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.

'Anybody can lead, wouldn't impose opinion': Mamata on Opposition coalition

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.

Former BSF chief, Arvind Kejriwal's aide feature on Pegasus list

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.

Delhi BJP stages protest near Kejriwal's residence over water crisis

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.

DDA razed church, Delhi government has no control: Kejriwal

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.

Delhi government to identify children orphaned during pandemic through survey

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.

Delhi launches financial assistance scheme for families of COVID-19 victims

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.

AAP workers protest outside Punjab CM's house, Bhagwant Mann detained

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.

'Ridiculous,' says AAP as MLA Atishi gets income tax notice

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.

'Report not final,' says AIIMS chief on Delhi oxygen controversy

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.

Delhi government exaggerated oxygen requirement by 4 times: SC panel

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.

'Will hasten third wave': HC flags violations as Delhi reopens

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.

As Delhi reopens, doctors warn another surge in COVID-19 cases

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.

AAP to contest 2022 Gujarat polls on all seats: Kejriwal

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.

Delhi restaurants to reopen from Monday with 50% capacity: Kejriwal

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.

Fire damages five showrooms in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar market

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.

Third wave highly likely, Delhi government preparing on war-footing: Kejriwal

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.

Delhi's first drive-through vaccination center shuts shop

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.

People happy with getting jabs at polling booths: Kejriwal

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.

COVID-19: Delhi to vaccinate all above 45 within 4 weeks

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.

Delhi to vaccinate 45 plus age group at polling booths

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.

As Delhi reopens, Kejriwal requests people to follow COVID-19 guidelines

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.

Delhi: Kejriwal seeks Modi's approval for doorstep ration delivery

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.

Unlock Delhi: Odd-even rule for markets; metro services to resume

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.

A month after Kejriwal's announcement, Delhi's poor await free ration

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.

Delhi allows home delivery of liquor via app, website

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.

BJP: Delhi's COVID-19 deaths five times higher than national average

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.

Delhi to receive first Sputnik V consignment after June 20

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.

Delhi to start 'unlocking' from Monday; factory, construction activities allowed

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.

India should procure Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children: Kejriwal

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.

Sputnik V manufacturers ready to supply vaccine to Delhi: Kejriwal

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.

Pfizer, Moderna have refused to sell vaccines directly to Delhi

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.

Delhi COVID-19 lockdown extended yet again; curbs till May 31

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.

Delhi hospitals have 197 black fungus cases, including non-residents

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.

Kejriwal doesn't speak for India: Government as Singapore slams variant-remark

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.

Delhi announces free education for children orphaned by COVID-19

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.

Delhi's lockdown extended by one week again, announces Kejriwal

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.

Delhi CM Kejriwal announces oxygen concentrator banks, home delivery

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.

Kejriwal promises financial help to families that lost earning members

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.

States fighting over vaccines portrays India in bad light: Kejriwal

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.

Coronavirus: Delhi lockdown extended till May 17, says Arvind Kejriwal

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.