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The longest stretch of trees, about 11km, was in north-east Delhi(Ravi Choudhary/ HT file photo)

11 km from New Seelampur to Shiv Vihar is Delhi’s longest stretch bereft of trees

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 06:44 PM IST
Several environment experts and urban planners have agreed that this complete absence of green cover in many parts in Delhi is problematic. They said these areas were mostly unauthorised neighbourhoods, where nearly 50% of the city’s population lives.
Directorate of Education on Wednesday announced guidelines for an enrolment drive to be conducted in August for out-of-school children with special needs.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Directorate of Education on Wednesday announced guidelines for an enrolment drive to be conducted in August for out-of-school children with special needs.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Enrolment drive for out-of-school special kids in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 03:09 AM IST
Apart from identifying such children in nearby localities, the enrolment drive will rope in students of government schools, teachers and parents.
New Delhi, India - Sept. 7, 2017: xxxxxxx in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, September 7, 2017. (Photo by Ravi Choudhary/ Hindustan Times)(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - Sept. 7, 2017: xxxxxxx in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, September 7, 2017. (Photo by Ravi Choudhary/ Hindustan Times)(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)

Delhi High Court seeks answers on manual scavenging

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2019 09:06 AM IST
A bench of Justice G S Sistani and Justice Jyoti Singh said the affidavit should also highlight compliance with the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act and rehabilitation of manual scavengers.
The AAP suffered a 28 percentage point decline in its 2015 vote share, and it was the Congress which gained the most in terms of votes.(HT Photo)
The AAP suffered a 28 percentage point decline in its 2015 vote share, and it was the Congress which gained the most in terms of votes.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Will the capital be a cakewalk for BJP?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2019 07:33 AM IST
Delhi has seen drastic swings in fortunes of all three major parties since the 2013 assembly elections, when AAP made its political debut.
The Delhi CEO office said more than 2.79 lakh posters, banners and hoardings have been removed since the poll code came into force.(Parwaz Khan/Hindustan Times)
The Delhi CEO office said more than 2.79 lakh posters, banners and hoardings have been removed since the poll code came into force.(Parwaz Khan/Hindustan Times)

‘129 FIRs, DD entries against political parties, others for poll code violation’: Delhi CEO

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 02:20 PM IST
Police have registered 709 FIRs and arrested 707 people under the Excise Act, it said, adding that 257 FIRs have been registered under the Arms Act in which 296 people were arrested.
South Delhi corporation has resources to tide over fund crunch (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
South Delhi corporation has resources to tide over fund crunch (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

South Delhi corporation has resources to tide over fund crunch, says finance panel chief

New Delhi | By Harikrishnan Nair
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2019 01:11 AM IST
The uptick would be for the north and east municipal corporations, which would receive a higher devolution of GNCTD taxes.
The Delhi government on Monday ordered withdrawal of last week’s order steeply hiking the one-time mandatory parking charge in the city (File Photo)(HT PHOTO)
The Delhi government on Monday ordered withdrawal of last week’s order steeply hiking the one-time mandatory parking charge in the city (File Photo)(HT PHOTO)

Delhi government blocks steep hike in one-time parking charges

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 08:29 PM IST
An order by Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot said that the December 21 order “appears to be irregular for many reasons”.
The urban local bodies were surveyed between January and March and ranked under different categories based on their population.(HT File Photo)
The urban local bodies were surveyed between January and March and ranked under different categories based on their population.(HT File Photo)

South Delhi jumps from 202 to 32 rank in nationwide cleanliness survey

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vibha Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 12:44 PM IST
While North Delhi Municipal Corporation improved its last year’s position of 279 to 206, East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) slipped from 196 to 341 in the rankings, the survey showed.
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