Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicDelhi government

Topic: Delhi government

Delhi catches up with online education craze, launches first-of-its-kind virtual school

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says the school aims to help girl students, children who have dropped out or those who cannot physically attend school.

Hours after deputy Sisodia raided, Delhi CM Kejriwal slams BJP for impeding his ‘good’ work

Kejriwal also highlighted a NYT article on the performance of Delhi schools under Education Minister Sisodia, who is being probed by CBI for alleged irregularities in Capital’s former excise policy.

‘Always welcomed those who sought refuge’: Puri hails decision to shift Rohingyas to EWS flats

Around 1,100 Rohingyas staying in tents will be shifted into flats equipped with basic facilities and round-the-clock security provided by the Delhi Police.

AAP cheers CAG revenue-surplus find as nod to ‘honesty’. But it wasn’t all rainbows & butterflies

CAG report cited huge losses incurred by 7 public sector enterprises, non-utilisation of funds meant for various schemes & pulled up public sector firms for not adhering to policies.

Who gets compensation in Mundka fire, who doesn’t? Victims’ families battle Proof Raj

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced that the families will be given Rs 10 lakh each and all injured Rs 50,000. But the Delhi labour department is yet to process the payment.

Privacy, consent, data — what Delhi govt ignores when giving parents live classroom footage

Arvind Kejriwal's Delhi govt needs to conduct a privacy assessment and find out what value does live streaming of classrooms add to children’s security.

Delhi government moves to bring back detention policy at schools

Following the gazette notification, the government will release the manner and conditions a child can be held back in his current class.

Free power, ration delivery — Kejriwal’s IITian aides are leading key schemes for Punjab govt

Gopal Mohan and Jasmine Shah have been point persons for flagship projects of AAP govt in Delhi, including public WiFi hotspots, apps for Covid management & electric vehicle policy.

Sweatshops behind Sarojini: Masterjis and women who run Delhi’s ‘pocket-friendly’ fashion

There's a reason Delhiites can live up to their forever dressed-up, decked-up reputation. And it's hidden in the gullies of Ashok Bazaar and Tank road.

The Ambedkar musical is not just about Babasaheb, it’s a nod to Kejriwal’s politics too

‘Who were the shudras,’ a digital screen asks you when you sit to see Babasaheb – The Grand Musical. It’s part of Delhi government’s tribute to Ambedkar.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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