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  • Electrician dies after ground caves in at Delhi Metro site 6 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old electrician was on Saturday killed at a construction site of Delhi Metro in Jamia Nagar this afternoon after a portion of ground caved in while working in a pit, police said. The incident took place when the electrician, identified as Durgesh, was working in a pit when...
  • Delhi: Over 1500 participate in march on climate change 7 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Over 1500 people on Saturday took part in a march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar here to press for stronger action on climate change, a statement said. "India saw its largest ever climate change mobilisation with over 1500 people coming out onto the streets of New Delhi to...
  • Delhi: Teacher held for sodomising student 8 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A teacher at a government school in the capital has been arrested for sodomising a Class 11 student, police said on Saturday. Hindi teacher Bilal Ahmed was arrested from his house in central Delhi after a police complaint was lodged by the student's father at the Kamla Market police...
  • Jihadist outfit with links to ISIS threatens to avenge Batla House encounter 20 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A jehadist outfit with links to the ISIS has threatened to launch an attack to avenge the victims of the Batla House encounter. The jehadist group called Ansar ut Tawheed Fi Bilad Al Hind issued the threat on Twitter on Friday on the sixth anniversary of the Batla...
  • Delhi Police to have unit to probe frauds of less than Rs 2 crore 20 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police plans to have a specialised unit to investigate the cases of fraud running below Rs two crore, a senior Delhi Police official said. The unit, which will work under the supervision of Economic Offense Wing (EOW), would be formed at all 11 districts each. At present,...
  • DDA proposes expansion plan for Lotus Temple complex in Delhi 21 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The DDA has proposed an expansion of the Lotus Temple for building training facilities for youth in the campus. The decision was taken during an authority meeting of the DDA at the Raj Niwas, under the chairmanship of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, chairman of the Delhi Development Authority....
  • Fifth death within fortnight in Tihar; family alleges foul play Yesterday

    New Delhi: A 27-year-old inmate of Tihar jail died under mysterious circumstances hours before he was to be released on bail, the fifth death in a fortnight, with family alleging foul play. Rinku Juneja, an undertrial who was recently sent to the jail, was granted bail last evening and was...
  • As Xi Jinping leaves Delhi, traffic returns to its normal pace Yesterday

    New Delhi: Traffic in many parts of the capital city returned to its normal pace on Friday afternoon after Chinese President Xi Jinping wound up his three-day official visit and left for home. Traffic remained tied in knots in parts of the national capital for the second straight day on Friday...
  • Delhi: Stricter vigil at Tihar after 4th inmate dies within fortnight 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Tihar Jail authorities have stepped up security at the facility and intensified frisking and other precautionary measures following the death of a fourth inmate within a fortnight at the prison. A prisoner in the special security ward died after he was attacked on Wednesday with a sharp weapon by...
  • CISF begins 'Operation Kali' to protect women in Delhi Metro 2 days ago

    New Delhi: For safety of women commuters in Delhi Metro, paramilitary CISF has launched "Operation Kali" under which it will deploy a special squad of undercover female commandos who can neutralise a threat with innocuous objects like pen or hairpin. The security force has decided to launch this operation after it...
  • HC slams Delhi government on its policy for giving uniforms to EWS kids 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday slammed the "insensitive" city government for its "wonky policy" with regard to providing uniforms to children of economically weaker sections studying in private schools, saying it will create a "class divide" among children as well as "change their moral fabric". "Your policies are...
  • Delhi: Network of skywalks, arcades at 11 metro stations approved 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Skywalks and arcades will be built in and around one existing and 10 upcoming metro stations to allow passengers seamless travel and decongest the routes under a new plan for inter-modal transport approved on Thursday. Lt Governor Najeeb Jung reviewed a presentation made by Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure...
  • Delhi HC dismisses plea to hold protest against Chinese President Xi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A plea seeking permission to hold peaceful protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is on a three days visit, was on Thursday dismissed by the Delhi High Court. Justice Vibhu Bakhru rejected the petition filed by Rashi Jauhri, who claims to be a sympathiser of the people from...
  • HC seeks report from Delhi government on toilets catering to shelter homes 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday took note of non-functional mobile toilets that cater to homeless people living in night shelters and sought a report from the city government by Friday. "Please inform us tomorrow as to how many permanent and temporary toilets are there for the shelter homes....
  • 1,155 illegal borewells sealed till August 31: Delhi government to NGT 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Thursday told the National Green tribunal that it has sealed 1,155 illegal borewells, out of 6,305 industrial units surveyed till August 31 in Bawana and Narela Industrial area. The Tribunal had on July 18 directed committees comprising Delhi Jal Board, Central Ground Water Authority, government of...
  • Delhi: BJP's Satish Upadhyay resigns as SDMC Standing Committee chairman 2 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP's Delhi unit chief Satish Upadhyay on Thursday resigned as the chairman of the Standing Committee of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to "focus on party responsibilities". "I have resigned as the chairman of SDMC's Standing Committee. I thought I was not being able to focus on two things....
  • Delhi: NGT sets September 30 deadline for units to apply for borewells 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed all unauthorised borewell units operating without its consent in Bawana and Narela industrial areas here to apply according to norms by September 30. A bench, headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar, directed that any unit which is operating illegally and without submitting the...
  • Tihar jailer, son arrested for allegedly burning daughter-in-law 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Tihar jailer Gyan Singh and his son Nitin have been arrested by the Delhi police for trying to kill a woman by burning her. The woman is the accused man Nitin's wife. They have been charged under sections 498, 307 (attempt to murder) and 34 (common intention). The...
  • RLD chief Ajit Singh's supporters threaten to cut off water supply to Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a show of muscle power by RLD chief and former union minister Ajit Singh, his supporters on Thursday threatened to stop water supply to Delhi. Following this, a protest led by Ajit Singh and his supporters turned violent at Gang Nahar near Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh. Protestors pelted...
  • Delhi Metro trains plying on Blue Line delayed due to heavy VIP movement 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro commuters faced inconvenience on Thursday as trains on the Blue Line are running late due to heavy VIP movement in the capital. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) claimed that the delay on the Dwarka- Noida line has been caused due to heavy security and VIP movement. Chinese...
  • China's first lady to visit Tagore International School today 2 days ago

    New Delhi: China's first lady Lady Peng Liyuan is scheduled to visit the Tagore International School in the national capital on Thursday morning. The school has a distance learning programme with a school in Shanghai as part of which Indian students learn Tai Chi and students in China learn Kathak...
  • Delhi: Decomposed body of an unidentified woman found 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A decomposed body of an unidentified woman was recovered today from the dumping ground of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in south-east Delhi's Jaitpur area, police said. "The matter came to light at about 9.30 AM yesterday after a man walking past the dumping yard behind NTPC saw...
  • Unauthorised constructions can't be curbed by inspections: MCDs to Delhi HC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The municipal corporations in the city on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that unauthorised construction cannot be curbed or prevented by conducting inspections but "economic deterrents" should be put in place for this. The submission was made before a bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul...
  • Denial of admission; HC asks Delhi government to probe, take steps 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government to probe the allegation of an NGO that over 80 kids have been denied admission in schools on the ground that they do not have residential proof. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and RS Endlaw said that...
  • Delhi: Gymnast, coach booked for 'harassing' woman player 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has intensified investigation in the alleged sexual harassment of a woman player by an international-level gymnast and a gymnastics coach. The two accused, who are part of the squad which left for the Incheon Asian Games yesterday, have been booked for allegedly passing obscene comments and making...
  • DU's postgraduate English students protest against 3 teachers, want them removed 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Several post-graduate students of Delhi University have written to the university complaining about three English professors. According to the students, the three newly-appointed teachers for English postgraduate studies at the Department of English have been extremely dissatisfactory in their classroom lectures. The students allege that the three teachers - Anju...
  • Harrowing time for Air India passengers as flight gets delayed for 90 minutes 3 days ago

    New Delhi: It was a harrowing time for the passengers of a Air India flight on Wednesday as it remained stranded at the Delhi airport for 90 minutes. The passengers of the Delhi-Mumbai flight complained that the air conditioner aboard the plane was not working. Air India, however, denied the claims....
  • Delhi Police transfers 19 ACPs 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday carried out transfers of 19 ACPs as part of a routine exercise. The exercise sees, among others, Additional Commissioner of Police Rajiv Kumar Midha, who was in charge of Patel Nagar (central district), being moved to the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) as ACP. Somender...
  • Delhi government to provide aadhaar cards to children living in homes 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government has undertaken an intensive drive to enrol children housed in government and NGO run institutions for issue of Aadhaar cards. The Department of Women and Child Development has directed all the superintendents and officer-in-charge of the institutions to coordinate with the Unique Identification Authority of India...
  • Delhi: Sikh man's hair forcibly cut 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Around six to seven unidentified men allegedly cut the hair of a 60-year-old sikh man and also threw acid on him in Bhogal area of south east Delhi, police said on Tuesday. After the incident, tension prevails in the area, with hundreds of Sikhs staging protest demanding the arrest...