Clean Yamuna, a possibility soon

Interceptor sewer project to be inaugurated on Monday »

Hit by glass pieces, six-year-old dies

In a freak accident, a six-year-old boy was killed after being hit by flying glass pieces during the bursting of a cracker in a glass bottle. The incident was reported from Ranhola in West Delhi o... »

Walking is a super pill, says survey

“Walking is super pill,” according to the findings of a recently released survey which was conducted among doctors who are treating the four most rampant chronic diseases in the present times -- ob... »
If there can be a Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Marg, then why can’t Prithviraj Road be renamed as ‘Samrat Prithviraj Road’ asked the RTI.

RTI query on names of streets piques NDMC

Be it ‘Shrimant Madhav Rao Scindia Marg’ or the ‘Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Marg’, naming streets after royalty and political figures and prefixing titles before their names is respecting public se... »

Driver loses life trying to save jaywalkers

A 24-year-old driver was killed while trying to save two jaywalkers in Connaught Place in the early hours of Saturday.The deceased was identified as Ashwini Kumar, who hailed from Himachal P... »
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The police have detained around 70 people while Section 144 (joining unlawful assembly) has been imposed in the area following late Thursday’s clash.
New Delhi, October 26, 2014

Trilokpuri tense but no fresh clashes reported

East Delhi’s Trilokpuri area remained tense but no fresh violence was reported, police said on Sunday, a day after five people were shot at during a communal clash. “The situatio... »
Arvind Kejriwal
NEW DELHI, October 26, 2014

‘BJP attempting to manipulate voter list’

The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday charged that attempts were being made to delete names of of its supporters from voter list and enter the names of those who support the Bharatiya Janata Party. The... »
NEW DELHI, October 25, 2014

Diwali leaves denizens of Delhi gasping for breath

Diwali has left the Capital gasping for breath with the city recording nine times higher air pollution level than normal. The Meteorology Department has cautioned that Delhiites will have to fig... »
NEW DELHI, October 25, 2014

Fight over crackers in Samaipur Badli leaves woman dead

A 50-year-old woman was killed in a scuffle between two families over bursting of crackers at Samaipur Badli in Outer Delhi. About 10 people from the families were injured. According to th... »
It was a mad rush at the New Delhi railway station on Friday.Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
NEW DELHI, October 25, 2014

Railway passengers bear the brunt of festival rush in Delhi

Even as the Railways are aiming to launch high-speed train service in the country, lakhs of low-income passengers are forced to travel in near inhuman condition on the mail and express trains, owin... »
October 25, 2014

Health Hub: Hospitals involve relatives of patients in cleanliness drive

The State Health Department has taken a series of initiatives under the Central government’s “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” that started on October 2. State Secretary (Health) S.C.L. Das said government... »
NEW DELHI, October 23, 2014

HC seeks DU response on plea questioning Ph.D, M.Phil entrance process

Delhi High Court has sought the response of Delhi University (DU) on a plea by a lawyer who has alleged that the varsity’s admission process for M.Phil and Ph.d courses is “arbitrary“. Ju... »
NEW DELHI, October 22, 2014

Make this festival of lights safe for your pets

While Diwali is a festival of lights and fireworks for us, for pets it’s a nightmare as they tremble, shiver and sometimes even get injured by firecrackers. Light, noise and colour can be fr... »
NEW DELHI, October 22, 2014

Diwali bonanza for Tihar inmates: to get double wages

Tihar prisoners have some good news to cheer about this Diwali. The jail authorities have increased the daily wages for working inmates up to double the amount of their old wages. It is for... »
A major fire broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad on Tuesday evening.
FARIDABAD, October 22, 2014

Over 200 fireworks stalls gutted in Faridabad

More than 200 fireworks stalls and several vehicles were gutted in a massive fire at the NIT Dussehra Ground here on Tuesday. However, there were no casualties in the incident.The fire broke... »

Cleanliness drive: L-G steps on the gas

Gender Resource Centre workers still waiting for wages

One lakh compensation for medical negligence

37,000 govt. quarters to be built in 4 years: Naidu

67 dengue cases reported last week

Carpenter held for senior citizen’s murder

Love jihad’ hurts women’s dignity, says RSS

Natural Conservation Zones shrinking in NCR

Some of the mesmerising shots captured by Sharat Kumar.
NEW DELHI, October 26, 2014

Snapshots that capture ethereal images

“These seem from Europe,” a young man was seen whispering to his friend pointing to a captivating nature photograph at Palm Court, India Habitat Centre, on Monday. The friend said, “No, I think the... »
With many sanitation workers on leave, for the few who came to work it was an herculean task cleaning
up the litter in New Delhi on Friday. Here, a sweeper cleans a street littered with fire-crackers at Vishal Enclave in West Delhi. Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar
NEW DELHI, October 25, 2014

Staff crunch hits post-Diwali clean-up in Delhi

The day after Diwali saw cleaning services going slow as many sanitation workers took advantage of the restricted holiday on Friday for Govardhan Puja.Delhi’s municipal corporations have a t... »
BURNT DOWN: A scene after the fire at the Shastri Park slums in New Delhi on
Friday. Photo: Sandeep Saxena
NEW DELHI, October 25, 2014

40 huts gutted in Shastri Park slum

A major fire broke out at a slum in Shastri Park here on Friday morning. While hundreds of residents were rendered homeless, there werre no casualties. The exact cause of the blaze is yet t... »
NEW DELHI, October 25, 2014

Railways officer attacks journalist

Even as passengers struggled due to lack of adequate facilities at the New Delhi railway station on Friday, the railway authorities were busy obstructing media personnel from reporting the real sit... »
The slew of initiatives taken by the department has achieved remarkable results. Scene at the Khadi
Gramodyog Bhawan in Connaught Place. FILE PHOTO: SUSHIL KUMAR VERMA
NEW DELHI, October 25, 2014

Khadi much in vogue and lures the young

Khadi sales have jumped a phenomenal 183 per cent in Delhi. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on October 3 issued an appeal to the people to buy at least one khadi product “to help burn a lamp... »
Ghaziabad, October 24, 2014

Fire breaks out in Ghaziabad furniture market; four shops gutted

Four shops were gutted when a fire broke out in a furniture market in Indirapuram area in Ghaziabad during Diwali celebrations, fire officials said on Friday. Though there was no casualty,... »
New Delhi, October 22, 2014

Delhi school principal’s daughter found dead

A 29-year-old woman, daughter of the principal of a prestigious South Delhi school, was found dead this morning at her father’s official residence inside the school campus. The deceased,... »
Administration’s failure of not meeting deadlines and refusing to decentralise
administrative work is at the root of many problems that have been plaguing the university.
NEW DELHI, October 22, 2014

All is not well at Jawaharlal Nehru University

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) has given a seven-day deadline to the university administration to “stop functioning like a bureaucracy” and take concrete steps to sol... »
NEW DELHI, October 22, 2014

Irregularities in new toll tax tender, alleges Congress

It has been six months since the contract for running toll tax collection at Delhi’s 124 border crossings expired on May 15 and on Tuesday the process to find a new concessionaire finally got on tr... »
NEW DELHI, October 22, 2014

Getting approvals for buildings to be easier soon with single-window system

The task of getting approvals from different civic agencies for buildings is likely to get easier with new and dynamic building bye-laws in the offing. The Delhi Urban Art Commission (DUAC) and th... »

Political uncertainty must end in Delhi, says BJP

Civic bodies, DDA to come up with waste processing action plan

Woman denied maintenance

EDMC holds seminar on women’s safety

Cops attacked in Uttam Nagar

Silk Fab exhibition opens in the city

Online traffic swells as festive season begins

Some of the mesmerising shots captured by Sharat Kumar.

Snapshots that capture ethereal images

“These seem from Europe,” a young man was seen whispering to his friend pointing to a captivating nature photograph at Palm Court, India Habitat Centre, on Monday. The friend said, “No, I think the... »
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