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.
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?’.
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.
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, a class 9 student, drowned in a swimming pool of a government school
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.