Delhi Government

  • SC allows Sahara chief Subrata Roy to hold talks to sell properties 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed Sahara chief Subrata Roy, who has been in jail for the last five months, to use conference room in Tihar jail complex for negotiation with potential buyers of his luxury hotels in New York and London to raise Rs 10,000 crore to...
  • Delhi: CCTV cameras to be installed in cluster buses July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has decided to install CCTV cameras in cluster buses (orange buses) plying on the streets of the national capital in a bid to provide a secure environment to its passengers, especially women. Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has already started the process to install CCTV cameras in...
  • Ready for fresh polls in Delhi, says state BJP President July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has claimed that they are ready for fresh elections in Delhi. "If there is a decision of election in Delhi, then we are ready to go ahead for the election. If we were told to form government, then we will go ahead with the...
  • BJP looks at forming government in Delhi, denies horse trading of MLAs July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Efforts to form a government are underway in Delhi. The BJP has said that they will stake claim to form the government if they are called by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung. However, they denied reports of horse trading and possibility of formation of government by weaning away a...
  • Congress hints at government formation in Delhi, efforts underway July 17, 2014

    Congress leader Barkha Shukla has said that government should be formed in the national capital. "It does not matter who forms but there should be a government. What if elections do take place but the same situation arises again," she asks. ...
  • BJP spreading rumours to form government in Delhi: Congress July 16, 2014

    Congress leader Haroon Yusuf on Wednesday said, "I don't think the BJP wants to form a government in Delhi. They are spreading such rumours just to divert the public's attention." ...
  • BJP MLAs put pressure on party to form government in Delhi July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata party MLAs are pressurising the party to form the government in Delhi, said sources on Wednesday. A section of the BJP MLAs also met party Delhi Chief Satish Upadhyay in this regard. Sources added that Jagdish Mukhi was the front-runner for the chief minister's post. Sources...
  • Delhi government raids 96 premises involved in stocking acid July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of efforts to check the illegal sale of acid in the national capital, Delhi government on Friday raided as many as 96 premises and sealed three premises involved in stocking acid for business. "During the inspection, 17 premises were identified violating the norms, 8 cases have...
  • Union Budget: Delhi government awaits funds to complete projects July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday pinned its hope on the Centre for allocation of funds in the General Budget to execute its major schemes such as cleaning of the Yamuna, development of unauthorized colonies and strengthening of power transmission in the national capital. The Delhi government has urged Centre...
  • Delhi government mulls ways to check building mishaps July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In an effort to check incidents of fire and building collapse in the national capital, Delhi government is planning to provide temporary water and electricity connections to those buildings which fail to obtain fire safety certificate. As per the proposal, the electricity and water rates for these buildings will...
  • Kejriwal agitation: SC decides not to go ahead with issues July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday decided not to go ahead with the several issues arising in the wake of the then Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's role in a leading protest while holding constitutional office in January this year. The court, which on Janaury 24 had asked the Ministry...
  • Delhi government sanctions 10 school building projects July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has sanctioned 10 senior secondary school building projects at various locations in Delhi, construction work of which will start within two months time. "The entire project will cost Rs 174 crore approximately and tender for these projects have been initiated. The work at site shall start...
  • Delhi government to improve toilet facilities in schools June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: To ensure proper toilet facilities in government schools in the city, the Delhi government is carrying out sanitation and renovation works in its educational institutions in this regard. In order to deal with poor condition of toilets in government schools, the Education department has set up a time limit...
  • Delhi government cracks down on illegal LPG refilling units June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a crackdown on people involved in illegal filling of cooking gas, Delhi government on Thursday raided 164 premises across the city and seized 293 cylinders. FIRs have been lodged against 32 persons allegedly involved in illegal filling of LPG from big cylinders into small cylinders and selling illegal...
  • No shortfall in onion, potato stocks in city: Delhi government June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Wednesday said that the current stock of onions and potatoes which was recently procured from Maharashtra was more than adequate to meet the requirements of the city. As per directions of the Delhi Lt Governor, the Delhi Agricultural Marketing Board (DAMB) has started selling onions and...
  • 'Inauspicious' Delhi government bungalow to be turned into guest house June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The sprawling bungalow at 33, Shamnath Marg in Delhi's Civil Lines area will soon be turned into a state guest house as no senior official or political leader is willing to live there given its "inauspicious" past. The Delhi government's spacious four-bedroom bungalow is considered to be worth several...
  • Delhi: L-G asks NAFED to purchase onions June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid apprehension of hike in onion prices, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday instructed the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) to purchase onions on behalf of Delhi government to create a stock of the vegetable. The Managing Director of NAFED assured Jung that they have the...
  • Delhi: L-G Najeeb Jung inspects de-silting work June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday reviewed the de-silting 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...
  • Delhi constable's family to get Rs one crore assistance from government June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday announced assistance of Rs one crore to the family of traffic constable Mana Ram, who was mowed down by a car while on duty on Saturday night. Jung said that the government will also explore the possibility of extending all help...
  • Delhi: Hospitals to give first free copy of birth, death certificates June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Soon you can get the first free copy of birth and death certificate from the hospitals itself, as the Delhi government launched the facility at the Lok Nayak Hospital. Delhi Chief Secretary, SK Srivastava handed over the first free birth certificate to one Ranjana Gupta, mother of the new...
  • Jessica Lal murder case: Convict Manu Sharma seeks parole for exams June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to police and sought their response on the parole plea of Manu Sharma, who is serving a life term in the Jessica Lal murder case, so that he could sit for post-graduation examinations in human rights. Justice Geeta Mittal asked police...
  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh asks Delhi L-G to improve power situation June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of acute power crisis in Delhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday spoke to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and asked him to take immediate steps for early resolution of the problem. "Spoke to Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Shri Najeeb Jung regarding an early resolution of...
  • Delhi: Proposal for liquor price hike sent to L-G June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Get ready to shell out more for your booze as Delhi government is all set to notify revised prices of liquor with the hike to be in the range of about 10-15 per cent. The hike proposal drawn up by the Excise department has been sent to Lt...
  • Power cuts in Delhi to last for 3-4 more days, says Najeeb Jung June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Many areas of the national capital may continue to face planned blackouts for a few more days as repairs to the power towers and lines which were damaged in the storm that hit the city last week are taking time, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung said on Friday. "Before...
  • AAP questions L-G's decision to send team to Gujarat June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The AAP on Thursday questioned Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung's decision to send a government team to Gujarat to study the state's model for cleaning rivers and replicate it in Delhi, saying the "ill-timed move will further the political agenda of the BJP". Criticising the move, the Aam Aadmi...
  • Delhi bureaucrats to take lessons from Gujarat on power, Yamuna issues June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government is interested in learning from Gujarat model of development to address the issues of power and Yamuna cleaning in the national capital. A team of Delhi government officials will be going to Gujarat on Thursday to study the state's solar model of power and the Sabarmati...
  • Nursery admission: SC seeks government's reply on parents' plea May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Delhi government on a plea of four parents that their children be also granted admission in nursery class under the inter-state transfer category in pursuance of an earlier order. The apex court had on May 7 asked the Directorate...
  • Opted for fresh election in Delhi as it was the only way out: Kejriwal May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal sought to clarify that he opted for fresh elections despite having requested the Delhi Lieutenant Governor not to dissolve the Assembly after Najeeb Jung told him that the government formation was not possible due to technical reasons. "I agree that I wrote to...
  • 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...
  • No relief for discoms; Delhi HC defers hearing on CAG audit May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday deferred the hearing on the plea by three private discoms to stay the city government's decision asking the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) to audit their accounts. A bench comprising Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw fixed July 22...