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08-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Demonetisation biggest scam after Independence : Raghav Chadha

As the country completed two years of demonetisation, Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday called it the "biggest scam" after India's independence which demolished national economy.AAP South Delhi Lok Sabha in-charge Raghav Chadha ridiculed...

05-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Media petrified even of BJP MP : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday slammed the media for 'blacking out' his speech at the opening of the Signature Bridge on Sunday, wondering whether newspapers were petrified even of BJP MPs."Almost the entire Delhi media has blacked out my speech...

01-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal moves EC over deletion of voters' names

Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday alleged that names of lakhs of voters had been axed from electoral rolls in Delhi and blamed the BJP for it.In a letter to Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat, Kejriwal said that...

31-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Learn Sanskrit for life, not for exams : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said he wants students to learn and understand Sanskrit and not "mug it up for exams" as so many beautiful things were said in the language."The beauty of the language is that those who understand it will...

30-Oct-2018 New Delhi

BJP getting voters deleted from electoral rolls : Raghav Chadha

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday accused the BJP of getting names of thousands of voters deleted from Delhi's electoral rolls illegally in a bid to win the Lok Sabha elections.AAP's South Delhi Lok Sabha in-charge Raghav Chadha claimed that about 100,000...

28-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Arvind Kejriwal wants Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana scrapped

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the Modi government for making the farmers "suffer" and demanded that the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) be scrapped.Addressing a public rally here, he demanded that if a farmer suffers crop...

28-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Modi government biggest threat to democracy : AAP

Calling the Modi government the "biggest threat to democracy and federal structure of India's Constitution", the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday accused the BJP of "stifling and paralysing elected governments in the country"."The AAP is of the firm view that...

28-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal accuses Amit Shah of creating anarchy

Delhi Cheif Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused Bharatiya Janata Party President (BJP) Amit Shah of creating anarchy and encouraging people to violate the orders of the Supreme Court."Amit Shah actively encouraging people to violate SC orders. Creating...

27-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Opposition parties will move forward to defeat BJP : Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, BSP leader Mayawati and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and said that opposition parties have political and ideological compulsions, but they have...

23-Oct-2018 Chandigarh

AAP will announce all Lok Sabha candidates by December : Core Committee

The core committee of Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) today met here under the Chairmanship of Principal Budh Ram. Bhagwant Mann, Prof Sadhu Singh and LoP Harpal Singh Cheema and other members attended the meeting.An official spokesman said that AAP has expanded organisational...

22-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Modi turned CBI into national disgrace : Arvind Kejriwal

In the wake of the CBI registering a corruption case against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the BJP has turned the CBI into a "national disgrace"."During the Congress rule the Supreme Court had termed...

22-Oct-2018 New Delhi

BJP behind petrol pump strike in Delhi : Arvind Kejriwal

Demanding petrol and diesel be included in the GST regime, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday accused the BJP of forcing fuel pump owners to go on strike despite oil prices being lowest in the national capital among the four metros."Oil prices lowest...

21-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal begins door-to-door campaign for 2019 LS polls

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday launched the party's door-to-door campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in the national capital."For four months, 3,000 teams will be visiting each household in Delhi and approach every...

19-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Delhi will soon become a gas chamber : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday flayed the Centre and the neighbouring state governments for their inaction to stop stubble burning and said that "Delhi will become a gas chamber"."Very sad that Central, Punjab and Haryana governments did absolutely...

15-Oct-2018 New Delhi

AAP launches fund collection drive ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday officially launched his party's 'Aap ka Daan Rashtra ka Nirmaan' campaign aimed at collecting funds to tackle the party's financial crisis.Surrounded by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers...

14-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Punjab government fails to punish killers of Sikhs : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday criticized the Punjab government for not acting against the killers of two Sikhs who died during protests against the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib three years ago.Krishan Bhagwan Singh and Gurjit Singh died...

08-Oct-2018 New Delhi

AAP MP moves SC over Rafale deal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh on Monday moved the Supreme Court demanding an apex court monitored probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into India's purchase of Rafale fighter jets from France."A Criminal Writ Petition has been filed before...

03-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Indian education system heavily private dependent : Manish Sisodia

The biggest challenge for the Indian education system is its dependence on private players and deteriorating quality of the government schools, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.Speaking to the media at the Asian Summit on Education...

02-Oct-2018 Panaji

Shame that India's capital is most unsafe city in world : AAP leader

Delhi is the most unsafe city in the world and it is a shame that it is the national capital of India and yet so unsafe, AAP leader Atishi said on  Tuesday.Atishi, who was in Goa to inaugurate the Aam Aadmi's Party's office in South Goa and the official...

02-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Farmers should be allowed to enter Delhi : Arvind Kejriwal

Farmers marching from Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh in support of their demands should be allowed to enter Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday."Farmers should be allowed to enter Delhi. Why are they not being allowed to enter Delhi? This is...

01-Oct-2018 New Delhi

LG patronising Delhi Police, its corruption : Saurabh Bharadwaj

The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday criticised the Centre for failing to maintain law and order in the national capital, accusing Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal of patronising Delhi Police and its corruption.Referring to the murder of a 31-year-old tutor, who...

30-Sep-2018 New Delhi

BJP no protector of Hindus : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party over the murder of an Apple executive in Uttar Pradesh by a constable, saying the saffron party does not protect the interests of even Hindus.In a series of tweets, the Aam...

29-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal challenges Amit Shah to open debate

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday challenged BJP chief Amit Shah to an open debate on the work done by the AAP government in three years in Delhi."I challenge him for an open debate on our three years' work in education, health, power, road...

29-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Electricity Amendment Bill anti-people, anti-federal : Arvind Kejriwal

Calling the proposed amendment to the Electricity Act 2003 'anti-people' and 'anti-federal', Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said it would lead to a sharp hike in the electricity bills of the common man.The bill would lead to huge tariff hikes...

28-Sep-2018 New Delhi

BJP misuses central agencies, Delhi Police : Manish Sisodia

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders on Friday accused the BJP-led Central government of not doing anything for the national capital, and misusing central agencies and Delhi Police.Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in a tweet said the Central government...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Ayushman Bharat will prove jumla : Arvind Kejriwal

Calling it a personal relations exercise, Aam Aadmi Party head Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the Centre's Ayushman Bharat scheme will prove to be another 'jumla'.Arvind Kejriwal tweeted: "Please read why Ayushman Bharat is another PR exercise and will prove...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Students shifting from private to government schools : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said students are shifting from private to government schools for the first time in history after his party came to power and transformed the system."There is a reverse swing now. It is for the first time in the...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal challenges Shah for a public debate at Ramlila Maidan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday challenged BJP President Amit Shah for a public debate at the Ramlila Maidan here on the performance of the BJP-led Central government and the Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi government.The BJP on Sunday accused Kejriwal...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal urges rent-free land, houses for Mohalla Clinics

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged the people living in the national capital to provide rent-free land or houses to the Delhi government for setting-up of the Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics.The state's Health and Family Welfare Department, in a print...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

BJP controlling media : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday slammed the BJP for "controlling the media" by filing police cases against journalists. Kejriwal levelled the allegation following a BJP worker's complaint against several journalists for reporting that he washed...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal felicitates Diviji Sharan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday felicitated and handed over Rs 1-crore cheque to Divij Sharan, who won India a gold medal in the mens doubles tennis event at the 18th Asian Games, an official said."Sharan made Delhi and India proud by achieving...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia inpects under-construction campus

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday inspected the under-construction integrated campus of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) in the national capital, an official said.The campus is coming up in Surajmal Vihar of east Delhi.Sisodia...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Manoj Tiwari doing 'drama' by breaking sealing : AAP

The AAP on Tuesday slammed Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari for doing "drama" by breaking the lock of a sealed property and demanded that he resign for corruption in municipal corporations in the national capital."The drama done by Manoj Tiwari on Sunday is...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Fake FIR by Prakash part of BJP's nefarious design : Saurabh Bhardwaj

The AAP on Tuesday alleged that the "fake FIR by Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash" and the subsequent chargesheet by the "BJP-controlled Delhi Police" is aimed at maligning the Delhi government "which will fall flat in the court like previous cases".In a statement,...

16-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal slams Manoj Tiwari for breaking 'sealed' lock

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the city's BJP President Manoj Tiwari for breaking a sealed property's lock in his constituency and said the BJP has ruined Delhi."They themselves seal properties in the morning and break the lock in...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Haryana CM should resign : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday demanded Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar resign following reports of the state police had refused to file an FIR and launch an investigation in a gangrape case.Kejriwal said the police showed lack...

14-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal questions EC on EVMs used in DUSU polls

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday questioned the Election Commission over the privately sourced Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) used in the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections."From where can you procure EVMs privately? Doesn't ECI...

13-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley should apologise and resign, says AAP

The AAP on Thursday demanded Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's resignation and said he should write a blog clarifying whether he was aware of fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya's plans to leave India."Since he (Arun Jaitley) is famous for writing blogs on every...

10-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Backed protest against fuel price rise, not Congress : Saurabh Bhardwaj

Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday joined the nationwide shutdown protest called by the Congress saying they were against the fuel price rise but not supporting the Congress party.AAP Leaders, MPs and MLAs joined the Bharat Bandh called by the Congress...

08-Sep-2018 Noida

Arvind Kejriwal urges Yashwant Sinha to contest elections

Injecting a new element, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday urged former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, a strong Modi critic, to contest the next Lok Sabha elections although he did not name the party or the constituency from which he should take...

05-Sep-2018 New Delhi

BJP will face heat for axing ration cards : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the BJP will face the heat from the poor for "deliberately cancelling ration cards in Delhi" and warned of strict action against officers who followed the Centre's orders.Kejriwal's reaction came after...

05-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Metro is out of reach of common man : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he felt 'sad' that the metrol rail has become unaffordable for the common man following the fare hikes."As CM of Delhi, I feel very sad that such an important means of transport has become out of reach...

04-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Will provide financial aid to medal winners, talents : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said his government will "soon implement" two policies to provide financial aid to sportspersons: those who once win a medal; and for those identified as young talent for proper training at an early age.He announced...

03-Sep-2018 New Delhi

AAP blames Narendra Modi government for 'economic mess'

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the deteriorating economic condition, saying "the economy was never in such a mess"."The BJP's central leadership, in the last few months, either does not know what to do or is simply...

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Not part of anti-AAP brigade: Ashutosh

Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh on Wednesday accused AAP of using his surname for caste politics, only to clarify just two hours later that he has been misunderstood and he is not part of the 'anti-AAP brigade'."In 23 years of my journalism, no...

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal demands white paper on demonetization

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday demanded a white paper on demonetization from the central government, saying that people suffered immensely from it."People suffered immensely due to demonetization. Many died. Business suffered. People have...

27-Aug-2018 New Delhi

AAP writes to Modi, stages rally to demand statehood for Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterating demand for full statehood to Delhi and also staged a rally here on the issue.Labour Minister and AAP leader Gopal Rai, who wrote to Modi, urged him to meet AAP legislators...

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