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Why ‘C’ in DCW stands for Controversy
Thu, Jul 30, 2015

Truce has been called for now in the LG-CM battle over the appointment of the Delhi Commission for Women chief. DIPANKAR GHOSE profiles the Commission, its powers and responsibilities.

’84 riots: CM Arvind Kejriwal wants fresh probe against Jagdish Tytler
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

In his letter, Kejriwal wrote, “Recently, information has surfaced that Jagdish Tytler has committed further offence."

10 Rajaji Marg waits for former president Abdul Kalam, one last time
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

No family lived with the former president, who had never married, and there were no wails from inside.

Shift Delhi Race Course, build national memorial to farmers in its place, say Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

Former AAP leaders say land was taken from farmers for public purpose, lease of club has expired.

CJ urged to keep 2 HC judges away from cases involving Centre
Sun, Jul 26, 2015

Inder Singh Saroha said he is making the suggestions due to allegations about relatives of the HC judges being given preference in a judicial exam.

For DU polls, AAP’s student wing to seek applications soon
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

This marks the first time the AAP’s student body will contest the polls.

Ghaziabad SSP to men: Good work is best reply to Kejriwal ‘thulla’ remark
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

SSP Dharmender Yadav said it is absolutely right to punish an erring officer or policeman, but the institution should not be insulted.

AAP says ‘law & order failing’, Bassi to meet Arvind Kejriwal today
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Leaders said the party will continue 'raising the issue' of the lack of accountability of the Delhi Police, given that it answers to the Central government.

AAP asks 4 Punjab MPs for report on work done for party, people
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

Senior leaders said this comes after some members of the leadership expressed unhappiness at their performance.

Welcome rain, unwelcome waterlogging, traffic snarls
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

The rain brought with it familiar tales of waterlogging and ensuing traffic jams in various places.

Leaders divided over salary hike for AAP MLAs
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

While some agreed that MLAs need a hike to do their jobs efficiently, others took umbrage at the timing of the demand

Manish Sisodia conducts ‘surprise inspection’ of govt school
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Minister’s action comes after complaints by locals about ‘drug problems’ among some students.

Night before at India Gate: The last stretch before record-breaking event
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Till 2 am, the roads were still open, but no loitering was permitted.

The day before: Carpets, mats and a blanket of security over heart of Delhi
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

“Everything has to work like clockwork. When dawn comes, everything has to be perfect,” said officials.

Corruption case against ACB chief M K Meena
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

According to the complaint, Meena illegally purchased curtains and curtain rods for the institution at inflated prices, which was then deemed worthy of “disciplinary action” by several senior police officers.

Dharam Pal gets marching orders
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

This comes after Pal was relieved of his duties as principal secretary (home) by the Kejriwal government, an order which was then negated by a notification from the Union ministry of home affairs.

Jitender Singh Tomar faces expulsion, ‘misled’ CM Arvind Kejriwal
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Acknowledging concerns that were raised after Jitender Singh Tomar was arrested for allegedly submitting a fake graduation degree, senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh said the AAP Lokpal will conduct an independent investigation.

AAP to target ‘tainted’ leaders of other parties
Fri, Jun 12, 2015

Leaders argued that despite the furore surrounding Tomar’s arrest, the “AAP has retained the moral high ground” with his decision to resign.

Alka Lamba, Adarsh Shastri were on list but ‘party work’ swung it for Kapil Mishra
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Sources said that eventually, what worked for Kapil Mishra is his work “in the organisation” since the time of the India Against Corruption movement.

Jitender Singh Tomar’s arrest: Exit meant to ‘keep high moral ground’
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Sources, however, said that Bharti was unlikely, given the controversy surrounding him.

CM Arvind Kejriwal raises a stink over sanitation workers’ pay
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

Says Centre ‘bleeding Delhi dry’ but his govt will clear MCD salaries till May.

AAP MLA’ s office-on-the-go takes govt work to people’s doorstep
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

People get an Aadhar card or a voter ID without having to go to govt offices.

Nepal earthquake: Homes to rebuild, illness to treat, fears to overcome
Thu, May 28, 2015

Earthquakes on April 25 and May 12, killed at least 8,622 people and damaged 756,000 houses and other buildings in Nepal.

MHA notification row: Centre moves Supreme Court in showdown with AAP government
Thu, May 28, 2015

Centre challenged Delhi High Court's order that termed as "suspect" a notification of Union Home Ministry barring the Anti-corruption Branch from acting against its officials.

Nepal Earthquake: A jar, a transistor and a pair of slippers to remember them by
Wed, May 27, 2015

For these seven families who lost a member each to the twin earthquakes in Nepal, it is the little belongings they left behind that keep the memories alive.

Farmers worried after Allahabad HC orders inquiry into defence land
Sun, May 24, 2015

Locals in Nagla Nagli said there has always been confusion on the demarcation of the villages and that they have been farming on the land for generations.

Farmers worried after Allahabad HC orders inquiry into defence land
Sun, May 24, 2015

In all this, records of acquired land from every level, be it patwari, surveyors and district administration, have disappeared.

Aam Aadmi Party’s plan to take on Najeeb Jung hinges on opinion of jurists
Sun, May 24, 2015

Jurists also question whether MHA notification had presidential approval.

Nepal earthquake: India by its side, Nepal takes first steps on recovery road
Wed, May 20, 2015

The Indian Army is primarily involved in helping the Nepal administration clear debris and bring down hazardous structures.

Nepal earthquake: Three generations broken by quake
Mon, May 18, 2015

Dipankar Ghose travels to Deorali in Sindhupalchowk, Nepal, and tracks a day in the lives of a family that has just buried its youngest, a baby of four months.

Nepal Earthquake: No surveyors came here, no one will come to rebuild our homes, says leper colony inhabitants
Sat, May 16, 2015

Fearing more tremors, the leprosy-afflicted still live in tents.

7.3 aftershock: Buildings may have fallen in Charikot, but hope still stands
Fri, May 15, 2015

Three people died when this building shook for the second time in the last two months, with officials putting the overall number in and around the area at around 40 lives lost. Many may still be buried.

In Kathmandu, the masks are back, in shades of fear
Thu, May 14, 2015

The two earthquakes are embedded in every mind, in every conversation.

Did not provoke assailants, says Jamaat member who was ‘beaten up’
Wed, May 06, 2015

Over the past few days, policemen probing the case have visited Khan several times at the Jamiat Ulema E Hind office in New Delhi.

Day after, Kandhla locals see political plot
Mon, May 04, 2015

Khandalvi said the aim of “engineering the events” was to create a division among people.

Tension in Shamli: Locals see a political plot
Mon, May 04, 2015

Day after, police book SP MLA Nahid Hasan and 2,000 unidentified men.