Farmers returning to their homes, after year long protest at Delhi border against now repealed three farm laws, were accorded warm reception with sweets and garlands as they passed on their tractors in the neighbouring states.
Daily random metre reading image audit by revenue officers is one of the salient features of the landmark decision taken by the DJB chairman.
Castigating the Delhi chief minister, Channi said “outsiders” from Delhi are out to “capture” power in Punjab.
CDS (Chief of Defence Staff) Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat’s mortal remains have been kept at their official residence in New Delhi for now, where from they will taken to Brar crematorium in Delhi cantonment at around 2pm.
With the national capital battling high pollution levels, the Delhi Metro has planned to install more anti-smog guns at its project sites, officials said on Sunday.
AAP has announced to contest all 40 seats in BJP-ruled Goa, where elections are due in February. Apart from the ruling BJP and opposition Congress, Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC), the Shiv Sena and other parties will also be in the fray
The air quality in the national capital improved marginally on Friday due to light rains in the city and adjoining areas.
In a new set of directions to prevent further deterioration of air quality in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), the Centre's air quality panel on Friday ordered shutting of educational institutions, allowing only online mode of education.
Alluding to AAP, Punjab CM Channi had said "kale angrez" are trying to take over Punjab after "chitte angrez" (British) were ousted from the country.
Nothing is happening on ground to control the deteriorating air quality in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court said on Thursday and directed the Centre and Delhi government to come out with suggestions to control the pollution within 24 hours, observing, "you cannot fire bullets from our shoulders".
Delhi air pollution: The Supreme Court said Delhi government’s ‘Red light on, Gaadi off’ campaign is ‘nothing’, but only a ‘popular slogan’, while saying the later had made various assurances including work from home and lockdown.
Sidhu's remarks came a day after Kejriwal accused the leaders of the Congress, BJP and the SAD of constantly bashing his party AAP for the announcements.
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai Monday said the ban on construction and demolition activities in Delhi will continue till further orders in view of the high air pollution levels.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday asked Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi to name 250 schools in the state transformed by his regime to compare the reforms and developments in the schools run by both the governments.
Currently, these households are not covered under the free water scheme because of the complexity of tracing water and sewerage connections passing under rows of houses, an official statement said.
In a tweet, Delhi CM emphasized that the country had 'recovered' from the Covid-19 pandemic with 'great difficulty' and thus requested PM Modi to stop the flights to prevent further transmission.
According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor SAFAR, no relief is likely till Monday. Local emissions and weather are likely to be the dominant factors controlling air quality, it said.
Taking a dig at his political rivals over their "freebie" remarks, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked why it is fine for ministers to get free treatment while the same facilities if provided to the people are criticised.
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.