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AAP Passes Resolution To Bring Delhi Police Under Elected Government

Nov 27, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The demands came after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was attacked with chilli powder in the Delhi Secretariat last week.

Trump 'Stands With' Saudi Arabia, Defends Crown Prince Over Khashoggi's Death

Nov 21, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The president issued an extraordinary statement of support and repeated what Saudi had claimed earlier---- "the murdered journalist was enemy of the state'.


Amidst Rift With Centre, Crucial RBI Board Meeting Begins

Patel is unlikely to yield under pressure and will rather mount a strong defence of the central bank's policies regarding stringent NPA recognition norms as well as measures taken to ease credit supply to MSMEs.

Amnesty India Alleges Govt Is Attempting To Tarnish Its Reputation

Nov 16, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

In its statement, Amnesty India called for an immediate end to this 'smear campaign and an independent inquiry into the selective leaks of information that are fuelling this smear campaign'.


You Are Not Labourer, Why Do You Need Holiday On May Day: Biplab Deb To Govt Employees

Deb claimed his government has done justice by granting holiday on May Day only for workers in the industrial sector.

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30 September, 2018

Jammu: Five ICDS Officials Suspended For Uninformed Absence At Work

Outlook Web Bureau

State Mission Director, ICDS, Vir Ji Hangloo conducted a surprise inspection of ICDS Projects in Jammu, Kotebhalwal and Marh areas of Jammu district on Saturday and found the five officials absent.


19 September, 2018

Travel Economy Class, Cut Expenses On Stationery: UP Govt’s Austerity Formula For Officials

Outlook Web Bureau

The order specifically mentioned that official visits should be kept to a minimum unless these are important and essential.


17 September, 2018

'Centre Will Continue To Spend On Education', Prakash Javadekar Clarifies His 'Ask Alumni Not Govt' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

Javadekar, while speaking at the Jnana Prabhodini School on Friday had said that schools should utilise their alumni for betterment rather than only approaching the Government.


10 August, 2018

Biofuels To Boost Farm Income, Energy Security, Help Create Jobs: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Modi said the programme to mix ethanol in petrol was revived when the BJP-led NDA came to power again in 2014.


30 July, 2018

Arvind Kejriwal Tears Lt Governor Report, Says Will Install CCTVs Without Police Nod

Outlook Web Bureau

Lt Governor office in a statement issued later, however, said, the rules were only at a "draft stage" and had been put out in public domain for suggestions and clarifications.



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07 July, 2018

Will Sanction Funds For Roads, Drains In Unauthorised Colonies Within 15 Days, Says Kejriwal

Outlook Web Bureau

During his visit to unauthorised colonies, Kejriwal interacted with locals and after listening to their grievances, warned officers that they would be suspended for "shoddy" work.


05 July, 2018

Kumaraswamy Announces Rs 34,000 Crore Farm Loan Waiver Scheme

Outlook Web Bureau

Kumaraswamy recalled his assurance to waive all types of crop loans of farmers taken for agricultural activities within 24 hours of formation of a full-fledged government.





12 June, 2018

Friction Between Delhi MLAs and Bureaucracy — A Throwback

Outlook Bureau

The IAS officers in Delhi are getting increasingly displeased with the legislators of the party ruling the region that can be called less-than-quasi-federal. Neither are MLAs of the AAP anyway pleased with the babus. A look at the history of the not-so-old movement and its ways:


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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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