Municipal Corporation Of Delhi

  • Micromax owners arrested for bribing MCD engineer, more arrests likely 08-08-2013 08:30 AM

    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 17-07-2013 09:19 AM

    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...
  • Ex-husband lodges extortion complaint against Tihar DG 16-04-2013 09:58 AM

    New Delhi: Former Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) commissioner KS Mehra on Monday lodged a complaint against his ex-wife 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...
  • Shift night shelters near needy's work places: HC 09-12-2012 08:28 AM

    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...
  • HC asks civic bodies to maintain night shelters 15-12-2010 08:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed its displeasure over MCD, NDMC and Delhi Jal Board not maintaining co-ordination 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...
  • 70 per cent of Delhi street lights don't work 14-12-2010 05:36 PM

    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...
  • A lakh homeless spend winter on Delhi streets 09-12-2010 03:08 PM

    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...
  • Dengue menace continues, 79 new cases in Delhi 09-10-2010 11:48 AM

    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 mosquito-borne 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...
  • MCD's terminator train chugs off to stop dengue 25-09-2010 01:23 PM

    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...
  • Napping couple sealed in house by zealous MCD 06-05-2008 07:21 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar takes a dig at his critics, saying he doesn't want to be advised on his retirement. ...