SC declines stay on Central Vista project, says 'any change at ground level will be at authorities' risk'; posts matter to 7 July
The top court was hearing a plea against the Delhi High Court order which said the Delhi Development Authority was not required to apprise it before notifying changes in the Master Plan to allow the Central Vista project of the central government.
AAP reimagines role of legislative within Indian democracy by holding executive to greater public scrutiny, pushing for transparency
If the professional background of the chief minister was a sign of things to come, it seemed the Assembly would be a battleground for many legislative clashes for democracy and development.
AAP govt paved road to justice by discarding politics of parole in favour of infrastructure and improved access to courts
Arvind Kejriwal has, at every public event and governance speech with the judiciary and public, continued his unwavering and unconditional support to staffing our courts and judicial ecosystem to their sanctioned strength.
Delhi targets 25% green cover by 2025; officials say it's possible only if DDA gives land on Yamuna river banks to forest department
The Delhi government has set an ambitious target of increasing the city's green cover from 20.6 per cent to 25 per cent by 2025, but officials say this is possible only if the DDA hands over land on the Yamuna riverbanks to the forest department
Cabinet approves bill to grant ownership rights to people living in unauthorised colonies in Delhi; move to benefit 40-50 lakh people
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill which provides for a legal framework to grant ownership rights to the people living in unauthorised colonies in the city, a move that will benefit 40 to 50 lakh people
Arvind Kejriwal urges Centre to begin regularisation of 40 lakh homes in Delhi unauthorised colonies without delay after Union Cabinet okays move
Welcoming the Union Cabinet's decision to regularise unauthorised colonies in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the road map for it was based on a proposal sent by the Delhi government and that the Centre should start the process immediately
Cabinet approves proposal granting ownership rights to people living in Delhi's unauthorised colonies
The decision 'is applicable to 1,797 identified unauthorised colonies' spread over 175 square km inhabited by people from lower income groups in Delhi, Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri
Sant Ravidas Mandir demolition row: Kailash Gahlot says no proposal pending with Delhi govt, Centre to provide approval for 'non-forest' usage of land
Delhi minister Kailash Gahlot on Friday said that there are no pending proposals for use of the land upon which the Sant Ravidas temple once stood.
Water problems in South Asia are on the rise due to wasteful flood irrigation, government incentives of free electricity and market incentives. Most important for water management are agricultural reforms and accountability of urban population.
After 30 years wait, 19,000 applicants to finally get flats in Delhi, but DUSIB's housing scheme for EWS has few takers
Of the 19,000 applications who had sought housing in Delhi under a govt scheme for the economically weaker sections, in 1985, only 1,150 have accepted allotment of tenements offered by the DUISB, the now in-charge of the scheme
NGT's ban & DDA's 'strong' efforts to reclaim the river's floodplains have not worked the way they hoped.
NGT fines Delhi govt Rs 25 cr for failing to curb air pollution; officials, people polluting environment not spared
The money will be deducted from the salary of Delhi government officials and the people polluting the environment. The tribunal also stated that if the Arvind Kejriwal-led government fails to pay the fine, it will have to pay a fine of Rs 10 crore per month.
CPCB asks public agencies to use social media to address grievances on pollution after 'grossly inadequate' action taken on complaints
The enforcement bodies' actions on public complaints against pollution have been "grossly inadequate", the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said while urging these agencies again to join social media platforms to address the grievances concerning them.
Kerala floods: Delhi Development Authority employees donate one day's salary to PM's relief fund, send over Rs 1 crore
The amount raised to the tune of over Rs 1.2 crore has been sent to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund for Kerala, the DDA said.
Delhi sealings: Master Plan compounds woes of affected traders; concentration of power with DDA a major obstacle
Political ecologist Dunu Roy pointed out that the Master Plan should be in conformity with the reality of the city and not vice versa.
Arvind Kejriwal questions Delhi Development Authority over poor living conditions at Kathputhli colony transit camp
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal pulled up officials of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and a private builder over poor living conditions at a transit camp for dwellers of Kathputli Colony.
Delhi to get tree wall: 31 lakh saplings to be planted along city's border to shield it from dust storms
The national capital territory of Delhi is to have a wall of nearly 31 lakh native trees encircling it soon to shield it from frequent dust storms coming from Rajasthan and enveloping and choking it.
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) had processed the modifications seeking to bring relief to traders from the sealing drive that began late December at the Defence Colony market.
Delhi: Instead of resorting to mud-slinging, BJP-led MCD must try to solve the problem of street vending
Instead of resorting to mud-slinging and blame-games, it is high time that BJP pulls its act together and solves the problem of street vending in Delhi.
Delhi's garbage politics continues: AAP files case in NGT over allotment of landfill sites, seeks to outdo BJP
A week after Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari lodged a complaint against the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) decision to allot two landfill sites in Yamuna floodplains, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday filed a petition with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to strike down the same decision.