Hardeep Singh Puri

Delhi Metro's Pink Line from South Campus to Lajpat Nagar to be inaugurated on Monday

Delhi Metro's Pink Line from South Campus to Lajpat Nagar to be inaugurated on Monday

With the opening of this section, the Majlis Park to Lajpat Nagar section will become 29.66 km long and the entire operational span of the DMRC will reach 296 km with 214 stations.

Aug 06, 2018, 06:59 AM IST
Locals protest cutting of 14,000 trees in Delhi, AAP and Centre pass the buck

Locals protest cutting of 14,000 trees in Delhi, AAP and Centre pass the buck

Delhi High Court has questioned if the city can afford trees being cut for the sake of roads and buildings.

Jun 25, 2018, 08:55 AM IST
Swachh Survekshan 2018: Indore is India's cleanest city, followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Indore is India's cleanest city, followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh

Jharkhand has been adjudged the best-performing state in the survey followed by Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh in the government's cleanliness survey.

May 16, 2018, 20:19 PM IST
'Lt Governor treats Arvind Kejriwal like a chaprasi'

'Lt Governor treats Arvind Kejriwal like a chaprasi'

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday said he has in the past tried negotiating with terrorists and can now "accept the challenge" of brokering peace between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.

Dec 29, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
Metro fare hike: Absurd to suggest Delhiites bought expensive cars, says Hardeep Singh Puri

Metro fare hike: Absurd to suggest Delhiites bought expensive cars, says Hardeep Singh Puri

The comments come in the backdrop of Delhi CM having written a letter to Puri, seeking a review of the hike and reiterating his offer to partially bear the cost of the proposed "claw back".

Dec 16, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
Must examine data of 2-3 months to know impact of Delhi Metro fare hike: Union Minister

Must examine data of 2-3 months to know impact of Delhi Metro fare hike: Union Minister

A day after an RTI query revealed that Delhi Metro has lost nearly three lakh commuters since the day it announced a steep hike in fare on October 10, Union Urban Development Hardeep Singh Puri said the data should be examined for at least two to three months.

Nov 25, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
Over 30 lakh houses sanctioned, 4 lakh constructed for urban poor: Govt

Over 30 lakh houses sanctioned, 4 lakh constructed for urban poor: Govt

The Union Housing Minister added that more than 15 lakh houses of those sanctioned are in various stages of construction.

Nov 24, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Here's proof that Delhi govt has no say in Metro management, says Arvind Kejriwal

Here's proof that Delhi govt has no say in Metro management, says Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal said the Delhi government and Centre's equal stake in the city metro was a "facade" meant for obtaining "large" amounts of funding from the former.

Oct 13, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
Will pay half of funds needed to run Delhi Metro if Centre gave 50%: Arvind Kejriwal

Will pay half of funds needed to run Delhi Metro if Centre gave 50%: Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal said the Centre bore the entire loss of Kolkata Metro and there should be no difficulty if it provided half the funds in the case of Delhi.

Oct 08, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
Pay Rs 3,000 crore to avoid metro fare hike: Centre to Kejriwal

Pay Rs 3,000 crore to avoid metro fare hike: Centre to Kejriwal

However, it said it may consider the request only if the Delhi government agrees to pay Rs 3,000 crore annually. 

Oct 08, 2017, 08:33 AM IST

Metro fare hike: Urban ministry to examine issues raised by CM

The Urban Affairs Ministry will "examine the issues" raised by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the proposed fare hike by the Delhi Metro, a senior official on Sunday said.

Oct 01, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs - Profile

Here is the profile of Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (Independent Charge).

Sep 03, 2017, 21:49 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates new ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates new ministers

"I congratulate all those who have taken oath today. Their experience and wisdom will add immense value to the council of ministers," Modi tweeted.

Sep 03, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
Cabinet reshuffle: Meet 9 newly-inducted ministers of team Modi

Cabinet reshuffle: Meet 9 newly-inducted ministers of team Modi

Here are names and brief profiles of the ministers. 

 

Sep 03, 2017, 07:50 AM IST
Dedicated party veterans, ex-bureaucrats in PM Narendra Modi's chosen nine

Dedicated party veterans, ex-bureaucrats in PM Narendra Modi's chosen nine

The nine new members to be inducted in the Union council of ministers include four former senior bureaucrats and also BJP leaders from the states of Karnataka, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh which go to polls in the near future.

Sep 02, 2017, 23:40 PM IST

India's ex-UN envoy named secy-general of think tank panel

India's former Ambassador to the UN Hardeep Singh Puri has been appointed Secretary General of a commission, launched by a global think tank, that is aimed at identifying policy proposals to enhance the multilateral system's ability to respond to evolving global challenges.

Sep 23, 2014, 10:09 AM IST

`Need to strengthen enforcement to destroy terror safe havens`

Describing terrorism as a "horrendous scourge", India, which chairs the UNSC`s Counter Terrorism Committee, has underlined the need to strengthen enforcement efforts to destroy safe havens for terrorists.

Dec 11, 2012, 23:47 PM IST

India for "zero tolerance" towards gender-based violence

India has called for "zero tolerance" towards gender-based violence as it noted that protection of human rights of women in armed conflict continues to pose a "pressing" challenge.

Dec 01, 2012, 12:58 PM IST

UNSC adopts India initiated statement to curb piracy

The United Nations Security Council has adopted an India initiated statement expressing serious concern over continued violence by pirates against seafarers and calling for a comprehensive response by the international community.

Nov 20, 2012, 11:48 AM IST

India calls for concerted efforts to combat terrorism

India has called for concerted global efforts to dismantle terrorist safe havens to isolate groups like Pakistan-based Haqqani network which threatens peace and security in the South Asian region.

Nov 15, 2012, 20:49 PM IST

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