Siddhanta Mishra

After lockdown, dragon stings Delhi traders now

‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ call to reduce dependence on Chinese  imports has enthused many. but businessmen in Delhi fear  that the campaign may backfire, reports siddhanta mishra

03 Aug 2020

Will make Delhi child labour free by 2023: DCPCR chairperson Anurag Kundu

We aim to make Delhi child labour free by 2023 says newlt appointed chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Right Anurag Kundu.

01 Aug 2020

Delhi government reduces tax on diesel with aim to revive economy

Transporters felt that the government will also see an increase in revenue because now most of trucks will now get refueled in the city.

30 Jul 2020

‘Morning walk’ amid lockdown makes Delhi zoo tiger more active

​Tigers are also being given a variety of meats, such as chicken and mutton, so that the food does not get mundane, said another zoo official.

30 Jul 2020

North- East Delhi riots: Arvind Kejriwal government again rejects L-G Anil Baijal’s panel of lawyers

Under the Constitution, the Lieutenant Governor has special powers to intervene and overturn any decision of the elected government of Delhi.

29 Jul 2020

Delhi government asks 150 businesses for workers' record for registry purposes

Notices issued after high court’s intervention on plea on benefits for building workers announced during Covid lockdown

28 Jul 2020

COVID-19 pandemic hits sale of sacrificial goats for Eid ul-Adha in Delhi

A lack of transportation facilities have also played a role as many merchants who usually travel from villages have not made the journey this year.

27 Jul 2020

Delhi rains: Public Works Department blames Jal Board for Minto Road deluge

The PWD, facing flak for waterlogging under Minto Bridge for last few days, the PWD said that the congestion was being caused by a nearby DJB sewer drain.  

24 Jul 2020

Delhi in deep waters: Despite government SOPs for waterlogging in 2019, much remains unchanged

This year, more than 50 locations have been waterlogged and roads have caved-in at several places in the city.

23 Jul 2020

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal approves door-to-door PDS ration delivery

'Our Cabinet has approved 'Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana', beneficiaries can avail doorstep delivery of ration,' the Delhi Chief Minister said.

22 Jul 2020

Delhi rains: Persistent shortcomings behind yearly waterlogging in the capital

In 2016, a study commissioned by the AAP government regarding the entire existing drainage system of the national capital was carried out by IIT-Delhi.

20 Jul 2020

Delhi's AAP government looks to launch online job portal

The AAP government, which has been aggressively reopening markets and industries, is now planning to start an online portal to help people get jobs.

19 Jul 2020

National Association of Blind in Delhi left cash-strapped amid COVID-19  pandemic

While NAB is providing for almost 300 children in various ways free-of-cost, the staffers salaries have been slashed by half since lookdown began.

18 Jul 2020

Delhi's South West district testing aggressively for COVID-19: DM

According to the Delhi government’s latest report, 101 of the total 658 containment zones hotspots fall in this district.

14 Jul 2020

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal leads the COVID-19 fight from forefront

As the lockdown began, the government’s first steps were to provide food and shelters to homeless daily wagers. 

11 Jul 2020

COVID-19: Private firm to manage home isolation patients in Delhi

This came a few days after the AAP government locked horns with L-G Anil Baijal over the home isolation policy.

09 Jul 2020

COVID-19: Delhi government issues SOP for resumption of sports training

Sporting activities will be resumed in a phased manner with an initial phase of small groups consisting of 5-10 persons performing activities in a non-contact manner. 

08 Jul 2020

COVID-19: Delhi government banks on donors for plasma, but some conditions apply

But finding donors may remain a daunting task as plasma donations depend on certain conditions.

06 Jul 2020

SDMC survey to identify buildings at risk in Delhi due to frequent earthquakes

According to the officials, to date 103 notices have been issued to various building owners to conduct an audit of the structural safety and submit a report to SDMC within 30 days.

05 Jul 2020

AAP launches District Surveillance Telemedicine Hub to help with COVID-19 requirements

The service, to begin with the residents of Central Delhi district, will help COVID-19 patients with requirements such as medicines, sanitisation and removal of biomedical waste in their area.

04 Jul 2020

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