Delhi News

Delhi government seeks contempt proceedings against ACB chief

The Delhi government on Tuesday filed a plea in the high court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against Delhi's Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) chief MK Meena for allegedly violating the court's order by removing an officer of the anti-graft agency.

AAP govt removes posters, hoardings critical of PM

 The AAP government on Tuesday removed from several areas posters and hoardings in which it had taken a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to allow it to work.

Plea seeks removal of 'Kejriwal Sarkar' ads

A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday seeking immediate withdrawal of advertisements by the Delhi government that uses phrases like "Kejriwal Sarkar".

Court to hear Arvind Kejriwal bribery remark in September

A court here on Tuesday said it will hear in September a complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for asking voters to take bribes from other parties but vote for his AAP in the assembly elections.

AAP govt moves Delhi HC against ACB chief Meena

 AAP government today moved Delhi High Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against ACB chief M K Meena for allegedly violating the court's order by removing an SHO of the anti-graft body.

St Stephen's molestation row: DU approves new research guide

 Following a directive from the HRD Ministry, the Delhi University has approved assigning of a new supervisor for the St Stephen's research scholar, who has levelled allegations of sexual harassment against a college professor.

DU prof accuses principal of committing fraud in ECA admissions

A professor at Delhi University's Swami Shradhanand college has filed a police complaint against its principal alleging that he committed fraud in admissions through extra-curricular activities (ECA) quota.

How are you operating despite the ban, Delhi HC asks Ola

 Delhi High Court on Tuesday questioned how app-based taxi service, Ola, was operating in the national capital when the city government's order banning them ahas not been stayed and warned that it would shut the company down if it thought it was above law.

Delhi: Fire at ITL Tower in Pitampura

A fire broke out on Tuesday afternoon on the 7th floor of ITL tower in North west Delhi' Netaji Subhash place area here in which no one was reported to be injured.

Running restaurants, clubs in Delhi to be 'easier' from August 1

 To ensure ease of doing business, the Delhi government has decided to make online the process of renewal of excise licence for hotels, restaurants and clubs from August 1.

Bribe issue: Court to hear plea against Kejriwal on Sept 10

A city court would hear in September a criminal complaint seeking action against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly exhorting voters to take bribe from Congress and BJP and vote for AAP in the last assembly elections.

Special session of Delhi Assembly adjourned for the day

The special one-day session of Delhi Assembly to discuss safety of women was adjourned for the day on Tuesday after paying tributes to former president APJ Abdul Kalam and those killed in the Gurdaspur terror attack.

Swati Maliwal takes charge as DCW chief, pays homage to APJ Abdul Kalam

Swati Maliwal on Tuesday took charge as the chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), along with three other members, a day after their appointments were approved by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung.

Have no complaints against anyone: DCW chief Swati Maliwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Swati Maliwal who took charge as Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief on Tuesday saying she had no complaints against anyone.

Dr Kalam was 'People's President': Arvind Kejriwal
Dr Kalam was 'People's President': Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday paid tributes for former president APJ Abdul Kalam who passed away on Monday evening.

Hot, humid Tuesday morning in Delhi

 It was a hot and humid Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 24.6 degrees Celsius, the Met office said.

Aam Aadmi Party govt to discuss women's security in Delhi Assembly today
Aam Aadmi Party govt to discuss women's security in Delhi Assembly today

Amid its standoff with the Delhi Police, the AAP government will discuss threadbare the issue of women security and propose setting up of a Commission of Enquiry to probe alleged police inaction in cases of sexual harassment, during a special session of the Assembly on Tuesday.

Anand Parbat incident 'unnecessarily magnified': Delhi Police

 Delhi Police on Monday said the "unfortunate" incident of stabbing of 19-year-old Meenakshi in Anand Parbat area was presented in an "exaggerated" manner, and appealed to the people not to pay heed to rumours being spread through "misleading advertisement".

Discoms oppose AAP govt's move to impose penalty for outages

Delhi's private power distribution companies have opposed AAP government's move to penalise them for unscheduled load shedding, saying investment to the tune of thousands of crores would be required to capture exact duration of outage which would require major hike in tariff.

Prashant Bhushan meets Anna Hazare to discuss Land Bill, OROP issue

Swaraj Abhiyan (SA) leader Prashant Bhushan on Monday met social activist Anna Hazare to discuss the contentious Land Acquisition Bill and the One Rank One Pension issue.

LG Najeeb Jung approves AAP backed Swati Maliwal's appointment as DCW Chief
LG Najeeb Jung approves AAP backed Swati Maliwal's appointment as DCW Chief

After cancelling AAP government's appointee Swati Maliwal's appointment as Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chief, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Monday gave her green signal to run the commission.

Arvind Kejriwal meets LK Advani at his residence

In what may give rise to speculations, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday met BJP veteran leader LK Advani at his residence.

AAP govt to discuss women's security in Assembly on Tuesday

 Amid its standoff with the Delhi Police, the AAP government will discuss threadbare the issue of women security and propose setting up of a Commission of Enquiry to probe alleged police inaction in cases of sexual harassment, during a special session of the assembly on Tuesday.

Bright, windy morning in Delhi

Delhiites on Monday woke up to a bright and windy morning with the minimum temperature settling at 24.6 degrees Celsius, which was two notches below the season's average.

Terrorist attack in Punjab cowardly: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday described the militant attack at Punjab's Dinanagar town as "cowardly".

Woman gangster, aide arrested for south-west Delhi robberies

 A 26-year-old woman gangster, who had briefly worked for a local news channel, and her female accomplice have been arrested for alleged involvement in a series of dacoities in South West Delhi.

Rain showers bring humidity down in Delhi

With rain showers bringing down the mercury in the national capital, Delhiites on Sunday received respite from the humidity persistent since past many days.

Deve Gowda to fast in Delhi over farmers' plight

 Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda will sit on an indefinite fast from Monday in Delhi to protest the government`s apathy towards the plight of farmers, many of whom have committed suicide due to severe indebtedness.

St Stephen's molestation case: Valson Thampu's flip flop over victim's stipend

In a flip-flop, St Stephen's principal Valson Thampu who had claimed that the PhD scholar, who had alleged molestation by a professor, was not given part of her stipend, now says that "the girl never bothered to collect the cheques".

Implement One Rank One Pension, tweets Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday expressed the hope that the central government will soon implement the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme.