January 25, 2022 04:26 (IST)
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Delhi HC questions how dignity of married women remains unaffected by marital rape

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi High Court has raised a question on how the dignity of a married woman remains unaffected by marital rape, addressing a serious potboiling social topic, media reports said.

Lame excuses, passing the buck: Supreme Court raps Delhi govt over air pollution

New Delhi/IBNS: The Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi faced criticism from the Supreme Court over the air pollution in the national capital with the judges blaming the administration for making "lame excuses" and "passing the buck" when it comes to the issue.

Crops destroyed due to rains: Delhi announces Rs. 50,000 per hectare of farmland compensation to farmers

New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi government has decided to compensate all the farmers whose crops were destroyed in the unseasonal rains the national capital received this year.

Delhi govt caps ambulance service rates for Covid patients, announces 'strict action' for violators

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid reports of a massive hike in ambulance service charges, the Delhi government on Thursday announced to cap maximum prices that private ambulance services can levy for ferrying Covid patients.

Rajya Sabha passes NCT Bill, Arvind Kejriwal calls it a 'sad day of Indian democracy'

New Delhi/IBNS The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the controversial Government of NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2021, which aims to give more power to the Lieutenant Governor- the Centre's representative- compared to the city's elected government.

Arvind Kejriwal slams BJP, Cong for opposing installation of 500 flag masts across Delhi

New Delhi/UNI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday slammed the BJP and Congress for opposing various initiatives announced by the Delhi government, such as installing 500 flag masts across Delhi and free pilgrimage to Ram Mandir in Ayodhya for elders.

Delhi Govt prohibits private schools from charging any extra other than tuition fees

New Delhi/UNI: Keeping in mind the recent Covid-19 situation which has led to the closure of schools, the Education Department of the Delhi Government under Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has directed the private-unaided schools to charge only tuition fees during the period of lockdown, and not charge under any other head.

Delhi govt seeks Rs 5000 crore aid from Centre to pay salary of employees 

New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi Government has sought an aid of Rs 5000 crore from the Centre, saying that other states have received a financial assistance from the Disaster Relief fund.

Arvind Kejriwal govt sends its proposal to Centre over lockdown 4.0

New Delhi/UNI:  The Delhi government has sent a proposal to the Centre in view of the relaxations in lockdown post May 17, which are based on the suggestions and inputs from the public.

Delhi govt have been suggested to reopen markets with odd-even rule: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said his government was suggested by people to reopen the markets, which are closed since the commencement of lockdown on Mar 24 midnight, but with the odd-even rule.

COVID-19: Delhi govt identifies more than 20,000 homes for home quarantine, says LG Baijal

New Delhi/UNI: Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday informed that more than 20,000 homes have been identified by the Delhi Government for home quarantine as part of the steps being taken to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Fight against COVID19: Delhi govt to promote students of nursery to class eight to next class

New Delhi/IBNS: With India continuing to fight against COVID 19 outbreak, the Delhi government on Monday said all students from nursery to class eight in Delhi will be promoted to the next class under “no detention policy."

COVID-19: Delhi Govt to crackdown on overcharging of sanitizers, masks, medicines

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Food and Civil supplies minister Imran Hussain on Monday directed concerned officers to depute teams in all markets in the national capital to crack down on complaints of hoarding and over-charging of hand sanitizers, masks and other essential items crucial for Coronavirus prevention.

Coronavirus outbreak: Delhi government says no to IPL matches

New Delhi/IBNS: Even though the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is yet to take a decision on the 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) in the wake of the deadly Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the Delhi government on Friday cleared that no match of the mega tournament will be held in the national capital.

Delhi government no less ill-informed than Centre in understanding of sedition law, says P Chidambaram

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday slammed the Delhi government for its sanction to prosecute former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in connection with a sedition case, saying the Kejriwal Government is no less ill-informed than the central government in its understanding of sedition law.