Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicAAP government

Topic: AAP government

From 6,342 buses to 3,910 in 12 yrs, Delhi commuters suffer with old fleet, depleting further

By 2025, 83 per cent of the DTC bus fleet will be phased out upon completion of their operational life. Transport minister Kailash Gahlot hopeful of reviving the corporation

Veteran surgeon with career spanning four decades in limelight over Faridkot hospital video

Dr Raj Bahadur was appointed V-C of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, in 2014. His term was extended for a second time in 2020 for three more years.

Rush, chaos outside liquor shops as Delhi govt decides to roll back new excise policy

With the withdrawal of the Delhi government’s Excise Policy 2021-22, all privately-owned liquor outlets will have to shut shop.

Bhagwant Mann’s new gaffe — British left India 200 years ago, built bus station in space

Punjab CM also exhibits questionable knowledge of geography, saying Jalandhar could see snow-capped mountains like Everest during pollution-free Covid days.

Photo of garbage pile shared by West Delhi BJP MP is real, but it’s not an AAP mohalla clinic

West Delhi MP Parvesh Verma among others posted a photo of a signboard & a pile of trash, calling it ‘one of AAP’s mohalla clinics’, which went viral. The actual clinic is 50 mts away.

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia presents Rs 75,800 crore budget for Delhi for FY 2022-23

Terming the 8th consecutive budget of the Aam Aadmi Party govt a "Rozgar Budget", Sisodia said the per capita income of Delhi is 2.7 per cent higher than the national average.

AAP’s promises of free power & aid to women could cost debt-ridden Punjab Rs 20,600 cr/year

Punjab officials & experts say giving 300 units of electricity free & providing Rs 1,000/month to each woman a big challenge, given existing debt burden of Rs 2.82 lakh crore.

More power to mayor, less to AAP govt: Why BJP is pushing to reunite 3 Delhi municipal bodies

Polls for Delhi’s civic bodies have been deferred because of reunification proposal. BJP sources say internal survey & AAP's Punjab win behind party's alacrity to get this done.

The Great Indian Laughter Challenge is making a ‘comeback’. Thanks to AAP’s CM candidate

Hours after results of Punjab assembly polls were announced, social media was flooded with episodes of Mann’s stint as a stand-up comic in ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’.

Exit poll results: AAP sweeps Punjab; BJP to retain UP, Manipur; rest hung

Congress has a fighting chance in Uttarakhand and Goa, BSP biggest loser in Uttar Pradesh.

On Camera

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Sun Temple, Martand, Jammu and Kashmir. | Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

‘Indians never invaded’ is a myth. Guptas, Cholas, Lalitaditya Muktapida were conquerors

Rashtrakutas raided the Himalayas, Tamil Nadu; the Cholas Bengal, Indonesia; Kashmiris Punjab, Afghanistan, and Xinjiang. Medieval Indians had a big appetite for conquests.
File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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