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13-Dec-2017 New Delhi

MCDs allowing illegal construction : Dilip Pandey

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday alleged that BJP-led MCDs were allowing unauthorized construction in the city -- if bribes were paid.AAP Leader Dilip Pandey told the media that the AAP had filed a petition against the South Delhi Municipal Corporation...

12-Dec-2017 New Delhi/Ahmedabad

BJP on 'secret' meet with Pakistanis, Modi asked about Nawaz 'biryani'

The opposition reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday of the 'biryani' served by then Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Lahore in 2015 as the BJP harped on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singhs meeting with Pakistani diplomats.The Bharatiya...

11-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia bags Finest Education Minister award

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia was awarded the 'Finest Education Minister' award here on Monday by former President Pranab Mukherjee.Sisodia, also the Deputy Chief Minister, was presented the award at a national convention on education, The Fifth...

11-Dec-2017 New Delhi

What is BJP's relation with Max Hospital : Gopal Rai

Slammed the BJP for "opposing" cancellation of licence of Max Hospital here, Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday asked what relationship does it have with the hospital."The way in which the BJP shamelessly stood behind Max Hospital yesterday, we want...

11-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Delhi government approves Rs 15 cr for Ring Road

The Delhi government on Monday approved Rs 15 crore to "strengthen" the stretch of Ring Road from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to Ashram here.The decision was taken at an Expenditure Finance Committee meeting chaired by Deputy Chief...

08-Dec-2017 New Delhi

BJP's destructive ideology won't even spare Hindus : AAP

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh on Friday criticised BJP over the viral video in which a man was seen being brutally hacked to death and set on fire for allegedly committing "love jihad" and said that the manner in which the ruling BJP was functioning,...

08-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal meets woman beaten for helping bust liquor racket

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met the woman who was beaten up in Narela for allegedly helping authorities to bust an illicit liquor racket, and said that he will meet Lt Governor Anil Baijal to discuss the incident."I just met the woman and...

07-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal concerned over women's safety in cab sharing

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday expressed concern over the safety of women travelling in shared cabs in the city.Kejriwal was responding to a media report that the 'City Taxi Scheme 2017' would not allow ride sharing as cab sharing doesn't...

06-Dec-2017 New Delhi

NDMC budget anti-people : AAP

A day after the BJP-led North Delhi Municipal Corporation proposed to levy a uniform rate of property tax, instead of different levels for various categories, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday called it "anti-people" and a "short sighted measure...

06-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Sharad Yadav's disqualification from RS illegal : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday termed the disqualification of rebel Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav as illegal and unconstitutional, and demanded it be revoked."Disqualification of Sharad Yadavji is completely illegal and unconstitutional....

05-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Congress originator of nepotism, BJP no different : Sanjay Singh

The AAP on Tuesday criticised nepotism in the political system, referring to Rahul Gandhi's nomination for Congress President without any challenger emerging, adding the BJP has not right to comment on it as the party itself practices favouritism."The Congress...

05-Dec-2017 New Delhi

AAP forms 'shadow cabinets' in three BJP-ruled Delhi civic bodies

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said it had formed "shadow cabinets" in three BJP-ruled civic boies in Delhi.The party said the the civic bodies had become "dens of corruption" under the Bharatiya Janata Party rule and that the AAP will unearth their...

04-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Kumar Vishwas' views on reservation not party's : Sanjay Singh

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday raised the issue of Dalit struggles in the country and expressed displeasure so as to clarify that Kumar Vishwas' views against caste-based reservation were personal and should not be taken as the party's stand.The party...

04-Dec-2017 New Delhi

No contract employees for cleaning jobs : Gopal Rai

Delhi Labour Minister Gopal Rai on Monday said that workers should not be employed on a contract basis for jobs which are permanent in nature like cleaning, security and clerical work.Rai said that the Delhi Advisory Contract Labour Board was formed last month...

03-Dec-2017 New Delhi

AAP needs system to rid itself of viruses : Kumar Vishwas

Hitting out at his detractors within the AAP, its founder-member Kumar Vishwas on Sunday said the party needed an anti-virus system to get rid of "viruses that have been destroying it"."Anti-virus system will be set up in the party and that will include party...

01-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Centre must fill Delhi police vacancies soon : Dilip Pandey

Noting that the national capital recorded highest cases of crimes against women in 2016, Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Friday said that Delhi Police was not being held "accountable" and that the Central government should undertake to fill up its vacancies...

30-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Delhi government approves Rs 442 cr for sanitation workers

 The Delhi government on Thursday decided to release around Rs 442 crore to three BJP-ruled municipal corporations (MCDs), to be used to pay salaries and other money to santitation workers.The decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister...

30-Nov-2017 Lucknow

UP election official treated party delegation badly : AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday accused Uttar Pradesh State Election Commissioner S.K. Agarwal of impropriety by treating badly the party leaders who went to meet him in his office here.The AAP delegation had gone to apprise the SEC of the alleged...

28-Nov-2017 New Delhi

I-T notice to AAP vindictive action: Manish Sisodia

Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday accused the Centre of misusing the Income Tax Department to exact revenge on his Aam Aadmi Party due to its appeal for a united battle against the BJP in the Gujarat assembly elections.Pointing out that Delhi...

28-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal pulls up hospital for ignoring pro-people schemes

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday pulled up the G.B. Pant Hospital here over non-availability of free medicines and for not referring patients for free surgery to private hospitals.Kejriwal also asked the government-run hospital located in the...

27-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Delhi government issues health advisory over pollution

As Delhi residents continued to battle pollution, the AAP government on Monday issued a health advisory and urged people not to smoke and go in for carpooling, among other things, to tide over the environmental crisis.The advisory came as Delhi's air quality...

26-Nov-2017 New Delhi

BJP did what Pakistan, ISI couldn't in 60 years : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused the BJP of dividing India on Hindu-Muslim lines and said it had done in three years what Pakistan and its ISI could not do in 60 years."Pakistan's biggest dream is to divide Hindustan on the lines of Hindus...

26-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal seeks votes for non-BJP parties in Gujarat

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday asked people in Gujarat to vote for any party which they think can defeat the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in upcoming Assembly elections."If somewhere the AAP is winning, then give your vote for AAP. If...

25-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Fare hike will kill Delhi Metro : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the steep hike in fares will kill the Metro."This steep hike in metro fare will kill Delhi Metro. If people stop using it, then what purpose does it serve," Kejriwal tweeted.The Chief Minister was referring...

24-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal asks Delhi Minorities panel to be more proactive

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday asked the Delhi Minorities Commission to be more proactive to raise and solve problems of minorities in the city.Kejriwal made the comment during the release of an annual report of the Commission led by Chairman Zafarul-Islam...

23-Nov-2017 New Delhi

AAP demands EC probe into EVM glitches

Raising the issue of EVM snags in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday demanded a "comprehensive probe" by the Election Commission."There have been many technical glitches in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during the civic...

22-Nov-2017 New Delhi

VCs can sanction works costing Rs 5 cr : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodiae on Wednesday said that the state government-funded universities will now have financial autonomy as their Vice Chancellors have been empowered to sanction new works amounting upto Rs 5 crore per annum, if carried...

21-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Delhi air quality may worsen : Keshav Chandra

Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Tuesday said the city's air quality may worsen and directed to continue measures to impound and shut down visibly polluting vehicles and factories.Hussain, in a letter to Environment Department Secretary Keshav Chandra, said...

17-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Delhi government to form women protection groups : Manish Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia on Friday said the Delhi government would form "Mahila Suraksha Dals" (women protection groups) to curb crimes against women in the national capital."We will form women protection groups ... will make civil defence...

16-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Delhiites can soon access 40 government services at doorstep

 The Delhi government has decided to offer over 40 government services ranging from grant of water connection to marriage certificate at people's doorstep, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday.Sisodia said citizens would save time and countless...

16-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Implement pollution control measures in NCR too : Kailash Gahlot

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot has requested a Supreme Court-appointed environment body to implement the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) in NCR towns along with Delhi to control air pollution.In a letter sent on Wednesday to the Environment Pollution...

15-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Saurabh Bhardwaj blames Centre for unused Rs 787 cr green cess

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday blamed the central government for its failure to spend Rs 787 crore environmental cess collected in 2017 and accused the Modi government of blocking projects to control pollution.AAP chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj...

15-Nov-2017 Hyderabad

Manish Sisodia visits Hyderabad's T-Hub

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday visited T-Hub as part of his government's efforts to establish a similar facility for start-ups.The team led by Sisodia was impressed with T-Hub, billed as the country's largest technology incubator.An...

15-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal to meet Khattar over pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal left for Haryana on Wednesday to meet Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and discuss the issue of stubble burning and air pollution.Kejriwal in a tweet said he along with Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain, Environment...

14-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Work towards home-delivery of ration : Arvind Kejriwal to officials

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked officials to work towards delivery of ration at people's doorstep through Public Distribution System (PDS).He made the observation during a review meeting of PDS in the city, along with Deputy Chief Minister...

14-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Work towards home-delivery of ration : Arvind Kejriwal to officials

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked officials to work towards delivery of ration at people's doorstep through Public Distribution System (PDS).He made the observation during a review meeting of PDS in the city, along with Deputy Chief Minister...

14-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal seeks meeting with Amarinder Singh over pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh to meet him in Chandigarh over stubble burning by farmers leading to smog and pollution in the capital and surrounding areas."Captain Amarinder Singh Sir, I am coming...

11-Nov-2017 New Delhi

No odd-even without exemptions, says Delhi government

 Hours after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) gave a go-ahead to the odd-even scheme without any exemptions to two-wheelers, the Delhi government refused to implement it, saying they will approach the green court again on Monday."At the moment we are calling...

10-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Centre's rigid stance led to changes in GST: Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said the Central government's rigid stance on GST slabs led to frequent changes in the new tax regime."Since the very beginning (of implementation of GST), the Delhi government has been demanding a decrease...

10-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal convenes meeting to discuss odd-even plan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will chair a meeting on Friday to discuss the implementation of the third phase of the odd-even traffic rule that will be enforced from November 13 to 17.The meeting to be held at 2 p.m. will be attended by Transport Minister...

09-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal urges northern states to join fight against pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday blamed stubble burning in Haryana and Punjab for the "severe" air quality and said the neighbouring states should join hands with Delhi to find a solution.Kejriwal had on Wednesday written to his Haryana and...

09-Nov-2017 New Delhi

AAP supports 'banned' film 'Ik Onkar'

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders on Thursday slammed the censor bodies and supported the controversial Punjabi film "Ik Onkar", which has been "banned" for release in India for "provoking communal disharmony".Alka Lamba, Somnath Bharti, Jarnail Singh and Avtar...

08-Nov-2017 New Delhi

AAP to fill 3 RS seats with outsiders, Raghuram Rajan on the list

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is planning to fill three Rajya Sabha seats from Delhi which will fall vacant in January, with people outside the party and has contacted former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan to be one of the candidates.A senior party leader told...

08-Nov-2017 New Delhi

AAP protests on demonetisation anniversary

The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday held a protest march outside Thyagaraj Stadium here with around 1,000 party workers raising slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government's decision to scrap high currency notes on this day last year.They...

08-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

AAP marks anniversary of demonetization day as ‘Dhokha Diwas’

After completion of 1 year of demonetization, Aam Aadmi Party on November 8 marked the day as ‘Dhokha Diwas’ and criticizes Modi government for taking an unwise step that affected crores of Indians in a negative way. In a joint press release, AAP state president...

08-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal wants to meet Haryana, Punjab CMs over pollution

A day after Delhi witnessed its worst 'air quality' and 'smog situation' of the year, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he wished to meet his Haryana and Punjab counterparts to find a solution to pollution in the National Capital Region.On...

07-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Traders troubled over GST, need to extend relief : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that GST has caused a lot of trouble to traders and there is a need for extending relief to them."Demonetisation and GST have adversely affected the interests of traders resulting that most of them have...

06-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Children's Day to be holiday for Delhi schools, offices

Cultural programmes and other activities will be organised for children at more than 100 locations across the city on November 14 -- Children's Day, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday.Sisodia said November 14 would be a holiday for all government...

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