Delhi News

Metro trial runs begin on Mandi House to ITO section

Trial run for metro rail services from Mandi House to ITO section on the Central Secretariat Kashmere Gate corridor of Phase 3 commenced today.

Delhi Metro rolls out first fully ad-wrapped train

Delhi Metro on Thursday rolled out its first fully advertisement-wrapped train on the Yellow Line route spanning Jahangirpuri to HUDA City Centre.

Man arrested for bomb threats in Gurgaon, Delhi wanted to have fun

A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday for making bomb threat calls for two consecutive days to police control rooms in Gurgaon and Delhi, police said. The man told police he wanted to have some fun.

Intensify membership drive in Delhi: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah Thursday told leaders of the party`s Delhi unit to step up the membership drive ahead of assembly elections here.

Delhi Police launches 'Operation Milap' to unite missing children with parents

In a noble initiative, Delhi Police has launched 'Operation Milap', a scheme aimed at uniting missing children with their parents and has already restored two children staying in a Children Home with their respective families in Delhi and Rajasthan.

'Stop Acid Attack' campaigners detained during protest outside Parliament

 A group of 'Stop Acid Attack' campaigners including six acid attack survivors were today detained by police when they tried to stage a protest outside Parliament House here.

Delhi students pay homage to Pakistan terror victims

 Nearly 700 students from different government schools here Thursday paid tribute to the Pakistan terror attack victims by lighting candles.

Woman shot dead in Delhi

A 50-year-old woman was shot dead by three men inside her house in here, police said on Thursday.

Delhi Police on alert: BS Bassi

The Delhi Police is on alert to avert any terror attack following intelligence inputs issued to states, Police Commissioner BS Bassi said on Thursday.

Foggy morning in Delhi today

New Delhi: Delhiites on Thursday woke up to a foggy morning with minimum temperature settling at 7.4 degrees Celsius.

St Stephen's revokes suspension of admin officer

New Delhi: St Stephen's College has revoked the suspension of an administrative officer after acting against him last week for alleged misconduct even as his plea challenging the order is pending before the Delhi High Court.

Cold, foggy morning in Delhi

It was a cold and foggy morning here Thursday. The minimum temperature was 7.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

Delhi HC to hear plea against St Stephen's college today

The Delhi High Court will on Thursday hear a plea filed by Subha Kumar Dash, the suspended administrative officer of St Stephen's College here.

Delhi school students to pay tribute to Pakistan terror victims today

Over 1,500 students from different government schools will on Thursday pay tribute to the Pakistan terror attack victims.

Delhi's Aurangzeb Road not to be renamed

 

New Delhi: Aurangzeb Road in Lutyen's Delhi, the address of the city's many billionaires, will not be renamed, parliament was told Wednesday.

Kejriwal questions Delhi CEO's transfer

Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday questioned the transfer of Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Deo "just days before" Assembly polls.

Amit Shah holds meeting with Delhi BJP leaders

BJP president Amit Shah held a meeting with Delhi BJP leaders to take the stock of election preparations for the forthcoming Assembly polls.

Delhi police taking all steps to ensure security in city

Delhi Police is taking all the necessary steps to ensure security in the national capital in the wake of the recent terror strikes in Peshawar and Sydney.

Bill to regularise e-rickshaws gets wide support in Lok Sabha

A bill to regularise e-rickshaws and provide for driving licences for drivers plying these battery-operated vehicles drew wide support in Lok Sabha today even as some opposition members demanded that it be sent to the Standing Committee for wider consultations.

App-based cab booking service to return in national capital

App-based cab booking services will soon make a comeback in the capital with the Delhi government making specific guidelines for their operation which will include mandatory installation of GPS devices and providing full database of their drivers to police.

Delhi school website defaced by Islamic State, principal threatened
Delhi school website defaced by Islamic State, principal threatened

A Delhi school principal was threatened over telephone a month after the school`s official website was defaced by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, police said Wednesday.

Ex-BJP MLA, who fell unconscious at Sadhvi's rally, dies

 Senior BJP leader and former Trilokpuri MLA Sunil Vaid, who fell unconscious on stage while delivering his address during the rally of Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on December 8, passed away today at a private hospital here.

2014 midnight raid: HC to hear Somnath Bharti's plea on Dec 22

The Delhi High Court will hear on December 22 Somnath Bharti's plea challenging the NHRC order holding him guilty of "racial prejudice and unlawful acts" against 12 African women during his controversial midnight raid early this year.

Mamata Banerjee leaves for Delhi to meet Pranab Mukherjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday left for Delhi to visit President Pranab Mukherjee who underwent coronary angioplasty recently.

Fog delays flights, trains in Delhi

The operation of some flights and trains was affected in the national capital on Wednesday, as the visibility reduced to 700 meters due to fog.

Delhi HC bar calls for strike today

The Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) called for a strike for Wednesday to protest Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's decision to table a bill to enhance the pecuniary jurisdiction of the district courts in Parliament this week.

UP, Delhi to work on development of border areas

Uttar Pradesh and Delhi have agreed to work on a plan to develop areas on the border of the two states, an official said on Wednesday.

Uber rape case aftermath: Delhi Police's 'hall of shame' of sexual offenders
Uber rape case aftermath: Delhi Police's 'hall of shame' of sexual offenders

Delhi Police has come up with a list of repeat sexual offenders – an initiative that could come in handy for those looking to check the background of a person they're looking to employ or as a general effort to name and shame sexual predators lurking in the capital.

Delhi High Court bar calls for strike Wednesday

The Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) called for a strike a for Wednesday to protest Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's decision to table a bill to enhance the pecuniary jurisdiction of the district courts in parliament this week.

Bus ride organised in Delhi in memory of Dec 16 gang-rape

A bus ride was on Tuesday organised in the national capital in memory of the 2012 December 16 bus gangrape and murder incident which shook the nation.