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Delhi Metro hikes fare for second time this year, CM Arvind Kejriwal calls it anti-people

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday described the proposed metro fare hike as ‘Anti-people ‘ and said that he asked transport minister to find a way to stop it . “Metro fare hike is anti-people. Have asked Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot to find a way in a week to stop this fare hike,” Kejriwal tweeted. Metro rides are set to ... Read More »

53 govt schools submit list of liquor shops in vicinity

53 government schools have submitted to the Delhi government a list of liquor shops in the vicinity , days after the AAP dispensation had announced that such outlets will be closed. Deputy CM Manish Sisodia who is also education minister said that the government was now waiting for private schools to submit list to initiate action. “53 schools have submitted ... Read More »

N.D. Tiwari suffers stroke, hospitalised: son

Former Union minister N.D. Tiwari admitted to a private hospital on Wednesday after he suffered a brain stroke, his son Rohit Shekhar Tiwari said. Sources at Max Hospital said the condition of the 91-year-old Tiwari, a former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, is serious and he is being kept under observation in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). A ... Read More »

Delhi road rage: 21-year-old Sikh youth run over by ‘drunk’ lawyer for objecting to public smoking

A 21-year-old student was killed while his friend is battling for life after they objected to a law student smoking in public. The accused, son of IIT-Delhi professor, reportedly rammed his car in their motorcycle after the altercation. The incident took place on Sunday in south Delhi when Gurpreet Singh (21) and his friend Maninder Singh (22), both students of ... Read More »

PM will inaugurate several highways in next 6 months: Gadkari

In order to free the city from traffic jams and pollution,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be soon inaugurating several highways in the next six months in Delhi, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. In the last two years, the Modi government has provided Rs 40,000 crore for infrastructure development in Delhi, Gadkari said. “Six months from now on, Modi ... Read More »

Schools asked to list nearby liquor vends

The Delhi government has asked schools in the national capital to submit a list of liquor shops near their premises and assured of action if they have objection to their operation in the vicinity. The move comes after two incidents of crimes against children inside schools were reported last week, highlighting the gaps in security of students. “Have asked schools ... Read More »

Delhi Metro briefly runs with one gate open

Passengers travelling in Delhi Metro’s yellow line on Monday panicked after a door of the train did not close from one station to another. The incident took place at around 10 pm and the Metro ran with a door open from Chawri Bazar to Kashmiri Gate station. Luckily no one was injured in the incident. “The problem was only with ... Read More »

Delhi To Reopen Liquor Shops, Bars Along Highways In Civic Body Areas

The Delhi government has ordered de-sealing of liquor shops and bars along highways in municipal areas across the city following the Supreme Court’s clarification on the issue. All liquor shops, bars and restaurants serving alcohol, which were sealed following the top court’s order, will be reopened in the three municipal areas. The Supreme Court banned the sale of liquor within 500 ... Read More »

Pollution in Delhi – big worry for FIFA U-17 WC

Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday instructed the states in the National Capital Region(NCR) to take all possible measures to prevent any spike in air pollution levels since the much expected Under-17 FIFA World Cup will be happening in Delhi. Vardhan held a review meeting with the officials of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Punjab at the environment ministry ... Read More »

12-yr-old boy is capital’s first dengue fatality this year

A 12-year-old boy from south Delhi has become the city’s first dengue fatality this year. On Aug 1 , he died while undergoing treatment at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said municipal health officials and the hospital on Monday. “The boy, identified as Nitish Kumar, hailed from Bihar and was residing in Safdarjung area in south Delhi. He died at the Sir Ganga ... Read More »

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