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.
16 Jan 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched India's coronavirus vaccination drive, paving the path for the immunization of three lakh healthcare workers at over 3,000 sites across the nation.
12 Jan 2021
Somnath Bharti, the Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Malviya Nagar, Delhi, was arrested in Uttar Pradesh on Monday for allegedly making defamatory remarks on the condition of state's hospitals and against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Ink was also thrown at him in Raebareli.
09 Jan 2021
As India-UK flights resumed on Friday, chaos ensued at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport after last-minute revisions to COVID-19 testing and isolation rules were made for passengers arriving from the UK.
08 Jan 2021
In view of the more infectious strain of coronavirus that sparked lockdown's return in London, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that those returning from the United Kingdom and testing negative must stay in institutional quarantine for seven days in Delhi.
07 Jan 2021
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday urged the Centre to extend the ban on flights between India and the UK till January 31 in view of the extremely serious COVID-19 situation in the UK.
04 Jan 2021
The Delhi units of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday sparred over the demolition of a Hanuman temple as part of the ongoing Chandni Chowk beautification plan.
28 Dec 2020
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off India's first driverless train that will be functional on the 37-km-long Magenta Line of the expansive Delhi Metro network. It will ply between Janakpuri West and Botanical Garden.
26 Dec 2020
As the "Delhi Chalo" protests by farmers against the Center's contentious farm laws near Delhi's borders entered the 31st day, 40 farm unions are meeting today at 2:00 pm to decide on resuming talks with the Centre.
24 Dec 2020
Around 51 lakh people in Delhi will receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the first phase, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday.
19 Dec 2020
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Delhi seems to be under control now, as the city reported 1,133 fresh cases at a positivity rate of less than 1.5 percent.
17 Dec 2020
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday tore copies of the contentious farm laws in a special Assembly session.
15 Dec 2020
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be contesting the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2022, party chief Arvind Kejriwal announced on Tuesday.
14 Dec 2020
The farmers' agitation against the three controversial agricultural laws is set to intensify today, as heads of all farmers' unions began a hunger strike at 8 am. The strike will end at 5 pm.
12 Dec 2020
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said that COVID-19 vaccines will be provided for free in the state.
10 Dec 2020
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's home was allegedly attacked by a mob of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters on Thursday.
08 Dec 2020
In a sensational claim which may start another political slugfest between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the former alleged on Tuesday that Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been put under house arrest, a charge denied by Delhi Police, which is governed by the Centre.
07 Dec 2020
On Monday, Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal paid a visit at the Singhu border, where farmers have been protesting against three contentious farm laws for 12 days now, to review the arrangements.
30 Nov 2020
Soon, RT-PCR tests, the more reliable mode to judge a coronavirus infection, would become cheaper in Delhi's private labs, revealed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday.
24 Nov 2020
On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held two virtual meetings — one involving Chief Ministers of eight states, worst hit by coronavirus, and another with CMs of all states to talk about the vaccination strategy.
24 Nov 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of eight states, where a large chunk of coronavirus cases are being reported from.
19 Nov 2020
A record 131 died in Delhi on Wednesday of coronavirus-linked complications, making yesterday's death tally the worst since the outbreak. A total of 7,943 have died so far.
18 Nov 2020
The third wave of coronavirus continues unabated in Delhi, with the daily tally almost doubling in just 24 hours. On Monday, the National Capital registered 3,797 fresh cases; the number shot up to 6,396 on Tuesday.
17 Nov 2020
A day after a minister from the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government said the lockdown won't return, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asserted some markets could be shut down for a few days since coronavirus cases are rising in the National Capital.
16 Nov 2020
At a time when the national capital is witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday clarified that the government would not be reimposing the lockdown.
16 Nov 2020
As COVID-19 cases in Delhi continue to rise at an alarming rate, the Centre has announced a 12-point plan to tackle the coronavirus surge in the national capital.
15 Nov 2020
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will hold a meeting to review the COVID-19 situation in Delhi.
13 Nov 2020
Delhi is in midst of a third coronavirus wave after being battered by the first and second waves in June and September respectively. As the situation raised questions on the administration of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, he blamed air pollution.
12 Nov 2020
The Delhi High Court on Thursday allowed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to reserve 80% of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds for COVID-19 patients in 33 private hospitals.
07 Nov 2020
Delhi is buried under a heavy coronavirus caseload and on Friday made a new record by crossing the 7,000-mark for the first time since the outbreak.
06 Nov 2020
Bursting or selling firecrackers in the national capital this season could invite a fine of up to Rs. 1 lakh, Delhi's Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Friday.
05 Nov 2020
Delhi has banned firecrackers in a bid to control the spread of air pollution in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday.
31 Oct 2020
Delhi is once again being burdened by coronavirus caseload, as for the third consecutive day on Friday, the National Capital recorded more than 5,000 cases. On Friday, a record 5,891 fresh cases came to the fore; on Thursday, Delhi reported 5,739 cases, and on Wednesday, 5,673 cases.
28 Oct 2020
Schools in Delhi will remain shut until further notice, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.
05 Oct 2020
With the winter months fast approaching, the quality of air in Delhi has started deteriorating forcing the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), led by Arvind Kejriwal, to move into action.
03 Oct 2020
The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, sent at least 300 police officers to lock down the Bulgaddhi village in Hathras, where a 19-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped and assaulted.
29 Sep 2020
Despite repeated statements from the government stressing on the importance of wearing masks, residents of Delhi seemingly don't care enough, data complied from last week shows.
26 Sep 2020
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to the Centre over the issue of stubble burning, which poses a recurring headache for people in parts of North India, particularly the national capital.
24 Sep 2020
The Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, was on Thursday diagnosed with dengue.
24 Sep 2020
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed Delhi has reached the peak of the second wave of coronavirus, and that fresh infections will dip in the upcoming days.
16 Sep 2020
Social media giant Facebook, already facing scrutiny in India for allegedly favoring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has now landed in a fresh soup after a former employee alleged that attempts were made to influence the 2020 Delhi Elections.