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Delhi Assembly


Delhi Assembly panel links riots to social media messages

September 01, 2020 10:24 am

Committee chairperson Raghav Chadha based his assertion on depositions made by Chhattisgarh-based journalist Awesh Tiwari who has lodged an FIR against Facebook India's policy head Ankhi Das, and independent journalists Kunal Purohit and Subhash Gatade.

Delhi Assembly panel begins Facebook hearing, to summon officials

August 26, 2020 8:36 am

Facebook officials will be called soon to depose before the committee, chairman of the committee Raghav Chadha said. He said the matter is being heard as he had received multiple complaints in this regard, particularly after a Wall Street Journal article dated August 14.

Sharing hate messages on social media can land you in jail for 3 years: Delhi govt panel

March 02, 2020 9:27 pm

The Delhi Assembly committee will propose that people complaining about this receive a reward of Rs 10,000 if an FIR gets registered on their complaint

Under scanner of House panel: Four South Delhi schools

December 04, 2019 4:54 am

These reports contain observations and recommendations of a ‘Committee on Petitions’ under AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj, constituted after ‘petitions’ alleging these irregularities were submitted by parent associations of these schools.

Slowdown hurting, people reluctant to spend: CM, Sisodia target Centre in House discussion

December 04, 2019 4:49 am

Addressing the Delhi Assembly, which saw a discussion on the “situation”, Sisodia said it was self-inflicted and not due to any interplay of global factors as neighbouring countries such as Nepal and Bangladesh are growing at a healthy rate.

Delhi Speaker Ram Niwas Goel passes sexist remark at BJP for bringing women to protest

December 03, 2019 4:06 pm

The protesters initially stood outside the Assembly premises, hiding the banners and posters under their jackets and sweaters.

Delhi: Power subsidy bill crosses Rs 2,200-cr mark

August 28, 2019 1:39 am

The Delhi Assembly Monday passed the “cash supplementary grant” to meet expenditure towards the power department’s subsidies to consumers, through private distribution companies BSES and Tata Power.

Kapil Mishra is first MLA to be disqualified from Delhi Assembly

August 03, 2019 8:51 am

Following a meteoric rise in AAP, Mishra had a bitter fallout with the party’s top leadership, after he was dropped from the Delhi Cabinet in May 2017 for alleged non-performance.

Two MLAs who crossed to BJP get Delhi Assembly notice: AAP seeks their disqualification, writes to speaker

June 20, 2019 2:47 am

Sehrawat, who is the Bijwasan MLA, and Bajpai, who is the MLA from Gandhi Nagar, joined the BJP on May 6 and May 3 respectively, days before the Lok Sabha polls.

If judges can disclose assets, why not MLAs, asks Delhi Lokayukta

January 29, 2019 1:39 am

It is learnt that in identical replies, the AAP MLAs have stated: “Seeking details of assets and liabilities was beyond the Lokayukta’s jurisdiction; the complaint is politically motivated and the laws cited by the complainant were applicable only to MPs, not MLAs.”