To involve citizens in preventing crime and maintaining law and order, Delhi Police have selected 399 people to become "Police Mitras" in south and southeast districts. The ceremony was held at Lotus Temple Auditorium Tuesday where all 399 were given certificates, having one-year validity, by police.
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The family of the 19-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping a woman near Hauz Khas Village said they had disowned him three months ago, after they found he was involved in "various thefts" in the area. The father of the accused said he had warned his son many times not to indulge in illegal activities.
Violent protests broke out at Ramjas College on Tuesday over a seminar where JNU student Umar Khalid was supposed to speak. Khalid was among the students charged with sedition after an event at JNU last year where anti-national slogans were allegedly raised on campus. Members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the Delhi University Students’ Union gathered outside the college and shouted slogans, demanding that the invite to "anti-nationals" be cancelled.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today alleged that the SIT, constituted by the Narendra Modi government to probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases, was not serious about ensuring justice to the victims. This came a day after the Centre told the Supreme Court that only 22 of the 240 cases had been reopened by the SIT for further investigation. AAP leader Jarnail Singh said, on February 12, 2015, two days before Arvind Kejriwal took oath as the Delhi Chief Minister for the second time, the Centre had ordered the constitution of the special investigation team (SIT).
Delhi University’s Ramjas College on Tuesday called off a seminar being held on campus after members from the students’ union and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) protested the participation of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid.
It took a quiet wait and a few text messages for mobile-based cab aggregators Ola and Uber to be back in business in Delhi-NCR. What began as a fiery strike called by four unions on February 10 against the two companies, now appears to be crumbling with just one union refusing to relent.
Manish Sisodia on #GST: It will be another economic disaster after note ban if it doesn’t address traders’concerns
Manish Sisodia on Tuesday hit out at the Centre saying that if GST talks don’t address traders’ concerns then it will be yet another economic disaster after note ban. In an conversation with CNBC TV 18, Sisodia said, "Centre has no answers to queries of traders on GST. Deadlines are important for GST roll-out but ambiguity remains". The main focus, according to Sisodia, needs to be on the traders who will be impacted and not the implementation deadline.
Delhi University’s Ramjas College called off an event on Tuesday after members of Delhi University Student’s Union (DUSU) and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) protested against JNU student-activist Umar Khalid who was one of the speakers at the event. The seminar organised by Literary Society of Ramjas was looking into exploring representations of dissent in literary productions. Khalid who was scheduled to speak on ‘The War in Adivasi Areas’ eventually cancelled his participation.
Police have arrested a suspect in the case where a 24-year-old woman was allegedly raped in the Capital’s Hauz Khas village area on 18 February. The accused has been sent to 14-day judicial custody.