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Shaheen Bagh protesters peaceful despite facing threats, SC-appointed interlocutor says in affidavit; blames police barricades for traffic woes
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Shaheen Bagh protesters peaceful despite facing threats, SC-appointed interlocutor says in affidavit; blames police barricades for traffic woes

People protesting against CAA at Shaheen Bagh have continued their agitation despite threats and police barricading led to commuting woes near the site, Supreme Court-appointed interlocutor Wajahat Habibullah said in an affidavit

AAP's Sanjay Singh says Centre can end Shaheen Bagh protest but is ‘keeping issue alive’ to avoid discussion on unemployment, economic slowdown
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AAP's Sanjay Singh says Centre can end Shaheen Bagh protest but is ‘keeping issue alive’ to avoid discussion on unemployment, economic slowdown

The Centre can end the anti-CAA protest at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh but it is keeping the issue alive to avoid discussion on pressing issues like unemployment and economic slowdown, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh claimed on Monday.

Five Muslim candidates, all from AAP, emerge victorious in Delhi Assembly polls; 3 seats dominated by minority community post highest turnout
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Five Muslim candidates, all from AAP, emerge victorious in Delhi Assembly polls; 3 seats dominated by minority community post highest turnout

Five Muslim candidates, all from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), emerged victorious in the 8 February Delhi Assembly polls, keeping in the party’s hold the minority voter segment it had wrested from the Congress

Unidentified miscreants open fire outside Jamia Millia Islamia, no one injured; third such attack on anti-CAA protesters in area this week
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Unidentified miscreants open fire outside Jamia Millia Islamia, no one injured; third such attack on anti-CAA protesters in area this week

Two unidentified persons opened fire outside Gate No 5 of Jamia Millia Islamia on Sunday night, the Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC) said

‘Scared, but won't leave till CAA is revoked': Shaheen Bagh protesters continue stir despite firing, blame political leaders for instigating youths
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‘Scared, but won't leave till CAA is revoked': Shaheen Bagh protesters continue stir despite firing, blame political leaders for instigating youths

Unfazed by the firing incident at Shaheen Bagh on Saturday, protestors said they will continue their stir at the site until the government revokes the amended citizenship law

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says Centre ready to talk to Shaheen Bagh protesters in 'structured form'
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Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says Centre ready to talk to Shaheen Bagh protesters in 'structured form'

Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said the government is ready to talk to the protesters at Shaheen Bagh to clear their doubts over the amended Citizenship law, but it should be in a 'structured form'

Delhi CEO visits Shaheen Bagh amid anti-CAA protests, says no obstruction in areas marked for Assembly poll activities
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Delhi CEO visits Shaheen Bagh amid anti-CAA protests, says no obstruction in areas marked for Assembly poll activities

Amid anti-CAA protests in Shaheen Bagh, Delhi CEO Ranbir Singh on Friday visited the area to assess the situation and preparedness ahead of the Assembly elections, and said there is no obstruction in areas where poll activities will be conducted on 8 February

FIR filed against AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan for ‘misuse’ of Waqf board funds during anti-CAA protests and 'irregular' recruitment
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FIR filed against AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan for ‘misuse’ of Waqf board funds during anti-CAA protests and 'irregular' recruitment

The Anti-Corruption Bureau booked AAP MLA and Waqf Board Chairman Amanatullah Khan on Wednesday for alleged misuse of the board's funds

Delhi Assembly election 2020: In solidarity with anti-CAA protests, Okhla AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan to scrap roadshow, padyatra
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Delhi Assembly election 2020: In solidarity with anti-CAA protests, Okhla AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan to scrap roadshow, padyatra

AAP MLA and Okhla candidate Amanatullah Khan on Wednesday said he will conduct a low-key poll campaign and not take out any road show, bike rally or pad yatra in solidarity with the ongoing protests against the amended citizenship act and NRC

Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Okhla underpass and portion of Mathura Road in New Delhi closed for traffic today
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Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Okhla underpass and portion of Mathura Road in New Delhi closed for traffic today

Okhla underpass and a portion of Mathura Road were closed for traffic movement on Wednesday morning, the Delhi Traffic Police said.

CAA protests: Three admitted to hospital for bullet injuries; Delhi Police says none of the 10 arrested were students
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CAA protests: Three admitted to hospital for bullet injuries; Delhi Police says none of the 10 arrested were students

Even as Delhi Police insisted that only tear gas shells were used to control the crowd and there has been no violence in the last 24-36 hours, PTI reported that two men were undergoing treatment for gunshot injuries at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital

Delhi air quality enters ‘very poor’ category for first time this season, Delhi govt blames rampant stubble burning in neighbouring states
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Delhi air quality enters ‘very poor’ category for first time this season, Delhi govt blames rampant stubble burning in neighbouring states

A blanket of toxic haze shrouded the national capital region on Wednesday, as air quality in Delhi and the adjoining areas plunged to "very poor" levels, affecting visibility and causing inconvenience to residents

Prakash Javadekar refuses to comment on Aarey Colony protests, but says India's green cover up by 15,000 square kilometres
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Prakash Javadekar refuses to comment on Aarey Colony protests, but says India's green cover up by 15,000 square kilometres

India's green cover has increased by 15,000 square kilometres, Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.

East Delhi Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Gautam Gambhir of BJP Leads at 11:19AM
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East Delhi Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Gautam Gambhir of BJP Leads at 11:19AM

In 2014, BJP leader Mahesh Girri won the East Delhi seat, defeating AAP candidate Rajmohan Gandhi.

Less than two percent of Yamuna river accounts for 76 percent of pollution level, reports monitoring committee
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Less than two percent of Yamuna river accounts for 76 percent of pollution level, reports monitoring committee

The committee has also recommended a mechanism to be worked out jointly with DPCC and CPCB to install an online system for quality testing of water in Yamuna at Palla and Wazirabad.

Delhi govt reconstitutes Waqf Board: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan named as member; chairman to be elected on 5 September
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Delhi govt reconstitutes Waqf Board: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan named as member; chairman to be elected on 5 September

Delhi government on Monday reconstituted the Delhi Waqf Board and AAP MLA and its former chairman Amanatullah Khan is among those named as its members.

'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.

Delhi High Court grants bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal, accused of assaulting Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash
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Delhi High Court grants bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal, accused of assaulting Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash

The Delhi High Court on Friday granted bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal, who was arrested for allegedly assaulting Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash during a meeting at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence.

Delhi Police arrests sharpshooter from Kasganj in early morning encounter; aide manages to escape
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Delhi Police arrests sharpshooter from Kasganj in early morning encounter; aide manages to escape

The Delhi Police arrested Kasganj sharpshooter Munawwar alias Tanwir in an early Monday morning encounter in the Okhla Mandi area in Delhi

Local train derails in New Delhi after a wheel comes off; no injuries reported
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Local train derails in New Delhi after a wheel comes off; no injuries reported

A Ghaziabad-bound local passenger train derailed near Okhla on Tuesday when a wheel of a coach came off, officials said.