23-yr-old man found dead with throat slit

Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A 23-year-old man was found dead with his throat slit in North Delhi's Burari area on Thursday night. The deceased, Chand Mohammad has received a 12cm long slit on his throat. Police on Friday said that they have detained two of his friends for questioning. Police suspect that Chand Mohd was...

Clear day ahead, says MeT official

Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

It was a pleasant morning in the national Capital with the minimum temperature settling at 11.2 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. “The minimum temperature at 8.30 am was 11.2 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year, while the humidity was 75 per cent,” an...

46 more properties sealed in North Delhi

Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

In a major sealing drive, North Delhi Municipal Corporations (NMC) has sealed 46 properties for misusing of properties and non-depositing of conversion charges. A senior NMC official said the building department on the instruction of the “Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee” sealed properties in areas of Vivekanand Puri, Rajouri Garden, Rajinder Nagar,...

BJP leaders take out march against AAP Government

Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday marched from Rajghat to Secretariat protesting against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government for stalling development of the national Capital. Pradesh general secretary Kuljeet Singh Chahal coordinated the march in which many prominent leaders including Tarun Chugh, Sardar RP Singh,...

Woman, husband declared absconder

Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) on Friday declared the woman and her husband, who had lodged false rape case against a senior IPS Officer Amitabh Thakur and his wife, absconder. The Lucknow police pasted a court notice at the gate of their resident on the direction of court. Nutan...

Delhi becoming victim of dirty politics: CM

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Taking a dig at the Central Government on asking to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to pull all our Ministers and MLAs in jail but not bother the residents of the city, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that Delhi is becoming a victim of dirty politics. While addressing a gathering...

Sisodia, Baijal lock horns on guest teachers' issue

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Attacking Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on the recruitment issue of guest teacher, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia alleged that the L-G refused to have a discussion on the issue of granting weighting on marks to guest teachers during recruitment. However, Baijal said relaxation in age has already been granted to...

Arvind Kejriwal accuses Centre of helping Nirav flee India

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday accused the Modi Government of helping the prime accused in the Rs 11,515 crore PNB fraud, Nirav Modi, to flee from India. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader tweeted, “Is it possible to believe that he or Vijay Mallya left the country without active connivance...

Cry for Mayor‚Äôs scalp: AAP claims ‚Äėclinching evidence' against Preety

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Stepping up its attack on North Delhi Mayor Preety Agarwal, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday claimed it has “clinching evidence” against her involvement in alleged irregularities in tendering process and reiterated its demand for her dismissal of from the post. Waving a letter purportedly written by an officer at...

Two-day job fair begins, 89 firms take part

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi Government has started its two-day job fair on Thursday with the participation of 89 companies in Thyagaraj Stadium. Employment Minister Gopal Rai said such events would be organised in coming days. According to the Government, more than 15,000 aspirants are expected to get job offers on the spot during...


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Zuma’s downfall gives ANC a final chance

18 Feb 2018 | Gwynne Dyer

Now that Jacob Zuma has finally exited, the African National Congress, which has fallen a long way from its glory days, has one last chance to rebuild its reputation before next year’s election. Whether the ANC is the best bet for South Africans is a different question altogether As a passer-by in the upscale Johannesburg suburb of Saxonwold observed, the South African Police would never have raided the enormous, high-walled compound...

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ED attaches IAS officer’s assets in Ranchi, Udaipur, Bengaluru, Kolkata

21 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

In a first major action, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached properties worth Rs 2 crore of Santhal Pargana Divisional Commissioner Pradeep Kumar allegedly earned through illegal means when he was secretary (health) from June 2008 to August 2009. Kumar, a 1991 batch IAS officer, has been accused of being involved in the NRHM (National Rural Health Mission) scam worth Rs 130 crore, taking bribe of Rs 4...

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