Delhi Government

  • Denial of admission; HC asks Delhi government to probe, take steps 3 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government to probe the allegation of an NGO that over 80 kids have been denied admission in schools on the ground that they do not have residential proof. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and RS Endlaw said that...
  • Delhi government to provide aadhaar cards to children living in homes Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi government has undertaken an intensive drive to enrol children housed in government and NGO run institutions for issue of Aadhaar cards. The Department of Women and Child Development has directed all the superintendents and officer-in-charge of the institutions to coordinate with the Unique Identification Authority of India...
  • Delhi government warns people against buying gramsabha land Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi government has retrieved approximately 70 bigha Gramsabha land having an estimated market value of approx Rs 30 crores after carrying out a series of demolition drives in villages Maidangarhi, Ayanagar, Jonapur and Chattarpur. The drive was conducted by the block development office (South) on the directions of District...
  • Delhi: e-rickshaws to carry 4 passengers at a time, say draft rules Yesterday

    New Delhi: A mandatory driving licence and a maximum speed limit of 25 km per hour are among the conditions that the central government will impose for allowing plying of e-rickshaws, which had been banned by the Delhi High Court for want of regulations. A maximum of only four passengers will...
  • Delhi: Najeeb Jung asks DDA to finalise draft guidelines for green buildings Yesterday

    New Delhi: Development agencies in their layout plans of plots measuring more than 3000 sqm have to contruct underground water storage tank and roof-top water harvesting system as per the draft regulations for "green" buildings, as proposed in the Master Plan of Delhi-2021. Also all hospitals, commercial, industrial, hotels, restaurants and...
  • Delhi government retrieves 70 bigha land after demolition drive 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Monday carried out demolition drives in several villages here and retrieved around 70 bigha gram sabha land worth Rs 30 crore. The demolition drives was carried out in Maidangarhi, Ayanagar, Jonapur, and Chattarpur villages, District Magistrate (South), Niharika Rai said, adding that around 70 bigha...
  • BJP doing nothing for welfare of Delhiites: Congress 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Accusing BJP-led Central government of failing to solve basic issues being faced by people of the national capital, Delhi Congress on Monday said that the saffron party was "doing nothing for the welfare of people". "BJP leaders are making a futile bid to push back the development works in...
  • Delhi government gives last chance to 2579 bus operators 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has decided to give a last chance to around 2579 operators of contract and mini buses for renewing their cancelled permits. The permits of these operators were cancelled last month after their addresses were found to be incorrect by Delhi Police. According to state transport authority (STA)...
  • BJP will form Delhi govt in 'fully democratic way': Ram Madhav 3 days ago

    Varanasi: Brushing aside AAP's allegations of horse-trading, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said his party would form the government in Delhi in "fully democratic way". Asserting that his party was not in favour of forming the government through undemocratic means, Madhav said "had there been such things (horse-trading) then...
  • Delhi government hires 6,000 teachers to fill shortage in schools 3 days ago

    New Delhi: To overcome the problem of shortage of teachers in the government schools in the national capital, Delhi government has hired more than 6,000 guest teachers and 10,000 more are expected to join soon, a senior official said. "Several initiatives are being taken to fill the gap of shortage...
  • Delhi: Congress challenges BJP to seek dissolution of Assembly 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday challenged BJP to dissolve the Delhi Assembly if they are so confident of 'Modi wave' in the city which has been attributed for ABVP's clean sweep in Delhi University Student's Union elections. "If BJP is so confident of Modi's wave in the national capital, the...
  • Why did you make single-lane RTR flyover? HC asks Delhi government 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has questioned the Public Works Department's (PWD) decision to construct a single-lane flyover on Rao Tula Ram (RTR) marg on the Outer Ring Road here in 2009 (rpt in 2009) saying "we all have been victims of that road". "Why...
  • Delhi: Congress disapproves of Sheila Dikshit's remarks backing BJP 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Thursday disapproved of former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's remarks that the BJP should be given an opportunity to form government in Delhi. Distancing itself from the statement, party general secretary in-charge for Delhi Shakeel Ahmed dubbed it as "personal opinion". "Shiela Ji's comments on govt...
  • Sand mining in capital: NGT seeks Delhi government's response 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Thursday sought the Delhi government's response on illegal extraction of sand being carried out in the Yamuna river bed at Wazirabad and Jagatpur bund areas. The order came over a petition by Rahul Nagar, filed through advocate Gaurav Kumar Bansal, seeking a direction to...
  • Delhi: HC reserves order on PIL challenging post-poll alliances 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a PIL opposing the practice of forging post-poll alliances by political parties to gain power on the ground that electors are being kept in the dark about it at the time of casting their votes. "We will consider your...
  • Kejriwal asks L-G to withdraw letter to President on Delhi government formation 1 week ago

    New Delhi: AAP leaders on Wednesday met Delhi L-G Najeeb Jung and asked him to withdraw the letter to the President seeking his permission to invite the BJP to form the government in Delhi. "We have submitted the CD of our sting operation which shows BJP trying to buy our...
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  • SC seeks Centre's reply on government formation in Delhi on October 10 September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Setting a new time line, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to apprise it on October 10 the outcome of the process undertaken by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on government formation in Delhi, saying "alleged horse-trading" will continue if a decision is not taken. A five-judge Constitution...
  • News 360: 200 dead, 47000 rescued, lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 9, 2014

    More than 47,000 people have been evacuated in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir which has witnessed its worst floods in six decades. Nearly 200 people have lost their lives and lakhs have been stranded in the floods, landslides and house collapses triggered by torrential monsoon rains since September 2. ...
  • CPI asks President to stop L-G from inviting BJP to form Delhi government September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Tuesday sought President Pranab Mukherjee's intervention to ensure that Delhi's Lt Governor does not invite the BJP to form government in Delhi saying it will be unconstitutional and demanded fresh polls. "Please direct the Lt Governor of Delhi that he should not...
  • Delhi government to teach children refusal skills to prevent their abuse September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government is devising comprehensive awareness modules to prevent child abuse, especially sexual abuse. The awareness modules are not only meant for children but also for the parents, teachers and other care givers in Homes where children in need of care and protection are lodged. "Though there are...
  • Neither BJP, nor AAP is clean: Congress on Delhi government formation September 9, 2014

    As the political crisis in Delhi over government formation deepens, Congress hit out at both the Aam Aadmi Party and Bharatiya Janata Party. Party leader Sandeep Dikshit said, "AAP is not clean either. They have approached us a number of times and Kejriwal is literally on our knees asking us...
  • BJP's move to form Delhi Government 'unethical, unconstitutional': Congress September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming BJP's reported move to form government in Delhi as "unethical and unconstitutional", Congress on Sunday said that the saffron outfit does not have the numbers to do so and vowed to launch a "fight to the finish" against it. Launching the "Aakrosh Rally" against BJP and Aam Aadmi...
  • Now get mobile recharge, travel tickets at Fair Price Shops September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhiites can now recharge their mobile phones, DTH cards, book tickets and buy many other things at Fair Price Shops (FPS) in the city with the Delhi government liberalising the policy for sale of goods and services through these outlets for subsidised rations. In a bid to improve the...
  • BJP appearing close to forming govt in Delhi September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP appears close to returning to power in Delhi after a hiatus of over 15 years with indication emerging that the party was ready to form government if invited to take the reins by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, notwithstanding opposition from some senior leaders. Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay,...
  • Nothing wrong if BJP asked to form government in Delhi: Badal September 7, 2014

    Ludhiana: With moves being made for the government formation in Delhi, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said there was nothing wrong in Bharatiya Janata Party being invited to form the government, and dismissed the charges made by Aam Aadmi Party and Congress that it promoted 'horse-trading'. "There...
  • BJP will not indulge in horse-trading to form government in Delhi: Rajnath Singh September 6, 2014

    Jammu: With speculation of the Bharatiya Janata Party being invited to form government in Delhi being rife, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said a call will be taken once formal proposal is received from the Lieutenant Governor even as he dismissed any attempt to form government by poaching MLAs...
  • Delhi: L-G invitrs BJP to form government, sends report to MHA September 5, 2014

    The Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday received a report from the Lieutenant General Najeeb Jung on the stalemate over government formation in Delhi. In the report, Jung has sought President's nod to consult Bharatiya Janata Party, the single largest party in the Assembly on government formation, say sources. ...
  • HC takes note of child workers, seeks report from Delhi government September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday took note of the slow pace in rescuing and rehabilitating child workers in the national capital and asked the city government to consider the suggestions given by an NGO on the issue. "The senior advocate, appearing for the NGO, today filed the...