NCR DELHI

BJP demands cancellation of AAP candidate Jitender Singh Tomar’s nomination

WEB DESK A delegation of Delhi BJP leaders today met the Chief Election Commissioner demanding cancellation of Aam Aadmi Party candidate Jitender Singh Tomar’s nomination from the Trinagar Assembly seat. The delegation met in the light of the recent decision of the High Court in Tomar’s forged degree case. Taking cognizance of the complaint, the … Continue reading BJP demands cancellation of AAP candidate Jitender Singh Tomar’s nomination

Delhi Elections: Kejriwal Releases AAP’s ‘Guarantee Card’ with 10 promises

WEB DESK / NEW DELHI Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday released its manifesto terming it a “guarantee card” listing 10 promises, including free bus rides for students and deployment of “mohalla marshals” for women’s safety. The card, “10 guarantees of Kejriwal”, also promises to continue the scheme for free electricity up to 200 … Continue reading Delhi Elections: Kejriwal Releases AAP’s ‘Guarantee Card’ with 10 promises

Alka Lamba, is Congress’s Candidate from Chandni Chowk

Alka Lamba was with the Congress for 20 years before she joined Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party in 2013 and won the Chandni Chowk Assembly seat two years later. New Delhi Former AAP leader Alka Lamba, who quit Arvind Kejriwal’s party to re-join the Congress last year, has been fielded from the high-profile Chandni Chowk … Continue reading Alka Lamba, is Congress’s Candidate from Chandni Chowk

Congress releases its first list of 54 candidates for Delhi elections

AMN Congress has released its first list of 54 candidates for the ensuing Delhi Assembly elections. The party has fielded Alka Lamba from Chandani Chowk seat, former Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely from Gandhi Nagar and another former Minister Ashok Walia from Krishna Nagar seat. Party leader Haroon Yusuf will be the candidate from Ballimaran seat

LG grants detaining power to Delhi Police under NSA

AMN / NEW DELHI Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has granted power of detaining authority to the Delhi Police Commissioner under the National Security Act. A notification has been issued following the approval of the LG in this regard. According to the notification, the Act allows preventive detention of an individual for months if the authorities … Continue reading LG grants detaining power to Delhi Police under NSA

BJP releases 57 candidates for Delhi Assembly polls

AMN BJP today announced the first list of 57 candidates for the Delhi Assembly polls. Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta will be the party candidate from Rohini. Sitting MLAs of the party O P Sharma will contest from Vishwas Nagar and Jagdish Pradhan from Mustafabad. National Secretary of the party and former … Continue reading BJP releases 57 candidates for Delhi Assembly polls

BJP & Congress-ruled states reduce budget for education: AAP

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Aam Aadmi Party today accused BJP ruled states of reducing budgetary allocations for education in the recent years. Talking to media persons, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia claimed that city government has increased the education budget from 16 per cent to 26 per cent within a span of five … Continue reading BJP & Congress-ruled states reduce budget for education: AAP

Prakash Javadekar alleges, AAP misleading people over CAA

BJP today accused Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal of deviating from principle and path shown by his mentor and social activist Anna Hazare. Talking to reporters in New Delhi, senior party leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar alleged that Mr. Kejriwal has betrayed Anna Hazare. He also hit out at AAP for questioning the … Continue reading Prakash Javadekar alleges, AAP misleading people over CAA

Notification for Delhi elections issued

AMN / NEW DELHI The notification for ensuing Assembly elections in Delhi has been issued today. With the issuance of notification, the process of nomination has begun. The candidates can file their nominations till 21st of this month and the scrutiny will take place on 22nd January. The last date of withdrawal of nomination will … Continue reading Notification for Delhi elections issued

BJP: AAP not doing enough for curbing air pollution in Delhi

AMN BJP has accused Aam Aadmi Party of not doing enough for curbing air pollution in the national capital. Talking to media in New Delhi Sunday, party MP Meenakshi Lekhi alleged that Arvind Kejriwal government failed to spend tax money collected for the purpose. She said the National Green Tribunal has imposed fines from time … Continue reading BJP: AAP not doing enough for curbing air pollution in Delhi

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SPORTS

Covid-19 outbreak: Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021

AMN Japan's Prime Minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee Shinzo Abe today agreed to ...

Olympics will be postponed due to coronavirus outbreak: IOC member

According to USA Today, veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Gam ...

Sports administrator BVP Rao resigns from Governing Body of SAI

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Protesting the decision to merge the Special Area Games Scheme ( SAG) with ...

ART & CULTURE

President Kovind confers 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi's awards on 15 artistes a ...

V P asks people to conserve linguistic heritage of India

"Studies by the experts suggest that teaching in mother tongue at the initial stages of education gives impetu ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Filmi Tidbits: Sooryavanshi to be postponed amid Coronavirus

Entertainment Desk Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, directed by Rohit Shetty is set for March 24 release for no ...

Irfan Khan to take health break after Angrezi Medium

Ailing actor Irfan Khan is unlikely to sign any new film in the near future as want health break. Angrezi Medi ...

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

UNGA adopts resolution calling for global solidarity in fight against COVID-19

The United Nations General Assembly has unanimously adopted a resolution on COVID-19, calling for intensified ...

COVID-19: Sri Lanka’s EC requests President to consult SC over holding General elections

WEB DESK Sri Lanka’s Elections Commission has requested President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to consult the Supre ...