Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicDelhi govt

Topic: Delhi govt

Delhi govt requests grant of Rs 5,000 crore from Centre to pay employees’ salaries

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said that Delhi's tax collection has been 85% less & it did not get anything from the disaster relief fund unlike other states.

Liquor not fundamental right and state can regulate sale, Delhi government tells HC

The Delhi government opposed a batch of petitions in High Court challenging its 4 May notification levying the 'special corona fees' of 70 per cent on liquor.

Delhi govt makes wearing masks compulsory for people stepping outdoors

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced the decision following a high-level meeting, stating that face masks can reduce the spread of coronavirus substantially.

Delhi govt marks homes under COVID-19 quarantine — 4 times world saw such isolations before

Over the centuries, countries have used different strategies to isolate people suffering from contagious diseases to limit community transmissions.

Kejriwal govt orders Delhi restaurants to shut shop with immediate effect until 31 March

Arvind Kerjiwal says Delhi govt has started quarantine stamps, urges residents to reduce public gatherings to 20 people.

Modi is Trump’s man, the ‘odd’ GST fire & crisis aboard Maha Vikas Aghadi Express

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Can’t execute 16 December gangrape convicts until mercy plea is decided, says Delhi govt

With the mercy petition of one of the 16 December convicts pending, the execution of all the convicts will have to wait, according to the new rules.

Before Maharashtra, these were 2 other states that saw govt formation drag on for weeks

It has been a month since results to the Maharashtra assembly elections were announced, but the state is yet to get a government.

Here’s how Delhi govt can make its free bus ride scheme for women a financial success too

Kejriwal government can learn from countries like the US, France and Colombia on how to strengthen public transportation finances.

Odd-even traffic rationing violates right to equality: PIL in Delhi HC challenges scheme

The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government is implementing the odd-even scheme from November 4 to 15 to help improve Delhi's air quality.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.