Ak Walia

  • CJ: Ground report from AK Walia's constituency in Delhi 29-11-2013 01:02 PM

    Days before Delhi goes to poll, here is a ground report from Laxmi Nagar, his constituency in the state. While he claims that the constituency has good water, electricity and health services, the residents of the area narrate the issues that they have to face in day-to-day life. ...
  • Delhi polls: Meet the doctor-turned-politicians of Congress, BJP, AAP 15-11-2013 10:18 AM

    New Delhi: It is politics over health with both the BJP and the Congress fighting each other over credit for making the national capital polio free. This winter in the battle for Delhi, all three parties - the Aam Aadmi Party, Congress and BJP - are fielding high profile doctors-turned-politicians....
  • After UP, 71 dengue cases reported from Delhi this week 07-09-2013 07:47 AM

    A total of 71 cases of dengue have been reported from across the capital this week alone, officials said on Friday. Expressing deep concern at the high number of cases, Delhi Health Minister AK Walia directed health officers to effectively contain the spread of the disease. He warned that any...
  • Delhi minor rape: Metro shuts Race Course station 21-04-2013 09:54 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro closed down its Race Course station near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence for public Sunday evening anticipating protests against the rape of a five-year-old girl. The station was closed at 6:45 pm, hours after a group of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) activists tried to stage protest...
  • Live: Delhi minor rape accused sent to judicial custody till May 4 21-04-2013 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: 7:57 pm: Aam Aadmi Party workers gather at 7, Race Course Road, which is Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence. They deflate tyres of Delhi Police buses even as police presence is increased at 7 RCR. 6:16 pm: The accused in the Delhi minor rape case Manoj Kumar...
  • Death penalty for child rapists should be considered: CPI(M) 21-04-2013 03:31 PM

    New Delhi: BJP leader Sushma Swaraj's demand for death penalty to child rapists on Sunday got the backing of CPI(M) which said it was open to the idea. "We are willing to discuss and consider this because what happened in this Delhi rape case is gruesome. There is something seriously...
  • Delhi minor rape: 5-year-old stable, needs several weeks to recover 21-04-2013 12:46 PM

    In a medical update of the five-year-old rape survivor, an AIIMS official says that the toddler is recovering well, her vital parameters are stable. The official says that she is out of danger at the moment. "The girl is alert, stable and speaking to her parents," says the official. ...
  • Delhi minor rape: We should have zero tolerance against even minor issues, says activist 21-04-2013 12:26 PM

    An AIIMS doctor said that the five-year-old rape survivor is showing gradual recovery and her vital parameters are stable. ...
  • Delhi rape: Police probing if second person is involved 21-04-2013 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police is investigating whether a second person was involved in the rape of a five-year-old girl, who is undergoing treatment in AIIMS. However, Delhi Police spokesperson Rajan Bhagat issued a statement denying "rumours" of arresting a second accused or looking for him. A senior police official...
  • Delhi minor rape: Wave of revulsion anger across the nation 21-04-2013 11:12 AM

    The five-year-old Delhi rape survivor is still in hospital but stable and alert as the capital took to the streets once again to protest against rising rape cases with a wave of revulsion anger across the nation as well. ...
  • Delhi minor rape: Women's safety a matter of concern, says PM 21-04-2013 10:56 AM

    New Delhi: Condemning the rape of a 5-year-old girl in Delhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said safety, security and status of women in the country is a matter of concern. While addressing the Civil Services Day function in the national capital, Manmohan said the gruesome assault on a little child...
  • Live: Rapid Action Force deployed at India Gate, 7 RCR 21-04-2013 09:49 AM

    New Delhi: 6:21 pm: Rapid Action Force deployed at India Gate, Prime Minsiter Manmohan Singh's official residence 7, Race Course Road and at police headquarters. Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) members block ITO crossing near police headquarters even as around 100 protesters gather at India Gate and hold peaceful...
  • Delhi: Minor rape survivor in hospital, more protests expected today 21-04-2013 07:31 AM

    New Delhi: The five-year-old Delhi rape survivor is still in hospital but stable and alert as the capital took to the streets once again to protest against rising rape cases with a wave of revulsion anger across the nation as well. Manoj Kumar, 22, who is accused of brutalising the...
  • Collaborate to achieve holistic health, Walia to doctors 21-04-2013 04:54 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Health and Family Minister AK Walia on Saturday called upon medical professionals to work in close association with one another as well as with environmental specialists to achieve the goal of holistic health. "The health ministry is looking for such collaborations as centre point of all health...
  • Delhi minor rape: Police reforms need of the hour, says Kiran Bedi 20-04-2013 03:34 PM

    Former top cop and social activist Kiran Bedi said that the police officials need to be trained better. ...
  • Delhi minor rape: Anger, outrage on streets against police 20-04-2013 02:49 PM

    New Delhi: The brutal sexual assault of a five-year-old girl in Delhi brought protesters out on the streets again, with a large number of them gathering outside Delhi Police Headquarters and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday demanding action and justice for the minor survivor. Holding...
  • Delhi rape: Muzaffarpur residents demand death for accused 20-04-2013 01:21 PM

    Muzaffarpur: People in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district expressed anger and shame on Saturday that one of their own was involved in the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi. Manoj Kumar, who allegedly raped the girl after confining her in his Gandhi Nagar room in east Delhi, is from Bharthua...
  • Delhi minor rape: Police arrest accused in Muzaffarpur 20-04-2013 04:45 AM

    Muzaffarpur: A 25-year-old youth allegedly involved in the rape of the five-year-old girl in the national capital was arrested in Muzaffarpur on Saturday morning, police said. Manoj Kumar was apprehended from Chiknouta, his in-law's village, at around 2.00 am from Muzaffarpur in Bihar, about 50 kms from Patna. The youth...
  • Minor's rape: Delhi Police suspends three officials 20-04-2013 02:03 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday night suspended one of its Assistant Commissioner for slapping a young girl inside a hospital during a protest against the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl and two other officials on the charge of trying to hush up the case. ACP BS Ahlawat slapped...
  • Delhi minor rape: Police zero in on accused 19-04-2013 10:16 PM

    New Delhi: The national capital once again witnessed anguish, anger and helplessness on Friday as details of the rape of a 5-year-old girl emerged, shocking citizens who have been demanding stringent measures for safety of women in New Delhi, where barely months ago the rape of a 23-year-old paramedical student...
  • Delhi rape: Reforms needed in police department, says Walia 19-04-2013 08:27 PM

    A man brutally raped a 5-year-old girl in Delhi after kidnapping her from her home in Gandhi Nagar in East Delhi four days ago. "Reforms are needed in the police department. In cases like these, the police should try and attend the complainant as early as possible. There should be...
  • Delhi ICU deaths: Police arrest 2 05-12-2012 10:17 PM

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  • Police files case in East Delhi fire tragedy 21-11-2011 09:38 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has registered a case against unknown persons for causing death due to negligence in the north-east Delhi fire tragedy that took place on Sunday night. At least 14 persons are reported to be dead and over 40 injured in the fire that broke out broke...
  • State Govt orders probe in East Delhi fire tragedy 21-11-2011 07:37 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has ordered a probe into North East Delhi fire tragedy which took place on Sunday evening. At least 14 people have been killed and over 40 have been injured in the major fire that broke out at a convention of eunuchs in Nand Nagri in...
  • Superbug exists, but nothing alarming: Minister 07-10-2011 05:27 PM

    New Delhi: Downplaying the threat of superbug in city hospitals, Delhi Health Minister AK Walia on Friday said the prevalence of the infection is "very low" and cannot be termed "alarming". "There is a very low prevalence of NDM1 infection (New Delhi Metallo beta lactamase) which exists as confirmed in...
  • Delhi govt to help evicted blind students 14-08-2010 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: There seems to be some ray of hope for the blind men who became homeless after they were evicted from the building in New Delhi where they had been staying in for the last nine years. After CNN-IBN showed the blind men had been forced to stay under...