Thursday, May 28, 2015

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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.

Notification row: Home Ministry 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.

AAP prepares for poll plunge in Punjab
Sun, May 03, 2015

Durgesh Pathak was given the responsibility of building the party in the state earlier this month and he arrived in Punjab on April 15.

Quake Aftermath: 50 visitors arrive in city after 26-hr bus ride
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

In the hours before they arrived, many family members had reached the bus station.

Noida offers incentives for following building rules, plans checks
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

The decisions were taken in a meeting of Noida’s Disaster Management Committee (DMC), chaired by District Magistrate N P Singh.

In city’s Pashupati Temple, Nepal residents pray for kin
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

Lal is repeatedly asked if his family was alive, even if he wants to avoid the question.

Suicide at farmer rally: ‘He tried to draw attention, but nobody was listening’
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Five men climbed tree even as AAP leaders asked police to act.

Modi govt anti-farmer, says Kejriwal
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Kejriwal said, “The government at the Centre has betrayed the trust of farmers, who had trusted them and voted them to power."

Farmer’s suicide at AAP rally: PM says death has shattered the nation, Congress demands FIR against Modi, Kejriwal
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Doctors at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital said that the farmer was brought dead from the site of the rally where he hanged himself from a tree.

Quick sacking of AAP rebels meant to put focus back on ‘good’ work
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Bhushan, like Yadav, said that Kejriwal and “his coterie” had forgotten the principles that the party was built on.

AAP expels Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav, 2 others for ‘anti-party’ activities
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were today expelled from the Aam Aadmi Party.

‘We have been included in this process, this had never happened before’
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Nearly all citizen present insisted on construction of sewers.

Janta Ka Budget: AAP begins experiment in direct democracy
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Rs 50 lakh was allotted for each mohalla, with citizen’s priorities being the framework on which the budget would be built.

Scorpio, fracas steal the show at Rakhi Birla’s birthday
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

The incident took place just outside the venue of Birla’s birthday celebrations at her residence.

This is transparency, say AAP rebels at Swaraj Samvad
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Several AAP members took to the stage, and most stories narrated hurt and disappointment.

AAP rebels at Swaraj Samvad rally sow seeds of a new party
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Both Yadav and Bhushan said they understood the desire to either fight the AAP leadership or form a party immediately.

Aam Aadmi Party has ‘nothing to do with Yadav’s meeting’
Tue, Apr 14, 2015

AAP warns party members, action would be taken against those found attending rebel meets.

Aam Aadmi Party’s Arvind Kejriwal is back, roaring
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

This was his first appearance since controversy had hit the AAP from within.

Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan plan volunteers’ meet on inner-party democracy
Sat, Apr 04, 2015

The two leaders are currently engaged in a pitched battle against party convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

AAP rebels plan convention, floating new party among options
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Prashant Bhushan on Monday said, “We will have a convention where we will see what the majority feel, what consensus emerges.”

It’s AAP’s Stalinist purge, dissenters are being targeted, says Prashant Bhushan
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Prashant Bhushan has alleged that hooliganism and goondagardi was rampant in the Council.

‘Split was on the cards since Lok Sabha polls’
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

The first signs of the gathering storm clouds was seen on Feb 26 during the first NE meeting.

How the AAP’s weapon against corruption turned against it
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Even before it came to power, the AAP had been warned of the unpredictability and dangers of sting politics.

Hard Look: Sting In The Tale
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

The start by the government, with 44 days gone, has been measured, more practised and less frenetic.