Delhi

  • Apr 27, 2015 00:43 IST

    Standing on ‘sand’, Ghaziabad high-rises at risk

    A day after a deadly earthquake hit Nepal, its aftershocks continued to be felt in Delhi and the adjoining areas of NCR on Sunday morning. Experts, however, pointed out that areas along the Hindon river are the most vulnerable due to the presence of loose soil content.

  • Crime
    Apr 27, 2015 00:35 IST

    To get rid of impotent husband, woman lodges false rape case

    A local court has acquitted a man and his family members of the charges of raping, molesting and threatening his wife, saying the woman lodged a false complaint to get rid of her “impotent” husband.

  • Water woes
    Apr 25, 2015 23:52 IST

    Subsidy on free water scheme may go soon

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government may remove the subsidy on its 'free' water scheme, while asking Delhi Jal Board to up its revenue ensure that targeted consumers continued to get the benefits.

  • Lutyens Bunglow
    Apr 26, 2015 00:11 IST

    Man’s body found in bathroom of Lutyens’ Delhi bungalow

    The body of a 50-year-old man was found inside the bathroom of a bungalow in Lutyens' zone at Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla Marg here on Saturday morning.

  • Apr 25, 2015 23:56 IST

    Delhi at high seismic risk with unplanned growth, flouting of norms

    About half of Delhi would have flattened out had the epicentre of Saturday's morning earthquake been in or near the national capital.

  • Get some guns
    Apr 25, 2015 22:41 IST

    Whistle-blower shot at in Delhi

    A whistle-blower, credited with conducting many sting operations on corrupt policemen, was shot at in the capital by unidentified motorbike-riding assailants, Delhi Police said on Saturday.

  • Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Smark Trust library
    Apr 26, 2015 00:47 IST

    Located at Jantar Mantar, not a quiet moment for this Delhi library

    Most libraries have a ‘silence, please’ sign. But when you are located at the country’s most famous protest arena, the Jantar Mantar road, silence can be a distant dream. The little-known Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Smarak Trust library is located in a colonial building on the Jantar Mantar road.

  • Ashutosh
    Apr 24, 2015 16:47 IST

    AAP's Ashutosh breaks down on TV: 10 tweets with hashtag 'AshuCries'

    Ashutosh broke down as he tried to deflect allegations of insensitivity levelled against his party after the death of a farmer at an AAP rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Wednesday, but quite a few users on the social media website were critical of him.

  • A boy drinking water from a public tap
    Apr 25, 2015 01:00 IST

    Delhi govt bans use of fresh groundwater in city parks

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Friday banned the use of fresh groundwater in city parks, asking land-owning and civic agencies to buy treated waste water for horticulture purposes.

  • The funeral procession of Gajendra Singh Kalyanwat
    Apr 24, 2015 16:42 IST

    Farmer's suicide: Delhi Police refuses to share details with DM

    The Delhi Police again refused to share details and evidences with the District Magistrate on Friday in connection with the farmer's suicide at an AAP rally, as the deadline set by the latter passed.

  • Kejriwal, Gajendra Singh
    Apr 24, 2015 09:52 IST

    Kejriwal sorry for farmer suicide, but family says it has no meaning

    An under fire Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday it was a “mistake” in continuing an AAP rally after a farmer had hanged himself, but the victim’s family rejected the apology saying it made no difference to them now.

  • Farmer suicide
    Apr 24, 2015 07:09 IST

    Farmer's death at AAP rally: Witnesses have different stories to tell

    A police constable who was an eyewitness to farmer Gajendra Singh’s death on Wednesday said it seemed more like an accident than a suicide. The constable’s version stands in contrast to that of another Delhi Police inspector, who filed the FIR in the case and accused AAP volunteers of instigating the farmer.

  • Crime
    Apr 24, 2015 01:36 IST

    Man molests American woman in beauty parlour, arrested

    A 24-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly molesting an American woman while giving her a head massage in a beauty parlour in Great Kailash area of south Delhi.

  • Relatives of Gajendra Singh Kalyanwat
    Apr 23, 2015 08:51 IST

    Farmer's suicide: Police to probe role of AAP volunteers

    Delhi Police have filed an FIR and assigned the crime branch to probe the suicide of Gajendra Singh, a farmer from Rajasthan who hanged himself from a tree at an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally in Jantar Mantar on Wednesday. He was later declared brought dead at a city hospital.

  • Building collapse in Moti Nagar
    Apr 22, 2015 13:51 IST

    2 dead, 9 hurt in Moti Nagar building collapse

    One person was killed and at least nine others were injured when a three-storey residential building collapsed following an explosion in a cooking gas cylinder in Moti Nagar in New Delhi on Wednesday morning.