Shalini Narayan



The Indian Express

Reports on Infrastructure, Aviation, Anti-Corruption

Decongesting Delhi: PWD wants more funds, cess on fuel
Mon, Jun 29, 2015

The PWD has sent a proposal to the Ministry of Urban Development on decongesting Delhi and suggested measures such as additional financing for implementation of projects in the next five years.

Delhi ACB row reaches police commissioner’s doorstep
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

Yadav has alleged Meena had been reportedly asking him to hand over the FIR book so that it can be shown to “top authorities”.

International Yoga Day: From BSF constable to Telangana beautician, thousands look to set world record
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

Four people among the many that are trying to write India into the Guinness Book of World Records.

International Yoga Day: NCC, students make up bulk of programme
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

Over 37,000 people to assemble at India Gate lawns on Sunday.

Bus depots, train shed, villages could be forced to leave the Yamuna
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

Delhi’s premier land-owning agency DDA is considering relocating government establishments along the Yamuna flood plains, apart from acting against the regularisation of illegal colonies there.

DDA bulldozers flatten farms along Yamuna’s banks
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

Protesters block traffic in Central Delhi, overturn vehicle after action on NGT order.

A home for 300 homeless: Tin roof, little funds, no water, one doctor
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

Originally an old age home, Earth Saviours Foundation in Rangpuri Pahadi, Mahipalpur, now caters to all those abandoned, starting with 16 year olds.

No free land for bus depots: DDA to Kejriwal govt
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Kejriwal is said to have demanded at least 250 acres of land for parking 10,000 buses.

Yamuna floodplains: Panel against regularisation of several colonies
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Sources said the committee has also recommended that sale and purchase of properties in these areas as well as all construction work be stopped “with immediate effect”.

Is Delhi’s CNG ‘scam’ probe in the fitness of things?
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Shalini Narayan tells the story of the controversy that this week exploded into a fresh confrontation between the AAP government and LG Najeeb Jung .

Letter war over new ACB man
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

The row began with an order issued on June 8 by Deputy Secretary (Home) Alok Garg.

Police officers posted to ACB not those sought by state govt
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Govt had proposed 12 names, but those transferred did not figure on that list.

CNG Fitness Test ‘Scam’ 2002: Manish Sisodia orders fresh probe, Jung says not needed
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

The order talks about the emergence of “new evidences and other documents related to the case”.

Joint CP Mukesh Meena hits back, says he took charge at ACB under Jung’s orders
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

Earlier, the Vigilance Directorate had directed Mukesh Kumar Meena not to take charge of the ACB.

Pedestrian, cycle track proposed
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

There will also be dustbins all along to ensure cleanliness of the tracks,” the official said.

Ramdev food park clash: Twist in probe, cops say union members attacked first
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

Owing to the tension in the area security personnel have been deployed at the unit on the orders of the Central government.

Of six Bihar cops in ACB, only two have anti-graft training
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

Soon after assuming office in mid-February, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had requested his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar to assist Delhi police in fighting graft.

Illegal weapons: Fresh notice to Ramdev’s park for details on guards
Mon, Jun 01, 2015

Citing technical reasons, the park had replied ‘nil’ to police’s previous notice.

Mountain terrain, kids zone in DDA’s Dwarka Cyclopark
Mon, Jun 01, 2015

Officials said the premises will boast of a cycle terrain which will be 2 kms long.

CCTV footage shows Ramdev’s brother instigating attack: Police
Sat, May 30, 2015

It was on the basis of this footage that Ram Bharat was arrested and booked under IPC sections.

Pooling land, unlocking value
Sat, May 30, 2015

Move likely to free up about 20,000-25,000 hectares of land, which will boost affordable housing supply

Hisar: Blackmail, rape, arrest of 3 law students has campus in turmoil
Thu, May 28, 2015

Was blackmailed over photos I sent to my friend, victim tells Sonepat police.

Vikaspuri-Wazirabad elevated road: Religious structures continue to delay project
Mon, May 25, 2015

After the tendering process and other formalities were completed, ground work on the stretch was started in 2013.

Letters flood DUAC seeking speedy passage of new building bylaws
Sun, May 24, 2015

Ministry sources said the draft was submitted a month ago and is presently with the DDA for review and suggestions.

Letters flood DUAC seeking speedy passage of new building bylaws
Sun, May 24, 2015

DUAC — after reviewing more than 1,300 suggestions has submitted its draft to the MoUD.

The sewer Canal: Much of Hindon Canal pollution from UP industries, says report
Fri, May 22, 2015

Sources said that the committee will request the NGT to ask the Uttar Pradesh government to address the issue.

Melting Pot: DUAC plans to spruce up Lado Sarai
Thu, May 21, 2015

Officials claimed that the study began with seeking suggestions from residents on what facilities they needed in the area.

Road-widening, trams, one-way traffic movement part of plan to decongest ITO
Tue, May 19, 2015

Sources said the body will upload the idea of introducing trams on its website to seek suggestions from the public.

DUAC proposes riverfront facelift
Mon, May 18, 2015

The proposal has also suggested the re-use of the IP power plant, which is presently defunct.

DDA pores over 25 years of data to clean up Yamuna
Wed, May 13, 2015

The DDA prepared an agenda after the NGT in March directed the department to clean up the river and stop the dumping of construction material and debris into the river.

Capital’s oldest Christian cemetery to get makeover
Sun, May 10, 2015

As such, the study has proposed to conserve the entrance gate and pave the access road.

Memorial to honour farmer Gajendra Singh who died at AAP rally: Arvind Kejriwal
Sat, May 09, 2015

Kejriwal says eldest child of farmer who died at AAP rally will get govt job.

Constable’s arrest: Delhi Police chief tried to get case transferred, says, CM Arvind Kejriwal
Sat, May 09, 2015

Rajan Bhagat said, “As a department policy, we do not comment on the statements of highly placed dignitaries.”

Delhi’s east-west elevated corridor to be revived
Fri, May 08, 2015

Plan to decongest New Delhi station, Vikas Marg.

CPWD engineers want pay, rank parity with IAS
Fri, May 08, 2015

They demanded that Group ‘A’ engineers be treated at par, in terms of pay scale and career progression, with IAS officers.

Satyendra Jain wants UD ministry to fix timeline for speedier project approvals
Thu, May 07, 2015

Jain said it takes “three to four years for getting any building or construction proposal approved by the UTTIPEC and DUAC.