Delhi

  • Delhi: Decomposed body of an unidentified woman found 6 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A decomposed body of an unidentified woman was recovered today from the dumping ground of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in south-east Delhi's Jaitpur area, police said. "The matter came to light at about 9.30 AM yesterday after a man walking past the dumping yard behind NTPC saw...
  • Unauthorised constructions can't be curbed by inspections: MCDs to Delhi HC 8 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The municipal corporations in the city on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that unauthorised construction cannot be curbed or prevented by conducting inspections but "economic deterrents" should be put in place for this. The submission was made before a bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul...
  • Denial of admission; HC asks Delhi government to probe, take steps 8 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government to probe the allegation of an NGO that over 80 kids have been denied admission in schools on the ground that they do not have residential proof. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and RS Endlaw said that...
  • Delhi: Gymnast, coach booked for 'harassing' woman player 9 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has intensified investigation in the alleged sexual harassment of a woman player by an international-level gymnast and a gymnastics coach. The two accused, who are part of the squad which left for the Incheon Asian Games yesterday, have been booked for allegedly passing obscene comments and making...
  • Coalgate: Court to hear case against two government servants on October 1 9 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A special court on Wednesday fixed October 1 for hearing a coal block allocation case, in which the Delhi High Court recently quashed charges against Chhattisgarh-based Prakash Industries Ltd and its director. The matter was fixed for October 1 after CBI said that it required...
  • DU's postgraduate English students protest against 3 teachers, want them removed 9 hours 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Several post-graduate students of Delhi University have written to the university complaining about three English professors. According to the students, the three newly-appointed teachers for English postgraduate studies at the Department of English have been extremely dissatisfactory in their classroom lectures. The students allege that the three teachers - Anju...
  • Harrowing time for Air India passengers as flight gets delayed for 90 minutes 10 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: It was a harrowing time for the passengers of a Air India flight on Wednesday as it remained stranded at the Delhi airport for 90 minutes. The passengers of the Delhi-Mumbai flight complained that the air conditioner aboard the plane was not working. Air India, however, denied the claims....
  • Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in city on Wednesday 13 hours 3 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The moment the Capital's football fraternity has been waiting for, will arrive on Wednesday with star Italian playmaker and striker Alessandro Del Piero making an entry into the city to play as marquee player for Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural Indian Super League. The ISL will be held in...
  • Delhi Police transfers 19 ACPs 18 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday carried out transfers of 19 ACPs as part of a routine exercise. The exercise sees, among others, Additional Commissioner of Police Rajiv Kumar Midha, who was in charge of Patel Nagar (central district), being moved to the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) as ACP. Somender...
  • Websites' grievance officer's name, contact displayed: Delhi HC to Centre Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has advised all social networking sites including Google and Facebook to display on their websites the name and contact details of the grievance officer to deal with complaints from any user or victim. "I say that in compliance...
  • Delhi government to provide aadhaar cards to children living in homes Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi government has undertaken an intensive drive to enrol children housed in government and NGO run institutions for issue of Aadhaar cards. The Department of Women and Child Development has directed all the superintendents and officer-in-charge of the institutions to coordinate with the Unique Identification Authority of India...
  • Delhi: Sikh man's hair forcibly cut Yesterday

    New Delhi: Around six to seven unidentified men allegedly cut the hair of a 60-year-old sikh man and also threw acid on him in Bhogal area of south east Delhi, police said on Tuesday. After the incident, tension prevails in the area, with hundreds of Sikhs staging protest demanding the arrest...
  • Ayush Mission, a significant step in history, says Harsh Vardhan Yesterday

    New Delhi: Describing the launch of Ayush Mission as a "significant step" in history of Indian public health, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday that the government wants to popularise holistic treatment throughout the country. "The Union Cabinet's approval of the National Ayush Mission will set in motion...
  • Delhi government warns people against buying gramsabha land Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi government has retrieved approximately 70 bigha Gramsabha land having an estimated market value of approx Rs 30 crores after carrying out a series of demolition drives in villages Maidangarhi, Ayanagar, Jonapur and Chattarpur. The drive was conducted by the block development office (South) on the directions of District...
  • Suspected LeT operatives sent to judicial custody till September 30 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Suspected LeT operatives Abdul Subhan and his nephew Asahbuddin, arrested for their alleged role in planning to carry out terror strikes in Delhi and adjoining areas, were on Tuesday sent to judicial custody till September 30 by a court. They were produced before Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh after...
  • Delhi: e-rickshaws to carry 4 passengers at a time, say draft rules Yesterday

    New Delhi: A mandatory driving licence and a maximum speed limit of 25 km per hour are among the conditions that the central government will impose for allowing plying of e-rickshaws, which had been banned by the Delhi High Court for want of regulations. A maximum of only four passengers will...
  • Delhi: Najeeb Jung asks DDA to finalise draft guidelines for green buildings Yesterday

    New Delhi: Development agencies in their layout plans of plots measuring more than 3000 sqm have to contruct underground water storage tank and roof-top water harvesting system as per the draft regulations for "green" buildings, as proposed in the Master Plan of Delhi-2021. Also all hospitals, commercial, industrial, hotels, restaurants and...
  • Decide maintenance plea afresh: sessions court to trial court in Delhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: A sessions court has directed a trial court to decide afresh a maintenance case in which it had awarded Rs 1,600 per month to a woman in a domestic violence case, saying the order was passed on the basis of "presumption of the income" of the husband. Additional Sessions...
  • Railway bribery case: Pawan Bansal seeks exemption on health ground Yesterday

    New Delhi: Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who was summoned as a witness in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case, on Tuesday sought exemption from personal appearance on health grounds before a special court. Bansal's lawyer Puneet Ahluwalia moved an application before Special CBI Judge Swarana Kanta Sharma...
  • Relief for Robert Vadra, Delhi HC rejects plea seeking CBI probe into his land deals Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra. The plea was dismissed on the grounds that it had been dismissed by the Supreme Court earlier and that it was...
  • Delhi: Baby girl from Nigeria gets treated for rare disorder at city hospital 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A 15-month-old girl from Nigeria suffering from a rare genetic condition which was cause of much pain and agony for herself and her family now has doctors at a city hospital to thank for returning the smile to her face. Oranye Chimweokwu Sayne, the baby girl from Nigeria, had...
  • Delhi: DJB launches 24x7 call centre 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Giving teeth to its public grievance redressal system, Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Monday launched a centralised 24/7 call centre to deal with consumers' complaints. This facility would be available in English and Hindi and handle customers' queries related to water supply, sewer issues, request for tankers, water contamination...
  • Delhi government retrieves 70 bigha land after demolition drive 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Monday carried out demolition drives in several villages here and retrieved around 70 bigha gram sabha land worth Rs 30 crore. The demolition drives was carried out in Maidangarhi, Ayanagar, Jonapur, and Chattarpur villages, District Magistrate (South), Niharika Rai said, adding that around 70 bigha...
  • BJP doing nothing for welfare of Delhiites: Congress 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Accusing BJP-led Central government of failing to solve basic issues being faced by people of the national capital, Delhi Congress on Monday said that the saffron party was "doing nothing for the welfare of people". "BJP leaders are making a futile bid to push back the development works in...
  • Delhi Metro to sell travel tokens to all lines from Airport station 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday started operating an exclusive token counter at the Airport Metro station of the Airport Express Line to sell tokens and smart cards for journey from New Delhi station to all other metro lines. "Airport Express Line passengers who...
  • Delhi: Class 9 student kills father 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A Class 9th student allegedly stabbed his 40-year-old father to death with a dagger for fighting with his mother at their residence in Rohini area of outer Delhi. The incident took place around 1 AM last night when a scuffle broke out between Babu Singh and his wife. Police...
  • Delhi government gives last chance to 2579 bus operators 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has decided to give a last chance to around 2579 operators of contract and mini buses for renewing their cancelled permits. The permits of these operators were cancelled last month after their addresses were found to be incorrect by Delhi Police. According to state transport authority (STA)...
  • Woman's decomposed body found in Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The decomposed body of a 22-year-old woman, missing since September 10, was recovered from a wooded area just across the sprawling presidential estate, police said on Sunday. The body was recovered on Saturday from Buddha Jayanti Park, they said, adding that the deceased was a resident of central Delhi's...
  • Two Manipuri youths attacked in Delhi, three held 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Two Manipuri students were attacked with a scissor, stones and iron rods by three people, two of them juveniles, when the northeastern youths objected to racist remarks against them, police said on Sunday. The attackers have been apprehended. The incident took place around 9 PM on Saturday at Babulal...
  • BJP will form Delhi govt in 'fully democratic way': Ram Madhav 3 days ago

    Varanasi: Brushing aside AAP's allegations of horse-trading, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said his party would form the government in Delhi in "fully democratic way". Asserting that his party was not in favour of forming the government through undemocratic means, Madhav said "had there been such things (horse-trading) then...