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Stay at budget hotels to become cheaper!

Saturday, 23 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | new delhi

The Delhi Government has proposed to do away with the luxury tax on hotel rooms having rent up to Rs 1,500 per day making staying at city's budget hotels cheaper. Moreover, the move is aimed at ensuring ease of doing business and attracting tourists. According to the Delhi Tax on Luxuries...

Delhi Police girds up for Aug 15

Saturday, 23 Jul 2016 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

In wake of violent incidents across the world and heightened threat perceptions, Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma directed officials to carry out a security audit of high footfall areas for August 15 Independence Day preparations in the national Capital. He has directed his officers to promulgate Section 144 under...

Sister of jilted lover throws acid at girl

Saturday, 23 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

An 18-year-old girl suffered 40 per cent burn injuries after her male friend's sister allegedly threw acid at her for refusing to marry her brother in east Delhi's Gandhi Nagar on Thursday evening, said police. The girl sustained burns on her face, chest and limbs. She was admitted to Guru...

Accused hard nut to crack: Police

Saturday, 23 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

After the arrest of Pritindra Nath Sanyal, 62, from Safdarjung Enclave on Wednesday in connection with trafficking of women from Central Asian countries and running a sex racket, the Delhi Police grilled the accused on Friday for several hours to get to the depth of the story. Police officials of the...

BSES contract staffers call off strike

Saturday, 23 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Contractual employees of Reliance-backed power discoms BSES Yamuna and BSES Rajdhani called off their strike on Friday after Power Minister Satyendar Jain "assured" them of looking into their demands. The strike called by a section of BSES contractual staffers had led to outages across west and south Delhi on Wednesday and...

BJP to launch campaign to improve condition of MCD, Govt schools

Saturday, 23 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In a bid to improve the conditions of sanitation in MCD as well as Government schools, NGO Sampurna in collaboration with the BJP will soon begin an awareness campaign under “Delhi School Adarsh Mission 2016”. BJP leader Shobha Vijender said a survey was conducted in 455 schools and it was found...

Cops rescue Kenyan woman from clutches of African nationals

Saturday, 23 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A Kenyan wowan, who was confined illegally by two African nationals, has been rescued by police on Thursday from Rajpur Khurd in south Delhi's Mehrauli area, following a complaint by a Kenyan Embassy official. Both the accused have been identified as Kenyan nationals Alice Njoki and Classidy Jeremiah. While Alice...

Suspended judge tries to kill self

Saturday, 23 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

An Additional District Judge (ADJ) posted at Dwarka courts allegedly attempted to commit suicide on Friday at his residence in Karkardooma Court Complex. The judge was suspended from the court following an FIR registered against him for sexually assaulting a female court staff. According to police, a 35-year-old stenographer, posted in...

DDA to open orchid parks to public

Saturday, 23 Jul 2016 | Sapna Singh | New Delhi

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has decided to convert its orchid parks into public parks, which will be maintained by the land owning agency. Notably, every year, DDA earns Rs 19 lakh from selling the fruits of these orchid parks. "From July 1 onwards, we have opened the parks for people...

Ex-BSF constable nabbed for murder

Saturday, 23 Jul 2016 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Police Crime Branch has finally managed to arrest Sunil Pehalwan (34), a proclaimed offender, police said on Friday. One sophisticated pistol, along with four live cartridges, have been recovered from his possession. He was absconding for the last four years after killing a businessman in Hoshiyarpur, Punjab. Sunil was a...

Sunday Edition

Deconstructing India’s N-doctrine

17 Jul 2016 | Rajiv Nayan

India has an effervescent nuclear industrial base, robust legal and regulatory system for export control, commitment to non-proliferation, and willingness to work with the international community to fight proliferation. If this doesn’t qualify us for NSG membership, what does? In recent weeks, India’s engagement with the nuclear world grabbed the limelight because of its campaign for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)...

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STATE EDITIONS

FIR against CM and other party members

23 Jul 2016 | PNS | Lucknow

Abrasive comments by BSP workers against sacked BJP leader Dayashankar Singh and female members of his family while registering their ire against the latter provided the right ammunition to the BJP which was pushed to the back foot tillThursday. While Singh's mother and sister lodged an FIR against senior BSP leaders including former CM Mayawati, BJP leaders condemned the foul language used by the Blue Brigade leaders during the protest...

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SOUNDBITE

My dear youths, nepotism and the poison of casteism will not help in development. Support politics of vikasvad (development).

Prime Minister | Narendra Modi

Peace TV was refused (broadcast rights) for security reasons. There are many Hindu and Christian channels in India, but no Islamic channel.

Islamic tele-evangelist | Zakir Naik

I had never ever desired or thought that I would get to sing the national anthem. I feel blessed and honored. I was very nervous.

Actor | Sunny Leone
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