India | Agencies | Tuesday March 4, 2014
The 24-hour 'Nirbhaya' helpline for women in the capital, launched shortly after a fatal gang rape in December 2012 sparked nationwide protests, is at risk of closing due to a lack of funds and political upheaval, its chief said on Tuesday.
Cities | Written by Bhairavi Singh | Thursday February 27, 2014
The Directorate of Education (DoE) on Wednesday submitted before the Delhi High Court its report agreeing to scrap the controversial transfer point system in nursery admissions to city schools.
Cities | Written by Neha Khanna | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Monday afternoon witnessed chaotic scenes at one of Delhi's leading schools, this time over the economically weaker section or EWS category.
Cities | Bhairavi Singh | Sunday February 23, 2014
The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on a Public Interest Litigation or PIL challenging the latest nursery admission guidelines which club the economically weaker sections with the category of children...
Blog | Captain GR Gopinath | Thursday February 20, 2014
The recent actions of Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung have raised eyebrows and a lot of questions.
India | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Monday February 17, 2014
Delhi came under a spell of President's Rule today, some 60 hours after Arvind Kejriwal resigned from the chief minister's post after the BJP and the Congress foiled his plans to introduce the anti-graft Jan Lokpal Bill in the Delhi Assembly.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar (with PTI inputs) | Saturday February 15, 2014
The Union Cabinet today recommended President's Rule in Delhi and suspended animation of the Assembly.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday February 15, 2014
The morning after Arvind Kejriwal resigned as Delhi Chief Minister, some of his supporters gathered outside his residence to meet him. As he came out to greet them, the Aam Aadmi Party chief smiled and said, "I am not the Chief Minister anymore, but ...
Blog | Sreenivasan Jain | Saturday February 15, 2014
On Friday night, as the crowds swelled once again outside the Aam Aadmi Party office to watch the endgame, the jubilation had an edge of defiance, but also of hidden anxiety.
India | Ellen Barry and Malavika Vyawahare, The New York Times | Saturday February 15, 2014
Arvind Kejriwal, a protest leader who was vaulted into the top post of Delhi's city government after a startling electoral victory, resigned from his seat Friday.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday February 15, 2014
On Friday evening, Arvind Kejriwal announced that he was resigning after being the Chief Minister of Delhi for just 49 days as his push for the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill was blocked in the state legislature by MLAs from the Congress and the BJP...
India | NDTV.com | Friday February 14, 2014
Full text of the Lieutenant Governor's letter to the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly, which had made it clear that if the government tables the Jan Lokpal Bill, it will be unconstitutional.
India | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Monday February 10, 2014
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung today gave his consent to the Aam Aadmi Party government's recommendation to set to a Special Investigation Team to probe afresh the riots that erupted across the city after Indira Gandhi's assassination at the h...
Cities | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Friday February 7, 2014
In a letter today, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accused the state's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung of taking his cues from the union government to stall the Jan Lokpal Bill, an anti-graft proposal that has been championed by Mr Kejriwal'...
India | Bhairavi Singh | Friday February 7, 2014
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has gonged down a new conflict with the union government. He says it is unacceptable for his pet proposal -the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill -to be cleared by the union Home Ministry before it is presented for the con...
Cities | A Vaidyanathan | Thursday February 6, 2014
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said he will introduce the new anti-graft Jan Lokpal Bill in just a few days with a special session of all Delhi law-makers at a large stadium to which the public is invited.
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday January 29, 2014
In more trouble for the Aam Aadmi Party, the chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women Barkha Singh has said that she will approach Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung over alleged threats to her from the party.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Friday January 24, 2014
Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti's lawyers and the Delhi Women's Commission had a public confrontation today as tempers ran high over the minister sending his lawyers instead of appearing before the panel himself in response to summons.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Tanima Biswas; Edited by Mala Das | Thursday January 23, 2014
Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who has express-delivered multiple controversies for the young Delhi government, was summoned this evening by the top decision-making body of the Aam Aadmi Party, headed by Arvind Kejriwal.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday January 23, 2014
There is more trouble for Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti as another African woman today moved court seeking FIR against him for his midnight raid on what he alleged was a drug and sex ring involving Ugandan and Nigerian nationals. Chief Minister A...