India News | Written by Tanima Biswas | Friday February 17, 2017
After 12 years in prison over blasts in Delhi that killed 67 people just before Diwali, 34-year-old Mohammad Rafiq Shah of Srinagar was let off by a court yesterday. "I said three words to the judge - justice has prevailed," Shah told NDTV. He is among the three men who were freed for lack of evidence.
Education | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 15, 2017
The Schools and Parents Association here on Tuesday hailed the Delhi High Court's order on nursery admission guidelines set by the Arvind Kejriwal government while the authorities said they would appeal against the ruling.
Education | Edited by Shihabudeen Kunju S | Wednesday February 15, 2017
Delhi High Court today stayed the AAP government's new nursery admission norms based on the neighbourhood criteria, saying they were "arbitrary and discriminatory".
Education | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 9, 2017
The Delhi High Court today reserved its order on pleas challenging the AAP government's order to private unaided schools to accept nursery admission forms based only on the neighbourhood or distance criteria.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 8, 2017
Why can't a woman perform puja and 'sewa' at temples, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked a priest who sought a judicial order to restrain his two sisters from doing so and sharing offerings at the famous Kalkaji temple in New Delhi .
Education | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 17, 2017
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today ordered action against over 50 private schools in the national capital which have been found adopting "arbitrary" and "unreasonable" criteria for nursery admissions. Sisodia, who is also the Education Minister slammed private schools running on DDA land for moving court against the new guidelines on ...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 17, 2017
Terming air pollution in Delhi and NCR as a "matter of serious concern", which requires "urgent action", the Environment Ministry in its notification assigned the task to implement the plan to Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday December 29, 2016
An ordinance or executive order was sent by the government today to President Pranab Mukherjee, which makes it a punishable offence to possess more than 10 banned notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000. Any violation will be punished with a steep fine. Once signed off by the President, the new rule will come into effect from December 31. The 500- and 1,000-ru...
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 29, 2016
A local court on Thursday sent four people, including a tourist guide, who were arrested on the charge of sexually assaulting a US tourist in New Delhi earlier this year, to two-day police custody.
Ameya Naik | Monday December 26, 2016
It's been quite an eventful year for the automotive industry in India. When asked how 2016 has been for the industry at the recent CarandBike Awards 2017 ceremony, the reactions of each and every one was unanimous when they said, "It was a mixed bag". Here are the top 5 events that made headlines and kept us occupied as well.
Delhi News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Thursday December 29, 2016
The Enforcement Directorate or ED has summoned Delhi-based lawyer Rohit Tandon from whose office authorities had found nearly Rs 14 crore in cash earlier this month, including over Rs 2 crore in the brand new 2,000-rupee notes.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 21, 2016
A court in New Delhi has refused to set aside an order directing a man to pay Rs 5,000 monthly interim maintenance to his estranged wife in a domestic violence case, saying the payout will not give her a luxurious life in view of the standard of living in a metropolitan city like Delhi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 9, 2016
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was today directed by a special court to vacate his government bungalow at 9 Teen Murti Lane in New Delhi by December 27.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 5, 2016
A man accused of raping a 30-year-old married woman in 2010 after allegedly making her consume a sedative-laced drink has been discharged by a fast-track court in New Delhi which said there was no valid justification for a delay of six years in lodging the FIR.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 1, 2016
A court in New Delhi on Wednesday fixed December 19 for delivering order on the issue of framing charges in Aircel-Maxis deal case against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and others.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 21, 2016
The Supreme Court today directed that status quo be maintained with regard to New Delhi Municipal Council's auctioning process of the iconic Taj Mansingh Hotel in New Delhi, run by Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL).
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 22, 2016
Delhi High Court today agreed to hear a plea against demonetisation, saying once the currency was invalidated then how could the government direct certain public utilities including hospitals and petrol pumps to accept old notes.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 15, 2016
A major travel company has been directed by a district consumer forum in New Delhi to pay a compensation of over Rs 6.3 lakh to a former Delhi High Court judge for deficiency in service to him and his family during their leisure trip to South Africa.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 9, 2016
Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL), which runs the Taj Mansingh Hotel in the national capital, has approached Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court order that cleared the decks for auctioning of the iconic property.
Delhi News | Reuters | Tuesday November 8, 2016
Authorities in New Delhi began revoking licences for thousands of older diesel vehicles on Tuesday and halted construction work on the underground rail network, as air pollution remained several times over the safety limit despite easing from Monday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 4, 2016
The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on an appeal filed by Payal Abdullah, the estranged wife of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, against the order asking her to vacate government accommodation allotted to Mr Omar in 1999 in Lutyens' Zone New Delhi.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 27, 2016
Delhi High Court dismissed the appeal filed by Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL), which runs the Taj Mansingh Hotel, against the auctioning of the property by New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 27, 2016
A 41-year-old Indian woman, reportedly a beauty parlour owner in New Delhi, has been sentenced to death by the Malaysian High Court for trafficking over 1.6 kg of drugs.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 15, 2016
Controversial Delhi-based meat exporter Moin Qureshi was today detained at the airport in New Delhi in a money laundering case but managed to give immigration authorities the slip and flew to Dubai after showing a court order in an income tax case, leaving officials red faced.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan (with inputs from agencies) | Saturday October 8, 2016
No political party would be allowed to use public funds and government machinery to publicise its political symbol, the Election Commission has said, amid a legal tussle over elephant statues in Uttar Pradesh installed during the Bahujan Samaj Party's rule.
South | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Wednesday September 28, 2016
Karnataka's political leaders met this morning with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of the Congress to discuss how to handle the new Supreme Court order which calls for water to be released urgently to neighbouring Tamil Nadu. Karnataka was reprimanded by judges yesterday for defying the order, which was given last week.
Press Trust of India | Friday September 23, 2016
India News | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy (with inputs from agencies) | Friday September 23, 2016
Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 21, 2016
When a user deletes their WhatsApp account, the information of that person is no longer retained on its servers, it said.
Saritha Rai, Upmanyu Trivedi, Bloomberg | Wednesday September 21, 2016
In a brief hearing in the Delhi court last week, WhatsApp said it doesn't intend to share user content with Facebook except user names and phone numbers.