The Delhi government will launch a mobile application on Saturday through which Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Other Backward Classes, minorities, and handicapped persons can apply for employment loans, SC and ST Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam said here on Friday.
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Friday issued summons to the Deputy Commissioner of the Excise Department to get details about the action taken in the matter of liquor being sold illegally in some parts of the city.
Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Friday assured Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who met him to seek justice for a woman who was beaten up allegedly for helping authorities bust a bootlegging racket, of "swift investigation" and "strong punishment" for the guilty.
After the Pakistan government decided to allow both the mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian national who was sentenced to death on espionage charges, to meet him, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that she has informed his mother about this.
Even as the DCW said a woman was beaten up and paraded naked here on Thursday after she helped in a raid in north Delhi against illegal sale of liquor, police denied it and said two women have been arrested for physical assault.
The body of West Bengal labourer Afrajul, who was brutally hacked and burnt to death in Rajasthan for allegedly committing "love jihad", was buried at his hometown in Malda district's Kaliachak on Friday evening, a senior state government official said.
Expressing grief over the brutal killing of migrant labourer from Bengal, Afrajul Khan, in Rajasthan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday described the incident as killing of humanity and announced a compensation of Rs 3 lakh to the deceased's family.
Government offices in Rajasthan wore a deserted look on Friday with state government employees going on mass leave, pressing for their demands, including implementation of Seventh Pay Commission recommendations from January 1, 2016.
Slain Gujarat RTI activist Amit Jethwa's father Bhikhalal Jethwa on Thursday moved the Supreme Court for violation of its order which had said that the prime accused, BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki, can be released from jail with the condition that he be immediately moved out of Gujarat but he was still is in the state after more than 24 hours after being freed.
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Parsi Anjuman in Gujarat's Valsad to consider the plea of woman from the community - who has married outside the religion - seeking to attend the funeral of her father as and when he passes away.