Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicDelhi govt

Topic: Delhi govt

Delhi govt approves Rs 290 crore grants for women’s free travel in buses, metro trains

The funds are being set aside to fulfill Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's promise of frees rides on DTC buses, cluster buses and the metro from 29 October.

Kejriwal wants students to be patriotic, will introduce ‘Deshbhakti Curriculum’ in schools

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says aim of ‘Deshbhakti Curriculum’, to be introduced next year, is to make every citizen aware of duty towards the nation.

Delhi Minorities Commission wants legal action against BJP MP for ‘illegal mosques’ list

Parvesh Verma wanted probe into over 50 mosques and graveyards, claiming they were built on encroached land. Commission says he’s spreading disharmony.

Modi govt says AAP govt delayed regularisation of illegal colonies, but now taking credit

In letter to CM Arvind Kejriwal, Union minister Hardeep Puri has accused Delhi ministers of spreading misinformation.

BJP against free Delhi Metro rides as it wants to keep women at home: AAP’s Raghav Chadha

AAP national spokesperson Raghav Chadha says the Arvind Kejriwal govt’s proposal would be a win-win situation for the capital’s women and the Delhi Metro.

Kejriwal wants govt school kids to become entrepreneurs, lessons begin from class 9

Under the new curriculum, beginning 1 July, Delhi govt school students will be given Rs 1,000 each and encouraged to become job providers, not just job seekers.

‘CCTV project a voyeur’s dream, will lead to surveillance state’: Delhi govt gets legal notice

The Internet Freedom Foundation, a privacy advocacy group, has warned the Arvind Kejriwal govt of legal action if it does not stop its CCTV project.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

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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