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  • Ramdas questions AAP claim that his tenure as Lokpal had ended 17 hours 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Days after the AAP appointed a new Lokpal panel replacing him, former Navy chief Ramdas has questioned the decision, claiming his term was to end in November 2016. Ramdas, a recipient of 2004 Ramon Magsaysay award for peace, said he was "stunned", "bemused" and "befuddled" by AAP's decision,...
  • AIFW 2015: Designers celebrate 'Crafts of India' at the grand finale 2 days ago

    New Delhi: There was music, dance, drama and style at the grand finale of the 25th edition of Amazon India Fashion Week here with 25 designers like Raghavendra Rathore, Ritu Kumar, Rohit Bal and Sabyasachi Mukherjee coming together to pay an ode to the rich heritage of India through their...
  • AAP War: Not new to Indian politics, nobody expected this in party of the 'common people' 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has proved that he is the only boss and he only matters in the party, which he calls a party of the people. In Saturday's National Executive meeting held in Delhi, the scene was chaotic. It...
  • AAP 'kicks' rebel leaders before kicking them out of National Executive, later denies assault charge 4 days ago

    New Delhi: After being expelled from the party's National Executive, Aam Aadmi Party's founding members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan alleged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's supporters of using violence against them and their supporters inside the National Council meeting venue. "Arvind Kejriwal was provoking the workers, while ending his...
  • Gen VK Singh refuses to explain his 'duty, disgust' tweets after attending Pakistan Day celebration March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: "I do not owe an explanation to anybody", a dismissive Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh said on Tuesday when asked about his cryptic tweets on Monday night using words "disgust" and "duty" after representing the government at the Pakistan function. The former Army Chief had been...
  • AAP government presents vote-on-account, full budget to take 1 month March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government on Tuesday presented a vote-on-account in the Delhi assembly for the next three months and announced plan to spend a total of Rs 37,750 crore in 2015-16. Presenting the vote-on-account, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the government will come out with a...
  • When in trouble, dial Supreme Court March 24, 2015

    Once again it's the Supreme Court to the rescue. The highest court in the land has struck down the draconian Section 66A of the IT Act thereby rendering a huge boost to free speech online. Here's what the section says: "Any person who sends, by means of a computer resource or...
  • Who said what: Supreme Court scraps Section 66A of IT Act March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court's landmark judgement scrapping the draconian section 66A of the IT Act has been welcomed by all. Quashing Section 66A, the Supreme Court called it "unconstitutional and untenable". The apex court delivered the landmark judgement on Tuesday on a petition filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought...
  • If VK Singh feels duty is a burden, he should quit: Congress March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Training guns at Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd) VK Singh for his duty and disgust tweets soon after attending the celebration of the Pakistan National Day, Congress said that he should quit if he thinks duty is a burden. "If VK Singh feels that duty...
  • Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia meet the Dalai Lama March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia on Sunday met Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in Delhi and said it was a "dream come true and a blessing". Kejriwal and Sisodia called on the Dalai Lama in Delhi and their meeting went on for 30...
  • AIFW: Manish Malhotra, Gaurav Gupta, JJ Valaya to showcase their creativity at the finale March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: The grand finale of the forthcoming Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) -- the 25th edition of the FDCI fashion gala -- will be truly grand with 25 designers coming together to present signature pieces celebrating India's rich handicraft tapestry. The ramp at AIFW will burst in a kaleidoscope of...
  • The game-changing knock by Manish Pandey in Irani Cup final March 21, 2015

    Soon after Karnataka beat Rest of India (RoI) in Bangalore on Friday (March 20) to become the second state team after Mumbai to defend the Irani Cup, the players walked to the centre of the M Chinnaswamy Stadium and shook hands with the groundsmen, thanking them for their tireless effort...
  • Manish Malhotra: Fashion is not a trivial pursuit anymore; it's about both business and creativity March 20, 2015

    Mumbai: The year 2015 is special for him as it marks his quarter century as a stylist for him and 10 years of his label Manish Malhotra. The designer, who has played a key role in promoting Indian fashion globally, says that fashion weeks have come a long way since...
  • AAP government hikes water tariff by 10 per cent March 19, 2015

    New Delhi:The AAP government in Delhi on Thursday hiked the water tariff by 10 per cent about a month after it announced a free-water scheme for people in the national capital. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisoida, who chaired the 121st Board Meeting of Delhi Jal Board, gave his nod to...
  • LFW, Day 1: Manish Malhotra showcases the 'Blue Runway' collection with a bevy of Bollywood celebrities in attendance March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Manish Malhotra is celebrating his 25 glorious years in the industry and nothing could have been a better way to commemorate the event than the Lakme Fashion Week. The couturier showcased his Summer/ Resort collection and also introduced a new dimension to it with a social message of gender...
  • Delhi government pulls up Ryan school for forcing teachers, students to join BJP; asked to reply in 3 days March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Pulling up Ryan International School in Delhi for forcing teachers and students to join Bharatiya Janata Party, the Delhi government has sent them a show cause notice. The school has been asked to respond within three days on the case. Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has said strict...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal gets into business on returning from treatment March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after returning in New Delhi on completing a 12-day naturopathy treatment in Bengaluru, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday reviewed the works executed by different government departments in his absence. In the meeting held with all six ministers, Kejriwal sought a detailed report of works done...
  • Arvind Kejriwal appears in court after judge says he has no respect for law, hearing deferred March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: After facing flak by a Delhi court for non-appearance, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with senior Aam Aadmi Party leaders Manish Sisodia and Yogendra Yadav presented themselves before the court. The Delhi Chief Minister and his Deputy Manish Sisodia along with Yogendra Yadav appeared before Delhi's Karkardooma Court in...
  • Delhi court directs Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia appear before it in a defamation case March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Just a few weeks after its superlative show in the Delhi Assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party has plunged into a crisis and has been lurching from one problem to another. After infighting among the top leadership which saw two founding party members - Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav...
  • Arvind Kejriwal has no respect for law, says Delhi court; asks him to appear in a defamation case today March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Karkarduma Court in Delhi took a strong view on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's absence in a defamation case, ordering him to appear before it at 2 pm on Tuesday. Stating that no reason was given for the absence, the court also summoned Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia...
  • Nun rape case rocks Parliament, opposition parties demand quick answers March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Demanding answers from the West Bengal government, leaders from various parties raked up the issue of nun rape case in Parliament on Monday. BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said, "Women in West Bengal are unsafe, we have seen this time and again. No law and order despite Mamata being...
  • I am Acting CM, remote is with me: Manish Sisodia March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: "I am Acting Chief Minister. I have both the mike and the remote with me." This is what Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday night when asked about the absence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and whether the remote control is...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to remain in jail for a month March 14, 2015

    Islamabad: The Mumbai terror attacks key suspect Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention has been extended by Punjab Provincial government to maintain public order. Lakhvi will stay in jail for another one month. Lakhvi's lawyer said this order has been slapped on him due to pressure from Indian government. "We will challenge this...
  • Delhi government to issue identification certificates online from April 1 March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: With an aim to increase efficiency and bring about transparency, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government on Friday decided to issue certificates, including birth and death, online from April 1. "We are trying to make certificates issued from the office of Deputy Commissioner (DC) and Sub Divisional...
  • Former Congress MLA fails to produce AAP sting, claims to have more March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid a volley of stings which have rocked the Aam Aadmi Party, former Congress legislator Asif Mohammad Khan on Friday made fresh claims of having two more tapes, including one on Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, but failed to produce any. The former Okhla MLA did not make any...
  • Kejriwal's insulin dosage comes down as he undergoes naturopathy treatment March 10, 2015

    Bengaluru: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's insulin dosage has been reduced, and his sugar level and cough has come down, a senior doctor treating him at the naturopathy institute in Bengaluru said on Tuesday. "He is responding well, insulin dosage has been reduced and his sugar level and cough has reduced...
  • German professor apologises for her rape remark against India, says 'I am not a racist' March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A German professor apologised after an outcry over her rejection of an Indian student's internship application because of 'India's rape problem'. "I am not a racist. I currently have two male Indian students in my lab and accepted four in my Masters course last fall. This was a misunderstanding." The...
  • Removal of Yadav, Bhushan to be discussed in AAP's National Council meeting: Delhi March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Removal of senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the Political Affairs Committee (PAC) will be discussed in the AAP's National Council meeting later this month, party sources said. The National Council, which has around 300 members is supposed to meet once every year. This year, the NC...