Delhi

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Arvind Kejriwal with his deputy Manish Sisodia addressing a PC
    May 24, 2015 21:10 IST

    Attacking Centre, AAP MLAs set the tone for assembly session

    Setting the tone for the 'emergency' session of Delhi assembly, AAP MLAs on Sunday mounted attack on the Centre over its notification, alleging it was a "violation" of the federal structure, and hinted that the House may pass a resolution on the issue.

  • NDRF, Nepal
    May 25, 2015 01:01 IST

    Delhi must learn from Nepal quake, observe building code: NDRF chief

    It has been almost a month since the devastating earthquake struck Nepal. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team was first to reach the Himalayan nation, within five hours of the disaster. The tremors felt in the Capital left Delhiites worried and anxious with a question in their minds, ‘what if a quake like this hits the city?’.

  • Summer Heat India
    May 25, 2015 00:40 IST

    Power cuts add to Delhi’s summer misery

    Long and sporadic power cuts returned on Sunday to haunt the national capital reeling under a heat wave, prompting the AAP government to call an emergency meeting of the three electricity distribution companies (discoms) and mull an advisory asking Delhiites to switch off appliances like air conditioners during peak hours.

  • CBSE delay in announcing re-checked marks sparks fear among hopefuls
    May 24, 2015 13:44 IST

    Kejriwal vs Jung: Sisodia hits out at Centre on statehood issue

    Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday hit out at the Centre amid the confrontation between Arvind Kejriwal and lt governor Najeeb Jung, slamming it for its alleged "biggest U-turn" on the issue of full statehood to Delhi.

  • Mukul Sharma
    May 24, 2015 14:38 IST

    Boy drowns in school swimming pool in presence of coaches

    Mukul Sharma, a class 9 student, drowned in a swimming pool of a government school

  • Kejriwal and Najeeb Jung
    May 24, 2015 00:24 IST

    Analysis: Rise and fall of the Delhi CM's powers in Capital's turf war

    In stripping the Arvind Kejriwal government of its right to be consulted on matters of police, public order and services in the Capital, the BJP-led coalition at the Centre has reversed the party patriarch LK Advani’s decision 16 years ago to associate the elected government in the decision-making process at Raj Niwas.

  • Kejriwal
    May 23, 2015 18:27 IST

    Kejriwal-Jung row: AAP govt calls 2-day emergency session

    The Aam Aadmi Party government has called a two-day emergency session of the Delhi assembly from Tuesday following a standoff with the lieutenant governor and the Centre over its powers.

  • Beat the heat
    May 24, 2015 00:22 IST

    Heat wave declared as Delhi sizzles at 44.5°C

    It's official now: Delhi is in the grip of a heat wave. And it's going to last this whole week. The highest temperature recorded at the Safdarjung observatory on Saturday was 44.5 degree Celsius, a scorching five degrees above normal, making it the hottest day of the season.

  • Kejriwal
    May 23, 2015 10:26 IST

    Centre's notification effectively makes Delhi govt powerless

    The Centre’s notification clarifying the Delhi lieutenant governor’s powers effectively emasculates the AAP government that has been asserting its powers even on subjects such as public order and police that are exclusively for the L-G under the Constitution.

  • Kiren Rijiju
    May 23, 2015 16:54 IST

    Kejriwal only wants drama, we believe in governance: Rijiju

    A day after chief minister Arvind Kejriwal attacked the Centre, Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday hit back saying the AAP leader only wants "drama" while the NDA government believes in governance.

  • Kejriwal and Najeeb Jung
    May 22, 2015 23:58 IST

    AAP govt to lose control over anti-graft body, Kejriwal's wing clipped

    The Narendra Modi-led Central government hasn’t just taken away the Delhi government’s right to be consulted on police, public order and services but also set the ground to take the anti-corruption branch (ACB) from chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s control and place it under the lieutenant governor.

  • Kejriwal, Jung
    May 22, 2015 09:32 IST

    Centre throws weight behind Jung, Kejriwal calls move ‘backdoor’ rule

    The Centre threw its weight behind Delhi lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung in the spat with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday, saying senior bureaucratic positions came under the Centre and the lieutenant governor was well within his powers to make appointments.

  • Bomb
    May 23, 2015 00:39 IST

    Man in police custody ends up in hospital with multiple fractures

    A 22-year-old man who was in the custody of the Okhla police on suspicion of stealing a mobile phone has landed up at AIIMS Trauma Centre with multiple fractures, and his mother has been made to pick up part of the treatment cost.

  • Shakuntala Gamlin
    May 23, 2015 00:11 IST

    Gamlin protests CM Kejriwal's comment at her

    Delhi’s acting chief secretary Shakuntala Gamlin is learnt to have lodged a strong protest with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for questioning her integrity at his public rally on Sunday.

  • Kumar Vishvas
    May 22, 2015 17:53 IST

    HC refuses to stay DCW summons against Kumar Vishwas

    The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the Delhi Commission for Women's (DCW) summons to AAP leader Kumar Vishwas, issued on a party volunteer's complaint alleging that her life was ruined since he was not rebutting "rumours" about their illicit liaison.