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Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi High Court

2 days ago
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A two-judge bench of High Court said even if dues are outstanding, custody of patients cannot be withheld to extract money towards unpaid bills of the hospital.

Delhi MCD Elections 2017 results

3 days ago
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The counting of votes for the high-stakes Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) elections is underway and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is headed towards an overwhelming majority.

No red beacon on Delhi HC judges cars

Apr 21, 2017
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Delhi High Court judges have decided to give up the use of red beacons starting immediately. The decision follows Union Cabinet’s ruling that bans the use of beacon lights from 1 May 2017.

Delhi’s 85-year-old Cinema Theatre bids adieu with Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker

Mar 30, 2017
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Delhi’s 85-year-old Regal cinema hall brings its curtain down with the screening of Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker and Sangam on the special request of fans.

Delhi LG orders recovery of Rs 97 crore from AAP for violating SC guidelines on advertisement

Mar 30, 2017
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The money to be collected was allegedly used by the AAP government on advertisements which was a violation of guidelines issued by the Supreme Court.

Audit how much timber and money are generated from felling of trees in Delhi: High Court to CAG

Mar 17, 2017
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The bench that asked to audit the aspects of how much timber and money are generated from the felling of trees in the city also asked the state government to reclaim the encroachment areas of forest.

Delhi LG approves hike in minimum wages by 37 per cent

Mar 5, 2017
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As per this Delhi Cabinet’s decision, for an unskilled worker the minimum wages will be Rs 13350 per month against the existing Rs 9724 per month.

Union Government empowers EPCA to implement plan to tackle air pollution

Jan 18, 2017
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The Graded Response Action Plan will come into force when the intensity of pollution stays above the emergency level for 48-hours.

Smart City remains top in NDMC’s 2017-18 annual budget

Jan 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

NDMC in its budget talks about the special purpose vehicle (SPV) that has received Rs 194 crore till now. It proposes to provide additional Rs 56 crore to it.

Delhi’s Connaught Place to be vehicle-free from February

Jan 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

NDMC is planning to make the inner and middle circle of Connaught Place completely vehicle-free to ease congestion and reduce pollution.

Anil Baijal to be appointed 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

Dec 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Baijal will succeed Najeeb Jung, who resigned from the post of Delhi LG on 22 December 2016. Jung had resigned 18 months short of his tenure.

Delhi Government to slash bus fares by 75 per cent

Dec 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Delhi government has decided to cut down the fares of its public transport buses including DTC and cluster buses to encourage more people to opt for the service and in turn help reduce pollution.

Child born out of rape entitled to compensation: Delhi HC

Dec 14, 2016
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The bench held that a child born out of rape, either of a woman who is an adult or minor is a victim of the act of the offender and is entitled to compensation.

Son has no right to reside in parent's house: Delhi HC

Nov 30, 2016
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The Court in its direction said that the son was allowed to reside in his parent’s house till their relations were cordial.

M M Kutty appointed Chief Secretary of Delhi

Nov 30, 2016
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Kutty replaced K. K. Sharma, who was transferred to the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development as Officer on Special Duty (OSD).

National Green Tribunal orders green audit of all government buildings of Delhi

Nov 24, 2016
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The order was issued by the NGT bench, which was conducting a hearing in the petition filed by Vardhaman Kaushik over toxic air of the National Capital. The bench included judicial members, justices UD Salvi and Raghuvendra S Rathore, and expert members Bikram Singh Sajwan and Ajay A Deshpande.

2 Lakh diesel vehicles go off road in Delhi

Nov 15, 2016
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The transport department has deregistered around 2 lakh heavy diesel vehicles in Delhi. The vehicles will be impounded by the traffic police effective immediately. Those found violating the rule will be issued challans.

Union Government launches ‘Kahin Bhi-Kabhi Bhi’ medical facilities for ESIC beneficiaries of Delhi

Nov 14, 2016
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The initiatives ‘Kahin Bhi Kabhi Bhi’ means any dispensary/Hospital and anytime. The initiative was launched by ESIC beneficiaries of Delhi.

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung dissolves Delhi Waqf Board

Oct 8, 2016
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In view of the deliberate and persistent acts of illegality, violation of rules, allegations of corruption, possibility of malafide, etc., the entire matter related to the Delhi Waqf Board is referred to the CBI for investigation.

Delhi government raised Doctors retirement age to 65

Sep 24, 2016
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Health Department had recently sent a proposal to the Lt Governor to seek his approval. The LG has given his approval to the proposal to increase the retirement age of doctors.

Delhi Government to have state-level bravery awards

Sep 23, 2016
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As per the proposal, 10 awards will be given and will carry a cash award of 2 lakh rupees each. The winners will be selected as per the nominations by the public.

Advertisements issued by Delhi government violated Supreme Court guidelines: Panel

Sep 18, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The three-member panel headed by former Chief Election Commissioner BB Tandon has asked the Delhi government to reimburse the money expenditure.

LG is the administrative head of National Capital Territory: Delhi HC

Aug 4, 2016
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Ruling that the Service matters were outside the jurisdiction of Delhi Legislative Assembly, the court said that LG exercising the powers is not unconstitutional.

NDMC signs MoU with NEERI to develop sewage treatment plants

Jul 22, 2016
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In the first phase, 12 STPs will be installed across the NDMC area. Each plant will have a capacity of treating sewage water ranging from 50000-1 lakh litres.

Union Cabinet approves redevelopment of seven GPRA colonies in Delhi

Jul 6, 2016
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Sarojini Nagar, Netaji Nagar and Nauroji Nagar will be redeveloped NBCC, while Kasturba Nagar, Thyagraj Nagar, Srinivaspuri and Mohammadpur will be developed through CPWD.

Delhi Government approves solar policy with 1 GW target by 2020

Jun 7, 2016
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The policy aims at making the national capital a solar city with installation of 1 GW solar power capacity by 2020.

Delhi Statehood Bill, 2016 draft released

May 19, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The bill seeks to establish the State of Delhi as the 30th State in the country.

DMRC conducts trial run of India's first ever Driverless Metro train

May 19, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The driverless trains will run on the over 58 km-long Majlish Park-Shiv Vihar (Line 7) and the over 38 km-long Janakpuri (West)- Botanical Garden (Line 8) corridors of the Phase-III.

Fire destroyed Delhi's National Museum of Natural History

Apr 27, 2016
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The cause of fire is still unknown though the fire spread because of museum specimens and the wood work holding them.

Delhi government rolled out Phase 2 of odd-even scheme

Apr 16, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Under the scheme, President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Union Ministers and other VIPs have been exempted. Besides, vehicles driven by women, emergency vehicles, CNG vehicles and cars carrying school children in uniforms will be exempted.

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