Delhi News

DUSU Polls: AAP's student wing declares candidates

Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS), the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) student wing, on Sunday announced the names of its candidates for the Delhi University Students Union polls to be held next month.

Medical student commits suicide in AIIMS hostel

A 17-year-old MBBS student allegedly committed suicide early Sunday by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her hostel room in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, police said.

Modi govt 'finally accepts land ordinance was a mistake': AAP

AAP on Sunday charged that the BJP-led NDA government had "finally accepted its mistake" over the Land Bill issue after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Centre would not be further re-promulgating the Land Ordinance after it expires tomorrow.

JNU student union polls clash with DU elections yet again
JNU student union polls clash with DU elections yet again

For the third time in a row, the students union polls of Jawaharlal Nehru University will clash with that of Delhi University students Union Polls which are scheduled on September 11.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launches amnesty scheme for power consumers
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launches amnesty scheme for power consumers

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday launched a one-time amnesty scheme for lakhs of electricity consumers in the city who had not cleared their dues because of various reasons ranging from inflated bills to power theft.

Allow cancellation of agreements with power discoms: Kejriwal to PM Modi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kerjriwal on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and allow cancellation of agreements with power companies, saying they are selling electricity at higher rates.

Gurgaon schoolgirl raped by two classmates

A 16-year-old schoolgirl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by her two classmates, police said today.

JNU goes paperless, adopts 'e-governance'

Any file which lands up at Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice Chancellor's desk for his approval is now greeted with a stamp which says "kindly send through e-office system", a move aimed at ensuring paperless administration.

Interpol 'Blue Corner' notice issued in Iranian boat case

Nearly two months after an Iranian boat with suspicious movement was seized off the Kerala coast, India has moved Interpol to seek details from Iran about the 12 people on board the vessel and secured a 'Blue Corner' notice in this regard.

Quota agitation: No political parties part of movement, says Hardik Patel
Quota agitation: No political parties part of movement, says Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel, who is leading mass agitation in Gujarat demanding reservation for Patel community, on Sunday said that he is not a politician and denied allegations that political parties are part of the movement.

First-year MBBS student found hanging in AIIMS girls hostel

A first-year MBBS student was found hanging in her room in the girls hostel in AIIMS campus in the wee hours on Sunday.

Tweak office timings, help us tackle peak hour rush: DMRC to Govt, NASSCOM

 If Delhi Metro has its way, offices in National Capital Region (NCR), both private and government, may have to tweak office timings to deal with burgeoning peak hour crowd, as part of the 'flexi timing' concept.

Didn't pay your electricity bills? Don't worry...Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has a scheme for you!
Didn't pay your electricity bills? Don't worry...Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has a scheme for you!

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will on Sunday launch a settlement scheme for electricity bill disputes.

This is what Arvind Kejriwal's sister wished for on Raksha Bandhan
This is what Arvind Kejriwal's sister wished for on Raksha Bandhan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday went to holy town Haridwar to celebrate Raksha Bandhan and spend some time with his sister Dr Ranjana Gupta.

OROP: Kargil martyr's mother ties Rakhis to ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar

Tripta Thapar, mother of Kargil martyr Captain Vijyant Thapar, on Saturday tied Rakhis to the ex-servicemen, who are protesting against the delay in implementation of the One Rank One Policy (OROP), at Jantar Mantar here.She also expressed her disappointment over the delay in the implementation of OROP.

Old Age Pension scheme: HC seeks Delhi govt respone on plea

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the Delhi government's response on a plea alleging that over 1.5 lakh old aged destitute have not been paid pension of Rs 1000 per month by the municipal bodies here.

HC junks plea on seizure of BBC documentary on Dec 16 gangrape

Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a plea of one of the December 16 gangrape case convict seeking seizure of BBC documentary 'India's Daughter', apprehending it could be used against him during his appeal pending in Supreme Court against his conviction and sentence.

Nandita Narain re-elected as DUTA president

Left-affiliated Democratic Teachers' Front (DTF) candidate Nandita Narain was re-elected as the president of Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) here on Friday.

Aurangzeb Road to be renamed as APJ Abdul Kalam Road: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Aurangzeb Road to be renamed as APJ Abdul Kalam Road: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

To honour India's former president APJ Abdul Kalam, Delhi's popular Aurangzeb Road will soon be renamed after him, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday.

Water tanker scam: FIR recommended against ex-CM Sheila Dikshit

Delhi Law Minister Kapil Mishra Friday urged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to order an FIR against former chief minister Sheila Dikshit and others in connection with an alleged scam in hiring water tankers which caused a loss of Rs 400 crore to the state exchequer.

Manish Sisodia inspects school, finds teachers missing, blackboards damaged

 Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday conducted a surprise check at a government school in the national capital and found that teachers were missing, blackboards damaged and students sitting on carpet.

Delhi govt to ferry onion vans to 70 constituencies

In order to control onion prices, Delhi government will send vans carrying the kitchen staple from four wholesale markets to all 70 Assembly constituencies on Friday.

Stephen's molestation: Professor alleges ICC under pressure to rule against him

St Stephen's professor who has been accused of sexual harassment by a PhD scholar has written to Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, alleging that due procedures are not being followed in probing the complaint and the committee is under pressure to rule against him.

LG not the elected government of Delhi: AAP govt tells HC

The AAP government today told Delhi High Court that Lieutenant Governor (LG) was not the elected government of Delhi and was required to act on the aid and advice of the council of ministers.

Delhi govt gifts women free bus ride on Rakshabandan

 Women can enjoy free travel in non-AC buses of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and (orange) cluster buses on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

Senior citizen murdered and robbed at her residence in Delhi

 A 68-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death with a blunt object after being robbed of cash and jewellery at her residence in central Delhi's Paharganj area on Wednesday.

Police, Tihar authorities pass the buck on gang war deaths

The gang war inside a moving prison van which claimed the lives two inmates took a new twist with Delhi Police and Tihar authorities on Wednesday trying to pass the buck at each other.

Delhi to become first state to implement e-offices in all its departments

Delhi government on Tuesday approved the implementation of e-office in all its departments and autonomous bodies in a time bound manner, becoming the first state government to do so.

Kejriwal to visit Bihar tomorrow on Nitish's invitation

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will go to Bihar tomorrow to address a state function on Nitish Kumar's invitation.

Two killed in gang war had dodged death once each in custody

Paras Goldy and Pradeep Bhola, both lead members of the Neetu Dabodia gang, had dodged death once each while in custody before meeting their fates in yesterday's gang war inside a moving prison van, the police said today.