Delhi Government: News

27 May 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi ordinance row: Congress indecisive as Kejriwal rallies opposition support 

While Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has gathered support from opposition parties and his counterparts in other states against the Centre's Delhi ordinance, the Congress is still indecisive over the issue.

26 May 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Ordinance row: 'Boycotting NITI Aayog meeting,' Kejriwal writes to Modi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote to PM Narendra Modi on Friday, saying he wouldn't be attending the NITI Aayog meeting. He questioned the purpose of attending it when "cooperative federalism is a joke" and the PM does not abide by the Supreme Court.

25 May 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi ordinance row: Pawar meets Kejriwal, says country in crisis

After meeting Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal in Mumbai on Thursday, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar said that there is a crisis in the country and it is not limited to Delhi.

21 May 2023

Amit Malviya

Kejriwal didn't read SC judgment, ordinance conforms to it: BJP 

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Malviya on Sunday claimed Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal didn't read the Supreme Court verdict on the Centre versus Delhi government case.

20 May 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Centre moves SC seeking verdict review on Delhi government's legislative

The Centre moved the Supreme Court on Saturday seeking a review of its May 11 Constitution Bench judgment which held the Delhi government had "legislative and executive power over services" in the national capital.

15 May 2023


Delhi government working on new EV policy: Know expected changes

With an aim of increasing electric vehicle (EV) adoption in Delhi, the state government has started drafting a new EV policy for the next three years.

Big win for Kejriwal government in tussle with Centre

The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday ruled unanimously in favor of the Delhi government on the matter of who controls the national capital's bureaucracy.

01 May 2023

Lieutenant Governor

House open for all: Delhi L-G on AAP's renovation allegation

Following the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) allegation that Delhi Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) VK Saxena spent Rs. 15 crore on the renovation of his official residence, Saxena on Sunday said that the Raj Niwas was open for all to come and "examine the reality."

22 Mar 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi budget 2023 to be presented today after Centre's go-ahead

The Union Home Ministry officially approved the Delhi budget 2023 on Tuesday after clarification from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, allowing for its presentation in the Assembly on Wednesday.

21 Mar 2023


Centre puts Delhi budget on hold; Kejriwal writes to Modi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, urging him "with folded hands" to pass the Delhi budget for 2023-24.

06 Mar 2023

Delhi Liquor Policy

Sisodia's custody extended till March 20, moved to Tihar Jail

Former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was moved to Tihar Jail No. 1 on Monday after a special court remanded him to judicial custody till March 20.

28 Feb 2023

Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain quit Delhi Cabinet; Kejriwal accepts resignation

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who are both currently under arrest, resigned from the Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday.

16 Jan 2023

Lieutenant Governor

Delhi: AAP marches against L-G Saxena denouncing interference in governance

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Monday led a protest march by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) decrying Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) VK Saxena's "interference" in its governance.

10 Jan 2023

Air Pollution

Delhi bans BS3 petrol and BS4 diesel cars: Here's why

The Delhi government has banned BS3 petrol and BS4 diesel cars from plying in the national capital due to worsening air pollution.

Chhawla gang rape-murder case: Delhi government to challenge convicts' release

Two weeks after the Supreme Court ordered the release of the three convicts in the 2012 Chhawla gang rape-murder case, the Delhi government is set to challenge the order after receiving a go-ahead from Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) VK Saxena.

07 Nov 2022

Delhi Air Pollution

Delhi AQI improves slightly, decision on reopening schools, offices today

In a marginal respite from air pollution, Delhiites witnessed slight improvement, with the air quality index (AQI) declining to 326 in the "very poor" category at 7:00 am on Monday.

01 Nov 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

'Ready to beg': Kejriwal says free yoga classes will continue

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Monday said their government's free yoga classes would be discontinued from Tuesday as Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) VK Saxena refused to approve its extension.

07 Oct 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP, BJP face-off over Delhi minister attending mass conversion event

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) entered into fresh controversy after its minister in Delhi Rajendra Pal Gautam attended a mass conversion event in the national capital prompting a sharp reaction from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

01 Oct 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: No fuel from October 25 without pollution check certificate

The Delhi Government, led by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), has taken significant steps to reduce vehicle pollution in the national capital.

28 Sep 2022

Amanatullah Khan

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan granted bail in Waqf Board case

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan was granted bail by a Delhi court on Wednesday in a Waqf Board "irregularities" case.

14 Sep 2022

Electric Vehicles

Finding EV chargers, battery-swapping stations in Delhi is easy now

The Delhi government has launched an open database that will make life a lot easier for EV makers and users alike.

14 Sep 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: How Delhi residents can avail subsidy on electricity bill

A new order by the Delhi government has made it mandatory to opt-in for electricity subsidy from October.

Delhi LG approves CBI probe into purchase of DTC buses

The latest squabble between Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Delhi's Lieutenant Governor (LG) VK Saxena erupted after the latter approved an investigation into the Delhi government's purchase of 1,000 low-floor buses.

30 Aug 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP holds overnight 'dharna' at Delhi Assembly, demands L-G's suspension

Amid its ongoing face-off with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has held overnight protests at the Delhi Assembly.

29 Aug 2022


AAP vs BJP: Kejriwal's trust vote postponed due to ruckus

Amid high political tensions between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the trust vote tabled by CM Arvind Kejriwal in the Delhi Assembly was postponed to Tuesday.

20 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi

2024 polls will be Modi vs Kejriwal contest: Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia, Delhi's deputy CM, said on Saturday that the 2024 general election would be a contest between Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal, with the BJP's sole goal being to prevent Kejriwal from working.

19 Aug 2022


Delhi liquor policy: CBI raids Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's home

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searched 21 places across the country on Friday, including the house of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

29 Jul 2022


Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's Singapore visit canceled, AAP blames Centre

After days of wrangling between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, and the Centre over permission for his visit to Singapore, the AAP's national convenor won't be going.

27 Jul 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

ED files charge sheet against AAP minister Satyendar Jain

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) filed a charge sheet against Delhi minister Satyendar Jain in a money laundering case on Wednesday.

24 Jul 2022


AAP accuses cops of replacing Kejriwal banner with PM Modi

An environmental event hosted by the Delhi government has been plagued by controversy.

05 Jul 2022


How to pay e-challans or fines for traffic violations online?

In India, traffic violations are extremely common.

28 Jun 2022


Delhi government makes PUC certificate mandatory, automatic challans at home

In an effort to reduce pollution, the Delhi government has directed vehicle owners to obtain valid pollution under control certificates (PUCC) to avoid strict fines.

30 May 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

ED arrests Delhi minister Satyendar Jain in money laundering case

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case on Monday, according to reports.

13 May 2022


Delhi govt to launch 'Film Policy' with single-window clearance

The Delhi government's new film policy, which will provide producers with discounts and subsidies on hospitality services, will be unveiled on Friday, said officials.

22 Apr 2022


Delhi: Masks mandatory in public places, private cars exempted

Amid a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi government on Friday issued an official order mandating people to wear masks in public places.

18 Apr 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence: Police arrest 21 people; 2 minors apprehended

The Delhi Police arrested 21 people on charges of rioting and unlawful assembly on Sunday, a day after communal clashes erupted in Delhi's Jahangirpuri.

17 Apr 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi violence: 'Words cannot describe what I saw,' says cop

Communal clashes broke out in Northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri area on Saturday after alleged stone-pelting at a Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra procession.

17 Apr 2022


COVID-19: Delhi plans to bring back Rs. 500 no-mask fine

Following an increase in COVID-19 cases, Delhi's Health Department is reportedly planning to reintroduce penalties for violations of COVID-19-appropriate behavior.

04 Apr 2022


'If a Muslim becomes PM...': Narsinghanand booked for hate speech

The Delhi Police have booked religious leader Yati Narsinghanand for alleged hate speeches at a 'Hindu Mahapanchayat' on Sunday.

25 Feb 2022


Delhi: BJP councilor bans 'religious attire' in South MCD schools

The chairperson of the education committee of South Delhi Municipal Corporation, BJP councilor Nitika Sharma, has written to officials to ensure that no student comes to MCD schools in "religious attire."

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