Delhi

  • Delhi: Ajit Singh's supporters tries to enter his bungalow, 100 detained 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Around 25 people, including some former Rashtriya Lok Dal MPs have been detained forcibly outside Tughlak Road in the national capital as they tried to enter party chief Ajit Singh's bungalow on Tuesday. Singh's supporters including RLD leader Rakesh Tikait and other jat leaders were expected to hold a...
  • Protests likely over Ajit Singh's bungalow, Delhi Metro shuts down one station 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro on Tuesday shut down one of its stations in view of expected protests over the vacation of RLD leader Ajit Singh's official bungalow on Tuesday, officials said. The Delhi Metro shut down the Race Course Metro station on its Yellow Line which runs between Jahangirpuri in...
  • Syndicate Bank MD sent to police custody till Tuesday 13 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A court here on Monday remanded Syndicate Bank chairmancummanaging director SK Jain and another accused to police custody till Tuesday after the CBI said the duo are required to be confronted with another coaccused in the case. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Swarna Kanta Sharma remanded Jain...
  • NIA files supplementary charge sheet against 20 IM operatives 14 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday filed a supplementary charge sheet against 20 alleged operatives of banned terror group Indian Mujahideen (IM), including Haidar Ali alias "Black beauty", for waging war against the country. In the supplementary charge sheet filed in the special NIA court, 17 absconding accused including...
  • Home prices set to zoom as Delhi government hikes circle rates 14 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Home prices in the capital are set to go up further with Delhi government on Monday hiking the circle rates the minimum valuation at which properties have to be registered by up to 20 per cent with an aim to check black money component in sale...
  • Delhi: Infant abducted for sacrifice, rescued 16 hours 57 minutes ago

    Gurgaon: A sixmonthold girl, who was abducted from here for being sacrificed, was rescued from Delhi, police said on Monday. The infant was abducted Saturday from her house near Pataudi Chowk. "The minor was kidnapped by a 35yearold man who planned to sacrifice her during the upcoming 'Navratras'," a senior police officer...
  • Delhi: HC asks AIIMS to provide urgent treatment to undertrial Maoist 18 hours 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday came to the help of a jailed suspected Maoist, who needs urgent surgery for brain tumour, by asking city police and AIIMS authorities to provide "immediate treatment" to him. Chandan Deonath, 38, who has been in Saraikela jail in Jamshedpur district of...
  • Decomposed body of private financier found in east Delhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: The decomposed body of a 34yearold private financier was found inside his office at Geeta Colony in east Delhi on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Amit. His family members had registered a missing complaint on Saturday. "The matter came to light when some locals today complaint...
  • Delhi: JNU, DU student politics sees dramatic shift Yesterday

    New Delhi: Student politics in two internationallyknown universities DU and JNU have surprised many this time round. While the rightwing ABVP expanded its hold in JNU, a campus dominated by left politics, the radical leftist AISA increased its vote share in DU, giving close competition to traditional organisations. Started...
  • Modi's popularity sinking, BJP running away from polls: Congress Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday accused BJP of trying to avoid elections in Delhi, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity graph was "declining" and the saffron party was afraid that "Modi magic" may not work anymore. "The magic of Narendra Modi has evaporated. There is now fear among BJP and this...
  • Delhi produces 680 tonnes fish Yesterday

    New Delhi: A total of 680 metric tonnes fish has been produced in the national capital in this year so far, said a Delhi government official on Sunday. Besides, 18.25 lakh fish seeds have also been produced, the official said. With 15 nursery ponds, the Delhi government's fisheries department has identified 24...
  • Delhi to have three more jails Yesterday

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over the overcrowded Tihar Jail, which houses inmates twice its capacity, Delhi Chief Secretary DM Spolia on Sunday said three more jails will come up in the capital. Spolia, who was on a visit to review the progress of underconstruction Mandoli Jail, said the government planned to...
  • Delhi Chief Secretary seeks speedy completion of Mandoli jail Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Secretary DM Spolia has directed the Secretary of the Public Works Department to take steps to speed up the construction of the Mandoli jail complex in order to decongest Tihar Jail. While carrying out an inspection at the underconstruction jail, Spolia stressed on the need for speedy...
  • India, US have historic bond, it's not just DelhiWashington ties, says PM Modi Yesterday

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Relation between India and America should not be seen within the limits of just Delhi and Washington. It is a much larger sphere. The good thing is the mood of both Delhi and Washington is in harmony with this understanding,...
  • Delhi metro train exteriors now to carry advertisements Yesterday

    New Delhi: The exterior of some Delhi Metro trains will be available for advertising as the corporation will be permitting wraps to augment nonoperational revenues, an official statement said on Sunday. "To augment the nonoperational revenues, Delhi Metro has awarded exclusive rights for displaying advertising materials, including pictures, printed material, electronic...
  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' gets its first Rs7crore winners from Delhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: Two brothers from Delhi have become the first to hit the jackpot by winning the maximum prize money of Rs.7 crore in a special edition of TV reality game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati". The Narula brothers Achin, 24, and Sarthak, 23, won the amount on the 'Jodi...
  • BPO employee gangrape: Delhi court to pronounce verdict on Monday 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday in the sensational abduction and gangrape case of a 30yearold BPO executive from the northeast in Dhaula Kuan in 2010. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat had on September 8...
  • Love Commandos fighting for the cause of love 2 days ago

    New Delhi: At a time when the country is being exposed to an oxymoronic term 'love jihad', countering such a concept is an organisation with an equally paradoxical name called 'Love Commandos'. With a vision of uniting love birds who have attained the legal age of marriage, Love Commandos claimed to...
  • Vinod Kumar Binny booked for making false allegations against AAP leader 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi legislator Vinod Kumar Binny was on Saturday booked for allegedly levelling false charges at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Alka Lamba. In her complaint, Lamba has alleged that Binny, the Lakshmi Nagar MLA, had falsely alleged on social media that she was running a sex racket at...
  • Delhi: Over 1500 participate in march on climate change 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Over 1500 people on Saturday took part in a march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar here to press for stronger action on climate change, a statement said. "India saw its largest ever climate change mobilisation with over 1500 people coming out onto the streets of New Delhi to...
  • Delhi: Teacher held for sodomising student 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A teacher at a government school in the capital has been arrested for sodomising a Class 11 student, police said on Saturday. Hindi teacher Bilal Ahmed was arrested from his house in central Delhi after a police complaint was lodged by the student's father at the Kamla Market police...
  • Delhi Police to have unit to probe frauds of less than Rs 2 crore 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police plans to have a specialised unit to investigate the cases of fraud running below Rs two crore, a senior Delhi Police official said. The unit, which will work under the supervision of Economic Offense Wing (EOW), would be formed at all 11 districts each. At present,...
  • Fifth death within fortnight in Tihar; family alleges foul play 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A 27yearold inmate of Tihar jail died under mysterious circumstances hours before he was to be released on bail, the fifth death in a fortnight, with family alleging foul play. Rinku Juneja, an undertrial who was recently sent to the jail, was granted bail last evening and was...
  • Delhi Dynamos hold del Piero's ISL press conference in a parking lot 3 days ago

    New Delhi: It wasn't a pleasant welcome for Italian football star Alessandro del Piero as his first official media interaction on Friday had to be held in a parking lot after his franchise Delhi Dynamos failed to find a proper place. The Juventus star, however, gladly obliged the media and the...
  • New league will lift Indian soccer, says Alessandro Del Piero 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Alessandro Del Piero's twoyear Sydney FC stint helped raise ALeague's profile and the former Juventus great is confident of making a similar impact as the face of the Indian Super League (ISL), which kicks off next month. After 19 trophyladen years at Juventus and the Australia sojourn, Del Piero...
  • As Xi Jinping leaves Delhi, traffic returns to its normal pace 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Traffic in many parts of the capital city returned to its normal pace on Friday afternoon after Chinese President Xi Jinping wound up his threeday official visit and left for home. Traffic remained tied in knots in parts of the national capital for the second straight day on Friday...
  • Delhi: Stricter vigil at Tihar after 4th inmate dies within fortnight 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Tihar Jail authorities have stepped up security at the facility and intensified frisking and other precautionary measures following the death of a fourth inmate within a fortnight at the prison. A prisoner in the special security ward died after he was attacked on Wednesday with a sharp weapon by...
  • Venkaiah Naidu wants Delhiites to give 2 hours to cleaning 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday asked the information and broadcasting ministry and Delhi government to launch a costeffective mass awareness campaign motivating people to give two hours to cleanliness activities in a week. Ahead of the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on October 2 ...
  • CISF begins 'Operation Kali' to protect women in Delhi Metro 4 days ago

    New Delhi: For safety of women commuters in Delhi Metro, paramilitary CISF has launched "Operation Kali" under which it will deploy a special squad of undercover female commandos who can neutralise a threat with innocuous objects like pen or hairpin. The security force has decided to launch this operation after it...
  • HC slams Delhi government on its policy for giving uniforms to EWS kids 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday slammed the "insensitive" city government for its "wonky policy" with regard to providing uniforms to children of economically weaker sections studying in private schools, saying it will create a "class divide" among children as well as "change their moral fabric". "Your policies are...