Siddhanta Mishra

Delhi government directs compliance with harassment norms

The deadline for formal institutions and organisations to form internal committees is November 31 and non-compliance after the deadline will be dealt with strict action.

23 Sep 2018

Delhi government fears ‘political cost’ of DTC fare hike

The planning department is still working on how to generate the funds in the first place to develop the infrastructure so that private players are attracted to set shop.

23 Sep 2018

BJP president Amit Shah to hold public rally in Delhi

Worried about the declining popularity of the BJP’s all seven sitting Lok Sabha MPs from the national capital, party president Amit Shah will address the Poorvanchal voters on September 23.

16 Sep 2018

DDA serves notice to Delhi Metro Rail, Taj Vivanta over unpaid land dues

While Taj officials declined comment, Anuj Dayal , Executive Director Corporate communications DMRC, told The Sunday Standard that “We are aware of the show cause notice.

16 Sep 2018

Delhi government's compensation plans for power cuts in limbo

The six-month-old promise of Delhi government regarding compensating people for unscheduled power cuts seems to be heading towards a rough patch.

16 Sep 2018

Arvind Kejriwal’s bouquet of 40 services to Delhi

Delhiites just need to dial ‘1076’ to avail doorstep delivery of services, which will be available from 8 am to 10 pm.

11 Sep 2018

Health projects worth Rs 15 crore pending in Delhi

As per estimates of the government, health projects worth Rs15 crore are still to hit the ground since the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) came into power.

09 Sep 2018

Delhi a step closer to the ambitious CCTV project

The government is in the final stages of selecting a company to execute the project, according to sources.

09 Sep 2018

BJP women's cell member abuses girls in shelter home in Noida

Dimple Anand allegedly slapped a girl in the home, repeatedly called minor girls “prostitutes”, and made other objectionable statements addressing girls living there.

08 Sep 2018

Government’s end-of-life rules for old and abandoned cars

The guidelines will also help in the disposal of a large number of junk vehicles found abandoned on roads, which need to be disposed of in an environment-friendly manner.

02 Sep 2018

MAMC campus to get a ‘vertical’ green cover

In a move to reduce air pollution and increase green cover in the city, the idea has experimented at various locations including the newly built Delhi Meerut Expressway.

02 Sep 2018

AAP row shows caste stranglehold on politics

The Aam Aadmi Party which won the Delhi Assembly election in 2015 with a landslide victory on a platform of clean,  merit-based leadership  is today fighting allegations of caste politics.

02 Sep 2018

People in Gautam Navlakha’s locality have mixed reactions about his arrest

'They (Navlakha’s family) are kind to me. Their children are also respectful. I am shocked to know they are linked with wrong people; it’s hard to believe,' Prasad, a tea seller in that area.

30 Aug 2018

New South Delhi Municipal Corporation headquarters to be named after Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation, which is ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party, is contemplating to name its new headquarters after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

26 Aug 2018

AAP student wing to contest DUSU polls after two years rules out alliance with AISA, SFI 

The announcement was made by AAP minister Gopal Rai after an event at DU’s North Campus.

26 Aug 2018