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Cong expels Barkha Singh for anti-party activities

Cong expels Barkha Singh for anti-party activities

New Delhi, Apr 21 (UNI) Cracking the whip on senior leader Barkha Singh, a day after her resignation from the party's women's wing and her attack on party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken, the party today expelled her from the party for six years. A statement from the Delhi Congress said the party has decided to expel Barkha Shukla Singh from the party for six years 'for undertaking anti-party activities just before the MCD elections'. 'Disciplinary Committee of the DPCC, in its meeting dated April 21, has unanimously decided to expel Ms Barkha Singh for period of six years from the party for undertaking anti-party activities, just before the MCD elections. A resolution to this effect has been passed,' a statement by the Delhi Congress said. The four-member Disciplinary Committee, comprising of former Delhi Minister Narender Nath, Abha Chaudhary (former President Delhi Mahila Congress), Mahmood Zia and Congress leader Surender Kumar. Ms Singh had yesterday quit as chief of the women's wing of the Delhi Congress. 'Congress party under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi and Ajay Maken have only used the issue of empowerment of women and women security to gather votes. The issue means nothing to them." Ms Singh said. "In the current organisation, where I myself am unsafe, how will I empower women in that organisation? That is why I hereby resign from the post of President of Delhi Mahila Congress,'she said. Ms Singh is the second senior Delhi Congress leader to quit the party, ahead of MCD polls. Earlier, former Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely had quit the Congress and joined the BJP. UNI AR SV RJ 1058

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Suspected IM ultra, Fasih Mahmood, bail plea: Apex court seeks Delhi Police response

Suspected IM ultra, Fasih Mahmood, bail plea: Apex court seeks Delhi Police response

23 May 2018 | 4:06 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to Delhi police on a bail plea filed by suspected Indian Mujahideen member, Fasih Mahmood, in connection with his alleged involvement in an illegal arms factory case.

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IAF’s Cheetah chopper crashes in J&K

IAF’s Cheetah chopper crashes in J&K

23 May 2018 | 3:51 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Air Force crash landed at Jammu and Kashmir's Natha Top on Wednesday.

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Cong to observe May 26 as 'Betrayal Day'  & highlight misgovernance of Modi Govt

Cong to observe May 26 as 'Betrayal Day' & highlight misgovernance of Modi Govt

23 May 2018 | 3:50 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) As the Modi Government at the Centre completes four years of its rule on May 26, the Congress will observe the day as 'betrayal day' and organise press conferences, dharnas and protests across the country to highlight the misgovernance of the Government on all fronts and its failure to fulfil the promises made to various sections of society during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

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Delhi: Fire at building in Taimoor Nagar

23 May 2018 | 3:40 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) A major fire broke out at a building in Taimoor Nagar gurudwara on Mathura Road, here on Wednesday afternoon.

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SC rejects plea of pregnant woman seeking to appear in LLB exams

SC rejects plea of pregnant woman seeking to appear in LLB exams

23 May 2018 | 2:35 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition of a pregnant woman seeking its direction to sit in her LLB examination.

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