Delhi News

Two Beasts in Obama's 60-vehicle carcade in Delhi

Visiting US President Barack Obama`s 60-vehicle motorcade which drove down the roads of the Indian capital Sunday included his two Beasts, the armoured presidential limousines, on the first day of his three-day visit.

Minor fire at Russian embassy in Delhi

A minor fire broke out at the Russian embassy here Sunday morning, an official said.

Delhi polls: Now anyone can have selfie with Modi for free, says Ananth Kumar

A day after BJP launched its 'Selfie with Modi' campaign in Delhi, Union Minister Ananth Kumar on Sunday said now anyone can have a selfie with the Prime Minister for free whereas, he claimed, AAP charges people for clicking a picture with its chief Arvind Kejriwal.

Sunanda Pushkar death: Shashi Tharoor likely to be questioned again next week

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is likely to be questioned again next week in connection with his wife Sunanda Pushkar's mysterious death as police looks to join the pieces in the case.

Delhi polls: 6P for women security, jobs, boosting NGOs on Kiran Bedi's agenda
Delhi polls: 6P for women security, jobs, boosting NGOs on Kiran Bedi's agenda

As poll campaign nears a crescendo, BJP's CM candidate Kiran Bedi is counting on her administrative experience of over three decades as an IPS officer to deliver on her promise of strong governance that can ensure women security, employment and welfare initiatives.

50-strong canine squad to ensure safe Republic Day

 Sheru and Dolly and 48 of their mates in the Delhi Police dog squad are at it as hard as any of the other 45,000 security personnel in the national capital to ensure an incident-free Republic Day parade at which US President Barack Obama will be the chief guest.

Obama-Modi hold talks on civil nuke deal and a range of issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama on Sunday held talks on a range of crucial issues, including removing hurdles in operationalising the long-stalled civil nuclear agreement and enhancing ties in defence, trade and commerce and climate change.

Make Delhi friendly and secure for women: Najeeb Jung
Make Delhi friendly and secure for women: Najeeb Jung

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Sunday called upon the citizens of the national capital to make the city friendly and secure for women with "deep sensitisation" within families.

Delhi polls: Kiran Bedi or Arvind Kejriwal – whoever becomes CM will be a good thing, says Anna Hazare

Anti-corruption crusador Anna Hazare on Sunday commented on former IPS officer Kiran Bedi and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal being the chief ministerial candidates of the political parties for the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls and said that it will be a good thing if either one of them gets elected to the top post.

Cold Sunday morning in Delhi

Delhiites woke up to a cold Sunday morning with foggy conditions leading to the delay of 56 trains.

To woo youths, AAP lines up flash mob dances, street concerts

In an attempt to attract youths, especially first-time voters, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has roped in volunteers of its students' wing to hold flash mob performances and roadside concerts in the city.

Traffic restrictions in place in Delhi for Obama visit

Traffic restrictions have been put in place in the national capital ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit with roads around ITC Maurya Hotel being shut down for vehicular movement while those leading to Rajpath will remain out of bounds for general public from Sunday evening.

Crackdown on app-based cab services in Delhi

In a major crackdown on app-based cab services in the national capital, Delhi Traffic Police Saturday prosecuted 76 such taxi drivers including one of Uber and impounded more than 30 cabs for violations of the ban imposed on them last month by the city government.

HRD Ministry raises questions on DU's preparations for CBCS
HRD Ministry raises questions on DU's preparations for CBCS

The HRD Ministry has put a spoke in Delhi University's plans to introduce the choice based credit transfer scheme from the coming academic session, raising questions about the preparations made, even though it had itself directed all central varsities to implement it from the said period.

Delhi polls: PM Modi to hit campaign trail next week

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hit the assembly election campaign trail in the national capital when he addresses four public rallies in four districts - North, East, South and West.

Delhi polls: Disgruntled cadres will ensure BJP's defeat in polls, says AAP's Kumar Vishwas

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday said the BJP was fighting a "losing battle" while claiming that "disgruntled cadres" of the rival party over the decision to field Kiran Bedi as the chief ministerial candidate, will make sure that it doesn't win in the elections.

Three held for illegal stay in India

Three Bangladeshi nationals were arrested for living in Badkal village here without a valid visa, police said on Saturday.

Don't repeat mistakes made in last polls: Swaraj to Delhiites

Campaigning for BJP ahead of Delhi Assembly polls, Union Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday asked Delhiites not to make the mistakes made in the last Assembly elections and vote for BJP for a stable government.

Arvind Kejriwal claims not invited to R-Day; AAP, Congress slam Centre

Expressing surprise, former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday claimed the Centre has not extended him an invite to attend the Republic Day celebrations.

Delhi polls: Amit Shah attacks Kejriwal over bribery remark

 Lashing out at Arvind Kejriwal over his "bribery remarks", BJP president Amit Shah today said that the AAP leader has "insulted" the people of Delhi and asked them to give a befitting reply in the upcoming election.

Unprecedented security for US President Barack Obama's Delhi visit

An unprecedented security arrangement, comprising Delhi Police and para-military forces, has been put in place in the national capital ahead of the arrival of the US President Barack Obama, who is on a three-day visit beginning tomorrow.

Obama to plant sapling at Rajghat

US President Barack Obama will plant a sapling after the wreath-laying ceremony at Rajghat Sunday, the external affairs ministry said Saturday.

BJP's Nupur Sharma compares AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal to a monkey

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Arvind Kejriwal's challenger from the New Delhi constituency, Nupur Sharma, on Saturday lashed out at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief by comparing him to a monkey.

No water supply in Gurgaon for two days

Water supply will remain disrupted Jan 27-28 in Gurgaon city on account of repair of the damaged master water supply line, a senior official said here Saturday.

Gurgaon bans entry of heavy vehicles on Republic Day

Heavy vehicles will not be allowed to enter Gurgaon from the neighbouring districts Jan 26, police said Saturday.

Left parties' protest march against Obama visit

A day before the US president Barack Obama arrives here, seven Left parties on Saturday held a protest march against inviting him as the chief guest at the Republic Day parade and "weakening" of India's civil nuclear liability law to favour American "imperialism".

Delhi polls: BJP launches 'Selfie with Modi' to woo young voters

In an effort to woo young voters, BJP will set up around 2,500 'Selfie with Modi' booths across the city where people will be able to click their photos with a "virtual Narendra Modi".

Partly overcast Saturday in Delhi, clear sky on Sunday

It was a partly overcast sky in the national capital Saturday with the maximum temperature recorded at 16.9 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season`s average and the weather department forecasting a clear weekend.

Arvind Kejriwal responds to EC's notice, gives detailed explanation

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal has submitted a detailed explanation in response to the notice issued by the Election Commission over false allegations against Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay and his 'bribe' remark.

Former RLD leader Anuradha Chaudhary joins BJP

 Former RLD leader Anuradha Chaudhary and ex-AAP member Ezaz Amar Khan today joined the BJP ahead of Delhi Assembly election.