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  • Delhi Metro again shuts one station June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Friday shut down its Race Course station for indefinite time due to the ongoing protest by UPSC aspirants against changes made in the pattern of the civil services examination. The Metro station was shut down at around 5 pm on Friday. "As nearly 1,200 protesters are still...
  • Public anger against Delhi gangrape genuine: PM December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Breaking his silence on the Delhi gangrape issue amid continuing protests, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday night said the public anger is "genuine" and "justified" but appealed for peace while promising all steps to ensure safety of women in the country. He said everybody was concerned for the...
  • Delhi gangrape: Govt to fast track case as police crack down on protesters December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Facing stinging criticism over the brutal gangrape of a 23yearold girl on December 16 in a moving bus in Delhi and the police crackdown on protesters demanding justice for her, the Central Government assured of strictest action in the case. Minister of State for Home RPN Singh while...
  • Gangrape protest: Journalists injured during police action December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Mediapersons, who were covering protests against the gangrape of a young girl, on Sunday faced the brunt of police action with cops spraying water cannons on scribes and their equipment and even beating up some of them. As protests reached a crescendo in the evening, media persons covering the...
  • Delhi Gangrape: Sheila hints Police chief must go December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit after meeting Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, to review law and order situation in the capital, said that the movement will lose its seriousness if it's politicised. When asked should Delhi Police Commissioner resign? She said, "I will only say that highest officer of...
  • AAP seeks enactment of Sexual Assault Bill December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Expressing solidarity with the protest against the gangrape of a girl in New Delhi, Arvind Kejriwalled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday sought immediate enactment of the Sexual Assault Bill either by bringing an ordinance or by convening a special session of Parliament. "The Parliament must immediately enact the...
  • Gangrape case: ExCJI to constitute Commission of Inquiry December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: A former Chief Justice of India will constitute the Commission of Inquiry which will go into the gangrape of a 23yearold girl in a moving bus in New Delhi, lapses by police and and measures to be taken to ensure safety of women in Delhi and other parts...
  • Gangrape protest: Delhi CM convenes emergency Cabinet meet December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has convened an emergency meeting of her Cabinet on Sunday evening to discuss the prevailing situation arising out of largescale protests against the gangrape of a young girl. The Chief Minister has reached the national capital after attending the Congress Legislature Party meeting in...
  • Ramdev, exArmy Chief lead protest at Jantar Mantar December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Protesters led by yoga guru Ramdev and former Army chief VK Singh on Sunday clashed with police at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi when they were prevented from marching towards India Gate, the epicentre of protests against gangrape of a young girl last Sunday. After a brief speech at...
  • Gangrape protests: What happened at India Gate December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: 9:17 pm: Fasttrack courts will be set up with daytoday hearing. The case will be started in the next 4872 hours. We have made the commitment in the morning. We are going to make Delhi more safe: RPN Singh, MOS Home. 9:16 pm: Senior officers of Delhi Police if...