Delhi News

'Kejriwal decided to quit as Delhi CM as he failed to deliver'

Launching an attack on former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for having "chickened out" by resigning from CM's position, the Congress on Sunday said AAP leader decided to quit after he failed to deliver on the promises made to the people of Delhi.

Ex-IAS officer Deepak Gupta named UPSC chief

The government has appointed former IAS officer Deepak Gupta as new chairman of UPSC, breaking away from the tradition of appointing the chief from the serving members of the Commission.

Delhi Metro's Pragati Maidan station sees highest ever footfall

 The Delhi Metro`s Pragati Maidan station recorded the highest ever footfalls at 1.3 lakh Sunday owing to the massive weekend rush at the India International Trade Fair (IITF).

With eye on polls, Delhi BJP holds 'Shakti Kendra' meetings

Delhi BJP on Sunday urged its members to knock on every door in the national capital ahead of Assembly polls here even as the party conducted nearly 550 Shakti Kendra meetings in the city.

AAP looking to tap students to expand volunteer base

In order to increase its volunteer base ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, the AAP's students' wing has launched an initiative to enrol students to work for the party in the national capital.

Investigation on in northeastern boy's murder case in Delhi: BS Bassi

Delhi Commissioner of Police BS Bassi on Sunday assured that investigation is on in the case of a northeastern boy who was recently murdered in the capital.

Viral video: Ghost in white saree terrifies people on Delhi roads
Viral video: Ghost in white saree terrifies people on Delhi roads

The video of a ghost in white sari roaming on Delhi roads has gone viral on social media.

Nigerian national gets three years jail in drug case

A Nigerian national, convicted for possessing 60 gram heroin, has been sentenced to three years in jail, a period he has already spent behind bars, by a Delhi court which took a lenient view towards him.

Delhi govt puts ban on purchase of new vehicles for officials

 As part of an austerity measure, the Delhi government has imposed a ban on purchase of new vehicles for all officials, including those of civic bodies in the city, until the old ones complete their required life cycles.

Delhi Metro gets its first ad-wrapped train

In a first, the Delhi Metro on Saturday inducted into its fleet a train with advertisements wrapped on its exterior, a move aimed at augmenting its non-operational revenues.

Tihar officials foils violence plan by a group of inmates

A plan by group of Tihar jail inmates to indulge in violence during a function was foiled by the prison's security officials who stopped the prisoners from attending the event, officials claimed.

16-yr-old raped by brother-in-law in Delhi

A 16-year-old West Bengal girl was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law in Civil Lines area in North Delhi, police said on Saturday.

Delhi University student gang-rape case: HC reduces sentence of lone convict

The Delhi High Court has reduced from 14 to 12 years the jail term awarded to the lone convict in the sensational Dhaula Kuan gang-rape case in which a Delhi University student was assaulted in a moving car in 2005.

Venkaiah Naidu inspects Delhi locality under cleanliness drive

 Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday undertook an on-the-spot inspection of a local market and some residential areas and public conveniences in R K Puram in South Delhi.

BJP urges Centre to release Rs 500 crore for Cleanliness drive

 In order to make 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' a success in the national capital, Delhi BJP on Saturday urged the Centre to release Rs 500 crore to city's all three municipal bodies for carrying out sanitation work.

Tihar officials foils violence plan by a group of inmates

A plan by group of Tihar jail inmates to indulge in violence during a function was foiled by the prison's security officials who stopped the prisoners from attending the event, officials claimed.

Clarify new income bracket which will get subsidy benefit: AAP

 Reacting sharply to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely's remarks on doing away with LPG subsidy for the well-off, Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday asked the government to clarify what will be the new income bracket which will get subsidy benefit.

Shopkeeper injured as he resists robbery bid in Delhi

A 35-year-old shopkeeper was critically injured by three armed men who opened fire on him when he resisted their robbery bid at his shop in north-east Delhi's Gokulpuri area on Friday night.

Maid murder case: Court to hear arguments on charges on Dec 11

A Delhi court on Saturday fixed December 11 for commencement of arguments on framing of charges against former BSP MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti Singh, who are accused in a case related to murder of their maid.

I am very strongly public, but not political: Kiran Bedi

Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi on Saturday reiterated that she was not joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said that she is strongly public, but not political.

Pleasant Saturday morning in Delhi

It was a pleasant Saturday morning in the capital with a minimum temperature of 9.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season`s average.

Jama Masjid Shahi Imam's son anointed as 'Naib Imam'
Jama Masjid Shahi Imam's son anointed as 'Naib Imam'

Shaban Bukhari, the son of Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, was Saturday formally anointed the Naib Imam (deputy Imam) of the 17th century mosque at a ceremony here.

Harsh Vardhan opens multi-speciality Ayurvedic centre in Delhi

 Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday inaugurated a multi-speciality Ayurvedic centre in East Delhi and said there was a need to focus on traditional Ayurveda and yoga apart from the modern health facility.

Harsh Vardhan inspects progress of road projects in Delhi

 Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today inspected the progress of Rani Jhansi grade separator and Kishanganj road under bridge projects in North Delhi and asked officials to complete them at the earliest.

Cops felicitated for rescue of abducted Delhi boy from Jharkhand

An 11-year-old boy kidnapped from here allegedly by two men has been successfully rescued by personnel of the Delhi Police and Railway Police Force of a Jharkhand station, following which the Delhi Police chief on Friday felicitated the policemen involved in the operation.

Delhi polls: AAP MLA under review over clashes, Kejriwal to decide on ticket

The Aam Aadmi Party is reviewing the candidature of its former MLA from Trilokpuri Raju Dhingan after clashes had erupted in the east Delhi area last month.

Another student from Manipur found dead in Munirka, third in 48 hrs

A 21-year-old youth from Manipur died under mysterious circumstances on Thursday night in south Delhi's Munirka area, in the third death of students from the hilly state in the city in the last 48 hours.

FIRs against three clinics for conducting sex determination tests in Delhi

Delhi Government has directed police to register FIRs against three clinics-cum-medical laboratories for allegedly conducting sex determination tests.

Chilly weather prevails in Delhi

 Delhi residents experienced a nip in the air as temperatures dipped by a few notches in the national capital today.

SC seeks response of Centre, states on plea of clerks' body

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre and the states on a plea seeking framing of law to ensure social security measures, like payment of compensation in the event of death or disabilities, for advocates' clerks across the country.