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Delhi: Is BJP fast losing connect with voters?

BJP Delhi
Trying to resolve the bigger issues plaguing the Capital in coordination with the Centre, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s seems to have lost its momentum in connecting with voters in Delhi.

Rift growing between IM and SIMI: Delhi Police

Delhi Police
The Delhi Police have disclosed before a city court that there is a growing rift between two of India’s biggest terror groups- the Indian Mujahideen and Students’ Islamic Movement of India.

Girl cooks up kidnapping plot to hide ‘beer’ truth from her parents

A 15-year-old school girl made up the sensational story of her kidnapping, molestation and harassment because she did not want her family to know about a random ‘beer party’ that she went to with her cousin.

Gang-rape in Oberoi hotel: charges in 20 days

crimes against women
The accused, identified as Neeraj and Rajan, were arrested from the hotel after the nurse of Tibetan descent filed an FIR with the Hazrat Nizamuddin police station on Monday morning.

Eye on polls, UD ministry to start work on legit tag for illegal colonies

Delhi Development Authority
 The urban development ministry has agreed to take a relook at the issue of regularising all unauthorised colonies in Delhi, a move that is likely to reap rich dividends for the Bharatiya Janata Party’s should re-elections take place in the Capital.

For Delhi, July, August among driest in 5 years

A ragpicker
Delhi has experienced one of its driest Julys in five years and August is on its way to being much worse.

HC takes exception to govt advert inviting e-rickshaws to get licences

An advertisement by the transport department giving time till September for e-rickshaws to obtain commercial licences to run as three-wheeled scooter rickshaws was brought to the notice of the Delhi high court.

Manipuri woman molested in Delhi, three held

A day after a Manipuri woman alleged harassment by her landlord in south Delhi’s RK Puram area, another woman from the northeastern state was molested by three men in the Kishangarh area near Vasant Kunj on Thursday

Most people want re-poll in Delhi, says AAP survey

AAP manifesto
The Aam Aadmi Party has claimed to have got tremendous response in favour of elections in its ambitious signature campaign. Its convener Arvind Kejriwal will on Friday carry out the first review of the feedback from the campaign.

DDA scraps plan to reserve 80% flats for Delhi residents

Delhi Development Authority
DDA on Thursday scrapped its plan to reserve 80% flats in its new housing scheme for Delhiites. The authority got an in-principle approval for its 2014 housing scheme that offers 25,600 flats across the city.

Delhi ranked 111th in global liveability study

Delhi Development Authority
Delhi has been ranked a dismal 111th out of 140 world cities in a latest global liveability study, pointing to the lack of urban planning across India's polluted and chaotic cities.

Delhi: Two women allege rape, assault by Afghan national; later backtrack

Officers of the south Delhi police went into a tizzy on Tuesday after the police control room received a call related to rape and physical assault of two young women from West Bengal’s Siliguri by a young Afghan national in south Delhi’s Hauz Rani area.

Delhi’s jumbo loss: Six city elephants feared dead

All six elephants found missing during a recent inspection in Delhi are feared dead, frantic searches and a wildlife department inquiry have revealed. With this, the number of elephants, kept by 6-7 families in south Delhi’s Sangam Vihar for a living, has come down from 14 to 8.

Government forces AIIMS whistleblower officer out

Senior bureaucrat Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who blew the whistle on scams in Congress-ruled Haryana and at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), has been unceremoniously removed as chief vigilance officer of the premier hospital by the NDA government.
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