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Delhi: Man kills wife in Karawal Nagar, dies by suicide
Published on Mar 24, 2023 12:21 AM IST
According to police, the couple had been married for nine years and had two children — a seven-year-old girl and a five-year-old boy.
BJP MLA Vijender Gupta moves court against suspension from Delhi assembly
In his plea filed through advocate Satya Ranjan Swain, Vijender Gupta, the Rohini MLA, said the act of suspension is unjust, unfair, unreasonable and against the tenets of the settled position of law but also violative of the powers and privileges of the members of the House as enshrined under Article 194 of the Constitution of India.
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 03:37 AM IST
Man convicted for raping Danish woman in 2014, killed in street brawl
Police said Mohammad Raza, the deceased man, was killed at walking distance from the spot where he and four others gang-raped a 52-year-old Danish woman in January 2014.
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 03:31 AM IST
Delhi riots: Court frames charges against former AAP MLA Tahir Hussain
In February 2020, police had registered an FIR based on the complaint of Intelligence Bureau officer Ankit Sharma’s father, who said his son went missing on February 25.
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 01:48 AM IST
Delhi girl raped: Security lapses in civic schools were flagged in 2019
Four years on, the now unified Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is yet to address this concern, and has in the past cited a lack of funds or unavailability of sanctioned posts for guards as the reason behind the lack of security measures at their schools
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 01:54 AM IST
Would’ve achieved excise revenue target if policy was not hampered: Gahlot
The completion of many of the projects involved MCD (which was then ruled by the BJP), and we did not get its cooperation. We will take up the projects with the MCD again, Gahlot says.
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 11:42 AM IST
HT CorrespondentAlok KN Mishra
Supreme Court rejects plea on land for lawyers’ chambers
SCBA demanded conversion of an entire plot measuring 1.33 acres allotted by the Union government to the Supreme Court for archives so that it could be used for the chambers.
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 01:31 AM IST
Dhankhar urges govt, opposition to find end to ongoing logjam
“I have held three meetings with floor leaders. The two sides in the House have taken a rigid stand,” Dhankhar said.
Published on Mar 24, 2023 12:03 AM IST
WWF, discoms urge Delhi to observe Earth Hour this Saturday
Ravi Singh, secretary general and CEO, WWF-India said the global campaign, which began in 2007 in Sydney, aims to bring the best conservation practices forward and shows the change collective efforts can bring
Published on Mar 24, 2023 12:01 AM IST
LS approves demand for grants through ‘guillotine’
The bills were taken up by the Lower House after two earlier adjournments, and were introduced by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman soon after the House assembled after 6pm.
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 02:06 AM IST
Rain expected in Delhi today, mercury to dip: IMD
Delhi-NCR is under the influence of a fresh western disturbance from Thursday, which is likely to retreat only from Saturday.
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 04:54 AM IST
Top court tells Punjab, Hry to end logjam over SYL canal issue
The top court bench headed by justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul said, “We only once again emphasize that any settlement requires parties to move from their stated position and there has to be a give and take.”
Published on Mar 23, 2023 11:53 PM IST
, New DelhiAbraham Thomas
Delhi’s water supply from Ganga canal hit as Jal Board warns of tough days ahead
Water from the Upper Ganga Canal accounts for 26.5% of the daily water needs of the national capital, and feeds two water treatment plants of the DJB, Sonia Vihar and Bhagirathi, which cater to areas in east, and north-east Delhi, and some colonies in south Delhi.
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 01:52 AM IST
No evidence of new Covid variant’s severity: Experts
The numbers are not alarming by themselves and some experts believe that more people are testing themselves because of a flu virus that is going around, and that some of them are testing positive for Covid-19.
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 07:12 AM IST
Class 5 student of Delhi school 'gangraped'; peon, 54, arrested
The peon, identified as Ajay, has been arrested, they said, adding efforts are being made to catch his associates.
Updated on Mar 23, 2023 10:38 PM IST
Virendraa Sachdeva appointed as Delhi’s new BJP state chief
Sachdeva was appointed working president in December last year after the then president Adesh Gupta resigned following party’s defeat in the municipal polls
Published on Mar 23, 2023 02:34 PM IST
Traffic congestion expected in central Delhi ahead of AAP gathering
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Punjab counterpart, Bhagwant Mann, will be among those who will join the gathering
Updated on Mar 23, 2023 11:09 AM IST
BJP plans ‘Nanni Modi’ outreach drive in Kerala
On Wednesday, Union minister V Muraleedharan and senior leader and BJP Kerala in-charge Prakash Javadekar accused the Pinarayi Vijayan government of corruption which led to the absence of a waste-management plan and a consequent fire at a landfill in Kochi.
Updated on Mar 23, 2023 05:52 AM IST
Enough fertilisers for kharif season: Centre
India will have sufficient stocks of key fertilisers for the kharif (summer-sown) season beginning next month and won’t need to import at least two types of crop nutrients as they are aplenty, Union minister of chemicals and fertilisers and health, Mansukh Mandaviya, said on Wednesday
Published on Mar 23, 2023 12:42 AM IST
Zia Haq, New Delhi
120 pleas challenging Waqf Act filed across the country, Delhi HC told
The Union government on Wednesday told the Delhi high court that 120 petitions have been filed across the country, challenging the validity of the Waqf Act, as the court granted the Centre time to take appropriate instructions on the transfer of the petitions to the Supreme Court
Published on Mar 23, 2023 12:14 AM IST
Delhi Budget: 6-point plan to clean Yamuna amid proposal to expand sewer network
According to the government’s plan, over the next year there will be a 41% rise in Delhi’s sewage treatment capacity from the existing 632MGD to 890MGD, and 570 new unauthorised colonies will be added to sewage network.
Updated on Mar 23, 2023 03:55 AM IST
Delhi Budget: Excise revenue far from target
The Delhi government, in its 2022-23 Budget estimates, had estimated that it will earn ₹9500 crore from the excise department. But the government collected only ₹6500 crore
Published on Mar 23, 2023 12:13 AM IST
Delhi Budget: Funds up for women-specific schemes; bus rides in focus
The government has increased its allocation of funds on women-specific schemes to ₹5,740 crore, which will focus on providing free bus tickets to women in government buses and setting up of 100 Mahila Mohalla clinics by year-end.
Updated on Mar 23, 2023 01:13 AM IST
Delhi LG takes up cleaning of Najafgarh Lake after directions from NGT
Officials told the LG that a major portion of the wetland fell in the jurisdiction of Haryana while the wetland in Delhi was largely scattered and accordingly, it was planned to revive the lake as a cluster of small water bodies instead of one big wetland, officials said.
Updated on Mar 23, 2023 04:04 AM IST
Delhi likely to witness rainfall today, tomorrow: Weather agency
Some areas in Delhi may receive light drizzle on Thursday evening or night, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday, issuing a yellow alert — which warns the public of a weather phenomenon — for light rain and gusty winds for Friday.
Updated on Mar 23, 2023 05:56 AM IST
Interstate cyber crooks arrested by Delhi Police
Police said several complaints regarding such frauds were received across Delhi over the past two months.
Published on Mar 23, 2023 12:09 AM IST
Delhi Budget: 26 road infra projects to battle Capital congestion
The total allocation for the transport, roads and bridges sector in the budgetary proposals for 2023-24 is ₹9337 crore — a slight decrease from the ₹9539 crore allocated in last year’s Budget.
Updated on Mar 23, 2023 03:51 AM IST
Delhi Budget: Mohalla buses to help last-mile connectivity
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, during a press conference after the Budget presentation on Wednesday, said smaller buses are better suited to serve as part of the mohalla bus scheme since most of these areas typically do not witness heavy traffic and thus 12m-long buses would be under-utilised here.
Updated on Mar 23, 2023 03:52 AM IST
BJP says Delhi Budget 2023-24 to take city on path of destruction
Leader of the opposition in the Delhi assembly Ramvir Singh Bidhuri called Delhi’s budget “a directionless and boring budget” and said it was going to take the Capital on the path of destruction
Published on Mar 23, 2023 12:08 AM IST
Delhi Budget: 100 new women mohalla clinics, more free tests
Delhi finance minister Kailash Gahlot, who presented the budget on Wednesday, said the government has allocated ₹9,742 crore to health, which is lower than the ₹9,769 crore allocated in 2022-23, amounting to a 0.27% decrease.
Updated on Mar 23, 2023 01:19 AM IST