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Arvind Kejriwal slapped by man at Moti Nagar roadshow, AAP alleges BJP set it up

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was in an open jeep when a man jumped onto the vehicle and slapped him before being pulled away.

Samjhauta Express begins services between India & Pakistan as tensions ease

Radio Pakistan reported that the Samjhauta Express left Lahore railway station for New Delhi on Monday.
Herald House | YouTube

Delhi high court maintains order to evict National Herald publisher from its offices

National Herald publisher AJL had challenged the Centre's order that ended its 56-year-old lease of its ITO premises in New Delhi.
A wall with the names of the martyred soldiers displayed at the National War Memorial in New Delhi

PM Modi dedicates National War Memorial to India’s fallen soldiers after independence

The memorial is spread over 40 acres and was built at the cost of Rs 176 crore. It is adjoining India Gate complex capital in the heart of the capital.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal | Vijay Verma/PTI

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal backs Puducherry CM against L-G in fight for statehood

Taking the opportunity to raise the statehood claim again, Kejriwal alleged the LGs of New Delhi and Puducherry were interfering with the elected governments.

SC blow for Arvind Kejriwal’s Delhi govt, rules Centre controls anti-corruption bureau

Two-judge Supreme Court bench delivers split verdict on key issue of transfer and control of the bureaucracy.

17 killed in Delhi hotel fire, CM Kejriwal announces Rs 5 lakh for kin

Civic officials said a short circuit likely started the fire, while union minister K.J. Alphons said emergency exits were too narrow and locked.
Navy band during the rehearsal | Suraj Bhist/ThePrint

In images, contingents of Indian army practice for Republic Day

Here are a few moments captured from the Republic Day rehearsal.
File image of Khan Market | Wikipedia

Why Lutyens’ neighbourhoods like Khan Market are way more inclusive than you think

The bungalows of New Delhi do house a political and social elite, but the neighbourhood they live in is still much more inclusive than, say, gated apartment complexes.
Delhi's air pollution

Slipped up on pollution in Delhi and other cities, admits government

Environment ministry official says the government couldn’t properly implement its plans on stubble burning and the SC ban on firecrackers.

On Camera

Afghanistan’s hope for peace rests on how India, Pakistan and China deal with each other

A regional uniformity is possible only if Pakistan, India and China can insulate their support for Afghan peace process from regional rivalries.
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Is AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal also guilty of treating Muslims as an unthinking votebank?

Days after Delhi voted in the Lok Sabha elections, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the Muslim vote “shifted” to the Congress at the last minute.

Defence

A Rafale fighter jet, manufactured by Dassault Aviation SA

Break-in at IAF’s Paris office handling Rafale procurement, cops probe espionage angle

The IAF's office in Paris houses the team that coordinates with Dassault Aviation on manufacture of Rafale jets and the weapons package onboard the aircraft.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.