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29 May 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Signature Bridge to open for Delhiites in October this year

Construction of the much-awaited Signature Bridge on the Yamuna river will be completed by October this year, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today.

25 Jun 2018

Delhi High Court

Delhi's 'Chipko movement': Thousands hug trees, say 'won't leave them'

Sarojini Nagar saw a lot of activity yesterday afternoon, as more than 1,500 people came out in unison to protest the cutting of a whopping 16,500 trees to make way for seven central government colonies.

23 Jun 2018


Delhi: WhatsApp your meter-reading and get your electricity bills generated

In a consumer-friendly step, Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) has introduced meter-reading service via WhatsApp.

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.

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.

19 Jun 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal ends sit-in-protest at L-G office; IAS-officers returning to work

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has finally ended his nine-day sit-in protest at Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal's office as the IAS officers on strike are now returning to work, according to Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.

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.

14 Jun 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Kejriwal urges PM Modi to intervene to end IAS-officers' strike

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today wrote to PM Modi, seeking his intervention to end the IAS officers' "strike" claiming that Lt Governor Anil Baijal was doing "nothing" regarding it.

10 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Delhi: CM Kejriwal accuses CBI of going after mohalla clinics

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal alleged that CBI now started investigating the "Mohalla Clinics" project, "summoned" several senior officials, and seized related documents.

03 Jun 2018

Delhi Police

Repairs potholes left behind after removal of speed-breakers: Delhi HC

Removal of speed breakers from roads often leaves behind potholes and sharp objects hazardous to vehicle tires, the Delhi HC noted, directing AAP Government and local bodies to coordinate and ensure necessary repairs are carried out.

01 Jun 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Come August, Delhiites will get crucial government-certificates delivered at doorstep

After months of dilly-dallying, Delhi Government is finally ready to introduce its ambitious "doorstep delivery of key services" by July-end.

30 May 2018

Delhi Police

CBI raid, an attempt to hide AAP's good works: Kejriwal

Hours after the CBI raided the residence of Delhi PWD Minister Satyendar Jain in connection with alleged violation of norms in hiring architects for Public Works Department, CM Arvind Kejriwal asked, "What does PM Modi want?"

29 May 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Kejriwal, Sisodia's visit to Delhi's CBSE Class 12 exam toppers

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and his Deputy, Manish Sisodia, today visited the city's CBSE Class 12 examination toppers.

29 May 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: AAP government to launch free Wi-Fi facility next year

Delhiites could get free Wi-Fi facility at public places from March 2019 as AAP Government has planned to launch the same as the pilot project next year.

12 May 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: No ration-distribution for those not collecting ration since January

The Delhi Government has ordered that distribution of ration to those who didn't avail it for three consecutive months be stopped till they get their verification done by food and supply officers (FSOs).

01 May 2018


Delhi: Government warns against 12 fake boards operating in national-capital

The Delhi government has warned students and parents against 12 fake education boards operating in the national capital.

28 Apr 2018

Health & Wellness

Delhi govt to set-up Rogi Kalyan Samitis, Jan Swasthaya Samitis

The Delhi Government is going to set up "Rogi Kalyan Samitis" in all Assembly constituencies and "Jan Swasthaya Samitis" in state-run dispensaries, poly clinics, and mohalla clinics.

27 Apr 2018


Delhi: Elevated road to be built over Shahdara drain

Ride between East Delhi and Noida is set to become smooth, as the decision to build an elevated road over Shahdara drain was approved by the Noida authority yesterday.

Delhi: Construction of 1,797 unauthorized colonies stayed by SC

"Unauthorized colonies can't be placed in a better position than authorized ones," said Supreme Court today while imposing a stay on construction of 1,797 unauthorized colonies in Delhi.

23 Apr 2018

Tihar Jail

Jessica Lall's sister won't object to Manu Sharma's release

Sabrina Lall, Jessica Lall's sister, has forgiven Siddhartha Vashistha better known as Manu Sharma and has no objection to his early release.

Delhi govt asks schools to collect used textbooks, form book-banks

The Delhi Government has asked its schools to collect old usable textbooks from students of all classes and form book banks.

05 Apr 2018


Unauthorized-colonies: SC lashes out at Centre, Delhi govt, civic agencies

"People of Delhi aren't cattle. Everybody has some respect," said the SC yesterday, while reprimanding the Centre, Delhi Government and civic agencies for failing to curb mushrooming unauthorized colonies.

04 Apr 2018


Delhi: Not one toilet built under Swachh Bharat, says CAG

The CAG has come down heavily on the Delhi Government for not constructing a single toilet since the inception of Swachh Bharat Mission in October'14.

03 Apr 2018


Is Delhi Government running the show with half strength?

In what might have a huge impact on governance, an average of 50% posts are lying vacant in the Delhi Government, with the law department registering maximum vacancies at 87%, says a report.

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.

29 Mar 2018


Delhi CM demands strict action against culprits of CBSE leaks

Demanding strict action against people involved in the alleged leak of CBSE examination papers, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said he feels "sorry and sad" for students who will have to re-appear for the exams.

29 Mar 2018


Delhi: From now on, consume more electricity, but pay less!

This is a power-packed news for all you Delhiites! From now on, your electricity bills will no longer be inflated.

28 Mar 2018


Delhi: Major markets shut down to protest sealing drive

Due to a protest by trade association members, 7-lakh business establishments and over 3,000 commercial markets in New Delhi will remain closed today.

27 Mar 2018


EWS admissions: Delhi Government warns private schools against demanding Aadhaar

The Delhi government has warned private schools against demanding Aadhaar details of children belonging to economically weaker section/disadvantaged group category and refusing admission to such students on either on grounds of distance range or the pretext of minor spelling errors.

26 Mar 2018


Claims of Class-XII economics paper leak spread panic; CBSE denies

Panic gripped students of Class XII following claims on social media that the economics paper was leaked today ahead of the exam.

26 Mar 2018


Delhi: 7 lakh business-establishments to remain shut on March 28

More than seven lakh business establishments and over 3,000 commercial markets of Delhi including Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, and Lajpat Nagar will remain closed on March 28 as traders will hold a mega rally to demand protection from the sealing drive.

23 Mar 2018


Delhi Budget: 530 more mohalla clinics by October 2018

The Delhi Government would construct another 530 mohalla clinics and 230 school clinics by October 30, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday while presenting the budget for 2018-19.

22 Mar 2018


Rather than curing air pollution, Delhi focuses on preventing it

A pollution prediction model will soon be installed in Delhi, the kind which has already been installed by SAFAR across the country and the one present in Beijing, a government official said.

22 Mar 2018


Delhi Outcome Budget: 22,706 challans issued for non-possession of PUCCs

Over 22,700 challans were issued by authorities to vehicular commuters on roads for not possessing Pollution Under Control Certificates (PUCCs), the Delhi Government said in its first Outcome Budget tabled in the Assembly today.

21 Mar 2018


Kejriwal calls rejection of doorstep ration delivery scheme 'petty politics'

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has rejected the Delhi Government's proposal for doorstep delivery of ration, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said and alleged that the "important" measure had fallen victim to "petty politics".

19 Mar 2018


Delhi government launches app to scout singing, dancing talent

To give a platform to aspiring singers and dancers in the city, the Delhi Government today launched a mobile application that would allow deserving applicants down to the ward-level to showcase their talent on a big stage.

12 Mar 2018


University of Washington may study Delhi's deadly air pollution

The Delhi Government, determined to find out the source of its now-deadly air pollution, is getting ready to commission a project to University of Washington to conduct a real-time source apportionment study.

08 Mar 2018


Delhi Government's revolutionary 'doorstep-delivery of ration' plan awaits LG nod

Delhi Government's scheme of doorstep delivery of ration now awaits LG Anil Baijal's approval, after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited him yesterday to ask for his clearance.

03 Mar 2018


Delhi: Debit cards now accepted for all transport-related online services

Moving towards complete automation and digitization, the Transport Department of the Delhi Government has made debit cards acceptable in all online transactions related to its services.

28 Feb 2018


Delhi's air-quality improves; some anti-pollution GRAP measures to be lifted

Starting tomorrow, Delhi's Badarpur power plant that's been shut for over four months can start temporary operation, ban on diesel generators will be lifted, and hundreds of brick kilns can resume production.