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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.

#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.

High-pitched campaign for Delhi Elections ends. It's voters' turn now!

07 Feb 2020

High-pitched campaign for Delhi Elections ends. It's voters' turn now!

Noisy loudspeakers, shouty pamphlets, and divisive statements by politicians took over Delhi in the last couple of weeks, but all of that has now come to an end.

Sachin Tendulkar's 'X' security withdrawn; Aaditya Thackeray's upgraded to 'Z'

25 Dec 2019

Sachin Tendulkar's 'X' security withdrawn; Aaditya Thackeray's upgraded to 'Z'

Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar's security cover has been downgraded, an official said on Wednesday.

'Baja dunga': Priyanka Gandhi's aide manhandles journalist, video goes viral

14 Aug 2019

'Baja dunga': Priyanka Gandhi's aide manhandles journalist, video goes viral

An aide of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra manhandled a journalist in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, a video of which has gone viral.

History, roots, leaders and ideology: Know all about BJP

26 Mar 2019

History, roots, leaders and ideology: Know all about BJP

Nearly 51% of Indians live in states ruled by Bharatiya Janata Party. Before the saffron party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi lost elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan in December 2018, the aforementioned figure was 71%.

Tanishaa Mukerji faces racism in NY, calls it 'traumatic experience'

11 Mar 2019

Tanishaa Mukerji faces racism in NY, calls it 'traumatic experience'

Neal 'n' Nikki actor Tanishaa Mukerji claims to have a brush with racism during her recent New York trip.

Arvind Kejriwal is "tired of" convincing Congress for pre-poll alliance

21 Feb 2019

Arvind Kejriwal is "tired of" convincing Congress for pre-poll alliance

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he was tired of convincing Congress to stitch a pre-poll alliance as the latter refuses to understand.

Fasting Anna Hazare says BJP 'used him' in 2014

04 Feb 2019

Fasting Anna Hazare says BJP 'used him' in 2014

Activist Anna Hazare, whose fast entered the sixth day on Monday, said the Bharatiya Janata Party 'used him' in 2014 and his agitation helped the saffron party come to power.

Anna to return Padma Bhushan if Lokpal demands aren't met

04 Feb 2019

Anna to return Padma Bhushan if Lokpal demands aren't met

Days after he launched a hunger strike demanding implementation of the The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, social crusader Anna Hazare has now said that he will return his Padma Bhushan if his demands aren't met by February 8.

Anna Hazare begins hunger strike demanding Lokpal formation

30 Jan 2019

Anna Hazare begins hunger strike demanding Lokpal formation

On Wednesday, social activist Anna Hazare began a fast at his village of Ralegan Siddhi, demanding the formation of a Lokpal at the Central level and Lokayuktas at the state level.

Hazare cancels proposed hunger strike, says government took certain steps

02 Oct 2018

Hazare cancels proposed hunger strike, says government took certain steps

Social activist Anna Hazare today put off his proposed hunger strike over various demands including the appointment of Lokpal, saying the government had taken certain steps that had shown a "ray of hope".

Won't accept in this lifetime: Kejriwal on Ashutosh's resignation

15 Aug 2018

Won't accept in this lifetime: Kejriwal on Ashutosh's resignation

Hours after Aam Aadmi Party's Ashutosh put down his papers, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that he can't accept his resignation, in this lifetime.

CID still probing 2009-complaint of conspiracy to kill Hazare: RTI

25 Jun 2018

CID still probing 2009-complaint of conspiracy to kill Hazare: RTI

Nine years on, the Maharashtra CID is still probing a complaint filed by social activist Anna Hazare against former state minister Padamsinh Patil for allegedly conspiring to kill him, according to an RTI query.

MP: Bhaiyyuji Maharaj, guru to top-politicians, shoots himself to death

12 Jun 2018

MP: Bhaiyyuji Maharaj, guru to top-politicians, shoots himself to death

Self-styled spiritual guru Bhaiyyuji Maharaj, consultant to top politicians like former Maharashtra CMs Vilasrao Deshmukh and Sushil Kumar Shinde, shot himself to death at his Indore home today.

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

02 Jun 2018

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.

Delhi: Major markets shut down to protest sealing drive

28 Mar 2018

Delhi: Major markets shut down to protest sealing drive

Due to a protest by trade association members, 7-lakh business establishments and over 3,000 commercial markets in New Delhi will remain closed today.

As Anna Hazare continues stir, villagers protest in 'Sholay' style

26 Mar 2018

As Anna Hazare continues stir, villagers protest in 'Sholay' style

As the most famous resident of their village continued his indefinite hunger strike in Delhi, people in Anna Hazare's Ralegan Siddhi on Monday replicated actor Dharmendra's protest atop a water tank in the iconic film "Sholay", to support the social activist's demands.

Anna Hazare is back in Delhi with his anti-corruption protest

23 Mar 2018

Anna Hazare is back in Delhi with his anti-corruption protest

Seven years after his hunger strike shook the then UPA government, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare is back at Delhi's iconic Ramlila Maidan.

Majithia, Gadkari, Sibal pardon Kejriwal; Will Jaitley be so forgiving?

21 Mar 2018

Majithia, Gadkari, Sibal pardon Kejriwal; Will Jaitley be so forgiving?

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is on an apology marathon. Allegedly, this is to put his party out of the financial mess caused due to multiple defamation cases slapped against him, thanks to his foolhardy statements.

Here's all you need to know about SSC leak case

03 Mar 2018

Here's all you need to know about SSC leak case

Hundreds of SSC aspirants have been protesting outside the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) office at the CGO complex, demanding a CBI probe into allegations of "leaks" and "mass cheating" during the SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier II exams held in February this year.

Sheila Dixit: Had lot of differences with Manmohan Singh's government

21 Jan 2018

Sheila Dixit: Had lot of differences with Manmohan Singh's government

In the coming days, Congress may have to put out many fires. Earlier, former-telecom minister A Raja slammed them for not supporting him during 2G scam. Now, former-Delhi CM Sheila Dixit has made some explosive revelations in her autobiography "Citizen Delhi: My Times, My Life."

BJP: Rajinikanth will be part of NDA for 2019 elections!

01 Jan 2018

BJP: Rajinikanth will be part of NDA for 2019 elections!

In-fighting and lack of governance in AIADMK has hit BJP's TN plans. They were reportedly responsible for orchestrating the Panneerselvam-Palaniswami merger to gain inroads in TN.

Priyanka Chopra gets the prestigious 'Mother Teresa Memorial' award

13 Dec 2017

Priyanka Chopra gets the prestigious 'Mother Teresa Memorial' award

Another feather in Priyanka Chopra's glorious hat, as she has been honored with this year's Mother Teresa Memorial award for social justice.

Gandhi Jayanti: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to Gandhiji

02 Oct 2017

Gandhi Jayanti: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to Gandhiji

As the nation commemorates Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, PM Narendra Modi paid tributes to the "Father of the Nation" at Rajghat in Delhi.

Maharashtra farmers call off protest only to relaunch it

04 Jun 2017

Maharashtra farmers call off protest only to relaunch it

Shortly after the farmers called off the protest after CM Fadnavis's promise of a loan waiver, it was revealed that they are planning to protest again.

Section of Maharashtra farmers call off strike, others continue

03 Jun 2017

Section of Maharashtra farmers call off strike, others continue

Maharashtra's Kisan Kranti Morcha called off its indefinite strike after a three-hour midnight meet with CM Devendra Fadnavis. They have reportedly had 70-80% of their demands fulfilled.

Farmers' strike pushes up vegetable prices in Mumbai

02 Jun 2017

Farmers' strike pushes up vegetable prices in Mumbai

Maharashtra farmers' strike continued into day 2 after failure of talks with CM Devendra Fadnavis.

Will AAP suffer the same fate as Asom Gana Parishad?

25 May 2017

Will AAP suffer the same fate as Asom Gana Parishad?

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is on the verge of a split, due to deepening internal differences following its embarrassing defeat in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi polls.

Kejriwal should resign if he is guilty: Anna Hazare

10 May 2017

Kejriwal should resign if he is guilty: Anna Hazare

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare said he was "pained and hurt" by the allegations against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, who was one of his closest aides during the Lokpal movement.

Jantar Mantar becomes the newest haven for marijuana dealers

20 Mar 2017

Jantar Mantar becomes the newest haven for marijuana dealers

Delhi's Jantar Mantar, famous as India's 'protest street', has a new identity - a marijuana hotspot. 'Langda (lame) man' Umesh Singh from Bihar is the go-to man; he knows where to get which variety of weed at which time of day, and at what price.

Some hits and some misses from Mumbai

05 Jan 2017

Some hits and some misses from Mumbai

Navi Mumbai may have to wait much longer for an airport.

Arnab wants to be a 'dissenter', hints at his digital-plans

06 Nov 2016

Arnab wants to be a 'dissenter', hints at his digital-plans

In a conclave organized by India Foundation, Arnab Goswami who has recently resigned from Times Now, mentioned he wants to be a "dissenter". He opined that the center of journalism should be shifted out of Delhi.

Arnab Goswami quits Times Now

01 Nov 2016

Arnab Goswami quits Times Now

Popular prime time news host and the Editor-in-Chief of Times Now and ET Now Arnab Goswami has resigned.

L&T bags contract for Nagpur under Smart Cities Mission

16 Aug 2016

L&T bags contract for Nagpur under Smart Cities Mission

L & T has been granted a contract of Rs.550 crore for Phase 1.

Anna writes to PM Modi, expresses concern over Smart Cities

30 Jun 2016

Anna writes to PM Modi, expresses concern over Smart Cities

Anna Hazare wrote to Prime Minister Modi questioning his agenda behind the Smart Cities Mission.