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21-Jun-2017 New Delhi

What's link between Nadda and AIIMS scam accused officer : Ashutosh

The AAP on Wednesday demanded to know the connection between Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda and an IAS officer accused in a Rs 7,000 crore AIIMS scam.Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh said the CBI had told Delhi High Court that it was not getting documents...

19-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Delhi government launches online 'Job Fair Portal'

Delhi Employment Minister Gopal Rai on Monday launched an online 'Job Fair Portal', through which job seekers can register themselves for private jobs.Noting that in the last job fair, thousands lined up for 50 to 60 jobs, he said: "From now on, companies...

18-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal vows probe into PWD corruption allegations

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday vowed to launch a probe into corruption allegations against the Public Works Department (PWD).Kejriwal remarks came after a report by online news portal "Janta Ka Reporter" where it was alleged that the PWD has...

17-Jun-2017 New Delhi

BJP forcing officers to send notices to AAP : Sanjay Singh

Accusing the BJP of pressurising the officers at the Lt. Governor's office to send notices to the AAP to vacate its office, party leader Sanjay Singh on Saturday said that such coercive methods are unprecedented.In a letter to Lt. Governor Anil Baijal, Singh...

17-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Posters against 'traitor' Kumar Vishwas outside AAP office

Posters appeared on Saturday outside the AAP office here demanding the ouster of party leader Kumar Vishwas, terming him a "traitor" and BJP's "close friend".Around two dozen posters were found on the wall outside the party office at 206, Rouse Avenue."BJP's...

16-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal asks hospital to put up boards on free medicines

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday visited Maharishi Valmiki Hospital here and directed officials to put up boards to inform patients about free medicines available there.The Chief Minister met many patients at the Bavana hospital and inquired...

14-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Restore sugar subsidy for poor, AAP urges Centre

The central government has stopped giving subsidised sugar to the people below the poverty line (BPL) and also reduced the quota for those under the "Antyodaya" category, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)...

14-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Restore sugar subsidy for poor : Manish Sisodia

The central government has stopped giving subsidised sugar to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) people and also reduced quota for "Antyodaya" families, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.The Aam Aadmi Party leader told the media that...

13-Jun-2017 New Delhi

800 IAS officers to inspect Delhi Anganwadi centres : Manish Sisodia

With an aim to clean the Anganwadi system in the national capital, around 1,600 Anganwadi centres in Delhi will be inspected by IAS officers on Saturday, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Tuesday.Addressing the media, Sisodia said there were around...

13-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Kapil Mishra meets ACB chief with 'proof' of fake CNG kits

Sacked Delhi Minister Kapil Mishra met ACB chief M.K. Meena here on Tuesday and submitted documents regarding distribution of "fake CNG kits" with the alleged involvement of the Delhi government."I've come with documents regarding fake CNG kits. About how in...

08-Jun-2017 New Delhi

No stay on Delhi government's minimum wages order : Gopal Rai

Labour Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday clarified that there was "no stay" by the Delhi High Court on the minimum wages order and it was "very much in place" and had been implemented in 201 departments of the government.Talking to reporters, Rai said the Delhi...

03-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Kapil Mishra demands Kejriwal government hold referendum

Vowing to begin India Against Corruption part 2, sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra on Saturday demanded that a referendum on the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government to know whether it enjoys people's faith or not."The country belongs to the people and public...

01-Jun-2017 New Delhi

People pointing finger at Kejriwal being threatened : Kapil Mishra

Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra on Thursday said he and others who have levelled charges of corruption against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his aides are being threatened and attacked.Mishra, who claims he was manhandled inside the Delhi assembly...

01-Jun-2017 New Delhi

AAP to hold 'EVM challenge' on Saturday

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday said it will hold a parallel EVM challenge on Saturday alongside the Election Commission's to prove that the poll panel's challenge was "pointless".The AAP had earlier decided not to take part in the Commission's challenge...

30-May-2017 New Delhi

There should be no politics over women's security : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that politics should be kept away from issues concerning the safety of women and girls.Kejriwal made the remarks at a day-long conclave on 'Women Safety and Empowerment' organised by the Secretary's Office...

29-May-2017 Amritsar

Arvind Kejriwal visits Golden Temple, meets AAP leaders in Amritsar

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrived here on Monday on a one-day visit and offered prayers at the Golden Temple.This is Kejriwal's first visit to Punjab after the results of the Punjab assembly elections were declared in March.Kejriwal was accompanied...

27-May-2017 New York

Kapil Mishra claims Rs 300 crore scam in medicine purchase

Sacked Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Saturday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Health Minister Satyendar Jain of misappropriating health funds and claimed three health scams, including one involving Rs 300 crore.Mishra said three big scams...

26-May-2017 New Delhi

BJP misleading country, making false financial claims : AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday took on the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government, saying that a reign of terror prevails everywhere and misleading data about the government's success on the economic front is being projected.The Prime Minister...

26-May-2017 New Delhi

Won't participate in EC's EVM hackathon 'drama': AAP

Terming the Election Commission's EVM-hacking challenge from June 3 a "drama", the AAP on Friday said it will not participate in the event.The party also questioned why the poll panel was "running away" from organising a no-holds-barred hackathon, as promised."This...

25-May-2017 New Delhi

Maruti Suzuki to set up automobile skill enhancement centres

Passenger vehicle major Maruti Suzuki on Thursday said that it will set up automobile skill enhancement centres (ASECs) across 15 government-run Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) across 11 states in the next three months.The first of these ASECs was inaugurated...

21-May-2017 New Delhi

Kapil Mishra starts 'Let's clean AAP' campaign

Sacked Delhi Minister Kapil Mishra on Sunday launched the "Let's clean AAP" campaign to rid the ruling Aam Aadmi Party of the "few people who are corrupt".Mishra, who was first sacked as Water Minister and then suspended from the party, urged AAP workers to...

20-May-2017 New Delhi

AAP to seek clarity on EVM challenge

The AAP said on Saturday it will meet the Election Commission in two days to seek clarity on the proposed challenge to the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM).Without revealing whether it will take part in the challenge, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh...

20-May-2017 New Delhi

EC working under political pressure : Sanjay Singh

Accusing the Election Commission of working under political pressure, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday said it was "delaying the EVM hackathon".The allegation came hours before the Election Commission's scheduled demonstration on the working of Electronic...

19-May-2017 New Delhi

Kailash Gehlot, Gautam sworn-in as new Delhi ministers

AAP legislators Rajendra Pal Gautam and Kailash Gehlot were on Friday sworn in as ministers in the Delhi cabinet.While Najafgarh legislator Gehlot was given the charge of Law and Justice, Transport, Information Technology and Administrative Reforms, Gautam...

19-May-2017 New Delhi

AAP to alter organisational structure in Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced on Friday that it will overhaul its organisational structure by appointing a 'mandal adhyaksh' for each polling station in Delhi.Delhi Labour Minister Gopal Rai made the announcement after a three-week feedback exercise...

16-May-2017 New Delhi

Centre delaying clearance to name two new ministers : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday alleged that the central government was delaying the clearance of two lawmakers to be inducted as ministers in the AAP government.Kejriwal termed the Bharatiya Janata Party government's move as "political vendetta".The...

16-May-2017 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia seeks PMO's intervention for water supply

Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday reiterated that Haryana was not releasing water for the national capital and added he has requested Lt. Governor Anil Baijal to seek the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) intervention."Delhi water crisis. Haryana...

14-May-2017 New Delhi

AAP refutes Kapil Mishra's allegations, calls it a BJP conspiracy

Refuting allegations of irregularities in political donations levelled against it by sacked Minister Kapil Mishra, the AAP on Sunday said that it followed all prescribed norms and rules and the allegations were part of a conspiracy hatched by the BJP to crush...

14-May-2017 New Delhi

Kapil Mishra says AAP lied on donations, AAP says BJP using him

Suspended AAP leader Kapil Mishra on Sunday accused AAP of lying to the Election Commission (EC) about donations and laundering money through shell companies, before he fainted midway through the presser and was hospitalised.The AAP dismissed the charges as a...

14-May-2017 New Delhi

Kapil Mishra faints, taken to hospital

Sacked Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Sunday fainted during a press conference at his official residence here and was rushed to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.Mishra, who is on hunger strike since Wednesday at his official residence here, demanding that...

14-May-2017 New Delhi

AAP concealed its earning from EC : Kapil Mishra

Sacked Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Sunday alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) lied about its donation figures to the Election Commission (EC).Addressing a press conference here, Mishra alleged that the AAP had over Rs 45 crore in its bank account...

13-May-2017 New Delhi

AAP leader gets threat letter, Arvind Kejriwal urges Rajnath to act

A day after Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashish Khetan allegedly received a death threat, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday expressed shock and urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to act in the matter."Extremely shocking. Ashish Khetan receives...

13-May-2017 New York

Delhi government to make city mosquito-free : Manish Sisodia

To prevent recurrence of vector-borne diseases like dengue and chikungunya, the Delhi government will prepare a comprehensive plan to keep the city "mosquito-free", Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday.Briefing the media on the preparedness...

12-May-2017 Chandigarh

AAP gives government time till May 30 to wave off farmers’ loans

Raising the issue of farmers and farm laborers suicide in state, Aam Aadmi Party on Friday asked Captain Amrinder Singh led Congress government to wave off the loan as promised before elections or be ready to face the heat. Along with farmers, AAP raised the...

11-May-2017 New Delhi

Will prove how EVMs can be tampered, says AAP ahead of all-party meet

A day before the all-party meeting called by the Election Commission, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday threw a fresh challenge before the poll panel and said that given a chance it could prove how voting machines used in the assembly polls were pre-programmed...

11-May-2017 New Delhi

AAP protests outside EC over 'EVM tampering'

Hundreds of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) activists on Thursday protested outside the Election Commission headquarters here against alleged tampering of electronic voting machines (EVMs) during recent state polls.The demonstrators, who included several AAP legislators,...

09-May-2017 New Delhi

EVM motherboards can be changed in 90 seconds : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday dared the Election Commission to give EVMs to the AAP which he said will change their motherboards in 90 seconds.Speaking to the media outside the Delhi assembly at the end of a day-long special session, Kejriwal,...

09-May-2017 New Delhi

Kapil Mishra challenges Kejriwal to a poll battle

Suspended AAP leader Kapil Mishra on Tuesday dared Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to contest an election against him from any assembly constituency of his choice."I have learnt that you will try to remove me from the assembly. It doesn't matter to me. I...

08-May-2017 New Delhi

BJP conspiring to crush AAP : Sanjay Singh

The AAP on Monday blamed the BJP and the central government for the charges hurled by sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying this was part of a larger conspiracy to "finish off" the party and to "silence" the opposition.Aam...

07-May-2017 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia's charge against Kejriwal unbelievable : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday rejected the corruption charge hurled by sacked minister Kapil Mishra against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, calling it "unbelievable"."The kind of allegations that have been made against Kejriwal are unsubstantiated....

07-May-2017 New Delhi

Won't quit party : Kapil Mishra

Sacked Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Sunday said that he will not quit the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and asserted of being the only one in Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's cabinet who does not face any corruption charges."I will neither quit the party nor...

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