Delhi

  • No device found anywhere at my residence: Gadkari 1 hour 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the controversy over alleged bugging continued, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday insisted that no snooping devices were found anywhere at his residence. "As already stated, I reiterate that no devices were found at my residence anywhere," he tweeted. The Minister for Surface Transport and Highways was reacting to...
  • Paid news case: Delhi HC stays EC notice against Ashok Chavan 4 hours 3 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has stayed the Election Commission showcause notice against former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan. The Election Commission had issued a notice to Chavan for failing to lodge his election expenses as per law in the 2009 paid news case. The EC had on July...
  • Autorickshaws in Delhi to go off roads on Monday 18 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A large number of autorickshaws in Delhi will go off roads on Monday against alleged highhandedness of traffic police and transport department. "We have decided to go on one-day strike on Monday as we are continuously being harassed by the traffic police officials. We are not allowed to take...
  • IIT-Delhi students Braille project wins top innovation prize 23 hours 23 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: A student project from IIT Delhi on increasing Braille display for the visually impaired has won the top award in a national innovation contest. The project 'Affordable refreshable Braille Display', designed by Mechanical Engineering students of IIT Delhi has been adjudged the best project at the National Innovation Contest -...
  • Royal Jordanian to shut down Delhi, Mumbai flights Yesterday

    Dubai: Royal Jordanian Airlines has decided to stop all its services to Mumbai and Delhi as part of its restructuring plan. Royal Jordanian will stop operating to Mumbai on September 10 and to Delhi on October 31, this year. The airline is also shutting down its Lagos route with effect from...
  • Eviction of former ministers, ex-MPs from government bungalows begins Yesterday

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip on those dragging their heels in the matter, Centre has started eviction proceedings against ex-ministers and former MPs who are still occupying government accommodation. Eviction notices are being served on about 20 former ministers and 120 ex-MPs asking them to clear out of their government accommodation...
  • NSUI activists stage dharna against CSAT at Jantar Mantar Yesterday

    New Delhi: Scores of NSUI activists on Saturday staged dharna at Jantar Mantar in protest against the issuance of admit card to applicants by UPSC, demanding the scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Tests (CSAT). Protestors led by NSUI National Gen Secretary Mohit Sharma and Delhi State President Vikas Chhikara also raised...
  • HC to frame issues against Kejriwal and Bharti on poll expenses 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday kept two separate election pleas of BJP leaders against former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and ex-law minister Somnath Bharti for framing of issues for allegedly exceeding poll expenses limit. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Vijender Gupta and Arti Mehra, who lost the election...
  • UPSC exam row to be resolved within a week, assures government 2 days ago

    New Delhi: With massive protests by many Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services aspirants against the alleged bias against Hindi and other regional languages rocking the national capital, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh on Friday said the matter will be resolved in a week when a high...
  • Government asks UPSC aspirants to withdraw agitation over language bias 3 days ago

    New Delhi: With massive protests by many Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services aspirants against the alleged bias against Hindi and other regional languages rocking the national capital, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh on Friday said that the issuing of admit cards for the preliminary examinations should...
  • Delhi: UPSC protests turn ugly, aspirants to march to Parliament today 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The vehement protests by Union Public Service Commission aspirants demanding the scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) is likely to reach Parliament on Friday. After an evening of high drama in the national capital where over 20 students were arrested during their protests, the demonstrators said that they...
  • Delhi: 19-year-old boy killed by sister, lover for opposing marriage 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A 22-year-old girl allegedly got her younger brother killed by her lover for opposing their marriage in north-west Delhi's Rani Bagh area, police said on Thursday. Tejyash (19) was stabbed to death with his throat slit using a sharp-edged weapon on Tuesday morning at his home in Multani...
  • Delhi HC 'pained' by violence against Northeast people 3 days ago

    New Delhi: 'Pained' by continuing incidents of violence against people from Northeast despite its orders, the Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a report from the government on the steps taken by it to curb "the menace plaguing the society". A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw...
  • Woman allegedly gang raped at gunpoint by four men in Delhi 4 days 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 4 days 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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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...