Delhi

  • Delhi: Several shops gutted in Bengali market fire, no casualties 25-04-2014 09:40 AM

    New Delhi: A fire broke out in Delhi's Bengali market early on Friday morning, gutting several shops. 20 fire brigades rushed to the spot to douse the flames. The fire was put out within a couple of hours. No casualty has been reported so far. It is unclear as to...
  • Bhagalpur-Delhi Garib Rath Express engine derails at Kiul 24-04-2014 11:26 PM

    The engine of the Bhagalpur-Delhi Garib Rath Express jumped off the tracks at Kiul junction in Lakhisarai district on Thursday, railway sources said. The derailment took place when the train's diesel engine was replaced with an electric one for the journey to Delhi, the sources said. There was no report...
  • IPL 7: Struggling Hyderabad aim to bounce back against inconsistent Delhi 24-04-2014 05:51 PM

    After two successive defeats, Sunrisers Hyderabad look to improve their standings on the points table of IPL 7 when they take on an inconsistent Delhi Daredevils, who are expecting the return of their regular skipper and star player Kevin Pietersen. Unlike last year, Hyderabad, beyond everybody's expectations, made the playoffs...
  • Delhi: Discom employee arrested for molesting girl 23-04-2014 11:52 PM

    New Delhi: A 58-year-old employee of a power distribution company has been arrested for allegedly molesting a girl at a government dispensary in the Nehru Nagar area of southeast Delhi, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday while the 19-year-old girl and accused Gyan Prakash were waiting...
  • Delhi: Woman teacher accuses principal, manager of molestation 23-04-2014 11:31 PM

    New Delhi: A teacher of a well-known school has accused her school principal and manager of molesting her in Vasant Vihar area of south Delhi. According to police, based on complaint filed by the woman, a case has been registered against school principal and manager at Vasunt Kunj (north) police...
  • IIT student's death case: Court quashes closure report, orders probe 23-04-2014 12:32 PM

    New Delhi: A court on Tuesday quashed a closure report filed by Delhi Police in the case of first year student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, who allegedly committed suicide in 2011. Rejecting the report, Metropolitan Magistrate Aakash Jain said there have been serious gaps and lacunae in...
  • Delhi HC pulls up Chief Secretary on water logging in city 23-04-2014 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi Chief Secretary on the water-logging issue in the city. Chiding the Delhi government, the High Court said, "Nothing is happening according to the master plan. What are you doing? Have you seen in what condition people are living...
  • 3 women CRPF personnel killed in a road accident in Delhi 23-04-2014 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: Three women Central Reserve Police Force personnel were killed and 17 others injured when the paramilitary force bus was hit by a speeding truck in Delhi's Dwarka area on Wednesday morning. The tragic accident happened at around 6:30 am on Wednesday in Sector 19 of Dwarka in south...
  • Metro train smart cards can soon be used in DTC buses 22-04-2014 08:43 PM

    Passengers will soon be able to use the metro train smart cards to travel in DTC buses and cluster buses run by DIMTS. Delhi government's long pending proposal in this regard has been approved by the Lt Governor following which the proposal has been sent to the Election Commission for...
  • Preparations in full swing for Ajmer dargah 'Urs' pilgrims 22-04-2014 08:38 PM

    Delhi government has made elaborate arrangements at Burari ground for pilgrims coming from all across India to attend the annual 'Urs' of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer.The transit camp has been opened up for the pilgrims as a large number of people will start reaching here from April 26....
  • SC bars lawyer held guilty of sexual harassment from its premises 22-04-2014 06:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday barred an advocate from entering its premises after he was held guilty of sexual harassment. Advocate CS Nagesh was barred from entering the court premises for a period of six months. As per the new rape law of India, sexual harassment can attract...
  • PIL in Delhi HC against Vadra over land deals, corruption charges 22-04-2014 04:41 PM

    New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in Delhi High Court against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra demanding criminal investigation against him over alleged land and other corruption related charges. The matter is likely to come up for hearing in the court on Wednesday. This comes after Priyanka...
  • Delhi HC declares Rohit Shekhar as natural son of ND Tiwari 22-04-2014 02:10 PM

    After a six-year legal battle, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday declared veteran Congress leader N D Tiwari as the biological father of Rohit Shekhar. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw also injuncted Tiwari from denying in public that Shekhar is not his natural born son. After hearing the verdict, Shekhar's mother...
  • It was a complete performance by CSK, says Dhoni 22-04-2014 11:12 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Chennai Super Kings crushed Delhi Daredevils by 93 runs to record their first win in this year's Indian Premier League and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni termed his side's outing as a "complete performance". Chennai first rode on Suresh Raina's fine half-century and a late burst from skipper Mahendra...
  • Delhi Police didn't act during 1984 riots, claims Cobrapost sting 22-04-2014 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: News portal Cobrapost on Tuesday came out with yet another sting operation in the middle of the election campaign. The sting revealed that the Delhi Police did not act during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. In the latest sting, Cobrapost claimed that Delhi Police officials admitted to their role...
  • IPL 7: Hope to be back for Delhi's next game, says Kevin Pietersen 22-04-2014 10:56 AM

    Sharjah: Decimated in their most recent IPL match, there is some good news for the beleaguered Delhi Daredevils with their injured English skipper Kevin Pietersen saying that he expects to be fit for the team's next game in Dubai. "I don't know if they are missing me. This is a...
  • IPL 7: Chennai thump Delhi by 93 runs to register first win 21-04-2014 11:33 PM

    Chennai Super Kings produced a clinical performance to crush Delhi Daredevils by 93 runs and register their first win in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League on Monday. Chennai first rode on Suresh Raina's fine half-century and then a late burst from skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to post a...
  • Parents agitate against DPS fee hike in Ghaziabad 21-04-2014 10:42 PM

    Angry over steep fee hike by DPS, parents on Monday defied orders prohibiting gathering of four or more people imposed by the district administration and staged a sit-in outside the dsistrict magistrate's office in Ghaziabad. A tussle is going on between the Delhi Public School Ghaziabad (DPSG) management and the...
  • As it happened: IPL 7, Chennai vs Delhi, Match 8 21-04-2014 07:05 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After a shock defeat against Kings XI Punjab in their tournament opener, two-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings would be eager to get back to winning ways against a rejuvenated Delhi Daredevils at Abu Dhabi. Playing XI: Delhi: Mayank...
  • CJ Kiran, a first time voter demands basic sanitation facilities in a Delhi slum 21-04-2014 11:32 AM

    Kiran is a young voter who lives in a slum in the national capital. Her locality lacks some of the basic amenities of life including the lack of safe and clean toilet. She picks up the CJ mike to demand her right as she gets ready to vote for the...
  • Justice G Rohini becomes Delhi HC's first woman Chief Justice 21-04-2014 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday got its first woman Chief Justice. Justice G Rohini took her oath as the first woman Chief Justice of the court, almost 47 years after it was established. An alumni of Osmania University in Hyderabad, Justice Rohini was the senior-most judge of...
  • 2G case: Hearing of A Raja's statement adjourned till May 5 21-04-2014 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday adjourned the hearing in the 2G case, giving more time to 17 accused to prepare their statements. The court was supposed to record the statements of former Telecom Minister A Raja and 16 other accused facing trial in the 2G case. However, the...
  • Six persons arrested for IPL match betting in Jaipur 21-04-2014 07:59 AM

    A cricket betting racket was on Sunday busted with the arrest of six persons from a hotel, police said on Sunday. Akash Mathur, Karan Sharma, Mukesh Meena, Vedprakash Jat, Lalchand Karva, and Faizal of Jaipur city, were arrested during a police raid in Jaipur, a senior police officer said. Cash...
  • IPL 7: Chennai may prove a tough nut for Delhi to crack 20-04-2014 11:52 PM

    Handed a shock defeat by Kings XI Punjab in their tournament opener, two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be eager to get back to winning ways against a rejuvenated Delhi Daredevils (DD) at Abu Dhabhi on Monday, but it won't be easy for Delhi. Chennai...
  • Kirsten has given a whole new perspective to Delhi: Coulter-Nile 20-04-2014 01:25 PM

    Dubai: In awe of his coach Gary Kirsten, Delhi Daredevils pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile says the South African has provided him a never-before-experienced insight into cricket in general and his bowling in particular. "Gary has been really good. He is always willing to come to you and have a chat and...
  • I was not calm inside: Duminy after steering Delhi to win 20-04-2014 10:31 AM

    Dubai: Holding his nerves under pressure, he played a gem of a knock to script Delhi Daredevils's splendid victory over Kolkata Knight Riders but JP Duminy says he was far from calm inside in the thrilling chase. Duminy hit an unbeaten 52 off 35 balls and finished the match with...
  • IPL 7: I am happy with my technique now, says Robin Uthappa 20-04-2014 10:30 AM

    Dubai: Kolkata Knight Riders' Robin Uthappa says he is happy about finally being able to play "correct" cricket after cleaning up his technique despite his team losing to Delhi Daredevils on Saturday. Uthappa shone with a 41-ball 55 but KKR ended up losing against Delhi daredevils by four wickets. "I...
  • IPL 7: Duminy's heroics power Delhi to four-wicket win over Kolkata 19-04-2014 11:59 PM

    JP Duminy hit an unbeaten 52 after skipper Dinesh Karthik set the foundation with a fighting 56-run knock as Delhi Daredevils edged out Kolkata Knight Riders by four wickets in a thrilling IPL-7 contest in Dubai on Saturday. Electing to bat, KKR posted a decent 166 for 5, thanks to...