Delhi News

Mosque inside HC premises not in earmarked area: Centre to HC

The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that the mosque constructed inside its premises does not fall under the 7.765 acres area earmarked for construction of the court premises.

Kejriwal administers oath to Delhi govt's 21 Parl secys

Twenty-one AAP MLAs appointed as parliamentary secretaries to Delhi ministers were on Monday administered the oath of office by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at a function held at Delhi Secretariat.

Delhi to get 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots by Feb next year

The Aam Aadmi Party government on Monday said that it would provide 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots by February next year across the national capital.

After Nepal tragedy, Arvind Kejriwal reviews Delhi's preparedness for earthquakes

In the wake of recent earthquakes that hit India and bordering Nepal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday reviewed the preparedness of national capital in dealing with such natural calamities.

Row over degree: Delhi Law Minister certificate 'fabricated'

Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar's provisional certificate is "fabricated and does not exist in the institution's record", the Delhi High Court was on Monday told by a Bihar-based university from where he claimed to have done his law education.

Drunk driving by youth: Court calls for deterrent punishment

A court here has upheld the jail term of a 22-year-old youth in a drunk driving case, saying that "a young person if spared of adequate punishment at this stage may not realise consequence of the wrong done by him."

Documents leak case: Offence covered under OSA, Delhi Police tells court

Delhi Police on Monday told a court here that offence committed in the Petroleum Ministry documents leak case was covered under the Official Secrets Act (OSA) and inquiry on this aspect was underway.

Sunny day in Delhi today

A sunny day greeted Delhiites on Monday with the minimum temperature settling at 24 degrees Celsius.

Cyber crime in Faridabad: Businessman robbed of Rs 10.5 lakhs

In a case of cyber crime, a businessman was robbed of more than Rs 10 lakh from his bank account here, police said on Sunday.

Delhi govt to send food packets, drinking water to Nepal

Delhi Government has decided to send 25,000 packets of food and 25,000 pouches of drinking water as immediate relief for the people of earthquake-hit Nepal.

Farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide was AAP drama which turned into tragedy: RSS

 The RSS has alleged that farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide was a "drama" enacted by AAP which turned out to be a "tragedy", and advised the party to take right lessons from the incident.

Delhi Commissioner directed to take action against erring cops

 Delhi Police Commissioner has been directed by a court here to initiate inquiry and take action against erring policemen for serious discrepancies and lapses in the probe of a case related to illicit supply of arms and ammunition.

Tribunal head's salary: HC seeks Delhi Finance Secy's reply

The Delhi High Court has asked the Finance Secretary of the city government to file a reply to the contempt notice issued to him over non-compliance of its order to "immediately enhance" salary of a retired additional district judge who is heading two appellate tribunals.

Delhi court frees 'impotent' husband in false rape case

A man and his family members have been acquitted by a Delhi court of the charges of raping, molesting and threatening his wife, saying she lodged a false complaint to get rid of her "impotent" husband.

NDMC to give image makeover to CP's Central Park soon

The Central Park in Connaught Place, which boasts of the highest monumental flagpole in the national capital, is set to get an image makeover soon with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) planning to turn it into a popular tourist spot.

Quake: Minor cracks in 6 buildings in Delhi

 Six buildings in Delhi developed minor cracks on Saturday due to the tremors, epicentred in Nepal, which shook northern and eastern parts of the country.

AAP conducts public meetings for budget preparation

The Aam Aadmi Party government on Saturday conducted public meetings in six constituencies in the second phase of its participatory budgeting exercise in Delhi.

'Whistle-blower' shot at, Kejriwal assures him security

A 'whistle-blower' credited with several sting operations against alleged corrupt policemen was shot and injured by bike-borne assailants here while his pet dog was killed as it tried to save him in the attack.

Amit Shah meets deceased farmer Gajendra Singh's family

BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday met the family of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who allegedly committed suicide at an Aam Aadmi Party rally in Delhi, at Nangal Jhamarwada village of Dausa district.

Najeeb Jung calls meeting of disaster management agency; Delhi unscathed in earthquake

 To check the city's preparedness in the event of an earthquake, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has called a meeting of Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) and various other government agencies later this evening as reports emerged of the devastation caused by the high- intensity tremors in Nepal.

Delhi government to name scheme after Gajendra Singh

 The Delhi government on Saturday said it has decided to name its scheme of providing compensation to farmers whose crop has been destroyed after farmer Gajendra Singh who committed suicide at an AAP rally here recently.

High intensity earthquake hits Delhi, CM Arvind Kejriwal appeals for calm

High intensity quake on Saturday shook the national capital and adjoining areas prompting people to rush out of offices and homes and leading to restriction of metro services.

High intensity quake hits Delhi

High intensity quake on day shook the national capital and adjoining areas prompting people to rush out of offices and homes and leading to restriction of metro services.

PM Narendra Modi travels in Delhi Metro, says 'really enjoyed the ride'
PM Narendra Modi travels in Delhi Metro, says 'really enjoyed the ride'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a Metro ride in the national capital.

CM Kejriwal meets RTI activist shot by unknown assailants in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday visited the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital here to meet an RTI activist who was allegedly shot at by unidentified persons last night.

Clear Saturday in New Delhi

It was a warm Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 22.2 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season's average.

New skill development centre for mentally-challenged

Delhi government on Friday inaugurated a vocational skill development centre 'Kaushal Kuti' at Asha Kiran home, the capital's lone home for mentally-challenged children and adults, at Rohini.

Probe whether farmer was 'pushed and provoked': Congress

Congress on Friday sought to put the AAP as also the Centre in the dock over the death of Gajendra Singh saying the whole episode raises disturbing questions whether the Rajasthan farmer was actually "pushed and provoked" into the act.

Farmer's suicide: Arvind Kejriwal apologises; Gajendra Singh's family demands CBI probe
Farmer's suicide: Arvind Kejriwal apologises; Gajendra Singh's family demands CBI probe

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said he erred by not stopping his speech at a party rally in the national capital where a Rajasthani farmer killed himself, even as he and the AAP reached out to the distraught family.

Turf war escalates in farmer suicide probe

The turf war between the Delhi Government and the Centre on the farmer's suicide escalated on Friday with the magisterial probe ordered by the state going ahead with its work despite Delhi Police refusing cooperation.