Delhi News

Prashant Bhushan steps up attack on AAP's 'mahajokepal'

Stepping up the attack on ruling AAP over the Janlokpal Bill, Prashant Bhushan on Sunday said that the proposed legislation is "completely" different from its previous 2014 version.

Arvind Kejriwal backs Tarun Gogoi's claim over Guv favouring BJP, suspects 'coop federalism'
Arvind Kejriwal backs Tarun Gogoi's claim over Guv favouring BJP, suspects 'coop federalism'

Kejriwal took to Twitter and wrote, “Many CMs complaining of unconstitutional interference by Governors to favour BJP. Is this coop federalism?”

Thampu pulls up St Stephen's teachers for speaking to media

St Stephen's Principal Valson Thampu has called for giving a major say to Church of North India in the functioning of the college.

ISIS mulling 'aerial strikes' on New Delhi: MHA
ISIS mulling 'aerial strikes' on New Delhi: MHA

New Delhi is under a serious threat of aerial strikes from different terror outfits including the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Ministry of Home Affairs said.

AAP govt's Janlokpal Bill 'worse than a Jokepal': Prashant Bhushan
AAP govt's Janlokpal Bill 'worse than a Jokepal': Prashant Bhushan

Prashant Bhushan, a noted lawyer, said the bill "thrashes" all the principles of an independent Lokpal and it is "worse than a Jokepal".

Delhi Cabinet approves salary hike of MLAs

The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at his residence.

Soon policy to allot land to political parties in Delhi: Minister

The AAP government will soon be coming up with a policy to allot land for office of all political parties in the national capital, Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai on Friday said.

No proposal to ban liquor in Delhi: Manish Sisodia

The Delhi government on Friday said that it does not have any proposal to ban liquor in the national capital as of now.

AAP govt brings Bill to scrap 'no-detention' policy in schools

The Delhi government on Friday tabled a Bill seeking to do away with the no-detention policy till Class VIII by amending relevant sections of the Right to Education Act, which it said are "prohibiting" quality education in schools.

Cars, farmhouses hiring set to get costlier in Delhi - Click to check revised rates

Buying a car or hiring a farmhouse in the city is all set to get costlier, as the North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Friday approved the hike in one-time parking fee for vehicles and doubling of the charge for mansions used as wedding venues.

Cops hide behind trees to catch traffic rule violators to meet "target": HC

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Lamba, 5 AAP legislators stage walkout in Delhi assembly

AAP legislator Alka Lamba reiterated her demand for revocation of BJP lawmaker O.P. Sharma`s membership of the assembly.

AAP rebel Pushkar suspended from Delhi Assembly

The suspension bars Pushkar from partaking in the Assembly's proceedings today and on November 30.

BJP supporters protest outside Delhi Assembly

As scores of protesters tried to scale the barricades at the protest site, police used water canons to disperse them.

Delhi's biggest van heist case cracked, driver arrested with Rs 22.5 crore
Delhi's biggest van heist case cracked, driver arrested with Rs 22.5 crore

The Delhi Police early on Friday managed to arrest the driver of the cash van who fled last night with a whopping Rs 22.5 crore from a godown in the Okhla Industrial Area.

'Lt Governor' replaced with 'Government of NCT of Delhi' in new act

The Delhi Government has substituted the word 'Lt Governor' with 'Government of NCT of Delhi' as a reference to the expression 'Government' in the Delhi (Right of Citizen to Time Bound Delivery of Services) Act, 2011, which was amended on Thursday.

Invite to PM Narendra Modi creates resentment in Jamia Millia Islamia

Even though there is no confirmation from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Narendra Modi becoming the chief guest at the Jamia Millia Islamia's annual convocation, there is already a sense of resentment over his possible visit among students of the university.

Violation of labour norms to invite stricter punishment

Violation of labour norms in the national capital will attract stringent punishment like higher fines and imprisonment, Delhi Labour Minister Gopal Rai said on Thursday, as he introduced a bill which provided several new rules for welfare of workers.

Biggest heist in Delhi: Cash van driver flees with Rs 22.5 crore

In what could be the biggest cash heist in the national capital, the driver of a cash transit van allegedly fled with around Rs 22.5 crore from southeast Delhi's Govindpuri area on Thursday.

AAP minister slams Centre's labour policy, FDI decision

Delhi minister Gopal Rai said that India does not need foreign investment for achieving progress.

Delhi Assembly passes bill to penalise officials for delay in providing services
Delhi Assembly passes bill to penalise officials for delay in providing services

Delhi Assembly on Thursday passed the Delhi (Right Of Citizen To Time Bound Delivery of Services) Amendment Bill, a piece of legislation that will automatically deduct salaries of babus in cases of delay in delivering government services on their part.

Use of DPS name, logo by franchisees under HC scanner

A HC bench issued notice to Delhi government and CBSE and sought their replies on the plea by some persons claiming to be alumni of schools run by DPSS.

AAP govt orders probe into missing words in Preamble in advertisements

The ads were published by the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government to commemorate the adoption of Constitution.

Arvind Kejriwal says he is proud of Aamir Khan

Continuing his support for Bollywood actor Aamir Khan whose "intolerance" remarks triggered controversy, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he is proud of him.

Absence of adequate cops at airports encourage touting: Court

Effective policing and lack of adequate number of police personnel at the airport here encourage touts and illegal activities, bringing a bad name to the country, a Delhi court said on Wednesday holding an auto driver guilty of alluring passengers outside the arrival hall.

DCW notice to police over poor response of helpline number

The Delhi Commission for Women on Tuesday issued a notice to the Deputy Commissioner of Police (police control room) over poor response of the 'PCR 100' helpline number.

BJP MLA's remark on Lamba shameful: Delhi Assembly Speaker

Slamming OP Sharma for using derogatory remark against AAP legislator Alka Lamba, Delhi Assembly Speaker Ramniwas Goel on Tuesday said the BJP MLA's "shameful act" has violated the decorum of House.

AAP MLA's car vandalised

A group of persons allegedly vandalised the car of Aam Aadmi Party MLA Sharad Chauhan after a scuffle between them and the men accompanying the Narela legislator at outer Delhi's Bakoli village, police said on Tuesday.

BJP leader suspended from Delhi Assembly for derogatory remark

BJP lawmaker OP Sharma was suspended from the Delhi Assembly for making derogatory remarks about his AAP counterpart Alka Lamba in an incident that led to uproar in the house.