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Tughlaqabad gas leak case: NGT issues notices to Centre, Delhi govt, asks why it should not shift container depot
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Tughlaqabad gas leak case: NGT issues notices to Centre, Delhi govt, asks why it should not shift container depot

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday issued notices to the central and Delhi governments over the gas leak here in Tughlaqabad last week in which over 400 students were hospitalised.

Delhi gas leak: 450 students hospitalised, state orders magisterial probe
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Delhi gas leak: 450 students hospitalised, state orders magisterial probe

Around 450 girl students were hospitalised on Saturday after toxic fumes spread due to chemical leakage at a container depot near two schools in southeast Delhi's Tughlaqabad area.

East Delhi sanitation workers call off strike, municipal corporation says dues will be cleared by March
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East Delhi sanitation workers call off strike, municipal corporation says dues will be cleared by March

Sanitation workers on Monday called off their 11-day strike and agreed to lift garbage much to the relief of the east Delhi residents. The MCD Swacchata Karmchari Union had gone on strike demanding payment of pending salaries and arrears.

Najeeb Jung resigns as L-G: Here's a timelime of his tussle with Arvind Kejriwal
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Najeeb Jung resigns as L-G: Here's a timelime of his tussle with Arvind Kejriwal

The seeds of the tussle between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, who quit on Thursday, were sown during the 49-day AAP government rule in 2013-14.

Demonetisation: Laddoos are not just to say thanks; but more to do with Delhi civic polls
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Demonetisation: Laddoos are not just to say thanks; but more to do with Delhi civic polls

Not just pure sympathy, there is more to the BJP’s distributing laddus to mitigate the demonetisation woes. The party’s move is aimed at influencing voters for the forthcoming civic body polls in Delhi.

Delhi-NCR air pollution reach alarming levels, but no advisory, emergency plan from govt
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Delhi-NCR air pollution reach alarming levels, but no advisory, emergency plan from govt

It’s not for the first time that Delhi has witnessed such egregious air quality; it’s almost a decade since Delhi’s air quality gradually started worsening to alarming levels.

Delhi bird flu scare: AAP govt should release health advisory with dos and don’ts
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Delhi bird flu scare: AAP govt should release health advisory with dos and don’ts

Even as Delhi hobbles back to normalcy after the chikungunya and dengue health scare that reached endemic proportions last month, the national capital faces yet another health exigency in the form of bird flu.

Dear Yogendra Yadav, Swaraj India's success will be in reviving people’s force in politics
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Dear Yogendra Yadav, Swaraj India's success will be in reviving people’s force in politics

Dear Yogendra Yadav, nice to hear you have launched a political party. Enthused as I am about your decision, I won’t commit myself to supporting you or opposing you at this point.

Arvind Kejriwal backs Satyendra Jain after I-T dept issued summons to AAP minister
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Arvind Kejriwal backs Satyendra Jain after I-T dept issued summons to AAP minister

Amid political blame game, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday backed his minister Satyendra Kumar Jain in the Income Tax (I-T) case, after the latter was summoned by the department concerned.

Arvind Kejriwal's AAP vs Centre-appointed L-G Najeeb Jung: Who's running the Delhi govt anyway?
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Arvind Kejriwal's AAP vs Centre-appointed L-G Najeeb Jung: Who's running the Delhi govt anyway?

The Delhi High Court judgement has certainly brought to an end the Catch-22-like situation which prevailed in the capital city before August.

Curious case of Somnath Bharti: Why AAP's original ‘bad boy’ remains dear to top leadership
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Curious case of Somnath Bharti: Why AAP's original ‘bad boy’ remains dear to top leadership

In spite getting embroiled in controversies, the AAP MLA from Malviya Nagar, Somnath Bharti has always remained dear to the party’s top leadership.

AAP MLA Somnath Bharti, arrested for allegedly assaulting Aiims security guards, granted bail
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AAP MLA Somnath Bharti, arrested for allegedly assaulting Aiims security guards, granted bail

AAP leader Somnath Bharti, who was arrested on Thursday in connection with the Aiims boundary wall dispute case, was granted bail by a Delhi court

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung sets aside AAP govt's appointment of DERC chief
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Lt Governor Najeeb Jung sets aside AAP govt's appointment of DERC chief

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday scrapped the appointment of Krishna Saini as chairperson of Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission by the AAP government

Twelve chikungunya deaths in Delhi; AAP govt, Centre and civic agencies continue to pass the buck
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Twelve chikungunya deaths in Delhi; AAP govt, Centre and civic agencies continue to pass the buck

While political war of words continues over the outbreak of chikungunya that has virtually taken the shape of an epidemic, the residents of Delhi are at the receiving end.

BJP lashes out at Arvind Kejriwal, says resign if you can't control dengue, chikungunya
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BJP lashes out at Arvind Kejriwal, says resign if you can't control dengue, chikungunya

The BJP, on Tuesday, targetted Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government over the deaths due to dengue and chikungunya, and asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to quit if he is unable to act.

Arvind Kejriwal says Delhi HC should summon L-G over water-logging
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Arvind Kejriwal says Delhi HC should summon L-G over water-logging

After Delhi High Court (HC) summoned Arvind Kejriwal for water-logging situation, the chief minister on Friday said it should summon the Lieutenant Governor instead.

Massive Delhi mandate being wasted by Arvind Kejriwal's AAP: Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Massive Delhi mandate being wasted by Arvind Kejriwal's AAP: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the "entire massive mandate of Delhi is being wasted" by the Arvind Kejriwal-led ruling party.

Arvind Kejriwal says Sandeep Kumar betrayed AAP and its movement
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Arvind Kejriwal says Sandeep Kumar betrayed AAP and its movement

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that his party took prompt action against Sandeep Kumar as soon as the objectionable CD surfaced.

Sacked AAP minister Sandeep Kumar says he's 'framed' for being Dalit
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Sacked AAP minister Sandeep Kumar says he's 'framed' for being Dalit

ormer Delhi Minister Sandeep Kumar, who was sacked over an alleged sex tape, on Thursday alleged that he was being targeted under a "conspiracy" as he was a Dalit and demanded a probe into the issue.

Arvind Kejriwal's AAP losing its USP: Have Prashant Bhushan's words proved prophetic?
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Arvind Kejriwal's AAP losing its USP: Have Prashant Bhushan's words proved prophetic?

Now, with allegations of misconduct, criminal and otherwise, surfacing every few weeks can Arvind Kejriwal and others absolve themselves so easily?