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  • Akhilesh admits talks are on for alliance with the Congress; announcement soon
  • Majithia would be in jail by April 15; note the date, says Kejriwal in Chandigarh
  • Punjab BJP leader Vijay Sampla likely to meet party chief Amit Shah today.
  • BJP has no presence in Punjab, it only plays second fiddle to Akali Dal: Navjot Kaur Sidhu


REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATIONS

Top cop brainstorms security measures

Police of other states participate in the meeting17 Jan 2017 | 12:46 AM

NEW DELHI:An interstate co-ordination meeting aimed at strengthening cooperation and coordination in order to address the various issues related to policing in Delhi was held today by Delhi Commissioner of Police Alok Kumar Verma, keeping in mind the forthcoming Republic Day function.

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Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 16

An interstate co-ordination meeting aimed at strengthening cooperation and coordination in order to address the various issues related to policing in Delhi was held today by Delhi Commissioner of Police Alok Kumar Verma, keeping in mind the forthcoming Republic Day function.

The objective of the meeting was to share terror-related intelligence and inputs about various extremist outfits and their designs in view of the Republic Day celebrations. Senior officers of Delhi Police and their counterparts from Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh attended the meeting.

Verma stressed increasing police presence, intensive and co-ordinated checking at vulnerable points, tenant verification, guest house checking, paying guest accommodation and sensitisation of cyber café owners, second-hand car dealers, STD, ISD, PCO booth owners, etc.

The officers shared intelligence to check crimes committed by interstate criminals and organised gangs of autolifters operating in their areas. Issues of human trafficking, missing children, proliferation of fake Indian currency notes (FICN), smuggling of illicit firearms were discussed and preventive steps emphasizing integrated joint checking at unmanned borders in tandem with each other were also discussed.

Traffic restrictions during Republic Day-2017 at borders were discussed and officers of other states were requested to cooperate.

All officers were also briefed to share advance intelligence having interstate ramifications on law and order.

The meeting ended with a resolution to have increased co-ordination in policing in the NCR region with emphasis on one to one interaction at all levels and units in order to provide a more secure environment to citizens of Delhi and neighbouring states, said DCP Rajeev Ranjan.

Sisodia slams schools on nursery admission norms

17 Jan 2017 | 12:46 AM

NEW DELHI:Education Minister Manish Sisodia today criticised the city’s private schools running on DDA land for moving court against the new guidelines on nursery admissions stating the city government had brought the new rules in line with a Supreme Court ruling of 2004.

Sidhu betrayed people by joining Cong: Phoolka

Sidhu betrayed people by joining Cong: Phoolka

17 Jan 2017 | 12:49 AM

NEW DELHI:Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader HS Phoolka today accused Navjot Singh Sidhu of betraying the people of Punjab by joining the Congress which he used to criticise earlier for corruption and the anti-Sikh riots of 1984.

appointment of principals

Pvt schools not to follow CBSE guidelines: DoE

17 Jan 2017 | 12:46 AM

NEW DELHI:Opposing the recent Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) circular, the Aam Aadmi Party government has asked private schools in the national Capital not to follow the recent CBSE notification on appointment of principals as the new clauses are “contrary” to the provisions of Delhi School Education Rules.

Vigilance unit: Only six cases filed against cops last year

17 Jan 2017 | 12:46 AM

NEW DELHI:In the vigilance unit of Delhi Police, only six cases were registered against the six police personnel in 2016, whereas dozens of complaints were received.

Child molester tells cops, ‘ It was fun'

17 Jan 2017 | 12:47 AM

NEW DELHI:The 38-year-old man who was arrested here yesterday for allegedly sexually assaulting hundreds of minor girls told police he used to "derive fun" out of the act and had his "first prey" in 2001.

Assembly Winter Session begins today

17 Jan 2017 | 12:46 AM

NEW DELHI:The two-day Winter Session of Delhi Assembly beginning tomorrow is likely to see attacks and counters attacks between the ruling Aam Aadmi Party and the Opposition MLAs over the strike by East Delhi civic body, functioning of the BJP-ruled MCD and the government not inviting new Lt Governor Anil Baijal to address the House, among others.

Water supply to normalise by morning today

17 Jan 2017 | 12:46 AM

NEW DELHI:A day after very high ammonia levels were reported in water supplied to various parts of the national Capital, Delhi Jal Board said the situation would normalise by tomorrow morning.

Man held for girl child abuse

16 Jan 2017 | 1:34 AM

NEW DELHI:With the arrest of a paedophile, Sunil Rastogi, 38, the police of New Ashok Nagar has solved three sensational cases of rape under POSCO Act.

Proclaimed offender nabbed

16 Jan 2017 | 1:34 AM

NEW DELHI:The Crime Branch has arrested a notorious criminal of Ganja gang, Rahul Rathi, 29.

Shazia Ilmi gets berth in BJP executive

16 Jan 2017 | 1:34 AM

NEW DELHI:The new team of Delhi unit of BJP's executive committee has names, including former Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi and Kamaljeet Sehrawat, Delhi BJP Mahila Morcha head.

Police stations to keep toys, children’s books

16 Jan 2017 | 1:34 AM

NEW DELHI:Colourful rooms with toys and children's books could soon be seen in police stations in the national Capital as part of efforts to have an exclusive child -friendly corner to put at ease young victims, survivors and crime suspects.

Swaraj India campaign seeks accountability

16 Jan 2017 | 1:34 AM

NEW DELHI:Swaraj India today launched a campaign seeking accountability and answers from governments at Centre, state and municipal level.

Swaraj India campaign seeks accountability

16 Jan 2017 | 1:34 AM

NEW DELHI:Swaraj India today launched a campaign seeking accountability and answers from governments at Centre, state and municipal level.

Excise campaign: 1,250 people arrested for drinking liquor in public places

16 Jan 2017 | 1:34 AM

NEW DELHI:Cracking down on people drinking liquor in public places, the Excise Department of Delhi government has arrested 1,250 violators in over last three months as part of its ongoing campaign.

Professional kite flyers show spellbinding skills

Professional kite flyers show spellbinding skills

16 Jan 2017 | 1:34 AM

NEW DELHI:The three-day International Kite Festival organised by Delhi Tourism is witnessing a good participation from professional kite fliers both from India and abroad.

AAP govt likely to notify new municipal ward boundaries

16 Jan 2017 | 1:34 AM

NEW DELHI:The AAP government is likely to notify the new municipal ward boundaries later this week after the Lt Governor cleared the final delimitation draft of 272 civic wards in the national Capital.

Water supply hit as ammonia levels rise

16 Jan 2017 | 1:34 AM

NEW DELHI:Water supply was hit in several areas of central, north Delhi, and under NDMC and Delhi Cantonment today due to “dangerously high” levels of ammonia in raw water supplied after operations of Chandrawal and Wazirabad treatment plants were suspended.

Swaraj India to cover 10 lakh houses in MC poll campaign

Swaraj India to cover 10 lakh houses in MC poll campaign

15 Jan 2017 | 1:03 AM

New Delhi: The Swaraj India has launched “Jawaab Do, Hisaab Do” campaign against corruption and black money. It will culminate in a massive rally on February 12 in Ramlila Ground. The campaign will be Swaraj India’s election bugle for municipal elections to be held in March or April.

1984 riots memorial to be inaugurated today

1984 riots memorial to be inaugurated today

15 Jan 2017 | 1:03 AM

New Delhi: A memorial on 1984 riots named “The Wall of Truth” will be inaugurated tomorrow on the premises of Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib in the presence of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

City shivers at 3.2°C; fog delays trains

15 Jan 2017 | 1:03 AM

New Delhi: Cold conditions further intensified in the national capital today with the mercury plummeting to 3.2 degrees Celsius, lowest of the season.

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