Delhi News

ASI has found evidence of water channel at Red Fort: Govt

Archaeological Survey of India has found evidence of a water channel at Red Fort while carrying out excavation work, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

NHRC accepts Somnath Bharti's request for a hearing

National Human Rights Commission on Monday accepted former Delhi minister and AAP leader Somnath Bharthi's request for hearing in the controversial midnight raid in Khirki Extension area in south Delhi in January.

HC asks Bharti's reply on outcome of NHRC proceedings

The Delhi High court on Monday asked AAP leader Somnath Bharti to apprise it about the final outcome of the proceedings before NHRC in connection with his controversial midnight raid early this year.

Raiding Delhi Police team attacked, 7 injured

At least seven policemen were injured here when they were attacked by residents of a house which they raided because a sex racket was allegedly being run from there, police said on Monday.

Coldest Monday in Delhi in five years

Delhiites woke up to a chilly Monday accompanied with dense fog. The minimum temperature was recorded at 4.2 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season's average. It was the coldest Monday in the last five years, the Met Office said.

Delhi shivers; dense fog delays flights, trains
Delhi shivers; dense fog delays flights, trains

A thick blanket of fog on Monday continued to envelope Delhi as air, rail, and road traffic remained adversely affected.

Majithia should quit for fair probe in drug racket in Punjab: AAP

Alleging that the Enforcement Directorate was stopped from examining Punjab's Finance Minister Bikramjit Singh Majithia, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday demanded his resignation to ensure fair probe in the multi-crore drug racket in the state.

Lunch with Arvind Kejriwal Raises Over Rs 20 lakh for Delhi Polls: AAP

A lunch with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal to collect funds for Delhi assembly elections has fetched more than Rs. 20 lakh, claimed a party leader.

Two-storey building collapses in Old Delhi

A two-storey building situated in a narrow lane in Old Delhi's Churiwalan area on Sunday collapsed, an official said.

AIIMS sets up temporary night shelter in Delhi

 AIIMS in collaboration with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has set up a temporary 40-bed night shelter outside its dental centre, to bring relief to patients and their relatives from the biting cold in the national capital.

Amit Shah to lead BJP charge in Delhi too

 Miffed with infighting and lack of coordination among state leaders that may harm the party`s prospects in the upcoming Delhi assembly polls, BJP president Amit Shah has decided to take charge of the election machinery in the capital from Dec 25, a top source said.

Sonia Gandhi's health improving: Doctors

 Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who is admitted to a hospital here for an infection in her lower respiratory tract, is feeling better, the hospital said on Sunday.

Grand Metro Museum coming up at Shastri Park

The Delhi Metro Museum, touted as South Asia's 'first modern Metro Museum', is set to get a dedicated complex at northeast Delhi's Shastri Park that would serve the twin purpose of "entertainment and education".

Delhi saw 100 percent rise in crime graph in 2014

Delhi Police made several arrests of key members of banned Indian Mujahideen this year including its chief Tehseen Akhtar but faced major law and order challenges with Trilokpuri riots and a 100 per cent spurt in crime graph in the national capital.

Tihar inmates to get life insurance cover under Jan Dhan Yojna

 Inmates of Delhi's high-security Tihar jail will soon get life and accidental insurance cover as the prison administration, in collaboration with Indian Bank, has decided to get their accounts opened under the Jan Dhan Yojna.

11 prisoners commit suicide in Delhi jails in 3 years

Eleven prisoners, including the main accused in the December 16 gangrape case, committed suicide while 16 others attempted suicide in Delhi prisons in the past three years.

Delhi Govt plans to install CCTV cameras in DIMTS orange buses

 After completion of first phase of installation of CCTV cameras in 200 DTC buses, the Delhi government now plans to make similar arrangements in orange cluster buses plying in the national capital.

Cannot permit individuals take over state's function: Delhi Court

Expressing concern over rise in incidents of moral policing, a Delhi court has said no one can be permitted to take over the state's function while awarding life term to a gunman for firing at a man who was sitting in his car with a woman friend and consuming alcohol.

Govt asks bars to promote 'responsible drinking' this New Year

Ahead of New Year celebrations, the Delhi government has asked city's restaurants and bars to promote "responsible drinking" by serving liquor to "a limit" keeping customer safety in mind and even arrange cabs for those who are not in a position to drive.

Delhi court frees husband, says wife's nature quarrelsome

A man has been acquitted of the charge of physically and mentally torturing his wife for dowry by a Delhi court which said the cause of dispute between them was "incompatibility and quarrelsome nature" of the woman and not the demand of dowry.

Will stage protest if Congress opposes e-rickshaw bill in RS: BJP

Delhi BJP on Saturday threatened to stage protest outside the residences of Congress leaders if they oppose 'e-rickshaw bill' in Rajya Sabha.

Boy critical after two iron rods pierce hips

A class XII student was critically injured in east Delhi on Saturday when two iron rods pierced through his hip when he fell from the second floor of his under construction house, police said here.

AAP woos slum dwellers, slams BJP for recent demolitions

In a bid to woo slum dwellers in the national capital, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that if his party came to power, no slum would be demolished without an alternate arrangement made.

Delhi teenager pierced through hip by iron rods, critical

A class 12 student was critically injured Saturday when two iron rods pierced through his hip when he accidentally fell from the second floor of his under construction house, police said.

AAP releases fourth list of candidates for Delhi elections

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday released its fourth list of candidate s comprising of six party leaders, for the Delhi Assembly elections.

AIIMS to provide shelter to patients, relatives in winter

With the slump in the temperature and cold winds sweeping across the national capital, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has geared up to provide night shelters to the patients and their relatives who fail to get a bed and have to camp outside the premiere institution.

Cold conditions persist in Delhi

Cold conditions prevailed in the national capital on Saturday with the maximum temperature settling at five notches below the season's average at 17.5 degrees Celsius.

Delhi Congress slams BJP, AAP

Slamming the BJP and Aam Aadmi Party, Congress on Saturday said both these parties did nothing for common people and will highlight all their failures in the forthcoming Assembly elections.

'Selfie with Mufflerman' by AAP to raise funds for Delhi polls

 Karnataka unit of Aam Admi Party on Saturday announced the launch of a new fund raising campaign called "Selfie with Mufflerman" to collect donations for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

Defamation case: Court imposes Rs 10K cost on Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for his failure to comply with its order in a criminal defamation case filed by him against former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.