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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.

Three killed, eight injured in Delhi fire

Three people, including a one-year-old child, died and eight others received burn injuries in a fire that broke out at residential building here early Saturday, a fire service official said.

Doctors go off duty protesting against attack on colleague

Around 15,000 resident doctors at government hospitals in Delhi went off work in protest against the assault on one of their colleagues, causing inconvenience to hundreds of patients.

Arvind Kejriwal to head body to deliver 70-point agenda

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will head a new agency - The Delhi Dialogue Commission - that will implement the AAP`s 70-point agenda for the capital`s growth, officials said Friday.

MHA offers three names to Arvind Kejriwal for picking new CS of Delhi

The Home Ministry has initiated the process of appointing the next Chief Secretary of Delhi by sending a panel of three senior IAS officers to the city government after finding that the only name given by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was too junior to hold the top position.

Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav alleges police probe not fair

 Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav, facing trial for allegedly raping a woman executive who he was ferrying in his taxi, Friday told the court that the Delhi Police has not conducted fair investigation in the matter.

Delhi Metro to run on single line between Sarita Vihar, Badarpur

 The Delhi Metro on Friday said train services between Sarita Vihar and Badarpur stations will run on single line for a few hours over the weekend due to construction work

Delhi Police registers FIR against Asaduddin Owaisi for hate speech

 Delhi Police has registered an FIR against All India Majlis Ittehadul Muslimin (AIMIM) leader and MP Asaduddin Owaisi for waging war and promoting enmity among religious groups among other sections in connection with an alleged hate speech he had delivered last year.

AAP demands probe into corporate house bribes

The AAP on Friday demanded an independent and court monitored probe after media reports claimed that a corporate house influenced top politicians, government officials and media.

Delhi Police registers FIR against Owaisi for hate speech

The Delhi Police has registered an FIR against All India Majlis Ittehadul Muslimin (AIMIM) leader and MP Asaduddin Owaisi for waging war and promoting enmity among religious groups among other sections in connection with an alleged hate speech he had delivered last year.

Uber case: Cops 'hand-in-glove' with prosecution, claims Yadav

The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a 25-year-old woman executive, on Friday claimed before a court here that the Delhi Police were "hand-in-glove" with the prosecution to ensure his conviction and there were several loopholes in the probe conducted in the case.

Delhi: Resident doctors protest over security issues

Resident doctors working in government hospitals on Friday staged a protest following the delay in improving security conditions in hospitals here.

Sikkimese woman raped in Delhi; AIIMS doctor,4 others arrested

A 25-year-old woman from Sikkim, the wife of an Army personnel, was trafficked to Delhi where she was allegedly raped by an AIIMS doctor in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area here on Thursday night.

Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi Dialogue Commission formed to implement poll promises
Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi Dialogue Commission formed to implement poll promises

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Friday announced the formation of Delhi Dialogue Commission under the leadership of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Delhi Police head constable booked for raping relative

A 30-year-old woman has accused a Delhi Police head constable, who happens to be her relative, of raping her in outer Delhi's Alipur area, police said on Thursday.

Railway Budget lacks vision, offers nothing to 'aam aadmi': AAP

AAP on Thursday said that the NDA government's Railway Budget "lacks vision" and has nothing in it for the "aam aadmi" even as it claimed that the key problems affecting the public transporter had not been dealt with in it.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal wants to meet Haryana CM on water-sharing

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Thursday wrote to his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar seeking a meeting to discuss water-sharing between the two states, an official said.

Uber cab rape case: Court refuses to stay proceedings

A Delhi court on Thursday refused to stay proceedings in the Uber cab rape case till pronouncement of order by Delhi High Court on the accused driver's plea for recall of witnesses.

ED raids controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi's premises

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday carried out searches on the premises of controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi in connection with its hawala and foreign exchange violation case against him.

Arvind Kejriwal meets Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and raised issues relating to the law-and-order situation in the national capital.

Rs one crore financial assistance to family of CRPF Jawan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced Rs one crore financial assistance to the family of CRPF Jawan Narottam Das who was killed in a Maoist attack in Bihar.

Fake IPS officer held in Delhi

 A 44-year-old PhD degree holder and former college professor was arrested from west Delhi`s Karol Bagh for cheating people by impersonating as an IPS officer, officials said Thursday.

Air India plane from Delhi suffers tyre burst while landing

In a narrow escape for over 170 people on board an Air India flight from Delhi, a rear tyre of the aircraft burst as it landed at the Nedumbassery airport here Thursday.

NHRC asks Delhi Police to submit report on placement agencies

National Human Rights Commission on Thursday asked the Delhi Police to submit a report about placement agencies working in the national capital on allegations over their involvement in human trafficking.

Acid attack victims captured in stark monochrome

A young photojournalist intrigued by the post-traumatic life of the acid attack victims is showing the world, the pains and scars of such women, many of whom, however chose to live bravely after the incident.

Hospital asked by Delhi HC to provide dialysis to daily wage worker

The Delhi High Court has asked a city-based hospital to provide hemodialysis and other medical facilities to a daily wage worker, who was denied it on the ground of his insufficient contribution to the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC).

Every driver should be in full control of vehicle: Court

It is the responsibility of every driver to be in full control of his vehicle and to drive at a speed so as not to endanger lives of others, a Delhi court has observed while upholding jail term of a bus driver whose "reckless" driving led to the death of a scooterist.

Clear sky in Delhi today

The sky will be clear on Thursday here and the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 25 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said.

Arvind Kejriwal meets people at janta durbar

From sulking contractual employees, whose services were terminated to a complaint related to pending pension application of a senior citizen, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met over 500 people at his 'janta durbar'.

Uber provides full details for licence to operate in Delhi

Uber, the US-based online taxi-hailing company, on Wednesday provided "full" details to the Delhi government which it had asked for its application to resume services in the city.