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Somnath Bharti charged with molestation

A charge sheet was filed against Delhi's former law minister Somnath Bharti and 17 others for molestation and creating a ruckus during the Jan 16 midnight raid on a house in south Delhi, police said Wednesday.

Soon, mandatory registration for Delhi placement agencies

With the aim of curbing rampant trafficking of women and minors and their abuse by unscrupulous placement agencies, the Delhi government has directed all such private agencies to register themselves with the labour department by October 25.

Violence, abuse part of life for Africans in Delhi

The people facing discrimination come from various countries in the African continent, USA and Europe as well. Some are part of the diplomatic circles, while some are here for studies or business. A largechunk of those who come to the city, do so as medical tourists.

Delhi: Property dealer held for throwing woman out of car

Police sources said, the 35-year-old woman was having an extra-marital affair with the property dealer. On Monday night, she was dragged inside the car near Sri Aurobindo Marg by the two men while she was returning home after work in an auto-rickshaw.

Gurgaon student sets herself afire over poor marks

The second-year student of Government Girls College in Sector 14, Pinky Chauhan, suffered 70% burns and was rushed to the Civil hospital in Gurgaon. She was referred to Safdarjung Hospital where her condition was reported to be critical.

Delhi: Fed up of ‘bullying’, man stabs ex-neighbour to death

The attack was caught by a CCTV camera installed at a nearby shop. The footage showed the victim being attacked repeatedly even as three others stood silently. The deceased, Ishwar Lal, owned an embroidery factory in Karol Bagh and dealt in real estate.

DDA may extend last date for housing scheme

Though nearly 40 days were available for applicants to fill the housing scheme forms since its launch on September 1, DDA witnessed a slump for nearly a fortnight during the recent Shraddh period, which most Hindus believe to be inauspicious for buying property.

Law faculty faltered on BCI norms despite court orders

The DU Law faculty failed to obtain 'extension of approval of affiliation' from BCI beyond the academic year 2010-11 despite the HC order and repeated reminders from the apex regulatory body. Every year, the law faculty admits around 2000 students in its three centres.

Arun Jaitley shifted to AIIMS, advised rest

Union finance and defence minister Arun Jaitley was on Sunday shifted to a special isolation facility at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after doctors advised that he needed a few more days to rest and recover completely from respiratory infection.

Nigerians beaten up at Rajiv Chowk metro station

Chaos prevailed at the Rajiv Chowk Metro station on Sunday evening when three Nigerian nationals were allegedly thrashed by a mob, including a group of students, after an altercation, police said. 

Metro halted, stolen Rs. 1.60 lakh recovered

Prompt action by CISF personnel in halting a Delhi Metro train helped a businessman get back his stolen Rs.160,000 and in nabbing the culprit, an official said Sunday.

Way to go! Delhi Metro ranked 2nd among 18 international metro systems

According to a DMRC official, in the survey conducted among the commuters of those Metro systems by Global Metro Benchmarking Groups NOVA and CoMET, Delhi Metro along with London DLR and Bangkok were the best three performers in the Net Promoters Score (NPS) category.

Delhi: AAP launches its youth and student wings

Terming the youth as the future of the party, AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal launched the party’s youth wing— AAP Youth Wing (AYW)— and its student wing— Chatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS)— on Saturday.

Beat constable shot dead in northeast Delhi

Constable Dharampal was shot point blank in Maujpur when he was visiting shops; police say it was a planned attack

Bird watchers discover new wetland in G Noida

A group of four families — all compulsive birdwatchers — have stumbled upon an all new natural wetland at Dhanauri Khurd village area, located about eight km from the Formula One Track on the Yamuna Expressway.
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