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Manoj Tiwari asks Arvind Kejriwal to resign, as Kapil Mishra appears before Lokayukta

Soon after sacked Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Thursday got his statement recorded with the Lokayukta of Delhi, the BJP demanded Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's resignation over corruption charges.

Pending electricity bills of 1984 riot victims waived

"The cabinet decided yesterday (Wednesday) that pending electricity bills of 1984 riot victims living in Delhi will be waived off, and they will get 50 per cent subsidy till 400 units in future," Sisodia said. 

Gadkari says cow vigilante groups 'not our people'

Gadkari's comments in an interview with PTI are the strongest yet repudiation of cow vigilante groups by the Modi government.

Metro's Heritage Line gets safety clearance, to open soon

"The line will be opened very soon, possibly this week. We will shortly announce the date," the official said.

Swami Om gets anticipatory bail in molestation case

A court here has granted anticipatory bail to former 'Bigg Boss' contestant and self-proclaimed 'godman' Swami Om, who was accused of molesting and threatening a woman, court sources said on Thursday.

Uma Bharti on 2,500-km tour along Ganga to oversee clean-up

Bharti will begin her 15-day trip from Ganga Sagar in West Bengal and culminate the same at Gangotri in Uttarakhand.

Court rejects AAP leaders' plea in Jaitley's DDCA case

Additional Sessions Judge Rakesh Pandit dismissed the revision petition filed by the two Aam Aadmi Party leaders against the magisterial court's order framing notice against them in the case.

Hope for consensus candidate for President, says Mamata after meeting PM Modi
Hope for consensus candidate for President, says Mamata after meeting PM Modi

Mamata Banerjee has sought funds from the Centre to implement schemes.

IMD predicts rain, thunderstorm in Delhi this weekend
IMD predicts rain, thunderstorm in Delhi this weekend

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rains, thunderstorm and dust storm in the Delhi NCR region this weekend.

Water Tanker Scam: ACB seeks help from Accountant General

Rs 400-crore water tanker scam involves alleged favoritism for private water tanker operators supplying water to areas falling outside the Delhi Jal Board`s network. 

AAP leader Khetan moves SC for police protection after threats from 'right wing'

AAP leader Ashish Khetan on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking police protection in the wake of threats he has received allegedly from "right-wing" organisations.

Metro train evacuated after smoke detected at Rajiv Chowk

A metro train was evacuated after smoke was detected coming out of the airconditioning ducts of the rear coach at Rajiv Chowk metro station here on Wednesday, officials said.

Spark in Delhi Metro coach creates panic, passengers deboarded

Train replaced as a spark in Delhi metro triggered panic among passengers. 

IT Dept raids over 15 locations across UP, Delhi

The Income Tax department on Wednesday conducted raids at the residences of top bureaucrats at over 15 locations on the suspicion of concealment of income.

Arvind Kejriwal lauds indian Army for destroying Pakistani posts along LoC in J&K
Arvind Kejriwal lauds indian Army for destroying Pakistani posts along LoC in J&K

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday praised the Indian Army for destroying Pakistan Army`s posts across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

Arvind Kejriwal issues measures to ensure availability of medicines at Delhi govt hospitals
Arvind Kejriwal issues measures to ensure availability of medicines at Delhi govt hospitals

Taking strong exception to the non-availability of medicines and consumables in few Delhi Government Hospitals, Chief Minsiter Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday directed the Chief Secretary to ensure immediate availability of medicines at hospitals.

Court seizes Congress leader Jagdish Tytler's passport, directs CBI to take action

A court here on Tuesday seized the passport of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and directed the CBI to take action against him for giving false information that no criminal case is pending against him.

Smriti Irani fake degree case: Fresh trouble for ex-HRD minister as new petition filed in Delhi HC
Smriti Irani fake degree case: Fresh trouble for ex-HRD minister as new petition filed in Delhi HC

In fresh trouble for Union Minister Smriti Irani, a petition was filed in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday alleging submission of contradictory information by the BJP leader regarding her educational degrees in different election affidavits.

PWD scam: ACB raids Arvind Kejriwal's deceased brother-in-law Surender Kumar Bansal's residence
PWD scam: ACB raids Arvind Kejriwal's deceased brother-in-law Surender Kumar Bansal's residence

Delhi's Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) on Tuesday said it has raided Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's deceased brother-in-law Surender Kumar Bansal's residence in the alleged Rs 10 crore PWD scam.

Delhi High Court serves notice to Arvind Kejriwal in Arun Jaitley's fresh defamation suit
Delhi High Court serves notice to Arvind Kejriwal in Arun Jaitley's fresh defamation suit

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a fresh defamation suit of Rs 10 crore filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Chandni Chowk fire: Alka Lamba obstructs relief operations; BJP files complaint against AAP MLA
Chandni Chowk fire: Alka Lamba obstructs relief operations; BJP files complaint against AAP MLA

The Chandni Chowk MLA climbed onto a special crane to take stock of the situation and this led to a delay in the relief operation.

Fire in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, 80 shops gutted
Fire in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, 80 shops gutted

At least 80 shops were gutted after a major fire broke out in the city`s Chandni Chowk area on Monday night, officials said on Tuesday.

Delhi water tanker scam: Anti-Corruption Branch to grill Kapil Mishra today
Delhi water tanker scam: Anti-Corruption Branch to grill Kapil Mishra today

Former Delhi minister and expelled AAP leader Kapil Mishra will be called for questioning by the anti-corruption branch (ACB) in connection with the alleged Rs 400-crore water tanker "scam" on Tuesday.

AAP crisis: Kumar Vishwas skips major party event

Senior AAP leader Kumar Vishwas skipped a major party event, sparking whispers that the truce in the organisation may be short-lived.

Man held for killing father, injuring mother for property in Delhi

A man was held for killing his 55-year-old father and injuring his mother over a property dispute here, police said on Monday.

Ram Jethmalani calls Arun Jaitley 'crook', Finance Minister files Rs 10 cr defamation suit against Arvind Kejriwal
Ram Jethmalani calls Arun Jaitley 'crook', Finance Minister files Rs 10 cr defamation suit against Arvind Kejriwal

The Delhi HC said the use of a "scandalous" word -- crook -- by Kejriwal's lawyer Ram Jethmalani against Jaitley during the latter's cross-examination in a defamation case cannot be allowed.

Delhi: Youth killed amid quarrel between Dhaba workers in Daryaganj
Delhi: Youth killed amid quarrel between Dhaba workers in Daryaganj

A youth was killed in a violent scuffle that broke out between two workers of a Dhaba in Delhi's Daryaganj's Kucha Parmanand.

Kapil Mishra slams Delhi CM for silence over corruption, tweets what 'new' Arvind Kejriwal is all about
Kapil Mishra slams Delhi CM for silence over corruption, tweets what 'new' Arvind Kejriwal is all about

Sacked Aam Aadmi Party leader Kapil Mishra on Monday took a dig at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for maintaining silence on the allegations levelled against him and other AAP leaders.

Hundreds of Dalits protest at Jantar Mantar over Saharanpur clash

Hundreds of Dalits on Sunday protested in the national capital to demand justice for community members who, they said, fell victim to a communal clash in a village in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on May 5.

Mahila Congress launches campaign for passage of women's quota bill

Passed by the Rajya Sabha in 2010, the bill has since been pending in the Lok Sabha.