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NGT orders surprise inspection of NBCC redevelopment project in Delhi
NGT orders surprise inspection of NBCC redevelopment project in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal has directed a surprise inspection at the redevelopment project being carried out by state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) at East Kidwai Nagar in southwest Delhi.

One held for 'demanding ransom' from Najeeb Ahmed's kin; family denies receiving call

A man who allegedly made a call to missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed's relatives demanding Rs 20 lakh ransom for his release has been arrested on Saturday, police said, even as the family denied receiving any such call.

Arvind Kejriwal to challenge EC order against him for violating Model Code of Conduct
Arvind Kejriwal to challenge EC order against him for violating Model Code of Conduct

The Election Commission of India on Saturday censured Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for violating the Model Code of Conduct for his bribe remark, while addressing an election rally in Goa, after the commission found the latter`s reply unconvincing.

Election Commission censures Arvind Kejriwal for bribe remarks at Goa poll rally
Election Commission censures Arvind Kejriwal for bribe remarks at Goa poll rally

Cracking the whip, the Election Commission has censured Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his bribe remarks made at a poll rally in Goa and said if he continues to violate the model code, stern action would be taken against him and his party, including suspension or withdrawal of recognition to AAP.

30 trains delayed, 5 cancelled due to fog
30 trains delayed, 5 cancelled due to fog

At least 30 trains were running late and five cancelled due to dense fog in parts of north India on Saturday morning, a railway official said.

JNU student raped by two Afghan nationals in Delhi

The victim, a second year BA (Honours) student of JNU, had gone to a pub in Hauz Khas village last week with her friend where she met one Twaab Ahmad alias Saleem.

Plea filed in court seeking FIR against Arvind Kejriwal, others
Plea filed in court seeking FIR against Arvind Kejriwal, others

The plea alleged "deep-rooted corruption" involving officers of Delhi government's PWD, Arvind Kejriwal and his brother-in-law Surender Kumar Bansal.

Teacher unable to identify student who locked her in washroom, sought sexual favours

The 44-year-old government school teacher who was locked up by a student in the washroom is in a state of shock and unable to identify the boy who had also sought "sexual favours" from her.

LG Anil Baijal transfers Delhi health secretary, 13 other officers

Lt Governor Anil Baijal has transferred Health Secretary Chandraker Bharti, who has been at the loggerheads with the AAP government over several issues including a ban on Chinese manja and his "absence in key meetings".

After filing Preliminary Enquiry against Manish Sisodia, CBI visits Delhi secretariat
After filing Preliminary Enquiry against Manish Sisodia, CBI visits Delhi secretariat

A complaint alleged that a well-known PR company was hired by the Delhi government to promote the 'TalktoAK' event for which a proposal of Rs 1.5 crore was made.

Jilted married lover arrested for stabbing girl in Delhi

A jilted married lover, who stabbed a girl multiple times, was arrested on Thursday from Delhi`s Najafgarh area.

CBI to probe Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia over irregularities in 'Talk to AK' campaign
CBI to probe Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia over irregularities in 'Talk to AK' campaign

The CBI on Wednesday registered a preliminary enquiry against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and others in connection with alleged irregularities in AAP government's social media campaign "Talk to AK".

Delhi: Woman accuses boyfriend, his friends of raping her

A 26-year-old woman has accused her boyfriend and his two friends of allegedly raping her on New Year's eve in east Delhi's New Ashok Nagar area, police said today.

Delhi Police looks for serial rapists' footprints beyond Delhi

Sunil Rastogi has confessed to preying on girls since 2004 when he was 26.

Pay staff, give records of employees to LG: Delhi HC to DCW
Pay staff, give records of employees to LG: Delhi HC to DCW

Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) to pay 50 per cent salary arrears of 35 of its staffers and provide records of staff appointed by it without approval of the Lieutenant Governor.

DCW chief Swati Maliwal summoned by court in recruitment scam
DCW chief Swati Maliwal summoned by court in recruitment scam

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal has been summoned as an accused by special court in a case of alleged irregularities in recruitment in DCW.

Licences of 23 firecracker traders in Delhi-NCR cancelled

 Licences of 23 firecracker traders here have been cancelled by the district authorities in accordance with the Supreme Court order, an official said today.

Direct AAP govt to relocate slums: Railways tells NGT

The Railways have sought to shift the blame on Delhi government for not relocating slum clusters from its land by allotting them flats, despite directions of the green panel.

DDA housing scheme 2017 likely to be launched in Feb
DDA housing scheme 2017 likely to be launched in Feb

Out of the total number of flats, most of them are in Rohini, Dwarka, Narela, Vasant Kunj and Jasola.

6-year-old boy sodomised, one held in Delhi

A six-year-old boy was sodomised by three persons who worked in a yoga ashram here, police said, adding one accused has been arrested.

Two girls in video say they knew about prank, but unaware it'd be put online: Delhi Police

Two girls who were in the "prank" video made by "crazy Sumit" and his associates, were questioned by police and they said they knew about the prank but were unaware it will be uploaded on the Internet.

Swaraj India welcomes delimitation; says party 'geared up'

Swaraj India has recently initiated a campaign 'Jawab Do Hisab Do' aiming to reach out to 10 lakh houses in Delhi which would culminate in an event on February 12.

'Challenging' but will roll out odd-even if required, says Delhi Transport Minister Satyendar Jain

Days after the Centre notified a graded response plan to counter pollution, Delhi Transport Minister Satyendar Jain said today odd-even scheme will be implemented if air pollution touches 'emergency' level in the national capital.

Delhi High Court to hear plea against ban on Zakir Naik's NGO
Delhi High Court to hear plea against ban on Zakir Naik's NGO

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday will hear a plea against the ban on the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF).The IRF, which is headed by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, earlier moved a petition seeking directions against the ban imposed on it by the central government.

'If need be, Delhi govt prepared to roll out odd-even'

Odd-even plan was implemented twice by the AAP government in the national capital-- in January and April last year.

EDMC sanitation workers call off strike completely

East Delhi sanitation workers who were protesting non-payment of salaries on Monday completely called off their 11-day-long strike.

Delhi serial child rapist may be involved in over 50 cases, say cops
Delhi serial child rapist may be involved in over 50 cases, say cops

A serial rapist now in custody may have targeted more than 50 victims although he claims he didn`t rape all, police said on Monday.

This man raped nearly 600 minors in past 13 years - Chilling details will make your blood boil
This man raped nearly 600 minors in past 13 years - Chilling details will make your blood boil

The 38-year-old serial child rapist, who was arrested from east Delhi for targeting minor girls, revealed some chilling details to police during an interrogation. 

Delhi serial child rapist sent to 14-day judicial custody
Delhi serial child rapist sent to 14-day judicial custody

Accused paeophile Sunil Rastogi, who is accused of sexually assaulting dozens of minor girls in past 12 years, was on Monday sent to 14-day judicial custody by a Delhi court. 

Serial child rapist arrested in Delhi, says 'preyed on girls for sexual satisfaction, enjoyed it'
Serial child rapist arrested in Delhi, says 'preyed on girls for sexual satisfaction, enjoyed it'

The accused paedophile is believed to have sexually assaulted dozens of school-going girls in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.