Delhi News

Delhi govt reduces syllabus of students upto Class 8 by 25%

 Students upto class eight studying in Delhi government schools will get a relief from carrying heavy bags to schools as the government has decided to reduce the syllabus by 25 per cent from October onwards,? Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday.

Snag-hit British Airways flight to India diverted to Germany

New Delhi, Sep 5 (PTI) A city-bound British Airways flight with over 100 passengers onboard was diverted to Frankfurt after the pilot reported a snag in the Boeing 777-236 (ER) aircraft.

Delhi: Three crushed to death by bus in Motibagh

 Three members of a family, including a three-year-old boy, were crushed to death by a bus in south Delhi's Motibagh area, police said today.

Six firemen injured battling blaze on truck in Delhi

Six firemen sustained minor burn injuries while battling a fire that broke out in a truck carrying chemicals here, an official said on Saturday.

DCW urges Bassi for FIRs in Alka Lamba attack case

 DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal on Friday sought Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi's intervention in registering FIRs in cases related to the attack on AAP MLA Alka Lamba during an anti-drug drive and BJP MLA O P Sharma's alleged use of foul language against her.

A day before Teachers' Day, school teacher stabbed in Delhi

A school teacher was hospitalised after he was stabbed allegedly by four teenagers who tried to rob him at Sanjay Jheel park in East Delhi, police said on Friday.

PM Modi to inaugurate Delhi-Faridabad Metro line on Sunday

Residents of Haryana`s Faridabad city will be able to enjoy the Delhi Metro services with Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to inaugurate the Badarpur to Escorts Mujesar (Faridabad) line on Sunday.

Delhi HC questions civic body over renaming Aurangzeb Road

The Delhi High Court on Friday asked New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to apprise it on what basis it decided to change the name of Aurangzeb Road to APJ Abdul Kalam Road in the late former president's honour.

AAP's students wing releases manifesto

The Aam Aadmi Party's students wing on Friday released its manifesto for the upcoming Delhi University Students Union elections.

AAP's students wing releases manifesto

The Aam Aadmi Party's students wing on Friday released its manifesto for the upcoming Delhi University Students Union elections.

Delhi sex worker claims live-in partner confined by his family; DCW seeks FIR

DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal today approached police along with a physically-handicapped sex worker seeking registration of a case against the family members of the woman's live-in partner, who allegedly have confined him in their house as they were opposed to the relationship.

Delhi Power Secretary moves into Gamlin's office

Delhi Power Secretary Sukesh Kumar Jain has reportedly moved into the office of Principal Secretary (Power) Shakuntala Gamlin, who has been on a long leave after a power tussle between the AAP government and Lt Governor over her appointment as the acting chief secretary.

CNG scam: Delhi government probe panel summons ACB chief

The commission of enquiry set up by the Delhi government to probe the multi-crore-rupee CNG scam has summoned Anti-Corruption Branch chief M.K. Meena for directing officials not to share information pertaining to the case.

ACB files chargesheet in Delhi CNG fitness scam

The Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of Delhi government on Thursday filed a chargesheet in Rs 100 crore transport scam that allegedly took place during the previous Sheila Dikshit dispensation.

Now, men and women will have equal number of toilets in Delhi

Keeping in view increasing number of working women, DDA has decided to change the male-female ratio for requirement of public toilets from 60:40 to 50:50, a policy which comes into effect from today for new projects undertaken by the housing authority.

LG 'shielding' real culprits in CNG fitness scam: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday accused Lt Governor Najeeb Jung of trying to "shield" real culprits by allegedly "forcing" the Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) to file a "half-baked chargesheet" in the multi-crore CNG fitness scam.

Ex-DCW chief Barkha Shukla calls for ban on condom ad featuring Sunny Leone

 Former chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women Barkha Shukla Singh on Thursday condemned the advertisement of condom featuring Sunny Leone saying it serves "immorality and bad practices" to the people and urged government to immediately withdraw the commercial from TV.

Complaint against AAP MLA sent to Assembly: Police tells court

The Delhi Police on Thursday told a city court that it has sent to the Assembly a plea seeking lodging of an FIR against AAP MLA Akhilesh Pati Tripathi for alleged forgery by obtaining medical claim from the government for his mother who was not dependent on him.

Who will represent LG in Lokayukta appointment case?

Delhi High Court on Thursday witnessed a controversy over who will represent the Lt Governor in a case relating to the appointment of Lokayukta, as counsels for both the Centre and the AAP government claimed they were authorised to represent Najeeb Jung.

BJP, Congress hit out at AAP over 'rock concert' ahead of DUSU polls

Congress and BJP Thursday accused the Aam Aadmi Party of "misusing" the government machinery in trying to "bribe" students by organising events such as the recent rock concert at Talkatora stadium, ahead of the Delhi University polls.

Law student alleges harassment by ex-MLA's nephew in Faridabad

A law student was allegedly harassed by her classmate, who is the nephew of a former MLA in the district.

Today, get ready for President Pranab Mukherjee's class!
Today, get ready for President Pranab Mukherjee's class!

President Pranab Mukherjee is going to do on Friday what no other sitting Indian President has ever done before!

CWG scam: CBI to give report on CVO probe on Dikshit, others

A city court has asked CBI to file a report on the status of proceedings before Chief Vigilance Officer of CPWD and PWD on a plea against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and others for alleged corruption during 2010 Commonwealth Games.

'Aurangzeb Road' comes up in Delhi; SDMC terms move as illegal

Amid raging controversy over renaming of Aurangzeb Road in Lutyens' Zone after APJ Abdul Kalam, a street in south Delhi has been 'named' after the Mughal emperor, triggering a fresh row, even as SDMC termed it as "illegal" and said action will be taken accordingly.

My mother is like Indrani Mukerjea, she likes having sex with many men: Delhi  school boy
My mother is like Indrani Mukerjea, she likes having sex with many men: Delhi school boy

Sheena Bora-Indrani Mukerjea high-profile case has become a talk of the town. But, what many have failed to realise is the wrong imprints it's leaving on the psyche of innocent children who are exposed to such news daily.

Delhi biker's mother seeks fair probe against cops who killed son

A woman, whose 19-year-old son was allegedly shot dead by Delhi cops while performing stunts on a bike, has moved the High Court seeking a probe against three policemen by an independent agency like CVC alleging that the departmental inquiry initiated against them was an "eyewash".

AAP announces candidates for DUSU polls

 The AAP on Wednesday announced its candidates, which includes two girls, for the high-pitched Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections that will be held on September 11.

Delhi Govt sends names of five judges for Lokayukta's post

 Setting the ball rolling for appointing a new Lokaukta, the AAP government has sent a list of five former judges to the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court for the post even as it stressed the need for an amendment to the existing Lokayukta Act.

CNG fitness scam: Manish Sisodia seeks report from ACB

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday questioned the LG's reported move to "sanction" filing of the charge sheet in connection with alleged multi- crore CNG fitness scam.

No banned Pak channels being aired in India: Centre to Delhi HC

The Centre on Wednesday claimed in Delhi High Court that none of the banned Pakistani TV channels were being allowed to be broadcast in India.