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07 Sep 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi court fines AAP MLA for assaulting a youth

A Delhi court slapped fines of Rs. 2 lakh each on AAP lawmaker Sahi Ram Pahalwan and 2 others for assaulting a youth in September, 2016.

03 Sep 2018

South Africa

Delhi govt looking at microdot technology to curb vehicle thefts

The Delhi government's Home Department is looking at a microdot technology to curb incidents of motor vehicle thefts in Delhi, an official said.

01 Sep 2018


Delhi government approves conversion of 94 dispensaries into polyclinics

The Delhi government has sanctioned over Rs. 168 crore to remodel 94 dispensaries into polyclinics in the national capital.

25 Aug 2018


Delhi: Strict action against babus visiting foreign countries without permission

Concerned over some officials visiting foreign countries without prior approval, the Irrigation and Flood Control Department of the Delhi government has warned officials of strict action if they do not follow its directive.

Delhi has the worst kind of governance: Delhi Deputy CM

Delhi has the worst kind of governance model which has been further complicated by the involvement of multiple agencies of the Center, Delhi government, and local bodies, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said today.

24 Aug 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

128 private schools in Delhi roll back 'arbitrary' fee hike

Around 128 schools in Delhi have rolled back their "arbitrary" fee hikes following complaints from parents, an official said.

22 Aug 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Days after Ashutosh resigns from AAP, Ashish Khetan leaves party

Journalist-turned-politician Ashish Khetan who joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in 2014 has quit the party to focus on his legal career. He tweeted he didn't want to get involved in active politics.

19 Aug 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Comply with student-safety guidelines or lose recognition: Delhi-govt warns schools

The Delhi government has warned schools in the national capital of withdrawal of recognition and initiation of disciplinary proceedings against principals if student safety guidelines are not complied with.

16 Aug 2018


How to apply for a driving license in Delhi

The Indian law requires all citizens, aged 18 or above, to hold a driver's license issued in their name, to be able to drive anywhere in India.

16 Aug 2018

Ashok Kumar

Delhi Government cracks down on fake, substandard drugs

Many of the drug samples seized by Delhi Government during their raid in March were found to be either fake or not containing active salts, said officials.

13 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Kejriwal, Sisodia charged with 'criminal conspiracy' in chief secretary 'assault'

The Delhi Police has charged CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia with criminal conspiracy in the alleged chief secretary assault case.

13 Aug 2018

Delhi Schools

Delhi-govt doesn't want students to fly kites for right reasons

The Delhi government has directed all schools in Delhi to discourage students from flying kites due to the danger it possesses.

13 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

CS assault case: Kejriwal, Sisodia among 13 AAP MLAs charge-sheeted

The Delhi Police today filed its charge sheet before a court in Delhi in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash in February in which Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Deputy Manish Sisodia were named as accused.

13 Aug 2018

Alka Lamba

Will Delhi's iconic Meena Bazaar be relocated? Traders protest

It was in 2004 when a petition was filed to revamp Jama Masjid and its surroundings.

06 Aug 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi Government rebukes PWD: Work on flyovers, 8 hospitals stuck

Work on two flyovers, one bridge and eight government hospitals is stuck because PWD hasn't called for tenders yet, despite getting clearance from the relevant departments.

02 Aug 2018

Delhi High Court

Delhi HC slams government, police for not regularizing jam-causing e-rickshaws

The Delhi HC slammed the state police and government yesterday, asking them why e-rickshaws are still plying on roads they have been prohibited from.

31 Jul 2018

Kailash Gahlot

As Yamuna-level approaches 5-year high, locals allege no government help

Even as the Yamuna inched towards touching its highest water level since 2013, several locals alleged the government has provided no help.

30 Jul 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal tears LG-backed report,says CCTV project will proceed as planned

Delhi's Indira Gandhi indoor stadium saw some dramatic moments yesterday as CM Arvind Kejriwal, accompanied by his entire Cabinet, tore up a report on CCTVs by an LG-constituted committee.

29 Jul 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi govt directs schools to conduct deworming programme on Aug-10

The Delhi government has issued directions to schools to conduct deworming programme and administer the required tablets to the children on August 10.

26 Jul 2018


Delhiites, now pay more for Johnnie Walker, VAT-69 in bars

With a target to achieve 20% revenue growth over 2017, Delhi Government has planned something that'll be a sure downer for tipplers.

25 Jul 2018

Delhi Schools

Delhi govt issues fresh guidelines to schools ensuring students' safety

The Delhi government has issued fresh guidelines to schools for ensuring students' safety, with a special focus on the security of the pupils traveling to schools by private vans.

23 Jul 2018


Delhi government issues guidelines to schools for 'Tobacco-free zones'

The Delhi government has issued guidelines to all schools in the national capital for making them "tobacco-free zones", including summoning parents of those children who are found in possession of tobacco products.

22 Jul 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi CM Kejriwal doubles financial assistance for maintenance of parks

The Delhi government would double the financial assistance provided to the Resident Welfare Associations and NGOs registered with the Delhi Parks and Gardens Society for maintenance of parks and gardens across the city.

22 Jul 2018


Delhi: Space crunch major hurdle for increasing power distribution network

Space crunch is posing a major challenge in augmentation of the power distribution network in Delhi's densely-packed unauthorized colonies, officials said.

21 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi pollution: Citizens cannot suffer anymore, SC says, summons top-cop

Concerned over growing congestion and air pollution in Delhi, the Supreme Court asked the Delhi Police chief to come up with some urgent remedies to tackle the menace.

AAP explains why Delhi lacks nearly 5,500 buses

In an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court yesterday, the Delhi government said the present fleet of buses in Delhi is 5,554-strong against the requirement of 11,000.

16 Jul 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: Pay just Rs. 50 to get key government-documents home-delivered

Just pay Rs. 50, and get as many as 100 services, such as birth-certificate, caste-certificate, driving-license, ration-card and more delivered to your doorstep.

Supreme Court: High time L-G gets Delhi's garbage cleared

Coming down heavily on Delhi's L-G Anil Baijal, an angry Supreme Court questioned him as to when he's planning to clear off the 'mountains of garbage in Delhi.'

12 Jul 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal, Sisodia visit school which locked kindergarten girls for 5hrs

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia today visited the school where 16 kindergarten students were allegedly confined in the basement for non-payment of fees.

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.

No steps taken by government to check Delhi's groundwater-depletion: SC

The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Center, Delhi Government, and their civic bodies for not taking any step to tackle the "serious problem" of groundwater depletion in Delhi.

11 Jul 2018


Delhiites, apply for and get driving license, RC at home

Soon, Delhiites will be able to apply for and get driving licenses (DL) and registration certificates (RC) of vehicles right at their homes.

Delhi government to use 'better-than-CNG' fuel for buses

After a Supreme Court directive, the Delhi government is mulling using the cleaner HCNG fuel, a blend of hydrogen and CNG, in 50 buses as part of a pilot project.

07 Jul 2018

Manish Sisodia

Delhi-PWD tells officials to check sites for water-logging during rains

Public Works Department of the Delhi Government has directed its senior officials to visit their respective areas during rains to check water-logging.

Kejriwal says L-G, Centre not obeying SC's order

Despite the Supreme Court ruling that the Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) cannot interfere with policy decisions taken by the state government, a recent statement by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal seems to indicate that the Centre isn't obeying the apex court's order.

05 Jul 2018


Trained drivers, medical supplies in cabs: Ambulance-taxi kick-starts in Delhi

Very soon, on Delhi roads, you'll find ambulance-taxis: cabs equipped with medical supplies, whose drivers have basic first-aid knowledge.

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.

05 Jul 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

All Delhi localities to soon get public-transport facilities within 500m

Promising public transport accessibility for every nook and corner in the city, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot yesterday launched an initiative called 'Connect Delhi.'

05 Jul 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Hours after SC-order, Delhi officers send back government's "incorrect" file

Hours after the SC verdict curtailing the lieutenant governor's (L-G) powers in Delhi, the AAP government moved its first file, ordering withdrawal of authority on transfer and posting of bureaucrats from the L-G, chief secretary and heads of departments.

02 Jul 2018


Kejriwal, Dalai Lama introduce 'Happiness Curriculum' for Delhi govt schools

The Delhi government today launched "Happiness Curriculum" for its school students, with the Dalai Lama gracing the occasion and saying that India can lead the world by uniting the modern and ancient knowledge and help it overcome "negative emotions" of the mankind.