Swine flu cases on rise, but Delhi residents don't need to panic, say experts
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Swine flu cases on rise, but Delhi residents don't need to panic, say experts

Even though the number of swine flu cases have increased substantially in Delhi, there is no need to panic, say, experts, for a majority of the patients get cured by medicines received from the OPD

Dengue, malaria deaths rise in Delhi despite growing health expenditure and claims of health revolution
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Dengue, malaria deaths rise in Delhi despite growing health expenditure and claims of health revolution

Despite rising expenditure in the health sector, both communicable and non-communicable diseases continue to claim lives in rather big numbers, shows white paper on Delhi’s health sector released by Praja Foundation on Thursday.

Delhi stabbing: Naked body of nine-year-old boy found; police finds cigarette burns, suspects sexual assault
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Delhi stabbing: Naked body of nine-year-old boy found; police finds cigarette burns, suspects sexual assault

A nine-year-old boy was brutally killed after being allegedly stabbed and burnt with cigarette butts in southeast Delhi

Evicted Delhi slum dwellers protest near DDA office, allege violation of high court rules and UN guidelines
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Evicted Delhi slum dwellers protest near DDA office, allege violation of high court rules and UN guidelines

Hundreds of people demonstrated near Delhi Development Authority office in central Delhi's INA area against forced eviction of an unauthorised settlement in Gulshan Chowk that has left nearly 500 people homeless

Arvind Kejriwal wants 'someone to be held accountable' over DHSA complaint
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Arvind Kejriwal wants 'someone to be held accountable' over DHSA complaint

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said "someone must be held accountable and face consequences" for inefficiency or wrongdoing after he received a complaint from Delhi Hospital Supplier's Association over the non-payment of bills.

CBSE Class 12 results declared: Delhi's pass percentage up, government schools perform better
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CBSE Class 12 results declared: Delhi's pass percentage up, government schools perform better

Delhi's pass percentage improved by over one percent in Class 12 BSE examinations, results for which were announced on Sunday, even as government schools outperformed the private ones.

Delhi in dire need of a single-point public grievance redressal gateway: Praja Foundation report
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Delhi in dire need of a single-point public grievance redressal gateway: Praja Foundation report

There are seven civic services in Delhi that are provided by the Delhi government, MCD and the central government agencies simultaneously.

Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party hops from farce to farce: How far is the leap to tragedy?
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Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party hops from farce to farce: How far is the leap to tragedy?

It’s difficult to tell whether tragedy follows farce or farce follows tragedy. In the case of the Aam Aadmi Party, non-stop farce carries the hint of the tragic.

Kapil Mishra vs Arvind Kejriwal: Aam Aadmi Party chief will find it hard to regain moral authority
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Kapil Mishra vs Arvind Kejriwal: Aam Aadmi Party chief will find it hard to regain moral authority

His attack carries the sting that might leave Kejriwal's image hurt forever. Never earlier was the insider attack on the leader so direct, so vicious.

AAP in crisis: BJP's inability to fix Delhi's problems is the real hurdle in meeting its political ambitions
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AAP in crisis: BJP's inability to fix Delhi's problems is the real hurdle in meeting its political ambitions

The results of the MCD polls made the fault lines in the Aam Admi Party visible. But this does not ensure Bharatiya Janata Party a political success in the capital city as it has to tackle a number of burning issues related to the lives of the Delhites

AAP in crisis: Is Kejriwal propping up Kumar Vishwas to showcase party's nationalist credentials?
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AAP in crisis: Is Kejriwal propping up Kumar Vishwas to showcase party's nationalist credentials?

Frustrated over the drubbing in the MCD election, the allegations and counter-allegations by the leaders and MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the public show of differences have come to a temporary halt

Taj Palace, Delhi Golf Club in NDMC tax defaulter list; 11 five-star hotels owe Rs 320 crore to civic body
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Taj Palace, Delhi Golf Club in NDMC tax defaulter list; 11 five-star hotels owe Rs 320 crore to civic body

At least 11 five-star hotels in the national capital, including the iconic Taj Palace and Claridges, are on the tax defaulter list of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) with their total dues amounting to Rs 320 crore.

Lessons from MCD Election 2017: Congress’ only hope in Delhi is an alliance with AAP
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Lessons from MCD Election 2017: Congress’ only hope in Delhi is an alliance with AAP

The results of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi election are out and Congress supporters see the party’s performance as a revival of sorts

MCD Election 2017: Rigged EVMs cost AAP the civic polls, party MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj tells Firstpost
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MCD Election 2017: Rigged EVMs cost AAP the civic polls, party MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj tells Firstpost

After the MCD election result was announced, Saurabh Bharadwaj, one of the better-known AAP MLAs and secretary, AAP Delhi in an exclusive interview to Firstpost at the party headquarters on Rouse Avenue, called the defeat the result of a ‘big conspiracy’

Delhi MCD Election 2017 Results highlights: Counting complete in all 272 wards; BJP wins 184 seats, AAP gets 46
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Delhi MCD Election 2017 Results highlights: Counting complete in all 272 wards; BJP wins 184 seats, AAP gets 46

"I am sure we will win. I have no doubt about it," BJP leader Manoj Tiwari told the media, as counting of votes began

MCD Elections 2017 Results: Massive victory highlights BJP’s new strategy to tackle anti-incumbency
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MCD Elections 2017 Results: Massive victory highlights BJP’s new strategy to tackle anti-incumbency

By employing its new innovative strategy to curb anti-incumbency wave, the BJP has managed to secure a string of recent electoral successes.

MCD Election Results 2017: Ex-AAP leader Mayank Gandhi sends scathing message to 'pied piper' Arvind Kejriwal
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MCD Election Results 2017: Ex-AAP leader Mayank Gandhi sends scathing message to 'pied piper' Arvind Kejriwal

On Tuesday, a day before the counting of votes in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi election, former Aam Aadmi Party leader Mayank Gandhi wrote a scathing open letter on his blog to AAP convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal

MCD Election Results 2017: India needs the Aam Aadmi Party, but without Arvind Kejriwal
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MCD Election Results 2017: India needs the Aam Aadmi Party, but without Arvind Kejriwal

The election results for Municipal Corporation of Delhi have made one thing clear. The Aam Aadmi Party under the leadership of Arvind Kejriwal has lost its sheen. So what lessons does the Aam Aadmi Party need to learn from the stinging defeat in MCD elections?