Delhi News

More rains predicted in Delhi today
More rains predicted in Delhi today

More rains are on Wednesday expected in the city where the temperature settled at a comfortable 24.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.

SN Sahay appointed Delhi Home Secretary

 SN Sahay has been appointed as the Home Secretary of Delhi.

Delhi Police arrests sharp-shooter

A man, alleged to be a sharp shooter of gangster Jitender's gang also known as Gogi gang, has been arrested, police said on Tuesday.

SN Sahai all set to become Delhi's new Home Secretary

Senior IAS officer S N Sahai is all set to be appointed the new Home Secretary of Delhi, a move aimed at ending the bitter row between Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the top post.

Delhi to get five mega labs by 2015-end

 Delhi will have five mega labs for pathological examinations by the end of this year, Health Minister Satyendra Jain said on Tuesday.

AAP government to bear expenses of MLAs opening offices

The AAP government in Delhi will bear the cost of opening and maintaining offices by legislators who have been asked to identify the land in their respective constitutes in the national capital.

24x7 control room, vigilant squads at AIIMS hostel to curb ragging

In a bid to curb ragging, AIIMS has decided to set up a 24x7 control room at students hostel to help them report incidents of ragging and deploy anti-ragging squads in the hostel premises during night.

Delhi govt mulling putting RFID device on Tihar inmates

 Delhi government is mulling putting radio-frequency identification (RFID) tracking device on the ankles of Tihar inmates to prevent prisoners from escaping from jail and check the cases of violence inside the premises.

Snag hits Delhi Metro's Blue Line

Delhi Metro commuters faced a harrowing time on Tuesday when a technical snag affected services on one of its lines, causing trains to run slow and halt for several minutes at many stations resulting in overcrowding.

Swachh Bharat: Delhi leads in construction of public toilets

Delhi has built the highest number of community and public toilets under Swachh Bharat Mission, followed by Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra, while Gujarat topped in the individual household category.

Delhi University re-evaluating sociology answer sheets for 'mass failure'

Following HRD Minister Smriti Irani's assurance to students of enquiring into the mass failure in Sociology examination, Delhi University said answer scripts of the students concerned "are being re-evaluated on a priority basis".

AAP intensifies demand for referendum on statehood for Delhi

Intensifying its demand for referendum on the issue of statehood of Delhi, the AAP Tuesday said it will work with the Delhi government and "engage" its volunteers to seek a solution on the contentious issue.

Health Ministry seeks report from Delhi hospitals over newborn's death

The Union Health Ministry has sought a report from two hospitals here for denying treatment to a newborn baby having respiratory problems, resulting in its death.

Being chased like an 'animal': St Stephen​'s Principal​ Thampu on molestation row

Amid growing demand for his resignation over the molestation row, St Stephen's Principal Valson Thampu's on Tuesday said he was being chased like an "animal" in the case and appealed to all "elements" concerned to avoid character assassination as the matter is sub judice.

Delhi government employees protest over salaries

 At least 100 Delhi government employees on Tuesday staged a protest inside the Delhi Secretariat demanding clarity on the issue of their salaries, and cadre restructuring which has not happened since 1951.

Vyapam scam: Viscera samples of journalist arrive at AIIMS

A police team from Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh, arrived at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital with the viscera samples of TV journalist Akshay Singh.

Domestic violence case: Court denies anticipatory bail to Somnath Bharti

AAP leader and former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti was on Tuesday denied anticipatory bail by a Delhi court which termed the plea as "pre-mature" in a case of domestic violence filed against him by his wife.

Humid morning in Delhi, rains likely

A day after monsoon showers lashed the national capital, Delhiites woke up to a humid morning with the minimum temperature settling at 27.4 degrees Celsius.

Do you also support referendum in J&K? Congress asks AAP

Hitting out at the Aam Aadmi Party government's decision to hold referendum on the issue of full statehood to Delhi, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday wondered whether Arvind Kejriwal-led party wanted the same for Jammu and Kashmir.

Congress slams Arvind Kejriwal's demand for Greece-style vote on full statehood for Delhi

The Congress Party on Monday alleged that Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal's demand of a Greece-style referendum for full statehood for Delhi is an attempt to divert the people's attention from the main subject of development.

Meet public daily, solve their problems: AAP govt to officials

The AAP government has directed all heads of departments to meet the public and address their grievances every day.

Vyapam scam: AAP slams ''politically arrogant'' BJP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday alleged that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party`s arrogance has come to the fore after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh`s defence of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh Government over the mysterious Vyapam scam deaths.

Tihar Superintendent suspended inmates escape

Delhi government on Monday suspended a Tihar jail Superintendent in connection with the escape of two inmates from the prison last month.

Fake degree case: Tomar's judicial custody extended

A court here on Monday extended the judicial custody of Delhi`s former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar in a fake degree case till July 20.

Dean death: Delhi Police see sign of 'choking', probing all angles

Initial investigations may have ruled out foul play behind the death of Jabalpur Medical College dean Arun Sharma here, but Delhi Police are probing the case from all angles as the state of his body indicated "some sort of choking".

Stephen's row: Unavailability of ICC members hampering probe

The Internal Complaints Committee probe into St Stephen's College's molestation row is moving at a slow pace "due to unavailability" of all the panel members at a given point of time, a UGC official who visited the campus was informed on .

Delhi's statehood issued need to discussed in parliament: CPI

 Referring to AAP's demand for a referendum on the issue of statehood for Delhi, the CPI on Monday said it is a larger political issue which needs to be discussed on the floor of House.

After thrice escaping police clutches, self-styled godman held in Delhi

After thrice managing to escape the clutches of the police, a self-styled godman wanted in several cases in Punjab, including of murder and drug trafficking, was arrested from Rama Vihar in the Begumpur area here.

You can't have state within a state: Kiran Bedi on AAP's full statehood demand for Delhi
You can't have state within a state: Kiran Bedi on AAP's full statehood demand for Delhi

Reacting to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's demand for a Greece-style referendum on the issue of granting full statehood to Delhi, BJP leader Kiran Bedi on Monday said that having state within a state is not possible.

Congress taken on Arvind Kejriwal govt over Lokayukta vacancy

Congress on Monday staged a protest here demanding immediate appointment of Lokayukta by AAP Government in Delhi and filed a complaint with the anti-graft ombudsmen seeking action against legislators of the ruling party, including Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.