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Manoj Kumar, Aftab Ahmed

Goverment mulls smog-free towers in capital

After thick smog engulfed the city post Diwali, Delhi minister Kapil Mishra said the government is considering the possibility of installing smog-free towers to clean up city’s air.

09 Nov 2016 5:29 AM

JNU braces for political showdown

Two days after missing Jawaharlal Nehru University student Najeeb Ahmed’s mother met chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, the JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU) prepares for Thursday’s showdown where Mr Kejriwal,

03 Nov 2016 1:10 AM

Triple talaq, a thorn in law panel’s circular

The Law Commission of India has sought feedback from the public on implementing a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) via a five-page questionnaire.

23 Oct 2016 12:24 AM

Goel son ‘haveli’ mired in tax row

Delhi businessman Siddhant Goel, son of the Union sports minister Vijay Goel, launched a heritage rickshaw tour from his newly-restored haveli in Old Delhi — which was mired in a tax emption row.

17 Oct 2016 1:21 AM

Birders wary of DDA’s fish-breeding initiative

Between October and March, East Delhi’s Sanjay Lake has over a hundred migratory birds coming in.

13 Oct 2016 1:42 AM


Centre identifies 44 points to unclog city

The Union ministry of urban development has identified 44 choke points on the roads of Delhi that have seen an exponential increase in private vehicles in the past decades.

02 Oct 2016 1:29 AM

Let’s make a difference, Irom Sharmila tells students

“Iron Lady” Irom Sharmila on Friday urged students of Delhi University to stand up against the wrong that was happening around and realise their responsibilities.

01 Oct 2016 2:05 AM

Commuters feel ease of traffic after scrapping of BRT

After the scrapping of Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) corridor, the traffic on the 5.8-km-long stretch between Ambedkar Nagar and Moolchand has eased only a bit during peak hours.

30 Sep 2016 2:02 AM

Accommodation, not sedition, main focus of new JNUSU president

Months after the infamous on-campus rally where slogans calling for India’s “dismemberment” were raised, the mood in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is sombre.

27 Sep 2016 1:20 AM

Students to be roped in for drive to save power

The Delhi government will rope in 50,000 school-goers for its ambitious campaign to encourage power saving in city households.

24 Sep 2016 1:54 AM


DTC plans budget hotels at depots to earn revenue

The Delhi Transport Corporation will introduce multi-level parking lots and budget hotels at its depots to earn extra revenue.

31 Aug 2016 2:18 AM

City government launches crackdown on spurious drugs

Hunt for spurious drugs by the Delhi government’s drugs control department has led to prosecution of one accused and two others, alleged to be sellers of fake drugs, are being investigated.

27 Aug 2016 1:12 AM

All mohalla clinics will have medicine-vending machines

The AAP government will install medicine-vending machines in all mohalla clinics and polyclinics if a trial run succeeds, city health minister Satyendar Jain said on Wednesday.

25 Aug 2016 1:28 AM

Government plan to develop 42 protected forests in the capital

Environment minister Imran Hussain on Saturday said the government plans to increase the green cover of Delhi from the present 20 per cent to 25 per cent in the next five years.

21 Aug 2016 1:13 AM

DTC plans to hire female drivers for its bus fleet

The Delhi Transport Corporation, during a board meeting earlier this month, decided to hire women drivers for its huge fleet of buses.

13 Aug 2016 1:40 AM


Government to check accounts of schools keen on fee hike

Unyielding to demands of allowing fees hike, the Delhi government will now check accounts of private schools built on land allotted by the Delhi Development Authority.

10 Aug 2016 1:38 AM

City bureaucrats urged to take RTI test

The Kejriwal government has urged public employees to take a test on the Right to Information Act, 2005, in November.

09 Aug 2016 1:24 AM

Many patients, but few doctors at mohalla clinics

At the newly-opened mohalla clinic in the hardscrabble neighbourhood of Trilokpuri, one doctor gets barely a minute per patient.

08 Aug 2016 12:35 AM

Delhi government plans major overhaul of labour laws

After increasing the minimum wages by 30 to 40 per cent, the Delhi government said it also has further plans to overhaul the labour norms in the national capital.

07 Aug 2016 2:00 AM

DTC may give up plan to run vestibule buses

The Delhi Transport Corporation has nearly given up on an idea of introducing vestibule buses in the capital.

03 Aug 2016 2:25 AM