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21 May 2024 6:44 pm
A Sip of Life

Every morning, at 6.30 am, Laxman Rao, 71-year-old tea-seller and writer, arrives at Shangri-La Eros tea lounge Mister Chai. He prepares morning tea for about 300-400 guests at the hotel with the help of the other staff. His masala chai is nothing short of an alchemy of flavours where fresh full cream milk is brewed with aromatic tea leaves and infused with cardamom and ginger to craft a magic potion of sorts. His hands work steadily even as he narrates stories from his life to the guests, servi

21 May 2024 9:25 am
Weak in the knees?

Arthritis is one of the most debilitating conditions in terms loss of quality of life. Most patients suffer pain along with disturbed sleep and other health-related issues. With 21st century medical advancements, a patient suffering with knee pain and not being treated right is a crime. There are various modalities to treat such as medications, knee braces/orthotics, physiotherapy and finally, surgery. When we talk about surgery, we talk about overall alignment and best mobility for the patient.

21 May 2024 9:18 am
Lawyer vs lawyer: Bipolar contest likely in New Delhi constituency

NEW DELHI: The New Delhi Lok Sabha seat, often referred to as the VIP constituency for its history of sending popular leaders like Atal Bihari Vajpayee, is set to host a compelling contest. This time, its the turn of former union minister and veteran BJP leader Sushma Swarajs advocate daughter Bansuri to take on Somnath Bharti, the AAPs senior leader contesting from INDIA bloc. While the elections are debutant for Bansuri in politics, Bharti comes with an experience in city politics by winning a

21 May 2024 9:16 am
Will ensure no land is acquired without taking farmers consent: Congress

NEW DELHI: Seeking votes from rural and farm belt of the city, the Delhi-unit of Congress on Monday said if voted to power, it will ensure the land acquisition is initiated after the consent of the farmers. Addressing a mahapanchayat at Bawana village, Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) President Devender Yadav said that special emphasis has been given for the welfare and protection of farmers and their produce in the Congress Nyay Patra (manifesto) for the Lok Sabha elections. Congress wil

21 May 2024 9:14 am
BJP MPs used only 34% of area funds, says AAP

NEW DELHI: Training guns at the BJP, the AAP on Monday stated that the seven MPs from the saffron party spent only Rs 43 crore of Rs 124 crore allotted under the MPLAD funds. The seven MPs received Rs 124 crore under the MP fund in the last 5 years and could only spend up to 34 per cent. They wasted Rs 81 crore, AAP leader Jasmine Shah said. Elaborating further, the AAP leader said, Of Rs 124 crore, BJP MP Harsh Vardhan spent Rs 7.5 crore, Gautam Gambhir, Manoj Tiwari, Ramesh Bidhuri and Meenaks

21 May 2024 9:12 am
Women poll officials exempted from night duty, says CEO

NEW DELHI: The Chief Electors Office has exempted female polling staff from mandatory night stay at polling stations on the preceding day of voting. An order, seen by this paper, said that the female staff are exempted from mandatory practice and those opting for it will be required to report early morning on the designated polling stations. The move came after representations received from various female polling personnel as well of employees associations highlighting difficulties in night stay

21 May 2024 9:10 am
Jobs, quality of education, freedom of expression key worries of DU students

NEW DELHI: Unemployment, reasonable education, and freedom of expression are the three major issues of the Lok Sabha Polls 2024, according to the political outlook of Delhi University (DU) students. In a discussion on the key issues for the Lok Sabha elections, first-time voters, members of student unions and student leaders from various student outfits expressed their views. Manik, a final-year student of the Law Faculty at Delhi University, said, I am going to vote for better education, healt

21 May 2024 9:08 am
West Delhi sees highest use of vote from home

NEW DELHI: The West Delhi saw the highest use of the home voting facility among all seven constituencies in the national capital, as per data from the Election Commission. A total of 969 elderly voters (over 85 years old) and 179 persons with disabilities (PWDs) in West Delhi cast their ballots from home. New Delhi constituency reported the participation of 909 elderly voters and 70 PWDs. On Monday alone, 4,774 voters utilized the home voting option. The data further indicates that 549 voters in

21 May 2024 9:07 am
Declare vacations immediately, government tells schools

NEW DELHI: The Delhi education department on Monday directed private and government-aided schools that have not closed for summer vacations during the severe heat wave to do so with immediate effect. The education department in its advisory said, It has been observed that some of the government aided and unaided private schools are still open amid heat wave. Therefore, all the heads of the government aided and unaided private schools of Delhi are advised to close the schools for summer vacation

21 May 2024 9:05 am
Power demand peaks to record level of 7,572 MW

NEW DELHI: Heatwave in parts of Delhi on Monday pushed the national capitals peak power demand to its highest ever for May, discom officials said. Realtime data from the State Load Dispatch Centre, Delhi, showed the peak power demand at 7,572 MW at 3:33 pm. This was the highest-ever peak power demand for Delhi in May. It was also higher than the peak power demand recorded last year -- 7,438 MW on August 22. Discoms expect the citys peak power demand to cross the 8,000-MW mark this summer. Delhis

21 May 2024 9:04 am
Couple arrested for fake car loan case, multiple frauds worth crores

NEW DELHI: A married couple allegedly involved in multiple frauds, including a fake car loan case, worth crores has been arrested, police said on Monday. The couple, Deepak and Chanchal Goyal has previously been involved in 21 such cases, including one being probed by the CBI, they said. On March 26, Timarpur Police registered a complaint after the chief manager of Indian Bank accused Chanchal Goyal of cheating in lieu of a car loan. It was stated that a demand draft issued by Allahabad Bank in

21 May 2024 9:02 am
Uber shuttle gets government permission to operate AC buses in capital

NEW DELHI: Uber on Monday became the first aggregator to receive a license from the Transport Department to operate Uber Shuttle in the national capital, as part of the Delhi Premium Bus scheme. The air-conditioned buses, which will accommodate between 19 to 50 passengers, will be run by local fleet partners with Ubers support. Bookings for Uber Shuttle can be made via the Uber Shuttle option on the Uber app, allowing riders to pre-book seats up to a week in advance on their preferred routes. Th

21 May 2024 9:01 am
Graffiti targeting CM Kejriwal appears in metro trains

NEW DELHI: The police have registered an FIR and started a probe into the graffiti bearing AAP national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwals name found scribbled inside metro trains and at stations, an officer said on Monday. The AAP on Monday accused the BJP of being behind the graffiti and sought time from the Election Commission for a meeting on the issue. Deputy Commissioner of Police (metro) G Ram Gopal Naik said the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has given a complaint regarding

21 May 2024 8:59 am
Life in danger, AAP says BJP planning big attack on CM Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: After threat graffiti appeared in certain metro stations, the AAP on Monday said that the life of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is in grave danger. The party also released photos of the threats scrawled at Patel Nagar and Rajiv Chowk metro stations by an individual named Ankit Goyal. AAP MP Sanjay Singh accused the BJP behind the conspiracy, alleging that the language employed by the youth is similar to that of the BJP. Graffiti 'threatening' Kejriwal appear inside metro trains, AAP

21 May 2024 8:58 am
Kejriwal writing new scripts every day to gain attention, says BJP

NEW DELHI: The Delhi BJP, in the backdrop of threatening messages found written at some Delhi Metro stations, accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of writing new scripts everyday to gain sympathy of the people. He got himself slapped twice earlier and now he is doing the same tactics to gain sympathy, Delhi BJP president Virendra Sachdeva said. Sachdeva said the AAP may orchestrate an attack on Kejriwal to gain public sympathy ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in the city on May 25. He also asked t

21 May 2024 8:55 am
ED moves court against CM Kejriwal, seeks custody extension

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate has sought extension of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwals judicial custody in the money laundering case linked to the now-scrapped excise policy. The agency moved the application before the Rouse Avenue Court seeking 14-day judicial custody for Kejriwal when he surrenders on June 2. Kejriwal is out on interim bail till June 1 following an order of the Supreme Court, which has directed him to surrender on June 2 after the last phase of Lok Sabha elections. The

21 May 2024 8:48 am
One dead in fire in Northeast Delhi highrise

NEW DELHI: A 45-year-old man was killed in a fire in a four-storey building in northeast Delhis Durgapuri Extension on Monday, the Delhi Fire Services said. Jitender alias Chhotu worked in a garments company showroom on the buildings ground floor. The Delhi Fire Services received a call about a fire in a Raymond showroom and 22 water tenders were pressed into service, officials said. A DFS officer said the fire was controlled by noon but it had spread to the entire building by then. Divisional F

21 May 2024 8:45 am
Entrepreneurship course for IIT Delhi students

NEW DELHI: The Entrepreneurship Development Cell at IIT Delhi (eDC, IIT Delhi), in collaboration with some distinguished Institute alumni, conducted the first season of Venture Studio, an entrepreneurship course to support IIT Delhi students in their journey to build successful startups from scratch. The course was designed to empower the students with the knowledge and skills to enable them to become successful entrepreneurs. Drawing from a pool of over 350 registrations, 40 students from diver

21 May 2024 8:43 am
RRTS stations to have shopping, restro facilities

NEW DELHI: Namo Bharat train commuters will soon get facilities such as shopping, restaurants, and banking at Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) stations. Commuters on the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor will soon enjoy these amenities within the premises of RRTS stations near the entry and exit areas, enhancing passenger convenience. Recently, Namo Bharat trains achieved the milestone of carrying 1 million passengers to their destinations. The National Capital Region Transport Corporatio

21 May 2024 8:42 am
AAP workers booked, crime scene recreated at CMs house

NEW DELHI: The police on Monday recreated the crime scene at the residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal where Rajya Sabha member Swati Maliwal was allegedly assaulted by the CMs close aide Bibhav Kumar. They remained there for about an hour and later took Bibhav to his own house, which is located in the same area, the officer said. Maliwal was allegedly assaulted at the CMs residence at Civil Lines on May 13 following which police arrested Bibhav. A court sent him to 5-day police cust

21 May 2024 8:40 am
Gang of fake market experts busted, nine arrested

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police has busted a gang of nine people who allegedly impersonated as stock market experts and duped people on the pretext of investment for high returns through a trading app, officials said on Monday, adding that the nine have been held. DCP (IFSO) Hemant Tiwari said they received complaint in January and later more regarding cheating through trading app CHC-SES. It was alleged that they were added to the WhatsApp group, where online tutorials regarding How to invest in tradin

21 May 2024 8:36 am
AAP got Rs 7 crore funds in FCRA violation, ED writes to MHA; AAP refutes allegation

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate has written to the Home Ministry alleging that AAP received more than Rs 7 crore foreign funds in contravention of the FCRA, official sources said. A reference was sent to MHA in August 2023 informing it about Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) violations by AAP. It is understood that the ED recently shared fresh inputs in this case. The AAP dismissed the allegations. They are deliberately targeting AAP. This is an old matter we have already clarifi

21 May 2024 8:34 am
Excise policy case: Delhi HC scheduled to deliver order on Manish Sisodia's bail pleas on Tuesday

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court is scheduled to deliver on Tuesday its order on bail pleas of former Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia in money laundering and corruption cases lodged by the ED and CBI respectively in connection with alleged liquor scam. Justice Swarana Kanta Sharma is likely to pronounce the orders on both bail pleas at 5 PM on May 21, according to the cause list uploaded on the high court's website. The high court had on May 14 reserved its order on the pleas after hea

20 May 2024 7:25 pm
Delhi excise policy: ED seeks judicial custody for Kejriwal after he surrenders on June 2

NEW DELHI: The ED on Monday sought extension of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's judicial custody after he surrenders on June 2 in an excise policy-linked money-laundering case. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) moved the application before Special Judge for ED and CBI Kaveri Baweja, seeking 14-day judicial custody for Kejriwal when he surrenders on June 2, claiming that the period of judicial custody granted earlier ends on Monday. Kejriwal is out on interim bail till June 1 following an o

20 May 2024 6:41 pm
Maliwal assault: Delhi Police takes Bibhav Kumar to CM's house for recreation of crime scene

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police on Monday took Bibhav Kumar, who is allegedly involved in an assault on AAP MP Swati Maliwal, to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence for a recreation of the alleged crime scene, an officer said. Kejriwal's personal aide Kumar was arrested on Friday and was sent to a five-day police custody. A team of Delhi Police officers took him to CM's residence for the recreation of crime scene and corroborate the sequence of incident at about 5.45 pm, the officer sai

20 May 2024 6:27 pm
AAP may stage attack on Kejriwal to gain sympathy: BJP

NEW DELHI: Delhi BJP president Virendra Sachdeva on Monday claimed that the AAP may orchestrate an attack on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to gain public sympathy ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in the city on May 25. He also asked the Delhi Police and the Election Commission (EC) to increase the security of the chief minister. Several Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders, including Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh, ministers Atishi and Saurabh Bharadwaj, have alleged that the BJP has hatched a conspiracy to

20 May 2024 5:35 pm
State of Delhi's poor reflects what is happening in the rest of the nation: Congress's Pawan Khera

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Pawan Khera on Monday said Delhi reflects the state of the rest of the nation, and if one notices the condition of the poor living in its JJ clusters, one can gauge what must be their condition in the other parts of the country. During a press conference at the Delhi Congress office here, Khera alleged that ever since the BJP government came into power, it seems it is taking a revenge from Delhi. He said the reason behind it is that from 1998 till today, the national c

20 May 2024 5:29 pm
Graffiti targeting Kejriwal appears in metro trains: Delhi Police files FIR

NEW DELHI: The Delhi police have registered an FIR and started a probe into the graffiti bearing AAP national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's name found scribbled inside metro trains and at stations, an officer said on Monday. The AAP has attributed the act of vandalism to the BJP, which, it said, wanted to threaten Kejriwal through the graffiti. Deputy Commissioner of Police (metro) G Ram Gopal Naik said the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has given a complaint regarding

20 May 2024 5:03 pm
Fire breaks out in three-storey building in Delhi, rescue operation underway

NEW DELHI: A fire broke out in a three-storey building in northeast Delhi's Durgapuri area on Monday morning, Delhi Fire Services (DFS) officials said. A call about the fire was received at 6 am and 20 fire tenders were pressed into service. A rescue operation is underway. No reports of any casualties have been received so far, a DFS official said. It is a three-storey building. While shops are located on the ground floor, the upper floors were used for residential purposes, he said. Further det

20 May 2024 11:16 am
Wounds healing, Northeast Delhi looks up to new govt to bring peace

NEW DELHI: Four years after communal violence jolted Northeast Delhi, residents hope the new government would focus on promoting harmony and ensuring development in the area. According to voters in the Northeast Delhi constituency, it needs a better sewerage system, improved roads and cleanliness. Ankur Sharma, brother of the Intelligence Bureau officer Ankit Sharma who was killed in the riots, said that whichever political party is voted to power, it should focus on maintaining the law and orde

20 May 2024 9:19 am
AAPs fracas hurting women empowerment

AAP leader and Member of Parliament Swati Maliwal episode would not go down in the annals of Indian history not merely as acase of political fracas but a larger social issue specially pertaining to the empowerment of women. More confounding than the incident was,first the delay in filing of the complaint by the victim, and thereafter the release of the videos of the incident in the public domain. In the realm of the studies in social exclusion there are three very mortifying elements Silence, S

20 May 2024 9:10 am
China sanctions Boeing, two U.S. defense contractors for Taiwan arms sales

BEIJING: China's Ministry of Commerce announced sanctions against Boeing and two other defense companies Monday for arms sales to Taiwan, on the day of Taiwan's presidential inauguration. The move is the latest in a series of sanctions Beijing has announced in recent years against defense companies for weapons sales to Taiwan, a self-ruled island that China considers as part of its own territory. China's Ministry of Commerce placed Boeings Defense, Space & Security unit, General Atomics Aeronaut

20 May 2024 9:09 am
The Doppelgangers Are Coming

Mohd Faisal Chaudhury, 25, knows that walking alongside or even ahead of Rahul Gandhi at a march will not make him Rahul Gandhi. But he is happy being in his orbit. He wears the white form-fitting tee, which Gandhi made famous when he launched the Bharat Jodo Yatra in 2022, when he sits for a Whatsapp video interview with TMS at his home in a Meerut village and switches on the video drawing a curtain at his back to screen his interiors. He wants to keep his private life private. He is Chota Rahu

20 May 2024 9:06 am
Sankalp Patra initiative: 16L parents pledge to cast vote

NEW DELHI: The Sankalp Patra initiative, aimed at boosting electoral participation, has achieved remarkable success across government schools, including Municipal Corporation of Delhi schools and New Delhi Municipal Council schools. Around 16 lakh Sankalp Patras have been received back as of now with signatures from parents, signifying their commitment to participate in the upcoming elections. With around 16 lakh signed Sankalp Patras returned, the response underscores the effectiveness of this

20 May 2024 9:00 am
Congress urges teachers to vote for INDIA bloc

NEW DELHI: Delhi Congress on Sunday appealed to the teaching community to vote for INDIA bloc candidates in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. In a town hall, the Delhi University Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Devender Yadav interacted with teachers from colleges and university departments and made an appeal to bring a pro-education and pro-employee government at the Centre. The meeting discussed various issues concerning the academic fraternity of colleges and universities

20 May 2024 8:59 am
BJP diverting attention from real issues: Congress

NEW DELHI: Delhi Congress on Sunday accused the BJP of skirting basic issues such as food, clothing, housing and employment that affect the common people of Delhi, and diverting from the main issues to confuse people. Party spokesperson Anil Bhardwaj said that on serious issues like Delhis environment, worsening pollution problem, unemployment, rising inflation and law and order, the Congress has been continuously demanding answers from the BJP-led Central government and amplifying the voice of

20 May 2024 8:38 am
Vote to counter jail for leaders: AAP

NEW DELHI: Under the partys Jail Ka Jawab Vote Se campaign, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders on Sunday took out a cycle rally in East Delhi area. The party leaders wore yellow T-shirts with the slogan printed on them, and appealed to the people to answer the jail to party leaders by voting against the dictatorship of the BJP. The AAP cycle rally started from the ISKCON temple in Mayur Vihar Phase 2 and passed through various lanes of the area. Speaking on the occasion, AAPs East Delhi candidate Kul

20 May 2024 8:29 am
Kejriwal wants top lawyer in Rajya Sabha, hence assault on Maliwal: BJP

NEW DELHI: The Delhi unit of BJP on Sunday said Swati Maliwal was assaulted because Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wants to send some top lawyer to Rajya Sabha on whom they have already spent millions from the Delhi government treasury. The entire controversy with Maliwal is happening because Kejriwal wants to send a prominent lawyer to Rajya Sabha on whom he has sent crores from exchequer, Delhi BJP president Virendra Sachdeva said. Maliwal was allegedly assaulted at the residence of Chief Mini

20 May 2024 8:24 am
BJP plans to crush AAP to end challenge: CM

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed the BJP has launched a campaign to crush AAP as the saffron party sees it as a challenge. He also urged party workers and leaders to be braced for even bigger challenges. Kejriwal said, We gathered here today because the PM has made up his mind to destroy and crush AAP, for which he has started an operation called, Operation Jhadu (broom), the CM said. How did I come to know about this? There are many people who go to meet the PM, many

20 May 2024 8:21 am
BJP spreading lies via police to defame AAP, says Minister Bharadwaj

NEW DELHI: AAP leader and Cabinet Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj on Sunday said that the dispute between Swati Maliwal and Bibhav Kumar is shocking as BJPs Delhi Police remains an interested party. He said that this is shocking thing that here Swati Maliwal called Delhi Police and after some time that information was leaked by the police in the media. He alleged that the police leaked the photocopy of DD entry which was recorded in police headquarters. Never in the history, has media given the DD en

20 May 2024 8:15 am
Fatalities in road accidents declined by 6% compared to last year: Police data

NEW DELHI: The national capital witnessed a slight reduction of 6% in road accident fatalities in the first half of this year, a senior Delhi Traffic police officer shared on Sunday. According to the data, as of May 15, 2024, a total of 518 people lost their lives in 511 fatal road crashes which marks a decrease from the 552 deaths recorded in 544 crashes during the same period of 2023. The official informed that National Highway (NH) 24, NH 8, Ring Road, Rohtak Road, GTK Road, Mathura Road are

20 May 2024 8:13 am
Capital city sizzles on white-hot day

NEW DELHI: With the mercury hitting 46 degrees Celsius in the capital, residents have been forced to brave the sweltering heat on a day to day basis. Despite the adverse weather affecting people from all walks of life, street hawkers are the worst hit, with their businesses being heavily impacted. Ravi Prasad, a fruit vendor in Malviya Nagars Hauz Rani locality says that his business earnings have taken a dip as a result of the heat. Setting up shop in the middle of the afternoon is extremely di

20 May 2024 8:11 am
Maliwal assault case: Delhi Cops seize CCTV recorder from CM's house

NEW DELHI: As the probe into the Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal assault case entered the third day on Sunday, the Delhi Police seized electronic devices, including a CCTV DVR (digital video recorder) from the official residence of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, sources said. The DVR is required to get a better footage of the alleged assault on Maliwal on May 13 when Bibhav Kumar, Kejriwals close aide, allegedly attacked her at the CMs residence. The police in its remand application submitted before a c

20 May 2024 8:10 am
Delhi Police detain AAP workers marching towards BJP headquarters; Section 144 imposed

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police on Sunday detained several workers of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as they marched towards the BJP headquarters in the national capital as part of a planned 'Jail Bharo' protest. The march comes against the backdrop of the arrest of CM Arvind Kejriwal's aide , Bibhav Kumar, in connection with the alleged assault on AAP Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal. Early on Sunday, hundreds of party workers gathered outside the AAP headquarters at DDU Marg and raised slogans, which ultim

19 May 2024 10:39 am
Supreme Court reserves verdict on Kejriwals plea against ED arrest

NEW DELHI: THE Supreme Court on Friday reserved its order on an appeal filed by Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal challenging his arrest and subsequent remand by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the excise policy case. A two-judge bench of the top court, led by Justice Sanjiv Khanna and comprising Justice Dipankar Datta, reserved the judgment, after hearing extensively, the submissions made by the probe agency and Kejriwal We have hear the arguments. So the judgment is reserved, said the bench.

18 May 2024 11:16 am
Extreme heatwave spells to prevail over Delhi, warns IMD

NEW DELHI: A day after the national capital witnessed its hottest day of the season so far, with maximum temperature soaring to 42.5 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday warned Delhi to brace for the most extreme spell of heatwave conditions in the coming days. Meanwhile, on Friday, Najafgarh area recorded 47.4 degrees Celsius, making it the hottest place in the country. As many as eight stations in the city breached the 45 degrees Celsius mark as the city sizzled

18 May 2024 11:13 am
Modi government failed Delhi in cleaning air: Jairam Ramesh

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday said that the INDIA bloc is going to form the next government and its priority would be working on five environmental issues, including pollution in air and Yamuna river, in Delhi. India bloc is going to form the government, and it will give priority to the five issues related to environment, including air pollution, afforestation of Aravalli, reviving Yamuna Action Plan, he said. During a press conference over at DPCC office, Ramesh said that i

18 May 2024 11:09 am
Congress, AAP gave Delhi only corruption: BJP

NEW DELHI: With just a week left before the seven Lok Sabha seats in the capital go to polls on May 25, the Delhi unit of the BJP released a charge sheet against its INDIA blocs AAP and Congress, accusing them of scams and corruption over the past two decades. Delhi BJP president Virendra Sachdeva, along with other party leaders, unveiled a 40-page booklet titled Congress and AAP- Partners in Loot at the party office. No immediate response was available from AAP or Congress regarding the allegat

18 May 2024 11:04 am
MCD marks National Dengue Day with awareness campaign

NEW DELHI: The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) observed the National Dengue Day in the city in a bid to raise awareness among citizens about dengue prevention and control. The Public Health Department of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi observed National Dengue Day to spread awareness about the disease and ways to prevent it, an MCD statement on Friday said Civic body officials highlighted that the MCD is also stepping up its efforts to combat dengue and other vector-borne diseases in the

18 May 2024 11:00 am