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19-May-2018 New Delhi

BJP attempts to subvert democracy failed in Karnataka : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here on Saturday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s attempts to "subvert democracy" has "miserably failed" in Karnataka.Kejriwal's comment came after Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned before facing...

06-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal attacks LG, seeks powers available in Dikshit's time

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday attacked Lt. Governor Anil Baijal for "stalling" his government's works and urged for all powers that the  state government had during his Congress predecessor Sheila Dikshit's tenure be restored.Speaking...

04-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Andhra CM N. Chandrababu Naidu meets Arvind Kejriwal

Amid new political churning ahead of next year's Lok Sabha elections, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu met his Delhi counterpart and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal here on Wednesday.The two leaders met at Andhra Bhawan and were...

02-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal writes to Arun Jaitley, apologises

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has apologized to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for charges of corruption hurled against him when he headed the Delhi cricket board, making it his fourth sorry in over a fortnight to end litigation against him.Following...

28-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee meets Arvind Kejriwal, gets backing of BJP rebels

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and got the backing of BJP rebels Shatrughan Sinha, Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie to her efforts to forge a broad coalition of forces for one-to-one fight with...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

In relief for AAP, High Court restores 20 disqualified MLAs

In a major relief to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Delhi High Court on Friday restored the legislatorship of 20 ruling party MLAs who were disqualified for holding offices-of-profit.Setting aside the Election Commission recommendation disqualifying the...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Truth has won : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday welcomed the Delhi High Court verdict that set aside the EC recommendation disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs in an office-of-profit case, saying truth has won."Truth has been victorious. The elected representatives of...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Politics must be avoided in matters related to martyrs- Bhagwant Mann

The Lok Sabha on Friday paid tribute to Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their martyr day today. A delegation of Lok Sabha members from Punjab, Bhagwant Mann, Dr. Dharamvir Gandhi, Sunil Kumar Jakhar and Ravneet Singh Bittu had on Thursday...

21-Mar-2018 New Delhi

LG rejects proposal for doorstep ration delivery : Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that Lt. Governor Anil Baijal has rejected a proposal for the doorstep delivery of ration.On March 6, the Delhi cabinet had approved a proposal to deliver ration in packets at the houses of beneficiaries and...

17-Mar-2018 Lucknow

I stand by my allegations against Majithia : Sanjay Singh

AAP MP Sanjay Singh on Saturday said he would contest the defamation case filed by former Punjab minister Vikram Singh Majithia against him even as his boss and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has apologised for alleging that the Akali Dal leader was...

16-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Bhagwant Mann resigns as AAP Punjab chief

Punjab's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Bhagwant Mann resigned on Friday saying his "fight against drug mafia and corruption will continue"."I'm resigning as a president of AAP Punjab... But my fight against drug mafia and all kind of corruption in Punjab will continue...

15-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Will expose BJP's incompetence on sealing drive : Saurabh Bhardwaj

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday said that it will expose the BJP-led Centre's incompetence in resolving the ongoing sealing drive in the city, during the Delhi assembly's budget session.On the first day of the budget session of the Delhi Assembly starting...

14-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Delhi Metro's Pink Line opens for public

A part of the 58-km-long Pink Line of Delhi Metro was inaugurated here on Wednesday by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan.The 21.56-km-long Majlis Park-Durgabai...

09-Mar-2018 New Delhi

AAP reiterates demand for ordinance against Delhi sealing drive

The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday reiterated its demand for a central government ordinance against the ongoing sealing drive in the national capital that has caused huge business losses to traders."The BJP is not serious about finding a solution to the sealing...

06-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Poor in Delhi may soon get ration at doorstep

The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to deliver ration in packets at the houses of beneficiaries, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said.Addressing media persons here, Sisodia said the decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting and that the delivery...

04-Mar-2018 New Delhi

CS diverting attention from Nagrik Sehkari Bank fraud : AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday said that Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash was trying to divert attention from the Nagrik Sehkari Bank fraud with his police complaint against two party MLAs, who allegedly assaulted the top bureaucrat two weeks back.The...

02-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal demands CBI inquiry into SSC exam 'scam'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation inquiry into an alleged scam in an examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for government jobs."Thousands of aspirants are demanding a CBI inquiry...

01-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Delhi CS working under ration mafia's influence : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash and other senior officers were working under the influence of the ration mafia, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said here on Thursday.Addressing media here, Sisodia made the allegation after a cabinet meeting on door-step...

24-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Not easy to bring government departments together : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said it is extremely difficult to bring together different departments in the government."It is not easy to bring officials of different departments together on the same table and get the work done," Sisodia...

23-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Work stuck for 3 days, LG will talk to officers : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi government officers were not attending meetings for past three days due to an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by two AAP MLAs, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here on Friday, adding that Lt. Governor Anil Baijal has promised to talk...

21-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Bureaucrat assault case: Dalit, Muslim MLAs targeted : Sanjay Singh

Calling the alleged assault on a Delhi bureaucrat a "conspiracy", the AAP on Wednesday said that its two MLAs -- Prakash Jarwal and Amanatullah Khan -- were arrested in the case without any inquiry because they belonged to the minority communities of Dalits...

19-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Mentors to check learning outcomes in Delhi schools

Under new education scheme "Mission Buniyaad", mentors will be appointed to check the learning outcomes of schools run by the Delhi government and the municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs), Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday.One mentor will...

18-Feb-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: Arvind Kejriwal says Congress, BJP 'equally corrupt'

Stressing that people voted for the BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as they wanted a change from the Congress, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused the BJP of "rather taking forward the scams" initiated during the previous regime."A man duping...

16-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Prime Minister answerable for PNB scam : Dilip Pandey

Alleging that despite Centre's knowledge, banking scam kingpin Nirav Modi was successful in fleeing the country after duping PNB of Rs 11,515 crore, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is answerable for the fraud.Party leader...

15-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Anil Baijal not ready to talk about guest teachers : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal was not willing to discuss the AAP government's proposal to regularise guest teachers in city schools, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday.In October 2017, the Delhi Assembly had passed a bill to make about 15,000...

15-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal blames Modi government for Nirav Modi's flight

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday accused the Modi government of helping the prime accused in the Rs 11,515 crore PNB fraud, Nirav Modi, to flee from India."Is it possible to believe that he or Vijay Mallya left the country without active connivance...

14-Feb-2018 New Delhi

3 years of AAP: Arvind Kejriwal promises free WiFi, roads, drains

As the AAP-led Delhi government completed its three years to power on Wednesday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced his future plans that include roads and drains in unauthorised colonies, building of 900 Mohalla Clinics, and funds for free WiFi.He...

14-Feb-2018 New Delhi

3 years of AAP: Arvind Kejriwal promises free WiFi, roads, drains

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday promised free WiFi in the city, as well as roads and drains in unauthorised colonies and building of 900 Mohalla Clinics, as the AAP government completed three years in power.The Chief Minister was speaking...

14-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Corruption in Delhi down since AAP came to power : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said in the last three years since his government came to power, cases of corruption in the national capital have come down as the people elected an "honest government"."In the last three years there has been...

13-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Three years into power, Arvind Kejriwal is now a quieter politician

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, whose government completes three years in office on Wednesday, is now a quieter person vis-a-vis targeting his bitter political rival -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Kejriwal, with 13 million followers on Twitter, has...

10-Feb-2018 New Delhi

“Centre Committed to Mitigation of Pollution”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Strongly reiterating the Centre’s commitment to mitigation of pollution, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan expressed the hope that the campaign will not be a symbolic 15-day...

10-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Odd-even not permanent solution to Delhi pollution : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that the odd-even traffic regulation system is not a permanent solution to the menace of air pollution in NCR-Delhi, and neither is the 15-day clean-air campaign launched here during the day.The "Clean...

08-Feb-2018 New Delhi

BJP using police to target us : Sanjay Singh

Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh on Wednesday said that the Delhi Police was unable to curb crime and was only being used by the BJP to target his party legislators."Delhi Police has nothing to do with crimes like murders, rapes or robbery...

08-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Delhi government approves Rs 1,250 cr worth projects

The Delhi government has approved projects worth Rs 1,250 crore including 94 polyclinics, five bus depots and 2,500 new beds in city government hospitals, an official said on Thursday.The decision was taken in an Expenditure Finance Committee meeting chaired...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Delhi government schools to have 'Happiness Curriculum'

Government school students in Delhi will be taught to be happier, more confident and have greater self-esteem through introduction of an activity-oriented "Happiness Curriculum" for Nursery to Class 8 students from the coming academic session.Delhi's Deputy Chief...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

BJP spreading hatred, cheating people : Sanjay Singh

Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh, in his maiden speech in the Upper House, on Wednesday hit out at the BJP-led central government for "spreading hatred" in the country and for "benefiting" the big industrialists and "cheating" the common man.He...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Sealing drive : Delhi government submits files of 351 roads to LG

The Delhi government on Wednesday sent files related to 351 roads, which are to be notified under commercial and mixed-use category to save traders on these stretches from an on-going sealing drive, to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal for approval.The Bharatiya...

07-Feb-2018 Panaji

AAP alleges 'big scam' behind Goa mining lease renewal

The "hurried renewal" of 88 mining leases in Goa by the BJP-led coalition government in 2015 is an even bigger scam than the Rs 35,000 crore illegal mining scam exposed in 2012 by a judicial commission, the AAP alleged on Wednesday, after the Supreme Court...

06-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Centre suppressing voice of parliamentarians : Sanjay Singh

Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh on Tuesday said that the BJP-led central government was trying to suppress the parliamentarians and hampering them from presenting the issues of the public."Every time anyone in the opposition questions the...

05-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Video evidence against Tytler given to CBI : H.S. Phoolka

AAP leader and senior advocate H.S. Phoolka on Monday said that video clippings of a sting operation against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in the anti-Sikh riots case of 1984 had been handed over to the CBI which, he demanded, should verify their authenticity.In...

30-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Will move SC for stay on sealing drive : Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the Delhi government will approach the Supreme Court in two to three days to get a stay on the sealing drive happening in the city.The sealing of shops and businesses -- even doctors' clinics -- located in residential...

30-Jan-2018 New Delhi

BJP walked out of discussion on sealing drive : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the BJP delegation that called on him to talk about the ongoing sealing drive, walked out from the discussion."All our MLAs and councillors had gathered for the meeting with the BJP delegation (led by Delhi...

30-Jan-2018 New Delhi

'2018 could see leprosy eliminated globally'

The current year should see the elimination of leprosy as a "public health problem" -- a status prevalent in only one country -- but a lot remains to be done to restore the rights and dignity of the affected persons, says Yohei Sasakawa, the Japanese head...

29-Jan-2018 New Delhi

AAP marks entry to RS as 3 members take oath

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) marked its maiden entry to the Rajya Sabha as three of its new members, including party leader Sanjay Singh, took oath on Monday.The other two are businessman Sushil Gupta and chartered accountant Narain Dass Gupta.It is for the...

29-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Protesting AAP leaders detained

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday took out a 'parliament march' against a sealing drive in the city, leading to many party leaders being detained by police.The AAP said the Delhi Police lathi-charged many party workers, including women.The Delhi Police...

29-Jan-2018 New Delhi

AAP MPs boycott President's speech in Parliament

AAP MPs on Monday boycotted President Ram Nath Kovind's address to a joint sitting of the Parliament on the first day of the Budget Session, as a protest against the disqualification of 20 party MLAs.Aam Aadmi Party Lok Sabha members Sadhu Singh, Bhagwant...

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