In a crackdown against drunk driving in the national capital, Delhi government has suspended licenses of 89 drivers for a year while licenses of 22 drivers of commercial vehicles have permanently been cancelled for the same offence.
Air quality in New Delhi will deteriorate to "severe" levels this week when Indians set off firecrackers to celebrate the festival of lights, a government scientist said, leaving many at risk of respiratory problems.
Five men have been sentenced to life in prison for gang-raping a call centre worker in Delhi in 2010. The case brutally underscored the urgent need for better conditions for women working the late shift at the many BPOs in and around the capital.
Taking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan' to the next level, the Delhi government has decided to set up a control room in the Delhi Secretariat where citizens can register their complaints about garbage being not picked up or cleaned in the city.
In just 35 days, close to 60,000 women two-wheeler and pillion riders in the capital have been issued traffic tickets for not wearing helmets, data from the Delhi Police has reveals. Sustained efforts by the police and general awareness have slowly brought the numbers down.
Delhiites visiting busy market areas like Connaught Place and Khan Market will get some respite from the perennial parking woes with New Delhi Municipal Council soon launching a mobile application which will allow people to book their parking spaces in advance.