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  • 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. ...
  • CWG scam: CBI raids DDA and CPWD officers April 25, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting raids on Delhi Development Authority and Central Public Works Department officers in connection with laying of synthetic turf for lawn bowl event during the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. The raids are being carried out at 20 places in Delhi...
  • Forty CWG projects come under CVC scanner April 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Widening its probe, the Central Vigilance Commission is looking into at least 40 CWG-related construction and procurement works carried out by different government agencies for alleged financial irregularities. The sale of VIP passes, supply of furniture, equipment and utensil for Games Village, misuse of funds by certain central and...
  • Allegations begin after Shunglu Panel findings March 24, 2011

    A day after CNN IBN reported on the findings of the Shunglu Panel on scam in construction of games village, the round of denials and counter denials have begun. ...
  • Put CWG contract info online: CVC to govt depts January 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Aimed at speeding up its probe into the alleged corruption in Commonwealth Games (CWG) projects, the Central Vigilance Commission has directed government offices concerned to upload details of their works for the mega sporting event on its website. Sources said directions in this...
  • HC slams Waqf Board over Jangpura Masjid issue January 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Days after the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) demolished a mosque in the capital, the Delhi high court has pulled up the Waqf Board and political leaders for instigating people. Though it allowed prayers to be offered at the site, the court made it very clear that no construction work...
  • Mulayam condemns razing of mosque in Delhi January 15, 2011

    Lucknow: Condemning the demolition of a mosque in Delhi by the Delhi Development Authority, Samajwadi Party on Saturday said the matter could have been sorted out through negotiations and asked Centre and state government to rebuild the structure. "The demolition on the Noor Masjid in the dead of night on the...
  • CWG: Sharad Yadav seeks details from CPWD, DDA January 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Janata Dal United (JDU) MP Sharad Yadav, the Chairman of the standing committee on urban development, has called for a panel meeting on January 18 over Commonwealth Games' financial irregularities. Sharad Yadav has sought expenditure details from the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on...