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Man stabbed to death in Delhi over 300 bet

Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:56 PM IST

Police said the dispute between the assailants and the victim stemmed from ₹300 that the latter lost to the former during a bet

The victim was stabbed at least twice in his chest and abdomen on Sunday afternoon in Narayana Vihar’s Sangam Colony. (HT Photo)

LG sacks 400 ‘specialists’ hired by Delhi govt

The AAP government hit back, saying the sackings are unconstitutional, and added that the LG’s move will be challenged in court

LG VK Saxena sacked the people citing the “non-transparent manner” in which they were appointed. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:54 PM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

SC may hear DERC case at 10.30am; Delhi LG says swear-in chair by 10am

The Delhi govt petition has questioned the DERC head’s appointment by the Centre through a Presidential notification.

Although the case is listed at serial number 33 before a bench of Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud and justice PS Narasimha, the list of business for Tuesday mentions it to be taken up “top of the board” meaning the case is likely to be listed as the first item for hearing. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:54 PM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

Robbers hold family hostage in Delhi’s Model Town, flee with 2.4L cash

Police added that the suspects entered the house after opening the window using wires and screwdrivers

The teams scanned CCTV cameras installed in the neighbourhood and found the two suspects leaving the area. (Representational image)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:54 PM IST

No bar for convict to seek furlough when appeal pending in HC, SC: Delhi HC

The high court noted that since the period of sentence is not suspended during a furlough, it does not overreach the jurisdiction of the appellate court

The ruling came on pleas by four convicts in a murder case, whose furloughs were rejected by the jail authorities. (Representational image)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:51 PM IST

13-year-old boy run over by truck in West Delhi’s Nangloi

The accident took place around 12.15pm while the boy was crossing a road while going to attend the second shift of the school

13-year-old boy run over by truck in West Delhi’s Nangloi
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:49 PM IST

MCD’s property tax mop up in Delhi hits 1,100crore in first quarter

Delhi mayor Shelly Oberoi said that the property tax collection till June 30 was ₹1,113 crore as compared to ₹695 crore in 2022.

The number of taxpayers from April to June 2022 was 627,000 and the corresponding number in 2021 was 456,000. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:48 PM IST

SC pulls up Delhi government over funds for RRTS

The RRTS project is an ambitious venture consisting of semi-high speed rail corridors that will connect Delhi to Meerut, Alwar and Panipat

On Monday, the Supreme Court granted the Delhi government two weeks to furnish details of its expenditure on advertisements. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:45 PM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

Delhi govt paves way for shed at Shakur Basti for Vande Bharat

The railways had sought approval of the Kejriwal-led government for the removal and transplantation of trees for the construction of the train shed

Granting it approval, the Delhi government asked the railways to not damage a single tree at the site other than those that have been identified and approved by it. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:44 PM IST

Delhi girl alleges she was gang-raped three times, two assaults on same night

A 13-year-old girl in Delhi was raped by five people twice in one night. Seven suspects, including three minors, have been arrested so far.

TOPSHOT - A Delhi police barrier blocks a street during a Delhi state-wide weekend curfew imposed by the authorities to curb the spreading of the Covid-19 coronavirus in New Delhi on January 8, 2022. (Photo by Prakash SINGH / AFP) (AFP)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:44 PM IST

Portion of hospital roof falls in Delhi, 4 injured

The incident took place at the Delhi government’s Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital in outer Delhi’s Mangolpuri

A section of the roof collapsed at an under-construction area of the hospital. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:42 PM IST

Kanwar yatra from today, Delhi braces for Kanwariyas

Nearly 2 million (20 lakh) devotees are likely to participate in the annual religious procession, which begins July 4.

Vehicular movement in several parts of Delhi will remain disrupted for 12 days. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:41 PM IST

Businessman robbed of Rs4.5 lakh cash on Delhi flyover

Sunil Kumar Jain was going to his house in Bihari Colony on his two-wheeler when he stopped on the Yudhisthir Setu to make a phone call when four robbers attacked him

The incident took place on Yudhishthir Setu near Kashmere Gate. Four suspects have been arrested. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:41 PM IST

PWD orders safety audit at work sites in Delhi

The decision comes a day after PWD minister Atishi raised concerns over two deaths taking place within three days at the agency’s sites.

On Sunday, a labourer was electrocuted in the basement of LNJP Hospital. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:40 PM IST

Delhi LG sacks 400 'specialists' appointed by Kejriwal, cites ‘irregularities’

The terminated persons were engaged in a "non-transparent manner" and without the mandatory approvals of the competent authority.

Lt Governor of Delhi VK Saxena. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 03, 2023 11:19 PM IST

Manish Sisodia doesn’t satisfy triple test, says Delhi HC; rejects his bail plea

The Delhi high court has already rejected Manish Sisodia’s bail application in the CBI’s excise case on the ground that the allegations against him are serious

Former Delhi deputy chief minister and AAP leader Manish Sisodia’s petition for bail was rejected by the Delhi high court on Monday (HT File Photo/Raj K Raj)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 04:19 PM IST

‘Envoy’age for change: Diplomats take the lead for a greener future

Envoys lead by example, sharing sustainable practices that they follow personally and professionally as they inspire and give us ideas to make a difference and embrace an eco-friendly life

Ambassadors share sustainable practices that they follow personally and professionally
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 12:27 PM IST
BySanchita Kalra

Delhi HC denies bail to Manish Sisodia in ED case related to excise policy scam

Delhi HC denies bail to AAP leader and former deputy CM Manish Sisodia in connection to the money laundering case arising out of the alleged excise policy scam.

Delhi HC denies bail to AAP leader and former deputy CM Manish Sisodia in connection to the money laundering case arising out of the alleged excise policy scam.
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 03:21 PM IST

Delhi HC dismisses PIL for scientific tests on complainant to control fake cases

The petitioner had said similar directions be made in respect of an accused and his or her statement be recorded in the charge sheet

The petitioner sought to direct the law commission to examine the best practices in developed countries. (Representative file image)
Updated on Jul 03, 2023 11:30 AM IST

Delhiwale: The readers' collective

A silent reading community in everybody's beloved park.

The Lodhi Garden park in Delhi.
Published on Jul 03, 2023 04:30 AM IST

DDA to allow merging flats in latest plan

Officials said that this has been done to give applicants flexibility to modify and increase living area in their allotted flats

Flats are on offer at Jasola, Narela and Rohini. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 11:43 PM IST

Following a spate of crime, Delhi Police cracks down

In addition to the arrested criminals, nearly 4,500 people were also put under preventive arrests for trying to disturb law and order, openly drinking, and gambling

The crackdown against criminals was carried out during the night and was led by senior police officers. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 11:42 PM IST

Native trees’ plantation to rid Delhi Ridge of colonial kikar

Delhi's forest and wildlife department will restore a 100-hectare plot of the Central Ridge by planting native Aravalli tree species

The Central Ridge near Sardar Patel Marg in Chanakyapuri. Officials said the invasive vilayati kikar will naturally die after the native tree species grow taller than them. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 11:41 PM IST

LG extends contract of 1,321 govt staff

Delhi LG VK Saxena has also approved the promotion to eight medical officers, a senior medical officer, and 23 chief medical officers

Delhi LG VK Saxena approved extension of contract for 1,321 workers in various government departments. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 11:38 PM IST

Religious structures cleared for road project in Northeast Delhi

PWD minister Atishi requested lieutenant governor VK Saxena to halt the anti-encroachment drive targeting religious structures

Officials said work on the Delhi-Saharanpur highways is going on in the area where encroachments were removed. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 11:36 PM IST

Delhi section of rapid rail line linking Meerut set to meet 2025 deadline

In Delhi, the link begins at Sarai Kale Khan where at least 70% civil work has been completed, officials said.

A RapidX train in on the priority section in Ghaziabad on Monday. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 11:33 PM IST

Four-storey building catches fire in East Delhi’s Jheel area, 9 rescued

Police officers swiftly initiated rescue operations, leading seven workers to safety through the front gate

A pickle and a dairy shop were located on separate floors in the building. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 11:28 PM IST

Signature View residents in Delhi ‘agree’ with DDA’s deal

According to RWA members, majority of residents have informally consented to choose DDA’s ‘reconstruction’ option

Buildings in Mukherjee Nagar’s Signature View Apartments were declared dangerous. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 11:25 PM IST

Delhi govt fires fresh salvo at key services body

The CMO alleged that the authority’s simple majority has enabled the bureaucrats to override the CM’s decisions

The chief minister’s office (CMO) said that during the second meeting of the newly constituted authority held on Thursday, Arvind Kejriwal had given several directions regarding pending transfer-posting proposals, all of which have been overruled. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 11:40 PM IST

Electrocution death: Delhi govt tells LG to act; BJP says bid to divert attention

Atishi said that till the court hears the matter of the Union government’s services ordinance, the power over officers lies with LG

The police at the under-construction site in Lok Nayak hospital where labourer died of electrocution. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 11:38 PM IST
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