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Doctors, nurses not the first to go on strike; Delhi's municipal corporations have a history of playing politics over salary dues
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Doctors, nurses not the first to go on strike; Delhi's municipal corporations have a history of playing politics over salary dues

If one does the math, for a population of roughly 2 crore, at a rate of Rs 488 per person leading to an annual funding requirement of Rs 1,150 crore, the Delhi MCDs should be demanding at least Rs 12,000 crore from the Central Government

AAP reimagines role of legislative within Indian democracy by holding executive to greater public scrutiny, pushing for transparency
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AAP reimagines role of legislative within Indian democracy by holding executive to greater public scrutiny, pushing for transparency

If the professional background of the chief minister was a sign of things to come, it seemed the Assembly would be a battleground for many legislative clashes for democracy and development.

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Arvind Kejriwal anoints himself 'bada beta' of National Capital households, focusses on amenities not issues
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Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Arvind Kejriwal anoints himself 'bada beta' of National Capital households, focusses on amenities not issues

Devoid of any acerbic attacks on opponents and steering clear of controversy, the strategy of Arvind Kejriwal aims at strengthening the goodwill he already enjoys with the citizens.

Ahead of Delhi polls, AAP government and BJP-run MCD provide contrasting case studies in governance
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Ahead of Delhi polls, AAP government and BJP-run MCD provide contrasting case studies in governance

Delhi has two models of governance: One espoused by the Aam Aadmi Party and the other by the Bharatiya Janata Party. AAP was elected to the Delhi government based on its promises to work on education, healthcare, water, power etc and the BJP has been tasked by the people of Delhi to run the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Delhi Police and the Delhi Development Authority (DDA)

Delhi Congress leaders demand replacement of AICC chief PC Chako over heavy losses in Lok Sabha elections
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Delhi Congress leaders demand replacement of AICC chief PC Chako over heavy losses in Lok Sabha elections

A section of leaders in Delhi Congress have demanded replacement of AICC in-charge PC Chacko in the wake of Lok Sabha poll debacle

Teachers can't be asked to perform non-educational duties outside RTE Act, rules Delhi High Court
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Teachers can't be asked to perform non-educational duties outside RTE Act, rules Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has taken authorities to task for assigning duties to teachers and principals which are "not remotely" connected to imparting education and beyond the purview of the RTE Act.

As Delhi pollution levels hit 'severe' on Christmas eve, green activists argue for decentralised governance
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As Delhi pollution levels hit 'severe' on Christmas eve, green activists argue for decentralised governance

While the central and Delhi governments continue to fail to come together to resolve the air pollution problem, they slay Delhi's spirits one festival at a time.

Delhi sealings: Master Plan compounds woes of affected traders; concentration of power with DDA a major obstacle
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Delhi sealings: Master Plan compounds woes of affected traders; concentration of power with DDA a major obstacle

Political ecologist Dunu Roy pointed out that the Master Plan should be in conformity with the reality of the city and not vice versa.

Delhi: Instead of resorting to mud-slinging, BJP-led MCD must try to solve the problem of street vending
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Delhi: Instead of resorting to mud-slinging, BJP-led MCD must try to solve the problem of street vending

Instead of resorting to mud-slinging and blame-games, it is high time that BJP pulls its act together and solves the problem of street vending in Delhi.

MCD elections 2018: Mayors for South, North and East Delhi corporations set to get elected unopposed
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MCD elections 2018: Mayors for South, North and East Delhi corporations set to get elected unopposed

The Delhi unit of BJP announced names of candidates for the post of mayor, deputy mayor and other offices in the three municipal corporations in the city.

AAP announces 'Delhi bandh' on 23 January to protest sealing of business establishments, CAIT also announces strike
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AAP announces 'Delhi bandh' on 23 January to protest sealing of business establishments, CAIT also announces strike

The Aam Aadmi Party will hold a day-long bandh on 23 January in Delhi to protest against the ongoing sealing drive by the BJP-ruled civic bodies and the Centre's move to allow 100 per cent FDI in retail

NGT order drowns Jantar Mantar into eerie silence but protesters can't afford ill-equipped, costly Ramlila Maidan
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NGT order drowns Jantar Mantar into eerie silence but protesters can't afford ill-equipped, costly Ramlila Maidan

In a city whose government came to power on the strength of its political activism, the key protest site is now barren of all its fury.

Chandni Chowk a 'time bomb' with mess of electric wires posing great risk, remarks Delhi High Court
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Chandni Chowk a 'time bomb' with mess of electric wires posing great risk, remarks Delhi High Court

The mess of electric wires dangling over the entire Chandni Chowk area was akin to "time bombs", putting at risk the lives of people, the Delhi High Court said on Thursday.

Ghazipur landfill collapse: Mere shifting of site won't end air pollution, diseases; scientific disposal only way out
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Ghazipur landfill collapse: Mere shifting of site won't end air pollution, diseases; scientific disposal only way out

The locality where breathing is always a struggle and life only means a fight against deadly diseases.

With no sign boards and fencing, Delhi's 700 unprotected compost pits remain life-threatening for children
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With no sign boards and fencing, Delhi's 700 unprotected compost pits remain life-threatening for children

A week after an 11-year-old boy died in a six-feet deep compost pit in a park in Delhi, many of the 700 compost pits in parks across the city still remain unprotected, becoming death traps for children

Delhi EC faces court's ire for not filing reply on AAP leader's plea challenging MCD poll result
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Delhi EC faces court's ire for not filing reply on AAP leader's plea challenging MCD poll result

The state election commission faced the ire of a court on Wednesday, for not filing its reply on an AAP leader's plea challenging the election of a BJP candidate from a south Delhi ward in the recent MCD polls

AAP plagued by infighting, resignations, as heavy MCD election defeat returns to haunt party
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AAP plagued by infighting, resignations, as heavy MCD election defeat returns to haunt party

Facing an existential crisis that threatens to wreak real damage upon the AAP's base, its leaders are meeting Arvind Kejriwal, as he puts in place a reconstruction plan to revive the party he formed five years ago

Aam Aadmi Party 'made mistakes', admits Arvind Kejriwal; calls for introspection and course correction
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Aam Aadmi Party 'made mistakes', admits Arvind Kejriwal; calls for introspection and course correction

Grappling with a crushing defeat in the civic polls, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal admitted that his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) made "mistakes" and that there was a need to "introspect" and course correct

MCD Election 2017 Results: Poll debacle suggests AAP is in throes of an existential emergency
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MCD Election 2017 Results: Poll debacle suggests AAP is in throes of an existential emergency

The jury may still be out on whether AAP will ever accomplish its objective or not. But unless the party leadership, Kejriwal downward, begin the promised introspection sooner than later, it will be tough to keep obit writers at bay

MCD Election 2017 Results: BJP juggernaut keeps rolling as party retains control of Delhi civic bodies
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MCD Election 2017 Results: BJP juggernaut keeps rolling as party retains control of Delhi civic bodies

Exit polls conducted after polling concluded on Sunday evening predicted BJP would win in excess of 200 seats in a 272-seat MCD. The only surprise is that the exit polls may have been a bit charitable