DELHI

  • Differences in AAP, attempts being made to remove Arvind Kejriwal, says Sanjay Singh 8 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Infighting within the Aam Aadmi Party reached breaking point on Monday when the outfit hinted at action against founding members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav after they criticised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the party's style of functioning. Without naming Bhushan and Yadav, AAP senior leader Sanjay Singh...
  • Heavy rains across north India cause damage to crops in several states 9 hours 3 minutes ago

    Just ahead of the summer, the rain has brought the mercury level down in the national capital and heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir and showers in many parts of North India has brought temperature down by 5-10 degrees. The Met Department has predicted more rains in the next 24-48...
  • Delhi: Manish Sisodia takes stock of price control measures of vegetables 10 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Monday discussed the measures to keep the prices of essential vegetables, including onion and potatoes, under control during the upcoming summer months. Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia held a review meeting with Gopal Rai, who holds employment, development, labour, transport and general administration portfolios, and Food...
  • KK Sharma to be the next Chief Secretary of Delhi 10 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Senior IAS officer KK Sharma will be the next Chief Secretary of Delhi, a choice that is also acceptable to the AAP government. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday approved the appointment of Sharma, currently serving as Chief Secretary of Delhi, to be the Delhi government's top bureaucrat, a...
  • Court acquits man, spares woman for filing false rape case in Delhi 14 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A woman, found guilty of lodging a false rape case against a man with whom she later on tied the knot, has been spared of perjury proceedings by a Delhi court which hoped that as they were legally married they would start living happily without any bitterness. Additional Sessions...
  • Ajay Maken appointed Delhi Congress chief 14 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday appointed former union minister Ajay Maken as chief of the party in Delhi. Congress president Sonia Gandhi also made five appointments to the party's various state units. Former state minister Ghulam Ahmed Mir has been appointed party chief in Jammu and Kashmir and former union minister...
  • December 16 gangrape convict blames victim, says 'a girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy' 15 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: One of the rapists convicted of the barbaric gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in December 2012 in Delhi and sentenced to death has sparked a controversy by blaming the victim for the sexual assault. In an interview to BBC, one of the convicts Mukesh Singh also...
  • Delhi court to hear case against Irom Sharmila on June 5 15 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday fixed June 5 for hearing a case in which rights activist Irom Sharmila is facing trial for allegedly trying to commit suicide during her fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar in 2006. Metropolitan Magistrate Akash Jain, who was scheduled to record evidence in the case...
  • Bill to allow e-rickshaw operations in Delhi introduced in Lok Sabha 15 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A Bill seeking to pave the way for plying of e-rickshaws on Delhi roads was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2015 introduced by Minister of State for Road Transport P Radhakrishnan, will replace an ordinance promulgated in January in this regard. E-rickshaws,...
  • Status check: The impact of the toxic air pollution in Delhi 19 hours 50 minutes ago

    An experiment conducted by Centre for Science and Environment reveals the levels of pollution one is exposed to in the national capital on a daily basis. The findings of the pollution levels are at an all time high in open modes like the autos and cycle rickshaws. ...
  • Delhi: Rain affects flight operations at airport, several areas waterlogged 21 hours 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Unusual rainfall has affected operations of flights at India's busiest and biggest airport Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi. According to Delhi International Airport Limited, 34 domestic flights and three International flights have been delayed due to low visibility at the airport. Visibility dropped at the...
  • Pollution in Delhi rakes up demand for air purifiers 23 hours 10 minutes ago

    Thanks to worsening air quality in India and specifically Delhi, sales of air purifiers have shot up. After American President Barack Obama's visit to Delhi, the city is being labelled as the world's pollution capital by researchers. Air purifiers are in demand ever since his visit, with now even many...
  • Snowfall, rains lash North India, temperatures dip below normal, several areas waterlogged Yesterday

    North India is witnessing heavy rainfall with major cities and towns water logged. Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have witnessed rain and snowfall in most areas. Rain and thundershowers also occurred at most places in Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. With severe rains, the entire...
  • Prashant Bhushan flays one person-centric campaign, calls for 'swaraj' within AAP Yesterday

    New Delhi: Crisis deepened in Aam Aadmi Party with senior leader Prashant Bhushan accusing the party of running a "one person-centric" campaign revolving around Arvind Kejriwal during the Delhi elections contrary to its principles. Bhushan said the 'one person-centric' campaign was making the party look like other conventional parties and called...
  • AAP rejects Home Ministry's shortlist for Chief Secretary Yesterday

    New Delhi: Hardening its position, the AAP government on Sunday rejected Union Home Ministry's panel of three senior IAS officials to pick one of them as the next Chief Secretary, asking the Centre to respect its choice of RS Negi for the the top post and cooperate with it to...
  • 17 additional trains in Delhi Metro from Monday Yesterday

    New Delhi: The induction of 17 trains into the services of Delhi Metro from Monday may offer the commuters a slight respite from the constant jostling for space, especially during the peak hours in the evening. The addition of the trains, which will be undertaking 104 extra trips during off peak...
  • Two camps in AAP leadership: party lokpal; Raises one-man,one post Yesterday

    New Delhi: Serious differences appeared to have cropped up in AAP, including over Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's role in the party, with the internal Lokpal pointing to two camps emerging within top leadership and asking the party to consider 'one-man, one-post' arrangement. Barely weeks after AAP convenor and Chief Minister Arvind...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal assures traders against harassment Yesterday

    New Delhi: Amidst reports that the Delhi government has asked the VAT commissioner to take steps to boost revenue, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday sought to dispel the fears of traders in this regard and said that the stepping up of the target would not lead to their harassment...
  • Home Ministry rejects Kejriwal's choice for Delhi Chief Secretary Yesterday

    The Home Ministry has rejected Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's choice for Chief Secretary. Kejriwal wanted Arunachal Pradesh Chief Secretary Ramesh Negi, for the post. But the center said no because there are 12 officers ahead of him in seniority. ...
  • Internal Lokpal talks of 'growth of two camps within AAP' Yesterday

    New Delhi: Amidst rumblings of a crisis within AAP, a letter by its internal Lokpal has pointed to the growth of two camps within the top leadership of the party due to an "abject breakdown in communication and mutual trust" and said it needs to make efforts to address criticisms...
  • Free water for Delhi from Sunday Yesterday

    From Sunday, Delhi households with water meters will not have to pay if they use 20,000 litres, or less, of water every month. ...
  • From manufacturing bullets to playing cricket - meet Domnic Joseph Yesterday

    For close to a decade after he turned 18, Domnic Joseph Muthuswamy's connect with professional cricket was via a small television set at the High Explosive Factory on the outskirts of Pune, where he works as a bullet manufacturer for the Indian Armed Forces. His father's death when Domnic was...
  • Now, free legal advice, training at DU's legal aid clinics Yesterday

    New Delhi: To extend free advice on questions of law and offer consultations on matters like property rights, Delhi University is hosting legal aid clinics which will not be restricted only to the varsity fraternity but open to all. The clinics, which will also impart para-legal training to DU students and...
  • At party meet, Arvind Kejriwal wanted to quit as AAP national convener 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal had tendered his resignation as party's national convener in the National Executive meeting held on Thursday, party sources said, a move which was vehemently opposed by members. The sources said Kejriwal was upset after a section of leaders raised the issue of him...
  • Ajay Maken to be Delhi Congress chief 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Ajay Maken will be the chief of the party unit in Delhi where Congress suffered a wipe-out in assembly polls in the national capital. The decision is expected to be announced in a day or two, sources said, indicating that some other changes could also...
  • SN Sahai appointed interim chief secretary of the Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Senior IAS officer SN Sahai was appointed as "interim" chief secretary of the Delhi government till a regular appointment is made on Sunday. Sahai, a 1986-batch Union Territory cadre officer, took charge from D M Spolia, who retired today, official sources said. A regular appointment for the top bureaucratic post...
  • Union Budget 2015: FM Arun Jaitley raises Nirbhaya Fund to Rs 2,000 crore 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday doubled the Nirbhaya Fund to Rs 2,000 crore from Rs 1,000 crore. "My Government is committed to safety and security of women. In order to support programmes for women security, advocacy and awareness, I have decided to provide another 1,000 crore to the...
  • Budget 2015: What measures should Jaitley take to strengthen the Defence sector 2 days ago

    The upcoming Union Budget is very crucial in terms of bringing the Indian economy back on growth track; curb the budget deficit and creating an investment friendly environment. CNN-IBN's Kajori Sen talks to students of IIT-Delhi and IIT-Mumbai about measures Jaitley should take to strengthen the Defence sector. ...
  • Kejriwal visits Delhi Police headquarter, gives suggestions for better policing 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday visited the Delhi Police Headquarters where he reviewed functioning of the force and gave suggestions for improving law and order, especially women's security, in the city. Kejriwal, who spent nearly three hours at the PHQ, was accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Manish...
  • Don't see AAP competing for space nationwide: Shashi Tharoor 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said that he does not see the Aam Aadmi Party competing nationwide for political space with the Congress, and that the new party posed more of a threat to the Communist parties. Referring to the AAP's landslide victory in the recent Delhi elections,...