Meenakshi Upreti

  • Delhi Commission for Women summons Kumar Vishwas over an alleged illicit relationship with female AAP member 04-05-2015 10:43 AM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas is in the middle of yet another controversy after Delhi Commission for Women(DCW) summoned him over a complaint of a female party member. An AAP member has filed a complaint against him for having an illicit relationship with her. DCW chairperson Barkha...
  • Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung writes to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal over order on routing of files 03-05-2015 09:32 PM

    Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Sunday wrote to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asking him to withdraw orders regarding the routing of government files to the L-G's office. In a letter sent on April 29, Kejriwal directed all departments under the Delhi government to not bother the office of the...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal regrets rally speech 24-04-2015 10:00 PM

    Speaking for the first time after farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide at the Aam Aadmi Party rally, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accepted that it was his mistake to continue with his speech despite an attempt by Singh to commit suicide. ...
  • AAP government's initiative for public inputs in Delhi budget gets mixed response 21-04-2015 08:00 AM

    In a first of its kind, the Arvind Kejriwal government held meetings with residents in Delhi seeking suggestions on where and how to spend the money allocated for the budget. The first participatory budget exercise was held in East Delhi's Patparganj constituency of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. Though most...
  • Prashant Bhushan replies to AAP notice, says having a different view doesn't violate code of conduct 20-04-2015 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: In a strongly worded reply to Aam Aadmi Party's show-cause notice to rebel leaders on disciplinary grounds, party member Prashant Bhushan said that merely expressing a different opinion cannot be treated as a violation of code of conduct. "Members, other than office bearers shall be free to express...
  • Rohtak college expels 13 Kashmiri students studying under PM's scholarship scheme 17-04-2015 02:08 PM

    Rohtak: Thirteen Kashmiri students enrolled in the Prime Minister's special scholarship scheme have been expelled from their college hostel in Rohtak. The students were studying at the Rohtak Engineering College under the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship. The college has said that they have not been receiving the fees promised to...
  • Leave to Delhi to save children from fatal lungs disorders, advise doctors 13-04-2015 03:05 PM

    New Delhi: While Delhi has been ranked as the worst polluted city in the world by the World health Organisation, 13 other Indian cities have also made it to the list. The air quality in the city and the country is also affecting the health of children. Many like seven...
  • Delhi: Minor fire breaks out on the fourth floor of AIIMS, 5 fire tenders rushed to the spot 12-04-2015 10:33 AM

    New Delhi: A minor fire broke out on Sunday morning at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital. The fire broke out on the fourth floor at around 10:05 AM and was controlled by 10:25 AM. Five fire tenders were rushed to the spot to...
  • 24-year-old gangraped survivour fights to terminate her pregnancy: Does abortion law need to change? 09-04-2015 10:03 PM

    A 24-year-old gangraped survivour in Gujarat approached the High Court to terminate her 27-week pregnancy. A judicial magistrate had earlier rejected the survivour's application for abortion as she was 24 weeks pregnant when she freed herself from custody of her abductors. In a similar incident, the Punjab and Haryana High...
  • BJP protests outside Delhi CM Kejriwal's house over Turkman Gate road rage death case 09-04-2015 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: The Turkman Gate road rage case in which a man was bludgeoned to death has turned into a full blown political war between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi. BJP leaders and workers held protests outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's house over...
  • Delhi: 96 vehicles impounded in a day 09-04-2015 07:17 AM

    The National Green Tribunal's decision to ban all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old in Delhi will have far reaching consequences. It is likely to have a huge financial implication not only on the industry but also vehicle owners. ...
  • AAP sacks Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan as party spokespersons 01-04-2015 08:07 AM

    The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday night sacked rebel leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan as spokespersons of the party. AAP announced a new 20-member panel packed with Arvind Kejriwal loyalists to interact with the media. Atishi Marlena, who was one of the prominent spokespersons of the party during the...
  • AAP government, MCD employees faceoff intensifies, garbage dumped on Delhi streets 30-03-2015 09:41 PM

    New Delhi: As the faceoff between the Aam Aadmi Party government and Municipal Corporation Department employees is intensifying in Delhi, the latter is on a strike and even dumped garbage on the streets of the national capital. MCD workers are protesting against the non-payment of salaries. A resident said, "Piles...
  • CBSE considers lenient marking for Class XII maths paper 20-03-2015 09:41 PM

    After hundreds of students and parents complained about the difficulty level of class 12 maths CBSE paper, the board is now thinking about lenient marking for students. ...
  • Delhi HC refuses to withdraw plea against AAP Minister Tomar on fake degree 13-03-2015 12:13 PM

    New Delhi: In a major embarrassment for the Aam Aadmi Party, the Delhi High Court has refused to withdraw a plea against Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar. He is facing allegations that he enrolled as an advocate on a fake degree. The court has issued a notice to Tomar...
  • Anjali Damania quits AAP after former party MLA accuses Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal of horse-trading 11-03-2015 03:09 PM

    Mumbai: In a major setback for the Aam Aadmi Party, senior leader from Maharashtra Anjali Damania quit the party on Wednesday. The development took place following allegations of horse-trading against Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal. She announced her decision on Twitter, saying she joined the AAP...
  • Remove Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan to set example for others: AAP MLAs to party leadership 11-03-2015 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: The rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is widening with each passing day and now MLAs have written to party leadership seeking removal of senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan to set an example for others. The letter mentions the charges against the two leaders, which include...
  • Differently abled denied entry in club, Delhi government orders probe 08-03-2015 07:02 AM

    Delhi government ordered a magisterial inquiry into the alleged incident of an eatery in a south Delhi mall denying entry to disabled rights activist Nipun Malhotra. ...
  • Delhi government to probe Delhi eatery Keya denying entry to disabled activist Nipun Malhotra 07-03-2015 06:54 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Saturday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the alleged incident of an eatery in a south Delhi mall denying entry to disabled rights activist Nipun Malhotra. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia directed the Sub Divisional Magistrate, Vasant Vihar, to conduct an inquiry and report to...
  • Inside story of National Executive meet 06-03-2015 07:42 AM

    CNN-IBN has got exclusive details of the inside story of what happened at the six hour long National Executive meet that sacked the two rebels from AAP's top panel on Wednesday evening. ...
  • AAP's Mayank Gandhi breaks silence, says sacking of Yadav, Bhushan is against sentiments of party members 05-03-2015 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: Adding fuel to the fire, Aam Aadmi Party leader Mayank Gandhi claimed that sacking of senior party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan is against the sentiments of the party members. Exposing issues within the party in a blog, Mayank Gandhi writes, "Arvind needs smooth working in PAC....
  • Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan term sacking from AAP's PAC unfortunate but vow to work for party 05-03-2015 07:46 AM

    New Delhi: Terming their ouster from the party's Political Affairs Committee as unfortunate, senior Aam Aadmi Party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav said that they will continue to work for the party. "It's unfortunate that things have come to this. This is not about a post. NAC has taken...
  • Rift within AAP: Are Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan to be axed? 02-03-2015 07:33 PM

    Rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is out in the open with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reportedly in favour of throwing party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan out of the National Executive. ...
  • Rift within AAP, Kejriwal wants Yogendra Yadav, Bhushan out of National Executive: Reports 02-03-2015 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: Rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is out in the open with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reportedly in favour of throwing party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan out of the National Executive. However, Yadav dismissed reports of a rift in the AAP as baseless conspiracy. "Since...
  • Swine flu: Lack of awareness persists in the public over preventive measures 20-02-2015 11:12 PM

    The number of swine flu cases across the country has crossed 11000. The latest victim is a senior police officer in Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile shopkeepers say they are short of masks which can help in checking the spread of H1N1 virus. ...
  • Government battles swine flu outbreak, over 10,000 infected with deadly virus 19-02-2015 01:04 PM

    Swine flu scare continues to spread across the country with 663 people having lost their lives in 2015 and more than 10,000 people having tested positive. On Wednesday, 12 people died in Gujarat taking the death toll in the state to 167 while 3 people succumbed to the deadly virus...
  • Swine flu: Despite government orders, patients still fail to get results on time 19-02-2015 12:52 PM

    Despite Delhi government issuing strict orders to labs and hospitals to tackle swine flu outbreak, patients have still are not getting any results. ...
  • Swine flu scare: As death toll constantly rises, chemists report shortage of medicines 18-02-2015 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: Chemists are reporting a shortage of swine flu medication at a time when 39 people have died in the country over the last 24 hours and 624 people have lost their lives due to the deadly H1N1 virus in less than two months. However, the government is claiming...
  • Swine flu menace continues, 216 cases registered throughout the country 12-02-2015 08:05 AM

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry has stated that around 216 swine flu deaths have been registered throughout the country in just the first 10 days of February. But, the ministry has assured that there is adequate stock of medicines in most states. Five more people succumbed to swine flu in...
  • Kiran Bedi's leadership will bring BJP positive results in Delhi: Amit Shah 10-02-2015 07:31 AM

    New Delhi: A year after its 49-day stint in power ended abruptly, Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi party (AAP) is set to return to power in Delhi, exit polls said on Saturday after record voting in the assembly elections. Bharatiya Janata party's (BJP) chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi has gone on...