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Delhi government launches app to make commuting easier

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot launched the ‘One Delhi’ app, which can help commuters locate the nearest bus stops, Metro stations, know the time of arrival of buses, and plan their journey. I

Delhi govt nod to 1,000 electric buses, to hit streets by year end

While the financial implications of the proposal were not immediately clear, the government said it will provide a subsidy of up to Rs 75 lakh per bus, or 60 per cent of the total cost of a bus, as per the Centre’s FAME scheme.


Delhi's debt problem well under control: Economic Survey

According to the report, the Delhi government had an outstanding debt of Rs 25,338.96 crore in 2007-08, which was equal to 16.79 per cent of its gross state domestic product (GSDP). In 2017-18, the outstanding debt has increased to Rs 33,569 crore.

Re-imagining Delhi

Centre and Delhi government face-off must be addressed through a new idea of statehood.

Those who seek votes in cow's name should also provide fodder: Kejriwal

The chief minister, accompanied by Development Minister Gopal Rai, visited 'Shree Krishna Gaushala' funded by the Delhi government and municipal corporation in Bawana town in North West district. Talking to reporters after his visit, Kejriwal said the Aam Aadmi Party does not seek votes in the name of cows.

Pay MCDs under 4th finance panel proposal: HC to Delhi govt

On April 16, the High Court had directed the Delhi government to release the amount in accordance with the Finance Commission recommendations within four weeks, for the period from November 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018, saying it was imperative to ensure that salaries are paid and civic facilities are not affected.


Delhi govt’s e-buses project to cost Rs 3,000 crore: Report

The amount, calculated on a per bus basis, covers capital charges, maintenance cost, manpower charge and power consumption charge, states the report prepared by the DIMTS (Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System). The cost will increase further if infrastructure for charging these buses are created only in depots and not terminals.

Kejriwal launches free pilgrimage scheme for senior citizens

Under the scheme, a city resident above 60 years will be eligible to take free pilgrimage along with his or her spouse. The applicant can also take along an attendant above the age of 20 years, if the applicant or his spouse is above 70 years.

2016 guidelines on foster care yet to see light of day

The schemes, which are meant to provide non-institutional care for children whose families are unable to support them, have not taken off because there are just four District Child Protection Units (DCPUs) constituted to look after 13 districts.

Krishna sings, Krishna is heard

Krishna was performing in Delhi on a platform provided by the Delhi government, three days after the Airports Authority of India scrapped an event featuring the Carnatic maestro, allegedly owing to a backlash from right-wing trolls.

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

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

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

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

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

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.