Delhi News

Delhi farmer compensation scheme to start on May 8 from Bawana

 Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch his government's farmer compensation scheme on May 8 by distributing cheques to farmers from outer Delhi's Bawana area who have suffered losses due to unseasonal rains.

CIC to hear electricity tariff issue on Wednesday

The Delhi High Court has refused to give any relief to Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission from a complaint case heard by the CIC to decide whether it has put mandatory information in public domain for seeking citizens' opinion on tariff fixation.

Delhi minister suspends six transport department employees

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai has suspended six employees after he caught them taking bribes, a statement said on Tuesday.

Defamation: Court upholds summons order against MHA staffer's wife

A Delhi court on Tuesday refused to set aside a summoning order against a woman for allegedly defaming her husband, a Home Ministry employee, saying there is sufficient ground for proceeding against her.

Activist not allowed to protest outside Delhi Sectt, HC asks why

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought a response of the city police on why a social worker cannot be allowed to protest implementation of Delhi Rent Control Act outside the secretariat building.

Delhi Police to seek custody of cop arrested by ACB

Delhi Police will seek the custody of its head constable who was arrested by the Anti Corruption Branch of the Delhi Government in an alleged case of bribery as the former has registered a separate FIR and launched a parallel investigation in the case.

HC seeks status report on Jarnail Singh bail plea

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked Delhi Police to file status report on the anticipatory bail plea of Aam Aadmi Party legislator Jarnail Singh for allegedly assaulting a civic engineer and stopping him from carrying out his duty.

AIIMS 'gay' doctor sent to judicial custody till May 16

A Delhi court has extended till May 16 judicial custody of the dermatologist husband of a 31- year-old doctor of AIIMS who allegedly committed suicide due to mental torture caused by his sexual orientation.

Delhi Govt to set up incubation centres

Government will set up incubation centres at all higher education institutes, especially technology institutes, across the national capital, Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Tuesday.

Petroleum Ministry documents leak case: Six accused granted bail

A court here on Tuesday granted bail to six people, including former journalist Santanu Saikia and four executives of private firms, who stand accused in the petroleum ministry documents leak case.

Now AAP leader Manish Sisodia asks media to go for 'vipassana'

Two days after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal batted for "public trial" of media, his deputy Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the entire media needs to go for 'vipassana'.

BJP workers protest outside Kejriwal's residence

Delhi BJP workers on Tuesday held a protest outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence demanding action against AAP leader Kumar Vishwas in the wake of a complaint by a party volunteer accusing him of not rebutting "rumours" about an illicit liaison with her.

Man acquitted of charge of raping 12-year-old cousin in Delhi

A man has been acquitted of the charges of raping his 12-year-old cousin by a Delhi court after the girl admitted that she had lodged a false complaint.

Man kills self inside temple in Delhi

A 32-year-old man allegedly shot himself dead inside a temple in south-east Delhi's Kalkaji Extension area last night, police said.

No plan to give full statehood to Delhi: Home Ministry
No plan to give full statehood to Delhi: Home Ministry

The Union Home Ministry has rejected reports that it was mulling to give full statehood to Delhi.

MCD engineer assault case: AAP MLA Jarnail Singh declared absconder
MCD engineer assault case: AAP MLA Jarnail Singh declared absconder

In more trouble for the Aam Aadmi Party, its legislator Jarnail Singh's anticipatory bail application was rejected on Tuesday. The AAP leader is accused of assaulting a South Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) engineer.

AAP doesn't exist outside Delhi: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is grabbing headlines for all the wrong reasons, does not exist outside Delhi and has lost its support base even in the national capital.

Clear day ahead in Delhi, says Met office

Delhiites on Tuesday woke up to a pleasant morning with the minimum temperature settling at 21.3 degrees Celsius, nearly three notches below normal.

Split in Delhi Commission for Women over Kumar Vishwas 'affair' row
Split in Delhi Commission for Women over Kumar Vishwas 'affair' row

Aam Aadmi Party's senior leader Kumar Vishwas, accused by a party volunteer of not rebutting "rumours" about an illicit liaison with her and ruining her reputation, did not appear before the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Tuesday.

Jilted lover kills girl's brother in Delhi, held

A teenager has been arrested for killing the 12-year-old brother of a girl who spurned his advances, police said on Monday.

Road rage: Businessman thrashed by drunken trio in Rohini

A 26-year-old businessman was allegedly assaulted by three drunken men in a road rage case in the Rohini area of outer Delhi, police said.

Nominees for 2017 Delhi civic polls to be chosen by workers: Congress

Congress on Monday announced that its candidates for the municipal elections due in 2017 would be decided by the party workers of a particular area and not by the leaders.

Rijiju advises Delhi LG, CM Kejriwal to work as per Constitution

The Centre on Monday advised Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to work as per the Constitution while discharging their respective responsibilities.

BJP's Gupta refuses room allotted for LOP in Delhi Assembly

Accusing the AAP government of throwing "rules to the wind", senior BJP leader Vijender Gupta has refused to accept the room allotted to him in his position as the Delhi Assembly Leader of the Opposition citing space constraints.

Akhilesh Yadav, Arvind Kejriwal meet to discuss land issue

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal on Monday held a meeting to find a solution to the dispute over ownership of land in south Delhi.

Alumni can't interfere in college matters: St Stephen's College

St Stephen's College's Supreme Council on Monday passed a resolution stating that its alumni have not right to interfere in its internal matters even as a group of former students alleged "rampant illegalities" in the functioning of the college and sought the HRD Ministry's intervention.

No free passes for AAP MLAs or ministers: Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has directed all the government officials not to entertain the requests of MLAs or ministers seeking free passes of high profile events or concerts.

Kumar Vishwas `illicit relationship` row: FIR registered, probe underway, says Delhi Police
Kumar Vishwas `illicit relationship` row: FIR registered, probe underway, says Delhi Police

Delhi Police on Monday said it has already registered an FIR and probe is underway after a woman volunteer of AAP gave a complaint accusing some persons of spreading "rumours" of her having an illicit relationship with party leader Kumar Vishwas.

Police step up security of girl students in Delhi University

Deployment of additional police, anti eve-teasing teams and emergency response vehicles are some of the fresh steps taken for the safety and security of girl students in Delhi University, the Delhi Police has told the Home Ministry.

Delhi cop, his brother get 5 yrs in jail for attempt to murder

A 53-year-old Delhi Police constable and his brother have been sentenced to five years in jail by a court here for trying to kill a 35-year-old man, who became physically disabled after they hit him with a stone.