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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

Delhi: One person dies, three injured after being hit by car driven by class 12 student

One person was killed and three others were injured when they were hit by a car which was allegedly being driven by a Class twelfth student in north Delhi's Kashmere Gate area on Thursday morning.

News Nation Bureau | Apr 20, 2017 11:54 AM

34-year-old man shot over property dispute in East Delhi

The victim, Ajay Garg, was found lying in a pool of blood with bullet injury outside his shop on April 16, they said, adding he was rushed to a private hospital.

PTI | Apr 20, 2017 11:15 AM

MCD Polls 2017: BJP senior leaders to woo voters through election campaigns

Shifting its MCD election campaign in top gear, BJP will field its senior leaders including party chief Amit Shah for seeking votes for the party in the civic body polls in Delhi.

PTI | Apr 19, 2017 09:58 AM

Delhi records hottest day in seven years; max temp crosses 43-degree celsius

In the last seven years, the national capital on Tuesday witnessed the hottest day in April as the mercury crossed the 43-degree Celsius mark in some parts of the city which reeled under a heatwave.

PTI | Apr 18, 2017 10:35 PM

MCD Polls 2017: Congress' manifesto on urban infrastructure promises RWAs empowerment

The Congress’ manifesto on urban infrastructure for the MCD polls, released on Tuesday, promises empowerment of resident welfare associations (RWAs) and time-bound delivery of 13 civic services.

PTI | Apr 18, 2017 08:37 PM

MCD Elections 2017: 697 out of 2,315 candidates are crorepatis, 7 per cent have criminal cases against them

As many as 697 or 30 per cent of the 2,315 candidates in the Delhi municipal election are crorepatis and seven per cent of them have criminal cases against them, says a report.

PTI | Apr 18, 2017 06:40 PM