Saturday, 29 January, 2022

Topic: NDMC

CAT orders MCD to clear pending salaries of 19,000 primary school teachers within 15 days

Almost 8,000 teachers working in NDMC schools haven’t received salaries for the last 3 months, while 6,000 in SDMC & 5,000 in EDMC did’t receive last month’s salary.

Newly shifted Daryaganj Sunday book market is caught in a bitter power struggle

In the internal battle between the purists and those they see as sellouts, the Daryaganj book market might be the casualty.

Centre can’t make appointment to NDMC for now, rules Delhi High Court

AAP MLA Surender Singh filed a plea alleging that appointments to the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) were being made without consulting CM Arvind Kejriwal.

Delhi power firm opens ‘first’ e-vehicle charging station. But city already has 39

The 39 smart e-vehicle charging stations were set up by Energy Efficiency Services Limited, owned by the central govt, in April-May.

Your favourite state bhavan in Delhi is probably running without a health licence

Barring Andhra Bhavan, the other state guesthouses in the capital are operating without health licences from the NDMC, despite being warned last October.

Good news for Delhiites as govt withdraws order of 18-fold hike in parking charges

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot withdrew the previous order due to 'irregularities' in it.

From Khan Market to Defence Colony, what’s up with Delhi’s ‘sealing drive’?

The drive was undertaken by the municipal corporations of the national capital in December last year on the directions of an SC-appointed panel.

From posh areas to slums, India is unable to get rid of its encroachment problem

Top NDMC official says religious structures are a dicey matter, but the law comes first; even agencies in Mumbai chalk out a plan to relocate such structures.

On Camera


Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.


Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.