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27-Aug-2018 New Delhi

AAP writes to Modi, stages rally to demand statehood for Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterating demand for full statehood to Delhi and also staged a rally here on the issue.Labour Minister and AAP leader Gopal Rai, who wrote to Modi, urged him to meet AAP legislators...

04-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Sushil Gupta will help accomplish mission Haryana : Gopal Rai

Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday said that businessman Sushil Gupta, one of its Rajya Sabha candidates, will help the party expand and accomplish its "Mission Haryana".AAP Delhi convenor Gopal Rai took up to Facebook Live to justify the party's...

11-Dec-2017 New Delhi

What is BJP's relation with Max Hospital : Gopal Rai

Slammed the BJP for "opposing" cancellation of licence of Max Hospital here, Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday asked what relationship does it have with the hospital."The way in which the BJP shamelessly stood behind Max Hospital yesterday, we want...

04-Dec-2017 New Delhi

No contract employees for cleaning jobs : Gopal Rai

Delhi Labour Minister Gopal Rai on Monday said that workers should not be employed on a contract basis for jobs which are permanent in nature like cleaning, security and clerical work.Rai said that the Delhi Advisory Contract Labour Board was formed last month...

08-Nov-2017 New Delhi

AAP protests on demonetisation anniversary

The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday held a protest march outside Thyagaraj Stadium here with around 1,000 party workers raising slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government's decision to scrap high currency notes on this day last year.They...

13-Oct-2017 New Delhi

AAP leaders protest against Metro fare hike, detained

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders on Friday protested against the Metro fare hike outside the Union Urban Development Ministry housed in Nirman Bhavan here.AAP leaders, including Delhi Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam, were later detained and removed...

29-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Gopal Rai threatens protests if Metro fares rise

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday said it will launch a protest campaign if Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) remained adamant on increasing the Metro fare.Party leader Gopal Rai said that keeping in mind the issue of pollution in Delhi, the DMRC should drop...

22-Sep-2017 New Delhi

AAP launches nationwide protest against high petrol, diesel prices

The AAP on Friday launched a nationwide protest against high petrol and diesel prices.In Delhi, senior party leader Gopal Rai and volunteers took out a march and burned an effigy at ITO junction, while in other parts of the national capital, party leaders...

20-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Link fuel prices to international market : Gopal Rai

The AAP on Wednesday urged Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to direct oil companies to link petrol and diesel prices to the international market and pass on the "huge profits" being made by them to the public.The Delhi Minister Gopal...

19-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Delhi government launches online 'Job Fair Portal'

Delhi Employment Minister Gopal Rai on Monday launched an online 'Job Fair Portal', through which job seekers can register themselves for private jobs.Noting that in the last job fair, thousands lined up for 50 to 60 jobs, he said: "From now on, companies...

08-Jun-2017 New Delhi

No stay on Delhi government's minimum wages order : Gopal Rai

Labour Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday clarified that there was "no stay" by the Delhi High Court on the minimum wages order and it was "very much in place" and had been implemented in 201 departments of the government.Talking to reporters, Rai said the Delhi...

26-May-2017 New Delhi

Won't participate in EC's EVM hackathon 'drama': AAP

Terming the Election Commission's EVM-hacking challenge from June 3 a "drama", the AAP on Friday said it will not participate in the event.The party also questioned why the poll panel was "running away" from organising a no-holds-barred hackathon, as promised."This...

20-May-2017 New Delhi

AAP to seek clarity on EVM challenge

The AAP said on Saturday it will meet the Election Commission in two days to seek clarity on the proposed challenge to the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM).Without revealing whether it will take part in the challenge, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh...

20-May-2017 New Delhi

EC working under political pressure : Sanjay Singh

Accusing the Election Commission of working under political pressure, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday said it was "delaying the EVM hackathon".The allegation came hours before the Election Commission's scheduled demonstration on the working of Electronic...

19-May-2017 New Delhi

AAP to alter organisational structure in Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced on Friday that it will overhaul its organisational structure by appointing a 'mandal adhyaksh' for each polling station in Delhi.Delhi Labour Minister Gopal Rai made the announcement after a three-week feedback exercise...

11-May-2017 New Delhi

AAP protests outside EC over 'EVM tampering'

Hundreds of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) activists on Thursday protested outside the Election Commission headquarters here against alleged tampering of electronic voting machines (EVMs) during recent state polls.The demonstrators, who included several AAP legislators,...

01-May-2017 New Delhi

Special teams for strict enforcement of hiked minimum wages : Gopal Rai

Delhi Labour Minister Gopal Rai on Monday said that special teams will be set up in each district of the city to ensure strict enforcement of the increased minimum wages.He made the announcement at a programme here organised on the occasion of Labour Day.Addressing...

03-Mar-2017 New Delhi

GDP figures manipulated : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday accused the central government of manipulating the GDP figures, saying those are "based on lies"."The whole nation knows that the figures are manipulated. They are based on lies," Kejriwal told reporters here.The...

25-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal calls Delhi Police 'agent' of BJP over Ramjas violence

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday slammed Delhi Police for showing alleged laxity in handling the clashes at Delhi University's Ramjas College and alleged that the police force has turned into an "agent" of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)."We...

10-Feb-2017 New Delhi

90% labour welfare targets completed in two years : Gopal Rai

Delhi Labour Minister Gopal Rai on Friday presented the report card of his departments ahead of the AAP government's second anniversary and said 90 per cent targets set up under 'Shramik Vikas Mission', which was launched two years ago, have been achieved."The...

25-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Delhi minister asks Centre for action over bird flu

Delhi Animal Husbandry Minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday urged the central government to direct departments coming under it to take precautionary measures against bird flu (H5N8) in the city.Rai said that all major locations in Delhi where bird deaths have been...

24-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Six more birds die of flu in Delhi, total rises to 64

At least six more birds died here on Monday due to bird flu, taking the total deaths of migratory birds from the disease to 64, Delhi Animal Husbandry Minister Gopal Rai said.Rai, however, also said the anti-virus operation in the Deer Park in south Delhi...

19-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Taking all steps to prevent 'bird flu': Gopal Rai

Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday said that the government is taking all necessary measures to check the threat of bird flu in the city even though there is "no immediate danger"."There have been some deaths of migratory birds reported due...

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