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Delhi

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and transport minister Kailash Gahlot (inset) flag off buses equipped with hydraulic lifts for  differently-abled commuters. (Photo: BUNNY SMITH)

First batch of 1,000 standard floor buses flagged off in city

The chief minister said that no new buses were added to the public transport in the last seven-eight years.

People enjoy bathing in the flooded Yamuna on Tuesday. (Photo: PRITAM BANDYOPADHYAY)

Yamuna crosses danger mark, may rise further

Many people living adjacent to the river and low lying areas continued to shift to safer areas.

Even hours before the closure of the membership drive, the Delhi BJP had enrolled an additional 5.5 lakh members than the target set initially.

BJP membership drive concludes, 15.5 lakh enrolled

Currently, Delhi BJP has around 26 lakh registered members, out of which over 14.5 lakh are duly verified.

There will be 16 stations on the Tughlakabad to Aerocity (20 km) route and will connect the Faridabad region with the airport.

20-km Aerocity-Tughlakabad Metro corridor tender floated

The corridor will have a length of 20 km, including 12 underground and 4 elevated Metro stations.

Two bike-borne miscreants allegedly snatched Ms Mehta’s mobile phone in front of FICCI Auditorium near Mandi House area on Sunday night. (Photo: Representational Image)

Solicitor-general’s wife falls prey to cellphone snatchers

According to the Delhi police data, this year till July almost 18 incidents of snatching took place daily in the national capital.

Mumbai

According to a senior Congress leader, the party has received nearly 360 applications for the 36 seats in the city.

360 aspirants for Congress MLA tickets in Mumbai

Ashok Jadhav, Baldev Khosa, Madhu Chavan are among the former MLAs who have sought tickets.

A special Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substan-ces (NDPS) Act court on Monday convicted IPS officer Saji Mohan for illegally possessing 37 kilos of heroin in 2009 and sentenced him to 15 years’ imprisonment. His co-accused Haryana constable Rajesh Kumar Kataria was also found guilty and sentenced to 10 years imprisonment. (Representational Image)

Ex-IPS sentenced to 15 years jail

The duo was charged with criminal conspiracy and also under the provisions of the NDPS Act.

The members of the Tree Authority will visit the Metro 3 car shed site in Aarey today. The authority — which has maximum number of Shiv Sena members had last week stalled the permission to axe 2,238 trees in Aarey citing unsatisfactory answers from civic administration on 82,000 objections filed against tree cutting in Aarey.

Tree body to visit Aarey metro site

The activists have planned for a human chain in Aarey during the visit of tree authority members.

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

BMC wards to compete for Swachh awards

The wards will be judged on parameters, including the cleanliness of roads, nullahs, schools, hospitals, offices etc.

Kolkata

Zomato informed on Monday that it is impossible to cater to veg and non-veg choice in food delivery.

Zomato delivery staff go on strike

On Sunday a group of food delivery staff of the app-based network in Howrah decided to go on strike from Monday.

At around 1 pm, a group of female students was clicking photos in a room after their MA (Bengali) fourth semester examination.

Prof beaten, students forced to chant ‘Mamata Zindabad’

One of the students was reportedly slapped by the leader of the student union. Even the professor was not spared and beaten.

Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee

Braving jolt to TMC, Mamata takes potshot at Sovan Chatterjee

Later at another rally in Hazra More where Mr Chatterjee’s estranged wife Ratna was also present, the Trinamul chief offered moral support to her.

GoAir which boasts of being India's most reliable airline clocking best-on-time performance (OTP) expects to emerge as the winner again with the best OTP.

GoAir to start 7 overseas, 8 domestic flights

The private carrier inducts 51st aircraft to its fleet. It will be adding one aircraft every month. It also brings change in its senior management.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee

Mamata, governor Dhankhar mourn death of Sushma Swaraj

A statement from Raj Bhavan stated that the governor was extremely shocked to learn about the sad and untimely demise of Ms Swaraj.

In Other Cities

Sudha Bhardwaj

Elgar parishad: Cops to invoke Sedition Law

Rao is a senior leader of the banned party and he has been availing funds for the party’s tasks.

Answering a question, the senior NCP leader said that the state is facing an unprecedented water scarcity.

Congress, NCP to discuss seat sharing on November 2

He did not rule out the Raj Thackeray-led MNS from joining the proposed secular alliance of Congress-NCP for the ensuing elections.

The plea also sought revocation of the appointment of Hyderabad-based sharp shooter Shafaqaut Ali Khan for the job, contending that he lacked the experience of tranquillising wild animals.

Clear stand on killing tigress: Bombay HC

The Nagpur bench of the high court on Tuesday issued notice to the forest department seeking its stand by October 19.

Rescue workers recover a body from the debris after a four-storey building collapsed in Gurgaon early on Thursday morning. (Photo: PTI)

6 workers die as 4-storey building falls in Gurgaon

The state government has announced a compensation relief of Rs 3 lakh each to the family members of the deceased.