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18-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Haryana CM is justifying rape : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday slammed his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar for "justifying rape" after the latter claimed that  most of the rape cases filed were "fake".Addressing a rally last week, Khattar had said that 80-90...

05-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Media petrified even of BJP MP : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday slammed the media for 'blacking out' his speech at the opening of the Signature Bridge on Sunday, wondering whether newspapers were petrified even of BJP MPs."Almost the entire Delhi media has blacked out my speech...

01-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal moves EC over deletion of voters' names

Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday alleged that names of lakhs of voters had been axed from electoral rolls in Delhi and blamed the BJP for it.In a letter to Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat, Kejriwal said that...

28-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Arvind Kejriwal wants Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana scrapped

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the Modi government for making the farmers "suffer" and demanded that the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) be scrapped.Addressing a public rally here, he demanded that if a farmer suffers crop...

28-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal accuses Amit Shah of creating anarchy

Delhi Cheif Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused Bharatiya Janata Party President (BJP) Amit Shah of creating anarchy and encouraging people to violate the orders of the Supreme Court."Amit Shah actively encouraging people to violate SC orders. Creating...

27-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Opposition parties will move forward to defeat BJP : Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, BSP leader Mayawati and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and said that opposition parties have political and ideological compulsions, but they have...

22-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Modi turned CBI into national disgrace : Arvind Kejriwal

In the wake of the CBI registering a corruption case against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the BJP has turned the CBI into a "national disgrace"."During the Congress rule the Supreme Court had termed...

22-Oct-2018 New Delhi

BJP behind petrol pump strike in Delhi : Arvind Kejriwal

Demanding petrol and diesel be included in the GST regime, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday accused the BJP of forcing fuel pump owners to go on strike despite oil prices being lowest in the national capital among the four metros."Oil prices lowest...

21-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal begins door-to-door campaign for 2019 LS polls

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday launched the party's door-to-door campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in the national capital."For four months, 3,000 teams will be visiting each household in Delhi and approach every...

19-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Delhi will soon become a gas chamber : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday flayed the Centre and the neighbouring state governments for their inaction to stop stubble burning and said that "Delhi will become a gas chamber"."Very sad that Central, Punjab and Haryana governments did absolutely...

15-Oct-2018 New Delhi

AAP launches fund collection drive ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday officially launched his party's 'Aap ka Daan Rashtra ka Nirmaan' campaign aimed at collecting funds to tackle the party's financial crisis.Surrounded by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers...

14-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Punjab government fails to punish killers of Sikhs : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday criticized the Punjab government for not acting against the killers of two Sikhs who died during protests against the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib three years ago.Krishan Bhagwan Singh and Gurjit Singh died...

02-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Farmers should be allowed to enter Delhi : Arvind Kejriwal

Farmers marching from Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh in support of their demands should be allowed to enter Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday."Farmers should be allowed to enter Delhi. Why are they not being allowed to enter Delhi? This is...

30-Sep-2018 New Delhi

BJP no protector of Hindus : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party over the murder of an Apple executive in Uttar Pradesh by a constable, saying the saffron party does not protect the interests of even Hindus.In a series of tweets, the Aam...

29-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal challenges Amit Shah to open debate

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday challenged BJP chief Amit Shah to an open debate on the work done by the AAP government in three years in Delhi."I challenge him for an open debate on our three years' work in education, health, power, road...

29-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Electricity Amendment Bill anti-people, anti-federal : Arvind Kejriwal

Calling the proposed amendment to the Electricity Act 2003 'anti-people' and 'anti-federal', Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said it would lead to a sharp hike in the electricity bills of the common man.The bill would lead to huge tariff hikes...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Ayushman Bharat will prove jumla : Arvind Kejriwal

Calling it a personal relations exercise, Aam Aadmi Party head Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the Centre's Ayushman Bharat scheme will prove to be another 'jumla'.Arvind Kejriwal tweeted: "Please read why Ayushman Bharat is another PR exercise and will prove...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Students shifting from private to government schools : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said students are shifting from private to government schools for the first time in history after his party came to power and transformed the system."There is a reverse swing now. It is for the first time in the...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal challenges Shah for a public debate at Ramlila Maidan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday challenged BJP President Amit Shah for a public debate at the Ramlila Maidan here on the performance of the BJP-led Central government and the Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi government.The BJP on Sunday accused Kejriwal...

23-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal urges rent-free land, houses for Mohalla Clinics

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged the people living in the national capital to provide rent-free land or houses to the Delhi government for setting-up of the Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics.The state's Health and Family Welfare Department, in a print...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

BJP controlling media : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday slammed the BJP for "controlling the media" by filing police cases against journalists. Kejriwal levelled the allegation following a BJP worker's complaint against several journalists for reporting that he washed...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

15-Jul-2018 Indore

Alok Agarwal is AAP CM candidate in MP

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday declared Alok Agarwal, an activist who studied at IIT Kanpur, as the Aam Aadmi Partys (AAP) Chief Ministerial candidate in Madhya Pradesh.Kejriwal made the announcement at a rally in Indore."Agrawal has studied...

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