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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...

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...

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