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  • BJP asks Sonia Gandhi to rein in Congress leaders 'foul-mouthing' PM Modi 4 days 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...
  • Security tightened at New Delhi churches after attacks 5 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,...
  • Rail mess exposed: Is Railway Minister watching? 5 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 5 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,...
  • Kitchen doubles up as toilet at New Delhi Railway station 6 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...
  • 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...
  • Obama visit: Delhi Police says number of barricades increased at key locations across the city January 24, 2015

    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 January 24, 2015

    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 January 24, 2015

    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. ...