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11-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Sanjeev Jha retains Burari with best, Joon with least margin

The Burari Assembly seat, a Purvanchali-dominated contituency, has elected Sanjeev Jha of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) with the highest margin across the constituencies -- 88,158 votes.Jha''s winning margin has continued to rise from 10,351 votes in 2013 to...

11-Feb-2020 New Delhi

BJP fails to open account in 3 MPs'' constituencies in Delhi

The Bharatiya Janata Party was swept aside in the Delhi Assembly elections by the Arvind Kejriwal wave. The party which made a clean sweep in the general elections eight months ago could not manage to open its account in three parliamentary constituencies...

11-Feb-2020 New Delhi

AAP sweeps Delhi polls with 62 seats, BJP falls way behind

The Aam Aadmi Party swept the Delhi Assembly polls with 62 seats, five less than in 2015, as per the final results announced by the Election Commission on Tuesday night.The opposition BJP got eight seats -- up from three in 2015, while the Congress remained...

09-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal asks why EC not releasing final voting percentage

Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday questioned why the Election Commission has not released the final voting percentage even after over 22 hours since the polling ended on Saturday.The voting ended at 6 p.m. on Saturday, however, due to long...

11-Jan-2020 New Delhi

‘Giving free schemes with money saved from corruption’

Accusing the BJP of being against the free schemes being given by the Aam Aadmi Party government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said he was able to give free schemes to people from the money saved from corruption.In a tweet in Hindi, he asked the BJP if It is...

24-Dec-2019 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal launches AAP’s report card

Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday launched a report card of his five years in rule since 2015, describing the top 10 achievements of the government.The report card will be taken to 35 lakh households in the city as a part of a...

29-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Can give registry to residents in 15 days : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government can give registries to residents of unauthorised colonies in 15 days, urging the Centre to initiate the process of granting ownership rights to the people living in these colonies.Speaking...

08-Nov-2019 New Delhi

No Odd-Even restriction on November 11,12 : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced that the commuters in the national capital will not have to face the Odd-Even restrictions on November 11 and 12 during the celebration of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.The decision came...

11-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Delhi will have 9,500 buses by May 2020 : Manish Sisodia

The Delhi Cabinet on Thursday approved procurement of 1,000 CNG low floor buses by the DTC, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, adding that the capital will have 9,500 buses plying on the roads by May 2020.The Delhi government is ready with the schedule...

27-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal for hike in Delhi's share in central taxes

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here on Thursday met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and asked her to enhance the city state's  allocation in the central taxes from Rs 325 crore.Speaking to the media after the meeting, Kejriwal said he...

22-Jun-2019 New Delhi

No CBSE fee for Delhi government students : Manish Sisodia

The Delhi government on Saturday announced the students from government schools will not have to pay any fees to the Central Board of Secondary Education.Education Minister Manish Sisodia said this while addressing students during a felicitation ceremony...

22-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Finish works in illegal colonies in 5 months : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked officials to complete development works in unauthorised colonies within five months, here on Saturday.He said this after reviewing development works at a meeting.Kejriwal would monitor the development works on...

22-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Finish works in illegal colonies in 5 months : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked officials to complete development works in unauthorised colonies within five months, here on  Saturday. He said this after reviewing development works at a meeting.Kejriwal would monitor the developmental...

21-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Our governments must work together, Arvind Kejriwal tells Modi

In a dramatic role reversal of his earlier confrontationist attitude, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said both the city and central governments must work together."Assured full cooperation of Delhi government...

07-Jun-2019 New Delhi

AAP to hold 1,000 public meetings for proposed free rides for women

Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Friday said its MLAs, councillors and women volunteers will hold 1,000 public meetings in the next seven days to get public opinion on the proposed free metro and bus rides for women.Deputy Cheif Minister Manish Sisodia told...

03-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Women in Delhi put safety over free travel

Soon after the Delhi government on Monday announced its plan to allow women to travel for free in Delhi Metro, DTC buses and cluster buses in the national capital within the  next three months, women here hailed the proposal but questioned the government...

03-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Delhi to get CCTVs from Saturday : Arvind Kejriwal

After four years of struggle and a long battle with the Central government-appointed Lieutenant Governor, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party's flagship CCTV project will start from June  8, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday."The proposal and...

30-May-2019 New Delhi

AAP worked for middle class too : Arvind Kejriwal

Rubbishing allegations that Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) only works for the poor, Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the party takes care of the middle class as well."Some people say AAP works only for the poor, what has it done...

29-May-2019 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal blames 'atmosphere' for AAP's defeat in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday blamed the political "atmosphere" and the perceived Modi-Rahul fight for his own party's poor showing in the Lok Sabha elections in Delhi.In an open letter to party volunteers, he, however, claimed...

27-May-2019 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal calls cabinet meeting, reviews ongoing projects

A day after the model code of conduct was lifted, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday called a meeting of his cabinet and senior government officials and asked them to speed up ongoing development works in the city.This was his first cabinet...

18-May-2019 New Delhi

BJP wants to kill me, end positive politics : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here on Saturday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wanted to finish him and the positive politics he had started."Why BJP wants to kill me? What is my fault? I am only building schools, hospital for the people....

13-May-2019 Sangrur

Arvind Kejriwal launches Punjab campaign, shown black flags

Black flags greeted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as he launched the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) election campaign in Punjab here on Monday. He was campaigning for AAP's Sangrur candidate Bhagwant Mann.The protesters shouted slogans against him for defaming...

09-May-2019 New Delhi

Atishi breaks down over derogatory pamphlet, Gambhir denies charge

AAP East Delhi candidate Atishi on Thursday broke down at a press conference where she and her party accused her BJP rival Gautam Gambhir of circulating derogatory pamphlets about her. The former cricketer denied the charge."I feel very sad as I speak to...

09-May-2019 New Delhi

Modi could not list single achievement : Sanjay Singh

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not listing any achievement of his ministries and keeping mute at his public rally here on the sealing drive in Delhi.Addressing the media, AAP leader Sanjay Singh said the AAP...

08-May-2019 New Delhi

Centre planning to raze unauthorised colonies: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Narendra Modi government is planning to demolish unauthorised colonies in the national capital and added that the land will be given to big builders.Speaking to the media, he said while the Aam Aadmi...

08-May-2019 New Delhi

Why did not Modi fulfil Delhi statehood promise: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi why he did not fulfil his 2014 election pledge to accord full statehood to the national capital.Posing three questions ahead of Modi's election rally here, the Chief...

08-May-2019 New Delhi

People will elect 'apna aadmi': Dilip Pandey

Calling himself a local, Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) North East Delhi candidate Dilip Pandey believes people in the Lok Sabha elections will elect their own man who is aware of the area's ground reality -- and not "political stars".The North East Delhi constituency...

07-May-2019 New Delhi

Gopal Rai throws five questions to Modi to answer at rally

As the BJP gears up for a public rally by Narendra Modi here on Wednesday, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday threw five questions at the Prime Minister and "hoped" he will answer the public.AAP leader and Delhi convenor Gopal Rai said Modi should tell...

07-May-2019 New Delhi

People will vote for Kejriwal, his work: Raghav Chadha

AAP's South Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Raghav Chadha feels people living in the national capital will vote for the work done by the party and its leader as well as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the last four years.The 30-year-old chartered accountant jumped...

06-May-2019 New Delhi

Modi's nationalism is fake: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalism is fake and urged traders not to fall in his trap again.Addressing the media here, Kejriwal also said that "tax terrorism" had destroyed business in the country....

05-May-2019 New Delhi

9 attacks in 5 years: Arvind Kejriwal blames Bharatiya Janata Party

May 5 (IANS) A day after being slapped during a roadshow, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, here on Sunday, blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the attack saying  the party was trying to silence voices raised against Prime Minister Narendra...

02-May-2019 New Delhi

Delhi state schools pass percentage up by 3.6 points: Manish Sisodia

Over 94 per cent of the students of Delhi government schools passed the CBSE's Class 12 exams as per the results declared on Thursday.Sharing the data, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said the results showed an increase of 3.6 percentage points over...

01-May-2019 New Delhi

BJP offered Rs 10 cr each to our 7 MLAs: Manish Sisodia

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday accused the BJP of indulging in horse-trading and said that it offered Rs 10 crore each to at least seven of its MLAs for joining the saffron party ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.Speaking to the media, AAP leader and...

01-May-2019 New Delhi

Maken, Lekhi no competition: Brijesh Goyal

Aam Aadmi Party's New Delhi candidate Brijesh Goyal does not see BJP's sitting MP Meenakshi Lekhi and senior Congress leader and two-time MP Ajay Maken as "competition". He says that the people have tested the two before and will vote for a new face this...

28-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Congress to blame if BJP returns to power: Manish Sisodia

The Congress is weakening the Opposition across the country, senior leader of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has said against the backdrop of a failed attempt at stitching an pre-poll alliance between the two...

25-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Rahul to blame if Modi-Shah return to power: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be responsible if Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes back to power in the Lok Sabha polls.Speaking to the media over a possible alliance between the AAP...

25-Apr-2019 Darbhanga (Bihar)

Support Chowkidar to end terrorism: Narendra Modi

Urging the people to support the "Chowkidar" in the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said people's one vote can end terrorism in the country.Addressing an election rally here, Modi also said that a "strong country" needed a "strong...

25-Apr-2019 New Delhi

AAP promises 85% quota in college admissions, jobs

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday promised 85 per cent reservation for residents of Delhi in college admission and jobs, in its 2019 Lok Sabha poll manifesto, which focuses on full statehood demand of the party.The party said students of Delhi schools...

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