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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

30-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Rs 2 lakh compensation for Delhi blaze victim kin : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the family of the victim of a blaze that gutted more than 30 shanties here on Sunday.The victim has been identified as Ashok Gupta, 50.Kejriwal also announced a compensation...

29-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Made mistakes, will introspect & correct : Arvind Kejriwal

Three days after the Aam Aadmi Party's defeat in the Delhi civic polls, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday accepted that he has made "mistakes" and said the party will introspect and "course correct"."In the last two days, I spoke to many volunteers...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Good people who left AAP will return : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said he was confident that "good people" who left the AAP will return to its fold."I always regret when people leave," the Aam Aadmi Party leader told IANS."I have always said that I am always hopeful that good...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Larger coalition no answer to check Modi : Arvind Kejriwal

Merely forming a larger coalition of opposition parties cannot help check Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday.The Aam Aadmi Party leader said in an interview that issues affecting people were more important than...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

I fear tampering with EVMs in MCD polls too : Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday he fears "5 to 10 per cent" EVM tampering in Delhi's civic polls and urged people to vote heavily for the AAP to defeat this.In an interview, the Aam Aadmi Party leader also accused the Modi government of trying...

20-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal promises to clean up Delhi in one year

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday pledged to clean up the national capital in just one year if his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won Sunday's municipal election.In a brief video message to voters, Kejriwal said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had failed...

19-Apr-2017 New Delhi

AAP promises clean Delhi, corruption-free civic body

The AAP on Wednesday pledged to make Delhi sparkling, end te house tax and banish corruption if it took control of the city's civic body in Sunday's election."It is a very important election. Delhi has been turned into a garbage dump by the BJP which controlled...

19-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Don't waste votes on Congress : Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday urged people in Delhi "not to waste their vote on the Congress" and said he had information that Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken may join the BJP after the civic polls.While releasing the Aam Aadmi Party's manifesto...

14-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Can tell you 10 ways to tamper with EVMs : Arvind Kejriwal

Questioning the Election Commissions credibility over the issue of "rigged" EVMs, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday accused it of being biased towards BJP and hinted at possibility of the companies manufacturing EVMs being involved in their tampering.The...

14-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Bypoll result will not impact civic polls : Arvind Kejriwal

A day after the drubbing suffered by the AAP in the Rajouri Garden assembly seat bypoll in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the defeat will not impact his party's prospects in the April 23 MCD elections.He told the media here that his...

14-Apr-2017 New Delhi

SC/ST Commission will be formed in Delhi : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said a Commission will be formed here for the welfare of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes."Delhi government will form an SC/ST Commission for the welfare of the community," Kejriwal said.The Aam Aadmi...

12-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Withdraw EVMs sourced from Rajasthan : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday urged the State Election Commission (SEC) not to use Generation 1 EVMs brought in from Rajastan during the upcoming civic polls, claiming they were all "clearly" tampered with.Kejriwal demanded that the civic...

10-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Alleging EVM fraud, Arvind Kejriwal says EC helping BJP win

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday blamed the Election Commission for "EVM-tampering" and said its only aim appeared to be to bring the BJP to power.The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader also questioned the poll panel's decision to deploy EVMs produced...

10-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Bringing BJP to power EC's only aim : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday blamed the Election Commission for "EVM-tampering fraud" and said the poll panel's only aim was to bring the BJP to power at any cost.Kejriwal said 18 Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) had surfaced in Dholpur...

08-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Snatching our office is injustice : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday described as "injustice" Lt Governor Anil Baijal's move to shut down the AAP's only office in the national capital.The Friday decision was an attempt to finish off the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) but this would never...

05-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal questions EC's insistence on EVMs

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday questioned the Election Commission's insistence on the use of EVMs and said the whole country wanted that paper ballots should be used in elections."All political parties (barring the BJP) and the people of...

02-Apr-2017 New Delhi

EC failed to protect integrity of electoral process : AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said the Election Commission had "completely failed in its duty" to protect the integrity of the electoral process vis-a-vis the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).The commission had thus failed in its "constitutional obligation"...

02-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Are EVMs tamper prone, asks Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday asked if the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) are prone to tampering, and said the incident in Madhya Pradesh pointed in that direction.The Election Commission of India (ECI) is set to replace over nine lakh EVMs...

02-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Now AAP offers free water, power subsidy to Delhi tenants

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said those living in rented houses will also get free water and subsidised electricity if the AAP comes to power in the civic corporations."Those staying in rented houses don't get benefit of low water and electricity...

25-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Kejriwal promises to abolish residential house tax, BJP criticises

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday promised to abolish residential house tax if his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) wins the civic polls in the national capital, drawing criticism from Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari.Kejriwal promised to abolish residential...

18-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Don't lose heart, keep fighting : Arvind Kejriwal tells AAP volunteers

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday asked AAP volunteers not to lose heart after the Punjab and Goa election results, and to be ready for the April 22 municipal corporation elections in the national capital.In a live social media interaction with...

15-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal alleges EVM tampering in Punjab

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday alleged that EVMs may have been tampered with in Punjab, resulting in 20-25 per cent of AAP votes getting transferred to the SAD-BJP alliance and thus propping up the Congress to power.The Aam Aadmi Party leader...

14-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Conduct civic polls by paper ballot, not EVMs : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked the State Election Commission to conduct the upcoming civic polls through ballot paper instead of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).Kejriwal's demand comes amid allegations by some political leaders that...

10-Mar-2017 New Delhi

CAG criticises Delhi's financing, Arvind Kejriwal cries foul

The CAG has pulled up the Delhi government for its over-budgeted estimates in 2015-16 and disproportionately higher expenditure in the last quarter of the year, calling it "a breach of financial propriety".The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) made the...

08-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal praises DCW, criticises Centre for dirty politics

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to pull up those who "abuse" women and to take action against them.Speaking at the annual awards ceremony of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on International Women's...

08-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Unfollow those who threaten women, Arvind Kejriwal urges Narendra Modi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday advised Prime Minister Narendra Modi to unfollow those who threaten and abuse women on social media."Happy Women's Day to all. On this day, I urge the Prime Minister to unfollow all those who abuse and threaten...

07-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi cites 'shamshan' to seek votes : Arvind Kejriwal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks votes in Uttar Pradesh in the name of "shamshan ghat" and not on the basis of his work, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday.Saying he had listened to all speeches of Modi in the Uttar Pradesh election campaign,...

06-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Delhi will be Delhi but become as clean as London : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi will remain Delhi but will become as clean as London if the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) wins the upcoming municipal polls, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.After media reports quoted him as saying on Sunday that he was determined to transform...

05-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal promises to clean up Delhi in one year

Delhi will be spruced up to look like London in just one year if the AAP wins the coming municipal polls, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal declared on Sunday.Addressing a public rally at Uttam Nagar here, Kejriwal said the BJP-run municipal bodies had thoroughly...

03-Mar-2017 New Delhi

GDP figures manipulated : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday accused the central government of manipulating the GDP figures, saying those are "based on lies"."The whole nation knows that the figures are manipulated. They are based on lies," Kejriwal told reporters here.The...

03-Mar-2017 New Delhi

BJP, ABVP party of goons : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday accused the ruling BJP at the Centre of being a "party of goons" and said last week's violent students clashes in Delhi University has got parents worried about their wards."The BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) and...

02-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Decision on open auction of Taj Mansingh taken : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that a decision regarding holding open auction of the luxury Taj Mansingh Hotel has been taken in a meeting with the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).Announcing this in a tweet, Kejriwal also said...

01-Mar-2017 Chandigarh

Arvind Kejriwal pays obeisance to Karan Sandhu

Aam Aadmi Party national convener and Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal along with senior leaders, Sanjay Singh and Durgesh Pathak today visited Chandigarh to condole the untimely demise of Karan Sandhu, son of senior AAP leader Kanwar Sandhu who died...

28-Feb-2017 New Delhi

LG assures 'strict action' over campus violence : Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday sought arrest of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists blamed for violence in Delhi University (DU) and said Lt. Governor Anil Baijal has promised "strict action".The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader...

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...

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