Kejriwal govt halves power tariff, gives 20,000 litres free water

The rates will come into effect from March 1, announced Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

New Delhi: Twelve days after taking over the reigns of power in Delhi, the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government on Wednesday announced a 50 percent slash in power tariff up to 400 units and 20,000 litres of free water per household. The rates will come into effect from March 1, announced Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia The rates will come into effect More...

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The amendment which is being brought to the land acquisition act is against the poor and farmers and we strongly protest this
By IANS On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Kejriwal joins Hazare, says won’t allow forcible takeover of land

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said his government would put all its might to not allow the central government forcibly take over land as he joined social activist Anna Hazare after almost More...

The 67-year-old Goyal won from Shahdara constituency
By IANS On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Ram Niwas Goyal elected Delhi assembly speaker

New Delhi: AAP legislator Ram Niwas Goyal was on Monday elected the speaker and Bandana Kumari the deputy speaker on the first day of the two-day Delhi assembly session. The 67-year-old Goyal won from Shahdara constituency The More...

Rahul Gandhi is in Uttarakhand. He will stay there for four-five days
By Agencies On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Rahul Gandhi to skip budget session, takes leave of absence

New Delhi: Ahead of the budget session, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi took “leave of absence” to reflect on a series of electoral defeats and deliberate on the future course of the 125-year-old More...

The politburo members who are here met today (Sunday) and was unanimous that what he did was wrong
By IANS On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
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CPI-M’s last and final call for Achuthanandan to attend conference

Alappuzha/Thiruvananthapuram: In what appears to be the last and final call to veteran leader VS Achuthanandan who has walked out of the ongoing party conference, the CPI-M asked him to return to the ongoing party More...

The party's national general secretary KC Tyagi said Nitish Kumar will meet Modi for the sake of Bihar's development
By Agencies On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
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Nitish returns as Bihar CM, to meet Modi soon

Patna: Nitish Kumar on Sunday returned as the chief minister of Bihar, nine months after he resigned following his party JD-U’s massive defeat in the 2014 general elections. Party leaders said he will meet More...

Parrikar said the Coast Guard had followed the standing operating procedures
By IANS On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
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Congress cornered on Pakistani boat issue, says Parrikar

New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday took a dig at the Congress over its raising questions on government’s version on an intruding Pakistani boat intercepted off the Gujarat coast Dec 31 More...

We need to understand that land would have to be acquired for providing drinking water facilities in villages, housing facility to the homeless poor
By IANS On Saturday, February 21st, 2015
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Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar defends land ordinance

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday defended the ordinance on land acquisition promulgated recently by the central government, saying that it would only bring prosperity to farmers More...

She said even after eight months of the division of Andhra Pradesh, the commitments made to the people of the successor state of Andhra Pradesh were not fulfilled
By IANS On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Sonia Gandhi writes to PM for special status to Andhra

Hyderabad: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that special category status is granted to Andhra Pradesh immediately. She said even after eight months of the division More...

This is perhaps happening for the first time...The governor was to address the joint session, half an hour before that the chief minister resigned
By IANS On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Nitish Kumar sorry for quitting, says won’t repeat it

Patna: Senior JD-U leader Nitish Kumar, who may become the next Bihar chief minister after Jitan Ram Manjhi quit on Friday publicly apologised to the people for his mistake in having resigned last year. This is More...