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Nod limits Opposition role

The role of the Opposition in the appointment of the head of the country’s premier investigative agency, the CBI, has been curtailed as Parliament on Thursday gave its nod to the amendments in the Del

Delhi has over 16,000 homeless people


Informing the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, the minister of state for housing & urban poverty alleviation Babul Supriyo said that there are only 16,600 homeless people in the national capital.

Plan body replacement fine print in the works

The government on Thursday informed Parliament that the fine print for setting up a body that would replace Soviet-era Planning Commission is being worked out and it will take some time to finalise it

Bulldozer has to pass over me now, says Rahul Gandhi in slum

Rahul Gandhi is surrounded by supporters during his visit to Rangpuri Pahari slum in Vasant Kunj on Thursday. 	— BIPLAB BANERJEE

As a run-up to the Assembly elections, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi tried to connect with the party’s lost votebank by visiting slums of South Delhi’s Rangpuri Pahari area, which were recently

No plan to dilute NREGA, says government

Allaying apprehensions of members that the government wants to “dilute” or “scale down the coverage” of MGNREG Act, the government on Thursday said there is no ambiguity about its intention and the sc

AAP plans Rs 20,000-per-plate lunch for funds

To boost its war chest, the Aam Aadmi Party will host a fundraising lunch in the national capital on November 30.

Divided Opposition may help pass bills

While the main Opposition Congress is “unpredictable”, the “Left” is reliable.

Election Commission starts to weed out fake voter cards

The Election Commission is in the process of registering criminal cases against the officials and employees responsible for making fake voter cards in the national capital.

No Lokpal timeframe, says Centre

The government on Thursday said no “specific timeframe” can be fixed for making appointments in the anti-graft body, Lokpal, as there are several petitions pending in the Supreme Court and various hig

New norms for BJP members

Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhdhyay at the launch of a membership campaign aboard DTC buses in New Delhi. Bunny Smith

In a move to build a team of dedicated cadres, the BJP has set new targets for its primary members to become active members.

Viswanathan Anand has for the second year running been outclassed in the World Chess Championship by a player nearly 20 years his younger.

Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister on May 26, 2014, and has clearly won the sprint when his government completes six months in office on November 26.