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05 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

Cops claim Shaheen Bagh shooter is AAP-member, party cries conspiracy

A political storm kicked off late on Tuesday when Delhi Police said that the man who opened fire at Shaheen Bagh last week was a member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

30 Jan 2020


I'm diabetic, risked life for country: Labeled 'terrorist', Kejriwal replies

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party for calling him a "terrorist" and reminded of his "sacrifices" for the country.

Shaheen Bagh: Man carrying gun caught on camera

Shaheen Bagh, where agitation against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has been the most defined, grew tensed on Tuesday when a man, brandishing a gun, entered the area.

27 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

Ravi Shankar Prasad connects Shaheen Bagh protest with Rahul, Kejriwal

BJP doesn't approve of what is happening in Shaheen Bagh and has claimed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and former Congress President Rahul Gandhi have a link with it.

24 Jan 2020


'India v/s Pakistan' tweet: Kapil Mishra replies to election body

BJP's Kapil Mishra, whose communal tweet before Delhi Assembly polls sparked controversy, has told the Returning Officer that his words were taken out of context.

21 Jan 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi elections: BJP pits Sunil Yadav against CM Arvind Kejriwal

After days of dilly-dallying, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) revealed whom it will field against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from the New Delhi Assembly seat.

17 Jan 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi elections: After AAP, BJP announces list of poll candidates

Days after the Aam Aadmi Party released its list of candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday announced its poll candidates.

Hanging of Nirbhaya's rapists: Javadekar blames AAP's negligence for delay

The four men who raped Nirbhaya in 2012 in Delhi will not be hanged on January 22, and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar sees an Aam Aadmi Party conspiracy in this.

22 Nov 2019

Delhi Jal Board

No development, infrastructure charges for new water, sewer connections: Kejriwal

On Friday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the Delhi Jal Board will not levy development and infrastructure charges on new water and sewer connections.

22 Nov 2019


Delhi's air-quality may slip from 'very poor' to 'severe' today

The air quality in Delhi, which was marked as 'very poor' on Thursday, will follow a downward trend, and may slip into the dreaded 'severe' category by Friday.

Skies cleared up, no need to reintroduce odd-even, says Kejriwal

On Monday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that there is no need to extend the odd-even road rationing scheme for now as the air in the national capital has started clearing up.

Manoj Tiwari leads protest against Arvind Kejriwal over Rafale remarks

Delhi's BJP chief Manoj Tiwari loves taking out protests, even if they are irrelevant and don't affect the common man.

06 Nov 2019

Narendra Modi

Pakistan may have released poisonous gas to pollute air: BJP-leader

Delhi/NCR and adjoining areas are choking, and governments should, of course, take immediate steps to provide relief to residents.

Delhi pollution: AAP government hasn't used Rs. 900cr green funds

An RTI query has now revealed that the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi, which is garnering praise for its odd-even scheme, has been sitting on Rs. 900 crore unused Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) funds.

17 Oct 2019

Odd-Even Scheme

Delhi odd-even scheme: Arvind Kejriwal announces rules, dates and fine

On Thursday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that private vehicles carrying schoolchildren will be exempt from the restrictions of the odd-even scheme.

13 Oct 2019

Air Pollution

Delhi's air quality remains 'poor' on Sunday as stubble-burning continues

Residents of Delhi woke up to hazy skies on Sunday morning as the national capital's air quality took a hit.

12 Oct 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Women exempted from odd-even, not private CNG vehicles, says Kejriwal

As Delhi gears up for the odd-even scheme a third time, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that privately-owned CNG vehicles will not be exempted from the rule unlike previous editions of the scheme.

12 Oct 2019

Narendra Modi

Delhi: PM Modi's niece robbed of cash and phones

Incidents of snatching have become commonplace in the national capital.

30 Sep 2019


People from Bihar avail free treatment in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is "proud" of what his government achieved in the national capital, as far as healthcare and education are concerned.

26 Sep 2019

Manoj Tiwari

Why are BJP leaders protesting outside Arvind Kejriwal's house?

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's house turned into a fortress on Thursday after police deployed forces to deal with agitating members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

25 Sep 2019

Manoj Tiwari

Tiwari to leave if NRC brought to Delhi: Kejriwal

Political heat in New Delhi turned up on Wednesday after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Bharatiya Janata Party's Manoj Tiwari indulged in a war of words over National Register of Citizens (NRC).

19 Sep 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Haven't joined Congress, didn't give written resignation either: Alka Lamba

Earlier this month, rebel AAP MLA Alka Lamba called it quits with the party, putting an end to her six-year-long journey. But, on Wednesday she claimed she hasn't given her "written resignation".

19 Sep 2019

Nitin Gadkari

Transport strike in Delhi/NCR today against amended Motor Vehicles Act

Commuters in Delhi/NCR are likely to face problems on Thursday as a day-long transport strike has been called by the United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) to protest against the amended Motor Vehicles Act.

17 Sep 2019

Karan Johar

#HappyBirthdayPMModi: BJP, opposition leaders wish him health and happiness

On his 69th birthday today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received wishes from his fans and critics alike.

13 Sep 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Kejriwal supports stricter traffic rules, but hints at revising fines

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal disagrees with PM Narendra Modi-led government frequently, but he feels the amended Motor Vehicles Act has made Delhi's roads better.

13 Sep 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi, will be implemented in November

The odd-even scheme, launched in Delhi for the first time in 2016, is returning from November 4 to 15, the state's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced at a press conference on Friday.

Giving 'free rides' on Metro problematic: SC slams Delhi government

You can not be handing over sops to people and then fight in court for sharing losses with the Centre, the Supreme Court told Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on Friday.

27 Aug 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

No late-payment charges on water bill for Delhiites: CM Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced today that the Aam Aadmi Party government has decided to waive off water arrears for citizens with functional water meters at their homes.

19 Aug 2019

Yamuna River

Delhi: Yamuna nears danger-mark, flood alert issued, government starts preparations

A flood alert was issued for low-lying areas along the banks of the Yamuna in Delhi today, as the river neared its danger mark.

15 Aug 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Now, Kejriwal announces free rides for women in DTC buses

With an eye on 2020 Assembly elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced yet another freebie on Thursday.

13 Aug 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: Now, pay nothing for Rs. 800 electricity bill

A few weeks ago, Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government announced that those who consume up to 200 units of electricity in the National Capital won't have to pay the bill.

08 Aug 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Kejriwal announces 15GB per month free data in Delhi

With an eye on the upcoming Delhi assembly polls, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has doled out another sop.

01 Aug 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Kejriwal doles out another sop, makes 200-units of electricity free

On Thursday, the AAP-led Delhi government announced that households which consume up to 200 units of electricity per month will not be asked to pay a bill.

16 Jul 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: RTR flyover opens; to ease traffic towards airport, Gurugram

On Tuesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the long-delayed Rao Tula Ram (RTR) flyover, which would ease connectivity for commuters traveling from South Delhi towards the Indira Gandhi International Airport and Gurugram.

24 Jun 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Gambhir installs CCTV cameras to 'focus' on Kejriwal's false promises

Gautam Gambhir, who started his new innings as a politician with a bang, has got down to work.

22 Jun 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Free rides an election gimmick: Metro Man Sreedharan tells Sisodia

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to make Delhi Metro rides free for women and this decision has started conversations.

17 Jun 2019

Delhi Police

Delhi Police thrashes tempo driver, minor son; 3 cops suspended

A violent clash broke out between Delhi Police officers and Gramin Seva driver in Mukherjee Nagar area on Sunday.

15 Jun 2019

Delhi Police

5 murders in 15 hours: Has Delhi become 'crime capital'?

Calling New Delhi India's crime capital won't be a hyperbole. In a duration of 15 hours, the national capital was rocked by five murders.

03 Jun 2019

Kailash Gahlot

Free travel for women in Delhi buses, Metro, announces Kejriwal

In a move which reeks of appeasement, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that women will not have to pay money in public transport anymore.

20 May 2019


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