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Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Sourav Roy Barman


As Tabligh’s Nizamuddin centre is cleared, Kejriwal warns of a surge in cases
Wed, Apr 01, 2020

Nizamuddin West continued to be under strict lockdown, with heavy police deployment on Tuesday, a day after 18 people from the area tested positive for COVID-19.

Those with symptoms moved to hospitals: Nizamuddin finds itself under COVID shadow
Wed, Apr 01, 2020

Nizamuddin West, an otherwise bustling neighbourhood known for its Sufi dargah, was filled with fear and anxiety Tuesday after the Centre declared it as one of the 10 COVID-19 hotspots in the country.

Delhi: CM says 4 lakh will be fed every day
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

On the first day, 325 schools were notified as hunger relief centres, an initiative announced by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. In its official order, the government acknowledged that the homeless shelter management agencies were finding it difficult to handle the situation.

Coronavirus lockdown: Delhi govt to feed 4 lakh people from tomorrow, says Arvind Kejriwal
Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Kejriwal also said the government is ramping up arrangements for the poor by providing lunch and dinner at least 2,00,000 more people everyday.

During 21-day lockdown, Delhi govt says grocers can run 24×7
Fri, Mar 27, 2020

The announcements were made after a meeting of the core committee, monitoring arrangements to keep the capital running during the 21-day lockdown period, at the L-G’s residence.

Delhi: Education key focus as Manish Sisodia presents first budget of AAP 2.0
Tue, Mar 24, 2020

The highlight of Manish Sisodia’s nearly hour-long speech was his attempt to repackage the AAP’s initiatives in bringing about improvements in fields of education, health, water and power as the “Kejriwal model” of governance and economy.

Education is focus as Sisodia presents first budget of AAP 2.0
Mon, Mar 23, 2020

The highlight of Sisodia's nearly hour-long speech was his attempt to repackage the AAP's initiatives in bringing about improvements in fields of education, health, water and power as the "Kejriwal model" of governance and economy, having returned to office powered by the AAP chief's mass appeal.

Amanatullah Khan no longer chairman of Delhi Waqf Board
Sun, Mar 22, 2020

Amanatullah Khan has been leading the Delhi government's relief and rehabilitation efforts in the Northeast Delhi district, where 53 people were killed in communal riots last month.

EWS flats to cop training school, Delhi moves to meet quarantine demand
Sun, Mar 22, 2020

Guidelines from the Union Health Ministry state that passengers from high-risk countries affected by COVID-19, including China, Italy, France and Germany, are to be quarantined for 14 days.

Coronavirus: Delhi metro restricts services on Monday, to be operational for six hours
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

The DMRC has already suspended its Sunday operations in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a Janata curfew across the country to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Kejriwal announces enhanced ration for poor, says ‘will lockdown’ Delhi if required
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

CM Arvind Kejriwal also announced that any gathering of over five people will now be barred in the national capital, revising the previous order on restricting assemblies of over 20 people.

Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan no longer chairman of Delhi Waqf Board
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

The order issued on March 20 invokes Section 14(1) of the Waqf Act, 1995. Khan has been leading the Delhi government's relief and rehabilitation efforts in the northeast district of the city which witnessed communal riots last month in which at least 53 lives were lost.

Coronavirus India update March 21: Total cases jump to 315, most from Maharashtra and Kerala
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

Coronavirus India update March 21: The country is also set to observe a 'janata curfew' from 7 am to 9 pm on Sunday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi advocated social distancing, asking people barring those in essential services not to get out of their homes.

Delhi metro services to be closed on Sunday in view of ‘janata curfew’
Fri, Mar 20, 2020

Coronavirus in Delhi: In an eight-point advisory released on Thursday, DMRC also emphasised the need for commuters to maintain at least a metre's distance from each other inside the trains and at the stations.

Restaurants shut as capital tightens coronavirus lockdown
Fri, Mar 20, 2020

The government has also decided that home quarantine will be allowed only after stamping one’s hand so that people at large are aware of the presence of any individual in public spaces in violation of guidelines

Coronavirus: Delhi govt shuts restaurants, outlaws gathering of more than 20 people
Thu, Mar 19, 2020

For the time being, home delivery and takeaway facility will continue to be available in restaurants extending such facilities.

Delhi businesses feel pinch, talk of salary cuts, layoffs
Thu, Mar 19, 2020

Some business owners are asking staff to take “long leaves now instead of during summer vacations”.

Delhi riots: For family of BJP man, an endless wait
Wed, Mar 18, 2020

On February 24 and 25, Northeast Delhi, including Karawal Nagar, was under the grip of communal riots that left 53 dead and over 300 injured.

Delhi bans gathering of more than 50, CM hints at Shaheen Bagh as well
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Seven people have tested positive for coronavirus in Delhi so far — while two have been discharged, a 68-year-old woman has died, and the rest are under observation.

At Dwarka camp, Indians back from France and Spain raise issues, some head to Aerocity hotels
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

In a letter to the Dwarka sub-divisional magistrate, they complained about dirty bedsheets, washrooms flooded with water, and dusty floors. “We do not want to stay here and we demand a proper hygienic facility and proper food,” the letter states.