Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicDelhi government

Topic: Delhi government

Rahul Gandhi pictures in Germany: Was Congress account hacked?

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Delhi govt wants schools to discourage students from flying kites

Flying kites can often lead to accidents because of the metal coated string, says Directorate of Education.

Delhi HC to hear cases on preventive custody, says it’s against personal liberty

Court to also examine issues of absence of guidelines in preventive detention, duration for keeping person in custody.

Badarpur power plant has no plans to shut down despite order from court-appointed body

The Badarpur plant has been identified as India’s most polluting power plant.

After Arvind Kejriwal sit-in, statement war starts between AAP govt and Delhi IAS body

IAS association issues statement denying charges officer on 'strike'; AAP say officers only took part in two activities.

Colleges and universities asked to get India to stop spitting everywhere

Calling it a ‘social problem’, the higher education regulator said there is a need to raise voice against the practice of spitting in public places.

Another conflict brews between Centre & Delhi govt after L-G sacks advisers

Nine advisers and consultants to the Delhi govt sacked after their appointments had been objected to by the union home ministry. AAP up in arms.

Cow is the ‘national cattle of India’, says Delhi’s AAP government

Delhi's Department of Forests and Wildlife says cow is national cattle, but doesn’t know when it was done. Experts suspect it is a goof-up.

Centre didn’t want to take blame for Nirbhaya incident, I took it instead: Sheila Dikshit

In this excerpt from her autobiography, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit explains why she stayed on despite the fallout of the controversial 2012 incident.

Kejriwal’s decision to install cameras in classrooms wasn’t knee-jerk, the reactions are

The Delhi government is not installing CCTVs in perfectly functional schools but in a school system that has suffered criminal neglect for several years.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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