Articles about Arvind Kejriwal
A graduate of IIT Kharagpur, Arvind Kejriwal took to politics in 2012 launching the Aam Admi Party. His party won the Delhi Legislative elections in 2013, but he resigned from his post after 49 days due to being unable to pass anti corruption bill which he had proposed to pass. He is the current CM of Delhi after AAP won the 2015 assembly elections.
28 Jul 2021
'Anybody can lead, wouldn't impose opinion': Mamata on Opposition coalition
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that Opposition parties should unite against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in view of the 2024 Indian general elections.
26 Jul 2021
Former BSF chief, Arvind Kejriwal's aide feature on Pegasus list
The former chief of the Border Security Force (BSF), a senior Enforcement Directorate (ED) officer, a retired Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) officer, and two former Army officials were among potential targets for surveillance through the Pegasus spyware, The Wire reported on Monday.
16 Jul 2021
Delhi BJP stages protest near Kejriwal's residence over water crisis
Leaders and workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Delhi unit staged a protest near Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence in Delhi's Civil Lines area on Friday over the water crisis in the national capital.
15 Jul 2021
DDA razed church, Delhi government has no control: Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday assured justice in a matter related to the demolition of a church in the national capital, saying the action was taken by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) which comes under the Central government.
09 Jul 2021
Delhi government to identify children orphaned during pandemic through survey
The Women and Child Development (WCD) Department of the Delhi government will soon undertake a survey to identify children who have been orphaned during the coronavirus pandemic.
06 Jul 2021
Delhi launches financial assistance scheme for families of COVID-19 victims
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday launched a scheme and an online portal to provide financial assistance to families who lost their loved ones to COVID-19 and asked officials not to find faults in their claim applications.
03 Jul 2021
AAP workers protest outside Punjab CM's house, Bhagwant Mann detained
Hundreds of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers, who were staging a protest, faced water cannons just outside the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in Mohali today.
30 Jun 2021
'Ridiculous,' says AAP as MLA Atishi gets income tax notice
The Income Tax Department has sent a notice to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Atishi, she and the party said on Wednesday, slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the matter.
26 Jun 2021
'Report not final,' says AIIMS chief on Delhi oxygen controversy
On Friday, a storm erupted between officials in the central government and Delhi administration over an interim report filed in the Supreme Court of India.
25 Jun 2021
Delhi government exaggerated oxygen requirement by 4 times: SC panel
CM Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government in Delhi exaggerated the national capital's oxygen needs when the second COVID-19 wave was at its peak during April 25-May 10, found an audit team constituted by the Supreme Court.
18 Jun 2021
'Will hasten third wave': HC flags violations as Delhi reopens
A disregard for coronavirus protocols will only hasten the third wave of the pandemic, the Delhi High Court warned today as it noted violations in the capital city following easing of curbs.
15 Jun 2021
As Delhi reopens, doctors warn another surge in COVID-19 cases
Delhi is back on track. But so are huge crowds and a disregard for coronavirus protocols.
14 Jun 2021
AAP to contest 2022 Gujarat polls on all seats: Kejriwal
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest on all seats in the 2022 Gujarat Legislative Assembly elections, AAP supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday.
13 Jun 2021
Delhi restaurants to reopen from Monday with 50% capacity: Kejriwal
Restaurants in Delhi will be allowed to open at 50% capacity, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Sunday.
12 Jun 2021
Fire damages five showrooms in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar market
Five showrooms were damaged in a fire that broke out in a market area in Delhi on Saturday morning. However, no injuries were reported.
12 Jun 2021
Third wave highly likely, Delhi government preparing on war-footing: Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday cautioned that the chances of the COVID-19 third wave were quite real, while he asserted that his government was preparing on a "war-footing" to combat it.
12 Jun 2021
Delhi's first drive-through vaccination center shuts shop
Delhi's first drive-through COVID-19 vaccination facility, which opened with much fanfare two weeks ago, is being shut as the Centre's price cap for vaccines has made operation unviable, officials said on Friday.
09 Jun 2021
People happy with getting jabs at polling booths: Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited a vaccination center on Wednesday, a day after his government launched the Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination campaign in the national capital.
07 Jun 2021
COVID-19: Delhi to vaccinate all above 45 within 4 weeks
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Monday launched a new mass vaccination drive—called Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination—for immunizing everyone above the age of 45 years in the national capital against COVID-19 within the coming four weeks.
07 Jun 2021
Delhi to vaccinate 45 plus age group at polling booths
Polling booths in Delhi will be turned into vaccination centers and booth-level officers (BLOs) will visit all the households to book slots for people above 45 years under the Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination campaign, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.
07 Jun 2021
As Delhi reopens, Kejriwal requests people to follow COVID-19 guidelines
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday appealed to people to follow COVID-19 appropriate behavior amid the unlocking process in the national capital.
06 Jun 2021
Delhi: Kejriwal seeks Modi's approval for doorstep ration delivery
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow the doorstep delivery of ration in the national capital.
05 Jun 2021
Unlock Delhi: Odd-even rule for markets; metro services to resume
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Saturday announced further lockdown relaxations that will apply from June 7 as part of his government's "unlock" process for the national capital.
02 Jun 2021
A month after Kejriwal's announcement, Delhi's poor await free ration
It was in early May that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced free ration for all cardholders in the capital for that month and June.
01 Jun 2021
Delhi allows home delivery of liquor via app, website
People in Delhi can now order home delivery of Indian and foreign liquor through a dedicated mobile app or website, the city's government says.
01 Jun 2021
BJP: Delhi's COVID-19 deaths five times higher than national average
The BJP on Monday claimed that the number of COVID-19 deaths per million population in Delhi was five times higher than the national average, and alleged that the healthcare system was in shambles under the Arvind Kejriwal government.
31 May 2021
Delhi to receive first Sputnik V consignment after June 20
Delhi is likely to receive the first consignment of Sputnik V, the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, after June 20, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.
28 May 2021
Delhi to start 'unlocking' from Monday; factory, construction activities allowed
From Monday morning, Delhi will start "unlocking" from its COVID-19 lockdown, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday, adding that construction and factory-related work will resume next week.
27 May 2021
India should procure Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children: Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday sought procurement of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible to inoculate children.
26 May 2021
Sputnik V manufacturers ready to supply vaccine to Delhi: Kejriwal
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that the manufacturers of Sputnik V have agreed to supply the Russian anti-COVID-19 vaccine to Delhi but its quantity is yet to be decided.
24 May 2021
Pfizer, Moderna have refused to sell vaccines directly to Delhi
American pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna have said they would not sell their coronavirus vaccines directly to the Delhi government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal revealed today.
23 May 2021
Delhi COVID-19 lockdown extended yet again; curbs till May 31
The ongoing lockdown in Delhi has been extended again, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Sunday.
21 May 2021
Delhi hospitals have 197 black fungus cases, including non-residents
Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Friday said there were 197 cases of black fungus in hospitals across Delhi till Wednesday night, including non-residents who have come to the city for treatment.
19 May 2021
Kejriwal doesn't speak for India: Government as Singapore slams variant-remark
A tweet from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sparked a "strong objection" from the authorities in Singapore and triggered a scathing reaction form India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.
18 May 2021
Delhi announces free education for children orphaned by COVID-19
Children who lost their parents to COVID-19 will be given Rs. 2,500 per month until they turn 25 years old and their education will be funded by the Delhi government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today.
16 May 2021
Delhi's lockdown extended by one week again, announces Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that the lockdown in the national capital will be extended by one week again.
15 May 2021
Delhi CM Kejriwal announces oxygen concentrator banks, home delivery
Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, today said that oxygen concentrator banks have been set up in all districts in Delhi to strengthen the national capital's fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.
14 May 2021
Kejriwal promises financial help to families that lost earning members
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the Delhi government will extend financial help to families which have lost their earning members to COVID-19 and also bear the educational cost and upbringing of children orphaned by the pandemic.
13 May 2021
States fighting over vaccines portrays India in bad light: Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the fact that the states are left to compete and fight with one another in the international market for COVID-19 vaccines portrays a "bad" image of India.
09 May 2021
Coronavirus: Delhi lockdown extended till May 17, says Arvind Kejriwal
The ongoing lockdown in Delhi has been extended by one week till May 17 to stem the spread of COVID-19 in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Sunday.