DELHI

  • Ashamed that John Kerry had to point out about pollution in Delhi: CSE Director 7 hours 40 minutes ago

    Pollution in Delhi is thriving at an unacceptable level. A recent study claimed that each person loses an average of 3.2 years in life expectancy because of the toxins we breathe. "The government needs to monitor the air we breathe," said Sunita Narain, Director, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). ...
  • In 10 days, Kejriwal keeps 2 poll promises, slashes power tariffs, gives free water 10 hours 47 minutes ago

    In ten days as Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal has kept two of his big poll promises. He has slashed power tariffs and has distributed free water. The price of electricity has also been reduced by half for up to 400 units. With many infrastructural challenges and a subsidy driven policy...
  • BJP asks Sonia Gandhi to rein in Congress leaders 'foul-mouthing' PM Modi 11 hours 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Condemning "intemperate" remarks by Congress leaders against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP on Thursday asked party President Sonia Gandhi to rein in her party leaders and demanded an apology from her. BJP National Secretary Shrikant Sharma said Congress leaders, including former MP Raj Babbar, at a rally at Jantar...
  • AAP national executive meet discusses strategy, expansion plans 12 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: AAP held its first national executive meeting following its landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly polls in which party leaders discussed its future course of action and expansion plans. However, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is AAP national convener, and his deputy Manish Sisodia did not attend...
  • Delhi will be the new world capital of pollution, 66 crore Indians will die 3 years younger: Report 13 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Pollution in Delhi is thriving at an unacceptable level. A recent study claimed that more than half of India's population lives in places with such polluted air that each person loses an average of 3.2 years in life expectancy because of the toxins we breathe. According to the World...
  • Strengthening political ties, Lalu's daughter marries Mulayam Singh Yadav's grand-nephew Yesterday

    New Delhi: RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Raj Laxmi and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grand-nephew Tej Pratap Singh will tie the knot on Thursday in New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had attended the 'Tilak' ceremony of Mainpuri MP Tej Pratap Singh in Saifai, the native village of Mulayam....
  • Want to learn the art of reverse swing from Zaheer Khan: Gurinder Singh Sandhu Yesterday

    Perth: Narrowly missing out on a spot in Australia's World Cup squad, Indian-origin pacer Gurinder Singh Sandhu is nonetheless excited at the prospect of playing alongside Zaheer Khan in the upcoming IPL and "learn the art of reverse swing" from the wily seamer. Sandhu, who has played two ODIs for Australia...
  • Ranji Trophy: Rajat Bhatia, a troubleshooter Delhi always have Yesterday

    Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Unmukt Chand - these are the names one would associate with Delhi cricket. Not as much for the numbers as for the familiarity factor. But beyond the big names, it is usually a Rajat Bhatia or Mithun Manhas that...
  • Travellers from Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata react to Rail budget 2015 Yesterday

    Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu played safe in his maiden Budget refusing to take the populist route of announcing a large number of new trains but also failed to take measures to increase the earnings of the public transporter by not increasing the passenger fare. ...
  • Security tightened at New Delhi churches after attacks Yesterday

    New Delhi: The government said on Wednesday it had boosted security around hundreds of churches in New Delhi after a spate of attacks on religious institutions unnerved minority Christians. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Chaudhary told lawmakers that extra police had been deployed to protect 240 churches in the capital,...
  • Delhi Police launches 'Himmat' Whatsapp group for women safety Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday launched 'Himmat' Whatsapp and Hike groups for women safety that will assist the force to effectively communicate with women in need of help. The facility will be available on mobile number 8800001091. Women travelling by public transport can now send photographs and other details of the...
  • Uber provides full details for license to operate in Delhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: Uber, the US-based online taxi-hailing company, on Wednesday provided "full" details to Delhi Government which it had asked for its application to resume services in the city. Authorities had set a February 25 deadline to provide supporting details for the firm's application to operate in the national capital. State Transport...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal meets people at janta durbar, hears complains Yesterday

    New Delhi: From sulking contractual employees, whose services were terminated to a complaint related to pending pension application of a senior citizen, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met over 500 people at his 'janta durbar'. The janta durbar, organised at party's Kaushambi office, began around 9.55 AM and continued...
  • Was pre-occupied; will go to secretariat next time: Anna Hazare Yesterday

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday said he could not heed to the invitation extended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to visit the Delhi secretariat as he was "pre-occupied" and had meetings the whole day. Hazare said that he would visit the Secretariat the next time he visits the...
  • Delhi government slashes power tariff, gives 20,000 litres water free per house 2 days ago

    In ten days Arvind Kejriwal has kept two of his big promises. The price of electricity has been reduced by half for upto 400 units and free water is being given till 20,000 litres. Deputy CM Manish Sisodia made the announcement on Wednesday. ...
  • Rail mess exposed: Is Railway Minister watching? 2 days ago

    A day before the Railway Budget is presented by the government, a shocking expose shows the appalling conditions under which the food that is served at the New Delhi railway station is prepared. ...
  • Delhi: Security tightened at churches after attacks 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The government said on Wednesday it had boosted security around hundreds of churches in New Delhi after a spate of attacks on religious institutions unnerved minority Christians. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Chaudhary told lawmakers that extra police had been deployed to protect 240 churches in the capital,...
  • Arvind Kejriwal keeps poll promises, slashes power tariff, gives 20,000 litres water free per house 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's government on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50 per cent for consumption up to 400 units per month and launched a free water scheme in line with election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party. The government also announced free 20,000 litres of water...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal meets CAG to discuss status of scrutiny of discoms 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Comptroller and Auditor General Shashi Kant Sharma and discussed the status of scrutiny of finances of the private power distribution companies by the auditor. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in its 49-day stint had ordered the audit of power...
  • AIIMS graft scam: Health Minister JP Nadda gets HC notice on plea seeking CBI probe 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Health Minister JP Nadda on a plea seeking CBI probe into the alleged corruption at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. The plea was filed by senior lawyer and Aam Aadmi Party member Prashant Bhushan. Many of the graft...
  • Delhi: Train tickets sold in thrice the actual price at railway stations 2 days ago

    Exposing rampant corruption in railways, tickets can be bought illegally at the last moment for double or triple the fare by bribing ticket collectors and attendants. ...
  • Kitchen doubles up as toilet at New Delhi Railway station 2 days ago

    A day before the Railway Budget is presented by the government, a shocking expose shows the appalling conditions under which the food that is served at the New Delhi railway station is prepared. At Platform no. 1 of the New Delhi Railway station, the head cook is seen standing right...
  • Arvind Kejriwal invites mentor Anna Hazare to Secretariat to deliver a motivational talk to MLAs 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a reverential gesture, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday invited activist Anna Hazare to the Government Secretariat on Wednesday and asked him to interact with legislators, ministers and officials through a motivational talk. The AAP leader extended the invitation while sharing a stage with the Gandhian on...
  • Ghar vapasi to continue till conversions are banned:Adityanath 2 days ago

    Rohtak: Firebrand BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has stoked a fresh controversy saying VHP's 'Ghar Vapasi' programme will continue unless conversions are banned and claimed India's problem was "vote bank politics fuelled by jehadi fervour". "Conversions spoil communal amity in the country. It should be banned. If conversions continue, I feel...
  • Sudhir Mishra cancels 'Aur Devdas' shoot in Delhi citing concerns about security of women crew members 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Director Sudhir Mishra has cancelled the NCR leg of the shoot of "Aur Devdas" citing concerns about the security of women crew members. He shot the film in Delhi's bordering areas like Sonepat and Bawana but had to curtail his schedule after his line producer told him about security...
  • Delhi: Man slips on metro tracks; survives 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old man had a narrow escape on Monday when he lost balance and slipped on to the tracks in front of an approaching train at West Delhi's Ashoka Park metro station. The victim, identified as Sunil, however, managed to jump across to the other tracks in time. "He...
  • Different languages spice up Delhi assembly oath-taking 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The swearing-in ceremony of the Delhi assembly on Monday witnessed a colourful mix of languages including Punjabi, Maithli, Urdu, English and even Sanskrit much to the liking of those present in the house. While the majority of the 67 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members took oath in Hindi, some...
  • Ram Niwas Goel elected Speaker of Delhi Assembly 4 days ago

    New Delhi: AAP MLA Ram Niwas Goel on Monday was unanimously elected Speaker of the Delhi Assembly on the first day of the two-day session of the House. Another ruling party legislator, Bandana Kumari, was elected Deputy Speaker of the House where the main and only opposition, BJP, has a negligible...