Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicDelhi government

Topic: Delhi government

Delhi govt to extend free ration supply until May 2022, CM Arvind Kejriwal says

Kejriwal's remarks came a day after Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey said the Centre had no proposal to extend distribution of free ration through the PMGKAY beyond 30 November.

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How Kejriwal’s Delhi govt aims to teach students patriotism through ‘Desh Bhakti curriculum’

Delhi govt launched 'Desh Bhakti curriculum' for schools Tuesday. Reading and discussing personalities and subjects related to patriotism will be part of the 45-minute class.

Delhi to get another smog tower near Anand Vihar metro station

The structure is dedicated to the public under the 'National Clean Air Program' and is designed as large-scale air purifiers to reduce pollution particles in the city.

HC directs Delhi govt, police to reduce number of Afghans protesting outside UNHCR

The Delhi HC questioned how 500 Afghans seeking refugee status gathered for protest outside UNHCR office in South Delhi and asked authorities to ensure they follow Covid protocol.

India’s first smog tower inaugurated in Delhi’s Connaught Place, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said the tower has been set up as a pilot project and more smog towers will be installed if this is successful.

Markets in Delhi to remain open beyond 8pm from 23 August, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

According to the city health department, the decision was taken due to a fall in Covid-19 cases as no deaths were recorded due to the virus for the second consecutive day.

Home ministry recommends CBI probe into Delhi govt’s purchase of 1,000 low-floor buses

Responding to the development, the Delhi govt refuted 'allegations' of corruption in bus procurement and accused the BJP-led government of 'harassing' it by using the CBI.

Delhi HC rejects plea against Kejriwal govt’s decision allowing full seating in metro, buses

The bench said that it is for 'competent' authorities to take a call on matters regarding public transport, opening of restaurants, markets, and the court cannot interfere with it.

HC seeks report from Delhi Police on investigation into rape, murder of minor Dalit girl

The Delhi High Court was also informed that an SIT has been constituted to probe into the case after it was transferred from the local police station to Delhi Police crime branch.

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Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.