NEW DELHI

  • Rahul Gandhi meets farmers ahead of Kisan rally against Land Bill Yesterday

    New Delhi: Making his first public appearance after a nearly two-month long sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met with farmer groups at his residence in New Delhi. The meeting has been called to chalk out party's strategy against land acquisition bill before Parliament resumes next week. This...
  • Rahul Gandhi to meet farmers today over Land Bill after his 56-day long sabbatical Yesterday

    New Delhi: After returning from his 56-day leave of absence, Rahul Gandhi will be meeting delegations of farmers from different states on Saturday and hear their views on the changes being brought in the UPA's land law by the Narendra Modi government. Sources said Gandhi accompanied by some senior Congress leaders...
  • Cases of respiratory problems increasing in Chennai due to rising pollution levels 4 days ago

    Chennai's air pollution levels appear to be moderate compared to cities like New Delhi and Bengaluru but health experts say that the number of people with respiratory problems has increased over the years. The Air Quality Index launched by Prime Minister shows that the sulphur dioxide levels in some parts...
  • Importance of a Good Samaritan Law in India 6 days ago

    Founder of Save Life Foundation Piyush Tewari turns Citizen Journalist to highlight the importance of a Good Samaritan Law in India. ...
  • Delhi: One year jail to man for biting off wife's nose April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: A sessions court in New Delhi has upheld the one-year jail term awarded to a man for biting off his wife's nose while he was in an inebriated state, saying the victim's statement and her medical report have proved his guilt. District and Sessions Judge Pradeep Chaddah dismissed Delhi...
  • Robbers decamp with goods worth Rs 25 crore from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major robbery case, a gang decamped with goods worth around Rs 25 crore along with a truck from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj area. The daring heist took at around 1 am on April 1. The truck carrying Samsung's Electronic goods was stopped by the robbers who broke...
  • Delhi Police registers FIR against airport official for harassment of a woman March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered by the Delhi Police against airport official under sections 354 A, 354D and 506 for harassment of a woman. A homemaker in Bengaluru has alleged that she was verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport on March...
  • All Ministers of State meet PM Modi to give feedback on their work March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: All Ministers of State who hold independent charge met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence 7 Race Course Road on Tuesday to give feedback on work done so far and the development done by different ministries . Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah was also present at...
  • Ex-Delhi MLA Bharat Singh, 2 PSOs shot at, condition critical March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Former INLD MLA Bharat Singh and two of his personal security officers were on Sunday shot at in a suspected case of gang war in south west Delhi's Najafgarh area. A senior police officer said all the three injured were rushed to Medanta hospital in Gurgaon and their condition...
  • 15 million passengers use Bengaluru airport: Reports March 25, 2015

    Bengaluru: Kempegowda international airport in this tech hub registered a record 15 million passengers arriving and departing in this fiscal year (2014-15), making it the third busiest terminal after New Delhi and Mumbai. "The 15-millionth passenger landed at our airport on Sunday (March 15) evening, making our terminal the third busiest...
  • Carolina Marin targeting world no.1 ranking at India Open March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The World No. 1 ranking is on her mind but reigning World and All England Champion Carolina Marin said she will have to fight her way through some tough matches before she reaches the summit clash of the India Super Series badminton tournament. "Every tournament is important for me....
  • World No 1 at stake as Saina Nehwal gears up for India Super Series March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Avenging her All England loss to Spain's Carolina Marin and clinching the World No. 1 status will be on her mind when ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal leads the home challenge in the India Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers on Tuesday. For years, Saina has...
  • NDMC areas to get water, power subsidy from today March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: The areas under the jurisdiction of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will be able to get water and electricity at subsidised rates from Saturday. The resolution for the same was passed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who was sworn-in as NDMC member on Friday. "Kejriwal passed a proposal to...
  • Hyderabad & Pune beat Mumbai & Delhi in quality of life: Survey March 5, 2015

    London: A rapid rise in population has triggered a decline in the quality of life in India's commercial hub Mumbai and capital New Delhi, both of which are trailed by emerging Tier-2 cities of Hyderabad and Pune in a new global survey. The 'Mercer 2015 Quality of Living rankings' evaluated...
  • BJP asks Sonia Gandhi to rein in Congress leaders 'foul-mouthing' PM Modi February 27, 2015

    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...
  • Security tightened at New Delhi churches after attacks February 26, 2015

    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,...
  • Rail mess exposed: Is Railway Minister watching? February 25, 2015

    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 February 25, 2015

    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,...
  • Kitchen doubles up as toilet at New Delhi Railway station February 25, 2015

    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...
  • Air India's New Delhi-Rajkot flight to operate from today February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: National passenger carrier Air India said it will connect New Delhi to Rajkot from Monday. The airline said it will deploy its new 70-seater ATR-72-600 aircraft on the route and will operate flights six days a week except Wednesday. According to the airline, Rajkot will be connected directly to...
  • Delhi authorities give Uber deadline for licence application February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Authorities in New Delhi have set Uber Technologies Inc a February 25 deadline to provide supporting details for the online taxi-hailing firm's application to operate in the city. Uber was banned in Delhi in December after one of its drivers was accused of raping a female passenger. Last month,...
  • Air India plane with 194 on board tail-strikes in Mumbai, two pilots de-rostered February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: As many as 194 people including seven crew members on board an Air India flight from Mangalore had a lucky escape after the long tail portion of the aircraft scraped the runway during touchdown at the Mumbai Airport. Confirming the incident, which occurred on February 15, an Air India...
  • Sir Lankan President arrives in India on 4-day visit February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: In his maiden foreign trip after assuming charge, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on a four-day visit during which he will hold talks with the Indian leadership on entire gamut of bilateral ties including ways to further enhance cooperation and the peace...
  • Senior Chinese Communist Party official meets Amit Shah February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday met a top official of the Chinese Communist Party and exchanged views with him for enhancing the dialogue between the two parties. "Shah met Wang Jiarui, Minister of the International Department of the Communist Party of China's Central Committee today at the BJP...
  • National Lok Adalat disposes 56,000 cases, disburses Rs 265 crore February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Over 56,000 cases across the country were on Saturday disposed of by the third National Lok Adalat which also saw disbursal of Rs 265 crore as claims towards final settlement in bank recovery and cheques bounce cases. According to National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), several banks, financial institutions and...
  • Book stalls to be set up at railway stations, airports February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: To encourage people to read books, HRD Ministry would approach the Railway and the Civil Aviation ministries to set up book stalls of National Book Trust (NBT) on platforms and in airports. "We will get in touch with the Railway and the Civil Aviation ministries to enable NBT...
  • Taking a round in the New Delhi Assembly seat – Arvind Kejriwal or Kiran Bedi? February 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Hindu Maha Sabha, which was accused of masterminding the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, has its national head office on Mandir Marg in New Delhi. This office is more than 80 years old. Next to it, there is a polling booth. Since it is Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief...
  • People will vote against corruption and inflation in Delhi poll, says Arvind Kejriwal February 7, 2015

    New Delhi: As Delhi votes for a new government, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday exuded confidence of getting a clear mandate for his party and said truth will triumph. "I am confident that AAP will win the elections and form government in Delhi," he said after casting his...
  • In a nail-biting battle for Delhi, all eyes on a dozen high profile seats February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: In the 70 member Delhi assembly, at least 12 seats are witnessing high profile contests. New Delhi in Lutyen's Delhi, Krishna Nagar, Patparganj in East Delhi, Greater Kailash, Jangpura in South Delhi, Mundka, Patel Nagar in West Delhi, Sadar, Ballimaran, Matia Mahal in Old Delhi are some of...
  • New Delhi seat a prestige battle between BJP and AAP as Nupur Sharma challenges Arvind Kejriwal January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: The posh locality of New Delhi will witness a close fight between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party on February 7 in the Delhi Assembly elections. This seat is almost a make or break one for both the parties as AAP's national convener and former chief...