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No forced lie test in Najeeb Ahmad case: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court Monday said it has not instructed the Delhi Police to conduct lie detector test on any student of JNU in connection with the probe related to the disappearance of student Najeeb Ahmad. The clarification came after a suspect in the case brought to the court’s notice media reports suggesting the court had ordered the police to conduct lie detector test on the suspects. "What relief do you want? . We will clarify in our order that he (the suspect) won’t be forced to take the test unless he agrees," the bench said.

#Delhi: Hike in 1-time parking fee could push up car rates

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) Monday passed a proposal to increase one-time parking charges of vehicles in the capital. If the proposal is approved by the Delhi government, buying vehicles in the capital could become more expensive. For cars priced up to Rs 5 lakh, one-time parking charges could be increased to Rs 5,000 (petrol) and Rs 6,000 (diesel). The current charges are Rs 2,000 for cars priced up to Rs 4 lakh and Rs 4,000 for those above Rs 4 lakh.

Power snag hits #DelhiMetro, trains late

Train services on the Central Secretariat-Badli section faced disruption and delays for about 20 minutes until 12.40 pm.

New Delhi: Power failure on the Delhi Metro’s busy Yellow Line delayed the commuters on Monday. Train services on the Central Secretariat-Badli section faced disruption and delays for about 20 minutes until 12.40 pm, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said in a statement.

Be your own Valentine

A container filled with mud cannot pour herbal tea into a cup.

They both are 4 letter words, both start with an L and end with an E, have 2 vowels each and are dependent on each other. Can you guess what the two words are? It’s LOVE and LIFE, a life without love is like a barren land, and love without life is impossible. You all believe you have love and life, but are you truly in love? Are you really alive?

PIL moved in HC to restrain Lok Sabha poll losers from getting into Rajya Sabha

A PIL was filed on Monday in the Delhi High Court to restrain candidates of all political parties who have been defeated in Lok Sabha election from contesting in polls for Rajya Sabha and from being nominated to the Upper House for five years. The public interest litigation (PIL) came up for hearing before a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal, which posted it for hearing on February 20 before another court as the petitioner-in-person was arguing the matter in Hindi.

Rape cases declined by 2%, molestation by 22.40% in 2016: Delhi Police report

The rape cases in the national capital declined marginally by two per cent in 2016, while the number of molestation cases saw a dip of 22.40 per cent during the same period, according to a Delhi Police report. Rape cases saw a decline of two per cent while molestation and cases of ‘insult to the modesty of women’ declined by 22.40 per cent and 38.47 per cent respectively. Delhi Police data, which was release today, suggests that as opposed to 2015 where 2,199 rape cases were reported, 2016 saw 2,155 rape cases being reported. Analysis of the cases shows that 96.43 per cent of the rapes were committed by persons having acquaintance with the victim or her family members.

Delhi HC restrains striking unions from blocking #Uber cabs

Delhi High Court today restrained anyone, including two taxi drivers’ unions, from interfering with the running of app-based cabs of Uber, whose services had been disrupted due the recent strike by drivers. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw, in an interim order, granted the relief to Uber which moved the court today against two taxi drivers unions, Sarvodaya Driver Association of Delhi (SDAD) and Rajdhani Tourist Drivers’ Union, accusing them of blocking cabs of drivers who had not joined the strike.

Nitish Katara case: High Court appears disinclined to grant parole to Vikas

The Delhi High Court today appeared disinclined to grant two months parole to Vikas Yadav, one of the three killers of Nitish Katara serving a 25-year jail term without remission, saying he has been taking law into his hands and has used "political clout". "I am not inclined at such a early stage. Look at your conduct. It has really been bad. It till the verdict was pronounced by this court and was later confirmed by the Supreme Court," Justice Vipin Sanghi said. "Till the seal was put by the Supreme Court by upholding the conviction, this man (Vikas) has been seen taking law into his hands.