Doctors, nurses not the first to go on strike; Delhi's municipal corporations have a history of playing politics over salary dues
If one does the math, for a population of roughly 2 crore, at a rate of Rs 488 per person leading to an annual funding requirement of Rs 1,150 crore, the Delhi MCDs should be demanding at least Rs 12,000 crore from the Central Government
The court made the remarks while hearing a bunch of petitions relating to the non-payment of salaries to doctors, paramedical staff, safai karamcharis, teachers, retired engineers and others employed with the BJP-run North Delhi Municipal Corporation
Heavy rains lash Delhi, Gurugram, Noida; people face water-logging, traffic, power cuts across NCR region
The flooding situation was particularly bad in Gurugram, with even the posh Golf Course Road area of the city being inundated
Provide medical facilities, good quality protective gear to safai karamchaaris, Delhi HC tells municipalities
The Delhi High Court directed the municipal corporations in Delhi to ensure that adequate medical facilities with regular check-ups and good quality protective gear are provided to its safai karamchaaris
Arvind Kejriwal says high ammonia levels have forced Delhi's Chandrawal and Wazirabad water treatment plants to stop operations
Arvind Kejriwal said high ammonia levels, caused by dumping of industrial waste into the Yamuna river in Haryana, has forced Delhi's Chandrawal and Wazirabad water treatment plants to 'stop' operations.
The fire department received a call about the blaze at 6.36 pm and five fire tenders were rushed to the spot, the official added.
Karol Bagh fire: 17 dead, 35 injured as blaze guts Delhi hotel; civic official blames short circuit for incident
At least 17 people died and 35 were injured when a massive blaze ripped through a budget hotel in New Delhi’s Karol Bagh on Tuesday
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.
As fire at Bhalswa landfill adds to Delhi’s smog, experts push for segregating waste at source, formalising garbage collection
Delhi is all set to turn into a gas chamber once again and the methane from landfills like Bhalswa will only add to its woes. Experts suggest NCR needs a long-term solution, and segregating waste could be good place to start with
Delhi building collapse: NDMC orders fresh survey to identify dangerous buildings, terminates contract of errant engineer
According to the last survey conducted by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), 181 buildings were found dangerous as on 21 September. On account of rain and collapse of one building at Sawan Park, the authorities said, the survey will seek to find other dangerous houses in the NDMC area
Diphtheria death toll at Delhi civic hospital rises to 18; North Delhi mayor Adesh Gupta sets up panel to seek report
The death toll of children from diphtheria at a municipal hospital in north-west Delhi has risen to 18, even as the area's mayor has set up a panel to look into it, officials said Sunday.
Young, underpaid and overworked in Delhi: Workers' death at DLF complex reveals how society treats those who clean sewers
The death of five workers in DLF Capital Gardens' residential complex in Moti Nagar, West Delhi, shows how the guidelines for managing sewage treatment plants are being flouted while the authorities responsible for implementing them look the other way
Arvind Kejriwal launches drive to plant 5 lakh saplings across Delhi, says it will help fight air pollution
During his speech, Arvind Kejriwal urged people to plant more trees apart from what they have planted in the drive.
No proposal to rename Ramlila Maidan after Atal Bihari Vajpayee: NDMC, BJP refute report making claim
The NDMC said on Saturday that there was no proposal to rename Ramlila maidan after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Other initiatives inaugurated on the day include smart poles, solar trees, and two hi-tech nurseries.
The Delhi government has directed all schools in Delhi to immediately report to it about any untoward incident such as accident, violence, molestation or protest before it reaches the media.
Delhi Police arrests man for raping class two student from NDMC school; accused booked under POCSO Act
A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a class two girl from NDMC school by the Delhi Police
Cities get awards for cleanliness, but lack systems for processing, disposal and recycling of waste, says Centre for Science and Environment
Cities were awarded under the Swachh Survekshan-2018 for their work on cleaning the city but not on how to process and recycle the waste, says CSE.
Taj Mansingh was given to the Tata group in 1978 on a lease for 33 years, which ended in 2011