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'Special corona fee' makes liquor 70% costlier in Delhi

05 May 2020

'Special corona fee' makes liquor 70% costlier in Delhi

In what clearly looks like an attempt to generate more revenue, the Delhi government, run by Aam Aadmi Party, announced late last night it would be levying a special 70% "corona tax" on MRP of alcohol from Tuesday.

All six metros of India deemed as coronavirus red zones

16 Apr 2020

All six metros of India deemed as coronavirus red zones

On Wednesday, the Centre identified 170 hotspot districts and the list covered all the six metros and almost all major cities.

#21DayLockdown: With no money or transport, poor laborers walk home

26 Mar 2020

#21DayLockdown: With no money or transport, poor laborers walk home

In the battle against coronavirus, no country, as populous as India, has been put under lockdown, but then the times are extraordinary.

Northeast Delhi violence: HC stresses on security at exam centers

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.

Coronavirus-scare: One school shut in Noida, another to follow footsteps

03 Mar 2020

Coronavirus-scare: One school shut in Noida, another to follow footsteps

A day after two people were tested positive for coronavirus in India, one famous school in Noida shut on Tuesday for the next three days. Another school will shut from tomorrow till March 11, reports TOI.

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

08 Feb 2020

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

In a tragic incident, a woman police officer was shot dead in Delhi's Rohini locality on Friday night.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

BJP's Gautam Gambhir skips meeting on pollution, enjoys in Indore

15 Nov 2019

BJP's Gautam Gambhir skips meeting on pollution, enjoys in Indore

Such is the apathy of our elected leaders, that they are busy enjoying their lives while residents of Delhi are choking due to air pollution.

#MotorVehiclesAct2019: Delhi man fined Rs. 23,000 for violating traffic rules

03 Sep 2019

#MotorVehiclesAct2019: Delhi man fined Rs. 23,000 for violating traffic rules

Following the implementation of the new Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill 2019, hefty fines have been issued to thousands of people, across the country.

Mother's breakfast not finished, man pulls train's emergency chain, arrested

05 Jul 2019

Mother's breakfast not finished, man pulls train's emergency chain, arrested

In a bizarre incident, a 32-year-old man was arrested for pulling the emergency chain of a train to enable his mother finish her breakfast.

Gambhir installs CCTV cameras to 'focus' on Kejriwal's false promises

24 Jun 2019

Gambhir installs CCTV cameras to 'focus' on Kejriwal's false promises

Gautam Gambhir, who started his new innings as a politician with a bang, has got down to work.

Delhi: Bullets fired at journalist, eggs thrown at car

23 Jun 2019

Delhi: Bullets fired at journalist, eggs thrown at car

In yet another incident which shows crimes in Delhi have increased rapidly, a journalist was attacked by gunmen late on Saturday night.

Heatwave scorches Delhi-NCR, other North Indian states; red alert issued

01 Jun 2019

Heatwave scorches Delhi-NCR, other North Indian states; red alert issued

As severe heatwave continues to scorch North India, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for the National Capital Region (NCR) and neighboring states.

Election roundup: Big winners, losers and records broken

24 May 2019

Election roundup: Big winners, losers and records broken

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will govern India for the next five years after India showered BJP with a stunning and historic mandate.

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

23 May 2019

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.

CM Arvind Kejriwal sends legal notice to BJP's Gautam Gambhir

11 May 2019

CM Arvind Kejriwal sends legal notice to BJP's Gautam Gambhir

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday sent a legal notice to BJP's East Delhi candidate Gautam Gambhir over the cricketer-turned-politician's recent tweets criticizing him.

Pamphlet row: Gambhir sends defamation notice to Atishi, Sisodia, Kejriwal

10 May 2019

Pamphlet row: Gambhir sends defamation notice to Atishi, Sisodia, Kejriwal

An obscene pamphlet has taken the center stage in Delhi politics, and with every day the accusations and counter-accusations are becoming stronger.

Atishi alleges Gambhir called her prostitute, he demands proof

09 May 2019

Atishi alleges Gambhir called her prostitute, he demands proof

On Thursday, AAP's East Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Atishi broke down during a press conference. She was reading the contents of a pamphlet, which she alleged her opponent Gautam Gambhir distributed in the area.

BJP-councillor, who used to sell tea, elected North Delhi mayor

30 Apr 2019

BJP-councillor, who used to sell tea, elected North Delhi mayor

BJP councillor Avtar Singh, who used to sell tea for a living, was yesterday elected unopposed as the new mayor of North Delhi.

Delhi: Chemical factory catches fire, 30 fire engines sent

29 Apr 2019

Delhi: Chemical factory catches fire, 30 fire engines sent

A fire broke out at a chemical factory in Naraina, Delhi on Monday. 30 fire engines were immediately sent to the spot.

After Hans Raj Hans, singer Daler Mehendi joins BJP

26 Apr 2019

After Hans Raj Hans, singer Daler Mehendi joins BJP

In what seems as yet another indication that BJP is relying on star power this election season, celebrated singer Daler Mehendi joined the saffron party on Friday.

This IIT-grad left Rs. 21LPA job to revolutionize education system

25 Apr 2019

This IIT-grad left Rs. 21LPA job to revolutionize education system

Divanshu Kumar, an IIT-Madras student pursuing final-year Mechanical Engineering, has given up a Rs. 21 LPA job offer to revolutionize the Indian education system.

BJP fields singer Hans Raj Hans from North West Delhi

23 Apr 2019

BJP fields singer Hans Raj Hans from North West Delhi

The BJP on Tuesday replaced its sitting Member of Parliament from North West Delhi, Udit Raj, with singer Hans Raj Hans as the party's candidate for the constituency.

#Elections2019: BJP candidate Gautam Gambhir to contest from East Delhi

22 Apr 2019

#Elections2019: BJP candidate Gautam Gambhir to contest from East Delhi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released a list of two candidates for Delhi for the Lok Sabha elections.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Atishi says why Delhi needs full-statehood and more

10 Apr 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Atishi says why Delhi needs full-statehood and more

The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to launch many new faces in the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections.

Lok Sabha elections: AAP announces candidates for Delhi seats

02 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections: AAP announces candidates for Delhi seats

Ending speculations of an alliance with the Congress, the Aam Admi Party announced the names of party candidates on six of seven seats today in Delhi for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Delhi: Blackmailed by husband's friend, woman commits suicide

13 Jan 2019

Delhi: Blackmailed by husband's friend, woman commits suicide

On Thursday, a 28-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide in East Delhi's Mansarovar Park area as she was upset with her husband's friend.

Delhi Metro: Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 Pink line inaugurated

31 Dec 2018

Delhi Metro: Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 Pink line inaugurated

The 9.7-km Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 corridor of Delhi Metro's Pink Line was inaugurated by Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri today, which directly connects south and east Delhi on the rapid transit network.

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC upholds conviction of 88 people

28 Nov 2018

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC upholds conviction of 88 people

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of 88 people in connection to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots which broke after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her guards on October 31.

Transgenders stripping: Delhi police book case of public obscenity

15 Nov 2018

Transgenders stripping: Delhi police book case of public obscenity

After a video of transgenders stripping on the newly constructed Signature Bridge went viral, the police have registered a case of obscenity in public in the matter.

Acquitted, Ilyasi plans to relaunch 'India's Most Wanted' with daughter

10 Oct 2018

Acquitted, Ilyasi plans to relaunch 'India's Most Wanted' with daughter

Even after fighting for 18 years to clear his name in his wife's murder, Suhaib Ilyasi hasn't lost his enthusiasm to catch criminals - something he did before he was put behind the bars - through his famous show, 'India's Most Wanted'.

EDMC workers protest near Kejriwal's residence over non-payment of salary

04 Oct 2018

EDMC workers protest near Kejriwal's residence over non-payment of salary

The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) sanitation workers, who are on strike for the last three weeks, today staged a protest near the residence of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to press for their demands, civic body officials said.

Delhi: Man attacks woman, her mother for rejecting marriage proposal

24 Sep 2018

Delhi: Man attacks woman, her mother for rejecting marriage proposal

A mother-daughter duo was allegedly attacked in Krishna Nagar, East Delhi, by a 24-year-old man after the woman's family rejected his marriage proposal, police said yesterday.

Delhi: 23-year-old run over by cab during Ganesh immersion procession

24 Sep 2018

Delhi: 23-year-old run over by cab during Ganesh immersion procession

A 23-year-old man was killed after he was allegedly run over by a speeding cab in East Delhi's Pandav Nagar, police said yesterday.

When Stephen King inspired the writer in Nikhil Pradhan!

15 Sep 2018

When Stephen King inspired the writer in Nikhil Pradhan!

Newbie author Nikhil Pradhan picked up a worn-out copy of Stephen King's 'Christine' in school and since then he has been enthralled by the prospect of the unknown and the things that live there.

Nitish Kumar condoles death of Jain monk Tarun Sagar Maharaj

01 Sep 2018

Nitish Kumar condoles death of Jain monk Tarun Sagar Maharaj

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his profound grief on the death of Jain monk Tarun Maharaj in Delhi on Saturday.

Delhi: EDMC asks meat shops to display halal, jhatka label

31 Aug 2018

Delhi: EDMC asks meat shops to display halal, jhatka label

All restaurants and shops selling or serving meat in East Delhi will have to mandatorily display boards specifying if it is 'halal' or 'jhatka' meat.

AAP leader Atishi Marlena drops second name, furor follows

29 Aug 2018

AAP leader Atishi Marlena drops second name, furor follows

In a rather strange development, AAP leader Atishi Marlena's second name was dropped from all party and campaign material, but she has denied any caste angle to it.

#PANbreached: Delhi man owns 13 companies; Just that, he doesn't!

27 Aug 2018

#PANbreached: Delhi man owns 13 companies; Just that, he doesn't!

A 27-year-old got the shock of his life when he found out that he is a director of 13 companies and had made transactions worth over Rs. 20cr.

NGT directs CPCB to inquire about 51,837 industries in Delhi

26 Aug 2018

NGT directs CPCB to inquire about 51,837 industries in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to constitute a committee to inquire about the status of 51,837 industries in the Delhi which are running in residential areas without requisite approvals.