North India

  • Rajdhani fire
    Apr 21, 2015 15:06 IST

    Six Rajdhani coaches catch fire in Delhi rail yard

    Six empty coaches of two stationary Rajdhani trains were gutted in a fire at New Delhi railway station's maintenance yard on Tuesday afternoon, hitting services and prompting authorities to order a high-level inquiry into the incident.

  • AIIMS doctor Priya Vedi
    Apr 21, 2015 01:21 IST

    AIIMS doc suicide: Colleagues say Priya never showed signs of distress

    Colleagues and friends of Dr Priya Vedi, who allegedly committed suicide at a hotel in Paharganj on Sunday, remember her as a fun-loving girl.

  • Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan
    Apr 20, 2015 23:53 IST

    AAP disciplinary panel sacks Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav from party

    Aam Aadmi Party on Monday night expelled rebel leaders Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan for "anti-party" activities. Apart from Yadav and Bhushan, the party also expelled Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha.

  • Yogendra Yadav
    Apr 20, 2015 21:50 IST

    Yadav replies to AAP notice, says top leadership violating party constitution

    Dissident AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Monday hit back at the top leadership, accusing it of indulging in "gross violation" of the party constitution and claiming that nobody was consulted when Arvind Kejriwal resigned as the Delhi chief minister.

  • Prashant Bhushan
    Apr 20, 2015 12:27 IST

    Bhushan replies to AAP notice, questions disciplinary committee

    In a scathing letter, the Aam Aadmi Party's rebel leader Prashant Bhushan on Monday replied to the show-cause notice issued by the AAP and questioned the constitution of the disciplinary committee that has been set up to decide on them.

  • Arvind Kejriwal
    Apr 20, 2015 01:18 IST

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s budget gets mohalla-wise

    The AAP government on Sunday held its first ‘Janta ka Budget’ session with the public, seeking their suggestions as it moves to prepare its first budget for the Capital.

  • Gurgaon
    Apr 19, 2015 14:29 IST

    Soon, Delhi Metro to have trains that run without drivers

    The sight of driverless Delhi Metro trains whizzing past stations, crowded and deserted, is all set to become a reality as upgraded new-generation coaches are being introduced on two upcoming lines as part of its Phase-III of expansion.

  • Deepak Kishore
    Apr 18, 2015 10:12 IST

    Corporate affairs head of Gautam Thapar group's firm arrested for threats

    The corporate affairs head of a Thapar Group-owned company and his aide have been arrested for allegedly trying to extort Rs 25 crore from the group's senior executive, Gautam Thapar, who was part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's business delegation during his three-nation tour.

  • DTC's first woman driver
    Apr 18, 2015 09:33 IST

    Delhi Transport Corporation gets first woman bus driver

    Vankadarath Saritha was on Friday inducted as the first woman driver of Delhi Transport Corporation.

  • Indira Gandhi International Airport IGI Delhi airport CISF sniffer dog security
    Apr 18, 2015 00:36 IST

    21 kgs of gold, worth Rs 5 crore, seized in 2 minutes from IGI

    Customs officials literally struck gold last week at the Indira Gandhi International Airport with the recovery of 21 kgs of gold worth `5.5 crore from two separate passengers within a span of just two minutes.

  • Dhaba owner kills lawyer
    Apr 18, 2015 00:31 IST

    Dhaba owner kills lawyer at Tis Hazari court complex

    A blood trail, a hound search and a local intel led to the arrest of the prime accused behind the murder of the Tis Hazari court advocate.

  • A couple wearing protective masks
    Apr 17, 2015 12:26 IST

    Swine flu prevention: Court summons principal secretary

    The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court has summoned principal secretary medical education on Friday regarding steps taken by the government to prevent swine flu. The court had directed the state government to pay special attention towards preventive measures and enhancing the test laboratories for effective control over swine flu

  • Akhilesh Yadav, file
    Apr 17, 2015 12:22 IST

    Akhilesh meets CEOs in Germany during ‘invest in UP’ drive

    Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, who is in Germany to participate in the Hannover trade fair, met chief executives officers (CEOs) of manufacturing and IT sectors on Thursday. Inviting the industrialists to invest in UP, Yadav said the Samajwadi Party government had taken several investor-friendly measures to boost development. He also launched a website on IT policy.

  • Open defecation
    Apr 17, 2015 11:05 IST

    No loan for farmers if they don’t build toilets by June

    The state government has asked cooperative societies not to sanction loan of more than Rs. 50,000 to farmers who do not have a toilet at home after June 30. The government order also says that fair price shops will lose their licences and midday meal workers and ICDS workers their honorariums if they do not have a toilet in their house before the deadline.

  • Rakhi birla
    Apr 16, 2015 23:39 IST

    Rumours of Rakhi Birla getting SUV as birthday gift leads to row

    The Aam Aadmi Party’s Mangolpuri MLA Rakhi Birla found herself in another controversy over allegations that she received a brand new Scorpio car as a gift on her birthday.