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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal waves at his supporters during a public meeting, in the walled city area of New Delhi

CM Kejriwal to go on indefinite hunger strike over Delhi statehood from 1 March

CM Arvind Kejriwal has been demanding full statehood for Delhi on the grounds that it ensures the elected government can function without obstruction from the Centre.

In AAP vs Centre, Supreme Court seems to have forgotten that Delhi has an elected govt

Delhi is not a state, but should be regarded as one in some instances– that is the only way to reconcile constitutional text with democratic form of government.
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BJP says AAP leaders should welcome Supreme Court judgment on powers of Delhi govt

There should be no scope for confusion or conflict, said leader of opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal talks to media persons | Ravi Chowdhary/PTI

Don’t know about Kanhaiya, but PM Modi committed sedition by stalling work in Delhi: Kejriwal

The Delhi government is seeking legal advice for granting sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya in the JNU sedition case.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal talks to media persons | Ravi Chowdhary/PTI

Kejriwal to mobilise public opinion over next 1 year for full statehood for Delhi

CM Arvind Kejriwal says it's an insult to Delhi's citizens that capital doesn’t have full statehood & hopes it will get it in next 5 years.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

BJP threatened petrol pump owners of I-T raids if not gone on strike: Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal's Delhi govt refused to reduce VAT on fuels, because of which 400 CNG and petrol pumps in New Delhi remained shut Monday. 
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Big test coming for Modi govt’s policies to fight pollution in north India

Modi govt’s policies to curb air pollution will be tested as winter descends, crops are burned & Diwali fireworks go off.
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Kejriwal govt wants board punished for ‘casteist & racist’ exam for teachers’ recruitment

The Kejriwal govt has clarified that the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board, which set the paper, fell under the lieutenant governor's charge.
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Delhi govt wants schools to discourage students from flying kites

Flying kites can often lead to accidents because of the metal coated string, says Directorate of Education.

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PM Narendra Modi | Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

4 reasons why Modi remains in the hunt for a second term

Without these 4 factors, Modi & BJP’s fortunes would have been sunk by govt's dismal performance on the economy, jobs & reckless steps like demonetisation.

Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.


After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?