Delhi News

Vyapam scam: Viscera samples of journalist arrive at AIIMS

A police team from Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh, arrived at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital with the viscera samples of TV journalist Akshay Singh.

Domestic violence case: Court denies anticipatory bail to Somnath Bharti

AAP leader and former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti was on Tuesday denied anticipatory bail by a Delhi court which termed the plea as "pre-mature" in a case of domestic violence filed against him by his wife.

Humid morning in Delhi, rains likely

A day after monsoon showers lashed the national capital, Delhiites woke up to a humid morning with the minimum temperature settling at 27.4 degrees Celsius.

Do you also support referendum in J&K? Congress asks AAP

Hitting out at the Aam Aadmi Party government's decision to hold referendum on the issue of full statehood to Delhi, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday wondered whether Arvind Kejriwal-led party wanted the same for Jammu and Kashmir.

Congress slams Arvind Kejriwal's demand for Greece-style vote on full statehood for Delhi

The Congress Party on Monday alleged that Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal's demand of a Greece-style referendum for full statehood for Delhi is an attempt to divert the people's attention from the main subject of development.

Meet public daily, solve their problems: AAP govt to officials

The AAP government has directed all heads of departments to meet the public and address their grievances every day.

Vyapam scam: AAP slams ''politically arrogant'' BJP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday alleged that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party`s arrogance has come to the fore after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh`s defence of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh Government over the mysterious Vyapam scam deaths.

Tihar Superintendent suspended inmates escape

Delhi government on Monday suspended a Tihar jail Superintendent in connection with the escape of two inmates from the prison last month.

Fake degree case: Tomar's judicial custody extended

A court here on Monday extended the judicial custody of Delhi`s former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar in a fake degree case till July 20.

Dean death: Delhi Police see sign of 'choking', probing all angles

Initial investigations may have ruled out foul play behind the death of Jabalpur Medical College dean Arun Sharma here, but Delhi Police are probing the case from all angles as the state of his body indicated "some sort of choking".

Stephen's row: Unavailability of ICC members hampering probe

The Internal Complaints Committee probe into St Stephen's College's molestation row is moving at a slow pace "due to unavailability" of all the panel members at a given point of time, a UGC official who visited the campus was informed on .

Delhi's statehood issued need to discussed in parliament: CPI

 Referring to AAP's demand for a referendum on the issue of statehood for Delhi, the CPI on Monday said it is a larger political issue which needs to be discussed on the floor of House.

After thrice escaping police clutches, self-styled godman held in Delhi

After thrice managing to escape the clutches of the police, a self-styled godman wanted in several cases in Punjab, including of murder and drug trafficking, was arrested from Rama Vihar in the Begumpur area here.

You can't have state within a state: Kiran Bedi on AAP's full statehood demand for Delhi
You can't have state within a state: Kiran Bedi on AAP's full statehood demand for Delhi

Reacting to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's demand for a Greece-style referendum on the issue of granting full statehood to Delhi, BJP leader Kiran Bedi on Monday said that having state within a state is not possible.

Congress taken on Arvind Kejriwal govt over Lokayukta vacancy

Congress on Monday staged a protest here demanding immediate appointment of Lokayukta by AAP Government in Delhi and filed a complaint with the anti-graft ombudsmen seeking action against legislators of the ruling party, including Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Fake degree case: Tomar sent to judicial custody till July 20

A court here on Monday extended by 14 days the judicial custody of former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar in an alleged forged degree case.

Referendum on Delhi statehood 'dangerous ploy', says Maken

Congress leader Ajay Maken on Monday termed as "unconstitutional and a dangerous ploy with grave fallout" Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's idea of conducting referendum on statehood for Delhi.

Congress to file complaint against 28 AAP MLAs in Lokayukta office

Decrying the delay in the appointment of a Lokayukta in Delhi, Congress leader Ajay Maken said his party will file a complaint against 28 AAP MLAs, including Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in the Lokayukta office today.

St Stephen's molestation row: Principal ​Thampu offers to resign

Facing criticism over handling of the research scholar molestation case, St Stephen's principal Valson Thampu on Monday said he would resign if it was proved that "he was a cause of embarrassment to the institution".

Vyapam scam: CPI slams BJP over Vijayvargiya's needless remark

The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday dubbed Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya's unwarranted remark about the journalist who died under mysterious circumstances as 'inhuman and irrational'.

Kailash Vijayvargiya's meeting with Amit Shah underway

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet minister Kailash Vijayvargiya's meeting with BJP president Amit Shah is currently underway.

Now, CM Arvind Kejriwal calls for a Greece-style referendum on Delhi statehood
Now, CM Arvind Kejriwal calls for a Greece-style referendum on Delhi statehood

In a move which is likely to further escalate tension between the Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government here, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has now called for a Greece-style referendum on the issue of granting full statehood to Delhi.

BookMyCab gets licence from Delhi govt

App-based taxi service operator BookMyCab today said it has bagged licence from the Delhi government to operate in the NCR region.

Vegetable trader robbed of Rs 70,000 G Noida

A vegetable trader was allegedly robbed of Rs 70,000 at gunpoint today by unidentified men who offered him a lift near Pari Chowk here, police said.

Congress protests against AAP on Lokayukta issue

The Congress party on Monday took to the streets in protest against the Aam Aadmi Party over the post of the Lokayukta lying vacant.

Delhi: Court orders shifting of temple, deities from housing society

A Delhi court has directed the shifting of a temple and deities from a housing society on a plea of a resident alleging that musical instruments and loudspeaker were causing him disturbance, saying the complainant had a right to lead an undisturbed peaceful life.

Stephen's molestation row: Students, teachers hold protest

Scores of students, teachers and women rights activists today took to the streets protesting against the alleged molestation of a research scholar at St Stephen's College and the principal's attempts to hush up the issue.

Ready for judicial or CBI enquiry, says St. Stephen's principal

St. Stephen's College principal Valson Thampu on Monday said that his college was ready for a judicial or CBI enquiry, after a student alleged that a professor had sexual harassed her.

Kejriwal's idea of referendum for Delhi statehood 'unconstitutional': Ajay Maken

Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) chief Ajay Maken on Monday termed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's demand for referendum on statehood for the national capital as unconstitutional, claiming that the AAP supremo purposely raises issues in order to cause conflict with the Central Government.

Prashan Bhushan calls for agencies from outside MP to probe Vyapam scam

Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Monday called for an investigating agency from outside Madhya Pradesh to probe the Vyapam scam, noting that several top leaders of the state are said to be involved in the case.