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Delhi LG allows Manu Sharma's release in Jessica Lal case

02 Jun 2020

Delhi LG allows Manu Sharma's release in Jessica Lal case

The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, has approved the pre-mature release of Manu Sharma, convicted in the high profile 1999 Jessica Lal murder case.

Delhi: Thief rapes, attempts to murder, woman inside her home

23 May 2020

Delhi: Thief rapes, attempts to murder, woman inside her home

Even as Delhi Police is manning the National Capital and barricades have been installed on almost every nook and corner, to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, crimes against women aren't stopping.

Migrants' exodus: Centre berates Kejriwal, said he had powers

30 Mar 2020

Migrants' exodus: Centre berates Kejriwal, said he had powers

With thousands of migrant workers attempting to flee Delhi after a nationwide lockdown was announced last week, L-G Anil Baijal shot off a strongly-worded letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying he had all the powers to prevent this situation.

Coronavirus: Nearly 900 quarantined in Delhi after doctor tests positive

26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Nearly 900 quarantined in Delhi after doctor tests positive

Close to 900 people in Delhi were quarantined after a doctor in one of the Mohalla clinics tested positive for coronavirus, a minister said on Thursday.

#21DayLockdown: Arvind Kejriwal promises Delhi won't face shortage of essentials

25 Mar 2020

#21DayLockdown: Arvind Kejriwal promises Delhi won't face shortage of essentials

There will be no shortage of essential commodities during the 21-day lockdown imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assured residents at a press meet a short while ago.

Delhi on full lockdown from tomorrow; public transport, shops shut

22 Mar 2020

Delhi on full lockdown from tomorrow; public transport, shops shut

A day after he refused to put Delhi on lockdown, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday placed the national capital on full lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Kerala reports 6 new coronavirus cases; 3 others in Karnataka

10 Mar 2020

Kerala reports 6 new coronavirus cases; 3 others in Karnataka

Kerala detected six new cases of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, on Tuesday. Separately, three new cases were reported in Karnataka.

President Kovind rejects Nirbhaya convict Pawan Gupta's mercy plea

04 Mar 2020

President Kovind rejects Nirbhaya convict Pawan Gupta's mercy plea

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday rejected the mercy petition of a convict in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case.

Delhi riots: Toll climbs to 38, Centre says situation improving

28 Feb 2020

Delhi riots: Toll climbs to 38, Centre says situation improving

This week, India's national capital, Delhi, was rocked by Hindu-Muslim riots, in which 38 people were killed and hundreds were injured.

#DelhiRiots: Amit Shah chairs key meeting, Kejriwal and L-G present

25 Feb 2020

#DelhiRiots: Amit Shah chairs key meeting, Kejriwal and L-G present

As mindless violence has taken over Northeast Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah called for a second meeting on Tuesday to review the situation.

On February 16, Kejriwal to take oath at Ramlila Maidan

12 Feb 2020

On February 16, Kejriwal to take oath at Ramlila Maidan

Rewarded with a stunning mandate by people of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal will take the oath as the Chief Minister for a straight third time on Sunday, February 16.

Nirbhaya convict claims he didn't authorize mercy plea; seeks withdrawal

07 Dec 2019

Nirbhaya convict claims he didn't authorize mercy plea; seeks withdrawal

An accused in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape case has sought an immediate withdrawal of a mercy plea in his name.

Tis Hazari violence: Talks with police 'fail', lawyers resume strike

11 Nov 2019

Tis Hazari violence: Talks with police 'fail', lawyers resume strike

The stand-off between lawyers in Delhi and cops is showing no signs of an end, with the former group confirming that they will resume strike on Monday.

Police v/s lawyers: Delhi cops end protest after 11 hours

06 Nov 2019

Police v/s lawyers: Delhi cops end protest after 11 hours

On Tuesday, Delhi witnessed unprecedented scenes with thousands of police officers taking to the streets demanding justice after some of them were assaulted by lawyers in Tis Hazari court last weekend.

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

19 Sep 2019

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

30 Aug 2019

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels

17 Jul 2019

IIT-Delhi working on projects to track, monitor air pollution levels

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi is developing a slew of solutions at its Center of Excellence for Research on Clean Air (CERCA) for tracking and reducing the air pollution levels in the city.

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

07 Jul 2019

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

Aam Aadmi Party: The good, the bad, the ugly

30 Mar 2019

Aam Aadmi Party: The good, the bad, the ugly

For weeks now, political circles have been busy with a question: Will they, won't they? The "they" signifying a probable alliance between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Congress for the ensuing summer elections. More so because AAP has been Congress' staunch critic.

#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Will drink venom to defeat BJP,' says Raghav Chadha

08 Mar 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Will drink venom to defeat BJP,' says Raghav Chadha

Raghav Chadha, one of the youngest politicians in India, doesn't have a sprawling office, as one would imagine.

#Elections2019: AAP releases song, makes full-statehood for Delhi principal agenda

07 Mar 2019

#Elections2019: AAP releases song, makes full-statehood for Delhi principal agenda

The Aam Aadmi Party launched a song yesterday to establish that Delhi's full statehood will be their central agenda for the 2019 elections.

Arvind Kejriwal to start indefinite hunger strike for Delhi's statehood

23 Feb 2019

Arvind Kejriwal to start indefinite hunger strike for Delhi's statehood

On Saturday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in a bid to secure complete statehood for Delhi, announced that he would sit on an indefinite hunger strike from March 1.

Statehood for Delhi within two-years: Kejriwal makes big poll promise

22 Feb 2019

Statehood for Delhi within two-years: Kejriwal makes big poll promise

At a time when politicians are making tall promises ahead of crucial general elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also dived into the trend.

#AAPvsCentre: SC gives electricity-board to AAP, Anti-corruption bureau to L-G

14 Feb 2019

#AAPvsCentre: SC gives electricity-board to AAP, Anti-corruption bureau to L-G

In a verdict which is sure to upset the Aam Aadmi Party, the Supreme Court on Thursday said the Delhi government can't have control over the anti-corruption bureau.

Delhi: Now file e-FIRs of lost items from Terminal 3

20 Dec 2018

Delhi: Now file e-FIRs of lost items from Terminal 3

Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, is one of the busiest airports in the world.

Kejriwal orders suspension of Delhi's food and supplies commissioner

28 Nov 2018

Kejriwal orders suspension of Delhi's food and supplies commissioner

CM Arvind Kejriwal today ordered the suspension of Delhi's food and supplies commissioner over alleged irregularities in ration system, Food Minister Imran Hussain said.

Delhi-government to allow shops in subways to prevent 'anti-social activities'

04 Nov 2018

Delhi-government to allow shops in subways to prevent 'anti-social activities'

The AAP-led government in Delhi has chalked out a plan to provide space for the opening of shops in the subways in the city following a number of complaints of "anti-social activities" being carried out after evening hours.

Delhi: Air-quality remains 'very poor'; 113 industries asked to shut

30 Oct 2018

Delhi: Air-quality remains 'very poor'; 113 industries asked to shut

In a meeting chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal held in New Delhi, officials told Baijal that 1,368 show cause notices and 417 closure directions have been issued against polluting units by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC).

Delhi: Dengue cases mount to 650, doctors advise precautions

08 Oct 2018

Delhi: Dengue cases mount to 650, doctors advise precautions

Dengue cases have spiraled in New Delhi over the past two weeks, with at least 650 people being diagnosed with the vector-borne disease this season, according to a municipal report released today.

Delhiites will now get doorstep delivery of 40 govt services

09 Sep 2018

Delhiites will now get doorstep delivery of 40 govt services

People in Delhi will get doorstep delivery of 40 government services, including obtaining a marriage certificate, driving license, and new water connection, from Monday.

Delhi govt looking at microdot technology to curb vehicle thefts

03 Sep 2018

Delhi govt looking at microdot technology to curb vehicle thefts

The Delhi government's Home Department is looking at a microdot technology to curb incidents of motor vehicle thefts in Delhi, an official said.

131 malaria cases reported in Delhi this season

20 Aug 2018

131 malaria cases reported in Delhi this season

At least 43 cases of malaria have been reported in the first 18 days of August in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the city this season to 131, according to South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) report released today.

To solve Delhi's garbage menace, SC gives task to L-G

19 Aug 2018

To solve Delhi's garbage menace, SC gives task to L-G

A Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta gave L-G Anil Baijal the task of clearing Delhi off garbage and take proper action on landfill sites- at Ghazipur, Bhalswa and Okhla.

Smart Cities: You'll soon get free Wi-Fi in Delhi

16 Aug 2018

Smart Cities: You'll soon get free Wi-Fi in Delhi

Parts of the national capital are slated to get free Wi-Fi and high-speed broadband connections soon, following the launch of a slew of smart city projects by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Won't accept in this lifetime: Kejriwal on Ashutosh's resignation

15 Aug 2018

Won't accept in this lifetime: Kejriwal on Ashutosh's resignation

Hours after Aam Aadmi Party's Ashutosh put down his papers, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that he can't accept his resignation, in this lifetime.

Kejriwal, Sisodia charged with 'criminal conspiracy' in chief secretary 'assault'

13 Aug 2018

Kejriwal, Sisodia charged with 'criminal conspiracy' in chief secretary 'assault'

The Delhi Police has charged CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia with criminal conspiracy in the alleged chief secretary assault case.

To combat terrorism, Delhi police gets first-of-its-kind all-women SWAT team

11 Aug 2018

To combat terrorism, Delhi police gets first-of-its-kind all-women SWAT team

Delhi Police, on Friday, inducted a first-of-its-kind SWAT team comprising all women from the North-eastern States. The team is meant to combat terrorism and secure the National Capital during the Independence Day celebrations.

Recruitment of 4,000 personnel for Delhi Police under consideration: Rajnath

10 Aug 2018

Recruitment of 4,000 personnel for Delhi Police under consideration: Rajnath

Delhi Police requires more personnel and a proposal for recruitment on more than 4,000 posts is under serious consideration, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

Puducherry CM Narayanasamy protests against Governor Bedi's warnings to officials

05 Aug 2018

Puducherry CM Narayanasamy protests against Governor Bedi's warnings to officials

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today took exception to Lieutenant-Governor Kiran Bedi issuing warnings to government officials during her field visits and holding meetings with them to review the implementation of various schemes like Swachh Bharath Abhiyan in the Union Territory.

Delhi: 'Mosquito Terminator on Wheels' to spray insecticides around tracks

05 Aug 2018

Delhi: 'Mosquito Terminator on Wheels' to spray insecticides around tracks

After much prodding by the Delhi HC, the anti-mosquito breeding fight in the capital is now getting a big weapon.