The Biggest Stories of June 8, 2015
Jun 8, 2015
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 2, 2015
A BJP delegation today called on Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to complain against the city government's introduction of the VAT Amendment Bill, increased expenditure on advertisements and publicity, and denial of information to RTI activists.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung hosted a lunch for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday during which a number of contentious issues including functioning of the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) were d...
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday July 2, 2015
Despite a setback in court, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is apparently unwilling to accept the Lieutenant Governor's choice for head of the capital's anti-corruption agency.
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday July 1, 2015
In an attack on the BJP, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal drew some laughs on Tuesday evening as he explained his predicament to the Delhi Assembly, soon after the House passed the state's Budget.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 29, 2015
Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has ordered a magisterial inquiry by District Magistrate (South West) into the daring jail break incident at Tihar Jail even as the Delhi government favoured a probe by Divisional Commissioner (west district).
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Sunday June 28, 2015
The Delhi government has moved the High Court against the appointment of police officer MK Meena as the chief of its Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). It wants the removal of Mr Meena, a Joint Commissioner of Police from the bureau till the main petition...
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday June 19, 2015
A retired Delhi Police officer today lodged a complaint with the Delhi government against Anti-Corruption Branch chief M K Meena, accusing him of corruption that took place during his tenure as the Principal of Police Training College.
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Saturday June 13, 2015
Ever since Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party assumed power in Delhi, the city is being stifled by a battle of vindictiveness and arrogance.
Delhi News | Reported by Bhairavi Singh; Edited by Mala Das | Saturday June 13, 2015
The AAP today launched a cleanliness drive in the national capital a day after sanitation workers called off a 12-day strike, averting a looming health crisis. The BJP, which has been locked in a bitter tussle with the AAP, promptly followed with its...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 12, 2015
On a day Rahul Gandhi mounted attack on the Centre and Delhi government over non-payment of salaries to municipal sanitation workers, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung announced that Rs 493 crore would be released to the civic bodies today itself to cover the ...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday June 10, 2015
The Avadh University has said former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar had never been its student. A university spokesperson said the same reply was given to a query raised under the Right to Information Act. Mr Tomar was taken by the police to...
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung at Delhi's Raj Niwas, amid an escalation of their turf war for control in the capital.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has rejected the Aam Aadmi Party government's decision to transfer Home Secretary Dharam Pal after he signed a notification appointing Joint Commissioner of Delhi Police MK Meena as the new Chief of Anti-Corrup...
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday June 10, 2015
The Arvind Kejriwal government has transferred Delhi's Home Secretary Dharam Pal and has duly sent the order to the office of Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung for clearance, as the turf battle in the capital escalates again.
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar of the Aam Aadmi Party, arrested this morning by the Delhi Police, has been taken to a Saket court after being held at a police station for several hours.
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has escalated his confrontation with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal by appointing a Joint Commissioner in the Delhi Police, MK Meena, to head the capital's Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) above SS Yadav, the offic...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 7, 2015
The BJP has slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his remarks against Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, alleging that the language used by the AAP chief was that of "C-grade Bollywood characters".
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 5, 2015
Locked in a bitter standoff with the Centre, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of being "revengeful" towards his government and the people of Delhi after BJP's staggering defeat in Delhi ...
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh addresses the media at a party press conference. The latest contention between the Centre and the Delhi government is the AAP appointing cops from Bihar in the Delhi Anti-Corruption Bureau. Here are the highlights of t...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday June 2, 2015
There is a new flash-point in the turf war between Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party government and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, who represents the Centre, this time over inducting policemen from Bihar in the capital's Anti-Corruption Bureau or ACB.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 1, 2015
Senior IAS officer Shakuntala Gamlin, whose appointment as the acting chief secretary had triggered a turf war between Delhi Lieutenant Governor and the AAP Government, has complained to Najeeb Jung accusing Industries Minister Satyendra Jain of putt...
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre | Friday May 29, 2015
After days of aggressively circling each other, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the Centre are not in detente. Their competing claims for who should call the shots in the capital is being heard today by the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Thursday May 28, 2015
The aggressive hostilities between the Centre and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal show no sign of flaming out.
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra | Tuesday May 26, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met briefly today with the man with whom he has been engaged in full-blown combat, the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung. As Delhi simmered at nearly 45 degrees, the atmosphere in the room was undoubtedly uncomforta...