Diesel, petrol cabs go off roads in Delhi, owners warn of suicides

Diesel, petrol cabs go off roads in Delhi, owners warn of suicides

The Supreme Court on Saturday refused to give more time to taxi operators to switch to the cleaner compressed natural gas (CNG).

Odd-even phase II: Govt promises better Metro, bus service

Odd-even phase II: Govt promises better Metro, bus service

On whether Delhi will witness another round of the road-rationing exercise, Gopal Rai said the government was going to study the findings of a committee which was going to analyse the two phases of odd-even.

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Diesel, petrol cabs go off roads in Delhi, owners warn of suicides
Diesel, petrol cabs go off roads in Delhi, owners warn of suicides

The Supreme Court on Saturday refused to give more time to taxi operators to switch to the cleaner compressed natural gas (CNG).

BJP hits out at Delhi CM for not appealing against ban on diesel taxis
BJP hits out at Delhi CM for not appealing against ban on diesel taxis

The SSC has already banned registration of diesel vehicles in Delhi/NCR. “Owners of these vehicles cannot resell the cars in Delhi.

As capital waits for more CNG stations, queues at existing ones get longer
As capital waits for more CNG stations, queues at existing ones get longer

“From 10 am to 3 am, there is always a queue of at least 10-15 vehicles waiting at the station,” said Jatender, a worker at the IGL CNG station in Lado Sarai.

Prepared to deal with order, say cab companies
Prepared to deal with order, say cab companies

In December last year, the court had set a deadline of March 1 for converting non-CNG cabs to CNG. Since then, the deadline has been extended twice, with the final April 30 deadline culminating Saturday.

Cops, govt officials ready to enforce SC order
Cops, govt officials ready to enforce SC order

“The officers have been asked to enforce the Supreme Court’s order. We will take action against cabs that violate the order, as per the law,” said Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Sandeep Goel.

Delhi: Man shoots woman dead, kills himself
Delhi: Man shoots woman dead, kills himself

The incident took place at 9 pm Saturday.

An engine overhaul and an emergency fuel tank: How diesel-run cars switch to CNG
An engine overhaul and an emergency fuel tank: How diesel-run cars switch to CNG

Sarah Hafeez explains what exactly a diesel car owner has to do to switch to the cleaner fuel

Full-statehood for Delhi: Draft bill will soon be made public, says Kejriwal
Full-statehood for Delhi: Draft bill will soon be made public, says Kejriwal

Last year, AAP had planned to hold a referendum on the issue which was shelved after constitutional experts said anything of that sort would be “unconstitutional”. AAP had promised full statehood to Delhi in its manifesto.

Different fuel, same complaint: Taxis struggle with cost of conversion, face problems both before and after
Different fuel, same complaint: Taxis struggle with cost of conversion, face problems both before and after

The taxi owners who have got their vehicles converted to CNG-fitted cabs, and the thousands of others who are yet to do so, have one thing in common.

Odd-even phase II: Govt promises better Metro, bus service
Odd-even phase II: Govt promises better Metro, bus service

On whether Delhi will witness another round of the road-rationing exercise, Gopal Rai said the government was going to study the findings of a committee which was going to analyse the two phases of odd-even.

Delhi metro staffer accuses colleague of molestation, say police
Delhi metro staffer accuses colleague of molestation, say police

The woman, in her complaint, alleged that the accused tried to touch her inappropriately and threatened her of dire consequences when she resisted.

Delhi: Woman commits suicide, police inspector held for abetment
Delhi: Woman commits suicide, police inspector held for abetment

Sources said police were on the lookout for the live-in partner, Ram Niwas, after his wife filed a complaint against him.

Pollution rose during second phase of odd-even: Study
Pollution rose during second phase of odd-even: Study

The report, based on hourly averages, noted that pollution was at its worst at 7 AM everyday, in line with the explanation provided by many experts that early morning hours are more polluted.

Next phase of odd-even scheme after committee report: Gopal Rai
Next phase of odd-even scheme after committee report: Gopal Rai

“Today is the last day of odd-even -II. Congratulations Delhi for again making it a success,” Kejriwal tweeted.

Smriti Irani goes to IIT Delhi, two hostels get ‘unscheduled’ visit
Smriti Irani goes to IIT Delhi, two hostels get ‘unscheduled’ visit

Accompanied by IIT Delhi Director V Ramgopal Rao, Irani went to the Kailash Hostel (for girls) and Shivalik Hostel (for boys). Both were found to be facing infrastructural shortages.

Gurgaon man held for getting wife murdered by contract killer
Gurgaon man held for getting wife murdered by contract killer

Woman shot with 5-month-old daughter by her side.

Delhi govt hospitals to outsource administrative work, appoint more superintendents: Health Minister Satyendar Jain
Delhi govt hospitals to outsource administrative work, appoint more superintendents: Health Minister Satyendar Jain

The minister also said the Medical Council of India has given its approval to run a 100-seat medical college in Rohini.

Delhi: Man arrested for killing sister-in-law, hiding body inside bedbox
Delhi: Man arrested for killing sister-in-law, hiding body inside bedbox

The accused, identified as Ghanshyam, allegedly killed his sister-in-law Dimple as he was annoyed about her closeness to his wife and daughter, said police.

Delhi municipal bypolls delay process, redrawing of wards postponed to June
Delhi municipal bypolls delay process, redrawing of wards postponed to June

The commission is in the process of preparing maps for all the wards and is likely to bring them out in the first week of June.

Setback to AAP govt: LG Najeeb Jung replaces ACB officer S S Yadav
Setback to AAP govt: LG Najeeb Jung replaces ACB officer S S Yadav

While Meena was the in-charge of ACB, the AAP government had issued an order to route every file pertaining to the agency through Yadav.