MCD

  • Congress slams AAP government over financial woes of MCD Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the AAP government over the dire financial status of the Delhi's municipal bodies, saying the grants to the corporations had been reduced drastically. Instead of working on a solution for the cash strapped corporations, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is playing...
  • Delhi not even an 'Asia-class city' in cleanliness, says HC January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Castigating municipal bodies for not clearing garbage, Delhi High Court on Wednesday observed that the national capital was "not even an Asia-class city" in terms of cleanliness. "How will we make Delhi a world-class city? It is not even an Asia-class city. Despite all the norms and number...
  • Watch: Delhi BJP Councillor caught on camera slapping MCD Junior Engineer January 14, 2015

    A BJP Councillor Neeraj Gupta slapped a MCD Junior Engineer who had come to put a stop to unauthorized construction in Sangam Vihar area of Delhi on Wednesday. ...
  • Delhi BJP Councillor slaps MCD Junior Engineer January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A BJP Councillor slapped a MCD Junior Engineer who had come to put a stop to unauthorized construction in Sangam Vihar area of Delhi on Wednesday. BJP's Neeraj Gupta, Councillor from Ward 188 of Delhi, was caught on camera slapping the engineer and then trying to again beat him...
  • Delhi elections: Ramlila Maidan gears up to host Modi on Saturday January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Preparations are almost complete at the Ramlila Maidan for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally on January 10 where some major announcements are likely to be made by him. Both North Delhi Municipal Corporation and Delhi BJP unit are working in tandem to give finishing touches to the arrangements as...
  • Delhi University to run 'Gifted Education Mahaabhiyan' for NDMC, MCD schools January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Underprivileged yet talented students from classes V to IX of 90 MCD and NDMC schools will be nurtured by Delhi University under a special campaign to ensure holistic learning for them. 'Gifted Education Mahaabhiyan', involving a funding of Rs 1.8 crore by the government's Department of Science and...
  • Rajnath Singh visits police stations, hospitals in Delhi November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday conducted surprise checks at various public places, including hospital, police station, railway station and municipal office, to take stock of cleanliness and other problems faced by the people there. Accompanied by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, Police Commissioner BS Bassi, Singh visited a...
  • Delhi: Students face poor conditions in MCD school in pursuit of education November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: No drinking water, no clean toilets- this is the state of most of the government schools in the national capital. On the occasion of Children's Day, Citizen Journalist Vandana Anand highlights the lack of basic facilities in her Municipal Corporation Pratibha Primary School in Delhi's New Seemapuri area....
  • Dengue cases in Delhi touch near 160; rise of 32 per cent in 1 week October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: There has been an increase of nearly 32 per cent in dengue cases in the national capital in the past one week, taking the total number of cases reported this season to 158. A total of 158 cases has been reported in Delhi till October 11, while the...
  • MCD's cleanliness drive for publicity: Congress October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming it as a "publicity stunt", the Congress on Thursday lashed out at the BJP-ruled municipal corporation of Delhi over the cleanliness drive launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Criticising the corporation for doing the cleaning for photos, Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief spokesperson Mukesh Sharma today said there...
  • Delhi HC asks civic bodies to come out with plan for public toilets September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Expressing anguish over "serious dearth" of public toilets in the national capital and their bad condition, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked civic bodies, including the NDMC and the Cantonment Board, to come out with a clear plan for providing better sanitation in the city. A bench of...
  • Unauthorised constructions can't be curbed by inspections: MCDs to Delhi HC September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The municipal corporations in the city on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that unauthorised construction cannot be curbed or prevented by conducting inspections but "economic deterrents" should be put in place for this. The submission was made before a bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul...
  • Delhi government warns people against buying gramsabha land September 16, 2014

    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...
  • HC restores plea over poor sanitation facility in Delhi September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High on Wednesday restored its earlier order to have the streets, public premises, drains and parks cleaned on daily basis, including on Sundays and public holidays, in the national capital. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul agreed to bring back into existence its...
  • Stop unauthorised construction or face action: HC warns MCDs September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the municipal corporations to ensure that no unauthorised construction takes place in the national capital and warned that noncompliance of its order would result in appropriate action against the officials and persons involved. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth...
  • Prepare plan for 'corruptionfree' civic bodies: BJP to mayors July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday asked all its mayors in the three municipal corporations in the national capital to present within 10 days their vision documents for making the civic bodies transparent and corruptionfree. In a meeting with the three mayors and senior leaders of the corporations, Delhi BJP chief Satish...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show July 13, 2014

    This week, CJ puts its focus on the issues concerning the children. Be it the condition of government run schools, child labour or sexual harassment faced by young women, it's all here on the show. ...
  • Delhi: 3storey building collapses in Sarai Rohilla June 28, 2014

    At least 10 people including five children have died so far after a threestorey building collapsed in the Sarai Rohilla in New Delhi on Saturday morning. The incident took place in a congested locality and seems to have been caused by construction work on an adjacent plot, a fire official...
  • Delhi: LG Najeeb Jung inspects desilting work June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday reviewed the desilting work of drains in different parts of the city, ahead of monsoon. Seven teams, led by the Lt Governor, left the Raj Niwas at 3 PM to carry out inspections in different parts of Delhi. They covered several...
  • erickshaws not to be barred from plying in Delhi: Nitin Gadkari June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: In a relief to erickshaw operators, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday announced that the batteryoperated rickshaws will not be barred from plying in the national capital and they will be considered as nonmotorised vehicles. Addressing a rally of erickshaw owners and drivers at Ramlila Maidan, Gadkari...
  • BJP, AAP against interest of Balmiki Samaj: Congress June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Accusing BJP and Aam Aadmi Party of ignoring the Balmiki Samaj, the Delhi unit of Congress on Thursday slammed both the parties and said they were against the interest of the community. "Whenever BJP came to power, it not only ignored the interest of safai karamcharis, but was also...
  • Delhi: Najeeb Jung directs corporations to complete desilting work May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Monday directed the Municipal Corporations to complete the desilting work by May end, before the monsoon starts. Jung also urged the corporation officials to initiate strict criminal proceedings against those dumping waste and debris at unauthorized sites within the capital city. He instructed...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill: Kejriwal threatens to 'go to any extent' February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday threatened to "go to any extent" over his pet antigraft legislation, the Jan Lokpal Bill, which is opposed both by the Congress, whose continued support is essential for the survival of his government, as well as the BJP. "Corruption is extremely important...
  • CJ Impact: MCD releases salary of deceased employee after CJ report February 2, 2014

    CJ Preeti Joshi had earlier reported on how MCD's apathy had driven her husband to suicide. Amit Joshi, Preeti's husband had committed suicide after the MCD withheld his salary for months together. The authorities have now released the salary after Preeti reported the issue on the CJ show. ...
  • The CJ Show Teaser February 1, 2014

    Coming up on the Citizen Journalist show: A victim of racial abuse turns CJ to narrate his ordeal, Mumbai University professor who took classes on street following his termination shares his experiences and a CJ impact story. Watch the show on Saturday at 9:30 PM. ...
  • Over Rs 300 crore property tax due to EDMC from government bodies January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Property tax worth over Rs 300 crore is due from various government entities to the East Delhi Municipal Corporation, which has asked its department to come hard on defaulters, a senior official of the civic body said on Thursday. "Property tax worth Rs 309 crore is due from various...
  • CJ Preeti Joshi: Husband committed suicide after MCD failed to pay salary for 10 months January 12, 2014

    Amit Joshi, a 38 year old employee of MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi) was not paid his salary for 10 months only because he refused to bribe a clerk. After repeated requests and letters of complaints didn't work. Amit had to take huge debts to bring food home for his...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show January 10, 2014

    On the Citizen Journalist show this week, your battles against corruption and inefficiency through your stories. ...
  • Contractual govt employees stage protest outside CM's house January 3, 2014

    Teachers employed on a contractualbasis in government schools protested outside Delhi ChiefMinister Arvind Kejriwal's Kausambi residence on Friday morningdemanding permanent employment.They were joined by contractual employees of Delhi tourism department, also demanding permanent employment. Around 150 contractual teachers working in MCD and Delhigovernment schools raised slogans outside Kejriwal's houselike "Finish contractual...
  • AAP government can strip MCD of its powers: Sisodia December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said provisions exist to strip civic bodies of their powers, hinting the new AAP government could do so if the BJPruled municipal corporations did not grant "No Objection Certificate" (NOC) for opening new schools. "There are provisions for stripping the powers of...