Siddhanta Mishra

Association for blind to hold online concert to tide over fund crunch

Staffers’ salaries have been slashed by half since lookdown began as the grant-in-aid supposed to be provided by the Union Ministry of Social Justice is overdue.

03 Dec 2020

AAP workers, leaders with no child rights activism made panel members

As per an order issued earlier this month, six people have been appointed for a term of three years, with former MLA from Laxmi Nagar constituency Nitin Tyagi being one of them. 

01 Dec 2020

Delhi farmers show support in ongoing protests but also have demands of their own

Paras Tyagi, who runs a non-profit for farmers, said farmers are facing huge problems since the Shiela Dikshit government removed the tag of agriculture state from Delhi. 

01 Dec 2020

Delhi government arranges food, water for farmers protesting against new Farm Laws

Aam Aadmi Party, social and religious groups provide facilities for farmers at Burari protest site in Delhi.

28 Nov 2020

AAP uses assembly panels to question MCDs’ functioning

Many assembly committees have summoned MCD commissioners over issues like landfill site and reports of corruption in the next few days. 

28 Nov 2020

Facing financial woes, ration shop owners in Delhi threaten to strike

Fair Price Shop owners are alleging that the AAP-lead government has not provided a margin amount to traders in the system which has been their only source of income since April.

25 Nov 2020

Kejriwal government withdraws order to shut two markets in West Delhi

The Punjabi Basti Market and Janta Market in Nangloi were closed till November 30 through an order of the West Delhi District Disaster Management Authority.

24 Nov 2020

Child rights department slams AAP government welfare plan

Welfare scheme for children of incarcerated parents ‘unsatisfactory, inaccessible’, says panel.

22 Nov 2020

COVID-19: New cap of 50 guests at weddings irks service providers in Delhi

According to traders, as the new limit is so less, people are not going to spend on booking banquet halls and marriage lawns.

19 Nov 2020

COVID-19 dampens festive spirit at South Delhi's posh Defence Colony market

Many shop owners lament that they aren’t doing more than 10 per cent of the average sales of what they did during this season last year.

26 Oct 2020

Seized goods: SDMs ordered to speed up process

Delhi government has directed all SDMs to dedicate a day in a month for certification

21 Oct 2020

Delhi fire service calls for caution during festive season

Through the social media campaign, DFS is hoping to reach out to the general public with its message of educating them of basic dos and don’ts while celebrating.

19 Oct 2020

MCD polls will be fought over BJP’s misrule, says AAP

Determined to end BJP’s 14-year reign in Delhi’s municipal corporations, the AAP has sharpened its attacks on bodies over the existing civic problems.

13 Oct 2020

Six mega works stopped by Delhi's environment department for violating norms

As per Environment minister Gopal Rai, there will be 'zero tolerance' towards any sources causing dust pollution in Delhi.

08 Oct 2020

New ‘Tree Policy’ to focus on preservation, transplantation in capital

The draft Tree Policy, which was put in the public domain in February last year, has preservation and transplantation of trees at its core.

08 Oct 2020

Boiled meat, soup for ‘senior citizens’ of Delhi zoo

The special focus on the food of these animals was felt when they did not eat the meals given to them on many occasions.

06 Oct 2020

Getting finance department approval for works mandatory: Delhi government

As per the fresh order, except in few cases, approval from finance department before sanctioning work, by all departments, is mandatory.

03 Oct 2020

Delhi govt order on reopening adds to confusion among business owners

The Centre recently issued a fresh set of guidelines for reopening almost everything outside containment zones, but Delhi’s wait could be longer.

02 Oct 2020

Early focus on construction sector to curb pollution in Delhi 

According to Delhi government officials, while also focusing on other aspects, the environment department will start monitoring construction sites early this year.

26 Sep 2020

Delhi government's labor registration camp falls flat owing to technical difficulties

Technical issues result in low enrolment of daily wage workers during govt-run campaign

24 Sep 2020

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