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27-Feb-2017 New Delhi

AAP slams BJP after DU student gets rape threats

The AAP on Monday slammed the BJP for not condemning those issuing "rape threats" on social media to a Delhi University student who took a stand against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP)."A girl is being threatened by rape on social media. Not...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Delhi to send 200 teachers on 'exposure trips'

The Delhi government on Sunday announced it will send 200 of its teachers on "exposure trips" to leading educational institutions in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Jaipur and Ahmedabad.These teachers would visit various government and private schools, and non-governmental...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore for firemen's kin

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday met the family of one of the firemen who died while dousing a fire here and announced a compensation of Rs 1 crore.Hari Om, a Dwarka Sector 16 resident, along with his colleague Hari Singh Meena, died while extinguishing...

25-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal calls Delhi Police 'agent' of BJP over Ramjas violence

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday slammed Delhi Police for showing alleged laxity in handling the clashes at Delhi University's Ramjas College and alleged that the police force has turned into an "agent" of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)."We...

25-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal seeks bank accounts details of Arun Jaitley

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday approached the Delhi High Court seeking back account details of of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his family members from 1999 to 2015.Kejriwal also sought copies of all ledgers of the books of accounts,...

24-Feb-2017 New Delhi

AAP announces 109 candidates for Delhi civic polls

The AAP on Friday announced the names of 109 candidates in its first list for Delhi civic body polls to be conducted in April."This is the first list of 109 candidates for civic polls. The selection process of the names the candidates for the remaining wards...

23-Feb-2017 New Delhi

AAP slams Modi, Rajnath over Ramjas violence

Advocating debate and shunning of violence by students, the AAP on Thursday held Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh responsible for violence at Delhi University's Ramjas College here a day earlier.Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas...

22-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Delhi Health Minister inspects mid-day meal kitchens

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday inspected three mid-day meal kitchens in north Delhi and collected food samples which he sent for examination to a laboratory.A government official said Jain, along with the officials of health and food safety...

20-Feb-2017 New Delhi

AAP slams civic body for Mall at health centre

The AAP on Monday slammed the North Delhi Municipal Corporation for proposing to develop a shopping complex on the premises of a maternity and child healthcare centre in the capital.The Maternity and Child Welfare Centre (MCWC) in north Delhi's Sant Nagar...

18-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal donates Rs 50,000 to Irom Sharmila's party

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday donated Rs 50,000 to Irom Sharmila's party Peoples Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRAJA) and also urged the people to donate generously and support her."Please donate generously to Irom Sharmila," Kejriwal...

18-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia orders mid-day meal inspections by senior officers

Two days after a dead rodent was found in the lunch at a government-run school here, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday ordered that all 33 mid-day meal kitchens should be inspected by senior officers.An official statement issued by the...

17-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia faces protest while flagging off new buses

Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday faced the ire of one of his east Delhi constituents, who alleged that Sisodia had never visited his constituency in the past two years.While flagging off 100 cluster buses from Delhi Secretariat, Sisodia...

16-Feb-2017 New Delhi

AAP demands probe into BJP's 'links with ISI'

The AAP on Thursday demanded a Supreme Court monitored probe into the alleged links of the BJP with ISI agents arrested in Bhopal last week.The Madhya Pradesh government's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Thursday busted an espionage ring in Bhopal and arrested...

15-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Delhi budget to be symbol of people-centric governance : Manish Sisodia

Delhi government's budget for the year 2017-18 will be a symbol of people-centric governance, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.Sisodia said preparations for this year's budget had already begun and it will "carefully review" every provision."(I...

14-Feb-2017 New Delhi

AAP manifesto Bible for Delhi government : Arvind Kejriwal

The Delhi government on Tuesday released a report of its performance in the past two years with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying AAP's manifesto was being followed as "Bible".The report -- "2 Years of People's Governance" -- talks about Aam Aadmi Party...

13-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal accuses Punjab officials of moving EVMs

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday accused officials in Punjab of trying to move EVMs from a strong room in Punjab where polling was held on February 4. Officials denied the charge."This is absolutely shocking. Punjab officials trying to remove...

13-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Demonetisation woes are back : Dilip Pandey

Most ATMs in Delhi and its adjoining areas are again cashless, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said on Monday, blaming the Modi government for the situation.Deomentisation woes have come back to haunt people after the first phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls...

12-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Delhi 'reading mela' campaign concludes

Delhi government's ambitious 'reading mela' campaign to ensure that every school student from classes VI to VIII is able to read concluded on Sunday with ceremonies at several places across the national capital."Thousands of children, accompanied by their...

12-Feb-2017 New Delhi

AAP legacy will be health, education reforms : Satyendar Jain

Reforms in health and education will be the legacy Delhi's AAP government will be known for, Health Minister Satyendar Jain says.Jain, 49, said the Aam Aadmi Party's dominant focus on the two sectors will force a shift in the political discourse and make other...

12-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Huge transformation in school education in Delhi

Anuj Kumar, 16, seems to have fallen in love with his government school like never before.A student of Class 10, Anuj says his school in east Delhi -- including teachers and the method of teaching -- has undergone a major transformation in the last two years,...

11-Feb-2017 Jaipur

AAP to perform exceedingly well in Goa, Punjab : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday expressed confidence that his AAP will perform exceedingly well in Punjab and Goa where it is contesting against both the BJP and the Congress."On March 11 when results will be out, we are confident of...

10-Feb-2017 New Delhi

90% labour welfare targets completed in two years : Gopal Rai

Delhi Labour Minister Gopal Rai on Friday presented the report card of his departments ahead of the AAP government's second anniversary and said 90 per cent targets set up under 'Shramik Vikas Mission', which was launched two years ago, have been achieved."The...

10-Feb-2017 New Delhi

If Modi has CBI, we have RTI : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday filed an RTI to get details about the expenditure incurred on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's digital and other social media campaign.The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader said he was taking recourse to RTI as...

09-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Bring land and real estate within GST purview : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday demanded that land and real estate be brought within the ambit of GST and its taxation slab be kept at lower ceilings for vast majority of consumer durables to make it a mass-friendly taxation."GST, otherwise...

08-Feb-2017 New Delhi

A WhatsApp number soon to report public drinking : Manish Sisodia

The Delhi government will soon launch a WhatsApp number to report drinking in public, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday. Sisodia's announcement came after he reviewed the Delhi government's ongoing awareness campaign against...

06-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Delhi government to build 6,178 flats for poor

The Delhi government on Monday approved a pilot project to build 6,178 flats for people in the slums.These will be built at a cost of Rs 866 crore at Lajpat Nagar, Bhalaswa, Dev Nagar, Mongolpuri and Ambedkar Nagar by upgrading the existing slums on Delhi...

06-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Need consensus between Centre, states on UBI : Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the idea of universal basic income mooted by the Economic Survey was food for thought and added that the Centre and states need to develop a consensus on it."It (universal basic income) is a thought for...

05-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Overwhelmed, Arvind Kejriwal says after election

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has thanked everyone who worked for the AAP in Punjab and Goa, saying he was feeling "overwhelmed"."I am truly overwhelmed," a visibly tired Kejriwal said in a video message in a choking voice late on Saturday. "We will...

05-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Malfunctioning voting machines a mischief : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the poll panel over malfunctioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in Punjab, wondering if it was a "mischief"."Never has any election seen malfunctioning EVMs on such a large scale. Was it a mischief...

04-Feb-2017 New Delhi

'Spineless' EC has surrendered to Modi : Arvind Kejriwal

Calling it "spineless", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday alleged that the Election Commission has "completely surrendered" before Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Kejriwal's remarks came in response to reports of people allegedly visiting polling...

03-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal calls Narendra Modi a 'shameless dictator'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi "a shameless dictator" after the Income Tax Department sought derecognition of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for allegedly filing "false and fabricated" audit reports on donations.Terming...

02-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi is scared of me : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday asked if Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is "so scared" that he is targeting only him in his speeches."Rahul didn't utter (Punjab Deputy Chief Minister) Sukhbir Badal or (Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram)...

02-Feb-2017 Bathinda

Sanjay Singh meets victims of Maur blast, demands SIT in the case

Aam Aadmi Party national leader and Punjab In-charge, Sanjay on Thursday met the victim families of Maur blast case. Expressing solidarity with the families of deceased, Sanjay said that it is a great loss to the families and AAP condemns such cowardly acts.Sanjay...

01-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Probe Sukhbir Badal's role in Bathinda blast : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday alleged Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal had a role in a blast near Bathinda that killed three persons, and called for his arrest."To ensure peaceful elections, Sukhbir Badal should be immediately...

31-Jan-2017 Panaji

Goa: AAP to deploy 1,000 spy cameras

Accusing authorities of not doing enough to check candidates luring voters, the AAP on Tuesday said it will deploy 1,000 spy cameras in all 40 Goa constituencies to catch on tape those offering cash and liquor ahead of February 4 assembly polls."We have hired...

31-Jan-2017 Panaji

EC delaying filing FIR against Parrikar : Ashutosh

Two days after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was booked for asking voters to accept money from rival candidates, the AAP on Tuesday demanded an FIR should also be filed against Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for making a similar comment on Sunday.Addressing...

31-Jan-2017 Amritsar

Panj Payaras bestow blessings on Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met the Panj Payaras (Five beloved of the Guru) at the residence of Bhai Major Singh in Amritsar on Monday to seek their blessings.Kejriwal who had met the Panj Payaras (Five...

30-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Will EC act against Parrikar, Captain: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday asked the Election Commission if it will "dare" act against Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Congress leader Amarinder Singh for asking voters to accept money to attend rallies.Kejriwal's remarks came a day...

29-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Don't vote for those fighting their last polls : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged people of Punjab not to vote for incumbent Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Congress chief ministerial candidate Captain Amarinder Singh, "as they are claiming it to be their last election".In a video...

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