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Simply banning sale of firecrackers not a solution to Delhi's toxic air problem, finds study
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Simply banning sale of firecrackers not a solution to Delhi's toxic air problem, finds study

It seems the Supreme Court's efforts to ensure a clean Diwali in Delhi, with a ban put in place on the sale of firecrackers, were all in vain.

Independence Day: New Delhi gets unprecedented ground-to-air security cover ahead of event
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Independence Day: New Delhi gets unprecedented ground-to-air security cover ahead of event

The national capital, including the Red Fort from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on the 71st Independence Day on Tuesday, has been put under an unprecedented ground-to-air security cover

Arvind Kejriwal lauds e-rickshaw drivers, says Delhi needs battery-operated vehicles to reduce pollution
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Arvind Kejriwal lauds e-rickshaw drivers, says Delhi needs battery-operated vehicles to reduce pollution

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Saturday said the Delhi government wants to run battery-operated buses and cars to bring down pollution level in the national capital

Delhi High Court seeks report from AAP govt on vacant posts of food inspectors
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Delhi High Court seeks report from AAP govt on vacant posts of food inspectors

The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to inform it about the number of vacant post of food inspectors, which is hampering an effective check on the use of pesticides in vegetables and fruits sold in the national capital

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung returns AAP govt's file on hiking minimum wages citing 'errors'
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Lt Governor Najeeb Jung returns AAP govt's file on hiking minimum wages citing 'errors'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that Lt Governor Najeeb Jung had returned the Delhi government's file on hiking minimum wages in the city – highlighting the escalating tension between the two sides.

NSCI Delhi is out of bounds for 'servants': Another shameful manifestation of elitism
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NSCI Delhi is out of bounds for 'servants': Another shameful manifestation of elitism

In June this year, a prominent restaurant in the posh circles of Delhi came under flak as it allegedly denied entry to underprivileged children.

#GurgaonTraffic: Traffic jam paralyses Delhi-Gurgaon highway, commuters vent on social media
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#GurgaonTraffic: Traffic jam paralyses Delhi-Gurgaon highway, commuters vent on social media

After heavy rain flooded the national capital on Thursday evening, commuters on the Delhi-Gurugram Expressway were stuck in a traffic jam for hours. The situation on Friday morning did not improve either.

Kejriwal seeks information on Modi govt's consultants and officials
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Kejriwal seeks information on Modi govt's consultants and officials

In a fresh salvo against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to name consultants hired by the Modi government since 2014.

Delhi set to date with odd-even scheme again, Kejriwal to announce dates on Thursday
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Delhi set to date with odd-even scheme again, Kejriwal to announce dates on Thursday

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia suggested that the licence plate policy will be back "once again" while sources said that its next phase could be enforced in April after the CBSE Board examinations.

New Delhi is only Asian city to feature in top 10 global cities 'on the rise' report
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New Delhi is only Asian city to feature in top 10 global cities 'on the rise' report

National capital New Delhi is gaining interest among global travellers and has been ranked 7 in the top 10 global cities with over 28 per cent annual growth in booking interest.

Forget it: Partial or complete ban on crackers on Diwali, will never work in India
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Forget it: Partial or complete ban on crackers on Diwali, will never work in India

The central government has defended itself by submitting the Supreme Court that a complete ban on the bursting of crackers was not called for and provisions were in place to limit noise.

Jahnvi Ahuja was lucky, but where's the concern for other missing kids?
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Jahnvi Ahuja was lucky, but where's the concern for other missing kids?

Jahnvi's reunification with her parents surely brings relief to many in the city and across the nation as well. However, the story doesn't end here.

Nido’s death: Racist Delhi needs to find the devil within itself
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Nido’s death: Racist Delhi needs to find the devil within itself

Despite death-penalties, historical uprisings, the security of women in Delhi — both in public and private places — hasn’t changed and will not change because majority of the people on the streets and those govern haven’t looked for the devils within themselves.

Delhi rape: Court asks Delhi Police for action report
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Delhi rape: Court asks Delhi Police for action report

A month after a five-year-old was allegedly gangraped in east Delhi, a city court on Tuesday asked the Delhi Police what action it has taken on a complaint seeking registration of FIR against police personnel for their purported irregularities and sought a status report by 29 May.