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Robots will help douse fires in Delhi: 'Remote controlled, will save lives'

May 20, 2022 11:43 pm

With a capacity to cover a distance of upto 100 meters, the automatic robots will be able to douse fires in narrow streets, basements, chemical tanks, factories, and climb stairs and break glasses.

HC puts brakes on Delhi govt’s home delivery of ration scheme

May 20, 2022 5:53 am

It further said the Chief Minister should place the matter before the council of ministers and consider the proposed scheme in light of the objections raised by the Centre last year and observations made by the court in the verdict delivered Thursday.

Govt to launch ‘Delhi Film Policy’ today

May 13, 2022 7:21 am

The policy also talks about a single window e-clearance for producers, which will be handled by the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation, sources said.

Jain: Coal scarcity in country created for somebody’s benefit

May 13, 2022 7:13 am

The Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) signed a partnership last week with RMI India to develop a new solar policy. DDC Vice-Chairman Jasmine Shah said the new policy is likely to be ready by June, and that a lot has changed since the previous one was introduced in 2016.

Delhi govt sanctions Rs 2,300 crore to Ambedkar University for two new campuses

May 11, 2022 9:56 pm

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has approved funds worth Rs 2306.58 crores for creating state-of-the-art infrastructure at upcoming campuses of Ambedkar University. The new campuses will accommodate over 26,000 students in the coming years.

Court: Cops accompanied illegal rally, probe if any complicity

May 09, 2022 8:42 am

A copy of the order, which was issued on May 7 rejecting a clutch of bail pleas, has been directed to be sent to the Commissioner of Police “for information and remedial compliance”.

Jahangirpuri demolition: Experts write to Kejriwal

May 07, 2022 4:36 am

The Street Vendors Act, 2014 requires civic authorities to survey street vendors and provide them with licences and allot sites, it notes.

SC refers Delhi-Centre dispute over control of services to five-judge Constitution bench

May 06, 2022 7:41 pm

The proceedings have their genesis in the Delhi High Court judgment of August 4, 2017, whereby it held that for the purposes of administration of the NCT of Delhi, the L-G was not bound by the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers in every matter.

Half of BSES consumers in Delhi got no power bill since 2019: Data

May 06, 2022 8:49 am

According to consumer and consumption data of BSES, in February this year, 38.62 lakh domestic consumers in the city in South, West, East and Central Delhi were being provided power by the discom. These figures are based on an average per month.

DBSE inks MoU with French Institute to introduce French language in Delhi govt schools

May 03, 2022 5:55 pm

The Deputy Chief Minister said that learning a global language is not just the acquisition of skill but also an association with the culture of a particular country. French Language will be introduced in 30 schools affiliated with DBSE and will be expanded further to other schools depending on children's interest to learn it. 


A day in the life of a Delhi school student after two years of school shutdown

February 20, 2022 10:54 pm

After Delhi government reopened schools for all grades after a two-year closure. On Friday, Indian Express shadowed class 2 student, Mohammed Zaid (7), on his first day of school. The last time Zaid attended school was March 2020, and he was a 5-year-old completing kindergarten.


AAP should clear all pending dues of MCD workers: Union leader

February 08, 2016 4:52 pm

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.

BJP accuses Kejriwal of over-spending on advertisements

January 08, 2016 9:31 am

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.

NCP hails Delhi Govt.'s odd-even formula

January 07, 2016 4:04 pm

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.

Delhi Govt. to file reply in Delhi HC on Jan. 8

January 06, 2016 11:42 am

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.

Odd-Even scheme successful because of Delhiites: Congress

January 06, 2016 9:12 am

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.