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Rajnath Singh launches portal 'PENCIL' to eliminate child labour

Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched portal - Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour.

Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi Court raps police for not de-sealing hotel suite
Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi Court raps police for not de-sealing hotel suite

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a five-star hotel.

JNU administration warns against GSCASH elections

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration on Tuesday warned its students against holding GSCASH elections.

Over 70,000 missing children rescued under MHA drive: Rajnath
Over 70,000 missing children rescued under MHA drive: Rajnath

Addressing a seminar on child and adolescent labour here, the home minister also said the country would try to get rid of child labour by 2022.

Delhi-based SC lawyer wins prestigious Swedish rights award
Delhi-based SC lawyer wins prestigious Swedish rights award

Gonsalves, a New Delhi-based Supreme Court lawyer, will share the award and the prize money worth over USD 300,000 (SEK 3 million) with two other laureates.

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

Delhi Police will on Tuesday file a compliance report in connection with its ongoing probe into the mysterious death of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar in a hotel suite in 2014.

BJP National Executive hails Modi for resolving of Doklam standoff
BJP National Executive hails Modi for resolving of Doklam standoff

"The most important thing that was discussed during the National Executive meeting was the Doklam military standoff with China, as a rift was created between India and China," Nitin Gadkari told reporters.

Consent to sexual advances doesn't come from mere hesitation: HC
Consent to sexual advances doesn't come from mere hesitation: HC

The high court said in today's scenario, it was expected that consent be viewed as a clear and unambiguous agreement.

Adopted daughter of Ram Rahim moves Delhi HC for anticipatory bail
Adopted daughter of Ram Rahim moves Delhi HC for anticipatory bail

An international alert has been sounded against Honeypreet.

BJP's national executive meet begins at Delhi's Talkatora Stadium today, over 2500 delegates to attend
BJP's national executive meet begins at Delhi's Talkatora Stadium today, over 2500 delegates to attend

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party with its thirteen Chief Ministers, 1400 legislators, 280 lawmakers - in all around 2,500 delegates - will be holding a National Executive committee meeting at Delhi's Talkatora Stadium on Monday.

Dawood wife's India visit is intelligence failure: Congress

 The Congress on Sunday slammed Modi government over the visit of absconding don Dawood Ibrahim's wife to Mumbai last year.

Delhi may get respite from smoggy mornings this winter

Stubble is also being used to produce compost for fields, he said.

Arvind Kejriwal lays foundation stone of sewage line project to save Yamuna
Arvind Kejriwal lays foundation stone of sewage line project to save Yamuna

The 75-km sewage line will lead to a sewage treatment plant in Burari and is expected to be completed in 30 months.

High Court for mobile app to locate public toilets in Delhi

On an earlier date of hearing in the matter, the high court had asked the municipal bodies whether sweepers and on- duty traffic cops have access to toilet facilities.

DU professor uses obscene language to insult goddess Durga
DU professor uses obscene language to insult goddess Durga

Mandal had posted the controversial post on September 22 at around 6.43 PM which he later deleted.

25-yr-old kidnapped, gang-raped in moving car in Noida, dumped in Delhi
25-yr-old kidnapped, gang-raped in moving car in Noida, dumped in Delhi

The victim contacted the Delhi police after which she was brought to Noida and an FIR was lodged at the sector 39 police station.

Delhi court to resume hearing in National Herald Case

The Patiala House Court on Saturday will resume the hearing in the National Herald Case, involving Congress Party frontrunners Sonia Gandhi and son Rahul Gandhi, among others.

Ukrainian envoy's stolen mobile phone recovered, one held
Ukrainian envoy's stolen mobile phone recovered, one held

Polikha's phone was snatched away while he was taking selfies at the Red Fort. 

Ukraine envoy's phone snatched while taking selfie at Red Fort
Ukraine envoy's phone snatched while taking selfie at Red Fort

Ukraine's ambassador to India Igor Polikha became a victim of theft in Delhi after his phone was snatched while taking selfies at Red Fort. The incident, he said, took place on September 20.

Rain bring down temperatures in Delhi
Rain bring down temperatures in Delhi

The weather office has also predicted rains for the next two days. 

Former international kabaddi player arrested for killing BJP leader

A former international kabaddi player wanted for the killing of a BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh has been arrested.

AAP to lay siege to Petroleum Ministry on September 26

Senior party leader Gopal Rai said the central government had increased the excise tax on petrol by 150 percent since it came to power in 2014.

Delhi student, who objected to smoking, crushed to death in road rage, another critical
Delhi student, who objected to smoking, crushed to death in road rage, another critical

In an apparent case of road rage, a man slammed his car into a motorcycle being driven by two college students after they reportedly objected to him smoking in public. 

Dreaded criminal killed in encounter in Greater Noida, policeman injured
Dreaded criminal killed in encounter in Greater Noida, policeman injured

A dreaded criminal was shot dead in an encounter with the police in Uttar Pradesh's Noida early on Wednesday.

Liquor shops near schools to be closed: Manish Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the liquor shops located near schools would be closed and action taken against officers who issued the licences to them.

'Depressed' Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital doctor commits suicide
'Depressed' Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital doctor commits suicide

Police claimed to have found no suicide note at the spot but said that they have found a written "note" which indicated that he was suffering from depression.

CBI arrests Colonel for leaking information

Apart from Singh, those held include Santosh Kumar, a lower division clerk in MCI, and two private persons Susheel Kumar and Sachin Kumar. They were arrested from Delhi.

Hamid Ansari's wife alleges rat poison was mixed in water cooler of madrassa run by her
Hamid Ansari's wife alleges rat poison was mixed in water cooler of madrassa run by her

Salma Ansari has alleged that two unknown people tried to mix rat poison in the drinking water cooler of the madrassa run by her.

Rape in Delhi school: SDM report identifies 'major lapses' in school functioning
Rape in Delhi school: SDM report identifies 'major lapses' in school functioning

According to government, the magisterial probe report said the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has not taken any action against the school for undertaking classes in "un- recognised areas" of the building.

Centre grants citizenship to Chakma, Hajong refugees
Centre grants citizenship to Chakma, Hajong refugees

Some one lakh Chakma and Hajong refugees are believed to be staying in India.