Delhi

Centre slammed for fuel price hike

Centre slammed for fuel price hike

Prices of essential commodities too had increased, says Delhi Cong chief Maken With petrol and diesel prices rising for the ninth consecutive day on Tuesday, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress both hit out against the BJP government. Addressing a press conference, AAP spokesperson Dilip Pandey said Prime Minister Narendra …

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Drug dealer stages attack on self to frame rival, dies

Drug dealer stages attack on self to frame rival, dies

Hired shooters miss the mark, bullet hits man’s chest; police yet to arrest them A 30-year-old drug dealer who staged an attack on himself to frame his rival, was killed when the bullet missed its mark and hit him in the chest at Khajuri Khas of north-east district on Tuesday. …

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A ceasefire will work only if Pakistan joins it: Farooq Abdullah

A ceasefire will work only if Pakistan joins it: Farooq Abdullah

Cease-ops must be followed by LoC ceasefire, talks with Hurriyat, says former J&K Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah Days after the government announced a ‘cease-ops’ plan during Ramzan, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah, who had called for a unilateral ceasefire, says the government’s peace initiative will be incomplete without …

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‘DU admission norms unfair to senior citizens’

‘DU admission norms unfair to senior citizens’

67-yr-old wants to study Life Long Learning or join Delhi School of Journalism Several applicants accompanied by their parents attended the first Open Day at Delhi University on Monday and among them was 67-year-old Nagesh Chadha. The senior citizen has diploma in Urdu, and Travel and Tourism from University of …

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Last section of Magenta Line to start operations on May 29

Last section of Magenta Line to start operations on May 29

Hardeep Singh Puri, Arvind Kejriwal to flag off train on May 28 The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday announced that the Janakpuri West-Kalkaji Mandir corridor of the Magenta Line will be thrown open to the public from May 29. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Union Minister for Housing …

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Two cops sent to district lines for ‘harassing’ complainant

Two cops sent to district lines for ‘harassing’ complainant

One allegedly sent her a Facebook friend request, the other lured her to a theatre Two Delhi Police sub-inspectors have been sent to district lines for allegedly harassing a woman complainant by sending her a Facebook friend request and luring her to a movie theatre on the pretext of ‘discussing’ …

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Delhi’s fire department in need of rescue

Delhi’s fire department in need of rescue

Working in shifts to tide over manpower crunch, preparing to shut units and outsource communications to third party, says DFS chief As the searing, peak Delhi summer — evidently the most testing time of the year for it — progresses, the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) continues to make do with less than …

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Cabinet gives in-principle nod for 1,000 cluster buses

Cabinet gives in-principle nod for 1,000 cluster buses

Proposal hanging fire due to pending court cases over procurement of buses The Delhi Cabinet on Friday gave in-principle approval to a proposal for procurement of 1,000 CNG-run standard-floor buses under the cluster scheme. The approval is subject to nod by the court. The plan was deferred by the Cabinet …

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Ex-diplomat held guilty of giving information to Pak

Ex-diplomat held guilty of giving information to Pak

Madhuri Gupta had come in contact with intelligence officials through journalist Javed Rashid A Delhi court on Friday convicted Madhuri Gupta, former Second Secretary (Press and Information) at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, for passing on sensitive official information to Pakistani intelligence officials. The chargesheet filed by the Special …

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2 traders paid Rs 7.4 crore to mine bitcoins, duped

2 traders paid Rs 7.4 crore to mine bitcoins, duped

NEW DELHI: A probe has been started against master conman Amit Bhardwaj for duping two businessman of Rs 4.4 crore and Rs 3 crore, respectively, on the pretext of selling them Bitcoin mining set-ups. The businessmen were promised 150% returns in lieu of their investment.Bhardwaj, a resident of Shalimar Bagh, was arrested …

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