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A traffic policeman wearing mask controls traffic amid smog in New Delhi. (File | PTI)
Delhi's air quality oscillates between 'poor', 'very poor'

Delhi's air quality improved a shade and remained in the 'poor' category throughout the day today on the back of strong surface winds, but dipped towards the evening.

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Child rights panel in Delhi summons private school principal over four-year-old's sexual assault

DCPCR has summoned the principal and three staff members of a private school where a four-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by her classmate.

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Four-year-old child sexually assaulted by classmate: Mother reveals disturbing details, slams Delhi school for negligence

The mother of the victim has revealed disturbing details and slammed the school authorities for gross negligence.

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Why not change name, sex of transgenders in records: Delhi High Court to Governor

The Delhi High Court today sought to know the Centre's stand on a plea seeking to change the name and gender of transgenders in the official records.

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No vertical division of power between Centre & Delhi, Supreme Court told

The Constitution does not provide "vertical division" of powers between the Centre and Delhi which enjoys a special status among all the union territories.

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Arun Jaitley accuses CM Arvind Kejriwal for not examining him on defamatory remarks 

Instead of asking questions relating to the allegations, Kejriwal's counsel were going "all around the world", he said.

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IndiGo plane makes emergency landing after fumes onboard

The statement added that after the plane returned to Delhi it was inspected thoroughly and "no oil leakages or electrical burn residues were identified".

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Rashtrapati Bhavan. (File photo)
Rashtrapati Bhavan will now be open to public for 4 days

People can visit on four days - Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday any time between 9 am and 4 pm, except on gazetted holidays

22 Nov 2017

Delhi High Court. (File )
Delhi High Court rejects plea against Rahul Gandhi's alleged SPG security skip

Centre's standing counsel Anil Soni said the government was also concerned about Gandhi's security, but skipping it was an "irresponsible" behaviour.

22 Nov 2017

GJM chief Bimal Gurung (PTI | FIle )
Suspended GJM head Bimal Gurung to campaign in Delhi for Gorkhaland

Urging Gorkhas to maintain peace in the hills, he said the Supreme Court order was a tight slap on people branding him 'unconstitutional'.

22 Nov 2017

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Woman raped at gun point in Ghaziabad, two held

A 28-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two youths in Jawli village of the Loni area here at gun point, following which they were arrested, the police said today.

21 Nov 2017

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Centre, Delhi government spar in Supreme Court over power

The Centre opposed the AAP-led Delhi government’s contention before the SC stating though Delhi has been accorded ‘special status’ among the Union territories but that does not make it a state.

21 Nov 2017

Delhi University (File | PTI)
Delhi University teachers take out march against pay panel recommendations

DUTA president Rajib Ray said the proposed pay structure "will hurt interests of teachers awaiting permanent placements and promotions".

21 Nov 2017

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Five apprehended in shootout with Delhi and Punjab police at Dwarka

No injuries have been reported so far in the shootout. Police have recoverd 12 pistols and 100 bullets from the spot.

21 Nov 2017

The tree that uprooted on Vellayambalam-Kowdiar road near Vellayambalam bus stop owing to rain on Monday night |  Manu R Mavelil
Kerala startups wow visitors to IITF

The Kerala Pavilion set up by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) at the ongoing  India International Trade Fair (IITF) in New Delhi has provided the setting to showcase the startups developed in the st

21 Nov 2017

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Delhi air 'very poor' again 'possibly' due to stubble burning

The average AQI of Delhi as monitored by 17 active stations of the CPCB at 5p.m was 324 points (very-poor) against 292 (poor) on Sunday.

20 Nov 2017

Delhi High Court. (File )
Delhi High Court reserves verdict in Jigisha Ghosh murder case

The Delhi High Court today reserved its judgement on the trial court's reference for confirmation of capital punishment given to two death convicts in the 2009 Jigisha Ghosh murder case.

20 Nov 2017

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Dengue cases climb to 8549 in Delhi, 456 new cases registered

The mosquito-borne tropical disease claimed its first victim in the city this year on August 1 when a 12-year-old boy died of dengue shock syndrome at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH).

20 Nov 2017

Customs arrests man at Delhi international airport for smuggling gold by hiding it in rectum

The accused was intercepted by the customs officials at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here after his arrival from Dubai yesterday.

20 Nov 2017

Union Minister Smriti Irani (File |PTI)
Smriti Irani's education records: Delhi High Court asks CBSE to inform RTI applicant

The CBSE had challenged the CIC's January 17 order on the ground that the school records of Irani cannot be disclosed under the RTI Act as it was third party information held in fiduciary capacity.

20 Nov 2017

People commute through dense smog in New Delhi. | PTI
Coal, diesel emissions bigger killers in New Delhi than dust

The emissions from diesel vehicles, thermal power plants and coal-based industries are much more deadly than the farm stubble or dust haze that has enveloped the national capital.

19 Nov 2017