October 24, 2020 15:09 (IST)
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Supreme Court appoints retd. judge Justice Lokur to monitor stubble burning

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday appointed retired judge Justice Madan B Lokur to monitor the stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, the three-bordering states of Delhi, media reports said.

Local factors behind 95 pc of Delhi's pollution: Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi/UNI: Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate change Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said that around 95 per cent of the factors adding up to Delhi's pollution were local, while the stubble burning only contributes around 5 per cent to it.

Delhi: BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga puts up 'Happy National Day Taiwan' poster close to Chinese embassy 

New Delhi: Posters wishing Taiwan on its ‘National Day’ have emerged outside the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi.

Shaheen Bagh protest against Modi government's CAA receives jolt from Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: In an order which may have implications across the country, the topmost level of Indian judiciary on Wednesday said no public place can be indefinitely occupied by protesters while giving its judgement on the months long agitation against the contentious citizenship law in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, media reports said.

Hathras case: Arvind Kejriwal joins protest at Jantar Mantar, demands stringent punishment for culprits

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad and their supporters on Friday evening joined the protest at the national capital's Jantar Mantar demanding justice for the 19-year-old Hathras victim, who died two weeks after a brutal gangrape by four men in Uttar Pradesh.

19-year old Hathras gangrape survivor dies in Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS: A 19-year old gangrape survivor from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras succumbed to her injuries at a hospital in the national capital on Tuesday, media reports said.

Delhi man thrashed to death in front of teen son over Rs 20

Delhi/IBNS: A 38-year-old man was beaten to death in front of his teen son after a dispute broke out over a meager sum of Rs 20, police said, reported media.

Protest against farm bills: Tractor set on fire in Delhi, 5 arrested

New Delhi/IBNS: Five people have been arrested for setting a tractor on fire in the heart of the national capital in protest against the controversial farm bills passed by the Indian Parliament a week ago, media reports said.

Manish Sisodia, hospitalised with Covid-19 infection, has dengue too

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who was admitted to hospital a day ago after having tested positive for Covid-19, also has dengue, officials said on Thursday.

Delhi recovered from second wave of Covid-19 early September: Kejriwal

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the capital has overcome the second wave of Covid-19 early September when cases crossed 4,000 every day.

Delhi Riots: Congress' Salman Khurshid named in chargesheet

New Delhi/IBNS: Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has been named in the chargesheet filed by Delhi Police in the case related to riots which took place in the national capital earlier this year, media reports said.

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia who tested Covid-19 positive hospitalised

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who tested positive for Covid-19, has been admitted to a city hospital, media reports said.

No coercive action against Facebook: Delhi assembly committee tells SC

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi assembly's peace and harmony committee on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it has no intention of taking a coercive action against Facebook's top executive in India as the social media giant is rattled by accusations of being biased towards hate speeches during the riots in the national capital earlier this year.

Hate speech row: Delhi assembly committee to give final warning to Facebook for skipping hearing

New Delhi/IBNS: A Delhi assembly committee will give its final warning to Facebook which has skipped the hearing over the controversy related to the hate speeches that had dominated the social networking site during the riots in the national capital in February 2020.

Unlock 4: Delhi Metro services resume on Red, Green, Violet lines

New Delhi/UNI: As a part of the Stage-I of graded resumption of metro services, the Delhi Metro on Thursday resumed operations after 172 days on its three Lines- Red Line (Rithala-Shaheed Sthal), Green Line (Kirti Nagar/Inderlok-Brig Hoshiar Singh) and Violet Line (Kashmere Gate-Raja Nahar Singh).