Delhi Jal Board

Timelines
10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

25 Jun 2020

10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

The Radha Soami Satsang Beas complex in Chattarpur is being turned into a COVID-19 facility, the largest one in Delhi, to deal with the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.

Arrest warrant against AAP MLA named in doctor's suicide note

08 May 2020

Arrest warrant against AAP MLA named in doctor's suicide note

A Delhi court on Friday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Prakash Jarwal, an MLA of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Delhi Cabinet finalized; Kejriwal to not hold any portfolios

17 Feb 2020

Delhi Cabinet finalized; Kejriwal to not hold any portfolios

After Arvind Kejriwal took charge as the Delhi Chief Minister for the third time on Monday, the portfolio allocation for the Cabinet was finalized.

No development, infrastructure charges for new water, sewer connections: Kejriwal

22 Nov 2019

No development, infrastructure charges for new water, sewer connections: Kejriwal

On Friday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the Delhi Jal Board will not levy development and infrastructure charges on new water and sewer connections.

No late-payment charges on water bill for Delhiites: CM Kejriwal

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.

Delhi: 2,500 liter diesel found in school's basement

28 Apr 2019

Delhi: 2,500 liter diesel found in school's basement

In a concerning incident, nearly 2,500 liter of diesel was recently found inside the basement of KR Mangalam School in Delhi, prompting authorities to launch an investigation.

Delhi government discusses possibilities of 'robots' cleaning sewers

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.

Delhi: Sanitation worker dies while cleaning sewer; four questioned

23 Oct 2018

Delhi: Sanitation worker dies while cleaning sewer; four questioned

Four men are being questioned in connection with the death of a 32-year-old laborer while cleaning a sewer in Northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri, police said Monday.

Delhi: Kejriwal plans to avert water crisis through sewage water

11 Jul 2018

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.

Lack of sewage-facilities: NGT slaps Rs. 50k fine on AAP-govt

05 Jul 2018

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.

Delhi-govt to provide loans to 'safai-karmcharis' to buy sewer-cleaning machines

21 Jun 2018

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.

In Delhi's Sangam Vihar, fight over water claims another life

17 Jun 2018

In Delhi's Sangam Vihar, fight over water claims another life

As more cities race towards a water crisis, this basic necessity is fast becoming a trigger for crime.

Why Arvind Kejriwal wants full statehood for Delhi?

12 Jun 2018

Why Arvind Kejriwal wants full statehood for Delhi?

With 2019 Lok Sabha elections around the corner, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is once again demanding the full statehood for Delhi.

Water crisis in summer: SC summons Haryana, Delhi chief secys

20 Apr 2018

Water crisis in summer: SC summons Haryana, Delhi chief secys

Angered by the power struggle between Delhi and Haryana bureaucrats, the Supreme Court asked chief secretaries of both the states to appear before the bench on Monday.

Maximum corruption complaints against railways, banks: CVC

09 Apr 2018

Maximum corruption complaints against railways, banks: CVC

A large number of complaints of corruption were received against the railways and government-owned banks, according to the latest report of anti-corruption body CVC.

12 people died desilting septic tanks last year: Delhi govt

01 Apr 2018

12 people died desilting septic tanks last year: Delhi govt

In Delhi, 12 people died last year while cleaning septic tanks while no such death has been reported so far in 2018, the Delhi government informed the Legislative Assembly.

Delhiites can soon make e-payments of telephone, water, electricity bills

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.

SC to hear DJB-plea accusing Haryana of supplying less water

26 Mar 2018

SC to hear DJB-plea accusing Haryana of supplying less water

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the plea of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) alleging that Haryana was supplying 120 cusecs less water to Delhi out of the 450 cusecs of water it was supposed to supply.

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal granted bail in molestation case

19 Mar 2018

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal granted bail in molestation case

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal was on Monday granted bail by a Delhi court in a molestation case lodged against him last year.

Delhi residents face water shortage problem as ammonia level spikes

08 Feb 2018

Delhi residents face water shortage problem as ammonia level spikes

Residents of different parts of Delhi have been facing water shortage problems for the past nine days.

Water in Delhi to cost Rs. 28 extra per month

26 Dec 2017

Water in Delhi to cost Rs. 28 extra per month

The Delhi government has hiked water and sewer charges for the first time in three years.

Delhi: Teen moves HC over filthy pond near her school

14 Nov 2017

Delhi: Teen moves HC over filthy pond near her school

A 16-year-old girl has knocked the Delhi High Court's door, seeking directions to the authorities to clean a pond near her school.

Delhi: CM Kejriwal to take charge of Water Ministry

04 Sep 2017

Delhi: CM Kejriwal to take charge of Water Ministry

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is reportedly going to take over the Water Resources Ministry from Rajendra Pal Gautam, who took over the department about three months earlier.

Delhi: JNU's reaction to Sitharaman's appointment as Defense Minister

04 Sep 2017

Delhi: JNU's reaction to Sitharaman's appointment as Defense Minister

Ahead of Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University polls on 8 September, the appointment of JNU alumna Nirmala Sitharaman as the Defense Minister has become a heated subject of discussion among the university's political parties.

Ballabgarh lynching: Two weeks later, villagers remain fearful of trains

09 Jul 2017

Ballabgarh lynching: Two weeks later, villagers remain fearful of trains

Since Junaid Khan was lynched on a train in a communal attack two weeks ago, no one from his village of Khandawali in Ballabgarh has boarded a train.

Ballabhgarh lynching: Four people, including two government officials, arrested

29 Jun 2017

Ballabhgarh lynching: Four people, including two government officials, arrested

Almost a week after the lynching of 16-year-old Junaid Khan on a Delhi-Mathura train, police have arrested four people for the crime including two government employees.

Kapil Mishra records statement against AAP

26 May 2017

Kapil Mishra records statement against AAP

Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra recorded under oath his statement against CM Arvind Kejriwal and his aides' alleged corruption in front of Delhi Lokayukta Reva Khetrapal.

Water tanker scam- Kapil Mishra summoned for questioning

23 May 2017

Water tanker scam- Kapil Mishra summoned for questioning

The ACB summoned sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra on May 23 to question him over the Rs. 400cr water tanker scam.

Satyendra Jain files defamation cases against Kapil Mishra, Manjinder Sirsa

20 May 2017

Satyendra Jain files defamation cases against Kapil Mishra, Manjinder Sirsa

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain has filed two defamation complaints against sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra and BJP-SAD MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa for allegedly leveling false accusations of bribery.

Delhi Metro- Women commandos will secure 90 stations

19 May 2017

Delhi Metro- Women commandos will secure 90 stations

Women commandos will be deployed on 90 new Delhi Metro stations set open in the course of one year as part of its Phase-III expansion.

Delhi water crisis- Haryana breaks promise, releases just 175 cusecs

19 May 2017

Delhi water crisis- Haryana breaks promise, releases just 175 cusecs

Delhi's water crisis continued as Haryana refused to release the promised 200 cusecs of water in the Yamuna; instead, it released only 125 cusecs.

Delhi-CBSE rejects relaxation of rules for Class 10 students

18 May 2017

Delhi-CBSE rejects relaxation of rules for Class 10 students

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) denied the Delhi Government's demand that Class 10 students should be evaluated on half-syllabus for 2 years, as they were unprepared for the exams.

Delhi's water crisis: May face major shortage this summer

16 May 2017

Delhi's water crisis: May face major shortage this summer

According to Delhi's Deputy CM, Manish Sisodia, water supply from Haryana to Delhi has been reduced.

Water tanker scam- Kejriwal's private secretary summoned by ACB

15 May 2017

Water tanker scam- Kejriwal's private secretary summoned by ACB

The Anti-Corruption Branch has summoned Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's private secretary Vaibhav Kumar on May 17 over the alleged water tanker scam.

Lokayukta initiates proceedings in alleged Kejriwal bribery case

12 May 2017

Lokayukta initiates proceedings in alleged Kejriwal bribery case

Lokayukta Reva Khetrapal has initiated proceedings in the Rs. 2cr bribery allegation made by sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and cabinet minister Satyendra Jain.

What is the Delhi Water Tanker scam?

07 May 2017

What is the Delhi Water Tanker scam?

In light of Delhi Minister Kapil Mishra's sacking, and his allegations of corruption within the AAP, the Delhi Water Tanker Scam has found its way back to the limelight.

Kapil Mishra: Kejriwal took Rs. 2 crore from Satyendra Jain

07 May 2017

Kapil Mishra: Kejriwal took Rs. 2 crore from Satyendra Jain

Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra tweeted that he had "witnessed him (Kejriwal) taking illegal cash" and had conveyed all details to Delhi LG Anil Baijal.

What's up with Delhi today?

06 Dec 2016

What's up with Delhi today?

In another tragic incident of road rage, a young 25-year old builder was shot dead in an altercation.

Chikungunya cases: SC fines Delhi health minister

03 Oct 2016

Chikungunya cases: SC fines Delhi health minister

The Supreme Court imposed a fine of Rs.25000 on Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain for not disclosing names of officials who were uncooperative amid the Chikungunya outbreak in the city.

CAG accuses Delhi of under-reporting Dengue toll

26 Sep 2016

CAG accuses Delhi of under-reporting Dengue toll

The Comptroller and Auditor General's office has accused the AAP government in Delhi of under reporting the severity of the dengue outbreak in the capital.