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Monday, August 03, 2020

Delhi Confidential: Paying Last Respect

August 3, 2020 5:02:15 am

The mortal remains of Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh were brought to Delhi from Singapore on Sunday and many leaders reached his residence to pay their respects.

Delhi confidential: Under Pressure

August 1, 2020 5:51:12 am

Congress leaders say the decision to shift its MLAs from Jaipur to Jaisalmer was not taken without reason. The leaders alleged that pressure on the MLAs increased after it was decided that the Assembly session would be held from August 14.

Delhi Confidential: Strong Message

July 31, 2020 1:45:13 am

PIB Director General K S Dhatwalia was apprehensive about sharing a dais for a cabinet briefing as he had recovered from coronavirus infection. But Javadekar insisted that Dhatwalia be seated with him to send the message that once recovered, one is perfectly fine.

Delhi Confidential: Busy As Ever

July 30, 2020 2:36:05 am

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is not making his absence felt in daily functioning of the CMO, it seems.

Delhi Confidential: Pressure Politics

July 29, 2020 1:49:09 am

The absence of Karnataka Deputy CM Laxman Savadi from the first anniversary celebrations of the B S Yediyurappa government on Monday has, thus, left many in the party a little worried.

Delhi Confidential: Invite For Invite

July 28, 2020 1:41:56 am

In response to Priyanka’s letter, Baluni, allotted her former residence at 35-Lodhi Estate, thanked her but said he is not going out due to the Covid pandemic and his illness --- Baluni has had a successful cancer treatment.

Delhi Confidential: Tea Invite

July 27, 2020 2:30:04 am

Set to vacate the government bungalow in Lodhi Estate, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has invited the next occupant of the house to tea.

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Delhi Confidential: Post puzzle

July 25, 2020 8:42:35 am

The deputy chairman is not a member of any standing committee. So will Harivansh not be made deputy chairman again?

Delhi Confidential: Remembering Promises

July 24, 2020 2:01:50 am

Bhupesh Baghel said, “Sister Saroj Pandey, today your brother Bhupesh is promising that there will be complete prohibition in Chhattisgarh.

Delhi Confidential: Background Humour

July 23, 2020 4:10:27 am

The pandemic may have interrupted physical hearings in the Supreme Court, but courtroom humour is still alive.

Delhi Confidential: Covid Back In Focus

July 22, 2020 1:59:00 am

The party had begun groundwork as the situation seemed under control, but the surge in cases led to another lockdown.

Delhi Confidential: No Temple Tryst

July 21, 2020 2:10:22 am

It was BJP patriarch L K Advani who had undertaken the Rath Yatra to bring the issue to political centrestage, while former UP Chief Minister Kalyan Singh had lent his weight to the agitation.

Delhi Confidential: Against Advice

July 20, 2020 2:03:48 am

Doctors had apparently cautioned the 69-year-old minister on the condition of his knee and the possibility that it could worsen during the visit.

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Delhi confidential: First Meeting

July 18, 2020 6:36:05 am

Before attending a virtual meeting with the Election Commission, leaders of the grand alliance in Bihar — including Congress’s Shaktisinh Gohil, RJD’s Manoj Kumar Jha, RLSP’s Upendra Kushwaha and Jitan Ram Manjhi of HAM(S) — met at Constitution Club.

Delhi Confidential: Probe Call

July 17, 2020 2:29:34 am

In a tweet on Thursday, LJP national president Chirag Paswan said, “Any work done with public money should be carried out maintaining quality standards. Incidents like this raise questions in the public eye over zero corruption. The LJP demands a high-level probe to punish the guilty quickly.”

Delhi Confidential: Meeting Buzz

July 16, 2020 1:44:52 am

Speaking to office-bearers of the party’s students wing, Rahul is said to have observed that whosoever wants to leave the party will leave and they should not be unduly worried about it.

Delhi Confidential: Welcome Remarks

July 15, 2020 1:39:57 am

The Standing Committee on Information Technology that met on Tuesday had seven out of eight attendees from the ruling party and panel chairman Shashi Tharoor was the only Opposition member.

Delhi Confidential: Son-Shine Moment

July 14, 2020 2:06:51 am

While it was personally a happy day for Maken, he could not celebrate it with family. His son, Aujaswi, scored 97.5 per cent in best of four subjects in CBSE Class XII — the results were declared on Monday.

Delhi Confidential: Virtual Shift

July 13, 2020 2:11:06 am

BJP president J P Nadda has been addressing office-bearers every third day on video conferences. He has addressed state presidents, MLAs and MPs on virtual platforms.

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Delhi confidential: Leadership Question?

July 11, 2020 4:56:58 am

Congress president Sonia Gandhi is expected to ask the MPs about the coronavirus situation in their respective states and take suggestions from them on the Congress’s future course of action.

Delhi Confidential: Bridging The Gaps

July 10, 2020 1:32:28 am

The irony of virtually inaugurating bridges in the time of pandemic-induced social distancing was not lost on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

Delhi Confidential: Ballot Buzz

July 9, 2020 1:37:11 am

Five parties – the Congress, CPI, CPM, TMC and RJD — have opposed the move, with some writing to CEC Sunil Arora, arguing that it would expose senior citizens to influence by the administration and the party in power.

Delhi Confidential: Panel Poser

July 8, 2020 1:35:20 am

Congress Rajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh has written to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu, asking him to permit proceedings for the Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment, Forests and Climate Change — scheduled for July 10 — via videoconferencing.

Delhi Confidential: Searching Lost Glory

July 7, 2020 2:28:58 am

The Congress is now out to woo the influential Brahmin community. And former Union minister Jitin Prasada has taken the lead to reach out to the community.

Delhi confidential: Birthday Greetings

July 6, 2020 1:56:26 am

Top union ministers and several chief ministers on Sunday greeted LJP patriarch and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Twitter on his birthday. But, there were no wishes from Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.