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Train operations affected by shallow fog in Delhi

A layer of shallow fog engulfed the city on Wednesday morning, delaying 18 trains even as the minimum temperature settled at 9.8 degrees Celsius, a notch below season’s average.

PTI | Feb 15, 2017 11:31 AM

Delhi: Lt Governor Anil Baijal clears proposal to increase monthly pensions of widows, senior citizens and disabled

“The Lt Governor has cleared the proposal of increasing pensions of senior citizens, widows and disabled persons,” an official said.

PTI | Feb 14, 2017 11:19 PM

AAP govt hints free Wi-Fi, subsidised canteens may take more time

Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia refused to set any deadline for the roll out of the ambitious Wi-Fi project saying AAP had promised to implement it within five years and not two years.

PTI | Feb 14, 2017 11:12 PM

Video: Massive traffic jam at Kalindi Kunj bridge hurts Delhi-Noida commuters

Thousands of commuters heading towards Noida through the Kalindi Kunj route had a harrowing time on Tuesday afternoon after the stretch witnessed a heavy traffic jam for several hours.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 14, 2017 05:49 PM

Delhi High Court stays AAP govt's new nursery admission norms based on neighbourhood criteria

The court said the Directorate of Education (DoE) of the government “cannot do indirectly what it cannot do directly”, while staying the January 7 notification.

PTI | Feb 14, 2017 01:38 PM

Two trader brothers found murdered in Old Delhi

In an apparent double murder case, bodies of two trader brothers, with their throats slit, were found in Mori Gate area in Old Delhi on Saturday late night, said police.

PTI | Feb 12, 2017 12:16 PM

Delhi: Another building collapses at Connaught Place, no casualties

A single-storey building which had been lying vacant for a decade collapsed at Connaught Place in central Delhi on Saturday night, police said.

PTI | Feb 12, 2017 11:45 AM

Video | Two men beat up toll employee in Gurugram on being asked for their ID

A former chairman of Gurugram block Samiti, along with another man beat up toll employee and vandalised booth when asked to produce their identification on Saturday night.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 12, 2017 08:11 AM

2 youths die in violent clash near Meerut in Uttar Pradesh

Two youths were killed and four others were injured in a violent clash between two groups over a land dispute in Ghosipur village on Friday, said police.

PTI | Feb 11, 2017 08:18 AM

Delhi deputy CM Sisodia files RTI on Centre's social media ad policy

CBI had registered a preliminary enquiry against him in connection with alleged irregularities in AAP government’s social media campaign ‘Talk to AK’.

PTI | Feb 10, 2017 04:19 PM

Delhi: On duty CISF jawan commits suicide by shooting himself

Markam was deployed for Delhi Metro security and belonged to the 9th Reserve battalion of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) that is based in Rajasthan’s Deoli town.

PTI | Feb 09, 2017 11:51 PM

'HINDU XI' vs 'HINDUITES FOREVER': All about the friendly T20 clash to celebrate Hindu College's 118th Founder's Day

A cricket match shall be played out between the notable alumni and the cricket team of Hindu College to mark its 118th Founder's Day and celebrate the coveted NAAC A+ accreditation.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 09, 2017 03:19 PM

Jat quota agitation spills over into Delhi as community members stage protest

The protests by Jats in border areas of Delhi assume significance in view of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election.

PTI | Feb 08, 2017 10:35 PM

National capital Delhi's air quality plunged sharply in 2016: Pollution report

The annual prescribed standards of PM 2.5 and PM 10 are 40 and 60 micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3) in India. The corresponding 24-hour standards are 60 and 100 respectively.

PTI | Feb 08, 2017 07:55 PM

Delhi government suspends director of Education department for misreporting facts

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also ordered a vigilance inquiry against officers responsible for filing the affidavit.

PTI | Feb 07, 2017 02:43 PM