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02 Jun 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Will AAP and Congress forge pre-poll alliance? It seems likely

A number of tweets set off speculations that AAP and Congress may forge a pre-poll alliance in Delhi, joining the buzz of a united opposition to stop BJP's victory in 2019.

01 Jun 2018

Delhi Government

Come August, Delhiites will get crucial government-certificates delivered at doorstep

After months of dilly-dallying, Delhi Government is finally ready to introduce its ambitious "doorstep delivery of key services" by July-end.

31 May 2018


Kejriwal takes-dig at Modi, says people miss 'educated' PM Manmohan

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said people were missing an "educated Prime Minister" like Manmohan Singh.

31 May 2018


Punjab: Congress wins Shahkot seat with 38,801 margin votes

Punjab's ruling Congress candidate Hardev Singh Ladi today won Shahkot Assembly by-poll, defeating his nearest rival, Shiromani Akali Dal nominee Naib Singh Kohar, by a margin of 38,801 votes.

30 May 2018

Delhi Police

CBI raid, an attempt to hide AAP's good works: Kejriwal

Hours after the CBI raided the residence of Delhi PWD Minister Satyendar Jain in connection with alleged violation of norms in hiring architects for Public Works Department, CM Arvind Kejriwal asked, "What does PM Modi want?"

30 May 2018

Indian Air Force

Delhi: 16 hours later, Malviya Nagar fire rages on

On Wednesday, the Indian Air Force launched a Mi-17 helicopter attached with a Bambi bucket to curtail a massive fire that has been raging on for the last 16 hours in Delhi's Malviya Nagar.

29 May 2018

Delhi Government

Kejriwal, Sisodia's visit to Delhi's CBSE Class 12 exam toppers

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and his Deputy, Manish Sisodia, today visited the city's CBSE Class 12 examination toppers.

28 May 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Arun Jaitley withdraws defamation case against Kumar Vishwas after apology

BJP leader Arun Jaitley has withdrawn his defamation case against dissident AAP leader Kumar Vishwas after the latter apologized.

28 May 2018


Punjab: Polling for Shahkot Assembly by-election underway

Polling for the Shahkot by-poll, which was necessitated following the demise of Akali MLA Ajit Singh Kohar in February this year, began today at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm.

27 May 2018

Manish Sisodia

Class- 12 Results: Bus-driver's son tops science-stream in government schools

Prince Kumar, the son of DTC bus driver, topped the Science Stream in Delhi government schools in the CBSE Class 12 results, announced on Saturday.

26 May 2018

Lok Sabha

Bhaichung Bhutia open to a federal front of regional parties

Former Indian footballer Bhaichung Bhutia, who is set to launch his political party on 31 May, has said that he is open to a federal front, but his party would fight the corrupt government of Sikkim.

26 May 2018

Delhi Police

HC to decide if drinking age in Delhi is high

On Friday, the Delhi High Court sought a response from the AAP government in Delhi regarding a plea seeking to lower the legal drinking age from the current 25 years.

25 May 2018

Manish Sisodia

How AAP is changing Delhi's troubled education system

Education is the most neglected sector in this country, but Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party has always worked towards reversing the trend.

25 May 2018

Delhi High Court

Delhi-HC seeks AAP's response on PIL for lowering drinking age

The Delhi High Court today sought a response from the AAP government on a PIL filed by lawyer Kush Kalra seeking quashing of Section 23 of Delhi Excise Act, 2009 which prescribes 25 years as the legal age of drinking in Delhi.

Delhi sealing drive: Rajouri Garden market next on authorities' list

The Rajouri Garden market in Delhi is the next commercial establishment that will witness sealing.

24 May 2018

Delhi High Court

Delhi-HC disapproves AAP's policy providing 20 kiloliters of free water

The Delhi High Court today criticized the ruling AAP government's policy of providing 20 kiloliters of water for free across the board for domestic use.

23 May 2018

Delhi High Court

575 private schools in Delhi asked to refund excess fees

The AAP government in Delhi has directed 575 private schools to refund the excess fees charged by them citing implementation of the 6th pay commission recommendations.

22 May 2018

Satyendar Jain

Delhi hospitals to offer free dialysis, but conditions apply

Dialysis will soon be offered free of cost at private hospitals and dialysis centers in Delhi, as the AAP government plans conditional implementation of the much-awaited scheme, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said.

17 May 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: 1.5L CCTV cameras to be installed in government schools

In a step that would increase the safety of children in schools, a total of 1.46L CCTV cameras will be installed in every classroom of Delhi government schools.

12 May 2018

Delhi Government

Delhi: No ration-distribution for those not collecting ration since January

The Delhi Government has ordered that distribution of ration to those who didn't avail it for three consecutive months be stopped till they get their verification done by food and supply officers (FSOs).

11 May 2018

Narendra Modi

LG stalling CCTV project 'on Center's behest': Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today wrote to PM Narendra Modi seeking his intervention in execution of state government's CCTV project, two days after Lt Governor Anil Baijal constituted a panel to prepare a framework for it.

10 May 2018


Haryana-SSC questions candidates on 'bad-omens,' then goes deeper into mess

A peculiar question in the Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC)'s test for junior engineers has riled several quarters.

09 May 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi BJP alleges labor fund scam, ACB registers case

Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday alleged that AAP workers were being registered as construction laborers to misuse labor welfare fund and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and minister Gopal Rai are responsible for it.

03 May 2018

Delhi High Court

Statements against Jaitley based on information from Kejriwal: Kumar Vishwas

Dissident Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas today told Delhi High Court that his statements against Union Minister Arun Jaitley were based on information received as a party worker from his leader Arvind Kejriwal.

PM 'treating' judiciary same way he treats AAP govt: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "treating judiciary" in the same way as he "treats" the AAP government, a day after the Center turned down a Supreme Court collegium proposal to elevate Justice KM Joseph to the apex court.

23 Apr 2018


50 IITians quit jobs for BAP, a political-party for backward-classes

Fifty IIT alumni have quit their jobs to form a political party to fight for backward classes.

22 Apr 2018

Sexual Assault

Death for child-rapists: DCW chief Swati Maliwal ends 9-day fast

Swati Maliwal, chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women, ended her 9-day fast at Rajghat, New Delhi on Sunday after President Ram Nath Kovind approved death penalty for those convicted of raping children below 12 years.

18 Apr 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP leader Ashish Khetan resigns from DDC; joins Bar Council

AAP leader and Vice-Chairman of the Delhi Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) Ashish Khetan has resigned from the post, saying he now wants to practice law.

15 Apr 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Ahead of MP polls, AAP comes up with 'poha chaupals'

With Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh just months away, the Aam Aadmi Party has started reaching out to people in the state through "poha chaupals", a program aimed at holding dialogues over snack.

11 Apr 2018


AAP replaces Kumar Vishwas as in-charge for Rajasthan Assembly elections

The Aam Aadmi Party today appointed Deepak Bajpai as the party's in-charge for the Rajasthan Assembly elections replacing dissident Kumar Vishwas, saying he was not able to "devote" time in the state. Elections in Rajasthan are due later this year.

06 Apr 2018


Delhi government to assess and grade over 5,000 city schools

The Delhi government is embarking on a first-of-its-kind exercise: it is going to assess and grade over 5,000 schools in the national capital.

04 Apr 2018


Delhi: Not one toilet built under Swachh Bharat, says CAG

The CAG has come down heavily on the Delhi Government for not constructing a single toilet since the inception of Swachh Bharat Mission in October'14.

03 Apr 2018


Is Delhi Government running the show with half strength?

In what might have a huge impact on governance, an average of 50% posts are lying vacant in the Delhi Government, with the law department registering maximum vacancies at 87%, says a report.

31 Mar 2018


Haryana: Delhi CM Kejriwal holds roadshow in Rohtak-Bhiwani belt

With the Aam Aadmi Party keen to contest the Haryana Assembly polls next year, the party's national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today held a roadshow in the Rohtak-Bhiwani belt of the state.

29 Mar 2018

Sachin Tendulkar

No nostalgia for Tendulkar, Rekha: They were 'forever absent'

The curtains were drawn on the careers of many Rajya Sabha MPs, Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha included. Only for these celebrities, leaving the Parliament wouldn't have been nostalgic as they rarely attended sessions.

29 Mar 2018


Delhi AAP MLA in trouble for threatening, abusing woman

Even as the supposed assault on chief secretary Anshu Prakash at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's house is investigated, another case of bad behavior by an AAP MLA has cropped up.

26 Mar 2018


AAP promised Kejriwal rally attendees Rs. 350, but didn't pay

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal is receiving muck flak. Laborers have alleged they had been promised money and food to attend his rally in Hisar (Haryana) yesterday.

22 Mar 2018


Delhi Budget 2018: AAP presents Rs. 53,000cr "Green" Budget

Today, Delhi's Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government presented its budget.

19 Mar 2018


AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal granted bail in molestation case

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal was on Monday granted bail by a Delhi court in a molestation case lodged against him last year.