DELHI GOVERNMENT

  • Uber provides full details for license to operate in Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Uber, the US-based online taxi-hailing company, on Wednesday provided "full" details to Delhi Government which it had asked for its application to resume services in the city. Authorities had set a February 25 deadline to provide supporting details for the firm's application to operate in the national capital. State Transport...
  • Delhi: Good news very soon on power tariff cut, free water, says CM Kejriwal February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: After a week in office, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government was going to cut power tariff and launch a free water scheme "very soon" in line with election promises made by Aam Aadmi Party. Kejriwal said his government has already finalised a "blue-print"...
  • Has India taken the swine flu outbreak too lightly? February 19, 2015

    Swine flu scare became worse on Thursday with over 700 people having died and 11,071 cases getting reported so far in the country in 2015. ...
  • Delhi: Government authorises 40 new drug stores to sell Tamiflu tablets for swine flu cure February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Thursday said that it has granted license to 40 new drug stores to sell Tamiflu tablets for treatment of swine flu in the national capital. Health Minister Satyendra Jain said that the government will soon open two new labs where tests of swine flu will be...
  • Swine flu: Despite government orders, patients still fail to get results on time February 19, 2015

    Despite Delhi government issuing strict orders to labs and hospitals to tackle swine flu outbreak, patients have still are not getting any results. ...
  • Media not allowed to enter premises, needs prior appointment: Delhi government February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia defended his government's decision to curb the media at the Delhi Secretariat saying 'media is not priority, the public is'. The remarks came after media was not allowed entry into the Delhi Secretariat on February 16 on the first working day of...
  • Kejriwal government's anti-corruption helpline number 011-27357169 reactivated February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has reactivated the anti-corruption helpline number for people to lodge complaints if they are harassed for bribes. The anti corruption helpline number 011-27357169 will be operational from now on wards. Kejriwal said that helpline number will guide and suggest ways to complainants on how to...
  • Delhi government will bid for coal block to produce it's own electricity February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday decided to bid for coal blocks with an aim to set up new power plants and increase its own electricity generation from current 1,000 mega watts to 4,000 mega watts. Sources said Delhi government will write a letter to the Centre seeking its view...
  • AAP foreign funding not in contravention of law: Government to Delhi High Court February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday informed Delhi High Court that nothing has been found against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in its probe regarding allegations that it had received offshore funds in violation of FCRA provisions. The counsel appearing for the Home Ministry told a bench, comprising Chief Justice G Rohini...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 16, 2015

    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 February 16, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Kejriwal asks power departments for proposals on tariff cut February 16, 2015

    Taking the first move to fulfill his poll promises, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday directed the finance and power departments to send proposals for reduction of electricity tariffs by half till the audits are completed by the Comptroller and Auditor General. ...
  • No demolition in Delhi, orders AAP government February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: There will be no demolition in the national capital, said an official source on Monday. The source also said that the decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. It was not yet clear till what time this order will be in force. ...
  • Respect Kejriwal's wish on security, says Delhi Police Chief BS Bassi February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: On the first day of his office, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Monday. The duo discussed about security of Delhi people and extending full cooperation. Bassi added, "Delhi CM assured me that the government will extend full cooperation to state police in...
  • First day of AAP government in Delhi today, no decision on convening Assembly session so far February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The first meeting of the newly elected Delhi government led by Aam Aadmi Party will take place on Monday. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal handpicked a team of six ministers and are all set to get to business today. Meanwhile, sources said no decision on convening the Assembly session has...
  • AAP government will be able to make Delhi a global city: India Inc February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian industry on Saturday exuded confidence that the AAP government will be able to make the National Capital as a global city and improve ease of doing business scenario to attract investments. PHD Chamber appealed to new Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal not to...
  • AAP Ki Sarkar: Satyendar Jain rewarded for his loyalty to Arvind Kejriwal February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: An architect by qualification, softspoken Satyendar Jain has been given the charge of key Health and Power departments in the new AAP government, a reward for his loyalty to party chief Arvind Kejriwal. At 50, Jain is the oldest member of Kejriwal-led government. Media-shy and softspoken, Jain has been...
  • Proud that one of our volunteers has become Delhi CM: Anna Hazare February 14, 2015

    Ralegan Siddhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Saturday greeted Arvind Kejriwal and said he is proud that one of his volunteers has become the Chief Minister of Delhi. "I had congratulated Arvind on the counting day as well. I again congratulate him for having taken oath as the Chief Minister....
  • Delhi government grants license to cab service provider, Uber awaits February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Saturday granted the licence to a Chennai-based cab service provider to run radio taxis for five years in the national capital. However, the decision on extending such permits to the US-based firm Uber, Taxi For Sure and another taxi service provider is yet to be...
  • Gopal Rai: A fiery orator who helped build AAP's base February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Known as a fiery orator, Gopal Rai was a former student leader who came into limelight during Anna Hazare's anti-graft movement and later played a key role in building Aam Aadmi party at the grassroot level after its launch in November 2012. Rai, who has been associated with...
  • 'AAP' Ki Sarkar: 'Giant killer' Sandeep Kumar gets ministerial berth February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A lawyer by profession, Sandeep Kumar won by one of the biggest margins in the Delhi elections and has been rewarded with a ministerial berth for working to help the party expand its base at the grass-root level. 34-year-old Kumar had defeated four-time MLA from Sultanpur Majra, Jai Kishen,...
  • Delhi Minister Manish Sisodia's journey from journalist to number 2 in Kejriwal's Cabinet February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: From journalism to anti-graft activism to the number two position in the Delhi government, Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia has come a long way to emerge as a prominent figure in Delhi's political scene. Apart from being Kejriwal's deputy, Sisodia will handle Education, Urban Development and PWD --...
  • What are the two things Kejriwal government should do at priority? February 11, 2015

    As Arvind Kejriwal-led by Aam Aadmi Party won the Delhi polls with a huge mandate, CNN-IBN asks people about the two things that Kejriwal government should do at the first priority. ...
  • Exit polls predict AAP win: Will Arvind Kejriwal deliver this time? February 9, 2015

    The exit polls conducted by major news organisations are predicting Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party is likely to get a clear majority and form the next government in Delhi. ...
  • It's counting day on Tuesday: What are your expectations from the new Delhi government? February 9, 2015

    The counting for results of voting for Delhi Assembly elections will be announced on Tuesday from 8 AM. CNN-IBN takes calls of voters from across the city and asks their expectations from the new Delhi government. ...
  • Have you done away with 2-finger test: CIC asks Delhi government February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has asked Delhi government to suo moto make public whether the controversial two-finger test to determine rape has been banned in the national capital after the health department failed to spell out a clear policy on it. The matter reached Central Information Commission after an...
  • Delhi Metro fares may be hiked after elections, last revised in 2009 February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro fares may be hiked soon after the Assembly elections as the government has initiated a process to review the rates which were last raised in 2009. The Union Urban Development Ministry has sent a proposal to the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet to set up a...
  • Uber cannot operate without license: Delhi government January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: On a day US-based taxi booking firm Uber announced resumption of services in the city, Delhi Government said the company cannot operate as the ban imposed on it last month has not been revoked. Sources said Delhi Government will consider it "totally illegal" if Uber resumes its service...
  • Government can put 15,000 CCTVs for Barack Obama but not for Indians, says Delhi HC January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Friday chided the government for installing 15,000 CCTV cameras within weeks for US President Barack Obama's upcoming visit, but failing to act fast when it comes to meet the needs of the citizens. So "let's get someone from outer space," a bench of justices Badar...
  • Delhi government to upgrade Ghalib academy as exhibition centre January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government is upgrading the Ghalib academy as a permanent exhibition centre associated with poet Mirza Ghalib. The Project includes improvement of façade, in line with the guidelines approved by National Monument Authority, replacing modern elements with traditional stone elements and internal renovations for creation of major public spaces...