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Moral policing gone too far

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Karawal Nagar locals go on a rampage as girls play truant from school, 4 cops hurt The SHO of Karawal Nagar and four other policemen were injured after a group of protesters turned violent in North-East Delhi’s Karawal Nagar area on Tuesday morning. The tipping point of anger was found to…

The writing’s on the wall

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

DU demands police action against those defacing walls for poll campaign Delhi University has requested the Delhi Police Commissioner to initiate action against those defacing walls with posters and graffiti in the run up to the students’ union polls. “There are reports of defacement of public properties, as posters are being…

Tihar’s graying prisoners get a new ward

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | SR | New Delhi

Asia’s largest jail Tihar on Tuesday added a new ward to house senior inmates. The ward was commissioned by the Director General (DG) Prisons Alok Verma. The ward was specially created for senior and elderly prisoners in Jail no. 3, which also houses the Tihar hospital, to address health concerns of…

Maid murder at South Avenue: Court summons Joint CP

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Taking serious note of Delhi Police apathy in submitting the forensic reports in the alleged murder of a maid in the official accommodation of a Member of Parliament (MP), a city court has summoned the Joint Commissioner of Police of New Delhi Range. The court has sought explanation from the police…

Farmers no longer caught in the middle

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | SR | New Delhi

Govt delists veggies to break mandi monopoly Farmers henceforth will have the liberty to sell their produce directly to the end buyer. In a significant step to curb inflation and check hoarding, the Delhi Government has delisted fruit and vegetables from Azadpur, Keshopur and Shahdara Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees (APMC). “The…

Civic schools ready for Modi speech

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Dy Commissioners to arrange TVs for live telecast of PM’s Teacher’s Day address All three municipal corporations have asked Deputy Commissioners to arrange TVs and LCDs in schools for the live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on Teacher’s Day. BJP leaders are leaving no stone unturned to make arrangements…

Inbrief

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Pioneer

12-day whirlwind tour of us by BJP leaders The American Sikh community in Maryland, USA accorded a grand reception to visiting BJP leaders Vijay Jolly, convener, Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP) and Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore at Baltimore gurdwara. During the 12-day tour, BJP leaders visited 10 major US cities of…

Power subsidy to reflect in Sept bill

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Subsidy for up to 400 units in effect from August 11 The power subsidy announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for domestic consumers of the national Capital came into effect on August 11. However ambiguity remains whether the consumers whose electricity bill exceeds 400 units a month will get this benefit…

Snags on Blue Line leave DMRC blue in the face

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Metro commuters faced a harrowing time on Tuesday when train services on Dwarka-Noida/Vaishali line were severely affected for more than an hour during morning peak hours on Tuesday due to a technical snag. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) informed that a portion of overhead electricity (OHE) wire snapped between…

Chief Secy to take the slack up?

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

MHA (again) seeks details of political and non-political appointees under UPA The Centre has sought details of political and non-political appointees of all autonomous bodies, boards, corporations, commissions and public sector undertakings (PSUs) made during previous Government regime in the national Capital. In its second reminder to Delhi Government, the Ministry…

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IIIT classes to start from 2015

03 Sep 2014 | ANANYA BORGOHAIN

Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand on Tuesday inspected construction work underway at the sprawling Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) campus in Naya Raipur. During his inspection, he directed the officials concerned to speed up construction work and to complete them within the prescribed time limit...

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SOUND BITES

India's commitment to non-violence is total. It is in the DNA of Indian society. This is above any international treaty.

Prime Minister | Narendra Modi

It's nice that my songs have been hits, but I don't hype my success. I don't intend to create history or top the music charts.

Composer-singer | Mithoon

The seizure by Israel of a large swathe of land in Bethlehem risks paving the way for further settlement activity. Israel must refrain.

UN Secretary-General | Ban Ki-moon
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