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MCD elections 2017: 54% polling recorded in Delhi

The State Election Commission had prepared intensively to carry out the Delhi MCD polls spread over 13,000 booths spanning 272 wards. The BJP, Congress and the AAP are locked in a triangular contest...

News Nation Bureau | Apr 23, 2017 08:29 PM

MCD polls 2017: Arvind Kejriwal slams State Election Commission over 'faulty' EVMs

The Aam Aadmi Party supremo also alleged that many voters with valid voter slips were

PTI | Apr 23, 2017 06:46 PM

MCD elections 2017: Quirky symbols like green chilli, scissors, AC add humour to civic polls

If the ‘Broom’ symbol of the AAP, one of the three key players in contest, had made headlines when the party had launched it, the Independent candidates in this election are being represented by a...

PTI | Apr 23, 2017 04:50 PM

Animal rights activists rough up 3 men in Delhi for transporting buffaloes

Three men transporting buffaloes in a truck were allegedly roughed up by members of an animal rights group in south east Delhi’s Kalkaji area, following which cross-complaints have been registered.

PTI | Apr 23, 2017 12:57 PM

Governor Baijal fires one bullet at me every day: Delhi CM Kejriwal

Lt Governor Anil Baijal “fires one bullet at me” every day, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said. This is Kejriwal’s first direct attack against Baijal since he was appointed the Lt...

PTI | Apr 22, 2017 07:15 PM

MCD elections 2017: Delhi's 1.3cr people set to vote in triangular contest; litmus test for Kejriwal's AAP, Amit Shah's BJP, Congress

Delhi is all set to vote in a triangular contest for 272 seats in MCD elections on Sunday. The big parties in fray - Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) - were engaged in...

Agencies | Apr 22, 2017 01:09 PM

MCD polls: State Election Commission gears up for polling spread over 13,000 booths spanning 272 wards across Delhi

With two days to go for the high-stakes municipal polls in Delhi, the State Election Commission is gearing up to to carry out the electoral exercise that will be spread over 13,000 booths spanning 272...

PTI | Apr 21, 2017 11:32 PM

Court asks Delhi Police Commissioner to take action against officers for lackadaisical approach in a rape case enquiry

Delhi Police Commissioner has been directed by a court here to take action against senior officers, including a DCP, for their negligence and conducting an enquiry in a “very perfunctory manner”...

PTI | Apr 21, 2017 05:28 PM

Delhi-based mixologist Vikram KU wins North American Whiskey Cocktail Championship

Vikram KU from Blue Bar at Taj Palace Hotel, won the Whiskey Cocktail Championship held in Delhi. He has been awarded an opportunity to go on a guided tour to the Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg,...

PTI | Apr 21, 2017 04:18 PM

Delhi: 22-yr-old woman dies after jumping in front of moving train at Ghitorni Metro statio

The unidentified woman was killed on the spot after she allegedly jumped before the train, they said, adding police is investigating the case.

PTI | Apr 21, 2017 01:00 PM

MCD polls 2017: Two Swaraj India candidates ditch party to join BJP

AAP sacks two swaraj india candidates after BJP leaders were found to be campaigning for her.

PTI | Apr 20, 2017 11:58 PM

Allahabad passes orders to seal more than 1000 flats in Greater Noida

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday ordered sealing of more than 1,000 flats in the Supertech Czar residential project of Greater Noida which were constructed allegedly without due approvals.

PTI | Apr 20, 2017 10:32 PM

Authorities plan to increase aircraft movement by 40 per cent at Delhi airport

Authorities at the international airport in New Delhi have planned to increase the number of aircraft movements by over 40 per cent to 95 movements per hour in three years seeing the increasing...

PTI | Apr 20, 2017 09:24 PM

NGT asks Delhi govt to introduce destination buses to curb pollution

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed Delhi government to introduce destination buses from May 1, in a bid to help improve the air quality in the national capital.

PTI | Apr 20, 2017 05:05 PM

Noida factory fire in Sector 11 leaves six dead, probe ordered

At least six persons were killed in a fire which broke out in a factory in Sector 11 following which a magisterial probe has been ordered. The incident took place Wednesday afternoon when 15 employees...

PTI | Apr 20, 2017 01:33 PM