Delhi

  • Sheila Dikshit slapped with Rs 3 lakh fine for non-appearance 12 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was on Saturday slapped with a fine of Rs 3 lakh by a court in the national capital for failing to appear before it in a defamation case filed by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. It is the second time she...
  • Morning rains greet Dellhiites, more expected 15 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Early morning rains greeted Delhiites on Saturday with the skies expected to remain overcast throughout the day. According to the MeT department officials, the humidity recorded at 8.30 AM was 90 per cent. The Safdarjung observatory which is the official reading for the city recorded rainfall of about 10.2 mm...
  • Del Piero becomes Delhi Dynamos' marquee player Yesterday

    The 39-year-old has won eight Serie A titles, the Champions League and Intercontinental Cup with Juventus for whom he played for from 1993 till 2012. ...
  • Sikh women exempt from wearing a helmet: Should safety be more important instead? Yesterday

    Women riding pillion on two-wheelers in Delhi will have to wear helmets, said a notification issued by the Delhi government on Thursday. However, Sikh women have been exempted from the rule on religious ground. CNN-IBN takes views from across the country over the Delhi government's notice. ...
  • Helmets for women riders: Exemption of Sikh women gets thumbs down from experts Yesterday

    The Delhi government's decision to make helmets mandatory for women riding pillion on two-wheelers in Delhi, leaving out Sikh women, has received criticism from experts as they ask how the traffic policemen would identify a Sikh women. ...
  • Katara case: HC grants Vikas Yadav 2 days custody parole Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday allowed Vikas Yadav, convicted for killing Nitish Katara, to meet his ailing grandfather by granting him custody parole of two days as a test to see if he is "fit to be let out in society". The court, for the time being, refused...
  • HRD ministry asks DU to respond to teachers' allegations against VC Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Centre has asked Delhi University (DU) to submit a detailed response to allegations of irregularities in its functioning made by the varsity's teachers' body. Taking cognisance of a 'white paper' released by the Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) alleging financial and administrative irregularities in the varsity's functioning, the...
  • HC to pronounce order on plying of e-rickshaws on September 9 Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday fixed September 9 to pass its order on whether to permit plying of e-rickshaws in the national capital till rules are framed to regulate them under the Motor Vehicles Act. "List for order on next to next Tuesday (September 9)," a bench of...
  • Delhi: Admission racket busted after arrest of three persons Yesterday

    New Delhi: With the arrest of three persons, Crime Branch of Delhi Police has busted a racket which used to get students admitted to a prestigious college of Delhi University on the basis of forged documents. The three racketeers, who have been arrested in this connection include a student of...
  • Helmets made compulsory for women on two-wheelers in Delhi, Sikh women exempted Yesterday

    New Delhi: Women riding pillion on two-wheelers in Delhi will have to wear helmets, said a notification issued by the Delhi government on Thursday. However, Sikh women have been exempted from the rule on religious ground. The decision hasn't gone down well with Delhiites. "It is for security. Sikh males have...
  • NCW ex-chief claims PCR van refused to save girl from molestation, police rubbish her version Yesterday

    New Delhi: Just two days after a boy in Delhi died due to alleged police delay, there has been another case of molestation and alleged police apathy. Activist and former chairperson of the National Commission for Women Mohini Giri has slammed the Delhi Police for refusing to help a young...
  • Alessandro Del Piero signs for Delhi Dynamos in Indian Super league Yesterday

    Former Italy great Alessandro Del Piero will play for the Delhi franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) and will also be the competition's brand ambassador, the ex-Juventus player has said. "I am happy to announce that I have just signed a contract that will tie me to the club Dynamos...
  • Delhi teen stabbing: The responses of these eye-witnesses will shock you 2 days ago

    A 17-year-old boy, stabbed on the streets of the capital on Wednesday, died while being questioned by the police. A mobile phone footage has shown that crucial time was lost when he was being interrogated instead of being taken to the hospital. ...
  • Delhi teen stabbing: Sharper police training need of the hour, say residents 2 days ago

    17-year-old boy stabbed by 2 assailants in Delhi's Dakshinpuri area. People from all over express their anger and grief. They blame the judiciary system and law. "The police need to be better trained to avoid such incidents in the future," say residents. ...
  • Decide complaint against Sonia Gandhi in 6 months: Delhi HC to CIC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the Central Information Commission to decide in six months a complaint against Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the issue of non-compliance of transparency panel's directions that the party was answerable under the RTI Act. Noted RTI activist RK Jain had approached the Commission...
  • Delhi: Stabbing victim dies as police spend time recording his statement 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In an act of gross negligence, a Delhi teenager died after the police delayed taking him to the hospital. The boy had reportedly been stabbed by two assailants and instead of taking him to the hospital directly, the police wasted precious time in recording his statement. By the time the...
  • ISL club Delhi Dynamos want to focus on developing domestic players 3 days ago

    Delhi Dynamos have tied up with Dutch giants Feyenoord but for domestic players draft they took assistance from representatives of Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools (BBFS) and their main focus is to find more and more of Indian talent. ...
  • Delhi: DTC buses to have electronic ticketing machines 3 days ago

    New Delhi: DTC buses may finally go hi-tech within next six months as the corporation has decided to take up the project of installing electronic ticketing machines in all its buses. Interestingly, passengers will also be able to pay their fare on DTC buses with Delhi Metro smart cards till...
  • Alleged forced conversion case: Police arrest Tara Sahdev's mother-in-law 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Tara Sahdev's mother-in-law has been arrested in the alleged forcible conversion case of the national level shooter. Sahdev's husband, Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan had already been arrested by a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police on Tuesday and is scheduled to be produced at a court...
  • Centre says India Ebola-free; 112 passengers who arrived from Liberia declared safe 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The government clarified that none of the 112 passengers who returned from Liberia on Tuesday have Ebola. All of them were screened and found to be healthy- except for one passenger who had fever and sore throat. That passenger has been isolated in the quarantine cum isolation facility...
  • Delhi heat: Have we crossed our carbon footprint? 4 days ago

    In the month of August, Delhi usually witnesses monsoon rainfall, but this year, it is reeling under a severe heat wave. In fact, on Monday, temperature in Delhi broke a 23-year-old record. So, why is Delhi unusually hot this year? And when can Delhiites expect a relief? Watch this video...
  • Delhi reels under severe heat wave, Met says relief likely after August 28 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi is reeling under a sever heat wave. The national capital witnessed the hottest day of August on Monday. Monday, August 25, was the hottest in 12 years at this time of the year as the mercury breached the 39 degree Celsius. facing the brunt are those who are...
  • Delhi: 6 passengers suspected to have been exposed to Ebola virus taken to hospital after arriving from Liberia 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Six passengers who arrived in Delhi from Liberia on Tuesday have been taken to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital. These passengers are suspected to have been exposed to the Ebola virus. The six people will be quarantined at the hospital, where a check up will be done. They...
  • Delhi witnesses hottest day of August in last 12 years 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The national capital on Monday witnessed the hottest day of August in the last 12 years as mercury breached the 39 degree Celsius mark. The maximum temperature was recorded at 39.1 degree Celsius at Safdarjung observatory, considered the official reading for the city. It was five notches above...
  • Delhi under President's Rule till February, no decision on holding elections: Sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The government is undecided on holding elections in Delhi and President's Rule is likely to stay valid in the capital city till February 2015, sources said on Monday. The sources said that the Attorney-General has been briefed about this and he is likely to submit this in the Supreme...
  • Indecent, scandalous questions can't be put to witnesses:Court 5 days ago

    New Delhi/ Observing that the process of cross examination is an important tool to elicit information from a witness, a Delhi court has said that "indecent" and "scandalous" questions cannot be put to them as it can be misused for harassment. Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Kumar while hearing a revision petition,...
  • Delhi Dynamos on the brink of signing Alessandro del Piero 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos are all set to sign Italy's World Cup winning football star Alessandro del Piero as their marquee player for the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) that will be held Oct 12-Dec 20. Delhi Dynamos have almost finalised the deal with Del Piero's brother and agent Stefano and...
  • People are either playing Candy Crush or have headphones plugged in: 14 types of co-passengers you'll always find in the Delhi Metro 5 days ago

    The Delhi Metro is not just about travelling from one part of the city to another. The metro has made travelling in the city easier, but if you're a regular Delhi Metro traveller, you meet several passengers everyday that you can easily club in distinct groups. There will always be...
  • Chaos in Delhi's Connaught Place after massive fire breaks out in building 5 days ago

    Delhi: Chaotic scenes were witnessed in Delhi's Connaught Place on Monday after fire broke out early in the morning in an NIIT centre. Fire intensified and spread to adjoining building, forcing Delhi Metro to shut Gate no 7 of the busy Rajiv Chowk metro station. Many other establishments in the...