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AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha said that if the BJP wants to fight the AAP, it should do so with Arvind Kejriwal's "politics of work".(ANI file photo)

'Modi govt unleashing its agencies to defame, trouble us': AAP on ED summons

Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 01:44 PM IST
The central agency on September 13 issued summons to AAP national general secretary Pankaj Gupta in connection with its investigation against Punjab Congress legislator Sukhpal Singh Khaira, who is under investigation in at least two money laundering cases.
Representational Image.
Representational Image.

Delhi 5-star hotel chef held for resorting to snatching to pay off debts

By Pankhuri Yadav
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 01:28 PM IST
Police said the chef received a good package but resorted to snatching after losing money. A jeweller, who would allegedly buy the stolen items from the chef has also been arrested
Health minister Jain had previously stated that the dengue outbreak in Delhi is under control.(ANI file photo)
Health minister Jain had previously stated that the dengue outbreak in Delhi is under control.(ANI file photo)

‘Dengue cases in Delhi in Sept lower than previous years’: Health minister Jain

Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:22 PM IST
Speaking to news agency ANI, Satyendar Jain said, “This year, 87 dengue cases were reported in September (from Sept 1 to Sept 19). Last year it was 188. The number of dengue cases is lower than the previous years in September."
A pedestrian walks under an umbrella amid light rains at Rajghat Bus Depot, in New Delhi. (HT archive)
A pedestrian walks under an umbrella amid light rains at Rajghat Bus Depot, in New Delhi. (HT archive)

Light to moderate rainfall in Delhi-NCR today: IMD

PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:36 AM IST
On its Twitter handle, the IMD posted the locations where rainfall is expected today. Along with Delhi, many areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) are also expected to witness thunderstorm with moderate rain
A person crosses the road during rain at Janpath on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
A person crosses the road during rain at Janpath on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

'Bad weather' forecast for Delhi: Areas to avoid based on IMD tweet

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 07:42 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department has issued an "orange" alert for Wednesday and a "yellow" alert for Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. For Friday, it has issued a "green" alert. On Tuesday, rain caused waterlogging and traffic snarls in a few areas in Delhi.
Serological surveys are used by epidemiologists to determine the prevalence of a disease in a population.
Serological surveys are used by epidemiologists to determine the prevalence of a disease in a population.

Seventh sero survey likely to begin in the Capital this week

By Anonna Dutt, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 01:10 AM IST
  • The seventh survey will be conducted when nearly three out of four of Delhi’s adult population have received at least one dose of a vaccine against Covid-19, and one in three have been fully vaccinated.
It’s painful to be alone in an unfamiliar place, especially when you are unable to get a job you desire, Mr Kumar observes.(Mayank Austen Soofi)
It’s painful to be alone in an unfamiliar place, especially when you are unable to get a job you desire, Mr Kumar observes.(Mayank Austen Soofi)

Delhiwale: A reluctant balloon hawker

By Mayank Austen Soofi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:53 AM IST
  • In his mid-30s, Mr Kumar arrived in the city a week ago from Katni in Madhya Pradesh, but couldn’t find any carpentry work.
As per the order, commercial outlets such as marriage halls, party lawns, banquet halls, exhibition and fares, with area less than 5000 square metres (sqm), the penalty will be <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10,000.(HT Photo)
As per the order, commercial outlets such as marriage halls, party lawns, banquet halls, exhibition and fares, with area less than 5000 square metres (sqm), the penalty will be 10,000.(HT Photo)

EDMC to levy waste penalty

By Vatsala Shrangi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:49 AM IST
  • EDMC mayor Shyam Sunder Aggarwal, however, said he has not seen the order yet and that he is not in favour of the decision.
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen(AIMIM) chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi’s house on Ashoka Road in Delhi was vandalised by members of the Hindu Sena on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen(AIMIM) chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi’s house on Ashoka Road in Delhi was vandalised by members of the Hindu Sena on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi’s house in Delhi vandalised by Hindu Sena members

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:36 AM IST
Five alleged members of Hindu Sena were arrested and a case under the relevant sections of Indian Penal Code and the Delhi Prevention of Defacement of Property Act, 2007, was registered, said deputy commissioner of police (New Delhi) Deepak Yadav. The Hyderabad MP, who was in Lucknow at the time of the alleged vandalism, criticised the incident
The government identified a few areas which recorded discrepancies between estimates and actual expenses. These included salaries, supplementary demand for grants, and centrally sponsored schemes. (Picture for representation only)
The government identified a few areas which recorded discrepancies between estimates and actual expenses. These included salaries, supplementary demand for grants, and centrally sponsored schemes. (Picture for representation only)

Be realistic, more accurate in preparing budget estimates and fund requirements, govt tells depts

By Abhishek Dey
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:36 AM IST
In budget circulars issued to departments between August 12 and September 12, the government sought revised estimates for 2021-22 and budget estimates for 2022-23.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced exemption of board examination fee for those students of Class 10 and 12 who lost their both parents due to Covid-19 pandemic. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced exemption of board examination fee for those students of Class 10 and 12 who lost their both parents due to Covid-19 pandemic. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

CBSE announces board exam fee exemption for students who lost their parents during Covid pandemic

PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:32 AM IST
The board also asked CBSE-affiliated schools to submit the details of such students after verifying the cases. CBSE, in an order, said as a special measure for academic session 2021-22, has decided that neither the examination fees nor the registration fees will be charged by the board from the students who have lost both parents, or surviving parent due to Covid-19 pandemic.
Household waste should be segregated into the three mandated categories of non-biodegradable (dry waste), biodegradable (wet waste) and domestic hazardous waste. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Household waste should be segregated into the three mandated categories of non-biodegradable (dry waste), biodegradable (wet waste) and domestic hazardous waste. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

From 2022, not separating household waste will invite fines in east Delhi

By Vatsala Shrangi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:30 AM IST
According to civic officials, the penalty ranges from 200 (for individual households) to 10,000 (for gated communities) and 20,000 (for market associations). The penalties will be imposed by the civic body under the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Rules, 2016, and the by-laws under its jurisdiction.
The girl, from a Dalit family in a village near Delhi cantonment, was found dead by her parents in a local crematorium on August 1. (AP)
The girl, from a Dalit family in a village near Delhi cantonment, was found dead by her parents in a local crematorium on August 1. (AP)

Delhi court rejects plea to hold day-to-day trial in Dalit girl rape-murder case

PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:28 AM IST
The judge said that he has 620 pending cases under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act, 2012 in his court, including the present one, and several accused are languishing in jail pending trial.
Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said that the increase in India’s exports is not remarkable. He was speaking at a commerce festival organised by the Delhi industries department, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) (HT Photo)
Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said that the increase in India’s exports is not remarkable. He was speaking at a commerce festival organised by the Delhi industries department, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) (HT Photo)

Children must be taught to become job givers, not job seekers: Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:26 AM IST
Sisodia also said the increase in India’s exports -- from $1.7 billion to $300 billion in 75 years -- is not remarkable and blamed the “mentality” of policy makers and “the system” for the slow progress. Sisodia was speaking at the opening session of a two-day commerce festival organised by the state industries department, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
In its plea, the Waqf Board sought the preservation and protection of six of its properties in the area within which the redevelopment work was ongoing. (PTI)
In its plea, the Waqf Board sought the preservation and protection of six of its properties in the area within which the redevelopment work was ongoing. (PTI)

Centre gets time to respond to Delhi Waqf Board plea to preserve heritage properties that are likely to be affected due to Central Vista revamp

PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:25 AM IST
Appearing for the Delhi Waqf Board, senior advocate Sanjoy Ghose, urged the court that an assurance be given by the SG with respect to the protection of the properties till then. The judge, however, said that such an assurance would be an “indirect stay” on the ongoing work.
The house in Kalkaji where the body of a Kyrgyz woman, Myskal Zhumabaeva, and her one year old son were found on Tuesday. The woman lived with her husband, Vinay Chauhan, in Greater Kailash-2 (Amal KS/HT Photo)
The house in Kalkaji where the body of a Kyrgyz woman, Myskal Zhumabaeva, and her one year old son were found on Tuesday. The woman lived with her husband, Vinay Chauhan, in Greater Kailash-2 (Amal KS/HT Photo)

Bodies of Kyrgyz woman and her one year old son found in Kalkaji flat

By Pankhuri Yadav
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:21 AM IST
Police said the victim, Myskal Zhumabaeva, had gone to her friend’s house on Monday evening. Myskal’s friend, Matluba Madusmonov, an Uzbek citizen, was present inside the flat with her Indian friend, Avnish, and at least two others, when the incident took place between 8am and 9am on Tuesday. Police said they have registered a case of murder at the Kalkaji police station.
The discom has said that Aadhaar can only be used as identity proof and not as proof of occupancy of the premises. (Picture for representation only)
The discom has said that Aadhaar can only be used as identity proof and not as proof of occupancy of the premises. (Picture for representation only)

HC seeks response of Centre, Delhi govt and discom on plea seeking power connections for Pak migrants

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:15 AM IST
The petition sough electricity connection for 200 Hindu migrants families, comprising almost 800 persons, who are currently living in Delhi Jal Board Maidan in North Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar area.
DCP (Dwarka) Santosh Kumar Meena said that the police registered an FIR at the Dwarka north police station and began an investigation. (Picture for representation only)
DCP (Dwarka) Santosh Kumar Meena said that the police registered an FIR at the Dwarka north police station and began an investigation. (Picture for representation only)

Man involved in over 100 cases of robbery in Delhi held after evading arrest for 10 years

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:12 AM IST
During interrogation, the accused said he would commit crimes in Dwarka west, northwest, north and Rohini districts. He said he would sell the vehicles he stole to a man named Noni (known by his first name only) in Bhalswa Dairy and the gold he stole to a goldsmith, Vishal (known by his first name only). Police have arrested Vishal.
Commuters in the rain at Janpath on Tuesday. Delhi received 3.6mm rain on Tuesday, IMD said, and added that rain will continue through the week. Delhi this year has been witnessing an erratic monsoon (Raj K Raj/ HT Photo)
Commuters in the rain at Janpath on Tuesday. Delhi received 3.6mm rain on Tuesday, IMD said, and added that rain will continue through the week. Delhi this year has been witnessing an erratic monsoon (Raj K Raj/ HT Photo)

Parts of Delhi get light showers; patchy rain to continue through week, says IMD

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:12 AM IST
The IMD recordings show that on Tuesday, Delhi’s Safdarjung weather station, which is taken as representational for the entire city, received 3.6mm of rain. Delhi this year has been witnessing an erratic monsoon, with several records -- highest single-day, monthly and seasonal rainfall -- being broken. Despite a late start to monsoon, it is turning out to be one of the wettest seasons the city has ever seen.
The 21-year-old student, who had failed twice, was arrested, while the teacher is being treated. (Picture for representation only)
The 21-year-old student, who had failed twice, was arrested, while the teacher is being treated. (Picture for representation only)

Govt school teachers’ body calls for action against Class 11 student who attacked teacher

By Sadia Akhtar, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:09 AM IST
“Teachers’ safety and security must be at the forefront of policy formulation for the smooth functioning of the teaching-learning activities in educational institutions. Measures must be carried out to foil the reoccurrence of such incidents in future,” said Government School Teacher’s Association in a letter.
Students at Delhi University campus after DDMA allowed DU to reopen on September 15. The university has formed a National Education Policy (NEP) committee to frame syllabi for six new interdisciplinary courses. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Students at Delhi University campus after DDMA allowed DU to reopen on September 15. The university has formed a National Education Policy (NEP) committee to frame syllabi for six new interdisciplinary courses. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

Delhi University constitutes NEP committee for framing syllabi

By Sadia Akhtar, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:06 AM IST
The seven-member committee includes principals from three colleges besides faculty from DU departments. It has been given the task of framing the syllabi with respect to the new interdisciplinary courses that are part of the undergraduate course programme approved by the university’s academic and executive councils in August this year.
Sunita Chaudhary, Delhi’s first and currently the only woman auto driver, said she applied for a permit for an e-auto. (Hindustan Times)
Sunita Chaudhary, Delhi’s first and currently the only woman auto driver, said she applied for a permit for an e-auto. (Hindustan Times)

Delhi govt to induct only e-autos from now, one-third permits reserved for women

By Sweta Goswami, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 12:02 AM IST
Documents seen by Hindustan Times showed that this month, transport minister Kailash Gahlot approved a proposal to induct women auto drivers. A total of 4,261 auto permits will be up for grabs in Delhi from next month, and of these, at least 1,406 will be reserved for women.
Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai announced earlier this month that the government will release a winter action plan this year to ensure that pollution from various sources is kept in check. (HT)
Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai announced earlier this month that the government will release a winter action plan this year to ensure that pollution from various sources is kept in check. (HT)

Delhi govt to scrutinise winter pollution plans submitted by agencies

By Soumya Pillai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 11:55 PM IST
An official said that based on the submitted plans, the environment department and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) will formulate a detailed winter action plan that is likely to be released by September 30.
Four of the five arrested accused. The operation by the anti-auto theft squad (AATS) of Shahdara district police spanned across Delhi and three nearby states over a period of two weeks. (Source)
Four of the five arrested accused. The operation by the anti-auto theft squad (AATS) of Shahdara district police spanned across Delhi and three nearby states over a period of two weeks. (Source)

Delhi: Two vehicle theft gangs, with links to criminals in Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, busted; five arrested

PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 11:49 PM IST
Officers aware of the investigation said one gang used to steal CNG-fitted cars and sell them to stolen car dealers in Uttarakhand, while the other targeted SUVs, like Creta, Brezza and Seltos, depending on orders received from Rajasthan-based agents.
RDF and plastic are segregated by trommel machines in the process of bio-mining of legacy waste at the Okhla landfill. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
RDF and plastic are segregated by trommel machines in the process of bio-mining of legacy waste at the Okhla landfill. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

SDMC empanels 13 agencies to dispose biomining waste from Okhla landfill

PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 11:20 PM IST
The agencies empanelled have been tasked with lifting refuse- derived fuel from the landfill and dispose it in an environment- friendly manner.
The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to settle around 32 and 25 degrees Celsius respectively.(HT Photo)
The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to settle around 32 and 25 degrees Celsius respectively.(HT Photo)

IMD issues warning for extremely bad weather in Delhi on Wednesday

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 07:45 PM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an "orange" alert for Wednesday and a "yellow" alert for Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Representational Image. (HT file photo)
Representational Image. (HT file photo)

Delhi may get light rain, drizzle today: IMD

PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 08:53 AM IST
“While mostly light rain or drizzle has been predicted till September 27, there could be a spell of light to moderate rainfall on September 22,” said a senior IMD official
Previously, the ED asked Abhishek Banerjee to appear before it on September 6, while Rujira on September 1.(PTI file photo)
Previously, the ED asked Abhishek Banerjee to appear before it on September 6, while Rujira on September 1.(PTI file photo)

Coal scam case: Delhi HC to hear Abhishek Banerjee’s plea challenging ED summons

Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 07:40 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate’s investigation is based on the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI’s) First Information Report (FIR), which was registered in November 2020 regarding alleged mass coal pilferage in Eastern Coalfields Limited mines in Kunustoria and Kajora regions of the state.
The LocalCircles survey also noted that hospitals had been receiving at least 50-60 cases of viral infection cases daily.(Representative Photo)
The LocalCircles survey also noted that hospitals had been receiving at least 50-60 cases of viral infection cases daily.(Representative Photo)

28% households in Delhi have one or more member with flu-like symptoms: Survey

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2021 06:08 AM IST
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