Municipal Corporation Of Delhi: News

27 Apr 2024

Delhi High Court

'140 students in classroom, no books': Advocate on Delhi schools 

Advocate Ashok Aggarwal has highlighted a stark contrast between the portrayal of Delhi schools in government advertisements and their actual conditions.

13 Feb 2024

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP offers Congress only 1 Lok Sabha seat in Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday declared that it is willing to allocate only one of Delhi's seven Lok Sabha seats to the Congress within the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA).

08 Oct 2023


'Singapur': Singapore high commissioner spots major signage error in Delhi

In a major embarrassment to the Indian administration, Singapore High Commissioner to India, Simon Wong Wie Kuen, on Sunday pointed out a glaring error in road signage in the national capital Delhi.

09 Sep 2023

Rahul Gandhi

'Modi government hiding poor from G20 Summit guests': Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday criticized the central government for allegedly "hiding the country's reality" from the guests of the G20 Summit, which is being held in New Delhi.

16 Aug 2023

G20 Summit

G20 preps: 35 hotels booked, cleanliness drive begins today

As the G20 Summit is set to take place on September 9 and 10 in Delhi, 35 hotels have been booked across the city to host global dignitaries, News18 reported.

07 Aug 2023

G20 Summit

Delhi drops street dog 'removal, sterilization' plan before G20 Summit

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has allegedly dropped its plans to catch and hide thousands of street dogs before world leaders visit the national capital for the much-anticipated G20 Summit next month, per reports.

25 Jul 2023


India sees 600 dengue cases daily; sharp surge in Delhi

Dengue cases increased significantly in India last year, hitting an all-time high of 2,33,251, the central government has revealed.

25 Feb 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi MCD House: AAP, BJP councilors fight over 1 vote

Yet another brawl erupted between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councilors inside the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) House as the Standing Committee elections were once again disrupted while the counting of votes was underway on Friday.

23 Feb 2023


MCD polls: Ruckus in House, mayor claims BJP attacked her

The standing committee of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) could not be elected on Wednesday amid chaotic scenes at the Delhi Civic Center.

22 Feb 2023


Delhi likely to get its mayor today after three postponements

The Delhi mayor election will be held on Wednesday after three delays owing to the dispute between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

18 Feb 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi mayor election on February 22; Saxena approves Kejriwal's proposal

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena has officially authorized the proposed date of February 22 (Wednesday) to hold the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) adjourned first House meeting.

12 Feb 2023


Delhi mayoral election to now be held on February 16

The next Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) House session to elect the Delhi mayor, deputy mayor, and six standing committee members will take place on Thursday (February 16) after three failed attempts, India Today reported, citing official sources.

06 Feb 2023


Delhi mayor elections stalled for 3rd time following AAP-BJP clash

The Delhi mayoral polls have been stalled once again—the third time in a month—after a ruckus was created by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councilors on Monday.

24 Jan 2023


Delhi mayor elections stalled for 2nd time following AAP-BJP clash

The Delhi mayoral polls have been stalled once again—the second time in three weeks—after a fresh fight broke out between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councilors on Tuesday.

06 Jan 2023


Delhi mayor polls: AAP, BJP councilors clash; no election today

Clashes erupted between the newly-elected councilors of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday at a meeting to elect the mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

05 Jan 2023


MCD mayor poll: BJP councilor Satya Sharma appointed presiding officer

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councilor Satya Sharma has been officially nominated as the presiding officer by Lt Governor V K Saxena on Thursday for the house's first meeting on June 6 to elect the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) mayor.

MCD mayoral elections: BJP fields Rekha Gupta against AAP's Oberoi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday named Rekha Gupta as its candidate for mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

23 Dec 2022


MCD: Shelly Oberoi AAP's mayor candidate, Aaley Mohammed for deputy

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) named Shelly Oberoi (39) as the mayoral candidate for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), the election for which is slated for January 6.

18 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

After MCD success, AAP prepares for UP municipal elections

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) began rigorous preparations for the Uttar Pradesh municipal, having decided to compete from every ward in the state's upcoming civic polls.

Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta resigns after MCD polls defeat

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Adesh Gupta officially resigned from his post as the party's Delhi president on Sunday.

10 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Delhi Congress vice president's 'ghar wapsi' after joining AAP

The vice-president of Delhi Congress, Ali Mehdi on Saturday returned to the party hours after joining the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

07 Dec 2022


2022 MCD elections: Challenges, opportunities ahead for 'the winner' AAP

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won the 250-seat Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls on Wednesday defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

07 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

2022 MCD elections: AAP ends BJP's 15-year rule with win

The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) overcame early jitters to comfortably clinch the 250-seat Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections on Wednesday.

2022 MCD elections: No anti-defection law makes AAP, BJP worried

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are engaged in a close fight in high-stakes Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls.

07 Dec 2022


2022 MCD elections: AAP surges ahead in contest with BJP

The counting of votes for 250 wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) began at 8 am on Wednesday at 42 counting centers amid heavy security with around 10,000 personnel.

05 Dec 2022


Exit polls predict BJP in Gujarat, AAP sweeping MCD polls

The fate of 1,621 candidates has been sealed in the voting machines as the Gujarat Assembly elections concluded on Monday.

04 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

MCD elections records 50% voter turnout amid 'missing names' barbs

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections culminated at 5:30 pm on Sunday, with around 50% of voters deciding the fate of 1,349 candidates.

04 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

MCD elections: Vote for honest administration, garbage-free Delhi, appeals Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) urged people of Delhi to vote for an "honest, working administration" and a clean city as the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls began in the national capital on Sunday morning.

04 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

High-stakes MCD polls: Schools, markets shut as Delhi votes today

The polling for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) began in the national capital on Sunday morning.

30 Nov 2022


MCD elections: BJP releases manifesto with big housing plan promise

Upping the ante for the upcoming elections for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday announced the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) master plan for MCD.

29 Nov 2022


RWAs to be like mini-corporators: Kejriwal promises before MCD polls

In an attempt to boost the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) campaign for the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced that if the party wins, the resident welfare associations (RWAs) will be legitimized as mini-corporators.

26 Nov 2022


MCD elections: 18% of AAP candidates named in criminal cases

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidates contesting the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections face the highest number of criminal cases compared to candidates from other parties, as per Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

26 Nov 2022


Delhi: Former Congress MLA arrested for assaulting, misbehaving with cops

The Delhi Police arrested former Congress MLA Asif Mohammad Khan on Saturday for allegedly "assaulting" and "misbehaving" with cops.

24 Nov 2022


MCD polls: BJP promises relief in property tax, factory licenses

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which has been holding power in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for the past 15 years is eyeing to retain it in the upcoming polls.

BJP attacks AAP again, this time with a 'sting' video

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released a sting video of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), accusing it of corruption.

20 Nov 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

BJP wants to stop free power supply in Delhi: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday leveled a serious allegation against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regarding the free electricity scheme currently implemented in Delhi.

11 Nov 2022


MCD Polls: Kejriwal launches AAP's '10 guarantees,' promises garbage-free Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal announced ten guarantees on Friday, including ending corruption in the civic body and clearing three garbage landfill sites, for the 2022 Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls.

MCD polls: Voting on December 4; results on December 7

State Election Commission (SEC) on Friday announced the schedule for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

27 Oct 2022


BJP-ruled MCD gave 3 mountains of garbage to Delhi: Kejriwal

With the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections nearing, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrived at the Ghazipur landfill in Uttar Pradesh amid Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers trading slogans against each other.

09 Sep 2022


Delhi: Three dead, several trapped as Azad Market building collapses

A four-story building under construction at Azad Market in Delhi collapsed on Friday morning reportedly killing at least three people while five others were rescued.

13 May 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: Local markets shut to protest MLA Amanatullah Khan's arrest

Local markets in the Okhla Assembly constituency, represented by MLA Amanatullah Khan, remained closed on Friday in protest of his arrest.

01 Mar 2021


Twelve COVID-19 positive voters identified amid MCD by-polls

Twelve COVID-19 positive people were identified from two municipal wards in Delhi as eligible voters for the civic by-polls held on Sunday, but none of them cast their ballots, the State Election Commission officials said.

29 Sep 2018

Adesh Gupta

Delhi: Diphtheria death toll goes up, 24 reported so far

Two more deaths due to diphtheria have been reported at a civic hospital in North Delhi, taking the toll from the infectious disease in the national capital to 24, officials said yesterday.

31 Aug 2018


Delhi: EDMC asks meat shops to display halal, jhatka label

All restaurants and shops selling or serving meat in East Delhi will have to mandatorily display boards specifying if it is 'halal' or 'jhatka' meat.

Delhi sealing: Nearly 5,700 properties sealed by civic-bodies since Dec'17

Nearly 5,700 properties have so far been sealed by three municipal corporations in Delhi for allegedly violating provisions of Delhi Master Plan 2021.

27 Jun 2018

Naresh Kumar

Delhi takes inspiration from NY: Advanced digital interactive panels installed

Have you seen about the new panel-type kiosks at Connaught Place in Delhi? Been curious?

03 May 2018

Delhi Police

Anti-encroachment drive: Six 'heavily encroached' South Delhi roads under radar

The Supreme Court-created STF will focus on six 'heavily encroached' roads in South Delhi for the next seven days during its anti-encroachment drive.

21 Mar 2018


12,000 properties in Delhi's refugee colonies might be sealed

After sealing several complexes violating norms in Delhi, authorities have now turned their focus to residential refugee colonies.

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.

03 Feb 2018


Major Delhi shopping hubs to remain shut today

In a bid to support the protesting traders against the mass sealing drive, at least 15 popular shopping hubs of Delhi will remain shut on Saturday.

31 Jan 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: NDMC demolishes illegal portion part of Rohini ashram

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation(NDMC) conducted a demolition drive in self-styled godman Baba Virendra Dev Dixit's ashram in Vijay Vihar near Rohini.

19 Jan 2018


To protest sealing drive, South Delhi market to remain shut

Local shopping complexes across South Delhi area will remain shut on Friday, in order to protest against the sealing drive conducted by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) at Defence Colony as per directions of the Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee.

17 Jan 2018


Delhi: 50 more shops of Defence Colony market sealed

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) recently sealed at least 50 more shops in the basement of the Defence Colony Market.

05 Sep 2017


East Delhi sinking under garbage piles; lack of waste-dumping space

East Delhi is facing a severe sanitation crisis after Rani Khera residents refused to allow dumping of waste in their neighborhood.

13 Jul 2017


Delhi: Civic agencies to launch an app to locate toilets

Delhi's three civic agencies will launch an app within two months that will help people locate MCD toilets and also enable users to give a feedback on toilet's condition.

23 May 2017


Delhi- Fire in Chandni Chowk guts down 40 shops

On the night of 22nd May, a major fire broke out in Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk area; albeit there were no casualties reported, goods worth crores may have been lost.

22 Apr 2017


MCD polls: Will 2017 help the cash-strapped body?

AAP, BJP and Congress have launched full-fledged campaigns for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi polls scheduled on April 23. All have promised a cleaner capital.

31 Mar 2017


AAP Woes: Four Delhi MLAs wish to join Congress

Adding to the troubles of Aam Aadmi Party, the party's four sitting Members of the Delhi Legislative Assembly have expressed their wish to join the Congress party.