Delhi News

Prashant, Yogendra thrown out of AAP, Shanti Bhushan says Kejriwal is 'new Hitler'
Prashant, Yogendra thrown out of AAP, Shanti Bhushan says Kejriwal is 'new Hitler'

Apparently upset over their expulsion from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), its founder-leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday said that they made a huge mistake in not identifying the true colours of Arvind Kejriwal.

Arvind Kejriwal has betrayed the nation: Shanti Bhushan

A day after the Aam Aadmi Party expelled Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav for “anti-party activities”, former law minister Shanti Bhushan on Tuesday said that party chief Arvind Kejriwal has betrayed the nation.

Youth accused of shooting model arrested in Delhi

The 23-year-old youth who had allegedly shot at his 'wife', a struggling model, at her residence in South Delhi last week, has been arrested.

Would not be bad if we fulfilled 50 percent promises: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said it would not be bad if his government fulfilled about half the promises made before the polls, in five years.

Domestic violence case lodged against AAP MLA Rakhi Birla's brother

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Rakhi Birla's sister-in-law Priyanka filed a domestic violence case against her husband here, police said on Monday.

Aam Aadmi Party expels Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan for 'anti-party' activities
Aam Aadmi Party expels Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan for 'anti-party' activities

The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday expelled dissident party leaders Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav and two others for indulging in 'anti-party activities'.

Afghan national shot at in Delhi

An Afghan national was injured in a firing incident while his local friend received injuries in a related fight at Khirki Extension in Malviya Nagar area in the today, police said.

Court issues warrant against Delhi ex-MLA Shokeen

A court here on Monday issued non-bailable warrant (NBW) against former Delhi legislator Rambir Shokeen for evading the probe into an arms case against his nephew and alleged gangster Neeraj Bawana.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal suspends two NDMC employees for dereliction of duty

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ordered suspension of two New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) employees for "dereliction of duty" and failing to addressing sewage and cleanliness issues.

Danish woman gang-rape: Court records prosecution witnesses' statements

A Delhi court on Monday recorded statements of two prosecution witnesses, including a magistrate, in a case in which a 52-year-old Danish woman was allegedly gang-raped by eight persons here last year.

Plea in Delhi HC for disbanding of Intelligence Bureau

A petition was on Monday moved in Delhi High Court challenging the constitutional validity of the existence and formation of Intelligence Bureau (IB) and seeking its "disbanding".

Court to hear defamation plea against AAP, Arvind Kejriwal on August 5

A Delhi court on Moday fixed August 5 for hearing afresh a defamation complaint filed against Aam Aadmi Party and its leaders including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

South African woman held at IGIA for concealing drugs in cricket gear

A 22-year-old South African woman was held at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here for allegedly trying to smuggle out Rs 1.18 crore worth narcotic drugs, neatly concealed inside cricket gear and shoes.

Delhi court issues non- bailable warrant against ex-MLA Rambir Shokeen

A court here on Monday issued a non- bailable warrant (NBW) against former Independent MLA Rambir Shokeen who was evading joining the investigation in the case in which his nephew and gangster Neeraj Bawana was arrested.

Gang-rape documentary: SC asks advocate to respond

The Supreme Court on Monday granted two weeks time to one of the two advocates, accused of making derogatory remarks against women in a BBC documentary on the December 16 gangrape case, to file response to a plea of women lawyers' body which has sought action against them.

Teenager abducted, raped by youth

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and raped by a youth here and was rescued after a month, police said on Monday.

Yogendra Yadav hits back at AAP, says leadership violating party constitution
Yogendra Yadav hits back at AAP, says leadership violating party constitution

Dissident AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Monday hit back at the party leadership, accusing it of indulging in "gross violation" of the constitution and claiming that no party body was consulted when Arvind Kejriwal resigned as the Delhi Chief Minister.

Delhi youth gets life term for stabbing man, injuring another

A 24-year-old youth has been sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment for fatally stabbing a man and trying to kill another by a Delhi court which relied on the testimony of the eye-witnesses.

Nirbhaya documentary: SC adjourns hearing on petition seeking action against defence lawyers

The Supreme Court, Monday, adjourned hearing on a petition filed by an association of women lawyers seeking action against two advocates for making derogatory remarks on women in a BBC documentary on the December 16 gang-rape case.

Sunny Monday in Delhi on Monday

 It was a sunny Monday morning here with the maximum temperature settling five notches above the seasons's average at 26 degrees Celsius.

Prashant Bhushan responds to AAP notice, accuses Ashish Khetan of writing 'paid news'
Prashant Bhushan responds to AAP notice, accuses Ashish Khetan of writing 'paid news'

In a scathing reply to the Aam Aadmi Party's showcause notice, party leader Prashant Bhushan on Monday rejected the charges levelled against him and questioned the constitution of the “National Disciplinary Committee”.

Day after clash, heavy police deployment in Trilokpuri

Situation in East Delhi's Trilokpuri was "under control" but tension was palpable in the area, a day after a brief clash broke out between residents of two blocks over vehicle parking issue.

Rebel AAP camp seeks one more day to reply to showcause notice

Citing prior commitment of their leaders, the rebel camp of Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday sought one more day to respond to the showcause notice issued to them by the party.

Major fire in outer Delhi; 2 killed

Two persons including a five-year-old girl were killed and 15 others injured during a major fire incident in outer Delhi's Mangolpuri area on Sunday, police said.

Traumatised over 'gay' husband AIIMS doctor kills self

A 31-year-old woman doctor of All India Institute of Medical Sciences allegedly committed suicide due to "immense" mental torture caused by the sexual orientation of her husband, a dermatologist in the same hospital.

Delhi's Trilokpuri remains tense a day after skirmish

A day after Delhi's Trilokpuri area witnessed a skirmish over parking issue, the area remained tense on Sunday and police personnel were deployed to keep things under control.

AAP govt kicks off 'participatory budget' exercise

The AAP government on Sunday kicked off its first "participatory budget" exercise amidst much fanfare and enthusiasm at a function attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in his deputy Manish Sisodia's Patparganj constituency.

Tension in Trilokpuri as residents clash

A clash between the residents of two adjoining blocks sparked tension in east Delhi's Trilokpuri, prompting the deployment of a large police contingent in the area which had seen communal trouble in October of last year.

Man held with pistol in Delhi Metro

A 25-year-old man was arrested for allegedly carrying a country-made pistol in the Delhi Metro here, an official said on Sunday.

Two dead, 14 injured in Delhi fire

 Two people including a seven-year-old girl died and 14 others suffered burn injuries after a major fire broke out here on Sunday, fire officials said.