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20 Jul 2019

CRPF man dies as teen rams Mercedes into car

20 Jul 2019 | 8:06 AM

NEW DELHI:A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable was killed and two others were injured when a London college student rammed his Mercedes into their car after traffic lights violation in South Delhi’s Greater Kailash 1 on Thursday.

Rs 500 cr for development of unauthorised colonies

20 Jul 2019 | 8:06 AM

NEW DELHI:The Urban Development Department on Friday released Rs 500 crore to the Department of Irrigation and Flood Control to carry out basic development works in the unauthorised colonies in the Capital.

Heroin worth Rs 600 cr seized

20 Jul 2019 | 8:06 AM

NEW DELHI:The police arrested five persons with a total of 150-kg Heroin worth Rs 600cr on Thursday.

19 Jul 2019

Residents in illegal colonies to get ownership rights soon: CM

19 Jul 2019 | 7:11 AM

NEW DELHI:Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday in a press conference here stated that residents of unauthorised colonies would soon get ownership rights of their houses.

Kanwar yatra: Traffic police issue advisory

19 Jul 2019 | 7:11 AM

NEW DELHI:The state traffic police have made elaborate security arrangements to avoid any inconvenience to the daily commuters with the beginning of the annual Kanwar Yatra.

DCW issues notice over sexual abuse

19 Jul 2019 | 7:11 AM

NEW DELHI:The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) issued a notice to the Delhi Police and sought the details of investigation into the alleged sexual assault of three minor boys in Savda JJ Colony, Kanjhawla.

Cop comments against Sikhs, held

19 Jul 2019 | 7:11 AM

New Delhi: The police on Thursday registered a case against constable Sachin Bhati over charges of instigating violence, after he wrote a post with objectionable content relating to Sikh community, on social media.

18 Jul 2019

Monsoon-ready: Govt releases Rs 109 cr to check dengue, chikungunya spread

18 Jul 2019 | 8:10 AM

NEW DELHI:The Urban Development Department on the directions of the Delhi Government today released Rs 109 crore to three municipal corporation so that the civic bodies are prepared to deal with vector-borne diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and malaria in the ongoing monsoon.

Meghalaya minister visits govt school to attend ‘happiness class’

18 Jul 2019 | 8:10 AM

NEW DELHI:To understand the happiness classes and study the Delhi education model, Meghalaya education minister Lahkmen Rymbui today visited Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya, Rouse Avenue, with the Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia.

5-yr-old among five hurt in cylinder blast

18 Jul 2019 | 8:10 AM

NEW DELHI:Five people, including a five-year-old girl, were injured on Wednesday after two shanties in West Delhi’s Moti Nagar caught fire apparently due to an explosion in a gas cylinder.

CM meets minor rape victim

18 Jul 2019 | 8:10 AM

NEW DELHI:Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today met a six-year-old minor rape victim admitted to Safdarjung Hospital.

Man held for snatchings, robberies

18 Jul 2019 | 8:10 AM

NEW DELHI:A 23-year-old man allegedly involved in multiple cases of chain snatching was arrested from South Delhi’s Tigri area on Wednesday.

Fire breaks out in SBI building

18 Jul 2019 | 8:10 AM

NEW DELHI:A fire broke out on the sixth floor of the State Bank of India (SBI) building on Sansad Marg here on Wednesday.

17 Jul 2019

CM inaugurates RTR flyover

17 Jul 2019 | 8:09 AM

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday inaugurated the 2.85 km signal-free Rao Tula Ram flyover in south Delhi, easing the drive to the domestic and international airport terminals from south and east Delhi and Noida.

AAP govt brings in Maithili as optional subject in schools

17 Jul 2019 | 8:09 AM

NEW DELHI:The government on Monday decided to introduce Maithili language in its schools.

‘Happiness Utsav’ begins in govt schools

17 Jul 2019 | 8:09 AM

NEW DELHI:To celebrate completion of a year of introduction of happiness curriculum, the Delhi Government launched “Happiness Utsav” in its schools on Tuesday.

One arrested, drugs worth Rs 25 lakh seized

17 Jul 2019 | 8:09 AM

NEW DELHI:The crime branch of the Delhi Police arrested a man for allegedly supplying imported drugs to guests at high-profile parties organised in farmhouses of south Delhi on Monday.

3 held with 95 ATM cards

17 Jul 2019 | 8:09 AM

NEW DELHI:The crime branch on Tuesday arrested three men who used to dupe people after swapping their ATM cards.

16 Jul 2019

3 yrs & 6 deadlines later, RTR flyover opens today

16 Jul 2019 | 8:43 AM

NEW DELHI:Commuting towards the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport from south Delhi and Noida will be much easier from Tuesday as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is scheduled to inaugurate the Rao Tula Ram (RTR) flyover tomorrow.

CM announces free safety kits for sanitation workers

16 Jul 2019 | 8:43 AM

NEW DELHI:The government would provide safety kits for free to every worker who works for the cleaning of the sewers, said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a workshop on sewer safety and awareness on Monday.

15 Jul 2019

Pay taxes only for services, urges Rajya Sabha MP Goel

15 Jul 2019 | 8:10 AM

NEW DELHI:The redevelopment of housing societies is another opportunity to turn Delhi into smart city as the new flats would be equipped with parking facilities, community centres, water harvesting systems and all other amenities that the current flats lack today, said Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel at a Mahasammelan for Group Housing Societies at Talkatora Stadium today.

Parents protest school fee hike

15 Jul 2019 | 8:10 AM

NEW DELHI:Parents of children of a private school in Pitampura on Sunday staged a protest along with MLA Bandana Kumari against fee hike.

Palwal man held for ATM fraud

15 Jul 2019 | 8:10 AM

NEW DELHI:The police have arrested a man in Okhla industrial area for allegedly withdrawing money from bank accounts of people after swapping their ATM (automated teller machine) cards on pretext of helping them.

‘Crime Patrol’ viewer claims robbery to finance his marriage, arrested

15 Jul 2019 | 8:10 AM

NEW DELHI:To finance his marriage, a 22-year-old man along with his friend claimed a fake robbery and was arrested in outer Delhi’s Narela on Sunday.

Metro services hit by snag

15 Jul 2019 | 8:10 AM

NEW DELHI:The Metro services on Magenta Line were hit for about two hours today morning due to some technical glitch, said an official of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

Youth stabbed to death in snatching bid

15 Jul 2019 | 8:10 AM

New Delhi: A 22-year-old man was stabbed to death after he resisted a snatching bid in south Delhi''s Defence Colony on Saturday. The police on Sunday said Shyam Bodh Sah, a resident of Greater Kailash, worked in a restaurant, the incident occurred when, he was going home on his cycle after work.

14 Jul 2019

Services disrupted on Metro’s Magenta line

14 Jul 2019 | 3:08 PM

NEW DELHI: Passengers on the Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line faced hardship on Sunday as services were disrupted on the corridor for nearly two hours due to some technical issues, officials said.

2-yr-old kidnapped girl rescued, couple held

14 Jul 2019 | 7:40 AM

NEW DELHI:A Government Railway Police (GRP) team ofthe Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station has rescued a two-year-old girl from the clutches of her kidnappers.

Jewellery shop looted in Govindpuri

14 Jul 2019 | 7:40 AM

NEW DELHI:A jewellery shop was allegedly looted on Friday night by unidentified men in south Delhi''s Govindpuri area, the police said.

Abandoned packet triggers bomb scare at IGI

14 Jul 2019 | 7:40 AM

NEW DELHI:The Delhi airport saw some anxious moments on Saturday after a packet, containing a gold bar, kept unclaimed in a bathroom triggered a bomb scare, officials said.

Fire at rubber factory kills three

14 Jul 2019 | 7:40 AM

NEW DELHI:Three persons, including two women, died and 12 were rescued in a major fire that broke out today at a rubber factory in Delhi’s Jhilmil industrial area.

13 Jul 2019

Now, auto-rickshaw stands available on Google Maps

13 Jul 2019 | 7:33 AM

NEW DELHI: Transport minister Kailash Gahlot on Friday said the government had notified a total of 511 auto-rickshaw stands in every district in the state. Global Positioning System would be installed in every stand which could be located in Google Maps, he said.

SC paves way for Phase IV of Metro

13 Jul 2019 | 7:33 AM

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday paved the way for commencement of work on the 103.94 km-long Phase IV of the Delhi Metro as it ordered implementation of the much-delayed project and directed the authorities concerned to commence work.

Mega PTM drive in schools

13 Jul 2019 | 7:33 AM

NEW DELHI: The government today held mega parent-teacher meetings (PTMs) in over 1,000 schools. The aim of this drive was to connect parents of schoolchildren with their wards.

DDA told to deposit Rs 50 lakh

13 Jul 2019 | 7:33 AM

NEW DELHI: Expressing dissatisfaction with the cleaning of the Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to deposit Rs 50 lakh as performance guarantee for its failure to protect the environment.

CCTVs in govt schools? Court dismisses plea

13 Jul 2019 | 7:33 AM

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a PIL against Delhi Government''s decision to install CCTV cameras in classrooms in government schools and live stream the feed to students'' parents.

17-year-old stabbed to death by three

13 Jul 2019 | 7:33 AM

NEW DELHI: A 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death allegedly by three unidentified assailants in Meer Vihar, Rohini, on Thursday. The police on Friday said the incident took place in the wee hours of Thursday.

Two arrested with 800-kg marijuana

13 Jul 2019 | 7:33 AM

NEW DELHI: The police on Thursday arrested two persons in the National Capital Region and seized 800-kg marijuana worth Rs 2.4 crore.

12 Jul 2019

Cabinet okays 1,000 CNG buses

12 Jul 2019 | 6:59 AM

NEW DELHI:The Cabinet, in its meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, today approved the proposal of procurement of 1,000 low-floor CNG buses by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).

Woman shot at by 2 men on bike

12 Jul 2019 | 6:59 AM

NEW DELHI:A 30-year-old woman was shot at allegedly by two unidentified bike-borne assailants in Dwarka on Thursday.

Rights panel issues notice to govt as fan falls on student

12 Jul 2019 | 6:59 AM

NEW DELHI:The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued a notice to the Delhi Government in connection with an injury suffered by a 14-year-old student, when a ceiling fan fell on his head in a classroom in an east Delhi school.

HC asks govt to urgently look into ‘e-burning issue’

12 Jul 2019 | 6:59 AM

NEW DELHI:The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the AAP government to urgently look into the matter of regulating the sale and consumption of e-cigarettes and termed it an “e-burning issue” as damage was being caused to children who have started consuming these products.

Cong meets LG over AAP’s ‘irregularities’

12 Jul 2019 | 6:59 AM

NEW DELHI:A delegation of the Delhi Congress Pradesh Committee (DPCC) today submitted a memorandum to Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal regarding the irregularities, nepotism and corruption in recruitment on various posts of the Delhi Waqf Board (DWB).

BSF man held for stealing

12 Jul 2019 | 6:59 AM

NEW DELHI:An assistant sub-inspector with the Border Security Force (BSF) was arrested for allegedly stealing a woman’s handbag containing ornaments worth Rs 15 lakh at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport on Tuesday.

IPS officer transferred

12 Jul 2019 | 6:59 AM

NEW DELHI:Senior IPS officer Madhur Verma, spokesperson for the Delhi Police, has been transferred to Arunachal Pradesh, an official order of the Home Ministry said today.

11 Jul 2019

Nab rapists of 13-yr-old: DCW to Yogi

11 Jul 2019 | 8:07 AM

NEW DELHI:Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Wednesday has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to ensure that the culprits involved in the gangrape of a 13-year-old girl in a dharamshala near Moradabad be arrested.

Kejriwal thanks Centre for Yamuna project approval

11 Jul 2019 | 8:07 AM

NEW DELHI:The Cabinet on Wednesday approved an inter-departmental committee report on a project to store water in the Yamuna floodplains.

2 arrested for killing business partner

11 Jul 2019 | 8:07 AM

NEW DELHI:Two persons were arrested on Monday for allegedly killing their business partner in east Delhi’s Yamuna Vihar in January, said the police on Wednesday.

Registration of over1,200 bogus dealers cancelled

11 Jul 2019 | 8:07 AM

NEW DELHI:The Department of Trade and Taxes has cracked down on bogus dealers registered under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and involved in issuance of fake invoices, said an official statement issued on Wednesday.

Liquor supplier ‘fires’ at MLA, cops deny claim

11 Jul 2019 | 8:07 AM

NEW DELHI:AAP legislator Prakash Jarwal alleged that an illegal liquor supplier fired three shots at him on Wednesday during the inaugural event of a water pipeline in Sangam Vihar in south Delhi.

MLA Sarita acquitted in 2015 case

11 Jul 2019 | 8:07 AM

NEW DELHI:A Delhi court on Wednesday acquitted AAP legislator Sarita Singh in a case of alleged misbehaviour with a police official in Rohtas Nagar in 2015.

10 Jul 2019

Auditor murder case: Wife, son among three arrested

10 Jul 2019 | 8:09 AM

NEW DELHI:The police on Tuesday have arrested three persons including the wife-son duo for the murder of senior auditor Anand Singh.

2 get one-year jail for electricity theft

10 Jul 2019 | 8:09 AM

NEW DELHI:Electricity theft has spread like cancer and reached frightening proportions, a Delhi court has said while awarding one year jail to two men for stealing power to charge e-rickshaws.

Man held with pistol, bullets at Metro station

10 Jul 2019 | 8:09 AM

NEW DELHI:Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officials today arrested a man at the Vaishali Metro station, Ghaziabad, for allegedly carrying a pistol and some bullet rounds in his bag.

Chain -snatcher jumps off 5th floor of court

10 Jul 2019 | 8:09 AM

NEW DELHI:A chain-snatcher on Tuesday allegedly jumped from the fifth floor of the Saket district court and died.

09 Jul 2019

CM lays stone of country’s largest sewage treatment plant at Okhla

09 Jul 2019 | 7:25 AM

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Union Jalshakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat today laid the foundation stone of India’s largest sewage treatment plant in Okhla that will be able to treat 56.4 crore litre of waste water per day.

Malaria, dengue sting Capital, 51 cases reported in June alone

09 Jul 2019 | 7:25 AM

NEW DELHI: Cases of malaria have spiked in the Capital with as much as 51 persons affected by it in June, three times the number of people affected with dengue reported in the same month.

80 bonded labourers rescued from Kurukshetra

09 Jul 2019 | 7:25 AM

NEW DELHI: Around 80 bonded labourers, including women and children, were rescued yesterday from the owner of a brick-kiln in Kurukshetra. All belong to Nalanda and Banka districts of Bihar and were brought here by human traffickers.

LNJP doctors call off strike

09 Jul 2019 | 7:25 AM

NEW DELHI: Doctors of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) hospital ended their protest today. Earlier in the morning, the doctors went on strike over an alleged attack on a junior doctor last night by a patient’s attendants. Doctors of GB Pant and Guru Nanak Eye Centre also joined the strike.

Kejri making false promises: Cong

09 Jul 2019 | 7:25 AM

NEW DELHI: Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) spokespersons Ramakant Goswami and Jitender Kumar Kochar on Monday said the Aam Adami Party (AAP) had no chance to return to power in the Capital.Kochar said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made false promises and fooled people in the name of CCTV camera project.

08 Jul 2019

Auditor with Home Ministry found dead with stab wounds

08 Jul 2019 | 7:28 AM

NEW DELHI: A senior auditor attached with a department of the Union Home Ministry was found dead at his house in Southeast Delhi’s Jaitpur area on Friday night. His body was found with multiple stab wounds on Saturday morning.

Beware of snatchers on high-end mobikes in city

08 Jul 2019 | 7:28 AM

NEW DELHI: Snatchers on motorcycles in Delhi have sent the police in a tizzy these days. Incidents of snatching on motorcycles have gone up in recent days.

CM oversees CCTV installation project

08 Jul 2019 | 7:28 AM

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today inaugurated the installation of CCTV cameras project in the New Delhi constituency. The cameras were installed at the Central Government Employees Residential Colony, Pandara Road and Laxmibai Nagar.

Enlist corrupt officials, CM tells Cabinet

08 Jul 2019 | 7:28 AM

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has directed all Cabinet ministers to make a list of the corrupt officials in their respective departments to be retired compulsorily.

Fire at coaching centre, over 300 evacuated

08 Jul 2019 | 7:28 AM

NEW DELHI: At least 260 students and 40 staff members of a coaching centre at Kakrola village in Dwarka had a narrow escape after a fire broke out on the premises today.

07 Jul 2019

Cameras in all govt schools by Nov: Kejri

07 Jul 2019 | 7:12 AM

NEW DELHI:Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today launched a project to install CCTV cameras in classrooms from Shaheed Hemu Kalani Sarvodaya Vidyalaya, Lajpat Nagar.

17-yr-old girl consumes phenyl, dies

07 Jul 2019 | 7:12 AM

NEW DELHI:A 17-year-old girl consumed toilet cleaning liquid (phenyl) and died at Safdarjung Hospital yesterday.

Radio jockey arrested in hit-and-run case

07 Jul 2019 | 7:12 AM

NEW DELHI:A senior radio jockey (RJ) of Radio City FM was today arrested in a hit-and-run case.

06 Jul 2019

Delhi disappointed as share in central taxes remains stagnant

06 Jul 2019 | 7:33 AM

NEW DELHI: Delhi gets the same share of Rs 325 crore in central taxes in the Union Budget 2019-20. The Chief Minister had demanded that the share — stagnant since 2001-02 — be enhanced.

Court frames charges against CM, Sisodia, others for 2014 protests

06 Jul 2019 | 7:33 AM

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Friday put Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and AAP legislator Somnath Bharti on trial for violating prohibitory orders in the Capital and obstructing public servants from performing their duty during an agitation in 2014.