Xi Jinping's movement causes traffic jams in Delhi

Traffic snarls were on Thursday reported from different parts of central and south Delhi after some roads were closed for the movement of Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is in India on a three-day trip.

National War Museum project faces encroachment obstacle

 For construction of the National War Museum at the Princess Park locality near India Gate, the Defence Ministry will have to find a place to settle over 100 families living in that area.

National War Memorial to come up at India Gate complex

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday gave the final nod to the much-delayed National War Memorial project which would be built in the India Gate complex at a proposed cost of around Rs 400 crore.

Nation salutes brave martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas: Narendra Modi

Defence Minsiter Arun Jaitley and armed forces chiefs paid tribute at the India Gate here to the martyrs who gallantly laid down their life for the nation in the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan.

PIL against India Gate prohibitory orders during stir rejected

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL against imposition of prohibitory orders around India Gate during the anti-rape stir last year.

PIL on curbs on assembly near India Gate dismissed

The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a PIL challenging the imposition of restrictions on the gathering of people at and around India Gate during the anti-rape protests in the city in the wake of the Dec 16, 2012, gang-rape.

Round-the-world rally for under-privileged kids flagged off

A round-the-world rally aimed at creating awareness about the plight of under-privileged children and to generate funds for their education was flagged off on Sunday from India Gate here.

Police crackdown on youths doing motorcycle stunts

Delhi Police carried out a late night checking drive in New Delhi area, slapping fines on 84 motorcycle riders and impounding eight bikes.

Clean chit to 8 people in Delhi cop Subhash Tomar’s death

In a significant development, the Delhi Police on Tuesday gave a clean chit to eight people, who were arrested in connection with constable Subhash Tomar’s death during the anti-rape agitation at India Gate last year.

Security stepped up at India Gate

Security was stepped in and around India Gate, the war memorial which attracts thousands on Sundays, with police restricting entry into the area.

Hyderabad blasts: Delhi on high alert

In the wake of the recent Hyderabad twin blasts, the national capital was put on alert on Sunday following instructions from the Union Home Ministry.

Businessman robbed of Rs 7.5 lakh at gunpoint in Nizamuddin

A businessman was robbed of Rs 7.5 lakh by three armed assailants who intercepted his car in Nizamuddin in south Delhi, police said on Monday.

PM pays homage to the Unknown Soldier

India`s 64th Republic Day celebrations began on Saturday with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paying homage to the Unknown Soldier at the India Gate.

India showcases cultural heritage, military might on Republic Day

A kaleidoscopic view of the country`s rich cultural heritage and military prowess were on display at the 64th Republic Day parade on Saturday.

Rehearsals for R-Day parade from Thursday

Rehearsals for Republic Day will be held from Thursday with police today asking commuters to expect congestion near India Gate and its surrounding areas till noon.

Notice to police against curbs at India Gate

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi Police on a plea challenging the imposition of restrictions on the gathering of people.

HC allows youth to hold anti-rape protest at Jantar Mantar

Delhi High Court extended by five more days its permission to 25-year-old youth to hold peaceful protest at Jantar Mantar against the December 16 brutal gang rape and murder of 23-year-old paramedic.

Delhi gang-rape: Fasting protester hospitalised

A 45-year-old man, who was on fast for the past 14 days demanding stringent punishment for the Delhi gang-rape culprits, was hospitalised here on Sunday.

Delhi gang-rape: Lesser crowd at CP, India Gate

The usual buzz surrounding New Year was missing in Delhi on Monday after the city witnessed the gruesome gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl, who died two days ago, with lesser turnouts in hotspots like India Gate and Connaught Place.

Traffic restrictions eased near India Gate, Raisina Hill

Vehicular movement was allowed on Central vista of India Gate as well as cross traffic on Rajpath.