DELHI

  • Jaitley justifies tabling of Delhi Police Special Police Establishment Bill in RS 2 hours 5 minutes ago

    The Bill to amend the Delhi Police Special Police Establishment Act, which was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, has been tabled in the Rajya Sabha. Speaking in the Upper House of the Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "When the Lokpal Bill was not passed we formed a...
  • British Airways to pay Rs 1.5 lakh to two women for discomfort during journey in 2007 6 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: British Airways has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 1.5 lakh to two women for discomfort and inconvenience caused to them in their journey to the US in 2007. The South West Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, presided by SK Sarvaria, asked the...
  • Meerut: Customer refuses to pay for 2 chapatis, shot dead waiter 7 hours 33 minutes ago

    Meerut: A 26-year-old waiter was shot dead allegedly by a customer following a quarrel with a group of diners who refused to pay for two additional chapatis they had ordered during the meal at a hotel in Meerut, police said on Thursday. Ram Ratan Negi, employed with the hotel on Delhi-Meerut...
  • Man arrested for molesting at Delhi trade fair 9 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A 50-year-old man was arrested for molesting a young girl at the ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF) here, police officials said on Thursday. Om Prakash Jain, a resident of south Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area, was arrested Nov 23 after he molested a female visitor in her early 20s...
  • More than 15-year-old vehicles not permitted to ply in Delhi: NGT 11 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Dismayed at increasing air pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday held that all vehicles which were more than 15 years old would not be permitted to ply on the city roads. A bench, headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, also directed that...
  • Passengers term journey in newly-launched Pashupathi Express bus service a historical travel 12 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Pashupathi Express bus service that was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala at Kathmandu on Tuesday, arrived in New Delhi. The bus service was inaugurated while Modi was in Nepal to attend the 18th SAARC summit. The Delhi Transport Corporation bus...
  • New system to check suspicious passengers at airport from Thursday 21 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: An electronic system for alerting authorities about suspicious travellers will be launched on Thursday at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The new electronic Indian Customs Advanced Passenger Information System (APIS) has been developed by the National Informatics Centre with the help of the Directorate General of Systems under...
  • Rickshaw research reveals extreme pollution in Delhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi's commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared. A scrappy scooter buzzed by belching black smoke from its tailpipe. One of the monitors spiked. Joshua Apte has alarming findings for anyone who...
  • Helmets not must for Sikh women, it's optional: Delhi government to HC Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed by the city government that Sikh women have been exempted from wearing helmets while driving two-wheelers or riding pillion. The Delhi Transport Department told the bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw that it has made...
  • Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend law on appointment of CBI chief Yesterday

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Delhi Special Police Establishment (amendment) Bill through a voice vote. The Bill was necessitated as the present Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha will retire in a few days. The government had on Tuesday introduced a Bill in Lok Sabha to include...
  • Delhi: Lawyers beat up the accused in the 13-year-old Utkarsh Verma's murder case Yesterday

    New Delhi: Lawyers turn violent as they beat up the accused in the 13-year-old Utkarsh Verma's murder case at Delhi court complex on Wednesday morning. When the 2 accused were brought into the court complex by the police, they were surrounded by the lawyers who started to hit the accused....
  • Delhi: 2 arrested for kidnap, murder of 13-year-old Utkarsh Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police have finally cracked the brutal abduction and murder case of Utkarsh, a 13-year-old jeweller's son and arrested two people involved in the crime. One of the suspects was someone who knew Utkarsh's father well. The accused hatched a plan to kidnap Utkarsh and demanded...
  • Delhi government sets up helpline for information on Ebola Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi government has set up a control room and helpline in the city for internal monitoring of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and to provide information about the disease to the public. The control room can be contacted at 011-22307145. "As of now Ebola has not reached India....
  • 25,000 winners allotted houses in DDA's mega housing scheme 2014 draw Yesterday

    The much awaited draw of lots for the Delhi Development Authority's flagship 'Housing Scheme 2014' is over and the list is out on the website. Over 25000 flats were in the fray for which more than 10 lakh people applied. ...
  • Delhi: Wanted criminal arrested from Bawana Yesterday

    New Delhi: A 30-year-old man, wanted in an attempt to murder case and carrying a reward of Rs 20,000 on his head, has been arrested from Northwest Delhi's Bawana area, police said on Wednesday. Paramjeet, said to be a member of Vikas Lagarpuria gang and a native of Jhajjar in Haryana,...
  • Delhi Dreams face 'tricky' Pune Marathas in CTL final 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A consistent Delhi Dreams face a very tricky opponent in Pune Marathas as the two teams clash for the inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) title at R K Khanna Tennis Stadium on Wednesday. Delhi have a solid team and by far the most impressive, but Cyprus star Marcos Baghdatis...
  • Delhi: DDA announces winners of mega housing scheme 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The much-awaited draw for the mega 'Housing Scheme 2014' of Delhi Development Authority concluded on Tuesday, leaving thousands of applicants ecstatic after they found their names amongst those who landed flats even as others rued their luck at missing out in the lottery. The flagship scheme offering 25,040...
  • Modi flags off Kathmandu-New Delhi bus service 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kathmandu-New Delhi bus service as he began his two-day Nepal visit on Monday. Modi and his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala flagged off the bus service on Monday evening in Kathmandu. Before the flagging off, both the Prime Ministers hopped into the bus which was decorated with...
  • ATM machine stolen in Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: An ATM machine was stolen, police said on Tuesday. A sweeper spotted the ransacked ATM of the Union Bank of India located at west Delhi's Narela area Tuesday morning and informed the police. Along with the machine, the CCTV cameras installed inside the booth were also found missing. Police said the...
  • No quota for Delhites in DDA Housing: HC says 'nothing wrong' in provision 2 days ago

    New Delhi: With the much-awaited DDA Housing draw finally out, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that there was "nothing wrong" in DDA's regulation which holds that a person, who already owns a flat or plot in Delhi, was ineligible to apply. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini...
  • Delhi High Court grants bail to former DU vice chancellor Deepak Pental in forgery case 2 days ago

    Delhi: The High Court on Tuesday granted bail to former Delhi University vice chancellor Deepak Pental. The former VC is accused of cheating, plagiarism and forgery. Pental was in court's custody and court granted him bail instead of sending him to judicial custody. Warrants have been issued against his post-doctoral...
  • Hockey India League to kick off in Bhubaneswar on Jan 22: full schedule 2 days ago

    Post the Hockey India League (HIL) Players Closed Bid 2014, where the selection of the players for the six different franchise was set in stone, Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday announced the match schedule for the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League. The league is a month-long thrilling...
  • Delhi: Court orders former DU VC's arrest, issues warrent against post-doctoral student 2 days ago

    Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday directed former Delhi University vice chancellor Deepak Pental arrest on charges of cheating, plagiarism and forgery. The former VC is in court's custody and court will order whether to send him to judicial custody or grant bail. Warrants have been issued against his...
  • Modi, Nepalese PM to inaugurate Delhi-Kathmandu bus service 2 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala will inaugurate Delhi-Kathmandu bus service, a new initiative by the two countries. In the past there have been private operators who have been operating these bus services between India and Kathmandu but for the first time it is happening...
  • Modi reaches Kathmandu for SAARC summit, to hold bilateral talks with Nepalese PM 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reached Kathmandu to attend the two-day SAARC summit. Leaders from eight South Asian countries will attend the 18th SAARC summit which will begin on Wednesday. Modi has a jam-packed schedule as he will be flagging off the Kathmandu-New Delhi bus service. He will...
  • Hectic preparations underway for SAARC summit, PM Modi to reach Kathmandu by afternoon 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: Hectic preparations are underway for the 18th SAARC summit in Nepal. Leaders from eight South Asian countries will attend the two-day event which will begin on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach Kathmandu on Tuesday afternoon. India is set to pitch for greater regional connectivity, people-to-people contact, and...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos FC beat NorthEast United FC in a thriller 2 days ago

    Guwahati: After a string of disappointing results, Delhi Dynamos FC finally registered their second victory in the ongoing Hero Indian Super League when they pipped hosts NorthEast United FC 2-1 in a keenly-contested match here today. The match witnessed full of exciting moments but it was the home team that wasted...
  • Sonia Gandhi approves five election committees for Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday approved the composition of five election committees for the upcoming assembly polls in Delhi, a party statement said. The 'pradesh election committee' will be headed by state Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely and will have 23 members in addition to the heads of...
  • I-T seizes over Rs 135 crore cash, jewellery from Sahara group 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Income Tax department has claimed to have seized cash of over Rs 135 crore from the premises of Sahara group during its raids on its two premises in Delhi and Noida in connection with alleged tax evasion charges. Sources said that the department made one of its...