City Side: AAP eyes Lokpal Bill and Modi turns fund-raiser for girls' education

ATCATC on a new high: The new Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport started operations on Wednesday. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)

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New Delhi

Kejriwal's '48 hours' end, AAP faces 'crucial' trust vote in House today

The AAP government headed by Arvind Kejriwal will take a floor test on Thursday. Many who took the oath as MLAs on Wednesday were not sure whether the government would survive the trust vote, given that Kejriwal had said on Monday that his government had only 48 hours to keep its promises.

After power & water, govt focus on Lokpal Bill

After delivering on its pre-poll promises on electricity and water, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government is now looking to fulfill other promises listed in its manifesto — passing the Delhi Lokpal Bill, setting up a security force, regularising unauthorised colonies and contractual labour.


Modi gifts' auction yields Rs 19 cr for girls' education

In the 12 years of being at the helm in Gujarat, Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been able to contribute about Rs 19 crore to the Kanya Kelavani, a programme floated by his government for girls' education in the state.


MMRDA wants 'Reliance' dropped from Metro logo

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has shot off a letter to the Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Infrastructure asking it to take off the name 'Reliance' from the logo of the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro line.


6 Kolkata tourists die in Nepal road mishap

Six Indian tourists were killed and same number were injured Wednesday when the jeep they were travelling in fell into Marsyangdi river in Tanahun district, around 150 km from here. Police said all the passengers were from Kolkata and were heading to Kathmandu from Pokhra.

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