Rajendra Pal Gautam: News

09 Oct 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi cabinet minister resigns over Buddhist mass conversion event row

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Rajendra Pal Gautam was forced to resign as Delhi's Social Welfare Minister on Sunday following protests by the BJP which kicked up a storm over his presence at an event in Delhi where 10,000 people converted to Buddhism on Friday.

07 Oct 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP, BJP face-off over Delhi minister attending mass conversion event

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) entered into fresh controversy after its minister in Delhi Rajendra Pal Gautam attended a mass conversion event in the national capital prompting a sharp reaction from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

01 Aug 2020

Swati Maliwal

Delhi: Disabled senior citizens beaten, cramped at old age home

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal and Women and Child Development Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam raided an old age home in the national capital on Friday.

16 Feb 2020


Everyone's CM, forgive opponents: What Kejriwal said after taking oath

Bureaucrat-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal took the oath as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third time on Sunday and delivered a speech to impress his voters and political opponents alike.

12 Aug 2019


Amid strained Indo-Pak ties, DTC cancels Delhi-Lahore bus service

On Monday, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) canceled service of Delhi-Lahore bus, after Pakistan took a similar decision last week.

22 Feb 2019

Tamil Nadu

Delhi government discusses possibilities of 'robots' cleaning sewers

In a bid to completely end the practice of manual scavenging in the nation's capital, the Delhi government is thinking of using robots to clean septic tanks and sewers.

07 Aug 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi govt approves proposal to establish 15 academies of languages

Delhi government approved a proposal today to establish 15 academies of different languages, including international languages, in the national capital.

21 Jun 2018

Delhi Government

Delhi-govt to provide loans to 'safai-karmcharis' to buy sewer-cleaning machines

Now manual scavengers or 'safai karmcharis' will no longer have to dig deep into manholes risking their lives, as the Delhi government has decided to provide them loans to purchase sewer cleaning machines.

08 Nov 2017


Delhi government to fund IAS, engineering coaching of SC/ST students

The Delhi government will fund the coaching of SC/ST students who want to pursue a career in civil services and engineering.

04 Sep 2017


Delhi: CM Kejriwal to take charge of Water Ministry

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is reportedly going to take over the Water Resources Ministry from Rajendra Pal Gautam, who took over the department about three months earlier.

04 Sep 2017


Delhi: JNU's reaction to Sitharaman's appointment as Defense Minister

Ahead of Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University polls on 8 September, the appointment of JNU alumna Nirmala Sitharaman as the Defense Minister has become a heated subject of discussion among the university's political parties.