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Meat shop owner shot dead by miscreants in south Delhi

24 Mar 2021

Meat shop owner shot dead by miscreants in south Delhi

A 34-year-old meat shop owner was shot dead allegedly by unidentified persons on two-wheelers in south Delhi's Dakshinpuri, police said on Wednesday.

Delhi: Man commits burglary at factory to avenge father's dismissal

24 Mar 2021

Delhi: Man commits burglary at factory to avenge father's dismissal

A 26-year-old man and four of his friends allegedly burglarized a factory in Delhi's Mundka area to avenge his father's removal from the factory over suspicion of thefts, police said on Wednesday.

Intensify efforts in COVID-19 superspreader areas: Delhi government tells DMs

24 Mar 2021

Intensify efforts in COVID-19 superspreader areas: Delhi government tells DMs

Calling malls, cinema halls, weekly markets, metro services, and religious places "superspreader" areas, the Delhi government has directed all district magistrates to intensify enforcement of COVID-19 norms in such places in view of a persistent rise in cases in Delhi.

Now order full liquor bottle on table in Delhi clubs

24 Mar 2021

Now order full liquor bottle on table in Delhi clubs

Delhiites will soon have an option to order a full bottle of liquor on their tables in hotels and clubs as a Group of Ministers headed by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia recommended several steps that are part of excise reforms.

Lowering of drinking-age will stop 'booze visits' to NCR: Officials

23 Mar 2021

Lowering of drinking-age will stop 'booze visits' to NCR: Officials

The excise policy reforms, reducing the drinking age from 25 years to 21 years, are expected to prevent young people of Delhi from going to NCR cities to quench their thirst for alcohol, officials said.

Delhi: Couple arrested for allegedly extorting money from employer

23 Mar 2021

Delhi: Couple arrested for allegedly extorting money from employer

A 33-year-old man, Ravi, and his wife, Anju (30), residents of Sultanpur Dabas have been arrested for allegedly extorting money from his employer in Delhi's Rohini area, police said on Monday.

Remain alert, follow COVID-19 guidelines during Holi: Minister tells Delhiites

22 Mar 2021

Remain alert, follow COVID-19 guidelines during Holi: Minister tells Delhiites

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday underlined the need to remain alert amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases and appealed to people to take precautions during the Holi festival.

Delhi: Residents of Harijan Basti attacked by mob

22 Mar 2021

Delhi: Residents of Harijan Basti attacked by mob

Some residents of Delhi's Harijan Basti were allegedly attacked by a mob after a 22-year-old man of the locality married a woman from another community, police said on Sunday.

Delhi: Inter-state paper leak gang busted, four held

20 Mar 2021

Delhi: Inter-state paper leak gang busted, four held

The Delhi Police on Saturday claimed to have busted an inter-state paper leak gang with the arrest of four people.

Delhi: Protesting parents demand schools be reopened for primary classes

20 Mar 2021

Delhi: Protesting parents demand schools be reopened for primary classes

A group of parents protested near Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence on Saturday, demanding that students of classes 1 to 8 be allowed back into schools.

Centenarian gets first COVID-19 shot in Delhi

19 Mar 2021

Centenarian gets first COVID-19 shot in Delhi

Sindh-born Kamla Das who turned 100 during the height of the pandemic in Delhi last September, got her first shot of COVID-19 vaccine in Delhi on Thursday, her daughter said.

Four people running prostitution racket held, minor girl rescued

19 Mar 2021

Four people running prostitution racket held, minor girl rescued

Four members of a gang running a prostitution racket using messaging apps have been arrested and a minor girl has been rescued from their possession in north Delhi, police said on Thursday.

1.25 lakh people will be vaccinated in Delhi daily: Kejriwal

18 Mar 2021

1.25 lakh people will be vaccinated in Delhi daily: Kejriwal

Asserting that the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in the national capital was not a cause for worry, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that the number of people vaccinated in Delhi each day will be raised from around 40,000 to 1.25 lakh.

Delhi's own school education board registered, notification detailing modalities soon

18 Mar 2021

Delhi's own school education board registered, notification detailing modalities soon

Delhi School Education Board (DBSE) has been registered and an official notification detailing its modalities is expected soon, according to officials at the Directorate of Education (DoE).

As COVID-19 cases surge, Jain asks people to shun complacency

18 Mar 2021

As COVID-19 cases surge, Jain asks people to shun complacency

Amid a surge in daily COVID-19 cases in the national capital, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday asked people to be cautious and observe all safety norms, and not get complacent about the pandemic situation in the city.

Undergo RT-PCR test on return: DDMA advises Delhiites visiting Kumbh

17 Mar 2021

Undergo RT-PCR test on return: DDMA advises Delhiites visiting Kumbh

Delhi residents visiting the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar have been advised to undergo an RT-PCR test for COVID-19 on their return and self-monitor their health.

Delhi: 76-year-old woman dies after being slapped by son

17 Mar 2021

Delhi: 76-year-old woman dies after being slapped by son

A 76-year-old woman died after she was slapped by her son following an argument between them in Dwarka, police said on Tuesday.

45-year-old Chartered Accountant shot dead in Delhi's Adarsh Nagar

16 Mar 2021

45-year-old Chartered Accountant shot dead in Delhi's Adarsh Nagar

A 45-year-old Chartered Accountant was shot dead on Tuesday morning allegedly by unidentified men in northwest Delhi's Adarsh Nagar area, police said.

55 people detained for roaming around suspiciously in Karol Bagh

15 Mar 2021

55 people detained for roaming around suspiciously in Karol Bagh

In a bid to prevent street crime, Delhi Police conducted a five-hour-long cordon-and-search operation in Karol Bagh and detained 55 people found roaming around suspiciously in the area, officials said on Monday.

Satyendar Jain asserts COVID-19 situation in Delhi is under control

15 Mar 2021

Satyendar Jain asserts COVID-19 situation in Delhi is under control

Amid a spike in daily COVID-19 cases in the city, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday said that the pandemic situation in the national capital is under control as long as the positivity rate is below one percent.

Two arrested for planning to kill Nihang Sikh Jathebandi head

11 Mar 2021

Two arrested for planning to kill Nihang Sikh Jathebandi head

The Delhi Police has arrested two people who were planning to kill the head of the largest Nihang Sikh Jathebandi in Punjab as well as a witness in a murder case, officials said on Wednesday.

1,829 arrested, 755 FIRs lodged in northeast Delhi riots

10 Mar 2021

1,829 arrested, 755 FIRs lodged in northeast Delhi riots

As many as 755 FIRs have been registered and 1,829 people were arrested in connection with the northeast Delhi riots last year, the Centre informed Parliament on Wednesday.

Delhi: 500 flag masts to mark 75 years of independence

09 Mar 2021

Delhi: 500 flag masts to mark 75 years of independence

Five hundred flag masts hoisting the Tricolour across Delhi, and programs on Bhagat Singh and BR Ambedkar are among the measures to be taken to mark 75 years of independence, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Tuesday.

Man beaten to death by neighbors in Delhi's Rajouri Garden

09 Mar 2021

Man beaten to death by neighbors in Delhi's Rajouri Garden

A 32-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death by neighbors in west Delhi's Rajouri Garden area, police said on Tuesday.

Delhi government allocates Rs. 50 crore for free COVID-19 shots

09 Mar 2021

Delhi government allocates Rs. 50 crore for free COVID-19 shots

Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said that the government has allocated Rs. 50 crore for providing free of cost COVID-19 vaccine shots to the city's residents at state-run facilities, as he presented the seventh Budget of the Aam Aadmi Party-led (AAP) government.

Delhi Budget 2021: Rs. 16,377 crore allocated for education

09 Mar 2021

Delhi Budget 2021: Rs. 16,377 crore allocated for education

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today presented the annual Budget 2021-2022 of the Delhi government in the legislative Assembly.

Delhi: Formation of separate board for 2,700 schools approved

06 Mar 2021

Delhi: Formation of separate board for 2,700 schools approved

The Delhi Government on Saturday approved the formation of a separate school board for nearly 2,700 schools in the city.

One dead after speeding car rams into another in Dwarka

04 Mar 2021

One dead after speeding car rams into another in Dwarka

A 22-year-old man was killed while another got seriously injured after a speeding car rammed into another car in Dwarka, Delhi in the early hours of Thursday, police said.

Two arrested for trying to extort Rs. 2cr from businessman

04 Mar 2021

Two arrested for trying to extort Rs. 2cr from businessman

A 27-year-old man working at a chemist shop was arrested along with a colleague for allegedly trying to extort Rs. two crore from a businessman and threatening him, posing as a gangster lodged in Tihar prison.

Taken away for alleged cruelty, court returns dogs to owner

03 Mar 2021

Taken away for alleged cruelty, court returns dogs to owner

Taken away for alleged cruelty meted out to them, a Delhi court handed back the custody of two Golden Retriever dogs, Luv and Kush to their businessman owner, saying it would be unjustified to deprive him of the companionship and custody of his pets.

March 1, 2020 seared into memory: Delhi's first COVID-19 patient

02 Mar 2021

March 1, 2020 seared into memory: Delhi's first COVID-19 patient

It's a day most Delhiites would like to erase from their memories but March 1, 2020, the day the city reported its first COVID-19 case, is seared into Rohit Datta's memory.

Delhi: Man held for credit card fraud

02 Mar 2021

Delhi: Man held for credit card fraud

A 21-year-old man was arrested for allegedly cheating people on the pretext of redeeming their credit card points in east Delhi's Preet Vihar area, police said on Tuesday.

Man killed, brother injured for objecting to rash driving

01 Mar 2021

Man killed, brother injured for objecting to rash driving

A man was allegedly killed and his brother injured after they were attacked for objecting to a youth riding his motorcycle rashly in the Bindapur area in Dwarka, New Delhi, police said on Monday.

Twelve COVID-19 positive voters identified amid MCD by-polls

01 Mar 2021

Twelve COVID-19 positive voters identified amid MCD by-polls

Twelve COVID-19 positive people were identified from two municipal wards in Delhi as eligible voters for the civic by-polls held on Sunday, but none of them cast their ballots, the State Election Commission officials said.

Delhi records warmest February day in last 15 years

25 Feb 2021

Delhi records warmest February day in last 15 years

Delhi on Wednesday recorded February's warmest day in the last 15 years, with the maximum temperature settling at 32.5 degree Celsius, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Undertrial killed inside Tihar, HC expresses shock: Details

24 Feb 2021

Undertrial killed inside Tihar, HC expresses shock: Details

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed shock at the murder of a Tihar Jail inmate who was knifed to death inside the prison, saying that such things are only seen in fiction.

Forced into quarantine despite being COVID-19 negative: Family tells HC

23 Feb 2021

Forced into quarantine despite being COVID-19 negative: Family tells HC

A family of four including two minor children, which has been sent to 7-day institutional quarantine after returning from the UK, told the Delhi High Court on Tuesday that the action amounted to "illegal confinement" as they had tested negative for COVID-19.

Sanitation worker dies from health complications; son blames COVID-19 vaccine

23 Feb 2021

Sanitation worker dies from health complications; son blames COVID-19 vaccine

A 54-year-old sanitation worker died from health complications, days after he was administered a coronavirus vaccine, according to his son.

Petitions demand prisoners out on bail or parole be vaccinated

22 Feb 2021

Petitions demand prisoners out on bail or parole be vaccinated

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response of the Delhi Government on two pleas by March 26, seeking vaccination of all the prisoners who were out on bail or parole before they surrender so as to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection inside prisons.

Delhi HC judges to hold physical hearings from March 15

20 Feb 2021

Delhi HC judges to hold physical hearings from March 15

The Delhi High Court on Saturday issued an office order stating that from March 15 all its judges would hold a physical hearing of cases.