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02 Sep 2020

Kailash Gahlot

Delhi Metro set to start; L-G approves Kejriwal government's proposal

Five months after the coronavirus outbreak forced Delhi Metro to shut operations, it will restart from Monday, September 7, as L-G Anil Baijal has approved a proposal of the state government, led by AAP's Arvind Kejriwal, reports said on Wednesday.

30 Aug 2020

Hindustan Times

Delhi strengthens enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines as infections rise again

The Delhi government has reportedly started deploying additional teams to enforce safety guidelines to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Delhi: Areas under three civic bodies among filthiest in India

The Swachh Survekshan (Annual Survey of Cleanliness) 2020, whose results were announced on Thursday, found that areas that come under three civic bodies in Delhi are among the country's filthiest places.

Delhi man arrested for raping 12-year-old; victim in ICU

A man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl was arrested in Delhi, the police said on Thursday. The minor underwent surgery after the brutal sexual assault which reportedly left her bleeding constantly.

27 Jul 2020


Delhi launches dedicated portal to help people find jobs

As the COVID-19 pandemic has left tens of thousands of people jobless, struggling for their monthly salaries, the Delhi government has embarked on a mission to help them get back to work.

25 Jul 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests positive for coronavirus

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, informed on Saturday that he has been tested positive for coronavirus.

Delhi is setting up plasma bank for treating COVID-19 patients

In light of a surge in the number of COVID-19 infections, Delhi is moving to set up a plasma bank.

26 Jun 2020


Deepika Singh thanks Delhi government after mother recovers from COVID-19

Earlier this month, television actor Deepika Singh had appealed to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his government to get her mother admitted to a hospital there, after she was diagnosed with the coronavirus.

26 Jun 2020

Delhi High Court

Delhi is now India's coronavirus capital: What all went wrong

In numerous media interactions and interviews, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated Delhi won't become New York, the global epicenter of coronavirus, or Mumbai for that matter, where the largest number of cases of COVID-19 were concentrated in India.

25 Jun 2020

Anil Baijal

Delhi: COVID-19 patients don't need to visit government centers

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Thursday reversed an order mandating clinical assessment of COVID-positive patients at state-run care centers.

Delhi revises coronavirus strategy, will screen every house by July-6

Delhi, burdened with a surge of coronavirus cases, revised its strategy against the disease after a series of meetings between Home Minister Amit Shah and Aam Aadmi Party, which governs the state.

17 Jun 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain tests positive for coronavirus

In an unfortunate turn of events, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has tested positive for coronavirus. After his fever worsened, he was advised to take the second test.

17 Jun 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP leader Atishi tests positive for coronavirus

Aam Aadmi Party's Atishi, who is a representative of Kalkaji Assembly constituency, Delhi, has tested positive for coronavirus, reports said on Wednesday.

16 Jun 2020

Amit Shah

Delhi's Taj Mansingh Hotel to reserve rooms for COVID-19 patients

Delhi's Taj Mansingh Hotel has now been turned into a COVID-19 facility. The Delhi government on Tuesday ordered the five-star hotel to isolate all its rooms and accommodate patients of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.

16 Jun 2020

Jyotiraditya Scindia

Delhi's Health Minister admitted after fever, breathlessness; COVID-19 results awaited

In a worrisome turn of events, Satyendar Jain, Delhi's Health Minister, was admitted to Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital after he developed a high fever and had difficulty breathing — both symptoms of the dangerous COVID-19 disease.

15 Jun 2020

Amit Shah

Delhi won't be put under lockdown again, announces Arvind Kejriwal

The lockdown put in place to keep coronavirus infections to a minimum will not return to Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today, dismissing speculations sparked by the worrying rise in COVID-19 cases.

Kejriwal-Shah meet: Delhi's COVID-19 testing to be tripled

The Delhi and the central governments on Sunday held a crucial meeting as the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise in the national capital.

10 Jun 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Not the time for politics: Kejriwal will follow L-G's directive

Days after Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal overturned the directive of the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi pertaining to reservation of beds in select hospitals, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that the decision will be respected.

09 Jun 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tests negative for coronavirus

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has tested negative for the coronavirus.

08 Jun 2020

Anil Baijal

Delhi L-G overrules order to reserve hospitals for Delhi residents

After the Delhi government issued an order reserving hospitals in the city for "bonafide residents," Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Monday overruled the order.

Delhi's hospitals for Delhiites: List of documents needed for treatment

Delhi, which is seeing a worrying rise in coronavirus cases, has taken a "step" towards protecting its overwhelmed healthcare system by reserving beds in state-run and private hospitals only for residents, a move that has earned criticism for the AAP-led government.

08 Jun 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal catches fever, coronavirus test soon

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is unwell, has developed low fever, and a sore throat, reports said on Monday. He will be tested for coronavirus tomorrow.

07 Jun 2020


Delhi borders reopen tomorrow; hospital beds reserved for city residents

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that Delhi's borders will reopen from Monday (June 8). The borders had earlier been sealed for a week.

07 Jun 2020

Rajiv Gandhi

Delhi Corona app: Hospitals claim 'no vacancy'; allege app issues

Amid reports of a data mismatch between the Delhi government and COVID-19 hospitals in the national capital regarding the availability of beds, several hospitals have reiterated that they have no beds available.

06 Jun 2020


Coronavirus: Kejriwal warns private hospitals against 'black marketing of beds'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday warned private hospitals against the "black marketing of beds" amid the coronavirus pandemic.

05 Jun 2020


Beds and Delhi: Heartbreaking stories debunk Arvind Kejriwal's claims

As coronavirus cases continue to surge in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wants residents to trust the government. He has repeatedly said Delhi won't become the next New York as it's four steps ahead in this battle.

05 Jun 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Sidhu jumping ships again? AAP's Kejriwal says he is welcome

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said Navjot Singh Sidhu, who left BJP for Congress in 2017, is welcome to join the Aam Aadmi Party, amid raging speculations that the cricketer-turned-politician is looking to switch sides again.

Coronavirus: Kejriwal launches app for information on hospital beds

With a worrying surge in coronavirus cases in Delhi and allegations that Arvind Kejriwal's government isn't disclosing the actual statistics, the chief minister on Tuesday announced that a new mobile application has been launched to give information about the hospital beds in the National Capital.

01 Jun 2020


Delhi's borders sealed for one week, announces Arvind Kejriwal

On Monday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that borders of the National Capital will remain sealed for one week, amid the rising cases of coronavirus.

31 May 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi asks Rs. 5,000cr from Centre to pay employees' salaries

The Delhi government has asked the central government for immediate assistance of Rs. 5,000 crore, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday.

30 May 2020


Four steps ahead of coronavirus: Kejriwal as Delhi cases spike

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday assured that the government is "four steps ahead" of the coronavirus as the number of infections have spiked over the past few days.

26 May 2020


Coronavirus: Delhi wants more beds, but private hospitals are concerned

To ensure that the National Capital is well-prepared as coronavirus cases are surging, the Delhi government asked private hospitals to reserve 20% of their beds.

18 May 2020


Delhi announces lockdown 4.0 guidelines; here's what will remain open

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced the guidelines for the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown aka "lockdown 4.0."

11 May 2020


Former PM Manmohan Singh stable, shifted out of ICU: Reports

Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who was admitted to AIIMS last night, is stable and has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), multiple reports said on Monday.

'Special corona fee' makes liquor 70% costlier in Delhi

In what clearly looks like an attempt to generate more revenue, the Delhi government, run by Aam Aadmi Party, announced late last night it would be levying a special 70% "corona tax" on MRP of alcohol from Tuesday.

24 Apr 2020


Results of plasma therapy encouraging, says Arvind Kejriwal

In what provides a ray of hope in these gloomy times, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that the plasma therapy trials have yielded "encouraging results" in the fight against coronavirus.

19 Apr 2020


Coronavirus: No relaxation of lockdown in Delhi, says Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that there will be no relaxation of the lockdown in the national capital.

12 Apr 2020


Mild earthquake strikes Delhi; Kejriwal tweets, 'Hope everyone is safe'

A mild earthquake struck the national capital of Delhi on Sunday evening. The earthquake measured 3.5 on the Richter scale.

11 Apr 2020


Coronavirus: Nationwide lockdown to be extended by 2 weeks

Mere four days before the nationwide lockdown in India was supposed to be lifted, the Centre decided to extend it by two more weeks.

01 Apr 2020


Family to get Rs. 1cr if coronavirus kills healthcare-workers: Kejriwal

If a healthcare worker dies while treating COVID-19 patients, the family will get Rs. 1 crore compensation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Wednesday while adding that they were no less than soldiers defending the nation.

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