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Dissolve SC's monitoring panel on sealing: BJP MP

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Raising the issue of the ongoing sealing drive in Delhi, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Thursday demanded that the Supreme Court-constituted Monitoring Committee be dissolved for alleged violation of earlier court decisions. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from New Delhi raised the issue in the Lok Sabha during the Zero Hour. The Monitoring Committee con...

12 hours ago
Three injured in firing in Delhi market

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Two men were arrested for opening fire in a market area here, leaving three people injured, police said on Wednesday. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Northeast, Atul Kumar Thakur said that two men -- Firoz and Shahbaz were arrested after they opened fire in the Lakdi market in Welcome area of east Delhi. --IANS mg/vd ...

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Man shot by two bike-borne assailants

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A 28-year-old man, riding on his two-wheeler with his family, was injured after two unidentified men on a bike opened fire at him, police said. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Northeast, Atul Kumar Thakur said that Ashfaq was coming, along with his wife and kid, after meeting his in-laws after midnight on Tuesday, when two men on a bike opened fire at him opposit...

16 hours ago
Will be home on Wednesday, mason told wife hours before death

Greater Noida, July 18 (IANS) Little did Ranjana realise that she was talking to her husband Rajneesh Bhuimali, 36, on the phone for the last time when he called to inform her that he won't be home on Tuesday evening as usual. Rajneesh -- a mason who was one of the four persons who died in the building collapse in Greater Noida on Tuesday night -- had told his wife that he was staying ba...

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BYPL to procure 100 MW wind power at competetive rate

New Delhi,, July 18 (IANS) City electricity distribution company (discom) BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL), supplying to central and east Delhi, on Wednesday said it has signed a power sale agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India to procure 100 MW of wind power at competitive rates. A BSES statement said the power is expected to be available to the discom from the third week of ...

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Four killed, many trapped as building collapses into another in Greater Noida

Greater Noida, July 18 (IANS) At least four persons were killed and several others trapped under the debris of two residential buildings that collapsed in a village in Greater Noida -- one of the fast-developing real estate hubs on the outskirts of Delhi, officials said on Wednesday. The collapse in Shahberi village, some 30 km east of the capital, took place between 8.30 p.m. and 9 p.m....

7 days ago
Humanity feels ashamed by school kids' detention: Manoj Tiwari

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) BJP on Wednesday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for the alleged detention of half-a-dozen minor girls by authorities of a school here. Kejriwal and Sisodiaji how much salt both of you will rub on the wounds of Delhi, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Manoj Tiwari said in a tweet attaching a newsre...

7 days ago
Barapullah flyover from JLN Stadium to INA to open by July end

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) After missing a number of deadlines, the phase two of Barapullah elevated corridor between Sarai Kale Khan and INA Market at Aurobindo Marg is all set to open by the month-end, an officer said on Wednesday. The phase II of the six-lane signal-free route was delayed as the Railways was doing some work at Sewa Nagar crossing which was completed in June, a Public W...

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Delhi's peak power demand breaches 7,000 MW: BSES

New Delhi,, July 10 (IANS) With rains continuing to be elusive, peak power demand in Delhi broke all records on Tuesday to breach the 7,000 megawatt (MW) mark and touch the high of 7,016 MW a little before 3.30 p.m., Delhi electricity distribution company (discom) BSES said. A BSES statement said that Tuesday's figure, which broke the previous record of 6,998 MW created on Monday, marks ...

9 days ago
Delhi's peak power demand at record 6,998 MW, BSES gears up

New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Peak power demand in Delhi broke all records on Monday to touch the highest mark of 6,998 MW, and to meet the unprecedented demand, the two BSES distribution companies (discoms) in the capital said they have taken measures like long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) and banking arrangements with various states, as well as with neighbouring Bhutan. A BSES sta...

15 days ago
No public or private functions in east Delhi park: NGT

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday barred any public and private functions at a park in east Delhi. Observing that flora may get destroyed, if the park is allotted for purposes like marriage and religious functions, a bench headed by acting NGT Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim thereby restricted civic bodies from holding or allow any such function to be ...

15 days ago
Kejriwal lying on water supply issue, says BJP

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi BJP on Tuesday dubbed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal a liar over the issue of supply of water by Haryana to the national capital and claimed that the neighbouring state was providing more water every year. Kejriwal ji is a liar. He speaks a lie with such confidence that people believe it as truth, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Manoj Tiwari to...

23 days ago
Paramour, woman held for killing her brother-in-law in Delhi

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi Police arrested a man and woman -- with whom he allegedly had an illicit relationship -- for killing her brother-in-law as he was opposed to their relationship, police said on Monday. According to the police, the accused have been identified as Mohit Bhati, 29, and Pooja, 26, residents of Gautam Budh Nagar in Uttar Pradesh and Ghazipur in east Delhi. <...

29 days ago
Man stabbed to death in scuffle

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A 23-year-old man was stabbed to death with an ice pick by a stranger after the two got into a scuffle, police said on Tuesday. Sufiyan, a resident of Seelampur, sustained a piercing injury in his heart during a scuffle with a stranger in Jafarabad Pulia area of east Delhi on Monday night, said Deputy Commissioner of Police, Northeast, Atul Kumar Thakur. ...

1 month ago
Infant kidnapped by persistent suitor, rescued within hours

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A four-year-old boy was kidnapped by a man, who was persistently after his mother to marry him, in a bid to mount more pressure on her but the child was safely rescued within hours, police said on Sunday. According to police, the woman lives separated from her husband. Accused, Shiv Kumar, a labourer working in Kolkata, went to her house in Madhu Vihar a...

1 month ago
Illegal liquor seized, bootlegger held

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A vehicle carrying 192 cartons of illegal liquor was seized here and an inter-state bootlegger arrested, police said on Friday. The seizure and arrest of Surender took place in the Nand Nagri area of east Delhi on Wednesday, during an ongoing surprise checking drive in the border areas. Surender, a resident of Kananda village in Haryana's Bahadurgarh, u...

1 month ago
All that is yogurt!

New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Loaded with nutritional zing, yogurt, a simple summer joy, can be a fantastic ingredient in foods to cool down in the current heat wave sweeping northern India. An ongoing festival here endorses the health benefits of the traditionally fermented dairy product with recipes from across the country. Chef Ashwani Kumar at Leela Ambience in East Delhi, who has curate...

1 month ago
Kejriwal's sit-in trick to divert attention from real issues: BJP

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday attacked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his overnight stay at the Lt. Governor's office as a planned trick to divert people's attention from the real issues like the poor condition of government hospitals and acute water shortage in the city. It also said that the Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs and MLAs would go to the Chief...

1 month ago
Man accused of 3 murders arrested

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) A man who had murdered three people after entering into scuffles with them due to his aggressive demeanour has been arrested, police said on Monday. Wanted in three separate murder cases in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut, Nadeem, 32, frequently got into scuffles because of his aggressive demeanour and turned into a desperate murderer after which a reward of Rs 50,000 wa...

1 month ago
Girl found dead in Delhi five star hotel, boyfriend being questioned

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A teenaged girl was found dead in mysterious circumstances in a prominent five star hotel here, hours after she checked in there with her boyfriend, police said on Friday. Police said that the two checked-in into the east Delhi hotel on Wednesday, and she was found lying unconscious in the washroom later that night. On information from the hotel manager, ...

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