Atishi writes to Chief Secretary over water shortage

Atishi writes to Chief Secretary over water shortage

Saturday, 13 April 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

As mercury is soaring high, Delhi Water Minister Atishi has written to Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar  ‘regarding the persistent issue of severe water shortages experienced by residents across various parts of South Delhi’. The minister claimed that ‘it seems as if there is a deliberate attempt to create a water...

NDMC launches Tree Ambulance initiative to protect trees from diseases

Friday, 12 April 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) in a unique initiative to protect trees from disease and enhance its area green assets launched a ‘Tree Ambulance’ for treating ailing trees and maintaining the green assets in the areas falling under it. The civic body has customised an eco-friendly and CNG based Tree...

Excise department revenue touches Rs 7, 475.32 crore

Friday, 12 April 2024 | Saumya Shukla | New Delhi

The Delhi government excise department revenue touched Rs 7,475.32 crores in 2023-24 which is about 10 percent more than 6,830.04 crores earned as compared to the previous year. The department has generated the Value added tax (VAT) to the tune of 2,258.02 crores in 2023-2024, a whopping 76 percent more...

Sukesh goes on hunger strike protesting harrasment by Mandoli jail Superintendent

Friday, 12 April 2024 | Saumya Shukla | New Delhi

Sukesh Chandrasekhar, who is accused in a Rs 200 crore cheating case involving the wife of a former Fortis Healthcare promoter, has gone on a hunger strike protesting against the alleged abuse by a Mandoli jail Superintendent Dhananjay Rawat ‘under the guise of his uniform’. Sukesh’s advocate Anant Malik said, “My...

Atishi, AAP LS candidate kick off Jail ka jawab vote se campaign in Kalkaji

Friday, 12 April 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Kicking off the ‘Jail ka jawab vote se’ campaign in Govindpuri Extension, Kalkaji, senior AAP leader Atishi and Lok Sabha candidate Sahiram Pehalwan on Thursday led a ‘padyatra’ to go  door to door to interact with the people of the area. Expressing discontent over the arrest of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal,...

Directorate of vigilance sacks personal secretary to Kejriwal

Friday, 12 April 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In another setback for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, the directorate of vigilance on Thursday terminated the services of the Bibhav Kumar, personal secretary of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.The decision to sack Bibhav Kumar comes in light of a 2007 case against him for ‘assault and use of...

Eid prayers offered within masjid premises for first time: LG

Friday, 12 April 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

For the first time, Eid prayers ( namaaz) were offered within the masjid premises across the national capital on Friday. Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena on Thursday said this year’s Eid was perhaps for the first time in the history of Delhi that ‘namaz’ was offered inside mosques and...

Mayor, Deputy Mayor polls to be held on April 26

Thursday, 11 April 2024 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The elections for Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has been announced to be held on April 26 on Wednesday, adding that the general house meeting will be held at 11 am. The general House meeting of MCD will be held at 11 am at the...

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