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AAP alleges Delhi CM put under 'house arrest'

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal visited the Singhu border on Tuesday to meet the protesting farmers and also take stock of the preparations made by the government.Farmers have been protesting at the Delhi border to demand that the three farm laws be repealed by the Centre → Read More

Markets may be shut in parts of Delhi as covid cases spike

The AAP-led government has also written to the LG to reduce the total number of people allowed to be present at weddings from 200 to 50 → Read More

Delhi Decoded: Is the national capital prepared to handle a disaster?

Delhi lies in a high seismic zone, and is also prone to cold and hot waves, along with floods and high levels of air pollution. Experts say there is a need to have efficient policies in place to tackle both natural and man-made disasters. → Read More

Joblessness prompts poachers to switch modus operandi

Poaching for trade doubled during the lockdown, a report shows → Read More

Centre, Delhi in war of words over air pollution

The Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government believes that stubble burning in neighbouring states is the main reason behind spike in pollution during winters in the national capital region → Read More

There is a limit to taxing liquor, petrol and diesel, says Manish Sisodia

We have to open up the economy with all precautions. Otherwise people who do not die of coronavirus, will die of hunger and frustration.All the financial management powers have been taken away from states and then you are saying that we should find a middle path. The option they are giving is akin to starving states to death → Read More

Indore cleanest city in India for the fourth consecutive time

Surat in Gujarat and Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra have ranked second and third respectively among cities with populations of more than 1 lakh.In cities with a population of less than 1 lakh, Karad, Saswad and Lonavla in Maharashtra ranked in the top three positions → Read More

India may privatize more of its airports

AAI operates most of the airports in the country. It also owns stakes in privately run airports such as the ones in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government plans to privatize 30-35 airports over the next five years → Read More

Delhi Decoded: How to make Delhi more startup friendly?

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal met a panel of industry leaders and young entrepreneurs last week kickstarting the consultation process for Delhi's new policy for startups.After these consultations, the government will post its draft startup policy online for people to share their feedback → Read More

Govt to encourage FDI for rental housing scheme

The central government is in talks with all the state governments to get agreements signed and then invite private players. → Read More

Delhi Decoded: Chandni Chowk headed for a makeover

There has been a long-standing demand to renovate the area .Work on the renovation finally began in December 2018 → Read More

Delhi government launches portal for job seekers, employers

There will be no limit on the number of jobs a candidate can apply for. Even though there are private websites, this is a free service by the state government. → Read More

Delhi government approves scheme for doorstep delivery of ration

Kejriwal said the entire process will take 6-7 months to be implemented.Doorstep delivery of ration, which covers over 17 lakh beneficiaries, was a key in the AAP manifesto in Delhi elections → Read More

Coronavirus treatment: Delhi's plasma bank commences operations

Over 89,000 covid-19 cases were reported in the national capital of which 27,000 are currently active.Delhi had given a go-ahead for plasma therapy to be conducted in April → Read More

Delhi government to set up plasma bank

The facility will be set up at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) and will be made available for government and private hospitals.It is not mandatory for patients to reach out to the bank to undergo plasma therapy → Read More

Delhi MLA Atishi tests positive for covid-19

AAP spokesperson Akshay Marathe and advisor Abhinandita Dayal Mathur have also tested positive for the virus.Atishi, a member of the assembly from Kalkaji constituency, has isolated herself and is currently recovering at home → Read More

Covid: Kejriwal warns hospitals of strict action if they don't admit patients

Lashing out at private hospitals, Kejriwal said the "black marketing of beds" has to end.The state government said it will appoint one medical officer at every hospital to give a live status of beds there → Read More

Coronavirus-led lockdown has benefitted behavioural changes: Study

The study has observed poor and non-migrant workers in Delhi and the widespread compliance with public health directives, which are a must to reduce the spread of the deadly virus → Read More

Centre to form protocols for urban services, including metro

The decision was taken at a review meeting of urban missions, chaired by minister Hardeep Singh Puri.The meeting comes as the government mulls extension of lockdown in hotspots and easing norms in other zones. → Read More

Delhi, Karnataka to test media professionals for coronavirus

The step comes after over 50 journalists in Mumbai and over 20 journalists in Chennai tested positive for Covid-19 → Read More