Day 193 : 27-Aug-15


Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 27-Aug-15:

  1. Deputy chief minister and state education minister Manish Sisodia paid surprise visits to an evening school in east Delhi and the district office of the Directorate of Education on Thursday. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  2. The AAP government may approach the civic bodies, including NDMC, asking them to allow restaurants to serve food in open spaces. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. Delhiites with illegal water connections and those found to be wasting the resource have become the target of the Delhi Jal Board’s new enforcement drive. (Source)
  4. The Delhi government from now on will conduct weekly review of their ambitious project, Signature Bridge to expedite the work and ensure timely completion. (Source1) (Source2)
  5. In order to control onion prices, Delhi government will send vans carrying the kitchen staple from four wholesale markets to all 70 Assembly constituencies on Friday. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  6. The Delhi government will launch its flagship one-time amnesty scheme for power consumers on Sunday. (Source)
  7. Delhi government directs all playschools, pre-schools and pre-primary schools, running on land allotted by it, to submit compliance report within two weeks on admissions under the EWS in the last three years — or face the prospect of cancellation of their lease. (Source)

Related News:

  1. An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) with Delhi Police crime branch was caught red-handed extorting from a liquor smuggler in north Delhi. (Source)

  2. According to data submitted to National Green Tribunal by Delhi government on Thursday, the transport department registered 6,748 more diesel vehicles in 2014 than 2013. (Source)
  3. Tthe Bharatiya Majdoor Sangh has threatened that it would go on a strike on September 2 against Delhi government’s new city taxi scheme. (Source)
  4. The Delhi government in its arguments against a recent Home ministry notification tells the high court that since the lieutenant governor is not elected, he can only act on the aid and advice of the council of ministers. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  5. The Delhi government has rejected again an application by Ola Cabs for license to run its taxi service in the national capital. (Source)
  6. The national capital continues to languish among the worst in terms of sex ratio in the country with 896 females to 1,000 males. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  7. As Delhi Police and the Tihar administration target each other for Tuesday’s clash leading to the death of two prisoners, loopholes in the present system of ferrying inmates to and from jails has come to the fore. (Source1) (Source2)
  8. Paving way for making public servants accountable if they fail to perform their duties, a city court has stated that people can seek damages on account of their “inaction”. (Source)
  9. The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has issued 80 notices this month to the Rashtrapati Bhavan after dengue mosquitoes were found breeding at various places at the sprawling estate. (Source)
  10. Left-affiliated Democratic Teachers’ Front (DTF) candidate Nandita Narain won the presidential elections of the Delhi University Teachers’ Association for the second consecutive term on Friday. (Source)
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