Delhi, TN, Haryana flatten the Coronavirus curve in India

Five states in India have so far ‘flattened’ the Coronavirus curve in India, while the situation in nine states continues to be cause for concern. In all, four states are seeing strong daily increases in COVID-19 numbers. These are Maharashtra and Gujarat — the most worrisome — as well as Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh (see […]

CORONAVIRUS: Gujarat overtakes Delhi for No.2 spot, leads in death rate

With an addition of 127 cases so far today, the western Indian state of Gujarat has dislodged the national capital Delhi as the state with the second highest number of Coronavirus 2019 cases in India. The state, which also crossed the 2,000 patient milestone today, also has the highest death rate — along with Madhya […]

LIVE TABLE – CORONAVIRUS CASES IN INDIA: Maharashtra in front; UP, TN grows

Maharashtra has emerged as the lead state in India as far as Coronavirus infections are concerned, going by an analysis of the details of state-wise COVID-19 cases in India (see table). While the numbers are changing every hour, as of April 3 Friday, Maharashtra continued to remain on the top with 423 cases and 21 […]

Delhi Police asks for video footage to identify rioters

Delhi Police Commissioner designate SN Shrivastava today asked the public and the media to provide any video footage that can help identify the rioters, and promised that those who are identified as have participated in the riots will be brought before the law. “It is our endeavor that anyone who is a culprit or has […]

AAP set to sweep Delhi with 59 seats – ABP-C-Voter survey

Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party is all set to sweep the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, said the first opinion poll to be conducted ahead of the next month’s elections. The poll was commissioned by ABP News and conducted by Centre for Voting Opinion & Trends in Election Research (C-Voter), and indicated hardly any loss of […]

Land acquisition for NOIDA Jewar Airport practically complete

The Uttar Pradesh government has awarded compensation of Rs 951.44 cr for the acquisition of 1,238 hectares required for the construction of the new NOIDA airport at Jewar on the outskirts of Delhi, Union Civil Aviation Ministry said. The land for which compensation has been declared comes to 99.8% of the private land that has […]

Govt ‘cannot find’ two centrally protected monuments in Delhi

The Central government can no longer find two centrally protected monuments in Delhi, junior tourism minister Prahland Singh Patel said in parliament today. There are 174 monuments/sites that enjoy protection from the central government in Delhi. These have been declared as monument of national importance in the Delhi under Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and […]

North Indian states rapidly running out of water: Govt study

A study by the Central Ground Water Board has revealed that India’s Ganga-Yamuna plain is rapidly running out of ground water. Despite isolated cases like that of Chennai and Bangalore, the study also revealed that other areas of the country, including the east and the south, are better placed as far as ground water depletion […]

SpiceJet announces 28 new flights connecting Mumbai and Delhi

India’s most aggressive low-cost carrier, SpiceJet, announced 28 new flights connecting Mumbai and Delhi with other cities on its domestic network, five days after it added 24 new flights connecting Mumbai and Delhi with other cities. SpiceJet also announced slew of new non-stop international flights from Mumbai to a host of international destinations including Hong […]

PWD starts installing CCTV surveillance cameras in Delhi

The Public Works Department will set up a network of closed circuit cameras in Delhi by September. The contract for the project has been awarded to Bharat Electronics Ltd or BEL, which has in turn contracted Mumbai-based Aurionpro Solutions Ltd for the installation and maintenance of the surveillance system. “Aurionpro shall supply and install cameras […]

Delhi Unauthorized Colonies: Centre sets up committee to study regularization feasibility

The central government has set up a committee under the Lt Governor of Delhi to study the feasibility of ‘regularizing’ the unauthorized colonies of Delhi. There are many areas in Delhi, particularly on the eastern and southern sides, where people have constructed shanties, and in some cases concrete houses, on government property. It is estimated […]

Delhi Tree Cutting: NGT steps in, issues notice to center

The National Green Tribunal, India’s top most environmental court, has issued notices to the central government, the New Delhi Municipal Corporation and the Delhi Development authority in a case filed by an NGO against the move to cut about 15,000 trees in residential areas. The issuing of notice indicates that the tribunal is seized of […]