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Jung cancels transfers, postings by Kejriwal

New Delhi: Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday cancelled all transfers and postings done by the Delhi government led by Arvind Kejriwal in the past four days. Earlier in the....

Allow us to work, Kejriwal tells Modi

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking him to let his democratically elected government function independently. In his letter, Kejriwal also....

Sunanda Pushkar Death Case: Delhi Court accepts police plea for lie detector test; Witnesses say they are ready for the test

NEW DELHI: Days after Delhi Police filed plea seeking permission to conduct polygraph or lie detector test on three witnesses in Sunanda Pushkar murder case, a Delhi Court on Wednesday....

Kejriwal writes to Modi over tussle with LG

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi apprising him of the tussle between the AAP government and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung over....

HC seeks Pachauri’s response on bail cancellation

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked TERI director general R.K. Pachauri to file his response on a plea by a woman research analyst who has accused him....

AAP-Jung war reaches Rashtrapati Bhavan; AAP, BJP spar

New Delhi: The war of words between Delhi's AAP government and Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday reached the Rashtrapati Bhavan, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accusing Jung of interfereing....

India has elected a wrong PM: Congress

New Delhi: The Indian people committed a mistake by choosing Narendra Modi as their prime minister, Congress leader Kapil Sibal said on Tuesday. Addressing a press conference, Sibal said: "You....

Modi returns from three-nation tour

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived back here on Tuesday night after his six-day, three-nation tour that took him to China, Mongolia and South Korea. Modi, who left on....

Delhi reduces sewer, water development charges

New Delhi: Delhi on Tuesday reduced by almost 80 percent sewer and water development charges collected by the Delhi Jal Board, an official statement said. Sewer development charges have been....

‘Modi may announce one-rank one-pension later this month’

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to make an announcement later this month on ex-servicemen's long-pending demand of one-rank one-pension, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh said....

Delhi has light rain, dust storms

New Delhi: Delhi and the National Capital Region experienced light rain and dust storms on Tuesday afternoon. The light rain and dust storms provided relief to the residents, reeling under....

#ModiInsultsIndia trends on Twitter! Has PM Narendra Modi really insulted India?

NEW DELHI: The statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent three-nation tour that ‘Indians were earlier ashamed of being a part of the country has not been taken....

Suresh Pachauri influencing witnesses: Complainant

New Delhi: The woman research analyst who filed a sexual harassment complaint against TERI director general RK Pachauri on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that he was "influencing" the....

Chinese firms to set up units at GMR’s Kakinada SEZ; invest $3.5 bn

New Delhi/Shanghai: GMR Infrastructure has inked a pact with GIIC of China to set up units at its special economic zone (SEZ) in Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada, which will attract an....

Jung rejects appointment made by Kejriwal government

New Delhi: Soon after bureaucrat Rajendra Kumar was made the principal secretary (services) by the AAP government on Monday, Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung rejected his appointment saying it did not....

Modi government failed to deliver in first year: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday criticised the BJP-led NDA government for "doing nothing except making promises and announcements" in past one year, and for falling short on various promises....

Kejriwal bribery remark complaint to be heard on July 28

New Delhi: A court here on Monday said it will hear on July 28 a private complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for asking voters to take bribes from....

HC notice to Centre on de-freezing Greenpeace accounts

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the central government on a plea of environment NGO Greenpeace India to de-freeze its international and national bank accounts....

Ram Mandir a dream of millions of Indians: Anurag Thakur

Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Anurag Thakur on Monday said millions of people in the country wish that a grand Ram temple should be built in Ayodhya. Talking to....

You can be in trouble if you have birds at home, work. Here is how

NEW DELHI: There are not many who are not fond of birds. We have often seen people keeping birds as their pets at home or at work. But this is....

Tussle between Kejriwal and Jung escalates

New Delhi: The tussle between the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government and Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung escalated on Monday when bureaucrat Rajendra Kumar was made principal secretary (services), replacing Anindo Majumdar.....

Rahul Gandhi gives Narendra Modi ‘0’ on 10 for his first year performance

AMETHI: After rating Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first year performance a ‘zero’ on 10, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Monday drove into his parliamentary constituency and opened another attack on....

SC to hear West Bengal plea on civic polls

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday the West Bengal government's plea seeking more time to hold elections to seven municipal bodies which could not go to the....

Panagariya launches new website of NITI Aayog

New Delhi: Vice chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya on Monday launched the new website of the aayog here, almost five months after archiving the website of the erstwhile Planning....

Indian Navy admits shooting ‘trespassing’ fisherman

Mumbai: The Indian Navy on Monday admitted to shooting a fisherman in a boat in the Arabian Sea, around 80 km off Mumbai. He he had strayed close to an....

Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav floats new party

Patna: Lok Sabha member Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, who was expelled by the RJD for six years for anti-party activities, on Sunday launched a new political outfit -- Jan....

BJP’s communal agenda has come true in one year: CPI-M

New Delhi: The CPI-M said on Sunday that all the fears about the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) communal agenda has come true within one year of it taking power in....

Visit has given new strength, momentum to ties: Modi in Mongolia

Ulan Bator: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his visit to Mongolia, the first by an Indian prime minister, has given their ancient ties "new strength and momentum". In....

Modi government wants to trip us: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the Narendra Modi government over the row related to a top Delhi official, saying her appointment was meant to trip....

Japanese keen on $1.6 tn highways funding: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: India is firming up plans for a $1.6-trillion financing institution that will fund highway projects across the country with a 26-percent stake held by Japanese companies, to achieve....