Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicDelhi govt

Topic: Delhi govt

Delhi govt to earn Rs 10,000 crore revenue under new excise policy, Sisodia says

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia also said that AAP govt made 41% less revenue last year due to Covid pandemic and has earned 23% less in the current financial year.

Delhi govt orders complete ban on storage, sale & use of firecrackers during Diwali

Delhi CM Kejriwal said the ban is in place seeing the severe pollution levels during Diwali for the last three years and appealed traders to not store crackers unlike previous year.

Delhi has again sent file to L-G asking for committee to probe oxygen-related deaths: Sisodia

Sisodia said he has also written to Home Minister Amit Shah about the oxygen crisis during Covid second wave and urged him to direct the LG to approve the formation of the committee.

Delhi govt allows class 10-12 students to visit school for admission, board exam related work

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority, however, specified that schools, coaching centres and colleges will remain closed for teaching purposes.

Kejriwal government approves salary hike cap recommended by Centre for Delhi MLAs

The salary of Delhi's MLAs hasn't increased in 10 years, hence the Delhi CM requested MHA that their salary and allowances be at par with MLAs of other states.

New excise policy will reduce corruption, ensure fair competition, Delhi govt tells HC

The court was hearing a fresh challenge to the new excise policy which alleged that it is illegal, unfair, arbitrary, and violative of the Delhi Excise Act of 2009.

Assam’s cattle Bill needless attempt to regulate food habits. Sarma misreading mandate

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Delhi govt aims to vaccinate all homeless people living in night shelters within a month

Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board organised the first vaccination camp near Nigam Bodh Ghat where 150 homeless people got the jab. Another camp will operate at Dandi Park Saturday.

Sisodia hits out at PM Modi over doorstep ration scheme, accuses him of ‘picking fights’

Addressing a briefing, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said the Centre has rejected the Delhi government’s proposed doorstep ration delivery scheme citing 'funny excuses'.

Delhi’s tax collection falls, spending increases by 80% in first two months of FY 2021-22

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia informed that the expenditure increased due to Covid surge, and jumped from Rs 4,965.58 crore in 2020-21 to Rs 8, 511.09 crore in 2021-22.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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