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Delhi government increases cash subsidy given to students for uniforms

The Delhi government has told the Delhi High Court it has enhanced the cash subsidy provided to students in schools run by it for purchase of uniforms for the academic session 2017-18.

PTI | Mar 23, 2017 12:19 AM

Delhi MCD Polls postponed to April 23, counting on April 26: State Election Commissioner

The filing of nominations will begin on March 27, the votes will be counted on April 26. EVMs will be used in the upcoming municipal corporation elections.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 22, 2017 09:36 PM

EC directs dropping of ‘Aam Aadmi’ from names of Delhi Govt schemes, AAP alleges commission working under pressure

The state election commission has directed authorities to ensure “appropriate action” after a complaint by a BJP leader that display of word “Aam” in names of Delhi government-run schemes...

PTI | Mar 22, 2017 07:33 PM

Delhi woman suffers burns after jilted lover pours acid on her face

A woman suffered serious burn injuries after a man allegedly attacked her with acid in southeast Delhi’s Sangam Vihar area on Wednesday. The girl has been admitted to city’s Safdarjung hospital...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 22, 2017 02:11 PM

BSES urges Delhites to support 'Earth Hour' on March 25

The period between 8.30 PM and 9.30 PM on March 25 will see millions across the world switch off appliances as part of the campaign spearheaded by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to highlight climate...

PTI | Mar 22, 2017 12:07 AM

Delhi saw 250 per cent rise in number of severe air quality days in 2016

Pollution intensity is considered severe when the air quality index (AQI), as monitored by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), is between '401-500'. It affects healthy people and seriously...

PTI | Mar 21, 2017 09:57 PM

Delhi Lt governor LG Baijal backs Jung's decision on repartiating Assembly Secretary

The high court, however, did not hold hearing on the plea by Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Nival Goel against previous LG Najeeb Jung's decision to repatriate Prasanna Kumar Suryadevara, as the court did...

PTI | Mar 21, 2017 09:29 PM

Delhi CM Kejriwal gets bail in DDCA defamation case, court insists on personal appearance

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Tuesday granted bail in a criminal defamation complaint filed by DDCA and cricketer-turned-politician Chetan Chauhan after he appeared before a court which...

PTI | Mar 21, 2017 08:07 PM

Delhi: 20-year-old woman found dead inside house in suspicious conditions

A 20-year-old woman was found dead inside her house in suspicious conditions in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri area, police said.

PTI | Mar 21, 2017 12:52 PM

SC dismisses PIL seeking non-usage of helmets by bike riders

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking directions to the government to stop use of helmets for motorcycle riders under the Motor Vehicles Act.

PTI | Mar 20, 2017 10:37 PM

Clerics who went missing in Pakistan thank Indo-Pak govts for their safe return

The two Sufi clerics, who went missing in Pakistan last week, on Monday thanked the governments of India and Pakistan for their safe return here but remained tightlipped on what led to their...

PTI | Mar 20, 2017 06:19 PM

Bareilly: ABVP creates ruckus over ex-BHU professor's remarks against RSS

ABVP workers raised slogans that they would not allow their college to turn into another JNU. Eventually the organisers cancelled the seminar and escorted Yadav outside the college campus.

PTI | Mar 20, 2017 04:17 PM

Nizamuddin Dargah head priest, nephew who went missing in Pakistan return to Delhi

Two Indian clerics, who went missing in Pakistan, returned to Delhi on Monday. The two clerics - Syed Asif Nizami, the head priest (Sajjadanashin) of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah, and his nephew...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 20, 2017 12:35 PM

Jat agitation called off: No traffic restriction in Delhi, NCR on Monday; Metro operations to be normal

Jat agitation in Delhi has been called off by the All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti after a meeting with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 20, 2017 07:11 AM

Metro services in Delhi-NCR to be normal, some restrictions to remain

On Monday, metro stations in Gurgaon, Noida and Faridabad will remain open as usual, but the commuters will not be allowed to exit at Yellow Line’s four stations—Central Secretariat, Patel Chowk,...

PTI | Mar 19, 2017 07:41 PM