MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF DELHI

  • Delhi government puts ban on purchase of new vehicles for officials Yesterday

    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...
  • Act on removal of religious structure encroachments: Delhi HC October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the Religious Structure Committee and the city government to expeditiously take a decision on the removal of religious structure encroachments in various parks in Rohini area of the capital. The court also directed the deputy director of horticulture of Rohini area in west...
  • MCD employee arrested for stabbing wife to death May 20, 2014

    A 30yearold woman was allegedly stabbed to death by her husband in Sihani Gate area of Ghaziabaddistrict on Monday. According to the police, Sivraj, a Municipal Corporation of Delhi employee was arrested on Monday evening in connection with the murder of his wife. Sivraj, who according to the police was a habitual...
  • Micromax owners arrested for bribing MCD engineer, more arrests likely August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: More arrests are expected in the fallout of the Micromax bribery scandal after the Central bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested the owners of mobile manufacturing company. Micromax owners Rajesh Aggarwal and Manish Tuli were arrested on charges of bribing a junior engineer in the Municipal Corporation of...
  • Delhi: Not just quality, but quantity of mid day meals compromised too July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The mid day meal, meant to be a lifeline for many, was always touted as one of the central government's most ambitious scheme. However, repeated instances of negligence, like the most recent incident of Bihar where 20 children have died, are proving this wrong. A day after the...
  • Exhusband lodges extortion complaint against Tihar DG April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) commissioner KS Mehra on Monday lodged a complaint against his exwife Vimla Mehra, who is Tihar Prison director general, accusing her of trying to extort money and property from him, police said on Monday. "We have received a complaint and an inquiry is...
  • Delhi school rape: Principal, four other officials suspended March 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Even though there has been no breakthrough in the Mangolpuri rape case so far, the principal and four other officials of the school where a 7-year-old child was raped have been suspended by the Muncipal Corporation of Delhi. On Saturday, the police claimed to have recovered vital clues and...
  • Shift night shelters near needy's work places: HC December 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the city government to shift temporary night shelters for the homeless and the poor closer to their work places. A division bench of Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw allowed the plea of NGO Shahri Adhikar Manch Begharon...
  • Number of dengue cases in Delhi soar to 611 October 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Dengue appears to be fast spreading in the national capital with 31 fresh cases being reported on Saturday, taking the total number of cases this season to 611. The disease has already claimed two lives in the city. Except civil lines and city zones, all other 10 zones...
  • First dengue death this year in Delhi, 9yrold dies September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: A nineyearold girl died of dengue on Saturday in the Sangam Vihar area of Delhi. This is the first case of death caused by dengue in the national capital this year. The girl was admitted in a government hospital last week, but after her condition worsened, she was shifted...
  • Public smoking: HC issues notice to Delhi govt August 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Delhi Government, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi and the NDMC on public smoking after a PIL was filed with the court against illegal hookah bars. The PIL had pointed out that there are bars in Delhi without license...
  • Delhi polls: BJP close to victory, targets Sheila April 17, 2012

    New Delhi: In a huge blow to the Congress and the Sheila Dikshit government in the capital, the BJP has surged ahead in all the three municipal corporations of Delhi. The BJP would secure majority in East and North Delhi, and emerge as the single largest party in South Delhi...
  • Delhi youth ask for right to not vote April 15, 2012

    New Delhi: As Delhi voted Sunday for its trifurcated municipal corporation, a 19yearold boy reached the Delhi Election Commission to demand his right for not voting. Akshay Malhotra, 19, who is from Karampura area of west Delhi, reached Delhi Election Commission Sunday morning to complain that he was not allowed to...
  • Delhi votes to elect new civic bodies April 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Moderate polling was witnessed in the Delhi municipal elections, the first for the trifurcated civic body, on Sunday with 5558 per cent of the 1.15 crore electorate exercising its franchise till late afternoon. The counting of votes will take place on Tuesday. There were no reports of violence during...
  • MCD Polls: Safety of buildings remains a concern April 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi has been feeling the effects of several minor earthquakes in the past few months. In such a situation, an important election issue is building safety and illegal construction. But as CNNIBN found out, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) may not be doing much to address the...
  • MCD polls: Delhi's overflowing garbage problem April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi wakes up to over 7,000 tonnes of solid waste everyday. Overflowing garbage dumps are a common sight across the city. In the run up to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, this waste is a significance issue for the average Delhi voter. But some like Anjali...
  • MCD polls: Candidates reach out on social networks April 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Times have changed and so has political campaigning. In order to reach out to the younger generation, candidates in upcoming municipal polls in the capital are using Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and other social networking sites to communicate with voters. Gone are the days of loudspeakers and posters. The Election...
  • MCD elections: Congress rubbishes BJP attack April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Countering the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) attack on the Central and Delhi governments over alleged corruption, the Congress on Tuesday said the party should talk about civic matters rather than irrelevant issues ahead of the April 15 polls for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). "The elections are in...
  • HC asks civic bodies to maintain night shelters December 15, 2010

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed its displeasure over MCD, NDMC and Delhi Jal Board not maintaining coordination among themslves to provide basic ammenities in the city's night shelters and asked the civic bodies to provide the same in 3 days. The court also expressed anguish over DDA's...
  • 70 per cent of Delhi street lights don't work December 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Beat it home after dark in Delhi. Nearly 70 per cent of the capital's three lakh street lights, maintained by the civic corporation, do not work a factor people blame for the rising number of crimes after dusk in Delhi. Three private companies (discoms) North Delhi Power...
  • A lakh homeless spend winter on Delhi streets December 9, 2010

    New Delhi: For those of us who take the warmth of our homes and their heating devices for granted, here's a chilling statistic Delhi has over 100,000 homeless people, most of whom are left to fend for themselves in the open during the cruel winter season. "Delhi winter is cruel,...
  • Dengue menace continues, 79 new cases in Delhi October 9, 2010

    New Delhi: As many as 79 new cases of dengue were reported in Delhi on Friday, taking the total number of people affected by the mosquitoborne disease to 3,938, an official said. Civil Lines zone in the capital is the worst affected area with 508 cases, said an official of the...
  • MCD's terminator train chugs off to stop dengue September 25, 2010

    New Delhi: To tackle New Delhi's worst outbreak of dengue fever in the past decade, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is running what it calls funnily so its terminator train, full throttle. The initiative has been started by the Railways to curb the dengue menace in the city....
  • Private schools, government lock horns over fee hike January 22, 2009

    New Delhi: The impending report on the fee hike in private schools may be out next week. It is intended to resolve the ongoing faceoff, over fee structure, between the Delhi government and private unaided schools. With the private schools in the capital determined to increase the tuition fee by nearly...
  • Napping couple sealed in house by zealous MCD May 6, 2008

    New Delhi: Municipal Corporation of Delhi officials locked up an elderly couple inside their house during the sealing drive on Monday. Sudhusudan and Santosh Wadhwa were taking an afternoon nap when MCD officials locked them up. Later, when their son found out about the incident he informed the police. The police...