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03 Jun 2017Delhi 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 2017Kiran 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 2017Delhi 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 2017Social 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 2017Delhi 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 2017India
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 2017DDCA
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 2017Afzal 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.
04 Mar 2017World Health Organization
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 2017Afzal 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.
27 Feb 2017Public Works Department (PWD)
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.
19 Feb 2017World Health Organization
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 2017DDCA
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.
18 Feb 2017World Health Organization
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.
15 Feb 2017World Health Organization
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 2017Delhi 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 2017India
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 2017Odd-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 2017Social Media
SC issues notice to Facebook, WhatsApp
SC has issued notices to the Central Government, TRAI, Facebook and WhatsApp.
12 Jan 2017India
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.
12 Jan 2017Public Works Department (PWD)
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.
19 Dec 2016Public Works Department (PWD)
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 2016Swati 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 2016Odd-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.
04 Dec 2016World Health Organization
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 2016Najeeb 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 2016Najeeb 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.
27 Nov 2016Public Works Department (PWD)
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 2016Delhi 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.
17 Nov 2016Public Works Department (PWD)
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 2016Anil 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 2016Delhi 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 2016Japan
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 2016Delhi Police
3 Indian diplomats recalled from Pakistan
3 diplomats stationed at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were recalled on 8th Nov.
09 Nov 2016Public Works Department (PWD)
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 2016Twinkle 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 2016Aam 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 2016India
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 2016India
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 2016Delhi 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.