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With little help from Congress MLAs, AAP corners Punjab govt in House

Power Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar blamed the previous state government, saying that these companies were “white elephants” indeed given to Punjab by them.

Sheila Dikshit hits back at Kejriwal: Haven’t been approached by AAP for coalition

The resistance, senior AAP leaders claimed, has come from the Delhi unit of the Congress, which “believes it can win in a few seats without AAP”.


Court convicts AAP MLA in 2013 rioting case

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal said there is no doubt the assembly in the present case was unlawful, as it had caused a traffic jam and indulged in violence, which seems to be its common object.

Explained: Why Arvind Kejriwal wants an alliance with Congress in Delhi

In 2014, when the three parties contested the elections separately, the vote shares of the Congress and the AAP added up to almost 49% of the total -- more than the 45% vote that the BJP got.

Parents of govt students to get a letter from Arvind Kejriwal

The letters begin: “Respected [parent’s name]. How is [child’s name] studies going? I am very concerned about [child’s name] studies. We have done a lot of work to make education in schools good.”

Delhi govt vs Centre: SC split on control over services, refers it to larger bench

The Supreme Court bench was unanimous that the power to appoint commissions under the Commission of Inquiry Act, 1952 would be vested with the Centre and not the Delhi government.


Delhi HC tells Aapki Apni Party not to use torch symbol for polls

AAP claimed the Election Commission of India failed to appreciate that the torch is deceptively similar to their broom symbol and is likely to confuse voters.

Explained: What to make of Supreme Court verdict on Delhi vs Centre case

The AAP government has taken a combative line on a range of issues, and has repeatedly invoked the "rights" of the elected government of the state to act in what it has insisted are the interests of the people of Delhi.

Arvind Kejriwal says Congress 'nearly said no to alliance'

Arvind Kejriwal said, "I believe the country is facing a big challenge. If two candidates are fielded against the BJP in Delhi, then it will essentially help the BJP. Same is the case in UP."

AAP vs L-G power tussle Highlights: Kejriwal calls SC verdict unfortunate, says injustice with people of Delhi

AAP vs L-G power tussle: While the bench comprising Justice A K Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan agreed on the Centre having control over the ACB, it had a difference in opinion on jurisdiction over ‘Services’  following which the issue was referred to a larger bench.

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ITO skywalk opens to public as Centre, Delhi govt face-off continues

Delhi's ITO skywalk was finally inaugurated on Monday amid allegations and counter-allegations between Delhi government and the BJP-led central government.

'Musical' protest to draw public attention against tree felling in Delhi

In the light of the recent controversy that surfaced after government's decision of felling trees for construction activity in south Delhi, a group of protesters gathered in the capital's Netaji Nagar to draw public attention towards conservation of trees.


Office of profit: AAP's moment of joy as Delhi HC reinstates 20 MLAs

The Delhi High Court on Friday quashed the Presidential notification disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs from the state legislative Assembly in the office of profit case. Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind had ordered disqualification of the MLAs based on the recommendation of the Election Commission, which suggested that they had “flouted the principles of natural justice”

An Insignificant Man: Five reasons to watch the Arvind Kejriwal documentary

An Insignificant Man is a documentary on the formation of Aam Aadmi Party and the rise to power of its leader Arvind Kejriwal. Here are five reasons to watch this political thriller.

Broom in hand, Aam Aadmi Party cleans the streets of Delhi

As the strike by MCD workers entered its fifth day on Sunday (January 31), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ministers, legislators and volunteers took a cue from their party symbol and hit the roads, broom in hand.

Campaigning heats up for Delhi University students elections

In bold print, the posters call out to each passerby to vote for their party in the upcoming DU Students’ Union (DUSU) polls on September 11.


Vishal Dadlani, Shilpa Rao's rock concert with Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Member of Aam Aadmi Party Vishal Dadlani performed at a rock concert organised by the Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS), AAP’s student wing, at the Talkatora Stadium ahead of the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) polls.

Rahul Gandhi supports agitating sanitation workers in Delhi

Sanitation workers protest against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for not paying their wages in New Delhi.

BJP protests against AAP govt over power tariff hike in Delhi

BJP workers today held a protest against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal over power tariff hike in New Delhi.

Congress workers protest in Delhi, demands Arvind Kejriwal's resignation

Delhi Congress workers held a protest against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal over the arrest of Jintender Tomar.

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L-G versus Aam Aadmi Party: What the Supreme Court said

5 takeaways from the Supreme Court’s verdict on the AAP versus L-G power tussle.

Delhi Police committed to women safety: Bassi

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Commenting on the summon issued by Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) for not sharing the data regarding crimes against women in Delhi, Commissioner B.S. Bassi on Monday said that city's police force is committed towards safety of women, adding that exchange of documents among two government organisations is a dignified process. Bassi is due to appear before the DCW at 4pm today for producing the required records and explaining the "unreasonable" delay in the sharing of data. The DCW has informed the Delhi Police that it is conducting a detailed study on women's safety in the national capital for which it needs the information to make appropriate recommendations to the AAP Government.


Delhi Police committed for security of every citizen: BS Bassi

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Tuesday refuted the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) allegation that they were part of the alleged conspiracy behind the ink-attack on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.Delhi Commissioner of Police BS Bassi on Tuesday said that Delhi Police was committed to provide security to every citizen of Delhi and the question of entering into any conspiracy to cause any harm does not arise. He added that even that day appropriate security was given to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kerjriwal.

Stop planting fake news through papers: Ashutosh tells BS Bassi

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Ashutosh on Tuesday alleged that Delhi police Commissioner BS Bassi has been planting fake news through papers in connection with the ink attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Ashutosh added that Bassi should disclose the name of the police personnel, who was asked to get off the stage. He further accused Delhi Commissioner for compromising the security of Delhi CM by disclosing minor details of security in public.

No medicines will be 'out of stock 'from next month: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that, no medicine in Delhi Government hospitals will be out of stock from February 1, 2016. He further said that the medicines available in the government hospitals are genuine.

Trial period of Odd-Even formula not extended: Gopal Rai

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Saturday said that there are no changes to the 15-day trial period plan of the Odd-Even formula.He added that all the figures collected by the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) have been submitted to the Supreme Court and the court has taken time till December 11 to give its verdict.