Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Thursday, urged Lieutenant governor Anil Baikal to allow the celebrations of the festival of Chhath Pooja as Covid-19 is not much severe in Delhi now.
The expert committee of DDMA has recommended students from senior classes be called in the first phase.
Delhi LG Anil Baijal directed officials to set up an expert committee to chalk out a detailed plan during a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Friday.
While the Delhi cabinet has rejected the police’s proposal, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal will have the final say in the issue
The provisions of the GNCTD Act came into effect from April 27, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
The present need for Delhi and its residents is for their elected government, the L-G and the Centre to work collectively for ramping up the national capital’s response to the Covid emergency.
President Ram Nath Kovind had given his assent to the National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2021 on March 28.
The lockdown is needed to prevent the health system of Delhi from collapsing as there is an acute shortage of medicines, beds, ICUs and oxygen, Arvind Kejriwal said.
The lockdown in Delhi will start from 10 tonight and will be in force till 5 am next Monday, said chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.
The lieutenant governor also directed officers to ensure aggressive deployment and enforcement in areas in peak hours.
India will only prosper if all of its states do as well. The solid foundations of federalism and democracy on which our country has thrived will begin to crumble if there is strife between the Centre and the states.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who had won a pyrrhic victory in July 2018 has decided to challenge the amended GNCTD Act in the apex court.
The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday approved the bill giving primacy to Delhi's Lieutenant Governor (L-G) over the elected government
During the second phase of the inoculation drive that started on March 1, people aged 60 years and above are being administered the vaccine.
AAP govt distances itself from decision to grant sanction to Delhi Police to charge 18 people in riots case.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has alleged misappropriation of over Rs 2,400 crore in the North Delhi and South Delhi municipal corporations and had announced to stage protests.
The development comes amid Delhi witnessing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases
As the COVID-19 situation continues to be 'fragile' and the threat is still 'far from over', the lieutenant governor has taken this decision.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.