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08-Jan-2018 New Delhi

44 deaths due to cold in Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal slams LG

A city-based NGO's study that 44 homeless have died due to cold in the past six days in the national capital led Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to blame Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal here on Monday for the deaths.Kejriwal said the Lt. Governor did not...

08-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Deaths due to cold in Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal slams LG

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday slammed Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal for deaths due to cold in the national capital.Kejriwal said the Lt. Governor did not consult the government before appointing the CEO of Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board...

05-Jan-2018 New Delhi

India blind cricket squad meets Arvind Kejriwal

The Indian blind cricket squad called on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at his residence on Friday morning.Kejriwal welcomed the players and the coaching staff very warmly and was also very curious about blind cricket.Cricket Association for Blind...

28-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Upgrading education number one priority : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi government's first priority is to upgrade education, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said after launching a mobile app that would connect about 16,000 members of School Management Committees (SMCs)."Upgrading education is number one priority of our...

27-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Who will have the final say, asks Arvind Kejriwal

A day after Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal returned the AAP government's move to home deliver public services, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday attacked him, questioning "who should have the final say"."LG says digitisation enough. Elected government...

21-Dec-2017 New Delhi

BJP conspired to acquit accused in 2G 'scam' : Arvind Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday alleged that the BJP had conspired with accused persons in the 2G 'scam', after a special court acquitted all the accused in the case, including former Telecom Minister A. Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi.Chief Minister Arvind...

08-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal meets woman beaten for helping bust liquor racket

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met the woman who was beaten up in Narela for allegedly helping authorities to bust an illicit liquor racket, and said that he will meet Lt Governor Anil Baijal to discuss the incident."I just met the woman and...

07-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal concerned over women's safety in cab sharing

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday expressed concern over the safety of women travelling in shared cabs in the city.Kejriwal was responding to a media report that the 'City Taxi Scheme 2017' would not allow ride sharing as cab sharing doesn't...

06-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Sharad Yadav's disqualification from RS illegal : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday termed the disqualification of rebel Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav as illegal and unconstitutional, and demanded it be revoked."Disqualification of Sharad Yadavji is completely illegal and unconstitutional....

30-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Delhi government approves Rs 442 cr for sanitation workers

 The Delhi government on Thursday decided to release around Rs 442 crore to three BJP-ruled municipal corporations (MCDs), to be used to pay salaries and other money to santitation workers.The decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister...

28-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal pulls up hospital for ignoring pro-people schemes

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday pulled up the G.B. Pant Hospital here over non-availability of free medicines and for not referring patients for free surgery to private hospitals.Kejriwal also asked the government-run hospital located in the...

26-Nov-2017 New Delhi

BJP did what Pakistan, ISI couldn't in 60 years : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused the BJP of dividing India on Hindu-Muslim lines and said it had done in three years what Pakistan and its ISI could not do in 60 years."Pakistan's biggest dream is to divide Hindustan on the lines of Hindus...

26-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal seeks votes for non-BJP parties in Gujarat

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday asked people in Gujarat to vote for any party which they think can defeat the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in upcoming Assembly elections."If somewhere the AAP is winning, then give your vote for AAP. If...

25-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Fare hike will kill Delhi Metro : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the steep hike in fares will kill the Metro."This steep hike in metro fare will kill Delhi Metro. If people stop using it, then what purpose does it serve," Kejriwal tweeted.The Chief Minister was referring...

24-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal asks Delhi Minorities panel to be more proactive

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday asked the Delhi Minorities Commission to be more proactive to raise and solve problems of minorities in the city.Kejriwal made the comment during the release of an annual report of the Commission led by Chairman Zafarul-Islam...

15-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal to meet Khattar over pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal left for Haryana on Wednesday to meet Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and discuss the issue of stubble burning and air pollution.Kejriwal in a tweet said he along with Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain, Environment...

14-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Work towards home-delivery of ration : Arvind Kejriwal to officials

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked officials to work towards delivery of ration at people's doorstep through Public Distribution System (PDS).He made the observation during a review meeting of PDS in the city, along with Deputy Chief Minister...

14-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Work towards home-delivery of ration : Arvind Kejriwal to officials

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked officials to work towards delivery of ration at people's doorstep through Public Distribution System (PDS).He made the observation during a review meeting of PDS in the city, along with Deputy Chief Minister...

14-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal seeks meeting with Amarinder Singh over pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh to meet him in Chandigarh over stubble burning by farmers leading to smog and pollution in the capital and surrounding areas."Captain Amarinder Singh Sir, I am coming...

10-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal convenes meeting to discuss odd-even plan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will chair a meeting on Friday to discuss the implementation of the third phase of the odd-even traffic rule that will be enforced from November 13 to 17.The meeting to be held at 2 p.m. will be attended by Transport Minister...

09-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal urges northern states to join fight against pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday blamed stubble burning in Haryana and Punjab for the "severe" air quality and said the neighbouring states should join hands with Delhi to find a solution.Kejriwal had on Wednesday written to his Haryana and...

08-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal wants to meet Haryana, Punjab CMs over pollution

A day after Delhi witnessed its worst 'air quality' and 'smog situation' of the year, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he wished to meet his Haryana and Punjab counterparts to find a solution to pollution in the National Capital Region.On...

07-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Traders troubled over GST, need to extend relief : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that GST has caused a lot of trouble to traders and there is a need for extending relief to them."Demonetisation and GST have adversely affected the interests of traders resulting that most of them have...

05-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Help in constructing Mohalla Clinics : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged opposition leaders to rise above party politics and help in the construction of Mohalla Clinics in the national capital. "Poor people are treated at these Mohalla Clinics. Any help in constructing them is...

02-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal slams LG for Kathputli Colony demolition

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday slammed Lt Governor Anil Baijal for the demolition of Kathputli Colony here and said it was wrong to use DDA and police officials for "such a brutal activity"."People's homes have been brutally demolished. Young...

30-Oct-2017 New Delhi

BSES installs oil-free transformer atop platform in Delhi

Delhi's power supply saw the infusion of innovative technology with the launch of an oil-free transformer on a high platform here on Monday by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal."Besides being safer than the conventional transformer as it does not contain...

25-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Trailer of film on Arvind Kejriwal launched

The trailer of "An Insignificant Man" -- a movie that documents Arvind Kejriwal's journey -- was launched on Wednesday, giving a glimpse into how the film sets out to tell the "extraordinary story of an unlikely election".The film was earlier in the news...

18-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal announces compensation for fire survivors

 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced Rs 25,000 each for families hose shacks were charred in a fire here a day ago.Around 80 shacks were gutted in a fire in the Batla House area on Tuesday afternoon.Kejriwal visited the area on Wednesday...

05-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Fear stalks India : Arvind Kejriwal

Alleging that an atmosphere of fear had now gripped India, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday praised BJP leader Yashwant Sinha for speaking out against the government over economic issues."Nowadays there is an atmosphere of fear all around. Everyone...

05-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Can't watch 'cheerharan' of economy silently : Yashwant Sinha

In a riposte to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Thursday said he won't watch silently when the Indian economy was facing "cheerharan" -- like Bhishma when Draupadi was disrobed in the Mahabharata.Replying to Modi's speech...

04-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal attacks LG: I'm elected CM, not a terrorist

Alleging that Lt. Governor Anil Baijal is hiding certain documents from his ministers, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said in the state assembly that he is an elected Chief Minister and not a terrorist."I also wanted to tell LG sir, I'm the elected...

03-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Will ask LG to approve hiring of pharmacists:Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said he will request Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to approve appointment of pharmacists in the city hospitals to avoid long queues for medicines, said an official.The announcement came hours after he conducted...

02-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Second metro fare hike in year is violation of law : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that Delhi Metro's proposed fare hike, the second in five months, is clear a violation of law and urged the central government to put the hike on hold.Kejriwal said the hike will be in violation of the Fare...

01-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal demands audit of DMRC, stay on fare hike till report

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday demanded an independent audit of the Delhi Metro's accounts and a stay on the proposed fare hike till this report is received."... there is an immediate need for an independent audit of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation...

28-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal terms Delhi Metro fare hike proposal 'anti-people'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday described the proposed metro fare hike as "anti-people" and said that he has asked his Transport Minister to find a way to stop it."Metro fare hike is anti-people. Have asked Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot...

26-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Extend power subsidy to tenants in Delhi: CM to minister

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked state Power Minister Satyendar Jain to prepare a plan to pass on the government subsidy on power tariff to tenants in the city, an official said.In Delhi, there is a 50 per cent subsidy on power tariffs...

21-Sep-2017 chennai

Arvind Kejriwal invites Kamal to joint active politics

With Tamil Nadu politics undergoing a churning, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met actor Kamal Haasan here for over an hour and invited him to join active politics to fight corruption and communalism.After the luncheon meeting at the actor's...

04-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal takes charge of water portfolio

With a view to makeover Delhi's water and sewerage management system, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday took charge of the water department.This is the first time Kejriwal has assumed charge of any ministry or department after he became the Chief Minister...

02-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Will ensure garbage mountains-free Delhi : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said from now on, modern technology will be used for managing solid waste and no new mountains of garbage will be allowed to take shape."Fresh garbage being generated should not become a mountain of garbage...

30-Aug-2017 New Delhi

No politics on mohalla clinics : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said there should be no politics over mohalla clinics and urged Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal to sort out objections over the matter across the table."There should be no politics with mohalla clinics. It involves...

30-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates 1,206 community toilets in slums

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday inaugurated 1,206 community toilets for 36 slum clusters across the city.Addressing public at JJ Basti Din Dayal Camp here, Kejriwal said that slum dwellers can now live with dignity.He said that it was unsafe...

21-Aug-2017 New Delhi

NDMC decides to stop contractual work practice : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Monday decided to stop the practice of contractual hiring of labourers.Kejriwal, who is member of the NDMC, said the decision was taken in this regard at a meeting."I...

18-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Return extra fees or we will take over, Arvind Kejriwal warns schools

Coming down heavily on 449 private schools here for not refunding extra fees taken from students, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday threatened to take over them if they don't comply with court orders or refunding money.The Chief Minister said many...

18-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Return extra fees or we will take over, Arvind Kejriwal warns schools

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday warned that the government will take over 449 private schools in the capital if they do not refund extra fees collected from students.Addressing the media, the Chief Minister said many schools increased their...

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...

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