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Delhi govt sends 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh’s mercy plea to lieutenant-governor, recommends its rejection
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Delhi govt sends 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh’s mercy plea to lieutenant-governor, recommends its rejection

The Delhi government recommended rejecting the mercy plea filed by Mukesh Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case, and forwarded it to the L-G

Lieutenant-governors of new Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh take oath; Centre's reorganisation move comes into effect
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Lieutenant-governors of new Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh take oath; Centre's reorganisation move comes into effect

The two Union Territories — Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir — came into existence on Thursday after the Centre abrogated the special status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated it on 5 August

Former bureaucrat RK Mathur takes oath as Ladakh's first LG after Jammu and Kashmir officially split into two UTs
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Former bureaucrat RK Mathur takes oath as Ladakh's first LG after Jammu and Kashmir officially split into two UTs

With a population of nearly three lakh, Ladakh is strategically located as it shares borders with Pakistan as well as China.

Satya Pal Malik likely to become first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, say reports
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Satya Pal Malik likely to become first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, say reports

Satya Pal Malik is likely to become the first Lieutenant Governor (L-G) for both Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Narendra Modi's niece's handbag snatched: Police arrest 21-year-old from Haryana's Sonipat, recover stolen items
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Narendra Modi's niece's handbag snatched: Police arrest 21-year-old from Haryana's Sonipat, recover stolen items

A 21-year-old man has been arrested from Sonipat in Haryana for allegedly snatching the handbag of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's niece.

Centre to be responsible for law and order in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, land to be under elected govt
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Centre to be responsible for law and order in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, land to be under elected govt

From 31 October, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court will be the common High Court of the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh.

Article 370 to be revoked: How Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh will be served by administrative services
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Article 370 to be revoked: How Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh will be served by administrative services

The existing All India Service Officers — namely IAS, IPS and IFS of Jammu and Kashmir cadre — will be allocated to serve in the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh

BJP urges Delhi L-G to intervene as AAP govt stops funding to 28 partly or fully supported DU colleges
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BJP urges Delhi L-G to intervene as AAP govt stops funding to 28 partly or fully supported DU colleges

Delhi BJP leader Vijender Gupta on Thursday urged Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to direct the AAP government to withdraw its directive to stop the funding of 28 DU colleges, fully or partly funded by it

Delhi power tussle: Administration of national capital can't be left to city govt alone, Centre tells Supreme Court
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Delhi power tussle: Administration of national capital can't be left to city govt alone, Centre tells Supreme Court

In July, the Supreme Court had held that Delhi cannot be given the status of a state, but the lieutenant-governor has to act on the aid and advice of the elected government.

Governance model in Delhi 'worst of its kind', complicated by central agencies, says Manish Sisodia
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Governance model in Delhi 'worst of its kind', complicated by central agencies, says Manish Sisodia

The governance is "scattered" among the Centre, Delhi government and the local bodies, Sisodia said at a conclave organised by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi.

'You say you are Superman, but you don't do anything': SC slams Delhi L-G over garbage woes in capital
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'You say you are Superman, but you don't do anything': SC slams Delhi L-G over garbage woes in capital

The bench directed the office of the LG to file an affidavit by 16 July indicating the time frame on the steps it is supposed to take to deal with the situation.

Supreme Court agrees to hear Delhi govt's pleas over exercise of its power next week
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Supreme Court agrees to hear Delhi govt's pleas over exercise of its power next week

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear next week appeals of the Delhi government relating to the scope of its various powers

Arvind Kejriwal writes to Anil Baijal, asks how L-G can be 'selective' in accepting Supreme Court verdict
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Arvind Kejriwal writes to Anil Baijal, asks how L-G can be 'selective' in accepting Supreme Court verdict

Arvind Kejriwal asked Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal to approach the Supreme Court for clarification in case of confusion over the verdict.

Arvind Kejriwal says SC verdict clearly demarcates power sharing in Delhi, seeks L-G's support to implement order
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Arvind Kejriwal says SC verdict clearly demarcates power sharing in Delhi, seeks L-G's support to implement order

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal requested all stakeholders to implement the Supreme Court order on the distribution of powers between the Delhi government and the Lieutenant Governor, and to get down to work for the development of the city.

Supreme Court judgment on Delhi vs Centre reaffirms Constitution, but doesn't add to state govt's powers, writes Arun Jaitley
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Supreme Court judgment on Delhi vs Centre reaffirms Constitution, but doesn't add to state govt's powers, writes Arun Jaitley

A day after the Supreme Court ruled that the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi has no independent power to take decisions and is bound by the elected government's advice. A day later, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley took to Facebook to pen down his thoughts

Supreme Court verdict on Delhi vs Centre settles age-old debate on city's statehood, but suffers lack of specificity
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Supreme Court verdict on Delhi vs Centre settles age-old debate on city's statehood, but suffers lack of specificity

The majority opinion, authored by the chief justice of the Supreme Court, did not enumerate a list of subjects upon which the L-G could differ and escalate the matter to the president

SC says Delhi govt, not L-G, has real power: Verdict major fillip for AAP but now governance must take centre stage
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SC says Delhi govt, not L-G, has real power: Verdict major fillip for AAP but now governance must take centre stage

SC unanimously ruled that the elected government in Delhi has the real power, not L-G Anil Baijal. The verdict is no doubt a victory for AAP.

CM Narayanasamy welcomes Supreme Court verdict on Delhi-Centre power tussle, says it's relevant to Puducherry
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CM Narayanasamy welcomes Supreme Court verdict on Delhi-Centre power tussle, says it's relevant to Puducherry

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy warned L-G Kiran Bedi to mend her ways or face a petition for violating the Supreme Court order on Delhi.

Supreme Court verdict in Delhi vs Centre power tussle is sound, but question of city's constitutionality remains
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Supreme Court verdict in Delhi vs Centre power tussle is sound, but question of city's constitutionality remains

The Supreme Court verdict says that Delhi's elected government has the real power, not the lieutenant-governor.

Delhi's elected government, not L-G, has real power: Key points of Supreme Court verdict in AAP vs Centre case
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Delhi's elected government, not L-G, has real power: Key points of Supreme Court verdict in AAP vs Centre case

In its judgment, the Supreme Court ruled that the L-G is "bound by the aid and advice" of the Delhi government's Council of Ministers".