A 32-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by three men after spiking her drink at a hotel in Northwest Delhi. The police said they arrested the accused, identified as Ajay Chander, 39, 39, Tara Chand, 34 and Naresh Ram, 38, all hailing from Alwar, Rajasthan. The police said the woman made a PCR call about the incident Sunday. They reached the spot and met the complainant at the hotel.
To keep track of all ongoing and upcoming projects across departments, the Delhi government has launched an app called ‘Delhi e-monitoring’. With Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar set to monitor and inspect projects through it, officials said all departments have been asked to update data and information about projects and link it to the app.
The Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory in light of the One Day International cricket match between India and South Africa on Tuesday at the Arun Jaitley Stadium. The police has advised travellers going to the Indira Gandhi International airport, Old Delhi and Nizamuddin Railway stations, as well as ISBT to leave early to avoid delays. It has also requested the public to use public transport and park their vehicles at designated spots instead of on the roadside. The public has also been asked to report suspicious people or objects.
For children from a few night shelters in the city, it was a day of fun and games on Monday at a ‘festival’ organised by the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB). Najma (15) took back a prize from a drawing competition she won earlier in the day. “This was a fun day. There were games,” she said of the festival that was organised right outside the shelter complex at Sarai Kale Khan where she has been living with her family for 12 years. “We used to live on a footpath before we came here. Now there are around 150 people living here with us,” said Najma, whose mother works as a safai karamchari at the shelter.
Attacked twice in the span of a little over a year, the second time fatally, 21-year-old Manish had faced intense harassment and pressure from his attackers, his family said on Monday. As the murder of the youth from Northeast Delhi’s Sunder Nagri emerges as a rallying point for VHP and other outfits in the capital, the family is most concerned with justice. On October 1, Manish was returning from a friend’s wedding when three men stabbed him over 20 times, killing him. The Delhi Police arrested six men — Sajid, Aalam, Bilal, Faizan, Mohsin and Shakir — in connection with the case.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has written to the Centre and Delhi government for infusion of funds in the public sector undertaking which will enable it to pay the “outstanding amount” to Reliance Infrastructure’s Delhi Airport Metro Express Private Limited (DAMEPL) under the terms of the May 2017 arbitral award, Attorney General of India (AG) R Venkataramani informed the Delhi High Court Monday.