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Even Inside Homes, Delhiites Not Safe From Air Pollution: Study

Why Delhi is the world’s most polluted city – and what can be done about it

[Prashant Kumar | The Conversation] In a bid to tackle its record air pollution, Delhi has banned cars from travelling on alternate days over the first two weeks of this year. It’s better than nothing, but it won’t be enough. The Indian capital has the dubious accolade of being regularly-cited as the most polluted city in the world, with air ...

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Why Kejriwal is no longer an odd number in politics

[By Narendra Kaushik] New Delhi: Let me begin with a PS (post script) Many of the politicians in the country particularly the ones belonging to the old guard, be it Mulayam Singh Yadav, Ramvilas Paswan, Prakash Singh Badal, M Karunanidhi, Mayawati and others, rose proclaiming lofty ideals pertaining to socialism, secularism and social justice. Their baptism into political life exuded hope ...

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Swati Maliwal row: It’s AAP Vs Jung on Twitter

Delhi’s lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung rejected the appointment of Swati Maliwal as the chief of Delhi Commission for Women on Wednesday. Lt Governor Jung demanded an explanation as to why his approval was not sought before Maliwal’s appointment. Maliwal was earlier Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s adviser (grievances). This incident saw a lot of reaction on Twitter. Pointblank7 brings select tweets ...

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Aam aadmi party office in Patel Nagar

AAP’s internal rift: Utopia vs Real Politics

[By Narendra Kaushik] New Delhi: As you look up at Neeti Villa, the three-storied office of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), located about a few hundred metres from Patel Nagar metro station, Arvind Kejriwal’s face and broom stares back at you. ‘Janata Ka CM‘, a banner tied to an upper floor balcony of the park-facing building shows Kejriwal surrounded by his ...

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What clicked for Kejriwal

|By Narendra Kaushik| New Delhi:  It was sometime in July 2013. I was doing a pre-election survey in Delhi and had gone to Timarpur to speak to husband of a Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader.  After I was done with my questions, he asked me what feedback I was getting on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). I told him that ...

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AAP volunteer wants blue WagonR from Kejriwal back

Hashtag drama in Delhi elections

[By Aishwarya Yerra] In less than two days Delhi will go into Assembly elections. Battle lines were clearly drawn more than a month ago and #Delhifightclub has been going at it and how. Fighters Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Admi Party were supposed to fight each other but through the course of the election campaigning it became #cabinetvsKejriwal just after ...

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Negative campaigning gets aggressive as Delhi elections draw closer

|By Shreeshan Venkatesh| New Delhi : While political parties spend crores in promoting their candidates in run-up to elections, most rely heavily on negative campaigning and slinging mud at the opposition. And this only increases with each passing election season. According to Observer Foundation senior fellow Dr. Satish Misra: Mudslinging in elections has been increasing with every passing election and ...

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The water crisis

Demystifying Delhi’s Water Crisis

|By Simran Brar & Roop Brar| If you are a Delhi-ite, your life has already been touched by the water scarcity in the city. Chances are, you have already fought with your water-hoarding neigbour upstream whose monstrous motor is sucking up all the water meant for your block. You have sworn under your breath at 6 am on being rudely awakened by the ...

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a muddy street near Turkman gate

Why BJP is wary of Delhi Elections

|By Narendra Kaushik| New Delhi: Dharam Dev Solanki, veteran BJP MLA from Palam Assembly Constituency, spends bulk of his day hours in redressing complaints of his constituents about drinking water even in late August. His constituency is parched during major part of the year. Dry ponds in and around Palam Village are an evidence of acute water scarcity in the ...

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Bharatiya Janata Party election campaign

Live: Election Results 2014

The world’s largest democracy exercised its right to participate in the democratic process in April and May 2014, with high voter turnouts in 122 constituencies. It is judgment day for India’s big and small political parties, as the Election Commission begins the process of counting votes on May 16, 2014 at  8 am. We’ll bring you the latest successes, defeats ...

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