Delhi News

Woman shot dead in Delhi

A 50-year-old woman was shot dead by three men inside her house in here, police said on Thursday.

Delhi Police on alert: BS Bassi

The Delhi Police is on alert to avert any terror attack following intelligence inputs issued to states, Police Commissioner BS Bassi said on Thursday.

Foggy morning in Delhi today

New Delhi: Delhiites on Thursday woke up to a foggy morning with minimum temperature settling at 7.4 degrees Celsius.

St Stephen's revokes suspension of admin officer

New Delhi: St Stephen's College has revoked the suspension of an administrative officer after acting against him last week for alleged misconduct even as his plea challenging the order is pending before the Delhi High Court.

Cold, foggy morning in Delhi

It was a cold and foggy morning here Thursday. The minimum temperature was 7.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

Delhi HC to hear plea against St Stephen's college today

The Delhi High Court will on Thursday hear a plea filed by Subha Kumar Dash, the suspended administrative officer of St Stephen's College here.

Delhi school students to pay tribute to Pakistan terror victims today

Over 1,500 students from different government schools will on Thursday pay tribute to the Pakistan terror attack victims.

Delhi's Aurangzeb Road not to be renamed


New Delhi: Aurangzeb Road in Lutyen's Delhi, the address of the city's many billionaires, will not be renamed, parliament was told Wednesday.

Kejriwal questions Delhi CEO's transfer

Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday questioned the transfer of Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Deo "just days before" Assembly polls.

Amit Shah holds meeting with Delhi BJP leaders

BJP president Amit Shah held a meeting with Delhi BJP leaders to take the stock of election preparations for the forthcoming Assembly polls.

Delhi police taking all steps to ensure security in city

Delhi Police is taking all the necessary steps to ensure security in the national capital in the wake of the recent terror strikes in Peshawar and Sydney.

Bill to regularise e-rickshaws gets wide support in Lok Sabha

A bill to regularise e-rickshaws and provide for driving licences for drivers plying these battery-operated vehicles drew wide support in Lok Sabha today even as some opposition members demanded that it be sent to the Standing Committee for wider consultations.

App-based cab booking service to return in national capital

App-based cab booking services will soon make a comeback in the capital with the Delhi government making specific guidelines for their operation which will include mandatory installation of GPS devices and providing full database of their drivers to police.

Delhi school website defaced by Islamic State, principal threatened
Delhi school website defaced by Islamic State, principal threatened

A Delhi school principal was threatened over telephone a month after the school`s official website was defaced by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, police said Wednesday.

Ex-BJP MLA, who fell unconscious at Sadhvi's rally, dies

 Senior BJP leader and former Trilokpuri MLA Sunil Vaid, who fell unconscious on stage while delivering his address during the rally of Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on December 8, passed away today at a private hospital here.

2014 midnight raid: HC to hear Somnath Bharti's plea on Dec 22

The Delhi High Court will hear on December 22 Somnath Bharti's plea challenging the NHRC order holding him guilty of "racial prejudice and unlawful acts" against 12 African women during his controversial midnight raid early this year.

Mamata Banerjee leaves for Delhi to meet Pranab Mukherjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday left for Delhi to visit President Pranab Mukherjee who underwent coronary angioplasty recently.

Fog delays flights, trains in Delhi

The operation of some flights and trains was affected in the national capital on Wednesday, as the visibility reduced to 700 meters due to fog.

Delhi HC bar calls for strike today

The Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) called for a strike for Wednesday to protest Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's decision to table a bill to enhance the pecuniary jurisdiction of the district courts in Parliament this week.

UP, Delhi to work on development of border areas

Uttar Pradesh and Delhi have agreed to work on a plan to develop areas on the border of the two states, an official said on Wednesday.

Uber rape case aftermath: Delhi Police's 'hall of shame' of sexual offenders
Uber rape case aftermath: Delhi Police's 'hall of shame' of sexual offenders

Delhi Police has come up with a list of repeat sexual offenders – an initiative that could come in handy for those looking to check the background of a person they're looking to employ or as a general effort to name and shame sexual predators lurking in the capital.

Delhi High Court bar calls for strike Wednesday

The Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) called for a strike a for Wednesday to protest Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's decision to table a bill to enhance the pecuniary jurisdiction of the district courts in parliament this week.

Bus ride organised in Delhi in memory of Dec 16 gang-rape

A bus ride was on Tuesday organised in the national capital in memory of the 2012 December 16 bus gangrape and murder incident which shook the nation.

DU planning book on NE tour of Gyanodaya Express

As it gears up for its 'Gyanodaya Express' to chug off on a tour of the northeast, Delhi University has decided it will publish a book on the excursion by its students and the projects undertaken by them.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Accused seek transfer of case

A Delhi court on Tuesday sought CBI's response on a plea of two of the accused, who along with Congress leader Sajjan Kumar are facing trial in a 30-year-old anti-Sikh riots case, seeking transfer of the case.

Nirbhaya Fund still remains unspent: AAP

Two years after the brutal gang-rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, AAP on Tuesday said very little has changed on women's security front and the Nirbhaya Fund set up following the incident still remains unspent.

LS nod to bill to regularise unauthorised colonies in Delhi

Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill to regularise unauthorised colonies and rehabilitate slum dwellers in Delhi after incorporating a key amendment suggested by BJP members from the national capital.

Women no longer silent recipients of abuse: Delhi Police

Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Tuesday said the increase in the number of complaints registered by women showed that the members of the community were coming out to report crimes committed against them.

Sheila Dikshit concerned over slow progress of women's safety measures

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday expressed concerns over the slow-paced functioning of measures that had been initiated to bring crimes against women to a standstill.

AAP to host fund-raiser lunch in Lucknow

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will organise a fund-raiser lunch with traders, government employees and the common people here on December 27. The event will offer an 'AAP thali' for Rs 11,000 to raise funds for Delhi polls, an organiser said.