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Delhi 2.0? Why Punjab farmers have taken to the streets again
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Delhi 2.0? Why Punjab farmers have taken to the streets again

Farmers have been camping out at the Chandigarh-Mohali border since Tuesday night, demanding that the Bhagwant Mann government acquiesce to their demands on paddy sowing period, MSP for maize, moong and basmati, among others

Navjot Singh Sidhu slams AAP government, alleges illegal sand mining going on unabated in Punjab
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Navjot Singh Sidhu slams AAP government, alleges illegal sand mining going on unabated in Punjab

Navjot Singh Sidhu claimed that the price of a sand-laden trolley has more than doubled in one month, making the construction material out of reach of a common man

Punjab's Bhagwant Mann declares 23 March a holiday as martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh
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Punjab's Bhagwant Mann declares 23 March a holiday as martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh

On the concluding day of the Vidhan Sabha session, Mann proposed a holiday in the state to mark the martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh.

Delhi's private liquor vends to be shut for over a month starting tomorrow
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Delhi's private liquor vends to be shut for over a month starting tomorrow

Under the new excise policy of the Delhi government, all the 850 liquor vends, including the 260-odd outlets run privately, have been given to private firms through open tender

Delhi govt's claim on implementation of 'one nation one ration card' misleading, Centre tells SC
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Delhi govt's claim on implementation of 'one nation one ration card' misleading, Centre tells SC

In an affidavit, the Union government said the AAP government has implemented the 'one nation-one ration card' plan only in Circle 63 Seemapuri

‘Why wait 18 days?’: Delhi HC slams Kejriwal govt for not acting quickly enough to curb spike in COVID-19 cases
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‘Why wait 18 days?’: Delhi HC slams Kejriwal govt for not acting quickly enough to curb spike in COVID-19 cases

The high court was hearing a PIL by advocate Rakesh Malhotra seeking increase in the COVID-19 testing numbers in the National Capital and getting speedy results

Delhi riots: AAP govt gives approval to prosecute Umar Khalid under UAPA
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Delhi riots: AAP govt gives approval to prosecute Umar Khalid under UAPA

Delhi Police said it needs sanction from the AAP govt to prosecute under Sections 16, 17, 18 of UAPA and from MHA to prosecute under Section 13 of Act, which has already been approved

Delhi can soon become 'Corona capital', AAP govt has gone haywire on pandemic, says HC
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Delhi can soon become 'Corona capital', AAP govt has gone haywire on pandemic, says HC

The court made the remarks while hearing a bunch of petitions relating to the non-payment of salaries to doctors, paramedical staff, safai karamcharis, teachers, retired engineers and others employed with the BJP-run North Delhi Municipal Corporation

Delhi govt says pending payments to BJP-led civic bodies cleared, tells mayors to rise above 'petty politics'
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Delhi govt says pending payments to BJP-led civic bodies cleared, tells mayors to rise above 'petty politics'

The BJP mayors recently sat on an hours-long dharna outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence demanding the Delhi government clear the due amount of Rs 13000 crore

Delhi sees spike of 5,739 fresh COVID-19 cases; aggressive tracing, testing behind rise, says AAP
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Delhi sees spike of 5,739 fresh COVID-19 cases; aggressive tracing, testing behind rise, says AAP

The Union health ministry, however, said social gatherings during festivities and deteriorating air quality contributed to the surge while experts pointed to complacency among public

Delhi HC stays state govt's decision asking 12 DU colleges to pay pending salaries from Students Society Fund
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Delhi HC stays state govt's decision asking 12 DU colleges to pay pending salaries from Students Society Fund

Justice Navin Chawla passed the order on a plea by Delhi University Students Union which said the students fund cannot be used for anything other than students' welfare

Delhi govt will bring water supply infrastructure at par with developed countries, says Arvind Kejriwal
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Delhi govt will bring water supply infrastructure at par with developed countries, says Arvind Kejriwal

Adding that the state government is hiring a consultant to advise it on the matter, he dismissed allegations that the water supply facility was being privatised

Anna Hazare declines Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta's invite to join 'mass movement' against AAP
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Anna Hazare declines Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta's invite to join 'mass movement' against AAP

Hazare, in the letter, said going to Delhi will make no difference because no party can give the country a bright future

Delhi Assembly panel to summon Facebook officials over 'inaction' against hate speech
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Delhi Assembly panel to summon Facebook officials over 'inaction' against hate speech

The development comes in the backdrop of WSJ report claiming that Facebook India executives stopped a permanent ban on a BJP MLA from Telangana for his 'communally-charged' posts

AAP sends second proposal to Delhi LG for opening hotels, gyms, weekly markets as situation improves
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AAP sends second proposal to Delhi LG for opening hotels, gyms, weekly markets as situation improves

Last week, state govt had decided to allow hotels and weekly markets to reopen as per 'Unlock 3' guidelines, but LG Anil Baijal had overruled the decision

Kejriwal govt to 'de-link' Delhi hotels used as medical facilities to improve COVID-19 situation
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Kejriwal govt to 'de-link' Delhi hotels used as medical facilities to improve COVID-19 situation

The chief minister said all beds in such hotels, which were attached to hospitals in the last few months, have been lying vacant for many days

Delhi's private hospitals tell AAP govt to allow non-COVID-19 services as cases decline
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Delhi's private hospitals tell AAP govt to allow non-COVID-19 services as cases decline

According to the govt's 'Delhi Corona' app, currently only 2,783 of the 15,438 beds dedicated for COVID-19 patients in private and govt hospitals are occupied

Delhi riots: HC vacates interim stay on bail granted to school owner Faisal Farooq amid Centre, AAP govt tussle
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Delhi riots: HC vacates interim stay on bail granted to school owner Faisal Farooq amid Centre, AAP govt tussle

Justice Suresh Kait said the controversy between the Centre and AAP govt over who will represent Delhi Police has been going on since 22 June, and if the stay remained in force it will prejudice the accused.

PIL in Delhi HC seeks guidelines on COVID-19 testing of homeless people with mental health challenges
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PIL in Delhi HC seeks guidelines on COVID-19 testing of homeless people with mental health challenges

A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notice to them seeking their stand on the plea by a lawyer alleging a "casual approach" on the part of the Delhi government, particularly its Chief Secretary, while dealing with issues of health of homeless people with mental health challenges.

Delhi HC tells Centre, AAP govt to take action against hospitals not giving real-time updates on availability of beds in COVID-19 wards
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Delhi HC tells Centre, AAP govt to take action against hospitals not giving real-time updates on availability of beds in COVID-19 wards

A Delhi HC division bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan said that the communication gap between the government and hospitals should be reduced and asked the Delhi government to appoint "dedicated officials" to ensure there are no communication gaps.