Juvenile breakouts won’t stop boot camp trials

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Despite the intervention of court to maintain order in juvenile correctional facilities, the authorities have failed miserably to rein in troubled teens at these remand homes. Juvenile breakouts at alarming regularity have left the authorities red-faced. In December last year, 35 young offenders fled from the Mukherjee Nagar centre after...

Police protection for minor witnesses to homicide

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | SR | New Delhi

Following the escape of a juvenile delinquent from Mukherjee Nagar observation centre on Monday afternoon, the Delhi Police has given police protection to two minor children who are witness to a robbery and brutal murder of their mother Madhubala that had taken place on November 7, 2013. She was...

AAPrising in the ranks

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | PNS

Resentment against the Aam Aadmi Party’s ways of choosing candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls is far from dying down. A group of over 60 people will protest outside the party office on Tuesday against Rakhi Birla to contest from the reserved seat in Delhi. The group will suggest Swaran...

Jaya turns 66, surprises Left with list of 40 LS candidates

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | Kumar Chellappan | CHENNAI

AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa surprised her electoral allies CPI and the CPI(M) on Monday by declaring names of 40 candidates from her party who will contest in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Jayalalithaa, who celebrated her 66th birthday on Monday,...

Holiday Inn ramps up expansion with 260 extra rooms

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | Pragya Singh | New Delhi

After receiving clearance from Delhi Police, Holiday Inn will be soon thrown open to the public. The hotel will add another 260 rooms to the Aerocity hospitality complex near the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport. The Delhi Police approval came four days ago and the hotel just has to cross...

Man hangs self in contrition after killing wife, daughters in rage

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Four members of the same family were found dead under mysterious circumstances in southwest Delhi’s Kakrola village area on Monday morning. Ravinder Kanojia (35) was found hanging from the ventilator on the first floor, while the bodies of his wife Chanda Kanojia and two daughters Nandini (6) and Yashika (8),...

DDA allows conversion of select property to freehold

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a reprieve to thousands of residents living in Karol Bagh, Daryaganj and Paharganj, whose properties could not be converted to freehold, the DDA in its board meeting has decided to convert all of them into freehold uniformly. Residents of these areas, until now, had no option of converting their assets...

Now, Kejriwal writes to Rahul on gas price hike

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In an open letter to Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal held the Congress party responsible for the hike in gas prices for Reliance Industries. Kejriwal alleged that Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries had already secured a higher price of over $4 per unit for natural...

Mewat’s herd of cattle rustlers strikes

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A gang of Mewat’s notorious cattle thieves surfaced again in the Pul Prahladpur area of South east Delhi and murdered a youth identified as one Ravi when he resisted their attempts to take away livestock from Lal Kuan area on Sunday night. The rustlers who had come in a tempo...

Bhatkal indoctrinated youth into jihad with al-Qaeda propaganda videos

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal was inspired by al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and used motivate youngsters into sacrificing their lives in the name of ‘jihad’ via videos of the slain terrorist, NIA has said in its chargesheet filed in a Delhi court. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said Bhatkal...


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Quake measuring 3.7 on Richter scale felt in south Gujarat

22 Apr 2018 | PTI | Ahmedabad

A mild tremor measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt in parts of south Gujarat, including Bharuch and Surat districts, though no damage was reported, officials said...

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First meeting of Acharya Shankar Ekta Nyas held at CM residence

24 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The first meeting of Acharya Shankar Ekta Nyas was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday at Chief Minister’s residence. Discussion on setting up statue, museum, institution establishment, premises construction, architectural style and vision, rules of the trust, administrative requirements, financial management and formation of executive committee was held in the meeting...

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