Delhi Disaster Management Authority

Delhi government to hold meeting on threat of new COVID variant from African countries

The Centre had on Thursday asked all states to conduct rigorous screening and testing of all international travellers coming from or transiting through South Africa and Hong Kong.

published on : 26th November 2021

BJP can celebrate Chhath Puja at Yamuna bank if Lt Governor, Delhi Police allow it: AAP

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai accused the BJP of playing politics on the festival and said the Delhi L-G has banned Chhath Puja celebrations on the Yamuna banks.

published on : 9th November 2021

BJP MP launches Chhath Puja preparations at Yamuna's banks despite DDMA ban

The launch of preparations came on a day when pictures and videos of Chhath devotees standing in waist-deep toxic froth in the Yamuna at Kalindi Kunj went viral on social media.

published on : 8th November 2021

BJP MP Parvesh Verma vows to defy Chhath ban in Delhi

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority has prohibited Chhath Puja on the banks of the Yamuna river.

published on : 8th November 2021

BJP trying to prevent Purvanchalis from performing Chhath Puja in Delhi, alleges AAP

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has prohibited celebrations of Chhath Puja on the banks of the Yamuna this year.

published on : 6th November 2021

Eyes on polls, Delhi govt declares Chhath Puja as public holiday

Chhath, celebrated after Diwali by people belonging to Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh, involves the offering of 'Arghya' by fasting women to the Sun god in knee-deep water.

published on : 5th November 2021

Several Delhi schools to reopen for all classes from Monday, some to open after Diwali

DDMA had last week announced that schools would reopen for all classes from November 1, even though teaching and learning would continue in blended mode.

published on : 31st October 2021

AAP, BJP claim credit for nod to Chhath Puja

People observing the festival can now gather at the ghats (banks) of Yamuna River or at water bodies in the city to pay their respects to the sun god while following all COVID-19 protocols.

published on : 28th October 2021

Delhi University Students Union election stand cancelled second time in a row

When student polls were cancelled last year due to Covid, all stakeholders were in favour of the decision. But a similar decision this year has stirred controversy.

published on : 25th October 2021

Allow Chhath puja celebrations in Delhi, COVID situation under control: CM Arvind Kejriwal to LG

Tthe DDMA had prohibited Chhath celebrations at public places, including riverbanks, waterbodies, and temples, in view of the threat posed by COVID-19, leading to protests by the Delhi BJP.

published on : 14th October 2021

DDMA allows gatherings during festival season in COVID appropriate manner

The Delhi Police and district authorities will ensure proper seating arrangement at events by adhering to social distancing norms, separate entry and exit points at venues.

published on : 29th September 2021

Delhi schools for junior classes to reopen after festival season: DDMA

All the government and private schools in Delhi for classes nine to 12 were allowed to reopen on September 1 by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority.

published on : 29th September 2021

Delhi's exhibitions now back in action thanks to DDMA

With exhibitions now allowed by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority, Delhi-based organisers talk about the challenges ahead

published on : 17th September 2021

Delhi government should continue vigorous testing as COVID, flu have similar symptoms: Experts

According to the minutes of the meeting, Dr Sujit Kumar Singh, Director, National Centre For Disease Control said new COVID cases have been fewer than 100 for quite some time in Delhi.

published on : 16th September 2021

HC tells Delhi government to decide on visitors at religious places

Counsel for the petitioner submitted that in view of a 'significant drop' in COVID-19 cases, there was 'selective exclusion' of religious places even in the latest order of DDMA.

published on : 15th September 2021
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