Delhi govt to open 100 more mohalla clinics across city

The Delhi government will open 100 more mohalla clinics across the national capital to provide “world-class” primary healthcare services to all residents, an official statement said on Monday. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia took stock of the mohalla clinic project and said the government is working to completely digitise the clinics and doctors will be … Read more

BJP doing ‘politics of riots’, AAP of providing quality education: Manish Sisodia in Himachal Pradesh

AAP senior leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday attacked the Himachal Pradesh government saying the education system in the state is “in shambles” and also claimed that while his party delivers quality education, the BJP indulges in “politics of riots” Sisodia, who is also the deputy chief minister of Delhi, is visiting the northern state ahead … Read more

Delhi: Temporarily close specific wing in school or classroom where Covid case is detected, says Manish Sisodia

ÇDelhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said a specific wing in schools or classrooms where a COVID-19 case has been detected should be closed temporarily and clarified that the entire school should only be closed in specific cases. The comments by Sisodia, who is also the Education Minister, came against the backdrop of … Read more

Weekend curfew to be imposed in Delhi amid Covid surge, says Manish Sisodia

“There will be curfew on Saturdays and Sundays. People are requested to step out only when it is absolutely necessary,” he said in a virtual press conference after a meeting of the Disaster Management Authority. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the Delhi government has decided to impose weekend curfew in the capital … Read more

Delhi sets up ICU facility to treat rising dengue cases, alert to Zika explosion in Kanpur

The 15-bed facility with ICU support will be available 24 hours for patients of vector-borne diseases. (Representative image) The South Delhi Municipal Corporation has set up a treatment facility at Tilak Nagar Colony Hospital to check mosquito-borne diseases, especially dengue. The 15-bed facility with ICU support will be available 24 hours for patients of vector-borne … Read more

Delhi schools reopening from tomorrow: Staggered timetables, no shared lunches and fully vaxxed staff – Classrooms get ready to welcome students

Schools re-opened for classes 9 to 12 from September 1 after being closed for a prolonged period due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (File) Delhi schools will reopen after a 19-month gap for all classes from November 1 with 50% capacity. With Covid-19 cases declining in Delhi, the city-state’s government has finally given the go-ahead for … Read more

500 high-mast national flags to be soon installed in Delhi; check full details here

The initiative comes under Delhi government’s Deshbhakti budget (Photo: IE) The Public Works Department is all set for the installation of 500 high-mast national flags across the city. The plan will now cost Rs 84 crore against the initially proposed amount of Rs 45 crore. The PWD (Public Works Department ) had already floated a … Read more

GoM on Sikkim’s demand to levy Covid cess to meet on June 17

A Group of Ministers set up to look into Sikkim’s demand of levying Covid cess on power and pharmaceutical sectors will meet on June 17. According to an intimation notice issued by the finance ministry, the GoM created to examine the Sikkim government’s proposal to levy the cess will meet on Thursday. Sikkim state government … Read more

Centre ‘abusing’ some state govts instead of supporting them, alleges Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday accused the Centre of “abusing” some governments instead of supporting them. Sisodia also said that the BJP has become ‘Bharatiya Jhagda Party’, following the Centre’s objection to the Delhi government’s doorstep ration delivery scheme. “The Centre does not have any other job apart from abusing some state governments. … Read more

Haryana asks Centre to hike oxygen quota, denies Delhi govt charge that supply stopped from plant

In the wake of a sharp surge in coronavirus cases in the state, the Haryana government on Wednesday urged the Centre to increase the quota of oxygen supply, even as it denied allegations that a state government official had stopped its supply to Delhi from a plant in Faridabad. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar spoke … Read more