Delhi News

Uber cab rape case: Victim to be cross-examined on Thursday

Hours after the Delhi High Court allowed the accused driver who is facing trial in the Uber cab rape case to recall 13 prosecution witnesses, a court here today said the victim will be cross-examined on Thursday.

Narottam Das gets Rs one crore compensation

Delhi's Social Welfare department Minister Sandeep Kumar on Wednesday handed over a cheque of Rs one crore as compensation to the widow of martyred CRPF officer Narottam Das who died in a landmine blast.

Delhi govt again asks Sanjiv ​Chaturvedi's deputation

The Delhi government has once again asked the Centre to depute Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who was removed as Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of AIIMS around four months back, as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the office of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

HC to hear plea to control Delhi air pollution

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it would hear on March 11 a PIL seeking directions to the government to take immediate steps to control increasing air pollution in Delhi.

Jamia Millia Islamia gets A grade from NAAC

Jamia Millia Islamia has been assessed and accredited by NAAC for the first cycle with an "A" Grade, the Delhi-based central university said in a statement on Wednesday.

Ban on interview of December 16 gang-rape convict to continue: Delhi court

The order restraining airing or broadcasting the interview of a December 16 gang-rape convict, which was conducted inside the Tihar jail, will continue till further orders, a Delhi court said on Wednesday.

Delhi HC reserves order on discoms' plea against CAG audit

Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on private power distribution companies' plea against AAP government's decision to get their accounts audited by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).

Uber case: Delhi HC allows recall of 13 witnesses including victim

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed recall of 13 prosecution witnesses, including the victim in Uber cab rape case, on the plea of the accused driver and said their cross examination will be carried out on a day-to-day basis.

Delhi HC calls for lease deed on PIL against mosque in its premises

Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked its registry to collect and place before it the original lease deed of the court complex to ascertain from when a mosque has been in existence in its premises.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's resignation bid to be discussed at AAP meet

 The resignation of Arvind Kejriwal from the post of AAP's National Convener, which "still stands", will be discussed at today's National Executive meet where the party will take a call on the fate of senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan.

Real fight in 'self-centered' AAP is about RS seats: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prabhat Jha on Wednesday alleged that the real fight in the 'self-centered' Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was over Rajya Sabha seats.

'Dictatorship' prevails in AAP, says Satish Upadhyay

Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Wednesday said that dictatorship prevails in the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan​ likely to be asked for clarification at national executive meet

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan are likely to be asked to put forth their clarifications in the party's national executive meeting which is to take place today, according to reports.

Nippy morning in Delhi

It was a nippy Wednesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 10.7 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.

AAP global supporters seek unity in the party

With the rift in AAP deepening, non-resident Indian supporters of the party have appealed to its leadership to stand united and resolve all their differences peacefully.

LIVE: AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan removed from PAC
LIVE: AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan removed from PAC

The AAP National Executive is scheduled to meet here on Wednesday to decide on the fate of its two senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav even as attempts are being made for reconciliation of both the camps.

AAP national executive meet today, fate of Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav to be decided
AAP national executive meet today, fate of Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav to be decided

The 21-member national executive meeting of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be held on Wednesday, where the fate of party's two dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav is likely to be decided.

'Internal rift could lead to sense of demoralisation among AAP workers'

 Amidst reports of internal rift within Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), its national spokesman Sanjay Singh on Tuesday said it could cause a "sense of demoralisation" among the party workers.

AAP PAC may be reconstructed: Adarsh Shastri

Ahead of tomorrow's National Executive meeting which may seal the fate of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, AAP MLA Adarsh Shastri said on Tuesday indicated that the party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC), of which the duo is a part, may be "reconstructed".

Have no issues over Kejriwal as National Convenor: Yogendra Yadav

Facing the possibility of being removed from AAP's top panel PAC, senior party leader Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday night said he has no issues over Arvind Kejriwal continuing as National Convenor.

Phoolka blames Yogendra Yadav for his Lok Sabha defeat

Senior advocate and AAP leader H S Phoolka on Tuesday lashed out at Yogendra Yadav, accusing him working for his defeat in the Lok Sabha polls.

Enquiry ordered into alleged irregularities in Wakf Board

Delhi government on Tuesday ordered an enquiry into the alleged irregularities in Wakf Board after it received several complaints in this regard.

Delhi govt decides to revamp its anti-corruption helpline

Acting on its 'zero tolerance policy' against corruption, Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government on Tuesday decided to revamp its anti-corruption helpline, which was launched during its earlier 49-day stint.

Dec 16 gang-rape convict interview: Delhi Police registers FIR

Delhi Police on Tuesday registered an FIR in connection with a controversial interview of a convict in the December 16 gang-rape case while also saying that it would move court to seek a restrain order its airing.

Bill to allow e-rickshaws in Delhi passed in Lok Sabha

A Bill seeking to pave the way for plying of e-rickshaws on Delhi roads was passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Internal issues should be discussed at party forum: AAP leader Sanjay Singh

Amid the ongoing rumbling within AAP, senior party leader Sanjay Singh on Tuesday said that internal issues should be discussed at party's forum.

Yogendra Yadav hopeful of breakthrough in AAP national executive meeting

Amid the growing internal battle within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), senior party leader Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday said he was hopeful that everything would be sorted out in the national executive meeting tomorrow.

Police had hired 605 CCTV cameras for Obama's visit, R-Day

Delhi Police had hired 605 CCTV cameras in January this year for security purposes during the visit of US President Barack Obama and the Republic day parade all of which have been removed, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Delhi: Three persons get 5 yrs in jail for stabbing man 11 times

 Three men, who were held guilty of trying to kill a person by stabbing him 11 times, have been sentenced to five years rigorous jail term by a Delhi court which said adequate punishment needs to be inflicted, else wrong signal will be sent in the society.

Rift in AAP: Now, Phoolka demands explanation from Yogendra Yadav

The growing rift within the Aam Aadmi Party took another twist on Tuesday with senior advocate and party member HS Phoolka scathingly attacking senior party leader Yogendra Yadav, and maintained that the party's campaign committee members had ensured his loss in the elections.