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19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal felicitates Diviji Sharan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday felicitated and handed over Rs 1-crore cheque to Divij Sharan, who won India a gold medal in the mens doubles tennis event at the 18th Asian Games, an official said."Sharan made Delhi and India proud by achieving...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia inpects under-construction campus

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday inspected the under-construction integrated campus of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) in the national capital, an official said.The campus is coming up in Surajmal Vihar of east Delhi.Sisodia...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Manoj Tiwari doing 'drama' by breaking sealing : AAP

The AAP on Tuesday slammed Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari for doing "drama" by breaking the lock of a sealed property and demanded that he resign for corruption in municipal corporations in the national capital."The drama done by Manoj Tiwari on Sunday is...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Fake FIR by Prakash part of BJP's nefarious design : Saurabh Bhardwaj

The AAP on Tuesday alleged that the "fake FIR by Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash" and the subsequent chargesheet by the "BJP-controlled Delhi Police" is aimed at maligning the Delhi government "which will fall flat in the court like previous cases".In a statement,...

16-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal slams Manoj Tiwari for breaking 'sealed' lock

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the city's BJP President Manoj Tiwari for breaking a sealed property's lock in his constituency and said the BJP has ruined Delhi."They themselves seal properties in the morning and break the lock in...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Haryana CM should resign : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday demanded Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar resign following reports of the state police had refused to file an FIR and launch an investigation in a gangrape case.Kejriwal said the police showed lack...

14-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal questions EC on EVMs used in DUSU polls

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday questioned the Election Commission over the privately sourced Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) used in the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections."From where can you procure EVMs privately? Doesn't ECI...

13-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley should apologise and resign, says AAP

The AAP on Thursday demanded Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's resignation and said he should write a blog clarifying whether he was aware of fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya's plans to leave India."Since he (Arun Jaitley) is famous for writing blogs on every...

10-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Backed protest against fuel price rise, not Congress : Saurabh Bhardwaj

Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday joined the nationwide shutdown protest called by the Congress saying they were against the fuel price rise but not supporting the Congress party.AAP Leaders, MPs and MLAs joined the Bharat Bandh called by the Congress...

08-Sep-2018 Noida

Arvind Kejriwal urges Yashwant Sinha to contest elections

Injecting a new element, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday urged former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, a strong Modi critic, to contest the next Lok Sabha elections although he did not name the party or the constituency from which he should take...

05-Sep-2018 New Delhi

BJP will face heat for axing ration cards : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the BJP will face the heat from the poor for "deliberately cancelling ration cards in Delhi" and warned of strict action against officers who followed the Centre's orders.Kejriwal's reaction came after...

05-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Metro is out of reach of common man : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he felt 'sad' that the metrol rail has become unaffordable for the common man following the fare hikes."As CM of Delhi, I feel very sad that such an important means of transport has become out of reach...

04-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Will provide financial aid to medal winners, talents : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said his government will "soon implement" two policies to provide financial aid to sportspersons: those who once win a medal; and for those identified as young talent for proper training at an early age.He announced...

03-Sep-2018 New Delhi

AAP blames Narendra Modi government for 'economic mess'

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the deteriorating economic condition, saying "the economy was never in such a mess"."The BJP's central leadership, in the last few months, either does not know what to do or is simply...

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Not part of anti-AAP brigade: Ashutosh

Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh on Wednesday accused AAP of using his surname for caste politics, only to clarify just two hours later that he has been misunderstood and he is not part of the 'anti-AAP brigade'."In 23 years of my journalism, no...

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal demands white paper on demonetization

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday demanded a white paper on demonetization from the central government, saying that people suffered immensely from it."People suffered immensely due to demonetization. Many died. Business suffered. People have...

27-Aug-2018 New Delhi

AAP writes to Modi, stages rally to demand statehood for Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterating demand for full statehood to Delhi and also staged a rally here on the issue.Labour Minister and AAP leader Gopal Rai, who wrote to Modi, urged him to meet AAP legislators...

22-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Ashish Khetan quits AAP

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashish Khetan on Wednesday announced his resignation from the party, a step that comes a week after another leader, Ashutosh, took a similar decision."Early this year I made my decision to quit active politics after much deliberation...

22-Aug-2018 New Delhi

BJP colluding with ration mafia : Saurabh Bharadwaj

The AAP on Tuesday accused the BJP of colluding with the ration mafia in Delhi and slammed it for welcoming the deletion of 2.93 lakh names from lists of ration-card holders.Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Saurabh Bharadwaj also sought to question the Bharatiya...

21-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Congress will get only 9% votes : Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the contest in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls will be between the AAP and the BJP in Delhi as the Congress will only get nine per cent of the total votes."Direct fight is between the Aam Aadmi Party and Bharatiya...

15-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Religion does not teach animosity : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday reminded people on the occasion of Independence Day that no religion teaches animosity.As he and his deputy greeted the people on the occasion, Manish Sisodia told them to aspire for freedom from the shackles...

15-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Ashutosh quits AAP, Kejriwal refuses to accept resignation

Senior leader Ashutosh jolted the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday by quitting it citing personal reasons, but AAP convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal refused to let him go.Ashutosh, who joined the party in 2014 after being a journalist for...

13-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Indian currency printed by Chinese firm? AAP takes on Modi government

The AAP government on Monday sought a clarification from the Centre following a report published in a Chinese daily claiming that a company there has been given the licence to print Indian currency.Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national spokesperson Raghav Chadha...

05-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Delhi HC verdict to put financial stress on workers : Arvind Kejriwal

A day after the Delhi High Court quashed the state government's notification on minimum wages, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the ruling will put a huge financial stress on workers."Large number of daily wage earners in Delhi started getting...

04-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Working on solar power at Re 1 per unit : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said his government is working on a new model to provide solar power to the city at Re 1 per unit.Kejriwal was addressing a gathering after inaugurating the city's first large-scale residential solar power plant...

01-Aug-2018 New Delhi

AAP points finger at Centre, Delhi Police over human trafficking

The AAP on Wednesday questioned the Delhi Police and the Centre on their alleged inaction against human trafficking and said those involved in the racket were hand in glove with the top echelons in power.The Aam Aadmi Party's accusations came after the Delhi...

01-Aug-2018 New Delhi

CCTVs will expose human trafficking : Arvind Kejriwal

CCTVs will expose human trafficking in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday, alleging "a complete breakdown of law and order" in the capital.In a series of tweets, the Aam Aadmi Party leader targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Lt...

29-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal cracks whip, revives government website

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday directed Information and Technology Minister Kailash Gahlot to revive the non-functioning Delhi government website.Kejriwal asked Gahlot to call an emergency meeting of officials concerned on the issue and to submit...

29-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Yamuna flows above danger mark, Manish Sisodia reviews evacuations

As the Yamuna river continued to flow above the danger mark in Delhi on Sunday, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia took stock of the ongoing evacuation in low-lying areas.Over 1,000 families had been evacuated till Sunday morning. Sisodia also visited...

28-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal holds meeting as Yamuna crosses danger mark

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday held an emergency meeting with the Chief Secretary and the Flood Control Department on the possibility of flood in the national capital due to the release of 5 lakh cusecs water from Haryana's Hathnikund barrage.Kejriwal...

26-Jul-2018 New Delhi

All Chhath Puja ghats to be ready by November : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Krjriwal, who chaired a review meeting on Thursday about the preparedness of ghats for the upcoming Chhath Puja, said that all ghats would be ready by November.The meeting was attended by Aam Aadmi Party's Burari lawmakerSanjeev...

26-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Our system has failed : Manish Sisodia on starvation deaths

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday attributed the death of three minor sisters in Mandawali allegedly due to starvation to "system failure," saying it is a matter of great concern for all.Sisodia, who met the mother of the girls, said the...

24-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Balmiki community leader joins AAP

Delhi Balmiki Mela Samiti President Karm Singh Karma on Tuesday joined the city-state's ruling AAP along with thousands of Samiti members.Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal welcomed Karma with a turban and party cap...

24-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Will do whatever required to implement schemes : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said he will do whatever is required to implement his schemes.While talking to the media, he said he would fight wherever and whenever required for the welfare of the public."We have faced so many hurdles and...

23-Jul-2018 New Delhi

AAP MP alleges manipulation in Rafale deal

AAP's Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh on Monday alleged massive manipulation by the Narendra Modi government in the Rafale fighter jet deal with France.Singh told reporters here that Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre has contradicted his own statement...

23-Jul-2018 Panaji

Spend quality time with children, Manish Sisodia tells parents

For a parent, going for a movie with their children is the same as taking three hours from the children's time and giving it away to Shah Rukh Khan and the experience is not the same as spending quality time with their wards, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister...

22-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal doubles financial assistance for parks maintenance

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that financial assistance for Resident Welfare Assocations (RWAs) and NGOs registered with the Delhi Parks and Gardens Society (DPGS) for maintenance of parks and gardens would be doubled from Rs 1 lakh...

21-Jul-2018 New Delhi

28 per cent GST tax slab should go : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said that the government should either completely abolish the 28 per cent tax bracket or reserve  it only for "sin goods."Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the 28th Goods and Services Tax (GST)...

20-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Not the first time that BJP has taken a U-turn : Bhagwant Mann

Supporting the TDP's demand for special status to Andhra Pradesh, AAP lawmaker Bhagwant Mann on Friday slammed the BJP, saying that this is not  the first time that the Narendra Modi government has broken a promise."I am in support of TDP's demand for special...

20-Jul-2018 Bhopal

Shivraj, Kamal Nath working together : AAP

The Madhya Pradesh unit of Aam Aadmi Party on Friday alleged that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Congress leader Kamal Nath were  colluding on the issue of a company owned by the latter's kin.AAP state unit President Alok Aggarwal claimed...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

TDP seeks Kejriwal's support against Modi government

A delegation of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders on Thursday sought support from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to the no-confidence motion against the Modi government tabled by them in the Lok Sabha.Led by TDP Parliamentary Party leader Y.S. Chowdary,...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP protecting corrupt Delhi Chief Secretary : Sanjay Singh

Delhi's ruling AAP on Thursday accused the BJP of protecting the Chief Secretary - accused of taking bribes from corrupt officials - and demanded a CBI probe into the matter.Citing Dr Avinash Kumar of Aruna Asaf Ali Hospital who had accused Chief Secretary Anshu...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal wants all pending MLALAD works approved within 7 days

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday directed the Urban Development Department of Delhi to approve all pending works under the MLA Local Area Development (MLALAD) scheme within a week.He also asked the department to approve new works under the scheme...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP has completely failed : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has failed completely in the national capital with the law and order situation further deteriorating."Law and order in the capital of India is deteriorating by the day. BJP...

15-Jul-2018 Indore

Arvind Kejriwal attacks Modi for harping on Hindu, Muslim issue

In this age of technology and 5G, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains obsessed by subjects related to Hindu-Muslim divide, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday."When the world is talking about technology and 5G, our Prime Minister is describing...

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