Delhi News

LG meets affected ppl from Rangpuri, promises prompt relief

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday directed the Chief Secretary and other officials to take immediate steps for providing succour to those affected in the demolition drive at the Rangpuri Pahadi slums.


BJP to consult youths, RWAs for drawing up Delhi poll manifesto

BJP has decided to include the demands of youths and traders and RWAs of unauthorised colonies and slums representatives in its manifesto for fresh Assembly polls in Delhi.

False alarm about trouble at Trilokpuri throws cops in tizzy

Delhi Police was thrown into a tizzy on Thursday evening when it received around a dozen calls about a brawl and stone-pelting in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area, where communal clashes had erupted around the time of Diwali this year.

Nursery admissions: Private schools hail HC verdict, but parents wary

The High Court ruling which scrapped the point system for nursery admissions was on Friday welcomed by private schools, but the parents were disappinted as they felt it would allow schools to set arbitrary rules.

December 16 gang-rape case: HC seeks CBI's response on accused plea

The Delhi High Court Friday sought response from the CBI on a plea filed by two Dec 16 gang rape accused, facing death penalty, to provide true copies of articles used for the DNA report.

Drive against East Delhi shops selling SIM cards sans proper verification

Alarmed by the fact that accused in the kidnapping-cum-murder case of 13-year-old Utkarsh here had used pre-activated SIM cards issued on fake documents, police has launched a drive in East Delhi to identify shops where SIM cards are sold without proper verification.

Plea for release of seized e-rickshaws, Delhi HC says not its call

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea seeking directions to release e-rickshaws, which have been seized, to enable them to comply with the requirements under amended Motor Vehicle Rules.

December 16 gang-rape: 2 convicts move HC seeking copy of DNA report

Two convicts of the December 16 gang-rape case on Friday moved the Delhi High Court seeking directions to CBI to provide copies of the DNA reports that were relied upon while convicting them.

Banning 15-yr-old vehicles: NGT to hold meet to implement order

In a path-breaking initiative,the National Green Tribunal on Friday directed holding of a meeting of stakeholders in its conference hall to devise modalities for implementation of its order banning plying of vehicles which are more than 15 years old on the city roads.

Domestic help beaten to death in Delhi

A 25-year-old domestic help was beaten to death by her employer in west Delhi, police said on Friday.

Delhi Police SI arrested while accepting bribe

A Delhi Police sub-inspector was arrested while taking bribe of Rs 50,000 from a person for not implicating him in a case here, a Central Bureau of Investigation official said.

AAP collects Rs 91 lakh from Kejriwal's fund-raiser dinner

Mumbai: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal hosted a Rs 20,000 per plate dinner for young professionals, diamond merchants and bankers here kick-starting the party's fund-raising campaign for the Delhi Assembly elections.

Delhi HC allows private schools to set own guidelines for nursery admissions
Delhi HC allows private schools to set own guidelines for nursery admissions

New Delhi: In a major relief for private unaided schools in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Friday allowed them to set their own guidelines for nursery admissions.

Delhi wakes up to cold, misty morning

It was a cold, misty Friday morning in the national capital with a minimum temperature of 10.3 degrees celsius, normal for this time of the season.

Man arrested for raping employee

A 52-year-old book binder was arrested for raping his employee in his house, police said Thursday.

Dwarka water crisis: HC directs Haryana to release water

The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Haryana government to release 719 cubic feet per second of water to the Munak canal to end the water shortage problem of Dwarka area in the capital.

Nine police teams formed to crack Muthoot dacoity case

Nine teams have been constituted by the Superintendent of Police (city), to probe a robbery at a branch of Muthoot Finance company here.

Delhi Police register 165 FIRS during trade fair

Delhi Police registered 165 FIRs during this year's India International Trade Fair (IITF) under various cognisable sections of IPC, which marks a more than five-fold increase over last year's edition.

Delhi school told to provide free winter uniforms to poor children

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed a private unaided school to provide free winter uniforms to its poor and disadvantaged students.

Nursery admissions: HC to give verdict on Friday

The Delhi High Court will deliver on Friday its judgement on the issue of nursery admissions in the national capital which could have a bearing on the admission process for the coming academic year of 2015-16.

PC Chacko made Congress in-charge for Delhi

Senior Congress leader PC Chacko was on Thursday made the in-charge of party affairs in poll-bound Delhi, replacing AICC general secretary Shakeel Ahmed.

CSE welcomes NGT stand on old vehicles, seeks strict compliance

Welcoming the NGT's verdict of not permitting vehicles which are more than 15 years old to ply on the city roads, a research and advocacy group on Thursday said the green tribunal should also assess the effectiveness in meeting clean air targets and increase higher degree of stringency.

Delhi has 16,600 homeless, 184 night shelters

There are 16,600 homeless persons including children and elderly in Delhi and 184 night shelters that can accommodate 14,584 of them are currently functioning, Rajya Sabha was told on Thursday.

New system at Delhi airport to track suspicious movements

An advanced electronic system has been made operational at the international airport here to keep tabs on suspicious passengers and check smuggling.

Husband cannot wriggle out of liability to maintain wife: Delhi court

A husband cannot be allowed to wriggle out of his liability towards his estranged wife on the basis of unilateral divorce taken by him during pendency of maintenance case, a Delhi court has said.

Delhi University changes nomenclature of 12 degrees

Delhi University has changed the nomenclature of at-least 12 degrees offered by it, following instructions from the University Grants Commission (UGC) to abide by the names notified in its gazette.

Man freed of charge of using Yashwant Sinha's forged letter for ticket

A man, who was accused of using a forged letter in the name of then finance minister Yashwant Sinha to get a railway ticket confirmed in 2000, has been acquitted by a Delhi court on the ground that the politician was not made a witness to prove the case.

Three arrested in Delhi for extortion

New Delhi: A businessman and his two employees were arrested for making extortion calls to another businessman after claiming to be members of wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim's gang, police said Thursday.

Delhi LG's help sought over mobile phone towers

New Delhi: Three leading telecom industry associations have written to Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung, seeking his support for proper norms to erect mobile towers since delays on this count are causing call drops and poor service quality.

Man arrested for molesting at Delhi trade fair

A 50-year-old man was arrested for molesting a young girl at the ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF) here, police officials said Thursday.