DELHI GOVERNMENT

  • HC seeks Delhi government reply on plea challenging reimbursement rule under RTE Act Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a response of the city government on a plea by an association of private schools which has challenged the provision under the Right to Education Act pertaining to their reimbursement for expenditure incurred on providing education to poor children. A bench...
  • SC says will wait as it's a positive move to form a government in Delhi, adjourns hearing to Nov 11 Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing on the government formation in Delhi to November 11 saying that Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has made positive moves in this regard. The apex court said, "It appears that the Lieutenant Governor has made positive moves in exploring the possibility of...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 2 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Jamat terrorists Boma Mizal, Sayedullah named as Yusuf's handlers in Burdwan terror attack 2 days ago

    A terror tree established from the interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveal that the Jamat terrorists in 2007 came to India after the terror outfit was banned in Bangladeh in 2005. ...
  • Delhi stalemate: L-G Jung to hold consultations with BJP, AAP, Congress 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Rapped by the Supreme Court, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung will kick off consultations with BJP, AAP and Congress in the next couple of days in fresh efforts to install an elected government in the capital or dissolving the assembly to pave way for elections early next year. Jung,...
  • Standoff continues over Delhi government, BJP yet undecided 3 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rapped up the Narendra Modi government over the delay in resolving the stalemate over the Delhi government and said, "We have given enough time but nothing has happened so far." The BJP is still undecided over forming the government as it is short of seven...
  • News 360: Air India violates DGCA flying duty hours norms for crew 3 days ago

    In the news yet again for wrong reasons, India's state air carrier Air India has been accused of flouting civil aviation guidelines and putting lives of hundreds of passengers at risk everyday. ...
  • BJP appears undecided on taking shot at power in Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the Supreme Court put the issue on a fast forward mode, BJP on Tuesday appeared undecided on taking a shot at power in Delhi and may prefer fresh polls early next year. However, its rivals AAP and Congress accused BJP of "running away" from the elections...
  • HC issues show cause notice to Traffic Police, Delhi government on plying of e-Rickshaws 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued show cause notices to the Traffic Police and the Transport Department as to why contempt proceedings not be initiated against them for not taking action against e-Rickshaws which are plying despite a ban on them. The court expressed surprise that e-Rickshaws...
  • L-G should dissolve Delhi assembly, conduct fresh polls: Kejriwal 3 days ago

    The Delhi assembly is under suspended animation since last February. The matter is before the Supreme Court and the Aam Aadmi Party, which ruled Delhi for just 49 days, wants fresh elections and dismissal of the current assembly. The BJP is dillydallying. ...
  • No end to standoff over Delhi government even as SC pulls up Centre; BJP yet to take a decision 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rapped up the Narendra Modi government over the delay in resolving the stalemate over the Delhi government and said, "We have given enough time but nothing has happened so far." The remarks came after the Centre informed the apex court that President Pranab Mukherjee...
  • Will take decision on forming government in Delhi at the right time: BJP 3 days ago

    Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party President Satish Upadhayay said, "We will take the decision when the time is right." President Pranab Mukherjee has also approved Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's plan to invite the single largest party, the BJP, to form the government in the national capital. ...
  • I am no more interested in Delhi politics, says Sheila Dikshit 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday ruled herself out of the Delhi politics saying, "I am not interested in Delhi politics." Sheila had ruled the national capital for 15 years before losing the elections to Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi constituency. On the issue...
  • BJP faces Hamletian dilemma in Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: It seems Hamlet is the flavour of the season across political circles of India. The Bharatiya Janata Party, which has emerged as the single largest party in Maharashtra, is facing the same dilemma on whether to go with the Shiv Sena or not. The BJP is the single...
  • Will give befitting reply at right time: BJP on forming government in Delhi 3 days ago

    The Bharatiya Janata Party said the party will give a befitting reply over the government formation in Delhi at the right time. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said, "If such an invitation comes to the BJP from the Lieutenant Governor in the future, we will give a befitting reply at the...
  • SC criticises Centre's delaying tactics in resolving the Delhi government stalemate 3 days ago

    New Delhi: As the standoff over the Delhi government continues, the Supreme Court on Tuesday criticised the Centre's delaying tactics in resolving the stalemate. The apex court said, "We have given enough time but nothing has happened so far." The Centre has told the Supreme Court that it has got...
  • BJP shouldn't get right to form government in Delhi: Congress's Mukesh Sharma 3 days ago

    The Congress hit out at Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's plan to invite single largest party, ie BJP, to form the government in Delhi. Congress leader Mukesh Sharma said, "BJP should not get the right to form the government. This is against the democracy and if they still are given the...
  • President approves L-G's plan to invite single largest party to form government in Delhi, say sources 3 days ago

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday approved Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's plan to invite single largest party to form government in Delhi, said sources. The President's decision was conveyed to the Lieutenant Governor on Monday night. The decision will be communicated to the Supreme Court as it will hear the...
  • Delhi: PWD to launch online booking of community centres for weddings 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Public Works Department is all set to launch an online system for booking its community centres and parks for marriage functions and other events. The department has started trial run of the online booking project and is removing all hurdles coming in the way of implementing it....
  • Delhi: 111 drivers lose their driving licenses for drunk driving October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: In a crackdown against drunk driving in the national capital, Delhi government has suspended licenses of 89 drivers for a year while licenses of 22 drivers of commercial vehicles have permanently been cancelled for the same offence. "We have suspended licences of 89 drivers, who were found driving...
  • Delhi Congress requests arrangements for Chhath Puja October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: In view of Chhath Puja festival, Delhi Congress on Thursday urged Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to ensure adequate arrangements at Yamuna River's ghats in the national capital. In a letter to Jung, DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely said that taking into consideration the interest of lakhs of Poorvanchalis...
  • Free education for transgender kids in Delhi schools October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Transgender children will study in Delhi schools free with Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday approving their admission under the category of "disadvantaged group" defined by the Right to Education Act. It means these kids will be eligible for 25 per cent reservation under the economically weaker section (EWS)...
  • Rajnath Singh reviews law and order situation in Delhi October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of attacks on cops by criminals, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday reviewed law and order situation in the national capital and directed the Delhi Police to check illegal gun running in the city. At a high-level meeting, attended by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, Commissioner...
  • Delhi: New RTR flyover, related projects appear well thought-out, says HC October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that Public Works Department (PWD)'s "macro" project which includes construction of a three-lane flyover parallel to the existing one at Rao Tula Ram Marg for easing traffic congestion in the area appears to be "well thought-out". A bench of justices Badar...
  • Speculation rife on Centre's position on Delhi government formation October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the next Supreme Court hearing on government formation in the capital, there has been speculation about what would be Centre's position on the issue before the apex court on Friday. Reviewing the political situation on Tuesday, the BJP had indicated its readiness to face fresh elections...
  • Delhi government to build toilets in 700 slum clusters October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has decided to construct toilet blocks in 700 slum clusters after identifying the shortfall of lavatories in these settlements, an official said on Sunday. "The shortage of toilet blocks in Jhuggi Jhopdi (slum dwelling) clusters has made DUSIB take it as a mission to provide toilet...
  • Delhi government officials take pledge for 'Clean India' Mission October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Government officials on Thursday took a pledge along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make India 'clean' by October 2, 2019 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Officers from various departments of Delhi Government along with the staff led by the Chief Secretary DM...
  • Delhi: South Ex-II project won't inconvenience residents, Jung to HC September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The decision for commercialisation and redevelopment of South Extension-II and East Kidwai Nagar areas was taken after considering views of all stakeholders, including people living nearby, the Delhi High Court was today informed on behalf of the Lt Governor. The submission was made before Justice Vibhu Bakhru in...
  • Delhi government conducts drive against hoarding, malpractices September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: In view of the festive season, Delhi government has intensified its drive against hoarding of essential commodities, their blackmarketing, overcharging consumers and other such malpractices by wholesalers and retailers. "As part of the drive, 25 teams raided 180 premises in different parts of the national capital in the last...