A city-based organisation for the homeless has written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seeking a fresh survey of the homeless people in the national capital and periodic inspections of night shelters. Founder of non-government organisation Centre for Holistic Development Sunil Kumar Aledia further suggested that other departments like women and Child Development and Social Welfare should work in coordination with the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB).
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A 23-year-old teacher was stabbed nine times by a man and his cousin at her residence in outer Delhi’s Najafgarh area Wednesday afternoon. The victim is critical and is in the ICU at Safdarjung Hospital.
A reality check, not far away from the government provided night shelters, reveals the levels of apathy.
New Delhi: "Necessity is the mother of invention," the homeless in the capital can explain the idiom appropriately. The dipping mercury has forced the destitute of the city to get creative and use anything and almost everything at their disposal to brave cold winter nights.
The manager of a south Delhi restaurant will have to face criminal proceedings for failing to prevent a customer from assaulting another customer inside his restaurant, and then allegedly "helping" the assaulter escape.
The accused was known to the survivor as he was a family friend and used to frequent her place for the last five months.
New Delhi: A 42-year-old head constable attached to Central police district allegedly sedated and later raped a 17-year-old B.Com first year student in East Delhi’s Vinod Nagar in Kalyanpuri police station limits.
Poll body to use app to convey details on civic polls to officers.
New Delhi: On the lines of the directives of the EC, the Delhi State Election Commission (SEC) is likely to create a WhatsApp group for its officers to convey all urgent information related to the upcoming municipal elections in the national capital. The SEC is also in the process of debarring its officers from using their mobile phones during the meetings related to civic polls.
The party was able to only retain three of the 13 municipal seats in the recent byelections.
New Delhi: Resentment is brewing among the local BJP leaders who failed to make it to the list of office-bearers of the party’s state executive that was announced recently by the newly-appointed Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari. A majority of these leaders are going to raise the matter with the saffron brigade’s top leadership. A source said that many local leaders have already sought an appointment with BJP chief Amit Shah to express their concerns over the way they have been dropped by the state executive.
Inderjeet Singh, has challenged deduction of Rs 12,500 per month from his pay towards the compensation amount paid to the victim’s kin.
A CBI team on Thursday also raided the Delhi information and publicity office.
New Delhi: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that the CBI was "scared" of Manish Sisodia, referring to the inquiry initiated by the agency against his deputy. On his part, Mr Sisodia dared the investigating agency to arrest him. The preliminary enquiry was merely a tool to stall reforms in Delhi’s education sector, he said.
Day after probe against Dy CM, agency says it may send team to his office.
New Delhi: A day after initiating a preliminary enquiry (PE) against Manish Sisodia, the CBI on Thursday decided to seek documents pertaining to the social media campaign – Talk to AK – initiated by the city government from the office of the Delhi deputy chief minister in a day or two. Sources said, "If required, the agency may send a team of its officials to the deputy CM’s office for collecting the relevant documents."