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BJP MP Manoj Tiwari Hit By Water Canon In Delhi, Hospitalised

The incident took place on Tuesday during a demonstration by the BJP in front of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader's official residence over the Delhi Disaster Management Authority's (DDMA) order restricting celebration of Chhath Puja in the national capital.

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Delhi Govt Bans Firecrackers During Diwali To Fight Pollution

With the onset of winter, the capital starts gasping for fresh air as pollution level due to the burning of crop residue in the neighbouring states of UP, Punjab and Haryana starts during the same time.

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Free Vaccine For 18-44 Age Group In Delhi From June 21: Kejriwal

Kejriwal's remarks came during a visit to inspect ongoing vaccination drives for people above 45 years at Sarvodaya Vidyalaya located at Lancer Road. The AAP-led Delhi government has started administering Covid jabs for those above 45 age groups at polling booths in each municipal ward.

Delhi Govt Exempts Road Tax On Battery Operated Vehicles
Delhi Govt Exempts Road Tax On Battery Operated Vehicles

New Delhi: The Delhi government has exempted road tax on Battery Operated Vehicles, a gazette notification issued ‘by order’ of the Lieutenant Governor said. “In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 13 of the Delhi Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1962 (number 57A of 1962), the Lieutenant Governor of the National Capital […]

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Govt to provide Rs 1 cr compensation to health workers who die of COVID-19

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that Rs 1 crore will be given to the family of a health care professional if he or she died while dealing with coronavirus (COVID-19) patients. Arvind Kejriwal made the announcement while addressing the concerns of city doctors through videoconferencing and lauded them by saying […]

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Nirbhaya case: Delhi govt seeks fresh date for hanging of convicts

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday moved a city court seeking a fresh date for execution of the death-row convicts in Nirbhaya rape and murder case. The move came a few hours after President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the plea for pardon moved by one of the death-row convicts, Pawan. He was the only […]

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Delhi Govt Grants Sanction To Prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Friday granted sanction to the Delhi Police to prosecute former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the 2016 sedition case. “We have recieved the sanction from the Delhi government to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar and others in this case,” a senior police officer told IANS. The Delhi Police Special […]

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CBSE Board Exams: Big News! Cabinet Approves Proposal To Pay Exam Fee

New Delhi: The Delhi cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal to pay the CBSE examination fee of around 3.14 lakh Class X and XII students of the government schools from 2019-20. It is expected to cost the government Rs 57.20 crore a year. The cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, approved the Department of […]

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200 units of electricity free in Delhi: Kejriwal

New Delhi: People in the national capital will not have to pay anything for consuming up to 200 units of power, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday. “People consuming till 200 units of electricity won’t have to pay the electricity bills. Their bills will be waived from August 1,” he said. But if […]

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Two-Day State Mourning In Delhi For Sheila Dikshit

New Delhi: The Delhi government announced two-day state mourning for former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who passed away on Saturday evening. The announcement was made by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. Dikshit, who was Delhi Chief Minister for three consecutive terms (1998-2013) and a senior Congress leader, died on Saturday from cardiac arrest. She was […]

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Not got proposal on free metro ride for women: Puri

New Delhi: Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep S. Puri on Thursday said that he has not received any proposal from the Delhi government to provide free rides to women on buses and metro. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal earlier this week had announced free rides for women on buses and metro. Taking a […]

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Delhi government below average on traffic management, pollution

New Delhi: Traffic congestion, water and air pollution, and better employment opportunities have been the top three priority of Delhi’s voters but the city government has performed below average in these issues, according to an ADR survey. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said that traffic congestion (49.67 per cent), water and air pollution (44.52 per […]

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SC delivers split verdict on Delhi government's powers

New Delhi: A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a split verdict on the powers of the Delhi government, with the issue now being referred to a larger bench. While Justice A.K. Sikri said transfers and postings of Joint Secretaries and officers above will be in the domain of Lieutenant Governor; for […]

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Delhi government orders probe into hotel fire tragedy

New Delhi: Minister for Home and Urban Development for the national capital Satyendar Jain on Tuesday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the tragic blaze in a central Delhi hotel which devoured 17 lives, including that of a child. The Minister, who was speaking to the media outside the hotel, said the building norms were violated […]

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Delhi government orders probe into hotel fire tragedy

New Delhi: Minister for Home and Urban Development for the national capital Satyendar Jain on Tuesday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the tragic blaze in a central Delhi hotel which devoured 17 lives, including that of a child. The Minister, who was speaking to the media outside the hotel, said the building norms were violated […]

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Delhi government to make roads in unauthorised colonies

New Delhi: The Delhi government will construction 83 metalled roads and streets in three unauthorised colonies in North-West Delhi “despite the BJP obstructing our initiative to develop and regulate unauthorised colonies in the national capital”, announced Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday. Kejriwal was addressing a huge gathering in Shalimar Bagh constituency where he said […]

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113 industries asked to shut amid 'very poor' air quality in Delhi

New Delhi: Amid deteriorating air quality in Delhi, authorities have asked 113 industries to shut for not converting to Piped Natural Gas (PNG), an official statement said Monday. Of the 113 units, 67 are located in Bawana and Narela industrial areas, it said. Delhi’s air continued to remain in the “very poor” category on Monday […]

Delhi government jobs for those who excel in sports

New Delhi: The Delhi cabinet on Monday approved government jobs for those sportspersons from the city who excel in their field. “Cabinet approves jobs in Delhi government for those sportspersons who excel in their sports. Rules to be notified within one month,” Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted. The step was taken to encourage and support […]

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Delhi government forms inspection team to check pollution

New Delhi: With Delhi air quality worsening, Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Thursday formed an inspection team to carry out surprise checks in the capital to check air pollution violations. Hussain asserted that the inspections by the six-member committee will be carried out to check “ground level steps” being taken by various municipal and local […]

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School-level sports talent to get Rs 3 lakh incentive from Delhi government

New Delhi: Under its recently launched Play and Progress scheme, the Delhi government on Thursday announced incentives of up to Rs three lakh per annum for school-level sports talent. “While students under 14 years of age will get Rs 2 lakh per annum directly from the Delhi government and students in 14-17 years bracket can […]

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Delhi to launch awareness drive on sexual harassment at workplace

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Monday said it will launch a massive campaign to bring awareness about the 2013 Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act. The decision was taken after Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia reviewed the implementation of the act in a meeting with the Department of Women and Child […]

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Delhi launches doorstep delivery of public services

New Delhi : Calling it a “historic step” and “revolutionary change”, the Delhi government on Monday launched the doorstep delivery of 40 public services for the people living in the national capital. Launching the scheme at the Delhi Secretariat, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said people will now not have to waste their time standing in […]

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Delhi govt announces 7,000 jobs for graduates

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Tuesday announced over 7,000 jobs of field surveyors for graduates for collecting household data in Delhi with a remuneration of up to Rs 1,500 per day. “The Directorate of Economics and Statistics (DES) is inviting online applications from graduates, retired teachers, retired government officials, civil defence volunteers who are […]

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Supreme Court rules in favour of Delhi government

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in favour of the Aam Aadmi Party led-Delhi government and said that the Lieutenant Governor is bound to act on the aid and advice by its Council of Ministers. The LG is also bound to send files to the President in case of differences of opinion, in […]

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Statehood not a raging issue but more powers needed for Delhi government, say experts

New Delhi: The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to give another push to its demand for full statehood to Delhi with a public campaign, but experts said it was not a burning issue among residents and a way should be found to give more powers to the elected government to make its work […]