Delhi News

Uber cab rape case: Prosecution evidence closed in 17 days

Prosecution on Saturday completed recording of evidence in the Uber cab rape case as part of the fast-track trial in a Delhi court, taking just 17 days.

How to ensure there are no discrepancies in EVMs, AAP asks EC

 Voicing apprehension about discrepancies in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday approached the Election Commission seeking to know what should the voters do in such a scenario.

Kejriwal, get some stability: Nupur Sharma

Arvind Kejriwal's challenger in the New Delhi constituency Nupur Sharma may be a first time contestant but the London School of Economics post-graduate says she is confident of pulling off a surprise and defeat the AAP chief in the prestigious seat.

'Tea cups with pics of political leaders were mistakenly distributed on board Shatabdi Express'

The Chief Public Relation Officer Northern Railways Neeraj Sharma has revealed that some tea cups with pictures of politicians were mistakenly distributed on board Delhi to Amritsar Shatabdi Express, as per reports on Saturday.

Ready to debate with Amit Shah: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal Saturday said he was ready to debate with BJP president Amit Shah if the party names him its chief ministerial candidate for the Feb 7 Delhi assembly polls.

People worried about discrepancies in EVMs: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said people are worried about discrepancies in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), adding that his party had sought time from the Election Commission to know what procedure must be followed in such a scenario.

BJP moves EC over Kumar Vishwas' "sexist comment" against Kiran Bedi
BJP moves EC over Kumar Vishwas' "sexist comment" against Kiran Bedi

Stepping up campaigning for the upcoming Assembly Elections in Delhi, Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Saturday reproached the Aam Aadmi Party for "making sexist comments".

Clear Saturday in Delhi

 It was a pleasant Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 6.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.

Over 5000 liquor bottles seized ahead of Delhi polls

Election Commission officials seized 5,964 bottles of illicit liquor from a godown allegedly owned by AAP's Uttam Nagar candidate Naresh Balyan on Friday night.

Yamuna can become pride of Delhi and we will clean it, says PM Narendra Modi
Yamuna can become pride of Delhi and we will clean it, says PM Narendra Modi

In a bid to woo voters in the national capital ahead of Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised a poll pitch in East Delhi on Saturday.

AAP releases manifesto for Delhi polls
AAP releases manifesto for Delhi polls

Making a bid to woo all sections to return to power, the AAP today made a host of promises in its manifesto like 24X7 "affordable" power supply, free Wi-Fi across the city, installation of at least 10 lakh CCTV cameras for women security, making water a legal right and slashing VAT significantly.

BJP seeks to woo lawyers in Delhi

 BJP on Friday sought to woo lawyers in the capital as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda addressed them at the party's local office in a bid to shed their antipathy towards its chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi.

Former Congress leader Brar backs Jayanthi Natarajan

 Former Congress Working Committee member and ex-MP Jagmeet Singh Brar, who was suspended from the party last year, today backed former Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan after she resigned from Congress membership attacking the party leadership.

Don't let AAP make backdoor entry this time: Irani

In a scathing attack on AAP, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Friday asked the people of Delhi not to let the party, which has "now itself become a problem" make a "backdoor entry" in the upcoming election,

CBSE pre-exam counselling to begin February 2

 The Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) Friday said it will provide pre-examination psychological counselling to students and parents from Feb 2.

DU students' group protests at MHRD, detained

Over 40 students of the Delhi University were on Friday detained for staging a protest in front of the Human Resource Development Ministry near the Parliament.

Peace Party merges with AAP

The Delhi state unit of Peace Party of India, led by its state president Sher Mohammad Khan, on Friday merged with the Aam Aadmi Party to help the latter in its "final push" for the upcoming Assembly elections.

Yogi Adityanath slams 'politics of appeasement'

Criticising the "politics of appeasement", BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Friday said his vision for inclusive growth means equal rights for the majority Hindu community as well as for the minorities.

Bedi campaigns in south Delhi, tweets vision document

Communicating through signs and gestures due to a sore throat, BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Friday held multiple roadshows even as she visited Raj Ghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi.

Akali candidate with Rs 239 crore is richest in Delhi polls

Shiromani Akali Dal`s Manjinder Singh Sirsa with assets worth Rs.239 crore is the richest among the 673 candidates in the fray for the Delhi assembly polls, a think-tank said Friday.

BJP MP targets Kejriwal's children

North East Delhi BJP MP Manoj Tiwari on Friday targeted Arvind Kejriwal's children during campaigning saying he hoped that they "grow beyond his shadow, and his lies".

CISF restores to man bag with Rs 2.50 lakh of jewellery

CISF on Friday restored a bag containing Rs 2.50 lakh worth of gold jewellery to a man which he forgot at a Delhi Metro station.

Left parties to contest 14 seats in Delhi

Left parties have joined forces and decided to fight on 14 seats in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls focussing on various "anti people" policies, resist communal campaigns and highlighting issues of the working poor.

Chilly weather continues as icy winds sweep Delhi

Delhi residents experienced a chilly day on Friday with icy winds sweeping across the city and the mercury settling just below the season's average.

Rape accused driver was working for Uber: Firm's Asia head

The business head of Uber Asia on Friday told a Delhi court that the driver of the cab, in which a 25-year-old woman was allegedly raped in December last year here, was working for his company and had diverted the vehicle from the actual route for which it was booked.

On campaign trail for BJP, Sidhu pushes 'buy one get one free' offer

Voters in Delhi have an option of availing a "buy-one-get-one-free" offer if they ensure that Kiran Bedi becomes the chief minister here as there is already Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the government at the Centre, former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu said on Friday.

Rallies of Sushma Swaraj in Delhi cancelled for second day in a row

 All the four election rallies of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj were cancelled here today for the second day in a row.

Amit Shah urges Delhi's migrant population to choose BJP

 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Friday urged the city`s migrant population from Madhya Pradesh to spread the party`s "message of development in all corners" and ensure that the party wins the Feb 7 assembly polls.

10 criminal cases against Arvind Kejriwal: ADR

The election watchdog ADR on Friday said Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has 10 criminal cases against him.

In Delhi, BJP has maximum candidates with criminal cases

Of the 70 political parties in the fray for the Feb 7 Delhi assembly polls, the BJP has fielded the maximum number of candidates - 27 - who have criminal cases against them, said Delhi Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms Friday.