New Delhi: The political slugfest over DDCA on Dec 20
New Delhi, Dec 30: Affairs intensified on Wednesday, Dec 30 with the capital's AAP government announcing a Commission of Inquiry to go into alleged irregularities there and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley deciding to sue Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by slapping civil and criminal cases against him and five other AAP leaders in Delhi courts tomorrow.
Dec 20: New Delhi: The juvenile convict of the horrific December 16 gangrape case was today released and sent to an NGO after DCW's last ditch effort to block it through a stay order from the Supreme Court failed, prompting protests by the victim's distraught parents who assailed the Centre and Delhi government for failing to get them justice.
Dec 21: New Delhi: Nepal today informed India that some important decisions have been taken to resolve demands raised by agitating Madhes-based parties regarding the Constitution which was welcomed by the government here.
Dec 21: New Delhi: India is very clear that no third party has any role in Indo-Pak parleys despite Pakistan's stand that it would continue to speak to Kashmiri separatist leaders whom they term as "voice of Kashmiris", highly placed government sources said today.
Dec 21: New Delhi: Seeking to make defence acquisition process simpler and transparent, Government today launched a new 'Make in India' website that will provide an interface with industry and promised to finalise the new revised defence procurement procedure by January.
Dec 22: New Delhi: Those aged 16 and above will now be tried as adults for heinous crimes like rape as Parliament today passed a bill, days after the juvenile convict in the ghastly 2012 gangrape-cum-murder case walked free for lack of such a legal provision.
Dec 22: Mumbai: Chintan Upadhyay, estranged husband of artist Hema Upadhyay, was today arrested in the double murder case of his wife and her lawyer in suburban Kandivali here and sent to police custody till January 1 by a Mumbai court.
Dec 23: New Delhi: Cracking the whip, BJP today suspended its MP Kirti Azad, who has been leading a campaign against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on alleged corruption in DDCA, charging him with indulging in anti-party activities and accusing him of "colluding" with Congress and AAP to bring it into "disrepute".
Dec 24: New Delhi: VIPs, women drivers, CNG-certified vehicles, two wheelers and those carrying the differently- abled are among 25 categories which will be exempted from the ambitious odd-even scheme set to roll out from January 1 for 15 days, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced today.