Keeping the elections in mind, the Delhi government has taken a populist decision and will now allow teachers to work till the age of 65. Atul Mathur reports.
A city court has dismissed a plea by the Delhi Police challenging an order of a magistrate, who had refused to take cognisance of a chargesheet filed against an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member in an alleged rioting case.
Senior Japanese officials visited the the Okhla Sewage Treatment (STP) plant today. Dr. Akihiko Tanaka, president of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) -- an agency of the Japanese government -- and took stock of the cleaning process at the plant. The JICA is responsible for implementing the Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA) to developing countries.
It might have provided a soothing touch to Delhiites from the scorching heat, but the monsoon -- which hit the Capital 13 days early on Sunday -- may push up the prices of various vegetables by 125%. Shaswati Das reports.
Water level in the Yamuna in Delhi will swell to a new high, as Haryana released water in the river today morning.
Ahead of the monsoon, the civic bodies had claimed that they would clean all Delhi drains before the onset of the rains and promised that there would be no waterlogging. The Delhi government's public works department (PWD) had even assured that it would fix responsibility if there is waterlogging and take action.
Delhi Transco Limited (DTL) has started an emergency restoration system (ERS) to ensure uninterrupted power supply in the event of any damage to transmission lines due to thunderstorms.
Dwarka and Rohini, the two sub-cities developed by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), are sought-after addresses today. But its third sub-city, Narela, remains a ghost town that offers 8,000 flats but boasts of very few residents. Sidhartha Roy reports.
A sales executive of a private bank has been arrested for allegedly stalking a 25-year-old woman who works with a private bank at Connaught Place and misbehaving with her. Karn Singh reports.
After witnessing heavy rainfall on Sunday, Delhi saw moderate showers in various parts of the city today. The city recorded 17.1 mm of rainfall between 8.30 am and 8.30 pm at the Safdarjung station on Monday. At Palam, 23.8 mm rain was recorded.
The tactics of gold smugglers have undergone a sea change. Earlier, they would conceal gold in shoe soles, have false cavities in bags and even stuff it inside body cavities. These days, they use women to smuggle it in as jewellery. Faizan Haider reports.
In one of the major catches this year, Customs officials at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) have arrested a passenger with gold bars worth R1.67 crore. Acting on a specific input on Sunday, a passenger from Dubai was stopped for checking. After nothing was found, he was physically searched and something heavy was found wrapped around his waist.
Metro services on Line 1 that connects Dilshad Garden with Rithala got badly affected on Monday morning due to a technical problem at the overhead electrification (OHE) system.
Four persons, including a 60-year-old man, were killed in separate incidents in the city in the past 48 hours. The first incident was reported from southeast Delhi's Madangir where a 19-year-old man lost his life after being attacked with a knife by two members of his rival group yesterday night.
To ensure pedestrians have more facilities to cross busy arterial roads, the public works department (PWD) has asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to provide passage to pedestrians through the unpaid area in all stations in phase 3 and phase 4 expansions.