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  • Delhi court sends 2 men who attacked Umar Khalid to police custody 

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today sent two persons, who had allegedly attacked JNU student leader Umar Khalid in front of the Constitution Club here, to two-day police custody. The incident took place on August 13 and they were arrested from Haryana a week later.

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    Delhi: Man killed following scuffle over asking directions to cigarette shop  

    New Delhi: A 29-year-old non-teaching staff of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here was allegedly stabbed to death while his cousin was injured, following a scuffle over asking directions to a cigarette shop, police said today. The police were informed in the early hours today about the incident which happened in the Vijay Vihar area of Rohini.

  • Delhi: 3 men thrashed for objecting to eve-teasing, 5 arrested

    New Delhi: Three men were allegedly thrashed and threatened at gunpoint after they objected to vulgar gestures by a group of men towards their female friend in northwest Delhi’s Vijay Nagar, police said today. Five people were arrested in connection with the incident, they said.

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    Delhi: Supreme Court asks Lieutenant Governor to constitute committee to combat solid waste issue

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said that solid waste in Delhi is a “very serious problem” and asked the Lieutenant Governor (LG)  to constitute a committee to deal with the issue. A bench headed by Madan B Lokur, while stressing that assistance of people of Delhi was required to deal with the problem, said the committee to be set up by the LG should consist of experts from the field, members

  • Delhi: Fire breaks out in basement of Ashok hotel

    New Delhi: A fire broke out in the basement of The Ashok Hotel at Chanakyapuri today, said a senior officer from the Delhi Fire Service. A call was received at 12.20 pm about the fire in the hotel’s records kept in the basement and eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot, he said. No one was injured. The fire was doused at 3.15 pm, the officer added.

  • Delhi: Class 6 student loses portion of finger, panel to probe alleged negligence of school

    New Delhi: A class 6 student of Delhi’s prestigious St Columbus School lost a portion of his right hand’s ring finger when it got stuck in a door, following which his parents accused school authorities of negligence. The school administration formed a three-member fact finding committee today to probe the issue after a group of parents staged protest outside the school premises.

  • Heavy rains lash parts of central and south Delhi

    New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed parts of central and south Delhi this afternoon causing traffic congestion in some areas. The Meteorological Department has forecast further rains through the day and a relative humidity at 75 per cent.

  • Recruitment of 4,000 personnel for Delhi Police under consideration, says Rajnath Singh

    Delhi: Delhi Police requires more personnel and a proposal for recruitment on more than 4,000 posts is under serious consideration, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today. Saying that Delhi Police has registered significant improvement in the past four years, Singh lauded it for bringing down heinous crimes in the city.

  • Delhi: 2 arms peddlers arrested with ammunition ahead of Independence Day

    New Delhi: Ahead of Independence Day, two suspected arms peddlers were arrested with arms and ammunition, police said today. The accused have been identified as Mohammad Azim, a resident of Malda in West Bengal and Aas Mohammad, a resident of Shamli in Uttar Pradesh, said Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell).

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    Gurgaon: Teen rape victim gives birth to child

    Gurgaon: A teenager, who was allegedly raped multiple times by a man, gave birth to a baby at a hospital here today, a police official said. Based on a complaint filed by the victim’s family, the police arrested the accused, Gurgaon Police PRO Subhash Bokan told PTI.

  • Delhi businessman robbed of Rs 70 lakh at gunpoint in broad daylight; watch video

    Delhi: A 40-year-old businessman was robbed of Rs 70 lakh allegedly by three men at gunpoint today, police said.
    The victim, Kashish Bansal, a resident of Rohini was travelling to Gurgaon in his car, when three men riding a motorcycle intercepted it in west Delhi’s Naraina, they said.