A peon of a government school raped an eight-year-old student within the premises in northeast Delhi’s Seelampur on Wednesday. Police said the peon threatened the Class 3 student that he would kill her if she resisted him.
Started as a helpline for women facing violence, 181 has now become a “4am friend” for women in Delhi. There are nearly 20,000 women who dial up 181 regularly to share their problems and discuss ways to sort them out.
For those who want to vote and are not on the electoral list, the last day is March 12. But the electoral office had decided to hold special camps on Sunday to ensure a large number of people could enrol without travelling a great distance.
In its report, a parliamentary panel has pulled up the Delhi Police for prevalence of corruption among its ranks. Corruption in government departments, especially in the police force, impacts public at large, it said.
They may have been making all the right noises with their aggressive election campaign, led by their prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi on the national-level. But in Delhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is yet to make its presence felt.
A 23-year-old girl went missing from an economically poorer part of the Capital. To add insult to injury, the Delhi Police allegedly asked her parents to calm down as she was of ‘marriageable age’.
The Capital’s pollution watchdog has cleared a proposal to build a residential complex over 60 acres, 20 acres of which is marshland — shallow wetland with abundant grass cover.