East Delhi

  • Caught on camera: BJP's Jitender Singh Shunty shot at by an unidentified man in Delhi, escapes unhurt September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Jitender Singh Shunty was attacked and shot at by an unidentified man on Tuesday night. Shots were fired outside Singh's house as the man tried to attack him but the MLA escaped unhurt while the assailant fled p।from the spot after the leader...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Chandni Chowk, East Delhi April 3, 2014

    Out of the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, the most keenly watched election will be the one for the Chandni Chowk constituency where Congress's Kapil Sibal, AAP's Ashutosh and BJP's Harsh Vardhan are contesting. Just days to go before 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN's Parikshit Luthra visits Chandni Chowk...
  • Congress stronghold Chandni Chowk now a three-legged battleground April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister and sitting Chandni Chowk MP Kapil Sibal has no time to rest; he won his last Lok Sabha elections against the BJP by over two lakh votes, but this time the stakes are higher. Sibal faces tough opposition from state BJP president Harshvardhan and former journalist...
  • LS polls: Kejriwal's road show in East Delhi draws big crowds April 2, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal drew big crowds on the third day of his road show in the national capital as he ventured into East Delhi with local party candidate Rajmohan Gandhi. Buoyed by the public response, Kejriwal hit back at Congress and BJP who had been accusing him of...
  • AAP releases manifesto for North East Delhi constituency March 31, 2014

    Setting up of East Campus on the lines of North and South campuses of Delhi University, establishing schools and regularisation of the unauthorised colonies are among the key proposals in Aam Aadmi Party's manifesto for North East Delhi Lok Sabha contituency. Releasing the manifesto for his constituency, the first of AAP's...
  • LS polls: AAP promises Delhi University's east campus March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The AAP on Monday released the first of its election manifestoes for the capital, promising a Delhi University campus in northeast Delhi. Anand Kumar, a former academic, is the party's candidate from northeast Delhi, one of the seven Lok Sabha constituencies. He said the northeast district was a vulnerable area...
  • BJP leader Manoj Tiwari owns cash and assets over Rs 14 crore March 27, 2014

    Singer, actor and BJP leader from north East Delhi Manoj Tiwari has cash of Rs 4.5 lakh, bank deposits and investments valued at Rs 11 lakh. He has jewellery worth 3.7 lakh. The Cars he drives are worth Rs 91.4 Lakh. Tiwari has properties in Varanasi, Mumbai and Delhi...
  • AAP member Rajmohan Gandhi's roadshow halted in Delhi March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party candidate Rajmohan Gandhi's road show in Delhi was stopped by the police for failing to properly display their permissions. "Everyone knows about Delhi traffic, there must have been some confusion with the car numbers," Gandhi said. "We are not complaining," he added. The road show was...
  • Congress legislators demand Muslim face for North East Delhi seat March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Five Delhi Congress legislators on Monday met party general secretary Shakeel Ahmed to demand that a Muslim candidate be fielded from the capital's North East constituency for the Lok Sabha polls. They also sought a change of face in the North West district, represented by union Women and...
  • Acid attack on woman in East Delhi, husband's role suspected February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another incident of acid attack, a woman was attacked in East Delhi's Shakarpur area on Saturday. An unidentified man threw acid on the woman. A case has been registered and investigation is on in the case. Police suspect the role of victim's husband in the ghastly...
  • NTPC warns Delhi discoms to pay today or power supply will be cut January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Residents of East Delhi and Central Delhi may face eight to 10 hours of power cuts in February as the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has rejected Delhi government's plea to continue power supply to BSES Yamuna Power Limited. The NTPC has informed the power discom that a...
  • AAP warns discoms, says will cancel licence, if power supply is cut January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has asked the private power distribution companies in Delhi to provide 24 hour uninterrupted power in the state failing and has warned them that their licences will be cancelled if they fail to do so. This comes after the Discom BSES Yamuna...
  • Over Rs 300 crore property tax due to EDMC from government bodies January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Property tax worth over Rs 300 crore is due from various government entities to the East Delhi Municipal Corporation, which has asked its department to come hard on defaulters, a senior official of the civic body said on Thursday. "Property tax worth Rs 309 crore is due from various...
  • UP legislator's wife murdered in Delhi October 9, 2013

    An Uttar Pradesh legislator's wife was murdered at her home in Delhi on Wednesday morning, police said. Rehana, 40, wife of Haji Aleem, a legislator from Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh, was at her New Jafrabad home in east Delhi, while her husband was away for Haj pilgrimage, police said. The police suspects...
  • Delhi: 7-year-old boy found dead inside cooler two days after he went missing September 3, 2013

    Body of a seven-year-old boy, who went missing two days ago was found stuffed inside a cooler in a neighbouring building in Gokalpuri area of East Delhi on Monday, police said. According to police, the boy, identified as Sahil, had gone missing on Saturday evening following which a complaint was filed...
  • Delhi minor rape: When was FIR filed, SC asks police April 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar to submit an affidavit on the Delhi rape case with details of the date on which an FIR was lodged. The court also asked for details of the probe being carried out. The matter was highlighted by an NGO...
  • Delhi minor rape: SHO found guilty of dereliction of duty April 29, 2013

    New Delhi: A vigilance inquiry by Delhi Police has found fault with the SHO of Gandhinagar police station in Delhi for alleged lapses in investigation into the rape of a five-year-old girl. Sources said the SHO has been found prima facie guilty of dereliction of duty. The report has been...
  • Delhi rape survivor's father was offered bribe by SHO: Sources April 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The father of the Delhi minor rape survivor was offered a bribe of Rs 2000 by the Station House Officer (SHO) of Gandhinagar Police Station, source said on Sunday. The Joint Commissioner of Police (Vigilance) submitted report on the allegations of bribe by the police in the case. Sources...
  • Delhi rape: BJP Mahila Morcha demands sacking of Shinde April 24, 2013

    Jaipur: BJP Mahila Morcha on Wednesday demanded that President Pranab Mukherjee should sack Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde in the wake of rape cases and crime against women. A delegation of Mahila Morcha handed over a representation addressed to the President to the district collector in which they raised the demands...
  • Delhi: 14-year-old allegedly rapes 6-year-old April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: A six-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a 14-year-old labourer in north-east Delhi, police said on Wednesday. The incident was reported from Seemapuri in north-east Delhi on Tuesday night and the boy was detained in connection with the incident on Wednesday. She was seen crying by a family member...
  • Delhi rape case: Protests against police to continue April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The 5-year-old Delhi rape survivor's condition is stable, doctors said, and she is still on a semi-solid diet. Meanwhile, the second accused, Pradeep, was brought to Delhi from Bihar on Monday and is likely to be produced in court on Tuesday. The other accused is in custody till...
  • Delhi rape: Accused to be produced in court on Monday April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The 22-year-old man, arrested for allegedly raping a five-year old girl, will not be produced before court on Sunday as police have time till Monday to do so. "The accused Manoj Kumar of Gandhi Nagar rape case will not be produced in the court today," Delhi Police spokesperson...
  • Delhi minor rape: People raise voice against police inaction April 21, 2013

    In Patna, several people came out on to the streets to protest, even gathering at the airport as the suspect who was arrested was being flown back to Delhi. In Bhopal, angry residents carried placards asking for justice for the child. ...
  • Delhi rape: Another man was present during crime, says accused April 21, 2013

    Accused of raping a five-year-old, Manoj Kumar who was brought to Delhi on Saturday evening said that he had an accomplice during the crime. ...
  • Rape accused of minor earlier booked for trespassing April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The elusive suspect in the case of rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi was also allegedly involved in a trespass case, police said on Friday. Manoj Kumar, who is in his mid-twenties, is involved in a case of trespassing in Gandhi Nagar. He allegedly had a dispute with...
  • 5 year old raped: Are the new anti-rape laws ineffective? April 20, 2013

    In a grave reminder of December 16, 2012 Delhi gangrape, a five-year-old was abducted and brutally raped in the capital and the police have detained one person in connection with the case. The detained man is reported to be the father of the main accused. ...
  • Delhi rape survivor's family alleges police tried to bribe them April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The family of the minor girl, who was raped by her neighbour after holding her captive for four days, alleged today that cops had offered them Rs 2,000 to hush up the case and they made insensitive remarks, charges denied by the police. The victim's father also alleged...
  • Delhi rape: There was an attempt to strangulate survivor, says doctor April 20, 2013

    The doctor attending to the Delhi rape survivor has said that there was a bid to kill the girl. "There were strangulation marks on the neck of the victim," Dr RN Bansal said. ...
  • Delhi rape: Events through the day April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Live updates: 9.41 pm: DCP Prabhakar says two teams have been formed to track the accused in the Delhi minor rape. He adds vigilance branch is also probing the case. He further says the main accused is identified and will be nabbed soon. 8.40 pm: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh...
  • Delhi rape: Police officer suspended for slapping woman protester April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi Police officer was placed under suspension for hitting a woman protester outside the hospital where the 5-year-old rape survivor is undergoing treatment. ACP Bani Singh Ahlawat was caught on camera hitting the woman and pushing away another. A spokesperson of the Delhi Police called the incident...