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Delhi man arrested for raping 12-year-old; victim in ICU

06 Aug 2020

Delhi man arrested for raping 12-year-old; victim in ICU

A man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl was arrested in Delhi, the police said on Thursday. The minor underwent surgery after the brutal sexual assault which reportedly left her bleeding constantly.

Army headquarters in Delhi partly sealed after soldier tests coronavirus-positive

15 May 2020

Army headquarters in Delhi partly sealed after soldier tests coronavirus-positive

The headquarters of the Indian Army in Delhi were partly sealed on Friday after a soldier tested positive for COVID-19.

Statements like "Goli Maaro" shouldn't have been made: Amit Shah

13 Feb 2020

Statements like "Goli Maaro" shouldn't have been made: Amit Shah

Former BJP President and the number 2 in government, Amit Shah, has analyzed the poll debacle and blamed provocative statements by the leaders of his party for the same.

New low: Kejriwal's daughter on BJP calling him a 'terrorist'

05 Feb 2020

New low: Kejriwal's daughter on BJP calling him a 'terrorist'

The Bharatiya Janata Party has invited the fury of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's daughter Harshita. The 24-year-old is quite angry that leaders of the saffron party called her father a terrorist, but she is confident that people of Delhi will re-elect Kejriwal as the CM on February 11.

Courtesy EC, Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma removed as BJP's star-campaigners

29 Jan 2020

Courtesy EC, Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma removed as BJP's star-campaigners

Two leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Singh Verma, have been removed as star-campaigners on the order of Election Commission for giving controversial speeches.

They will rape sisters/daughters: BJP MP on Shaheen Bagh protestors

28 Jan 2020

They will rape sisters/daughters: BJP MP on Shaheen Bagh protestors

With election season reaching its peak in Delhi, controversial statements have become the order of the day.

Delhi traffic proves useful; helps police in catching fleeing kidnappers

20 Oct 2019

Delhi traffic proves useful; helps police in catching fleeing kidnappers

Nobody likes traffic snarls, but 21-year-old Rijwal could not have wished for anything else on Friday night.

Delhi: Fire breaks breaks out in Zakir Nagar, 5 dead

06 Aug 2019

Delhi: Fire breaks breaks out in Zakir Nagar, 5 dead

In a distressing incident, five people died after a fire broke out in a multi-storied residential building in Delhi's Zakir Nagar area.

Kejriwal took Rs. 6cr bribe for ticket: AAP candidate's son

11 May 2019

Kejriwal took Rs. 6cr bribe for ticket: AAP candidate's son

Just a day before Delhi goes to polls, a new controversy has erupted which could ruin Aam Aadmi Party's chances in Lok Sabha.

Delhi: Sunny Deol's roadshow turns filmy, courtesy hand pump

10 May 2019

Delhi: Sunny Deol's roadshow turns filmy, courtesy hand pump

In the blockbuster movie Gadar, all Sunny Deol's character Tara Singh needed was a hand pump to fight hundreds of Pakistani goons.

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.

Delhi: Congress releases list, talks of tie-up with AAP ends

22 Apr 2019

Delhi: Congress releases list, talks of tie-up with AAP ends

Ending weeks of uncertainty surrounding a potential tie-up with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi, Congress on Monday released a list of candidates.

Ahead of national elections, former cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

22 Mar 2019

Ahead of national elections, former cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir, who was part of India's World Cup-winning squad, joined BJP on Friday in the presence of Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Prints from chopped finger led to arrest of two robbers

20 Mar 2019

Prints from chopped finger led to arrest of two robbers

A fingerprint from a chopped finger led to the arrest of a man and his accomplice who allegedly robbed a person inside a moving bus in west Delhi's Janakpuri, police said Monday.

Wanted 'Spiderman' robber, obsessed with red jersey, captured in Delhi

06 Mar 2019

Wanted 'Spiderman' robber, obsessed with red jersey, captured in Delhi

A 23-year-old man identified as Ravi aka 'Spiderman' was recently arrested in West Delhi's Tilak Nagar.

Delhi: Doctor found dead in ICU of Maharaja Agrasen Hospital

03 Mar 2019

Delhi: Doctor found dead in ICU of Maharaja Agrasen Hospital

The body of a 28-year-old female doctor was found inside a room of Maharaja Agrasen Hospital in West Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area early Sunday morning, police said.

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: Couple stabbed to death while neighbors filmed incident

17 Jan 2019

Delhi: Couple stabbed to death while neighbors filmed incident

In yet another incident that highlights the growing apathy among people, a couple in Delhi was stabbed to death while their neighbors watched and recorded the crime on their phones.

7 dead as LPG blast triggers building collapse in West-Delhi

04 Jan 2019

7 dead as LPG blast triggers building collapse in West-Delhi

Seven people were killed after an LPG cylinder blast triggered a collapse bringing a portion of a building down in West Delhi's Sudarshan Park.

Delhi: Man stabbed 14 times by his brother's friends

02 Jan 2019

Delhi: Man stabbed 14 times by his brother's friends

In a horrific incident, a man was stabbed 14 times in west Delhi's Sagar Pur area on Sunday in what appears to be a case of alcohol-fuelled revenge.

#BringYourOwnHunger: Because Delhiites just can't get enough of food festivals

23 Dec 2018

#BringYourOwnHunger: Because Delhiites just can't get enough of food festivals

It is raining food festivals in the national capital and joining the bandwagon today to make Christmas merrier by serving gastronomical delights is the "Bring Your Own Hunger" (BYOH) fest.

MP CM Kamal Nath involved in anti-Sikh riots: Delhi BJP-leader

17 Dec 2018

MP CM Kamal Nath involved in anti-Sikh riots: Delhi BJP-leader

A Delhi BJP leader today sat on an indefinite hunger strike against Congress leader Kamal Nath, after he was nominated for the CM's post in Madhya Pradesh, alleging that Nath was involved in the anti-Sikh riots.

#SajjanConvicted: Jaitley says Congress making another accused CM

17 Dec 2018

#SajjanConvicted: Jaitley says Congress making another accused CM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley welcomed the Delhi High Court judgment convicting Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his involvement in 1984 anti-Sikh riots but also slammed the party for making another accused, Kamal Nath, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.

Class 7 student commits suicide, mother says teacher rebuked her

06 Dec 2018

Class 7 student commits suicide, mother says teacher rebuked her

A class 7 student allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her house in West Delhi's Inderpuri area on Saturday, police said, adding her mother suspects that she might have taken the extreme step because she was scolded by a school teacher.

West Delhi Police digitizes malkhanas across all its police stations

17 Nov 2018

West Delhi Police digitizes malkhanas across all its police stations

The Delhi Police's West district digitized all malkhanas, rooms for keeping seized arms and ammunition, across its 12 police stations on Friday, police said.

Delhi: Gambling racket busted in Rajouri Garden, 100 arrested

06 Nov 2018

Delhi: Gambling racket busted in Rajouri Garden, 100 arrested

Ahead of Diwali, about 100 people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a gambling racket that was busted in Vishal Enclave area of Rajouri Garden in West Delhi, police said today.

Delhi: Woman arrested over human trafficking charges in Punjabi Bagh

24 Sep 2018

Delhi: Woman arrested over human trafficking charges in Punjabi Bagh

A 42-year-old woman was arrested on Saturday in West Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area for her alleged involvement in human trafficking.

Ensure allotment of area to effigy makers sans hindrance: HC

16 Sep 2018

Ensure allotment of area to effigy makers sans hindrance: HC

Delhi High Court has directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to ensure that the area allotted to artisans, who make Ravana effigies for Dussehra, is exclusively available to them "without any hindrance".

#NewsBytesOriginals: Peering into the dark underbelly of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

11 Sep 2018

#NewsBytesOriginals: Peering into the dark underbelly of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Narendra Modi's flagship 'Swachh Bharat' program is in its fourth year, but underneath the sheen lies the dark reality of manual scavenging, which was again highlighted by the death of five sanitation workers in West Delhi.

Drunk techie runs over and kills two on Delhi footpath

10 Sep 2018

Drunk techie runs over and kills two on Delhi footpath

In what appears to be a clear cut case of drunk driving, a man drove his car on a footpath in West Delhi, killing two and injuring two more in the wee hours of Sunday.

Delhi: Drunk man runs car over men sleeping on footpath

09 Sep 2018

Delhi: Drunk man runs car over men sleeping on footpath

In a suspected case of drunken driving, a 25-year-old man drove his car on a footpath in West Delhi's Rajouri Garden, killing two men and injuring two others in the early hours on Sunday.

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.

Delhi: Mother of two girls, kills third new-born daughter

04 Aug 2018

Delhi: Mother of two girls, kills third new-born daughter

In a shocking incident, a 32-year-old woman allegedly killed her new-born child at a West Delhi hospital because she didn't want another daughter. The accused identified as Reeta Devi claimed she was 'out of her senses'.

Delhi Metro: Lajpat Nagar-South Campus Pink Line opening August 6

01 Aug 2018

Delhi Metro: Lajpat Nagar-South Campus Pink Line opening August 6

The Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus-Lajpat Nagar section of Delhi Metro's Pink Line will be inaugurated on August 6.

Heartwarming: Financially-challenged girl gets admission, courtesy DU professors

09 Jul 2018

Heartwarming: Financially-challenged girl gets admission, courtesy DU professors

High cut-offs, tests and interviews weren't challenging enough to scare away this 18-year-old, who had applied for Journalism under Delhi University's Bharati College.

Delhi: 5 injured in road accident in Punjabi Bagh

09 Jul 2018

Delhi: 5 injured in road accident in Punjabi Bagh

Five persons were injured after a car driven by a 27-year-old woman in an inebriated state hit their vehicle in west Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area yesterday, police said.

Despite clearing physical criteria, disabled woman declared ineligible for government-job

03 Jul 2018

Despite clearing physical criteria, disabled woman declared ineligible for government-job

A West Delhi resident, who has a locomotor disability of 65%, has approached Delhi State Disability Commission after she wasn't allowed to apply for the post of a government teacher.

200 CCTV-scans, 500 raids later, "obsessed" army-major nabbed for murder

25 Jun 2018

200 CCTV-scans, 500 raids later, "obsessed" army-major nabbed for murder

Since three years, Army Major Nikhil Rai Handa allegedly kept stalking 35-year-old Shailza Dwivedi, wife of Major Amit Dwivedi.

Delhi: Two Nigerians found dead in flat, no injury marks

01 Jun 2018

Delhi: Two Nigerians found dead in flat, no injury marks

Three persons, including two Nigerians, were found dead today at a rented flat in west Delhi.

In bizarre chase, Delhi Police nab wanted criminal naked

22 May 2018

In bizarre chase, Delhi Police nab wanted criminal naked

A man wanted in 31 cases was arrested recently in West Delhi amidst much drama.