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Prashant Bhushan removed from AAP's disciplinary panel, Admiral Ramdas as internal Lokpal​

Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) national executive meeting was held at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence on Sunday, a day after senior party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhuhan were removed from their posts.

Cloudy Sunday in Delhi

 It was a partly cloudy morning on Sunday in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 20.3 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average.

DTC takes steps to have more women drivers

Keen on roping in women drivers for its fleet, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has decided to provide training and help them in getting heavy motor vehicle licence.

Delhi court pulls up brothers for filing appeal after 10 years

Two brothers, embroiled in a property dispute for over 30 years, have been pulled up by a Delhi court for filing an appeal 10 years after an order was passed against them and slapped with a cost of Rs 25,000 for "abuse of process of law".

Misconduct if not grave, not a ground for pension cut: Delhi HC

Misconduct of an employee, unless grave, cannot be a ground for a state to slash post retirement pensionary benefits, the Delhi High Court has held.

Delhi Police plans to launch web app for its beat constables

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of 'SMART policing', Delhi Police is working on a web-based app for its beat constables to reduce paperwork and make them more efficient.

Man freed of charges of kidnapping, sexually assaulting minor in Delhi

A man, accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl, has been a acquitted by a Delhi court after the minor said they were in love and she voluntarily eloped with him.

What kind of driving test DTC drivers undergo: HC asks govt

The Delhi High Court has asked the city government about the nature of tests DTC drivers have to undertake prior to being allowed to drive buses.

Delhi court dismisses bail plea of suspected LeT operative

A Delhi court has dismissed the bail plea of a suspected Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) operative, who was arrested for allegedly conspiring to kidnap businessmen from various places for raising funds to carry out terror strikes in the national capital.

Woman lodges police complaint against Delhi immigration official

A woman resident of the city on Saturday filed a complaint with Delhi police against an immigration officer who allegedly verbally sexually harassed her at Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital.

After Bhushan-Yadav expulsion, AAP warns other dissidents

After expulsion of Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from its National Executive, AAP on Saturday sent out a warning to its other dissidents when its National Council gave full powers to the Political Affairs Committee to take disciplinary action against any member who issues statements to the media to tarnish the party's image.

AAP rift divides supporters

The mood among the supporters of the two warring factions of AAP outside the venue today of its National Council meet and a barrage of social media posts through the day reflected the deep divisions in the party as its internal crisis reached a flashpoint on Saturday.

Can't give any advice to AAP leaders: Anna Hazare

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Saturday termed the tussle in the AAP as the party's "internal matter" and said he was in no position to offer any advice to its warring leaders.

AAP MLA Sehrawat opposes expulsion of Yadav-Bhushan

With the National Council over-whelemingly supporting the resolution to oust Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the National Executive, AAP MLA Devendra Sehrawat on Saturday opposed the move saying it was against the principle of "natural justice".

AAP crisis a 'fight for power', shows 'opportunism': BJP

Terming the tussle within AAP a "struggle for power" that reflected "opportunism", BJP on Saturday said Delhi will not see any progress in such a situation and those who were elected to form the government would have to answer to the public for letting them down.

Medha Patkar quits AAP, dubs Arvind Kejriwal-led party a 'tamasha'

Stating that the Aam Aadmi Party has reduced itself to a "tamasha", veteran social activist Medha Patkar on Saturday resigned from the party as its internal turbulence reached a flashpoint with the ouster of founding members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from a key panel of the fledgling outfit.

Arvind Kejriwal threatened to quit if Bhushan-Yadav were not removed

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday threatened to resign and lashed out at its founder-members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav, moments before they were sacked from the National Executive, accusing them of engaging in "anti-party" activities.

Congress targets AAP, Arvind Kejriwal over infighting

Targeting AAP over its infighting, Congress on Saturday said the "laboratory of AAP experiment is on fire" and accused Arvind Kejriwal of demeaning his party and the political class.

CPI(M) asks AAP to fulfill promises made to people

Terming the ongoing tussle in the Aam Aadmi Party an internal affair of the party, the CPI(M) on Saturday said the rift should not affect the welfare of the people of Delhi who had voted the party to power.

Yadav, Bhushan expelled for attempting to break AAP: Ashutosh

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh on Saturday said Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan have been expelled from the national executive as they wanted the party to break, adding that the duo should stop spreading lies.

Dissidents Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan removed from AAP's key panel

Capping their bitter campaign against Arvind Kejriwal, dissident AAP founding members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav were on Saturday removed from its National Executive for anti-party activities, a decision slammed as "murder of democracy" by them.

AAP's internal Lokpal asked not to attend National Council meet: Yogendra Yadav

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav on Saturday alleged that the party`s internal Lokpal, Admiral Ramdas, has been asked not to attend the party`s ongoing National Council meet in the national capital.

AAP sting: Recorded conversation with Kejriwal for future reference, says party leader

Varanasi Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Umesh Singh on Saturday said he had recorded his conversation with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for future reference and not with the intention of conducting a sting operation.

AAP dissident camp may move 7 resolutions at NC meeting

Members of National Council (NC) and other office-bearers of different wings of AAP on Friday decided to move seven resolutions, most of them mirroring the demands made by dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav.

Kejriwal's real face stands exposed: BJP

Accusing AAP leaders of having "lust for power" and being "opportunists", BJP on Friday dared Arvind Kejriwal to clarify the accusations made by his own party men and said his "real face stands exposed" before the entire nation.

Kejriwal has become a political stuntman, opportunist: BJP

Delhi BJP on Friday hit out at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying he has become a "political stuntman" and "opportunist" who has deviated from his poll promises, and has left people to suffer from various problems as his government was busy in infighting in AAP.

Yogendra Yadav alleges fake campaign

AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Friday alleged that a fake campaign to remove Arvind Kejriwal was being run in his name.

AAP rubbishes 'new' Arvind Kejriwal sting

The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday rubbished rumours of a new sting operation, wherein Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is allegedly heard abusing fellow party members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan.

HC fiat on supply of water from Haryana to Delhi

 Delhi High Court on Friday said Haryana appeared to be "trying to resile or renege" from the arrangement made by it for supply of water to Delhi and ordered instalment of ultrasonic water meters in Munak canal to measure the water there.

Nitish Katara case: HC grants custody parole to Vikas Yadav
Nitish Katara case: HC grants custody parole to Vikas Yadav

The Delhi High Court on Friday granted seven days custody parole to Vikas Yadav, serving 30 years jail term without remission for the murder of Nitish Katara, saying the convict will not move out of the territorial jurisdiction of the national capital.