Delhi

  • BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay opposes HC ban on e-rickshaws 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has objected to the Delhi High Court decision to stop e-rickshaws till August 14. The court has asked the Centre to form policy guidelines for the smooth functioning of e-rickshaws. A day after court decision, Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay said that e-rickshaws would...
  • National Herald case: Court to hear petitions by Sonia, Rahul Gandhi today 6 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: It is a crucial court hearing for the Congress party on Friday. The Delhi High Court will be hearing petitions by Indian National Congress party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi were summoned...
  • Rains continue to lash north India 19 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Rains continued to lash large swathes of north India on Thursday as rivers in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand were flowing to the brim. In the national capital, the Ridge area received 22.4-mm of rainfall while the rest experienced dry weather. According to the MeT officials, this year the capital...
  • Parliament struck by monkey, dog menace, Centre assures action 22 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Parliament seems to be struck by monkey and dog menace. In a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu assured the House that various efforts are being made to tackle monkey and dog menace inside and around Parliament House. Replying to Rajya Sabha MP...
  • Stop Bihar, UP migrants from settling in Delhi: BJP MP Vijay Goel 23 hours 15 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The inflow of migrants into Delhi needs to be stopped to solve the problems of the capital, BJP leader Vijay Goel said in the Rajya Sabha as the upper house debated the Delhi budget. "Every day more migrants come to Delhi... Most of them are from Bihar and Uttar...
  • Delhi: Traffic Police to launch crackdown on e-rickshaws 23 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police and Transport Department will launch a crackdown on e-rickshaws plying on the roads of the national capital following the Delhi High Court order on Thursday directing the city government to stop e-rickshaws from plying "as of now". Special Commissionor of Police (Traffic) Muktesh Chander said that they...
  • John Kerry visits IIT Delhi, walks out impressed with students Yesterday

    New Delhi: "Very exciting" and "excellent" were the words used by US Secretary of State John Kerry as he visited two laboratories at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology on Thursday and interacted with the students. Kerry, who is here for the 5th Indo-US Strategic Dialogue, took time out of his...
  • HC directs Delhi government to ban e-rickshaws till August 14 Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi government to stop e-rickshaws from plying till August 14. The High Court has asked the Centre to form a policy guideline on e-rickshaws till then. The High Court took this step after a child died on Wednesday due to an...
  • Delhi: Antibiotic residues found in 40 pc chicken samples Yesterday

    New Delhi: In an alarming development, the Centre for Science and Environment has said that it has found several antibiotic residues in chickens tested in Delhi-NCR. Seventy chicken samples from Delhi were tested for six commonly used antibiotics, of which 40 per cent tested positive. Residues of more than one antibiotic...
  • Delhi: Brawl in a mall caught on camera Yesterday

    New Delhi: A brawl in a prominent mall in south Delhi has been captured on CCTV. The CCTV footage shows a large group arriving at a pub in the mall and picking a fight. The CCTV visuals shows how the group assaulted the bouncers and pub manager and even brandished...
  • SC allows Sahara chief Subrata Roy to hold talks to sell properties Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed Sahara chief Subrata Roy, who has been in jail for the last five months, to use conference room in Tihar jail complex for negotiation with potential buyers of his luxury hotels in New York and London to raise Rs 10,000 crore to...
  • CAT extends stay on appointment of forensic head in AIIMS Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) on Wednesday extended its stay on the appointment of new head in the forensic medicine department of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the wake of the Sunanda Pushkar autopsy row. A bench of members Ashok Kumar and Raj Vir Sharma...
  • Opposition slams Delhi budget in Lok Sabha 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Opposition on Wednesday tore into the provisions in the budget for Delhi alleging that precious little has been done for the millions of people in the national capital in the exercise. Initiating a discussion in Lok Sabha on the 2014-15 budget for the national capital territory of Delhi, Congress...
  • Delhi Dynamos names Belgian Harm van Veldhoven as manager 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos FC, the national capital's football team for the Hero Indian Super League, announced Harm van Veldhoven as their manager on Wednesday. Harm started his career as a striker on the football field and his tryst with coaching started in 1999 with FC Lommel, a renowned second division...
  • National Herald case: Congress to move Delhi High Court today 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress party will move the Delhi High Court in the National Herald case on Wednesday. Party leaders Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi are likely to be advocates in the case. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi were summoned last month after BJP leader...
  • Delhi police recovers 1 kg stolen gold from Gaya 2 days ago

    Delhi Police on Tuesday raided a village in Gaya district of Bihar and arrested a man who had stolen 1 kg gold from a jewellery shop in New Delhi. The gold was also recovered from the arrested person. Gaya Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Nishant Kumar Tiwary said the raid by...
  • Will 'adjust processes' to handle delay scenarios properly: SpiceJet 2 days ago

    New Delhi: With aviation regulator DGCA directing SpiceJet to refund fares and food charges for all its passengers on a Mumbai-Delhi flight, the no-frills carrier on Tuesday acknowledged its failure and promised to "adjust processes" to meet such situations in the future. However, it also said that budget airlines were "unable...
  • Passengers on the SpiceJet Mumbai-Delhi flight to be refunded: DGCA 3 days ago

    The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked SpiceJet to refund fares to all passengers of the Mumbai-Delhi flight, which was delayed by 5 hours last month. DGCA has also asked SpiceJet to refund money charged from passengers for food and beverages. The aviation regulator also found 'serious engineering issues'...
  • Delhi: 5 people gangrape minor girl, 3 arrested 3 days ago

    Delhi: Three people, including two minor, have been arrested for the alleged gangrape of a minor girl in the national capital on Tuesday. Five people allegedly gangraped the class X student in the Uttam Nagar in West Delhi when she was on her way to school last week. The girl alleged...
  • Lashker-e-Toiba's top man held in Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police have arrested a top operative of Lashker-e-Toiba who was allegedly involved in indoctrination and recruitment of youths and planning and execution of terror strikes across the country. Special cell of the Delhi Police arrested Abdul Suhan. He's part of Mewat module. He was arrested from Sarai Kale...
  • BJP launches app to connect Delhi MPs with voters 3 days ago

    New Delhi: With a view to ensuring better governance through technology, BJP on Monday launched a mobile phone app for Delhi which citizens can use to connect with their local MPs and register complaints and offer feedback. Launching the initiative, BJP President Amit Shah said it would help in the early...
  • AAP claims BJP using Delhi Police to harass party workers 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday lambasted the BJP for allegedly using the Delhi Police to harass its workers. Four AAP workers were detained by the Delhi Police for pasting party posters earlier on Monday. "The Delhi Police has become a puppet in the hands of the BJP. It...
  • Venkaiah Naidu pays a surprise visit to his ministry; finds officials missing 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday made a surprise visit to Nirman Bhawan and found that several officials from the Central Public Works Department were not present at the ministry. Naidu has issued a stern warning to all the missing officials. Naidu also noted that personnel at...
  • No device found anywhere at my residence: Gadkari 4 days 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 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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...