Delhi News

Kejriwal govt's decision to glorify Gajendra suicide under HC scanner
Kejriwal govt's decision to glorify Gajendra suicide under HC scanner

 The decision of Arvind Kejriwal regime to "glorify" the alleged suicide by hanging by a Rajasthan farmer at an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally here has come under the scanner of the Delhi High Court which has sought a response from the government for declaring him a martyr.

RS passes bill on pecuniary jurisdiction of Delhi HC

 The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Delhi High Court (Amendment) bill to increases pecuniary jurisdiction of the high court in the capital.

Congress slams Vishwas, says AAP 'unable to digest power'

Congress on Wednesday slammed AAP after its leader Kumar Vishwas failed to appear before the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) for a second time, saying that "power has gone to the heads" of the members of the ruling party in Delhi.

If Nepal-like quake hits Delhi, casualties may be in lakhs: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rapped the city's municipal corporations for "dereliction of duty" and allowing buildings to come up without complying with regulations saying it may result in death of lakhs of people if an earthquake, like that in Nepal, occurs here.

Low attendance: DU college seeks 'security deposit'; students protest

 Students of DU's Aryabhatta College on Wednesday held a protest at their campus here against a Rs 2,000 fine which they claimed was being charged for short attendance even though the authorities said that the amount was meant as a security deposit.

Delhi HC grants relief to AAP MLA Jarnail Singh

In a relief to Aam Aadmi Party`s legislator Jarnail Singh, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted him protection from arrest till May 18 for allegedly assaulting a civic body engineer and preventing him from carrying out his duty.

Katara case: HC dismisses Vikas Yadav''s parole extension plea

 The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea by Vikas Yadav, who is serving a 30-year jail term without remission in the Nitish Katara murder case, seeking extension of the parole granted to him.

Delhi Metro plans WiFi facility aboard trains

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) plans to provide WiFi facility aboard its trains as well as in stations, union Minister of State for Urban Development Babul Supriyo said on Wednesday.

Govt weighs shifting of patent office to Delhi

The government is considering shifting the office of Controller General of Patents, Design, Trademark and Geographical Indication from Mumbai to Delhi, Parliament was informed today.

Kumar Vishwas fails to appear before women's panel; DCW chief says AAP a party of traitors
Kumar Vishwas fails to appear before women's panel; DCW chief says AAP a party of traitors

Despite much furore, Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas, Wednesday, did not appear before the Delhi Commission for Women on a complaint filed by a female activist of his own party for not dispelling rumours that he has illicit relationship with her.

Delhi farmer compensation scheme to start on May 8 from Bawana

 Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch his government's farmer compensation scheme on May 8 by distributing cheques to farmers from outer Delhi's Bawana area who have suffered losses due to unseasonal rains.

CIC to hear electricity tariff issue on Wednesday

The Delhi High Court has refused to give any relief to Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission from a complaint case heard by the CIC to decide whether it has put mandatory information in public domain for seeking citizens' opinion on tariff fixation.

Delhi minister suspends six transport department employees

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai has suspended six employees after he caught them taking bribes, a statement said on Tuesday.

Defamation: Court upholds summons order against MHA staffer's wife

A Delhi court on Tuesday refused to set aside a summoning order against a woman for allegedly defaming her husband, a Home Ministry employee, saying there is sufficient ground for proceeding against her.

Activist not allowed to protest outside Delhi Sectt, HC asks why

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought a response of the city police on why a social worker cannot be allowed to protest implementation of Delhi Rent Control Act outside the secretariat building.

Delhi Police to seek custody of cop arrested by ACB

Delhi Police will seek the custody of its head constable who was arrested by the Anti Corruption Branch of the Delhi Government in an alleged case of bribery as the former has registered a separate FIR and launched a parallel investigation in the case.

HC seeks status report on Jarnail Singh bail plea

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked Delhi Police to file status report on the anticipatory bail plea of Aam Aadmi Party legislator Jarnail Singh for allegedly assaulting a civic engineer and stopping him from carrying out his duty.

AIIMS 'gay' doctor sent to judicial custody till May 16

A Delhi court has extended till May 16 judicial custody of the dermatologist husband of a 31- year-old doctor of AIIMS who allegedly committed suicide due to mental torture caused by his sexual orientation.

Delhi Govt to set up incubation centres

Government will set up incubation centres at all higher education institutes, especially technology institutes, across the national capital, Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Tuesday.

Petroleum Ministry documents leak case: Six accused granted bail

A court here on Tuesday granted bail to six people, including former journalist Santanu Saikia and four executives of private firms, who stand accused in the petroleum ministry documents leak case.

Now AAP leader Manish Sisodia asks media to go for 'vipassana'

Two days after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal batted for "public trial" of media, his deputy Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the entire media needs to go for 'vipassana'.

BJP workers protest outside Kejriwal's residence

Delhi BJP workers on Tuesday held a protest outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence demanding action against AAP leader Kumar Vishwas in the wake of a complaint by a party volunteer accusing him of not rebutting "rumours" about an illicit liaison with her.

Man acquitted of charge of raping 12-year-old cousin in Delhi

A man has been acquitted of the charges of raping his 12-year-old cousin by a Delhi court after the girl admitted that she had lodged a false complaint.

Man kills self inside temple in Delhi

A 32-year-old man allegedly shot himself dead inside a temple in south-east Delhi's Kalkaji Extension area last night, police said.

No plan to give full statehood to Delhi: Home Ministry
No plan to give full statehood to Delhi: Home Ministry

The Union Home Ministry has rejected reports that it was mulling to give full statehood to Delhi.

MCD engineer assault case: AAP MLA Jarnail Singh declared absconder
MCD engineer assault case: AAP MLA Jarnail Singh declared absconder

In more trouble for the Aam Aadmi Party, its legislator Jarnail Singh's anticipatory bail application was rejected on Tuesday. The AAP leader is accused of assaulting a South Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) engineer.

AAP doesn't exist outside Delhi: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is grabbing headlines for all the wrong reasons, does not exist outside Delhi and has lost its support base even in the national capital.

Clear day ahead in Delhi, says Met office

Delhiites on Tuesday woke up to a pleasant morning with the minimum temperature settling at 21.3 degrees Celsius, nearly three notches below normal.

Split in Delhi Commission for Women over Kumar Vishwas 'affair' row
Split in Delhi Commission for Women over Kumar Vishwas 'affair' row

Aam Aadmi Party's senior leader Kumar Vishwas, accused by a party volunteer of not rebutting "rumours" about an illicit liaison with her and ruining her reputation, did not appear before the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Tuesday.

Jilted lover kills girl's brother in Delhi, held

A teenager has been arrested for killing the 12-year-old brother of a girl who spurned his advances, police said on Monday.