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L-G Anil Baijal now ‘government’ in Delhi as Centre notifies amended GNCT Act

NEW DELHI: The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2021, which gives primacy to the Lieutenant Governor (L-G) over the elected government in the city, has come into force. The provisions of the Act came into effect from April 27, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). […]

Delhi government announces Covid-19 lockdown, exempts essential services

NEW DELHI: In an attempt to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the national capital, the Delhi Government has announced a weeklong lockdown starting from 10 pm on Monday night to 5 am next Monday. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that in the duration of lockdown all essential services with regard to food, medicine, etc […]

Delhi government appoints 10 IAS officers as nodal officers for Covid-19 hospitals

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Friday appointed 10 IAS officers as “nodal officers” for COVID-19 hospitals run by it and asked them to work from the health care facility they have been assigned. “The officers will be overall in-charge of the COVID-19 hospital assigned to them and will exercise general superintendence, directions and control […]

Delhi government presents Rs 69,000 crore budget for FY 2021-22

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government presented a Rs 69,000-crore budget themed on “patriotism” for financial year 2021-22 on Tuesday. Presenting the budget, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds the finance portfolio, said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has decided to celebrate the country’s 75th Independence Day and will hold programmes for 75 […]

Delhi’s economy projected to contract by 5.68 per cent in FY21

NEW DELHI: The economy of Delhi is expected to contract by 5.68 per cent in real terms due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Delhi Economic Survey 2020-21. However, the advance estimate of the gross state domestic product (GSDP) of Delhi at current price during 2020-21 is Rs 7,98,310 crore, showing a […]

Delhi government reduces property circle rates by 20% for six months

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Government on Friday announced a 20% reduction in the current circle rates on properties by a 20% in the national capital. According to information received from the Delhi government, a decision in this regard has been taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday. “The proposal […]

Kamdhenu Group launches ‘Kamdhenu Nxt’ in Delhi and Haryana

NEW DELHI: Kamdhenu Group, a well-diversified group in steel and paint, launched its premium brand ‘Kamdhenu Nxt’ – the next generation high-end interlock steel TMT bar in the market of Delhi and Haryana. With this, the company intends to capture a sizable market share in these two markets. Satish Kumar Agarwal – Chairman and Managing […]

Farmer unions say they will go ahead with tractor march in Delhi on Republic Day

NEW DELHI:Farmer unions protesting against the (Narendra Modi government )Centre’s agri laws said on Sunday that they will go ahead with their proposed tractor parade in Delhi on Republic Day. Addressing a press conference at the Singhu border protest site, union leader Yogendra Yadav said, “We will carry out a tractor parade on the Outer […]

Finance Ministry releases Rs 6,000 crore to states, UTs to meet GST shortfall

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Finance has released the 11th weekly instalment of Rs.6,000 crore to the States to meet the GST compensation shortfall. Out of this, an amount of Rs.5,516.60 crore has been released to 23 States and an amount of Rs.483.40 crore has been released to the 3 Union Territories (UT) with Legislative […]

First Covishield consignment leaves Serum Institute for 13 locations

NEW DELHI: A decisive phase in India’s fight against coronavirus began in the wee hours on Tuesday as the first consignment of Covishield vaccines left Serum Institute of India for Pune airport, four days ahead of the nationwide inoculation drive launch. Three temperature-controlled trucks rolled out of the Serum Institute gates shortly before 5 am […]

ITBP gets land for its headquarters in Delhi

Namakkal (TN), Dec 29 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday said he does not aspire for the high post of CM but considered himself as “in-charge” having overall responsibility to “execute the task” people assign to him. His role as chief minister was only to serve the people as what remained everlasting […]

Economic Offences Wing files FIR on Religare Finvest’s complaint of Rs 793 crore fraud

NEW DELHI: The Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police has filed an FIR against Strategic Credit Capital Private Ltd (SCCPL) along with other associated entities and individuals Mohnish Mukkar over an alleged fraud of over Rs 793 crore based on a complaint by Religare Finvest Ltd (RFL). RFL had filed a criminal complaint in August […]

Income Tax Department searches in Delhi, Assam unearth Rs 100 crore in undisclosed income

NEW DELHI: The Income Tax Department’s search and survey action against three leading contractors of north-eastern India has led to the alleged unearthing of undisclosed income of nearly Rs 100 crore so far. One of the groups is into hospitality business. The searches have been carried out at 14 locations in Delhi, and Guwahati, Silapathar, […]

Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani train to run from December 30

NEW DELHI: A Rajdhani special train will run on four days of the week between Mumbai and Hazrat Nizamuddin (Delhi), the Central Railway (CR) said in a release on Wednesday. The CR had suspended its Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani train after the outbreak of coronavirus in March. Train number 01221 Rajdhani special will leave the Chhatrapati Shivaji […]

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