DELHI GOVERNMENT

  • Helmets not must for Sikh women, it's optional: Delhi government to HC Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed by the city government that Sikh women have been exempted from wearing helmets while driving two-wheelers or riding pillion. The Delhi Transport Department told the bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw that it has made...
  • Delhi government sets up helpline for information on Ebola 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government has set up a control room and helpline in the city for internal monitoring of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and to provide information about the disease to the public. The control room can be contacted at 011-22307145. "As of now Ebola has not reached India....
  • Delhi government puts ban on purchase of new vehicles for officials 5 days ago

    New Delhi: As part of an austerity measure, the Delhi government has imposed a ban on purchase of new vehicles for all officials, including those of civic bodies in the city, until the old ones complete their required life cycles. As per the new move, officials are also not supposed to...
  • NHRC issues notice to Delhi government and Police November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Delhi government and Police over reports of inaction in a case of sexual assault of two blind students and sought a report from them within two weeks. According to an official statement released on Monday, the notices have been...
  • Delhi: 34th India International Trade Fair opens on November 14 November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the India International Trade Fair, 2014 on November 14 in which over 6,500 companies from India and abroad are expected to participate. "The 34th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) will be inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee...
  • Delhi government asked to reply on plea over encroachment of cremation ground November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought responses of the city government and municipal corporation on a plea seeking a direction against two private hospitals for allegedly encroaching upon a 300-year-old cremation ground for parking purpose. The two hospitals Deepak Memorial Hospital and Shanti Mukund Hospital were also...
  • Eliminating child labour: Delhi government accepts NGO's suggestions November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The city government on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan's suggestions for eliminating child child labour from the national capital are "acceptable and workable". In view of the statement made by the Additional Labour Commissioner of Delhi government, a bench of Chief Justice...
  • Fresh polls in Delhi was only solution: Manish Sisodia November 4, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party's leader and former education minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia said that there was no other way to end this uncertainty but fresh polls in Delhi. ...
  • Parties gear up for Delhi elections; no CM candidate for BJP, Congress, AAP to project Arvind Kejriwal November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The poll bugle has been sounded in Delhi which has been without an elected government for eight months. The Union cabinet on Tuesday recommended the dissolution of the Delhi assembly and all parties have geared up for fresh elections in the national capital. The Bharatiya Janata Party held a...
  • BJP, Congress have exploited people of Delhi: Kejriwal November 4, 2014

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal who led a 49-day government in Delhi said that both BJP and Congress have exploited the people of Delhi for years. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor November 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • Delhi to have fresh elections as BJP, AAP, Congress say they are ready to face the voters November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: After the three major parties of Delhi - BJP, AAP and Congress - expressed their unwillingness to form government and ready to seek fresh mandate, the national capital is headed for Assembly elections to end the eight-month-long political uncertainty. Indications are that Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, who met leaders...
  • AAP favours fresh polls in Delhi; BJP, Congress share the same stand November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leaders on Monday evening met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to discuess the possibilities of government formation in Delhi. Following the stand of BJP and Congress, AAP also favoured fresh polls in the national capital. Earlier on Monday Congress who is looking forward to improve its fortune...
  • HC seeks Delhi government reply on plea challenging reimbursement rule under RTE Act October 30, 2014

    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 October 30, 2014

    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 October 29, 2014

    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 October 29, 2014

    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 October 29, 2014

    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 October 29, 2014

    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 October 28, 2014

    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 October 28, 2014

    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 October 28, 2014

    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 October 28, 2014

    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 October 28, 2014

    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 October 28, 2014

    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 October 28, 2014

    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 October 28, 2014

    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 October 28, 2014

    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 October 28, 2014

    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 October 28, 2014

    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...