Siddhanta Mishra

Eleventh-hour replacement of Punjab CM upsets 2017 poll plans of AAP

Hoping to make inroads, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has time and again put his entire weight behind the farmers' protest.

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Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal, popular actors to play roles in Ramlila 

Every year, scores of MPs and Bollywood actors play certain roles in the Ramlilas, held near the historic Red Fort. 

09 Sep 2021

Delhi: AAP MLAs listen to civic issues ‘caused by MCDs’

As part of an outreach program to prepare the ground in its favour, the party has asked all its MLAs to hold meetings with the public.

07 Sep 2021

Delhi government likely to buy more decomposer capsules

The Delhi government plans to procure ‘Pusa bio-decomposer’ on a large scale for stubble burning management in the city this year.

05 Sep 2021

Aim for ‘world-class’ drainage system still a distant dream for Delhi

The AAP government has been claiming to have made progress on creating a city without waterlogging but the reality is quite stark as streets in the city were inundated on Wednesday.

02 Sep 2021

Unchecked stubble burning can offset air pollution gains

With the stubble burning season beginning from November, authorities are worried  regarding air pollution as its gravity depends on cooperation of neighbouring states.

01 Sep 2021

AAP gives priority to Punjab polls; MCD candidate list on hold

The infighting among Punjab Congress and the public anger against the SAD and BJP over the farm laws have weakened them in the state. 

31 Aug 2021

Delhi child rights body to geotag all anganwadi centers in city

The rights body hopes this will strengthen the service delivery mechanism within the department as the AWCs had proved helpful in the fight against the pandemic.  

27 Aug 2021

Notice to senior officials over delay in payment to childcare institutions

According to the department, late submission of bills by officers and heads of childcare homes has caused the delay in payment between April and June this year.  

26 Aug 2021

Smog tower elicits mixed response among Delhi residents

Delhi government’s ‘war on pollution’ by setting up India’s first smog tower has received mixed response from the beneficiaries in the locality.

24 Aug 2021

CM Kejriwal inaugurates India’s first smog tower, but project far from over

On a pilot basis, the 24-metre tower’s effectiveness will be studied. If results are positive, this may be replicated in other sites.

24 Aug 2021

How AAP is painting Delhi in Deshbhakti colours on this month of Independence

The plan itself is part of the Kejriwal government's larger pitch for 'deshbhakti' or patriotism, as a counter to the BJP's 'rashtravaad' or nationalism, in a bid to reach out to a wider audience.

23 Aug 2021

Fresh feud between Delhi government, Lt Governor on deaths due to oxygen shortage

The Delhi government had earlier constituted a high-level inquiry committee to ascertain the deaths caused by oxygen shortage and provide a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to families of the deceased.

21 Aug 2021

Delhi's ration dealers in a fix over old biometrics of children  

If the machine does not recognise the thumbprints, the dealer cannot provide ration to the beneficiary, forcing children to bring their parents to the shop.

21 Aug 2021

Rising mercury fails to dampen spirits in Ghazipur

“We are far away from our homes because the government has left us with no other option. It has left us on the road,” fumed Virappan, who hails from Karnataka.

19 Aug 2021