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New Delhi: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday urged Lt Governor Anil Baijal to clear a file that would enable the Delhi government to give regular jobs to around 17,000 guest teachers. The Delhi Assembly had last October passed a Bill, which is now in the LG's office, on the matter.
Published 14-Dec-2017 22:38 IST
New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday warned Delhi's private schools of "strongest action" for allegedly harassing parents by arbitrarily increasing fees to comply with the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission. The warning came after reports suggested that private schoolsMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:32 IST | Updated 22:43 IST
New Delhi: The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration has asked student activist Shehla Rashid to appear for a proctoral inquiry over her claims on Twitter about "Internet censorship" on the campus, a move termed unprecedented by her and other student leaders. Rashid, a former JNUMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:14 IST
New Delhi: A woman and her paramour allegedly slit the throat of her minor daughter after she found out about their affair and threatened to inform her father in east Delhi's Ghazipur area, police said on Thursday. The police were informed around 10 pm yesterday about a six-and-a-half-year-old girl,More
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:54 IST
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought the response of the Jawaharlal Nehru University on a plea opposing a regulation of its executive council giving power to the vice chancellor to finalise a panel of experts which deals with faculty appointments. Justice Indermeet Kaur issued noticeMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:41 IST
New Delhi: A minor girl was found dead with her throat slit in the national capital and the deceased's family believes it to be a case of "black magic", police said on Thursday. The police said the incident occurred on Wednesday night at around 11 p.m. when the deceased's father informed them aboutMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 17:28 IST
New Delhi: A 20-year-old youth, who lost his leg after being hit by a truck and falling in a ditch, has been awarded Rs 44 lakh compensation by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here. The tribunal directed Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd to pay Rs 44,29,000 to victim DharmendraMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 14:53 IST
New Delhi: Former Congress MLA Rajesh Jain, who was arrested last month for allegedly making illegal transactions following notes ban, had helped exchange demonestised notes worth Rs 4.5 crore, police said. The Crime Branch had arrested Jain for allegedly conspiring with lawyer Rohit Tandon and someMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 10:53 IST
New Delhi: It was a foggy morning here on Thursday with clouds in some parts of the city, the weather office said. The visibility stood at 700 metres. Around 17 trains were cancelled, 24 delayed while five others were rescheduled due to fog in the northern region. The minimum temperature in theMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 10:37 IST
New Delhi: An NRI woman's purse was snatched by two bike-borne men in the Shanti Path area here, the police said on Wednesday. The woman, owner of a five-star hotel in Lutyens' Delhi, stated in her police complaint that the purse had lakhs of rupees, foreign currency, two passports and her cellMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 10:10 IST
New Delhi: Parents can complain to a Delhi government-appointed committee if they have an issue with the fees charged by private schools. The 'Fee Anomaly Committees' have been formed in each district pursuant to recommendations of the Justice Duggal Committee.
Published 14-Dec-2017 08:33 IST
New Delhi: A 22-year-old man allegedly shot at his girlfriend in a fit of rage after he found her drunk and then cooked up a story of robbery to protect himself, police said on Wednesday. The 20-year-old woman suffered bullet injury in her right leg and is undergoing treatment at SafdarjungMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 07:22 IST
New Delhi: A 24-year-old man, working as a sweeper in the Election Commission (EC), was arrested on Wednesday for his alleged involvement in the killings of an octogenarian woman, her three daughters and their security guard in the Mansarovar Park area here in October, the police said on Wednesday.More
Published 14-Dec-2017 11:08 IST
New Delhi: A teenager was killed and two others were injured after being attacked with knives in southeast Delhi's Pul Prahladpur area, the police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday, they said, adding that the deceased, identified as Rahul, was stabbed more than a dozen times andMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 09:37 IST
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday hit out at the BJP-ruled MCD alleging that a "bribery racket" exists in construction activities. Speaking at a press conference, AAP MLA Jarnail Singh questioned the MCD about unauthorised construction.
Published 14-Dec-2017 07:41 IST
New Delhi: The Delhi government has approved free entrance coaching to Scheduled Caste (SC) students for various competitive examinations, a statement said on Wednesday. A monthly stipend of Rs 2,500 per student will be paid for attending the classes, the statement said, adding coaching will beMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 20:57 IST
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday wrote to Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri, seeking a review of the hike in metro fares and reiterated his offer to partially bear the cost of the proposed "claw back". Kejriwal said besides causing an increase in the pollution levels inMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 20:48 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed the Centre to have a web portal ready by January 10 next year to enable citizens register complaints on child sexual abuse, child pornography and gangrape videos. A bench of Justices M B Lokur and U U Lalit was apprised by the Centre that a portal has beenMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 19:13 IST
New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday decided to act strictly against private schools that arbitrarily increased school fees citing the Seventh Pay Commission revision as reason. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia chaired a meeting at the Secretariat onMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 17:37 IST
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court agreed to hear on Wednesday former JD(U) president Sharad Yadav's plea seeking immediate setting aside of his disqualification from the Rajya Sabha. The matter for urgent hearing was mentioned before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C HariMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 12:09 IST

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