10 Jul 2020
Vikas Dubey, killed in encounter, contacted police thrice for surrender
Noted Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey, who was killed in an encounter on Friday, tried to surrender before police thrice, but his pleas weren't entertained, a report in News18 claimed.
14 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Amid spike in Delhi, stricter fines for lockdown violations
Violating quarantine rules, not wearing a face mask in public, and other lockdown violations will now attract stricter penalties in Delhi.
10 Jun 2020
Delhi riots: Police files chargesheets, gun-toting Shahrukh mentioned
The Delhi Police on Tuesday filed three chargesheets in connection to the riots that broke out in the National Capital in February this year, which left more than 50 dead.
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.
11 May 2020
#BoisLockerRoom: Gang-rape chat unrelated to group, was made by girl
A gang-rape comment which sparked a huge row last week after the infamous 'Bois Locker Room' was exposed, was never made on that chatroom, a police investigation revealed.
06 May 2020
Admin of obscene Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room' arrested
A 12th standard student, who was the admin of the Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room', was arrested on Wednesday by Delhi Police's Cyber Crime Cell (CCC), two days after an FIR was registered in this matter. Earlier, a 15-year-old, who had shared vile messages on the group was apprehended.
05 May 2020
Delhi: 24 test positive for coronavirus at Army's RR Hospital
In a worrying series of events, 24 people, including serving personnel, tested positive for coronavirus at Delhi's Army RR Hospital, HT reported on Tuesday.
05 May 2020
#BoysLockerRoom: 15-year-old arrested; obscene chat glorifying rape being investigated
The Delhi Police launched an investigation into an obscene private Instagram group, where minor boys of some posh Delhi schools discussed girls' body parts and made plans to rape them.
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.
01 May 2020
'Driving home Ma', Riddhima travels to Mumbai to meet family
In what marks the end of an era for Indian cinema, Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor passed away on Thursday, after a hard-fought battle with cancer.
29 Apr 2020
USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings
Claiming that religious minorities aren't being treated well in India, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Tuesday urged the Donald Trump administration to label it as a "country of particular concern".
28 Apr 2020
#NewsBytesExclusive: How this constable is managing coronavirus and mom duties
Leaving a 1.5 years old baby, Ansh, at home, Mausam Yadav, 26, dons the khaki uniform daily. She puts the mask, wears gloves, and remains stationed at Ahimsa Sthal for several hours.
22 Apr 2020
Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?
In connection to riots that broke out in the National Capital in February, the Delhi Police invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against at least four persons namely Meeran Haider (Chhatra Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member), Safoora Zargar (media coordinator of Jamia Coordination Committee), Umar Khalid (former JNU student), and Bhajanpura resident Danish.
18 Apr 2020
Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'
Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD student Sharjeel Imam has been slapped with sedition charges in the Jamia Millia Islamia December violence case.
14 Apr 2020
Tablighi Jamaat chief's quarantine period ends, to join probe
Maulana Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of Islamic sect Tablighi Jamaat, will join the probe related to the event which happened in New Delhi last month since his quarantine period has ended.
10 Apr 2020
Congress leader hid Nizamuddin visit; family tests positive for coronavirus
Delhi Police have booked a Congress leader, a former civic councilor, for hiding his visit to Nizamuddin Markaz, which became India's biggest coronavirus hotspot, last month.
09 Apr 2020
'Why didn't Delhi Police stop Tablighi Jamaat?' asks Maharashtra Minister
A day after he targeted the Union Home Ministry over the Tablighi Jamaat event, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday blamed the Delhi Police.
09 Apr 2020
Two Safdarjung doctors, out on grocery shopping, assaulted; man arrested
At a time when doctors are risking their lives to battle the coronavirus pandemic, a man in Delhi assaulted two of them on Wednesday night, accusing them of spreading the deadly virus.
02 Apr 2020
DCW takes cognizance of 'inhuman conditions' at GB Road brothels
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has taken suo motu cognizance of the state of brothels operating at GB Road in the national capital.
02 Apr 2020
JNU student threatens to cough on guard and spread coronavirus
In a shocking incident, a JNU student threatened to cough on a guard and spread coronavirus after he was allegedly not allowed to leave the campus due to the nationwide lockdown, Times Now reported on Thursday.
02 Apr 2020
Tablighi Jamaat event put nearly 9,000 at coronavirus risk: Centre
The infamous event organized by Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, New Delhi, last month, has put nearly 9,000 at risk of the contagious coronavirus, the Union Home Ministry said on Wednesday.
01 Apr 2020
Chief of Markaz Nizamuddin, named in FIR, untraceable
Maulana Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of Markaz Nizamuddin, where Tablighi Jamaat hosted an event for several days last month is untraceable, reports said on Wednesday.
01 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Amit Shah knew about Nizamuddin Markaz' hazard, didn't act
Late last month, when the leadership of Nizamuddin Markaz turned a deaf ear to the pleas of Delhi Police to vacate the area despite the health risk it posed, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval was sent to the spot at 2 am by Union Home Minister Amit Shah to get the job done, reports HT.
30 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event
Over 300 people in Delhi's Nizamuddin were taken to different hospitals on Monday to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
30 Mar 2020
Delhi: Migrant workers arrive at ISBT, two senior officers suspended
Amid the 21-day lockdown, when hundreds of migrant workers arrived at Anand Vihar Bus Terminal this past weekend to catch buses for their native places, the Centre saw it as an administrative failure in Delhi.
28 Mar 2020
Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today
Even as India entered the fourth day of its 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, the issue of migrant workers remained unresolved.
26 Mar 2020
India's coronavirus cases near 700; here's all that happened today
The total number of coronavirus cases in India jumped to 694 on Thursday evening, according to the Health Ministry.
25 Mar 2020
India's coronavirus cases cross 600; here's all that happened today
Even as India, a nation of 1.3 billion people, observes a total lockdown, the number of coronavirus cases crossed 600 on Wednesday.
24 Mar 2020
Coronavirus crisis: On day 1 of India's lockdown, hundreds booked
In a clear sign that the government will not go easy on those violating the lockdown rules, authorities on Monday booked hundreds for stepping out of their homes, unnecessarily, and issued warnings of a jail term to them.
18 Mar 2020
Ram Navami Mela, Shaheen Bagh protest unaffected by deadly coronavirus
In the coronavirus outbreak scale, India currently stands at stage II, and for it to not snowball into the next stage, people are being discouraged from attending large gatherings.
16 Mar 2020
Jamia violence: Entered university to protect 'innocent students', says police
Three months after violence rocked Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University and brought disrepute for the Delhi Police, cops told a court on Monday that they entered the campus to protect "innocent students".
14 Mar 2020
Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?
A link has emerged between last month's communal violence in Delhi and a non-government organization (NGO) based in Indonesia.
11 Mar 2020
Meenakshi Lekhi says Delhi violence was in making for months
Days after violence rocked Northeast Delhi killing more than 50 people and injuring nearly 200, the riots were discussed in the Parliament with both Congress and BJP attacking one another.
08 Mar 2020
'84 riots survivor saved 60 Muslims during Delhi violence
As a violent mob ravaged Northeast Delhi two weeks ago, a man and his son saved as many as 60 lives in the Gokulpuri locality.
07 Mar 2020
Asianet, Media One back on air as government lifts ban
The ban on two Malayalam channels, Asianet News and Media One, was lifted on Saturday, ahead of the stipulated 48-hour window.
05 Mar 2020
Delhi riots: New video shows mob cornered cops, pelted stones
At the peak of last week's violence in Northeast Delhi's Chand Bagh area, the Delhi Police found itself helpless, a new video shows.
04 Mar 2020
Northeast Delhi violence: HC stresses on security at exam centers
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi government and the police to ensure security at board examination centers in Northeast Delhi, which was hit by communal violence recently.
04 Mar 2020
Hate-speech case: CJI slams petitioner Harsh Mander for decrying SC
Fuming at petitioner Harsh Mander, who wanted FIRs against politicians who indulged in hate speech, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will first take up the matter where he allegedly made derogatory remarks against the top court.
03 Mar 2020
#DelhiRiots: Shahrukh, who fired bullets, pointed gun at cop, arrested
Days after he fired multiple rounds of bullets at Delhi Police, Shahrukh was arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly on Tuesday. On February 24, he pointed a gun at a constable, who faced him with a lathi.
02 Mar 2020
Kejriwal announces Rs. 1cr compensation for deceased IB officer's family
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced a compensation of Rs. 1 crore for the family of the Intelligence Bureau officer, Ankit Sharma, killed in the recent violence in Northeast Delhi.