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Day 1 of Punjab CM Bhagwant: ‘Record officials who seek bribe’
Fri, Mar 18, 2022

Mann's announcement came on a day when 112 of Punjab’s 117 newly elected MLAs were sworn in by pro tem Speaker Inderbir Singh Nijjer on the first day of a three-day Assembly session. The helpline, he said, will be launched on March 23, which marks the death anniversary of freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru.

Next on AAP’s radar: Gujarat and Himachal
Fri, Mar 18, 2022

In Gujarat, where elections are expected this year-end, the party is already on campaign mode as it seeks to capitalise on its moment in history by filling the space vacated by a diminishing Congress.

Announcement of Delhi MCD poll dates deferred, ‘Centre working to unify the 3 civic bodies’
Wed, Mar 09, 2022

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia alleged that this was being done "at the behest of the Centre."

Month to go for MCD polls, AAP liquor policy hiccups lift BJP spirits
Fri, Mar 04, 2022

Four months since the implementation of the policy, AAP has had to make an amendment, essentially banning liquor vendors from offering discounts, landing it in a court case. The government defended its move saying vends were getting overcrowded by customers, leading to law and order issues.

Thrust into limelight, Unnao victim’s mother: Support me, even if you don’t vote
Tue, Feb 22, 2022

Unnao votes on Wednesday in the fourth phase of the Assembly elections.

With 29.2% positivity, Covid infections in Delhi rocket past second wave’s peak
Fri, Jan 14, 2022

🔴 Delhi reported 28,867 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, pushing past the peak of 28,395 cases reported on April 20, 2021, and 31 deaths, fewer than the toll of 40 from the previous day.

Delhi: Of 97 Covid deaths in past four days, 62 aged under 60, data shows
Thu, Jan 13, 2022

🔴 Of the 97 people who died after testing positive, 37 were between 41 and 60 years of age; 27 were between 61 and 80 years; eight were above the age of 80. Of the remaining 25, 7 were minors and 18 were between 19 and 40 years of age.

Delhi daily Covid cases double, 7 of 8 deaths over 60 years, 3 double jabbed
Thu, Jan 06, 2022

Delhi reported 10,665 cases at a positivity rate of 11.88% on Wednesday, up from 5,481 cases at a positivity rate of 8.37% a day before.

After Year-Long Struggle: In a first, SC certificate made for boy using mother’s documents
Wed, Jan 05, 2022

According to officials, a circular to amend the procedure for the issuance of SC/ST caste certificate based on a single mother’s caste certificate was issued in July 2020.

Hospital bed occupancy increases in Delhi, but not at same pace as deadly April 2021 wave
Wed, Jan 05, 2022

According to the available data, Delhi last saw over 14,000 active cases at the beginning of the second wave on April 4, after a significant gap. At that time, a total of 2,975 hospital beds were occupied.

Omicron-driven surge: Capital first to tighten Covid curbs, orders weekend curfew
Wed, Jan 05, 2022

The national capital is the first major metro to announce such stringent curbs, as a fresh Covid wave, driven largely by the more transmissible Omicron variant, sweeps across the country.

Migrants in mind, Delhi says no new curbs for now; Covid-19 cases surge to 923
Thu, Dec 30, 2021

🔴 The decision was taken at the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) meeting on Wednesday, which was called to discuss further restrictions and the vaccination programme.

Delhi: In new liquor policy, some hiccups
Mon, Nov 29, 2021

As the Delhi government’s move to completely privatise the alcohol vends business begins to take shape, suppliers are running into some teething troubles. But officials are confident these are blips in a long-overdue process.

Meet India’s crypto investors
Sun, Nov 28, 2021

🔴 Cryptocurrency: The Sunday Express meets a range of stakeholders — from investors to coin exchange players and the government — on what could be the way forward.

Delhi air pollution: Farm fire impact peaked on November 7, has been dipping since
Tue, Nov 16, 2021

Experts say linking Delhi’s poor air to one factor alone would be an oversimplification. After all, the stubble burning season lasts around 45 days, while air in Delhi remains polluted till February.

Why boys trail girls in Delhi government schools
Tue, Nov 16, 2021

Nearly a third of Delhi government’s schools run in evening shifts and teach only boys which, going by historical data, leaves them at a disadvantage in comparison to those in regular morning shifts as well as those in co-ed institutions. The Delhi government’s plan to convert all evening shift schools to morning ones could change that.

Half of those in 45+ group fully vaccinated in Delhi
Fri, Oct 22, 2021

The city has a 47% second dose coverage against the national average of around 30% at present. Each individual has to get two doses.

Hit hard by cracker ban in Delhi, traders ask: ‘What do we do with all our stock?’
Mon, Oct 04, 2021

Each year in Delhi-NCR, a combination of dipping temperatures, low wind speed, and paddy stubble burning sends the air quality on a downward spiral.

Delhi: Covid cases below 100 for 3 months
Tue, Sep 28, 2021

According to officials and experts, the high case count seen in Delhi in April and May, and the resultant antibodies, is among the main reasons for the low case count at present.

BJP expels 3 councillors for ‘corruption’; one says action taken as they were to join AAP today
Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Two of the three councillors expelled are expected to join the Aam Aadmi Party later in the day.

Why no oxygen deaths on record? Delhi blames Centre, experts point to absence of records, gaps in protocol
Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia Wednesday sought to lay the blame squarely on the Centre, saying that the Delhi government has no records of such deaths because the Centre did not allow it to form a committee to look into claims by patients’ families and doctors.

Sisodia on oxygen deaths: No data in Delhi because Centre did not let us form audit committee
Wed, Jul 21, 2021

Oxygen deaths: “I have hundreds of messages from hospitals telling me about the lack of oxygen and that if they do not get stocks, patients would die. Were they lying?” Manish Sisodia said.

To argue red fort vandalism cases: Delhi Cabinet rejects panel of lawyers suggested by police
Sat, Jul 17, 2021

The government also alleged that the Centre, through Delhi L-G Anil Baijal, had been "pressuring the cabinet to give their nod to the list of lawyers sent by the Delhi Police".

Delhi cracks lockdown whip, forces closure of markets flouting norms
Tue, Jul 13, 2021

Over the past two weeks, at least nine markets, including Lajpat Nagar, Gaffar Market, Sadar Bazar and Laxmi Nagar, were forced to shut down for flouting social distancing and other Covid protocol, though they were subsequently reopened after assurances from market associations and other stakeholders.

53 new covid cases on Sunday: Delhi Government schools plan PTMs from next week, resuming classes on agenda
Mon, Jul 12, 2021

Classes, however, will remain online, and schools will be shut for students, even as the Delhi government looks to start a conversation on reopening.