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Court notice to Dikshit, centre on Lokayukta report


August 13th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and the central government on a plea alleging that a Lokayukta report suggesting ... Read more...

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Tension at excavated site: Dikshit blames civic agency


July 24th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has blamed the BJP-led municipal authority for the escalation of tension near a mosque at an excavated site near ... Read more...

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Akbarabadi Mosque: LG urges people to exercise restraint


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Tejinder Khanna Monday appealed to people to exercise restraint and respect the Delhi High court order on the purported excavated mosque ... Read more...

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Obama’s former Indian-American aide to join politics


July 19th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Six months after quitting the White House, President Barack Obama's former Indian-American chief technology officer Aneesh Chopra has announced plans to seek the Virginia Democratic ... Read more...

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Let civic agency manage Delhi’s water supply: Mayor


July 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) At a time when the national capital is reeling under a water crisis, mayor of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation Meera Aggarwal Friday said ... Read more...

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Homage to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary


May 21st, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The nation Monday paid homage to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, who was killed on this day 21 years ago in a suicide bomb ... Read more...

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300 engineers to be trained to spot unsafe buildings


April 24th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) About 300 engineers of various civic agencies in the national capital will be trained by the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) on spotting unsafe ... Read more...

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Delhi government will release Rs.1,831 crore for MCD


April 21st, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Delhi government will release Rs.1,831 crore for the upkeep of the newly-trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), an official said Saturday."To balance the ... Read more...

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All set for working of trifurcated MCD: Government


April 21st, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Delhi government Saturday said all arrangements had been made to ensure smooth functioning of the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). "All ... Read more...

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‘Deep’ government-army trust deficit: Advani


April 6th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said the Indian Express report on the government getting spooked by an army movement highlighted ... Read more...

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Delhi Lokayukta should answer on report: Sheila Dikshit


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday downplayed the Lokayukta report to Lieutenant Governor Tejinder Khanna, which sought a review of recommendations about censuring Dikshit ... Read more...

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High court gives nod for Delhi gurdwara polls


March 1st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday gave the go-ahead to the Delhi government to conduct the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections, directing it to ... Read more...

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Update Delhi gurdwara poll voters’ list, says court


February 8th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Ahead of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections next month, the Delhi High Court Tuesday told the Delhi government to update within a ... Read more...

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Aneesh Chopra, Obama’s Indian American IT head, quits


January 28th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Aneesh Chopra, President Barack Obama's information technology honcho, who was the highest ranking Indian American in the Obama administration, is leaving the White House, apparently ... Read more...

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Court rejects plastic bag makers’ plea


January 24th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday refused to stay the state government's draft notification aimed at putting a blanket ban on the manufacture, sale and ... Read more...

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Vice President takes ride on Metro


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday took a ride on Delhi Metro and praised it for its cleanliness, punctuality and modern technology.Ansari who travelled from Central ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia Islamia to have China and Afghan studies programmes


November 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia, one of India's oldest universities, is on a major expansion drive, adding 45 acres of land to its sprawling campus and setting ... Read more...

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Frame right to education rules, Delhi government told (Lead)


November 9th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi government to frame within three weeks rules to provide free and compulsory education to children under the ... Read more...

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More skeletons may tumble out of CWG closet (Year after CWG)


September 29th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A 12-day sporting event, Rs.28,054 crore ($6 billion) expenditure, 100 times cost escalation, 15 cases registered, 200 people questioned, 25 arrests, including of the ... Read more...

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Delhi Police induct 4,568 constables


September 21st, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Four days after a 2,022-strong batch joined the force, the Delhi Police Wednesday inducted 4,568 constables, including 460 women, for a total force strength of ... Read more...

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Security lapses will be probed: Delhi Lt. Governor


September 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Terming Wednesday's blast at Delhi High Court "serious and worrisome", Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna said a detailed probe will be conducted into the incident ... Read more...

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Government rejects Afzal Guru’s clemency (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government has forwarded the mercy petition of the 2001 parliament attack convict Afzal Guru to President Pratibha Patil for a decision but with ... Read more...

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Auditor talks of Delhi governor’s role in CWG work


August 6th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said that Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Tejendra Khanna had the overall responsibility regarding the 2010 ... Read more...

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Government blames NDA for Kalmadi’s appointment


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Amid questions about the role of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in allowing tainted Suresh Kalmadi to capture the reins of the Organising Committee ... Read more...

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Delhi to have human rights courts soon


July 2nd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) After a petition was filed in the Delhi High Court questioning the absence of human rights courts in the national capital, Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna ... Read more...

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Minister pushes for speedy relocation of west Delhi slum


May 28th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Delhi Labour, Industries and Environment Minister Ramakant Goswami Saturday wrote to union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath for speeding up the relocation of 4,000 families ... Read more...

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Delhi government formulates response on CWG charges


May 25th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi government has prepared a detailed response on the allegations, delays and irregularities in Commonwealth Games (CWG) projects cited by the Shunglu ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa charges Puducherry’s Rangasamy with betrayal


May 19th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday said her AIADMK had been betrayed by poll ally and newly-elected Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangaswamy, who heads the ... Read more...

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Rangasamy sworn in, announces 25 kg free rice for poor


May 16th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, May 16 (IANS) Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy, 60, who assumed office Monday, has ordered the supply of 25 kg free rice to families below the poverty level (BPL).The ... Read more...

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Rangasamy stakes claim to form Puducherry government


May 15th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, May 15 (IANS) All India NR Congress (AINRC) leader N. Rangasamy Sunday met Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh and staked his claim to form the government.The party's newly elected ... Read more...

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Hasan Ali chargesheeted by ED


May 6th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Friday filed a chargesheet against Hasan Ali Khan, alleged money launderer and the country's top tax evader, and his associate Kolkata-based businessman ... Read more...

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Hasan Ali sent to ED custody for three days


April 30th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 30 (ANI): A Mumbai sessions court on Saturday granted a three-day custody of Pune-based stud farm owner Hasan Ali, who is alleged to have stashed away over eight billion dollars ... Read more...

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Puducherry lt. governor meets Chidambaram


April 28th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh Wednesday met Home Minister P. Chidambaram following the former's questioning by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) over his alleged links ... Read more...

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Hasan Ali money laudering case: Puducherry Lt. Gov.meets Chidambaram


April 27th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh met Union Home Minister P Chidambaram here on Wednesday to reportedly clarify his position on his alleged links to tax evader Hasan ... Read more...

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New Jersey rejects Carl Lewis’ bid for state Senate


April 27th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Nine-time Olympic champion' Carl Lewis has been prevented from running for the New Jersey Senate by the state's Lt. Governor.The New York Daily News quoted Lieutenant Governor ... Read more...

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