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26 Feb 2019


Delhi: AAP government presents Rs. 60,000 crore budget for 2019-20

The AAP government today presented a Rs. 60,000 crore budget for 2019-20 in the Assembly and said it's "two times more" than the one presented in 2014-15.

23 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

Arvind Kejriwal to start indefinite hunger strike for Delhi's statehood

On Saturday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in a bid to secure complete statehood for Delhi, announced that he would sit on an indefinite hunger strike from March 1.

Statehood for Delhi within two-years: Kejriwal makes big poll promise

At a time when politicians are making tall promises ahead of crucial general elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also dived into the trend.

AAP to hold campaign highlighting BJP's 'injustice' on full-statehood issue

CM Arvind Kejriwal today appealed to PM Narendra Modi to grant full statehood status to Delhi, an issue that the ruling AAP is expected to raise in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls in an emphatic manner.

Owner of Karol Bagh Hotel, where fire killed 17, arrested

Rakesh Goel, the owner of Hotel Arpit Palace, where a fire killed 17, was arrested on Sunday by the crime branch of Delhi police.

They have said no: Kejriwal speaks on alliance with Congress

Reacting to months of speculation that Congress and Aam Aadmi Party may stitch a pre-poll alliance in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday revealed it isn't happening.

#AAPvsCentre: SC gives electricity-board to AAP, Anti-corruption bureau to L-G

In a verdict which is sure to upset the Aam Aadmi Party, the Supreme Court on Thursday said the Delhi government can't have control over the anti-corruption bureau.

13 Feb 2019

Mamata Banerjee

Delhi: Mamata, Chandrababu, other opposition leaders attend AAP's mega rally

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today held a mega opposition rally "Remove Dictatorship, Save Country" against the BJP-led NDA government in Delhi's Jantar Mantar.

13 Feb 2019

West Bengal

Mahagathbandhan 2.0: At AAP's rally, Chandrababu Naidu to unite opposition

Almost a month after various opposition parties came together in Kolkata, West Bengal, to attend a mega rally organized by Trinamool Congress, the Aam Aadmi Party is all set to host another political event in Delhi on Wednesday.

11 Feb 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Former member Vishal Dadlani to perform at AAP's fourth-anniversary celebrations

The Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government will complete four years of governance on February 14 and the party is going all out to celebrate this feat.

25 Jan 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP congratulates Delhi because their 'CM works'. Narcissism level= 100

In all probability, Aam Aadmi Party has taken the phrase, "If you don't blow your trumpet, who will", way too seriously.

21 Jan 2019

Delhi Police

Anonymous call warns of attack on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

On Monday, the official residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal received an anonymous call warning about the threat of a possible attack on the Chief Minister.

21 Jan 2019


AAP decides to stay out of LS elections in Maharashtra

The Aam Aadmi Party said that "as of now" it has decided not to contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra.

20 Jan 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal fears Modi-Shah will 'change constitution', netizens slam him

At the United India rally in Kolkata on Saturday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah will rule like Adolf Hitler if voted to power in 2019.

16 Jan 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

On teaming-up with AAP, Sheila Dikshit says nothing's final yet

Former Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit, on Tuesday didn't rule out Congress' alliance with AAP but said nothing is confirmed yet.

13 Jan 2019

Delhi Police

Will kidnap your daughter: Kejriwal receives threatening email, security tightened

On Wednesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal received an anonymous email threatening his daughter, Harshita, post which her security has been beefed up.

11 Jan 2019

Lok Sabha

Meera Sanyal, banker-turned-politician, dies at 57

On Friday, banker-turned-politician Meera Sanyal died after a brief illness. She was reportedly suffering from cancer for the past two years. She was 57.

10 Jan 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Prakash Raj meets Kejriwal, discusses ways to address various issues

Actor Prakash Raj, who recently announced that he would contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the national capital and discussed ways to address various issues.

10 Jan 2019

Ajay Maken

Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit named as Delhi Congress chief

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has been chosen as the new chief of the Delhi Congress.

08 Jan 2019

Delhi High Court

Delhi HC dismisses plea to remove Arvind Kejriwal as CM

The Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea seeking removal of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal as Chief Minister of the national capital as he was facing prosecution in a criminal case.

06 Jan 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Sukhpal Singh Khaira resigns from AAP's primary membership

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Punjab Sukhpal Singh Khaira today resigned from the party's primary membership, alleging that the party had "totally deviated" from the ideology and principles on which it was formed post the Anna Hazare movement.

06 Jan 2019

Manoj Tiwari

World record and Dalit votes: Amit Shah's rally hogs limelight

In a bid to attract Dalit voters, Bharatiya Janata Party will be cooking over 5,000 kg of khichdi at a rally in New Delhi on Sunday. Amit Shah will address the gathering.

06 Jan 2019


Actor Prakash Raj will be contesting Lok Sabha elections

Actor Prakash Raj, who has been critical of the Narendra Modi government, announced on Saturday he will contest the Lok Sabha election as an independent candidate from Bengaluru Central constituency.

27 Dec 2018

Delhi High Court

Delhi Health Bill to face the AAP cabinet in January

Health Minister Satyendra Jain has given nod to his department to finalize the Delhi Health Bill and it is likely to be presented in the AAP cabinet by next month, a senior official said today.

22 Dec 2018

1984 Anti Sikh Riots

AAP-MLA Alka Lamba asked to resign over Rajiv Gandhi resolution-row

On Friday, the AAP-dominated Delhi Assembly passed a resolution suggesting Bharat Ratna should be stripped from former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as he failed to curb 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

21 Dec 2018


In 10 days, 165 institutions found violating minimum-wages rules: Rai

The Delhi government has found violations of minimum wages rules at 165 institutions in the past 10 days, Labour Minister Gopal Rai said today.

16 Dec 2018

Manish Sisodia

AAP empowers legislators to hold cultural events in their constituencies

Delhi's AAP dispensation has empowered legislators to hold cultural events in their constituencies with government funds, a move aimed at providing more residents access to performances of artists.

Goa mining: Several ministers, politicians to support GMPF's Delhi protest

Several ministers and politicians from Goa are expected to visit New Delhi to offer support to Goa Mining People's Front (GMPF), who is scheduled to begin a three-day protest tomorrow to press for the resumption of mining in the state.

06 Dec 2018


BJD leaders to meet 22 parties over Women's Reservation Bill

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha has decided to consult 22 political parties, including Congress and BJP, as part of its effort to build consensus on the Women's Reservation Bill, pending in Parliament.

Modi stabbed them in their back: Kejriwal on farmers' issue

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over farmers' issues and alleged that he had "stabbed them in their back" by not fulfilling the promises made to them.

22 Nov 2018


7,000 farmers march to Mumbai; delegation meets CM Fadnavis

Eight months after they were promised reforms by the BJP government in Maharashtra, a delegation of protesting farmers met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday to reiterate their demands.

20 Nov 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: Man throws chilli powder at Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kerjiwal was attacked outside his office at the Delhi Secretariat on Tuesday.

15 Nov 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Dassault CEO's statement slap on Rahul Gandhi's face: Manoj Tiwari

Terming Dassault CEO Eric Trappier's recent statement on the Rafale deal as a "slap on the face of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi", Delhi BJP unit chief, Manoj Tiwari, said speaking a lie again and again doesn't turn it into truth.

05 Nov 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

#SignatureBridge: AAP's Amanatullah Khan denies pushing BJP's Manoj Tiwari

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan has denied pushing Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari at the inauguration ceremony of Signature Bridge on Sunday.

04 Nov 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

#SignatureBridge: BJP and AAP supporters fight at inauguration

On Sunday, supporters of BJP Delhi Chief Manoj Tiwari and that of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) got involved in a scuffle at the inauguration of Signature Bridge in Delhi.

04 Nov 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

#SignatureBridge: 14-years in making, Delhi finally gets an engineering marvel

Delhi's Signature Bridge took 14 years to build and will be finally open for public on Monday, after its inauguration on Sunday.

29 Oct 2018


Kejriwal blames Center, Haryana, Punjab governments for Delhi's pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal blamed the Center, and the Governments of Haryana and Punjab today for the severe air pollution in Delhi, alleging that they were not ready to do anything despite the all-out efforts by the Aam Aadmi Party government.

26 Oct 2018

Delhi High Court

PIL on Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute for denying free treatment

The Delhi HC today sought responses of the AAP government and the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute on a PIL alleging that the hospital hasn't provided free treatment to poor patients in last two decades.

RaGa courts arrest after protest outside CBI headquarters. Political mileage?

Congress President Rahul Gandhi courted arrest on Friday after his protest at CBI headquarters. Reports suggest he is being taken to Lodhi Road police station.

25 Oct 2018

Delhi Government

Office-of-profit case: President dismisses plea to disqualify 27 AAP MLAs

President Ram Nath Kovind is learned to have dismissed a plea to disqualify 27 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs of Delhi for allegedly holding office of profit by being appointed as chairpersons of Rogi Kalyan Samitis attached to various city hospitals.