Assamese singer commits suicide; hubby arrested

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | Gurugram

In a shocking incident, a 27-year-old popular Assamese singer and actor Bidisha Bezbaruah allegedly ended her life by hanging herself. The incident was reported to police on Monday evening by the broker of the flat, where she lived. Bidisha was married and hailed from Uzab Bazar, Guwahati. She was living...

100% fee waiver for poor students: Govt

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Government announced 100 per cent fee waiver for students from poor families, essentially those recognised by the National Food Security Scheme, on Tuesday. Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia announced the launch of the AAP Government's new Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme for needy students who pursue higher studies in...

India's largest career counselling, guidance project launched

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Government on Tuesday launched India's largest career counselling and guidance project which will be implemented by iDreamCareer.com (iDC) with support from UNDP, India and Central Square Foundation. The project was inaugurated by deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday. Four lakh students studying in class 10th, 11th and 12th of...

Dept heads asked for notes on works for CM's I-Day speech

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Government has directed all heads of departments to send brief notes on their schemes, projects and initiatives which will be included in Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's speech on Independence Day. The General Administration Department (GAD) has written to secretaries, principal secretaries and HODs to prepare notes which contain new...

Coach rapes 16-year-old kabaddi player near Chhatrasal Stadium

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A day after a 16-year-old female Junior Kabaddi player alleged that she was raped by a coach outside the Chhatrasal Stadium in North-West Delhi, police sources said that the girl in her fresh statement on Tuesday has alleged that apart from the coach, senior officials from the Sports Federation also...

Police register case of culpable homicide in BSES official’s death

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A day after a BSES engineer was killed and four of his colleagues were injured when their car crashed into a tree while trying to escape from a mob at Jhuljhuli Village, near Najafgarh, Delhi Police added Section 304 (Culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code...

22-year-old rapes 2 minor girls at Bawana; arrested

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In yet another incident of minor girls being raped, a 22-year-old man allegedly raped a six-year-old and an eight-year-old girls at an isolated park in Outer Delhi's Bawana area on Friday evening. Pankaj Kumar, who was later arrested for his crime, enticed the two girls on the pretext of buying...

HC seeks Centre's stand on pleas for making marital rape a crime

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 | PTI | New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to spell out its stand on petitions seeking to make marital rape a criminal offence. Marital rape (or spousal rape) is an act in which one of the spouses indulges in sexual intercourse without the consent of the other. A Bench...

GST implementation is hasty, faulty: Delhi Cong

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Thousands of Congress workers and traders on Tuesday came out on the streets to protest against the Goods and Services Tax (GST) at Jantar Mantar. The protest was led by senior Congress leader and Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Ajay Maken. Maken said the way in which the Government implemented...

Vijender Gupta asks Kejriwal to make Delhi his ‚Äėkaram bhumi‚Äô

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The proposed reshuffle of Delhi Government Cabinet is an attempt of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to run from his responsibility, said Vijender Gupta, Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly. Gupta further said that Kejriwal goes to other States with political agenda at the expense of Delhi Government. "His absence...


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Cong to launch protest against Centre, UP Govt next month

16 Jul 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

The Congress would launch a protest campaign both against the Centre as well as UP Government starting from next month. “People are feeling the pinch of unpopular decision of Modi Government like demonetisation, GST etc so now we will raise the people voice by protesting on all the district head-quarters in the State on August 9 on occasion of August Kranti Day”, disclosed chairman of the UPCC media...

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SI aspirants go bald against recruitment norms

20 Jul 2017 | PNS | Ranchi

Aspirants for Sub Inspectors’ post in the State gathered in quite a number at Morabadi ground Wednesday to stage protest against the recruitment norms of State government. The aspirants conducted a ‘Maha Mundan’ where approximately 60 students shaved their heads...

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