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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...

14-Feb-2018 New Delhi

3 years of AAP: Arvind Kejriwal promises free WiFi, roads, drains

As the AAP-led Delhi government completed its three years to power on Wednesday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced his future plans that include roads and drains in unauthorised colonies, building of 900 Mohalla Clinics, and funds for free WiFi.He...

14-Feb-2018 New Delhi

3 years of AAP: Arvind Kejriwal promises free WiFi, roads, drains

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday promised free WiFi in the city, as well as roads and drains in unauthorised colonies and building of 900 Mohalla Clinics, as the AAP government completed three years in power.The Chief Minister was speaking...

14-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Corruption in Delhi down since AAP came to power : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said in the last three years since his government came to power, cases of corruption in the national capital have come down as the people elected an "honest government"."In the last three years there has been...

13-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Three years into power, Arvind Kejriwal is now a quieter politician

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, whose government completes three years in office on Wednesday, is now a quieter person vis-a-vis targeting his bitter political rival -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Kejriwal, with 13 million followers on Twitter, has...

10-Feb-2018 New Delhi

“Centre Committed to Mitigation of Pollution”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Strongly reiterating the Centre’s commitment to mitigation of pollution, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan expressed the hope that the campaign will not be a symbolic 15-day...

10-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Odd-even not permanent solution to Delhi pollution : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that the odd-even traffic regulation system is not a permanent solution to the menace of air pollution in NCR-Delhi, and neither is the 15-day clean-air campaign launched here during the day.The "Clean...

30-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Will move SC for stay on sealing drive : Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the Delhi government will approach the Supreme Court in two to three days to get a stay on the sealing drive happening in the city.The sealing of shops and businesses -- even doctors' clinics -- located in residential...

30-Jan-2018 New Delhi

BJP walked out of discussion on sealing drive : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the BJP delegation that called on him to talk about the ongoing sealing drive, walked out from the discussion."All our MLAs and councillors had gathered for the meeting with the BJP delegation (led by Delhi...

30-Jan-2018 New Delhi

'2018 could see leprosy eliminated globally'

The current year should see the elimination of leprosy as a "public health problem" -- a status prevalent in only one country -- but a lot remains to be done to restore the rights and dignity of the affected persons, says Yohei Sasakawa, the Japanese head...

25-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Student passes to be valid in all DTC buses : Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that student passes will be valid in all DTC buses, including AC buses, and asked the Transport Department to ensure this was implemented.The announcement came after a group of students from Delhi University...

25-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Gurugram school bus attack a matter of shame : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday condemned the attack on a school bus in Gurugram by a mob, alleged to be Karni Sena supporters, on Wednesday over the release of Bollywood film "Padmaavat".The Chief Minister has called the incident a "matter...

23-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Sealing drive : Arvind Kejriwal urges Centre to protect traders

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged the Central government to bring an ordinance to protect the capital's traders from an ongoing sealing drive."I urge the Centre to bring an ordinance, if required, to protect Delhi's traders from sealing,"...

21-Jan-2018 New Delhi

God gave us 67 seats knowing this day was coming : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said AAP got 67 seats in the 70-member Delhi assembly by God's grace because after three years, 20 of his party's MLAs were going to be declared disqualified."I have always said that it was God's grace. He also...

19-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal 'pleads' with LG to fill vacant posts in hospitals

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday "pleaded" with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to recruit more pharmacists in government hospitals."Today, again, I plead before you with folded hands to please take immediate steps to recruit more pharmacists to provide...

18-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Decentralise powers in government hospitals : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday called for more powers to government hospitals to help them provide better health facilities,"It will help these institutions in recruiting according to their needs and also purchasing commodities according...

18-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal launches Girl Child Week

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday launched a week-long programme to celebrate the girl child and to create awareness about gender equality.Organised by NGO Alliance Defending Freedom India, the event will go on till National Girl Child Day celebrated...

18-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Shortage of pharmacists, machines in Delhi hospital : Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said after a surprise visit that there was a shortage of pharmacists and ultrasound machines at the Guru Tegh Bahadur (GTB) Hospital here."There were patients who stood in line for the whole day and did not get medicines...

16-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Delhi government, Japan province ink agreement in environment

Delhi government and Japan's Fukuoka Prefecture on Tuesday signed a cooperation agreement in various sectors including environment and air pollution.A mutual treaty, which was earlier signed in 2007 and then in 2012 in several sectors was extended during a...

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...

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