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South Delhi’s growing thirst creates water war

Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014 | Sweta Goswami | New Delhi

As elections in the South Delhi constituency revolve primarily around the issue of water, candidates from the seat are coming up with unique solutions to woo voters. While Aam Aadmi Party’s Colonel Devinder Sehrawat has chalked out a plan to link the Yamuna and Hindon rivers, BJP’s Ramesh Bidhuri has...

Resigned on ‘principle’, says Arvind Kejriwal

Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Listing the ‘achievements’ of his 49-day rule in the national Capital, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday hit the streets of Chandni Chowk constituency seeking votes for party candidate Ashutosh. As an enthusiastic crowd turned out to listen to him, Kejriwal grabbed the opportunity to shift the focus...

Feeling ‘dumped’, woman commits suicide after eloping

Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014 | SR | New Delhi

Distraught at her husband abandoning her after wedlock, a 26-year-old woman committed suicide in South Delhi’s Katwaria Sarai area. The incident was discovered on Tuesday morning. According to the police, the incident took place around 8 am on Tuesday when the deceased identified as Larima was alone at her...

Somalian arrested in Timarpur for rape bid on compatriot

Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 22-year-old Somalian national was arrested and sent to judicial custody after a 25-year-old Somalian woman alleged that he tried to rape her in North Delhi’s Timarpur area late on Friday night. The accused identified as Mohd Yusuf Nawale (22) came to India on student’s visa and was staying in the...

Man gets 30 yrs for gang-rape, captivity

Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014 | PTI | New Delhi

A man, who repeatedly sexually assaulted a woman by confining her for nine months and gang-raped her with his two associates, has been sent to jail for 30 years by a city court. The court held Uttar Pradesh resident Shiva guilty of gang-rape, rape, wrongfully confining the 30-year-old, causing hurt...

Bidhuri has not disclosed pending criminal cases in poll affidavit: AAP

Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

With over a week to go for the polls and campaigning at its peak, Aam Aadmi Party’s South Delhi candidate Colonel Devinder Sehrawat made a scathing attack on his BJP rival from the seat, Ramesh Bidhuri. He alleged that Bidhuri has not given full information about criminal cases pending against...

Sibal tears into AAP for Delhi’s political instability

Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

With the polling day in Delhi inching closer, Union Minister and Congress candidate from Chandni Chowk, Kapil Sibal intensified his attack on the Aam Aadmi Party saying it was responsible for the political instability in the Capital. Addressing a gathering at Chandni Chowk, Sibal said the Congress had supported the...

Inbrief

Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014 | Pioneer

BJP lodges complaint against AAP with EC The Delhi BJP has lodged a complaint with the Delhi Election Commission to prevent AAP from using images of Narendra Modi in their posters which the party alleges is in ‘bad taste’. “We have noticed that AAP has used the images of our leader...

Cong faces tough challenges to retain East Delhi

Tuesday, 01 Apr 2014 | Pramod Kumar Singh | New Delhi

East Delhi Parliamentary constituency is headed for a keen contest with the sitting two-term Congress Member of Parliament (MP) Sandeep Dikshit leaving no stone unturned to retain it. Aware of the fact that he is up against a strong anti-incumbency mood against the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government, Dikshit is...

Sandeep Dikshit hinges Chance on deeds

Tuesday, 01 Apr 2014 | Pramod Kumar Singh

Sandeep Dikshit has been elected Member of Parliament from the East Delhi Parliamentary constituency (EDPC) twice consecutively since 2004. His personal simplicity combined with his determination to deliver and his stature as a thinking politician has been well recognised both within his parliamentary constituency as well as the 14th and...

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28 May 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Youth symposium at Gumla Vikash Bharti Bishunpur will organize youth symposium-2018 on May 28 at Gumla. The programme will be inaugurated by Chief Minister, Raghubar Das in the presence of other dignitaries...

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