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AAP government's​ move to promote TGTs as lecturers, PGTs challenged

The AAP government decision has been challenged by two school students, who have contended that the school children are being used as guinea pigs to provide benefits to the teachers.

23 Apr 2018

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Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission frames regulation for forum and ombudsman 

Delhi's power sector regulator DERC has framed regulations providing for formation of forum and ombudsman to redress grievances of the consumers.

22 Apr 2018

Nirbhaya's Mother Asha Devi. (File Photo | PTI)
Nirbhaya's mother urges Centre to consider death penalty for every rapist

Nirbhaya's mother hailed the Centre for amending Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) and urged it to consider death penalty for every rapists.

22 Apr 2018

Children searching for their belongings in the charred debris of their homes a week after a Rohingya camp caught fire in Sarita Vihar in New Delhi. | PTI
Rohingyas face displacement again in Delhi refugee camp fire

At least 44 shanties housing Rohingya refugees in southeast Delhi's Sarita Vihar were gutted in a fire early last Sunday.

22 Apr 2018

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Laptops, liquor bottles among lost articles most passengers left behind at IGI airport

The IGI airport here reported almost 10,000 lost articles last year, and statistics show that electronic items and liquor comprised a major chunk of these items.

22 Apr 2018

Delhi chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (File | PTI)
Delhi government issues guidelines for safety, security of kids in childcare centers

The women and child development department has issued an order on the guidelines and compliance of standard operating procedures.

22 Apr 2018

Archeological Survey of India excavation site at the Old Fort | Parveen Negi
Archeological Survey of India fails to unearth mythical Indraprastha in Delhi’s Purana Qila 

Six months after undertaking excavation at the Purana Qila to find the mythical city of Indraprastha, ASI has claimed that the site does not have any significant discoveries.

22 Apr 2018

Local cycling enthusiasts take an early morning ride in the city | Express
Cyclists decry increase in muggings, daylight thefts in Delhi

Early morning cyclists complain that mugging is exponentially up in the past one month on the Preet Vihar-ITO stretch, which is widely used by riders moving towards India Gate from East Delhi.

22 Apr 2018

JNU campus (File | PTI)
Academic pressure: India's second best university JNU has high dropout rates

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) may be the second best university in India but it has a dropout rate of 12 per cent every year.

22 Apr 2018

Mugging of early morning bicyclists on rise in Delhi  

Nitin Kaushik had cycled in Delhi without any hassle for four months, until his friend Ankit Singh was mugged by a group of men near the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg.

22 Apr 2018

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Fire breaks out in some shops in Delhi's Chandni Chowk

A call was received at 12 noon about the fire in some shops and 10 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, he said.

21 Apr 2018

As many as 24 students were denied promotion without citing any valid reason. | R Satish Babu
Delhi government asks its schools to collect used textbooks from students, form book banks

The Delhi government has asked its schools to collect old usable textbooks from students of all classes and form book banks.

21 Apr 2018

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Mentally ill woman kills eight-month-old son in Delhi

The woman had decapitated her son's head using knives and mutilated the body using bricks.

21 Apr 2018

DCW chief Swati Maliwal (File | PTI)
Death penalty for child rapists: DCW chief Swati Maliwal won't end fast till law implemented

Earlier in the day, the Central government told the Supreme Court that it is proposing the maximum punishment of death penalty for the rapists of children younger than 12.

20 Apr 2018

AAP chief spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj | PTI File Photo
AAP says Election Commission ​conspiring with PM Modi to destabilize Delhi government

AAP alleged the former EC chief, during whose tenure the decision to disqualify the AAP MLAs was taken, was an IAS officer who was close to Modi.

20 Apr 2018

Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia Manish Sisodia (File photo  | PTI)
Keeping quiet, not fighting for what you have promised to public is not politics: Manish Sisodia

Sisodia made the comments during a panel discussion on the topic "From Gladiators to Catalysts: Can politicians reinvent themselves?" at the ongoing "MindMine Summit".

20 Apr 2018

Former Indian cricketer and suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad (File | PTI)
Delhi court discharges CM Kejriwal and suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad in DDCA defamation case

The court also noted that the other complainant, DDCA, had not opposed the application of the accused persons seeking a discharge in the case.

19 Apr 2018

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and CM Arvind Kejriwal (File | EPS)
Delhi L-G's meeting on CCTV installation issue riles up AAP government

The AAP government today launched a fresh attack on Lt Governor Anil Baijal after he held a meeting on the status of CCTV camera installation in the city.

19 Apr 2018

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (File photo)
Delhi Chief Secretary assault: CM Arvind Kejriwal's private secretary questioned

Earlier, the police had claimed that Kejriwal's former advisor VK Jain was questioned but later clarified that Bibhav Kumar was quizzed at the Civil Lines police station.

19 Apr 2018

Ferozshah Kotla Stadium. | AP File Photo
Certify old clubhouse of Ferozshah Kotla at your risk: HC to SDMC

The Delhi High Court today told the South Delhi Municipal Corporation that its neck would be on the line if the civic body wanted to certify the old clubhouse of Ferozshah Kotla stadium.

18 Apr 2018

Traders raise anti-government slogans during the 48-hour bandh against MCD's ongoing sealing at Chandni Chowk area of New Delhi.  | PTI File Photo
Delhi Sealing: Task force to examine safety of buildings, Centre tells Supreme Court 

The government told a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta that the STF would examine the safety aspects, like firefighting, in buildings like schools, hospitals, theatres and restaurants

18 Apr 2018

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