NEW DELHI

  • New Delhi seat a prestige battle between BJP and AAP as Nupur Sharma challenges Arvind Kejriwal 3 days ago

    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...
  • Obama visit: Delhi Police says number of barricades increased at key locations across the city 1 week ago

    Ahead of US President Barack Obama, Delhi Police Joint CP Mukesh Meena on Saturday said that New Delhi district to be sealed and checking increased at borders. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Meena said, "Number of barricades increased at key locations across the city." ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Obama takes off for 3-day visit to India 1 week ago

    US President Barack Obama with First Lady Michelle Obama on Saturday took off on Air Force One from Andrews air base for 3-day visit to India for Republic Day. ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan in Kolkata to shoot music video 1 week ago

    Kolkata: After cycling around the city in November for a movie last year, megastar Amitabh Bachchan is back in Kolkata Saturday to shoot for a music video. The actor was spotted at the historic Jorasanko Thakurbari - the birthplace of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore - in north Kolkata, with filmmaker Shoojit...
  • Arvind Kejriwal's competitor BJP's Nupur Sharma files nomination from New Delhi seat January 21, 2015

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal's competitor for the New Delhi seat Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Nupur Sharma filed her nomination papers on Wednesday. Confident of BJP's victory, she said that there is a Narendra Modi-Kiran Bedi wave across the national capital. ...
  • CM hopefuls Kiran Bedi, Arvind Kejriwal to file nominations for Delhi polls today January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Chief Ministerial candidates of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party will be filing their nominations to contest the Delhi Assembly polls on Wednesday. While BJP's CM candidate Kiran Bedi will file her nomination from Krishna Nagar, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will file his nomination from the...
  • 'Don't think Sahara can pay off debts, expect to take control of hotels before time' January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: An investment vehicle lining up a $2 billion package to help bail the boss of India's troubled Sahara out of jail said it expects to ultimately take control of landmark hotel assets like New York's Plaza after the conglomerate fails to repay lenders. Saransh Sharma, a San Jose, California-based investor...
  • BJP's Nupur Sharma to take on AAP's Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi polls January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Ending speculations of who will take on Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal in New Delhi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday fielded a young party member Nupur Sharma to contest from the seat. A former member of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Nupur said that she...
  • Government hikes excise duty on petrol, diesel by Rs 2 per litre January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: India raised factory gate duties on petrol and diesel by 2 rupees a litre each on Friday, two private news channels reported, the fourth since the government lifted diesel price controls in October. The government has raised the duties to cash in on lower world oil prices to bolster...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 15, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Kiran Bedi joins BJP, to contest Delhi Assembly elections January 15, 2015

    The BJPs mission Delhi got a shot in the arm, when former top cop and once close Anna aide Kiran Bedi joined the party on Thursday. Kiran Bedi who may well be the face of the BJP will be pitted against her one time collegue Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam...
  • I am not contesting from New Delhi or elsewhere, says Shazia Ilmi January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid reports that Shazia Ilmi may contest against Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi Assembly seat, the former AAP leader on Wednesday said she will not fight the upcoming Assembly elections from anywhere. In a late night tweet, Ilmi said, "Was invited to speak at the National Defence College. Couldn't...
  • To transform Delhi into a 'world-class' city government set to amend DDA Act January 3, 2015

    New Delhi: With an aim to develop Delhi into a "world-class" city, government has planned to amend Delhi Development Authority Act (DDA Act), to bring in new urban policies in tune with the new aspirations of people residing in the national capital. "To make Delhi a world-class city, lot of changes...
  • Car crash test mandatory, says government January 3, 2015

    New Delhi: For a country that loses one life every 4 minutes due to a road accident, there couldn't have been a better new year gift. The governmnet has made car crash tests mandatory for all new cars in India from October 2017. Road safety experts say this move will...
  • Delhi Police launches mobile application 'Himmat' for women's safety January 2, 2015

    The Delhi Police has launched a mobile application called 'Himmat' which will allow women to send a distress call to the Police Control Room and their relatives in case of any emergency. ...
  • 17 AC buses of DTC gutted in fire, probe ordered January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: 17 low floor air-conditioned buses of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) were gutted in a major fire at Ambedkar Nagar depot in South Delhi in the wee hours. Nobody was injured. The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained. An inquiry has been ordered into the incident. Fire department...
  • India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear facilities January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: India and Pakistan on Thursday exchanged the list of their nuclear installations under a bilateral agreement that bars them from attacking each other's atomic facilities. This is the 24th consecutive exchange of such list between the two countries, the first one having taken place on January 1, 1992. "India and...
  • New Delhi: Security protocols in place in GK market and Sarojini December 31, 2014

    Security protocols are in place in GK market and Sarojini market in the capital. CCTV cameras are operational in GK market with police personnel keeping a vigilant eye on the market place from the control room. ...
  • Assam violence: No talks with NDFB (S), says Rajnath Singh December 25, 2014

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday announced that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) would probe the attack on Adivasis by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) (NDFB (S)) on Tuesday evening and the reprisals in which 68 were killed. The Home Minister also ruled out any talks with NDFB...
  • David Guetta concert: Fans enjoy themselves immensely December 20, 2014

    All roads lead to Buddh International Circuit on Friday as French DJ and EDM artist David Guetta took to the stage to give yet another memorable performance. "We want David Guetta," screamed the crowd. ...
  • Delhi: 67-year-old man rapes minor December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A 67-year-old man raped a Class II student living in his neighbourhood while she was returning from school, police said on Friday. Police said the accused has been arrested. The girl was returning from her school in central Delhi's Turkman Gate area on Thursday noon. The accused lured her to...
  • New Delhi-bound Poorva Express derails near Howrah, no injury December 14, 2014

    Kolkata: Twelve coaches of the New Delhi-bound Poorva Express on Sunday derailed soon after departing from Howrah station. However, no one was injured, a railway official said. "The train had just started to pick up speed when it derailed (at Liluah). A major tragedy was averted because of the slow speed,"...
  • Indira Gandhi was not aware of Emergency provisions: Pranab Mukherjee December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was not aware of the Constitutional provisions allowing for declaration of Emergency that was imposed in 1975 and it was Siddartha Shankar Ray who led her into the decision, says President Pranab Mukherjee. Ironically, it was Ray, then Chief Minister of West Bengal,...
  • Delhi rape: Uber unsure about verification of its drivers December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: US-based cab booking firm Uber, which is under scrutiny in connection with a rape case, has a total of 4,000 drivers on its roll but it did not have any idea whether they have police verification or posses mandatory Public Service Vehicle (PSV) badge. Uber's General Manager (Marketing) Gagan...
  • Wi-fi service launched at New Delhi railway station December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Close to five lakh passengers travelling via the New Delhi railway station, the busiest in the country, will now be able to connect to the internet through the wi-fi service, which was launched at the station on Monday. Terming internet as a "new necessity", Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said...
  • Free WiFi service at New Delhi Railway Station launched December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Passengers at New Delhi railway station will be able to access WiFi internet within its premises as the public transporter is kicking off a scheme for providing more connectivity at stations. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will launch the WiFi facility at the busiest station in the country here with...
  • Admission rigmarole for HRD Minister Smriti Irani to get children in school November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: It did not help that she was India's Education Minister Smriti Irani had to appear in an interview to get her children admitted to a school like any other parent who goes through this nightmare. "Oh yes. I actually got interviewed. When I came from Mumbai to Delhi, the...
  • Railway officers set to adopt stations for PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' mission November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Looking to give a new impetus to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat mission, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has suggested that officers working with the public transporter could adopt one railway station each in order to ensure proper cleanliness on the premises. Noting that "in Railways, cleaning is...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's viscera likely to be sent abroad for further analysis November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi police may send the viscera samples of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar to forensic laboratories abroad for further analysis, reports suggested on Thursday. A UK-based laboratory has been zeroed in which has advanced technique which can help ascertain whether Sunanda died of poisoning. Sunanda was mysteriously...
  • 40 cases of crime against women registered every day in Delhi November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Forty cases of crimes against women are registered every day in the national capital with offences of rape, molestation and sexual harassment in public topping the list. According to Delhi Police data, there has been 16 per cent increase in registration of crimes against women in the city...