Delhi News

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.

'Sarcastic' BJP says Vishwas took 'good care' of party colleagues

Taking a sarcastic jibe at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas over his alleged affair with a woman during the 2014 General Elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said the former was taking 'good care' of his colleagues and adopting foul means in taking advantage of his position in the party to get himself exonerated.

Allegations against Vishwas serious, must be investigated: Congress

 The president of the Delhi unit of the Congress Party, Ajay Maken, on Monday said that the allegations of molestation against AAP leader Kumar Vishwas are very serious in nature, and demanded a thorough investigation on it.

Kejriwal wants to 'kick out' media unfriendly to AAP: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of attempting to treat journalists as party colleagues rather than as members of the fourth estate.

Delhi's Lt Governor, CM need to work as per Constitution: Rijiju

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Monday urged both Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to work as per the Constitution in the discharge of their governance-related duties.

AAP backs Vishwas, says media 'twisting' story to defame party

The AAP on Monday strongly backed its leader Kumar Vishwas over a controversy surrounding the summon issued to him by Delhi Commission for Women on a party volunteer's complaint, and accused the media of "twisting" the entire story to malign the party's image.

BJP attacks Kumar Vishwas, says women not safe in AAP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday targeted Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas for allegedly molesting a Muslim party volunteer. It maintained that women are not safe or heard in the party.

Kejriwal trying to take over Lieutenant Governor's powers: BJP

The face-off between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung with regard to the routing of government files took a fresh twist on Monday, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying that Kejriwal is seeking to take over the powers of the Lieutenant Governor rather focusing on his areas of functioning.

Delhi Shocker: Girl gang-raped, thrown out of moving car in Civil Lines area

In a shocking incident, an 18-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped and then thrown out of a moving car in Delhi's posh Civil Lines area on Sunday night.

AAP leaders will be gradually exposed: BJP on Kumar Vishwas controversy

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday lashed out at the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over allegations against Kumar Vishwas of having an affair with a woman volunteer and alleged that all leaders of the ruling party in Delhi would gradually be exposed.

AAP govt functions according to its will: DCW

Delhi Commission for Women ( DCW) chairperson Barkha Shukla Singh on Monday alleged that the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government functions according to its will and does not trust anybody.

Rahul Gandhi to fight for home buyers now, may join protest against real estate bill today
Rahul Gandhi to fight for home buyers now, may join protest against real estate bill today

After waging a war against the Narendra Modi government over farmers' plight, a 'combative' Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is now gearing up to address concerns of thousands of home buyers in the National Capital Region.

Kumar Vishwas `illicit relationship` row: Woman claims AAP leader threatened her to stay mum
Kumar Vishwas `illicit relationship` row: Woman claims AAP leader threatened her to stay mum

Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas and his wife have been summoned by Delhi Commission for Women after a party volunteer approached it claiming that "false rumours" of his having illicit relationship with her were ruining her reputation and that he should come forward to clarify.

Call about constable's suicide sends Delhi police into tizzy

A series of PCR calls claiming that a Delhi Police constable had hung himself from a tree near Mandir Marg police station in the heart of the national capital this evening sent the entire department into a tizzy.

Fire in Noida slum, one child injured

A cylinder blast led to a massive fire in a slum in Noida's Sector 51, injuring one child.

Yogendra Yadav attacks AAP, says people feel cheated

Expelled Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav on Sunday attacked his former party, alleging it has become centralised despite enjoying plenty of goodwill.

DMRC celebrates 21st foundation day

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday celebrated its 21st foundation day here felicitating 43 of its employees for their performance in 2014-15.

Sniffing plot to finish AAP, Kejriwal bats for public trial of media

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday charged that there is a "conspiracy to finish off AAP" among a "very large" section of the media even as he supported "public trial" of the media.

DJB launches major drive to detect and prevent water leakages

Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Sunday launched a special drive for detecting and preventing leakages to cut down water loss and ensure that city gets sustainable water supply during the summers.

Nepali man accused of raping Assam girl held in Delhi

A Nepali man, accused of raping a girl from Assam who was working at a guest house here, was on Sunday arrested in Delhi, police said.

Girl harassed, blackmailed in Faridabad

A 22-year-old girl, resident of sector-16 of Faridabad, has accused a man of threatening, extortion and blackmailing her, police said.

Face-off between Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi LG: Najeeb Jung asks ministers to refer files directly to him

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor may be on a collision course with Najeeb Jung's office on Sunday directing ministers in the AAP Government to refer all files on various issues directly to him.

Fake degree row: Kejriwal defends Tomar, says satisfied with Law Minister's response
Fake degree row: Kejriwal defends Tomar, says satisfied with Law Minister's response

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday defended his Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar, accused of faking his law degree, and called for a "public trial" of the media.