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Congress Party condoles passing away of Sheila Dikshit

Congress Party condoles passing away of  Sheila Dikshit

New Delhi,Jul 20 (UNI) The Congress Party on Saturday condoled the passing away of its senior leader and three time Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit.

The party in a tweet message said"We regret to hear of the passing of Smt Sheila Dikshit”, Lifelong congresswoman and as three time CM of Delhi she transformed the face of Delhi. Our condolences to her family and friends. Hope they find strength in this time of grief."

Party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra who is away from Delhi, condoled the death of Congress leader, said"Deeply saddened by the demise of Sheila Dikshit Ji. She loved me, whatever she did for Delhi and the country, people will remember it. She was a big leader of party,her contribution towards party, politics of nation and especially to Delhi, is immense".

Condoling the death of the former Delhi CM Dixit, Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot said"Saddened to hear that Smt Sheila Dikshit has passed away, a true congressperson she worked tirelessly building Delhi into a world class city, yet her heart was always set on working for the people, a loss for India, my condolences to the family & prayers for the departed soul".

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Delhi Fire: Factory owner, manager arrested; hunt on for others

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New Delhi, Dec 8 (UNI) Delhi Police have arrested the owner of the premises and the factory manager, hours after the unprecedented fire mishap at the congested Anaj Mandi in Old Delhi left at least 43 dead, the Delhi Police said here on Sunday.

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Anaj Mandi only for namesake - It's residential colony

Anaj Mandi only for namesake - It's residential colony

08 Dec 2019 | 7:56 PM

New Delhi , Dec 8 (UNI) The locality made news on Sunday for all wrong reasons but 'Anaj Mandi' for all practical purpose is also no longer a hub of grain market; but is only a residential area with makeshift working units and godowns.

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Shiv Sena faces major 'Hindutva test' over Citizenship Amendment Bill in LS

Shiv Sena faces major 'Hindutva test' over Citizenship Amendment Bill in LS

08 Dec 2019 | 7:32 PM

New Delhi, Dec 8 (UNI) Shiv Sena, which recently quit BJP-led NDA dispensation and formed an alliance with 'secular forces' Congress and NCP, will face the first 'Hindutva' test on Monday and Tuesday when the Lok Sabha will debate the high-profile Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019.

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Sonia Gandhi not to celebrate 73rd birthday

Sonia Gandhi not to celebrate 73rd birthday

08 Dec 2019 | 7:31 PM

New Delhi, Dec 8 (UNI) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday decided not to celebrate her birthday this year, in view of the increasing crimes against women across the country.

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