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Despite high crime rate, Delhi yet to set up women-only police stations

According to latest NCRB data, Delhi in 2021 saw an over 40% spike in crimes against women when compared to 2020, with two women being raped a day on average.

According to the list, as on January 1, 2022, there were 745 women police stations across 36 states and Union territories. (HT photo for representational purpose only)
Updated on Apr 10, 2023 10:56 AM IST

'Tiranga bike rally a govt event, not by BJP': Centre's invitation to all MPs

The Bharatiya Janata Party has made elaborate plans for the week-long Independence Day celebrations beginning August 9. The Narendra Modi government is celebrating India's 75th year of independence under the initiative 'Azadi Ka Amritsav Mahotsav'.

Parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi stressed that it was a programme of ministry of culture and not of his party as he asked MPs of all parties to join the exercise at 8.30 am.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj)
Published on Aug 02, 2022 03:01 PM IST

Pak PM Imran Khan faces no-confidence vote: Everything you need to know

Imran Khan is likely to address the nation on Wednesday evening, amid rumours of his resignation.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan(Reuters)
Updated on Mar 30, 2022 05:37 PM IST
By | Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre

Plan to party hard on New Years? Delhiites, be ready for a blood test instead of breath test!

Delhi Police plans to get blood tests done to check cases of drunk and driving, ahead of New Year celebrations this year.

Delhi Police had been making checks for cases of drunk and drive with an alcometer, in the pre-Covid times.(Photo: Shivam Saxena/HT (Photo for representational purposes only))
Updated on Dec 31, 2020 03:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

FIR against 100 Asha workers for Jantar Mantar protest

Accredited Social Health Activists (Asha) have been crucial in the fight against the disease, and a majority of them in the city have been on strike since July 21, demanding better wages.

The protesters, however, claimed they had got permits from authorities concerned.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 11, 2020 11:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

‘Mentally ill’ man with knife stopped outside Parliament gate

Police said the man appeared a bit “mentally disturbed” and claimed that he wanted to be heard on his views about meat and liquor ban.

A view of the Parliament House.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 07:04 AM IST
New Delhi | By

New Delhi Municipal Council orders fire audit of its high-rise buildings

A fire had erupted in the kitchen area of Palika Kendra after which five fire tenders were called to douse it. No one was injured as it happened during the off-duty hours.

After that, he ordered an immediate audit of all buildings under us which will be repeated every six months.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 05, 2019 06:53 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

55-year-old stabbed by pickpocket on bus

According to the police, the incident took place around 4 pm when Rajinder Prasad, a private security guard, spotted a man trying to steal from a man’s pocket in a moving bus.

The passengers in the bus then raised alarm and the bus was stopped. Some of the passengers tried to chase the accused but he escaped.(Shutterstock)
Published on Apr 02, 2019 06:44 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Delhi needs a plan to manage traffic during protests

Although during such marches, police open traffic movement at regular intervals to avoid bunching, there are times when roads are closed for longer duration leading to spillover on nearby arterial roads.

Although during such marches, police open traffic movement at regular intervals to avoid bunching, there are times when roads are closed for longer duration leading to spillover on nearby arterial roads.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 06, 2019 01:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Farmers’ Delhi protest HIGHLIGHTS: Farmers not begging, only asking for their rights, says Arvind Kejriwal

Thousands of farmers from across the country took out a rally to Parliament street in Delhi on Friday to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce. Denied permission to proceed beyond, the agitating farmers from across the country converged near Parliament Street police station in the national capital on Friday, where their leaders addressed the protesters.Congress president Rahul Gandhi also addressed the gathering at the farmers’ rally. Delhi CM and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal is also likely to address the gathering of farmers in the evening.The farmers reached the national capital on Thursday at the historic Ramlila ground from different corners of the country, including Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, to participate in the two-day Kisan March.Read: Government has failed to check rising input costs, claim farmersThe historic ground, known for hosting big political events over the years, started filling up on Thursday from about 10.30 am, and arrangements have been made for the farmers to sleep in tents.Here are the highlights:

Updated on Nov 30, 2018 10:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Farmers march in Delhi: Joint House session, loan waiver and MSP on protesters’ wish list

Collectively known as the Kisan Mukti Bills, ‘The farmers’ freedom from indebtedness bill’ and ‘The farmers’ right to guaranteed remunerative minimum support prices for agricultural commodities bill’ seek a one-time complete waiver of outstanding loans and minimum support prices for agricultural produce.

Though the agrarian crisis is a decades-long issue, it is in the past few years that several such farmers’ protests have occurred, including in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh and Delhi.(AFP File)
Updated on Nov 29, 2018 09:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByDhamini Ratnam

Delhi on alert as 15,000 farmers march into city today for 2-day protest

The protest has been organised under the banner of the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), an umbrella body of about 200 farmer organisations from across the country.

Members of Swabhmani Shetkari Sanghatna, who are mostly farmers, are travelling to Delhi, for a 2-day protest by the community demanding a special Parliament session to discuss agrarian crisis.(Shankar Narayan / HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 29, 2018 08:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Delhi Police release photo of JNU scholar Umar Khalid’s attacker

The man in the photograph is well-built with short hair, and wore a checked shirt and blue jeans during the incident.

A CCTV grab of the man who is believed to have attacked Umar Khalid.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 15, 2018 02:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByKarn Pratap Singh

Man arrested in Delhi for burning copy of the Indian Constitution

After burning a copy of the hallowed document, the protestor raised slogans against reformist BR Ambedkar as well as the SC/ST community.

Delhi Police arrested Deepak Gaur, a resident of Ballabhgarh in Haryana, for the crime.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Aug 13, 2018 06:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Speeding Honda City mangled after hitting another vehicle in Delhi, 3 hurt

The impact of the accident at New Delhi’s Parliament Street was such that the front and left portions of the Honda City was left completely mangled. However, all the four occupants of the car had a miraculous escape.

The mangled remains of the Honda City car that crashed into a water cannon vehicle on Parliament Street, New Delhi, on Sunday, July 29, 2018.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 30, 2018 12:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Delhi squatters’ spots of choice: Areas next to civic offices

While roads have been partially cleared over the course of the 11-day-old drive by the special task force formed on the instructions of the Supreme Court, flagrant violations right outside the offices of civic agencies have been largely ignored.

NDMC officials remove unauthorised heavy generators during an anti-encroachment drive, at N- Block in Connaught Place, New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 08, 2018 11:36 PM IST
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By
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