07 Apr 2021
Mask compulsory even if driving alone, rules Delhi High Court
Wearing a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic is compulsory even when a person is driving alone in a car, the Delhi High Court ruled on Wednesday, terming cars a "public place."
25 Mar 2021
Delhi BJP seeks stay on new excise policy
A Delhi BJP delegation on Thursday met the Lt. Governor to protest over amendments to the new liquor excise policy and demanded that it be stayed.
23 Mar 2021
Lowering of drinking-age will stop 'booze visits' to NCR: Officials
The excise policy reforms, reducing the drinking age from 25 years to 21 years, are expected to prevent young people of Delhi from going to NCR cities to quench their thirst for alcohol, officials said.
09 Mar 2021
Delhi Budget 2021: Rs. 16,377 crore allocated for education
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today presented the annual Budget 2021-2022 of the Delhi government in the legislative Assembly.
24 Feb 2021
Undertrial killed inside Tihar, HC expresses shock: Details
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed shock at the murder of a Tihar Jail inmate who was knifed to death inside the prison, saying that such things are only seen in fiction.
22 Feb 2021
Petitions demand prisoners out on bail or parole be vaccinated
The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response of the Delhi Government on two pleas by March 26, seeking vaccination of all the prisoners who were out on bail or parole before they surrender so as to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection inside prisons.
04 Feb 2021
Arvind Kejriwal launches 'Switch Delhi' campaign to promote electric vehicles
Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, on Thursday, launched the "Switch Delhi" campaign to promote electric vehicles and appealed to people to buy such vehicles to combat pollution in the city.
19 Jan 2021
Delhi Government reduces COVID-19 ICU bed reservations in private hospitals
The Delhi High Court was informed on Tuesday that the Delhi Government has reduced the reservation of COVID-19 ICU beds in private hospitals to 25 percent from 40 percent earlier.
14 Jan 2021
No bird flu detected in poultry birds in Delhi
The Delhi Animal Husbandry Unit on Thursday confirmed that avian influenza, or bird flu, hasn't been detected in the poultry birds in the national capital.
04 Jan 2021
Don't participate in events promoting tobacco: Delhi Government to schools
The Delhi Government has directed schools in the national capital not to participate in any event sponsored by firms or sellers that promote the use, manufacture or sale of tobacco products.
04 Jan 2021
AAP, BJP blame each other for demolition of Hanuman temple
The Delhi units of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday sparred over the demolition of a Hanuman temple as part of the ongoing Chandni Chowk beautification plan.
31 Dec 2020
Delhi Government to set isolation facilities at four private hospitals
Delhi Government, on Wednesday, announced to set isolation facilities at four private hospitals for those who traveled from or transited through the UK between November 25 and December 24 and tested positive for a new strain of coronavirus.
31 Dec 2020
Night curfew imposed in Delhi on December 31, January 1
The Delhi Government has imposed a night curfew between 11:00pm and 6:00pm on New Year's Eve (December 31) and New Year's Day (January 1) to restrict the New Year celebrations and curb large public gatherings.
30 Dec 2020
Lower legal drinking age to 21 years: Delhi government panel
An expert committee constituted by the Delhi Government has recommended lowering the legal drinking age in Delhi from 25 years to 21 years as well as reducing the number of dry days in a year to three.
28 Nov 2020
As farmers and police clash, Gurudwara in Haryana feeds cops
As farmers clashed with the police during their march to Delhi to protest against three central farm laws, a heart-warming video has come to the fore from Haryana's Karnal area.
28 Nov 2020
Farmers' protest: Heavy security deployed at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border
Thousands of farmers gathered at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border held a meeting on Saturday morning, amid heavy security deployment.
27 Nov 2020
'Delhi Chalo' protest: Farmers allowed entry to Delhi by police
Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, on Friday were allowed to enter the national capital to hold a protest against three contentious farm laws passed by the Centre in September.
12 Nov 2020
1 in 4 exposed to COVID-19 in Delhi: Sero-prevalence survey
A new sero-prevalence survey conducted in the national capital showed that around one in four of the people tested were exposed to COVID-19, the Delhi government informed the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.
14 Oct 2020
Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on same-sex marriages
In what qualifies as a progressive statement, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday, while hearing petitions of two same-sex couples regarding the legal recognition of their marriages, said laws are gender-neutral.
21 Jul 2020
COVID-19: With 1.1mn+ cases, India witnesses deadliest week so far
India witnessed its deadliest week of the COVID-19 outbreak so far last week through Sunday, during which 238,000 cases—21% of the country's total cases to date—were reported.
26 Jun 2020
Deepika Singh thanks Delhi government after mother recovers from COVID-19
Earlier this month, television actor Deepika Singh had appealed to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his government to get her mother admitted to a hospital there, after she was diagnosed with the coronavirus.
26 May 2020
Swara Bhasker is helping migrant workers reach home
Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker has come forward to offer a helping hand to migrant workers, who have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions.
16 Mar 2020
IPL 2020: Franchises call-off pre-tournament training camps
In a recent update, all the eight IPL franchises have scraped their respective pre-tournament camps until further notice.
24 Feb 2020
#NamasteTrump: Manish Sisodia reacts to being snubbed from Delhi event
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday reacted to being disinvited from an event at a Delhi government school to be attended by United States First Lady Melania Trump.
16 Dec 2019
Now, Google Maps will show auto rickshaw stands in Delhi
Google has been introducing a number of capabilities to make Maps better for daily commuters, especially pedestrians.
17 Oct 2019
Delhi government's plan: Rs. 1,000 parking fee for 10 hours
A committee of Delhi government and civic officials has formulated a new plan, under which parking a private car in popular areas of the capital such as Connaught Place (CP) could cost you Rs. 1,000 for a 10-hour workday.
27 Aug 2019
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.
21 Jul 2019
#RIPSheilaDikshit: Three-time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit cremated with state honors
The last rites of the three-time Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader, Sheila Dikshit, have been performed at Nigam Bodh Ghat, the oldest cremation ground in Delhi.
25 Apr 2019
Delhi government stops funding for 28 Delhi University colleges, again
The Delhi Government has once again stopped the funding of 28 colleges of the Delhi University, fully or partially funded by it.
25 Mar 2019
AAP moves SC seeking larger bench over Delhi's full-statehood issue
The AAP government moved the Supreme Court today seeking constitution of a larger bench to expeditiously decide the issue of who controls the services in Delhi.
22 Feb 2019
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.
21 Feb 2019
CBSE relaxes norms for children of martyred Pulwama jawans
Children of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans, who were martyred during the deadly terrorist attack in Pulwama, have been given certain relaxations for their 10th and 12th board exams by the Central Bureau of Secondary Education (CBSE).
24 Jan 2019
Delhi law department examining JNU sedition case: CM Arvind Kejriwal
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Delhi government's law department was examining granting sanction for prosecution of former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar in a sedition case.
19 Jan 2019
JNU sedition-row: Court refuses chargesheet, says Delhi govt's permission needed
Five days after the Delhi Police filed a 1,200-page chargesheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, and others, the Patiala House Court has refused to accept the filing.
27 Dec 2018
Delhi Health Bill to face the AAP cabinet in January
Health Minister Satyendra Jain has given nod to his department to finalize the Delhi Health Bill and it is likely to be presented in the AAP cabinet by next month, a senior official said today.
20 Dec 2018
Delhi Assembly panel to explore possibility of fellowship, internship programs
With an aim to keep MLAs well-informed on legislative affairs, a Delhi Assembly panel will explore the possibility of introducing fellowship and internship programs.
12 Dec 2018
Delhi: AAP-govt might soon limit number of guests at weddings
On Tuesday, the Delhi government told the Supreme Court that it was looking to implement a policy to "limit" the number of guests at "extravagant" weddings, in a bid to reduce food wastage.
03 Dec 2018
#DelhiAirPollution: Delhi government fined Rs. 25cr for not curbing pollution
At a time when the national capital is choking on "very poor" air, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a Rs. 25 crore fine on the Delhi Government for failing to curb pollution.
10 Nov 2018
Ensure staff, equipment in wildlife dept: Court to Delhi Government
A Delhi court has ordered the release of three snakes, rescued from two men, into their natural habitat and also directed the Delhi government to ensure proper staff and equipment at the 'understaffed' wildlife department.
04 Nov 2018
Delhi-government to allow shops in subways to prevent 'anti-social activities'
The AAP-led government in Delhi has chalked out a plan to provide space for the opening of shops in the subways in the city following a number of complaints of "anti-social activities" being carried out after evening hours.