Delhi News

No regular hiring at Delhi govt-funded colleges until GBs in place, DU warned

 Objecting to the appointment of principals to nine DU colleges funded by it, Delhi government has warned the varsity to not go ahead with any recruitments until it has nominated the members to the governing bodies of such institutions.

Journalist's sister wants viscera examined in Delhi

 Pakshi Singh, the sister of television reporter Akshay Singh who died in Madhya Pradesh under mysterious circumstances while covering the Vyapam scam, has requested that the viscera samples of her brother should be sent to Delhi for test.

Journalist's sister wants viscera examined in Delhi

 Pakshi Singh, the sister of television reporter Akshay Singh who died in Madhya Pradesh under mysterious circumstances while covering the Vyapam scam, has requested that the viscera samples of her brother should be sent to Delhi for test.

St Stephen's molestation row: Thampu says victim being used against him

St Stephen's college principal Valson Thampu, who is embroiled in a controversy over shielding the accused in a molestation row, on Sunday claimed "the victim is being used against him" and a forensic investigation of the "purported" recordings will clear the air.

Ajmer blast case: RJD asks PM to take firm steps, says 'terror has no religion'

With 13 crucial prosecution witnesses turning hostile in the Ajmer blast case, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi must take firm steps in cases of terrorism as it has no religion, caste and creed.

Delhi Metro strengthens crowd control measures

With newer sections taking it deep into the NCR and bringing waves of commuters to its fold, Delhi Metro has strengthened its crowd control mechanism by increasing trains by 21 per cent, adding new coaches and significantly reducing the number of snags.

Strategic arrest on Friday night violation of Constitution: CIC

Strategically arresting people on Friday night to deprive them a court hearing till Monday is a violation of the Constitution, the Central Information Commission has held.

DDA VC post falls vacant

The post of vice-chairman in Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has fallen vacant following the transfer of senior IAS officer Balvinder Kumar from the urban body.

NDMC trained women drivers to drive government vehicles soon

Women drivers trained by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will soon be seen driving government vehicles, with a proposal mooted by the civic body getting a positive response from the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

Delhi: Four new wholesale fruits, vegetable markets to come up

With an aim of controlling price of vegetables and fruits, the Aam Aadmi Party government has decided to build four new wholesale markets in the city.

Arun Jaitley condoles demise of journalist Akshay Singh

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Arun Jaitley on Sunday condoled the death of journalist Akshay Singh.

Delhi woman moves HC against 'bigamous' senior Delhi Police officer

A 36-year-old woman has knocked the doors of Delhi High Court for legal action against a senior Delhi Police officer, claiming he tied the knot with her despite being already married with two sons and threatened to kill her and her son if she did not settle the issue.

Mere refusal to participate in TIP doesn't prove offence: Delhi Court

Mere refusal to participate in a Test Identification Parade (TIP) is not sufficient to prove charges against an accused, a Delhi court has said while acquitting a bus driver of charges of causing death due to negligent driving.

Foreigners availing Research Visa to undergo strict scrutiny

Foreigners intending to work in NGOs, carry out research work on human rights and environment issues will have to face stricter scrutiny of their visa applications after detection of several incidents of alleged misuse of these provisions.

Journalist's death in MP: No 'foul play', claims medical officer; Rahul Gandhi expresses anguish

Even as the post mortem report of journalist Akshay Singh ruled out foul play, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday expressed anguish at the death and extended condolences to his family members.

Rashtrapati Bhawan, South Block lagging behind in Swachh drive

Hyderabad House, Vigyan Bhawan and Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan have topped the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) rating, leaving behind Rashtrapati Bhawan and South Block among the 29 government buildings in the capital that were screened for overall cleanliness.

Congress has no right to question AAP's functioning: Dilip Pandey

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Dilip Pandey on Saturday said that the Congress Party had no right to point fingers at his party`s functioning and added that Delhi`s Budget was made in consultation with the people.

Communal tension in North East Delhi colony

Security has been beefed up in North East Delhi's Sri Ram Colony following tension between two communities in the area over an event organized by local unit of RSS at a park.

St Stephen's molestation case: Principal says it wasn't for him to approach cops
St Stephen's molestation case: Principal says it wasn't for him to approach cops

Amid allegations of attempts to hush up a molestation row in St Stephen's College, its principal Valson Thampu on Saturday said it was not for him but the victim to go to police.

Jan Lokpal Bill will be introduced soon: AAP leader Mayank Gandhi

Aam Aadmi Party leader Mayank Gandhi on Saturday hit back at critics who accused the party of delaying Jan Lokpal Bill and putting it into cold storage.

Not right to demand salary hike when farmers are committing suicide: AAP leader

 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh on Saturday said that it was not right for the MLAs to demand a hike in pay when the farmers in the country were committing suicide.

Smart comfort taxis in Delhi soon

Delhi government is mulling introducing 'smart comfort taxis' in the national capital which will not only be eco-friendly but also a cheaper alternative to auto rickshaws.

AAP calls for an 'open debate' over salary hike of its MLAs

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday called for an open debate regarding the MLAs allowance hike issue, adding that the party needed to get rid of the 'swindlers' first.

St Stephen's molestation case: HRD Ministry asks UGC to step in
St Stephen's molestation case: HRD Ministry asks UGC to step in

Amid a raging controversy over the alleged molestation at St Stephen's College, HRD Ministry Saturday asked UGC to take "appropriate measure" to ensure the institute's Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) completes the enquiry "expeditiously" and "impartially".

AAP govt has lost its credibility: BJP

BJP on Saturday attacked Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi, saying the Aam Aadmi Party has lost its credibility as the expectations with which people voted for it have been "shattered".

No party has mechanism to check education degrees: AAP

With one of its MLAs arrested in an alleged fake degree case, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday said there is no mechanism with any political party to examine the degrees of its party members.

MLAs with no alternative income source facing 'financial challenges': AAP

 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj on Saturday said that the legislators, who do not have an alternative source of income, are facing 'financial challenges' and called for a debate on the issue of their salary hike.

Delhi Police seize over four quintals of cannabis

 Delhi Police on Saturday seized over four quintals of cannabis (gaanja).

Congress slams AAP over salary hike of MLAs

 The Congress on Saturday slammed the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP Government over salary hike of its MLAs saying that it was evident the Delhi Chief Minister keeping any of the promises he had made to the people.

AAP, BJP spar over MLA pay hike

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj on Saturday said that no party MLA has demanded pay hike.