02 Sep 2020
Delhi Metro set to start; L-G approves Kejriwal government's proposal
Five months after the coronavirus outbreak forced Delhi Metro to shut operations, it will restart from Monday, September 7, as L-G Anil Baijal has approved a proposal of the state government, led by AAP's Arvind Kejriwal, reports said on Wednesday.
30 Aug 2020
Tokens banned, only smart cards allowed: Guidelines for Delhi Metro
After a five-month pause, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is set to resume operations, with the Unlock 4.0 guidelines allowing phased resumption of metro rail services from September 7.
18 May 2020
Lockdown 4.0: Travel curbs relaxed, Delhi ready to ferry passengers
The Union Government, late on Sunday, gave major relaxations related to inter and intra-state travel after announcing that the coronavirus-necessitated lockdown has been extended till May 31.
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.
13 Sep 2019
Truck driver fined Rs. 2L in Delhi; biggest challan yet
Weeks after the amendment of the Motor Vehicles Act, a truck driver in Delhi was slapped with a Rs. 2 lakh fine on Wednesday, the biggest challan yet.
02 Sep 2019
Congress-governed Rajasthan and MP won't implement new Motor Vehicles Act
The new Motor Vehicles Act, aimed at making roads safer for Indians, came into being on Sunday, September 1.
03 Jun 2019
Free travel for women in Delhi buses, Metro, announces Kejriwal
In a move which reeks of appeasement, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that women will not have to pay money in public transport anymore.
09 Mar 2019
Delhi government launches 'one stop app' for daily commuters
Just recently, the Delhi government launched a common mobility app, One Delhi, to ease the daily travel of local commuters.
22 Dec 2018
Delhi: Cars to get costlier; one-time parking fee hiked 18-fold
Cars buyers in Delhi will see costs of cars go up significantly in 2019, as the Delhi Transport Department has approved a recommendation for hiking the one-time parking fee that is charged during vehicle registration.
10 Oct 2018
Kejriwal asks PM to apologize after I-T raids Gahlot's premises
Prime Minister Narendra Modi should apologize to people for "constantly troubling" the Delhi Government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today following the Income Tax Department raids on premises linked to his Minister Kailash Gahlot.
10 Oct 2018
Delhi minister Kailash Gahlot faces I-T raids, Kejriwal alleges vendetta
On Wednesday morning, the Income Tax Department started carrying out raids in 16 locations linked to Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot, including his Vasant Kunj residence.
06 Oct 2018
Delhi Metro smart cards to go 'colorful' from December
Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot has announced on Friday that the blue smart cards of the Delhi Metro will soon have the hues of red, orange, and yellow.
07 Sep 2018
Using Metro cards in buses? You'll now get 10% discount
If all goes well, you might get a 10% discount if you use the common mobility card in Delhi buses. This scheme will encompass all state government-run buses.
21 Aug 2018
From this Friday, use Metro card for your bus-rides too!
Come August 24, and you'll be able to use your metro card for paying for your bus rides!
05 Aug 2018
Monsoon session of Delhi Assembly to begin tomorrow
The Monsoon session of Delhi Assembly beginning tomorrow is likely to be a stormy affair with the opposition BJP planning to corner AAP government on the alleged bus procurement scam.
05 Aug 2018
Now, Delhi students can get learner's driving license in college!
In yet another step making lives easier for the people, the Delhi government is authorizing directors and principals of colleges, polytechnics and ITIs to issue learner's driving license to students aged 18 and above.
31 Jul 2018
Kerala issues alert after Idukki dam water level approaches limits
An Orange alert has been issued along the banks of the Periyar in Kerala as water level in the Idukki dam rose to 2395ft at night yesterday.
31 Jul 2018
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.
24 Jul 2018
Auto fares in Delhi to increase roughly 30%
Appeasing to their strong vote-bank of auto-rickshaw drivers, Delhi government is set to increase auto fares. Compared to the current Rs. 25 for the first 2kms, now only the first kilometer will cost that much.
05 Jul 2018
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.'
11 Jun 2018
In one year, Delhi lost 1,584 people in 6,673 road-accidents
A whopping 1,584 people were killed in 6,673 road accidents in Delhi in 2017, with Mukundpur Chowk in North West Jahangirpuri topping the list, said Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot.
19 May 2018
1,000 buses on Delhi roads soon; SC, HC nod required
If the Supreme Court and Delhi HC give permission, Delhi would soon see an additional 1,000 cluster buses plying on its roads, as the state Cabinet gave its in-principle nod to the project yesterday after a gap of 7 years.
08 Apr 2018
Delhi: 7,219 buses issued challans for flouting pollution norms
A total of 7,219 buses were issued challans for flouting pollution norms in Delhi since the past six years.
07 Apr 2018
Delhi: Over 7,000 buses booked for flouting pollution norms
Over 7,000 buses, a majority from neighboring states, were booked for flouting pollution norms in the national capital in the last six years, the Delhi government informed the state Assembly.
21 Mar 2018
Delhi's first 'Green Budget' to focus on electric-vehicles, solar energy
Delhi's budget, scheduled to be presented tomorrow likely by Finance Minister Manish Sisodia, will be mainly focusing on environment and renewable energy.
08 Mar 2018
Delhi: Buses to get panic alarm system for women-passengers' safety
The Delhi government on the eve of International Women's Day on Wednesday launched a pilot project for equipping public buses with "panic alarm system" to ensure the safety of women passengers.
06 Mar 2018
We'll start Delhi Metro Phase-4 work on our own: Centre
The Centre on Monday said, rather sternly, that due to AAP-led Delhi government's delay in approving the phase 4 metro work, it would go ahead on its own.
15 Feb 2018
Delhi: Free travel for senior citizens in DTC buses
The Delhi government on Wednesday announced free travel for senior citizens in all Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses plying in the national capital.
18 Jan 2018
Sikh weddings to be registered under Anand Marriage Act
Delhi Revenue Minister Kailash Gahlot on Wednesday said that Sikh marriages in the city will soon be registered under the Anand Marriage Act; the framing of provisions under the Act has already reached its final stages.
05 Dec 2017
Delhi's New-Year gift: One common card for metro, bus travel
After several failed deadlines, Delhiites might finally get a common mobility card for the Delhi Metro and DTC buses this New Year.
14 Nov 2017
Will Delhi have odd-even scheme? The government is confused
The Delhi government seems to be confused about the planned odd-even scheme. Earlier, the NGT had refused to allow exemptions in its implementation, but the government batted for exempting women and two-wheelers.
11 Nov 2017
Delhi Govt calls off "Odd-Even Scheme" for now
In a surprising move, the Delhi Government has now reportedly called off the odd-even traffic scheme, which was to be implemented from 13-17 November.
11 Nov 2017
NGT approves odd-even scheme; 2-Wheelers, govt servants, women not exempt
The National Green Tribunal, which earlier barred the Delhi Government from re-introducing the odd-even scheme, has given its approval to the Kejriwal-led government to implement the traffic restrictions.
10 Nov 2017
NGT halts odd-even implementation, questions Delhi govt on its efficacy
Calling Delhi's odd-even scheme a 'farce', the NGT has said it cannot be implemented without its permission.
08 Sep 2017
Delhi: Govt. to increase number of buses to 11,000
For the convenience of lakhs of Delhiites commuting by buses, Delhi Government is planning to increase the number of buses to 11,000, the city's total requirement.
07 Sep 2017
Delhi: Nearly 4,000 DTC buses untrackable due to defective GPS
Lakhs of Delhiites commuting by buses operated by Delhi Transport Corporation could be at risk as the GPS (global positioning system) devices installed in these buses are out-of-order.
02 Sep 2017
Delhiites can finally say goodbye to crowded buses!
Delhi's AAP government finally approved a proposal for the procurement of 2,000 buses on Delhi's roads after a three-year delay.
02 Sep 2017
Delhiites will have to pay more for electricity from September
The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has hiked the electricity charges in the city, introducing a surcharge of 3.7% from September, in addition to the existing 8% cess.
21 Jul 2017
Kanwar Yatra: 'Golden Baba' back with gold, more fancy cars
Main attraction of Kanwar Yatra Golden Baba, known for his ornaments, is back with a bang!