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  • Delhi to get 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots by February next year 10 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government on Monday said that it would provide 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots by February next year across the national capital. The Government is also contemplating providing Wi-Fi in 5,000 buses of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and also lay a common fibre infrastructure in the city. Delhi Government...
  • Yet to decide whether to pursue defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal to Delhi High Court 14 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday told the Delhi High Court that he has not yet decided whether he will pursue his case against a trial court decision sending him to jail in a defamation case filed by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna...
  • AAP conducts participatory budget meetings in six constituencies Yesterday

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi held public meetings in six constituencies as part of its participatory budgeting exercise, in which people demanded for civic amenities in their area. Public meetings were held at various locations of Tilak Nagar, Dwarka, Chattarpur, Karawal Nagar, Okhala and Bawana Assembly constituencies....
  • Delhi government to send food packets, drinking water to Nepal Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has decided to send 25,000 packets of food and 25,000 pouches of drinking water as immediate relief for the people of earthquake-hit Nepal. The first consignment of relief material is ready to be despatched on Monday and the state government is also ready with other forms of...
  • Amit Shah meets Gajendra Singh's family 2 days ago

    Jaipur: BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday met the family of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who allegedly committed suicide at an Aam Aadmi Party rally in Delhi, at Nangal Jhamarwada village of Dausa district. The BJP leader consoled the grieving family members of Singh, who killed himself on Wednesday. After addressing a...
  • Farmer suicide: AAP government, Delhi Police at war 3 days ago

    48 hours after a farmer hanged himself at an AAP rally, it is a full blown turf war. After the Delhi Police refused to be part of a magisterial probe, the Delhi District Magistrate is contemplating filing a criminal complaint. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Is the investigation being compromised in the political turf war? 3 days ago

    The suicide by a farmer at a rally addressed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has triggered a blame game with political parties attacking each other for the tragedy. ...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal regrets rally speech 3 days ago

    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. ...
  • Spain keen to cooperate with Delhi on pollution, waste 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Ambassador of Spain Gustavo De Aristegui on Friday called on Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia and discussed areas of cooperation with regard to vehicular pollution and waste management in the city. Aristegui asked Sisodia and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to visit Madrid in Spain to see...
  • Farmer suicide: Delhi government is at odds with the police force, says Kiran Bedi 3 days ago

    Former IAS officer Kiran Bedi speaks in support of Delhi Police and says police have power to probe unnatural deaths. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal should end blame game over farmer's suicide, start playing a CM's role: Sheila Dikshit 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Terming Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's statement over farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide as irresponsible, former Delhi DM Sheila Dikshit advised the CM to be more careful. "He should stop this blame game now. It is time that he should start playing CM's role and should stop acting like opposition....
  • AAP's Sanjay Singh visits family of Gajendra Singh in Dausa, demands martyr status for him 3 days ago

    Dausa: After facing flak from all directions over the suicide of a farmer at its rally, the Aam Aadmi Party is in damage control mode. AAP leader Sanjay Singh on Friday visited Gajendra Singh's grieving family in Dausa, Rajasthan. The family has demanded a martyr status for Gajendra and also...
  • Trinamool Congress will not support land acquisition bill: Mamata Banerjee 3 days ago

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress will not support the Land Acquisition Bill proposed by the Narendra Modi-led central government, party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday. "We will not support land acquisition bill. We have made our stand clear in Parliament. I sat on a hungerstrike for...
  • AAP leader Ashutosh cries inconsolably on national TV after being confronted by Gajendra Singh's daughter 3 days ago

    New Delhi: AAP leader Ashutosh on Friday broke down on national television when deceased farmer Gajendra Singh's daughter posed questions to him about her father's death at a rally which the party had organised. Megha, a 17-year-old Class XII student, asked why had the AAP leaders continued with their speeches even...
  • Arvind Kejriwal's apology not enough: Congress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday dismissed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's apology for carrying on with his rally despite a farmer's suicide, saying it was not enough and he needs to introspect why such a situation was allowed to develop. "We only want to ask how many times Kejriwal is going to...
  • Ashutosh urges leaders not to play politics over the death of Gajendra Singh 3 days ago

    AAP leader Ashutosh on Friday urged BJP leaders not to play politics over the death of Gajendra Singh. Earlier in the day, Arvind Kejriwal apologized for not calling off the event and admitted that his making a speech was a 'mistake'. ...
  • Police confronts Kejriwal government over farmer's suicide, says it has the same powers as DM 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The war between the Delhi government and the Police over farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide has intensified with the police claiming that it has equal powers as that of a District Magistrate. Quoting the laws, Delhi Police PRO Rajan Bhagat said, "As per Section 146 of Delhi Police Special Powers...
  • Kejriwal's mistake cost my son's life, says farmer Gajendra's father 3 days ago

    New Delhi: With no end to the political blame game over farmer Gajendra Singh's sad death at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Wednesday, the family of the dead is still trying hard to come in terms with the loss. Gajendra Singh's father, blaming...
  • Arvind Kejriwal accepts his mistake, apologises for giving a speech at AAP's rally despite a suicide 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Speaking for the first time after farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide at the Aam Aadmi Party rally, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal defended himself that though he was at the rally venue, he could not see what was happening. "The tree was at a distance from the stage. What was...
  • DM asks Delhi Police to submit documents related to Gajendra Singh's suicide or face action 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In a big face-off between the Aam Aadmi Party government and Delhi Police over the probe into farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide at a rally on Wednesday, a district magistrate has set the police a deadline to submit documents in the case by 11 am. The DM has threatened...
  • Digvijaya Singh slams AAP for farmer's suicide in Delhi rally 4 days ago

    Bhopal: Congress general secretary Divijay Singh on Thursday criticised AAP for the farmer suicide during the party rally in Delhi on Wednesday, calling party convener Arvind Kejriwal "insensitive". "Neither the AAP cadre nor police came forward to rescue him. It was very shocking to me that Kejriwal remained so insensitive that...
  • AAP to give Rs 10 lakh as compensation to Gajendra Singh's family 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party announced on Thursday a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to farmer Gajendra Singh's family who killed himself at a party rally on Wednesday. Making the announcement, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh said that his party activists tried but failed to save Gajendra Singh...
  • Nothing more important than a human life, says Modi on farmer's suicide 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Amidst uproar over the suicide of a farmer in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the agriculture community's problems are "old, deep-rooted and widespread". He said that every individual's life is of uptmost importance. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, he said the farmers cannot be left...
  • Delhi Police refuses to cooperate with magisterial probe ordered by AAP government 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The tussle between the Aam Aadmi Party government and the Delhi Police over the suicide of a farmer at a rally is out in the open. Delhi Police has refused to cooperate with the magisterial probe ordered by AAP government stating that it does not report to the...
  • Gajendra's brother seeks action against AAP leaders, says Manish Sisodia invited him for AAP rally 4 days ago

    New Delhi: While the blame game between political parties is underway, Gajendra Singh's brother on Thursday demanded action to be taken against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders immediately. Accusing AAP and the other leaders present at the AAP rally at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday for his brother's death, he said...
  • BJP, AAP shed tears but skip last rites of farmer Gajendra Singh who committed suicide in Delhi 4 days ago

    Jaipur: The last rites of farmer Gajendra Singh who committed suicide at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally on Wednesday in New Delhi were conducted at his native village in Dausa in Rajasthan in the presence of a large number of villagers but just a few politicians even as Parliament...
  • Congress, BJP train guns at AAP over farmer's suicide at rally 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Politics over the death of farmer Gajendra Singh at Aam Aadmi Party's rally in Delhi seems to be growing with every passing minute. Both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress are training guns at the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi demanding action against the culprits. While the BJP...
  • Live: Delhi Police chief meets Home Minister, hands over report on farmer suicide at AAP rally 4 days ago

    The issue of Gajendra Singh's suicide at the AAP rally is expected to figure in Parliament on Thursday. Even as Singh's family is trying to come to terms with the tragedy, there is no end to political blame game over the issue. The Aam Aadmi Party is facing flak from...
  • Politics over farmer's suicide at Aam Aadmi Party's rally continues, uproar in Parliament likely 4 days ago

    New Delhi/ Dausa: The body of farmer Gajendra Singh who committed suicide at a rally called by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been taken to his home in Dausa, Rajasthan. Even as Singh's family is trying to come to terms with the tragedy, there is no end to political blame...