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Sweta Goswami

Sweta Goswami writes on politics, urban development, transportation, energy and social welfare. Based in Delhi, she tracks government policies and suggests corrections based on public feedback and on-ground implementation through her reports. She has also covered the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) since its inception.

Articles by Sweta Goswami

Delhi autos get people-friendly, reject offer of fare hike

There will be no hike in the fares of autorickshaws for now.

Addressing a mega rally of autorickshaw drivers in May last year, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced that their fares would be revised on April 1 every year.(Sunil Saxena/HT Photo)
Published on Oct 13, 2016 01:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Delhi slums chosen to become ‘Adarsh Basti’ still waiting for development

Kaushalya’s cluster was one of the 52 slums, which the Delhi government had promised to transform into ‘Adarsh Bastis’ (Model slums) by August 30.

Fifty-two of Delhi’s 675 slums were identified by the Delhi government for development with focus on sanitation. August 30 was the deadline.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Published on Oct 12, 2016 03:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Only 2 govt-run old age homes for over 18 lakh senior citizens

Senior citizens constitute over 10% of Delhi’s population of 1.86 crore.(HT FILE)
Updated on Oct 12, 2016 01:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Delhi govt to install Rs 8 crore solar plant along Wazirabad drain

Solar panels installed in Ghaziabad.(Sakib Ali/HT FILE)
Updated on Oct 11, 2016 12:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Delhi Metro to allow partial renaming of all upcoming stations

Huda City Centre was one of the stations that were partially renamed in April this year.(Abhinav Saha/HT FILE)
Updated on Oct 10, 2016 02:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Delhi’s second waste to energy plant to start at Ghazipur this month

After delay of four years, the Ghazipur Waste to Energy (WtE) plant will be commissioned this month.

The plant at Ghazipur landfill site in east Delhi was on trial run for the last two months during which it produced 10 million units of power by processing 1,70,000 tonnes of solid waste.(Virendra Gosain/ HT Photo)
Published on Oct 10, 2016 01:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Rajouri Garden, Pitampura metro stations to get multi-level car parking

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation will offer Multi-level Car Parking facilities at its metro stations in the congested Rajouri Garden and Pitampura areas.

Besides offering an alternative to packed parking lots at metro stations, these multi-level parkings will also help generate revenue.(Jasjeet Plaha/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 07, 2016 02:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Pollution up, Delhi asks neighbours to prevent stubble burning

Delhi environment minister Imran Hussain has written to Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan urging

Stubble burning in this season is a major contributor to air pollution apart from road dust, industrial sources, and vehicular emissions.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Published on Oct 04, 2016 04:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Pollution control board demands plans to tackle stubble burning

Indiscriminate burning of crop stubble in neighbouring states adds to the air pollution in Delhi.(Gurpreet Singh /HT File)
Updated on Oct 03, 2016 01:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

40% toilets built by Delhi govt since Feb 2015 remain unused

Inspections by Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board revealed that at many places slum dwellers continue to defecate in the open despite the presence of toilet complexes.(HT FILE)
Updated on Oct 03, 2016 12:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi
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