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  • Delhi: Network of skywalks, arcades at 11 metro stations approved 21 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Skywalks and arcades will be built in and around one existing and 10 upcoming metro stations to allow passengers seamless travel and decongest the routes under a new plan for inter-modal transport approved on Thursday. Lt Governor Najeeb Jung reviewed a presentation made by Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure...
  • Delhi: Najeeb Jung asks DDA to finalise draft guidelines for green buildings 2 days ago

    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...
  • HC seeks Centre's response on Lokayukta appointment in Delhi September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking the status of the appointment of Lokayukta in the national capital, a post which is lying vacant since June last year. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw also directed the...
  • Dengue mosquito-breeding found at DTU, DTC depot, DDA office September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: DDA and Delhi Technical University are among several institutions in the capital that have been penalised for failing to check breeding of dengue mosquitoes on their premises. According to a report released today, nine VIP challans have been issued by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) after positive...
  • DDA website restored; over 18 lakh hits in two days September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Development Authority on Tuesday restored its online service after a massive response to its mega housing scheme crashed the official website. Top DDA officials said that the website received a whopping 18.25 lakh hits since the launch of the housing scheme on Monday under which over 25,000...
  • Mad rush to acquire 25,000 DDA flats continue September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: It's that time of the year when people get into a mad rush to get their hands on a prime piece of real estate in Delhi. Delhi Development Authority's housing auction- the biggest ever, has been rolled out with more than 25,000 flats on offer. The new scheme...
  • Challenge to DDA's housing scheme: Delhi HC queries JJ associations September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday questioned four associations of JJ clusters about their right to challenge DDA's new housing scheme under which over 25,000 flats would be sold through draw of lots. A bench of Justice VK Shali did not issue any notice to the city government...
  • Delhi High Court seeks records pertaining to land acquisition for metro work July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Land Acquisition Collector (LAC) to produce the records relating to award of compensation payable to residents whose plots have been handed over to DMRC for metro-related construction here in south Delhi. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul issued...
  • DDA to use soil bio-technology to meet water shortage June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority has decided to use an innovative 'soil bio-technology', developed by IIT-Bombay, to meet the water requirement in Dwarka area. "The project proposes using soil bio-technology treatment of bioremediated water, sourced from Palam drain. The technology will allow the remediated water from the drain, high in...
  • Delhi government pays Rs 3.5 lakh each to families of labourers May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: On the directions of National Human Rights Commission, Delhi Government has paid Rs 3.5 lakh each to the families of two men, who were killed while cleaning a sewer in Rohini area of the national capital in June, 2012. According to an NHRC statement released on Tuesday, in response...
  • 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...
  • Delhi government proposes recategorisation of colonies, revision of circle rates May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has proposed recategorisation of colonies in the national capital and revision of circle rates to address discrepancies in the existing setup and to generate more revenue. "The idea is to put the colonies having similar market rates in the same category. At present there is...
  • Delhi Cabinet clears Jan Lokpal Bill draft February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Cabinet has finally cleared the final draft of the Jan Lokpal Bill on Monday. The government was planning to pass the bill in a special session at the Indira Gandhi stadium on February 16. The AAP has invited the public to attend. Once the bill is...
  • Delhi's millennium bus depot pits AAP government against Centre January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's decision to shift the millennium bus depot from the banks of Yamuna has led to yet another fight between the AAP government and the Centre. The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has expressed its inability to provide alternate land before the Delhi High Court...
  • Two DDA employees arrested in fake plot scam September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Three people, including two Delhi Development Authority (DDA) employees, were arrested here for duping people of Rs 3.83 crore by allotting fake DDA plots, police said Wednesday. Gang leader Prem Shankar, currently lodged in Tihar Jail in a similar case for the last nine months, was arrested Sep 9...
  • Delhi: BJP MLAs meet Lt Gov, seek NOC for unauthorised colonies August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: BJP MLAs on Sunday met the Lt Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung, seeking grant of No Objection Certificates (NOCs) to unauthorised colonies on DDA land for expedition of development work in these colonies. The MLAs who were led by Vijay Kumar Malhotra, Leader of the Opposition in Legislative...
  • CJ Show: DDA flats lack basic amenities June 3, 2013

    Buyers turn CJ's to showcase the lack of basic amenities in DDA flats. They also say that the proposed flats are incomplete and uninhabitable. ...
  • CJ: DDA land sold for constructing a mall May 13, 2013

    CJ Suchita tells how land meant for community facilities have now been commercialsed for construction of a huge mall. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: Citizens voice their civic and other concerns May 13, 2013

    This week on the CJ show we focus on civic issues faced by citizens along with a struggle of a wife of a prisoner of war. ...
  • Govt decides to allot DDA flat to Delhi braveheart's family February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday decided to allot a Delhi Development Authority (DDA) flat to the family of the 23-year-old girl who was gangraped and brutally assaulted in a moving bus in New Delhi in December 2012. A middle-income group flat costing around Rs 50 lakh is likely to be...
  • DDA flat likely for family of Delhi braveheart February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Government is likely to allot a flat to the family of the 23-year-old girl who was gangraped and brutally assaulted in a moving bus in New Delhi last December. The middle income group Delhi Development Authority (DDA) flat costing around Rs 50 lakh would be alloted from the...
  • 1000th CJ report exposes Nehru Place parking mess August 18, 2012

    CJ Bhagwan Bhairwani, a shopkeeper, takes on authorities who have turned a blind eye to the lack of upkeep of a busy commercial centre in the capital. ...
  • DDA ordered to pay Rs 3,000 damages to RTI applicant May 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to hand out a compensation of Rs 3,000 to an RTI applicant for providing "misleading information" which caused her mental and physical harassment. Laxmi Aggarwal had filed a right to information (RTI) application with the DDA on March...
  • Delhi: MCD likely to hike parking charges May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The newly-trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) announced on Wednesday that it was likely to increase the parking charges. In the first interaction with the media, commissioners of the newly created North, South and East Delhi municipal corporations laid out their ideas for the road ahead. "The focus will be...
  • Delhi HC directs DDA to take encroached land back May 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to take suitable actions for taking back possession of land encroached by Delhi legislator Asif Mohammad Khan for running an illegal zoo. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice AK Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw hearing...
  • Buyers to get possession of CWG flats soon February 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Relief for CWG home buyers as Delhi High Court on Thursday has ordered Delhi Development Authority to issue completion certificate to owners of flats. The completion certificate will be given to 30 of the total 34 towers of CWG village. The two towers of DDA and EMAAR-MGF each...
  • No sealing in Delhi till March 2012: SC January 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended till March its order staying the sealing of unauthorised commercial units operating in residential localities in the national capital and asked the authorities to ensure that no fresh encroachments or regularisations were permitted during the period. A bench of justices G S Singhvi...
  • CWG: Home owners caught in DDA, Emaar tussle November 13, 2011

    New Delhi: One year after the Commonwealth Games those who booked flats in the Games Village are yet to get possession. Over 450 home buyers paid Rs two crores each, that's around Rs 1500 crore for flats in the games village. Rajiv and Upasana are among the 450 who booked a...
  • DDA seals 2 buildings of Emaar MGF at CWG village August 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Two days after the CBI filed FIR against the Emaar MGF properties in Delhi and Hyderabad, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has sealed two buildings at the Commonwealth Games village in the capital. The DDA said Emaar MGF broke building rules during constructions. The action comes after the CAG report...
  • Citizen Journalist: Prem fights DDA, brokers May 22, 2011

    Citizen journalist Prem Kandwal reports of how the DDA works hand-in-hand with brokers. ...