“Babuji Dheere Chalna…”: Gautam Gambhir To Arvind Kejriwal On Potholes

BJP MP Gautam Gambhir took at swipe at Arvind Kejriwal over a programme to repair roads New Delhi:  BJP MP Gautam Gambhir today tweeted an improvised cover of Geeta Dutt’s 1954 super hit song “Babuji Dheere Chalna” in a dig at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as the Aam Aadmi Party chief launched a programme to … Read more“Babuji Dheere Chalna…”: Gautam Gambhir To Arvind Kejriwal On Potholes

Delhi Government Asks Schools To Allow Police Checking Around Premises

The Delhi government has asked all schools to allow random police checking near their premises. The Delhi government has directed all schools in the national capital to allow random checking by police personnel around their premises during the period of change of shift or closing of school. The schools have also been asked to submit … Read moreDelhi Government Asks Schools To Allow Police Checking Around Premises

Delhi Will Remember Sheila Dikshit For Growth And Development: Kiran Bedi

Sheila Dikshit died at the age of 81 after suffering a cardiac arrest. New Delhi:  Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Saturday condoled the death of the former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, who died today. “Very saddened to hear of Mrs Dixit’s passing away. She was a woman of culture and finesse as I remember … Read moreDelhi Will Remember Sheila Dikshit For Growth And Development: Kiran Bedi

Arvind Kejriwal Demands Hike In Delhi’s Share In Central Taxes

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New Delhi:  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding that Delhi’s shares in central taxes be raised in view of its burgeoning population. “Delhi has the character of a ”state” and there is a strong case for treating it at par with other … Read moreArvind Kejriwal Demands Hike In Delhi’s Share In Central Taxes

Fill up sanctioned posts in forest department at earliest: NGT

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A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also asked the Delhi chief secretary to file a compliance report and also get analysis of available staff and that is required for executing the functions to meet environmental challenges to be faced by the Forest Department. (Source: File) The National Green Tribunal has directed … Read moreFill up sanctioned posts in forest department at earliest: NGT

Nirmala Sitharaman’s “Combination Locks” Analogy Targets Delhi Government

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Nirmala Sitharaman said that one of the major issues in urban living is housing (File Photo) New Delhi:  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that the Delhi government should work harmoniously with the BJP-led Central government and the municipal corporations for the development of the national capital. “In a number of combination locks, … Read moreNirmala Sitharaman’s “Combination Locks” Analogy Targets Delhi Government

Centre Asks Delhi Government To Expedite Approval For 427 Metro Buses

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Delhi Metro had submitted a proposal for procurement of 427 feeder buses in January, 2018 New Delhi:  The Centre has asked the Delhi government to “expedite” its approval for procurement of 427 metro feeder electric buses, which will ensure last-mile connectivity in the national capital. Sources told news agency Press Trust of India that Union … Read moreCentre Asks Delhi Government To Expedite Approval For 427 Metro Buses

Delhi government to introduce free rides for women in DTC-cluster buses first

As Delhi government’s plan to offer free rides to women in the Metro is set to take longer with the involvement of the fare-fixation committee, the city administration is now planning to implement the scheme first in its buses. The Delhi government currently has 5,521 buses that ply across Delhi-NCR. The city’s state-run buses have … Read moreDelhi government to introduce free rides for women in DTC-cluster buses first

Delhi government schools to invite parents for talk on curricula

In order to get feedback on two of its flagship programmes — the Happiness Curriculum and Entrepreneurship Curriculum — the Delhi government’s education department has decided to reach out to parents. Delhi government schools have been asked to arrange one hour interactive sessions to be held between June 21-24 on school premises and led by … Read moreDelhi government schools to invite parents for talk on curricula

Files should go to the L-G for information, not concurrence: Kailash Gahlot

Delhi law minister Kailash Gahlot has written to his fellow cabinet ministers as well as to the chief minister’s office that officials must not wait for L-G’s approval before clearing files. Gahlot based his observation on the advice given in May  by the then principal secretary (law), Sanjay Garg, who noted that prior concurrence of … Read moreFiles should go to the L-G for information, not concurrence: Kailash Gahlot

Delhi High Court body to conduct fresh inspection in 35 hospitals

The inspection report of over 30 government hospitals highlighting several irregularities — including non-functioning ICU ventilators, alleged pilfering of expensive drugs and staffs being paid less than minimum wages — have caught the attention of the Delhi High Court. The high court has now constituted a committee to carry a fresh inspection of the 35 … Read moreDelhi High Court body to conduct fresh inspection in 35 hospitals

Will Remove AAP Government In 2020 Assembly Polls: Manoj Tiwari

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Manoj Tiwari apologised to his constituency for not getting benefits of Ayushman Bharat health scheme New Delhi:  Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari today held a roadshow in Northeast Delhi to thank voters for their support in the general election and said his party will dislodge the Aam Aadmi Party government here in 2020 assembly polls. … Read moreWill Remove AAP Government In 2020 Assembly Polls: Manoj Tiwari

Coaching centres under fire safety lens in Delhi

Delhi Fire Services earlier this week launched an inspection of coaching institutes in the capital to prevent a rerun of Surat-like fire tragedy in the city. On May 24, at least 22 students were killed, either due to suffocation or falling off the windows in an attempt to escape after a four-storey commercial complex housing … Read moreCoaching centres under fire safety lens in Delhi

Charging points for e-buses to be ready by November 1: Government

The first phase of setting up charging infrastructure at depots for 1,000 electric buses will be completed by November 1, the Delhi government said on Thursday. The government expects to roll out Delhi’s first 37 electric buses by December before the model code of conduct for the Delhi assembly election kicks in. These decisions were … Read moreCharging points for e-buses to be ready by November 1: Government

Delhi CM Kejriwal to attend Modi’s swearing-in ceremony, says official

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AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as prime minister on Thursday. The chief minister has been invited for the ceremony and he will attend it, a Delhi government official confirmed. The ruling AAP in Delhi and the BJP were involved in a bitter war … Read moreDelhi CM Kejriwal to attend Modi’s swearing-in ceremony, says official

New building by-laws to check fire safety notified

The Delhi government on Monday notified amendments to the building by-laws in the national Capital to strengthen fire safety norms in the aftermath of the hotel fire incident in central Delhi’s Karol Bagh, which had claimed 17 lives in February. According to the amendments, kitchen or cooking activity in any form will not be allowed … Read moreNew building by-laws to check fire safety notified

Delhi Government To Shut Down Coaching Centres Operating Above 4th Floor

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The Delhi Fire Service has already deputed area-wise officers to start the inspection. New Delhi:  In the wake of the Surat fire tragedy, the Delhi government has directed the city’s fire department to take immediate action for “closing down” coaching institutes operating above the fourth floor in buildings in violation of fire safety norms. The … Read moreDelhi Government To Shut Down Coaching Centres Operating Above 4th Floor

On CBSE directive, govt asks schools to form hubs of learning

Acting on a Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) directive, the Delhi government has asked all government and private schools to form “hubs of learning” to ensure collaborative growth and enhance quality. To raise standards of education, CBSE had in March come out with a policy framework, asking its affiliated schools to “share, cooperate and … Read moreOn CBSE directive, govt asks schools to form hubs of learning

Unclaimed bodies should be burnt or buried by MCDs: Govt

The Delhi government has informed the Delhi High Court that unidentified bodies or corpses should be given to charitable societies and if none of them come forward then they should be buried or burnt with due dignity by the municipal bodies. The information was given in an affidavit filed in response to a plea that … Read moreUnclaimed bodies should be burnt or buried by MCDs: Govt

Delhi government asks schools to verify ‘missing’ class 6 students

The government doesn’t know the status of a fourth of the 210,000 finished class 5 from municipal corporation schools, a month after the academic session began. While officials said the students were missing from their database, the government has now asked schools to physically verify the status of these students. Municipal corporation (MCD) schools have … Read moreDelhi government asks schools to verify ‘missing’ class 6 students

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