Delhi News

Bassi to meet Rajnath today over JNU campus row

 Amid the ongoing controversy over anti-India slogans being raised at an event at the Jawaharlal Nehru University against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi will meet Home Minister Rajnath on Saturday to discuss further action over the matter.

JNU protest: Kejriwal hits out at PM Modi, says targetting innocents will prove costly to him
JNU protest: Kejriwal hits out at PM Modi, says targetting innocents will prove costly to him

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday slammed Prime Minister Narendra-Modi and warned him that targetting innocent students over Afzal Guru row will prove very costly to his government at Centre.

Delhi Police issues alert over alleged Hafiz Saeed's tweet backing 'pro-Pak' JNU protesters
Delhi Police issues alert over alleged Hafiz Saeed's tweet backing 'pro-Pak' JNU protesters

Delhi Police on Friday issued an alert asking the students community across the country not to get carried away by such seditious anti-national rhetoric.

Afzal Guru-JNU row: Students union prez held, varsity bars 8 students; Left calls it 'emergency-like situation'
Afzal Guru-JNU row: Students union prez held, varsity bars 8 students; Left calls it 'emergency-like situation'

A group of RSS-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists held counter-demonstrations at the India Gate

BS Bassi justifies sedition charges against JNU students

Justifying Sedition charges on the students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University for eulogising Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Friday warned people of indulging in anti-state activities saying that the punishment for the same ranged from three years to life imprisonment.

JNU controversy: Right to dissent essential ingredient of democracy, says Rahul Gandhi
JNU controversy: Right to dissent essential ingredient of democracy, says Rahul Gandhi

The Modi government is acting against the institute because it has refused to toe its line, the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said.  

Afzal Guru-JNU row: Police action was not needed, says JNU Teacher's Association
Afzal Guru-JNU row: Police action was not needed, says JNU Teacher's Association

The JNU Teachers Association on Friday came out in support of the students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University and termed the police action as “totally uncalled”.

Delhi HC notice on plea to enforce pollution control rules

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the central government and Delhi lt. governor on a plea seeking direction to enforce pollution control rules which prescribes punishment for driving a polluting vehicle.

Kanhaiya's arrest: JNUSU says students being 'witch-hunted'

Agitated over Kanhaiya's arrest, the students gathered outside the Vice Chancellor's office demanding intervention on the issue.

JNUSU prez Kanhaiya Kumar sent to 3-day police custody over Afzal Guru row, says being targeted for defeating ABVP in polls
JNUSU prez Kanhaiya Kumar sent to 3-day police custody over Afzal Guru row, says being targeted for defeating ABVP in polls

Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested for raising anti-India slogans at an event organised by the students to commemorate the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

Delhi HC to hear East Delhi civic workers'' plea on arrears

The Delhi High Court will hear on February 15 a plea that it direct the Delhi government and the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to pay arrears of the Sixth Pay Commission award to the civic employees.

Left questions arrest of JNUSU president

Left parties on Friday asked Delhi Police to not act in "connivance" with ABVP to target "entire Left".

PIL claims odd-even misdirected: HC seeks Centre, LG's reply

Delhi High Court Friday sought responses from the Centre and Lieutenant Governor on a PIL alleging that the government has "maliciously misdirected themselves" to slash the number of vehicles on road by the odd-even scheme instead of enforcing pollution control rules.

NMRC completes 1st phase of Noida-Greater Noida Metro Corridor

 Noida Metro Rail Corp (NMRC) today said it has completed first phase of construction in record time on Noida-Greater Noida Metro Corridor and structural work of all 21 metro stations is expected to be completed by March 2017.

Centre 'saffronising' Delhi Police, alleges Manish Sisodia

In a scathing attack, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has accused the BJP-led central government of "saffronising" the Delhi Police, which has had frequent run-ins with the AAP government.

Afzal Guru row: JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar arrested by Delhi Police
Afzal Guru row: JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar arrested by Delhi Police

 JNU on Tuesday witnessed clashes between two student groups over Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

AIIMS resident doctors accuse professor of physical assault

Residents doctors of the neuro surgery department at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday alleged a senior professor of the institution had manhandled and verbal abused them and sought his removal.

I remain a political shield for AAP ministers: Kejriwal

Talking to senior editors in Delhi, he said philosophically he believed that a chief minister should be there to supervise the work of other ministers and not to get into nitty gritty of their departments.

'Pakistan zindabad' slogans at JNU: Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani to order action against 'anti-nationals'?
'Pakistan zindabad' slogans at JNU: Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani to order action against 'anti-nationals'?

Concerned over anti-national acvities at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), East Delhi's MP and BJP's national secretary Maheish Girri on Thursday wrote to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Delhi's Police Commissioner Bassi.

Odd-Even Scheme Phase II – 7 things you should know
Odd-Even Scheme Phase II – 7 things you should know

The Odd-Even scheme was last implemented in Delhi from January 1 to 15.

Odd-even scheme to return from April 15-30 in Delhi; VIPs, women to be exempted: Kejriwal
Odd-even scheme to return from April 15-30 in Delhi; VIPs, women to be exempted: Kejriwal

Kejriwal said VIPs will be exempted in the second phase of odd-even formula.

AAP will repeat Delhi in Punjab: Arvind Kejriwal
AAP will repeat Delhi in Punjab: Arvind Kejriwal

He said the Congress may be the runner up in the Punjab battle. "The Akalis are in a bad shape."

Farmer suicide at rally: 5 AAP members to be questioned

 Five Aam Aadmi Party members are to be questioned today by Delhi Police in connection with the death of farmer Gajendra Singh at a party rally at Jantar Mantar last year.

Odd-even scheme to be back in Delhi; CM Arvind Kejriwal to announce dates today
Odd-even scheme to be back in Delhi; CM Arvind Kejriwal to announce dates today

According to reports, the second phase is likely to be introduced in April as school examinations will be underway in March.

Arvind Kejriwal to give Rs 15,000 cheques to e-rickshaw owners on February 17
Arvind Kejriwal to give Rs 15,000 cheques to e-rickshaw owners on February 17

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will address a rally of e-rickshaw drivers at Ramlila Maidan on February 17 and distribute subsidy cheques of Rs 15,000 each among them.

Fake MBBS admission racket busted in New Delhi, kingpin arrested

A 30-year-old computer graduate, who along with his gang allegedly duped people of several lakhs of rupees on the pretext of securing admissions to medical institutes across the country, was arrested.

BJP seeks Kejriwal's resignation over HC's raid order

The BJP on Wednesday sought Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's resignation after the Delhi High Court set aside a trial court order to the CBI to release documents seized during a raid at the state secretariat.

'Odd-even' set to return; Kejriwal to announce dates Thursday
'Odd-even' set to return; Kejriwal to announce dates Thursday

Transport Minister Gopal Rai said that the government will make the announcement after reviewing over 11 lakh responses received from the public.

78% Delhiites favour odd-even scheme: Survey
78% Delhiites favour odd-even scheme: Survey

Almost 13,500 Delhiites took part in the survey, of which 10,514 favoured the scheme .

CBI to retain documents seized during Delhi secretariat raid: HC

The Aam Aadmi Party government had told the court that the CBI was trying to give a "political colour" to the raid.