Can't compensate for zoo mishap: Delhi government to HC

The Delhi government`s forest department Wednesday expressed its inability before the Delhi High Court to pay compensation for a mishap in the National Zoological Park.

Army, police, emergency services can use red beacon lights: SC

The Supreme Court Monday permitted armed forces, Delhi Police, ambulances, fire and other emergency services to have red beacon lights on their vehicles besides other colours depending on their operational requirements.

CIC calls for inquiry into voter IDs given on MP, MLA reference

Taking a serious view of 58,000 cases of voter cards with wrong photos admitted by Delhi Government, the Central Information Commission on Tuesday called for an in-depth inquiry into cards issued on residential proof with MP or MLA recommendation to curb bogus voting.

'Extend admission deadline for EWS kids'

A forum of parents of school children on Monday asked Delhi government to extend the deadlines for admission of kids belonging to economically weaker sections (EWS) in private schools under the RTE Act.

Delhi govt earns 50 lakh from e-auction of fancy numbers

Delhi government's e-auction of fancy registration numbers for vehicles on Monday fetched the government a whopping around Rs 50 lakh while the number 0001 was sold for Rs 7.70 lakh.

Delhi govt cancels license of 43 clinics conducting sex determination

Cracking its whip against the clinics conducting sex determination of foetuses in the capital, Delhi government has cancelled the registration of 43 radiology and genetic clinics and sealed 11 machines since April this year.

Uber cab rape case aftermath: Delhi govt formulates new rules for radio taxis
Uber cab rape case aftermath: Delhi govt formulates new rules for radio taxis

In the aftermath of the Uber cab rape case in the national capital, Delhi government has come up with a new set of rules for the radio taxis in the city.

Uber cab likely to give representation to Delhi govt today

Uber cab services is likely to give its representation to the Delhi transport department on Monday days after the Delhi High Court refused to lift the ban on the company in the national capital after the alleged rape of a woman passenger.

Save paper: Delhi govt officials asked to write notes on both sides

With an aim of saving precious paper pulp, Labour Department of the Delhi government has asked all its officials, including all deputy commissioners, to write notes on both sides of paper and type in single space.

New directives for nursery admissions to EWS category in Delhi

Delhi government Saturday came out with detailed guidelines for nursery admission of children belonging to economically weaker section (EWS) in private schools in the national capital for the academic year 2015-16.

NHRC accepts Somnath Bharti's request for a hearing

National Human Rights Commission on Monday accepted former Delhi minister and AAP leader Somnath Bharthi's request for hearing in the controversial midnight raid in Khirki Extension area in south Delhi in January.

Govt asks bars to promote 'responsible drinking' this New Year

Ahead of New Year celebrations, the Delhi government has asked city's restaurants and bars to promote "responsible drinking" by serving liquor to "a limit" keeping customer safety in mind and even arrange cabs for those who are not in a position to drive.

Drones to guard Delhi forests, monitor encroachments

 Drones will soon fly over Delhi's forests to monitor encroachments and breach of boundaries of protected forest areas.

Delhi govt to revamp women's distress helpline 181

With the national capital witnessing a rise in crimes against women, Delhi government is revamping the women's distress helpline 181 set up after the December 16 gang-rape incident.

Names of 10 Delhi Metro stations changed

Names of 10 Metro stations in Delhi have been changed. The decision was taken by the Delhi government on Wednesday.

Uber ceases operations in the capital

In the eye of a storm over a rape case, global cab-booking firm Uber on Wednesday finally ceased its operations in the national capital complying with a government ban imposed on it three days back.

Traffic Police should enforce ban on Uber: Delhi Govt

Failing to enforce a ban on Uber cab service three days after announcing it, an embarassed Delhi Government on Wednesday put the onus on Traffic Police to execute the order and ensure the US-based company ceases to operate in the city.

Relief to slum dwellers would embolden encroachers: Delhi govt

The Delhi High Court was told on Tuesday that granting relief to slum-dwellers of Rangpuri Pahadi here, who are facing eviction, would embolden the encroachers and will adversely affect efforts of the forest department to protect the Ridge land.

Delhi Govt to carry out census of migratory birds
Delhi Govt to carry out census of migratory birds

Delhi Government will soon carry out a census of indigenous and migratory birds and duration of their stay in the national capital.

Ads on public service vehicles: HC seeks Delhi govt's response

The Delhi High Court has sought the city government's response on a plea seeking quashing of its guidelines banning political advertisements on public service vehicles.