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A child dressed up as Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal takes part in the celebrations of AAP as the party crosses the majority mark in the MCD polls, in New Delhi.

AAP vs BJP in Delhi: Important highlights from 2022 MCD poll results

Dec 07, 2022

In 2017, BJP had won 181 seats of the (then) 270 municipal wards, while AAP secured 48 and Congress stood at 30. The BJP ruled MCD for 15 years.

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India asks Google to stop displaying online betting ads: Report

Dec 07, 2022

In a letter sent to Alphabet Inc's Google last week, the Ministry of Information and Broadcast asked the company to immediately drop all advertising, direct or surrogate, from betting platforms like Fairplay, PariMatch, Betway in search results and YouTube, the report added.

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German Foreign Minister uses Paytm for shopping in Delhi's Chandni Chowk market. Here’s what Paytm CEO said

Dec 07, 2022

Ackermann’s post also included some pictures that showed Baerbock with some women at the Sis Ganj Gurudwara, and buying traditional Indian clothes at a shop in Chandni Chowk.

While Gujarat voted in two phases on December 1 and December 5, Himachal Pradesh voted in a single phase on November 12.

Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Election Result 2022: Where, when to watch counting of votes live

Dec 07, 2022

Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Elections Result: The Election Commission (EC) will take up the counting of votes at 8 am on Thursday (December 8) and will continue till all the votes are counted.

Centre's air quality panel lifts curbs imposed in Delhi-NCR under GRAP stage 3 (Photo: Reuters)

Centre's air quality panel lifts curbs imposed in Delhi-NCR under GRAP stage 3

Dec 07, 2022

According to the India Meteorological Department and the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, the air quality index is not likely to slip into the 'severe' category in the next few days.

An illustration of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Time magazine's cover.

Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelenskyy is TIME magazine’s person of the year

Dec 07, 2022

TIME Person of the year: The magazine described the comedian-turned-wartime leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy as “the most clear-cut” winner of the award in memory after he “galvanized the world in a way we haven’t seen in decades.”

The AAP won 134 out of 250 wards in the MCD elections, 90 more seats compared to 2017.

WATCH! AAP supporters dance to 'Rinkiya ke papa' after defeating BJP in Delhi

Dec 07, 2022

The AAP workers and supporters wore garlands around their necks while they danced in the viral video to BJP MP Manoj Tiwari's hit number ‘Rinkiya ke papa’.

Google Year in Search 2022: List of top searches in India this year

Google Year in Search 2022: List of top searches in India this year

Dec 07, 2022

As per Google, the most searched personalities in the country in 2022 were suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, followed by President of India Droupadi Murmu, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Lalit Modi and Sushmita Sen.

Xiaomi sold more than 11 million smartphones in the country during the Diwali festive sales

Top exit at Xiaomi India! Business head Raghu Reddy resigns

Dec 07, 2022

Xiaomi India confirmed the development, saying it has been a privilege to have Reddy as an integral part of the leadership team

Delhi CM and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal addresses the party workers after AAP crossed the majority mark in the MCD polls, at the party headquarters in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)

Farewell to 15-year BJP rule in MCD as AAP wins; Cong shrinks further

Dec 07, 2022

The BJP, which was predicted to suffer a massive defeat in exit polls, put up a spirited fight, winning 104 municipal wards, while the Congress managed to win just nine, down from 30 in the previous civic poll.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Ronaldo's partner lashes out at Portugal’s coach for benching him against Switzerland

FIFA World Cup 2022: Ronaldo's partner lashes out at Portugal’s coach for benching him against Switzerland

Dec 07, 2022

Ronaldo was seated in the dugout, expressionless, until he was sent onto the field in the 72nd minute as Pepe wrapped the captain’s armband on Ronaldo’s bicep before he entered the field.

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das on December 7 said e-rupee transactions will not have any intermediary, unlike UPI transactions

CBDC vs UPI: What differences did RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das note

Dec 07, 2022

e-Rupee vs UPI: As per RBI’s definition, CBDC is the legal tender issued by a central bank in a digital form. It is akin to sovereign paper currency but takes a different form, exchangeable at par with the existing currency and shall be accepted as a medium of payment

Edtech unicorn Vedantu sacks employees, implements pay cuts for leadership (Photo: Entrackr)

Edtech unicorn Vedantu sacks employees, implements pay cuts for leadership

Dec 07, 2022

The Bengaluru-based company is in the process of sacking about 385 employees while the leadership team including founders will take a 50 per cent pay cut, people aware of the development told Business Today.

US marches ahead with its semiconductor plans, but India is lagging behind. Is it a cause of worry?

US marches ahead with its semiconductor plans, but India is lagging behind. Is it a cause of worry?

Dec 07, 2022

While the US is bagging significant investments for semiconductor manufacturers, India has yet to approve the applications it received earlier this year under the India Semiconductor Mission. What is going on?

Maharashtra land acquisition for country’s first bullet train nears completion as project returns on fast track

EXCLUSIVE: Maharashtra land acquisition for country’s first bullet train nears completion as project returns on fast track

Dec 07, 2022

Till November end, 98.22 per cent of land had been acquired in Maharashtra as against 71.5 per cent on June 30, analysis of data shared by the Indian Railways subsidiary NHSRCL has revealed.

Germany arrests 25 suspected of violent far-right plot to install prince (Photo: Reuters)

Germany arrests 25 suspected of violent far-right plot to install prince

Dec 07, 2022

The plot envisaged a former member of a German royal family, identified as Heinrich XIII P. R. under Germany's privacy law, as the leader in a future state while another suspect, Ruediger v. P., was the head of the military arm, the prosecutors' office said.

It also warned that rising heat across India can jeopardize economic productivity. (Photo: PTI)

India could soon experience heat waves that break human survivability limit: World Bank report

Dec 07, 2022

The World Bank report titled "Climate Investment Opportunities in India's Cooling Sector" said the country is experiencing higher temperatures that arrive earlier and stay far longer.

AAP leader Bobi has been associated with the AAP since the Anna Hazare Movement of 2011.

MCD gets its first transgender councillor: Who is Bobi darling?

Dec 07, 2022

Bobi won the Sultanpuri-A ward seat for AAP after defeating Congress candidate Varuna Dhaka by a margin of 6,714 votes. This is for the first time that the Delhi civic body will have a transgender representative.

The new Burgman Street EX goes up against the Aprilia SXR 125 in India.

Suzuki Motorcycle India launches ‘Burgman Street EX’ at Rs 1.12 lakh; check details

Dec 07, 2022

Suzuki's new premium scooter joins the standard version and the Ride Connect version in the Burgman Street line-up.

Exit polls had predicted an AAP landslide in Delhi MCD and a big loss for the BJP.

Delhi MCD Results 2022: AAP dethrones BJP; key takeaways from the civic poll results

Dec 07, 2022

Aam Aadmi Party has emerged as the single largest party as it clinched over 130 seats, hitting the majority mark.

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Delhi MCD Elections Results: Need PM Modi's blessings to improve Delhi's condition, says Kejriwal

Dec 07, 2022

Delhi MCD Elections Results: Arvind Kejriwal congratulates Delhiites, says thankful to them for 'choosing their son, brother' to run Municipal Corporation of Delhi