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Opposition slams Delhi government for allowing private liquor shops to offer up to 25% discount, demands withdrawal of rebate
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Opposition slams Delhi government for allowing private liquor shops to offer up to 25% discount, demands withdrawal of rebate

Delhi's Excise Department, in an order issued on Friday, allowed retail private vendors to offer up to 25 per cent discount on the MRP of liquor

Delhi govt issues notification for seamless movement of PVs in NCR
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Delhi govt issues notification for seamless movement of PVs in NCR

An agreement has been signed between the governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan for single-point taxation for mass public transport vehicles of state corporations.

Delhi: DDMA to meet on Monday to discuss more curbs to tackle COVID-19 as cases rise
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Delhi: DDMA to meet on Monday to discuss more curbs to tackle COVID-19 as cases rise

With the rise in the number of coronavirus cases and its variant Omicron, a weekend curfew was imposed in Delhi from 10 pm on Friday till 5 am on Monday.

Delhi govt gives Rs 2 crore 'Samman Rashi' to Tokyo Olympic star Ravi Dahiya
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Delhi govt gives Rs 2 crore 'Samman Rashi' to Tokyo Olympic star Ravi Dahiya

The ceremony, organised by the Directorate of Education and Sports, saw the Delhi government honouring the medal winners and sportspersons from Delhi representing India in Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics 2020

Arvind Kejriwal includes Ayodhya in Delhi government's free pilgrimage scheme
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Arvind Kejriwal includes Ayodhya in Delhi government's free pilgrimage scheme

Under the 'Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana', the government bears the pilgrimage expenditure of senior citizens to places like Jagganath Puri, Mathura, Haridwar, Tirupati among others

Red light on, gaadi off:  Delhi govt launches campaign to reduce vehicular emissions
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Red light on, gaadi off: Delhi govt launches campaign to reduce vehicular emissions

Whenever you stop at the red light, turn off your car's engine. This will save fuel and also help reduce pollution, tweeted Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi cabinet rejects city police's panel of lawyers for cases related to farmers protest
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Delhi cabinet rejects city police's panel of lawyers for cases related to farmers protest

The cabinet decided that the Delhi government's lawyers will be public prosecutors in court matters related to the farmers' protest. The decision will be sent to L-G Anil Baijal for approval

Delhi’s Laxmi Nagar market closed over COVID-19 protocol violations till 5 July
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Delhi’s Laxmi Nagar market closed over COVID-19 protocol violations till 5 July

The restrictions are applicable to all shops except those dealing with essential goods and services

Arvind Kejriwal announces free education for children who lost both parents to COVID-19, additional free ration
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Arvind Kejriwal announces free education for children who lost both parents to COVID-19, additional free ration

The Delhi government has also announced that it will provide Rs 50,000 ex gratia to each family that has lost a member to COVID-19, besides monthly assistance of Rs 2,500 if the deceased was an earning member

'Medical infra in shambles, don't be like ostrich with head in sand': Delhi HC to Kejriwal govt
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'Medical infra in shambles, don't be like ostrich with head in sand': Delhi HC to Kejriwal govt

Another bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh sought response of the Centre and Delhi government on a plea alleging that the number of ICU and non-ICU beds in two dedicated COVID hospitals were slashed by more than half due to oxygen shortage

Delhi COVID lockdown: What’s allowed and what isn't; see full list here
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Delhi COVID lockdown: What’s allowed and what isn't; see full list here

This sudden measure was taken to contain the spread of the deadly COVID-19 after the city recorded over 25,000 cases on Sunday. The lockdown will remain in effect till 5 am on 26 April

COVID-19 lockdown in Delhi: Curfew in effect till 5 am next Monday; healthcare system at limit, says CM
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COVID-19 lockdown in Delhi: Curfew in effect till 5 am next Monday; healthcare system at limit, says CM

The Delhi government will make use of the six-day lockdown period to arrange for beds, oxygen and medicines, Kejriwal said and appealed to people to abide by the lockdown.

One-third of COVID-19 vaccination sites in Delhi govt hospitals to run round-the-clock
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One-third of COVID-19 vaccination sites in Delhi govt hospitals to run round-the-clock

The govt directed hospitals to increase beds reserved for COVID-19 patients as the city recorded over 3,500 new cases

Delhi govt issues SOP to protect interfaith, inter-caste couples from harassment; sets up 'special cell', 24-hr helpline
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Delhi govt issues SOP to protect interfaith, inter-caste couples from harassment; sets up 'special cell', 24-hr helpline

According to the new SOPs, the government will provide accommodation in its ''safe house'' to those couples whose relationship is being opposed by their families or the local community or khaps

Delhi government lowers minimum drinking age from 25 to 21 years
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Delhi government lowers minimum drinking age from 25 to 21 years

Additionally, the government will no longer run liquor stores in the city, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Monday

Delhi govt sets up 24x7 control room on coronavirus, asks people to avoid frozen meat and shaking hands while greeting in public in advisory
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Delhi govt sets up 24x7 control room on coronavirus, asks people to avoid frozen meat and shaking hands while greeting in public in advisory

he Delhi government on Wednesday issued a health advisory on the novel coronavirus (nCov) and prescribed do's and dont's for the public to ward off any infection, including avoiding frozen meat, officials said

Delhi HC seeks response from EC, police and govt over auto driver's plea challenging challan of Rs 10,000 for 'I Love Kejriwal' ad
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Delhi HC seeks response from EC, police and govt over auto driver's plea challenging challan of Rs 10,000 for 'I Love Kejriwal' ad

An auto-rickshaw driver moved the Delhi High Court after he was issued a challan of Rs 10,000 for displaying 'I love Kejriwal' and 'sirf Kejriwal' messages on his auto

Delhi govt sends 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh’s mercy plea to lieutenant-governor, recommends its rejection
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Delhi govt sends 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh’s mercy plea to lieutenant-governor, recommends its rejection

The Delhi government recommended rejecting the mercy plea filed by Mukesh Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case, and forwarded it to the L-G

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Delhi govt 'strongly recommends' rejection of mercy petition filed by convict, says no merit in plea
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: Delhi govt 'strongly recommends' rejection of mercy petition filed by convict, says no merit in plea

Vinay Sharma, one of the convicts facing the gallows in the gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old paramedic student in Delhi, had filed a mercy petition before President Ram Nath Kovind.

Ahead of assembly polls, AAP-ruled Delhi govt gives nod to implement PM-KISAN scheme
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Ahead of assembly polls, AAP-ruled Delhi govt gives nod to implement PM-KISAN scheme

Ahead of assembly polls, the AAP-ruled Delhi government has come on board to implement the ambitious central scheme Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) under which income support of Rs 6,000 is provided to each eligible farmer