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Won't attend meeting with SC-appointed panel: BKU's Rakesh Tikait

19 Jan 2021

Won't attend meeting with SC-appointed panel: BKU's Rakesh Tikait

On Tuesday, the spokesperson for Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) Rakesh Tikait said farmer unions will not be attending the first meeting with the panel formed by Supreme Court to end the deadlock persisting between them and the Centre.

Delhi: Boy stabbed to death by juvenile over using playground

19 Jan 2021

Delhi: Boy stabbed to death by juvenile over using playground

A 17-year-old boy was allegedly stabbed to death by a juvenile over playing cricket at a ground in outer Delhi's Nangloi area, police informed on Monday.

Delhi Police must decide on farmers' R-Day tractor march: SC

18 Jan 2021

Delhi Police must decide on farmers' R-Day tractor march: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday said that Delhi Police should decide whether protesting farmers must be allowed to enter the national capital on Republic Day with hundreds of tractors or not, as it adjourned the matter for Wednesday, January 20.

Delhi: Duo stages fake kidnapping inspired by popular web series

14 Jan 2021

Delhi: Duo stages fake kidnapping inspired by popular web series

Inspired by a popular web series, two 22-year-old cousins staged a fake kidnapping and demanded a ransom of Rs. 2 lakh from their family, the police said on Wednesday.

Delhi Police steps up security ahead of COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

13 Jan 2021

Delhi Police steps up security ahead of COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

The Delhi Police has made adequate security arrangements in the city for the smooth transportation of COVID-19 vaccines when the countrywide vaccination roll-out will begin later this week, officials said on Tuesday.

Centre wants SC to stop farmers' tractor rally on R-Day

12 Jan 2021

Centre wants SC to stop farmers' tractor rally on R-Day

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre has appealed to the Supreme Court to stop the tractor rally of farmers, planned for Republic Day, saying the proposed march will trigger a massive law and order problem.

19-year-old kills grandmother after she refuses to give him money

29 Dec 2020

19-year-old kills grandmother after she refuses to give him money

A 19-year-old youth has been arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly bludgeoning his 73-year-old grandmother to death after she refused to give him money for a New Year's party.

62% of cybercrime complaints linked to financial frauds: Delhi Police

25 Dec 2020

62% of cybercrime complaints linked to financial frauds: Delhi Police

At least 62% of the cybercrime complaints lodged in 2020 were related to financial frauds, Delhi Police said in a statement.

Raghav Chadha, Atishi detained ahead of protest over 'NDMC scam'

13 Dec 2020

Raghav Chadha, Atishi detained ahead of protest over 'NDMC scam'

On Sunday, the Delhi Police detained leaders of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) including Raghav Chadha and Atishi.

Kejriwal put under house arrest, claims AAP; Delhi Police denies

08 Dec 2020

Kejriwal put under house arrest, claims AAP; Delhi Police denies

In a sensational claim which may start another political slugfest between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the former alleged on Tuesday that Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been put under house arrest, a charge denied by Delhi Police, which is governed by the Centre.

Protesting farmers reject Amit Shah's offer on venue change

29 Nov 2020

Protesting farmers reject Amit Shah's offer on venue change

Farmers protesting against the Centre's contentious farm laws have rejected Union Home Minister Amit Shah's condition of changing the venue of their demonstration.

As farmers and police clash, Gurudwara in Haryana feeds cops

28 Nov 2020

As farmers and police clash, Gurudwara in Haryana feeds cops

As farmers clashed with the police during their march to Delhi to protest against three central farm laws, a heart-warming video has come to the fore from Haryana's Karnal area.

Farmers' protest: Heavy security deployed at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border

28 Nov 2020

Farmers' protest: Heavy security deployed at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border

Thousands of farmers gathered at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border held a meeting on Saturday morning, amid heavy security deployment.

'Delhi Chalo' protest: Farmers allowed entry to Delhi by police

27 Nov 2020

'Delhi Chalo' protest: Farmers allowed entry to Delhi by police

Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, on Friday were allowed to enter the national capital to hold a protest against three contentious farm laws passed by the Centre in September.

Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans

25 Nov 2020

Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans

In a supplementary charge-sheet filed in connection to the riots in Northeast Delhi, police said former JNU student Umar Khalid exploited the "religious fanaticism" of Sharjeel Imam, another scholar from the prestigious university, for his benefit.

'OMG,' says Shefali Shah as 'Delhi Crime' bags International Emmy

24 Nov 2020

'OMG,' says Shefali Shah as 'Delhi Crime' bags International Emmy

Indian Netflix series Delhi Crime won the Best Drama series at the 48th International Emmy Awards.

Delhi: Rs. 1 lakh fine on bursting or selling firecrackers

06 Nov 2020

Delhi: Rs. 1 lakh fine on bursting or selling firecrackers

Bursting or selling firecrackers in the national capital this season could invite a fine of up to Rs. 1 lakh, Delhi's Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Friday.

Delhi airport heightens security after threats to 2 London-bound flights

04 Nov 2020

Delhi airport heightens security after threats to 2 London-bound flights

Security has been increased at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport after the banned outfit 'Sikhs for Justice' (SFJ) called for the obstruction of two Air India flights.

Arrested for harassing women, Delhi-cop to be dismissed from duty

26 Oct 2020

Arrested for harassing women, Delhi-cop to be dismissed from duty

Delhi Police will soon dismiss the 35-year-old sub-inspector, who was arrested for stalking and harassing four women, including a minor, between October 17 and 20.

Mithun Chakraborty's son booked by police for rape

17 Oct 2020

Mithun Chakraborty's son booked by police for rape

A police case has been filed against veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty's son, actor Mahaakshay for allegedly raping a woman.

Public places can't be occupied indefinitely: SC on Shaheen Bagh

07 Oct 2020

Public places can't be occupied indefinitely: SC on Shaheen Bagh

In a declaration having far-reaching consequences, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said public places can't be occupied indefinitely, as it gave the verdict in the Right to Protest v/s The Right to Mobility matter, linked to the Shaheen Bagh sit-in agitation.

Amid Hathras uproar, Adityanath assures punishment for those harming women

02 Oct 2020

Amid Hathras uproar, Adityanath assures punishment for those harming women

At the receiving end of criticism over the Hathras gang-rape incident, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said his government will give exemplary punishment to those harming mothers and sisters.

Anger over Hathras gang-rape intensifies, gatherings banned at India Gate

02 Oct 2020

Anger over Hathras gang-rape intensifies, gatherings banned at India Gate

As India remains enraged over the Hathras gang-rape incident with protests happening in several pockets, Delhi Police banned large gatherings at India Gate — the heart of the National Capital where one of the biggest protests happened in 2012 after Nirbhaya was gang-raped and tortured.

Alleging witch-hunt by GoI, Amnesty halts India operations

29 Sep 2020

Alleging witch-hunt by GoI, Amnesty halts India operations

Amnesty International has decided to stop its India operations, as it has been subjected to a witch-hunt by the government of India, the NGO working for human rights said in a press statement on Tuesday.

Salman Khurshid named by accused in Delhi riots chargesheet

24 Sep 2020

Salman Khurshid named by accused in Delhi riots chargesheet

Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid has been named in the latest chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police in connection with the February riots in the city.

No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

23 Sep 2020

No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

A Delhi Assembly panel on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will take no coercive action against Facebook's top executive in India over the social media giant's alleged role in the February Delhi riots.

How were Delhi riots planned? Police explains alleged conspirators' role

22 Sep 2020

How were Delhi riots planned? Police explains alleged conspirators' role

In its charge-sheet related to Delhi riots, that broke out in February 2020, the Delhi Police claimed that seeds for the violence were sowed after the results of the 2019 general elections were declared and that the conspirators wanted to topple an elected government.

Arrested journalist shared India's border strategy with China, say police

19 Sep 2020

Arrested journalist shared India's border strategy with China, say police

The Delhi Police on Saturday said that freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma was sharing sensitive information about India's border strategy with Chinese intelligence.

Delhi riots: 17,000-page chargesheet names 15 people, all anti-CAA protesters

16 Sep 2020

Delhi riots: 17,000-page chargesheet names 15 people, all anti-CAA protesters

The Delhi Police has named 15 people in a chargesheet filed in connection with the deadly violence that ravaged the national capital's Northeast region in February this year.

Delhi riots case: Ex-JNU leader Umar Khalid arrested

14 Sep 2020

Delhi riots case: Ex-JNU leader Umar Khalid arrested

Umar Khalid, a former student leader of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), was arrested late Sunday night by a special cell of Delhi Police in connection to the February riots of Northeast Delhi.

Delhi panel summons Facebook India's VP over hate speech row

12 Sep 2020

Delhi panel summons Facebook India's VP over hate speech row

A Delhi Assembly panel has summoned Facebook India Vice President and Managing Director Ajit Mohan amid allegations of inaction against politicians of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over hate speech on the social media platform.

Delhi: Suicidal woman mails UK PM, cops avert tragedy

28 Aug 2020

Delhi: Suicidal woman mails UK PM, cops avert tragedy

The Delhi Police raced against time on Wednesday to reach a woman, who e-mailed United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson, about her suicidal intentions.

Communal and irresponsible: IPS Association slams Sudarshan News over #UPSCJihad

27 Aug 2020

Communal and irresponsible: IPS Association slams Sudarshan News over #UPSCJihad

The trailer of an upcoming news show to be aired on Sudarshan News TV has drawn criticism from the Indian Police Service (Central) Association.

Suspected ISIS operative arrested in Delhi after fire exchange: Police

22 Aug 2020

Suspected ISIS operative arrested in Delhi after fire exchange: Police

The Delhi Police confirmed on Saturday that a suspected ISIS operative was arrested from the Dhaula Kuan region after an exchange of fire.

Threat to life, alleges Facebook employee amid hate speech row

17 Aug 2020

Threat to life, alleges Facebook employee amid hate speech row

An employee of Facebook approached Delhi Police alleging threat to her life, days after a report in a foreign publication claimed that the social media giant does little to control hate speech by BJP leaders, triggering a political war of words.

Independence Day 2020: PM Modi hoists tricolor at Red Fort

15 Aug 2020

Independence Day 2020: PM Modi hoists tricolor at Red Fort

On Saturday, India's 74th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the National Flag at Red Fort, for the seventh straight time. He first unfurled the tricolor at the Mughal-era monument in 2014.

Delhi witnesses heavy rains, traffic snarls reported from several areas

13 Aug 2020

Delhi witnesses heavy rains, traffic snarls reported from several areas

A spell of heavy rains inundated Delhi today, providing some relief from the hot and humid weather but throwing daily life out of gear at the same time.

Facebook employee flags man's "suicidal tendencies," cops avert tragedy

10 Aug 2020

Facebook employee flags man's "suicidal tendencies," cops avert tragedy

A man, in his 20s, was saved from ending his life by Delhi and Mumbai Police after an Irish Facebook employee told about his suicidal tendencies last week, said reports.

Tahir Hussain confesses to role in February Delhi violence: Police

03 Aug 2020

Tahir Hussain confesses to role in February Delhi violence: Police

Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councilor Tahir Hussain has confessed to his involvement in the violence that broke out in Northeast Delhi earlier this year, according to police records.

Independence-Day during pandemic: No school kids, PPE-wearing cops, fewer guests

24 Jul 2020

Independence-Day during pandemic: No school kids, PPE-wearing cops, fewer guests

With Independence Day approaching, the Centre has gotten busy planning intricate details of the event at the Red Fort, while keeping in mind the coronavirus pandemic.