Siddhanta Mishra

Prostitution dens in facade of spa in New Delhi's Mahipalpur

There is a prostitution racket flourishing in the area and that the numerous spas dotting it are doubling as prostitution dens.

10 Dec 2017

Delhi government does a first, issues dos and don’ts to fight air pollution

Berated from all quarters for poor management of air pollution levels, the Delhi government has, for the first time, issued standard operating procedures to all concerned departments, including the De

10 Dec 2017

Delhi MLAs to get ‘lessons’ in disabled-friendly practices

With the vision to create more awareness about people with disability, Delhi Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) has written a letter to the Cabinet Secretary urging him to conduct a two-three hour workshop at a suitable time for all the MLAs.

03 Dec 2017

Swachh survey near, city shows dirty picture

The mega Swachh Survekshan will begin in a few weeks, but the three BJP-held corporations in Delhi are yet to get their acts together. A reality check revealed the pathetic state of sanitation and hyg

03 Dec 2017

Arvind Kejriwal hits out at BJP as AAP marks five years

“The BJP has become more corrupt than the Congress”, he alleged and even issued an appeal to voters in poll-bound Gujarat to vote for anybody who can defeat BJP.

27 Nov 2017

Complaints pending? No worries

The Kejriwal regime has been making promises of government services aplenty but it has not been doing much about complaints pending on the public grievance portal.

26 Nov 2017

Delhi PWD sets up cell as construction raises heat and dust

In view of the environmental concerns, the Delhi government’s Public Works Department (PWD) has constituted an Environmental Cell to monitor all construction activities in the city.

12 Nov 2017

BJP meddling in AIADMK affairs, claims Sasikala-Dhinakaran faction leader

Citing Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pugazhendhi claimed that it was "evident" that the prime minister "had a say" in the AIADMK issues.

01 Nov 2017

DSLSA to form panel of veterans to provide legal aid

The Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DSLSA), the body which provides free legal aid to public, will now get a fresh panel of senior advocates, who have an experience of above 10 years.

22 Oct 2017

No improvement in Delhi air quality post Supreme Court ban

The data analysed by CPCB of the 16 Ambient Air Quality Monitors the average AQI of Delhi constituting both the particulate matters was at 378 which comes under the ‘very poor’ category.

20 Oct 2017

Delhi parking cost to rise if air quality dips

The Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) has also stated implementing the car-rationalising 'Odd- Even' policy among the many measures to control the smog levels in the air of Delhi.

18 Oct 2017

Missing JNU student: Students along with Najeeb's mother protest at Delhi High Court

After sitting on protest at the CBI headquarters earlier, Fatima Nafees and members of JNU Student Union protested against the alleged mishandling of the case and behavior of the police.

16 Oct 2017

Shops to pay upto Rs 1 lakh fine under waste segregation by-laws

The committee appointed by Delhi High Court to formulate by-laws for waste segregation has come down heavily on commercial establishments in the capital for failing to adhere to the norms.

15 Oct 2017

Sexual intercourse with minor wife verdict: Meet the two petitioners

The petitioners in the case in which the Supreme Court overturned the age-old practice of child marriage operates out of a humble home-cum-office in Noida, on the outskirts of Delhi.

12 Oct 2017

SC order on sex with minor wife will open up many debates in the country: Petitioner in the case

The petitioners of the case that has overturned the ancient heritage and practice of child marriage operate out of a humble home-office in Noida.

11 Oct 2017