Delhi

IGL not to hike gas prices in Delhi

Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) late Friday said it will not increase prices, although the government had announced a new price for domestic natural gas effective Saturday.

AAP begins preparation for by-elections

Aam Aadmi Party on Friday kick started its preparations for the upcoming by-elections in the national capital which will be fought on three Assembly seats next month.

EC asks MHA to explain on compensation for 1984 riots

The Election Commission on Friday asked the Home Ministry to explain its decision to give a fresh compensation of Rs five lakh to the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims considering that the Model Code of Conduct is in force in Delhi because of the upcoming by-polls.

NHRC directs Delhi govt to pay Rs 25,000 each to African women

National Human Rights Commission on Friday directed Delhi Government to pay Rs 25,000 each to 12 African women who were "victims of racial prejudice and unlawful acts" by the then Law Minister Somnath Bharti during his controversial midnight raid in South Delhi's Khirki Extension area in January this year.

LG Najeeb Jung meets children from Jammu and Kashmir

 Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today met 23 children from Jammu & Kashmir, who are visiting the national capital under an educational trip.

Normalcy returning to violence-hit Trilokpuri

Eight days after an alleged fight between inebriated youngsters escalated into clashes, Trilokpuri largely offers a sight of reassurance with signs of normalcy, barring fleeting moments of disquiet and suspicion.

1984 anti-Sikh riot victims demand increase in compensation

A delegation of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots have urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to further increase the amount of compensation given to them.

One killed, 13 injured as RTV overturns in southeast Delhi

A man was killed and 13 others injured when the private mini-bus they were travelling in turned turtle near Jungpura Metro station in southeast Delhi Friday morning.

Muslim leaders slam Shahi Imam for snubbing PM Narendra Modi
Muslim leaders slam Shahi Imam for snubbing PM Narendra Modi

Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, has kicked up a storm by snubbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his 19-year-old son's investiture ceremony.

Baby crushed to death at DU College, NHRC dissatisfied over denial of relief to parents

 National Human Rights Commission today expressed "dissatisfaction" over various government agencies skirting responsibility to pay monetary relief to the parents of a five-month-old child who was allegedly crushed under a vehicle at a construction site in a Delhi University college.

PM Modi to flag off 'Run for Unity' for Sardar Patel birth anniversary Friday

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the 'Run for Unity' here on Friday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, which is being commemorated as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas.

BJP cannot form govt in Delhi without horse-trading: Congress

 Amid fresh efforts by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to install an elected government in Delhi, Congress today cautioned that BJP cannot assume power without horse-trading as no single party has a majority.

HC seeks Delhi govt reply on plea challenging reimbursement rule under RTE Act

The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a response of the city government on a plea by an association of private schools which has challenged the provision under the Right to Education Act pertaining to their reimbursement for expenditure incurred on providing education to poor children.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Centre announces Rs 5L compensation to kin of 3325 victims

In a significant move, the Narendra Modi government on Thursday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the kin of 3325 people killed during anti-Sikh riots in the national capital in 1984.

Corruption if not tackled will lead to death of society: Court

A Delhi court has sentenced two public servants and three others, convicted in one of the seven National Insurance Company (NIC) scam cases, to four years rigorous imprisonment saying "corruption, if not tackled will lead to death of society by continuous debilitation."

DDA to have incentive policy for green buildings soon

The Delhi Development Authority is drafting a policy on financial and non-financial initiatives to promote green buildings in the national capital.

Delhi's Trilokpuri prohibitory orders relaxed for 11 hours

Delhi Police Thursday relaxed the prohibitory orders for 11 hours in Delhi's Trilokpuri area, which has been hit by communal clashes.

Run for Unity: Govt offices in Delhi to close early

Some government offices located in central Delhi will remain closed from 2 pm on Thursday to 9.30 am the next day in connection with the 'Run for Unity' being flagged off from Vijay Chowk by Prime Minster Narendra Modi.

Rape remarks: DCW chief slams UP Police's 'small mentality'

Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Barkha Shukla Singh on Thursday expressed concern over reports of the Uttar Pradesh Police blaming indecent clothing and exposure to mobile phones for the rise in rape cases.

Shahi Imam invites Nawaz Sharif but leaves out PM Narendra Modi for son's anointment
Shahi Imam invites Nawaz Sharif but leaves out PM Narendra Modi for son's anointment

Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, recently named his 19-year-old son Shaban Bukhari as his successor.

SC supports LG's 'positive' efforts, gives 12 more days to explore govt formation in Delhi
SC supports LG's 'positive' efforts, gives 12 more days to explore govt formation in Delhi

Taking note of Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's efforts to break the deadlock, the Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned hearing on government formation in Delhi to November 11.

Trilokpuri riots: Police say opened fire, but in self-defence

 Five people, including two teens, received bullet injuries in the communal clash in Trilokpuri in east Delhi last week. Delhi Police claims their bullets did not cause the injuries and an FIR filed by the police clearly mentions that they fired in "self defence".

Delhi stalemate: Najeeb Jung to hold consultations with BJP, AAP, Congress
Delhi stalemate: Najeeb Jung to hold consultations with BJP, AAP, Congress

Rapped by the Supreme Court, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung will kick off consultations with BJP, AAP and Congress in the next couple of days in fresh efforts to install an elected government in the capital or dissolving the assembly to pave way for elections early next year.

Police should not soft pedal probe into communal violence at Trilokpuri, demands AAP
Police should not soft pedal probe into communal violence at Trilokpuri, demands AAP

Aam Aadmi Party said on Wednesday that the police should not soft pedal probe into communal violence at Trilokpuri, particularly role of former BJP MLA SK Vaid.

Social reformation needed to address crimes against women: HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday termed as "alarming" crimes against women in the capital taking place inside homes and the accused in majority of these cases being near relatives and acquaintances of the victims and said the situation "calls for a social reformation".

Inspired by Modi's call, she cleaned Trilokpuri's debris

Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a clean India, 35-year-old Laila Shah wielded the broom and started collecting shards of broken glass and bricks from the narrow lanes of east Delhi's Trilokpuri area in the wake of Hindu-Muslim clashes.

Centre may opt for fresh polls in Delhi if no government comes

The Centre may opt for fresh Assembly elections in Delhi if no party or group is in a position to form a government in the national capital in the present circumstances.

Delhi BJP chief names new team

Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Wednesday announced his new team, more than three months after he took charge.

Najeeb Jung running backdoor government for BJP in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal
Najeeb Jung running backdoor government for BJP in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday hit out at Lt Governor Najeeb Jung for saying that he would explore the possibility of installing a popular government in Delhi in the next few days.

Prohibitory orders to be relaxed in Delhi's Trilokpuri
Prohibitory orders to be relaxed in Delhi's Trilokpuri

The prohibitory orders on gathering and movement of people in Delhi's Trilokpuri area following a communal clash will be relaxed for six hours Wednesday as no fresh violence was reported, police said.