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Former AAP leader Alka Lamba disqualified from Delhi Assembly

Lamba had rejoined the Congress after almost six years. She had quit the Congress in 2013 to join the AAP and won the Chandani Chowk seat in 2015. However, Lamba had been at loggerhead with the AAP leaders since December 2018 when she objected to a decision to pass a resolution in the Delhi Assembly seeking revocation of Rajiv Gandhi`s Bharat Ratna.

Sep 19, 2019, 18:57 PM IST

BJP MLAs protest delay in prosecution sanction in JNU sedition case, marshalled out of Assembly

Speaker Ram Niwas Goel tried to reason with the legislators, saying the LG's address is not a part of proceedings of the House, but they did not relent.

Feb 22, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Delhi Assembly adopts resolution, demands Rajiv Gandhi's 'Bharat Ratna' be withdrawn over 1984 anti-Sikh riots

The resolution called for speedy trial of the cases and termed anti-Sikh riots as genocide.

Dec 21, 2018, 23:15 PM IST

Delhi govt calls special Assembly session to discuss red chilli powder attack on Kejriwal

The AAP has blamed the ruling BJP at the Centre for the attack on Kejriwal.

Nov 22, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

Watch: BJP’s OP Sharma calls AAP’s Amanatullah Khan ‘terrorist, Fanney Khan’ in Delhi Assembly

The Delhi Assembly witnessed a rare unruly scene on Monday as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA OP Sharma referred to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan as a “terrorist” and “Fanney Khan”.

Aug 06, 2018, 18:46 PM IST

Stalking non-bailable offence, death for child rapists – Delhi Assembly adopts resolution

The resolution was moved by Aam Aadmi Party member Alka Lamba.

Mar 27, 2018, 19:53 PM IST

How can female teacher sexually harass: Principal's defence over Delhi student suicide

The principal also defended the school saying the guardians of the girl did not attend her parent-teacher meetings.

Mar 22, 2018, 12:24 PM IST

Manish Sisodia orders probe into the suicide of Class 9 student, to table report in House

Ordering a departmental inquiry, Sisodia said the student committed suicide on Tuesday allegedly due to academic pressure. He said the FIR quoted the girl's parents as alleging that the student was molested.

Mar 21, 2018, 17:56 PM IST

Sealing row: Delhi Assembly urges Centre to take prompt action, CM warns of hunger strike

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sought an embargo on the sealing drive to provide relief to the city traders. He once again declared that if the drive did not stop by March 31, he will go on strike with the traders.

Mar 17, 2018, 08:15 AM IST

Delhi Assembly's budget session begins today, fireworks likely over sealing issue

The Budget Session of the Delhi Legislative Assembly will begin from Friday. The budget session will conclude on March 28.

Mar 16, 2018, 06:53 AM IST

Will attend meeting if you ensure we are not beaten or abused: Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash writes to CM Arvind Kejriwal

Officials would atend under the assumption that Kejriwal would ensure they come to no harm, the letter read.

Feb 27, 2018, 14:32 PM IST

4 AAP MLAs booked for assaulting Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta, BJP mayors

Four AAP MLAs were booked for allegedly assaulting Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta, two city mayors and others at the residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here.

Feb 02, 2018, 10:43 AM IST

Tipu Sultan's portrait won't be removed from Delhi Assembly: Speaker

Amid BJP's opposition to putting up of Tipu Sultan's portrait in the Delhi Assembly, Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Wednesday said it wouldn't be removed "at any cost".

Jan 31, 2018, 19:10 PM IST

Vantage Point: Absurd to target AAP MLAs on 'office of profit' while moneybags ride to Rajya Sabha

The bigger problem in India is high-level political corruption, not minor nitpicking that stops first-time MLAs on the tracks.

Jan 23, 2018, 18:31 PM IST

Setback to Arvind Kejriwal as President approves disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs of Delhi Assembly

In its opinion sent to President, the EC had said that AAP MLAs, by occupying the post of parliamentary secretaries had held offices of profit and were liable to be disqualified.

Jan 21, 2018, 15:40 PM IST

Kapil Mishra, Manjinder Sirsa marshalled out of Delhi Assembly

Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra and BJP MLA Manjinder Sirsa were marshalled out of Delhi Assembly on Tuesday.

Jan 16, 2018, 15:05 PM IST

Will approach SC against AAP government over cess non-utilisation: BJP

Accusing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of misleading the public over pollution in the NCR, the BJP on Friday said it will approach the Supreme Court over non-utilisation of green cess by the AAP government and thus "violating" court order.

Nov 17, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Delhi Assembly passes resolution against Metro fare hike

The Delhi Assembly on Monday passed a resolution against the proposed Metro fare hike.

Oct 09, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

AAP, BJP clash in Delhi Assembly over mohalla clinics issue

 The AAP and the BJP on Thursday traded charges in the Delhi Assembly over the issue of delay in setting up more mohalla clinics, a pet project of Arvind Kejriwal Government, with the ruling party accusing the BJP of creating hurdles in implementation of the health care project.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:50 PM IST