BJP attacks AAP over delay in Nirbhaya convicts’ hanging

BJP attacks AAP over delay in Nirbhaya convicts’ hanging

Monday, 20 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday trained its guns on Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government over inexpliable “delay” in hanging of convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case on Sunday. Accusing the AAP dispensation of “trying to save” the four death row convicts, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari also...

Gunrunner held in Dwarka

Sunday, 19 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A 26-year-old man, suspected to be an arms supplier, was arrested from Dwarka by the Delhi Police on Saturday. Police said Rahul alias Tunna, a resident of Kadipur village in Gurugram, procured arms from Bihar and supply it to various Delhi-based criminal groups. According to Anto Alphonse, the Deputy Commissioner of...

Security reviewed ahead of R-Day, elections

Sunday, 19 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In view of Republic Day celebration and February 8 Delhi Assembly elections, Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik on Saturday held meetings with senior officers, personnel and emphasised on anti-terror measures, crime prevention and security arrangements in the national Capital, officials said.  The Delhi Police Commissioner directed personnel to be utmost alert and...

MP: Religious structures on Govt land will be razed if BJP comes to power

Sunday, 19 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

BJP MP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma on Saturday said Government land in the city encroached by religious structures will be freed if the BJP comes to power in Delhi. The West Delhi MP had earlier this week said mosques constructed on encroached Government land here are certain to be demolished.The...

Never approached JNU faculty members for recruitment: IIT Delhi

Sunday, 19 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here on Saturday denied approaching JNU faculty members for recruitment citing "deteriorating situation in the university".  An e-mail purportedly sent by IIT-Delhi Director V Ramgopal Rao in December to the institutes' deans suggesting recruitment of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) faculty went viral earlier this week. "There...

2 AAP MLAs quit party after ticket denial

Sunday, 19 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In a setback to the AAP, two of its MLAs quit the party after they were denied ticket for the February 8 Delhi Assembly election with one of them joining the Congress on Saturday. An Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader said the resignations of Dwarka MLA Adarsh Shastri and Hari Nagar...

day after BJP announced poll list, party’s workers protest in many wards

Sunday, 19 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A day after the BJP announced candidates on 57 Delhi Assembly seats, protests were held by party workers in many constituencies on Saturday with one group from Delhi Cantt demonstrating outside party working president JP Nadda's residence demanding ticket for their leader. The party, which is yet to announce candidates for...

Punish rape convicts within 6 months: CM

Sunday, 19 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said a system needs to be developed to ensure that rape convicts are punished within six months. Reacting to the verdict in 2013 'Gudiya' rape case, Kejriwal said it took seven years to find the accused guilty. "Both accused in the gudiya rape case...

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