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Mahindra Yadav arrested for rioting charges

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New Delhi: Mahindra Yadav, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) lawmaker was arrested on Friday for the rioting charges during a protest, Delhi Police said.

Yadav, who is a legislator from Vikaspuri constituency, was arrested along with four AAP workers for rioting while protesting the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl in Nihal Vihar in west Delhi on Thursday.

The alleged rape took place about two days ago.

Police said there were around 100- 150 AAP supporters in the protest and they even tried to disrupt traffic movement.

“We have arrested Yadav and four AAP workers. They went on to protest despite the rape accused been arrested.

“They pelted stones at police in which at least two officials were injured. They have been booked for rioting and causing hurt to the public servant,” said a police official.(IANS)

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30 Doorstep Services Offered By Delhi Government AAP

Delhi government offers 30 more doorstep services

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AAP brings 70 doorstep services for delhi residents. IANS

People living in Delhi can now avail 30 more services at their doorstep, including adding members in ration card, paying the motor vehicle tax and getting a DTC pass, taking the total number of such services to 70. The second phase of the doorstep delivery of public services, the official launch of which is yet to take place, has been rolled out.

Residents can dial 1076 and get the service by paying Rs 50 extra, an official from Delhi’s Administrative Reforms told IANS. The new services include booking a tour package through Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corp.

In September 2018, the Delhi government had launched the doorstep delivery of 40 public services to make things easy for the common man. In the first phase, people got certificates of marriage, caste, domicile, income, births and deaths among others at their doors.

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal plans to offer 100 services delivered at people’s doorsteps. IANS

Driving license, new water or sewer connection and disconnection were also provided under the scheme which functions between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. through a ‘Mobile Sahayak’. The government had planned to roll out more services by February but they got delayed.

“Once the second phase is on track, steps to start the third phase will be initiated,” the official said. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has plans to have at least 100 services delivered at people’s doorsteps, the official said.

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Aam Aadmi Party leader Atishi told IANS: “The plan initially was to take things online but we realised that people find it more easy to call a number and get the services instead of doing things online.” The tenure of the Kejriwal government will end on February 2020. (IANS)

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