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Probing if hotel fire was a deliberate act: Crime Branch

Probing if hotel fire was a deliberate act: Crime Branch

New Delhi: Probing the dreadful fire in a Delhi hotel in which 17 people were killed on Tuesday, the Crime Branch has shifted its focus to investigating the possibility of a deliberate attempt at aggravating the fire inside the premises to settle an insurance claim by the owner, sources said.[Read More…]

SC verdict against Constitution, democracy: Arvind Kejriwal

SC verdict against Constitution, democracy: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: Calling the Supreme Court’s verdict on the powers of the Delhi government to transfer officers “unfortunate” and “injustice to the people of Delhi”, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the order is against the Constitution and democracy. Speaking to the media after the judgement, Kejriwal said the[Read More…]

SC judgement a big loss to AAP, says BJP

SC judgement a big loss to AAP, says BJP

New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday described the Supreme Court verdict on the tussle between the Delhi government and the Centre over sharing of powers as a big loss to the Arvind Kejriwal government and asked the chief minister to apologise to the top court. The remarks came soon after[Read More…]

SC delivers split verdict on Delhi government's powers

SC delivers split verdict on Delhi government’s powers

New Delhi: A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a split verdict on the issue of transfer and posting of Delhi government officers. While Justice A.K. Sikri said transfers and postings of Joint Secretaries and officers above will be in the domain of Lieutenant Governor; for those[Read More…]

Rain lashes Delhi-NCR; hailstorm likely

Rain lashes Delhi-NCR; hailstorm likely

New Delhi: There were thunder and lightning as light to moderate rains lashed parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Thursday, with the Met predicting more showers throughout the day with a possibility of scattered hailstorm even. The mercury though was not affected by the early morning[Read More…]

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