Land Pooling Policy: DDA hearing from July 2

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

After receiving suggestions and observations on Land Pooling Policy, Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has announced that the agency will start the hearing process pertaining to individual land owner of one or more parcels of land in delineated sector, adding up to minimum of two hectares. A group of owners who...

DSGMC installs solar plates on roofs of Bangla Sahib, Rakab Ganj Sahib

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a bid to adopt energy-efficient measures, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has installed solar plates on the roofs of historical Gurdwara Bangla Sahib and Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib and other educational institutions associated with DSGMC. The pilot project was launched by R K Singh, Minister of State (IC)...

DDA officials get 4-yr RI for demanding bribe from eatery owner

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

A city court has sentenced two DDA officials to four years of rigorous imprisonment each for demanding Rs 6,000 bribe every month for allowing a man to run his eatery illegally in northwest Delhi. Special Judge Ashutosh Kumar handed down the jail term to Delhi Development Authority (DDA) officials Mukesh Chander...

Criminal with Rs2L reward on head among two arrested

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | Gurugram

The Special Task Force (STF) of the Haryana Police has arrested two dreaded criminals, Rajiv, alias Boby, and Sumit on Wednesday. Rajiv was wanted in several cases of heinous crimes and was carrying a reward of Rs2 lakh on his head. The duo was involved in half a dozen cases of...

Ghaziabad civic body leader raises rampant encroachment issue

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 | SP Singh | GHAZIABAD

The Leader of House in Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajendra Tyagi has raised concerns over ramapant grabbing of public land and criminal apathy of the concerned officials. In a letter to the Chief Secretary Rajiv Kumar, Tyagi has mentioned how Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) Uttar...

Rape accused Daati Maharaj’s bother called for questioning

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Self-styled godman Daati Maharaj's brother, a co-accused in the rape of a disciple in the ashrams here and Rajasthan, joined the ongoing probe by the Delhi Police Crime branch on Wednesday. A senior police official said that he was being questioned by a specially formed team. Earlier, the self-styled godman was...

EDMC discusses desilting issues with other civic agencies

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on Wednesday held a meeting with different civic agencies in the national Capital to discuss issues related to desilting of drains before upcoming monsoon. EDMC Mayor Bipin Bihari Singh chaired the meeting that was attended by officials of EDMC, Public Works Department (PWD), Irrigation and Flood...

Prahari Squads to curb petty crimes in G’gram

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 | Parvesh Sharma | Gurugram

Trained to keep an eye on the activities of rowdies, indulging in eve-teasing, snatching and other petty offences, “Prahari Squads” of Gurugram Police have hit the city roads. Last year, around 60 motorbikes were obtained by the city police with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) support from Honda Scooter and Motorcycles, India...

Dalit bodies protest against Kejriwal, Modi

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Dalit organisations, led by senior Delhi Congress leader Jai Kishen, on Wednesday held a dharna at Jalebee Chowk, Sulanpuri, protesting anti-dalit policies of Arvind Kejriwal Government in Delhi and NDA Government at Centre. They burnt effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Addressing dalit organisations,...

No liquor shops, bars in residential areas

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | Sapna Singh | NEW DELHI

In a major policy decision taken on Tuesday, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) notified that liquor shops, bars, discos, pubs and clubs shall not be allowed in the residential premises as a part of “mixed land use”. It implies that no such business or construction will be allowed in residential areas....


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‘Assault’ on police driver: Action against Kerala ADGP

17 Jun 2018 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

In a swift move intended at stemming the protests brewing in the State police force against certain top officials’ ‘feudalistic’ practice of persecuting policemen and camp followers by using them as house servants, the Kerala Government on Saturday removed ADGP Sudesh Kumar, whose daughter was the other day booked for assaulting and verbally abusing his official police driver, from the position of head of the Armed Police Battalion. The action against...

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Schoolchildren get info on benefits

22 Jun 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Observing the Yoga Day, the school students of Sharda Vihar School performed Yoga postures on Thursday. Observing International Yoga Day 750 students of the school got information about Yoga and students were informed about the benefits of Yoga were...

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