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Delhi excise policy case: ED arrests AAP in-charge, Hyderabad businessman

NEW DELHI: The ED has arrested Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) communication in-charge Vijay Nair and businessman Abhishek Boinpally in connection with its ongoing money laundering probe into the Delhi Excise policy that was scraped following corruption allegations, official sources said Monday. The two are currently in judicial custody and lodged in jail here after the […]

Congress, Shiromani Akali Dal demand probe into Punjab’s excise policy

NEW DELHI: The opposition Congress and SAD on Saturday demanded a probe into Punjab’s excise policy, alleging it was a “sellout” and the state was “defrauded” like in Delhi where its liquor policy is under the CBI scanner. The demand in AAP-ruled Punjab came a day after CBI carried out searches at 31 places which […]

Modi government to take up 31 Bills during Monsoon session beginning Monday

NEW DELHI: As many as 31 Bills, including two related to finance, six on Ordinances are likely to be taken up by the Narendra Modi government (Centre) during the Monsoon Session of Parliament that will commence from Monday while the Opposition has demanded discussions on a host of issues including the Covid-19 situation and threat […]

Yogi Adityanath government did nothing in 4 years to help homebuyers: Aam Aadmi Party

NOIDA: The BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government has done nothing in four years to help home buyers who are awaiting possession of their flats in Noida and Greater Noida, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) here alleged on Friday. On a day the Yogi Adityanath-led government marked four years of its completion in Uttar Pradesh, the AAP’s […]

Delhi cabinet approves over Rs 40 crore to give insurance to lawyers

NEW DELHI: The Delhi cabinet has approved over Rs 40 crore to provide medical insurance of Rs 5 lakh and term insurance of Rs 10 lakh to lawyers, who are residents of the national capital, Law minister Kailash Gahlot said Friday. The lawyers will be insured under the Chief Minister Advocates Welfare Scheme, which was […]

Centre to Supreme Court: No removal of 48,000 jhuggis along rail tracks for now

NEW DELHI:The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that for the time being there will be no removal of 48,000 slums along the railway tracks in Delhi. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing Centre, submitted before a bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde that the Railways, urban development ministry and Delhi government will sit […]

BJP to raise removal of 48,000 slum dwellings along rail tracks during Delhi Assembly session

NEW DELHI:The BJP MLAs will raise the issue of removal of 48,000 slum dwellings along the railway tracks in the national capital during the one-day session of the Delhi Legislative Assembly on September 14, Leader of Opposition Ramvir Singh Bidhuri said on Saturday. BJP legislator O P Sharma demanded that the session should be extended […]

AAP will provide homes to those displaced, if Centre can’t: Raghav Chadha

NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Raghav Chadha on Friday said that if the Central government is not able to provide houses to everyone then AAP will. He said that the Arvind Kejriwal government has written a letter to the BJP-led Central government demanding a pucca house (dwellings designed to be solid and permanent) […]

Arrange transportation of 9.5k migrant workers to home states, will pay their fare: Delhi Congress to Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Congress has forwarded two lists of nearly 9,500 migrant workers to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying that they want to return back to their native states and the party is ready to pay for their train fares. A day after sending names of 2,106 migrants to Kejriwal, Delhi Congress president Anil […]

Delhi Elections 2020: AAP announces list of 70 candidates, fields 24 new faces and drops 15 sitting MLAs

NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has fielded 24 new faces, dropping 15 sitting MLAs, in its list of candidates for the February 8 Delhi assembly elections announced on Tuesday. The new candidates included Atishi Marlena, Dilip Pandey and Raghav Chadha, who unsuccessfully contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, and five others who recently […]

Delhi Assembly polls on February 8; results to be declared on February 11

NEW DELHI:The elections to the 70-member Delhi Assembly will take place on February 8 and results will be declared on February 11, the Election Commission announced on Monday. Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said the notification for the polls will be issued on January 14 while the last date of withdrawal of candidature will be […]

Free bus ride scheme for women begins in Delhi

NEW DELHI: The free of cost travel scheme for women in Delhi public buses began on Tuesday with Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia saying it will ensure their safety and increase their role in the national capital’s economy. Women will be given pink tickets in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster buses to avail the […]

No need for division of Uttar Pradesh: Rajanth Singh

NEW DELHI: India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday ruled out the division of Uttar Pradesh into four parts and said it was not needed as the state had no dearth of resources. His remarks come after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced in September that it will launch a campaign to fulfil people’s long-standing […]

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