The way government functions appears strange sometimes. A small group of junior level Indian Information Service (IIS) officers are fighting for the last many years to get a paltry salary hike of just Rs. 400 a month. It would translate into burden on exchequer of a few lakh rupees a year. Chetan Chauhan reports.
A 19-year-old student was killed and another injured when a speeding truck overturned near Hindon Air Force crossing in Sahibabad on Sunday, the police said.
Thousands of office-goers will have to jostle and struggle to reach their respective workplaces as they will not have access to several of the city’s arterial roads. The Metro service will serve no purpose for them either.
As the capital city witnessed the hottest day of the season on Sunday at 46.1 degrees Celsius, there is worse in store for Delhiites as the temperature is only going upwards in the coming few days, MeT department predicts.
A 25-year-old was stabbed to death by his younger brother at their residence in Somnath Yadav chawl near Jawahar talkies in Mulund (West) on Saturday night.
The Class 10 state board textbooks are proofread four to five times and scrutinised by an expert committee before they are published. Despite this, glaring and embarrassing errors have recently come to light in the Class 10 history and geography textbooks. Puja Pednekar reports.
Crime against women has risen dramatically in the city, and there has been a more than 100% rise in the number of offences reported in the first four months of 2013 compared to the same period last year. Saurabh M Joshi reports.
A magistrate has drawn flak from a Delhi court for summoning the chiefs of Air Force and Army as defence witness in a cheque bounce case, saying it was done “mechanically.
A 22-year-old man – a suspect in a theft case - suffering from typhoid has landed up in hospital after he was allegedly tortured at a police station in Ghaziabad. Peeyush Khandelwal reports.
Andhra Pradesh home minister P Sabita Reddy and roads and buildings minister D Prasada Rao, who were named as accused in disproportionate assets case involving Kadapa MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy, late on Sunday night submitted their resignations to chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy.
With close to 20 Gujarati-medium schools shutting down every year, most of the city’s youngsters from the Gujarati community do not even know how to read and write in their native language, said members of the community. Mugdha Variyar reports.
Jain scholars are putting together a new set of books that translate and explain the philosophical verses of Jainism. The first volume of the book will be released next month. Mugdha Variyar reports.
Plan your pregnancy to prevent premature births. According to health experts, there could be several reasons for births before time, but this could be avoided if adequate measures are taken. Sidhartha Dutta
A court has rejected the Delhi Police’s plea to frame charges against a woman who along with her husband and one other person was accused of approaching the US Embassy for visas by impersonating as Congress leaders.
Frequent closure of important Metro stations has defeated the original purpose of the Delhi Metro — providing a robust and efficient public transport to the people of Delhi. Subhendu Ray reports.