Sunday, 2 April, 2023

Topic: MCD

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.

Modi inaugurates flats for Delhi slum-dwellers as BJP works to wrest civic poll votes from AAP

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday inaugurated 3,024 flats for families falling under the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category in the capital, handing over...

Garbage-sewage politics at heart of Delhi MCD poll campaigns as AAP-BJP blamegame continues

In run-up to civic polls, Kejriwal’s visits Ghazipur landfill, criticises BJP over ‘garbage mountain’. BJP hits back citing Yamuna foam ahead of Chhath Puja & sewage issues.

The ‘rise’ of Delhi: How land policy changes ushered in new high-rise apartment culture

Private real estate developers like DLF, Unity, Parsvnath, Godrej, TARC and others are changing the skyline of what was traditionally a low-rise city.

‘Kejriwal, time to go’ — JP Nadda slams AAP over corruption charges, for ‘destroying’ Delhi

At a rally held in Delhi's Ramlila Ground, BJP National President Nadda also called Congress 'bhai-behen party' and assured party workers that BJP will win MCD polls.

How Delhi govt’s ‘Mission Buniyaad’ improved literacy, numeracy of students in MCD schools

The programme was rolled out to bridge learning losses caused by Covid shutdowns. MCD data shows significant improvements within 2 months for students in classes 3 to 5.

How Modi govt’s MCD overhaul fits into BJP plan to corner AAP in Delhi civic polls

While the Centre is overseeing a massive overhaul of unified municipal corporation in Delhi, BJP is taking on AAP over civic issues, including alleged problems in water supply.

‘Encroachment doesn’t see religion, so why should action against it’, says Delhi BJP chief

Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta spoke to ThePrint about anti-encroachment drives in Delhi, arrest of Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga and his party’s gameplan for the municipal elections.

How Centre’s Delhi Municipal Corporation bill seeks to curtail AAP govt’s power over civic body

Bill introduced in Lok Sabha, aims to merge Delhi's 3 civic agencies to resolve its funds crisis, but also does away with provisions that allows Delhi's AAP govt to intervene in municipal affairs.

Modi govt tables Bill in Lok Sabha to merge 3 municipal corporations of Delhi

MoS Nityanand Rai introduced the Bill despite Opposition claims that the move was beyond the legislative competence of Parliament.

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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...


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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.