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Punjab: Sacked AAP minister Vijay Singla sent to 14-day judicial custody
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Punjab: Sacked AAP minister Vijay Singla sent to 14-day judicial custody

Vijay Singla, who held the health portfolio in the Punjab government, was arrested on corruption charge after Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann sacked him as he was accused of demanding "one per cent commission" in tenders and purchases by his department

Lok Sabha Secretariat to initiate eviction proceedings against Bhagwant Mann from MP's flat
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Lok Sabha Secretariat to initiate eviction proceedings against Bhagwant Mann from MP's flat

Aam Aadmi Party's Bhagwant Mann had resigned as Sangrur MP in March to become Punjab's chief minister

There is a complete bankruptcy of ideas and inefficiency, says Hardik Patel on leaving Congress
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There is a complete bankruptcy of ideas and inefficiency, says Hardik Patel on leaving Congress

Hardik Patel said he is yet to make up his mind on whether to join the BJP, but says that if the people of Gujarat were choosing a ‘particular party’ for the last 30 years, they must have seen something good in it

AAP Uttarakhand chief ministerial candidate Ajay Kothiyal joins BJP
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AAP Uttarakhand chief ministerial candidate Ajay Kothiyal joins BJP

The former army officer resigned from the Aam Aadmi Party on 18 May

Punjab: Vijay Singla arrested after being sacked from Cabinet by CM Bhagwant Mann on corruption charges
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Punjab: Vijay Singla arrested after being sacked from Cabinet by CM Bhagwant Mann on corruption charges

The Punjab CMO said that Singla was sacked following complaints of corruption against him and that he was demanding a one percent commission from officials for contracts

Delhi chief secy visits Ghazipur landfill site; tells officials to increase bio-mining, legacy waste disposal
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Delhi chief secy visits Ghazipur landfill site; tells officials to increase bio-mining, legacy waste disposal

The chief secretary was accompanied by the special officer designate of MCD, Ashwani Kumar, and Commissioner Gyanesh Bharti

Delhi government shows insensitivity towards trade unions, working class: CITU
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Delhi government shows insensitivity towards trade unions, working class: CITU

After the Delhi government announced the raise, the CITU alleged the AAP dispensation has "shown insensitivity towards the trade unions and the working class"

Delhi High Court sets aside AAP government's doorstep ration delivery scheme
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Delhi High Court sets aside AAP government's doorstep ration delivery scheme

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Jasmeet Singh said the Arvind Kejriwal government is free to bring another doorstep delivery scheme but it cannot use grains provided by the Centre for this scheme

Delhi: AAP govt to launch Urban Farming Policy soon
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Delhi: AAP govt to launch Urban Farming Policy soon

The goal is to promote and empower everyone in Delhi to be able to grow their own fruits, vegetables, and other essentials in their respective houses, Gopal Rai said

Anil Baijal’s clashes with AAP govt: From Delhi riots to doorstep delivery, history of long-simmering feud
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Anil Baijal’s clashes with AAP govt: From Delhi riots to doorstep delivery, history of long-simmering feud

A 1969-batch IAS officer, Baijal was the vice-chairman of the Delhi Development Authority. He also served as the home secretary under the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government

Delhi's anti-encroachment drive: Arvind Kejriwal-led government seeks detailed report from MCD over bulldozer action since 1 April
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Delhi's anti-encroachment drive: Arvind Kejriwal-led government seeks detailed report from MCD over bulldozer action since 1 April

There has been widespread anger in Delhi over the recent anti-encroachment drive carried out by the three BJP-led municipal corporations in several parts of the capital

AAP and Muslims: How Kejriwal & Co took their biggest cheerleaders for a ride
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AAP and Muslims: How Kejriwal & Co took their biggest cheerleaders for a ride

That AAP has ‘out-Congressed’ the Congress in letting down its biggest cheerleaders says something about its cynical and obsessively self-centred politics

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"80% Delhi Can Be Called Illegal": AAP Targets BJP Over Demolition Drive

Arvind Kejriwal said that AAP will solve the problem of encroachment and people residing in unauthorised colonies will get ownership rights

AAP forms alliance with Kerala's Twenty20 party ahead of Thrikkakkara Assembly byelection
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AAP forms alliance with Kerala's Twenty20 party ahead of Thrikkakkara Assembly byelection

The Election Commission of India has scheduled the by-election for 31 May and votes will be counted on 3 June

Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal's meeting with AAP MLAs on BJP's demolition drive cancelled
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Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal's meeting with AAP MLAs on BJP's demolition drive cancelled

Several other events, including the inauguration of electric vehicle charging points by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, have been cancelled as well

Delhi anti-encroachment drive: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia urges Amit Shah to stop 'destruction', says 70% of people in Capital will be rendered homeless
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Delhi anti-encroachment drive: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia urges Amit Shah to stop 'destruction', says 70% of people in Capital will be rendered homeless

In an online briefing, Delhi Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia claimed that the civic bodies have a plan to raze 63 lakh dwellings in the national capital. 'This will lead to huge destruction,' he said

Gujarat: Arvind Kejriwal promises free pilgrimage, free power if AAP forms govt
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Gujarat: Arvind Kejriwal promises free pilgrimage, free power if AAP forms govt

Addressing a rally in Rajkot city, Arvind Kejriwal accused the BJP of "failing" on education, health and employment fronts in Gujarat during its long rule in the state

BMC failed to clean rivers, nullahs in Mumbai ahead of monsoon: AAP
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BMC failed to clean rivers, nullahs in Mumbai ahead of monsoon: AAP

AAP's Mumbai unit president Preeti Sharma Menon said the party's volunteers had visited several rivers, nullahs and storm water drains and found that the civic body has done a shoddy work

Delhi anti-encroachment drive: Bulldozers raze illegal structures in New Friends Colony, Mangolpuri, day after Shaheen Bagh stir; AAP MLA detained
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Delhi anti-encroachment drive: Bulldozers raze illegal structures in New Friends Colony, Mangolpuri, day after Shaheen Bagh stir; AAP MLA detained

SDMC, Central Zone, Chairman, Rajpal Singh said the demolition drive is being carried out in New Friends Colony (NFC) for the welfare of people. School buses, ambulances, fire tenders would be be able to cross and public roads will be clear

SDMC to continue anti-encroachment drive in New Friends Colony tomorrow
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SDMC to continue anti-encroachment drive in New Friends Colony tomorrow

SDMC chairman Rajpal Singh said the municipal corporation has a roadmap ready for the next 15 days and encroachment will be removed from Delhi without making any distinction between poor and rich