Delhi News

Delhi High Court refuses to give interim protection to AAP MLAs facing disqualification

The ECI has recommended to the President the disqualification of 20 legislators who were appointed as parliamentary secretaries by the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi.

published : 19 Jan 2018

Chief Election Commissioner repaying debt to PM: AAP on MLAs disqualification issue

Noting that the EC's order defied the "principles of natural justice", AAP's Delhi unit's chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj said the poll panel did not hear the MLAs' case.

published : 19 Jan 2018

AAP MLAs move Delhi High Court against Election Commission's recommendation to disqualify them

The pleas by seven MLAs was mentioned before a bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal for urgent hearing, which was listed for today itself.

published : 19 Jan 2018

Congress, BJP demand Kejriwal's resignation after Election Commission recommends disqualification of AAP MLAs

The AAP legislators were accused of being unconstitutionally appointed as parliamentary secretaries to assist various Ministers of the Delhi government.

published : 19 Jan 2018

Election Commission recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for holding office of profit

In its opinion sent to President Ram Nath Kovind, the Election Commission said by being parliamentary secretaries, the legislators held the office of profit and were liable to be disqualified.

published : 19 Jan 2018

Four adjournments in two hours in Delhi Assembly over sealing

The AAP MLAs rushed to the well of the House as soon as the proceedings began, demanding a discussion on the ongoing drive against properties that allegedly violate municipal norms.

published : 15 Jan 2018

Aircel-Maxis case: ED raids Karti Chidambaram's premises in Chennai and Delhi

The central probe agency, on December 1 last year, had conducted similar searches on the premises of a relative of Karti and others in this case.

published : 13 Jan 2018

AAP welcomes Supreme Court decision for new SIT to probe 186 anti-Sikh riot cases

Large-scale riots had broken out in Delhi in the aftermath of the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by two Sikh security guards on October 31, 1984.

published : 10 Jan 2018

DRI busts international hawala racket, arrests Jet Airways employee with Rs 3.25 crore in US dollars at Delhi airport

The inspection was undertaken by a Directorate of Revenue Intelligence team at the Indira Gandhi International airport. 

published : 09 Jan 2018

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal asks civic bodies to develop common app for cleanliness projects

The directions were issued at a meeting, chaired by the Lt Governor, to review progress of cleanliness initiatives of the three municipal corporations.

published : 08 Jan 2018

Deaths due to cold in Delhi, CM Arvind Kejriwal slams Lt Governor

Kejriwal said the Lt Governor did not consult the government before appointing the CEO of Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board, which looks after night-shelters for the homeless in the city.

published : 08 Jan 2018

Defence Colony eateries’ owners say sealing unfair

They claim that as the market is a shopping complex and they are not doing anything illegal, a conversion charge is not applicable

published : 07 Jan 2018

Jigisha Ghosh murder case chronology

Jigisha was abducted by four men in a car little away from her home after she was dropped by her office cab on March 18, 2009. 

published : 04 Jan 2018

Jigisha Ghosh 2009 murder: Delhi High Court commutes death penalty to life term for two convicts

A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and I S Mehta, however, upheld the life imprisonment awarded to the third convict by a trial court in the case.

published : 04 Jan 2018

Air pollution and other woes that made it challenging for Delhi's transport department in 2017

With the number of registered vehicles crossing the one-crore mark and air pollution taking centre-stage among the issues in the national capital.

published : 30 Dec 2017