According to the government’s affidavits in the Delhi High Court, while 31,000 children took admission in private schools in the city under the EWS quota in the 2015-16 session, the number dropped to 19,000 in 2016-17
Wearing a woollen cap and a sweater donated by a man three days ago, she waits for the rain to abate. Kavita came to the capital two years ago from Bihar’s Begusarai district, after doctors diagnosed her with TB.
Vishwas has been at loggerheads with the party leadership for several months now. Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan had accused Vishwas of trying to break away party MLAs, a charge denied by Vishwas. An enquiry committee was set up against Khan, which, absolved him later.
“Within meteorology, there are factors such as wind speed, wind direction, temperature and moisture that can bring variations within air quality parameters. Then there is, of course, the amount of emissions that will ascertain air quality," said a DPCC scientist.
Bans are wonderful, because they provide immediate action to people long inured to real change. But in the long run, they put people off and add to a sense of general despair and lead to the question, ‘Now What?”
Down the Ganga, an Express Series Part 6: America was so named after her father heard the United States was the most developed country in the world. “I am stuck with this name. My destiny, however, has not changed,” she says.
Down the Ganga- An Express Series Part 4: As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan completes 3 years, villages along the Ganga in 5 states have been declared open defecation free. The Indian Express travels down the river for a reality check.
Last month, all 4,480 villages in 52 districts spanning five states on the banks of the Ganga — Uttarakhand, UP, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal — were declared Open Defecation Free under the Namami Gange project.
Down the Ganga- An Express Series Part 1: As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan completes three years, five states along the Ganga have been declared open defecation free. The Indian Express travels down the river for a reality check.
Manish Sisodia said, "We started a pilot CCTV project in 10 schools — it has taken off in five schools, and we are working on the others. Right now, as an emergency measure, we need to extend the CCTV network for better monitoring."
Manish Sisodia also spoke about the apprehension among traders regarding the GST (Goods and Services Tax), which was enforced two and a half months ago. “They are worried, more so about the impact of the GST on the Indian economy, because that’s what they depend on.
Two station masters said they had no information about any repair work being carried out on the railway track where 13 coaches of the Kalinga Utkal Express derailed on Saturday evening, less than 300 metres from the station.