Thursday, 2 February, 2023
TopicDelhi government

Topic: Delhi government

Sachin Pilot to Kanhaiya Kumar — in Delhi, Congress brings out big guns to reclaim lost MCD glory

Congress ruled MCD till 2007, but then started losing the polls. It was Sheila Dikshit-led Congress govt in Delhi which trifurcated MCD in 2012, to be reunified by Modi govt earlier this year.

Delhi L-G issues show cause notice to DDCD vice chairperson over ‘misuse of public office’

The action came after a complaint by Delhi BJP MP Parvesh Verma, who alleged that DDCD Vice Chairperson Jasmine Shah acted like AAP's official spokesperson for 'political gains'.

Delhi govt enforces 15-step action plan to tackle air pollution ahead of winter

High pollution is an annual sore point for Delhi, when several people are put to risk due to a high concentration of tiny airborne particles, especially in October and November.

Delhi catches up with online education craze, launches first-of-its-kind virtual school

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says the school aims to help girl students, children who have dropped out or those who cannot physically attend school.

Hours after deputy Sisodia raided, Delhi CM Kejriwal slams BJP for impeding his ‘good’ work

Kejriwal also highlighted a NYT article on the performance of Delhi schools under Education Minister Sisodia, who is being probed by CBI for alleged irregularities in Capital’s former excise policy.

‘Always welcomed those who sought refuge’: Puri hails decision to shift Rohingyas to EWS flats

Around 1,100 Rohingyas staying in tents will be shifted into flats equipped with basic facilities and round-the-clock security provided by the Delhi Police.

AAP cheers CAG revenue-surplus find as nod to ‘honesty’. But it wasn’t all rainbows & butterflies

CAG report cited huge losses incurred by 7 public sector enterprises, non-utilisation of funds meant for various schemes & pulled up public sector firms for not adhering to policies.

Who gets compensation in Mundka fire, who doesn’t? Victims’ families battle Proof Raj

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced that the families will be given Rs 10 lakh each and all injured Rs 50,000. But the Delhi labour department is yet to process the payment.

Privacy, consent, data — what Delhi govt ignores when giving parents live classroom footage

Arvind Kejriwal's Delhi govt needs to conduct a privacy assessment and find out what value does live streaming of classrooms add to children’s security.

Delhi government moves to bring back detention policy at schools

Following the gazette notification, the government will release the manner and conditions a child can be held back in his current class.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.