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21-Aug-2017 New Delhi

NDMC decides to stop contractual work practice : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Monday decided to stop the practice of contractual hiring of labourers.Kejriwal, who is member of the NDMC, said the decision was taken in this regard at a meeting."I...

18-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Return extra fees or we will take over, Arvind Kejriwal warns schools

Coming down heavily on 449 private schools here for not refunding extra fees taken from students, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday threatened to take over them if they don't comply with court orders or refunding money.The Chief Minister said many...

18-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Return extra fees or we will take over, Arvind Kejriwal warns schools

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday warned that the government will take over 449 private schools in the capital if they do not refund extra fees collected from students.Addressing the media, the Chief Minister said many schools increased their...

17-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Not the first time Goel got DDA land : Saurabh Bharadwaj

In the wake of media report on Union Minister Vijay Goel being an alleged beneficiary of DDA land allotment, the AAP on Thursday said it was not the first time that he was recepient of such favours from the authority.The party said it will launch a daily...

22-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

AAP announces various state level programmes

A meeting of Aam Aadmi Party MLAs was held on Saturday at Punjab Bhawan under the guidance of AAP state president, Bhagwant Mann, newly appointed Leader of opposition in Punjab vidhan Sabha, Sukhpal Singh Khaira and Co-president Aman Arora. The leaders...

10-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal launches Delhi government's online RTI portal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday launched his government's e-RTI portal at the Delhi Secretariat here and said that the public who pay tax have all the rights to know how their money is being spent.He said that it was a "historic day" for Delhi's...

07-Jul-2017 New Delhi

FIR against party MLAs is a conspiracy : Saurabh Bharadwaj

A day after a FIR was lodged against three of its MLAs on charges of assaulting a woman, the AAP on Friday said that Delhi Police has no jurisdiction to register a FIR on any incident within the Delhi Assembly premises and termed the action as a "conspiracy"...

06-Jul-2017 New Delhi

25% EVMs should be verified with VVPAT : Saurabh Bhardwaj

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday welcomed the Election Commission's decision to verify 5 percent of EVMs with VVPAT but urged it to increase this to 25 per cent.The poll panel has decided to verify votes cast in 5 per cent of Electronic Voting Machines...

05-Jul-2017 New Delhi

GST could give boost to black market, 'inspector raj' : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said that the current form of Goods and Services Tax (GST) could give a rise to black market and "inspector raj" because of its higher tax slabs, which will trigger lower compliance.Expressing concern on the...

05-Jul-2017 New Delhi

BJP trying to destabilize state governments : Ashutosh

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday accused the BJP of trying to destabilize governments in states ruled by other parties.Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh told the media that Puducherry Lt Governor had inducted three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members...

28-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Hundreds protest in Delhi against lynchings, communal divide

Hundreds of people, including film stars and social activists, on Wednesday gathered at Jantar Mantar here to protest against the recent incidents of lynching of minorities and Dalits, particularly in BJP-ruled states.Family members of Mohammad Akhlaq, who was...

27-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal for modern technology to clean drains

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday pushed for using modern technology to clean drains, saying the current process is "primitive"."We must move to modern technology. One of the solutions is the use of super suckers and we must prepare estimates...

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...

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