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Derecognise AAP in wake of its activist's suicide: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday demanded the Election Commission's intervention to derecognise the Aam Aadmi Party after the suicide by an AAP woman worker who had claimed sexual harassment by a party colleague.

BJP, Congress demand derecognition of AAP

 BJP and Congress on Thursday joined hands to demand derecognition of Aam Aadmi Party by the Election Commission over using the image of the Golden Temple on its youth manifesto and the recent case of suicide of by its woman activist over an alleged case of sexual exploitation.

India's bid continues to be under consideration of NSG: Government

India's membership continues to be under consideration of the NSG and government was engaging with all members of the 48-nation grouping for an early decision on country's application, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said on Thursday. 

Incidents against Africans not racial, says Sushma Swaraj
Incidents against Africans not racial, says Sushma Swaraj

The government on Thursday said the recent incidents of violence against Africans in the country were not racial in nature and that it is taking steps to ensure the safety of African students in India.

Promote inter-caste marriages to end casteism: Ramdas Athawale

"Gau raksha jaruri hai (cow protection is necessary) but who will save humans," newly inducted Union Minister and dalit leader Ramdas Athawale said on Thursday, asserting that incidents like the attack on dalits in Gujarat should not be be allowed to recur.

AAP worker commits suicide, Sisodia orders magisterial probe

A woman Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worker committed suicide after a party member, who she accused of sexually harassing her, was released on bail. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has ordered a magisterial probe into the matter.

SC agrees to hear plea of rape victim challenging abortion law

 The Supreme court on Wednesday agreed to give an urgent hearing to a fresh plea of an alleged rape victim challenging provisions of abortion law which prohibits termination of pregnancy after 20 weeks even if there was a fatal risk to the mother and the foetus.

BJD opposes Chhattisgarh's barrage on Mahanadi

 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) members on Wednesday demanded that the central government should take steps to stop construction of a barrage by BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh government on the Mahanadi river, and said the state of Odisha is "shocked" by the development.

Una incident: CPI(M) demands ban on cow protection committees activities

CPI(M) condemns the attacks on Dalits in Gujarat and demanded the state govt to ban the activities of the cow protection committees.

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on 'inconsistency' in rape law
Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on 'inconsistency' in rape law

 The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the Ministry of Law and Justice on a plea which claimed that "inconsistency" has crept in through the amended rape law which protects a husband from prosecution for the offence of unnatural sex with his wife.

Sonia Gandhi targets Modi government over price rise, unemployment, FD; questions GDP figures
Sonia Gandhi targets Modi government over price rise, unemployment, FD; questions GDP figures

  Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over price rise, unemployment, FDI, recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission and questioned the GDP figures.

Security beefed up at airports post Istanbul terror attack

 Security at airports across the country has been beefed up in the wake of Istanbul terror attack, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Delhi Police to arrest a few more in call snooping case

 The Crime Branch sleuths may arrest two or three more persons in the alleged call detail recordings (CDR) racket, which it busted after arresting four persons.

All gram panchayats to be connected through OFC by 2018: Governmnet

All Gram Panchayats in the country will be connected through Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) to set up a network infrastructure by December 2018 under the government's Digital India Programme, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Congress stages protests in Delhi against price hike

Hundreds of Congress supporters and leaders on Wednesday protested here against the hike in the rates of essential commodities and slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not fulfilling the promises he had made to the people before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Uncertainty over Navjot singh Sidhu joining AAP continues
Uncertainty over Navjot singh Sidhu joining AAP continues

With the ambiguity over former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu`s decision to quit the BJP and join the AAP continuing for the third consecutive day, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday said that they were in touch with the former Rajya Sabha MP, but the date of him joining them was yet to be decided.

I was not allowed to take mobile phone to Inter-State Council meet: Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday alleged that a few Chief Ministers, including him, were not allowed to carry mobile phones to the Inter-State Council meet and that he raised the issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi wondering whether they posed a "security threat".

JNU blocks registration of Kanhaiya, Umar, Anirban, 18 others

In a fresh development involving the students related to the controversial February 9 event on the university campus, the JNU administration has blocked their registration for the next semester.

Talk of Navjot Singh Sidhu becoming AAP face in Punjab premature: Arvind Kejriwal
Talk of Navjot Singh Sidhu becoming AAP face in Punjab premature: Arvind Kejriwal

Assembly elections are scheduled to be held in Punjab in 2017.

Wife and daughter of DG Corporate Affairs BK Bansal, arrested by CBI in bribery case, found dead
Wife and daughter of DG Corporate Affairs BK Bansal, arrested by CBI in bribery case, found dead

Director General Corporate Affairs BK Bansal was nabbed from a hotel while bribe was allegedly being exchanged.

SC declines amicus curiae plea to withdraw in Delhi gang rape case

The Supreme Court on Monday declined the request by two amicus curiae - senior counsel Raju Ramachandran and Sanjay R Hegde - to withdraw from assisting the court in the hearing of the appeals by the convicts in December 16 Delhi gang rape case.

When PM Modi met Arvind Kejriwal at Inter-State Council meeting - Watch video
When PM Modi met Arvind Kejriwal at Inter-State Council meeting - Watch video

Addressing CMs on Saturday at Inter-State Council meet, PM Modi asked states to focus on intelligence sharing.

Congress, BJP term Arvind Kejriwal's interactive session a gimmick

The BJP and the Congress on Sunday criticised Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's maiden interactive session 'Talk to AK', terming it a marketing gimmick.

Congress, BJP term Kejriwal's interactive session a gimmick

The BJP and the Congress on Sunday criticised Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal`s maiden interactive session `Talk to AK`, terming it a marketing gimmick.

Congress to attack government over Arunachal, Uttrakhand, failed NSG bid

Buoyed by the restoration of its governments in Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Congress on Sunday said it will target the Modi dispensation for "using all tricks" to destabilise opposition ruled states which no longer trusted the Centre.

AAP govt will conduct opinion poll on full statehood: Delhi CM Kejriwal
AAP govt will conduct opinion poll on full statehood: Delhi CM Kejriwal

The Delhi government will conduct an "opnion poll" and not a "referendum" on the issue of full statehood for the national capital and bringing subjects such as police and land under the jurisdiction of the state government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday.

Parties speaking in one voice on Kashmir sent right message, says PM Modi
Parties speaking in one voice on Kashmir sent right message, says PM Modi

Narendra Modi  said political parties have spoken in one voice over the developments in Kashmir and asserted that it has sent the right message and benefitted the country.

Monsoon session to begin tomorrow, Opposition parties to corner govt on Arunachal, Kashmir issues
Monsoon session to begin tomorrow, Opposition parties to corner govt on Arunachal, Kashmir issues

The Opposition would seek to corner the government for its "attempts to destabilise" states ruled by it and the Kashmir unrest in the Monsoon Session of Parliament from tomorrow, but also support the GST Bill which Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said was of "national importance".

DU teachers to call off evaluation boycott of UG exams
DU teachers to call off evaluation boycott of UG exams

Delhi University teachers have decided to call off the boycott of evaluation of undergraduate exams.

Arunachal MLAs have rejected politics of defection: Congress

Buoyed over the party's unity in Arunachal Pradesh, Congress said people and legislators have rejected politics of defections government.