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03 Jun 2017

Delhi High Court

Najeeb Ahmed case- CBI registers FIR over missing JNU student

CBI has registered an FIR in the case of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, who disappeared from his hostel in October 2016.

23 May 2017

Kiran Bedi

DU students collaborate with Tihar Jail for rehabilitation program

Tihar Jail, in collaboration with Delhi university's social work students, launched a four-day residential camp in its premises on May 22 to find new ideas for rehabilitation of prisoners.

16 May 2017

Delhi High Court

Najeeb Ahmad case- JNU missing student's case transferred to CBI

The Delhi HC has transferred the case of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmad to the CBI for further investigation. Najeeb went missing in Oct'16.

15 May 2017

Social Media

WhatsApp privacy- SC to hear case on May 15

The SC will hear on May 15 a petition against WhatsApp sharing users' information with Facebook, alleging it amounted to breach of privacy.

12 May 2017

Delhi High Court

Uphaar Cinema tragedy- Delhi HC upholds evidence tampering charges

The Delhi High Court has upheld charges of evidence tampering by a trial court against real estate brothers Sushil Ansal and Gopal Ansal over the 1997 Uphaar Cinema fire case.

05 May 2017


Nirbhaya rape case: 4 convicts get death sentence, rules SC

The Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape case.

25 Mar 2017


DDCA case: Kejriwal put on trial

A Delhi court put CM Arvind Kejriwal on trial in a criminal libel case filed against him by Arun Jaitley in the 2015 DDCA matter.

14 Mar 2017

Afzal Guru

JNU MPhil student commits suicide

Another MPhil student in JNU, who reportedly belonged to the scheduled caste category committed suicide by hanging himself at a friend's house.

Acid rain increasing due to pollution

India's Meteorological Department and Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology have stated that increasing levels of atmospheric pollution in India have led to acidification of rains.

03 Mar 2017

Afzal Guru

Posters for "Freedom for Kashmir!" surface in JNU

Posters carrying the name of the Democratic Students Union, declaring "Freedom for Kashmir! Free Palestine! Right to self-determination long live", surfaced in JNU.

Delhi Diwali pollution getting worse every year

In a report, the Central Pollution Control Board has found that levels of air pollution due to Diwali in northern India are getting worse every year.

2 Indians die every minute due to air pollution

A study published in the medical journal The Lancet, said that over a million Indians die every year due to air pollution. This equates to an average of two deaths a minute.

18 Feb 2017


DDCA case: CM Kejriwal summoned before court

Delhi Court has instructed CM Kejriwal to be present in court on March 21 in context of a criminal defamation case filed against him by Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) and its vice-president, Chetan Chauhan.

WHO report on pollution in India alarming

Report titled 'State of Global Air 2017' claimed that 1 million deaths in 2015 in India were attributable to pollution.

Indian tops global ozone pollution deaths

India has fared second worst in the world in the total number of deaths attributed to air pollution. Only China has worse statistics than India.

09 Feb 2017

Delhi High Court

Uphaar Cinema Fire Case: Gopal Ansal gets jail

In February 2017, the SC ruled that the Ansal brothers, who built and operated Delhi's Uphaar cinema are guilty of causing deaths from negligence and one of them must be arrested within 4 weeks.

22 Jan 2017


AAP spent more on ads than on actual loans

Yogendra Yadav said the AAP spent Rs.30 lakh on advertisements for student loans, but have so far only provided 3 students with actual loans worth Rs.3.15 lakh.

17 Jan 2017

Odd-Even Scheme

Delhi to follow Paris and Beijing's anti-pollution policy

Supreme Court approved the 'Graded Response Action Plan' for New Delhi, featuring emergency measures like odd-even scheme and halting of construction activities to improve the capital's air quality.

16 Jan 2017

Social Media

SC issues notice to Facebook, WhatsApp

SC has issued notices to the Central Government, TRAI, Facebook and WhatsApp.

12 Jan 2017


Madame Tussauds Delhi to open in June

Madame Tussauds is set to open its first museum in India in Delhi; the museum is expected to be open in June 2017.

1.2 million pollution deaths in India, Delhi worst

A report by Greenpeace found that 1.2 million people die in India every year due to air-pollution related causes; of this Delhi has topped their list of the 20 worst affected Indian cities.

Government may incentivize automakers to recycle

The government is contemplating on making it mandatory for automakers and their agents to buy old and un-roadworthy vehicles and recycle them.

07 Dec 2016

Swati Maliwal

Jung appoints Dilraj Kaur to NCW

Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung appointed Dilraj Kaur as a member secretary of the Delhi Commission for Women; the Kejriwal government recently termed the appointment of Alka Dhawan to the same post as "unconstitutional."

04 Dec 2016

Odd-Even Scheme

Need a month for odd-even scheme

The Delhi government stated that it needed a month to prepare before it can re-introduce the odd even scheme after the SC recommended it do so to improve the pollution situation.

Greenpeace: 1.6 million pollution deaths in India, China

A report released by Greenpeace states that 1.6 million people in India and China died due to pollution caused by fossil fuels in 2015.

28 Nov 2016

Najeeb Jung

Jung's panel lists Kejriwal-government's irregularities

Setting the stage for further confrontation between the Delhi government and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, a 3 member panel has submitted its list of irregularities in the Kejriwal administration.

27 Nov 2016

Najeeb Jung

Najeeb Jung: I agree with Kejriwal most times

Delhi's Lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung clarified that he agreed with 99% of the decisions taken by the Kejriwal government, disagreeing with Kejriwal's statements that he "disagreed violently" on most matters.

Delhi PWD calls air purifiers unreliable

In another setback for Delhi, the Public Works Department has called the air purifiers that were proposed to be set up by the city Environment and Urban Development Departments "unreliable."

21 Nov 2016

Delhi High Court

Probe finds ABVP student guilty of assaulting JNU's missing student

An internal probe conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru University has found Vikrant Kumar, a student and member of the ABVP, guilty of assaulting missing student Najeeb Ahmad before his disappearance.

Delhi air-pollution remains critical

The air pollution situation in Delhi remained critical, and the National Green Tribunal questioned the government's decision to lift the ban on construction in the city.

14 Nov 2016

Anil Ambani

Reliance Infra's profits surge this quarter

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure posted a 34% surge in profits for their second quarter in the financial year 2016-2017.

13 Nov 2016

Delhi Police

2 arrested for spying for Pak in J&K

Authorities arrested 2 people on charges of spying for Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.

12 Nov 2016


Do you know what happened in Mumbai on 12th November?

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray launched a scathing attack on PM Modi for demonetization; he said it harassed the general public and didn't target cause of black money.

09 Nov 2016

Delhi Police

3 Indian diplomats recalled from Pakistan

3 diplomats stationed at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were recalled on 8th Nov.

Supreme Court questions Centre for Delhi pollution

The Supreme Court sought a response from the Centre today about the national capital's pollution problem.

08 Nov 2016

Twinkle Khanna

All this happened in Delhi, NCR on 8th November

As Delhi faces its worst pollution crisis, Lieutenant Governor ordered a series of measures to be adopted to check pollution.

08 Nov 2016

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP Minister gets bail in sex CD row

Former AAP Minister from Delhi, Sandeep Kumar has been granted bail by a Delhi Court in connection with the sex-CD case.

08 Nov 2016


Visa, extradition issues top Indo-UK talks

Stringent rules for Indians to acquire UK visas was one of the main issues being discussed during British PM Theresa May's visit to India; relaxation of rules for student visas continued to prove contentious.

07 Nov 2016


Theresa May discusses liberal visa scheme for Indian businessmen

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in India for her 3-day visit which is aimed at enhancing Indo-UK relations in the areas of trade, investment, defence and security.

05 Nov 2016

Delhi Police

Pakistan outs 8 Indian security officials working in Islamabad

Retaliating to the leaked video of Mehmood Akhtar, Pakistan officially "named" 8 security officials working at the Indian high commission at Islamabad.