Delhi

NRC update: New Standard Operating Procedure for those left out

NRC update: New Standard Operating Procedure for those left out

The four million excluded from the NRC will be given a personal hearing Applicants left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) may be given a personal hearing under a fresh Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) being devised by the Home Ministry. The Registrar-General of India (RGI) and the Home …

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DCW ‘rescues’ 39 women from Paharganj hotel

DCW ‘rescues’ 39 women from Paharganj hotel

Police maintain nothing incriminating found so far, investigation is on; women’s panel expresses concern The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Wednesday claimed to have rescued 39 women, allegedly trafficked from Nepal, following a midnight raid at a hotel in Paharganj. However, the Delhi Police said the enquiry conducted revealed …

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Starvation deaths: ‘sisters were not enrolled in any anganwadi’

Starvation deaths: ‘sisters were not enrolled in any anganwadi’

Fact-finding team visits and speaks to neighbours of family hit by three deaths Over a week after three minor girls died allegedly of starvation in east Delhi’s Mandawali, the Delhi Rozi Roti Adhikar Abhiyan’s fact-finding report released on Tuesday said the two younger girls were not enrolled in any anganwadi. …

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Rahul to begin campaign in M.P. with temple visit

Rahul to begin campaign in M.P. with temple visit

The Congress chief continues with the template adopted in recent Assembly elections in Gujarat and Karnataka. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will formally launch his party’s Madhya Pradesh campaign with a visit to the famous Lord Shiva temple at Omkareshwar in September. Continuing with the template adopted in recent Assembly elections …

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In Delhi, the Yamuna continues to swell

In Delhi, the Yamuna continues to swell

Delhi govt. supervising evacuation The water level in the Yamuna continued to rise and stayed over the danger mark for the third day on Monday, officials said. Traffic movement on Old Yamuna Bridge in the city had to closed on Sunday after the water level in the river rose due …

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Supreme Court raps CBI on Manipur killings

Supreme Court raps CBI on Manipur killings

14 persons have been chargesheeted for the alleged offences of murder, criminal conspiracy and destruction of evidence related to Manipur encounter cases, said Alok Kumar Verma The Supreme Court on Monday questioned the Central Bureau of Investigation for filing two charge sheets against 14 persons, charging them with murder of innocent civilians, …

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HC bats for Aadhaar details of missing persons

HC bats for Aadhaar details of missing persons

Seeks Centre’s response on plea that refers to NCRB statistics that show the total missing persons The Delhi High Court on Friday sought Centre’s response on a petition seeking direction to utilise biometric and Aadhaar details of missing persons, including children, aged and mentally challenged, so that they can be …

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After talks, truckers call off strike

After talks, truckers call off strike

Truckers on Friday called off their nationwide agitation after the government assured them that it would consider some of their key demands, such as third party insurance premium, removal of toll barriers and ease in acquiring national permits. “We welcome the decision by the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) …

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Biometrics a bar for entry in some Gurugram malls

Biometrics a bar for entry in some Gurugram malls

After recent police crackdown on prostitution in Gurugram bars, some establishments are restricting entry for women and couples Bouncers checking identity cards to verify age before letting people enter a bar is common across the world. But visitors to a mall on Gurugram’s M.G. Road need to submit their biometrics …

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AAP govt to resurrect policy for app-based bus services

AAP govt to resurrect policy for app-based bus services

It has been facing a tough time trying to procure new buses for the DTC Hemmed in from all sides, especially the judiciary, over procurement of buses for the Capital’s ailing public transportation sector, the Delhi government has decided to resurrect a policy aimed at making it “an enabler” for …

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