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Nepali woman arrested for human trafficking

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A woman from Nepal has been arrested for running a human trafficking network from Delhi, supplying young Nepali girls to a placement agency based in Kuwait, police said Monday.

Delhi women to get free bus rides on Rakhi day

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Women in the capital city can enjoy a free ride in public buses Tuesday on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit announced Monday....
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41,827 decade-old cases pending in Delhi courts

New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) As many as 41,827 cases have been pending in five district courts in the national capital for over 10 years, an official report said....
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Yamuna flows above danger mark, people evacuated

New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) People were evacuated from low-lying areas along the Yamuna in the capital Sunday as the river continued to flow above the danger mark, an official said....
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One killed in road rage in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A 28-year-old man was killed when he was attacked by four men in an apparent case of road rage in the national capital, police said Saturday....
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Speed guns to check Delhi's rash drivers at night

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Soon people will have to think twice before speeding on Delhi roads at night. Delhi Traffic Police are set to procure radar-based speed guns at a cost of Rs.5.25 crore (Rs.52.5 million) that will check speedsters after dark....
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MCD employee held for taking arms licence on fake documents

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) An MCD employee was arrested in Delhi Friday on charges of procuring an arms licence on the basis of fake recommendation letters from army units here and in Jammu and Kashmir, police said....
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Three held in Delhi on charges of cheating

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Three people were arrested in Delhi Friday on charges of cheating people on the pretext of providing them air tickets for abroad, police said....
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Malaysian held for credit card fraud

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A Malaysian national involved in credit card cloning was arrested Wednesday and expensive branded products worth thousands of rupees were recovered from him, police said....
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Panel to inspect tented Delhi corporation schools

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Delhi High Court Wednesday set up a three-member committee of lawyers to inspect the 56 Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) schools where students are being taught under tents....
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Murders, robberies in Delhi on a six-year high: Dikshit

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The national capital has seen a huge rise in the number of murder and robbery cases this year as compared to the last five years, Chief Minister Sheila Dikhit said Wednesday....
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Dikshit announces Rs.5 crore relief for Leh victims

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday announced assistance of Rs.5 crore for the victims of the Leh flash-floods....
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Separate law or IPC amendment to tackle honour killings

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The government is actively considering a proposal to amend the Indian Penal Code (IPC) or enact a separate law to tackle honour killings, Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Maken said Wednesday. ...
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Speed radar guns for Delhi Police

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Delhi Police will soon procure compact modular speed measurement devices to check over-speeding of vehicles, the Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday....
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Three people electrocuted in Delhi after rains

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) At least three people, among them a 13-year-old boy, were electrocuted and a woman was severely injured from a powerful electric shock in Delhi Sunday following rains, officials said Monday....
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Couple injured as old building collapses

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A couple was injured Saturday when a building collapsed in central Delhi, a fire official said....
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Two held in fake visa racket

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Two people were arrested in the national capital for running a fake European visa racket, police said Saturday. ...
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Violence against women going down?

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Complaints of attacks on women in the country have gone down sharply if official figures are any indication - from 4,505 recorded attacks in 2007 to 1,000 in 2010, parliament was informed Friday....
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Delhi sees six robberies in one night

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The national capital saw six robberies take place in one night. This includes a man being looted outside an ATM, a property dealer robbed of Rs.8.5 lakh and a few other cases of small thefts, police said Friday. ...
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Dikshit releases film on violence against women

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday released a film made by an NGO on violence against women. ...
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Polling begins in Delhi University and JNU

New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Polling for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) began here Friday.

VHP files case over JNU beef festival

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Thursday filed a police complaint demanding the arrest of those organising a Beef Festival here, saying the proposed event had hurt Hindu sentiments.

JNU goes to students' union polls Friday

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) elections will take place here Friday with around 30 candidates fighting for the posts of president,

Delhi University all set for polls Friday

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The elections for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) will take place Friday with a total of 38 contestants for the posts of president, vice-president, secretary and joint secretary. The results will be declared Saturday.

Woman in rickshaw shot dead in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A 31-year-old woman was shot dead Tuesday by two men on a motorcycle while she was going to drop her child to school in a rickshaw, police said.

Delhi trader looted in Agra

Agra, Sep 8 (IANS) A Delhi trader, dealing in shoe material, was looted at gunpoint here late Friday, police said.

Class 9 boy jumps off building dies

New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A 14-year-old Class 9 student committed suicide by jumping off the eighth floor of a building here, police said Thursday. No suicide note was recovered.

An year after HC blast, Delhi courts' more secure: Police

New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An year after a blast outside the Delhi High Court that killed 15 people Sep 7, 2011, security in all courts in the national capital stands strengthened to avoid similar incidents, said police Thursday.

Man killed in east Delhi firing was family's sole provider

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) While the police denying any role in his death, Vinod Singh Negi's widowed mother and married sister in Uttarakhand have lost their sole breadwinner in the killing of the young man in alleged police firing in east Delhi Sunday night.

Bus corridor case sent to new high court bench

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday transferred to another bench a plea seeking permission for cars to use a lane reserved for buses on the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor here.