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Delhi: Resident doctors protest over security issues

Resident doctors working in government hospitals on Friday staged a protest following the delay in improving security conditions in hospitals here.

Sikkimese woman raped in Delhi

A 25-year-old woman from Sikkim was allegedly raped by a doctor in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area here on Thursday night.

AAP to set up Delhi Dialogue Commission to implement poll promises
AAP to set up Delhi Dialogue Commission to implement poll promises

In yet another initiative to connect with the common man, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in the national capital is all set to pave the way for formation of Delhi Dialogue Commission on Friday.

Delhi Police head constable booked for raping relative

A 30-year-old woman has accused a Delhi Police head constable, who happens to be her relative, of raping her in outer Delhi's Alipur area, police said on Thursday.

Railway Budget lacks vision, offers nothing to 'aam aadmi': AAP

AAP on Thursday said that the NDA government's Railway Budget "lacks vision" and has nothing in it for the "aam aadmi" even as it claimed that the key problems affecting the public transporter had not been dealt with in it.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal wants to meet Haryana CM on water-sharing

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Thursday wrote to his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar seeking a meeting to discuss water-sharing between the two states, an official said.

Uber cab rape case: Court refuses to stay proceedings

A Delhi court on Thursday refused to stay proceedings in the Uber cab rape case till pronouncement of order by Delhi High Court on the accused driver's plea for recall of witnesses.

ED raids controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi's premises

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday carried out searches on the premises of controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi in connection with its hawala and foreign exchange violation case against him.

Arvind Kejriwal meets Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and raised issues relating to the law-and-order situation in the national capital.

Rs one crore financial assistance to family of CRPF Jawan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced Rs one crore financial assistance to the family of CRPF Jawan Narottam Das who was killed in a Maoist attack in Bihar.

Fake IPS officer held in Delhi

 A 44-year-old PhD degree holder and former college professor was arrested from west Delhi`s Karol Bagh for cheating people by impersonating as an IPS officer, officials said Thursday.

Air India plane from Delhi suffers tyre burst while landing

In a narrow escape for over 170 people on board an Air India flight from Delhi, a rear tyre of the aircraft burst as it landed at the Nedumbassery airport here Thursday.

NHRC asks Delhi Police to submit report on placement agencies

National Human Rights Commission on Thursday asked the Delhi Police to submit a report about placement agencies working in the national capital on allegations over their involvement in human trafficking.

Acid attack victims captured in stark monochrome

A young photojournalist intrigued by the post-traumatic life of the acid attack victims is showing the world, the pains and scars of such women, many of whom, however chose to live bravely after the incident.

Hospital asked by Delhi HC to provide dialysis to daily wage worker

The Delhi High Court has asked a city-based hospital to provide hemodialysis and other medical facilities to a daily wage worker, who was denied it on the ground of his insufficient contribution to the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC).

Every driver should be in full control of vehicle: Court

It is the responsibility of every driver to be in full control of his vehicle and to drive at a speed so as not to endanger lives of others, a Delhi court has observed while upholding jail term of a bus driver whose "reckless" driving led to the death of a scooterist.

Clear sky in Delhi today

The sky will be clear on Thursday here and the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 25 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said.

Arvind Kejriwal meets people at janta durbar

From sulking contractual employees, whose services were terminated to a complaint related to pending pension application of a senior citizen, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met over 500 people at his 'janta durbar'.

Uber provides full details for licence to operate in Delhi

Uber, the US-based online taxi-hailing company, on Wednesday provided "full" details to the Delhi government which it had asked for its application to resume services in the city.

CBI sends backdated communications to RTI pleas

 In an example of callousness in handling applications filed under the RTI Act, the CBI has sent a reply dated even before the application was filed, apparently aimed at not giving 30-day period to the applicant to file his appeal.

Delhi University gears up to tackle hooliganism during Holi

Deployment of mobile patrol squads, setting up of control room manned by police and DTC authorities and formation of teacher-student committees are among a series of measures being taken by Delhi University to check hooliganism during the festival of Holi.

Vaiko meets Kejriwal, stresses on full statehood to Delhi, Puducherry

MDMK leader Vaiko on Wednesday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and stressed that full statehood was necessary for both Delhi and Puducherry.

Delhi HC seeks govt reply on PIL against law protecting unauthorised constructions

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the Centre and city government's responses on a PIL challenging an NCT law and its recent amendment by which unauthorised constructions up to June 1, 2014 have been protected from punitive action.

Delhi HC rejects PIL for blocking sites selling sex determination kits

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rejected a PIL seeking directions to the Centre to block sites which provide information on or sell pre-natal sex determination kits, saying there is already a remedy available under the law.

Uber cab rape case: HC order on accused's plea on March 4

 Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on the plea of the accused in the Uber cab rape case for recall of prosecution witnesses and directed the trial court not to pronounce its verdict till then.

HC seeks response from Centre, Delhi govt on beggars' homes

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from the Centre and the city government on a plea seeking facilities at beggars' homes here.

Delhi Police launches women safety app 'Himmat' on WhatsApp, Hike

Delhi Police have launched WhatsApp and Hike groups of its application, Himmat on Wednesday.

Man held at Delhi airport for smuggling gold worth Rs 24 lakh

 A man has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold valuing about Rs 24 lakh by hiding it in slippers at Indira Gandhi International Airport here.

BJP questions AAP government's move to slash power tariff in Delhi

BJP on Wednesday questioned Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government's decision to slash power tariff by 50 percent for consumption up to 400 units per month.

Tis Hazari, Patiala House courts to get ACs soon: Delhi HC told

 The administrative in-charge of two district courts here on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that they will be installing air conditioners in every room which falls under their jurisdiction.