Delhi Government Suspends Subsidy On Tata Nexon EV

March 2, 2021

The Delhi government has removed the electric version of the Tata Nexon car from its subsidy scheme for electric vehicles till a committee looks into complaints that the model failed to meet the specified range on a single charge, officials said on Monday. | Read more|

Union Minister Helps Shooter Board Flight After "Insult" By Air India Officials

February 20, 2021

Indian Olympian and shooter Manu Bhaker was allegedly refused permission to board an Air India flight from Delhi on Friday unless she coughed up over ₹ 10,000 as she was carrying weapons and ammunition for her training. Ms Bhaker was able to board her flight to Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, only after Union Minister Kiren | Read more|

Activist, 21, Arrested From Bengaluru In Greta Thunberg "Toolkit" Case

February 14, 2021

A 21-year-old climate activist from Bengaluru has been arrested by the Delhi Police in connection to the "toolkit" shared by teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and others on Twitter to show support for the farmers' protest. Disha Ravi is one of the founders of the "Friday for Future" campaign. It has been alleged tha | Read more|

Mahua Moitra Says "Under Surveillance" By Armed Officials Outside Home

February 14, 2021

New Delhi: Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra on Saturday shot off a letter to the Delhi police chief requesting to withdraw three security personnel, armed with "assault rifles", positioned outside her home in Delhi. "It appears to me that I am under some sort of surveillance," said Ms Moitra who also tweeted several | Read more|

Police raised red flags, but call taken to let in tractors

January 27, 2021

Concerns that the tractor parade could go off course were expressed during a series of meetings held in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) over the past few days, sources told The Indian Express. However, despite the Delhi Police’s reservations, a political call was taken to allow the rally rather than letting the f | Read more|

Breathless Lalu shifted to AIIMS in Delhi

January 24, 2021

RJD chief Lalu Prasad was flown to AIIMS, New Delhi, in a chartered flight on Saturday evening after he complained of breathing discomfort caused by pneumonia. Lalu, the former Bihar chief minister who is serving a jail term in fodder scam cases, had been receiving treatment at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science | Read more|

Farm Unions Meet Delhi Police Over Republic Day Tractor Rally: Report

January 21, 2021

A meeting is underway between the Delhi Police and farmer unions regarding the proposed tractor rally by them on Republic Day, officials said. Joint Commissioner of Police (Northern Range) SS Yadav is coordinating the meeting which is being held at Mantram Resort near the Singhu border, officials told news agency Press | Read more|

Delhi Woman Alleges Forced Conversion To Islam, Harassment By In-Laws

December 24, 2020

A 20-year-old Muslim man in Delhi has been charged by the police over his wife's allegations that she was forced to convert after their wedding in May and harassed by her in-laws. "His family forced me to change my religion to Islam. I was forced to wear a burqa and offer namaz. His father tried to sexually harass me," | Read more|

Delhi-Jaipur Highway Shut As Farmers Begin March

December 13, 2020

Farmers agitating against the centre's farm laws began a tractor march from Shahjahanpur on the Rajasthan-Haryana border Sunday morning, in efforts to block the Delhi-Jaipur highway and intensify protests that began in September, and have included previous attempts to occupy highways and last week's "Bharat bandh". A h | Read more|