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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal | Photo: ANI

Covid-19 situation in Delhi under control, recovery rate improving, says CM Kejriwal

Speaking at the inauguration of a hospital in Ambedkar Nagar, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said in case the situation takes a turn for the worse, the govt is fully prepared to deal with it.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal | Photo: ANI

CM Arvind Kejriwal launches Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy, says it will create jobs

Under the policy, Delhi government will waive registration fee and road tax, and provide incentive of up to Rs 1.5 lakh for new cars in the national capital.
File photo of LNJP Hospital | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More ICU beds, quick action on severe cases — Expert panels on how to check Delhi Covid deaths

The committees, comprising doctors and Delhi government officials, were set up by CM Arvind Kejriwal last month to study Covid-19 deaths at 10 hospitals.
File photo of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and L-G Anil Baijal | ThePrint

Delhi govt to make fresh push to reopen hotels, gyms, will send new proposal to L-G Baijal

Reports of the proposal come days after the L-G, last Friday, rejected the Kejriwal govt’s attempt to reopen hotels and weekly markets on a ‘trial basis’ under Unlock 3.
CM Arvind Kejriwal announced closure of all gyms, nightclubs and spas in Delhi till 31 March. Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal congratulates country on occasion of Ram temple bhoomi pujan

In a tweet, the Aam Aadmi Party chief said lord Ram's blessing will help India get rid of hunger, illiteracy & poverty and help it become the world's most powerful nation.
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 | Twitter | File photo

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.

On Camera

An employee sits on a video call at the Unicredit SpA headquarters in Milan

Why shrinking offices and hot-desking are bad ideas, Covid or no Covid

Employees’ demands for flexible working will include spacious offices. Given the relative savings, slashing floor space is a false economy.
Oil Facilities And Services Ahead Of Final Year Figures After Demonetization Induced Fluctuation

Diesel demand drop forces India to import gasoline as Covid skews output

The slump in diesel demand is forcing refineries to operate below capacity, but gasoline sales are back at pre-virus levels with people resorting to personal vehicles.

Defence

File image of the OFB pavilion at DefExpo 2016 | Representational image | Twitter | @SpokespersonMoD

Army says ‘poor quality’ Ordnance Board ammo, mines have cost India Rs 960 crore since 2014

Pointing out these shortcomings in an internal assessment, the Army has thrown its weight behind government plans to corporatise the OFB to make it more efficient.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.