Coronavirus Outbreak: Water woes compound struggle for urban poor during lockdown as tanker supply becomes erratic in Delhi
In absence of the pipeline coverage in most slums, the reliance is entirely on tanker based supply, both paid and unpaid.
Delhi government formation: Kejriwal not to hold any portfolio; Satyendar Jain gets water, Gopal Rai to handle environment, Rajendra Pal Gautam gets WCD
The allocation of portfolios in the newly-elected Delhi government was finalised Monday, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal deciding not to hold any departments
From involving whistleblowers to experts, brainstorming through Delhi Dialogue helped AAP employ citizen-centric approach encouraging self-governance
Delhi Dialogue brought creativity, specificity and scale to AAP’s promises through a participatory politics-policy campaign.
From contamination to unavailability of water, complaints pile up at Delhi Jal Board as citizens bear brunt of poor grievance redressal mechanism
Be it the municipal councillors or the MLAs of Delhi, they point to water issues being one of the topmost problems faced by citizens in the National Capital.
Delhi Assembly elections: BJP CEC holds meet for poll-bound state, candidates list likely to be announced today
The meeting of BJP's Central Election Committee (CEC) under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the party headquarters in Delhi concluded late night on Thursday
Delhi Assembly polls: Congress promises 20,000 litres water free, 30 paise cashback per litre saved if voted to power
The Delhi Congress on Thursday promised 30 paise cashback for each litre of water saved by Delhi residents and 20,000 litres of water a month free if it is voted to power in the 8 February Assembly elections
Delhi Jal Board to collect over 3,000 water samples to check quality; Mumbai has best tap water among 20 state capitals, BIS finds
After 11 samples collected from Delhi failed on 19 parameters of quality, Delhi Jal Board is planning to collect over 3,000 samples of water from different areas in the national capital to ascertain whether the water is clean or dirty
Delhi Jal Board will provide free safety kits to all sanitation workers in city, says Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that Delhi Jal Board will be providing one free safety kit each to all sanitation workers in the national capital. The Delhi Chief Minister on Monday said that his government will ensure that no sewer deaths take place in Delhi.
AAP, BJP joining hands for Okhla plant a welcome step, but political enmity may continue to hamper policy work in Delhi
Recently Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal jointly laid foundation for a sewage water treatment plant in Delhi, showing once again what a Centre-state harmony can do for Delhi
Delhi water crisis: AAP govt's five-pronged approach aims to fill supply-demand gap, prevent depletion of water bodies
Water is in vogue. Debates on the water crisis are on in the Lower and Upper Houses of Parliament.
In 2001 alone, Delhi's population increased by 215,000 due to natural growth and 285,000 through migration. This puts a strain on water supply resources.
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said he will request the Centre to increase the quota of water allocated Delhi which has remained constant since 1994.
Delhi's ambitious 24x7 water supply scheme may turn out to be pipe dream as pilot project reveals challenges
The Delhi Jal Board first discussed the ambitious idea of continuous water supply in 2009 and started a pilot project.
Meenakshi Lekhi protests outside Delhi Jal Board's office over 'water woes'; authority alleges BJP is 'politicising' issue
Meenakshi Lekhi protested outside the Delhi Jal Board's (DJB) R K Puram office against "water woes" being faced by the people of her constituency.
Delhi mechanises sewer cleaning, goes beyond political posturing to turn manual scavengers into entrepreneurs
Last week, the Delhi government launched 200 sewer cleaning trucks and gave the contracts to families of manual scavengers in a bid to do away with the hazardous occupation.
Arvind Kejriwal flags off fleet of 200 sewer cleaning machines in Delhi, says ‘historic’ move will end need for manual scavenging
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal flagged off a fleet of 200 sewer cleaning machines on Thursday. The machines have been provided to skilled manual scavengers making them 'sani-entrepreneurs', officials said.
Delhi labour dept issues advisory to implement Minimum Wages Act, but experts say paucity of inspectors makes it impossible
The minimum wages to be paid to labourers was increased by 34 percent, by a notification issued by the Government of Delhi last year. At present, unskilled labourers are entitled to a minimum wage of Rs 14,000 per month, semi-skilled labourers, Rs 15,400 per month, and skilled labourers, Rs 16,962.
As Delhi pollution levels hit 'severe' on Christmas eve, green activists argue for decentralised governance
While the central and Delhi governments continue to fail to come together to resolve the air pollution problem, they slay Delhi's spirits one festival at a time.
Delhi sewer death: Police arrests three for negligence, to question senior officials of firm hired to clean septic tank
Delhi Police will also be questioning senior officers of the company that was awarded the contract for maintenance of the sewer by the Delhi Jal Board
32-year-old labourer dies while cleaning Delhi Jal Board sewer in Jahangirpuri, authority promises action
The deceased labourer was identified as Dooman Ray, a native of Katihar in Bihar, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (northwest) AK Lal said.