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AI case accused held, sent to 14-day judicial custody
Updated on Jan 07, 2023 11:55 PM IST
A Mumbai resident, the accused Shankar Mishra was on the run since Wednesday after he was booked by the Delhi Police
, New DelhiHemani Bhandari and Deepankar Malviya
16-year-old rape survivor shoots rapist’s mother in Delhi, held
According to police, the minor had in 2021 accused the woman’s 25-year-old son of raping her, and the man is currently in jail. After being shot, the woman has been admitted to hospital and is stated to be out of danger, the officers said.
Updated on Jan 08, 2023 08:58 AM IST
AAP, LG office trade barbs after unruly House session
Kejriwal wrote a letter to Saxena, his second in two days, saying that elected governments will become irrelevant if the LG is defined as the “administrator” arbitrarily.
Updated on Jan 08, 2023 12:48 AM IST
Paras Singh, New Delhi
Blast in Delhi's Sadar Bazar kills one, 3 injured
Sadar Bazar market fire: Two fire engines were rushed to the site.
Updated on Jan 07, 2023 10:15 PM IST
'PM, CMs will become irrelevant': Kejriwal writes to LG over MCD appointments
Delhi LG Vinai Kumar Saxena nominated 10 people to the corporation’s legislative body, which AAP termed illegal saying that the Delhi government has been completely bypassed by the LG office.
Published on Jan 07, 2023 06:48 PM IST
HT News Desk | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
As cold wave continues, Delhi records min temp at 2.2 degrees Celcius
IMD forecasts show both coldwave and cold day conditions are likely to abate in the region, with the minimum likely to rise to 5°C at Safdarjung, while the maximum will hover around 18°C in the next few days.
Published on Jan 07, 2023 03:11 PM IST
Toxic air back in Delhi, Anand Vihar's AQI turns 'severe' again
Delhi's overall air quality was recorded in 'very poor' category at an AQI of 374, according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
Published on Jan 07, 2023 02:16 PM IST
Nisha Anand | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar
Why the Aravallis come to die in NCR
Among the 23 districts where Aravallis exist, Delhi, Gurugram, and Faridabad are the most urban.
Published on Jan 07, 2023 04:51 AM IST
NIA raids 6 districts in IS conspiracy case
Reshaan Thajuddin Sheikh of Udupi district and Huzair Farhan Baig of Shivamogga district were arrested during searches at six locations in Dakshina Kannada, Shivamogga, Davanagere and Bengaluru districts, NIA said in the statement.
Published on Jan 07, 2023 12:33 AM IST
Shraddha murder: Aaftab wants his debit cards back to buy winter clothes
Aaftab Poonawala, 28, allegedly killed Shraddha Walkar, 27, on May 18 at their rented accommodation in south Delhi’s Chhattarpur Pahadi.
Published on Jan 07, 2023 12:14 AM IST
At the core of the MCD tussle: Zonal bodies, aldermen
By the virtue of their voting rights in ward committees, the aldermen can tilt the balance in the elections for the members of the standing committee
Updated on Jan 08, 2023 09:03 PM IST
ED charge sheet against AAP’s Vijay Nair, 4 others in excise probe
This is the second charge sheet filed by the agency in the same case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)
Updated on Jan 07, 2023 02:21 AM IST
AAP responsible for, planned ruckus: BJP
The AAP hit back, accusing the BJP of violating the constitutional conventions and conspiring to give voting rights to aldermen
Updated on Jan 07, 2023 12:10 AM IST
MCD tussle: Kejriwal accuses LG of bypassing elected govt, misusing officers
Citing three instances, Kejriwal said that the LG bypassed the elected government of Delhi in nominating 10 aldermen in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, appointing the presiding officer to conduct MCD House on the opening day, and in constituting the Delhi State Haj Committee
Published on Jan 07, 2023 12:10 AM IST
, New DelhiAlok KN Mishra
Uncivil Centre: Civic sense absent on Day 1
The AAP, which holds a majority in the MCD, alleged that the aldermen were being administered oaths first, so ‘they could vote in the mayoral polls’, a claim that the opposition BJP junked
Updated on Jan 07, 2023 02:14 AM IST
Ball now in Delhi LG’s court to decide new House date
Officials from the lieutenant governor’s office (LG) said that conducting the next house is not likely to be an immediate affair and the entire process of appointing a presiding officer – who oversees the swearing-in process -- will have to be repeated, which may take several days
Updated on Jan 07, 2023 04:52 AM IST
Delhi breathes toxic January air, pollution on cusp of ‘severe’
The grim forecasts prompted the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) hold an emergency meeting and subsequently impose measures under Stage III of the Graded Response Action Plan (Grap), under which all private construction activities are banned in NCR, among other curbs
MP Chambers in Delhi to be built for ₹1,210 crore as CPWD slashes cost
The total plinth area of the proposed building is now approximately 98,000sqm (ground plus eight and one basement), a reduction from the original 118,000sqm (ground plus 10 and three basement levels)
Centre okays expanding Okhla WTE despite residents’ qualms
The clearance granted says the total project will now cost ₹570 crore, with ₹270 crore as existing investment and ₹300 crore to carry out the expansion
Mercury dips to 1.8°C in parts of Delhi as cold keeps grip
The peak power demand of 5,526MW on Friday was the first time Delhi has crossed the 5,500MW-threshold in the winters, and the third day in a row that the city’s peak power demand crossed the 5,000MW-mark
Updated on Jan 07, 2023 04:33 AM IST
LG appoints new Haj body in Delhi, AAP lashes out
The decision prompted chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to call the move “unconstitutional” and “illegal”. The LG’s office did not respond to the CM’s allegations
Updated on Jan 07, 2023 12:08 AM IST
SC lifts interim stay imposed by HC on border agreement between Meghalaya and Assam
Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma and his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma in March last year signed an MoU for demarcating the border in at least six of the 12 contested locations that are part of a lingering border dispute.
Published on Jan 07, 2023 12:02 AM IST
, New DelhiAbraham Thomas
Jaishankar may visit Lanka, focus likely to be on resetting of ties
The visit, if it goes ahead, will be an opportunity to reset bilateral relations after they were hit by the visit of the Chinese surveillance vessel Yuan Wang 5 to Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port last August and to take forward discussions on restructuring the island country’s debt amid an unprecedented economic crisis.
Updated on Jan 06, 2023 11:59 PM IST
SC clubs, transfers to itself all pleas on same-sex marriage
Again on December 14, the Court entertained a petition by two same sex partners seeking the transfer of their case from the Delhi high court.
Published on Jan 06, 2023 11:56 PM IST
, New DelhiAbraham Thomas
Ayodhya temple trust asks sculptors to send their models for Ram statue
Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust — set up for the construction and management of the temple in Ayodhya — has asked the sculptors to send within 15 days their models of the statue, measuring nine to 12 inches.
Published on Jan 06, 2023 11:50 PM IST
Pawan Dixit, Lucknow
Modi chairs 2nd national conference of chief secys
The three-day conference, which began on January 5, is set to host discussions on six themes: encompassing MSMEs, infrastructure and investments, minimising compliances, women’s empowerment, health and nutrition and skill development, the PMO had said in a statement.
Published on Jan 06, 2023 11:47 PM IST
Army deploys its largest contingent of women peacekeepers in Sudan
This represents India’s largest single unit of women peacekeepers in a UN Mission since 2007 when the country deployed the first-ever all women’s police contingent in Liberia – it had 103 women.
Published on Jan 06, 2023 11:45 PM IST
Kanjhawala case: 7th accused held; friend claims Anjali, Nidhi fought | Updates
The Delhi Police has already arrested Deepak Khanna (26), Amit Khanna (25), Krishan (27), Mithun (26), and Manoj Mittal in the case. Later, it zeroed in on Ashutosh and Ankush Khanna and said they were involved in shielding the accused.
Updated on Jan 06, 2023 10:35 PM IST
GRAP stage III reimposed in Delhi as air quality deteriorates
Accordingly, a nine-point action plan as per Stage-III of GRAP is applicable with immediate effect from today in the entire NCR in addition to preventive/ restrictive actions under Stage-I and Stage-II of GRAP which are already in place.
Published on Jan 06, 2023 09:27 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
After AAP charges, BJP claims ‘attacked with a sharp object’ in MCD House
The maiden meeting of the newly elected MCD House was adjourned without electing the mayor.
Updated on Jan 06, 2023 07:13 PM IST