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Relative of honour killing woman found dead

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The murder of a young husband and wife in a suspected case of honour killing here took a new twist Tuesday after the woman's cousin was also found shot dead.

Cellular operators told to pay MCD

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked cellular operators to pay half the enhanced fee for mobile towers to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi in Fixed Deposit Receipts (FDRs)....
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Rights panel seeks police report on Nanda driver's death

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Taking cognisance of the mysterious death of a driver of prominent industrialist Anil Nanda, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Delhi Police on the matter within one week, an official said Sunday....
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Vested interests and musclemen rule khap panchayats: Swami Agnivesh

By George Joseph- - - - - New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Calling honour killings diabolical, social activist and former Haryana minister Swami Agnivesh says khap panchayats must end violence unleashed in the name of ancestral lineage. He admits that he was backed by caste councils in the past, but at that time these "were credible bodies". ...
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Nanda's calls verified, driver's family to approach court

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Police Saturday began verifying the call records of prominent industrialist Anil Nanda and his associates as part of investigations into the suspicious death of his driver, who in his dying statement accused Nanda and his aides of setting him on fire after he protested their alleged sexual exploitation of boys....
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Magnitude-6.1 quake hits Andaman

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands at 4.39 a.m. Saturday, but there was no immediate report of any casualty or damages....
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Which Hindu scripture bans same gotra marriage, court asks

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to ban marriages within the same 'gotra' (clan), asking the petitioner which Hindu scriptures forbade the practice....
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Arya Samaj leader to pursue Maoist dialogue efforts

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Arya Samaj leader and social activist Swami Agnivesh, who led a three-day march from Raipur to the Maoist-infested Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh recently, Thursday said he would organise a round-table conference here next month to discuss the possibilities of a dialogue with the rebels. ...
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Women's rights panel seeks report on Delhi honour killings

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Thursday sought a report from the Delhi Police into the gruesome murders of a 19-year-old girl and her boyfriend by her father and uncle, being described as a case of honour killing....
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Court tells man to inflict injury upon himself

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) In a dowry harassment case, the Delhi High Court Wednesday told a man to inflict injuries to his body similar to the ones on his wife's body. ...
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High-level government involvement in Anderson's escape: BJP

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday alleged there was "high level government involvement" in helping then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson leave the country after the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. ...
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Computer hacking: Two senior army officers under scanner

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Indian probe agencies are looking into the possible role of two senior army officers in a suspected espionage ring, following the hacking of the computer of a major based in the Andamans, sources said Tuesday....
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After honour killing arrests, uncle shows no remorse

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The father and uncle of a 19-year-old girl who tortured her and her boyfriend to death were sent to two days police custody here Tuesday, with the uncle saying he did not regret the brutal murders. ...
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Father, uncle arrested for honour killing in Delhi

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The father and uncle of 19-year-old Asha who was tortured to death along with her 20-year-old boyfriend Yogesh Kumar have been arrested after they confessed to the crime, police said Tuesday, describing the gruesome murders as a case of honour killing....
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Lovers found dead in Delhi

New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A 19-year-old girl and her 20-year-old boyfriend were found dead with multiple stab wounds at her uncle's house here, police said Monday, adding they suspect it to be a case of honour killing....
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Couple found dead in Delhi

New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A 19-year-old girl and an unidentified 21-year-old man were found dead at her uncle's house in Swaroop Nagar in northwest Delhi Monday, police said....
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Relatives of Uphaar victims visit ground zero with a prayer

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Thirteen years on, relatives of the 59 victims who died in the devastating fire in Uphaar theatre in the capital, paid homage with a simple prayer ceremony in the shadow of the cinema hall....
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Woman with neurological disorder commits suicide

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A 45-year-old woman suffering from a neurological disorder allegedly committed suicide at Aurangzeb Road in central Delhi Sunday, police said....
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Series of quakes hit Andaman

New Delhi/Chennai, June 13 (IANS) A string of earthquakes jolted the Andaman and Nicobar Islands over a 12-hour period Sunday but there were no casualties. The tremors were also felt in southern and eastern India. ...
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Greenpeace wants nuclear liability bill reviewed

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Greenpeace is collecting signatures to force the government to review the nuclear liability bill which it says allows foreign corporations to get away by paying a meagre compensation in case of a nuclear accident. ...
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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.