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NDMC to meet without members from govt

Thursday 9 January '14

Kejriwal defeated Sheila Dikshit in the Delhi Assembly elections on New Delhi seat with a margin of over 25,000 votes.
Delhi govt sends formal audit note to discoms

Wednesday 8 January '14

Six teams under the supervision of the Principal Auditor General (Delhi) will conduct the audit.
Power discom audit goes against CAG stand in 2002: Canít audit pvt firms

Tuesday 7 January '14

The Comptroller and Auditor Generalís decision to audit the private discom companies in Delhi is in reversal of the national auditorís stand on the issue in 2002 ó the first year of power distribution...
Kept out of free water scheme, housing societies cry foul

Thursday 2 January '14

Residents of housing societies in Dwarka, Rohini and Mayur Vihar accused the new government of bias for keeping them out of the schemes.
AAP keeps word, Kejriwal government opens freebie floodgates: 667 litres daily

Tuesday 31 December '13

20,000 litres of free water monthly for metered connections, tariff hike for more usage.
Chief Minister focuses on water, power; audit of discoms next

Monday 30 December '13

Day after swearing-in : Kejriwal holds hectic talks with officials of power dept, DJB
Where Arvind Kejriwal restored power, they now pay lower bills

Friday 27 December '13

The house, which belonged to Bana Ram, was at the epicentre of the 'Bijli Paani Satyagrah'.
Mother of AAP MLA waits for govt to turn the tap

Friday 27 December '13

Aam Aadmi Party has promises to provide 700 litres of water a day to every household.
AAP dates: Free water in 24 hours, Lokpal in 15 days; to prove majority by Jan 3

Thursday 26 December '13

700-litre water promise could be boon to just half of Delhi ó the half that can afford to pay.
US envoy asked to skip awards event after chief guest refuses to share stage

Saturday 21 December '13

Khullar refused to share the stage with US envoy Nancy Powell.
Assembly in Ďsuspended animationí, but legislators begin to draw salaries

Thursday 19 December '13

Each MLA draws a salary of approximately Rs 12 lakh annually, apart from free accommodation and transport.
All eyes now on Lt-Governor, Presidentís rule looks imminent

Monday 16 December '13

With no political party ready to form the government, Delhi is legally ready for Presidentís rule.
With no party in majority, these are the three options before Delhi

Monday 9 December '13

The role Lt Governor Najeeb Jung will become crucial in the absence of a clear majority.
L-G comes into the picture

Monday 9 December '13

It will now depend on the BJP to either stake claim to form the government or wait.
Only three women make it to Assembly

Monday 9 December '13

While women constitute 48 per cent of the total electorate in Delhi, the BJP and Congress fielded only five and six women candidates respectively.
Voters at ease with paper audit trail, says poll panel

Saturday 7 December '13

The VVPAT is a machine attached to EVMs, and allows voters to check if their votes are cast the way they had intended.
AAP swing? Delhi's aam voter carries day, evening

Thursday 5 December '13

GK to Seemapuri, record turnout forces EC to extend polling hours.
Delhi Assembly polls: Why is a Tamil party seeking votes in Delhi? Ask the Captain

Thursday 28 November '13

Tamil superstar Vijayakanth's DMDK has fielded 11 candidates in the Delhi Assembly polls.
Northeast, Southwest borders most critical: Poll officials

Thursday 14 November '13

The first interstate meeting of field-level officers was held on Wednesday.
Inside model polling stations: Chairs, clean toilets, assistance booths, photographs on walls

Wednesday 13 November '13

Bad polling infrastructure has been noted as one of the reasons for electoral disenchantment.


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