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Delhi man stabs neighbour to death over suspicions of ‘black magic’

Updated on Aug 08, 2023 11:47 AM IST

The murderer and the victim were neighbours in Surhera village of Jaffarpur Kalan, a neighbourhood adjacent to west Delhi’s Dwarka

Representational image.

Delhi minister Atishi to hold additional charge of services, vigilance: Report

Atishi, the only woman minister in the Delhi Cabinet, will now hold 14 portfolios, the highest among all ministers in the city government.

Delhi minister Atishi
Published on Aug 08, 2023 11:08 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

Delhiwale: A dissolving-evolving world

On the furious changes in progress at Delhi’s historic quarter.

Published on Aug 08, 2023 04:30 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi services bill: BJP trying to snatch power through backdoor, says Kejriwal

Addressing a digital press briefing minutes after Rajya Sabha passed the bill, the Delhi CM said the Centre was trying to arm twist Delhi’s residents.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a digital press briefing on Monday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:30 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

Delhi services bill: Amit Shah demands probe over select panel list

AAP MP Raghav Chadha included at least three Rajya Sabha members as a part of his proposed list for a select committee without their consent

While the proposed amendment was defeated by the voice vote, Union home minister Amit Shah took exception to it and urged deputy chairman Harivansh to constitute a probe (PTI)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:25 AM IST

Dengue cases in Delhi spike amid rain, floods, MCD strike

The number of new weekly cases continues to almost double over the last three weeks with the city reporting 56 and 24 cases in the preceding two weeks.

An NDMC worker fumigates an area in the city. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 05:02 AM IST

Delhi services bill: Oppn lawmakers call bill ‘unconstitutional’

A few Opposition parties such as the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) supported the government on the bill

Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi, who had also appeared for the Delhi government in the Supreme Court case against the Delhi lieutenant governor over services, claimed the bill makes changes in the Constitution without bringing a Constitution amendment bill. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:23 AM IST

Delhi cabinet to decide EV policy extension today

The development came hours after the government halted the registration of all EVs in the Capital, citing the expiry of the policy.

Delhi’s EV policy 2.0 is currently being framed by the transport department but has been delayed (HT photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:15 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

Truck rams car on Ring Road in north Delhi, 1 killed

A 22-year-old woman was killed and her cousin critically injured after their car was struck by a truck in Delhi. The truck driver fled the scene.

There were four people in the car when the accident took place. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 11:54 PM IST

Delhi’s third Waste-to-Art park set for inauguration

Shaheedi Park, located at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, has been built at a cost of around ₹16.5 crore and has utilised 250 tonnes of scrap material

The park features galleries and sculptures that showcase Indian freedom struggle made of scrap material, officials said. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 11:53 PM IST

3 murder 74-yr-old man, hit 2 others in snatching spree in Delhi

The suspects had fled after the robberies, which took place a few kilometres from Janakpuri. But, they were arrested by afternoon.

One of the badly injured victims was 74-year-old Mohan Lal Chhabra, who allegedly suffered more than a dozen stab injuries. He succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment, police said. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 11:53 PM IST

Fire breaks out at emergency ward at Delhi’s AIIMS, no injuries

A fire broke out in the emergency ward building of AIIMS, Delhi. Patients were evacuated, and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is unknown.

Smoke blillows from the emergency ward of AIIMS in New Delhi on Monday.
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 11:52 PM IST

CM hikes circle rates of agriculture land in Delhi, tariff now based on location

From the earlier uniform agricultural land circle rate of ₹53 lakh per acre, the government has increased them depending upon where they are located.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 09:24 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

Delhi’s AIIMS seeks environmental nod for building new services block

The proposal was put in front of Delhi’s state expert appraisal committee (SEAC) last week, and the body has now set forward 49 terms of reference

The institute had earlier received EC to build this block in 2012, but only three basements and the ground floor could be completed, and the clearance expired in 2019. Officials said that in order to resume work, a fresh EC has been sought, which will have ten floors in addition to the three basements. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 11:52 PM IST

Delhi University admissions: 62,000 pay fee, 12,700 freeze their slots

Haneet Gandhi, dean of admissions, said of the 71,000 undergraduate seats on offer, 62,008 had been filled by Monday evening

Several colleges like Shri Ram College of Commerce, St Stephen’s College, Hindu College, and Lady Shri Ram College have closed admission to most courses (HT Archive)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 11:52 PM IST

Conservation of Mughal-era palace in Delhi to begin by October

In April, Hindustan Times highlighted the poor condition of the complex and the need for timely conservation

Over the years, huge sandstone slabs from the gateway have fallen off, while deep cracks run across its length. Several slabs from the gateway’s ceiling have also collapsed over time. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 11:52 PM IST

Delhi’s Sarai Kale Khan delay: Atishi warns PWD officials to finish work by Sept

A senior PWD official attributed the delay to labour issue and heavy rainfall over the last one month

Atishi inspects the under-construction flyover at Sarai Kale Khan in New Delhi on Monday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 11:52 PM IST

Dengue cases in Delhi rise to 105 last week, total 348 cases reported so far

The zonal distribution of these 348 cases shows that 191 of these cases have emerged in MCD areas, 32 in NDMC region, 19 in Delhi cantonment areas, six under Railways while 110 remained untraced

The current level of dengue case count is the highest reported in the last six years. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 02:26 PM IST

In Delhi, 22-year-old woman killed after car gets stuck between speeding trucks

The took place in north Delhi near Chandgiram Akhara around 12am on Sunday.

The identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained, the police said. (Praful Gangurde / HT Photo/Representative)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 12:41 PM IST

Fire breaks out at AIIMS in Delhi; no casualties reported | Video

AIIMS Delhi: The fire department said that the incident happened on the second-floor of the main building.

Fire breaks out at AIIMS in Delhi, patients evacuated
Published on Aug 07, 2023 12:27 PM IST

Hot and humid days ahead for Delhi, no rainfall next 3 days: IMD

The maximum and minimum temperatures of the day are expected to be around 36 degrees and 27 degrees Celsius, respectively

Cloud cover over Barakhamba in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/ HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 10:13 AM IST

On migrant trail, the ‘donkey route’ that Indians use to illegally enter US

One of the branches of the “donkey route”, used by hundreds of Indians from Delhi-NCR, Haryana, Punjab and Gujarat to enter US, was busted in Delhi on May 2.

A screengrab of a video showing people illegally crossing over to the US via Mexico. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 03:55 PM IST
ByShiv Sunny

Delhi’s Barapullah phase 3 set for further delays

The flooding of the Yamuna River in Delhi is likely to cause further delays in the completion of the Barapullah elevated road project.

The under construction Barapullah Phase 3 at Sarai Kale Khan in Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/ HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 12:21 AM IST

‘Humbled’: Delhi LG throws open St James Church to public

The restored church will now become a prominent landmark in the city for tourists, city residents and heritage enthusiasts, the LG said

The newly renovated and restored 187-year-old St James Church at Kashmere Gate in New Delhi on Sunday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 12:06 AM IST

Delhi sees 4% rise in fatal road accidents in 5 years

The data collated between 2019 and 2023 so far has led traffic police to increase preventive measures.

Traffic experts attribute drink driving, high speed of commercial vehicles and lesser presence of traffic personnel during nights as the main reasons behind the increase in fatal road accidents during the night. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 04:56 AM IST

North Delhi a hotspot for Chinese manjha sale: Data

Officers said that the major reason for this is that north district houses Asia’s largest wholesale market.

Delhi Police recovered 180 rolls of Chinese Manjha from a shopkeeper in New Delhi in July. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 12:00 AM IST

6-year-old raped by neighbour in north east Delhi

According to the police, they received information about the rape of a 6-year-old after which police reached the spot and met the survivor

A case under sections 376 and 354 of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act was registered. (Representational Image)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 12:00 AM IST

At automated driving test tracks in Delhi, failures up

While the percentage dropped sharply at each centre soon after automation was introduced, percentage of those passing gradually increased

An automated driving test track at Lado Sarai in New Delhi. Since March, according to transport department data, the proportion of people clearing the test at the centre has reduced to 46% (1,768 out of 3,842) as against the 87% (4,036 in 4,640) recorded in the last three months. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 12:00 AM IST

Arun Jaitley Stadium among 20 grounds extracting groundwater without NOC

An inspection of 26 stadiums across the country found 24 had borewells or tubewells installed, but only four such stadiums had a valid NOC

DDCA, which owns and operates the Arun Jaitley Stadium, said that has begun the process of compliance with the norms. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 12:00 AM IST

Northeast Delhi riots: LG nod to prosecute six

Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena has granted prosecution sanction for six individuals involved in the 2020 Delhi riots, where a man died due to gunshot injury. The riots were a result of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Separately, Saxena also granted sanction for prosecution in a case related to the desecration of a statue of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar.

In February 2020, communal violence rocked several parts of northeast Delhi during the protests against and for the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and claimed 53 lives, injuring more than 500. (File photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 12:00 AM IST
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