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Delhi govt to launch 'Film Policy' with single-window clearance

13 May 2022

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Delhi govt to launch 'Film Policy' with single-window clearance

The Delhi government's new film policy, which will provide producers with discounts and subsidies on hospitality services, will be unveiled on Friday, said officials.

Delhi violence: I&B Ministry pulls up TV channels over coverage

23 Apr 2022

India
Delhi violence: I&B Ministry pulls up TV channels over coverage

The Centre has directed TV channels not to broadcast any "provocative" content, a week after communal clashes broke out in Delhi's Jahangirpuri during a religious procession.

Delhi: Masks mandatory in public places, private cars exempted

22 Apr 2022

India
Delhi: Masks mandatory in public places, private cars exempted

Amid a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi government on Friday issued an official order mandating people to wear masks in public places.

Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence: Police arrest 21 people; 2 minors apprehended

18 Apr 2022

India
Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence: Police arrest 21 people; 2 minors apprehended

The Delhi Police arrested 21 people on charges of rioting and unlawful assembly on Sunday, a day after communal clashes erupted in Delhi's Jahangirpuri.

Delhi violence: 'Words cannot describe what I saw,' says cop

17 Apr 2022

India
Delhi violence: 'Words cannot describe what I saw,' says cop

Communal clashes broke out in Northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri area on Saturday after alleged stone-pelting at a Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra procession.

COVID-19: Delhi plans to bring back Rs. 500 no-mask fine

17 Apr 2022

India
COVID-19: Delhi plans to bring back Rs. 500 no-mask fine

Following an increase in COVID-19 cases, Delhi's Health Department is reportedly planning to reintroduce penalties for violations of COVID-19-appropriate behavior.

'If a Muslim becomes PM...': Narsinghanand booked for hate speech

04 Apr 2022

India
'If a Muslim becomes PM...': Narsinghanand booked for hate speech

The Delhi Police have booked religious leader Yati Narsinghanand for alleged hate speeches at a 'Hindu Mahapanchayat' on Sunday.

Delhi: BJP councilor bans 'religious attire' in South MCD schools

25 Feb 2022

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Delhi: BJP councilor bans 'religious attire' in South MCD schools

The chairperson of the education committee of South Delhi Municipal Corporation, BJP councilor Nitika Sharma, has written to officials to ensure that no student comes to MCD schools in "religious attire."

Liquor gets cheaper in Delhi as vendors offer heavy discounts

08 Feb 2022

India
Liquor gets cheaper in Delhi as vendors offer heavy discounts

Several liquor vendors in Delhi are offering huge discounts on alcohol prices as the state government adopts the new liquor policy.

Delhi lifts weekend curfew, other curbs as COVID-19 cases dip

27 Jan 2022

India
Delhi lifts weekend curfew, other curbs as COVID-19 cases dip

The government of Delhi on Thursday decided to lift various coronavirus-related curbs as the pandemic situation improves in the national capital.

Petrol prices in Delhi cut by Rs. 8 per liter

01 Dec 2021

India
Petrol prices in Delhi cut by Rs. 8 per liter

The Delhi government on Wednesday decided to slash Value-Added Tax (VAT) on petrol from 30% to 19.4%.

Delhi government happy with HC nod to oxygen deaths probe

22 Sep 2021

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Delhi government happy with HC nod to oxygen deaths probe

With the Delhi High Court giving its nod to the constitution of a committee to probe claims of deaths due to oxygen shortage during the COVID-19 second wave, the city government said it wanted the truth to come out.

Delhi: 260 private liquor vends to shut after October 1

21 Sep 2021

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Delhi: 260 private liquor vends to shut after October 1

With new retail licenses coming into force from mid-November, no liquor vends will open in 105 of the 272 municipal wards of Delhi from October 1, officials said on Monday.

Delhi reported 53 new dengue cases in last one week

20 Sep 2021

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Delhi reported 53 new dengue cases in last one week

At least 53 fresh cases of dengue have been reported in Delhi in the last week, taking the total count of dengue cases this year to 211, according to a civic report.

Delhi government should allow herbal hookah sale: Establishments to HC

15 Sep 2021

Delhi
Delhi government should allow herbal hookah sale: Establishments to HC

Several restaurants and bars on Wednesday urged the Delhi High Court to direct the AAP government and police not to interfere with the sale of herbal flavored hookahs or take coercive steps against them.

South Delhi Mayor criticizes Kejriwal government over anti-dengue campaign

15 Sep 2021

Delhi
South Delhi Mayor criticizes Kejriwal government over anti-dengue campaign

South Delhi Mayor Mukesh Suryan on Tuesday alleged that the Delhi government was playing "campaign politics" when it came to the fight against the vector-borne diseases and termed its anti-dengue drive an "eyewash."

Delhi hospitals install oxygen plants, but experts say 'not enough'

10 Sep 2021

India
Delhi hospitals install oxygen plants, but experts say 'not enough'

Delhi had witnessed chaotic scenes this year as hospitals ran out of oxygen on a daily basis and many died due to the shortage.

Imposition of heavy COVID-19 fines a 'daylight robbery': Delhi Congress

10 Sep 2021

Delhi
Imposition of heavy COVID-19 fines a 'daylight robbery': Delhi Congress

Delhi Congress chief Anil Kumar on Thursday termed imposition of heavy fines by the Delhi government for COVID-19 guidelines violation a "daylight robbery" and demanded that over Rs. 135 crore collected as penalty be disbursed to COVID-19 warriors as compensation.

Secret tunnel found under Assembly building; Delhi government to refurbish

03 Sep 2021

India
Secret tunnel found under Assembly building; Delhi government to refurbish

A mysterious tunnel-like structure, which was discovered at the Delhi Legislative Assembly, is in the news again.

50% students per classroom, staggered lunch breaks among DDMA guidelines

30 Aug 2021

Delhi
50% students per classroom, staggered lunch breaks among DDMA guidelines

Mandatory thermal screening, staggered lunch breaks, alternate seating arrangements in classrooms, and avoiding routine guest visits are among the guidelines announced by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) for the reopening of schools and colleges from September 1.

Delhi government directs schools to vaccinate staff ahead of reopening

28 Aug 2021

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Delhi government directs schools to vaccinate staff ahead of reopening

The Delhi government has directed private aided and unaided schools to vaccinate their teachers and staff ahead of the reopening for Classes 9-12 from September 1.

Delhi schools to reopen from September 1. Check details

27 Aug 2021

India
Delhi schools to reopen from September 1. Check details

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has decided to reopen schools in a phased manner from September.

Delhi: COVID-19 rapid response center inaugurated at Rajiv Gandhi Hospital

25 Aug 2021

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Delhi: COVID-19 rapid response center inaugurated at Rajiv Gandhi Hospital

A COVID-19 rapid response center was inaugurated on Wednesday at the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in Delhi, bolstering the city's healthcare infrastructure ahead of a possible third wave of viral disease.

Sisodia slams Centre for stance on investigation of oxygen-related deaths

20 Aug 2021

Delhi
Sisodia slams Centre for stance on investigation of oxygen-related deaths

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has again rejected the Delhi government's proposal to form a panel to "investigate deaths due to oxygen shortage" in Delhi.

Delhi government's tourism department resumes boating in Naini Lake

17 Aug 2021

Delhi
Delhi government's tourism department resumes boating in Naini Lake

After remaining closed for nearly four months, the Delhi government's tourism department has resumed boating in the Naini Lake situated in north Delhi, officials said on Tuesday.

Delhi cites zero requirement of test kits, oxygen tanks: Report

14 Aug 2021

India
Delhi cites zero requirement of test kits, oxygen tanks: Report

The Delhi government has cited zero fresh requirement of new testing kits, laboratories, pediatric ICU beds, and liquid oxygen storage tanks, News18 reported.

Kejriwal announces magisterial probe into death of Dalit girl

04 Aug 2021

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Kejriwal announces magisterial probe into death of Dalit girl

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Delhi Government will order a magisterial inquiry into the death of a nine-year-old Dalit girl following an alleged sexual assault.

Shift LGBTQ+ couple to safe house, provide security, orders HC

23 Jul 2021

Delhi
Shift LGBTQ+ couple to safe house, provide security, orders HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the police to shift an LGBTQ+ community couple wanting to get married and facing threats from families, to a safe house set up by the Delhi government and provide them adequate security.

Farmers set to protest at Jantar Mantar today, security upped

22 Jul 2021

India
Farmers set to protest at Jantar Mantar today, security upped

Hundreds of farmers will protest at Delhi's iconic Jantar Mantar today against the central government's three new agricultural laws.

Google will provide real-time information about buses to Delhi commuters

15 Jul 2021

Delhi
Google will provide real-time information about buses to Delhi commuters

The Delhi Government on Wednesday joined hands with tech giant Google to provide real-time information about buses to commuters and make public transport in the national capital more user-friendly.

DWCD issues show-cause notice to 49 officials for coming late

14 Jul 2021

Delhi
DWCD issues show-cause notice to 49 officials for coming late

Cracking the whip on latecomers, the Delhi Government's WCD department has issued a show-cause notice to its 49 officials for coming to the office late and asked them to submit their replies within three days.

Janpath Market shut down following violation of COVID-19 protocols

12 Jul 2021

Delhi
Janpath Market shut down following violation of COVID-19 protocols

The Delhi government on Monday ordered the closure of Janpath Market for the violation of COVID-19 protocols and for not following the guidelines issued by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), according to an order.

Delhi government to identify children orphaned during pandemic through survey

09 Jul 2021

Delhi
Delhi government to identify children orphaned during pandemic through survey

The Women and Child Development (WCD) Department of the Delhi government will soon undertake a survey to identify children who have been orphaned during the coronavirus pandemic.

Delhi government formulates policy for street children's welfare amid pandemic

07 Jul 2021

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Delhi government formulates policy for street children's welfare amid pandemic

The Delhi government has framed a policy for the welfare of street children in view of the pandemic situation which stresses the role of various stakeholders in promoting COVID-19-appropriate behavior and generating awareness about the infection among such children.

Delhi schools allowed monthly fee collection with 15 percent reduction

02 Jul 2021

Delhi
Delhi schools allowed monthly fee collection with 15 percent reduction

Private schools in Delhi can collect fees on a monthly basis with a 15 percent reduction in lieu of facilities that could not be utilized by students during the lockdown period, the Delhi Government announced on Thursday.

Delhi hospitals directed to reduce number of COVID-19 beds

29 Jun 2021

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Delhi hospitals directed to reduce number of COVID-19 beds

With daily COVID-19 cases in Delhi showing a declining trend, the Delhi government on Monday asked private hospitals with 100 or more beds to scale down the number of oxygen beds reserved for COVID-19 patients to 30% of their capacity.

Delhi government to run 15-day plantation drive from today

26 Jun 2021

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Delhi government to run 15-day plantation drive from today

The Delhi government will run a tree plantation drive for next 15 days starting June 26, as part of Van Mahotsav, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Saturday.

Families of six deceased bravehearts to get Rs. one crore

19 Jun 2021

Delhi
Families of six deceased bravehearts to get Rs. one crore

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that the families of six IAF, Delhi Police, and civil defense personnel who died in the line of duty will get an ex gratia of Rs. one crore, and asserted that the city government stood "shoulder-to-shoulder" with the kin of these bravehearts.

Delhi's first drive-through vaccination center shuts shop

12 Jun 2021

Delhi
Delhi's first drive-through vaccination center shuts shop

Delhi's first drive-through COVID-19 vaccination facility, which opened with much fanfare two weeks ago, is being shut as the Centre's price cap for vaccines has made operation unviable, officials said on Friday.

Rules for home delivery of liquor come into force today

11 Jun 2021

Delhi
Rules for home delivery of liquor come into force today

The Delhi government notified the rules allowing home delivery of liquor for orders placed through mobile applications and websites on Thursday, which will come into effect from Friday.

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