Delhi News

Mayawati to hold 14 election rallies in Delhi

 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati would be addressing 14 election rallies in poll-bound Delhi, a party leader said Monday.

Arvind Kejriwal, Kiran Bedi greet people on Republic Day

 The chief ministerial candidates of the AAP and the BJP in Delhi wished the people on the occasion of India's 66th Republic Day Monday. US President Barack Obama is the chief guest at the event.

Unprecedented security cover in Capital for Republic Day

 The national capital was today wrapped in unprecedented security blanket for the 66th Republic Day celebrations which was graced by US President Barack Obama as the Chief Guest.

Was approached by Advani to contest LS polls for BJP: Bedi

BJP's chief ministerial candidate for the Delhi Assembly elections, Kiran Bedi, on Sunday claimed that she had been approached by senior party leader LK Advani to contest the last Lok Sabha polls for the party.

Delhi polls: Arvind Kejriwal repeats his controversial remarks

 AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday promised free water supply to residents of North West Delhi's congested localities while repeating his controversial remarks asking voters to accept money from BJP and Congress but vote for AAP.

Autorickshaw driver molests Russian girl in south Delhi, held

At a time when the national capital is under an unprecedented security cover in view of US President Barack Obama's visit, a 25-year-old Russian girl was allegedly molested by an autorickshaw driver in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area here on Sunday evening.

Delhi polls: Arvind Kejriwal will run away again, forget promises, alleges Amit Shah

Attacking Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday asked the people of Delhi "not to vote for a person who runs away and forgets his promises".

Delhi polls: To create 'buzz', AAP ropes in support from across India

As it goes all out in its bid to win the vote in Delhi, AAP's campaign for the upcoming Assembly polls is being supported by volunteers who are pouring in from across the country as part of an innovative drive called 'AAP Buzz'.

Two Beasts in Obama's 60-vehicle carcade in Delhi
Two Beasts in Obama's 60-vehicle carcade in Delhi

Visiting US President Barack Obama`s 60-vehicle motorcade which drove down the roads of the Indian capital Sunday included his two Beasts, the armoured presidential limousines, on the first day of his three-day visit.

Minor fire at Russian embassy in Delhi

A minor fire broke out at the Russian embassy here Sunday morning, an official said.

Delhi polls: Now anyone can have selfie with Modi for free, says Ananth Kumar

A day after BJP launched its 'Selfie with Modi' campaign in Delhi, Union Minister Ananth Kumar on Sunday said now anyone can have a selfie with the Prime Minister for free whereas, he claimed, AAP charges people for clicking a picture with its chief Arvind Kejriwal.

Sunanda Pushkar death: Shashi Tharoor likely to be questioned again next week

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is likely to be questioned again next week in connection with his wife Sunanda Pushkar's mysterious death as police looks to join the pieces in the case.

Delhi polls: 6P for women security, jobs, boosting NGOs on Kiran Bedi's agenda
Delhi polls: 6P for women security, jobs, boosting NGOs on Kiran Bedi's agenda

As poll campaign nears a crescendo, BJP's CM candidate Kiran Bedi is counting on her administrative experience of over three decades as an IPS officer to deliver on her promise of strong governance that can ensure women security, employment and welfare initiatives.

50-strong canine squad to ensure safe Republic Day

 Sheru and Dolly and 48 of their mates in the Delhi Police dog squad are at it as hard as any of the other 45,000 security personnel in the national capital to ensure an incident-free Republic Day parade at which US President Barack Obama will be the chief guest.

Obama-Modi hold talks on civil nuke deal and a range of issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama on Sunday held talks on a range of crucial issues, including removing hurdles in operationalising the long-stalled civil nuclear agreement and enhancing ties in defence, trade and commerce and climate change.

Make Delhi friendly and secure for women: Najeeb Jung
Make Delhi friendly and secure for women: Najeeb Jung

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Sunday called upon the citizens of the national capital to make the city friendly and secure for women with "deep sensitisation" within families.

Delhi polls: Kiran Bedi or Arvind Kejriwal – whoever becomes CM will be a good thing, says Anna Hazare

Anti-corruption crusador Anna Hazare on Sunday commented on former IPS officer Kiran Bedi and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal being the chief ministerial candidates of the political parties for the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls and said that it will be a good thing if either one of them gets elected to the top post.

Cold Sunday morning in Delhi

Delhiites woke up to a cold Sunday morning with foggy conditions leading to the delay of 56 trains.

To woo youths, AAP lines up flash mob dances, street concerts

In an attempt to attract youths, especially first-time voters, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has roped in volunteers of its students' wing to hold flash mob performances and roadside concerts in the city.

Traffic restrictions in place in Delhi for Obama visit

Traffic restrictions have been put in place in the national capital ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit with roads around ITC Maurya Hotel being shut down for vehicular movement while those leading to Rajpath will remain out of bounds for general public from Sunday evening.

Crackdown on app-based cab services in Delhi

In a major crackdown on app-based cab services in the national capital, Delhi Traffic Police Saturday prosecuted 76 such taxi drivers including one of Uber and impounded more than 30 cabs for violations of the ban imposed on them last month by the city government.

HRD Ministry raises questions on DU's preparations for CBCS
HRD Ministry raises questions on DU's preparations for CBCS

The HRD Ministry has put a spoke in Delhi University's plans to introduce the choice based credit transfer scheme from the coming academic session, raising questions about the preparations made, even though it had itself directed all central varsities to implement it from the said period.

Delhi polls: PM Modi to hit campaign trail next week

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hit the assembly election campaign trail in the national capital when he addresses four public rallies in four districts - North, East, South and West.

Delhi polls: Disgruntled cadres will ensure BJP's defeat in polls, says AAP's Kumar Vishwas

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday said the BJP was fighting a "losing battle" while claiming that "disgruntled cadres" of the rival party over the decision to field Kiran Bedi as the chief ministerial candidate, will make sure that it doesn't win in the elections.

Three held for illegal stay in India

Three Bangladeshi nationals were arrested for living in Badkal village here without a valid visa, police said on Saturday.

Don't repeat mistakes made in last polls: Swaraj to Delhiites

Campaigning for BJP ahead of Delhi Assembly polls, Union Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday asked Delhiites not to make the mistakes made in the last Assembly elections and vote for BJP for a stable government.

Arvind Kejriwal claims not invited to R-Day; AAP, Congress slam Centre

Expressing surprise, former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday claimed the Centre has not extended him an invite to attend the Republic Day celebrations.

Delhi polls: Amit Shah attacks Kejriwal over bribery remark

 Lashing out at Arvind Kejriwal over his "bribery remarks", BJP president Amit Shah today said that the AAP leader has "insulted" the people of Delhi and asked them to give a befitting reply in the upcoming election.

Unprecedented security for US President Barack Obama's Delhi visit

An unprecedented security arrangement, comprising Delhi Police and para-military forces, has been put in place in the national capital ahead of the arrival of the US President Barack Obama, who is on a three-day visit beginning tomorrow.

Obama to plant sapling at Rajghat

US President Barack Obama will plant a sapling after the wreath-laying ceremony at Rajghat Sunday, the external affairs ministry said Saturday.