Coldest Monday in Delhi in five years; thick fog delays flights, trains
Coldest Monday in Delhi in five years; thick fog delays flights, trains

A thick blanket of fog on Monday continued to envelope Delhi as air, rail, and road traffic remained adversely affected.

24-year-old rape case reopens with arrest of absconding accused

 A 24-year-old rape case that was begging for justice due to non-appearance of the accused has been reopened in a fast-track court here dealing with sexual offences against women after the arrest of the absconding offender.

Manmohan Singh is busy as always, but not writing memoirs yet: Report

He has just completed 200 days out of office, but former prime minister Manmohan Singh keeps himself perhaps as busy when in power, attending parliament for half a day daily, meeting people and attending party meetings. And he hasn`t yet decided on writing his memoirs as yet.

11 prisoners commit suicide in Delhi jails in 3 years

Eleven prisoners, including the main accused in the December 16 gangrape case, committed suicide while 16 others attempted suicide in Delhi prisons in the past three years.

Delhi Govt plans to install CCTV cameras in DIMTS orange buses

 After completion of first phase of installation of CCTV cameras in 200 DTC buses, the Delhi government now plans to make similar arrangements in orange cluster buses plying in the national capital.

Cannot permit individuals take over state's function: Delhi Court

Expressing concern over rise in incidents of moral policing, a Delhi court has said no one can be permitted to take over the state's function while awarding life term to a gunman for firing at a man who was sitting in his car with a woman friend and consuming alcohol.

Govt asks bars to promote 'responsible drinking' this New Year

Ahead of New Year celebrations, the Delhi government has asked city's restaurants and bars to promote "responsible drinking" by serving liquor to "a limit" keeping customer safety in mind and even arrange cabs for those who are not in a position to drive.

Delhi court frees husband, says wife's nature quarrelsome

A man has been acquitted of the charge of physically and mentally torturing his wife for dowry by a Delhi court which said the cause of dispute between them was "incompatibility and quarrelsome nature" of the woman and not the demand of dowry.

VVIP chopper deal: Court takes cognisance of ED's chargesheet

A Delhi court on Saturday took cognisance of a charge sheet filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) against five accused, including two Italian nationals, in connection with a money laundering case related to Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal.

AAP woos slum dwellers, slams BJP for recent demolitions

In a bid to woo slum dwellers in the national capital, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that if his party came to power, no slum would be demolished without an alternate arrangement made.

Marines case: Italian Ambassador Mancini leaves for home

Amid continued stand-off between India and Italy over the issue of two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012, Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini on Saturday left for home reportedly for "consultations."

Sonia Gandhi feeling better, will remain under observation: Doctors

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who has been hospitalised for lower respiratory tract infection, is feeling better but will remain under observation.

Challenge to guard Indian borders with Nepal, Bhutan: MoS Home

It is a challenge to guard the country's borders with Nepal and Bhutan, and anti-social elements here are hard to detect as there is "no restriction" on the cross-border movement of people, Union Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said.

Defamation case: Court imposes Rs 10K cost on Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for his failure to comply with its order in a criminal defamation case filed by him against former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Vote in record numbers: PM Modi
Vote in record numbers: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday urged voters to turn out in record numbers as balloting took place in the fifth and final phase of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand.

Over 30 trains to Delhi delayed due to fog

New Delhi: It was a cold, foggy Saturday morning here, delaying over 30 trains. The Met Office has forecast clear day ahead.

Adil Jussawalla wins Sahitya Akademi Award 2014

Poet and critic Adil Jussawall's "Trying to Say Goodbye" is among eight books of poetry conferred the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award 2014, it was announced here Friday.

At least 54 defence personnel are believed to be in Pak custody: Govt

Fifty-four missing defence personnel of 1965 and 1971 wars are believed to be in the custody of Pakistan but it does not acknowledge their presence in its custody, Lok Sabha was informed Friday.

Prez Pranab Mukherjee discharged from hospital

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee was on Friday discharged from the Army Research and Referral Hospital here and he was feeling fine, an official said.

BJP assures that PM Modi will be top performing world leader in 2015

New Delhi: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday predicted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the top performing leader in 2015, adding that his work has been appreciated across the world after being in office for just over 200 days.