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LG blames lack of preparations for waterlogging in Delhi, AAP govt hits back

Updated on Jul 11, 2023 02:48 PM IST

Lieutenant governor (LG) V K Saxena said nature does not issue warnings in advance as Delhi’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government blamed unprecedented rains for waterlogging

Delhi lieutenant governor V K Saxena. (PTI)

#DelhiRains: City halts in a monsoon meltdown!

As raindrops keep falling on our heads, Delhi’s residents pour out complaints and coping strategies of how they are sailing through the waterlogged city while cancelling plans and skipping college and office.

Deluge in Delhi: Record-breaking 261mm of rain turns roads into knee-deep waterlogged racecourses. (Photo: Sanjay Sharma/ANI)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 03:11 PM IST
By, New Delhi

26-year-old man found stabbed to death near public toilet in south Delhi

The police control room was tipped by a woman who called “that a boy had been stabbed” near the Pul Prahladpur traffic interaction and no one was helping him

The dead man was identified as Vikas Mahto from Bihar’s Saran district who had come to Delhi for a job (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 01:16 PM IST

Delhi: Road caves in near India Gate, traffic disrupted

The Delhi Traffic Police informed commuters via Twitter about the cave-in and advised everyone to plan their journey accordingly

The portion of the road that caved in near India Gate. (Sanchit Khanna/ HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:04 PM IST

Delhi: Nearly 7,500 relocated as Yamuna breaches evacuation level

Rising levels of water in the Yamuna is measured at three levels -- warning level- 204.50 m, danger level- 205.33 m, and evacuation level- 206 m

People relocated from the Yamuna floodplains in Delhi. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 11:17 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

Ghaziabad: 6 members of family killed as bus driving wrong way collides with SUV

The bus drove on the wrong side for about seven kilometres before colliding with the SUV on the Delhi-Meerut Expressway in Ghaziabad around 6am on Tuesday

Police said the bus driver has been arrested. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 02:13 PM IST

2 men shot dead in Delhi’s Welcome area, police probing personal, gang rivalry

Police said that they have registered a case and formed multiple teams to identify the suspects and were probing whether it was a case of personal and gang rivalry

Police said the two men were shot dead within a distance of 300 metres. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 10:01 AM IST

Delhi rain: Swelling Yamuna, waterlogging disrupt traffic. Check advisory

Delhi traffic police said Tuesday the traffic at Pragati Maidan tunnel will be affected due to waterlogging issues.

New Delhi: People wade through a waterlogged road following heavy monsoon rains near Yamuna Bazar Hanuman Mandir, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 09:44 AM IST

Delhi rain: Orange alert issued, Yamuna crosses danger mark; schools shut

The Yamuna River in Delhi has crossed the danger mark due to heavy rainfall, prompting an 'orange alert' from the India Meteorological Department.

Yamuna river in Delhi(ANI)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 09:30 AM IST

People have choice to opt for govt welfare schemes: HC

The court was hearing a plea challenging the mandatory requirement to submit Aadhaar card for availing benefits under the CM advocates welfare scheme

The petitioner did not want to furnish his Aadhaar details due to “serious unaddressed privacy concerns especially in the absence of a data protection law”. (Representational image)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:13 AM IST

Wife neither appendage, adjunct to husband: Delhi HC

The court made the observation while directing a man to vacate his tenanted shop proposed to be used by the married daughters of a landlord

Delhi high court (FILE)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:10 AM IST

SC extends Satyendar Jain’s interim bail till July 24

Former Delhi minister Satyendar Jain has submitted medical reports to the Supreme Court to support his request for an extension of interim bail in a money laundering case, as he requires multiple surgeries. The court has scheduled a detailed hearing for July 24 and asked the Enforcement Directorate to review the medical reports. Jain will remain out on interim bail in the meantime. The ED has requested that Jain present himself before a medical board from AIIMS, as they do not trust the reports from other hospitals. Jain has been accused of money laundering through four companies.

SC extends Satyendar Jain’s interim bail till July 24
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:09 AM IST

PWD: Inundated Pragati Maidan tunnel to open today

The Pragati Maidan tunnel remained shut for traffic a second day on Monday as the crucial facility, that caters to a large volume of traffic between east Delhi and central Delhi, remained flooded

The closed Pragati maidan Tunnel due to water logging and maintenance work after the rain in New Delhi on Monday. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:08 AM IST

Kejriwal announces immediate steps to mitigate waterlogging crisis in Delhi

680 pumps, including 100 mobile pumps, have been deployed, in addition to 326 supplementary pumps, to clear water from roads

A civic worker attempts to open choked drains on a waterlogged road at Pragati Maidan Ring Road in New Delhi on Monday. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:03 AM IST

Choked nullah in Taimoor Nagar the source of flooding in southeast Delhi

On Saturday and Sunday, the unusually high rainfall and lack of a proper outlet combined to create massive problems in the entire area

Taimoor Nagar drain filled with garbage and encroachments on one end. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:03 AM IST

Gang stealing cash from Delhi ATMs busted, 5 arrested

The gang is led by Azad, who came out of Rohini jail on parole for nearly 20 days to plan and execute the ATM thefts, said police

Two cases of ATM robberies were reported from Sarai Rohilla and Ranjeet Nagar within a gap of two days last week, police said. (Representational Image)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:03 AM IST

Lutyens’ area waterlogged, Delhi CM Kejriwal seeks solutions from NDMC

Kejriwal held an emergency review meeting with agencies and departments to assess the situation in the New Delhi area

A waterlogged Connaught Place on Saturday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 04:25 AM IST

High intensity rains unlikely in the coming days in Delhi: IMD

Tuesday is expected to be generally cloudy with light to moderate rainfall and thundershowers in parts of the city

Commuters on Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg at ITO in New Delhi on Monday. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 04:13 AM IST

Stormwater canal backflow floods Jangpura, Defence Colony in Delhi

These areas remain inundated as backflow from the Barapullah canal has not allowed the excess rainwater to flow out into the Yamuna

A severely waterlogged road in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:02 AM IST

Haryana releases water, Delhi govt prepares for floodplains evacuation

A Delhi government official said nearly 8,000 people were evacuated till Monday evening and shifted to tents along the river

The Yamuna river was flowing 205.94 metre mark at 10pmat the water gauge installed at the Old Yamuna bridge, popular as Lohe Ka Pul. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 04:10 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

Delhi reports 32 collapse incidents amid rains, MCD to survey vulnerable spots

Municipal Corporation of Delhi officials said that they will launch a fresh survey to identify buildings that are dangerous for residential purposes

A fallen tree at Patiala Court in New Delhi on Monday. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 03:39 AM IST

Delhi’s primary schools to be shut, class 6 onwards reopen

Delhi recorded more than 261mm of rain — 125% of the amount it receives on average over July — between 8.30am on Saturday and 5.30pm on Sunday

Following heavy rain over the weekend, the government declared Monday as a holiday for all school students. (ANI)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 12:01 AM IST

Woman, 28, dies of suspected suicide in east Delhi hotel

Police said no suicide note was found in the room or from the possession of the woman, who worked at a government dispensary

Police ruled the case a death by suicide and said that no foul play was found during their initial enquiry — no injury marks were found on the woman’s body and the hotel room was locked from inside. (Representational Image/Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:00 AM IST

No immediate stay, SC issues notice to Delhi LG, Centre on ordinance petition

A Supreme Court bench said it would consider granting a stay on the ordinance during the next hearing on July 17

The Supreme Court agreed to examine the issue next Monday, and asked the advocates for the central government and the Delhi lieutenant governor to submit their responses. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 11:59 PM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

MCD schools to remain closed on Tuesday as heavy rainfall disrupts normal life

All schools in Delhi will be closed on July 11 due to heavy rainfall and adverse weather conditions. The closure only applies to students, not staff.

New Delhi: Commuters on Kartavya Path following monsoon rains, in New Delhi, Saturday, July 8, 2023.(PTI)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 09:52 PM IST

DDA housing scheme 2023 phase 4 booking commences today

DDA has set a token amount of ₹50,000 for 1-BHK flats for economically weaker section applicants and ₹1 lakh for the general category.

These flats are ready-to-move-in, and during registration, individuals may need to upload proof of identity, proof of address (not necessarily from Delhi), and an EWS certificate if necessary. (Representational image)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 08:11 PM IST

Delhi showers wreck Kejriwal's emergency kits after godown submerged

A substantial amount of CM's emergency kit damaged after govt godown submerged in rain water

Visuals of CM's emergency kits destroyed due to rain.(via India Today)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 07:54 PM IST

SC notice to Centre, LG on Delhi govt’s plea against services ordinance

The Delhi government said that if it was to separately challenge the LG order sacking 400 specialists before any court, the Centre and LG will defend it by citing the ordinance

The Supreme Court said it will take up on Monday next the request for stay of the ordinance (Amal KS/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 05:40 PM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

In AAP v BJP Delhi ordinance row, SC issues notice to centre, LG

The Delhi government accused the centre of contravening the fundamentals of the Constitution.

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and lieutenant governor (LG) VK Saxena.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 05:20 PM IST

Closely watching flood situation, people to be evacuated if needed: Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal presided over a meeting to review the situation as the water level in the Yamuna was likely to breach the danger mark on Tuesday

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 03:36 PM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra
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