Forced to pay rent, man kills his 2 roommates

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 15:45:32 IST - delhi

A 23-year-old man killed his two roommates in west Delhi's Raghubir Nagar after allegedly being pressured by them to pay the rent of their accommodation for the period he was at his native place, police said on Tuesday.

Delhi: DCW busts sex racket in Tilak Nagar

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 17:03:48 IST - delhi

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has busted a sex racket running under the cover of a spa and massage centre in west Delhi's Tilak Nagar area.

Del: 3 held for robbing autorickshaw passengers

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 19:01:05 IST - delhi

Three men who posed as auto rickshaw driver and passengers and rob people have been arrested from east Delhi's Ashok Nagar area, police said on Tuesday. The accused have been identified as Sunny (22), Sonu (29) and Ravi (19), they said.

Delhi govt's next round of sero-survey begins

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 14:38:22 IST - delhi

Street crime in Delhi: Calls down, FIRs up

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 04:18:00 IST - delhi

The number of calls made to the police control room about street crimes like snatchings and robberies has reduced substantially while registration of such crimes has gone up at the same time, police data shows. This is significant for two reasons. A reduction in PCR calls reflects low crime rate, while registration of FIRs mean station house officers no longer strive to artificially keep crime figures low or 'under control'.

DU: Longest admission process, most applicants

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 04:15:00 IST - delhi

In an admission process lasting nearly three months, University of Delhi received the highest-ever applications at 3,53,153. The registration portal was closed at 5pm on August 31. This was also the longest admission process in DU’s history.

Delhi HC holds physical courts after 5-month gap

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 14:24:57 IST - delhi

The legal fraternity gave a mixed response to the commencement of physical hearings by the Delhi high court on Tuesday, after a gap of more than five months, with several lawyers asking the court that their matters be heard via video conferencing.

Delhi's Gr Kailash II flooding woes run deeper

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 04:15:00 IST - delhi

In some ways, the mystery of the flooded basements in Greater Kailash II has been solved. The interim report of Central Ground Water Board, which conducted a ground survey in coordination with Delhi Jal Board, ruled out any leakage of water supply lines and said the construction of Delhi Metro tunnels and basements deeper than four metres could be obstructing the free flow of groundwater.

Delhi riots: HC grants bail to Pinjra Tod member

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 12:17:06 IST - delhi

The Delhi high court on Tuesday granted bail to a member of Pinjra Tod, a women's collective, in a case related to the communal violence in northeast Delhi during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in February.

Delhi: Section of Ola, Uber drivers go on strike

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 10:51:01 IST - delhi

A section of drivers working with cab aggregators Ola and Uber went on strike on Tuesday affecting services in some parts of Delhi-NCR as they demanded a fare hike and moratorium on loan repayment.

Unlock 4.0: Status quo till September 2 in Delhi

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 06:47:11 IST - delhi

There will be no change in Covid-19 containment measures in the capital till Wednesday, Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) ordered on Monday.

Sero survey III in Delhi: 17k samples targeted

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 05:30:09 IST - delhi

The third serological survey in Delhi is set to start on Tuesday and end by Saturday. As many as 17,000 samples will be collected from across 11 districts this time, said a Delhi government official.