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Uber cab rape case: Victim to be cross-examined today
Uber cab rape case: Victim to be cross-examined today

A day after the Delhi High Court allowed the accused driver ,who is facing trial in the Uber cab rape case to recall 13 prosecution witnesses, a court here is set to cross-examine the victim on Thursday.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal leaves for Bengaluru for 10-day naturopathy treatment
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal leaves for Bengaluru for 10-day naturopathy treatment

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal left for Bengaluru on Thursday morning to undergo naturopathy treatment for 10 days as he continues to suffer from high sugar level and chronic cough.

Youth mowed down by bus on Parliament Street

 A 21-year-old youth was mowed down by an orange cluster bus on Parliament Street in the heart of the national capital here on Wednesday evening.

Volunteers pitch for 'united AAP'

As the party's National Executive went into a huddle to decide the fate of senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, AAP volunteers on Wednesday launched a social media campaign urging the leadership to stay united while scores of supporters gathered outside the meeting venue holding placards of unity.

BJP, Congress, JD(U) attack AAP on expulsions

BJP, Congress and JD(U) on Wednesday attacked Aam Aadmi Party in unison for expulsion of Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from its Political Affairs Committee (PAC), alleging there is no internal democracy inside the AAP and the move will "hurt" people's sentiments.

Gang-rape convict's interview row: Delhi Police chief briefs HM

Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Wednesday briefed Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the steps police has taken over the controversial interview of December 16 gang-rape convict lodged in Tihar Jail and later said those involved in the matter will be questioned soon.

Plea to cancel bail of man accused of raping canine: HC seeks police reply

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the city police on a woman's plea seeking cancellation of bail of a man accused of raping a female canine.

Gang-rape convict's interview row: Delhi Police chief briefs Home Minister

Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Wednesday briefed Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the steps police has taken over the controversial interview of December 16 gang-rape convict lodged in Tihar Jail and later said those involved in the matter will be questioned soon.

HC raps DoE for not implementing order on nursery admission

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rapped the Directorate of Education (DoE) for failing to implement its order on nursery admissions in the appropriate schools for children with special needs (CWSNs).

Delhi govt asks BJP leader VK Malhotra to vacate bungalow

The Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government has asked senior BJP leader Vijay Kumar Malhotra to vacate the bungalow in which he has been staying since 1990, and pay a rent of over Rs 7 lakh dues, majority of which, he said, he had paid.

Moderate to light rains next week after recent downpour: IMD

The Met Department on Wednesday said it expects moderate to light rains next week after recent downpour inflicted damage to crops like wheat and mustard and some vegetables.

Centre assisting states on swine flu, Delhi HC told

The central government on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it has been assisting state governments affected by swine flu, by providing logistic support for drugs and masks.

Delhi HC asks DSLSA if cops equipped to probe cases of crime against women

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the legal services authority to find out whether the crime team of city police is equipped with all necessary equipment and if they carry out investigation in a scientific manner in all cases, especially in crimes against women.

Uber cab rape case: Victim to be cross-examined on Thursday

Hours after the Delhi High Court allowed the accused driver who is facing trial in the Uber cab rape case to recall 13 prosecution witnesses, a court here today said the victim will be cross-examined on Thursday.

Narottam Das gets Rs one crore compensation

Delhi's Social Welfare department Minister Sandeep Kumar on Wednesday handed over a cheque of Rs one crore as compensation to the widow of martyred CRPF officer Narottam Das who died in a landmine blast.

Delhi govt again asks Sanjiv ​Chaturvedi's deputation

The Delhi government has once again asked the Centre to depute Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who was removed as Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of AIIMS around four months back, as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the office of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

HC to hear plea to control Delhi air pollution

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it would hear on March 11 a PIL seeking directions to the government to take immediate steps to control increasing air pollution in Delhi.

Jamia Millia Islamia gets A grade from NAAC

Jamia Millia Islamia has been assessed and accredited by NAAC for the first cycle with an "A" Grade, the Delhi-based central university said in a statement on Wednesday.

Ban on interview of December 16 gang-rape convict to continue: Delhi court

The order restraining airing or broadcasting the interview of a December 16 gang-rape convict, which was conducted inside the Tihar jail, will continue till further orders, a Delhi court said on Wednesday.

Delhi HC reserves order on discoms' plea against CAG audit

Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on private power distribution companies' plea against AAP government's decision to get their accounts audited by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).

Uber case: Delhi HC allows recall of 13 witnesses including victim

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed recall of 13 prosecution witnesses, including the victim in Uber cab rape case, on the plea of the accused driver and said their cross examination will be carried out on a day-to-day basis.

Delhi HC calls for lease deed on PIL against mosque in its premises

Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked its registry to collect and place before it the original lease deed of the court complex to ascertain from when a mosque has been in existence in its premises.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's resignation bid to be discussed at AAP meet

 The resignation of Arvind Kejriwal from the post of AAP's National Convener, which "still stands", will be discussed at today's National Executive meet where the party will take a call on the fate of senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan.

Real fight in 'self-centered' AAP is about RS seats: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prabhat Jha on Wednesday alleged that the real fight in the 'self-centered' Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was over Rajya Sabha seats.

'Dictatorship' prevails in AAP, says Satish Upadhyay

Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Wednesday said that dictatorship prevails in the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan​ likely to be asked for clarification at national executive meet

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan are likely to be asked to put forth their clarifications in the party's national executive meeting which is to take place today, according to reports.

Nippy morning in Delhi

It was a nippy Wednesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 10.7 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.

AAP global supporters seek unity in the party

With the rift in AAP deepening, non-resident Indian supporters of the party have appealed to its leadership to stand united and resolve all their differences peacefully.

AAP crisis: As it happened on Wednesday
AAP crisis: As it happened on Wednesday

The AAP National Executive, which met here amid high drama on Wednesday, ousted senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from its top decision-making body (PAC), after weeks of infighting that pitted the two against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

AAP national executive meet today, fate of Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav to be decided
AAP national executive meet today, fate of Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav to be decided

The 21-member national executive meeting of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be held on Wednesday, where the fate of party's two dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav is likely to be decided.