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Friday, Dec 13, 2019
Sweta Goswami

Sweta Goswami


Sweta Goswami writes on urban development, transport, energy and social welfare in Delhi. She prefers to be called a storyteller and has given voice to several human interest stories. She is currently cutting her teeth on multimedia storytelling.

articles by Sweta Goswami (650 results)
Apr 01, 2019 03:17
Delhi goes to polls on May 12. So far, AAP is the only party to have announced their candidates for all seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital. The party launched its campaign on March 23, with the primary poll plank being full statehood for ... read more
Mar 30, 2019 11:53
Transport minister Kailash Gahlot said Friday that previous tenders failed because the onus of maintaining these shelters was on the concessionaires who were tasked with building them. read more
Mar 28, 2019 06:33
By staying away from the PM-KISAN scheme, the Opposition-ruled states of West Bengal and Delhi have deprived farmers the benefit of cash transfers under the programme launched by PM Modi on February 24, Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh s... read more
Mar 27, 2019 08:13
To combat fake news and rumours, the party has created a battery of ‘sandesh vahaks’ (messengers). “We will have 5,392 sandesh vahaks – two people at each polling station. Their job is to communicate our message within two hours to the area-level volunteers,”... read more
Mar 24, 2019 05:47
AAP convener and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced 85% reservation in jobs and colleges to Delhi residents, cheaper loans to build houses, and stopping the ongoing sealing drive against commercial establishment within 24 hours of becoming a full... read more
Mar 23, 2019 15:11
Forced to pedal with general traffic, cyclists said merely pumping in hundreds of SmartBikes would do little in the absence of any cycling infrastructure across the New Delhi area. read more
Mar 23, 2019 12:18
The stands on Barakhamba Road are used a lot between 12 noon and 2pm for employees who go for lunch Dontamsetti says, whereas those at Connaught Place’s (CP) inner circle are used throughout the day. read more
Mar 20, 2019 09:32
The BJP swept the city-state in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls but if an alliance between the Congress and AAP is sealed, it might put up a tough fight for Delhi’s seven seats. read more
Mar 20, 2019 06:13
With the slogan “poorn rajya banao, jhadu ka button dabao (vote for AAP and get full statehood)”, the party said it will distribute Delhi chief minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal’s letter explaining the need for statehood to Delhi. read more
Mar 19, 2019 15:50
The Congress is extremely divided in Delhi over the alliance and has already wasted a lot of time, said Gopal Rai, convenor of AAP’s Delhi unit. read more
Mar 17, 2019 00:45
Gopal Rai said AAP will launch its formal campaign after Holi. While the party has put five volunteers at each of the 13,000 polling booths, the second tier of the campaign will be led by AAP MLAs, who will run extensive constituency-wise campaigns. read more
Mar 15, 2019 10:39
Even as the stakeholders welcomed the news of Delhi getting 4,000 new buses, they questioned the extent to which the “accessibility quotient” in public transport would be increased by simply inducting more disabled friendly buses. read more
Mar 13, 2019 08:42
Contestants in the fray for seven Lok Sabha seats in the national Capital are using internet and door-to-door meetings to reach out to over 13 million voters in the city. Some are also giving it a personal touch by engaging their family members to canvass... read more
Mar 11, 2019 00:51
The Congress and the BJP are yet to announce their candidates. Senior leaders in the BJP said the party will field a mix of sitting MPs and new faces. Delhi BJP leaders said Union minister and senior BJP leader Vijay Goel and leader of opposition in... read more
Mar 11, 2019 00:17
The chief electoral officer of Delhi had said that the total number of voters in Delhi for this election has increased by 7.8% compared to the 2014 general elections. The final number of voters may rise further as the revision of electoral rolls was... read more