Delhi News

Model shot at by 'husband' in Delhi's Ashram area

A young aspiring model was critically wounded when her 'husband' allegedly shot at her in her home in Hari Nagar locality of Ashram area in southeast Delhi here on Friday night.

Posters outside BJP office, Shah residence seeking return of Sanjay Joshi

Posters on Saturday sprung up outside the BJP headquarters and residences of party president Amit Shah and LK Advani here, seeking the return of Sanjay Joshi, Narendra Modi's bete noire and former general secretary, to the party-fold.

Public consultation for Delhi Budget to begin Sunday

Delhi Government will start its participatory budgeting exercise Sunday in the Patparganj Assembly constituency of East Delhi and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will chair the event.

Manish Sisodia warns schools on mid-day meal

Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia on Saturday warned government schools to improve the quality of mid-day meal after he found it to be "very poor".

First arrests carried out on Delhi anti-graft helpline complaint

Three persons including a government official were on Saturday taken into custody for allegedly taking bribe by the Anti-Corruption-Branch (ACB), the first arrests related to any complaint made on the newly launched anti-graft helpline in Delhi.

Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia appear in court in a defamation case

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Saturday appeared before a court here in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by former union minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit Sibal.

St Stephen's row: Kejriwal asks students to follow principles of democracy

Amidst a raging controversy over a ban on a student e-zine by St Stephen's college, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday attended a graduation ceremony at the institute, even as a section of students had urged him to turn down the invite "in support for freedom of speech".

Metro Adventure Club launched in Delhi

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Saturday launched a Metro Adventure Club to promote adventure and sports activities among its over 8,500 employees.

Plagiarism case: Delhi court grants exemption to Deepak Pental

Delhi University's former Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental, who is accused in a case of forgery, cheating and plagiarism along with another person, was on Saturday granted exemption from personal appearance for the day by a court here on health ground.

AAP govt inducts first woman driver of DTC
AAP govt inducts first woman driver of DTC

In a step taken to empower woman, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government on Friday inducted 30-year-old V Saritha as the first woman driver of the Delhi Transport Corporation bus service.

Yogendra Yadav terms Aam Aadmi Party's showcause notice a 'joke'

A day after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) issued showcause notice to rebel leader Yogendra Yadav along with Prashant Bhushan and two others for alleged anti-party activities, he termed it as a “joke” on Saturday.

Row more about curbing of freedom of speech: Stephen's student

Following a court order staying his suspension, the student editor of a banned e-zine of the prestigious St Stephen's college said the entire row was more about curbing of freedom of speech.

Stay on St Stephen's student editor's suspension hailed

Scores of St Stephen's students and alumni on Friday hailed a court order staying suspension of the student editor of a banned e-zine.

Two vigilant Delhiites felicitated by Delhi Police

Two vigilant Delhiites, including a young girl who prevented a foreigner from being looted by a chain snatcher, were felicitated today by the Delhi Police.

Telangana native becomes DTC's first woman driver

After driving autorickshaws and BMWs, Telangana native Vankadarath Saritha today became the first woman to hit the Delhi roads as a DTC driver.

SC stays defamation trial of Kejriwal, seeks Centre's response

 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday got a reprieve from the Supreme Court which not only stayed his prosecution in two criminal defamation cases but also sought a reply from the Centre on his plea challenging constitutional validity of the penal provisions.

Delhi govt directs officers to launch crackdown on encroachers

The Delhi government on Friday directed its officials to launch a crackdown on encroachers and said that land owning authorities will be held responsible if they fail to protect their land.

Delhi Discoms asked to cut down wasteful expenditure

 Criticising wasteful expenditure, Delhi Power Minister Satyendra Jain on Friday asked discoms to cut down electricity rates, which were affecting poor people.

AAP sends showcause notice to rebel leaders Bhushan, Yadav
AAP sends showcause notice to rebel leaders Bhushan, Yadav

In a move that can prove to be the final step towards their expulsion, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday issued a show-cause to rebel leaders Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav and two others for alleged anti-party activities.

Delhi HC asks CBI to look into info on morphed pic of Azad-Heptulla

The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the CBI to look into the information given by a civil servant on the alleged morphing of photos of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and Najma Heptulla in a book on the country's first education minister.

Passports have been issued on fake addresses: Police to Delhi HC

The city police on Friday admitted in the Delhi High Court that passports have been issued on fake and non-existent addresses due to "bogus" verification by policemen against whom action has been taken.

December 16 gang-rape: HC seeks reply from BBC, documentary maker

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought reply from BBC and the British director of the controversial documentary on December 16 gang-rape case on a plea seeking their prosecution for interviewing one of the convicts who made derogatory statement against women.

AAP to work with Delhi govt to tackle graft

 In line with its poll promise of making the national capital country's first "corruption-free city", Aam Aadmi Party has decided to work in tandem with the Delhi government to strengthen its efforts to weed out graft.

Delhi HC stays suspension of St Stephen's student by principal

The Delhi High Court on Friday stayed the order of St Stephen's College Principal Valson Thampu suspending the student editor of its banned e-zine for "violating" discipline, asking whether anyone can be suspended for speaking to the media.

NHRC's National Workshop on Leprosy begins in Delhi

A day-long ' National Workshop on Leprosy' organized by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) began in New Delhi today.

Lawyer found dead in Tis Hazari Courts premises in Delhi, 2 arrested
Lawyer found dead in Tis Hazari Courts premises in Delhi, 2 arrested

In a shocking incident, a lawyer was on Friday morning found dead in the Tis Hazari Courts complex in Delhi.

Delhi HC stays suspension of St Stephens's college student involved in magazine row

The Delhi High Court ordered a stay on the suspension of a student of St Stephens's college involved in a row over an online magazine.

Reach out to farmers with govt move on compensation: Kejriwal to AAP leaders

 Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday asked AAP leaders and MLAs to popularise the Delhi government's decision to give Rs 20,000 per acre as compensation to farmers affected by unseasonal rains as the party gears up for a rally against the Centre's land acquisition bill on April 22.

Katara case: Vikas Yadav moves HC against refusal of parole extension

Vikas Yadav, serving a 30-year jail term without remission in the Nitish Katara murder case, on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the decision of a single judge refusing extension of the parole granted to him.

BJP's Vijender Gupta appointed Leader of Opposition in Delhi

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party Rohini legislator Vijender Gupta was on Thursday appointed the leader of opposition in the Delhi assembly, an official statement said.