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Metro says 22 per cent hike in funds just adequate

The Delhi Metro (Photo: DC/File)

Despite a significant jump of 22 per cent in the funds allocation for the Delhi Metro in the Union Budget, the Metro officials termed the increase as “adequate” for ongoing projects in the National Ca

Service tax hike to make Delhi life more expensive

For a large majority of the people in the capital, the Union Budget is a lacklustre one, made for Corporate India and not for the aam aadmi (common people).

SN Sahai is interim chief secretary

Senior IAS officer S.N. Sahai was on Saturday night appointed as “interim” chief secretary of the Delhi government till a regular appointment is made.

Ajay Maken to replace Arvinder Singh Lovely as Delhi Congress chief

Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken, who was the face of the Delhi Congress in the recent Assembly polls, will be appointed as the new chief of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee, replacing Mr Arvinde

AAP infighting: Arvind Kejriwal offered to quit party post

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal had tendered his resignation as the party’s national convenor during the national executive meeting held on Thursday, party sources said, a move which was vehemen

Delhi unhappy over poor tax share

The Delhi government on Saturday, reacting to the Union Budget presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley, questioned why there had been no increase in the city’s share of Central taxes.

Court suggests Smriti Irani, Sanjay Nirupam to settle case

A Delhi court on Saturday recommended that Union human resources development minister Smriti Irani and Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam must “compromise or reach a settlement” over their criminal defama

Three killed as man sets building on fire

Three people, including an one-year-old infant, died and eight others were injured when a person set on fire vehicles parked on the ground floor of a residential building in Palam Village’s Sadh Nagar

Court grants exemption to former Delhi University Vice Chancellor

Delhi University’s former vice- chancellor Deepak Pental, who is facing charges of plagiarism, cheating and forgery along with another person, was on Saturday granted exemption from personal appearanc

Uber cab rape case: Judge gives defence 2 days to wrap up

The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a 25-year-old woman executive, claimed on Saturday before a court here that medical report of the alleged victim had been manipulated and injuries on her were “p

There always comes a time when you have to heed Jesus who said: “Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s.” So this time I will render unto the finance m

The devil, they say, is in the details. There is a world of difference between the Budget speech of Arun Jaitley, peppered with smart announcements, and the real numbers in the Budget documents.