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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...

11-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Officers are openly defying my orders : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said “the BJP’s Lt. Governor” Anil Baijal has taken “full illegal control” of the bureaucrats in the national capital following which the officers are openly refusing to follow his (CM’s) orders.In a series...

22-Jun-2018 New Delhi

How can PM deny time to elected CM : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi for denying time to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and called it "unprecedented high-handedness".Kejriwal raised the issue while referring to a media report on Twitter...

16-Jun-2018 New Delhi

IAS officers' 'strike' being instigated by BJP : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that IAS officers were under pressure and their "strike" was being instigated by the BJP.Kejriwal, who has garnered support from opposition parties including the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, Telugu Desam Party,...

14-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Kejriwal's sit-in protest at LG house continues

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his three Cabinet colleagues continued their sit-in protest at Lt Governor's office for the third day on Thursday despite falling sugar levels of fasting ministers and allegations of bringing the government work to...

11-Jun-2018 New Delhi

IAS in Delhi on 'illegal' strike : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday alleged that the IAS association in Delhi was on a strike for the past four months which he dubbed as "illegal"."As per the law, the IAS cannot go on strike. There is no reason for the strike, they don't have...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

BJP attempts to subvert democracy failed in Karnataka : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here on Saturday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s attempts to "subvert democracy" has "miserably failed" in Karnataka.Kejriwal's comment came after Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned before facing...

06-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal attacks LG, seeks powers available in Dikshit's time

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday attacked Lt. Governor Anil Baijal for "stalling" his government's works and urged for all powers that the  state government had during his Congress predecessor Sheila Dikshit's tenure be restored.Speaking...

04-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Andhra CM N. Chandrababu Naidu meets Arvind Kejriwal

Amid new political churning ahead of next year's Lok Sabha elections, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu met his Delhi counterpart and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal here on Wednesday.The two leaders met at Andhra Bhawan and were...

02-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal writes to Arun Jaitley, apologises

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has apologized to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for charges of corruption hurled against him when he headed the Delhi cricket board, making it his fourth sorry in over a fortnight to end litigation against him.Following...

28-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee meets Arvind Kejriwal, gets backing of BJP rebels

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and got the backing of BJP rebels Shatrughan Sinha, Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie to her efforts to forge a broad coalition of forces for one-to-one fight with...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Truth has won : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday welcomed the Delhi High Court verdict that set aside the EC recommendation disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs in an office-of-profit case, saying truth has won."Truth has been victorious. The elected representatives of...

21-Mar-2018 New Delhi

LG rejects proposal for doorstep ration delivery : Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that Lt. Governor Anil Baijal has rejected a proposal for the doorstep delivery of ration.On March 6, the Delhi cabinet had approved a proposal to deliver ration in packets at the houses of beneficiaries and...

14-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Delhi Metro's Pink Line opens for public

A part of the 58-km-long Pink Line of Delhi Metro was inaugurated here on Wednesday by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan.The 21.56-km-long Majlis Park-Durgabai...

02-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal demands CBI inquiry into SSC exam 'scam'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation inquiry into an alleged scam in an examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for government jobs."Thousands of aspirants are demanding a CBI inquiry...

23-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Work stuck for 3 days, LG will talk to officers : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi government officers were not attending meetings for past three days due to an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by two AAP MLAs, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here on Friday, adding that Lt. Governor Anil Baijal has promised to talk...

18-Feb-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: Arvind Kejriwal says Congress, BJP 'equally corrupt'

Stressing that people voted for the BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as they wanted a change from the Congress, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused the BJP of "rather taking forward the scams" initiated during the previous regime."A man duping...

15-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal blames Modi government for Nirav Modi's flight

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday accused the Modi government of helping the prime accused in the Rs 11,515 crore PNB fraud, Nirav Modi, to flee from India."Is it possible to believe that he or Vijay Mallya left the country without active connivance...

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