Sheila Dikshit new president of Delhi Congress

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Former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was appointed the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president on Thursday, days after Ajay Maken resigned from the post citing ill-health. Making the announcement, All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge of the party’s Delhi unit, P C Chacko, said Dikshit would be assisted by three working presidents — Devender Yadav, Haroon… Read more »

Sheila Dikshit’s son-in-law sent to 2-day police custody

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Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s son-in-law was today sent to two-day police custody by a city court in a case of theft and misappropriating his wife’s property. Syed Mohammad Imran, who was arrested from Bangalore and brought here on transit remand, was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Pankaj Sharma who remanded him to police custody… Read more »

Governor can”t be tried in criminal case: Sheila to HC

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Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday sought quashing of the trial court order to lodge FIR against her in a graft case, contending in the Delhi high court that such proceedings cannot be continued against a governor. Advocate M Pracha, appearing for Dikshit, said as per Article 361(2) of the Constitution there is… Read more »

Complaint against Dikshit for misusing govt funds

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A complaint has been filed in a here court seeking registration of an FIR against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for allegedly misusing government funds in an advertisement campaign ahead of the 2008 Assembly polls. The complaint, filed over a week after the Delhi Lokayukta held that Dikshit had abused her official position and conducted an… Read more »

Lawyers end strike after Delhi govt proposes talks

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Lawyers of six district courts on Wednesday called off their indefinite hunger strike against the ten-fold hike in court fees after the Delhi government assured them of considering their demands. The Co-ordination Council of All Bar Associations in Delhi announced its decision to call off the strike, saying the city government has proposed to hold talks… Read more »

Working women have to be provided safety: Dikshit

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Working women have to be provided safety and a sense of dignity, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Thursday. “It’s also essential to develop sensitivity amongst others to ensure women safety and overcome instances of any harassment of women,” said Dikshit, inaugurating a two-day training workshop on prevention of sexual harassment at work place. According… Read more »

‘Mamata, Jayalalithaa victories repose faith in women’

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With the doughty Mamata Banerjee and J. Jayalalithaa set to take over the reins in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, respectively, their victory Friday was seen by many as a reassertion of faith in the leadership of women. With them, India will have four women chief ministers ruling at the same time, the other two… Read more »