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Delhi LG Anil Baijal inaugurated the Sardar Patel Covid care centre in Delhi Sunday. | ANI

L-G rejects Kejriwal govt’s decision to open hotels, weekly markets in Delhi under Unlock 3

Officials from the office of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal said the situation in Delhi was still fragile and the Covid threat still persistent.
A file photo of Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal in New Delhi. | Photo: ANI

L-G overturns Kejriwal govt’s rejection of Delhi Police lawyer panel for February riots cases

Delhi govt rejected the panel Tuesday, saying the team suggested by the Delhi Police might go against the dire need for a ‘fair trial’ in the riots cases.
Petrol

Diesel price in Delhi comes down by over Rs 8 as Kejriwal govt slashes VAT

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced the reduction in VAT on diesel from 30 per cent to 16.75 per cent. This will bring down the price from Rs 82 to Rs 73.64.
A woman undergoes a Covid-19 test in Delhi | Photo: ANI

After Delhi HC questions lower RT-PCR testing, DMs say fewer people are coming forward

Amid Delhi’s declining daily Covid-19 numbers, HC pointed out that only about 6,000 RT-PCR tests are being conducted per day, as against a capacity of 11,000.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal | Photo: Twitter

Delhi CM Kejriwal announces delinking of hotels from hospitals as Covid situation improves

Kejriwal said the decision was taken since all beds in such hotels, which were recently attached to hospitals, were lying vacant for the last many day.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal | Photo: ANI

Kejriwal cabinet rejects Delhi Police’s choice of lawyers for February riots cases

In a Tuesday meeting, Delhi cabinet directs home department to appoint ‘the best lawyers for a fair and impartial trial’.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal | PTI

Will pass order to allow street vendors, hawkers to resume work, says Arvind Kejriwal

The Delhi govt said hawkers will be allowed to operate from 10 am to 8 pm every day, with social distancing and other precautionary measures in place to avoid the spread of Covid.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing a press conference in New Delhi on 19 March

Delhi’s people, govt, Centre attained victory over Covid but fight not over, says Kejriwal

Speaking at the inauguration of a 450-bed Delhi government hospital in Burari, he said in the last one month, coronavirus-related parameters have improved in the national capital.
A health worker wearing PPE suit attends COVID-19 patients at quarantine Center, CWG Village, in New Delhi on 15 July 2020 (representational image) | ANI

Delhi Covid graph shows declining trend, but experts say it’s early to say peak has passed

Health experts claim virus is following its natural course, say sero survey results show Delhi moving towards herd immunity but that does not mean it has flattened Covid curve.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing a press conference in New Delhi on 19 March

SC-mandated panel issues notice to Kejriwal govt over ad placed in Mumbai newspapers

The advt about Delhi school results appeared on front pages of the Mumbai editions of prominent dailies on 16 July. AAP govt called the CCRGA notice 'politically motivated'.

On Camera

Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, top right, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, top centre, Sundar Pichai of Alphabet, bottom left, and Tim Cook of Apple, centre left, swearing in during a US House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing, 29 July | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Bloomberg

Why Amazon, Apple, FB and Google are in the dock. It’s not just about economy

Even if the US Congress enacts new legislation, short of breaking up Big Tech, antitrust actions will not directly take on its bigger power.
Poultry farm (Representative Image) | Commons

India’s poultry industry needs Rs 20,000 cr to recover from crash caused by Covid rumours

Chicken prices at the farm gate plummeted as much as 70% in March from January, forcing farmers to cull large numbers and causing huge losses.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of light Sprut-SDM1 tank in Moscow. | Photo: Commons

Russia offers India Sprut lightweight tanks amid stand-off with China

Russia's offer comes as China has deployed Type 15 light tanks while India has relied on the heavier battle tanks. Talks are on, but no immediate purchase is on the cards.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi govt’s NEP is out of touch with reality, Indian voters want English-medium education

State leaders with their ear to the ground, like Nitish, Mamata and Yogi, have shown that the push for native language education is not what voters want.