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Why prenatal testing is not your birthright

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Government has asked police to register FIRs against three prenatal centres in the Capital found to be allegedly carrying out sex determination tests. The Government has also directed the authorities concerned to issue showcause notices to three more violators. “Delhi Police has been asked to lodge FIRs against three centres…

3 N-E deaths in 24 hours

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Three deaths of men hailing from the North-East have been reported in the last 24 hours. A student from North-East was found dead at home in South Delhi’s Munirka area on Thursday night. All three deaths have been reported from South Delhi areas although out of the three deaths, one…

Separated at birth, now joined at the hip

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | Ankita Sharma | New Delhi

The recent budget proposals of three municipal corporations for financial year 2015-16 have made one thing crystal clear. While the three bodies have steered clear of each other over time and bragged about their independence, the functioning of three-tier Municipal Corporation of Delhi shows glaring similarities. All three corporations have…

BSES field officer caught sticking his mitt out for Rs8k

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

An employee of a power company was arrested from West Delhi’s Uttam Nagar area for allegedly accepting bribe from a customer, a senior official of Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) said on Friday. “The accused Ashok Kumar, employed as Field Officer in BSES, Rajdhani Power Ltd, was caught red-handed by ACB on…

Mehrauli’s ‘arrested development’

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Former Delhi Assembly Speaker Dr Yoganand Shastri has written to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, alleging that development works have been stopped at Mehrauli constituency in the last one year. Shastri has demanded Jung intervene in the matter. When asked, Shastri said that all development projects have been stopped in his constituency.…

With Dhir in harness, BJP buckles up to win

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | Sweta Goswami | New Delhi

The BJP in the upcoming polls may end up cracking a tough nut in the form of the Jangpura Assembly constituency, which has never fallen into its lap ever since 1993. The reason is the induction of former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Assembly Speaker Maninder Singh Dhir…

Old warhorse Sheila may hold the reins of Cong campaign

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Congress circles are abuzz over a reported meeting of senior Congress leader PC Chacko, who is all set to take over as the party’s in-charge of Delhi Congress affairs, with former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit at her Nizamuddin East residence on Friday. Indications are that old warhorse Dikshit may be…

Down to the wire, AAP promises WiFi in 6 months

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | Iknoor Kaur | New Delhi

Following their plan to provide ‘degree, income and WiFi’ to the citizens of Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday said that they would provide WiFi in the city within six months of coming to power. Senior party leaders said that while the motive was to keep every citizen…

Renegade Binny plans to dwarf giant-killer Kejri

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

With an aim to “expose” Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal, MLA from Laxmi Nagar and rebel of the fledgling party, Vinod Kumar Binny, is going to contest against AAP from the New Delhi seat in the upcoming Assembly elections. According to Binny, giant-killer Kejriwal “cheated” on the Delhiites by…

Court dismisses sniper’s bail plea

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

One of the accused, arrested in a case relating to the firing on two Delhi Police constables at Connaught Place, has been denied bail by a court here, which observed that he was also involved in other cases. Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh dismissed the bail plea of accused Sunny…

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