DELHI GOVERNMENT

  • Uber cannot operate without license: Delhi government January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: On a day US-based taxi booking firm Uber announced resumption of services in the city, Delhi Government said the company cannot operate as the ban imposed on it last month has not been revoked. Sources said Delhi Government will consider it "totally illegal" if Uber resumes its service...
  • Government can put 15,000 CCTVs for Barack Obama but not for Indians, says Delhi HC January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Friday chided the government for installing 15,000 CCTV cameras within weeks for US President Barack Obama's upcoming visit, but failing to act fast when it comes to meet the needs of the citizens. So "let's get someone from outer space," a bench of justices Badar...
  • Delhi government to upgrade Ghalib academy as exhibition centre January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government is upgrading the Ghalib academy as a permanent exhibition centre associated with poet Mirza Ghalib. The Project includes improvement of façade, in line with the guidelines approved by National Monument Authority, replacing modern elements with traditional stone elements and internal renovations for creation of major public spaces...
  • DU agrees to hand over medical college to Delhi government January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: A row is brewing within Delhi University over its acceptance of a central decision for the transfer of University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) to Delhi government with its Executive Council (EC) members slamming the move as being "unilateral" and "undemocratic". "The decision (was) communicated to the ministry on...
  • Delhi demands: Safer streets for woman is our priority, says Delhi Police chief BS Bassi January 8, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, Delhi Police chief BS Bassi in an interaction with CNN-IBN discussed the law and order issues in the national capital. ...
  • Delhi demands: People are scared of the CCTV camera and not police, says Kiran Bedi January 6, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi in an interaction with CNN-IBN discussed the corruption issues and measures to put a check on them in the national capital. ...
  • DJB to install 100 RO plants in Delhi by 2017 January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: 100 Reverse Osmosis (RO) water-dispensing units would be installed in north and north-western parts of the city in three years as part of a public-private-partnership between the Delhi Jal Board and a power firm. The DJB on Tuesday signed an agreement with Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL)...
  • Delhi government decides to continue with ban on Uber January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Thursday decided to continue with the ban on app-based cab booking company Uber and has asked it to fulfill the conditions for taxi operations in the national capital before seeking revocation of punitive action. The Transport Department had given a hearing to the US-based cab service...
  • Delhi government to revamp women's distress helpline 181 December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: With the national capital witnessing a rise in crimes against women, Delhi government is revamping the women's distress helpline 181 set up after the December 16 gang rape incident. "We are in the process of revamping the 181 women's distress helpline as it has been brought to our notice...
  • Government bans plying of e-rickshaws on 236 roads in Delhi December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Regularising the movement of e-rickshaws in the national capital, Delhi government on Thursday banned their plying and parking on 236 thoroughfares. The government issued a notification in this regard after getting a go-ahead from Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung. In New Delhi, 77 roads have been put under restriction for plying...
  • Delhi rape: Uber cabs suspends its services in national capital December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: In the latest development in Delhi rape case Uber cabs has suspended its services in Delhi on Thursday evening. Earlier in the week the Delhi government had issued a notification banning the Uber cabs in Delhi-NCR after one of its driver was arrested for raping a 25-year-old women....
  • Delhi Government changes names of 10 Metro stations December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has changed the names of 10 Metro stations, including seven proposed stations under its Phase III of construction. The move comes after the recommendations of a committee constituted by the government for renaming of metro stations. According to the transport department, the names of three existing Metro...
  • Helmets not must for Sikh women, it's optional: Delhi government to HC November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed by the city government that Sikh women have been exempted from wearing helmets while driving two-wheelers or riding pillion. The Delhi Transport Department told the bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw that it has made...
  • Delhi government sets up helpline for information on Ebola November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government has set up a control room and helpline in the city for internal monitoring of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and to provide information about the disease to the public. The control room can be contacted at 011-22307145. "As of now Ebola has not reached India....
  • Delhi government puts ban on purchase of new vehicles for officials November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of an austerity measure, the Delhi government has imposed a ban on purchase of new vehicles for all officials, including those of civic bodies in the city, until the old ones complete their required life cycles. As per the new move, officials are also not supposed to...
  • NHRC issues notice to Delhi government and Police November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Delhi government and Police over reports of inaction in a case of sexual assault of two blind students and sought a report from them within two weeks. According to an official statement released on Monday, the notices have been...
  • Delhi: 34th India International Trade Fair opens on November 14 November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the India International Trade Fair, 2014 on November 14 in which over 6,500 companies from India and abroad are expected to participate. "The 34th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) will be inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee...
  • Delhi government asked to reply on plea over encroachment of cremation ground November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought responses of the city government and municipal corporation on a plea seeking a direction against two private hospitals for allegedly encroaching upon a 300-year-old cremation ground for parking purpose. The two hospitals Deepak Memorial Hospital and Shanti Mukund Hospital were also...
  • Eliminating child labour: Delhi government accepts NGO's suggestions November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The city government on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan's suggestions for eliminating child child labour from the national capital are "acceptable and workable". In view of the statement made by the Additional Labour Commissioner of Delhi government, a bench of Chief Justice...
  • Fresh polls in Delhi was only solution: Manish Sisodia November 4, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party's leader and former education minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia said that there was no other way to end this uncertainty but fresh polls in Delhi. ...
  • Parties gear up for Delhi elections; no CM candidate for BJP, Congress, AAP to project Arvind Kejriwal November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The poll bugle has been sounded in Delhi which has been without an elected government for eight months. The Union cabinet on Tuesday recommended the dissolution of the Delhi assembly and all parties have geared up for fresh elections in the national capital. The Bharatiya Janata Party held a...
  • BJP, Congress have exploited people of Delhi: Kejriwal November 4, 2014

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal who led a 49-day government in Delhi said that both BJP and Congress have exploited the people of Delhi for years. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor November 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • Delhi to have fresh elections as BJP, AAP, Congress say they are ready to face the voters November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: After the three major parties of Delhi - BJP, AAP and Congress - expressed their unwillingness to form government and ready to seek fresh mandate, the national capital is headed for Assembly elections to end the eight-month-long political uncertainty. Indications are that Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, who met leaders...
  • AAP favours fresh polls in Delhi; BJP, Congress share the same stand November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leaders on Monday evening met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to discuess the possibilities of government formation in Delhi. Following the stand of BJP and Congress, AAP also favoured fresh polls in the national capital. Earlier on Monday Congress who is looking forward to improve its fortune...
  • HC seeks Delhi government reply on plea challenging reimbursement rule under RTE Act October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a response of the city government on a plea by an association of private schools which has challenged the provision under the Right to Education Act pertaining to their reimbursement for expenditure incurred on providing education to poor children. A bench...
  • SC says will wait as it's a positive move to form a government in Delhi, adjourns hearing to Nov 11 October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing on the government formation in Delhi to November 11 saying that Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has made positive moves in this regard. The apex court said, "It appears that the Lieutenant Governor has made positive moves in exploring the possibility of...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 29, 2014

    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 October 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Jamat terrorists Boma Mizal, Sayedullah named as Yusuf's handlers in Burdwan terror attack October 29, 2014

    A terror tree established from the interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveal that the Jamat terrorists in 2007 came to India after the terror outfit was banned in Bangladeh in 2005. ...