Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicDelhi govt

Topic: Delhi govt

What’s the Delhi vs Centre ‘control of services’ dispute being heard by SC constitutional bench

Matter concerns scope of legislative & executive powers of Centre & Delhi govt over control of administrative services, which include appointments & transfers, in national capital.

Praise is fine, but where is money or help from Delhi govt, asks CWG medal winner Divya Kakran

Kakran won a bronze in 68-kg freestyle Friday; reminded CM Arvind Kejriwal of lack of state support after he praised her. Originally from Delhi, Kakran shifted to UP after she claimed she didn’t get any help for her illness.

After Kerala’s denial, AAP’s Atishi clarifies tweet on ‘officials’ visit’ to study Delhi education model

The MLA tweeted that her govt hosted ‘officials from Kerala’, but Kerala education minister said they didn’t send anyone. She later identified the visitors as members of pvt organisations.

How Centre’s Delhi Municipal Corporation bill seeks to curtail AAP govt’s power over civic body

Bill introduced in Lok Sabha, aims to merge Delhi's 3 civic agencies to resolve its funds crisis, but also does away with provisions that allows Delhi's AAP govt to intervene in municipal affairs.

Have prepared 6-point action plan to clean Yamuna river by 2025, says Arvind Kejriwal

The government will shut down the industries discharging industrial waste into the Yamuna, Delhi CM said.

Hospitals may use 1/3rd beds reserved for Covid cases for dengue patients: Delhi govt

The order came in the wake of surge in cases of dengue in the capital. Delhi reported over 1,000 cases this year, with more than 280 cases logged in last week.

Ayodhya included in free pilgrimage scheme for elders, Delhi CM Kejriwal announces

Under the 'Mukhya Mantri Teerath Yatra Yojna', the Delhi govt bears expenditure of free pilgrimage for senior citizens to Jagganath Puri, Rameshwaram, Shirdi, Mathura among others.

DDMA says unvaccinated Delhi govt staff won’t be allowed to attend office from 16 October

The order, issued by Delhi Chief Secretary Vijay Dev, stated that the Modi government 'may consider issuing similar directions in respect of its employees working in Delhi.'

Delhi’s private liquor vends to shut for one-and-half months from 1 October

Under new excise policy of Delhi govt, all 850 liquor vends have been given to private firms through open tender. The new licence holders will start sale of liquor from 17 November.

Gurdwara Bangla Sahib asked to close over Covid-19 norm violation, DSGMC slams Delhi govt

The order was made after the Chanakyapuri executive magistrate found that the Bangla Sahib Gurdwara allowed visitors/prayers inside the Gurdwara in violation of DDMA directions.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

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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