Retd cop gunned down by assailants in Gzb

Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | Ghaziabad

Unidentified criminals shot dead a retired police sub-inspector in Ghaziabad. The incident occurred on Friday evening in Pratap Vihar locality under Vijay Nagar police station. The police said PD Sharma was taking an evening stroll alongside a service lane in Pratap Vihar. Around 5.30 pm, two assailants on a motorcycle...

‘Perfectly planned’ suicide in medical journal

Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Despite planning a ‘perfect and unique suicide’, a medical professional in the national Capital was saved by doctors using an unusual medical technique. So peculiar was this episode of suicide attempt followed by the medical treatment that the report in this regard has now found place in the Indian Journal...

DDA on a string: Told to accommodate names missing from survey list

Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to inform residents of Kathputli Colony whose names did not appear on the authority’s survey list that they too will be accommodated in the transit camps and subsequently the redeveloped apartments. The court also directed the DDA...

Big guns apart, 19 others file nominations

Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Apart from bigwigs of political parties, including Union Minister Kapil Sibal and BJP leader Maheish Girri, 19 other candidates also filed their nominations for the Lok Sabha polls on Thursday. Delhi Election Commission said it received 29 applications from 19 candidates out of which one each was filed by Congress...

Sibal’s assets almost triple in three years

Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Congress heavyweight and sitting MP from Chandni Chowk Kapil Sibal on Thursday declared his assets worth approximately Rs114 crore while filing his nomination for the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in Delhi. While Sibal possesses movable assets worth approximately Rs12.04 crore, he has shown immovable assets in the form of...

Congress renominates sitting MPs Mahabal Mishra, Ramesh Kumar

Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Ending speculation over South and West Lok Sabha seats, the Congress High Command on Thursday late evening renominated sitting MP Ramesh Kumar and Mahabal Mishra respectively. Congress had on Tuesday renominated five sitting MPs — Kapil Sibal, Sandeep Dikshit, JP Agarwal, Krishna Tirath and Ajay Maken — for the Lok...

AAP’s Anand Kumar files nomination from NE Delhi

Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate, Prof Anand Kumar who has filed his nomination paper from North East Delhi Parliamentary constituency, is a crorepati. In his affidavit, Prof Kumar has declared immovable properties worth Rs2.70 crore that include a flat at Sector 45 in Gurgaon and one-fifth share in ancestral...

BJP’s Maheish Girri files nomination from E Delhi

Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) candidate from East Delhi parliamentary constituency, Maheish Girri (39) filed his nomination papers on Thursday. In his signed affidavit submitted before the Returning Officer (RO), Girri declared a total annual income of Rs6,91,309. He has Rs15,860 cash in hand while he has deposited Rs27,265 in...

AAP’s Yogendra Yadav files nomination from G’gaon, declares assets worth Rs3 cr

Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | SR | New Delhi

Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader and Gurgaon candidate Yogendra Yadav on Thursday declared his assets to the tune of about Rs3 crore, which includes farm land, commercial booth and sizable amount of bank deposits and Provident Funds (PF). Filing his nomination papers as AAP nominee from Gurgaon, 50-year-old Yadav, who...

AAP’s Ashish Khetan files nomination from New Delhi constituency

Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | SR | New Delhi

The AAP candidate and journalist Ashish Khetan on Thursday filed his nomination papers from New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. Khetan, accompanied by a handful of party workers and few MLAs, submitted his nomination papers before the Returning officer at Jamnagar House in New Delhi. “Our agenda is to change the...


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Court proceedings end in a lighter vein

20 May 2018 | PNS

New Delhi: “Now, let us enjoy our holidays,” this is how the Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the Karnataka power row on Saturday. The courtroom burst into a bout of laughter as Justice AK Sikri, who headed the three-judge Bench, made the jovial remark ...

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Street vendors reluctant to committee polls

21 May 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

With State’s biggest Urban Local Body (ULB) gearing up to conduct vendors’ committee election in June second week for formation of first Town Vending Committee, the members of Ranchi Footpath Hawkers Association covering quite a number of street vendors appear reluctant to take part in the upcoming election. Notably, as per the rule, allocation of shops to street vendors at the vendors market is done on the recommendation of the...

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