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  • Delhi Police find girls also part of chain snatching gangs 2 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Incidents of chain snatching have seen a massive rise in the last few months and seems to be turning into an organised crime in Delhi-NCR. Almost 2000 chain snatching cases has been registered in Delhi since January 2014. Chain snatchers generally target women pedestrians. While investigating a case...
  • Crimes against women confined to pockets of Delhi: HC 16 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that crimes against women in the national capital occur more often in a few "pockets" of the city, particularly areas which have undergone rapid urbanisation. A bench of acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul made the remarks after...
  • Najeeb Jung reviews Delhi's preparedness for the monsoons 19 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday reviewed Delhi's preparedness for the monsoon and issued instructions that all work pertaining to de-silting of drains must be completed by May 15. "The preparations for monsoon must start much in advance so that the government is ready in all respects...
  • Delhi: Assam student beaten up by college mates Yesterday

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old Delhi University undergraduate hailing from Assam was on Tuesday beaten up by his fellow students inside the college canteen over a petty issue, police said. The main accused has been arrested. BA final year student Pran Saikia, who studies in PGDAV College in the south campus,...
  • Maid murder case: Court grants interim bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh Yesterday

    BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, accused in a rape case, was granted interim bail by a court in New Delhi on Tuesday. Additional Sessions Judge Sarita Birbal granted bail to Dhananjay Singh till May 20, after the complainant in the case withdrew the rape charge levelled against him. The trial court...
  • SC declines to stay trial court proceedings against Kejriwal, AAP leaders Yesterday

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to stay the proceedings in the trial court in a defamation case filed by Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit against former Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leaders Shazia Ilmi, Prashant Bhushan and Manish Sisodia. A bench comprising justices H L Dattu and...
  • Justice G Rohini to be Delhi HC's first woman chief justice 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will get its first woman chief justice next week. Justice G Rohini, the senior most judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court, will be heading the Delhi High Court. The court as of now has has nine women judges out of a strength of...
  • Delhi: Woman alleges rape by father-in-law, husband's friend 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A 23-year-old woman has accused her father-in-law and her husband's friend of raping her in south Delhi's Govindpuri, police said on Monday. According to a complaint filed by the woman, the father-in-law raped her over a year ago while her husband's 32-year-old friend, Sonu raped her in March,...
  • Delhi Police decides to open police booths at every Metro station 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Following the rapidly rising crime graph of Delhi Metro stations, the city police has decided to open police booths at every metro station in the capital. Delhi Metro has witnessed 806 criminal cases like theft and pick pocketing inside the trains and metro stations until April 10 this...
  • Delhi: Two arrested for racist remark against northeast student 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Two youth were arrested on Sunday for passing a racist remark against a student from the northeast, police said. Amit Kumar, 22, and Akash Kumar, 23, both residents of Bihar's Chhapra, were arrested after Hemang Haokip, 25, complained against them for the racist comment made midnight. The incident...
  • Delhi: Man held for attempting to rape minor girl 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old man has been arrested for attempting to rape an eight-year-old girl staying in his neighbourhood, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday evening in central Delhi's Nabi Karim area. Mohammad Asghar, who stays in a rented accommodation in Nabi Karim and works in...
  • Father beats son to death in Delhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old man was beaten to death by his father after he asked the unemployed man to find work, police said on Saturday. Vivek was spotted lying in a pool of blood by a neighbour at his house in south Delhi's Dabri area. He was rushed to hospital...
  • Delhi: Metro services hit after passengers report fire incident 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Metro services were hit for around half an hour on the Jahangirpuri to HUDA City Centre - Yellow Line - after some passengers reported fire in a moving train between Arjangarh and Ghitorni. The incident took place at around 1:04 pm when passengers noticed sparks and smoke emanating...
  • SC stays Delhi nursery admissions, process delayed further 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed nursery admissions in Delhi. This comes after the High Court vacated stay on the admissions earlier this month. The applicants who had secured a seat in more than one school were asked to zero in on a school till April 9 or...
  • LS polls: Northeast Delhi records highest voter turnout 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Northeast Delhi constituency, where sitting Congress MP JP Agarwal, BJP's Manoj Tiwari and AAP's Anand Kumar are in the fray, recorded the highest voter turn out among the seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital at 67.08 per cent. Chandni Chowk recorded the second highest voter turnout...
  • Delhi voting percentage crosses 60, poised to exceed 2009 figure 6 days ago

    Delhi on Thursday recorded its highest voter turnout in the last three decades with 64.77 per cent polling. The capital saw a 64.88 per cent turnout in the 1984 elections, held post the assassination of prime minister Indira Gandhi. The turnout in 2009 election was 51.85 per cent. "The high...
  • Safety, stability, inflation: Issues women voters in Delhi 6 days ago

    Security, inflation and stable government remained predominant issues weighing on women voters' minds in the national capital, which witnessed brisk polling on Thursday for seven of the Lok Sabha constituencies in New Delhi. Women electorate from all walks of life and belonging to different communities queued up at polling booths...
  • In Old Delhi, some know who to vote, some in dilemma 6 days ago

    Chandni Chowk (New Delhi): Anger, hope, uncertainty... Voters in Old Delhi, home to a large number of Muslims, were in different moods as they voted in Chandni Chowk constituency. The Muslim-dominated Ballimaran area in Chandni Chowk has always been a Congress stronghold. In fact, outgoing MP and central minister Kapil...
  • Physically-challenged, senior citizens have a tough time at polling booths 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission had directed polling officers to make sure that special arrangement were made for the physically-challenged voters; but not much seemed to have changed. Here is a report by Himanshu Mehta of CNN-IBN. Despite news reports attributed to the Election Commission that special arrangements are in...
  • Women voters throng polling booths in South Delhi 1 week ago

    Women in South Delhi came out in large numbers to cast their votes during the third phase of Lok Sabha elections. All seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Delhi go to polls on Thursday. ...
  • Kejriwal gets EC notice for gathering with crowd at Jantar Mantar 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Election Commission has issued a notice to Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal for gathering at Jantar Mantar with crowd on Wednesday without prior intimation. Campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls in Delhi had ended at 6pm on Tuesday as the state goes to polls on April...
  • EC a toothless body, says Sandeep Dikshit 1 week ago

    Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Wednesday referred to the Election Commission (EC) as a toothless body and said it does not act on complaints. "Election Commission only issued two-three toothless warnings and does nothing," Dikshit, contesting the Lok Sabha election from East Delhi, said. The commission only goes through appeals,...
  • Will sweep LS polls in Delhi: AAP April 8, 2014

    As the campaigning in the capital ended on Tuesday for April 10 Lok Sabha elections, AAP expressed confidence of winning all the seven parliamentary seats in Delhi. "We will sweep the elections. We are confident of winning all the seven seats in Delhi," said AAP spokesperson and Secretary, Selection Committee,...
  • LS polls: Transgenders still face stigma, avoid elections April 8, 2014

    The Election Commission may have introduced 'others' gender option in an attempt to uplift the oppressed communities, but the transgender community says they are still living in social stigma and are yet to be included in the democratic process. Despite 15,000 to 20,000 transgenders living across the national capital, mere...
  • Jarnail Singh lauds Kejriwal, says he restored faith in the system April 8, 2014

    Journalist-turned-social activist Jarnail Singh, the AAP candidate who has been battling for justice for the Sikh community for many years, had lost all hopes of change till he met Arvind Kejriwal who restored his faith in the system. "I had completely lost faith in the system but then it was...
  • Campaigning for Lok Sabha polls ends in Delhi April 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The curtains came down on campaigning in the national capital on Tuesday evening as the city braces its first three-way Lok Sabha battle and political parties made their last attempt to woo the voters. An estimated 12 million voters will be eligible to take part in the day-long...
  • Delhi ready for vote on April 10, EC makes elaborate arrangements April 8, 2014

    Nearly 50,000 security personnel, apart from 161 flying squads of police and video surveillance teams will be deployed as part of elaborate preparations to ensure fair and peaceful polls to seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi on April 10 in which 1.27 crore people are eligible to vote. A total...
  • It will be a smooth ride for AAP in LS polls: Ashish Khetan April 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Investigative-journalist turned AAP candidate Ashish Khetan asserted that it will be a smooth sailing for the party in the Lok Sabha elections. "I think it is going to be a smooth sailing for us, because our vote share will go up by at least 10-12 per cent. All...
  • Delhi: Saket residents move HC over safety of homes due to metro trains April 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre on a plea by a South Delhi colony's residents who are worried over the structural safety of their homes due to metro trains running beneath their area. The residents of D-Block, Saket have moved the court fearing for...
  • Delhi Metro shuts two stations due to religious gathering April 8, 2014

    The Delhi Metro on Tuesday shutdown two of its stations due to an expected religious gathering on a disputed land. The two stations are Jor Bagh and INA, which fall on the Yellow Line, connecting Huda City Centre to Jahangirpuri. "As advised by Delhi Police, the two Metro station have...