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  • Delhi Police FIR says AAP abetted Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide 23-04-2015 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party workers and supporters abetted the suicide of Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh, according to the FIR registered by Delhi Police. Investigators say their probe reveals that AAP workers stopped police from sending the victim to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital while insisting that he was a party...
  • Blame game over farmer's death 22-04-2015 10:40 PM

    The suicide of a farmer from Rajasthan at Delhi's Jantar Mantar while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was holding a rally against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government has started an ugly and bizarre war of words between different political outfits. ...
  • Minors accused of heinous crimes to be tried as adults as Union Cabinet clears changes to Juvenile Justice Act 22-04-2015 09:24 PM

    New Delhi: A juvenile in the age group of 16-18 will be tried as adults for heinous crimes after the Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to effect. More than two years after a young girl in Delhi was brutalised and murderously assaulted by six people including a minor...
  • Home Ministry freezes all 7 bank accounts of Greenpeace India 09-04-2015 03:35 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday froze all 7 bank accounts of Greenpeace India with immediate effect. Greenpeace India's accounts were frozen after serious allegations of its involvement in encouraging "anti-development" campaigns across the country. According to Home Ministry, Greenpeace claims the misrepresentation is a typographical error....
  • Karnataka government re-issues order for CBI probe in IAS officer DK Ravi death case 06-04-2015 05:47 PM

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Monday sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case of IAS officer DK Ravi after the agency returned the earlier one. According to sources, while returning the order, the CBI had said that the scope of investigation cannot be decided by state...
  • Centre tells UPSC to go ahead with civil service results based on court order on Jat reservation 06-04-2015 04:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has asked Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to go ahead with the 2014 Civil Services results based on the Supreme Court order on Jat reservation, sources said on Monday. After the Supreme Court struck down Jat reservations, the UPSC had delayed...
  • LBSNAA Deputy Director denies bribery allegations, says will file criminal defamation case 02-04-2015 06:41 PM

    New Delhi: Deputy Director of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration Saurabh Jain on Thursday denied allegations of bribery. The remarks came after the impostor, Ruby Choudhary from Uttar Pradesh, accused Jain of taking Rs 5 lakh from her to ensure her entry into the academy. Jain said, "I...
  • Centre to seek explanation from LBSNAA Deputy Director Saurabh Jain in IAS impostor case 02-04-2015 12:55 PM

    Mussoorie: After a woman was allegedly found to have used a fake identity card to enter the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), the Centre has decided to seek an explanation from the academy's Deputy Director Saurabh Jain. The impostor, Ruby Choudhary from Uttar Pradesh, accused Jain of...
  • Cabinet recommends re-promulgation of Land Acquisition Ordinance: sources 31-03-2015 09:05 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Tuesday recommended re-promulgation of the Land Acquisition Ordinance after it had lapsed, said sources. The move came after the Ordinance failed to pass in the Rajya Sabha in the first part of the Budget session of Parliament. The Land Ordinance required President Pranab Mukherjee's assent...
  • 'Terror' threat averted by vigilant costal police!

    The Unpublished |  Arunima
    Shehzad was thirsty and tired. He spotted a bowl of water at the empty Essar jetty - about 5 nautical miles from the Salaya Port...

  • Government may let Land Ordinance lapse on April 5: sources 25-03-2015 11:02 AM

    New Delhi: After stiff resistance from the Opposition, the Narendra Modi government might let the Land Ordinance lapse on April 5, sources said on Wednesday. The decision was taken at a meeting attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi late Tuesday night where several senior ministers were also present. Sources said...
  • Robbery in Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Express 1st AC coach, MP Finance Minister looted 19-03-2015 01:50 PM

    Kosi Kalan: Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya and his wife Sudha Malaiya along with several other passengers were robbed when a gang of robbers entered the First AC compartment of the Delhi bound Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Express on Thursday near Kosi Kalan in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. Confirming the incident,...
  • Watch: All about the coal scam saga 11-03-2015 11:21 PM

    CNN-IBN's Associate Editor Arunima explains the alleged conspiracy in the coal block allocation scam. ...
  • MHA finds gaps in J&K government's report on Masarat Alam's release, seeks clarification: sources 11-03-2015 10:09 AM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs is still dissatisfied with the Jammu and Kashmir government's clarification on the release of Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam. The MHA has received second report on the issue but there are still gaps in the sequence of event leading to his release, said sources...
  • No more separatist will be freed, J&K CM Mufti assures Rajnath Singh 10-03-2015 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: Three days after the Jammu and Kashmir government released hardliner Masarat Alam from jail, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed assured Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh that no more separatists will be released without consulting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). According to sources, Singh spoke with the J&K Chief...
  • Yogendra Yadav, Shanti Bhushan, Prashant Bhushan worked to defeat our party in Delhi elections, says AAP 10-03-2015 08:41 AM

    New Delhi: The rift in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is widening with the party now accusing senior leaders Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan and Shanti Bhushan of working towards party's defeat in the recent Delhi Assembly elections. "During Delhi elections, three senior AAP leaders were working towards our defeat- Yogendra...
  • Over 40 arrested in Dimapur mob lynching case, situation remains tense 10-03-2015 07:43 AM

    Dimapur: Five days after the public lynching of Syed Farid Khan, over 40 people have been arrested by the police. Nagaland government submitted a report to the Home Ministry in which the police claimed that they tried to rescue the victim but were overwhelmed by the mob. "Police showed restraint...
  • Dimapur mob lynching case: Nagaland Police submits report to Home Ministry 09-03-2015 01:39 PM

    Dimapur: In the horrific lynching case of a rape accused in Dimapur, Nagaland Police on Monday submitted a report to the Home Ministry. On March 5, a rape accused was dragged out of Dimapur Central Jail by a mob, stripped, lynched and then hanged from a clock tower. According to...
  • Prashant Bhushan had threatened revolt inside AAP, say sources 05-03-2015 06:51 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) founding member Prashant Bhushan had threatened revolt inside the party during the National executive meeting held on Wednesday. According to sources, Kumar Vishwas, who chaired the meeting, favoured a compromise between the two factions - Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Bhushan-Yogendra Yadav duo....
  • Government mulls legal action against BBC for airing Nirbhaya documentary in UK 05-03-2015 01:44 PM

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is now mulling legal action against British Broadcasting Corporation after it aired the Nirbhaya documentary on the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case in UK. Sources said the government's effort to stop the BBC telecast were on till late Wednesday night and Home Minister Rajnath Singh...
  • Make sure Nirbhaya documentary is not aired abroad: Rajnath Singh to BBC, MEA, I&B Ministry 04-03-2015 05:29 PM

    New Delhi: After banning the screening of Nirbhaya documentary, which features an interview of Mukesh Singh who is one of the convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case, the Home Ministry is trying to stall the broadcasting of documentary internationally as well. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday asked British...
  • Parliamentary Panel rejects proposal trying juveniles accused of heinous crimes as adults 03-03-2015 01:40 PM

    Parliamentary Panel rejected the proposal trying juveniles accused of heinous crimes as adults. The proposal was sent by Women and Child Welfare Ministry. The panel said such a move would compromise presumption of innocence. The panel was headed by Union Minister JP Nadda, who said that the proposal would violate...
  • 0/7 to 67/70 in 8 months. How did such a massive turn around happen?

    The Unpublished |  Arunima
    As I travelled to the AAP Patel Nagar office on the morning of February, the trends had started coming. 'Exit poll predictions were true after...

  • Delhi votes: Trends show a landslide victory for AAP, says Yogendra Yadav 07-02-2015 08:54 PM

    As exit polls conducted by major news organisations suggest that Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party is likely to get a clear majority and form the next government in Delhi, party leader Yogendra Yadav congratulated the voters for coming out in record numbers. ...
  • Delhi HC sends Vikas, Vishal Yadav to jail for 30 years in Nitish Katara murder case 06-02-2015 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday turned down the plea for death sentence to Vikas and Vishal Yadav in the Nitish Katara murder case and sentenced them to 30 years in jail. They have also been fined Rs 50 lakh each. They have been awarded 25 years in...
  • Delhi polls: I dare the Centre to arrest me if AAP took hawala money, says Kejriwal 04-02-2015 12:39 PM

    PM Modi on Tuesday trained his guns on Arvind Kejriwal, alleging that he had been exposed in the money laundering scandal. Meanhile, even as the government has hinted at an independent probe, Kejriwal has dared the central government to arrest him. ...
  • Saradha case: Home Secretary Anil Goswami may face action over reports of him interfering in Matang Sinh's arrest 04-02-2015 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: Trouble is mounting for senior official in the Home Ministry Anil Goswami who has been named by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for attempting to stall former union minister and Congress leader Matang Sinh's arrest in the Saradha scam. According to sources, Goswami will have to clarify...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN grills AVAM member over AAP funding row 03-02-2015 09:04 PM

    The AAP Volunteer Action Manch (AVAM) on Tuesday said that it has more proof that AAP received funds from bogus firms. Speaking to CNN-IBN, AVAM member Neil Terrance said, "Why did they not check the Rs 2 crore donation the came at midnight." ...
  • Saradha scam: Senior Home Ministry official called CBI to stall Matang Sinh's arrest, say sources 03-02-2015 04:04 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) informed the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Tuesday about an attempt to stall former union minister and Congress leader Matang Sinh's arrest in the Saradha scam. The CBI reported that a senior official from the Home Ministry had tired to stall Sinh's...
  • 2 security personnel killed, 12 injured in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Kanker 02-02-2015 06:46 PM

    Raipur: Two policemen have been killed and 12 injured when a team of Chhattisgarh Police and Border Security Force came under fire from Naxals in Kanker district on Monday evening. Security forces retaliated to the Naxal attack and a fierce encounter is still on. According to ADG, Naxal Operation, RK...