Janakpuri

  • Two held for raping Ugandan woman in Delhi June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Two men have been arrested for raping and robbing a Ugandan woman in the national capital, police said on Saturday. The woman told police that she had come to Janakpuri District Centre in west Delhi on Friday night. After meeting a friend she was on her way home towards...
  • DMRC starts tunneling at Palam on Botanical Garden corridor April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Thursday commenced tunneling work on the upcoming Janakpuri West Botanical Garden corridor at Palam. "The crucial 1.5 km stretch of the upcoming Janakpuri West Botanical Garden corridor at Palam, will play a major role in connecting areas like Janakpuri, Dabri, Palam with important locations such...
  • Delhi: NGT asks DPCC to check if DMRC took steps to reduce pollution January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to check whether DMRC has rectified the lapses in functioning of its concrete mixing plant in a Janakpuri colony. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar passed the order after residents of the colony submitted that...
  • 30-year-old woman attempts suicide by jumping before a metro August 20, 2013

    A woman allegedly attempted commit suicide by jumping in front of a metro train at Janakpuri West Metro station in Delhi on Monday. According to the police, the 30-year-old woman, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, was left critically injured after she jumped in front of the metro at...
  • Delhi: Elderly man jumps before metro train, dies April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: An unidentified elderly man allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a metro train in west Delhi on Thursday evening, police said. The incident took place in Janakpuri Metro station at around 5 pm and the victim is aged between 60 and 70 years. The victim was rushed to a...
  • Delhi Police constable shot at while chasing a criminal March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A 40-year-old Delhi Police head constable was shot at and injured while chasing and arresting a criminal in New Delhi on Wednesday night, police said. Shyam Lal, deputed with the crime branch, was shot around 9.30 pm in west Delhi's Janakpuri area. He received a bullet injury in hand,...
  • Robbery attempt at DJB office in Janakpuri December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: About 10 people allegedly entered the office of Delhi Jal Board in Janakpuri and made an unsuccessful attempt to loot cash by trying to break open the cash chest, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said on Tuesday. On the night of December 9 and 10, around 10 thieves...
  • Spate of suicides haunt Janakpuri district centre June 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Yet another suicide at the infamous Janakpuri district centre in West Delhi has brought back some bad memories. After 7 suicide deaths in less than a year, the district centre has become notorious as the ‘death centre.’ On Thursday a man suffering from depression jumped to his death....
  • Delhi schoolgirl alleges rape in car December 28, 2006

    New Delhi: A Class XII student of a famous school in Janakpuri was allegedly gangraped by four young men in a moving car in West Delhi on Tuesday. The girl was coming out of her coaching class when she was accosted by four men in a SUV, a Scorpio. The four...