Delhi News

Delhi polls: EC awareness campaign to target Metro, DTC commuters

With an aim to encourage people to vote in February 7 Delhi polls, the Election Commission will carry out an awareness campaign targeting commuters in Metro stations and buses of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).

Get ready to serve Delhi and make it safe for women: Arvind Kejriwal to AAP cadre

In an attempt to mobilise the party cadre, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday appealed to members not to succumb to evil forces and stay focussed on agenda.

Nippy morning in Delhi, sunny day ahead

It was a nippy, pleasant morning in the national capital Friday.

Delhi rape victim sues Uber in US court
Delhi rape victim sues Uber in US court

A passenger allegedly raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi sued the online car service in U.S. federal court on Thursday, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures.

Amit Shah confident of two-thirds victory in Delhi polls

Ruling out any rifts within the BJP, its chief Amit Shah on Thursday said that the party would emerge victorious with two-third majority in the upcoming Delhi elections.

Graft case: CBI faces court's ire for filing closure report

Taking CBI to task for "hurriedly" filing a closure report on a corruption case against some Delhi Jal Board officials, a city court on Thursday rejected it and directed the agency further probe the matter and explore whether the offenders could be chargesheeted.

Kiran Bedi proposes engagement of youth for development

In the absence of a unified party manifesto, BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi is sharing her own blueprints in the run up to the Assembly elections.

Minor raped by step-father in Delhi

A 10-year-old girl was raped by her step-father at her home here, police said Thursday. The accused has been arrested.

Hindu outfit protests at AAP office

Activists of Hindu Raksha Dal (HRD) staged a demonstration in front of the AAP office here in Kaushambi on Thursday.

Sunanda Pushkar's son called for questioning

 Sunanda Pushkar`s son from her previous marriage has been called for questioning in connection with her murder, police said on Wednesday.

43 people in Delhi test positive for H1N1 virus

Forty-three more people tested positive for H1N1 virus on Thursday including four medicos, taking the total number of cases reported in the national capital to 361, including five persons who died, so far this season.

Delhi polls: Shah pulls up BJP leaders for lacklustre campaign

 BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday pulled up a number of senior leaders of party's Delhi unit for the "lacklustre" election campaign and sternly told them to put up a united fight to effectively counter "main rival" AAP.

Delhi sees coldest January 29 in six years

It was sunny but the coldest Jan 29 in the past six years with the minimum temperature dropping four notches below the season`s average at 4.8 degrees Celsius. The Met department forecast dense fog Friday morning.

Victim identified Uber cab driver as rapist, police tell court

 The woman executive who was allegedly raped by Uber taxi driver identified the accused at a court where she had gone to record her statement in December last year, the case`s investigation officer Thursday told a court where the trial is underway.

BJP will win two-thirds majority in Delhi polls: Amit Shah
BJP will win two-thirds majority in Delhi polls: Amit Shah

After his strategy bore rich dividends in the in the General Elections last year, the Delhi Assembly polls 2015 are being seen as the next big assignment for Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah. But the man recognised as the 'Chanakya' of BJP says he hasn't taken any election lightly and his mantra remains 'maximum seats with maximum margin.'

Acid attack survivor showed remarkable fortitude: Doctors

 Undaunted by the acid attack on her in a December morning, a 30-year-old doctor of the ESI Hospital here is moving ahead in life.

Sonia Gandhi condoles Colonel MN Rai's death

 Striking a personal note, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday condoled the death Colonel M N Rai, a commanding officer who died in a gun battle with terrorists, and wrote to his wife telling her she knows what it is to lose a beloved husband to a terror attack.

Uber, other taxi-hailing apps hit new roadblock in Delhi

New Delhi`s transport department has written to U.S. taxi hailing company Uber Technologies Inc detailing problems with its application for a licence in the city, further complicating the firm`s ability to operate in India`s capital.

BJP core group reviews campaign, steps for Delhi win

 The BJP`s 18-member core group, headed by party president Amit Shah, Thursday reviewed the party campaigning for the Feb 7 Delhi assembly polls and discussed the steps needed to ensure the party`s victory.

Kiran Bedi's 15-point program to increase engagement, development of Delhi youth
Kiran Bedi's 15-point program to increase engagement, development of Delhi youth

A day after giving a detailed blueprint of her action plan for women safety in Delhi, BJP chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Thursday shared her 15-point program that will increase engagement with and development of Delhi's youth.

Congress man who took DPCC website down joins AAP

Days after he quit Congress and created a controversy by taking down the website of the party state unit, Sanjey Puri on Thursday joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) along with scores of Janakpuri block Congress workers.

All polling stations in Delhi declared as no-smoking zones

In a move towards effective implementation of the tobacco control laws, the Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has declared all polling stations in Delhi as no-smoking zones in the upcoming assembly polls to be held on February 7.

Two rallies of Sushma Swaraj in Delhi cancelled

Two election rallies of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj were cancelled here today but BJP did not give any reason for it.

Delhi polls: Arvind Kejriwal to challenge EC order in High Court, says AAP

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal has decided to move the High Court after the Assembly polls challenging the Election Commission's order directing him to desist from commenting on the issue of BJP and Congress allegedly distributing money to voters.

Delhi polls: BJP, AAP failed to focus on poor, says Rahul Gandhi

Attacking the BJP and AAP for failing to focus on the poor, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Thursday said his party was the only one to understand Delhi`s need for development must include the youth and find place for the poor.

BJP poses 'paanch sawaal' for Kejriwal; AAP hits back, says party panicking
BJP poses 'paanch sawaal' for Kejriwal; AAP hits back, says party panicking

Raising the political temperatures in Delhi ahead of crucial assembly elections, the BJP on Thursday targeted AAP and asked its chief Arvind Kejriwal why he took support from the Congress to form a government and why did he seek facilities after rejecting them first, but the AAP termed the queries "old and boring" and claimed the party was "panicking".

Delhi polls: EC to monitor press conferences by parties

The Election Commission on Thursday announced that it will monitor all press conferences given by political parties in the national capital to check for possible violations of the Model Code of Conduct ahead of the February 7 assembly elections in the city.

EC gives clean chit to Kiran Bedi on holding two voter ID cards

The Election Commission on Thursday gave clean chit to BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi with regard to her holding two voter identity cards having separate addresses.

One killed in mishap at NBCC construction site in south Delhi

One person died and three others were injured in a mudslide at a construction site in East Kidwai Nagar on Thursday.

Delhi govt asked to pay Rs 8L for medical negligence at LNJP

The apex consumer commission has asked the Delhi government to pay over Rs 8 lakh to the kin of a 46-year-old man who died due to "gross negligence" at the state-run LNJP hospital while being subjected to radiotherapy.