Deputy commissioner of police (south) Atul Kumar Thakur said the police received a call at 7.25am that a person had shot himself at his house in Defence Colony and needed an ambulance.
Published on Feb 25, 2021 12:29 AM IST
The SC-appointed Monitoring Committee has been spearheading the capital’s crackdown against the use of residential properties for commercial purposes, a move that has seen sealing of illegal business establishments in prominent neighbourhoods such as Defence Colony.
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 11:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Abraham Thomas
Most of these roads are maintained by the municipal corporations. Local councillors said that due to the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, lack of funds and labour roads could not be re-carpeted and potholes repaired ahead of the monsoon.
Updated on Aug 11, 2020 01:21 AM IST
Residents in Delhi-NCR are looking forward to hire battery operated bikes, which are being made available from doorsteps, to travel around the city while following social distancing.
Published on Jul 30, 2020 02:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times | , New DelhiAprajita Sharad
Kushak drain is an approximately 6.5km-long stormwater drain near South Extension, which carries stormwater and sewage from several south Delhi localities, such as Mehrauli-Badarpur Road, Chirag Dilli, INA, Defence Colony and Pushp Vihar.
Updated on Jul 15, 2020 02:18 AM IST
, New DelhiAshish Mishra
Despite the anxiety, the end of the lockdown brings with it a fresh yearning to meet relatives and close friends
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 06:16 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Sharif D Rangnekar
The owner of a prominent grocery store in Delhi’s popular Defence Colony market has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), officials said on Thursday
Updated on May 22, 2020 02:31 AM IST
Property tax rates have not been raised in SDMC areas since 2012-13. The financial health of the SDMC has been deteriorating with even basic responsibilities.
Updated on Nov 16, 2019 07:37 AM IST
New Delhi |Baishali Adak
The shootout happened on the flyover near the Defence Colony police station before Moolchand underpass. Police identified the absconding gunman as Monu Mohan, a man with over 23 criminal cases — such as murder, extortion, attempt to murder and robbery — against him.
Updated on Sep 15, 2019 11:10 PM IST
Bringing with it the best display of footballing action on the field, HT GIFA season five kicks off with training matches.
Updated on Sep 24, 2019 07:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Yashasvi Maleyvar
36 Defence Colony is set to give the audiences a classic whodunnit with a more realistic and grounded spin.
Updated on Sep 01, 2019 03:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | Aditya Dogra
Some of these towers could be seven to eight years old and the corporation may have lost out on revenue to the tune of ₹20-25 crore, SDMC officials said.
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 12:53 AM IST
Rohit Shekhar’s wife, Apoorva Shukla, has been charged for strangulating and smothering her husband with a pillow.
Updated on Jul 22, 2019 07:19 AM IST
The victim, identified as Shyam Bodh Sah, a chef at a restaurant in Defence Colony, was cycling back home after work when he was stopped by the two suspects in front of a subway exit, police said.
Updated on Jul 15, 2019 09:28 AM IST
The constituency is also home to some of the city’s busiest and famous markets such as Connaught Place, Sarojini Nagar, Defence Colony, Khan Market, South Extension, Green Park and Hauz Khas, which means there is no dearth of traders.
Updated on May 11, 2019 12:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, NEW DELHI | Sweta Goswami
During four days of intense interrogation, she did not break down once but now she appears to be regretting smothering Tiwari on the night of April 15-16.
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 10:47 AM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Investigators took Shekhar’s wife Apoorva, who is in their custody, to the house and recreated the crime scene in Shekhar’s room by involving her in the process.
Published on Apr 26, 2019 05:00 AM IST
New Delhi |HT Correspondent
A senior police officer, who is supervising the case, said no outsider had visited the house before Shekhar was taken to the hospital, thereby, ruling out the possibility of an outsider’s involvement. Shekhar’s wife, his half brother and three servants were at home during the day.
Published on Apr 20, 2019 04:16 AM IST
His mother Ujjwala Tiwari was also admitted to the same hospital where she received a call from their home about her son being “unwell and bleeding from nose”, he said.
Updated on Apr 16, 2019 09:47 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
On February 8, the court had cautioned DCWA not to make flower beds or do any such thing that restrained the children from playing in the park. This order was preceded by another order on October 3, when the court had passed similar directions.
Published on Apr 03, 2019 05:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Richa Banka
The Delhi HC was hearing a plea from a few local residents against the SDMC proposal to build a multilevel parking in the children’s park around the Gumti of Shaikh Ali behind Defence Colony market.
Updated on Feb 08, 2019 02:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | , New DelhiRicha Banka
Eleven years ago, Delhi first witnessed large-scale sealing and demolition when more than 5,000 properties were locked down in 2006.
Published on Dec 17, 2018 12:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Risha Chitlangia and Vibha Sharma
There are about 53 local markets that fall in the ‘commercial use zone’ category, SDMC said. Trader associations of these markets such as Defence Colony, Greater Kailash II and Sunder Nagar now plan to seek judicial intervention on the issue.
Published on Dec 04, 2018 03:42 PM IST
Defence Colony is among the earliest colonies set up in south Delhi after Independence. The vast vacant land near Kotla Mubarakpur village was earmarked to lay out settlement to relocate officers from the armed forces. The colony has more than 1,600 plots and 18 DDA flats.
Published on Sep 28, 2018 04:04 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Parvez Sultan
The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Thursday approved by-laws and issued a circular to allow de-sealing of commercial units in local shopping complexes (LSCs).
Published on Aug 24, 2018 01:56 AM IST
Apart from south Delhi, sealing was also carried out by the east and north corporations, which conducted similar drives.
Updated on Aug 24, 2018 08:38 AM IST
The incident took place inside a branch of the Vijaya Bank in the Defence Colony area.
Updated on Aug 21, 2018 05:01 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
12-year-old was allegedly tricked into drinking urine by his classmates.
Updated on Aug 08, 2018 05:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | HT Correspondent
The new rule allows only live bands to play at establishments which serve alcohol, in an effort to clamp down on noise.
Published on May 21, 2018 04:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Out of 13,915 parks maintained by the three municipalities, only 684 are for children.
Updated on May 14, 2018 06:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Shivani Singh