Articles about Delhi Assembly

AAP-MLA Alka Lamba asked to resign over Rajiv Gandhi resolution-row

22 Dec 2018

Politics
AAP-MLA Alka Lamba asked to resign over Rajiv Gandhi resolution-row

On Friday, the AAP-dominated Delhi Assembly passed a resolution suggesting Bharat Ratna should be stripped from former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as he failed to curb 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Delhi Assembly panel to explore possibility of fellowship, internship programs

20 Dec 2018

Delhi
Delhi Assembly panel to explore possibility of fellowship, internship programs

With an aim to keep MLAs well-informed on legislative affairs, a Delhi Assembly panel will explore the possibility of introducing fellowship and internship programs.

Monsoon session of Delhi Assembly to begin tomorrow

05 Aug 2018

India
Monsoon session of Delhi Assembly to begin tomorrow

The Monsoon session of Delhi Assembly beginning tomorrow is likely to be a stormy affair with the opposition BJP planning to corner AAP government on the alleged bus procurement scam.

Kejriwal urges PM Modi to intervene to end IAS-officers' strike

14 Jun 2018

India
Kejriwal urges PM Modi to intervene to end IAS-officers' strike

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today wrote to PM Modi, seeking his intervention to end the IAS officers' "strike" claiming that Lt Governor Anil Baijal was doing "nothing" regarding it.

Delhi-BJP leaders protest at Kejriwal's office against non-performance of AAP

13 Jun 2018

India
Delhi-BJP leaders protest at Kejriwal's office against non-performance of AAP

BJP leaders and rebel AAP legislator Kapil Mishra today sat on a dharna at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's office against the "non-performance" of his government, mimicking a protest the AAP members are holding at the Lieutenant-Governor's office.

Why Arvind Kejriwal wants full statehood for Delhi?

12 Jun 2018

Politics
Why Arvind Kejriwal wants full statehood for Delhi?

With 2019 Lok Sabha elections around the corner, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is once again demanding the full statehood for Delhi.

Will file petition to seek Modi's attendance in Parliament: AAP-MP

11 Jun 2018

Politics
Will file petition to seek Modi's attendance in Parliament: AAP-MP

Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh said today that he would file a petition in the Delhi HC seeking details of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attendance in Parliament.

As Pranab Mukherjee readies for RSS event, daughter Sharmistha disapproves

07 Jun 2018

Politics
As Pranab Mukherjee readies for RSS event, daughter Sharmistha disapproves

Sharmistha Mukherjee, former president Pranab Mukherjee's daughter and a Congress leader, took to Twitter on Wednesday to express her discontent over the latter attending an RSS event in Nagpur today.

Kejriwal takes-dig at Modi, says people miss 'educated' PM Manmohan

31 May 2018

India
Kejriwal takes-dig at Modi, says people miss 'educated' PM Manmohan

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said people were missing an "educated Prime Minister" like Manmohan Singh.

Game on! Yeddyurappa accepts Siddaramaiah's open-debate challenge

08 May 2018

Politics
Game on! Yeddyurappa accepts Siddaramaiah's open-debate challenge

In a quick turn of events, BJP's CM candidate of Karnataka, BS Yeddyurappa has accepted the open-debate challenge of incumbent Congress CM Siddaramaiah.

Delhi government to give Rs. 14L to Manika for CWG-gold

10 Apr 2018

India
Delhi government to give Rs. 14L to Manika for CWG-gold

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said the Delhi government will give Rs. 14L to paddler Manika Batra for winning a gold medal in Table Tennis at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Australia.

Delhi: 7,219 buses issued challans for flouting pollution norms

08 Apr 2018

Delhi
Delhi: 7,219 buses issued challans for flouting pollution norms

A total of 7,219 buses were issued challans for flouting pollution norms in Delhi since the past six years.

Panel to meet Rajnath over 400% salary-hike for Delhi MLAs

06 Apr 2018

India
Panel to meet Rajnath over 400% salary-hike for Delhi MLAs

Delhi Assembly on Friday formed a six-member committee to take up the issue of the proposed hike in salary of ministers and legislators with the Centre.

Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra marshaled out of Delhi Assembly

05 Apr 2018

India
Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra marshaled out of Delhi Assembly

Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra was today marshaled out of the Delhi Assembly after he went near the Speaker's chair and tore a copy of the House's business list, demanding the removal of a scheduled discussion regarding "alleged attempt to incite communal disturbance on the pretext of Ramnavami procession".

Delhi Assembly session: All BJP MLAs stage walkout

03 Apr 2018

Politics
Delhi Assembly session: All BJP MLAs stage walkout

All four BJP MLAs today walked out of the Delhi Assembly to lodge their protest after Speaker Ram Niwas Goel turned down the request of Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta for a discussion on the condition of "jhuggis" in the city.

Nearly 4 lakh ration cards may get cancelled in Delhi

10 Mar 2018

Delhi
Nearly 4 lakh ration cards may get cancelled in Delhi

Nearly 4 lakh ration cards in Delhi might get cancelled if the beneficiaries fail to collect their ration for one more month, said the Delhi government sternly, adding that they ought to respond to the notices sent to them in ten days.

Delhi Chief Secretary attends first meeting with CM after alleged-assault

27 Feb 2018

Politics
Delhi Chief Secretary attends first meeting with CM after alleged-assault

Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash on Tuesday attended a Cabinet meeting to finalize dates for the Delhi Assembly's Budget Session. Notably, this was his first official meet with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal since he was allegedly assaulted by AAP MLAs last week.

Arvind Kejriwal: EC is acting like BJP's political stooge

22 Jan 2018

Politics
Arvind Kejriwal: EC is acting like BJP's political stooge

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal attacked the Centre's BJP-led NDA government for harassing his government. This was in reaction to President Ram Nath Kovind ordering the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs based on the Election Commission's (EC) recommendation.

Delhi Metro lost 3L commuters daily, after Oct's fare-hike: RTI

24 Nov 2017

India
Delhi Metro lost 3L commuters daily, after Oct's fare-hike: RTI

The controversial fare hike in the Delhi Metro last month had resulted in a fall in ridership by up to three lakh daily, an RTI query has revealed.

Raghuram Rajan may soon enter Rajya Sabha on AAP ticket

08 Nov 2017

Politics
Raghuram Rajan may soon enter Rajya Sabha on AAP ticket

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has been considering giving its three Rajya Sabha (RS) seats to "outsiders," that is, those who don't belong to any political party.

AAP versus Centre: SC says Delhi L-G can't delay decisions

02 Nov 2017

Politics
AAP versus Centre: SC says Delhi L-G can't delay decisions

The SC said that Delhi's Lieutenant Governor (L-G) can't stop executive decisions by "sitting on files."

Delhi Metro fares hiked for second time in five months

10 Oct 2017

India
Delhi Metro fares hiked for second time in five months

If you are a Delhi Metro user, prepare to shell out more for your rides today. After much political blame game, the fare hike has gone live.

Crucial assembly bypolls for four seats in Delhi, Goa, AP

23 Aug 2017

Politics
Crucial assembly bypolls for four seats in Delhi, Goa, AP

Assembly bypolls are underway for four seats: Andhra Pradesh's Nandyal, Delhi's Bawana, and Goa's Valpoi and Panaji.

3 AAP MLAs held for assaulting woman in Delhi Assembly

06 Jul 2017

Politics
3 AAP MLAs held for assaulting woman in Delhi Assembly

At least 3 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs namely Okhla AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, Malviya Nagar MLA Somnath Bharti and Tilak Nagar MLA Jarnail Singh were booked by the Delhi police over the alleged assault of a woman in Assembly premises.

Reservation in DU: Assembly proposes 85% quota for local students

30 Jun 2017

India
Reservation in DU: Assembly proposes 85% quota for local students

The Delhi Assembly passed a resolution unanimously to reserve 85% seats for the local students in government funded Delhi University colleges this Thursday.

Delhi Assembly ruckus: AAP workers thrashed for protesting against Satyendra

29 Jun 2017

Politics
Delhi Assembly ruckus: AAP workers thrashed for protesting against Satyendra

Two alleged AAP workers entered the Delhi Assembly and threw paper flyers at Delhi's Heath Minister Satyendra Jain and accused the latter of corruption.

AAP fined Rs. 27L for 'unauthorized occupation' of party office

15 Jun 2017

Politics
AAP fined Rs. 27L for 'unauthorized occupation' of party office

PWD has slapped a fine of Rs. 27L on AAP for "unauthorized occupation" of its party office.

Kapil Mishra gets security cover from Delhi Police

08 Jun 2017

Politics
Kapil Mishra gets security cover from Delhi Police

Delhi Police has granted security cover to sacked AAP leader Kapil Mishra after he reportedly received death threats.

EC Hackathon starts, NCP, CPI(M) try to rig EVMs

03 Jun 2017

Politics
EC Hackathon starts, NCP, CPI(M) try to rig EVMs

EC's much-awaited hackathon started on June 3 at 10am, with NCP and CPI(M) representatives attempting to tamper EVMs.

Kapil Mishra beaten up by AAP members inside Delhi Assembly

31 May 2017

Politics
Kapil Mishra beaten up by AAP members inside Delhi Assembly

Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra was on May 31 beaten up by the AAPs' supporters after he protested against CM Arvind Kejriwal inside the Delhi Assembly with banners.

L-G directs civic body to make Delhi open-defecation free

30 May 2017

Delhi
L-G directs civic body to make Delhi open-defecation free

On Monday, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal directed the municipal corporations to work towards making Delhi open-defecation free.

Only two participants in EC's hackathon, AAP out of fray

27 May 2017

Politics
Only two participants in EC's hackathon, AAP out of fray

Only two parties, CPM and Sharad Pawar's NCP, have signed up for the June 3 hackathon, where they will try to demonstrate that EVMs can be tampered with.

AAP's funding under scanner, EC writes to Home-Ministry to investigate

24 May 2017

Politics
AAP's funding under scanner, EC writes to Home-Ministry to investigate

The Election Commission (EC) wrote to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), soliciting a probe into the "irregularities in funding to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)".

AAP decries EC's conditions in EVM hackathon

21 May 2017

Politics
AAP decries EC's conditions in EVM hackathon

AAP has decried the conditions imposed by the Election Commission for the EVM hackathon. The party said they "request the EC to give an unconditional-access to EVMs to the political parties' nominated hackers to tamper with the EVMs."

EVM challenge to begin from 3 June

20 May 2017

Politics
EVM challenge to begin from 3 June

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced that the EVM hack-challenge will begin from 3 June.

Delhi Metro- Women commandos will secure 90 stations

19 May 2017

Delhi
Delhi Metro- Women commandos will secure 90 stations

Women commandos will be deployed on 90 new Delhi Metro stations set open in the course of one year as part of its Phase-III expansion.

AAP's team of engineers designed demo EVM, says party

11 May 2017

Politics
AAP's team of engineers designed demo EVM, says party

Amid questions on from where the AAP acquired an EVM for demonstration, it clarified that the demo machine had been assembled by its own team of engineers.

AAP hacks EVM, but it is not a real EVM

09 May 2017

Politics
AAP hacks EVM, but it is not a real EVM

The Election Commission has refused to vouch for the authenticity of the EVM machine, which AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj "hacked" in the assembly.

Shunglu panel: Cong members demand FIR against Kejriwal

21 Apr 2017

Politics
Shunglu panel: Cong members demand FIR against Kejriwal

Congress members met Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik demanding an FIR against CM Arvind Kejriwal over the Shunglu panel report, which alleged gross irregularities in the AAP government's decisions.

Shunglu Panel: L-G cancels allotment of office space to AAP

08 Apr 2017

Politics
Shunglu Panel: L-G cancels allotment of office space to AAP

After the Shunglu panel red-flagged several decisions by the Arvind Kejriwal government, Delhi L-G Anil Baijal cancelled the office space allotted to AAP near ITO.

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