BJP to consult youths, RWAs for drawing up Delhi poll manifesto

BJP has decided to include the demands of youths and traders and RWAs of unauthorised colonies and slums representatives in its manifesto for fresh Assembly polls in Delhi.

False alarm about trouble at Trilokpuri throws cops in tizzy

Delhi Police was thrown into a tizzy on Thursday evening when it received around a dozen calls about a brawl and stone-pelting in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area, where communal clashes had erupted around the time of Diwali this year.

Ana Ivanovic says `hard to imagine` faster future for game
Ana Ivanovic says `hard to imagine` faster future for game

Ana Ivanovic demolished Daniela Hantuchova in a dominating International Premier Tennis League debut on Friday, but said it was "hard to imagine" the game evolving to adopt the much faster format.

Delhi HC allows private schools to set own guidelines for nursery admissions
Delhi HC allows private schools to set own guidelines for nursery admissions

New Delhi: In a major relief for private unaided schools in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Friday allowed them to set their own guidelines for nursery admissions.

Delhi wakes up to cold, misty morning

It was a cold, misty Friday morning in the national capital with a minimum temperature of 10.3 degrees celsius, normal for this time of the season.

Man arrested for raping employee

A 52-year-old book binder was arrested for raping his employee in his house, police said Thursday.

Modi returns home from SAARC summit, says "Thank You, Kathmandu"

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday night returned here after a three-day visit to Nepal where he attended the SAARC summit and held bilateral talks with leaders of a host of neighboring countries.

Nursery admissions: HC to give verdict on Friday

The Delhi High Court will deliver on Friday its judgement on the issue of nursery admissions in the national capital which could have a bearing on the admission process for the coming academic year of 2015-16.

Complaints by Indian workers working in Gulf on the rise: Govt

Complaints from Indian workers in some Gulf countries have shown an upward trend with the highest number those in Qatar in the last one year, the government told Rajya Sabha.

Bar Council not bound to grant licence to practice law: SC

Pursuing law and practicing it are two different things, the Supreme Court has said and made it clear that the Bar Council of India (BCI) is not bound to grant advocacy licence unless an applicant fulfills the criteria laid down by it.

Assault on women by juveniles has risen by 132 percent: Maneka to RS

Assault on women by juveniles with the intent to outrage their modesty rose by 132 percent in 2013 as against the previous year, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Man freed of charge of using Yashwant Sinha's forged letter for ticket

A man, who was accused of using a forged letter in the name of then finance minister Yashwant Sinha to get a railway ticket confirmed in 2000, has been acquitted by a Delhi court on the ground that the politician was not made a witness to prove the case.

Centre favours Adani Group: Trinamool

New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused the central government of crony capitalism and questioned the State Bank of India's grant of a loan to the Adani Group for a mining project in Australia.

India will offer secure environment for tourists: Rajnath

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the government is committed to offering safe and secure framework to the foreign tourists coming to explore India.

Nitty gritty of institution to replace Planning Commission in works: Govt

The fineprint for setting up a body that will replace Soviet-era Planning Commission is being worked out and it will take a while till when the current set-up will continue its work, the Government told Rajya Sabha on Thursday

Three arrested in Delhi for extortion

New Delhi: A businessman and his two employees were arrested for making extortion calls to another businessman after claiming to be members of wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim's gang, police said Thursday.

Concern in LS over dishonour killings, tea garden workers' plight

Issues ranging from dishonour killings, plight of tea garden workers and "drastic" labour law reforms to electoral representation to people of several villages in Andhra Pradesh were raised in the Lok Sabha on Thursday during the Zero Hour.

Delhi LG's help sought over mobile phone towers

New Delhi: Three leading telecom industry associations have written to Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung, seeking his support for proper norms to erect mobile towers since delays on this count are causing call drops and poor service quality.

India-Nepal bus service completes maiden journey

The first ever bus service between India and Nepal successfully completed its maiden journey from Kathmandu to New Delhi.

All railway bridges in the country are safe: Govt

All railway bridges in the country are safe and there should be no concern over them, government assured Lok Sabha on Thursday.