Delhi News

Over 5,500 challaned for traffic violations in Delhi on Holi

 More than 5,500 people were fined for violating traffic rules by Delhi Traffic Police today on the occasion of Holi, which included 1,100 for drunken driving.

Arvind Kejriwal undergoes nature cure treatment for second day

 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was today given massages and treated with abdomen pack as he underwent nature cure treatment for the second consecutive day at a naturopathy institute in the city outskirts.

Delhiites celebrate holi with gusto

 The festival of colours was celebrated with traditional zeal and zest as people smeared 'gulal', splashed colour baloons on each other and exchanged sweets as a mark of bonhomie.

'Khaas treatment' for 'aam aadmi' Arvind Kejriwal in Bengaluru
'Khaas treatment' for 'aam aadmi' Arvind Kejriwal in Bengaluru

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal, who is on a medical tour to Bengaluru, may claim to be an `aam aadmi` but he is getting `khaas treatment`.

Delhi mortuary abandons unclaimed bodies after police inaction

Officials of Delhi`s Subji Mandi mortuary abandoned over 25 unclaimed bodies and kept them outside its premises as police were not taking the bodies back for the last rites for over a month.

School girl alleges gang-rape by cousins in Dwarka

A class 11 girl has alleged gang-rape by her cousins over a period of time in her complaint to police on Thursday in Rohini area of Outer Delhi.

Corruption, hooliganism checked in AAP government: AAP MLA

AAP MLA Mahendra Goyal on Thursday noted that "corruption and hooliganism" were checked after the party received a resounding victory in the Delhi assembly elections.

Tihar issues legal notice to BBC, says shorter version shown

Tihar authorities on Thursday issued a legal notice to BBC and the producers of the controversial documentary on the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape saying that its makers violated the conditions of permission to shoot and they should stop its broadcast.

Broadcast of BBC documentary an 'insult of womanhood': Prasad

Terming the broadcast of the controversial interview of a Delhi gang-rape case convict as an "insult of womanhood", Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that the "country is hurt by the documentary".

Delhi government gives relief to water consumers, Rs 186 crore waived off
Delhi government gives relief to water consumers, Rs 186 crore waived off

In a big relief to lakhs of domestic water consumers on the eve of Holi, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government on Thursday announced waiver on late payment fee running into a total of Rs 186 crore.

Uber cab rape case victim traumatised due to delay in trial

The 25-year-old woman, allegedly raped by a driver of Uber cab service provider, is understood to have told a Delhi court on Thursday that she was traumatised due to the undue delay in proceedings owing to dilatory tactics of accused and being made to relive the ghastly incident.

Cops to approach CERT-In for blocking BBC documentary from Internet

Delhi Police is in the process of approaching the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), an arm of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, to block the controversial BBC documentary on the Delhi gang rape from appearing anywhere on the Internet including video sharing websites like YouTube.

Man booked for attempting to rape married woman

Police have registered a case against a man for allegedly attempting to rape a 23-year-old married woman in the district.

Evidence withheld in gang-rape case: Delhi Police Commissioner asked to act

The Delhi Police Commissioner has been asked to direct his subordinates not to withhold any evidence by a court here which acquitted two youths in a gang-rape case and pulled up the investigating officer for not conducting a fair probe.

Delhi Police busts Arms Licence racket

With the arrest of eight persons, the Delhi Police on Thursday claimed to have busted a racket which used to get Arms Licence issued on the basis of fake and forged documents without police verification from Nagaland.

Delhi Police makes elaborate arrangements for Holi

Delhi Traffic Police has made elaborate arrangements to rein in stunt bikers, drunken driving and violating other traffic norms during Holi this year as policemen armed with cameras will video graph offenders.

Press Club urges govt to evict MP from land allotted to it

Press Club of India has urged the Union government to evict a BJP MP from his official bungalow, whose land has been allotted to the organisation for construction of its building.

Delhi: One-man committee to prepare white paper on power sector

The Delhi government on Thursday formed a one-member committee chaired by former chairman of Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) Bijendra Singh to bring out a white paper on power sector.

Internal struggle shows AAP like any other party, say rivals

With AAP witnessing internal power struggle, its political rivals on Thursday said the party's claim that it was a 'party with a difference' had fallen flat and it was just another political organisation struggling with "individual-centric" functioning.

Don't write off AAP; won't stop working for party: Yogendra Yadav
Don't write off AAP; won't stop working for party: Yogendra Yadav

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav on Thursday said that his party had taken a decision not to discuss the proceedings of Wednesday's national executive meeting, adding that he and his party would keep fighting for their beliefs, both internally and externally.

Cartoon water guns for Holi

Ten year old Vanshika coyly points out to the blue Doraemon water-gun in a shop in Chandni Chowk's Sadar Bazar market, where Cartoon Network seems to have come alive with Doraemon and Ben-Ten waterguns stacked in rows of shops, both big and small.

AAP leader Mayank Gandhi questions sacking of Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan from PAC
AAP leader Mayank Gandhi questions sacking of Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan from PAC

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and national executive member Mayank Gandhi has strongly objected to the way senior PAC leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were removed from the PAC.

Pleasant morning in Delhi, no rainfall expected

Delhiites woke up to a pleasant morning Thursday with the minimum temperature settling at 11 degrees Celsius.

Uber rape case: Court records victim's statement again
Uber rape case: Court records victim's statement again

A court on Thursday once again recorded the statement of a woman executive allegedly raped by the driver of the Uber cab company.

Kejriwal in Bengaluru for naturopathy treatment
Kejriwal in Bengaluru for naturopathy treatment

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Thursday admitted to a naturopathy institute on the city outskirts for a 10-day treatment of his persistent chronic cough problem and other ailments.

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.