Delhi News

St Stephen's molestation case: Principal says it wasn't for him to approach cops
St Stephen's molestation case: Principal says it wasn't for him to approach cops

Amid allegations of attempts to hush up a molestation row in St Stephen's College, its principal Valson Thampu on Saturday said it was not for him but the victim to go to police.

Jan Lokpal Bill will be introduced soon: AAP leader Mayank Gandhi

Aam Aadmi Party leader Mayank Gandhi on Saturday hit back at critics who accused the party of delaying Jan Lokpal Bill and putting it into cold storage.

Not right to demand salary hike when farmers are committing suicide: AAP leader

 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh on Saturday said that it was not right for the MLAs to demand a hike in pay when the farmers in the country were committing suicide.

Smart comfort taxis in Delhi soon

Delhi government is mulling introducing 'smart comfort taxis' in the national capital which will not only be eco-friendly but also a cheaper alternative to auto rickshaws.

AAP calls for an 'open debate' over salary hike of its MLAs

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday called for an open debate regarding the MLAs allowance hike issue, adding that the party needed to get rid of the 'swindlers' first.

St Stephen's molestation case: HRD Ministry asks UGC to step in
St Stephen's molestation case: HRD Ministry asks UGC to step in

Amid a raging controversy over the alleged molestation at St Stephen's College, HRD Ministry Saturday asked UGC to take "appropriate measure" to ensure the institute's Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) completes the enquiry "expeditiously" and "impartially".

AAP govt has lost its credibility: BJP

BJP on Saturday attacked Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi, saying the Aam Aadmi Party has lost its credibility as the expectations with which people voted for it have been "shattered".

No party has mechanism to check education degrees: AAP

With one of its MLAs arrested in an alleged fake degree case, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday said there is no mechanism with any political party to examine the degrees of its party members.

MLAs with no alternative income source facing 'financial challenges': AAP

 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj on Saturday said that the legislators, who do not have an alternative source of income, are facing 'financial challenges' and called for a debate on the issue of their salary hike.

Delhi Police seize over four quintals of cannabis

 Delhi Police on Saturday seized over four quintals of cannabis (gaanja).

Congress slams AAP over salary hike of MLAs

 The Congress on Saturday slammed the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP Government over salary hike of its MLAs saying that it was evident the Delhi Chief Minister keeping any of the promises he had made to the people.

AAP, BJP spar over MLA pay hike

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj on Saturday said that no party MLA has demanded pay hike.

Jats to cut supplies to Delhi if reservation not implemented by September 28

Jat bodies on Friday threatened to seal Haryana border along Delhi and cut off all supplies to the national capital if the Union government fails to implement reservation for the community before September 28.

Delhi University announces third cut-off list, popular courses still open
Delhi University announces third cut-off list, popular courses still open

Delhi University aspirants have reasons to cheer as admission to popular courses such as B Com and Economics Honors are still up for grabs in the third cut-off list announced by the varsity on Friday.

Trial runs begin on Jehangirpuri-Samaypur Badli metro stretch

 Delhi Metro had to hop over busy Northern Railway tracks and a PWD flyover along the Outer Ring Road to build the over 4 km-long extension of its Yellow Line till Samaypur Badli, trial runs for which began on Friday.

Gurgaon resident ''shocked'' by electricity bill of Rs 75 crore

A Gurgaon resident, who was shocked to discover a bill of Rs 75 crore for his residence, has alleged that the error has still not been corrected by the electricity board.

Gang of high-tech oil thieves busted, one nabbed

With the arrest of one person, police on Friday claimed to have busted a high-tech gang involved in multiple cases of oil theft across the country.

Metro Mail project to link Manesar to Dhaula Kuan

 Union Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said the government will shortly approve a `Metro Mail Project` linking Manesar to Dhaula Kuan in the national capital region (NCR).

NDMC mulling imposing usage charge on firms to boost revenue

 Seeking to boost its revenue generation, cash-strapped North Delhi Municipal Corporation is mulling imposing usage charge on telecom firms and other companies, which use roads, footpaths and streetlight poles in areas falling under the civic body.

AAP MLAs demand hike in allowances

Several AAP MLAs have asked the Delhi government for a hike in their allowances citing difficulty in meeting up with their expenses, a move which has evoked a sharp response from the opposition.

DPCC questions AAP over vacant Lokayukta post

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Friday questioned Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on his government's inability to fill up the post of Lokayukta, lying vacant since 2013.

Plea in HC against DU cut-off system for state board students

Delhi High Court on Friday sought the responses of Delhi University and Kerala government on a plea claiming that each college in the capital had different criteria for calculating cut-off marks of students from other state boards during the admission process.

Six convicted of rioting in Delhi in 2003

A Delhi court has convicted six people of rioting, causing injuries to various public persons and police officials, and damaging public property in 2003.

ABVP protests at St Stephen's College over sexual harassment

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Friday staged protests at St. Stephen`s College in the north campus here over the alleged sexual harassment of a doctoral student by an assistant professor of the college.

Delhi metro begins trial runs on new section

The Delhi Metro on Friday began trial runs on the Jahangirpuri-Samaypur Badli section, which is likely to be operational by the end of this month, officials said.

Re-evaluation of Delhi Judicial Services exam papers demanded

Alleging irregularities in the Delhi Judicial Services examination, Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav demanded re-evaluation of answer sheets of all successful candidates in 2015.

AAP govt-appointed panel recommends removal of DERC chairman, members

A committee, formed by the AAP government to bring out a white paper on Delhi's power sector, has recommended removal of the Chairman and members of Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC), accusing them of "failing" to protect consumer interest and favouring discoms.

No one gangs up against Principal without reason: HC on Thampu

Everyone would not gang up against a college principal without any reason, the Delhi High Court observed on Friday while referring to St Stephen's Principal Valson Thampu who has been facing accusations from his staff, teachers and students.

Three held for stealing two-wheelers

Three members of a gang of auto thieves have been arrested here and nine stolen two-wheelers seized from them, police said on Friday.

NDMC gears up to check waterlogging during monsoon

Gearing up for the monsoon season, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has set up four control rooms in areas under its jurisdiction to check the menace of waterlogging.