Delhi

  • Woman allegedly gang raped at gunpoint by four men in Delhi 4 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a gang of four men in Delhi on Tuesday, the police have said. The woman, who hails from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, was returning from Gurgaon on Tuesday when a group of men intercepted the car she was travelling in...
  • Bihar: Blast derails train's pilot engine, CM suspects Naxal hand 22 hours 13 minutes ago

    A major accident was averted on the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express when the pilot engine running ahead of the train got derailed near Rafiganj station in Aurangabad in Bihar on Wednesday. The presence of mind of the driver in the train ahead saved the lives of many passengers. ...
  • 99 per cent women face sexual harassment, 70 per cent do not fight back: Survey Yesterday

    New Delhi: "Those boys in my school tried to pull my skirt down. When I rebuked them, they scoffed at me and nonchalantly walked out of the classroom," recalled a woman as she described her experience on sexual harassment, during a recently conducted survey by a Delhi-based NGO. The survey, conducted...
  • CM hints at Naxal hand in rail track blast, sets up a high-level probe committee Yesterday

    Maoists blasted a portion of a railway track between Ismailpur and Rafiganj section in Bihar, leading to derailment of a pilot engine running ahead of the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express. Chief Minister Jitam Ram Manjhi said the government has constituted a high level committee to inquire into the matter. He hinted...
  • Tomato prices skyrocket, reach Rs 80 per kg in Delhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: With prices sky rocketing, tomato dishes may not be the menu in many household across the country. The soaring price of tomato is the biggest concern of the common people across India. In the national capital, tomato prices have gone up from Rs 60 per kg to Rs 80...
  • Restaurant run by Tihar convicts wins praise for politeness, hygiene Yesterday

    New Delhi: As India's capital baked in a heat wave, banker Gaurav Gupta sat down for lunch at a new air-conditioned restaurant, to be greeted by a smiling waiter who took his order for a traditional "thali" meal of flatbread, lentils, vegetables and rice. Nothing unusual, except that the employee, like...
  • Delhi: SIT to probe Manipur youth's death, says government Yesterday

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said a Special Investigation Team has been constituted to investigate the death of Manipuri youth Akha Shaloni in Delhi. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju termed as "shocking and unfortunate" the death of the youth on Monday. He said...
  • National Geographic launches magazine for schoolchildren Yesterday

    New Delhi: The famed National Geographic on Tuesday launched a special edition of Explorer magazines for schoolchildren to provide educational resources and new learning solutions for teachers as well as students. The National Geographic Learning's Explorer Education Program was inaugurated by US Charge d'Affaires Ambassador Kathleen Stephens at the American Centre...
  • Delhi Metro revises minimum recharge to Rs 100 using TVMs Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro has revised its minimum recharge amount using token vending machines (TVMs) to Rs 100 from Rs 200. In second such revision of recharge value in the last two months, the Delhi Metro has also fixed Rs 50 as subsequent add value to the smart cards as against...
  • Delhi Metro records highest ridership of nearly 26 lakh commuters Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro has recorded its highest ever ridership of 26,84,132 passengers with the maximum number of commuters taking Line 3 and 4 to Dwarka Sector 21 to Noida City Centre and Vaishali. The highest ridership recorded throughout the day was 26,84,132 on Monday, which surpassed the earlier record...
  • Showers cool Delhi, nearby areas Yesterday

    New Delhi: Brief showers on Tuesday cooled the national capital and its adjoining areas after days of humid weather. The afternoon shower brought down the morning temperature of 29.4 degrees Celsius. The Met office had forecast a cloudy day with light rains and thundershowers in some areas. Delhi was lashed by heavy...
  • Delhi: Husband, in-laws acquitted in 14-year-old dowry death case 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A man, along with his four family members, has been acquitted by a Delhi court of the charges of cruelly treating his wife for dowry which led to her death. Additional Sessions Judge Pulastya Pramachala absolved east Delhi residents Dinesh Kumar Gautam, an Air force employee, his mother...
  • Minor fire breaks out at Delhi Police Headquarters; brought under control 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A minor fire broke out on Tuesday morning at the Delhi Police Headquarters in the national capital. The fire broke out on the fourth floor - where the PCR command room is located. It is unclear if PCR services could be hit as a result of the fire. Eight fire...
  • Manipur man beaten to death in Delhi, 5 arrested 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Five people have been arrested on Monday in connection with the death case of a 30-year-old man from Manipur in the national capital. The man was allegedly beaten by a group of five to six men in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area in early Monday morning. All...
  • Manipuri man beaten to death in Delhi, 3 arrested 2 days ago

    Three people have been arrested in connection with the death case of a 30-year-old Manipur man in the national capital. The man was allegedly beaten to death by a group of five to six men in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area in early Monday morning. The incident took place at...
  • Kejriwal to move back to Kaushambi residence by July end 2 days ago

    New Delhi: AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal is likely to move back to Kaushambi, his place of residence prior to him moving to official accomodation as Delhi Chief Minister at Tilak Lane, sources said. The former Delhi Chief Minister is also expected to retain the Hanuman Road office in Central Delhi,...
  • Air India resumes Delhi-Moscow flight service after 15 years 2 days ago

    Mumbai: After a gap of 15 years, national carrier Air India has resumed air service to Moscow with the launch of non-stop daily New Delhi-Moscow flight on July 18. Air India has deployed a B787 Dreamliner aircraft for the Delhi-Moscow-Delhi sector and offered attractive promotional fares, an official release said. The state-run...
  • Delhi: CCTV cameras to be installed in cluster buses 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has decided to install CCTV cameras in cluster buses (orange buses) plying on the streets of the national capital in a bid to provide a secure environment to its passengers, especially women. Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has already started the process to install CCTV cameras in...
  • Prepare plan for 'corruption-free' civic bodies: BJP to mayors 2 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday asked all its mayors in the three municipal corporations in the national capital to present within 10 days their vision documents for making the civic bodies transparent and corruption-free. In a meeting with the three mayors and senior leaders of the corporations, Delhi BJP chief Satish...
  • Being treated worse than animal in Tihar Jail, claims Bhatkal 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, arrested for his alleged involvement in various terror strikes across India, on Monday claimed before a court that he is being treated "worse than an animal" in Tihar Jail and not provided proper food in the holy month of Ramzan. Bhatkal, who was...
  • Delhi: Manipuri youth beaten to death, 2 arrested 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Two people have been arrested on Monday in connection with the death of a 30-year-old man from Manipur in the national capital. He was allegedly beaten to death by a group of five to six men in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area in early Monday morning. The incident took...
  • 30-year-old woman strangulated to death by unidentified men 3 days ago

    A 30-year-old woman was allegedly strangulated to death by unknown men and her body was found in the fields near Bilaspur village on the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway near Muzaffarnagar, police said. The woman's body was found on Sunday, they said. According to Station House Officer AK Singh, the woman was allegedly strangulated...
  • Kejriwal, other AAP MLAs meet Delhi L-G, demand fresh elections 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The race for government formation in Delhi has intensified. Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal along with other MLAs met Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Monday. Kejriwal pressed his demand for re-elections in Delhi. After the meeting, AAP leader Manish Sisodia said, "We have told the L-G...
  • 30-year-old Manipuri man allegedly beaten to death in South Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A 30-year-old man from Manipur was allegedly beaten to death in early on Monday morning in South Delhi. The deceased man was working in a BPO. Northeast students allege that he was returning from work when he picked up an argument with four men who were in a...
  • After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi has earned the dubious distinction being a city unsafe for women. Now comes another shocker. Among India's 53 mega-cities, the national capital is the most unsafe for children as crimes against children have reportedly gone up exponentially all over the country. On an average, crimes against 16 children...
  • Narendra Modi's swearing-in cost Rs 17.60 lakh 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony cost Rs 17.60 lakh, RTI activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal said on Sunday. Agrawal said he was told by the Central Public Works Department that the money was spent "on arrangements related to tent, stage, furniture and other related items ... at Rashtrapati Bhawan". Agrawal...
  • Crime rising in the capital; over 70,000 cases till June 30 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Registering a phenomenal surge, Delhi police recorded over 70,000 cases under IPC laws in the national capital till June 30, up from the 80,000 cases reported in 2013. The rise has been attributed to various factors like rapid urbanisation, socio-economic imbalances and especially increased awareness among the public. According to...
  • Ready for fresh polls in Delhi, says state BJP President 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has claimed that they are ready for fresh elections in Delhi. "If there is a decision of election in Delhi, then we are ready to go ahead for the election. If we were told to form government, then we will go ahead with the...
  • Delhi: Body of a woman found in Narela 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A highly decomposed body, suspected to be of a woman, was found from a field in Narela area of Outer Delhi on Saturday evening, police said. "The body, which seems to be of a women in her 30's, was found in a field in Narela. The body is highly...
  • Delhi University clears 3 year format for under graduate courses 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi University's Academic and Executive Councils on Saturday approved the courses restructured from the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme to fit the new three-year format. Emergent meetings of the two statutory bodies of DU were held to clear the resolution on approval of the courses in order to facilitate the commencement...