Delhi News

Don't think Centre can interfere in civil servant appointments of a state govt: Gopal Subramaniam

India's former solicitor general Gopal Subramaniam on Saturday said that the Centre is not empowered to interfere in civil servant appointments of a state government.

Arvind Kejriwal to highlight AAP govt's 100 days work on Monday
Arvind Kejriwal to highlight AAP govt's 100 days work on Monday

As the Aam Aadmi Party government completes its 100 days in office, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a 'Jan Samvad' at Central Park in Connaught Place on Monday.

Kejriwal vs Jung: Delhi govt seeks legal opinion on MHA notification
Kejriwal vs Jung: Delhi govt seeks legal opinion on MHA notification

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government has sought the opinion of legal and constitutional experts on the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) notification over the distribution of powers between the Lieutenant Governor's office and the office of the Delhi Chief Minister.

'Delhi out of heritage city race', heritage lovers dismayed

The decision to pull Delhi out of the race for UNESCO World Heritage City tag has left history and heritage lovers disappointed.

Senior bureaucrat Anindo Majumdar meets Arvind Kejriwal

 Senior bureaucrat Anindo Majumdar, who was removed as Principal Secretary from Services Department and General Administration Department (GAD), on Friday met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here.

Bureaucrat row: CM Kejriwal shortlists 39 'unwanted' IAS officers in Delhi, likley to sent it to MHA

As the Centre gave absolute power to Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung to appoint bureaucrats, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has prepared a list of 39 IAS officers who according to the Aap Aadmi Party (AAP) government are unwanted and not fit to work, media reports said on Friday.

Delhi records season's highest at 43.6 deg C

Delhi on Friday recorded the hottest day of the season with mercury shooting up to 43.6 degrees Celsius, four notches above the normal.

SDMC to build 12 new toilet blocks

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has decided to construct 12 new toilet blocks in south Delhi area as part of a public-private- partnership.

'Dead' murder accused: HC raps Delhi, UP police for blame game

A murder accused who masterminded his disappearance by getting himself declared dead was taken note of by the Delhi High Court on Friday which criticised the police Delhi and Uttar Pradesh for indulging in a blame game rather than collectively trying to track him down.

Delhi LG Najeeb Jung given absolute powers to appoint bureaucrats

In the midst of a raging row over his powers vis-a-vis AAP government, Delhi's LG has been given absolute powers by the Centre in appointment of bureaucrats for which he need not "consult" the chief minister on subjects like senior officers, police and public order.

Kejriwal creating controversies to 'run away': BJP

Delhi BJP on Friday came down heavily on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and alleged that he was creating new controversies and preparing to again "run away" from his responsibilities on the "pretext" of constitutional crisis in the national capital.

DUTA protests outside HRD Ministry over non payment of pension

Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) on Friday protested outside HRD ministry against the non-payment of pension to the retired teaching and non-teaching employees of the varsity for last nine months.

Fake Degree Row: Plea in Bar Council of Delhi for recusal of two members

An application was on Friday filed before the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) seeking direction to two of its members to recuse themselves from ongoing proceedings against Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar over alleged fake law degree.

CM having no say on postings 'negates people's mandate': Congress
CM having no say on postings 'negates people's mandate': Congress

Congress on Friday slammed the Centre over its notification specifying the Delhi Lt Governor's jurisdiction, and said not allowing the Chief Minister to decide on transfer and postings of officers is to "negate the people's mandate".

Young bizman dies as car goes up in flames after crash in Delhi

A young restaurateur was charred to death as his car went up in flames after crashing into a roadside tree in southwest Delhi's Inder Puri area on Friday.

CBSE 12th Results 2015: CBSE Board Cbse.nic.in & cbseresults.nic class 12th XII board exam Results 2015 date announced
CBSE 12th Results 2015: CBSE Board Cbse.nic.in & cbseresults.nic class 12th XII board exam Results 2015 date announced

The dates for announcement of CBSE 12th Results 2015 have been declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The CBSE Class XII Board Results 2015 will be announced on May 25, the Board has confirmed.

CBSE Board 10th Results 2015: Cbse.nic.in & Cbseresults.nic class 10th X board exam results 2015 date announced
CBSE Board 10th Results 2015: Cbse.nic.in & Cbseresults.nic class 10th X board exam results 2015 date announced

The CBSE has announced the date for the declaration of Class 10th results. The results will be declared on May 27.

Left parties slam Home Ministry's notification on LG Jung

Left parties on Friday came out in support of AAP government over the Centre's notification specifying Lieutenant Governor's jurisdiction, insisting that the Centre should resolve the issue through "co-operative federalism" instead of "coercive centralisation".

CBI arrests absconder after 20 years in cheating case

After being on the run for two decades, luck finally ran out for Ashok Sethi, former Depot Manager of Mohan Meakins Limited at Patna, wanted in a cheating case, as he was nabbed by CBI from Faridabad.

Important news for ladies boarding Delhi Metro

To facilitate boarding and alighting of ladies from the same coach and avoid inconvenience to women passengers travelling on Line 1 (Dilshad Garden to Rithala), the Delhi Metro from Saturday has decided to change the locations of the ladies coach, an official statement said on Friday.

Delhi LG, CM should resolve their differences: Sheila Dikshit

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday said that the confrontation between the offices of the Lt Governor and the chief minister should be resolved with understanding and negotiation in the interest of the people. She said the stand-off was `hurting` the residents of the city.

Notification will remove confusion, help AAP run Delhi well: Jaitley

The Centre on Friday said the Home Ministry's notification on allocation of powers in Delhi would "remove" all confusion regarding governance in the national capital and help the AAP government run the city efficiently.

Jung, Kejriwal responsible for Delhi 'mess': Congress

Claiming that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung were responsible for the "mess" in Delhi, Congress on Friday said both of them have "crossed their limits" and were "not following set rules of governance".

Delhi HC notice to DCW, chairperson on Kumar Vishwas' plea

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) and its chairperson Barkha Singh on a plea of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas.

Kejriwal slams notification on LG's powers, says Modi running Delhi govt through back door
Kejriwal slams notification on LG's powers, says Modi running Delhi govt through back door

In a frontal attack on Modi government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday accused it of trying to run Delhi through "back door" to protect the corrupt and said it had "back-stabbed" the people of the city by issuing a notification "siding" with the Lt Governor.

Centre's notification shows BJP's nervousness: Arvind Kejriwal

Hitting out at the Centre after it issued a notification specifying the role and powers of Delhi Lt Governor, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Friday said it showed BJP's nervousness about the anti-corruption efforts of his government.

Kejriwal-Jung tussle: MHA issues notification, says LG has jurisdiction over key matters
Kejriwal-Jung tussle: MHA issues notification, says LG has jurisdiction over key matters

In an apparent setback for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday issued a gazette notification specifying the role and powers of the Lt Governor.

Kejriwal vs Jung: Modi, Rajnath succumbing to transfer-posting industry, says Manish Sisodia
Kejriwal vs Jung: Modi, Rajnath succumbing to transfer-posting industry, says Manish Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday reacted strongly to the reports that the Centre is considering issuing a notification to clarify distribution of power between the posts of Delhi's Lieutenant Governor and Chief Minister.

Jung Vs Kejriwal: Centre mulls notification on distribution of power in Delhi
Jung Vs Kejriwal: Centre mulls notification on distribution of power in Delhi

The Centre is considering issuing a notification to clarify distribution of power between the posts of Delhi's Lieutenant Governor and Chief Minister.

Rahul Gandhi to meet ex-servicemen on Saturday

 Amid growing demands for 'one- rank-one-pension" for ex-servicemen, Rahul Gandhi will now be taking up their cause by meeting representatives of former military personnel and war widows at the Congress headquarters here on Saturday.