Delhi News

Questioning Kejriwal brought about my removal: Ramdas

Questioning Arvind Kejriwal on his holding both the posts of Chief Minister and AAP's national convener might have led to L Ramdas's removal as internal Lokpal, feels the former party ombudsman.

Water supply affected in Wazirabad for nearly 3 days; restored

Water supply at Wazirabad area in the city was affected for nearly three days, because of damage suffered by a water rising main of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), due to "construction work" carried by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

AAP MLA Pramila Tokas files FIR accusing man of outraging modesty

Aam Aadmi Party MLA from south Delhi's RK Puram, Pramila Tokas, has filed an FIR against a Munirka village resident accusing him of outraging her modesty at a local temple and threatening her husband.

No proposal to buy surveillance devices: Satyendra Jain

Delhi government on Saturday denied that it had issued any cabinet note proposing to buy high-tech equipment for surveillance by its anti-corruption branch (ACB).

NSUI stages protest over IIT Madras' student body ban

National Students` Union of India (NSUI) members on Saturday staged a protest here against the ban imposed by Indian institute of Technology (IIT) Madras on a student`s group by for allegedly criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Three youth, including an MBA, held for drug peddling

Three youth, including an MBA from Singapore, were arrested for alleged drug trafficking after 275 gm of 'Amphetamine', a banned drug worth Rs 30 lakh, was recovered from them.

Congress seeks Delhi govt's explanation on 'leaked Cabinet note'

Congress on Saturday sought Delhi government's explanation on reports that it was mulling purchasing high-end equipments for surveillance, as it expressed apprehension that the ruling AAP may use such a facility to snoop on its political opponents.

Hot, sunny day in Delhi

 Delhiites sweated it out under a scorching sun today with the mercury rising two notches above the season's average to 42.6 degrees Celsius.

Delhi University admission: Over 1 lakh register online for various undergraduate courses

With offline registration yet to open up for its 54,000 seats, Delhi University has received more than one lakh online applications for admission to various undergraduate courses offered by the premier institute.

Court allows exemption application of Kejriwal, Sisodia and others

Delhi Chief Minister (CM) Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia and some other AAP leaders, accused in cases relating to alleged unlawful assembly during the protests by Aam Aadmi Party in 2012, were on Saturday exempted from personal appearance by a court here.

AAP, BJP train guns at each other; hold separate protests

 Aam Aadmi Party and BJP on Saturday trained guns at each other as they engaged in vociferous protests on separate issues in the national capital inviting police action.

Court grants exemption to Arvind Kejriwal in protest case

A court here on Saturday granted exemption to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from personal appearance in a case related to protest outside former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit's residence in December 2012.

Delhi Assembly Speaker in court over riot case

Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel appeared before a court here on Saturday in a 2008 rioting case.

Snooping row: BJP protests outside Arvind Kejriwal's residence, one injured
Snooping row: BJP protests outside Arvind Kejriwal's residence, one injured

A day after a media report claimed that Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government is planning to buy snooping equipment for its Anti-Corruption Branch, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers staged a protest outside the Delhi Chief Minister’s residence on Saturday.

Congress hits out at AAP govt's appointments

Accusing the Delhi government of violating all laid down norms and procedures, Congress on Friday alleged that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is appointing AAP's volunteers in the city government's administration.

Jewellery shop looted in East Delhi; Owner shot at

Four masked robbers allegedly looted gold ornaments worth lakhs of rupees from a jewelry shop after opening fire on its owner in Mansarovar area of East Delhi this evening, police said.

AAP hails CAT order on Sanjeev Chaturvedi

Hailing the Central Administrative Tribunal's (CAT) recent order on IFS officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi, Aam Aadmi Party on Friday said it should act as an "eye-opener" for the BJP-led Centre.

DDA suspends 3 senior officials after sting operation

DDA on Friday suspended three senior officials and ordered cancellation of all bookings for marriages and other functions in the wake of a sting operation by a private channel that alleged a nexus between the housing authority officials and tent suppliers.

Woman poisons her 2 kids, hangs self

A 30-year-old wife of a software engineer allegedly poisoned her two minor children before she committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan in east Delhi's Shakarpur area.

Arvind Kejriwal-Najeeb Jung tussle: Delhi HC observations on Centre’s order `tentative`, says SC
Arvind Kejriwal-Najeeb Jung tussle: Delhi HC observations on Centre’s order `tentative`, says SC

Both the Centre and the Delhi Government on Friday failed to get total relief from courts in their current battle over AAP government's right to appoint senior bureaucrats to key posts.

Delhi government proposes life term for food adulteration

Food adulterators will face life imprisonment under a new provision envisaged by the Delhi government aimed at combating adulteration, it was announced on Friday.

Man jumps onto Delhi metro track, dies

A 35-year-old unidentified man committed suicide by jumping onto a Delhi Metro rail track here on Friday evening, police said.

DU Admissions: Cluster Innovation Centre
DU Admissions: Cluster Innovation Centre

Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) started in 2011 by University of Delhi is an institute that provides a platform to the young innovators.

No intentions to run Delhi govt: Rajnath

In the midst of the ongoing stand-off between the Delhi Lt Governor and the AAP government, the Centre Friday said it has no intention to run the city government through anyone but is conscious of its Constitutional responsibility and committed to uphold it.

MHA notification: AAP says NDA discrediting it

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi on Friday accused the NDA Government of trying to discredit it and using conspiracies to create obstacles in the smooth functioning of the city administration in the aftermath of the union home ministry's notification that backed Lieutenant Governor (LG) Najeeb Jung on postings of officers.

Three men jailed for 10 years for gang-raping minor in Delhi

Three men have been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court for gang-raping and kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from outside her school.

Fire in Udyog Bhawan, no major damage

 A fire broke out in the fifth floor of Udyog Bhawan on Friday following which five fire tenders were rushed to contain it.

No radioactive leak at IGI airport, say AERB and Delhi govt
No radioactive leak at IGI airport, say AERB and Delhi govt

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) on Friday assured that there was no radioactive substance leak at Delhi Airport, which led to panic at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here early this morning.

Fire breaks out at Udyog Bhawan in Delhi

A minor fire broke out at the Udyog Bhavan bulding in the national capital on Friday morning. The incident took place on the fifth floor of the building.

Partly cloudy morning in Delhi

Delhiites woke up to a partly cloudy sky Friday morning with the weatherman predicting possibility of dust storms and thunderstorms in some areas of the city during the later part of the day.