HindustanTimes Fri,28 Nov 2014

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Rahul Gandhi backs evicted slum dwellers in Delhi

Rahul Gandhi
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday visited slum-dwellers of Israeli Camp in Rangpuri Pahari near Vasant Kunj — that was demolished by the forest department on Tuesday — and dared the Delhi government to run a bulldozer over him.

Delhi HC opens Haryana tap for parched Dwarka

Delhi high court
Daily water problems of over 3.5 million Dwarka residents are set to end after the Delhi high court Thursday asked the Haryana government to release water to a canal that will ensure adequate supply to a defunct treatment plant in the sub-city.

Clean air a fundamental right, says green court

Air pollution has continued to be a serious health risk in Delhi with the levels of tiny particles that carry toxins and go deep inside lungs having remained 3-4 times the standards in the last three years, government data shows.

DDA to launch bigger housing scheme in 2016

Delhi Development Authority
If you have not managed to get a flat in the Delhi Development Authority’s housing scheme, there’s still hope that you might own a house of your own in the capital. DDA is going to launch an even bigger housing scheme in 2016.

Green court bans old vehicles, waste burning

Delhi traffic
Taking decisive action to improve Delhi’s air quality, the National Green Tribunal Wednesday banned all vehicles over 15 years old, and ordered pollution checks for all state-run buses and the installation of ‘air purifiers’ in busy markets. 

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Unsafe: Crime in the Capital rises by 100%

Over 400 people become victims of various criminal activities in the Capital every day, latest police statistics show. A quarter of these people fall victim to street crime such as snatching and robbery.

Boy carries petrol to school, sets himself on fire

burning of the devil

A class 8 student of a private school in Faridabad doused himself in petrol and set himself on fire in the school bathroom on Wednesday sustaining 45% burn injuries.

Agency promises finished flats


The Delhi Development Authority’s 2010 housing scheme has been a tale of incomplete flats with acute lack of basic amenities. The land development agency has promised a different story this time.

DDA goes for image makeover with luxury houses in west Delhi

Freehold at last, but...
The DDA is going to build its first luxury housing project in the Capital that promises all high-end amenities that one sees in housing complexes of reputed private builders. While offering top-notch facilities, DDA promises to keep the price affordable.

Why you shouldn't worry if you haven't got a flat in DDA draw

Delhi Development Authority
DDA is going to launch a bigger housing scheme in 2016 with 35,000 flats likely to be launched in the middle or end of 2016. The prices of the flats are expected to be 15-20% higher than the flats offered in 2014.

Unsuccessful DDA aspirants to get refund in a month

DDA kiosk
If you did not land a flat in the Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) housing scheme 2014, there is still some good news for you. At least you will get your money back sooner than expected.

Delhi: Jung suspends babus for dirty govt buildings

Najeeb Jung

Driving home the point that the Clean India campaign is to be taken seriously, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung suspended six public officials on Wednesday after surprise inspections of government buildings.

Foul air chokes Capital, hospitals struggle to keep up


Delhi is choking on foul air and is packing hospitals. Wheezing, chest constriction and shortness of breath — hospitals are seeing it all and struggling to keep up with the rush.

#MufflerMan to the rescue: AAP fights ‘below the belt’ attacks on its chief

Arvind Kejriwal
In a case of ‘he who laughs last, laughs best’, the Aam Aadmi Party has again proven its social media might by turning around the internet’s ridicule of Arvind Kejriwal’s ‘signature’ muffler into a promotional campaign with the help of a Twitter hashtag — #MufflerMan.
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