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31-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Learn Sanskrit for life, not for exams : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said he wants students to learn and understand Sanskrit and not "mug it up for exams" as so many beautiful things were said in the language."The beauty of the language is that those who understand it will...

03-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Indian education system heavily private dependent : Manish Sisodia

The biggest challenge for the Indian education system is its dependence on private players and deteriorating quality of the government schools, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.Speaking to the media at the Asian Summit on Education...

28-Sep-2018 New Delhi

BJP misuses central agencies, Delhi Police : Manish Sisodia

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders on Friday accused the BJP-led Central government of not doing anything for the national capital, and misusing central agencies and Delhi Police.Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in a tweet said the Central government...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia inpects under-construction campus

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday inspected the under-construction integrated campus of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) in the national capital, an official said.The campus is coming up in Surajmal Vihar of east Delhi.Sisodia...

29-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Yamuna flows above danger mark, Manish Sisodia reviews evacuations

As the Yamuna river continued to flow above the danger mark in Delhi on Sunday, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia took stock of the ongoing evacuation in low-lying areas.Over 1,000 families had been evacuated till Sunday morning. Sisodia also visited...

26-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Our system has failed : Manish Sisodia on starvation deaths

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday attributed the death of three minor sisters in Mandawali allegedly due to starvation to "system failure," saying it is a matter of great concern for all.Sisodia, who met the mother of the girls, said the...

23-Jul-2018 Panaji

Spend quality time with children, Manish Sisodia tells parents

For a parent, going for a movie with their children is the same as taking three hours from the children's time and giving it away to Shah Rukh Khan and the experience is not the same as spending quality time with their wards, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister...

21-Jul-2018 New Delhi

28 per cent GST tax slab should go : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said that the government should either completely abolish the 28 per cent tax bracket or reserve  it only for "sin goods."Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the 28th Goods and Services Tax (GST)...

07-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Ch. Zulfkar Ali calls on Dy CM of Delhi

Minister of School Education, Haj & Auqaf and Tribal Affairs, Zulfkar Ali today called on the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia who is also holding charge of Education Portfolio in the National Capital.Both the leaders discussed the education...

06-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Poor in Delhi may soon get ration at doorstep

The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to deliver ration in packets at the houses of beneficiaries, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said.Addressing media persons here, Sisodia said the decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting and that the delivery...

01-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Delhi CS working under ration mafia's influence : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash and other senior officers were working under the influence of the ration mafia, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said here on Thursday.Addressing media here, Sisodia made the allegation after a cabinet meeting on door-step...

24-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Not easy to bring government departments together : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said it is extremely difficult to bring together different departments in the government."It is not easy to bring officials of different departments together on the same table and get the work done," Sisodia...

19-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Mentors to check learning outcomes in Delhi schools

Under new education scheme "Mission Buniyaad", mentors will be appointed to check the learning outcomes of schools run by the Delhi government and the municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs), Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday.One mentor will...

15-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Anil Baijal not ready to talk about guest teachers : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal was not willing to discuss the AAP government's proposal to regularise guest teachers in city schools, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday.In October 2017, the Delhi Assembly had passed a bill to make about 15,000...

08-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Delhi government approves Rs 1,250 cr worth projects

The Delhi government has approved projects worth Rs 1,250 crore including 94 polyclinics, five bus depots and 2,500 new beds in city government hospitals, an official said on Thursday.The decision was taken in an Expenditure Finance Committee meeting chaired...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Delhi government schools to have 'Happiness Curriculum'

Government school students in Delhi will be taught to be happier, more confident and have greater self-esteem through introduction of an activity-oriented "Happiness Curriculum" for Nursery to Class 8 students from the coming academic session.Delhi's Deputy Chief...

25-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Will watch 'Padmaavat' with other Rajput leaders : Manish Sisodia

Condemning the attack on a school bus in Gurugram allegedly by Shri Rajput Karni Sena supporters on Wednesday over the release of "Padmaavat", Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday said he will watch the film with Rajput leaders like him and brief...

22-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia's open letter invites criticism from BJP

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, in an open letter to the people of the city, on Monday sought support against the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs on charges of holding "office of profit".The BJP attacked the AAP over the letter and dared it to...

15-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Education a solution to terrorism, global warming : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said the solution to the menace of terrorism and global warming will be found through education only."The time has come when all Education Ministers put their heads together to assure the country that they...

10-Jan-2018 New Delhi

LG has stopped formation of Wakf Board : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia here on Wednesday questioned the decision of Lt Governor Anil Baijal to stop the formation of the state Wakf Board."Why Delhi's LGs, current and former, want to run Wakf Board themselves or through officers?"Is it...

26-Dec-2017 New Delhi

LG rejected doorstep delivery without knowing reality : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said that Lt Governor Anil Baijal rejected the proposal of doorstep delivery of government services like caste/birth/address certificates, licences, pensions etc "without knowing reality"."LG rejects proposal...

19-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia is AAP's Punjab in-charge

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia has been appointed the party's Punjab in-charge after an assessment of the political situation in that state, a statement said on Tuesday.The Political Affairs Committee decided to appoint Sisodia as "prabhari"...

11-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia bags Finest Education Minister award

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia was awarded the 'Finest Education Minister' award here on Monday by former President Pranab Mukherjee.Sisodia, also the Deputy Chief Minister, was presented the award at a national convention on education, The Fifth...

11-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Delhi government approves Rs 15 cr for Ring Road

The Delhi government on Monday approved Rs 15 crore to "strengthen" the stretch of Ring Road from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to Ashram here.The decision was taken at an Expenditure Finance Committee meeting chaired by Deputy Chief...

28-Nov-2017 New Delhi

I-T notice to AAP vindictive action: Manish Sisodia

Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday accused the Centre of misusing the Income Tax Department to exact revenge on his Aam Aadmi Party due to its appeal for a united battle against the BJP in the Gujarat assembly elections.Pointing out that Delhi...

22-Nov-2017 New Delhi

VCs can sanction works costing Rs 5 cr : Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodiae on Wednesday said that the state government-funded universities will now have financial autonomy as their Vice Chancellors have been empowered to sanction new works amounting upto Rs 5 crore per annum, if carried...

17-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Delhi government to form women protection groups : Manish Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia on Friday said the Delhi government would form "Mahila Suraksha Dals" (women protection groups) to curb crimes against women in the national capital."We will form women protection groups ... will make civil defence...

16-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Delhiites can soon access 40 government services at doorstep

 The Delhi government has decided to offer over 40 government services ranging from grant of water connection to marriage certificate at people's doorstep, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday.Sisodia said citizens would save time and countless...

15-Nov-2017 Hyderabad

Manish Sisodia visits Hyderabad's T-Hub

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday visited T-Hub as part of his government's efforts to establish a similar facility for start-ups.The team led by Sisodia was impressed with T-Hub, billed as the country's largest technology incubator.An...

10-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Centre's rigid stance led to changes in GST: Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said the Central government's rigid stance on GST slabs led to frequent changes in the new tax regime."Since the very beginning (of implementation of GST), the Delhi government has been demanding a decrease...

06-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Children's Day to be holiday for Delhi schools, offices

Cultural programmes and other activities will be organised for children at more than 100 locations across the city on November 14 -- Children's Day, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday.Sisodia said November 14 would be a holiday for all government...

01-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Delhi to train teachers on dealing with less-affluent students

The Delhi government will train the principals and teachers of primary section of city's private schools on how to treat students from poor sections of society, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said here on Wednesday.According to Right to Education (RTE)...

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