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  • Traffic advisory for Rahul Gandhi's Kisan rally in Delhi 28 minutes ago

    As Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will lead Congress's Kisan rally against land Acquisition Ordinance in the national capital, here is the traffic advisory to be followed. ...
  • Preparations underway for Congress's Kisan rally, 1 lakh people expected to attend it 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    Preparations are underway for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Ordinance in the national capital. Around one lakh people are expected to attend the event at Ramlila maidan. Party leaders from various states are expected to attend the rally. Farmer delegations from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan...
  • Public consultation for Delhi Budget to begin on Sunday 11 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Government will start its participatory budgeting exercise on Sunday in the Patparganj Assembly constituency of East Delhi and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will chair the event. The first round of budget consultation with public will be held in Patparganj, the Assembly constituency of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia....
  • Delhi: First arrests carried out on anti-graft helpline complaint 13 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Three persons including a government official, were on Saturday taken into custody for allegedly taking bribe by the Anti-Corruption-Branch (ACB), the first arrests related to any complaint made on the newly launched anti-graft helpline in Delhi. According to ACB, a complaint was lodged by a caller on Delhi government's...
  • I am a hard nut to crack: Smriti Irani 13 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: "I am a hard nut to crack," says HRD Minister Smriti Irani who also asserts that she is "too fat" to be cut to size. The 39-year-old minister, who is in the eye of many a controversy including being accused of saffronising education, dismisses sugestions that she was getting...
  • Centre directs tough action against Naxals 14 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Centre in Saturday reviewed the law and order situation in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh and asked the state government to take tough action against Naxals which struck thrice in the last fortnight killing eight security personnel in the state. A high-level meeting, chaired by Union Home Secretary LC Goyal with...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia appear in court in a defamation case 15 hours 15 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Saturday appeared before a court in New Delhi in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by former union minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit Sibal. Kejriwal, Sisodia, noted advocate Prashant Bhushan and Shazia Ilmi, who has...
  • Plagiarism case: Delhi Court grants exemption to Deepak Pental 18 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi University's former Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental, who is accused in a case of forgery, cheating and plagiarism along with another person, was on Saturday granted exemption from personal appearance for the day by a court in New Delhi on health ground. Link Metropolitan Magistrate Richa Gusain Solanki allowed...
  • St Stephen's row: Delhi CM Kejriwal attends graduation ceremony 19 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Amidst a raging controversy over a ban on a student e-zine by St Stephen's college, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday attended a graduation ceremony at the insitute, even as a section of students had urged him to turn down the invite "in support for freedom of...
  • Rahul Gandhi to meet farmers today over Land Bill after his 56-day long sabbatical Yesterday

    New Delhi: After returning from his 56-day leave of absence, Rahul Gandhi will be meeting delegations of farmers from different states on Saturday and hear their views on the changes being brought in the UPA's land law by the Narendra Modi government. Sources said Gandhi accompanied by some senior Congress leaders...
  • Telangana native becomes DTC's first woman driver Yesterday

    New Delhi: After driving autorickshaws and BMWs, Telangana native Vankadarath Saritha on Friday became the first woman to hit the Delhi roads as a DTC driver. 30-year-old Saritha, who completed a 28-day long training session, has been posted at Sarojni Nagar depot and will be put in day-time duty at a...
  • Waive landline broadband fee to lower cost: Trai to Government Yesterday

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator Trai on Friday asked the government to exempt fixed line broadband service from licence fee for at least 5 years and suggested a series of measures to expedite the roll out of high speed network. It has also suggested a revamp of the government bodies involved in...
  • Time for our retirement has come: Digvijay Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: "Old leaves fall, new ones grow. Time for our retirement has come. It is the era of youth," Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday said a day after Rahul Gandhi came back ending his sabbatical amid talk of his possible elevation as Congress President. ...
  • AAP to work with Delhi government to tackle graft Yesterday

    New Delhi: In line with its poll promise of making the national capital country's first "corruption-free city", Aam Aadmi Party has decided to work in tandem with the Delhi government to strengthen its efforts to weed out graft. Days after the AAP government launched the anti-corruption helpline, the party said it...
  • Rahul Gandhi will meet farmers from different states on April 18 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Back after his sabbatical, Rahul Gandhi will be meeting delegations of farmers from different states on Saturday and hear their views on the changes being brought in the UPA's land law by the Narendra Modi government. Rahul's meeting with farmers will be held a day before the Congress' 'kisan-khet...
  • AAP set to serve final notice to rebels Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan Yesterday

    New Delhi: Inching closer to a final crackdown on dissidents, the Aam Aadmi Party is all set to serve show-cause notices to its rebel leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan who are facing likely expulsion. The party, which had earlier referred their cases to the National Disciplinary Committee, is in the...
  • SC stays proceedings against Kejriwal in two defamation cases Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a relief for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Supreme Court has stayed proceedings in two defamation cases filed against him. The SC order came after the Delhi CM challenged the law dealing with defamation cases. The SC has issued a notice to the Ministry of Law...
  • Delhi: Lawyer found dead outside eatery behind Tis Hazari court Yesterday

    New Delhi: A lawyer was found dead outside a roadside eatery behind Tis Hazari court in the national capital on Friday. Prima facie, it appears that Rajeev Sharma was attacked by a sharp weapon. The fatal wound is on the head. Police suspect a probable scuffle behind the murder. ...
  • Delhi government approves Rs 36 crore compensation funds for farmers 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday approved a Rs 36-crore compensation fund for the farmers hit by unseasonal rains and hailstorm in the national capital. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. According a senior official, the assessment of affected crops have been estimated...
  • Delhi Police launches online FIR for vehicle thefts 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday began its ambitious project of registering online FIRs in motor vehicle theft cases through its website and a dedicated app with the first day seeing lodging of five such cases. The test run for online registration of motor vehicle theft app started on Thursday midnight...
  • Reach out to farmers with government move on compensation: Arvind Kejriwal to AAP leaders 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday asked AAP leaders and MLAs to popularise the Delhi government's decision to give Rs 20,000 per acre as compensation to farmers affected by unseasonal rains as the party gears up for a rally against the Centre's land acquisition bill on April 22. Kejriwal...
  • Merger of 'Janata Parivar' offshoots a fraud: Ram Vilas Paswan 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday termed as "fraud" the merger of six 'Janata Parivar' offshoots and wondered if it was for real as the new party was without a name, flag and symbol. "Janata Parivar is a fraud. Intentions of its leaders are not clean and they...
  • No stay by High Court on ban of tobacco products in Delhi: Government 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday said that the High Court has not put an stay on the notification banning manufacturing, storage, distribution or sale of tobacco products in the national capital. According to Delhi government's Food and Safety Department, the High Court has only restrained the department not to...
  • Leadership change at this juncture will delay party revival: Sandeep Dikshit 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit on Thursday stuck to his stand of backing Sonia Gandhi as the top party leader insisting that a change at this juncture could bring "friction" and delay the revival of an "electorally weakened party". Hailing the leadership of Sonia Gandhi, he also downpalyed the...
  • Delhi Court fixes Uber rape case for May 1 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday fixed May 1 for hearing the Uber cab rape case after it was informed that the Supreme Court has continued the stay on the proceedings till further orders. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja deferred the hearing as the apex court has already summoned the...
  • Delhi: Court to hear afresh defamation plea against AAP, Arvind Kejriwal 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A sessions court in New Delhi has asked a magisterial court to hear afresh a defamation complaint filed against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its leaders including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Additional Sessions Judge Dinesh Kumar Sharma set aside the November 14 last year judgement passed by the...
  • Procedures on complaints against judges on Supreme Court website 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The "in-house" procedures, devised by a five-judges panel and adopted by the Supreme Court way back in 1999, on taking "suitable remedial" actions against judges, accused of misconduct and impropriety, of the apex court and the high courts was on Thursday put in public domain. The apex court registry...
  • Government owes around Rs 600 crore to Air India for VVIP travel 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Government owes around Rs 600 crore to Air India for using its aircraft for travel of VVIPs. The Ministry of Civil Aviation has taken up the issue with various ministries regarding the pending amount related to the services of Air India aircraft availed for such VVIP travel. According to official...
  • BJP mocks Rahul Gandhi return, says Congress, Vice President both 'confused' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Thursday greeted Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's return with sarcasm as it asked him to tell the people whether or not he wanted to continue in politics and also took a jibe at the opposition party over its "leadership crisis". Noting that he has been in the...
  • St Stephen's student moves Delhi HC seeking stay on his suspension order 2 days ago

    New Delhi: St Stephen's student Devansh Mehta who was suspended by the college on Wednesday for launching an online magazine has moved the Delhi High Court seeking a stay on his suspension order. He has also appealed to the court that the college authorities should not be allowed to take...