Delhi News

FTII students to stage demonstration in Delhi on Monday

Nearly 80 students of the beleaguered FTII left here for Delhi to stage a demonstration in the national capital tomorrow to highlight their demands, mainly removal of actor and BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as the institute's chairman.

All-faith prayer meeting held for Prez Kalam in Delhi

An all-faith prayer meeting was organised in the national capital to pay tribute to former President A P J Abdul Kalam.

Quality testing of mid-day meals on hold at Delhi govt schools

The Delhi government has failed to conduct quality tests of the food served under the mid-day meal programme in its schools for the last four months due to non-empanelment of testing labs, response to an RTI query has revealed.

Congress corners AAP for not appointing Lokpal

The Congress Party staged a protest against the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government at Preet Vihar area of the national capital on Sunday for backtracking on the promise of appointing a Lokpal.

Eight more trains on Delhi Metro from Monday

Eight more trains will run across the Delhi Metro network from tomorrow after a decision was taken to augment it keeping in view a general trend of increased ridership in the months of August and September over the last few years.

Trouble for tipplers getting over 1 litre liquor to Delhi

 Now, getting over one litre liquor to Delhi from neighbouring areas like Gurgaon and Faridabad to save a few bucks may land you in jail with the AAP Government stepping up efforts to catch hold of defaulters.

Bill to check ponzi schemes put on hold

A proposed bill to check fraudulent multi-level marketing (MLM) or ponzi schemes has been put on hold by the government.

DU permits Skype viva for PhD students, plagiarism check must

Scholars pursuing PhD at Delhi University can now appear for their viva through Skype or other modes of video conferencing.

DU to reply on plea against empanelment of part-time lecturers

The Delhi High Court has directed Delhi University to respond to a petition alleging "arbitrary" empanelment of ineligible candidates for the post of part time lecturers in the Law faculty here.

Delhi: Man gets 7 yrs jail for 'vile act' of raping neighbour

 A Delhi court has awarded seven years jail term to a man for raping his neighbhour, saying the convict has "committed the vile act" and deserves to be suitably punished for it.

Can't allow man to run away from maintaining wife, kid: Delhi Court

 Coming to the aid of a destitute woman, a local court has directed her estranged husband to pay Rs 4,800 per month as maintenance to her and their child in a domestic violence case saying he "cannot be permitted to run away" from his responsibility.

Road mishap: 14-yr-old boy gets Rs 8.7 lakh compensation

 A 14-year-old boy, whose left leg had to be amputated below the knee after being hit by a rashly driven tanker, has been awarded over Rs eight lakh compensation by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

Shocking! Heart transported to hospital 20 km away in just 16 minutes in Delhi

In a coordinated effort by hospitals and Delhi Traffic Police, a heart harvested from a 57-year-old brain dead patient was transported from Karol Bagh to Saket, a distance of about 20 km, in a record 16 minutes for transplantation.

Delhi Police reunites 15 missing kids with families

Fifteen children from different parts of the country who were living in the national capital's shelter homes have been reunited with their families, Delhi Police said on Saturday.

Poster war in Delhi: BJP slams Arvind Kejriwal govt for splurging on advertisements
Poster war in Delhi: BJP slams Arvind Kejriwal govt for splurging on advertisements

The Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress have launched a blistering attack on the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government in Delhi over expenditure on its advertisement campaign.

DCW to study 'increasing' crimes against women,writes to Bassi

 Stating that the law and order situation in Delhi is "deteriorating at an alarming rate", new Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal on Saturday asked Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi to furnish information about "increasing" complaints of crimes against women.

Improve Delhi, don't waste public's hard earned money: Congress to AAP

 Criticising the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Government in Delhi for allegedly spending huge amount of money on advertising, Congress leader JP Agarwal on Saturday said the former was not spending money to fulfil the promises made to people of the city before elections.

DCW writes to Bassi over crime against women

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Saturday wrote to Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi seeking information on the number of complaints of crime against women.

DTU restructuring academic programmes to meet global demands

Keeping in mind the challenges posed by the "dramatic" transformation of higher education, Delhi Technological University has restructured its academic programmes and curriculum to meet global demands, its Vice Chancellor Pradeep Kumar said on Saturday.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal moves Allahabad HC seeking quashing of case in Amethi

 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has moved the Allahabad High Court seeking quashing of a case against him for his alleged inflammatory speech in Amethi during Lok Sabha elections last year.

BJP MP Maheish Girri urges PM Modi to rename road after APJ Abdul Kalam

 BJP MP Maheish Girri has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider renaming Delhi's Aurangzeb Road after former President APJ Abdul Kalam to correct "wrongs" of history.

DMC suspends 4 doctors for a month over negligence in treatment

In the wake of alleged negligence in treatment that led to amputation of a leg of a 11-year-old boy, the Delhi Medical Council on Saturday suspended registration certificates of four resident doctors - two each of Hindu Rao and Safdarjang Hospital - for a month.

Delhi woman kidnapped, molested in moving car

A 30-year-old woman, working with a NGO, has alleged that she was kidnapped and molested by three people in a moving car here, police said on Saturday.

BJP puts up hoardings questioning Delhi Govt's expenditure on advertisement campaigns
BJP puts up hoardings questioning Delhi Govt's expenditure on advertisement campaigns

 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has put up a series of hoardings questioning the Delhi Government`s expenditure on its advertisement campaign.

Stephen's maths professor accuses principal of pursuing 'personal vendetta'

The president of the DU teachers' body and senior St Stephen's faculty member Nandita Narain has accused the college's principal Valson Thampu of pursuing a "personal vendetta" against her as he rejected her request for leave to contest the teachers' body polls.

Trams may ply in Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk

 Trams may roll on the streets of Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk with Shahjahanabad Redevelopment Corporation (SRDC) likely to approve the project in its upcoming board meeting on Monday.

AAP govt appoints Subramanium, Krishnan in Nitish Katara murder case

AAP government on Friday appointed senior lawyers Gopal Subramanium and Dayan Krishnan to contest the appeal of Nitish Katara murder case convicts Vikas Yadav and his cousin Vishal in Supreme Court.

DU admission scam: Key player ''Kaku'' on police radar

Sleuths probing the Delhi University (DU) admission scam busted two days ago have their sights set on Inderjeet Singh alias `Kaku` identified as the likely mastermind of the Rs1 billion racket.

Youth arrested for trying to molest Naga girl in Delhi

 A 20-year-old youth was today arrested for allegedly trying to molest a northeastern girl at Khirki Extension area in South Delhi, police said.

Arvind Kejriwal's 'thulla' remark: Court to record pre-summoning evidence

A court here on Friday fixed September 10 for recording of pre-summoning evidence in a criminal defamation complaint by a Delhi Police constable against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for using a slang "thulla" to describe policemen.