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26 Mar 2018


SC to hear DJB-plea accusing Haryana of supplying less water

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the plea of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) alleging that Haryana was supplying 120 cusecs less water to Delhi out of the 450 cusecs of water it was supposed to supply.

24 Mar 2018


Human trafficking is greatest human tragedy: CJI Dipak Misra

Terming human trafficking as "the greatest human tragedy", the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra said that the menace was on the rise and people involved in it considered human beings as a commodity.

23 Mar 2018


Office-of-profit case: Delhi HC restores membership of 20 AAP MLAs

In a big relief for AAP, Delhi HC today restored membership of its 20 disqualified MLAs. It referred the case back to the Election Commission (EC).

19 Mar 2018

Sonia Gandhi

National Herald scam: Young Indian asked to deposit Rs. 10cr

The Delhi High Court on Monday directed Young Indian Pvt Ltd, in which Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi are major stakeholders, to deposit Rs. 10cr in the Rs. 249.15cr income tax proceedings against it.

Political parties get relief from scrutiny of foreign funding

The Lok Sabha has recently passed a bill that will exempt political parties from scrutiny of funds they have received from abroad since 1976.

16 Mar 2018


Over 120 SpiceJet, IndiGo flights to ply from Delhi T2

Ending a four-month battle with Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), IndiGo and SpiceJet have agreed to shift their flight operations partially to Delhi Airport's revamped T2 (Terminal-2) from March 25.

15 Mar 2018


Dhinakaran floats party named after Jayalalithaa; smiling Amma on party-flag

Rebel AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Thursday introduced a new party, the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK), named after the late TN CM J Jayalalithaa.

There are only 73 women judges in Indian High Courts

The Law Ministry informed the Lok Sabha that the 24 High Courts present across the country have only 73 women judges while their male counterparts are 600 in number.

12 Mar 2018


Chief Secretary assault case: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan granted bail

The Delhi HC granted bail to the AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan in the Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash's assault case.

12 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi Chief Secy assault case: AAP MLA Amanatullah granted bail

The Delhi High Court granted bail to AAP's Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan in the Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash assault case; he was arrested on 21 February.

Delhi HC grants Karti Chidambaram temporary relief from arrest

In some relief for Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram and an accused in the INX money-laundering case, the Delhi HC has refrained the ED from arresting him till March 20.

09 Mar 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi CS Assault Case: AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal granted bail

The Delhi HC has granted bail to AAP's Deoli MLA Prakash Jarwal, who was arrested for allegedly assaulting Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash during a meeting at CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence.

Delhi HC seeks ED's reply on Nirav Modi firm's plea

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the Enforcement Directorate on a plea by Nirav Modi's firm Firestar Diamond against a money laundering case lodged by the agency in connection with the over Rs. 11,000cr Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case.

04 Mar 2018


President, VP's vehicles to soon have number plates: Delhi HC

The vehicles of India's top constitutional authorities - the President, Vice President, Governors and L-Gs, will soon have to display their registration numbers.

03 Mar 2018


Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah seeks divorce to get re-married

The Delhi HC sought the response of Payal Abdullah, the estranged wife of former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah, on his plea seeking divorce on the ground that their marriage has broken down irretrievably and he wants to get re-married.

NEET 2018: Delhi HC puts CBSE's eligibility criteria on hold

After the SC refused to interfere in age limits for the NEET fixed by CBSE, the Delhi HC has put on hold a notification on eligibility norms issued by the education board.

22 Feb 2018


Schools can sell books/uniforms in premises, but with conditions: HC

Quashing a circular by the CBSE, the Delhi HC has allowed schools affiliated to the board to sell books, both of NCERT and other publishers, as well as uniforms and stationary at shops in the premises.

14 Feb 2018


AAP completes three years in office: How did they fare?

It has been three years since Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) stormed to power in Delhi with a brute majority, winning 67 of 70 Assembly seats.

12 Feb 2018


Delhi HC sentences man to life imprisonment for stabbing wife

The Delhi High Court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for brutally stabbing his wife to death 21 times with a peeler knife six years ago.

09 Feb 2018

Fortis Hospital

Malvinder and brother Shivinder Singh, Fortis founder-directors, quit

Billionaire Malvinder Mohan Singh and brother Shivinder Mohan Singh, founder-directors of Fortis Healthcare, have stepped down from their positions amid ongoing legal cases against them.

05 Feb 2018


Delhi court bans 'modified' cycle rickshaws, calls them a 'menace'

Calling Delhi's cycle rickshaws a 'menace' to public safety, a city court has recently directed the police to ensure a complete ban on these 'jugaad' vehicles fitted with modified scooter engines, from February 17.

03 Feb 2018


Delhi HC to AAP: "For Heaven's sake, do your duty"

AAP's whining, that it isn't getting support from other authorities, has now exasperated the Delhi HC.

Delhi HC asks government to examine Rs. 50, Rs. 200-notes

The Delhi High Court asked both the RBI and the Centre to review the newly released Rs. 50 and Rs. 200 notes.

31 Jan 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: NDMC demolishes illegal portion part of Rohini ashram

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation(NDMC) conducted a demolition drive in self-styled godman Baba Virendra Dev Dixit's ashram in Vijay Vihar near Rohini.

28 Jan 2018

Indian Army

A permanent tattoo can cost you your job with IAF

The Delhi High Court has upheld the Air Force's decision to sack an employee for having a permanent tattoo on the external side of the forearm.

22 Jan 2018


Delhi markets to remain shut tomorrow to protest sealing drive

To protest the sealing drive by the city municipal corporation in South Delhi on the directions of the Supreme Court-appointed Monitoring Committee, all markets and shopping complexes across the city will remain shut on Tuesday.

22 Jan 2018


Arvind Kejriwal: EC is acting like BJP's political stooge

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal attacked the Centre's BJP-led NDA government for harassing his government. This was in reaction to President Ram Nath Kovind ordering the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs based on the Election Commission's (EC) recommendation.

21 Jan 2018


Five-year jail to man for touching minor inappropriately

Setting an example, the Delhi HC has clamped down on cases of sexual assault considered "minor" and awarded five years' jail to a man for inappropriately touching a nine-year-old girl.

19 Jan 2018


Supreme Court upholds Mahmood Farooqui's acquittal in rape case

The SC today validated the Delhi High Court acquittal of Mahmood Farooqui by rejecting the plea of the 30-year-old US researcher who accused the 'Peepli Live' director of raping her.

08 Jan 2018


SC reconsiders Section 377: Hope for LGBT community this time

The controversial Section 377 that criminalizes homosexuality has once again reached the SC, where a three-judge bench agreed to review its 2013 decision upholding the law.

04 Jan 2018


Vijay Mallya declared 'proclaimed offender' in Kingfisher promotion case

A Delhi court has declared liquor baron Vijay Mallya a proclaimed offender for violation of Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) norms.

04 Jan 2018


Jigisha murder: Death sentence of convicts reduced to life imprisonment

The Delhi HC has commuted the death sentence awarded to two convicts in the Jigisha Ghosh murder to life imprisonment.

30 Dec 2017


Only 400 of Delhi's 5,000 restaurants follow fire safety norms

Following the Mumbai pub fire in Kamala Mills complex which killed 14 people, The Times of India reported that only 400 of Delhi's odd 5,000 restaurants have the requisite fire safety clearance.

26 Dec 2017


All about McDonald's and Vikram Bakshi conflict

McDonald's fans in North or East India are in for some sad news.

21 Dec 2017

Delhi Police

Over 100 women, some intoxicated, found 'trapped' in Delhi ashram

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction seems to have unravelled similar garbs of 'spirituality' worn by other 'godmen'.

20 Dec 2017


'India's Most Wanted' anchor gets life imprisonment for wife's murder

Suhaib Ilyasi of "India's Most Wanted" fame has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his wife Anju's murder in 2000.

17 Dec 2017


Politicians turn Nirbhaya's commemoration event into blame-game

The pain of losing one's daughter to brutal gang-rape has to be severe enough by itself. But when others turn it into an opportunity to play politics, it's bound to be intensified.

16 Dec 2017


Five years since Nirbhaya gang-rape, her family still awaits justice

Today marks five years of the gruesome gang-rape of Nirbhaya, an incident that triggered country-wide protests forcing the government to formulate new laws on crimes against women.

15 Dec 2017

Delhi Police

Bomb threat in Delhi's Khan Market, police on alert

Delhi Police rushed sniffer dogs and personnel to the capital's Khan Market area early this morning after receiving a bomb threat.