Delhi News

Delhi Metro fares may be hiked after polls, last revised in 2009

 Delhi Metro fares may be hiked soon after the Assembly polls as the government has initiated a process to review the rates which were last raised in 2009.

'Development fund released to Delhi MLAs more than Rs 4 crore'

 Over Rs 297 crore was released as local area development fund to MLAs in Delhi in the current financial year, a sum which surpasses the stipulated amount of Rs 4 crore given to each constituency, according to an RTI.

Kejriwal again apologises, promises not to quit again

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal has once again apologised for his actions during his 49-day tenure as Chief Minister of Delhi last year and promised not to quit again.

Conversion claim: St Stephen's Principal dragged to court

Valson Thampu, Principal of St Stephen's College, has been dragged to court by a suspended administrative officer of the institution who alleged that he was pressurising him to convert to Christianity.

Delhi polls: Congress, BJP, AAP field just 19 women candidates

Assurances on women safety are galore in the national capital in the run up to the Delhi Assembly polls but when it comes to fielding women candidates, the major parties in the fray have fared poorly.

Delhi Assembly polls: My new name is 'Vikaas Bedi', says Kiran Bedi

Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Delhi chief ministerial candidates Kiran Bedi on Sunday said that her name has been changed to 'Vikaas Bedi' and she is here to link the development of Delhi with that of the country.

Heightened vigil to check black money flow during Delhi polls

Central revenue department officials have raised vigil to check any flow of black money from air and land transit points ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections here.

Sunny Sunday likely in Delhi

 It will be a sunny Sunday in the national capital and the maximum temperature is likely to settle around 21 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said.

Kin of road accident victim get over Rs 8 Lakh compensation in Delhi

A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal here has awarded over Rs eight lakh to the relatives of a 59- year-old man who died after being hit by a rashly driven motorcycle in August 2011.

Delhi elections: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise poll pitch for BJP in Dwarka today
Delhi elections: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise poll pitch for BJP in Dwarka today

A day after addressing a massive crowd in East Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be raising poll pitch at Dwarka on Sunday ahead of Assembly polls.

'Govt of dharnas' will stall Delhi's development: Amit Shah

Hitting out at Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party, BJP Chief Amit Shah on Saturday asked people of Delhi not to choose a "government of dharnas" else the Centre would not be able to develop the national capital.

Arvind Kejriwal used Anna Hazare: Uma Bharti

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday accused AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal of "using" Anna Hazare and said the party does not deserve another chance as its government "ran away" from responsibilities after remaining in power for 49 days.

Shootout in Delhi: Criminal killed, two policemen injured

An 18-year-old suspected criminal was shot dead and his accomplice injured in a shootout in Delhi late Saturday evening, police said. Two policemen were injured in the incident.

Delhi polls: Kejriwal crticises Modi for focusing on AAP

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday criticised him for targeting AAP in his election rally and not touching upon critical issues like laying out a roadmap for development of the city.

Delhi statehood issue a sensitive one: Amit Shah

Terming as 'sensitive' the matter of granting full statehood to Delhi, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said it should not be made an election issue and called for a proper debate over it.

PM Narendra Modi seeks full majority in Delhi, promises honest government
PM Narendra Modi seeks full majority in Delhi, promises honest government

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday attacked the AAP, dubbing it the party of "back-stabbers" and "betrayers", while asking voters in Delhi to give the BJP full majority in the Feb 7 assembly polls and promising them an "honest government" in return.

AAP violated Model Code: EC

 Holding that Aam Aadmi Party prima facie violated the Model Code of Conduct by allegedly using the photo of BJP's CM nominee Kiran Bedi without her permission in its campaign, Election Commission on Saturday issued a show-cause notice to its national secretary Pankaj Gupta asking why action should not be taken against him.

'Paanch Sawaal': BJP punches holes in AAP's manifesto, questions 'Golmaal' Kejriwal's promises
'Paanch Sawaal': BJP punches holes in AAP's manifesto, questions 'Golmaal' Kejriwal's promises

With the Delhi Assembly Elections right around the corner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) launched a third salvo on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday and posed its third set of 'paanch sawaal' (5 questions) to Arvind Kejriwal.

BJP issuing ads in violation of model code of conduct: Congress

Congress on Saturday moved the Election Commission seeking action against BJP claiming that since it has not come out with its election manifesto for Delhi assembly polls, its advertisements or electoral promises amounted to violation of the Model Code of Conduct.

Uber cab rape case: Prosecution evidence closed in 17 days

Prosecution on Saturday completed recording of evidence in the Uber cab rape case as part of the fast-track trial in a Delhi court, taking just 17 days.

How to ensure there are no discrepancies in EVMs, AAP asks EC

 Voicing apprehension about discrepancies in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday approached the Election Commission seeking to know what should the voters do in such a scenario.

Kejriwal, get some stability: Nupur Sharma

Arvind Kejriwal's challenger in the New Delhi constituency Nupur Sharma may be a first time contestant but the London School of Economics post-graduate says she is confident of pulling off a surprise and defeat the AAP chief in the prestigious seat.

'Tea cups with pics of political leaders were mistakenly distributed on board Shatabdi Express'

The Chief Public Relation Officer Northern Railways Neeraj Sharma has revealed that some tea cups with pictures of politicians were mistakenly distributed on board Delhi to Amritsar Shatabdi Express, as per reports on Saturday.

Ready to debate with Amit Shah: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal Saturday said he was ready to debate with BJP president Amit Shah if the party names him its chief ministerial candidate for the Feb 7 Delhi assembly polls.

People worried about discrepancies in EVMs: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said people are worried about discrepancies in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), adding that his party had sought time from the Election Commission to know what procedure must be followed in such a scenario.

BJP moves EC over Kumar Vishwas' "sexist comment" against Kiran Bedi
BJP moves EC over Kumar Vishwas' "sexist comment" against Kiran Bedi

Stepping up campaigning for the upcoming Assembly Elections in Delhi, Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Saturday reproached the Aam Aadmi Party for "making sexist comments".

Clear Saturday in Delhi

 It was a pleasant Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 6.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.

Over 5000 liquor bottles seized ahead of Delhi polls

Election Commission officials seized 5,964 bottles of illicit liquor from a godown allegedly owned by AAP's Uttam Nagar candidate Naresh Balyan on Friday night.

PM Narendra Modi's Delhi rally: As it happened
PM Narendra Modi's Delhi rally: As it happened

In a bid to woo voters in the national capital ahead of Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised a poll pitch in East Delhi on Saturday.

Delhi polls: AAP promises 50% cut in power tariff, free Wi-Fi, water
Delhi polls: AAP promises 50% cut in power tariff, free Wi-Fi, water

Immediate 50 per cent cut in power tariff, free Wi-Fi across Delhi, installation of 10-15 lakh CCTV cameras for women security, making water a legal right and bringing down the VAT significantly are among 70 promises the AAP made in its manifesto to make Delhi a "truly" global city and ensure inclusive growth for all sections.