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Bengaluru, May 24: Delhi Police has registered two separate cases on complaints by Delhi Commission for Women Chief Barkha Singh over alleged inappropriate tweets on her by AAP leader Kumar Vishwas and in connection with the purported misbehaviour by his supporters at a DCW press conference.

Catch all the latest happenings of the day here:


5:25 pm: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa announces five new schemes, including housing for poor families.

5:11 pm: Severe heat wave condition is likely to continue for another two days in Andhra Pradesh, said KVS Srinivas, Duty officer, MET, Vizag.

5:01 pm: Anil Jaisinghani is an international bookie and does not have the right to police protection, said Dhananjay Munde, MLC, NCP while speaking about IPL betting scam.

4.45 pm: The Aam Aadmi Party accuses Modi government of "shadow boxing" and says that the centre is lying over granting full statehood to Delhi.

4.00 pm: Nobody in Delhi administration wants to continue working with Delhi Govt today, says Jitendra Singh (MoS PMO).

3.45 pm: Several police officials are involved in this lottery scam, says JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy on ACP Alok Kumar suspension.

3.30 pm: Arvind Kejriwal likes to be in the news, says BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi.

3.15 pm: Heat wave death toll reaches upto 163 in Andhra Pradesh & 130 in Telangana.

3.00 pm: Clash breaks out between two TMC groups in Asansol (WB), 4 people injured.

2.45 pm: The industry for bomb making is flourishing in WB, somewhere TMC leadership is involved: Siddharth Nath Singh, BJP on Birbhum blast.

2.30 pm: Ever since Narendra Bhai Modi became PM,India's international recognition & respect has gone up, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

2.15 pm: The main thing is that Delhi should get full-statehood. Like other states, even Delhi Govt must have a right to choose officials of their choice, says Yogendra Yadav on Delhi Govt-LG row

2.00 pm: Students protest outside CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence in Delhi.

1.45 pm: If the CM doesnt have a right to appoint/suspend, then how is an elected Govt of Delhi supposed to fight corrupt officials?, says Alka Lamba.

1.50 pm: TN CM Jaya thanks PM Modi, Arun Jaitely & her AP counterpart Chandrababu Naidu for their greetings on her assuming office for the fifth time.

1.30 pm: We wanted to give AAP some time to work; we as opposition wanted to give them creative support, says BJP leader Satish Upadhyay.

1.15 pm: Gas tanker turns turtle; adjoining areas evacuated after gas leakage wreaks havoc in Maharashtra.

1.00 pm: Action will be taken against banks that don't distribute financial aid released by government to the farmers, says Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis.

12.55 pm: Taliban insurgents attack police checkpoints in volatile southern Afghanistan killing at least 10 officers in ongoing assault.

12.50 pm: Rahul preferred silence during the UPA regime as speaking his mind would have meant either being critical of the PM or his mother, says Omar Abdullah.

12.45 pm: After Gujarat ED raided alleged bookie Anil Jaisinghani's place, he claims he's a punter who helps police nab big bookies.

12.35 pm: AAP legislative meet begins at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence. Senior party leaders also present in the meet.

12.30 pm: Bihar: Pappu Yadav's Jan Adhikar Morcha declares names of 3 candidates from Madhubani, Munger and Katihar for State Assembly polls. The names of the 3 candidates are: Mohammad Faisal Ruby (Munger), Raj Kumar Yadav (Madhubani) and Pagla Yadav (Katihar).

12.15 pm: If present Govt believes in transparency why haven't CIC, Information Commissioners,CVC and Lokpal not been appointed yet? , asks Congress leader Anand Sharma.

12.00 noon: ‘Jan samwad' will just be a list of woes that Arvind Kejriwal be making up, says BJP member Shazia Ilmi.

11.45 am: Our Govt is taking all possible measures to tackle terrorism, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

11.30 am: Modi ji's govt says that the elected Govt is not important, but an appointed LG is, says AAP leader Ashutosh on Delhi Govt- LG row.

11.15 am: BJP had said they would give full statehood to Delhi, but now they are busy cutting-down on the rights of Delhi Govt, says Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.

11.00 am: Injured TMC leader Buro Hansda admitted to Burdwan Medical College. The blast occurred early morning at around 2: 30 am.

10.50 am: Shiv Sena MLA from Palghar, Maharashtra Krushna Ghoda dies following a massive heart attack.

10.30 am: Agitation by Gujjar's demanding reservation, continues in Bharatpur, Rajasthan.

10.20 am: A blast has taken place at the residence of Trinamool Congress leader Buro Hansda at Birbhun, West Bengal. His wife Chunki Hansda is said to have died in the blast.

10.15 am: The way the position of PM was reduced to ridicule was something the country saw first time during tenure of Dr.Manmohan Singh, says BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra.

10.00 am: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal calls a party MLAs meeting today at 12.30 pm, to discuss strategy on MHA notification in the Delhi assembly.

9.45 am: MP Govt does not like people that support the Dalits during atrocities, says Congress leader PL Punia on Alirajpur borewell issue.

9.30 am: A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea in the early hours today, US geologists said, but there were no warnings it had triggered a tsunami.

9.15 am: Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla rejects the contention that Muslims are feeling insecure under the BJP-led regime.

9.00 am: People would have been happy hd this assembly session by Delhi Govt been called to discuss Jan Lokpal bill,women security, etc, says Ashwini Upadhyay.

8.45 am: Delhi govt decides to deploy 2,500 marshals in buses plying in city to ensure security of women in public transport.

8.30 am: In Alirajpur village of Madhya Pradesh, Dalits are reportedly not allowed to use public borewell.

8.15 am: Delhi HC directs Delhi Development Authority to bring up framework within 4 months to curb "nuisance associated with consumption of liquor".

8.00 am: On Saturday, May 23, Karnataka government suspended IPS officer Alok Kumar for involvement in illegal lottery cases.

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