Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicDelhi government

Topic: Delhi government

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.

AAP govt gives nod, 17 of 54 cases filed against farmers for farm laws protest to be withdrawn

The cases include one concerning violence at the Red Fort on Republic Day last year. Withdrawal was one of Centre’s assurances to farmers’ groups to end their protest.

Why did Delhi delay schools reopening? Unvaccinated kids, travellers & tweak in plan are reasons

Delhi Disaster Management Authority Friday allowed physical lessons for classes 9 and above to resume from 7 February, and classes below 9 from 14 February.

LG allows private offices in Delhi to run with 50% staff

New Delhi: Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Friday approved the Delhi government's proposal to allow private offices to function with 50 per cent staff...

Pause ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ scheme for sake of student safety, child rights body tells Delhi govt

Under entrepreneurship scheme, Delhi govt school students pitch start-up ideas and the top ones receive expert mentorship. But NCPCR says there are loopholes in children’s safety.

Covid cases in Delhi have plateaued, possibility of infections declining soon: Satyendra Jain

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain said that hospitalisation rate in the city has stabilised and there are still several vacant beds.

Delhi govt asks all private offices to operate remotely amid rising Covid cases

An order issued by DDMA also directed for closing of restaurants and bars in the city. However, restaurants have been allowed home delivery and take away food items.

Delhi govt collects Rs 1.54 cr in last two days as fine for Covid protocol violations

The maximum number of cases of Covid protocol violation has been registered from East Delhi and North Delhi among the 11 districts of the city, Delhi government Friday announced.

On Camera

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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