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Gurugram: Truck driver, transporting meat, brutally assaulted; one arrested

01 Aug 2020

Gurugram: Truck driver, transporting meat, brutally assaulted; one arrested

In full public view, a man was thrashed with rods and hammers in Haryana's Gurugram on suspicion that he was carrying cow meat. The victim, a man named Lukman, was chased by cow vigilantes and beaten on Friday, showing how law and order have collapsed in the celebrated city.

Unlocking begins: Devotees visit religious places, pray while maintaining distance

08 Jun 2020

Unlocking begins: Devotees visit religious places, pray while maintaining distance

More than two months after they were shut, religious places, malls, restaurants, and hotels, reopened today as India took small steps towards unlocking.

Out on bail, Bhim Army Chief reaches Jama Masjid

17 Jan 2020

Out on bail, Bhim Army Chief reaches Jama Masjid

Chandrashekhar Azad, the chief of the Bhim Army, participated in yet another protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Delhi's Jama Masjid, the spot where he appeared four weeks ago.

Chandrashekhar Azad gets bail; temporarily barred from staying in Delhi

15 Jan 2020

Chandrashekhar Azad gets bail; temporarily barred from staying in Delhi

Almost four weeks after his arrest, Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad was granted bail on Wednesday.

At Azad's bail hearing, judge asks if cops read Constitution

14 Jan 2020

At Azad's bail hearing, judge asks if cops read Constitution

A judge of Tis Hazari Court reminded today that protesting is a constitutional right and can take place in any corner of the country.

UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests

03 Jan 2020

UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests

Much has been said about Uttar Pradesh Police's handling of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state last month.

Mumbai: Pro and anti-CAA protests take place just 4-km apart

27 Dec 2019

Mumbai: Pro and anti-CAA protests take place just 4-km apart

Mumbai witnessed unusual scenes today with pro and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests taking place just 4 kilometers away from one another.

Anti-CAA stir: 15 arrested over Daryaganj violence, detained minors released

21 Dec 2019

Anti-CAA stir: 15 arrested over Daryaganj violence, detained minors released

Late last evening, Daryaganj in Old Delhi became the epicenter of tensions after almost 40 people, including minors, were detained. The people were taken into custody after a protest against the new law on citizenship took a violent turn.

#CAAProtests: Agitation turns violent in Delhi; minors, Chandrashekhar Azad detained

21 Dec 2019

#CAAProtests: Agitation turns violent in Delhi; minors, Chandrashekhar Azad detained

A day of peaceful protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) took a violent turn late Friday night in Delhi.

#CAAProtests: Cops try detaining Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad, he escapes

20 Dec 2019

#CAAProtests: Cops try detaining Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad, he escapes

A short while ago, New Delhi's historic Jama Masjid witnessed dramatic scenes as Chandrashekhar Azad, the chief of the Bhim Army, led a massive protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act, defying orders of police.

#CBSEClass12Results: Cook's daughter Sana Niyaz tops Delhi government-schools with 97.6%

04 May 2019

#CBSEClass12Results: Cook's daughter Sana Niyaz tops Delhi government-schools with 97.6%

Sana Niyaz, the daughter of a cook at an Old Delhi restaurant, has emerged the topper of all the Delhi government schools in the CBSE Class 12 exams.

Delhi: Two Jaish terrorists, planning attack on Republic Day, arrested

25 Jan 2019

Delhi: Two Jaish terrorists, planning attack on Republic Day, arrested

In a major achievement, the Delhi police on Thursday announced its special cell has arrested two Jaish-E-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists who were allegedly planning attacks in the National Capital on Republic Day, Saturday.

Delhi: Confused over SC order, firecrackers sellers shut shops voluntarily

02 Nov 2018

Delhi: Confused over SC order, firecrackers sellers shut shops voluntarily

Ahead of Diwali, dealers have decided to voluntarily shut their firecrackers shops in Old Delhi as they are confused about the Supreme Court order.

#TravelBytes: Best places to visit in September in India

04 Sep 2018

#TravelBytes: Best places to visit in September in India

With the monsoon showers starting to recede, paving for the coming Autumn season, September makes for an apt period to plan your next outing.

#FoodBytes: 5 places in Delhi for desi, delectable street food

22 Aug 2018

#FoodBytes: 5 places in Delhi for desi, delectable street food

Delhi is as much India's food capital as otherwise. With the best possible amalgamation of cuisines from all over the country, influenced by the vast cultured population that reside there, it is a foodie's heaven.

Bakrid 2018: All about date, significance, celebrations, and more

21 Aug 2018

Bakrid 2018: All about date, significance, celebrations, and more

Bakra Eid, also traditionally called Eid-al-Adha, is one of the two Eid festivals, observed by followers of Islam, around the world.

Independence Day: Delhi Metro Violet Line services to begin early

14 Aug 2018

Independence Day: Delhi Metro Violet Line services to begin early

Metro services on Delhi Metro's Violet Line will begin at 4:30 am tomorrow to facilitate movement of people who wish to attend the Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort, officials said today.

#TravelBytes: 5 unique restaurants in Delhi you must try

13 Aug 2018

#TravelBytes: 5 unique restaurants in Delhi you must try

There are two things that Delhi has no dearth of - first being people, and the second, is the number of places to eat at.

Will Delhi's iconic Meena Bazaar be relocated? Traders protest

13 Aug 2018

Will Delhi's iconic Meena Bazaar be relocated? Traders protest

It was in 2004 when a petition was filed to revamp Jama Masjid and its surroundings.

Independence Day: Traffic restrictions in Delhi from Monday

12 Aug 2018

Independence Day: Traffic restrictions in Delhi from Monday

Traffic restrictions will be in place for Independence Day function at the Red Fort and on its full dress rehearsal tomorrow.

UP: Three including Bareilly Imam booked for threatening triple-talaq victim

26 Jul 2018

UP: Three including Bareilly Imam booked for threatening triple-talaq victim

UP's Bareilly Shahar Imam, who issued a fatwa against a triple-talaq victim, and two others have been booked on charges of threatening the woman.

Indians in US jail: Nikki Haley wants matter "resolved"

28 Jun 2018

Indians in US jail: Nikki Haley wants matter "resolved"

The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) took up the issue of 52 Indians languishing in a detention center in Oregon when US Envoy to the UN Nikki Haley visited the Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Delhi today.

Delhi: Haley visits Gauri Shankar Mandir, Jama Masjid, gurdwara, church

28 Jun 2018

Delhi: Haley visits Gauri Shankar Mandir, Jama Masjid, gurdwara, church

The US envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, visited a temple, mosque, gurdwara, and church in Delhi, a day after she said freedom of religion was as important as freedom of people and their rights.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, family reach India on first official-visit

18 Feb 2018

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, family reach India on first official-visit

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has arrived in India for a week-long visit along with family. Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat received Trudeau.

#MosqueMeToo: Even sacred places like Mecca aren't safe for women

11 Feb 2018

#MosqueMeToo: Even sacred places like Mecca aren't safe for women

For millions of Muslims, Mecca is the holiest place. An estimated 2mn head there annually for Hajj.

Upcoming in Delhi: Traffic restrictions, cancellation of 100 flights daily

07 Jan 2018

Upcoming in Delhi: Traffic restrictions, cancellation of 100 flights daily

Delhiites should prepare for difficulty in moving around as the national capital gears up for two important events: an Asean summit (January 25) and Republic Day celebrations (January 26).

BJP's Vinay Katiyar: Delhi's Jama Masjid was "Jamuna Devi Temple"

07 Dec 2017

BJP's Vinay Katiyar: Delhi's Jama Masjid was "Jamuna Devi Temple"

BJP MP, Vinay Katiyar is known to stoke controversies. After claiming that Taj Mahal was built by breaking down a Shiva Temple, the Bajrang Dal chief has now declared that Delhi's Jama Masjid was earlier known as "Jamuna Devi Temple."

Pakistan Defence's Twitter account suspended for morphed anti-India photos

19 Nov 2017

Pakistan Defence's Twitter account suspended for morphed anti-India photos

The Twitter account of the Pakistan Defence Forum, a long-running portal dedicated to Pakistan's armed forces, has been suspended shortly after posting fake anti-India news.

A court order can't stop Delhi from celebrating Diwali

11 Oct 2017

A court order can't stop Delhi from celebrating Diwali

Despite the ban on firecrackers in Delhi, you can still procure some legally. It won't be easy though: you will have to undertake a six-eight hour journey costing few thousands.

Delhi: Metro ridership witnesses sharp decline in June after price-hike

29 Aug 2017

Delhi: Metro ridership witnesses sharp decline in June after price-hike

Following the fare hike in May, Delhi Metro witnessed a decline of nearly 1.5 lakh commuters a day in June.

I-Day: Seven-layer security in Delhi amid terror threat

15 Aug 2017

I-Day: Seven-layer security in Delhi amid terror threat

To combat possible terror strikes on Independence Day, Delhi has got a seven-layer security guard this time.

2010 Jama Masjid blast: Charges ordered against Yasin Bhatkal, others

01 Aug 2017

2010 Jama Masjid blast: Charges ordered against Yasin Bhatkal, others

A Delhi court has ordered framing of charges against Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal and 10 others in the 2010 Jama Masjid blast.

Delhi: Abducted kid rescued after being sold twice on WhatsApp

30 Jun 2017

Delhi: Abducted kid rescued after being sold twice on WhatsApp

A two-and-a-half-year-old boy was rescued after being kidnapped and sold at least twice, each time at a higher price.

MCD elections: C-voter Survey spells trouble for AAP, Congress

21 Apr 2017

MCD elections: C-voter Survey spells trouble for AAP, Congress

The ABP-C Voter survey has revealed that the BJP is set to win all three wings in the MCD elections in Delhi.

Sambhal: Editor-in-chief of news channel arrested for spreading communal tension

13 Apr 2017

Sambhal: Editor-in-chief of news channel arrested for spreading communal tension

Editor-in-chief of Hindi news channel Sudarshan, Suresh Chavanke, was arrested on charges of inciting communal tension and hurting religious sentiments in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh.