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2020 Delhi riots: Court frames attempt to murder charges against ex-Congress councillor Ishrat Jahan
2020 Delhi riots: Court frames attempt to murder charges against ex-Congress councillor Ishrat Jahan, others

A court in the national capital has framed charges of rioting, unlawful assembly and attempt to murder against former Congress councillor Ishrat Jahan and 12 others in connection with the 2020 North-East Delhi riots.

  • Saturday, 20 January 2024
Odisha tableau on Raghurajpur crafts village to roll on Kartavya Path during R-Day parade
Odisha tableau on Raghurajpur crafts village to roll on Kartavya Path during R-Day parade

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defence, Ashok Pandey has intimated about the inclusion of the Odisha tableau in the parade in a letter to Chief Secretaries of concerned states.  The Ministry of Defence has finalized tableaux models of 16 states and UTs and issued guidelines for the construction of tableaux, artistes and music. 

  • Thursday, 04 January 2024
Parl security breach: Police moves court for polygraph test of 6 accused
Parliament security breach: Police move court for polygraph test of 6 accused

The application was moved before Additional Sessions Judge Hardeep Kaur. The court noted that the counsel representing some of the accused was not present, and posted the matter for January 2, 2024.

  • Thursday, 28 December 2023
30 flights delayed, several diverted due to dense fog at Delhi airport
30 flights delayed, several diverted due to dense fog at Delhi airport

Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport faced substantial operational disruptions as a thick blanket of fog enveloped the national capital.

  • Tuesday, 26 December 2023
Dense fog disrupts flights at Delhi airport; authorities implement CAT IIIB for landing
Dense fog disrupts flights at Delhi airport; authorities implement CAT IIIB for landing

Delhi grappled with a thick blanket of dense fog on Monday, causing visibility to plummet to zero and leading to significant disruptions in flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport.

  • Monday, 25 December 2023
Man dragged on vehicle bonnet from Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar
Man dragged on vehicle bonnet from Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar

 A man was dragged on the bonnet of a vehicle from Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar to DND flyover, an official said.

  • Monday, 18 December 2023
BJP National Vice-President Baijayant Panda shakes hands with Union Minister Piyush Goyal
Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra: India to become 3rd largest economy in PM Modi’s 3rd term, says Baijayant Panda

Union Ministers Smriti Irani, Piyush Goyal, and BJP National Vice-President Baijayant Panda participated in one such programme in New Delhi.

  • Saturday, 16 December 2023
Lok Sabha security breach on 2001 attack anniv a grim reminder of SFJ leader Pannun's threat
Lok Sabha security breach on 2001 attack anniv a grim reminder of SFJ leader Pannun's threat

In the video, which featured a poster of the 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru with the caption 'Delhi Banega Khalistan' (Delhi will turn into Khalistan), Pannun said a conspiracy to kill him by the Indian agencies had failed. He asserted that he would respond by attacking the Parliament on or before December 13.

  • Wednesday, 13 December 2023
Delhi shocker! Rape accused throws acid on 17-year-old girl, drinks it too and succumbs
Delhi shocker! Rape accused throws acid on 17-year-old girl, drinks it too and succumbs

A 17-year-old girl was attacked with acid by a man in central Delhi, as he sought to coerce her mother into withdrawing a rape case filed against him, police said on Thursday.

  • Friday, 08 December 2023
Renowned author Gita Mehta's mortal remains consigned to flames in Delhi
Renowned author Gita Mehta's mortal remains consigned to flames in Delhi

Gita, 80, died of old age ailments and is survived by her son. Her publisher husband Sonny Mehta had predeceased her.

  • Monday, 18 September 2023
PM Modi felicitates Odia craftsman with PM Vishwakarma certificate in New Delhi
PM Modi felicitates Odia craftsman with PM Vishwakarma certificate in New Delhi

First announced during this Independence Day, the PM Vishwakarma scheme has been launched to help enhance the skills of traditional craftsmen and workers and help them avail loans easily to aid their earnings.

  • Sunday, 17 September 2023
Protesting wrestlers
‘Those medals are not only your own’: 1983 WC winning team urges protesting wrestlers not to take hasty decision

The former India cricketers urged the elite athletes not to take a hasty decision and hoped their grievances will be heard and resolved. 

  • Friday, 02 June 2023
Wrestlers protesting at the Jantar Mantar
Wrestlers protest: 8 points to ponder over the controversial sit-in

The wrestlers have been protesting against Singh at Jantar Mantar since April 23 demanding justice and resignation of the WFI chief. However, even after the police registered two FIRs, the wrestlers continue their sit-in and now demanding Singh’s arrested.

  • Thursday, 04 May 2023
Wrestlers Must Guard Against Politicisation of Protest
Wrestlers Must Guard Against Politicisation of Protest

Political motives are being imputed to the protest by all and sundry in the establishment. A triumphant sounding Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the ‘sidelined’ president of Indian Wrestling Federation (IWF) who stands accused of sexual harassment by top female boxers of the country, is leading the charge against the protesting wrestlers and has the temerity to accuse the protesting wrestlers of being backed by ‘one family’, ‘one akhara’ and funded by an industrial house.

  • Sunday, 30 April 2023
India world’s 8th most polluted country; 39 cities among world's 50 most polluted: Report
India world’s 8th most polluted country; 39 cities among world's 50 most polluted: Report

As per the report, In India, the transportation sector causes 20-35 percent of the PM2.5 pollution while other sources of pollution are industrial units, coal-fired power plants and biomass burning.

  • Wednesday, 15 March 2023
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