It's official now: Delhi is in the grip of a heat wave. And it's going to last this whole week. The highest temperature recorded at the Safdarjung observatory on Saturday was 44.5 degree Celsius, a scorching five degrees above normal, making it the hottest day of the season.
The Aam Aadmi Party government has called a two-day emergency session of the Delhi assembly from Tuesday following a standoff with the lieutenant governor and the Centre over its powers.
A 22-year-old man who was in the custody of the Okhla police on suspicion of stealing a mobile phone has landed up at AIIMS Trauma Centre with multiple fractures, and his mother has been made to pick up part of the treatment cost.
Delhi’s acting chief secretary Shakuntala Gamlin is learnt to have lodged a strong protest with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for questioning her integrity at his public rally on Sunday.
Delhi is no longer vying for UNESCO’s World Heritage City status for which it had been preparing for the past seven years. The Centre withdrew the capital’s nomination earlier this month fearing a heritage tag may hamper development in the city. Experts, however, refuse to believe it is a reason good enough.
The controversy over the encounter killing of conman Manoj Vashisht refuses to die down with the role of a member of the special investigation team leading to questions over the Delhi Police's claim of an impartial probe.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday rapped St Stephen’s College Principal Valson Thampu over the manner in which he handled the suspension of student editor Devansh Mehta of its banned e-zine for “violating” discipline and asked him to revoke the suspension.
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia accused civil servants on Thursday of running a "transfer-posting industry" in the city, while he defended his government that has been trading fire with the lieutenant governor in a no-holds-barred turf war which has engulfed the Capital's political apparatus and bureaucracy.
The Centre is understood to be mulling various options, including a strong message to Delhi government to run the administration in accordance with Constitutional provisions, in the wake of ongoing controversy triggered by the appointment of a top bureaucrat.
Caught in the crossfire between Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, top bureaucrats on Wednesday wondered whose orders they should follow even as the AAP government asked them to discharge their duties in line with constitutional provisions, without any fear or apprehension.
The SIT has obtained permission for conducting a polygraph test on the three key witnesses in the case from the Patiala court. The SIT officials are now treating the three persons as “suspects” in the murder case, as investigators have accused them of allegedly concealing certain important facts pertaining to the probe.
Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar is facing similar allegations over his educational qualification.
A week before its men gunned down Manoj Vashisht in a restaurant filled with weekend diners, the Delhi Police's special cell told a city court he was not under investigation and that there was no case against him.
The Delhi government’s anti-corruption advertisements featuring chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, have been removed following recent Supreme Court orders, and replaced with posters showing the success of the anti-graft helpline 1031.
Weeks after a student of St. Stephen's college took the college principal to court after a row over an online magazine and to revoke an unfair suspension last month, a teacher and the administrative officer have accused the insitution of levelling false charges against them.