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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.

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-HC disapproves AAP's policy providing 20 kiloliters of free water

24 May 2018

Delhi-HC disapproves AAP's policy providing 20 kiloliters of free water

The Delhi High Court today criticized the ruling AAP government's policy of providing 20 kiloliters of water for free across the board for domestic use.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.