Articles by Snehil Sinha
Farmers from Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) also held a meeting with district magistrate Manish Verma to raise local concerns of farmers. Among other demands, they also sought higher compensation for land acquired in the past and developed plots in lieu of the acquired land
Speeding is one of the top five traffic offences in Gautam Budh Nagar, over 37,000 challans were issued for speeding in 2022, which nearly doubled in 2023
These U-turns have been a cause for concern in the past years and more recently led to at least two fatal crashes in a month at a single point
Vehicle registrations in Gautam Budh Nagar saw a significant increase in 2023, with a total of 152,073 registrations compared to 122,636 in 2022. The number of electric vehicles doubled, while luxury car registrations also rose. There was a notable increase in two-wheeler, car, and commercial vehicle registrations as well. Uttar Pradesh is leading in the adoption of electric vehicles.
Residents are demanding that the DDA should pay rent so that they can shift to alternative accommodation
Following the boy’s death after he leaned against the FOB’s decrepit guardrail, HT found that three men were sitting on the stairs of the corroding structure
The assembly held the task of building Delhi within the framework of its special status. The rules had to be different from all others as the national capital
The Delhi government has electrified 11 of its bus depots to accommodate its growing fleet of electric buses. Three more depots are expected to be electrified by February. Delhi plans to increase its fleet of e-buses to 8,280 by 2025 and aims to electrify all 57 bus depots. The government is also constructing a new depot exclusively for electric buses and planning two multi-level bus parking lots. The total cost of electrifying the buses and depots is estimated to be several hundred crores.
The chief minister said also that a Mohalla service, which will look to provide last-mile connectivity, is expected to be launched by January
PWD minister Atishi initiated the action three days after seeking daily reports from the department over status of lights on the roads across Delhi
The Northern Railway is set to enter the food and beverages space with four train-themed restaurants at four separate stations in Delhi as part of a revenue generating avenue, officials said on Friday
Saxena recalled the 18 files related to courts and justice delivery due to an alleged delay in their clearance
The leopard was spotted multiple times in residential lanes last week, but has not been seen since Sunday night.
With around 100-150 new electric buses being delivered every month, the government has also started phasing out the older CNG buses
The area is close to the Southern Ridge, a forest, which also comprises the Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary
Delhi witnesses winter season's first dense fog day, with visibility dropping to 50 meters. Flights diverted and delayed, fog expected to continue for three days. Temperature to drop, pollution levels remain "very poor."
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) plans to beautify and revamp Dwarka, a sub-city in southwest Delhi, including the installation of fountains and statues, as well as revamping footpaths along an 8-km stretch. Tenders for the project will be floated within the next 15 days, with the aim of awarding contracts by the end of December. The project is in response to the lack of adequate streetlights and walkable footpaths in the area, which have been a longstanding concern for residents.
Stubble burning is nearly nil. Vehicular emissions remain a problem. But when wind speeds pick up, Delhi begins to breathe again. Monday was a case in point
Delhi's air quality remained in the "very poor" category on Monday, just five points away from the "severe" zone. Steady surface winds and rain in the evening helped improve the air quality to some extent. However, pollution levels have remained high for the past week, making this likely to be Delhi's most polluted November in at least eight years. The city recorded its first spell of rain since November 10, which helped ease the pollution. The air quality is expected to remain in the "very poor" category for the next few days.
The construction of the 3.5km stretch of the Barapullah elevated road began in April 2015 and was slated to finish by October 2017
Delhi narrowly missed setting a new air quality record as the pollution level improved slightly after being in the "severe" zone for a few hours.
A Delhi court on Saturday awarded life imprisonment for the four accused who killed Soumya Vishwanathan on September 30, 2008
The Bharat Vandana Park in Delhi, which will feature replicas of important monuments from different states, is expected to be ready for the public by March 2023. The park is being built at a cost of ₹524 crore and will have various zones including cultural and adventure sports facilities. It will also feature eco-friendly measures such as rainwater harvesting and solar power generation.
Lieutenant governor VK Saxena had in January asked DDA to vacate and dismantle the apartment after an IIT-Delhi report found it unsafe for habitation
These penthouses, which will be four-bedroom duplex apartments with a plinth area of 424 sqm, will come up in Dwarka Sector 19B
The AQI was slightly worse than the 348 recorded on Monday, and significantly higher than the 301 on Sunday
It is likely fill the gap between the demand and supply for premium bus transport services in Delhi by engaging private operators and aggregators
As part of the third phase of the Barapullah project, Mayur Vihar will be connected to Sarai Kale Khan via a 3.5km flyover
Party chief Arvind Kejriwalasked all party workers to go from door to door and expose the alleged corruption of the ruling BJP
Delhi's Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) has been accused of signing an agreement to benefit a company co-founded by the chief secretary's son. The hospital denies any wrongdoing. This comes after previous allegations of impropriety against the chief secretary. The government and senior bureaucrats have been at odds for months. The vigilance minister has recommended the removal of the chief secretary and a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation. The agreement allegedly gives the company unrestricted access to valuable datasets and free commercial space. The founders' experience and expertise have also been questioned.