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No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

23 Sep 2020

No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

A Delhi Assembly panel on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will take no coercive action against Facebook's top executive in India over the social media giant's alleged role in the February Delhi riots.

Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

16 Sep 2020

Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

Social media giant Facebook, already facing scrutiny in India for allegedly favoring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has now landed in a fresh soup after a former employee alleged that attempts were made to influence the 2020 Delhi Elections.

Delhi panel summons Facebook India's VP over hate speech row

12 Sep 2020

Delhi panel summons Facebook India's VP over hate speech row

A Delhi Assembly panel has summoned Facebook India Vice President and Managing Director Ajit Mohan amid allegations of inaction against politicians of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over hate speech on the social media platform.

Delhi panel to summon Facebook executives over hate speech row

25 Aug 2020

Delhi panel to summon Facebook executives over hate speech row

A Delhi panel is planning to summon Facebook executives amid allegations that the social media platform did not act against hate speech on its platform by politicians of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief

02 Jun 2020

Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appointed Adesh Kumar Gupta as the new party chief for its Delhi unit, replacing Manoj Tiwari.

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.

Report submitted, SC to hear Shaheen Bagh matter on Wednesday

24 Feb 2020

Report submitted, SC to hear Shaheen Bagh matter on Wednesday

On Monday, the interlocutors appointed by the Supreme Court to talk to the protesters of Shaheen Bagh submitted their report in a sealed cover and the top court deferred the hearing to Wednesday, February 26.

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.

Congress to find interim President Sonia Gandhi's successor soon

13 Feb 2020

Congress to find interim President Sonia Gandhi's successor soon

The Congress party is likely to hold its plenary session towards the end of the budget session where its new chief will reportedly be elected.

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.

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.

Delhi Elections: Congress' Alka Lamba slaps AAP worker

08 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections: Congress' Alka Lamba slaps AAP worker

Congress leader Alka Lamba, who is contesting from Chandni Chowk constituency, lost cool on workers of her former party — the Aam Aadmi Party after comments were allegedly passed on her son.

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

08 Feb 2020

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

In a tragic incident, a woman police officer was shot dead in Delhi's Rohini locality on Friday night.

BJP releases Delhi poll manifesto; here are the highlights

31 Jan 2020

BJP releases Delhi poll manifesto; here are the highlights

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday released its poll manifesto for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

'Surgical strike' in Shaheen Bagh on Feb 11: BJP leader

30 Jan 2020

'Surgical strike' in Shaheen Bagh on Feb 11: BJP leader

In an explosive statement, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh on Thursday said the city's Shaheen Bagh locality will witness a "surgical strike" on February 11.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

27 Jan 2020

Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

After Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday urged people to press the EVM button "with anger" and lashed out at the Shaheen Bagh protests in Delhi, poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor took a swipe at Shah.

Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls

26 Jan 2020

Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls

Delhi is set to go to polls on February 8, and electioneering has reached its peak.

Facial recognition, drones: Delhi Police heightens security for Republic Day

25 Jan 2020

Facial recognition, drones: Delhi Police heightens security for Republic Day

Before the Republic Day celebrations kick off on Sunday, the Delhi Police has increased security in the national capital.

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

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.

Delhi elections: BJP pits Sunil Yadav against CM Arvind Kejriwal

21 Jan 2020

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.

Akalis to not contest Delhi polls after differences with BJP

20 Jan 2020

Akalis to not contest Delhi polls after differences with BJP

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday announced its withdrawal from the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office

19 Jan 2020

Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office

Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday staged a protest outside the party's office in New Delhi over the distribution of tickets for the upcoming Assembly elections.

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

17 Jan 2020

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.

Dissecting Modi's recent speech: The many lies he peddled

23 Dec 2019

Dissecting Modi's recent speech: The many lies he peddled

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an election rally at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ahead of Delhi Assembly polls next year.

'Challenge people to find discrimination in my policies': PM Modi

22 Dec 2019

'Challenge people to find discrimination in my policies': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 'Aabhar Rally' at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan.

Tiwari  to leave if NRC brought to Delhi: Kejriwal

25 Sep 2019

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).

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

19 Sep 2019

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".

Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud

06 Sep 2019

Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud

After a long-standing feud with the top brass of Aam Aadmi Party, Alka Lamba announced on Friday that she is quitting the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.

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

27 Aug 2019

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.

#Verdict2019: BJP asks 20,000 workers to come to Delhi

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: BJP asks 20,000 workers to come to Delhi

The counting of votes for Lok Sabha seats began at 8 AM on Thursday. While it is still early to conclude who will win the much-awaited elections, Bharatiya Janata Party is confident of painting the country saffron.

Delhi's Muslim vote 'shifted' to Congress at last-minute: CM Kejriwal

18 May 2019

Delhi's Muslim vote 'shifted' to Congress at last-minute: CM Kejriwal

Delhi CM and AAP President, Arvind Kejriwal, has claimed that the Muslim vote in the national capital completely "shifted" to Congress at the last minute during the Lok Sabha elections.

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

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.

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

23 Feb 2019

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.

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

13 Jan 2019

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.

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

22 Dec 2018

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.