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Delhi BJP's 'chakka jam' against AAP govt's new excise policy leads to traffic woes

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Reacting to the protest, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said BJP leaders are "rattled" as the new excise policy aims to curb illegal liquor sale. The protest near the Akshardham temple was led by Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta.

Punjabis Don't Need Outsider Like Kejriwal: Channi

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Kejriwal is best at rolling out bundles of lies before the people of Punjab," he said.

Punjab Assembly Elections 2022: AAP Announces Another List Of Contestants

Punjab assembly elections are slated to be held between February and March next year. The AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) has announced list of 15 more candidates taking the party’s list of total contestants to 88.

Kejriwal slams Punjab govt over sacrilege, drugs cases

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi chief minister, who is on a visit to Punjab, also called the drug case against Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia a “political stunt”.

VHP To Launch Nationwide Campaign Against 'Unlawful' Religious Conversions On Monday

"Efforts will also be made to bring those who have converted to other faiths back to the Hindu religion," he added.

19 December, 2021

Navjot Sidhu Calls Kejriwal 'Political Tourist', Dares Him For Debate On Employment

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He also targeted Kejriwal for his promise of providing Rs 1,000 per month to women, asking him whether he was giving this amount to women in the national capital where he heads the AAP government.

17 December, 2021

Kejriwal To Launch AAP's UP Poll Campaign From Lucknow On Jan 2

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Singh said if the AAP is voted to power in Uttar Pradesh, it will give Rs 5,000 per month to the 34 lakh unemployed people registered with the state employment exchange.

12 December, 2021

Govt Schools In Punjab Are In Bad Shape, Seek People's Support For Improving Them: Arvind Kejriwal

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Without naming anyone, he said, "For 75 years, these political leaders and parties deliberately kept the government schools in a bad shape so that the poor and (people from) SC brotherhood cannot progress”.

10 December, 2021

Now, Water Bills Cannot Be More Than 1.5 Times Last Month's Bill: Delhi Minister

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Daily random metre reading image audit by revenue officers is one of the salient features of the landmark decision taken by the DJB chairman.

08 December, 2021

AAP Leader Raghav Chadha Cries Foul Play Over SAD chief Sukhbir-Punjab CM Channi's Plot To Arrest Akali Leader Majithia

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Last month, Badal had accused the Congress, which is in power in Punjab, of hatching a conspiracy to implicate Majithia, a leader of his Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), in a "false" drug case.

03 December, 2021

Poor Impression Of Ration Shops As No Checks On Malpractices, Consider Including Them In Doorstep Delivery Scheme: HC To Delhi Govt

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The Centre has been opposing the Delhi government’s doorstep ration delivery scheme, saying that the State cannot mitigate the architecture of the NFSA while implementing it. The Centre has said the fair price shops are an integral part of the NFSA and the state has to fall into the architecture of the law.


02 December, 2021

"This Dark-Complexioned Man Doesn't Make False Promises": Kejriwal Retorts Back To Channi

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Alluding to AAP, Punjab CM Channi had said "kale angrez" are trying to take over Punjab after "chitte angrez" (British) were ousted from the country.         

02 December, 2021

CM Channi Calls His Governance "Changi Sarkar" That Delivers On Promises

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"I am not 'ailaanjeet' (one who only makes announcements). I am 'vishwasjeet' (one who has won people's trust)": Charanjit Singh Channi.

29 November, 2021

Sidhu Bashes Kejriwal Over Poll Promises

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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.

26 November, 2021

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

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“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.

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.

23 November, 2021

High Court Tells Delhi Government To Respond To Plea Against Liquor Shop

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As per the latest excise policy, no wine and beer shop is permitted to be opened within 100 metres of any major educational institutions, religious places, and hospitals with fifty beds and above, the plea filed through Adv. Abhay Kumar pointed out, seeking the court's directions in this regard to respondents


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.

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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