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Ex-MP says his signature was forged in Parliament questions,case lodged

A complaint was filed in December 2016 at the Parliament Street Police Station by ex-MP. However, an FIR was registered in the matter on July 14 on the directions of Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik.

Delhi: Metro employees call off strike after minister agrees to look into demands
Delhi: Metro employees call off strike after minister agrees to look into demands

The Delhi Metro non-executive staff have called off their Monday strike after Urban affairs minister asked DMRC to look into their demands.

Anxiously waiting for a conclusion: Shashi Tharoor on Sunanda Pushkar case
Anxiously waiting for a conclusion: Shashi Tharoor on Sunanda Pushkar case

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday reiterated his stand to fully cooperate in the ongoing investigations over the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.

Shocking! 15-year-old Delhi girl delivers baby in school after being allegedly raped by neighbour
Shocking! 15-year-old Delhi girl delivers baby in school after being allegedly raped by neighbour

A 15-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by her neighbour, delivered a premature baby inside the washroom of a North Delhi's government school on Thursday.

Delhi: Minor girl raped by neighbour delivers baby, accused held

A 15-year-old girl delivered a premature baby inside the washroom of a government school in Mukherjee Nagar area here and her neighbour who had allegedly raped her repeatedly over a period of one year has been arrested, police said on Saturday.

Parliamentary panel's historic recommendations for Transgenders

The term `eunuch` refers to only those people who wish to be treated as neither male nor female and embrace a lifestyle that is in conformity with their sexual divergence.

Nitish Kumar meets Rahul Gandhi amid tensions in Grand Alliance
Nitish Kumar meets Rahul Gandhi amid tensions in Grand Alliance

The JD(U) leader was also expected to attend a dinner later tonight hosted by Prime Minister Naredra Modi in honour of outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee.

Delhi: Man masturbates in front of German woman in Greater Kailash, held
Delhi: Man masturbates in front of German woman in Greater Kailash, held

The incident took place in Greater Kailash area of south Delhi on July 20.

Shashi Tharoor's stepson moves HC, disputes BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's locus
Shashi Tharoor's stepson moves HC, disputes BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's locus

Sunanda Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a suite of a five-star hotel in south Delhi here on the night of January 17, 2014.

 

Delhi: Man survives after getting his throat slit by Chinese 'manja'
Delhi: Man survives after getting his throat slit by Chinese 'manja'

A motorcyclist on Friday dodged death by inches after his neck was slit by a 'chinese manja'.

CAG slams Navy for delay in ASW corvettes project

In a report tabled in Parliament, the federal auditor said two of the four warships were delivered to the Navy were not fitted with required weapons and sensor systems due to which they could not perform to full potential as envisaged.

Rajya Sabha adjourned prematurely for the day due to lack of quorum

The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims), 2016, which was pased by the Lok Sabha in March this year, could not be deliberated upon as the House had to be adjourned prematurely.

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal booked for molestation for second time

It is second such case since June 2016 against the lawmaker, who has denied the charges.

POCSO can't be invoked for rape of adult with child-like brain: Supreme Court

The apex court said that according to Section 2 (d) of the POCSO Act, the term "age" cannot include "mental" age as the intent of the Parliament was to focus on children, i.e. persons who are physically under the age of 18 years.

No intention to impose Hindi over any other language: Government

All languages are national languages, althought Hindi is the official language, said Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, who is in-charge of the Department of Official Languages in the central government.

RSS changes base of some key office-bearers

The decision was taken during the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's three-day conclave in Jammu and Kashmir, which ended on Thursday.

Zakir Naik's IRF in HC against tribunal's order upholding ban

IRF had moved the tribunal against the November 17, 2016 notification of the of the Ministry of Home Affairs imposing an immediate ban on the organisation under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

Supreme Court seeks time frame for amending law to allow NRI voting from overseas

The bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud sought to know the time frame after Attorney General KK Venugopal told court that a Team of Ministers (ToM) have recommended such an amendment.

Congress rejects Vaghela's expulsion claim, says 'no action was taken' against him
Congress rejects Vaghela's expulsion claim, says 'no action was taken' against him

“A party is always bigger than individuals,” Surjewala said, adding the reports of his expulsion are baseless and it was his decision to quit.

Rashtrapati Bhavan cancels Saturday's Change of Guard ceremony

"The Change of Guard Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan will not be held on Saturday due to full dress rehearsal for assumption of office of the President of India by the President-elect on July 25," a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said. 

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi Police to file status report today
Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi Police to file status report today

Delhi Police is expected to file its reply in the case relating to mysterious death of former union minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014.

Presidential Election 2017: Out of 77 invalid votes, MPs had cast 21

According to data provided by the returning officer, a total of 77 votes were found to be invalid. 

Festive atmosphere at Kovind's Delhi residence

"We have been working here since morning, sweeping the pavements, trimming hedges, putting flower pots at both the entry and exit gates," said a staff of the New Delhi Municipal Council.

Government punishes 133 'non-performing' babus

The action is part of a review being conducted by the central government to check deadwood in its workforce.

 

Sikh militants who hijacked plane to Lahore in 1981 granted bail

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Jyoti Kler granted bail to Tajinder Pal Singh and Satnam Singh and asked them to furnish a personal bond of Rs 2 lakh and two sureties of like amount each.

 

Opposition walks out of Rajya Sabha

A visibly angry Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad hit back by saying that notwithstanding who was in power, the "Parivaar" (a reference to the Sangh family or Hindutva groups) people were found involved in every communal riot in the country.

Why not acted against BJP, Congress: Delhi High Court on foreign funding

Justice AK Chawla gave six weeks time to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to file compliance report on its 2014 judgement.

Minor reshuffle in Delhi Cabinet, Manish Sisodia gets Tourism Department
Minor reshuffle in Delhi Cabinet, Manish Sisodia gets Tourism Department

Sisodia got the additional charge from Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam, who was handed the additional charge of Registrar of Cooperative Societies. 

Arvind Kejriwal reshuffles Cabinet, Manish Sisodia loses two key posts, gets Tourism
Arvind Kejriwal reshuffles Cabinet, Manish Sisodia loses two key posts, gets Tourism

The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday reallocated the portfolio of Deputy Chief Minister Manisha Sisodia, as per ANI.