Siddhanta Mishra

Manish Sisodia orders transfers of 26 officers from GST department

The officer is said to have illegally contacted the firm through a middleman. 

11 Nov 2018

Fuel price drives VAT revenue down in Delhi

Soaring fuel costs in Delhi are hampering Value Added Tax (VAT) revenue for the capital, according to figures released by the government. 

11 Nov 2018

Prisoners in Tihar jail allege discrimination

The Tihar complex houses about 16,000 inmates, of which, approximately 230 are kept in the high security ward.

04 Nov 2018

RTI row: Government departments reluctant to share information, says report

A Transparency International India report indicates an alarming rise in the number of RTI requests being rejected by various arms of the government.

28 Oct 2018

Mission 2019: BJP’s Delhi chapter sings Ambedkar tune to woo backward voters

In the absence of strong candidates from the BJP in the past, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party managed to wrest away the seats.

28 Oct 2018

Encroachment: Disaster in making

According to Railway records, around 16,000 dwelling units exist in eight clusters in northwest Delhi and Shakur Basti is one of them.

28 Oct 2018

Govt depts reluctant to share information

 A Transparency International India report indicates an alarming rise in the number of RTI requests being rejected by various arms of the government.

27 Oct 2018

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu meets Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal said Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) chief Sharad Yadav was also present for a while.

27 Oct 2018

Consumer forum slaps Rs 2 lakh penalty on PNB for blocking access to account

After completing the formalities for the loan, which Sudha had applied for in her husband’s name, she submitted two cheques for transferring the money to her son’s account.

21 Oct 2018

Public buildings to be disabled-friendly by December 2019

The committee, which is headed by a superintendent engineer-level officer, has also said in its report that 763 roads in the city have been earmarked for changes to become disabled-friendly.  

21 Oct 2018

182 m statue of Sardar to be unveiled on October 31

Although the statue will be unveiled on October 31, tourism in the area is yet to pick up given the poor condition of the roads.

14 Oct 2018

Parking complexes on 20 locations soon

The locations, some of the busiest in the city, include Karol Bagh, Nirman Vihar, Scope Minar, Ganesh Chowk, Durgapuri Chowk and Kirti Nagar.  

14 Oct 2018

New infrastructure projects to be inaugurated in Delhi in October, hopes for decongestion

In some good news for Delhiites, four major infrastructure projects, some of them pending for more than a decade, are scheduled to be inaugurated in October. 

07 Oct 2018

Honest word has more power than bullets, says Gautam Navlakha after release from house arrest

The activist was one of the five put under house arrest in connection with the violence in Koregaon-Bhima in Maharashtra.

02 Oct 2018

Sale of  banned liquor brands continues in Delhi

At most stores, employees denied any knowledge on ban on the sale of these brands when enquired. Some traders meanwhile, expressed concern that the ban may push up the black market prices.

30 Sep 2018