DDA owes over Rs 2000 crore to North, South MCDs: AAP

NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party Saturday claimed the Delhi Development Authority, which comes under the Centre, owes more than Rs 2,000 crores to the BJP-ruled North and the South municipal corporations of the city. Addressing a press conference here, AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj cited documents available with his party to claim the DDA owes … Read more

1984 riots victim claims compensation not paid; HC seeks AAP government’s stand

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought response of the AAP government on a plea by a 1984 anti-Sikh riots victim claiming she has not been paid the compensation announced in 2006 and 2014. Justice Prathiba M Singh issued notice to the Delhi government and sought its stand on the petition by the woman … Read more

Plea to declare all child marriages in Delhi as void: HC seeks AAP government stand

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response of the AAP government on a plea to declare all child marriages performed in the national capital as void ab initio (to be treated as invalid from the outset). A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh issued notice to the … Read more

Covid-19 patients treated as untouchables once posters pasted on their homes, says SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that once signage or posters are pasted outside the homes of Covid-19 patients, the people affected are treated as “untouchables”, reflecting a different “ground reality”. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said however that its guidelines do not contain any instructions or guidance regarding affixing … Read more

Delhi government notifies one farm law, examining the other two

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has notified one of the three central farm laws and is examining the remaining two, officials said on Tuesday. The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020 was notified on November 23, said a senior Delhi government official. “The remaining two laws are under examination by the … Read more

Night curfew to be clamped in Delhi due to rising Covid-19 cases? Here’s what AAP govt told High Court

The Centre has allowed states and UTs to impose night curfews based on their assessment. (Photo source: IE) The number of coronavirus cases is on the rise in the national capital and the Delhi government may decide in the next few days whether to impose a night curfew to curb the spread of the disease. … Read more

Attention Delhi! Stepping out without face masks in times of Corona? Pay Rs 2,000 fine

Over Rs 2 crore mask penalty was collected by the authorities in Delhi in June-July earlier this year. (Photo: AP) In a bid to arrest the sharp rise in the Coronavirus cases in the National Capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that a Rs 2,000 fine will be imposed on those caught … Read more

‘You turned turtle’: Delhi High Court’s sharp takedown of Arvind Kejriwal on Covid measures

In the biggest single-day rise in number of Covid-related complications, 131 citizens of the National Capital lost their lives on Wednesday. (Photo: The Indian Express) Coronavirus surge in Delhi: As the national capital grapples with the fresh spike in the Covid-19 infections, the Arvind Kejriwal government got an earful from the Delhi High Court on … Read more

Surge in COVID-19 cases: Delhi govt to augment bed capacity, deploy testing vans at crowed places

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday decided to augment the bed capacity in its hospitals and deploy mobile testing vans in markets and crowded places across the city in view of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to review the preparedness … Read more

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia tests positive for COVID-19

Sisodia added that he wasn’t facing any problem per se, and his fever has subsided too, but he has kept himself under quarantine as a precaution. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tweeted on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has isolated himself. In the tweet, Sisodia said that he undertook a … Read more