Delhi govt to conduct survey during summer break to identify out-of-school children
The Delhi government will conduct an extensive survey during summer break to identify out-of-school children and enrol them in nearby schools, according to officials.
Delhi records 970 new Covid cases, one more death; positivity rate at 3.34 pc: Authorities. (PTI)
Fresh heatwave spell in Delhi from Friday
The maximum temperature at the Safdarjung Observatory, Delhi’s base station, rose to 41.4 degrees Celsius on Wednesday and is predicted to touch the 43-degree mark on May 12 as moisture-carrying easterly winds make way for hot and dry westerlies.
Late for boarding, woman faints at Delhi airport; AI refutes charge of not providing medical aid
A passenger apparently fainted at the Delhi airport last week when she was not allowed to board Air India’s Delhi-Vadodara flight for being late, with her relatives alleging she was not immediately provided any medical assistance.
Delhi Police arrest 4 peddlers, seize 100 gm cocaine, 2 kg heroin
The Delhi Police have arrested four people, including a woman and her son, in three separate cases of drug peddling, recovering over two kg of heroin and 105 gram of cocaine, officials said on Wednesday.
Delhi: Teen intervenes to stop fight, stabbed to death
19-year-old man was stabbed to death when he intervened in an ongoing brawl between three people in the national capital, an official said on Wednesday.
Delhi University resumes offline examination for 2nd, 3rd-year undergraduate students
The physical mode of examination for second and third-year undergraduate students at Delhi University began on Wednesday after a two-year gap due to the Covid pandemic. Over 29,500 students appeared for the exams for 40 papers held in the morning, D S Rawat, the university’s dean of examination, told PTI.
We’ve made a complete plan, our aim is to dedicate roads to public that are blocked due to encroachments, where school buses, ambulances & fire brigade vehicles cannot reach: Rajpal, Chairman, Central Zone SDMC on anti-encroachment drives in Lodhi Colony area & Mehar Chand market
Those who have not encroached, need not fear. We will use JCB as well as manually remove the encroachments. People of political parties are working to intimidate people. We talk about unity, integrity and development of the country
Anti-encroachment drive is being carried out in Delhi’s Lodhi Colony area and Mehar Chand market.
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JNU extends registration date for winter semester to May 13
The Jawaharlal Nehru University has extended the date for the registration for the winter semester to May 13. This was the second time that the date of registration, which began on April 27, has been extended.
I will continue to ask Kejriwal questions whether one or 1,000 cases are registered against me: Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga
BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga on Wednesday said he was arrested by the Punjab Police “like a terrorist” for asking AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal about his promises to act against the accused in the Guru Granth Sahib sacrilege case, drug mafia and Khalistani separatists in the state.
Delhi HC delivers split verdict on criminalisation of marital rape
The Delhi High Court Wednesday delivered a split verdict on the issue of criminalisation of marital rape with one of the judges favouring striking down the provision, the other holding it was not unconstitutional.
Student stabbed, woman injured in Delhi slum
A class XII student was stabbed to death while a woman was injured after a youth attacked them with a knife during a street brawl at a slum cluster in north Delhi’s Sarai Rohillia, police said on Wednesday. The accused Arzu (22) has been arrested, they said.
Anti-encroachment drive begins at Sai Temple complex in Lodhi Road. (Photo: Anindya Chattopadhyay)
Delhi HC delivers split verdict on criminalising marital rape
The Delhi high court on Wednesday delivered a split verdict on the issue of marital rape. While Justice Rajiv Shakdher favoured striking down of marital rape exception, Justice C Hari Shankar said it was not unconstitutional.
Both the judges grant certificate to appeal to Supreme Court saying substantial questions of law are involved.
SDMC carries out anti-encroachment drive in Najafgarh, West zones
Civic authorities on Wednesday carried out an anti-encroachment drive in Najafgarh and other areas in south Delhi, as bulldozers continued to roll in the city to carry out the action. A day earlier, South Corporation had carried out a drive to remove illegal temporary structures and demolish a few brick walls in New Friends Colony. Meanwhile, a senior official said that during SDMC’s anti-encroachment drive in New Friends Colony “a tree had got uprooted unintentionally”. (PTI)
Punjab Police arrested me as I asked Arvind Kejriwal about his promise to act against those who dishonoured Guru Granth Sahib in state: Bagga
I will continue to ask Arvind Kejriwal questions whether one or 1,000 cases are registered against me: BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga