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Delhi woman who sued Uber over rape accusation ends lawsuit
Delhi woman who sued Uber over rape accusation ends lawsuit

A woman who sued Uber after accusing one of its drivers of raping her in India has voluntarily ended her lawsuit against the company, according to a court filing on Tuesday.

Start honest politics in DU, Kejriwal to students

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday appealed to students of Delhi University to start honest politics in the coming Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) polls.

Kejriwal writes to Jung over demolition drive

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written a letter to Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung, terming as "unconstitutional" his order to demolish shanties in the capital.

Over-loading of school vans: Delhi govt sends notice to 12 schools

 The Delhi transport department today issued notices to 12 schools after finding that private van operators ferrying their students were carrying more than the permitted capacity for that particular category of service.

 'AAP govt issues circular to bureaucrats, asks them to treat lawmakers with respect'
'AAP govt issues circular to bureaucrats, asks them to treat lawmakers with respect'

The AAP govt has issued a circular for bureaucrats which has enumerated how to behave with lawmakers among other things.

Bureaucratic reshuffle in Delhi government

Delhi government on Tuesday effected a major bureaucratic reshuffle involving 16 IAS officers and three other officials.

Delhi govt to launch its higher education loan scheme on Sep 8

 Ahead of Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) polls, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said the AAP government will launch its higher education loan scheme for students on September 8.

Arms Act: Delhi court frees man, says dagger might have been planted

A man accused of threatening the public with a dagger has been acquitted by a Delhi court, which said the possibility of the arm being planted by the police could not be ruled out.

AAP MLA Pankaj Pushkar protests against Delhi Govt

Sangam Vihar MLA Pankaj Pushkar on Tuesday protested against the Aam Aadmi Party ( AAP) Government in Delhi for neglecting the demands of the people of his constituency on dengue deaths.

AAP MLA Pankaj Pushkar to launch agitation against Delhi govt

 Two days after the party expelled two of its Punjab MPs over "anti-party activities", dissident AAP MLA Pankaj Pushkar today announced his decision to launch an agitation against the Delhi government over lack of facilities in unauthorised colonies.

16 drug samples from Delhi govt hospitals failed dept test

 Sixteen samples of drugs procured from ten government hospitals in the national capital did not pass the test of Delhi's Drug Control Department between April 2010 and March 2015, according to an RTI reply.

Separate cell for Northeast community in Delhi

The Delhi government will set up a separate North East India cell and monitoring Committe. The decision has been the by the Aam Aadmi Party government after a delegation of members of the North Eastern states residing in Delhi meeting with the Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal on Monday.

Free Wi-Fi facility in DTC buses soon

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that free Wi-Fi facility would soon be provided to commuters in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses.

Allot bungalow to Congress MP Kumari Selja for which she is entitled: Delhi HC to govt

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the government to consider allotting a suitable bungalow to Congress MP Kumari Selja for which she is entitled, with the and former union minister saying she would vacate her present larger bungalow by September 16.

Security of gangster Bawana beefed up: Jail authority to court

Tihar Jail authorities on Monday told a Delhi court that security of jailed gangster Neeraj Bawana, who along with six others allegedly assaulted and killed two members of a rival gang in a jail van, has been beefed up after the incident.

DUSU polls: City walls defaced, over 60 FIRs registered

Notwithstanding strict laws against defacement of public places, posters of student leaders often backed by major political parties can be seen in subways, on flyovers, overbridges and walls across the capital in run-up to Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) election.

Manish Sisodia gets additional charge of Law Ministry, Kejriwal govt's third law minister in 7 months
Manish Sisodia gets additional charge of Law Ministry, Kejriwal govt's third law minister in 7 months

In yet another reshuffle in the Delhi government, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was given the additional charge of the Law Ministry.

Kid who suffered rape trauma won't like to recall incident: Delhi court

A man accused of raping a 12-year -old girl has been convicted by a Delhi court which relied on her testimony despite her varied statements, saying her conduct was "highly natural" as any child who has undergone such a trauma would not like to recall the incident.

DMRC to increase frequency of trains during off-peak hours

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will now increase the frequency of trains during off peak hours in the national capital.

DUSU Polls: AAP's student wing declares candidates

Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS), the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) student wing, on Sunday announced the names of its candidates for the Delhi University Students Union polls to be held next month.

Medical student commits suicide in AIIMS hostel

A 17-year-old MBBS student allegedly committed suicide early Sunday by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her hostel room in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, police said.

Modi govt 'finally accepts land ordinance was a mistake': AAP

AAP on Sunday charged that the BJP-led NDA government had "finally accepted its mistake" over the Land Bill issue after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Centre would not be further re-promulgating the Land Ordinance after it expires tomorrow.

JNU student union polls clash with DU elections yet again
JNU student union polls clash with DU elections yet again

For the third time in a row, the students union polls of Jawaharlal Nehru University will clash with that of Delhi University students Union Polls which are scheduled on September 11.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launches amnesty scheme for power consumers
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launches amnesty scheme for power consumers

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday launched a one-time amnesty scheme for lakhs of electricity consumers in the city who had not cleared their dues because of various reasons ranging from inflated bills to power theft.

Allow cancellation of agreements with power discoms: Kejriwal to PM Modi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kerjriwal on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and allow cancellation of agreements with power companies, saying they are selling electricity at higher rates.

Gurgaon schoolgirl raped by two classmates

A 16-year-old schoolgirl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by her two classmates, police said today.

JNU goes paperless, adopts 'e-governance'

Any file which lands up at Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice Chancellor's desk for his approval is now greeted with a stamp which says "kindly send through e-office system", a move aimed at ensuring paperless administration.

Interpol 'Blue Corner' notice issued in Iranian boat case

Nearly two months after an Iranian boat with suspicious movement was seized off the Kerala coast, India has moved Interpol to seek details from Iran about the 12 people on board the vessel and secured a 'Blue Corner' notice in this regard.

Quota agitation: No political parties part of movement, says Hardik Patel
Quota agitation: No political parties part of movement, says Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel, who is leading mass agitation in Gujarat demanding reservation for Patel community, on Sunday said that he is not a politician and denied allegations that political parties are part of the movement.

First-year MBBS student found hanging in AIIMS girls hostel

A first-year MBBS student was found hanging in her room in the girls hostel in AIIMS campus in the wee hours on Sunday.