Aiming for road safety in Delhi and avoiding accidents, the Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) of Delhi launched a month-long ‘Tactical Urbanism Trial’. The new project was launched on October 15, at the Signature Bridge, connecting Wazirabad across the Yamuna to East Delhi. Notably, the Signature bridge has witnessed 53 road crashes and 17 fatalities between 2018-2021. With this new initiative, accidents might reduce ensuring road… read-more
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal proved his majority in an Assembly floor test, on September 1. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led Delhi Government proved majority with a support of 58 MLAs, of the total 62 MLAs of the party. Furthermore, there was no vote against it as three BJP MLAs Vijender Gupta, Abhay Verma and Mohan Singh Bisht were marshalled out following an argument with Deputy Speaker Rakhi Birla
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Senior IPS officer of 2005 Batch Madhur Verma is the new head of the anti-corruption branch (ACB), confirmed officials on August 9. Prior to ACB Head, IPS Verma was an additional commissioner in the Delhi police’s armed department and succeeded Sunil Kumar Gautam. He also worked as the DCP of the crime branch in New Delhi's north district and was public relations officer of the Delhi Police till 2019.
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Even after a nod from the AAP-led Delhi Government regarding the extension of liquor shop licenses till August 31, the shops, which has license approval till July 31, will remain close. Approximately 468 private liquor stores in Delhi closed shops starting on August 1, amid license expiry and will remain shut until the Lieutenant Governor of (LG) Delhi Vinai Kumar Saxena's approval.
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Delhi Government led by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced a free COVID-19 booster dose for people between the age group of 18-year-old to 59-year-old. On April 21, Arvind Kejriwal announced that all the eligible people will get free precautionary doses at government-run vaccination centers. The decision came at a time when the national capital is witnessing a spike in the COVID-19 cases over the past few days.