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Air Pollution: SC Lashes Out At Delhi Govt Over ‘Red light On, Gaadi Off’ Campaign

Dec 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Delhi air pollution: The Supreme Court said Delhi government’s ‘Red light on, Gaadi off’ campaign is ‘nothing’, but only a ‘popular slogan’, while saying the later had made various assurances including work from home and lockdown.

Sidhu Bashes Kejriwal Over Poll Promises

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Sidhu's remarks came a day after Kejriwal accused the leaders of the Congress, BJP and the SAD of constantly bashing his party AAP for the announcements.


Delhi Government Tells High Court "No Difference Between Police And Prosecutor"

“There is no difference between the police and prosecution today. What is the fairness left in the entire criminal procedure today?” questioned senior advocate Rahul Mehra who appeared for the Delhi government.

Delhi Assembly Suspends 1, Marshals Out 2 BJP MLAs

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi Assembly on Friday suspended BJP MLA Jitender Mahajan from its one-day special session and also marshalled out BJP legislators Anil Bajpai and Mohan Singh Bisht for allegedly disrupting the proceedings of the House.


Punjab: One More AAP MLA Joins Congress Ahead Of 2022 Assembly Polls

AAP MLA from Raikot Jagtar Singh Jagga joined the Congress party in presence of Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and PPCC Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, while bidding adieu to the Aam Aadmi Party.

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25 November, 2021

Arvind Kejriwal: Why Free Treatment Ok For Ministers, Not For Masses

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Taking a dig at his political rivals over their "freebie" remarks, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked why it is fine for ministers to get free treatment while the same facilities if provided to the people are criticised.


22 November, 2021

Air pollution: Delhi Lifts Ban On Construction; Call On School Reopening On Nov 24

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The Delhi government has lifted the ban on construction and demolition activities in view of an improvement in the air quality and inconvenience caused to workers, Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Monday.


22 November, 2021

AAP Slams BJP Over Poor Swachh Rankings Of Delhi's 2 Municipal Corporations

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Two of the three municipal corporations in Delhi have finished in the bottom 10 among 48 cities of the country in a specific category of the government's cleanliness survey, results for which were announced on Saturday.


18 November, 2021

AAP Councillors Suspended From EDMC, Party Terms It Illegal

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Addressing a press conference, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Atishi said that the party will approach the court to challenge the suspension of the councillors from the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) House.


18 November, 2021

TMC's Proposal On Sustainable Mining In Goa

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Environmentalist Claude Alvares has endorsed the proposal of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on sustainable mining in Goa, after the Mamata Banerjee-led party announced that such a programme is high on its list of priorities if it comes to power in the state.


15 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Congress Accuses BJP, AAP Of ‘Wasting Tax Payers’ Money’

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The party spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill said the Supreme Court’s observations have exposed the ‘spineless and careless approach’ of the AAP and the BJP towards tackling Delhi air pollution.


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14 November, 2021

Actor Sonu Sood's Sister Malvika To Contest Punjab Assembly Elections, Party Name Yet To Be Disclosed

Harish Manav

Malvika Sood recently met with Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi, and she is open to meeting other political leaders too including AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal and Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal.


09 November, 2021

Why Punjab's 'Masterstroke' CM Charanjit Singh Channi Is Racing Against Time To Prove Himself

Harish Manav

Charanjit Singh Channi, who comes from a poor family, has been on a massive outreach program towards the poor sections of the state.


07 November, 2021

Explainer | Why AAP And BJP Are Fighting Over Chhath Puja In Delhi

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At the centre of the BJP Vs AAP politics over Chhath Puja in Delhi are the Purvanchalis- people belonging to Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh.


07 November, 2021

Channi, Sidhu New Imports In Congress, Shying Away From Party Legacy: Senior Congress Leader Sunil Jakhar

Preetha Nair

According to Sunil Jakhar, the former Punjab Congress chief, the ongoing internal conflict is definitely not helping the Congress party rather it is helping the opposition parties.


06 November, 2021

AAP Demands Centre To Further Reduce Petrol, Diesel Prices By Rs 15 Each

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AAP leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia demanded that the central government should reduce fuel prices, saying that states have fewer resources.


06 November, 2021

Delhi CM Kejriwal Announces Extension Of Free Ration Supply Till May Next Year

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The announcement came a day after Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey said the Centre had no proposal to extend distribution of free ration through the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) beyond November 30.


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29 October, 2021

2G Spectrum Back In News With Ex-CAG Vinod Rai’s Apology

Vikas Pathak

As former CAG Vinod Rai apologises to Sanjay Nirupam of the Congress, we revisit the scam that changed Indian politics, bolstered AAP and BJP.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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