OF THE 1.9 lakh diesel vehicles in the city that have been plying for more than 15 years, and de-registered by the Transport Department last year, only 114 have been impounded by traffic police so far. The de-registration was done after the National Green Tribunal called for it as an immediate measure to curb air pollution.
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Hours after an Indian flag was allegedly torn and thrown in a dustbin, a Chinese citizen working at a mobile phone company office located in Noida’s Sector 63 was booked for allegedly insulting the Tricolour.
The BJP has lined up all its Union ministers, along with chief ministers, to campaign in the upcoming municipal polls. The party has prepared a list of star campaigners which include Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, along with Vijay Goel, Jitendra Singh, Sanjeev Balyan, Smriti Irani, Radha Mohan Singh and Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Taking a dig at the BJP and the Congress for roping in their national leadership to campaign for the upcoming municipal polls, the Aam Aadmi Party Tuesday maintained that it will contest on local issues with leaders from the capital campaigning for the party. The party finalised the schedules of its star campaigners – Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia – among other leaders.
The Shiv Sena has claimed that more than 500 shops across Old Gurgaon, including a KFC in Sector 14, were closed down on account of Navratri.
Ahead of the MCD elections in the national capital, sitting BJP councillor from Govindpuri Chander Prakash on Tuesday joined the #Congress.
The BJP hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi on Tuesday for inviting lawyer and historian AG Noorani to the Shaheedi Diwas function, held on the Legislative Assembly premises, and accused it of "siding" with "anti-national" forces. Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta, who attended the function on March 23, dubbed Noorani as a "pro-Pakistan" person who "is in favour" of a plebiscite in Kashmir.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be one of the star campaigners of the BJP for the MCD polls scheduled to be held on April 23.
MJ Akbar, minister of state for external affairs, has assured the Nigerian High Commissioner that the government will ensure the community stays safe.
Audit of PUC centres in Delhi discloses flaws
28 Mar 2017
Till Mid-March, the transport department of Delhi carried out audits at 709 out of the 968 pollution under control (PUC) centres.