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No hearing today on closure report in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case against Jagdish Tytler
No hearing today on closure report in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case against Jagdish Tytler

No hearing will take place in a Delhi court on Friday on the closure report in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler as the judge is not holding court today.

Arvind Kejriwal invites Nitish Kumar on lunch today

Amidst rift within the Aam Aadmi Party, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will on Friday meet Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the national capital.

Arvind Kejriwal to launch e-ration scheme today

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch the e-ration card service in the national capital on Friday.

Two nabbed for robbing courier company in Delhi

 A 21-year-old youth along with his juvenile accomplice was today nabbed by the Delhi Police on charges of robbing his employer of Rs 15 lakh. Pankaj Yadav was arrested with his accomplice from Rajeev Nagar yesterday even as their two other partners, Rehan and Jagdish, are on the run.

Ex-SIMI chief Badr acquitted in communal disharmony case

Former SIMI chief Shahid Badr Falahi was on Thursday acquitted by a Delhi court in a 14-year-old case of allegedly promoting enmity between different groups and publishing 'objectionable' materials for lack of evidence.

Delhi govt seeks halt on demolition drive around Railway tracks

Delhi government on Thursday sought Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's intervention in halting a demolition drive in colonies falling around railway tracks in the national capital.

Kejriwal's proposal to cut water supply a political stunt: BJP

Terming Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's statement to cut water supply to VIPs as a "political stunt", Delhi BJP on Thursday accused the AAP government of failing to ensure proper water distribution in the capital.

Delhi govt discontinues computer test for e-rickshaw drivers

 Delhi government has ordered an oral-based learner's licence test for e-rickshaw drivers in place of the computerised test owing to their educational level and socio-economic background.

Anti-Sikh riots: Court to hear closure report against Tytler
Anti-Sikh riots: Court to hear closure report against Tytler

 A Delhi court is likely to hear on Friday CBI's closure report in a case against senior Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Court rescues old man, asks son to vacate father's house

 A city court has come to the aid of an aged man who was being harassed by his son for wishing to give a share of property to his daughters too, and asked the son to vacate the father's house.

Education system decaying due to political interference: Kejriwal

 Ruing "decay" in education system, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said political interference was responsible for the decline and asserted that his government would not meddle and only focus on providing resources to the educational institutions.

NDMC reply sought on plea against its smart streetlight plan

 The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought response of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd's plea challenging award of contract to Indus Towers for providing free WiFi, through the 18,500 street poles in the area.

Rape video on WhatsApp: Court remands accused to 7-day PC

A city court on Thursday allowed CBI to interrogate an Odisha-based property dealer, arrested in connection with a sex video circulated on mobile application WhatsApp, as part of a probe into the scandal.

AAP brass to meet to decide on Yadav, Bhushan fate?

The AAP brass is tonight likely to decide on the fate of dissident leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan in the party with its chief Arvind Kejriwal insisting that the duo resign from its National Executive.

Man jumps before Delhi Metro train in Nawada, dies

An unidentified man committed suicide by jumping before a Delhi Metro train on Thursday, police said.

Four 'commercial courts' to function in Delhi HC from today

To ensure speedy disposal of pending commercial cases, the Delhi High Court will have four dedicated "commercial courts" functioning from Thursday.

Delhi woman alleges rape by IAF clerk

A 25-year-old civil aspirant has accused a clerk in the Indian Air Force of allegedly raping her on the pretext of marriage in north Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar area.

Four 'commercial courts' to function in Delhi HC from tomorrow

To ensure speedy disposal of pending commercial cases, Delhi High Court will have four dedicated "commercial courts" functioning from tomorrow.

Delhi Health minister seeks explanation on pathetic hospital conditions

Delhi Health minister on Wednesday sought an explanation from medical superintendents of Baba Saheb Ambedkar and Babu Jagjivan Ram hospitals over the pathetic sanitary and hygienic conditions prevailing there.

Delhi govt seeks blocking apps of Uber, Ola, Taxi For Sure

The Delhi government on Wednesday requested the Centre to block web-based apps of taxi operators Uber, Ola Cabs and Taxi For Sure alleging that these companies are not complying with a ban order imposed by it.

BJP members of MCD protest over funding issue, seek LG's help

All elected BJP members of the three municipal corporations on Wednesday staged a dharna over the AAP government's "denial" of financial aid to the cash- strapped civic bodies and theirs mayors sought the Lt Governor's intervention in the issue.

DERC Chairman summoned by Delhi Assembly

Delhi Assembly Speaker today summoned Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) Chairman after MLAs alleged irregularity in power supply and bills in the House.

Arvind Kejriwal moves into his new bungalow in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his family moved into his new official four-bedroom bungalow located in North Delhi's Civil Lines.

Depressed man kills self at Delhi metro

 A 28-year-old man suffering from mental depression, today allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of an approaching train at the Chhatarpur Metro Station here, police said.

Delhi Assembly passes resolution against MHA notification

 In a face-off with the Centre, Delhi Assembly, which has an overwhelming majority of Aam Aadmi Party MLAs, today passed a resolution against Ministry of Home Affairs' notification to "curtail" the powers of state Anti Corruption Branch (ACB).

Sanitary pads bearing messages: Jamia showcauses 4 students

 Four Jamia Milia Islamia students have been served with a show-cause notice by the varsity's administration for putting up sanitary napkins with written messages across the campus without seeking prior permission for their campaign.

Sunny day in Delhi; cloudy skies tomorrow

It was a warm and sunny day for Delhiites today with the mercury settling at 35 degrees Celsius in the national capital.

Delhi govt all set for paperless registration of all vehicles

 In a first of its kind, Delhi government is set to introduce "paperless registration" of all types of vehicles in the national capital.

Common counselling for admissions in IITs, NITs: Centre to Delhi HC

 The Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it has decided to have a common counselling for admissions in technical institutes, Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs).

Man loses bag containing valuables in metro; gets it back

 A passenger who lost a bag containing goods worth Rs 70,000 at a metro station in south Delhi was restored his belongings by alert security personnel.