Delhi LG announces Rs 5 crore for night shelters

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung Wednesday announced Rs 5 crore for the upkeep of night shelters for the city`s homeless and also asked the concerned authorities to utilise community halls to accommodate them.

Be kind to the homeless this winter, appeals Delhi's Lt Governor

Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung Monday made an emotional appeal to Delhiites to help the city`s homeless by giving them clothes, saying that displaying "yeoman" kindness" was a rare opportunity in life.

UP, Delhi to work on development of border areas

Uttar Pradesh and Delhi have agreed to work on a plan to develop areas on the border of the two states, an official said on Wednesday.

Govt bans plying of e-rickshaws on 236 roads in Delhi

Regularising the movement of e-rickshaws in the national capital, Delhi government on Thursday banned their plying and parking on 236 thoroughfares.

Nursery admissions: HC refuses to stay scrapping of points system
Nursery admissions: HC refuses to stay scrapping of points system

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to stay the decision of a single-judge bench quashing the Lt. Governor`s guidelines on nursery admissions in the capital`s unaided private schools.

Delhi Govt extends Home Guard volunteers tenure by a year

Delhi Government has extended the tenure by one year of around 2,500 Home Guard volunteers, who were to be discharged in February next year.

LG felicitates war veterans on Armed Forces Flag Day

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday felicitated the Gallantry Awardees and Distinguished Service Medal winners on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day at a function held at Raj Niwas here.

Spread awareness about organ donation in schools: Najeeb Jung

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung Tuesday directed the health department to launch awareness campaigns about organ donation in schools and initiate curriculum changes to sensitise children about the issue.

Christians protest church blaze in Delhi, police forms SIT
Christians protest church blaze in Delhi, police forms SIT

Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe fire at a church in east Delhi which the Christian community alleged was "deliberate".

LG meets affected ppl from Rangpuri, promises prompt relief

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday directed the Chief Secretary and other officials to take immediate steps for providing succour to those affected in the demolition drive at the Rangpuri Pahadi slums.

 

Delhi LG's help sought over mobile phone towers

New Delhi: Three leading telecom industry associations have written to Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung, seeking his support for proper norms to erect mobile towers since delays on this count are causing call drops and poor service quality.

Rajnath pays surprise visit to police stations, hospitals in Delhi

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday conducted surprise checks at various public places, including hospital, police station, railway station and municipal office, to take stock of cleanliness and other problems faced by the people there.

Amit Shah chairs Delhi BJP meet ahead of Assembly polls

Ahead of upcoming elections in Delhi, the state BJP is holding a meet here to discuss the nitty-gritties of poll campaigning.

Improve intel gathering to check communal clashes: Jung to policemen

 In the wake of recent cases of communal clashes in the city, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today asked Delhi Police to remain more vigilant and improve their intelligence-gathering abilities to prevent any recurrence of such incidents.

Rajnath reviews development projects in Delhi

As Delhi braces for fresh polls, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday reviewed various development projects in the national capital and directed that all works be expedited promising timely-release of funds.

Do not let the country down: Lt Guv to students

Voicing concern over brain drain and increasing trend of "running after dollars", Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday asked the students not to equate career only in monetary terms and work for the "larger interest" of the society.

President dissolves Delhi Assembly, EC revokes notification for holding bypolls

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday dissolved the Delhi Assembly after which the Election Commission (EC) withdrew the notification issued for holding bypolls in the national capital.

Nursery admissions: Delhi HC reserves decision on petitions
Nursery admissions: Delhi HC reserves decision on petitions

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on petitions which had challenged the nursery admission guidelines issued last year.

BJP will not announce CM candidate before Delhi Assembly elections: Satish Upadhyay

A day after all the major political parties in Delhi met Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and expressed their inability to form government in the nation's capital, the BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Tuesday called a meeting of all party MLAs to discuss the future course of action, as per reports.

Delhi set for fresh polls after Union Cabinet approves dissolution of Assembly

The Union Cabinet has paved the way for fresh polls in Delhi after it approved Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung's report recommending dissolution of the Assembly.

The decision was taken at a meeting held at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence, 7 Race Course Road on Tuesday.