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Centre notifies amended GNCT Act; L-G now 'government' in Delhi

28 Apr 2021

Centre notifies amended GNCT Act; L-G now 'government' in Delhi

The Centre on Tuesday notified the amended Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2021, redefining "Delhi government" as the Lieutenant-Governor.

Cabinet approves amendments to give more power to Delhi's L-G

04 Feb 2021

Cabinet approves amendments to give more power to Delhi's L-G

On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet approved proposed amendments to the Government of NCT of Delhi Act, that will give more power to the Lieutenant Governor.

Delhi: With coronavirus cases rising, Kejriwal may impose partial lockdown

17 Nov 2020

Delhi: With coronavirus cases rising, Kejriwal may impose partial lockdown

A day after a minister from the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government said the lockdown won't return, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asserted some markets could be shut down for a few days since coronavirus cases are rising in the National Capital.

Vicky Kaushal's 'Sardar Udham Singh' post-production set to resume

08 Jun 2020

Vicky Kaushal's 'Sardar Udham Singh' post-production set to resume

After more than two months of standstill, Bollywood is finally showing signs of revival.

Delhi L-G allows Manu Sharma's release in Jessica Lal case

02 Jun 2020

Delhi L-G allows Manu Sharma's release in Jessica Lal case

The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, has approved the pre-mature release of Manu Sharma, convicted in the high profile 1999 Jessica Lal murder case.

Tamil Nadu rains: 15 people killed, schools closed

02 Dec 2019

Tamil Nadu rains: 15 people killed, schools closed

In an unfortunate incident, 15 people were killed after a wall collapsed this morning in a village near Mettupalayam in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore district, as heavy rains continue to batter the southern state.

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

19 Sep 2019

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

30 Aug 2019

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels

17 Jul 2019

IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi is developing a slew of solutions at its Center of Excellence for Research on Clean Air (CERCA) for tracking and reducing the air pollution levels in the city.

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

07 Jul 2019

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Atishi says why Delhi needs full-statehood and more

10 Apr 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Atishi says why Delhi needs full-statehood and more

The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to launch many new faces in the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections.

Here's why Sara refused to do Vicky's Udham Singh biopic

12 Mar 2019

Here's why Sara refused to do Vicky's Udham Singh biopic

It's been a week since ace filmmaker Shoojit Sircar announced his project, a biopic on freedom fighter Udham Singh, with Bollywood's current blue-eyed boy Vicky Kaushal in the lead.

#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Will drink venom to defeat BJP,' says Raghav Chadha

08 Mar 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Will drink venom to defeat BJP,' says Raghav Chadha

Raghav Chadha, one of the youngest politicians in India, doesn't have a sprawling office, as one would imagine.

Delhi HC dismisses plea to remove Arvind Kejriwal as CM

08 Jan 2019

Delhi HC dismisses plea to remove Arvind Kejriwal as CM

The Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea seeking removal of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal as Chief Minister of the national capital as he was facing prosecution in a criminal case.

Delhi: AAP-govt might soon limit number of guests at weddings

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.

Delhi: Court dismisses plea seeking FIR against Kejriwal, others

01 Oct 2018

Delhi: Court dismisses plea seeking FIR against Kejriwal, others

A court in New Delhi has refused to direct the Delhi Police to lodge an FIR against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia, and others for wrongfully restraining and criminally intimidating a person during their sit-in protest at the Lt Governor's (LG) office in June.

Delhi has the worst kind of governance: Delhi Deputy CM

24 Aug 2018

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.

Delhi: Sisodia hospitalized; health deteriorates as hunger strike enters 6-day

18 Jun 2018

Delhi: Sisodia hospitalized; health deteriorates as hunger strike enters 6-day

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who has been on hunger strike since June 13 at the Lieutenant Governor's office, was on Monday taken to hospital after his health deteriorated, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.

No shortage of water in Delhi next summer: CM Kejriwal

11 Jun 2018

No shortage of water in Delhi next summer: CM Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said there would be no shortage of water in Delhi in the next summer.

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

12 May 2018

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).

Delhi: CAG report reveals 32 blood banks running without licenses

04 Apr 2018

Delhi: CAG report reveals 32 blood banks running without licenses

Out of 68 blood banks in Delhi, 32 didn't have a valid license in 2016-17, a CAG report revealed.

CAG: Kejriwal's Delhi government has untracked funds of Rs. 7,270cr

04 Apr 2018

CAG: Kejriwal's Delhi government has untracked funds of Rs. 7,270cr

In an amusing paradox, anti-corruption proponent AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal now finds himself cornered.

AAP completes three years in office: How did they fare?

14 Feb 2018

AAP completes three years in office: How did they fare?

It has been three years since Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) stormed to power in Delhi with a brute majority, winning 67 of 70 Assembly seats.

After Anupam Kher, Twitter accounts of Kiran Bedi, others hacked

06 Feb 2018

After Anupam Kher, Twitter accounts of Kiran Bedi, others hacked

In a multi-person hacking operation, the Twitter accounts of Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry Kiran Bedi, actor Anupam Kher, economist Kaushik Basu, Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta and BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav were hacked earlier in the day.

Arvind Kejriwal, BJP lock horns over Delhi sealing drive

30 Jan 2018

Arvind Kejriwal, BJP lock horns over Delhi sealing drive

AAP and BJP are slugging it out over again, this time over the sealing drive in Delhi.

Trump administration to crackdown on legal marijuana?

05 Jan 2018

Trump administration to crackdown on legal marijuana?

The Donald Trump administration in the US has taken the first step to reverse the Obama-era policy that allowed states to legalize marijuana.

AAP versus Centre: SC says Delhi L-G can't delay decisions

02 Nov 2017

AAP versus Centre: SC says Delhi L-G can't delay decisions

The SC said that Delhi's Lieutenant Governor (L-G) can't stop executive decisions by "sitting on files."

Kejriwal: 90% IAS officers don't work, just hold up files

17 Oct 2017

Kejriwal: 90% IAS officers don't work, just hold up files

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal alleged that 90% IAS officers don't do their work, but "hold up the files," leading to development being "stuck up at the secretariat."

Will AAP suffer the same fate as Asom Gana Parishad?

25 May 2017

Will AAP suffer the same fate as Asom Gana Parishad?

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is on the verge of a split, due to deepening internal differences following its embarrassing defeat in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi polls.

6 jail-mates from Tihar can now work outside of prison

07 Apr 2017

6 jail-mates from Tihar can now work outside of prison

In a first, 6 inmates from Tihar jail will be allowed to look for employment outside of prison on the grounds of good behavior.

Last Day, Last Show: Delhi's Regal Cinema closes down

30 Mar 2017

Last Day, Last Show: Delhi's Regal Cinema closes down

85-year-old Regal Cinema of CP will shut down on 30th March and will make a comeback as a multiplex.

Vardah pounds Tamil Nadu with heavy rain

12 Dec 2016

Vardah pounds Tamil Nadu with heavy rain

Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds pounded Tamil Nadu as Cyclone Vardah approached the coast; authorities said the cyclone has weakened considerably after forming.

Alert in TN and Andhra Pradesh as Vardah turns severe

11 Dec 2016

Alert in TN and Andhra Pradesh as Vardah turns severe

Authorities have sounded an alert across Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh as cyclone Vardah has turned "very severe"; the MET department said it will cross coastal Tamil Nadu and the coast of south Andhra Pradesh.

Vardah cyclone may cross AP by Monday: Met department

10 Dec 2016

Vardah cyclone may cross AP by Monday: Met department

The met department said that the 'Vardah' cyclonic storm over southeast Bay of Bengal was expected to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 12-hours.

Cyclone Vardah may intensify today

09 Dec 2016

Cyclone Vardah may intensify today

Officials stated that Cyclone Vardah may intensify into a severe Cyclone as it approaches the Andaman coast; several tourists are still stranded on the 2 islands in the region.

Rajnath Singh says stranded tourists at Havelock are safe

08 Dec 2016

Rajnath Singh says stranded tourists at Havelock are safe

Home Minister Rajnath Singh called up Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Jagdish Mukhi to enquire about the status of stranded tourists.

What happened in and around Delhi on 16th Nov?

16 Nov 2016

What happened in and around Delhi on 16th Nov?

Ban on construction activities in the capital has been lifted by Najeeb Jung, on Monday.

All this happened in Delhi, NCR on 8th November

08 Nov 2016

All this happened in Delhi, NCR on 8th November

As Delhi faces its worst pollution crisis, Lieutenant Governor ordered a series of measures to be adopted to check pollution.