BJP, AAP engage in war of words over bulldozer drive

A war of words erupted between BJP and AAP over the North Delhi Municipal Corporation bulldozing ‘encroachments’ in Jahangirpuri. AAP alleged that an ‘order had been issued’ to harass a community in the name of encroachments, while BJP alleged AAP was giving religious colour to the drive. BJP had ‘engineered clashes’ in various parts of … Read more

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation Polls: New entrant AAP emerges No. 1; BJP mayor loses

New entrant Aam Aadmi Party emerged as the leading outfit in the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation polls, winning 14 of 35 wards in the results declared on Monday. The BJP, which enjoyed a majority in the previous MC House, came a close second registering win in 12 wards. The Congress bagged eight seats and the Shiromani … Read more

AAP MLA Raghav Chadha kicks up row after calling Navjot Sidhu ‘Rakhi Sawant of Punjab politics’

AAP MLA Raghav Chadha on Friday called Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu “Rakhi Sawant of Punjab politics” over his criticism of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, drawing the ire of netizens who slammed him for his “misogynist” comment. “The Rakhi Sawant of Punjab politics -Navjot Singh Sidhu- has received a scolding from Congress high command … Read more

AAP will not forge alliance with any party for Punjab Assembly polls next year: Raghav Chadha

The Aam Aadmi Party will not forge alliance with any political party for the 2022 Punjab Assembly polls, said the party’s senior leader Raghav Chadha in Chandigarh on Monday. Chadha, who is AAP‘s Punjab co-incharge, said his party will contest all the 117 Assembly seats on its own. “AAP will fight the 2022 elections on … Read more

Uttarakhand flash floods: High turbidity likely to affect water supply in parts of Delhi, says DJB

NEW DELHI: Flash floods in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli have increased turbidity of raw water fetched by Delhi from Upper Ganga Canal to “unprecedented levels” which is likely to hit water supply in many parts of the national capital, DJB vice chairman Raghav Chadha said on Sunday. In a series of tweets, Chadha said the Sonia Vihar … Read more