AAP bulldozes its way in: Thwarts DDA attempt to evict slums

Saturday, 21 Dec 2013 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia and his supporters prevented a squad of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) that had gone to remove the jhuggis on the orders of the Delhi High Court on Friday morning. The jhuggis which houses around 1,500 families is situated in the vicinity of...

Extortion racket kingpin in police dragnet

Saturday, 21 Dec 2013 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Crime Branch of Delhi Police claims to have arrested the mastermind of an extortion racket who duped people of lakhs. The accused, Jitendra Kathura (28), was arrested from Mangolpuri. Kathura, was part of a gang which included two constables who used to exhort money from their victims by leading them...

Will Capital get another shock?

Saturday, 21 Dec 2013 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has expressed uncertainty over the expected hike in power tariffs scheduled for January next year. The power regulator has said that it is still in the process of reviewing the petitions submitted by the discoms and that any decision regarding increased rates would be...

Realty check: GDA sets up special cell to settle disputes

Saturday, 21 Dec 2013 | SP Singh | Ghaziabad

The Ghaziabad Development Apartment (GDA) has formed a cell to resolve disputes between apartment owners and realtors as after introduction of the Apartment Act in Uttar Pradesh there was subsequent increase in such cases. GDA officer on special duty (OSD) DP Singh said with the implementation of the Apartment Act, 2011,...

See a new and improved Connaught Place on Dec 30

Saturday, 21 Dec 2013 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

After years of delay in the completion of the ambitious Connaught Place redevelopment project and having being on the receiving end of scathing criticism from all spheres, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is all set to re-launch the posh commercial hub on December 30. The ceremony which will be...

RJD, JD(U) chiefs admitted to AIIMS

Saturday, 21 Dec 2013 | SR | New Delhi

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad and JD(U) president Sharad Yadav were admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after they complained of uneasiness. Lalu Prasad’s blood pressure and Sharad Yadav’s blood sugar level was found to be a little above normal. Senior doctors at the...

First-ever Alumni Day of IIT-D on December 29

Saturday, 21 Dec 2013 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Indian Institute Technology of Delhi (IIT-D), one of country’s finest institutions, is holding its first-ever Alumni Day on December 29 this year, with the theme Envisioning the Future. Together. “More than 2,000 alumni are expected to participate in the Alumni Day celebrations. In the past, alumni have contributed in a big...

After missing the bus, Anand Vihar ISBT to get facelift

Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | Pragya Singh | New Delhi

In a move that will benefit thousands of commuters, the much delayed facelift of the Anand Vihar inter-state bus terminal is likely to commence soon. The long-pending building plan for the project has been approved by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA). With the nod coming in, the work on the...

24-hour crash response highway patrol on 25 km Noida E-way

Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | Anup Verma | Noida

In view of increasing cases of accidents due to dense fog at Noida-Greater Noida expressway, Noida Authority has decided to deploy four Innovas, two ambulances and two cranes from Friday. These vehicles will patrol 24 hours on the 25 km stretch and will help in reducing increasing accidents of vehicle...

Flights finally dance on air as fog clears

Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Dense fog in Delhi on Thursday morning though delayed over two dozen trains, flight operations had normalised due to improved visibility. According to airport officials, the arrival and departure of flights was not affected as severely as it was in the last three days. Although 14 flights were cancelled, airport...


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9 killed in Rajasthan LPG cylinder blast, Rs 2L ex gratia announced

18 Feb 2018 | IANS | Jaipur

At least nine persons were killed and 18 others injured when two LPG cylinders exploded at a wedding in Beawar in Rajasthan's Ajmer district, police said on Saturday. According to police, six persons were referred to a hospital in Ajmer while 12 were referred to the district hospital in Beawar...

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Narottam campaigns at Kolaras bypoll

18 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Government has worked with dedication in education, health, food, agriculture, irrigation and tribal welfare, said Public Relations Minister Narottam Mishra while addressing public meeting during campaigning for Kolaras by-election. Minister Mishra addressed meetings at Khatorda, Barod, Hairpur, Emloda and Toria regions...

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