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Order on FIR against Arvind Kejriwal reserved

Kejriwal and his brother-in-law Surender Kumar Bansal, proprietor of a construction firm, were accused of corruption.

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday reserved for next week its order on a criminal complaint seeking an FIR against Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, his brother-in-law and a public servant for alleged irregularities in grant of contracts for roads and sewer lines.

BJP workers head to #Punjab for polls

The party workers will visit 23 constituencies in Punjab.

New Delhi: To counter the growing influence of Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government in Punjab and Goa, the Delhi BJP will be sending hundreds of party workers to both the states. The workers will talk about how Mr Kejriwal’s government has failed to bring development in the Capital.

Women-only night shelters fortified with CCTVs

CCTV cameras in night shelters to keep a vigilant check on visitors.

New Delhi: Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) has told Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) that it has fortified night shelters with CCTV cameras. In order to make night shelters safer for women, 57 CCTV cameras have been installed in 19 women-only shelters, the DUSIB said.

In reply to EC, @ArvindKejriwal says make me brand ambassador against graft

Days after the Election Commission censured him for asking Goa voters to accept bribes from BJP, but vote for AAP, Delhi Chief Minister and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal has written to the poll panel that his statement was aimed at "curbing corruption". Seeking a review of the matter, Kejriwal has also gone on to propose to the EC that it could consider making him its "brand ambassador" to curb bribery. At an election rally in Goa, Kejriwal had told the audience that "if the BJP offers money for votes, take it, but vote only for the jhaadu (AAP symbol)." Following complaints, the EC issued a notice to Kejriwal, censuring him.

Deposit rates are untenable, will have to be cut in future: SBI chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya

The State Bank of India chairperson, Arundhati Bhattacharya on Monday said "SBI hasn’t survived for 211 yrs by ignoring competition. Have huge collaboration; don’t just rely in branches." She was at Mint Conclave. Bhattacharya said SBI has opened 50, 000 -70, 000 accounts in a day before note ban; 89 lakh accounts after the ban. She also talked about giving boost to credit growth with excess deposits in hand. She said that banks have been conservative on deposit rates. "Want to give fillip to credit growth with excess deposits in hand, have been conservative on deposit rates," she said.