Under the scheme, women will not have to pay anything to travel on 5,589 buses that run on the city’s roads. The cost of travel will be reimbursed to bus operators, with the Delhi government paying them a fixed fare of Rs 10 per commuter.
Law Secretary Sanjay Kumar Aggarwal has rendered his opinion, which goes against his immediate predecessor Sanjay Garg’s views, to Lt-Governor Anil Baijal, Law Minister Kailash Gahlot and Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Dev.
The Delhi government’s finance department has pointed out that the draft Cabinet note is “silent on how misuse of free passes, especially during odd hours, will be prevented,” sources told The Indian Express.
The move came a day after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that residents of unauthorised colonies in Delhi will soon have ownership rights of their houses and claimed that the Centre has agreed to the AAP government's proposal in this regard.
The order came while perusing a report dated July 12 which informed it that forestry staff strength has been increased from 108 to 398 while ministerial staff strength has been increased from 22 to 36 and there is also increase in the infrastructure.
Pulling up private schools that have been served show-cause notices for overcharging students, the Delhi govt has warned it will take over 449 of them if they do not refund the extra fees within 2 weeks. To know more about the story watch out the video.
JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar who was arrested on the charges of sedition by the Delhi police last month, walked out of jail on Thursday. He was granted 6 months interim bail by Delhi High Court on Wednesday, 20 days after he was held for raising anti-India slogans in JNU campus on February 9. […]
New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) union leader RB Uthwal, on Monday said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government should clear all dues of workers pending since 2003 if it wanted to put an end to the ongoing strike. Uthwal further said that the wages given by the Delhi Government on the condition of that temporary workers being removed from their respective duties won't be accepted. He stressed that the only way to end the strike is to give permanent jobs to these workers and clear all pending dues. He further asked the Delhi High Court to pay attention to the condition of poor workers and their families before giving its final judgement on the strike.
New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nalin Kohli on Friday raised concern over the Delhi Government spending enormously on radio and television advertisements when it claims of scarce funds to pay various corporations. He further accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his team of raising false allegations in absence of sound reasons to remain in media limelight.
Mumbai, Jan 07 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Thursday praised the Delhi Government's odd-even formula, saying the scheme has shown successful results thus far, and can help control Mumbai pollution also if implemented. The scheme will not only help control the high level of pollution, but will also reduce the problem of traffic jams. He also stated that it is the people's participation that would make it a success in Mumbai and other major cities as well.
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday said that it would provide all the details of observations made by Delhi High Court with regard to the Odd-Even formula on January 8. Rai said Delhi Government will put all the points in front of the court and would prove the data of the changes in the level of pollution, since the Odd Even formula came into effect.
New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Wednesday said the Odd-Even formula has been successful in Delhi because of the cooperation of the people in the city. He stated that the scheme of Odd-Even has been bereft of politics and hence this formula has chances of doing well. He added the Delhi Government and other political parties should take decisions keeping in mind the pollution levels of the city and keep a check on the rising levels of pollution.