Delhi News

BJP puts up hoardings questioning Delhi Govt's expenditure on advertisement campaigns
BJP puts up hoardings questioning Delhi Govt's expenditure on advertisement campaigns

 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has put up a series of hoardings questioning the Delhi Government`s expenditure on its advertisement campaign.

Stephen's maths professor accuses principal of pursuing 'personal vendetta'

The president of the DU teachers' body and senior St Stephen's faculty member Nandita Narain has accused the college's principal Valson Thampu of pursuing a "personal vendetta" against her as he rejected her request for leave to contest the teachers' body polls.

Trams may ply in Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk

 Trams may roll on the streets of Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk with Shahjahanabad Redevelopment Corporation (SRDC) likely to approve the project in its upcoming board meeting on Monday.

AAP govt appoints Subramanium, Krishnan in Nitish Katara murder case

AAP government on Friday appointed senior lawyers Gopal Subramanium and Dayan Krishnan to contest the appeal of Nitish Katara murder case convicts Vikas Yadav and his cousin Vishal in Supreme Court.

DU admission scam: Key player ''Kaku'' on police radar

Sleuths probing the Delhi University (DU) admission scam busted two days ago have their sights set on Inderjeet Singh alias `Kaku` identified as the likely mastermind of the Rs1 billion racket.

Youth arrested for trying to molest Naga girl in Delhi

 A 20-year-old youth was today arrested for allegedly trying to molest a northeastern girl at Khirki Extension area in South Delhi, police said.

Arvind Kejriwal's 'thulla' remark: Court to record pre-summoning evidence

A court here on Friday fixed September 10 for recording of pre-summoning evidence in a criminal defamation complaint by a Delhi Police constable against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for using a slang "thulla" to describe policemen.

Air India flight makes emergency landing, all aboard safe

An Air India flight with around 150 passengers and crew on board made an emergency landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) on Friday. All aboard are safe.

AAP govt in Delhi notifies witness protection policy

In a first, the Delhi government on Thursday notified a policy regarding protection of witnesses with provisions for a protection fund and processing of such requests by competent authority.

Swachh Bharat: Delhi to get 480 pubic toilet seats at 80 locations

Stressing the need for speedy action under the Swachh Bharat Mission, the urban development ministry has decided to install 480 public toilet seats at 80 locations in Delhi in the next three months.

St Stephen's molestation row: Valson Thampu meets UGC officials, says had a great time

 Against the backdrop St Stephen's molestation row, the college's principal Valson Thampu today met senior UGC officials and hailed their "support" for the institute.

Rainy Thursday in Delhi, more showers likely on Friday

Parts of the national capital received light rain on Thursday while the weather remained pleasant and the maximum temperature settled three notches below the season`s average at 31.3 degrees Celsius. The city is likely to get more showers on Friday, the Met Office said.

Stephen's molestation victim sends caution note to college principal

St Stephen's research scholar who was allegedly molested by a college professor today warned him and college principal Valson Thampu of legal action if they do not facilitate disbursal of her stipend, access to her compounds and computational data within seven days.

Congress MPs Ambika Soni, Kumari Selja not entitled to type-VIII homes: Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of Congress MPs Ambika Soni and Kumari Selja challenging government orders to evict them from large bungalows in Lutyens' Delhi, ruing that they had attempted to give "political overtones" to the matter.

Kejriwal 'manufacturing crises' to hide failures: Congress

Congress on Thursday accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of "manufacturing crises to hide his failures" as it slammed Delhi government for not sending any representatives to an "important" Joint Cadre Control Authority (JCCA) meeting.

US citizen alleges molestation by cab driver in Delhi

 A case has been registered here against a cab driver for allegedly molesting a 20-year-old US national in Delhi.

Four held in DU admission scam

The Delhi Police on Thursday claimed to have busted a fake admission scam running across Delhi University (DU) colleges with the arrest of four people, officials said.

480 public toilets to be installed at 80 locations in Delhi

Under Swachh Bharat Mission, 480 public toilets will be installed at 80 different locations in Delhi in the next three months.

Delhi on alert after Yakub Memon's hanging

An alert has been sounded here following 1993 Mumbai serial blast convict Yakub Memon`s hanging in Nagpur jail on Thursday.

21 Nepali women rescued in Delhi, two traffickers held

Twenty-one Nepali women, who were set to be sent to Dubai for the sex trade on the pretext of getting jobs, have been rescued following the arrest of two men involved in human trafficking, Delhi Police said on Wednesday.

AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya takes charge as DJB V-C

 Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Sangam Vihar Dinesh Mohaniya today took charge as the new Vice-Chairman of Delhi Jal Board (DJB).

Ban on Ola cabs to continue: Delhi HC

 The Delhi High Court on Wednesday slammed app-based cab service Ola for not complying with the ban imposed on it and asked the city government to "strictly enforce" the injunction.

Stephen's molestation: DU says girl's new demands "highly unreasonable"

 Delhi University on Wednesday said the new demands raised by St Stephen's research scholar who was allegedly molested by college professor including appointment of a female supervisor and getting her compounds and computational data back, are "highly unreasonable".

DU VC defying government order on appointments, alleges DUTA

 The Delhi University's Teachers Association (DUTA) on Wednesday accused Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh of defying government order regarding the freeze on appointments three months before his tenure ends.

Smoking room being restored in Parliament House

 Lawmakers now can again enjoy their smoke in Parliament House.

Fake job racket busted in Delhi; kingpin held

 Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a recruitment racket that duped unemployed youths of lakhs of rupees on the pretext of giving them Railway jobs, with the arrest of its kingpin from Civic Centre in Kamla Market area here.

Arvind Kejriwal accuses Modi govt of transferring two of his 'best officers' out of Delhi
Arvind Kejriwal accuses Modi govt of transferring two of his 'best officers' out of Delhi

In a fresh salvo, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused the Narendra Modi government of transferring two of his best officers out of the state.

Delhi: Overcast conditions prevail, temperatures drop

 Overcast conditions today offered relief to Delhiites and led the maximum and minimum temperatures to settle within comfortable levels.

HC seeks details of money spent on ads by Delhi government

 The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government to file a status report with details of money spent by it on advertisements following a Supreme Court direction on the issue.

Kejriwal congratulates Magsaysay winners Chaturvedi, Gupta

 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday congratulated Anshu Gupta and Sanjiv Chaturvedi for wining the Magsaysay awards this year.