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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...

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,...

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...

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...

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)...

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 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...

29-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Akalis, BJP, Congress colluding against AAP : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused the BJP, Shiromani Akali Dal and the Congress of working together against the AAP in Punjab, which goes to polls on February 4.In a tweet, Kejriwal claimed to have learnt from his "sources" that the Shiromani...

27-Jan-2017 Patiala

Arvind Kejriwal’s road show gets rousing welcome in Patiala

National Convener of Aam Aadm Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal today received a rousing welcome at Patiala, constituency of PPCC Chief Captain Amarinder Singh, when he took out massive road show in support of AAP candidate Dr Balbir Singh, which indicated towards...

26-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Delhi makes a comeback at R-Day parade after three years

Delhi's tableau made a come back after three years at the Republic Day parade here on Thursday, highlighting the education reforms under the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government of the city.Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal attended the parade, along with his...

24-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal again targets Election Commission

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday again targeted the Election Commission, saying it had failed to stop "vote for money" in poll-bound states."EC fails to stop this. EC prevents me from saying 'Take money from them (BJP and Congress) and vote...

23-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Court's order on PM's degree unfortunate : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday termed the Delhi High Court's order on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Delhi University degree as unfortunate and said the people have a right to see their Prime Minister's educational degree. He also said that...

23-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Election Commission promoting bribery : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday accused the Election Commission of promoting bribery by banning him from telling people to take money from other parties but vote for the AAP.Kejriwal's letter to Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi comes...

21-Jan-2017 Shiroda (Goa)

Arvind Kejriwal flays RSS leader's statement on reservation

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that the statement of a senior RSS leader on reservation was "wrong" and said reservation for the SCs/STs cannot be stopped until the quality of their lives improved."The RSS (leader) has announced that...

21-Jan-2017 Shiroda (Goa)

Will punish those involved in Goa illegal mining scam : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday promised to ensure punishment for those indicted in the Rs 36,000 crore mining scam in Goa if the AAP came to power in the state after the February 4 assembly elections.The Aam Aadmi Party co-founder was addressing...

20-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Modi should apologise for 'implicating' AAP MLAs : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should aplogise to the nation for 'falsely' implicating Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs and ministers.Kejriwal's remarks came in response to reports that a Delhi court quashed charges...

19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

CBI scared of Manish Sisodia : Arvind Kejriwal

A day after the CBI registered a preliminary inquiry against Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia to probe irregularities in the 'Talk to AK' campaign, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed the agency is scared of the Deputy CM."Today (Thursday)...

17-Jan-2017 Banga

Former General Secretary of SGPC, Sukhdev Singh Bhaur joins AAP

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today attained a big political boost, as renowned Sikh Scholar and former General Secretary of Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today joined Aam Aadmi Party in the presence of National Convener of the party, Arvind Kejriwal...

17-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

We will put Majithia in jail before April 15: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the AAP would be forming next government in Punjab and that Revenue Minister Bikram Majithia, whom his party accuses of having links with international drug dealers, would be put in jail before April...

17-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Arvind Kejriwal denies bribery charges : Badal-Amarinder together

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday denied charges of promoting bribery by asking voters to take money from other parties and vote for the AAP in Punjab and Goa.Kejriwal, in political rallies in Punjab, has been urging voters to accept money from...

17-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Arvind Kejriwal denies bribery charge : Sidhu no factor

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday denied charges of promoting bribery by asking voters to take money from other parties and vote for the AAP in Punjab and Goa.The Aam Aadmi Party leader also told the media here that former cricketer Navjot Singh...

17-Jan-2017 Kharar

Congress-Akali collide to prevent AAP- Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a huge rally at Kharar in the presence of party candidate, Kanwar Sandhu. Addressing the people Kejriwal said that Congress-Akali-BJP parties have decided to...

17-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Bikram Majithia will be in jail before April 15: Arvind Kejriwal

AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said that AAP would be forming next government in Punjab and announced that Bikram Majithia infamous for his links with international drug dealers would be put in jail before April 15,...

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