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Illegal arms case: Delhi court frees man over irregularity in probe

A man has been acquitted of the charge of possessing an illegal arm by a Delhi court which noted that there were irregularities in the police probe as the FIR was mentioned in police diary even before it was registered.

Delhi court grants bail to Ritu Verma in black money case

 A Delhi court on Monday granted bail to Ritu Verma, the wife of former bureaucrat and ex-chief minister Sheila Dikshit`s aide RK Verma, in a black money case.

ASHA workers protest seeking regularisation, other demands

Scores of Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) workers Monday staged a protest here alleging that the government has been insensitive to their demands including regularisation as government employees and fixation of minimum wages.

Charges framed against Tytler for defaming Phoolka

 A Delhi court framed charges against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler on Monday in a defamation case filed by advocate HS Phoolka, who represented the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Ex-Power Secy's wife appears in court, gets bail in IT case

Former Delhi Power Secretary RK Verma's wife, who was summoned as accused for allegedly not declaring money stashed in an undisclosed company in the United Kingdom, was today granted bail by a Delhi court.

Kejriwal inaugurates 50-MGD water treatment plant in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has inaugurated a 50-million gallon water treatment plant in the Dwarka Sector 16 area of the national capital.

LIVE: 'AAP will mature, opportunists will be shown their place'
LIVE: 'AAP will mature, opportunists will be shown their place'

Senior AAP leader Somnath Bharti says that the party will mature with the ongoing churning and. 

AAP rejects Home Ministry's shortlist for Chief Secretary

 Hardening its position, the AAP government on Sunday rejected Union Home Ministry's panel of three senior IAS officials to pick one of them as the next Chief Secretary, asking the Centre to respect its choice of R S Negi for the the top post and cooperate with it to fulfil people's aspirations.

Yadav, Bhushan pitch for 'new blood' in AAP political affairs committee

A strong pitch to reconstitute the party's political affairs committee (PAC) bringing in "new blood" and more "transparency" was made by senior APP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav when a three-member panel met the two to defuse the simmering crisis in the party.

Rain, strong winds bring down temperature in Delhi

Delhi and parts of the National Capital region (NCR) were on Sunday hit by rain and strong winds since morning, bringing down temperatures.

Delhi CM Kejriwal assures traders against harassment

Amidst reports that the Delhi government has asked the VAT commissioner to take steps to boost revenue, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday sought to dispel the fears of traders in this regard and said that the stepping up of the target would not lead to their harassment by way of raids.

Arvind Kejriwal opens water treatment unit, promises piped supply for all in 5 years

 Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said his government has decided to provide piped water to every household in the national capital within five years.

Resident doctors defer strike after negotiations with government

Following assurances from the health secretary to improve security conditions for resident doctors in government hospitals, the Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA) on Sunday decided to postpone its indefinite strike for a fortnight.

17 additional trains in Delhi Metro from Monday

The induction of 17 trains into the services of Delhi Metro from Monday may offer the commuters a slight respite from the constant jostling for space, especially during the peak hours in the evening.

AAP's internal Lokpal claims two camps, breakdown of trust
AAP's internal Lokpal claims two camps, breakdown of trust

 Amidst rumblings of a crisis within AAP, a letter by its internal Lokpal has pointed to the growth of two camps within the top leadership of the party due to an "abject breakdown in communication and mutual trust" and said it needs to make efforts to address criticisms over inner- party democracy.

Court summons former Rajya Sabha member Brajesh Pathak in LTC case

 A court here has issued summons to former Rajya Sabha member Brajesh Pathak in connection with a leave travel concession (LTC) case.

Delhi govt likely to lock horns with Centre over appointment of Chief Secretary

 Bracing for a possible showdown with the Centre, the AAP government is likely to reject a panel of three senior IAS officers sent by the Union Home Ministry to pick the next Chief Secretary, sticking to its demand of appointing 1984-batch R S Negi to the top post.

SN Sahai appointed interim Chief Secretary of Delhi

SN Sahai, a senior IAS officer, has been appointed as 'interim' chief secretary of the Delhi government till a regular appointment is made.

AAP shuns reports of internal rift, terms it as 'difference of opinion'

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Anand Kumar on Sunday refuted the reports of a rift within the party, adding that what was widely being seen as an internal 'cold war' was merely a difference of opinion.

Rainy Sunday in Delhi

Delhiites woke up to a rainy Sunday morning. The Met Office has forecast more rainfall in the day.

Delhi HC upholds 10 years imprisonment of man for raping minor

The Delhi High Court has upheld a 10-year jail sentence awarded by a lower court to a man for raping a mentally challenged minor girl.

At party meet, Kejriwal wanted to quit as AAP Convener

 AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal had tendered his resignation as party's National Convener in the National Executive meeting held on Thursday, party sources said, a move which was vehemently opposed by members.

Two cops booked for seeking bribe in Delhi

An FIR has been registered against two policemen for allegedly threatening and taking bribe from a person after the victim sent the recording of the incident to Delhi Police's anti-corruption WhatsApp helpline.

Ajay Maken to be Delhi Congress chief

Congress general secretary Ajay Maken will be the chief of the party unit in Delhi where Congress suffered a wipe-out in assembly polls in the national capital.

SN Sahai appointed interim chief Secy of Delhi

Senior IAS officer SN Sahai was tonight appointed as "interim" chief secretary of the Delhi government till a regular appointment is made.

Plagiarism case: Court grants exemption to Pental

Delhi University's former Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental, who is facing charges of plagiarism, cheating and forgery along with another person, was on Saturday granted exemption from personal appearance by a court here.

Negi unlikely to be appointed as Delhi chief Secretary

Senior IAS officer RS Negi, who was the first choice of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the Chief Secretary, is unlikely to be appointed for the post as he is too junior and not in the apex pay scale.

Delhi Police gets Rs 5,373 crore for upgrading force

Delhi Police have been allocated about Rs.5,372.88 crore for upgrading the force during the 2015-16 financial year, according to the union budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here Saturday.

Delhi govt issues more than 15,000 learners' license

Delhi government issued over 15,000 learners' license to e-rickshaw drivers during a seven-day special camp.

Nigerian held for smuggling drug courier to UK

Anti-narcotics sleuths have arrested a Nigerian man for allegedly smuggling a drug-filled courier, concealed inside a painting, from here to United Kingdom.