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Delhi statehood demand: UT's hybrid model is constitutional, special administrative treatment also found in other jurisdictions
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Delhi statehood demand: UT's hybrid model is constitutional, special administrative treatment also found in other jurisdictions

Delhi was a Union Territory till 1991 and then made into a hybrid after that, considering the special nature of it being the seat of the Union government. The special administrative treatment of the seat of the Union or the federal government is not something new and is also found in other jurisdictions.

Rahul Gandhi says Congress 'open to more alliances', but uncertainty with AAP in Delhi exposes ideological friction between parties
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Rahul Gandhi says Congress 'open to more alliances', but uncertainty with AAP in Delhi exposes ideological friction between parties

Delhi goes to polls on 12 May, and the lack of clarity on the AAP-Congress alliance is a testament to the ideological bifurcations within the political narratives adopted by both parties.

Lok Sabha election 2019: AAP confirms it will contest alone in Delhi; Gopal Rai says Congress is 'wasting time' with 'divided stance'
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Lok Sabha election 2019: AAP confirms it will contest alone in Delhi; Gopal Rai says Congress is 'wasting time' with 'divided stance'

Two days after the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) declared its candidates for all the seven seats in Delhi, party leader Gopal Rai clarified that they will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections alone

Lok Sabha polls 2019: AAP fields Balbir Singh Jakhar as its candidate for West Delhi parliamentary seat
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Lok Sabha polls 2019: AAP fields Balbir Singh Jakhar as its candidate for West Delhi parliamentary seat

Atishi will contest from East Delhi, Guggan Singh from northwest Delhi, Raghav Chadha from south, Dilip Pandey from northeast, Pankaj Gupta from Chandni Chowk and Brijesh Goyal from New Delhi seats.

AAP snubs Congress, says too late for talks on alliance; Gopal Rai asks BJP to clarify stand on statehood for Delhi
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AAP snubs Congress, says too late for talks on alliance; Gopal Rai asks BJP to clarify stand on statehood for Delhi

A day after Congress asks party workers of their views about alliance in Delhi, senior AAP leader Gopal Rai said that it's too late to talk about an alliance

AAP set to fight on issue of full statehood for Delhi, too late for talks of tie-up with Congress now, says senior leader Gopal Rai
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AAP set to fight on issue of full statehood for Delhi, too late for talks of tie-up with Congress now, says senior leader Gopal Rai

On Wednesday, AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal had proposed an alliance with the Congress in Haryana, saying his party needed no partnership in Delhi.

AAP plans two-day gherao at BJP, Congress offices from Sunday to press for full statehood to Delhi
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AAP plans two-day gherao at BJP, Congress offices from Sunday to press for full statehood to Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will also deploy 20 "mini prachar raths" (campaign vehicles) each in all seven Lok Sabha constituencies in the national capital.

AAP to launch LS poll campaign on Sunday; Kejriwal accuses BJP, Congress of betraying Delhi residents on full statehood in letter to citizens
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AAP to launch LS poll campaign on Sunday; Kejriwal accuses BJP, Congress of betraying Delhi residents on full statehood in letter to citizens

Kejriwal reiterated his demand on full statehood for Delhi. He said, "All agencies serving the city should come under the Delhi government. "

Arvind Kejriwal launching indefinite hunger strike to garner support for Delhi statehood demand, says AAP's Gopal Rai
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Arvind Kejriwal launching indefinite hunger strike to garner support for Delhi statehood demand, says AAP's Gopal Rai

AAP convenor Gopal Rai said, "Kejriwal has no demand from the government and his fast is being held to organise people on the issue of full statehood. He will decide when people are organised over the issue. Till then the hunger strike will go on,"

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal to address Assembly on 22 February; Manish Sisodia to present annual budget on 26 February
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Delhi L-G Anil Baijal to address Assembly on 22 February; Manish Sisodia to present annual budget on 26 February

The Economic Survey of Delhi 2018-2019 will be presented by Manish Sisodia on 25 February. The annual budget will be presented on February 26.

AAP to launch 'Your MLA and Councillor at your doorstep' campaign from 15 Feb in Delhi ahead of Lok Sabha polls
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AAP to launch 'Your MLA and Councillor at your doorstep' campaign from 15 Feb in Delhi ahead of Lok Sabha polls

On Sunday, sources said that the Congress is unlikely to participate in AAP's mega Opposition rally, that will be attended by Mamata Banerjee and Chandrababu Naidu, among other Opposition leaders.

Row over deletion of names from voter lists: AAP says it made no phone calls, BJP calls claim a lie
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Row over deletion of names from voter lists: AAP says it made no phone calls, BJP calls claim a lie

Several Delhi residents have reported receiving phone calls from so-called AAP workers informing them that their names had been removed from voter lists

Aam Aadmi Party to contest all 13 seats in Punjab in upcoming Lok Sabha polls, will replicate Delhi model in state: Arvind Kejriwal
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Aam Aadmi Party to contest all 13 seats in Punjab in upcoming Lok Sabha polls, will replicate Delhi model in state: Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal said: "The country is fed up with the governance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. The entire nation and anti-BJP forces want to defeat them."

Lok Sabha polls: Aam Aadmi Party denies tie-up with Congress; will contest all seats in Delhi, Punjab and Haryana
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Lok Sabha polls: Aam Aadmi Party denies tie-up with Congress; will contest all seats in Delhi, Punjab and Haryana

The AAP on Friday ruled out the possibility of an alliance with Congress for Lok Sabha polls, and added it will field candidates on all parliamentary constituencies in Delhi, Punjab and Haryana.

AAP's Gopal Rai says party won't ally with Congress, will field candidates in all Lok Sabha seats of Delhi, Punjab and Haryana
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AAP's Gopal Rai says party won't ally with Congress, will field candidates in all Lok Sabha seats of Delhi, Punjab and Haryana

AAP's Delhi unit convener Gopal Rai said the decision came in the wake of the recent statements of Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh and Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit

New Delhi gets first round-the-clock veterinary hospital in Tis Hazari; govt promises similar facility in all eleven districts
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New Delhi gets first round-the-clock veterinary hospital in Tis Hazari; govt promises similar facility in all eleven districts

A round-the-clock facility for providing medical care to animals in the national capital was launched at a veterinary hospital in Tiz Hazari area by Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai.

AAP to release Lok Sabha candidates' names for Delhi, Punjab, Haryana by 15 Jan; decision on alliance later
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AAP to release Lok Sabha candidates' names for Delhi, Punjab, Haryana by 15 Jan; decision on alliance later

Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) Delhi unit convener Gopal Rai on Wednesday said that a decision on the alliance will be taken later on by the party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC)

Delhi labour dept issues advisory to implement Minimum Wages Act, but experts say paucity of inspectors makes it impossible
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Delhi labour dept issues advisory to implement Minimum Wages Act, but experts say paucity of inspectors makes it impossible

The minimum wages to be paid to labourers was increased by 34 percent, by a notification issued by the Government of Delhi last year. At present, unskilled labourers are entitled to a minimum wage of Rs 14,000 per month, semi-skilled labourers, Rs 15,400 per month, and skilled labourers, Rs 16,962.

AAP national executive meet: Party announces decision to contest Lok Sabha election in states where it can defeat BJP
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AAP national executive meet: Party announces decision to contest Lok Sabha election in states where it can defeat BJP

Taking to reporters after the meeting, senior party leader Gopal Rai said the AAP has decided to fight the "autocracy" of the Modi government.

Chhattisgarh polls: AAP promises farm loan waiver, MSP of Rs 2,600 for paddy, jobs for youth in its manifesto
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Chhattisgarh polls: AAP promises farm loan waiver, MSP of Rs 2,600 for paddy, jobs for youth in its manifesto

Targeting the ruling BJP and the Opposition Congress Chhattisgarh AAP in-charge Gopal Rai sought to know what the two national parties have done for the state, which has a large tribal population.