Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicDelhi government

Topic: Delhi government

Take ‘real action’ on Delhi’s bad air or we’ll set up task force — SC pulls up Centre

SC pulls up central govt, says not court's job to infuse 'creativity' in bureaucracy, asks why hasn't pollution come down if govt has taken steps.

Delhi govt to hold meet on threat of new Covid variant from African countries

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal informed that experts have been asked to make a presentation to the DDMA Monday to suggest steps that should be taken.

Schools shut, WFH for govt employees: Delhi govt announces measures to tackle toxic smog

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, after an emergency meeting, told that his government will also present a proposal for lockdown before the Supreme Court.

Court order, 3-year plan, Rs 5.43 cr fund — nothing is able to end Delhi’s monkey menace

Over 1,000 cases of monkey bites are reported in cities across India daily. Delhi reported over 950 cases of monkey attacks in 2018, and an estimated 20 daily in 2019.

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.

Dissolving OFB major reform but the hard work starts now

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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.

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Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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