Threats don't work, Ajit Singh prepares to shift residence
Threats don't work, Ajit Singh prepares to shift residence

With the Centre categorically rejecting his demand to convert his Tughlaq Road bungalow into a memorial for his late father Chaudhary Charan Singh, Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Ajit Singh on Friday appeared ready to shift his residence to some other locality.

Visiting Chinese President Xi meets Lok Sabha Speaker

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Friday called on Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is on a three-day visit to India.

India-China border issues can be resolved only through understanding, talks: Dalai Lama
India-China border issues can be resolved only through understanding, talks: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday appreciated Chinese President Xi Jinping as being open-minded and realistic, while expressing hope that he can take the India-China bilateral relations forward.

Delhi gets second courtroom for kids

Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai of the Supreme Court Wednesday inaugurated a vulnerable witness deposition complex for kids in the Saket district court here.

No woman feels safe in Delhi, says HC

While questioning the measures taken and the method of policing adopted by Delhi Police for the extensive 'crime mapping' exercise conducted here, the Delhi High Court Wednesday said "no woman feels safe in the capital".

Woman's decomposed body found in Delhi

The decomposed body of a woman was recovered from her rented accommodation here, police said Wednesday. Police suspect the woman was murdered by her live-in partner.

High acquittal rate as witnesses turn hostile: SC judge

Many of the accused in India are acquitted due to witnesses turning hostile, Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai of the Supreme Court said Wednesday.

Created Rs 1 crore corpus for victim compensation: Delhi govt to HC

The city government on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that as directed by it, they have deposited a corpus of Rs one crore with DSLSA in Delhi Victim Compensation Account for giving compensation to victims of crimes, including rape.

HC issues guidelines for trial in henious offences in Delhi

Recording of testimonies of key witnesses in henious crime should be done at the earliest point of time during the trial, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said while passing a slew of guidelines to trial courts.

Delhi HC sets aside death penalty of two in murder case, awards 8-yr RI

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday set aside a lower court verdict awarding death penalty to two persons for killing a youth on the night of July 20, 2009 after he objected to lewd remarks of the accused persons against his sister.

Plea in Delhi HC for permission to hold protest against Xi

A plea was on Wednesday moved in the Delhi High Court seeking permission to hold peaceful protests tomorrow and day-after against visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping now here.

HC directs SDMC to take action against 24 properties in Sainik Farms

The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation to take action against the 24 properties in Sainik Farms here which according to the city government show structural changes despite a court order banning the entry of construction material in that area.

Uma Bharti says 'defecation near Kedarnath shrine caused Uttarakhand floods'

In what can leave the rationalists completely baffled, the Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has reportedly claimed that defecation near the pious Kedarnath shrine had caused June 2013 Uttarakhand's devastating floods that killed dozens.

Minor trafficked girl from Bengal rescued

A 15-year-old girl trafficked from West Bengal and forced to work as a domestic help was rescued from a house here, police said Wednesday.

Denial of admission; HC asks Delhi govt to probe, take steps

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government to probe the allegation of an NGO that over 80 kids have been denied admission in schools on the ground that they do not have residential proof.

Drive to be launched to sensitise kids on abuse: Maneka Gandhi

With many incidents of child abuse going unreported, a drive will be launched to sensitise children to express if they encounter any inappropriate touch, request or demands, even in writing if they are not comfortable orally.

HC reserves order on appointment of Lokayukta in Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a plea seeking the status of appointment of Delhi's Lokayukta, a post lying vacant since June last year.

Government to ease adoption norms: Maneka Gandhi

The government will make the norms for adopting children easier, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said Wednesday.

Lalitha Kumaramangalam appointed new NCW chief

Lalitha Kumaramangalam was on Wednesday appointed as the new chairman of the National Commission for Women (NCW).

SC raps Centre for being 'sloppy' in checking female foeticide

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rapped the Centre for being "sloppy" in checking female foeticide in the country, saying laws are not being implemented and everything is being left to fate.