East Delhi

  • Election Yatra: Battle for Chandni Chowk, East Delhi 03-04-2014 11:47 PM

    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 03-04-2014 09:30 AM

    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 02-04-2014 03:26 PM

    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...
  • AAP releases manifesto for North East Delhi constituency 31-03-2014 04:39 PM

    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...
  • LS polls: AAP promises Delhi University's east campus 31-03-2014 02:58 PM

    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...
  • BJP leader Manoj Tiwari owns cash and assets over Rs 14 crore 27-03-2014 11:48 AM

    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 valued...
  • AAP member Rajmohan Gandhi's roadshow halted in Delhi 18-03-2014 01:29 PM

    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...
  • Congress legislators demand Muslim face for North East Delhi seat 11-03-2014 12:17 AM

    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 09-02-2014 10:12 AM

    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 31-01-2014 03:04 PM

    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 31-01-2014 11:35 AM

    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 16-01-2014 01:31 PM

    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...
  • UP legislator's wife murdered in Delhi 09-10-2013 12:19 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: 7-year-old boy found dead inside cooler two days after he went missing 03-09-2013 09:49 AM

    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...
  • Delhi minor rape: When was FIR filed, SC asks police 29-04-2013 06:29 PM

    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...
  • Delhi minor rape: SHO found guilty of dereliction of duty 29-04-2013 01:45 AM

    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 28-04-2013 12:31 PM

    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....
  • Delhi rape: BJP Mahila Morcha demands sacking of Shinde 24-04-2013 09:07 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: 14-year-old allegedly rapes 6-year-old 24-04-2013 07:58 PM

    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...
  • Delhi rape case: Protests against police to continue 23-04-2013 07:54 AM

    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 21-04-2013 12:52 PM

    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 21-04-2013 12:13 PM

    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 21-04-2013 10:43 AM

    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 20-04-2013 12:41 AM

    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...
  • 5 year old raped: Are the new anti-rape laws ineffective? 19-04-2013 11:21 PM

    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 19-04-2013 06:57 PM

    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 19-04-2013 06:15 PM

    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 19-04-2013 05:31 PM

    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...
  • Delhi rape: Police officer suspended for slapping woman protester 19-04-2013 05:00 PM

    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...
  • Delhi rape: Sandeep Dikshit heckled outside hospital 19-04-2013 04:19 PM

    New Delhi: East Delhi MP Sandeep Dikshit and Health Minister AK Walia were reportedly heckled by protesters outside the Dayanand Hospital where the minor rape survivor is admitted. The neighbours of the child, along with her family members, were protesting against the slow action of the police, and their reported...