parties.

09 Jul 2017


Ballabgarh lynching: Two weeks later, villagers remain fearful of trains

Since Junaid Khan was lynched on a train in a communal attack two weeks ago, no one from his village of Khandawali in Ballabgarh has boarded a train.

29 Jun 2017


Ballabhgarh lynching: Four people, including two government officials, arrested

Almost a week after the lynching of 16-year-old Junaid Khan on a Delhi-Mathura train, police have arrested four people for the crime including two government employees.

26 May 2017


Kapil Mishra records statement against AAP

Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra recorded under oath his statement against CM Arvind Kejriwal and his aides' alleged corruption in front of Delhi Lokayukta Reva Khetrapal.

23 May 2017


Water tanker scam- Kapil Mishra summoned for questioning

The ACB summoned sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra on May 23 to question him over the Rs. 400cr water tanker scam.

20 May 2017


Satyendra Jain files defamation cases against Kapil Mishra, Manjinder Sirsa

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain has filed two defamation complaints against sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra and BJP-SAD MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa for allegedly leveling false accusations of bribery.

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


Delhi water crisis- Haryana breaks promise, releases just 175 cusecs

Delhi's water crisis continued as Haryana refused to release the promised 200 cusecs of water in the Yamuna; instead, it released only 125 cusecs.

18 May 2017


Delhi-CBSE rejects relaxation of rules for Class 10 students

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) denied the Delhi Government's demand that Class 10 students should be evaluated on half-syllabus for 2 years, as they were unprepared for the exams.

16 May 2017


Delhi's water crisis: May face major shortage this summer

According to Delhi's Deputy CM, Manish Sisodia, water supply from Haryana to Delhi has been reduced.

15 May 2017


Water tanker scam- Kejriwal's private secretary summoned by ACB

The Anti-Corruption Branch has summoned Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's private secretary Vaibhav Kumar on May 17 over the alleged water tanker scam.

12 May 2017


Lokayukta initiates proceedings in alleged Kejriwal bribery case

Lokayukta Reva Khetrapal has initiated proceedings in the Rs. 2cr bribery allegation made by sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and cabinet minister Satyendra Jain.