DELHI GOVERNMENT

  • Delhi government asks IT ministry to block Uber, Ola mobile apps: official Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has asked Information Technology Ministry to block mobile applications of taxi-hailing companies Uber and Ola in the capital city, a state government official said on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Delhi transport officials asked US cab company Uber and its Indian rival Ola to cease operations if they...
  • New body proposed to address Delhi's development issues 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Government on Tuesday proposed to set up Metropolitan Planning Body for comprehensive development of the city. At present, the state government has no direct role in the city planning made by DDA and purchases land from it at a very high rate for various projects. ...
  • AAP government presents vote-on-account, full budget to take 1 month 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government on Tuesday presented a vote-on-account in the Delhi assembly for the next three months and announced plan to spend a total of Rs 37,750 crore in 2015-16. Presenting the vote-on-account, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the government will come out with a...
  • Delhi government to build 27,000 flats for EWS, LIG 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government is planning to build 27,000 flats for economically weaker section (EWS) and low income group (LIG). According to a senior government official, the project is in the initial stage and is being drafted by the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUISB). The proposal aims at making...
  • Delhi: Taxi operators exempted from installing GPS till May 31 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a relief to city's taxi operators, Delhi government on Monday exempted them from installing Global Positioning System (GPS) in their vehicles till May 31, even as unions threatened to go on strike seeking permanent solution on the issue. The Arvind Kejriwal-led government also exempted public service vehicles including...
  • Auto unions ask Delhi government not to impose GPS, says 'won't stop rape' March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Several auto and taxi unions on Wednesday protested Delhi government's decision to make Global Positioning System (GPS) installation in their vehicles mandatory, saying the device won't serve its intended purpose of stopping "sexual harassment" in the national capital. Transport minister Gopal Rai held a public hearing at Burari transport...
  • Free wi-fi plan: AAP government seeks suggestions from public March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Looking to fulfil one of its major poll promises of providing free wi-fi in Delhi, the AAP government has come up with a set of 10 questions by way of which it is looking for suggestions from the public for implementing the project. The Delhi Dialogue Commission (DDC),...
  • Delhi government puts up status of ration card applications online March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhiites can now check the status of their ration cards, distribution of rations, performance of officials of the department with the Delhi Government putting up all such informations online. Food Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister Asim Ahmed Khan said real-time information about pendency and disposal of applications for food...
  • Magisterial inquiry concludes Keya restaurant to be insensitive towards differently abled activist March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The magisterial inquiry has concluded that the Keya restaurant in DLF Promenade mall in Delhi discriminated against a differently abled person. CNN-IBN had highlighted how disability rights activist Nipun was denied entry by the restaurant. Nipun alleged he was denied entry as he was on a wheelchair. The magisterial...
  • Pregnant woman dies of swine flu in Delhi, toll goes up to 11 March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Another pregnant woman has died of swine flu in the capital taking the toll due to the deadly virus in Delhi to 11. The 18-year-old is the second pregnant woman to have perished due to swine flu in the city with the other death reported last month. Also,...
  • Delhi government to organise e-rickshaw camps again March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government will organise a 4-day special camp for registration of e-rickshaws from Tuesday, giving a final opportunity to the drivers of such vehicles. The government had also organised special camps in February for issuing licenses to drivers of e-rickshaw and registering e-rickshaws. "The 4-day special camps will be organised...
  • Delhi government to probe Delhi eatery Keya denying entry to disabled activist Nipun Malhotra March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Saturday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the alleged incident of an eatery in a south Delhi mall denying entry to disabled rights activist Nipun Malhotra. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia directed the Sub Divisional Magistrate, Vasant Vihar, to conduct an inquiry and report to...
  • Delhi government asks BJP leader VK Malhotra to vacate bungalow March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government has asked senior BJP leader Vijay Kumar Malhotra to vacate the bungalow in which he has been staying since 1990, and pay a rent of over Rs 7 lakh dues, majority of which, he said, he had paid. Malhotra has been given a...
  • Delhi: Manish Sisodia takes stock of price control measures of vegetables March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Monday discussed the measures to keep the prices of essential vegetables, including onion and potatoes, under control during the upcoming summer months. Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia held a review meeting with Gopal Rai, who holds employment, development, labour, transport and general administration portfolios, and Food...
  • Uber provides full details for license to operate in Delhi February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Uber, the US-based online taxi-hailing company, on Wednesday provided "full" details to Delhi Government which it had asked for its application to resume services in the city. Authorities had set a February 25 deadline to provide supporting details for the firm's application to operate in the national capital. State Transport...
  • Delhi: Good news very soon on power tariff cut, free water, says CM Kejriwal February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: After a week in office, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government was going to cut power tariff and launch a free water scheme "very soon" in line with election promises made by Aam Aadmi Party. Kejriwal said his government has already finalised a "blue-print"...
  • Has India taken the swine flu outbreak too lightly? February 19, 2015

    Swine flu scare became worse on Thursday with over 700 people having died and 11,071 cases getting reported so far in the country in 2015. ...
  • Delhi: Government authorises 40 new drug stores to sell Tamiflu tablets for swine flu cure February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Thursday said that it has granted license to 40 new drug stores to sell Tamiflu tablets for treatment of swine flu in the national capital. Health Minister Satyendra Jain said that the government will soon open two new labs where tests of swine flu will be...
  • Swine flu: Despite government orders, patients still fail to get results on time February 19, 2015

    Despite Delhi government issuing strict orders to labs and hospitals to tackle swine flu outbreak, patients have still are not getting any results. ...
  • Media not allowed to enter premises, needs prior appointment: Delhi government February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia defended his government's decision to curb the media at the Delhi Secretariat saying 'media is not priority, the public is'. The remarks came after media was not allowed entry into the Delhi Secretariat on February 16 on the first working day of...
  • Kejriwal government's anti-corruption helpline number 011-27357169 reactivated February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has reactivated the anti-corruption helpline number for people to lodge complaints if they are harassed for bribes. The anti corruption helpline number 011-27357169 will be operational from now on wards. Kejriwal said that helpline number will guide and suggest ways to complainants on how to...
  • Delhi government will bid for coal block to produce it's own electricity February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday decided to bid for coal blocks with an aim to set up new power plants and increase its own electricity generation from current 1,000 mega watts to 4,000 mega watts. Sources said Delhi government will write a letter to the Centre seeking its view...
  • AAP foreign funding not in contravention of law: Government to Delhi High Court February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday informed Delhi High Court that nothing has been found against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in its probe regarding allegations that it had received offshore funds in violation of FCRA provisions. The counsel appearing for the Home Ministry told a bench, comprising Chief Justice G Rohini...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 16, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 16, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Kejriwal asks power departments for proposals on tariff cut February 16, 2015

    Taking the first move to fulfill his poll promises, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday directed the finance and power departments to send proposals for reduction of electricity tariffs by half till the audits are completed by the Comptroller and Auditor General. ...
  • No demolition in Delhi, orders AAP government February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: There will be no demolition in the national capital, said an official source on Monday. The source also said that the decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. It was not yet clear till what time this order will be in force. ...
  • Respect Kejriwal's wish on security, says Delhi Police Chief BS Bassi February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: On the first day of his office, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Monday. The duo discussed about security of Delhi people and extending full cooperation. Bassi added, "Delhi CM assured me that the government will extend full cooperation to state police in...
  • First day of AAP government in Delhi today, no decision on convening Assembly session so far February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The first meeting of the newly elected Delhi government led by Aam Aadmi Party will take place on Monday. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal handpicked a team of six ministers and are all set to get to business today. Meanwhile, sources said no decision on convening the Assembly session has...
  • AAP government will be able to make Delhi a global city: India Inc February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian industry on Saturday exuded confidence that the AAP government will be able to make the National Capital as a global city and improve ease of doing business scenario to attract investments. PHD Chamber appealed to new Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal not to...