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Goel blames Govt for

Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | Pioneer

Building collapse New Delhi: Angered over the building collapse at Bara Hindu Rao, the BJP said it was the Delhi Government's fault as it had failed to redevelop the Walled City area, leading to widespread illegal constructions. Delhi BJP president Vijay Goel also targeted Chandni Chowk MP Kapil Sibal for ignoring the area. "The Government...

Committee fails to curb unauthorised constructions

Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | SR | New Delhi

The Nodal Steering Committee, formed by the unified MCD to look into illegal constructions, has failed to deliver in the last five years. Despite several incidents of building collapse reported since the committee was formed, no action has been taken against any senior official; instead, each time the responsibility was...

Man kills brother-in-law, stabs sister for ‘honour’

Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | SR | New Delhi

In yet another case of honour killing, a 25-year-old transporter was stabbed to death by his brother-in-law in Outer Delhi's Aman Vihar area on Wednesday afternoon. The accused also attacked his 23-year-old sister, who is recuperating in the Sanjay Gandhi Hospital. Police said that the deceased has been identified as Harender,...

HC strikes down court fee hike

Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | SR | New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday not only quashed a notification by the Delhi Government raising court fee, but the Court Fees (Delhi Amendment) Act 2012 as a whole and held that the city Government had "no legislative competence to amend the court fee in such a manner." In a 531...

‘Illegal constructions should be prohibited’

Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | PTI | New Delhi

Holding that unauthorised constructions in the city have become a 'perennial problem', Delhi's Lokayukta Justice Manmohan Sarin on Wednesday sought systemic changes coupled with political will to effectively deal with the challenge. The observation came on a day when a building collapsed in Walled City killing two persons. Delivering a judgement...

Hired killers murdered BSP MLA's wife

Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | SR | New Delhi

A few hours after a UP MLA’s wife, Rihana Choudhary was shot at and brutally stabbed to death at her home in North-East Delhi, investigation revealed that hired contract killers had committed the crime and an insider may be involved. A special team has been sent to Bulandshahr in Uttar...

Aleem, a history-sheeter

Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | SR | New Delhi

Rape, murder and sexual assault are some of the criminal cases that BSP MLA, Haji Aleem carries on his shoulders. He has been elected as the Member of Legislative Assembly for the second time in a row. With a political career of nearly a decade, Aleem was into the business of...

Gurgaon Doc raped by live-in partner on pretext of marriage

Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | Sanjeev Pal | Gurgaon

A 30 year-old lady doctor, working with one of the city's reputed hospitals, was raped and sexually assaulted by her live-in partner on the pretext of marriage for the last one and half year. The victim on Wednesday registered an FIR with the Gurgaon Police, alleging that one Mobeen Sayeed (32)...

Submit report in 3 weeks, orders Govt

Wednesday, 09 Oct 2013 | SR | New Delhi

The Delhi Government has ordered an inquiry into the suicide of Pavitra Bhardwaj, a former employee of BR Ambedkar College, who died on Monday after immolating herself. After much hue and cry over the alleged sexual harassment by the principal GK Arora and another staffer of the college, the Delhi Government...

BJP labels delhi Govt attitude ‘insensitive’

Wednesday, 09 Oct 2013 | Pioneer

Protesting against Delhi Government’s ‘insensitive’ attitude towards women in the city, Delhi BJP’s women cell on Tuesday staged a demonstration at Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s residence. The protesters took out a march from Ashoka Road to her residence and demanded action against the culprits behind Pavitra Bhardwaj’s suicide. She was allegedly...


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