Delhi News

Jamia students stage protest; demand reopening of campus, resumption of physical classes

The varsity administration, however, maintained that a decision in this regard will be taken by the Executive Council (EC) after consultations with all stakeholders.

published : 23 Feb 2021

Kejriwal government pays Rs 26-crore compensation to 2,221 victims of Delhi riots: Sources

The communal violence across northeast Delhi erupted in the backdrop of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests on February 23 last year.

published : 22 Feb 2021

HC pulls up Kejriwal government for not abiding by its order on release of funds to corporations

The lawyer for EDMC said it was not an application and it was a letter requesting the Delhi government to make payment in terms of the court order.

published : 22 Feb 2021

Delhi HC gets two new judges; four Karnataka HC additional judges elevated

An official statement later said Jasmeet Singh has 27 years of experience, practicing in the Delhi High Court and subordinate courts from 1992 onwards.

published : 22 Feb 2021

L-G directs cluster-based genome sequencing in Delhi as new COVID-19 variants suspected

There was no official confirmation, however, if the mutant variants have emerged in the national capital so far, even though recent media reports cited a CCMB study.

published : 22 Feb 2021

R-Day violence: Delhi Police arrests man who climbed Red Fort tomb

Jaspreet Singh, a resident of Swaroop Nagar in northwest Delhi, was arrested by a Crime Branch team on Saturday.

published : 22 Feb 2021

Delhi govt initiates large scale awareness, registration drive for construction workers

Sisodia informed that the Delhi government has estimated that there are nearly 10 lakh people under the category of "construction workers" in the national capital.

published : 22 Feb 2021

Delhi HC issues notice on plea seeking deferment in surrender of prisoners above 65 years

A division Bench of Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh sought a response from the Delhi government and jail authorities while slating the matter for March 26.

published : 22 Feb 2021

Woman held for murdering husband in Delhi's Fatehpur Beri

During interrogation, Sarita Devi disclosed that her husband Sikandar Sahni was addicted to liquor despite being a chronic tuberculosis patient and was not doing any work.

published : 22 Feb 2021

Year on, scars of Northeast Delhi communal riots still haunt capital

Residents of northeast Delhi have rebuilt their houses which had been reduced ashes. Despite the trauma, most have no grudges against the other community and want to live in peace.

published : 22 Feb 2021

New farm laws spell death warrant to farmers, says AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal

The meeting comes ahead of a ‘Kisan Mahapanchayat’ that Kejriwal is scheduled to address on February 28 in Meerut.

published : 22 Feb 2021

BJP relies on PM Modi as AAP bats with welfare schemes

Determined to win all the five seats, the AAP ministers visited the wards on the day.

published : 22 Feb 2021

MCD mulls giving legal status to makeshift temple in North Delhi

The PWD complaint filed at the Kotwali Police Station stated that some unknown people kept the prefabricated structure at the median near Kucha Mahajani in Chandni Chowk on February 18. 

published : 22 Feb 2021

Legal notice to Tamil Nadu school over question paper which termed farmers as 'violent miscreants'

The notice sent by lawyer Harpreet Singh Hora states the remarks, in the form of a question by the school, are issues which are under investigation.  

published : 22 Feb 2021

Kejriwal government not clearing professional fees of its lawyers despite court orders: HC

Justice Prathiba M Singh said a division bench of the High Court hearing a PIL for clearing bills of government lawyers had last year directed the Delhi government to pay pending dues.

published : 21 Feb 2021