India

Kejriwal apologises to Majithia over drugs charge; AAP’s Punjab leaders term it ‘meek surrender’

NEW DELHI (TIP): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on March 15 apologized to former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia for making “unfounded” allegations against him over his involvement in the illegal drug trade. Majithia, a senior Shiromani Akali Dal leader, had filed […]

Uttar Pradesh natives Sanjay Singh (right) and Durgesh Pathak (left) had taken over the Punjab unit in early 2015 — as in-charge and co-incharge — almost 18 months before the state polls.
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‘Outsiders’ Sanjay, Durgesh finally exit Punjab AAP

CHANDIGARH (TIP): It’s been more than six weeks since the Aam Aadmi Party’s disappointing loss in the Punjab assembly elections, but finally a humiliation in the Delhi civic polls became the trigger for Sanjay Singh […]

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SUPREME COURT NOTICE TO CENTRE, EC ON EVM ROW

NEW DELHI (TIP): Amid raging controversy over authenticity of electronic voting machines (EVMs), the Supreme Court on April 13 issued notices to the Centre and the Election Commission on petitions alleging that EVMs can be […]

India

Recover Rs 97 cr from AAP for ads: LG tells CS

NEW DELHI (TIP): In a setback to the Kejriwal dispensation, Lt Governor Anil Baijal has directed that Rs 97 crore be recoverd from AAP that was allegedly “splurged” by the city government on advertisements in […]

Alankrita Shrivastava's LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA is the opening film
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New York Indian Film Festival Announces Dates & Films

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): America’s premier film festival representing the Indian subcontinent, New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF), kicks off its 17th anniversary season on Sunday, April 30th, with Alankrita Shrivastava’s women’s empowerment film LIPSTICK […]

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EVMs tamper-proof, says EC

NEW DELHI (TIP): With losing parties alleging rigging of results in the recently concluded Assembly elections by tampering with electronic voting machines (EVMs), the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday reiterated these were tamper-proof, […]

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing a rally.
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Congress a Non-Entity, AAP making BJP very Nervous in Gujarat

There is a famous Modi Model which has been ideated, projected and sold by Narendra Modi, which was lapped up by a large number of people and was the reason for his ascension to Prime Minister. […]

Thousands of people rallied in New Delhi on Thursday to protest the arrest of student Kanhaiya Kumar for sedition. Source: HT
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JNU ROW | PROTEST OVER AFZAL GURU HANGING, SEDITION ROW AND WHO SAID WHAT

NEW DELHI (TIP): The protests in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) began on Wednesday, Feb 10, when Left-oriented students’ group planned to organise a cultural program and a protest march to protest against the ‘Judicial Killing […]

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad
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Rescued Siachen Soldier Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad Dies of Multiple Organ Failure

NEW DELHI – Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad died here Feb. 11, three days after he was found miraculously alive under 35 feet of ice for six long days in the treacherous Siachen glacier. President Pranab […]

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Tug of War on Garbage Tarnishing Clean Delhi Image Worldwide: Jolly

NEW DELHI (TIP): Continued tug-war on garbage politics in the capital has tarnished the “Clean Delhi City” image worldwide, stated Senior BJP leader Vijay Jolly at New Delhi February 2, 2016. Foreign tourists especially Non […]

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DDCA probe panel chief alleges pressure, wants to meet Rajnath Singh seeking transfer to Centre

Chetan Sanghi, a senior IAS officer serving in the Delhi government, who had claimed that he was under “pressure” for naming a “certain VIP” in the DDCA probe panel report, has sought an appointment of […]

India

Shatrughan provokes BJP to take action

New Delhi (TIP): Outspoken MP Shatrughan Sinha, in his just launched biography, virtually provoked the BJP leadership to take action against him despite accepting his “open dissidence” after he was sidelined during Bihar Assembly polls. […]

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Jaitley’s DDCA affairs

The controversy over the CBI searching the office of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal perfectly illustrates why politicians must not get involved with sports administration, especially cricket, which is flush with money and vulnerable to corruption. […]

Legendary Ghazal singer from Pakistan, Ustad Ghulam Ali
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Ghulam Ali Concerts – Mumbai, Pune Cancels | Delhi Invites Him

Ghazal King Ghulam Ali & the organizers “Panache Media” have cancelled the concerts in Mumbai & Pune after Shiv Sena threatened to disrupt it, warning that no artist from that country will be allowed to perform […]

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DELHI GOVT GETS FLAK FOR RS 526 CRORE AD BUDGET

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Delhi government has come under fire for setting aside Rs 526.74 crore for information and publicity in the budget. With an outlay of Rs 41,129 crore for the current financial year, […]

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BJP BLEEDS: Lalitgate and now Advani Emergency Remark

NEW DELHI  (TIP): As if the pain of Lalitgate involving Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje Scindia was not enough , Advani chose to inject a little more of it with his emergency remarks. Already in […]

The BJP had in the past alleged that Tomar’s undergraduate certificate from the Bhagalpur University in Bihar were “fake and forged”
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AAP in crisis control: After arrest, Jitender Singh Tomar resigns as Law Minister

House after his arrest in fake degree case, Jitender Singh on Tuesday stepped down as law minister of Delhi, sending his resignation to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. “Jitender Singh Tomar put in his papers a while […]

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AAP, Jung & Centre battle goes to courts

The AAP government on Thursday moved the Delhi high court challenging the Union home ministry’s May 21 notification that lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung has discretionary powers for appointments and transfers to key bureaucratic posts in the […]

AAP SPLIT WIDE OPEN Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav
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Aruna Roy, over 100 AAP LS poll nominees to attend ‘Swaraj’

The AAP rebel camp today claimed that rights activist Aruna Roy, a former comrade of Arvind Kejriwal from his RTI campaign days, would be attending a meeting called by them next week along with over […]

India

AAP on the Verge of a Vertical Split

NEW DELHI (TIP): High voltage drama has been seen in the last few days in Aam Aadmi Party, with top party members being shown the door after AAP‘s National Executive meet. A heavily edited video was […]

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MEET THE AAP MLAs SWORN IN AS CABINET MINISTERS

NEW DELHI (TIP): Arvind Kejriwal who was sworn-in as eighth Delhi Chief Minister will have six Cabinet Ministers, including Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. In a first, Kejriwal will not keep any portfolio and will […]

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THE RISE, FALL AND RISE OF AAP

Aam Aadmi Party or Common Man’s Party; abbreviated as AAP is an Indian political party, formally launched on 26 November 2012. It came into existence following differences between the activists Arvind Kejriwal and Anna Hazare regarding whether […]

AAP Leader Kejriwal speaks to supporters at the victory rally
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The AAP’s Second Coming

In the winter of 2013, at a dinner party hosted by a prominent Janata Dal (United) leader in the national capital, shortly after the Delhi Assembly elections, I was witness to an extraordinary conversation. Seated at […]

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ANNA HAZARE TO ADDRESS FARMERS’ RALLY AGAINST LAND ACQUISITION IN DELHI

NEW DELHI (TIP): Social activist Anna Hazare, who has been critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be in Delhi on February 24 to participate in a farmers’ rally being held to protest against the […]

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CAMPAIGNING ENDS: ROADSHOWS, RALLIES MARK THE DAY AS CAPITAL BATTLE GOES DOWN TO THE WIRE

NEW DELHI (TIP): The high-octane campaign for the Delhi Assembly came to a close on February 5, 48 hours ahead of the February 7 polls in which the BJP is seeking to gain majority in […]