Delhi

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Centre announces Rs 5L compensation to kin of 3325 victims

In a significant move, the Narendra Modi government on Thursday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the kin of 3325 people killed during anti-Sikh riots in the national capital in 1984.

Corruption if not tackled will lead to death of society: Court

A Delhi court has sentenced two public servants and three others, convicted in one of the seven National Insurance Company (NIC) scam cases, to four years rigorous imprisonment saying "corruption, if not tackled will lead to death of society by continuous debilitation."

DDA to have incentive policy for green buildings soon

The Delhi Development Authority is drafting a policy on financial and non-financial initiatives to promote green buildings in the national capital.

Delhi's Trilokpuri prohibitory orders relaxed for 11 hours

Delhi Police Thursday relaxed the prohibitory orders for 11 hours in Delhi's Trilokpuri area, which has been hit by communal clashes.

Run for Unity: Govt offices in Delhi to close early

Some government offices located in central Delhi will remain closed from 2 pm on Thursday to 9.30 am the next day in connection with the 'Run for Unity' being flagged off from Vijay Chowk by Prime Minster Narendra Modi.

Rape remarks: DCW chief slams UP Police's 'small mentality'

Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Barkha Shukla Singh on Thursday expressed concern over reports of the Uttar Pradesh Police blaming indecent clothing and exposure to mobile phones for the rise in rape cases.

Shahi Imam invites Nawaz Sharif but leaves out PM Narendra Modi for son's anointment
Shahi Imam invites Nawaz Sharif but leaves out PM Narendra Modi for son's anointment

Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, recently named his 19-year-old son Shaban Bukhari as his successor.

SC supports LG's 'positive' efforts, gives 12 more days to explore govt formation in Delhi
SC supports LG's 'positive' efforts, gives 12 more days to explore govt formation in Delhi

Taking note of Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's efforts to break the deadlock, the Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned hearing on government formation in Delhi to November 11.

Trilokpuri riots: Police say opened fire, but in self-defence

 Five people, including two teens, received bullet injuries in the communal clash in Trilokpuri in east Delhi last week. Delhi Police claims their bullets did not cause the injuries and an FIR filed by the police clearly mentions that they fired in "self defence".

Delhi stalemate: Najeeb Jung to hold consultations with BJP, AAP, Congress
Delhi stalemate: Najeeb Jung to hold consultations with BJP, AAP, Congress

Rapped by the Supreme Court, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung will kick off consultations with BJP, AAP and Congress in the next couple of days in fresh efforts to install an elected government in the capital or dissolving the assembly to pave way for elections early next year.

Police should not soft pedal probe into communal violence at Trilokpuri, demands AAP
Police should not soft pedal probe into communal violence at Trilokpuri, demands AAP

Aam Aadmi Party said on Wednesday that the police should not soft pedal probe into communal violence at Trilokpuri, particularly role of former BJP MLA SK Vaid.

Social reformation needed to address crimes against women: HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday termed as "alarming" crimes against women in the capital taking place inside homes and the accused in majority of these cases being near relatives and acquaintances of the victims and said the situation "calls for a social reformation".

Inspired by Modi's call, she cleaned Trilokpuri's debris

Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a clean India, 35-year-old Laila Shah wielded the broom and started collecting shards of broken glass and bricks from the narrow lanes of east Delhi's Trilokpuri area in the wake of Hindu-Muslim clashes.

Centre may opt for fresh polls in Delhi if no government comes

The Centre may opt for fresh Assembly elections in Delhi if no party or group is in a position to form a government in the national capital in the present circumstances.

Delhi BJP chief names new team

Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Wednesday announced his new team, more than three months after he took charge.

Najeeb Jung running backdoor government for BJP in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal
Najeeb Jung running backdoor government for BJP in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday hit out at Lt Governor Najeeb Jung for saying that he would explore the possibility of installing a popular government in Delhi in the next few days.

Prohibitory orders to be relaxed in Delhi's Trilokpuri
Prohibitory orders to be relaxed in Delhi's Trilokpuri

The prohibitory orders on gathering and movement of people in Delhi's Trilokpuri area following a communal clash will be relaxed for six hours Wednesday as no fresh violence was reported, police said.

Rain likely in Delhi today

It will be a partly cloudy on Wednesday here and light rainfall is likely in some areas, the Met Office said.

Delhi govt formation: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung meets Rajnath Singh
Delhi govt formation: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung meets Rajnath Singh

With President Pranab Mukherjee giving his nod, all eyes are on Lt Governor Najeeb Jung as to when he would send an invite to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form government in Delhi.

'Outsider' role in Trilokpuri violence being probed

Police probe into communal clashes in Trilokpuri area of East Delhi has pointed to the role of outsiders.

A Surya Prakash named as Prasar Bharati Chairman

Senior journalist A Surya Prakash on Tuesday was appointed as the Chairman of the Prasar Bharati Board, on the recommendation of a three-member committee, headed by Vice President Hamid Ansari .

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to invite BJP to form govt in Delhi soon
Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to invite BJP to form govt in Delhi soon

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung is likely to send an invite in the next couple of days to BJP, the single-largest party in the Delhi Assembly to form government in the national capital.

Debar ex-BJP MLA from entering violence-hit Trilokpuri: AAP

Continuing its attack on a former BJP MLA of the area, Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday demanded that his entry be banned in violence-hit Trilokpuri of east Delhi.

Rail Bhavan dharna: Police asked to give documents to Kejriwal

Delhi Police was on Tuesday directed by a court here to supply all the documents filed along with the charge sheet to former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five others, who are accused in a case of agitation by AAP near North Block here in January this year.

DUTA accuses School of Open Learning of flouting rules

Delhi University Teacher's Association (DUTA) on Tuesday alleged violation of rules in the conduct of personal contact programmes by the varsity's School of Open Learning.

HC asks AAP, Lamba to file written statements on Binny's plea

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and four of its members, including Alka Lamba, to submit their written statements in response to a a defamation plea moved against them by former party member Vinod Kumar Binny.

Delhi HC notice over contempt plea on plying of e-rickshaws

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued a show cause notice after a contempt petition was filed against the city police and transport department for not taking action against plying of e-rickshaws in the capital despite a ban.

Delhi BJP sends legal notice to Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi BJP on Tuesday served a legal notice to Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly "defaming" the party.

Efforts on to achieve total garbage management in Delhi: Naidu

All efforts are being made to ensure total management of waste in the national capital with steps being taken to achieve 100 percent door-to-door collection of domestic garbage, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Tuesday.

Court reserves order on Somnath Bharti's plea for FIR against cops

A court here on Tuesday reserved for November 3 its order on a plea by former Delhi Law Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Somnath Bharti seeking lodging of an FIR against unknown police personnel who allegedly implicated him in a molestation case.