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Swara Bhasker is helping migrant workers reach home

26 May 2020

Swara Bhasker is helping migrant workers reach home

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker has come forward to offer a helping hand to migrant workers, who have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions.

After review, Delhi government allows vets, plumbers, electricians to work

28 Apr 2020

After review, Delhi government allows vets, plumbers, electricians to work

Days after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) allowed veterinarians, plumbers, and electricians to work during the nationwide lockdown (imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus) the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government also lifted the ban from these services after conducting a thorough review.

Defeated in ludo by wife, Vadodara man breaks her spine

27 Apr 2020

Defeated in ludo by wife, Vadodara man breaks her spine

A man in Vadodara couldn't digest the fact that his wife defeated him several times in online ludo and took to violence, causing her serious spine injuries.

Results of plasma therapy encouraging, says Arvind Kejriwal

24 Apr 2020

Results of plasma therapy encouraging, says Arvind Kejriwal

In what provides a ray of hope in these gloomy times, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that the plasma therapy trials have yielded "encouraging results" in the fight against coronavirus.

Alka Lamba questions Yogeshwar Dutt's parentage in ugly Twitter spat

06 Apr 2020

Alka Lamba questions Yogeshwar Dutt's parentage in ugly Twitter spat

Congress leader Alka Lamba and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt got into an ugly Twitter spat on Monday.

Family to get Rs. 1cr if coronavirus kills healthcare-workers: Kejriwal

01 Apr 2020

Family to get Rs. 1cr if coronavirus kills healthcare-workers: Kejriwal

If a healthcare worker dies while treating COVID-19 patients, the family will get Rs. 1 crore compensation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Wednesday while adding that they were no less than soldiers defending the nation.

Migrants' exodus: Centre berates Kejriwal, said he had powers

30 Mar 2020

Migrants' exodus: Centre berates Kejriwal, said he had powers

With thousands of migrant workers attempting to flee Delhi after a nationwide lockdown was announced last week, L-G Anil Baijal shot off a strongly-worded letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying he had all the powers to prevent this situation.

Shaheen Bagh protesters to defy Janata curfew, agitation will continue

21 Mar 2020

Shaheen Bagh protesters to defy Janata curfew, agitation will continue

Putting theirs and the lives of dozens at risk, the protesters of Shaheen Bagh have decided to continue their agitation tomorrow when the entire nation has been requested to follow Janata curfew to reduce the transmission of coronavirus.

Delhi riots: Murder-accused, suspended AAP leader Tahir Hussain gets arrested

05 Mar 2020

Delhi riots: Murder-accused, suspended AAP leader Tahir Hussain gets arrested

Expelled AAP leader Tahir Hussain, who is an accused in the murder case of Intelligence Bureau officer Ankit Sharma, was on Thursday arrested after a Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court rejected his surrender plea.

Kejriwal announces Rs. 1cr compensation for deceased IB officer's family

02 Mar 2020

Kejriwal announces Rs. 1cr compensation for deceased IB officer's family

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced a compensation of Rs. 1 crore for the family of the Intelligence Bureau officer, Ankit Sharma, killed in the recent violence in Northeast Delhi.

Delhi: Why 80,000-strong force couldn't stop riots

29 Feb 2020

Delhi: Why 80,000-strong force couldn't stop riots

The Delhi Police, that has more than 80,000 personnel, was not prepared to handle the violence that hit Northeast Delhi this week. While rioters went on a rampage, cops couldn't figure out how to deal with them.

Delhi riots: Toll climbs to 38, Centre says situation improving

28 Feb 2020

Delhi riots: Toll climbs to 38, Centre says situation improving

This week, India's national capital, Delhi, was rocked by Hindu-Muslim riots, in which 38 people were killed and hundreds were injured.

Tahir Hussain, booked in IB officer's murder-case, suspended by AAP

28 Feb 2020

Tahir Hussain, booked in IB officer's murder-case, suspended by AAP

Tahir Hussain, the councilor of Aam Aadmi Party, was booked in connection to the murder of Intelligence Officer Ankit Sharma, whose body was found from a drain in Northeast Delhi.

Double punishment if AAP leaders found guilty of violence: Kejriwal

27 Feb 2020

Double punishment if AAP leaders found guilty of violence: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that any person found guilty in the Northeast Delhi violence will be punished.

Delhi: AAP-leader, accused in IB officer's murder case, defends himself

27 Feb 2020

Delhi: AAP-leader, accused in IB officer's murder case, defends himself

In the violence that rocked New Delhi this week, a young man, working with Intelligence Bureau (IB), died, and an AAP leader was blamed for the turn of events. The latter has denied the accusations in a video and put the blame on BJP's Kapil Mishra, instead.

#DelhiRiots: Amit Shah chairs key meeting, Kejriwal and L-G present

25 Feb 2020

#DelhiRiots: Amit Shah chairs key meeting, Kejriwal and L-G present

As mindless violence has taken over Northeast Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah called for a second meeting on Tuesday to review the situation.

Will wait till Trump leaves: Kapil Mishra's message to police

24 Feb 2020

Will wait till Trump leaves: Kapil Mishra's message to police

Visibly furious at protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Delhi BJP's Kapil Mishra threatened Delhi Police.

#NamasteTrump: Manish Sisodia reacts to being snubbed from Delhi event

24 Feb 2020

#NamasteTrump: Manish Sisodia reacts to being snubbed from Delhi event

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday reacted to being disinvited from an event at a Delhi government school to be attended by United States First Lady Melania Trump.

Those indulging in hate speeches should be removed: Manoj Tiwari

23 Feb 2020

Those indulging in hate speeches should be removed: Manoj Tiwari

The task of ending BJP's dry spell in Delhi was put on Manoj Tiwari, the Bhojpuri actor-turned-politician under whose leadership the saffron party won corporation polls in 2017 and all seven Lok Sabha seats last year.

Sandeep Dikshit rants about Congress' leadership, Shashi Tharoor backs him

20 Feb 2020

Sandeep Dikshit rants about Congress' leadership, Shashi Tharoor backs him

After Congress faced yet another election defeat, this time in the state that it ruled for fifteen years, several leaders assessed the debacle.

Kejriwal meets Shah, Shaheen Bagh didn't come up during talks

19 Feb 2020

Kejriwal meets Shah, Shaheen Bagh didn't come up during talks

After sweeping Delhi Assembly polls, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at North Block on Wednesday and had a "fruitful" conversation.

Delhi Cabinet finalized; Kejriwal to not hold any portfolios

17 Feb 2020

Delhi Cabinet finalized; Kejriwal to not hold any portfolios

After Arvind Kejriwal took charge as the Delhi Chief Minister for the third time on Monday, the portfolio allocation for the Cabinet was finalized.

Everyone's CM, forgive opponents: What Kejriwal said after taking oath

16 Feb 2020

Everyone's CM, forgive opponents: What Kejriwal said after taking oath

Bureaucrat-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal took the oath as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third time on Sunday and delivered a speech to impress his voters and political opponents alike.

For third time, Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi's CM

16 Feb 2020

For third time, Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi's CM

Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal took the oath as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third straight time today.

At swearing-in ceremony, Kejriwal to share stage with Delhi's 'architects'

15 Feb 2020

At swearing-in ceremony, Kejriwal to share stage with Delhi's 'architects'

Rewarded with an envious mandate, Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal will take the oath as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third straight time tomorrow at Ramlila Maidan.

Myths and lies surrounding Arvind Kejriwal's recent win

14 Feb 2020

Myths and lies surrounding Arvind Kejriwal's recent win

There are two pertinent problems with "young India" - they don't read and hence, have no patience for nuanced arguments; they are intolerant and hence, eager to put you in boxes.

Statements like "Goli Maaro" shouldn't have been made: Amit Shah

13 Feb 2020

Statements like "Goli Maaro" shouldn't have been made: Amit Shah

Former BJP President and the number 2 in government, Amit Shah, has analyzed the poll debacle and blamed provocative statements by the leaders of his party for the same.

After blaming Sheila Dixit for decline, Congress' PC Chacko resigns

12 Feb 2020

After blaming Sheila Dixit for decline, Congress' PC Chacko resigns

At a time when Congress must get its act together as it failed to win even a single seat in its former citadel, Delhi, the party's leader PC Chacko blamed veteran Sheila Dixit, who passed away last year, for the decline.

On February 16, Kejriwal to take oath at Ramlila Maidan

12 Feb 2020

On February 16, Kejriwal to take oath at Ramlila Maidan

Rewarded with a stunning mandate by people of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal will take the oath as the Chief Minister for a straight third time on Sunday, February 16.

Shots fired at AAP MLA Naresh Yadav's convoy, volunteer killed

12 Feb 2020

Shots fired at AAP MLA Naresh Yadav's convoy, volunteer killed

Hours after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was rewarded a historic mandate in Delhi, a worker of the party was killed on Tuesday.

Delhi election highlights: Who won and who lost?

11 Feb 2020

Delhi election highlights: Who won and who lost?

As the counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly elections began earlier today, it became evident that the ruling Aam Aadmi Party was set to win.

CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal addresses workers, says Lord Hanuman blessed Delhi

11 Feb 2020

CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal addresses workers, says Lord Hanuman blessed Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal scripted history on Tuesday when his party, the Aam Aadmi Party, took a lead in 63 out of 70 Assembly seats, completely decimating BJP and Congress.

Delhi Elections 2020: Prashant Kishor, who helped AAP, thanks voters

11 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections 2020: Prashant Kishor, who helped AAP, thanks voters

Certain that Arvind Kejriwal is returning as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third consecutive time, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is celebrating with all its might.

Delhi Elections: Sheila Dixit's son isn't surprised with Congress' performance

11 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections: Sheila Dixit's son isn't surprised with Congress' performance

Congress made late Chief Minister Sheila Dixit its star-campaigner for Delhi Assembly Elections, reminding how she governed the National Capital.

#DelhiElections: What's happening at seats where anti-CAA protests took place

11 Feb 2020

#DelhiElections: What's happening at seats where anti-CAA protests took place

The counting for Delhi Assembly Elections is underway and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) took a lead in early trends. This is naturally upsetting for BJP.

Delhi Elections: AAP zooms past majority mark in early trends

11 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections: AAP zooms past majority mark in early trends

Tuesday morning brought a wave of happiness for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as the counting for Delhi Assembly elections began.

Delhi Elections: Counting begins; will Kejriwal win this prestige battle?

11 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections: Counting begins; will Kejriwal win this prestige battle?

The counting of votes for the 70-seated Delhi Assembly began at 8 am today, and in a few hours, the picture will be crystal clear.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Abhijit Iyer-Mitra on Shaheen Bagh and Gunja Kapoor episode

10 Feb 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Abhijit Iyer-Mitra on Shaheen Bagh and Gunja Kapoor episode

The Shaheen Bagh protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act should not have been "allowed" to go on for so long, feels Defense analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra.

Delhi recorded 62.59% voter turnout, says EC, dismissing delay allegations

09 Feb 2020

Delhi recorded 62.59% voter turnout, says EC, dismissing delay allegations

Delhi recorded a voter turnout of 62.59% during Saturday's polling for the Assembly elections, the Election Commission announced on Sunday.

After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders

09 Feb 2020

After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called a meeting of senior leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party after the exit polls for the Assembly elections were announced.