Intense summers are not uncommon in Delhi, but when temperatures soared to 48 degrees this June, it was a record even by city standards. Could emissions from the East Delhi Ghazipur landfill have had a role to play?
If a 2018 Niti Aayog report is to be believed, the capital is among 21 Indian cities that look poised to run out of groundwater by next year. Here’s what has brought Delhi to this ominous brink, and what needs to be done to avert Doomsday.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan represents Chandni Chowk in Delhi as a Member of Parliament besides being the incumbent minister at the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the Ministry
With inputs from Sri Krishna, Delhi Considered a prestigious Lok Sabha seat, this constituency has been represented in the past by senior BJP leaders like Sushma Swaraj, late chief minister Madan Lal Khurana and senior
Party loyalty is certainly not a salient characteristic of two chief contenders: Hans Raj Hans of the BJP (formerly SAD, then Congress) and Gugan Singh Ranga of the AAP (formerly BJP). The two are up against Congress veteran Rajesh Lelothia. Know more about all the candidates here.
In a contest mired in controversy, former cricketer Gautam Gambhir is up against AAP’s Atishi credited with transforming Delhi’s public schools. Meanwhile the Congress fields local lad and four-time MLA, Arvinder Singh Lovely, who says he is here to stay.
West Delhi’s incumbent MP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma is contesting from the constituency again on a BJP ticket. While Verma had 97 percent attendance in parliament, his participation in debates was below average
Manoj Tiwari, the incumbent BJP MP from North East Delhi constituency, is contesting again this Lok Sabha election. Tiwari’s performance, both in parliament and in developing his constituency, has been underwhelming
Incumbent BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi is up against veteran Congress leader Ajay Maken as AAP fields a new face in Brijesh Goyal in the New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. Get detailed information on all candidates here.
On May 7th, Aam Aadmi Party’s South Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Raghav Chadha unveiled the manifesto for his constituency. Over a quick chat on one of his campaign trails, he shared more details about what his party aims to achieve.