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Chief Minister vs L-G: Pyrrhic Victory

Chief Minister vs L-G: Pyrrhic Victory

The apex court verdict paves the way for an aggressive political slugfest between the AAP and the BJP in the run-up to the 2019...
POWER TO THE PEOPLE

POWER TO THE PEOPLE

~By Inderjit Badhwar After the Supreme Court delivered its historic verdict last week on what is popularly known as the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP)...
Supreme Court clips LG’s wings, hands power back to elected Kejriwal govt

Supreme Court clips LG’s wings, hands power back to elected Kejriwal govt

Constitutional bench stops short of providing complete statehood to Delhi, says “NCT can never achieve the status of a state”  The Supreme Court constitution bench...
Chief Secy “manhandling”: Police to charge Kejriwal, Sisodia with criminal conspiracy

Chief Secy “manhandling”: Police to charge Kejriwal, Sisodia with criminal conspiracy

The ever-widening gap between Delhi’s de facto administration, headed by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, and Delhi’s lawfully elected Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal widened a...
BJP MLA approaches Delhi HC seeking end of strike by Delhi CM Kejriwal

BJP MLA approaches Delhi HC seeking end of strike by Delhi CM Kejriwal

Above: BJP MLA Vijender Gupta BJP MLA Vijender Gupta on Monday (June 18) approached Delhi High Court seeking an order to end strike by...
Arvind Kejriwal (centre) with his ministers Manish Sisodia (left), Satyendar Jain and Gopal Rai at the Lt Governor’s residence/Photo courtesy: twitter

AAP Agitation: Back on Dharna Mode

Above: Arvind Kejriwal (centre) with his ministers Manish Sisodia (left), Satyendar Jain and Gopal Rai at the Lt Governor’s residence/Photo courtesy: twitter Even as the...
Satire: The Occupy Movement of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

The Occupy Movement

~By Dilip Bobb The primary goal of the Occupy Movement, a global form of protest, was to advance new forms of democracy. In India, we...
Plea against Delhi CM’s ongoing protest to be heard by Delhi HC on June 18

Plea against Delhi CM’s ongoing protest to be heard by Delhi HC on June...

The Delhi High Court has decided to hear a plea seeking withdrawal of ongoing protest at the Lt. Governor’s office by Delhi CM Arvind...
Sanjay Singh

PIL in Delhi HC for directions to PM to keep 75 percent attendance in...

Above: Sanjay Singh With Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually on a non-stop world tour, it has been said that when time come for him...
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia

Delhi Police files charge-sheet at Patiala House Court against Dy CM Sisodia, 61 others

Above: Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia Delhi Police on Monday (June 4) filed a charge-sheet against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, former...
CM of Punjab Capt Amrinder Singh

SHO arrest ahead of by-election in Punjab puts administration on tenterhooks

Above: CM of Punjab Capt Amrinder Singh   ~By Vipin Pubby Even as the entire nation’s focus was on the high-decibels and high-stakes Assembly elections...
Patiala House Court to hear defamation suit against Kumar Vishwas related to his remarks against Jaitley

Patiala House Court to hear defamation suit against Kumar Vishwas related to his remarks...

The Patiala House Court will hear a civil defamation case against AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on May 11. The case pertains to his alleged...
Kejriwal & Co. apologise to Jaitley, finance minister may drop defamation suit

Kejriwal & Co. apologise to Jaitley, finance minister may drop defamation suit

This is the latest in a string of apologies tendered by Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to political leaders who had filed defamation cases...
Elated AAP MLAs after Delhi HC handed out the verdict/Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi High Court quashes Election Commission recommendations disqualifying the 20 AAP MLAs

Above: Elated AAP MLAs after Delhi HC handed out the verdict/Photo: Anil Shakya    Opinion of Election Commission of India (given to the President of...
Prakash Jarwal (file picture)

AAP MLA Jarwal granted bail in molestation case

Above: Prakash Jarwal (file picture) The Patiala House Court on Monday (March 19) granted bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal. Jarwal was granted bail in...
Amanatullah Khan

Delhi Chief Secy assault case: Delhi HC grants bail to AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan

Above: Amanatullah Khan The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Mukta Gupta on Monday (March 12) granted bail to AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, who...
Anshu Prakash assault case: Delhi HC grants bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal

Anshu Prakash assault case: Delhi HC grants bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal

Above: AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal (file picture) Over a fortnight after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash at a late...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

AAP MLAs’ bail application: Khan’s case adjourned, decision on Jarwal reserved by Delhi HC

Delhi High Court Judge Mukta Gupta on Wednesday (March 7) ordered the Delhi Police to file its status report on the bail application of AAP leader...
AAP MLAs’ bail plea: Strange that educated people in prestigious positions fight like this, comments Delhi HC

AAP MLAs’ bail plea: Strange that educated people in prestigious positions fight like this,...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (March 6) admonished AAP MLAs Prakash Jarwal and Amanatullah Khan, saying that it finds it strange that educated...

Delhi HC allows Chief Secy to postpone attending privilege committee meeting, asks govt to...

Above: Delhi CS Anshu Prakash (third from right) and other bureaucrats on a candlelight protest march to Rajghat Anshu Prakash says he will not be...
Live-Stream Proposal: An Attempt at Transparency?

An Attempt at Transparency?

Above: Delhi’s L-G Anil Baijal has written to CM Arvind Kejriwal, saying the alleged assault has hurt bureaucracy’s morale/Photo: UNI The Kejriwal government’s tussle with...
Hitting Below the Belt - India Legal

Hitting Below the Belt

Above: Delhi CS Anshu Prakash (third from right) and other bureaucrats on a candlelight protest march to Rajghat What is the truth behind the alleged...
Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi Police in AAP MLA Jarwal’s bail plea

Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi Police in AAP MLA Jarwal’s bail plea

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (March 1) sent notice to Delhi Police in the case of the bail application of Aam Aadmi Party...
AAP MLAs (file picture)/Photo: UNI

Delhi HC reserves verdict in the AAP MLAs’ disqualification case

Above: AAP MLAs (file picture)/Photo: UNI   The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (February 28) reserved its verdict in the 20 AAP MLAs’ disqualification case....
AAP MLAs leaving the Election Commission’s office (file picture)/Photo: UNI

AAP MLAs’ disqualification hearing continues

Above: AAP MLAs leaving the Election Commission’s office (file picture)/Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar is...
AAP MLAs leave the Election Commission office. Photo: UNI

AAP MLAs’ disqualification: Delhi HC hears the specific rules on office of profit

Above: AAP MLAs leave the Election Commission office. Photo: UNI The case of the 20 AAP MLAs’ disqualification by the Election Commission (EC) for holding...
AAP members at a protest to demand respect for constitutional posts. (UNI)

Delhi Chief Secy assault case: Police says footage at CM’s residence tampered with

Above: AAP members at a protest to demand respect for constitutional posts. (UNI) As the case of the alleged assault of Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu...
Delhi High Court

AAP MLAs’ disqualification: Counsel says natural justice assures a hearing before decision

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Thursday (February 22) resumed hearing in the disqualification of AAP MLAs case. Twenty...
PIL to reduce legal drinking age in NCT; Delhi HC issues notice to govt

AAP MLA disqualification: Submissions against EC start

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Wednesday (February 20) resumed hearing of the case of the disqualification of 20 AAP...
Delhi Chief Secretary assault case: After AAP MLA Jarwal, Amanatullah arrested too

Delhi Chief Secretary assault case: After AAP MLA Jarwal, Amanatullah arrested too

Delhi Police have arrested two legislators of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the case of alleged assault of Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash...
Delhi High Court won’t intervene in AAP legislators-Chief Secretary scuffle

Delhi High Court won’t intervene in AAP legislators-Chief Secretary scuffle

The Delhi High Court, on Wednesday (February 21), refused to entertain a plea seeking immediate judicial intervention into the alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu...
Delhi HC issues non-bailable warrants against 2 DUSU members

AAP MLAs’ disqualification: There was no pecuniary gain for the MLAs, argues MLAs’ counsel

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Tuesday (February 13), listening to Alka Lamba’s petition for the 20 AAP MLAs...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

AAP MLAs’ disqualification case continues at Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Thursday (February 8) continued with the daily hearings of the appeals...
Delhi High Court

Hearing of 20 disqualified AAP MLAs begins

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Wednesday (February 7) started hearing the appeals by the 20 Aam...
Gangrape case: Delhi Court acquits AAP MLA’s father and AAP leader

Gangrape case: Delhi Court acquits AAP MLA’s father and AAP leader

A Delhi court on Thursday (February 1) acquitted Bhupendra Birla (father of AAP MLA Rakhi Birla) and another AAP leader Ram Pratap Goel in...
Delhi HC division bench to start hearing AAP MLAs’ case on February 7

Delhi HC division bench to start hearing AAP MLAs’ case on February 7

The disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs in the office of profit case by President Ram Nath Kovind has been “challenged” and has come to...
AAP MLAs leave the Election Commission office/Photo: UNI

A Question of Propriety

Above: AAP MLAs leave the Election Commission office/Photo: UNI The disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs on the ground that they functioned as parliamentary secretaries stems...
AAP MLAs disqualification row: Delhi HC tells EC not to initiate by-poll process

AAP MLAs disqualification row: Delhi HC tells EC not to initiate by-poll process

A division bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and AK Chawla of the Delhi High Court on Wednesday (January 24), issued notices to the Election Commission...
AAP files fresh petition before Delhi HC on MLAs disqualification

AAP files fresh petition before Delhi HC on MLAs disqualification

In an expected move, the 20 former Aam Aadmi Party legislators who lost their seats in the State Assembly last week after President Ram...
Aam Aadmi Party: Election Commission of India’s thunderbolt

AAP: EC’s Thunderbolt

In a shocking development, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti, who retires on January 23, recommended the disqualification of 20 MLAs of this party for...
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (file picture)/Photo: UNI

EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs: Reports

Above: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (file picture)/Photo: UNI If the President accepts the Election Commission’s recommendation, AAP’s strength in 70-member Delhi Assembly will be...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

Modi’s Davos Date Much hype is being created around the fact that Narendra Modi will be the first Indian PM to attend the annual World...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

The Fourth Estate

Fired Up The tragic fire in a Mumbai pub which killed 15 customers on December 29, had another unsuspecting but prominent victim—The Times Network, the...
Delhi High Court

Weekly Round-Up — Delhi High Court

Coal Allocation Scam (January 2) While CBI special court held Ex Chief Minister Jharkhand Madhu Koda guilty of Corruption and Conspiracy and awarded three years...
AAP nominates Sanjay Singh, Sushil Gupta and ND Gupta for RS polls, snubs Vishwas

AAP nominates Sanjay Singh, Sushil Gupta and ND Gupta for RS polls, snubs Vishwas

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas calls Arvind Kejriwal a dictator, claims he lost the race for RS nomination because of differences with Delhi chief minister  Predictable...
Arvind Kejriwal (file picture).

Jaitley defamation case: Delhi HC dismisses Kejriwal’s plea seeking non-observance of Jaitley’s submissions

Above: Arvind Kejriwal (file picture).  The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Manmohan on Tuesday (December 12) dismissed an application filed by Arvind Kejriwal which...
Punjab’s leader of opposition Sukhpal Khaira addressing a press conference in Chandigarh. Photo: UNI

AAP’s Tainted Leader

Above: Punjab’s leader of opposition Sukhpal Khaira addressing a press conference in Chandigarh. Photo: UNI The leader of the opposition in the state assembly, Sukhpal...
VICEROY BUREAUCRATS

VICEROY BUREAUCRATS

~By Inderjit Badhwar The ugly tug-of-war between the “state” of Delhi and the lieutenant governor (LG) seems finally to be coming to a head. This...
Former Transport Minister Gopal Rai during the second phase of the odd-even scheme rolled in April (file picture). Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi Govt calls off odd-even hours after NGT gave it a green signal

Above: Former Transport Minister Gopal Rai during the second phase of the odd-even scheme rolled in April (file picture). Photo: Anil Shakya Hours after the...
Paperwork completed, Jaitley-Kejriwal case arguments to begin from November 15

Paperwork completed, Jaitley-Kejriwal case arguments to begin from November 15

The requisite paperwork in the defamation case that Union finance minister Arun Jaitley has filed against some Aam Aadmi Party members, including Delhi Chief...
AAP gets Delhi HC’s sympathy

AAP gets Delhi HC’s sympathy

The Delhi High Court has come to the rescue of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) regarding its party headquarters. The party had its headquarters in...
Ashish khetan

SC denies police protection to AAP’s Khetan

AAP’s Ashish Khetan, vice-chairman of Dialogue and Development Commission of Delhi with a cabinet rank, has been receiving death threats from extreme right wing...
Deputy CM of Delhi Manish Sisodia. Photo: UNI

CBI Questions Sisodia for Alleged Corruption

The investigative network is closing in on the AAP government. The CBI is questioning Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in a corruption case,...
AAP sought court protection, now wants adjournment

AAP leader sought court protection, now wants adjournment

The case of senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashish Khetan, who had moved the Supreme Court, alleging that he had received death threats...
From emerging victorious in the 2015 assembly polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is getting increasingly isolated. Photos: UNI

Kejriwal’s Free Fall

Delhi’s beleaguered chief minister has frittered away the goodwill he won in the 2015 assembly elections. Will he make a course correction before it...
Alleging Death Threats, AAP leader Khetan Moves Supreme Court

Alleging Death Threats, AAP leader Khetan Moves Supreme Court

Alleged death threats from right wing organisations such as Abhinav Bharat, Sanatan Sanstha and Hindu Jan Jagran Samiti have driven Aam Aadmi Party leader...
Lead Picture Credit: UNI

SC issues notice to centre and EC in EVM case

Former finance minister and senior advocate P Chidambaram, appearing for the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), and senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Congress, appealed...
Verdict 2017

BJP crosses 300 in UP; Congress grabs Punjab

The BJP wave grew into a tsunami and threw all calculations awry. Once considered a small challenger, the saffron party emerged the biggest victor...
Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh Yadav

A despondent UP chief minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav held a press conference around 5pm on March 11. Yadav seemed to have been hit hard...
Celebrations at the BJP headquarters in Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

BJP virtually sure of 300 in UP; Congress sure of Punjab

Even as the BJP tsunami swept over Uttar Pradesh and leading in Manipur even, with Goa still in the balance as the clock struck 2:10pm on...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (Centre) with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung (Left) during an occasion in New Delhi. Photo: UNI

Jung’s Resignation Ends Long-drawn Battle

By Sujit Bhar So this is end of a long, acrimonious battle between the Delhi government led by AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal and the Lieutenant...
A facebook post by BJP publicising the party’s victory in recent Chandigarh municipal polls. Photo: Facebook

Decoding BJP’s surprise sweep in Chandigarh

Was the Municipal Corporation victory an endorsement of demonetization as BJP claims? By Vipin Pubby in ChandigarhThe BJP, which registered an emphatic victory in the elections...
Justice Santosh Hegde

Today, Society Only Respects Money and Power: Justice Santosh Hegde

JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE is a respected former judge of the Supreme Court. He has also served as Solicitor General of India and Lokayukta for...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (left) and Lt-Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung (right). Photo: UNI

Kejriwal’s Dented Image: Will It Affect Forthcoming Polls? 

The Delhi CM’s ding-dong battle with Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung and others have often seen him vanquished. Will this have an impact on the forthcoming...
Arunachal Pradesh governor JP Rajkhowa; Photo credit: Lovely Professional University

Do We Need Governors?

Should this gubernatorial post be abolished considering how Article 356 was misused in Arunachal and Uttarakhandc, so much so that the Supreme Court had...
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Delhi HC asks MCD to release February salary of sanitation workers

With the previous deadline of March 21 drawing to a close, the Delhi High Court today asked the MCD to ensure that sanitation workers...

Another One Bites the Dust

After the Delhi and Bihar poll debacles, the BJP had to contend with a poor showing in Gujarat’s local elections. Not only did it...

Double trouble?

Will the death of this farmer lead to trouble for the AAP leadership? What are the implications if his death is confirmed as suicide?...

India churning

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]Aam Aadmi Kejriwal has dented what seemed impregnable, tripped the arrogant gait of the BJP and shown a new world to...

Capital challenge

The BJP’s strategy for national and state polls might not succeed in the national capital. Neither caste nor anti-incumbency work here By Mantosh Sharma After...

'AAP' - 68 News Results

Chief Minister vs L-G: Pyrrhic Victory

Chief Minister vs L-G: Pyrrhic Victory

The apex court verdict paves the way for an aggressive political slugfest between the AAP and the BJP in the run-up to the 2019...
POWER TO THE PEOPLE

POWER TO THE PEOPLE

~By Inderjit Badhwar After the Supreme Court delivered its historic verdict last week on what is popularly known as the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP)...
Supreme Court clips LG’s wings, hands power back to elected Kejriwal govt

Supreme Court clips LG’s wings, hands power back to elected Kejriwal govt

Constitutional bench stops short of providing complete statehood to Delhi, says “NCT can never achieve the status of a state”  The Supreme Court constitution bench...
Chief Secy “manhandling”: Police to charge Kejriwal, Sisodia with criminal conspiracy

Chief Secy “manhandling”: Police to charge Kejriwal, Sisodia with criminal conspiracy

The ever-widening gap between Delhi’s de facto administration, headed by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, and Delhi’s lawfully elected Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal widened a...
BJP MLA approaches Delhi HC seeking end of strike by Delhi CM Kejriwal

BJP MLA approaches Delhi HC seeking end of strike by Delhi CM Kejriwal

Above: BJP MLA Vijender Gupta BJP MLA Vijender Gupta on Monday (June 18) approached Delhi High Court seeking an order to end strike by...
Arvind Kejriwal (centre) with his ministers Manish Sisodia (left), Satyendar Jain and Gopal Rai at the Lt Governor’s residence/Photo courtesy: twitter

AAP Agitation: Back on Dharna Mode

Above: Arvind Kejriwal (centre) with his ministers Manish Sisodia (left), Satyendar Jain and Gopal Rai at the Lt Governor’s residence/Photo courtesy: twitter Even as the...
Satire: The Occupy Movement of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

The Occupy Movement

~By Dilip Bobb The primary goal of the Occupy Movement, a global form of protest, was to advance new forms of democracy. In India, we...
Plea against Delhi CM’s ongoing protest to be heard by Delhi HC on June 18

Plea against Delhi CM’s ongoing protest to be heard by Delhi HC on June...

The Delhi High Court has decided to hear a plea seeking withdrawal of ongoing protest at the Lt. Governor’s office by Delhi CM Arvind...
Sanjay Singh

PIL in Delhi HC for directions to PM to keep 75 percent attendance in...

Above: Sanjay Singh With Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually on a non-stop world tour, it has been said that when time come for him...
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia

Delhi Police files charge-sheet at Patiala House Court against Dy CM Sisodia, 61 others

Above: Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia Delhi Police on Monday (June 4) filed a charge-sheet against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, former...
CM of Punjab Capt Amrinder Singh

SHO arrest ahead of by-election in Punjab puts administration on tenterhooks

Above: CM of Punjab Capt Amrinder Singh   ~By Vipin Pubby Even as the entire nation’s focus was on the high-decibels and high-stakes Assembly elections...
Patiala House Court to hear defamation suit against Kumar Vishwas related to his remarks against Jaitley

Patiala House Court to hear defamation suit against Kumar Vishwas related to his remarks...

The Patiala House Court will hear a civil defamation case against AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on May 11. The case pertains to his alleged...
Kejriwal & Co. apologise to Jaitley, finance minister may drop defamation suit

Kejriwal & Co. apologise to Jaitley, finance minister may drop defamation suit

This is the latest in a string of apologies tendered by Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to political leaders who had filed defamation cases...
Elated AAP MLAs after Delhi HC handed out the verdict/Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi High Court quashes Election Commission recommendations disqualifying the 20 AAP MLAs

Above: Elated AAP MLAs after Delhi HC handed out the verdict/Photo: Anil Shakya    Opinion of Election Commission of India (given to the President of...
Prakash Jarwal (file picture)

AAP MLA Jarwal granted bail in molestation case

Above: Prakash Jarwal (file picture) The Patiala House Court on Monday (March 19) granted bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal. Jarwal was granted bail in...
Amanatullah Khan

Delhi Chief Secy assault case: Delhi HC grants bail to AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan

Above: Amanatullah Khan The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Mukta Gupta on Monday (March 12) granted bail to AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, who...
Anshu Prakash assault case: Delhi HC grants bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal

Anshu Prakash assault case: Delhi HC grants bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal

Above: AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal (file picture) Over a fortnight after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash at a late...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

AAP MLAs’ bail application: Khan’s case adjourned, decision on Jarwal reserved by Delhi HC

Delhi High Court Judge Mukta Gupta on Wednesday (March 7) ordered the Delhi Police to file its status report on the bail application of AAP leader...
AAP MLAs’ bail plea: Strange that educated people in prestigious positions fight like this, comments Delhi HC

AAP MLAs’ bail plea: Strange that educated people in prestigious positions fight like this,...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (March 6) admonished AAP MLAs Prakash Jarwal and Amanatullah Khan, saying that it finds it strange that educated...

Delhi HC allows Chief Secy to postpone attending privilege committee meeting, asks govt to...

Above: Delhi CS Anshu Prakash (third from right) and other bureaucrats on a candlelight protest march to Rajghat Anshu Prakash says he will not be...
Live-Stream Proposal: An Attempt at Transparency?

An Attempt at Transparency?

Above: Delhi’s L-G Anil Baijal has written to CM Arvind Kejriwal, saying the alleged assault has hurt bureaucracy’s morale/Photo: UNI The Kejriwal government’s tussle with...
Hitting Below the Belt - India Legal

Hitting Below the Belt

Above: Delhi CS Anshu Prakash (third from right) and other bureaucrats on a candlelight protest march to Rajghat What is the truth behind the alleged...
Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi Police in AAP MLA Jarwal’s bail plea

Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi Police in AAP MLA Jarwal’s bail plea

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (March 1) sent notice to Delhi Police in the case of the bail application of Aam Aadmi Party...
AAP MLAs (file picture)/Photo: UNI

Delhi HC reserves verdict in the AAP MLAs’ disqualification case

Above: AAP MLAs (file picture)/Photo: UNI   The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (February 28) reserved its verdict in the 20 AAP MLAs’ disqualification case....
AAP MLAs leaving the Election Commission’s office (file picture)/Photo: UNI

AAP MLAs’ disqualification hearing continues

Above: AAP MLAs leaving the Election Commission’s office (file picture)/Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar is...
AAP MLAs leave the Election Commission office. Photo: UNI

AAP MLAs’ disqualification: Delhi HC hears the specific rules on office of profit

Above: AAP MLAs leave the Election Commission office. Photo: UNI The case of the 20 AAP MLAs’ disqualification by the Election Commission (EC) for holding...
AAP members at a protest to demand respect for constitutional posts. (UNI)

Delhi Chief Secy assault case: Police says footage at CM’s residence tampered with

Above: AAP members at a protest to demand respect for constitutional posts. (UNI) As the case of the alleged assault of Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu...
Delhi High Court

AAP MLAs’ disqualification: Counsel says natural justice assures a hearing before decision

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Thursday (February 22) resumed hearing in the disqualification of AAP MLAs case. Twenty...
PIL to reduce legal drinking age in NCT; Delhi HC issues notice to govt

AAP MLA disqualification: Submissions against EC start

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Wednesday (February 20) resumed hearing of the case of the disqualification of 20 AAP...
Delhi Chief Secretary assault case: After AAP MLA Jarwal, Amanatullah arrested too

Delhi Chief Secretary assault case: After AAP MLA Jarwal, Amanatullah arrested too

Delhi Police have arrested two legislators of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the case of alleged assault of Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash...
Delhi High Court won’t intervene in AAP legislators-Chief Secretary scuffle

Delhi High Court won’t intervene in AAP legislators-Chief Secretary scuffle

The Delhi High Court, on Wednesday (February 21), refused to entertain a plea seeking immediate judicial intervention into the alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu...
Delhi HC issues non-bailable warrants against 2 DUSU members

AAP MLAs’ disqualification: There was no pecuniary gain for the MLAs, argues MLAs’ counsel

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Tuesday (February 13), listening to Alka Lamba’s petition for the 20 AAP MLAs...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

AAP MLAs’ disqualification case continues at Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Thursday (February 8) continued with the daily hearings of the appeals...
Delhi High Court

Hearing of 20 disqualified AAP MLAs begins

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Wednesday (February 7) started hearing the appeals by the 20 Aam...
Gangrape case: Delhi Court acquits AAP MLA’s father and AAP leader

Gangrape case: Delhi Court acquits AAP MLA’s father and AAP leader

A Delhi court on Thursday (February 1) acquitted Bhupendra Birla (father of AAP MLA Rakhi Birla) and another AAP leader Ram Pratap Goel in...
Delhi HC division bench to start hearing AAP MLAs’ case on February 7

Delhi HC division bench to start hearing AAP MLAs’ case on February 7

The disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs in the office of profit case by President Ram Nath Kovind has been “challenged” and has come to...
AAP MLAs leave the Election Commission office/Photo: UNI

A Question of Propriety

Above: AAP MLAs leave the Election Commission office/Photo: UNI The disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs on the ground that they functioned as parliamentary secretaries stems...
AAP MLAs disqualification row: Delhi HC tells EC not to initiate by-poll process

AAP MLAs disqualification row: Delhi HC tells EC not to initiate by-poll process

A division bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and AK Chawla of the Delhi High Court on Wednesday (January 24), issued notices to the Election Commission...
AAP files fresh petition before Delhi HC on MLAs disqualification

AAP files fresh petition before Delhi HC on MLAs disqualification

In an expected move, the 20 former Aam Aadmi Party legislators who lost their seats in the State Assembly last week after President Ram...
Aam Aadmi Party: Election Commission of India’s thunderbolt

AAP: EC’s Thunderbolt

In a shocking development, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti, who retires on January 23, recommended the disqualification of 20 MLAs of this party for...
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (file picture)/Photo: UNI

EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs: Reports

Above: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (file picture)/Photo: UNI If the President accepts the Election Commission’s recommendation, AAP’s strength in 70-member Delhi Assembly will be...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

Modi’s Davos Date Much hype is being created around the fact that Narendra Modi will be the first Indian PM to attend the annual World...
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The Fourth Estate

Fired Up The tragic fire in a Mumbai pub which killed 15 customers on December 29, had another unsuspecting but prominent victim—The Times Network, the...
Delhi High Court

Weekly Round-Up — Delhi High Court

Coal Allocation Scam (January 2) While CBI special court held Ex Chief Minister Jharkhand Madhu Koda guilty of Corruption and Conspiracy and awarded three years...
AAP nominates Sanjay Singh, Sushil Gupta and ND Gupta for RS polls, snubs Vishwas

AAP nominates Sanjay Singh, Sushil Gupta and ND Gupta for RS polls, snubs Vishwas

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas calls Arvind Kejriwal a dictator, claims he lost the race for RS nomination because of differences with Delhi chief minister  Predictable...
Arvind Kejriwal (file picture).

Jaitley defamation case: Delhi HC dismisses Kejriwal’s plea seeking non-observance of Jaitley’s submissions

Above: Arvind Kejriwal (file picture).  The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Manmohan on Tuesday (December 12) dismissed an application filed by Arvind Kejriwal which...
Punjab’s leader of opposition Sukhpal Khaira addressing a press conference in Chandigarh. Photo: UNI

AAP’s Tainted Leader

Above: Punjab’s leader of opposition Sukhpal Khaira addressing a press conference in Chandigarh. Photo: UNI The leader of the opposition in the state assembly, Sukhpal...
VICEROY BUREAUCRATS

VICEROY BUREAUCRATS

~By Inderjit Badhwar The ugly tug-of-war between the “state” of Delhi and the lieutenant governor (LG) seems finally to be coming to a head. This...
Former Transport Minister Gopal Rai during the second phase of the odd-even scheme rolled in April (file picture). Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi Govt calls off odd-even hours after NGT gave it a green signal

Above: Former Transport Minister Gopal Rai during the second phase of the odd-even scheme rolled in April (file picture). Photo: Anil Shakya Hours after the...
Paperwork completed, Jaitley-Kejriwal case arguments to begin from November 15

Paperwork completed, Jaitley-Kejriwal case arguments to begin from November 15

The requisite paperwork in the defamation case that Union finance minister Arun Jaitley has filed against some Aam Aadmi Party members, including Delhi Chief...
AAP gets Delhi HC’s sympathy

AAP gets Delhi HC’s sympathy

The Delhi High Court has come to the rescue of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) regarding its party headquarters. The party had its headquarters in...
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SC denies police protection to AAP’s Khetan

AAP’s Ashish Khetan, vice-chairman of Dialogue and Development Commission of Delhi with a cabinet rank, has been receiving death threats from extreme right wing...
Deputy CM of Delhi Manish Sisodia. Photo: UNI

CBI Questions Sisodia for Alleged Corruption

The investigative network is closing in on the AAP government. The CBI is questioning Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in a corruption case,...
AAP sought court protection, now wants adjournment

AAP leader sought court protection, now wants adjournment

The case of senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashish Khetan, who had moved the Supreme Court, alleging that he had received death threats...
From emerging victorious in the 2015 assembly polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is getting increasingly isolated. Photos: UNI

Kejriwal’s Free Fall

Delhi’s beleaguered chief minister has frittered away the goodwill he won in the 2015 assembly elections. Will he make a course correction before it...
Alleging Death Threats, AAP leader Khetan Moves Supreme Court

Alleging Death Threats, AAP leader Khetan Moves Supreme Court

Alleged death threats from right wing organisations such as Abhinav Bharat, Sanatan Sanstha and Hindu Jan Jagran Samiti have driven Aam Aadmi Party leader...
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SC issues notice to centre and EC in EVM case

Former finance minister and senior advocate P Chidambaram, appearing for the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), and senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Congress, appealed...
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BJP crosses 300 in UP; Congress grabs Punjab

The BJP wave grew into a tsunami and threw all calculations awry. Once considered a small challenger, the saffron party emerged the biggest victor...
Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh Yadav

A despondent UP chief minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav held a press conference around 5pm on March 11. Yadav seemed to have been hit hard...
Celebrations at the BJP headquarters in Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

BJP virtually sure of 300 in UP; Congress sure of Punjab

Even as the BJP tsunami swept over Uttar Pradesh and leading in Manipur even, with Goa still in the balance as the clock struck 2:10pm on...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (Centre) with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung (Left) during an occasion in New Delhi. Photo: UNI

Jung’s Resignation Ends Long-drawn Battle

By Sujit Bhar So this is end of a long, acrimonious battle between the Delhi government led by AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal and the Lieutenant...
A facebook post by BJP publicising the party’s victory in recent Chandigarh municipal polls. Photo: Facebook

Decoding BJP’s surprise sweep in Chandigarh

Was the Municipal Corporation victory an endorsement of demonetization as BJP claims? By Vipin Pubby in ChandigarhThe BJP, which registered an emphatic victory in the elections...
Justice Santosh Hegde

Today, Society Only Respects Money and Power: Justice Santosh Hegde

JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE is a respected former judge of the Supreme Court. He has also served as Solicitor General of India and Lokayukta for...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (left) and Lt-Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung (right). Photo: UNI

Kejriwal’s Dented Image: Will It Affect Forthcoming Polls? 

The Delhi CM’s ding-dong battle with Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung and others have often seen him vanquished. Will this have an impact on the forthcoming...
Arunachal Pradesh governor JP Rajkhowa; Photo credit: Lovely Professional University

Do We Need Governors?

Should this gubernatorial post be abolished considering how Article 356 was misused in Arunachal and Uttarakhandc, so much so that the Supreme Court had...
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Delhi HC asks MCD to release February salary of sanitation workers

With the previous deadline of March 21 drawing to a close, the Delhi High Court today asked the MCD to ensure that sanitation workers...

India churning

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]Aam Aadmi Kejriwal has dented what seemed impregnable, tripped the arrogant gait of the BJP and shown a new world to...

Capital challenge

The BJP’s strategy for national and state polls might not succeed in the national capital. Neither caste nor anti-incumbency work here By Mantosh Sharma After...

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