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Mother, daughter attacked in Delhi

New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A 45-year-old woman and her 20-year-old daughter suffered severe injuries after being attacked by an unidentified man in their home in south Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area Friday.

Cameron's 'secret weapon' SamCam to miss India visit

By Manish Chand - - - - - New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) When British Prime Minister David Cameron comes here to forge a "special partnership" with India this month, he will miss a very special person - his India-loving, glamorous wife Samantha. "SamCam" will not be visiting as she is six months pregnant....
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Woman kills self, two children

Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) A woman allegedly set herself on fire along with her two minor children in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district following a heated argument with her husband, police said Friday. All three were killed. ...
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Mother, son found murdered at their Delhi home

New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A 40-year-old woman and her five-year-old son were found brutally murdered at their home in west Delhi's Patel Nagar area early Friday. ...
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Court orders de-sealing of mobile phone towers

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to de-seal the illegal mobile phone towers in the capital within five days if the telecom operators pay the licence fees fixed by the corporation. ...
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More escalators in two busy Metro stations

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) will install more escalators in two of its busiest stations, Chandni Chowk and Rajiv Chowk, to make travel more comfortable, an official said Thursday....
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Domestic help sentenced to death for double murder

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A city court Thursday awarded the death sentence to the domestic help of an elderly woman for murdering her and her 12-year-old grandson in 2007 in the Vasant Kunj neighbourhood of south Delhi....
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12-year-old attempts suicide in Delhi school

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy Thursday attempted suicide after getting scolded by his teacher, police said. He suffered multiple fractures and is now being treated in hospital....
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Panel on tribal issues proposed

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The tribal affairs ministry is contemplating setting up a separate council for consultation on issues related to tribal communities, an official said Thursday....
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Two held for passport racket

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Two people have been arrested for allegedly cheating people by giving them fake passports and visas, police said Thursday....
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Government to form ministerial panel on honour killings

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The government Thursday decided to constitute a group of ministers to seek suggestions on how to deal with the issue of honour killings. ...
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Software firm employee stabbed to death

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A 30-year-old software firm employee was stabbed to death in Janakpuri in west Delhi, police said Wednesday....
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Court questions police on Dutch women's rape

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a reply from police on a bail application filed by a man accused of raping two Dutch women in Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi....
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Modernise rapidly, armed forces told

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The lifespan of weapons systems has shortened in the face of rapid technology advancement, Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju said Wednesday, asking the Indian armed forces to keep abreast with the cutting edge transformation....
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Murder charge framed against Sajjan Kumar

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A court Wednesday framed charges against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and four others for allegedly killing one person in Sultanpuri area here during the 1984 anti-sikh riots....
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Sentencing in Delhi double murder case deferred

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A court Wednesday deferred till Thursday the hearing on the quantum of sentence in the 2007 murders of an elderly woman and her grandson by their domestic help in Vasant Kunj in south Delhi. ...
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Hunt on for mastermind of fake visa racket

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Security agencies are looking for the man who arranged fake visas for 27 people who were arrested at the airport here Tuesday, officials said Wednesday....
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Disabled not at par with SC/ST in Delhi University's MBBS course: court

New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by a physically handicapped candidate seeking relaxation in the eligibility criteria for admission to Delhi University's medical course. ...
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4,000 protestors arrested in Delhi during shutdown

New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Over 4,000 protestors were arrested and a similar number detained in the Indian capital during the countrywide shutdown called by opposition parties against rising fuel prices, a police officer said Tuesday....
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Congress too worried over price rise: Dikshit

New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday said that her government too was worried over rising prices....
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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.