The Centre on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that a departmental enquiry had been initiated against seven policemen in connection with the December 16 gang rape of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus in the Capital. HT reports.
In a first, the Delhi Police have started maintaining a register of sexual offenders. Police stations have been asked to write details people accused of rape, molestation, stalking and even harassment and keep a track of them.
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), keeping in view the rise in the number of crimes in and outside Metro stations, plans to deploy more officers in plainclothes to help commuters.
The National Green Tribunal on Thursday rejected affidavits filed by various government agencies on debris dumped in the Yamuna riverbed as incorrect and held them guilty of not complying with its orders.
The cool and swift Metro ride that has changed the way Delhi commutes has a dark side as well. It uprooted thousands of trees. Darpan Singh
Delhi Metro commuters travelling on the Blue Line had a harrowing time on Monday afternoon.
Standing committee chairman in the North Delhi Municipal Corporation Ram Kishan Singhal on Thursday inspected the car parking on Asaf Ali Road and directed officials to improve sanitation in the area.
The Delhi unit of BJP on Thursday demanded registration of an FIR against chief minister Shiela Dikshit for allegedly misusing government funds for “political purpose” by placing advertisements.
One of the accused in the December 16 gang rape case was not brought before the fast track court on Thursday due to ill-health.
Disposing of a petition filed against the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) by 15 students who obtained lower than expected scores in the Joint Engineering Examination (JEE) Main exam, the court directed the board to provide them with their OMR sheet, calculation sheet and answer keys before May 29.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, 57, came across as an engaging conversationalist, impressing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his team as well as curious mediapersons with his candour and problem-solving approach to bilateral relations during his recent visit to India. Jayanth Jacob
reports. Industry optimism | Bridging gap
Airlines will not be allowed to put more than 10% seats under the “privileged” category for which they can charge the fliers separately. HT reports.
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar shot down a bilateral meet at Kiev after Ukraine refused to exempt her and accompanying six MPs from frisking. Saubhadra Chatterji
reports.A touchy issue
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the government would continue to seek the "highest standards of probity" in defence acquisition, which has been hit by a string of scandals in recent years. HT reports.
Responding to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's attack on the opposition for delaying passage of crucial food security and land acquisition billls, the BJP said it was the Manmohan Singh dispensation that was not keen on passing them but she was trying to put the blame on it. HT reports.