Centre tells Arvind Kejriwal to step up work under 'Clean India'; claims Delhi govt built only 328 public toilets
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Centre tells Arvind Kejriwal to step up work under 'Clean India'; claims Delhi govt built only 328 public toilets

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri recently criticised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for under-utilising funds released under Swachh Bharat Mission to build toilets

Delhi Transport dept recommends digital monitors with GPS to help passengers check route, ensure safety
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Delhi Transport dept recommends digital monitors with GPS to help passengers check route, ensure safety

To further enhance the safety of passengers, especially women, digital monitors will be installed in cabs to keep a track of the route taken by the driver, a Delhi Transport department official said

Delhi air pollution: Patrolling needed to check usage of non-permitted fuels, says L-G Anil Baijal
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Delhi air pollution: Patrolling needed to check usage of non-permitted fuels, says L-G Anil Baijal

Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday said door-to-door checking and patrolling was needed to check usage of non-permitted fuels in industrial areas in Delhi

Consider airlifting 108-feet-tall Hanuman statue to remove congestion: Delhi HC
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Consider airlifting 108-feet-tall Hanuman statue to remove congestion: Delhi HC

Anguished over illegal constructions in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Monday suggested to the local authorities to consider "airlifting" of the 108-foot Hanuman statue in central Delhi

Delhi pollution update: Air quality remains toxic as Kejriwal meets Khattar; decision on odd-even today
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Delhi pollution update: Air quality remains toxic as Kejriwal meets Khattar; decision on odd-even today

Smoggy conditions prevailed over Delhi restricting the visibility to 1,000 meters at around 8.30 am, but the politicking was in order.

Kejriwal, Khattar resolve to improve Delhi air quality; CMs discuss ways to check stubble burning, vehicular pollution
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Kejriwal, Khattar resolve to improve Delhi air quality; CMs discuss ways to check stubble burning, vehicular pollution

Kejriwal had earlier said that Khattar had invited him to Chandigarh today for the meeting as he could not meet him in Delhi because he was very busy.

Delhi to have BS-VI fuel by April next year to mitigate pollution; automobile firms wary of new deadline
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Delhi to have BS-VI fuel by April next year to mitigate pollution; automobile firms wary of new deadline

However, the automakers will not be hurried to change engine requirements because of the new deadlines as previous BS-IV grade are also capable to run on the new BS-VI fuel

Is Delhi's depleting air quality set to replicate a tragedy like London's 'Great Smog'?
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Is Delhi's depleting air quality set to replicate a tragedy like London's 'Great Smog'?

In London, smog killed because people faced breathing problems. But the toxins in Delhi's air could lead to long-term problems and chronic health disorders, and not just short-term health issues

Delhi air pollution: As odd-even plan falls through, tussle over exemptions highlights challenges in solving current crisis
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Delhi air pollution: As odd-even plan falls through, tussle over exemptions highlights challenges in solving current crisis

The odd-even scheme can't be implemented without exemptions for two-wheelers to curb air pollution in Delhi because its public transport system won't be able to bear additional commuters, says the government

Delhi govt's Mohalla Clinics hit another roadblock; parents write to L-G against using schools, parks
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Delhi govt's Mohalla Clinics hit another roadblock; parents write to L-G against using schools, parks

The All India Parents Association has submitted a letter to the Lieutenant Governor urging him to restrain the proposed Mohalla Clinics in schools and parks

Delhi sanitation workers to block roads across three MCDs today; demand instant payment of salaries, arrears
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Delhi sanitation workers to block roads across three MCDs today; demand instant payment of salaries, arrears

Sanitation workers of the three municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs) have threatened to intensify strike on Tuesday by blocking roads in East Delhi if their demands are not met

Air quality in New Delhi deteriorates as pollutant levels increase drastically
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Air quality in New Delhi deteriorates as pollutant levels increase drastically

The pollution levels in national capital is reaching alarming heights. As per the reports from the government's air quality monitoring systems, these levels might decline in the coming days.

Delhi govt's decision to regularise 15,000 private school teachers will have no effect, say experts
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Delhi govt's decision to regularise 15,000 private school teachers will have no effect, say experts

The future of 15,000 guest teachers in Delhi schools is caught in a tug of war with L-G Anil Baijal asking the AAP-led govt in NCT Delhi to abstain from regularising their posts

Delhi stares at another smoggy winter as stubble burning picks up in neighbouring Punjab, Haryana
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Delhi stares at another smoggy winter as stubble burning picks up in neighbouring Punjab, Haryana

This time the Delhi government is especially concerned about farm residue burning as the city will host a few matches of the U-17 FIFA world cup in October

Delhi child rape case: Magisterial probe reveals 'major lapses' in functioning of Tagore Public School
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Delhi child rape case: Magisterial probe reveals 'major lapses' in functioning of Tagore Public School

Probe report said that "Unhindered access" was given to the accused to all parts of the Tagore Public School, where a five-year-old was raped on 9 September

Probe into five-year-old girl's rape in Delhi's private school transferred to Crime Branch
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Probe into five-year-old girl's rape in Delhi's private school transferred to Crime Branch

The probe into the alleged rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi’s Tagore Private School has been transferred to the Crime Branch

Who is Sonu Dariyapur: A pulp fiction-like thriller crime story of Delhi's most wanted criminal
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Who is Sonu Dariyapur: A pulp fiction-like thriller crime story of Delhi's most wanted criminal

Sonu Dariyapur's story may read like a pulp thriller, but the 38-year-old ran out of luck when he was arrested by the Delhi Police

JNUSU Elections 2017: More people chose NOTA than Congress-backed NSUI; disenchantment may hurt Left
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JNUSU Elections 2017: More people chose NOTA than Congress-backed NSUI; disenchantment may hurt Left

Statistically, the biggest loser in the rise of NOTA was Congress-backed National Students Union of India.

Ghazipur landfill caves in at East Delhi: Two killed in mishap; AAP, BJP blame each other
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Ghazipur landfill caves in at East Delhi: Two killed in mishap; AAP, BJP blame each other

The incident, which happened around 2.30 pm, may have claimed a girl's life, while four people have been rescued so far.

Delhi govt schools deny admission on flimsy grounds, claim parents in petition to Arvind Kejriwal
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Delhi govt schools deny admission on flimsy grounds, claim parents in petition to Arvind Kejriwal

A child in Delhi's Kapas Hera area was denied admission because he couldn't submit a copy of transfer certificate duly signed by an official from the education department of Bihar as necessitated by the school