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New Delhi: A 29-year-old man was arrested here after he allegedly killed his wife in front of their four-year-old son, whom he assumed to be sleeping, the police said on Tuesday. The accused strangulated his wife as he suspected her of infidelity, they said. On Sunday, the body of a woman was foundMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 22:31 IST
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court's disapproval of contempt proceedings by the state Assembly against the Chief Secretary was because it was misled into believing "fallacious contentions" in the case, the Deputy Speaker said on Tuesday. "Regrettably, the High Court was misled into believing all theMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 21:54 IST
New Delhi: Twenty AAP MLAs, facing the prospects of disqualification for allegedly holding office of profit, have sought a deferment of submission of their replies to the Election Commission claiming that the matter was sub- judice before the Delhi High Court, party legislators said on Tuesday. TheyMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 21:45 IST
New Delhi: The Badarpur power plant has been shut, diesel generators banned, hundreds of brick kilns ordered to stop production, and if the air quality worsens, Delhiites may have to shell out more as parking fee, possibly four times the current amount. The Supreme Court-appointed EPCA, a bodyMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 21:26 IST
New Delhi: Delhiites can now take a call on shutting neighbourhood liquor shops if they create a nuisance in their areas by voting them out, the AAP government said on Tuesday. In August last year, the government had announced that people would be empowered to shut existing neighbourhood vends ifMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 21:17 IST
New Delhi: Scented diyas and candles fill the air with aromas during the festive season, but East Delhi residents have been forced to cope with garbage stench this Diwali due to a strike by civic sanitation workers. Scores of sanitation workers of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC), who areMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 20:49 IST
New Delhi: A PIL seeking direction to treat the national song 'Vande Mataram', authored by poet Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, at par with the national anthem 'Jana Gana Mana' was on Tuesday dismissed by the Delhi High Court. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar saidMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 18:59 IST
New Delhi: Delhi's air quality, which has entered the red zone, may trigger an increase in the parking fee for vehicles by up to four times in the next few days. The measure, if required, will be enforced under the Graded Response Action Plan, under which a series of measures will be taken based onMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 18:58 IST
New Delhi: A Delhi court has granted bail to an official each of the Intelligence Bureau and the Delhi Police and two alleged middlemen in an alleged transfer- posting racket case. Special Judge Virender Kumar Goyal granted the relief to IB Assistant Director Kameshwar, Delhi Police inspector BanayMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 17:55 IST
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday said it would consider later this month the steps taken by the Centre and Punjab and Haryana governments to check burning of crop residue by farmers to curb air pollution. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar deferred the matterMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 17:05 IST
New Delhi: Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit said on Tuesday that Delhi has "some of the most efficient" bureaucrats, a day after her successor Arvind Kejriwal claimed that 90 per cent of the IAS officers do not work. The three-time chief minister said Delhi's officers helped her in achieving herMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 16:41 IST
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the pleas of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and controversial businessman Abhishek Verma challenging framing of charges against them in a corruption case. Tytler and Verma were put on trial by a city court in the case for allegedly using a forgedMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 16:12 IST
New Delhi: Two Delhi Police personnel have been suspended for allegedly failing to check the sale of firecrackers in their beat areas even after the Supreme Court temporarily banned their sale, the police said on Tuesday. The two personnel were deputed at the Mongolpuri Police Station in northwestMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 15:58 IST
New Delhi: Underscoring the importance of Ayurveda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, said that time had come for a "health revolution" under the aegis of the traditional medicine system and pitched for affordable and accessible healthcare. Addressing a gathering after dedicating theMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 13:45 IST
New Delhi: A major fire broke out at a four-storeyed building in West Delhi's Mansarovar Garden, leading to the collapse of the whole complex on Monday. The Delhi Fire Services received a call about a fire at the building that housed a semi-mall at around 3.45 pm. Thirty fire tenders were rushed toMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 09:44 IST
New Delhi: Three men were arrested for allegedly killing a 22-year-old youth after he did not allow one of them to smoke inside his house as his father was allergic to cigarette smoke, the police had said on Monday. The victim, Brijesh Kumar, had invited his friend Bhola at his house for a party inMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 08:20 IST
New Delhi: The Centre has "abused" its authority by directing the Delhi chief secrertary to turn down the AAP government's proposal to order a probe into the issue of metro fare hike, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said. In a letter to Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep SinghMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 08:45 IST | Updated 10:24 IST
New Delhi: IndiGo on Monday sought the ministry of civil aviation's intervention in the issue of Delhi airport operator DIAL asking the low-cost carrier to shift one-third of its operations from terminal 1 to terminal 2, calling the directive "arbitrary, illegal and mala fide".
Published 16-Oct-2017 22:49 IST
New Delhi: Nupur and Rajesh Talwar will never get over the pain of losing their child, but will try and get back to a normal life, Dinesh Talwar said on Monday. Rajesh Talwar's brother said the dentist couple, who walked out of Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad on Monday after four years behind bars, were inMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 22:42 IST
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday alleged that ninety per cent of the IAS officers "do not work" and said at times he feels development was "stuck up at the secretariat". On the bureaucrats' alleged "objection" to the regularisation of contractual workers, Kejriwal said ifMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 22:15 IST

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