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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...

25-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Will make Delhi safest city for women, promises AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is contesting all the city's seven Lok Sabha seats, on Thursday promised steps to make Delhi the "safest city" in India for women and 33 per cent reservation of police posts for women.The party, which released its manifesto...

25-Apr-2019 New Delhi

AAP manifesto promises to secure full statehood for Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is contesting all the seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital, on Thursday promised, in its election manifesto, to secure full statehood for Delhi, suggesting that it would address all the problems afflicting the city.Delhi's...

23-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Congress a vote cutter in Delhi : Gopal Rai

The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday called the Congress a 'vote cutter party' saying voting for the grand national party in Delhi will mean voting the BJP.Speaking to the media along with all the seven candidates, AAP leader Gopal Rai said his party is confident...

20-Apr-2019 New Delhi

No Congress-AAP pact, Delhi to see triangular contest

Delhi is set for a triangular fight with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday announcing that alliance is not possible with the Congress as the latter wants the tie-up to remain confined to the national capital and not extending to Haryana.While the AAP has...

20-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Couldn't raise adequate infra for want of land: Saurabh Bhardwaj

Raising the issue of full statehood to Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) that governs the state on Saturday said it could not put in place adequate infrastructure like schools and healthcare facilities, as the Centre did not give required land, which ultimately...

19-Apr-2019 New Delhi

AAP gives 'another chance' to Congress in Delhi

Giving another chance to the Congress to forge an alliance in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday postponed till next week the filing of nomination of three of its Lok Sabha candidates.AAP candidates for Chandni Chowk, North West and East Delhi Lok Sabha...

17-Apr-2019 New Delhi

AAP says no alliance with Congress

Unable to convince the Congress, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday said there will be no poll alliance with the Congress as the two parties could not reach an agreement on seat-sharing in Delhi and Haryana in the Lok Sabha elections.AAP spokesperson Sanjay...

14-Apr-2019 New Delhi

BJP, Centre responsible for Mayapuri violence : Manish Sisodia

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday accused the BJP of being directly responsible for "the barbaric repression let loose on the traders of Delhi's Mayapuri by the Modi government controlled-Delhi Police and paramilitary forces".On Saturday, thousands of...

14-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Ready for anything to save India from Modi-Shah : Arvind Kejriwal

Asked about a possible alliance with the Congress in Delhi, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said he and his party are ready to do anything to save the country from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah.Speaking to the media after a...

13-Apr-2019 Panaji

Lynchings will be commonplace under Shah: Arvind Kejriwal

If BJP President Amit Shah ever becomes the Union Home Minister, lynchings will be commonplace in India, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday.Slamming Shah's comments at Thursday's campaign meeting in Darjeeling, where the Bharatiya Janata...

13-Apr-2019 Panaji

BJP wants to implement Hitler model : Arvind Kejriwal

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is following the Adolf Hitler model and Narendra Modi wants to be the Prime Minister for life, just like the German leader remained Chancellor till his death in the second World War, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party...

12-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Lekhi failed to fulfil her promises : Gopal Rai

The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday released a "report card" of BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi in which it slammed the New Delhi lawmaker for not fulfilling her promises she made to the city in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.Speaking to the media while releasing the "report...

10-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Rafale judgment proves Modi mislead SC: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Supreme Court's Rafale judgment shows that Prime Minister Narendra Modi mislead the apex court over the issue."Modiji was saying everywhere that he got a clean chit in the Rafale matter. The judgment...

04-Apr-2019 New Delhi

It's Hindus vs Hindutva in this LS poll: Ashutosh

Since 2014, the political landscape of India has changed and now it's important to know not just the politics but also the ideology behind it, said journalist and former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh, here on Thursday.He was speaking at the release...

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