Delhi

  • Decomposed body of private financier found in east Delhi 6 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The decomposed body of a 34-year-old private financier was found inside his office at Geeta Colony in east Delhi on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Amit. His family members had registered a missing complaint on Saturday. "The matter came to light when some locals today complaint...
  • Delhi: JNU, DU student politics sees dramatic shift 8 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Student politics in two internationally-known universities - DU and JNU - have surprised many this time round. While the right-wing ABVP expanded its hold in JNU, a campus dominated by left politics, the radical leftist AISA increased its vote share in DU, giving close competition to traditional organisations. Started...
  • Modi's popularity sinking, BJP running away from polls: Congress 8 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday accused BJP of trying to avoid elections in Delhi, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity graph was "declining" and the saffron party was afraid that "Modi magic" may not work anymore. "The magic of Narendra Modi has evaporated. There is now fear among BJP and this...
  • Delhi produces 680 tonnes fish 8 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A total of 680 metric tonnes fish has been produced in the national capital in this year so far, said a Delhi government official on Sunday. Besides, 18.25 lakh fish seeds have also been produced, the official said. With 15 nursery ponds, the Delhi government's fisheries department has identified 24...
  • Delhi to have three more jails 8 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over the overcrowded Tihar Jail, which houses inmates twice its capacity, Delhi Chief Secretary DM Spolia on Sunday said three more jails will come up in the capital. Spolia, who was on a visit to review the progress of under-construction Mandoli Jail, said the government planned to...
  • Delhi Chief Secretary seeks speedy completion of Mandoli jail 9 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Secretary DM Spolia has directed the Secretary of the Public Works Department to take steps to speed up the construction of the Mandoli jail complex in order to decongest Tihar Jail. While carrying out an inspection at the under-construction jail, Spolia stressed on the need for speedy...
  • India, US have historic bond, it's not just Delhi-Washington ties, says PM Modi 11 hours 50 minutes ago

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Relation between India and America should not be seen within the limits of just Delhi and Washington. It is a much larger sphere. The good thing is the mood of both Delhi and Washington is in harmony with this understanding,...
  • Delhi metro train exteriors now to carry advertisements 12 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The exterior of some Delhi Metro trains will be available for advertising as the corporation will be permitting wraps to augment non-operational revenues, an official statement said on Sunday. "To augment the non-operational revenues, Delhi Metro has awarded exclusive rights for displaying advertising materials, including pictures, printed material, electronic...
  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' gets its first Rs7-crore winners from Delhi 14 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Two brothers from Delhi have become the first to hit the jackpot by winning the maximum prize money of Rs.7 crore in a special edition of TV reality game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati". The Narula brothers - Achin, 24, and Sarthak, 23, - won the amount on the 'Jodi...
  • BPO employee gangrape: Delhi court to pronounce verdict on Monday 17 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday in the sensational abduction and gangrape case of a 30-year-old BPO executive from the northeast in Dhaula Kuan in 2010. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat had on September 8...
  • Love Commandos fighting for the cause of love 18 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: At a time when the country is being exposed to an oxymoronic term 'love jihad', countering such a concept is an organisation with an equally paradoxical name called 'Love Commandos'. With a vision of uniting love birds who have attained the legal age of marriage, Love Commandos claimed to...
  • Vinod Kumar Binny booked for making false allegations against AAP leader 20 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi legislator Vinod Kumar Binny was on Saturday booked for allegedly levelling false charges at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Alka Lamba. In her complaint, Lamba has alleged that Binny, the Lakshmi Nagar MLA, had falsely alleged on social media that she was running a sex racket at...
  • Delhi: Over 1500 participate in march on climate change Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • Delhi Police to have unit to probe frauds of less than Rs 2 crore Yesterday

    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,...
  • Fifth death within fortnight in Tihar; family alleges foul play 2 days ago

    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...
  • Delhi Dynamos hold del Piero's ISL press conference in a parking lot 2 days ago

    New Delhi: It wasn't a pleasant welcome for Italian football star Alessandro del Piero as his first official media interaction on Friday had to be held in a parking lot after his franchise Delhi Dynamos failed to find a proper place. The Juventus star, however, gladly obliged the media and the...
  • New league will lift Indian soccer, says Alessandro Del Piero 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Alessandro Del Piero's two-year Sydney FC stint helped raise A-League's profile and the former Juventus great is confident of making a similar impact as the face of the Indian Super League (ISL), which kicks off next month. After 19 trophy-laden years at Juventus and the Australia sojourn, Del Piero...
  • As Xi Jinping leaves Delhi, traffic returns to its normal pace 2 days ago

    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 3 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...
  • Venkaiah Naidu wants Delhiites to give 2 hours to cleaning 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday asked the information and broadcasting ministry and Delhi government to launch a cost-effective mass awareness campaign motivating people to give two hours to cleanliness activities in a week. Ahead of the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on October 2 -...
  • CISF begins 'Operation Kali' to protect women in Delhi Metro 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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...