Monday, 5 December, 2022

Topic: NDMC

Illegal construction, change in land use led to high mortality at Mundka

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation, under which the Munda building that caught fire falls, had no information about its construction, or what the building was used for. 

Jahangirpuri demolition drive aims to clear footpaths, roads not demolish buildings, NDMC says

The North Delhi civic body said Jahangirpuri has a scrap market and most pavements and roads, especially around the market area, have been illegally occupied by shops.

‘Hawa Mahal’ in Chandni Chowk sparks row over violation of Delhi master plan

A trader reconstructs façade of his building in Shahjahanabad in the image of Jaipur’s Hawa Mahal. NDMC asks him to dismantle structure. Questions arise over rules.

Microchips coming soon for Delhi cattle, owners abandoning them will pay Rs 25,000 penalty

Proposal approved by North civic body’s standing committee will be discussed in House this week, South and East bodies to take it up later.

Sisodia claims NDMC, EDMC bankrupt. But here’s why they’ve faced a funds crunch for years

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia of AAP claimed BJP has ‘sucked MCD dry’, but the fund crunch is an administrative problem more than political.

As Covid toll rises, Delhi’s largest cemetery says has space to bury only 60 more bodies

The supervisor of the cemetery, where over 700 bodies of Covid victims have been buried so far, says if deaths continue to rise, they will soon face a shortage.

Doctors of NDMC-run hospitals call off strike after pending salaries released

Senior doctors of the Municipal Corporation Doctors’ Association had gone on casual leave en masse over their pending salaries Monday and begun an indefinite strike Tuesday.

‘New low in governance’ — IMA demands NDMC immediately pay Hindu Rao hospital doctors

Senior doctors of NDMC-run hospitals went on a day-long casual leave en masse Monday as the crisis over pending salaries deepened with no resolution in sight.

Senior doctors of NDMC hospitals go on mass casual leave, threaten indefinite strike

On Saturday, Municipal Corporation Doctors Association had threatened that doctors from NDMC hospitals would go on leave if their pending salaries of last 3 months wasn't released.

Delhi’s Hindu Rao Hospital doctors threaten to withdraw from Covid duty over salary non-payment

Hindu Rao Hospital doctors haven’t received salaries for the months of July-September, the vice president of the Resident Doctors Association says.

On Camera


Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.