The Indian Express

Reports on civic issues and the Aam Aadmi Party.

Soon, apply for a pet dog licence online
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

According to municipal corporation estimates, there are about 2,000 pet dogs in the capital for which licences have been procured.

Delhi exits ‘cruel’ Aurangzeb Road for ‘kind’ Abdul Kalam
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

Following the former President Abdul Kalam's demise last month, there had been a growing demand for dedicating a road after him as a token of love and tribute to the "missile man".

DJB tanker scam: Lodge FIR against Sheila, Delhi Law Minister tells Kejriwal
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

On June 19, a five-member committee was constituted to probe the hiring of 385 stainless steel tankers in 2012.

Lodhi Garden restaurant to go under the hammer
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

Despite repeated attempts, the Lodhi Restaurant licencee could not be contacted for comments.

Bird’s-eye view: Noida Authority, real estate developers hopeful but homebuyers wary
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Buyers explained that many of them had bought flats in the area, believing them to be sound investments.

Bird’s-eye view: Death knell for sanctuary, say environmentalists
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Birds fly for only 10-20 m around a sanctuary.

Bird’s-eye view
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

In the last decade alone, construction just under 1-lakh hectares — equivalent to 1,34,000 football fields — has happened in the NCR, including in the area around the sanctuary.

At design institute, fate of 400 students hangs in balance
Sun, Aug 23, 2015

In 2014, the UGC declared the MoU between MU and FDDI invalid.

Bihar: Arvind Kejriwal will campaign against BJP, to share stage with Nitish Kumar
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

AAP sources said Arvind Kejriwal has also been invited to a Bihar government function next week.

Two officers suspended after CBI constable alleges rape bid, SSP says charge false
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

A case under IPC sections pertaining to extortion had been registered against the woman's husband at the police station where the two officers were posted.

Armyman’s death: Over 50 people stood there, watching…no one protested
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

Chaudhary had been serving in the Indian Army since 2001. He had also worked for the UN Peace Mission in Sudan for nearly six months in 2006.

Police also its target, AAP backs leaders it ousted
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Even as AAP leaders tried to reach out to Yadav and Bhushan, supporters of Swaraj Abhiyan hit out at Sanjay Singh when he reached the police station.

In Najafgarh, idols outside a mosque lead to tension
Tue, Aug 11, 2015

The police said the plot adjoining the masjid was government land. “Some people claimed the land belonged to them and placed the idols there,” a senior police officer said.

Nitish Kumar slams Centre, says cannot have islands of development
Sun, Aug 09, 2015

Faced with a ruckus by a group of slogan-shouting youths as soon as he rose to speak, Kumar, however, ruled out any "political" motive behind the event.

9 medals for team from Asha Kiran Home: Once abandoned and homeless, today proud winners at Special Olympics
Sat, Aug 08, 2015

According to authorities at Asha Kiran Home for Mentally Challenged Persons, where Devi lives now, her parents refused to take her back despite repeated requests from the authorities.

Suspected cattle thieves beaten to death- Was the crime so gruesome: Families
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

In the early hours of Sunday, three men — Arif, Anas and Nazim — were beaten to death by villagers in Dadri district, suspecting them to be cattle thieves.

Khajuri Khas simmers after violence over ‘cattle hide’ find, 10 injured
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

Police maintained that the incident was “not a clash between two communities”.

It’s business as usual for Swati Maliwal
Sat, Jul 25, 2015

The DCW chief said she will approach both the Delhi government and the police to resolve the many issues faced by the victims of acid attack.

90% of 150 less-known monuments encroached upon
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

Majority of these buildings are in a bad shape.

Terrace dining at 13 CP restaurants banned
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

The NDMC has begun barring 13 popular restaurants and bars from entertaining guests on their terraces.

Police seal Khirki Masjid after ‘unauthorised’ entry
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

A letter written by the Archaeological Survey of India to Delhi Police, “some people from a particular community” had “forcefully entered” the Khirki Masjid and “unauthorisedly offered prayers”.

I am not sure if my husband will come out of prison alive: Professor Saibaba’s wife
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

Vasantha, wife of Delhi University professor Saibaba, says his health is failing for lack of access to basic facilities after being jailed for alleged Maoist links.

Trash piled during strike now clogs drains
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Officials said PWD spends around Rs 35 crore on desilting every year but will now have to spend around Rs 2 to 4 crore more, the PWD official added.

Safai Karamchari Strike: Strike will not end till demands are met, say 17 unions
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

A total of 4,680 metric tonnes of garbage was cleared by Saturday evening.

Safai Karamchari Strike- AAP leaders wield the broom, take a ‘sweep’ at BJP: ‘It has made civic bodies bankrupt’
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

AAP had earlier attacked Centre, particularly its much lauded Swachh Bharat campaign, for its double-standards on the issue of cleanliness.

Jitender Singh Tomar faces expulsion, ‘misled’ CM Arvind Kejriwal
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Acknowledging concerns that were raised after Jitender Singh Tomar was arrested for allegedly submitting a fake graduation degree, senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh said the AAP Lokpal will conduct an independent investigation.

One union calls off strike, 17 more to continue
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Delhi Pradesh Safai Mazdoor Union president Rajendra Mewati said the strike had been called off by only one workers’ union and the other 17 will continue the protest.

Neglected and forgotten: The sorry state of Jahanara’s tomb
Mon, Jun 08, 2015

The family further maintained that due to paucity of funds, maintaining the monument was turning out to be an uphill task.

DJB proposes 15 new STPs, interceptor sewage project, improving existing lines
Sat, May 23, 2015

The DJB had previously told the NGT that this plan — which is the first phase of the NGT’s “Maili se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalisation Project 2017” — will cost Rs 3,659 crore.

Khan Market traders at odds over renovation plan
Tue, May 19, 2015

The NDMC plan for Khan Market could face a deadlock as traders in the market are divided over the renovation plans.

Kabul attack: ‘Not how I expected Martha to return’
Sat, May 16, 2015

Bodies of NGO worker, three other Indians killed in Kabul guesthouse attack flown home.

Slow death of a river
Mon, May 11, 2015

With various agencies plan and prod one another over its cleaning, flowing Yamuna remains a dream.

Acquire land under emergency clause, Tribunal tells government
Sat, May 09, 2015

The project was conceptualised by the DJB as the solution to the Yamuna’s pollution.

DJB looks at measures to increase revenue
Sun, May 03, 2015

DJB is planning to rent out its properties for commercial purposes.

After farmer’s death, AAP leaders face fallout with an apology and some tears
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

“I am guilty. Blame me. I feel that the rally should have been called off,” said Arvind Kejriwal.

Aam Aadmi Party has ‘nothing to do with Yadav’s meeting’
Tue, Apr 14, 2015

AAP warns party members, action would be taken against those found attending rebel meets.