Vasant Kunj

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DDA's 2021 housing scheme launched; over 1,350 flats on sale

02 Jan 2021

DDA's 2021 housing scheme launched; over 1,350 flats on sale

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has on Saturday launched its new housing scheme for 2021, under which over 1,350 flats are on sale.

Delhi Government to set isolation facilities at four private hospitals

31 Dec 2020

Delhi Government to set isolation facilities at four private hospitals

Delhi Government, on Wednesday, announced to set isolation facilities at four private hospitals for those who traveled from or transited through the UK between November 25 and December 24 and tested positive for a new strain of coronavirus.

Delhi is setting up plasma bank for treating COVID-19 patients

29 Jun 2020

Delhi is setting up plasma bank for treating COVID-19 patients

In light of a surge in the number of COVID-19 infections, Delhi is moving to set up a plasma bank.

Sedition charge against Delhi Minorities panel chief over 'provocative' post

02 May 2020

Sedition charge against Delhi Minorities panel chief over 'provocative' post

Delhi Minorities Commission Chairperson Zafarul Islam Khan has been booked under sedition charges over a controversial social media post. Khan has been accused of promoting enmity between religious groups.

Uzbekistan woman gang-raped, dumped near home in South Delhi

13 Aug 2019

Uzbekistan woman gang-raped, dumped near home in South Delhi

A woman hailing from Uzbekistan has alleged she was gang-raped by three men in Gurugram and later dumped near her flat in South Delhi on Saturday.

Delhi engineer and girlfriend arrested for killing his wife

04 May 2019

Delhi engineer and girlfriend arrested for killing his wife

The Delhi Police has arrested a 32-year-old mechanical engineer, Rahul Kumar Mishra, and a 33-year-old woman named Padma Tiwari for allegedly killing the former's wife, Pooja Rai (26), in Southwest Delhi's Kishangarh on March 16.

Delhi: Employee kills fashion designer for not paying salary, detained

15 Nov 2018

Delhi: Employee kills fashion designer for not paying salary, detained

A 53-year-old fashion designer and her security guard were found murdered at the former's Vasant Kunj residence in Delhi on Wednesday.

Ensure staff, equipment in wildlife dept: Court to Delhi Government

10 Nov 2018

Ensure staff, equipment in wildlife dept: Court to Delhi Government

A Delhi court has ordered the release of three snakes, rescued from two men, into their natural habitat and also directed the Delhi government to ensure proper staff and equipment at the 'understaffed' wildlife department.

Delhi: 3-year-old child, who was kidnapped by DU student, rescued

13 Oct 2018

Delhi: 3-year-old child, who was kidnapped by DU student, rescued

To earn easy money, a first-year Delhi University student, along with her minor brother, allegedly kidnapped a three-year-old son of their landlord and demanded a ransom of Rs. 50 lakh, police said yesterday.

Delhi minister Kailash Gahlot faces I-T raids, Kejriwal alleges vendetta

10 Oct 2018

Delhi minister Kailash Gahlot faces I-T raids, Kejriwal alleges vendetta

On Wednesday morning, the Income Tax Department started carrying out raids in 16 locations linked to Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot, including his Vasant Kunj residence.

JNU teachers take out peace rally against violence

18 Sep 2018

JNU teachers take out peace rally against violence

Before the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration banned protests and rallies in campus yesterday, its teachers' association took out a peace march against the incidents of violence.

After JNUSU polls results, clashes erupt between ABVP, Left members

17 Sep 2018

After JNUSU polls results, clashes erupt between ABVP, Left members

Members of the RSS-affiliated ABVP and the Left-backed AISA entered into a scuffle today, hours after the JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) poll results were announced.

#TravelBytes: 5 most peaceful places in Delhi for solitude-seeking souls

12 Sep 2018

#TravelBytes: 5 most peaceful places in Delhi for solitude-seeking souls

Tired of never-ending traffic jams, super-annoying noises, and the maddening crowds? Well, if you live in Delhi, encountering these has to be (unfortunately!) an inevitable part of your daily life.

#TravelBytes: 5 haunted places in Delhi for a spine-chilling experience

05 Sep 2018

#TravelBytes: 5 haunted places in Delhi for a spine-chilling experience

If you claim yourself to be a travel junkie, and haven't had your share of experience with the haunted destinations, mysterious screams, horrifying ruins, and totally spine-chilling feels, we urge you to reconsider your claim.

Delhi: Protest against minor's rape turns violent, 10 policemen injured

25 Aug 2018

Delhi: Protest against minor's rape turns violent, 10 policemen injured

Protest over the alleged rape of a girl in Delhi's Vasant Kunj area had turned violent with demonstrators damaging cars and pelting stones at police personnel, forcing them to use "mild force" to disperse the crowd, during which 10 policemen were injured.

Top 5 preschools in Delhi-NCR

11 Aug 2018

Top 5 preschools in Delhi-NCR

Sending your kid to a quality preschool is crucial to their overall mental, physical, and cognitive development, and also for making them ready for primary school-level education.

His modeling career failed, so he duped others of lakhs

10 Aug 2018

His modeling career failed, so he duped others of lakhs

He wanted to be a model and had invested lakhs in it, but couldn't make any breakthrough.

Delhi: Man uploads woman's intimate photos to get wedding cancelled

27 Jul 2018

Delhi: Man uploads woman's intimate photos to get wedding cancelled

A Delhi-based man decided to upload on the internet intimate photos of a woman he had promised to marry, in order to get the wedding cancelled.

AAP explains why Delhi lacks nearly 5,500 buses

20 Jul 2018

AAP explains why Delhi lacks nearly 5,500 buses

In an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court yesterday, the Delhi government said the present fleet of buses in Delhi is 5,554-strong against the requirement of 11,000.

Gurugram shamed again! Another woman gangraped, second incident in 3-days

30 May 2018

Gurugram shamed again! Another woman gangraped, second incident in 3-days

Five men have been arrested for abducting a woman from in front of the Sahara Mall in Gurugram and raping her in a southwest Delhi guesthouse Monday night.

Delhi: Upset over CBSE Class-10 results, three students commit suicide

30 May 2018

Delhi: Upset over CBSE Class-10 results, three students commit suicide

Hours after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the class 10 results, three students committed suicide in different parts of Delhi.

Delhi Police makes gaffe: 'Non-police' colony gets award for cleanliness

23 May 2018

Delhi Police makes gaffe: 'Non-police' colony gets award for cleanliness

In an embarrassing act, the Delhi Police awarded a "non-police colony" for being one of the cleanest "police colonies" due to a mix-up over similar sounding names of RWA Presidents.

Delhi mother 'sells' 15-year-old daughter to Haryana man for Rs.70,000

15 May 2018

Delhi mother 'sells' 15-year-old daughter to Haryana man for Rs.70,000

Police have rescued a 15-year-old girl from Delhi's Vasant Kunj whose mother 'sold' her as a bride to a Haryana man for Rs. 70,000.

Delhi: Two women assaulted for warning against rash driving

27 Apr 2018

Delhi: Two women assaulted for warning against rash driving

A 27-year-old woman has alleged that she and her sister-in-law were assaulted by a group of men, whom they had warned against driving rashly in southwest Delhi's Vasant Kunj, police said today.

Delhi: Taekwondo instructor held for flashing, masturbating at 2 women

16 Apr 2018

Delhi: Taekwondo instructor held for flashing, masturbating at 2 women

A taekwondo instructor, recently released from prison, was arrested again for allegedly flashing and masturbating in front of two women in Vasant Kunj area of southwest Delhi, police said on Sunday.

JNU sexual harassment: Professor detained for questioning, eight FIRs filed

20 Mar 2018

JNU sexual harassment: Professor detained for questioning, eight FIRs filed

After noisy protests, letters from JNU professors and clashes, Delhi Police have finally registered eight FIRs against Professor Atul Johri of the reputed university.

JNU sexual harassment: Hundreds block roads while child lays bleeding

20 Mar 2018

JNU sexual harassment: Hundreds block roads while child lays bleeding

Hundreds of JNU students marched to the Vasant Kunj police station yesterday evening, demanding arrest of a professor accused of sexually harassing several students.

Man poses as Piyush Goyal's secretary; dupes youngsters of lakhs

17 Mar 2018

Man poses as Piyush Goyal's secretary; dupes youngsters of lakhs

A 56-year-old Delhi man has been arrested for cheating youngsters by posing as Railways Minister Piyush Goyal's personal secretary.

JNU professor booked over sexual harassment claims by women students

16 Mar 2018

JNU professor booked over sexual harassment claims by women students

A case has been registered against a professor of the Jawaharlal Nehru University's School of Life Sciences (SLS) following allegations of sexual harassment against him by a group of women students, police said on Friday.

We'll start Delhi Metro Phase-4 work on our own: Centre

06 Mar 2018

We'll start Delhi Metro Phase-4 work on our own: Centre

The Centre on Monday said, rather sternly, that due to AAP-led Delhi government's delay in approving the phase 4 metro work, it would go ahead on its own.

DDA offers 6,000 'twice rejected' flats to paramilitary forces

17 Jan 2018

DDA offers 6,000 'twice rejected' flats to paramilitary forces

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has offered 6,000 flats to paramilitary forces for their staff.

DDA housing scheme 2017: 46,000 applications received as deadline ends

12 Nov 2017

DDA housing scheme 2017: 46,000 applications received as deadline ends

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has received nearly 46,000 applications for its new housing scheme which offers 12,000 flats across four income categories in Rohini, Vasant Kunj, Dwarka, Narela, Paschim Vihar, Jasola, Pitampura and Siraspur.

Ryan administration tried to cover up murder, police claim

12 Sep 2017

Ryan administration tried to cover up murder, police claim

The case at Gurugram's Ryan International is getting murkier. After action against several top officials, police have told a court that school authorities tried to cover up the murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur.

SIT flags several concerns with Ryan, school temporarily shut

11 Sep 2017

SIT flags several concerns with Ryan, school temporarily shut

An SIT has highlighted several irregularities in Gurgaon's Ryan International School: inadequate installation of CCTVs, no separate toilets for non-teaching staff, unsafe toilets, broken boundary walls, expired fire extinguishers, and no police verification of employees.

Gurugram schoolboy murder: Angry protesters set ablaze liquor-shop near school

10 Sep 2017

Gurugram schoolboy murder: Angry protesters set ablaze liquor-shop near school

Expressing dissatisfaction over Gurugram Police's investigation into the killing of Class-II student Pradyuman Thakur inside Ryan International School at Sohna Road, angry parents and locals demanded a CBI probe into the murder.

Gurugram: Bus conductor allegedly molested, murdered seven-year-old student

09 Sep 2017

Gurugram: Bus conductor allegedly molested, murdered seven-year-old student

A bus conductor at Ryan's International School, Ashok Kumar, was arrested for the murder of a Class II student. A driver and a staff member were detained.

Gurugram: 7-year-old boy found murdered in Ryan International School

08 Sep 2017

Gurugram: 7-year-old boy found murdered in Ryan International School

In a shocking incident, a seven-year-old student of Ryan International School at Gurugram's Sohna Road was found dead with his throat slashed in the toilet.

Ghaziabad: GD Goenka student dies after falling in school

02 Aug 2017

Ghaziabad: GD Goenka student dies after falling in school

A class IV student, Armaan Sehgal from GD Goenka School in Ghaziabad's Indirapuram succumbed to death after falling on the second-floor corridor of the school building on Tuesday morning.

Own your Delhi home as DDA's housing scheme launched

02 Jul 2017

Own your Delhi home as DDA's housing scheme launched

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) launched its much-awaited housing scheme linked with Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) yesterday.

Gautam Gambhir moves Delhi HC against restaurant using his name

31 May 2017

Gautam Gambhir moves Delhi HC against restaurant using his name

Cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court against a restaurant chain using his name in the tagline.