COLONY

  • UP: Azam Khan protests delay in demolition of 'unauthorised' colony April 11, 2015

    Rampur: UP minister Azam Khan joined Samajwadi Party activists during a protest against the alleged delay in demolition of an "unauthorised colony", leaving the red-faced officials squirming, and relented only when the collector "apologised". The dharna, which began last evening and continued till midnight at Gandhi memorial in Rampur, was organised...
  • Delhi: Registration of properties in unauthorised colonies allowed March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major relief to lakhs of people living in unauthorised colonies, Delhi government on Tuesday decided to allow registration of properties in the settlements regularised by the Centre, heeding to a long-standing demand of the residents. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal issued direction to finalise boundaries of...
  • Mumbai metro 3 may run along coastal road, hints Maharashtra CM Fadnavis March 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Under pressure from ally Shiv Sena, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has assured that his government is studying the feasibility and possibility of constructing the Metro track along the coastal road. There are demands from the Shiv Sena to scrap Metro III as it involves shifting residents from Girgaum and...
  • Hyderabad: Fire breaks out at workshop; no casualty reported March 15, 2015

    Hyderabad: A major fire broke out at a workshop and spread to a cluster of shops at Vijayanagar Colony, though nobody was injured in the incident, police sources said on Sunday. A thick cloud of black smoke engulfed the area even as fire and police department personnel swung into action...
  • Retired Army officer expects government to introduce 'Smart Colony' concept in Budget 2015-16 February 17, 2015

    Retired Army officer and active member RWA association Major Shiv Kiran expects government to come up with " Smart Colony" concept, where money should be granted to colonies to meet their demands in the Budget this year. ...
  • 'Making India' review: The book is an courageous attempt to explain the modern Indian English literature January 30, 2015

    It is at times good to find a piece like 'Making India' which gives a broad insight from Historical events that lead to the contemporary developments. The Modern Indian history is an outcome of various happenings that took place in 18th and 19 century and Prof Makarand Paranjape, the author...
  • Ahead of Obama's visit, police recovers 1,020 live cartridges from metro station in Delhi January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to Delhi and Republic day celebrations, the special cell of Delhi police has recovered 1,020 live cartridges of mainly 9mm and 7.65 mm from Welcome Colony metro station in New Delhi on Sunday. According to sources the police has arrested 3...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Bajrang Dal stages protests against Aamir Khan's 'PK' across India December 29, 2014

    The Bajrang Dal has staged protests against the film 'PK' across the country even as the Censor board has refused to take any action against the film. Censor board Chairperson Leela Samson said that the board will not remove any scenes from the film as it has already released. ...
  • Aimed at Delhi Assembly elections, government promulgates ordinance to regularise illegal colonies December 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Aimed at the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday approved regularisation of unauthorised colonies that have come up till June 1, 2014. Informing this to mediapersons, Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said, "The Cabinet decided to extend...
  • Cabinet approves Ordinances on land acquisition, regularisation of illegal colonies in Delhi December 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Monday approved two ordinances - one on Land Acquisition and another on National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions). The Bills could not be passed in the winter session of Parliament because of the ruckus on conversion issue. Informing about the ordinances, Information and Broadcasting...
  • 'My Birthday Song' navigates the space between real and surrealism, says director Samir Soni December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor-turned-director Samir Soni is currently busy shooting his directorial debut 'My Birthday Song' in the capital with actor Sanjay Suri in the lead role. The crew of the film, co-produced by Soni and Suri under the latter's Kahwa banner, shot some scenes in south Delhi and Defence Colony...
  • Bill in Lok Sabha to regularise unauthorised Delhi colonies December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming at regularisation of unauthorised colonies and rehabilitation of slum dwellers and Jhuggi-Jhopri (slum) clusters in Delhi, a bill was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday. The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill 2014, was introduced by Urban Development Minister Venkaiah...
  • Abducted minor killed in Delhi November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of a 13-year-old son of a jeweller was recovered from near a canal on the outskirts of the national capital a day after he was kidnapped while returning home from school, police said on Wednesday. The kidnappers had demanded Rs 1 crore as ransom. The body of...
  • Tenth patient tests positive for swine flu in Indore October 31, 2014

    Indore: With a 40-year-old woman testing positive for swine flu, the number of those infected with the H1N1 virus in the district has gone up to 10, a health official said. The woman, a resident of Ramkrishna Bagh colony, was admitted to a private hospital in Indore October 27. Later, her swab...
  • Delhi Jal Board supplying contaminated water, say Bhalaswa colony residents October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Residents of north-west Delhi's Bhalaswa resettlement colony have complained about the alleged supply of contaminated water by Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and claimed it has caused various water-borne diseases in the area. NGO Bhalaswa Lok Shakti Maanch (BLSM) said it had carried out laboratory testing of drinking water in...
  • Decomposed body of private financier found in east Delhi September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The decomposed body of a 34yearold private financier was found inside his office at Geeta Colony in east Delhi on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Amit. His family members had registered a missing complaint on Saturday. "The matter came to light when some locals today complaint...
  • Desperate hunt for the missing in submerged colonies in Srinagar September 12, 2014

    Mehjoornagar: A group of locals are keenly looking for somebody in a flooded colony of Mehjoornagar in uptown area of Srinagar. They are searching for a Sikh woman who is believed to have drowned during the water surge five days ago. A Sikh man identified as 35yearold Gagan also drowned...
  • Vehiclelifter duo held, 8 bikes recovered August 9, 2014

    Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two alleged members of a gang of vehiclelifters and recovered eight motorcycles from their possession. According to Indirapuram police, the duo hailing from Hapur and Muradnagar was arrested from the Khora Colony. Police said that following their questioning of the duo, they have recovered eight...
  • 3 men allegedly gangrape 25yearold maid, booked July 14, 2014

    A 25yearold maid was allegedly gangraped by three youth under Azad Chowk police station area of Raipur, the police said. The accused Tarun Nand (35), Chakrasena alias Chakro (25) and Ajay Sona (26), all residents of Ramkund locality, have been arrested for sexually assaulting the girl based on her complaint on...
  • Austrian national arrested for illegal stay June 25, 2014

    A 24yearold Austrian National has been arrested from Madhuban colony here, for illegally staying in India and his passport confiscated, police said on Wednesday. The Austrian resident identified as Michel Ronalter landed in Delhi on February 19 last year on a tourist visa and came to Vrindavan ten days ago, according...
  • Delhi: 24yearold techie attacked, critically injured June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A 24yearold software engineer was allegedly attacked by a fatherson duo, who live in his neighbourhood, with beer bottles, leaving him critically injured here this morning, police said. The incident took place in East Delhi's Geeta Colony area where the victim, identified as Lokesh, lived with his family....
  • West Singhbhum: Two Maoists arrested during police raids June 5, 2014

    Two Maoists, including a selfstyled area commander wanted for the killing of policemen were arrested in a raid on a village in Jharkhand's Naxalhit West Singhbhum district. The area commander, Sibo Chaki, was arrested on Thursday on information provided by a Maoist nabbed from Railway Colony at Chakradharpur on Wednesday night,...
  • 18yearold boy run over by passenger train in Jaipur June 4, 2014

    An 18yearold boy was on Wednesday run over by a passenger train in Anita Colony in Jaipur, police said. The deceased identified as Vishnu, a parttime worker in a gem stone factory, was trying to cross the track when the MumbaiJaipur bound Bandra train mowed him down. The body has been sent...
  • 11 injured in group clash over land dispute May 11, 2014

    As many as 11 persons were injured in a group clash over a piece of land at Indira Colony in Jhalawar on Sunday, police said. Seven persons of a group and four belonging to another clashed, pelted stones at each other and fires shots. Two of the injured sustained bullet injuries. All...
  • Women and Child Development officials prevent 'marriage' of a minor girl May 9, 2014

    Officials from Women and Child Development (WCD) department on Thursday prevented a marriage of a 17yearold minor girl here, as part of their drive to check child marriages in the district. Acting on a tipoff, WCD officials raided a house in Brahmabagh colony and prevented the marriage of the minor girl,...
  • Former SIMI activist convicted for communal propaganda March 26, 2014

    A local court today sentenced a former activist of the banned organisation Students Islamic Movement of India to two years' rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1,000 for spreading communal hatred. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Deepak Kumar Pandey handed out the sentence to Rafiq alias Babloo (46). According to the prosecution,...
  • Retired police sub-inspector shot dead by motorcycle-borne assailants March 21, 2014

    Unidentified gunmen Thursday shot dead a retired police sub-inspector in Ghaziabad, police said. The incident occurred around 5.30 pm in Pratap Vihar area, when PD Sharma was on his evening walk. Two motorcycle-riding assailants came near Sharma and fired three shots at him. Two bullets hit him in the chest while the...
  • 8 arrested for helping aspiring teachers cheat in recruitment exam February 24, 2014

    Eight persons including a professor of Sardar Patel Medical College were arrested while they were allegedly helping candidates cheat during a teachers' recruitment examinations in Bikaner on Sunday. The eight-member gang was arrested from outside an examination centre in the city's Marudhara Colony following a tip-off from Premdan Charan who was...
  • Autorickshaw driver kills American exwife, sets himself on fire February 21, 2014

    A 35yearold American woman was allegedly stabbed to death by her estranged autorickshaw driver husband in Agra after which he committed suicide, police said on Friday. Bunty (32), the autorickshaw driver, killed his American wife Arianne Willinger (35) following a quarrel and later committed suicide by setting himself afire in his...