DELHI

  • Cold wave: 3 homeless persons found dead in Delhi 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As Delhi reeled under a severe cold wave, three homeless persons were found dead in the national capital on Sunday even as Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung asked authorities to ensure shelters for all those spending nights under the open sky. NGO, Holistic Development, which works for homeless people, said...
  • BJP Delhi holds 'panna pramukh' meetings in 24 Assembly seats 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: To connect with the electorate ahead of Assembly elections in the national capital, BJP's Delhi unit on Sunday implemented its "panna pramukh" strategy by holding meetings at 24 constituencies. Under the "panna pramukh sammelan" programme, suggested by BJP President Amit Shah, the party will nominate one worker to come...
  • IIT Delhi director quits over payment of dues to Subramanian Swamy; HRD Ministry issues denial 5 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry is in the midst of another controversy as IIT Delhi director Raghunath K Shevgaonkar has quit. While reports said Shevgaonkar resigned as he was facing pressure to give IIT land for a Sachin Tendulkar cricket academy and over pending dues of...
  • IIT Delhi director quits over land to Tendulkar cricket academy, dues to Subramanian Swamy 6 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry is in the midst of another controversy as IIT Delhi director Raghunath K Shevgaonkar has quit. Reports said Shevgaonkar resigned as he was facing pressure to give IIT land for a Sachin Tendulkar cricket academy and over pending dues of BJP leader...
  • Delhi shivers at 2.6 degrees, fog hits 60 trains 11 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi shivered at 2.6 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the season's coldest day, as thick fog brought visibility to less than 50 meters seriously affecting train and road traffic. The temperature was five notches below the normal average. But the Met office forecast a clear day ahead. "There was dense fog...
  • Ahead of polls, parties put up 3,000 advertisement panels in Delhi Metro 13 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As Delhi Assembly elections loom on the horizon, the Delhi Metro has turned into an electoral battlefield with BJP and AAP putting up about 3,000 advertising panels in the coaches of almost 40 trains. While the AAP advertisements focus solely on its convener Arvind Kejriwal, visuals of Prime Minister...
  • Women form 94 per cent of pickpockets held in Delhi Metro this year 13 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: An overwhelming majority of the pickpockets 94 per cent caught in the Delhi Metro network this year are women, an official data has revealed. Figures compiled by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for 11 months, from January to November, show that a total of 293 women pickpockets...
  • DDA to hand over 25,034 flats from January 1 14 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Lucky winners of DDA's housing scheme will begin the New Year on a joyous note as the housing authority will start handing over the flats from January 1. Top officials at the DDA said except for a few flats in Sirsapur area and Rohini, the rest are ready and...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 4, Day 1 15 hours 40 minutes ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) With two convincing outright victories under their belt, a supremely confident Delhi led by their mercurial skipper Gautam Gambhir will take on the gutsy Gujarat in their bid to complete a hat-trick of outright victories in the Ranji Trophy cricket...
  • Ranji Trophy: Confident Delhi look to complete hat-trick of wins Yesterday

    New Delhi: With two convincing outright victories under their belt, a supremely confident Delhi led by their mercurial skipper Gautam Gambhir will take on the gutsy Gujarat in their bid to complete a hat-trick of outright victories in the Ranji Trophy tournament on Sunday. After four indifferent seasons in Ranji Trophy,...
  • Delhi: Man throws stone at Arvind Kejriwal at a rally, AAP leader unhurt Yesterday

    New Delhi: A stone was thrown at Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday during an election rally. However, the AAP leader was reported unhurt. The incident occurred on Saturday at a rally in South Delhi's Tigdi locality. The youth in his 20s was stopped by...
  • Rajnath Singh advocates online monitoring of sale of acid Yesterday

    Lucknow: Voicing concern over increasing incidents of acid attacks on women, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said an online monitoring of sale of acid would be done to check such incidents. "An online monitoring of sale of acid would be done to put an effective check over such incidents," Singh...
  • Delhi hospitals put on alert following swine flu death Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi government has put all its designated hospitals on alert and has asked them take appropriate measures and follow the standard protocols for treating swine flu patients in the wake of the death of a 51-year-old woman due to the virus. With 32 confirmed cases of H1N1 in the...
  • Government taking steps to create deterrents against acid attacks: Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the government is taking steps to create deterrents against acid attacks. He said he has instructed the Delhi Police to register and monitor the sale of acid online. The remarks came after a female doctor was attacked with acid in the national capital this week. ...
  • Uber taxi services introduces 5 new checks in a bid to get the ban lifted Yesterday

    Uber taxi services has been banned in Delhi after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly raping a woman passenger. In a bid to remove the ban, Uber has come up with an 'India specific security narrative'. It includes all the new safety initiatives that Uber is introducing. Following is...
  • Foggy Saturday morning in Delhi, 37 trains delayed Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhiites woke up to a chilly Saturday with the accompanying dense fog leading to the delay of over 37 trains. The minimum temperature was recorded at 4.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average. The met department, however, forecast a clear day ahead. Visibility at 8.30 am was 700 metres. An...
  • Delhi: One person dies due to Swine flu in Ganga Ram Hospital 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A 51-year-old woman died due to Swine flu in national capital on Friday. The lady was first shifted from Yashoda Hospital to Columbia Asia Hospital in Ghaziabad and then to Ganga Ram Hospital on December 21, 2014. The patient at the time of admission to Ganga Ram Hospital was...
  • Rupinder Pal Singh keen to perform well in HIL 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Bracing up for the third Hockey India League, penalty corner specialist Rupinder Pal Singh said he would aim to be a standout performer for his team, defending champions Delhi Waveriders. Playing for Delhi Waveriders consecutively for the third time, Rupinder is eagerly waiting to display his proficiency alongside an...
  • Have tea with Arvind Kejriwal at Rs 20,000 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After lunch and dinner, the AAP has organised a "Tea with Kejriwal", to collect donations for the party ahead of the state Assembly polls. The event has been organised by former Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti this Saturday. "This High Tea is a fund-raising event to collect donations...
  • Love gone awry, Delhi acid attack mastermind knew the victim for 10 years 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The police on Thursday arrested the mastermind and along with his three accomplices in connection with the acid attack that took place on Tuesday in Delhi. Investigators say that the attack was an act of revenge. The shocking details of the case reveal that the mastermind of the...
  • Assam violence: No talks with NDFB (S), says Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday announced that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) would probe the attack on Adivasis by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) (NDFB (S)) on Tuesday evening and the reprisals in which 68 were killed. The Home Minister also ruled out any talks with NDFB...
  • Bitting cold, dense fog claim 12 lives in north India 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Intense cold wave swept across north India on Thursday and, coupled with dense fog, affected normal life across the region and led to the death of 12 persons - nine in Uttar Pradesh and three in Punjab. Hilly regions of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh reeled under...
  • Delhi High Court dismisses plea to bring back Netaji's ashes 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking an order to bring back to India Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's ashes, currently lying in a museum in Germany. A division bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice PS Teji Wednesday refused to entertain the plea, saying the court...
  • Delhi acid attack: Victim knew accused doctor, says police 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Police on Thursday said Dr Ashok Yadav and the acid attack victim had done their MBBS from Russia and knew each other for around 10 years and the duo was "good friends." According to the police, Dr Yadav, a resident of Mayapuri, wanted to marry her and had...
  • Delhi: Nadda visits Safdarjung Hospital, cleans surroundings 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Thursday paid a surprise visit to Safdarjung Hospital and cleaned the hospital surroundings as part of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. Nadda, accompanied by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi, visited hospital wards, interacted with patients, and inspected the cleanliness maintained at the health facility. "The...
  • DDCA official accussed of stealing peanuts from dressing room 3 days ago

    The world is a strange place and if it involves the Delhi and District Cricket Association also known as DDCA, then it is stranger than fiction as anything and everything is possible in the association, most of which is not possible in the world we live in. The association which...
  • Dense fog delays 115 trains in Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Dense fog cover over the national capital delayed 115 trains Thursday, an official said. An official of the Northern Railway said the arrival of 91 trains to the city was delayed, while 24 trains leaving the capital city were rescheduled due to dense fog. The Met Office said the visibility...
  • Delhi: Two people arrested for acid attack on lady doctor 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has arrested two people in connection with the acid attack on a lady doctor in the city on Tuesday. The footage of the attack shows that the woman was riding her scooter when two men on a bike pulled close to her and tried to snatch her...
  • Delhi: AAP leader's car drowns in a pit while he was protesting to fill it 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The car of former AAP legislator from Rohini, Rajesh Garg, on Wednesday drowned in a pit while he was leading a protest to fill it in Suraj Park area of the constituency. According to Garg, who is also the chairman of district development committee of north-west Delhi, the...
  • What's government doing on illegal sale of acid, asks Delhi High Court 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The recent rise in acid attacks prompted the Delhi High Court on Wednesday to question the city government's implementation of the Supreme Court order on illegal sale of acids in the capital. A division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice I.S. Mehta expressed strong displeasure at Tuesday's incident...