Articles by Paras Singh
NDMC had not issued updated parking slips featuring the revised rates, making commuters apprehensive about deception to refuse payment
The odd-even scheme, first implemented in Delhi in 2016 and repeated in 2017 and 2019, has been a matter of debate.
The Delhi government is prepared to run from Tihar jail if Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is arrested, said Delhi cabinet ministers.
No comprehensive study backs the step in its efficacy to curb vehicular pollution. It was first implemented in Delhi in 2016 and repeated in 2017 and 2019
A senior municipal official associated with the project said the volume and light weight of plastic waste makes it difficult to transport
An NDMC official said that the terminus will be a first-of-its-kind integration of commercial space in Delhi-NCR
The move comes as Delhi's air quality remains in the "severe" zone for the fourth consecutive day.
The MCD’s approval means that the fee will now be levied across the city with immediate effect, as it was earlier charged only in areas of north Delhi
HT on October 25 had reported that 147 major MCD policy decisions are stuck due to non-formation of the standing committee.
Delhi’s MCD areas comprise 12 zones and 250 wards, which cumulatively produce around 11,000 tonnes of garbage every day
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi plans to convert unutilised properties and vacant land into community reading rooms for underprivileged people.
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has been criticized for misspelling road names in Gurmukhi, the Punjabi script, on signage in the city.
Proposal to recruit 3,112 DBCs as multi-task staff moved for final assent by the House of councillors
A senior official of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) associated with parking management said that the civic body would need approval from the House of councillors
Among the 147 policy decisions pending the standing committee’s approval are also those that have a direct bearing on the civic body’s revenue
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi is planning to add new features to the Roshanara Bagh, including a watch tower, play zone, and cafeteria. Work on reviving the lake is already underway and is expected to be completed by December.
Delhi's air quality crisis worsens as AQI surpasses 300, but environment minister's review meeting goes unattended by senior officials.
The new areas, which join the existing 13 hot spots, are Shadipur, ITO, Mandir Marg, Nehru Nagar, Patparganj, Sonia Vihar, Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, and Moti Bagh.
Measures include deploying more police personnel, using dust suppressants, and encouraging the use of public transport.
Delhi CM Kejriwal inaugurated a new three-lane flyover at Sarai Kale Khan, which will provide signal-free movement for commuters traveling from ITO to Ashram.
During a spot check on Wednesday, HT found that several of the street lights on this stretch were not operational
Work of the three-lane flyover is 100% complete and beautification work is now being undertaken, said public works department officials
Despite a wide band of fines in place to penalise violations of noise pollution norms, transgressions pick up sharply during Navratri, Durga Puja and Diwali
According to officials, authorities are seeking to apply the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act to ensure the upkeep of the centre
The India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) has announced the booking policy and tariff rates for the new International Exhibition cum Convention Centre (IECC) in Delhi. The facility, known as "Bharat Mandapam", hosted the G20 Summit in September. The venue can accommodate small meetings of 50 people up to gatherings of over 7,000 people. It is available for conferences, trade promotion events, seminars, and symposiums, but not for wedding functions or parties. The full-day booking tariffs range from ₹40,000 for a meeting hall to ₹25 lakh for a multifunctional hall.
The process to develop bio-fences was a part of a National Green Tribunal order in October 2022 for the upkeep of the landfill sites
Ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG), the unified MCD had commissioned nine such parking projects in the city, including the one in Jangpura
The civic body has also issued show cause notices to 259 such units for alleged violations of building bye-laws and Master Plan of Delhi (2021)
This is the second time in the last four months that the walls of the canal breached near the same location
The cause for the breach, which has affected the supply of raw water to parts of the Capital, is yet to be ascertained