Delhi News Highlights: Vinai Kumar Saxena, shortly after taking oath as the Lieutenant Governor (L-G) of Delhi, said that he will work as the “local guardian”. He added, “You will see me less in the office, more on the road working with locals and the public.” Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, meanwhile, said, “We will work together and extend our full support to L-G Vinai Kumar Saxena for the development and welfare of the public.”
Delhi’s Principal Secretary (Revenue) Sanjeev Khirwar was Thursday transferred to Ladakh, after an exclusive report in The Indian Express that athletes and coaches at the Delhi government-run Thyagraj Stadium were being forced to wrap up by 7 pm so he could walk his dog in the complex. This came hours after the Delhi government announced that all its sports facilities would remain open till 10 pm. Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Thursday tweeted that Arvind Kejriwal has extended the timings of all stadia in Delhi till 10 pm.
Delhi will witness clear skies and a maximum temperature of 37 degrees Celsius Thursday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The forecast indicates that the maximum temperature could increase to around 40 degrees Celsius by May 28, and further to 42 degrees Celsius by June 1.