Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicDelhi government

Topic: Delhi government

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.

Talk Point: Odd-even without exemptions is a stay-at-home scheme for the disabled

The disabled were not originally exempt from odd-even. I was forced to file a PIL in the Delhi HC that granted us an exemption

No odd-even if you don’t have data to prove its usefulness, NGT tells Delhi govt

The AAP government claims the decision to roll out the scheme is in line with graded response plan notified by the Centre.

Anti-pollution steps: HC, NGT pull up Delhi govt for shoddy job

NGT says Delhi government has 'made a mess of the city'; court asks it to take urgent measures, including sprinkling of water on roads to check dust pollution.

On Camera

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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