Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia is an Indian Politician and a member of Aam Aadmi Party. He was born on January 5, 1972. He is the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi. The areas he handles are Finance and Planning, Revenue, Services, Power, Education, Higher Education, Information Technology, Technical Education, and Administrative Reforms. Before joining politics, he used to work as a journalist. https://twitter.com/msisodia

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Delhi lowers legal drinking age from 25 to 21

22 Mar 2021

Delhi lowers legal drinking age from 25 to 21

The legal drinking age in Delhi has been lowered from 25 to 21, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Monday.

Delhi: 500 flag masts to mark 75 years of independence

09 Mar 2021

Delhi: 500 flag masts to mark 75 years of independence

Five hundred flag masts hoisting the Tricolour across Delhi, and programs on Bhagat Singh and BR Ambedkar are among the measures to be taken to mark 75 years of independence, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Tuesday.

Delhi government allocates Rs. 50 crore for free COVID-19 shots

09 Mar 2021

Delhi government allocates Rs. 50 crore for free COVID-19 shots

Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said that the government has allocated Rs. 50 crore for providing free of cost COVID-19 vaccine shots to the city's residents at state-run facilities, as he presented the seventh Budget of the Aam Aadmi Party-led (AAP) government.

Delhi Budget 2021: Rs. 16,377 crore allocated for education

09 Mar 2021

Delhi Budget 2021: Rs. 16,377 crore allocated for education

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today presented the annual Budget 2021-2022 of the Delhi government in the legislative Assembly.

Delhi schools to reopen for Classes IX, XI next week

29 Jan 2021

Delhi schools to reopen for Classes IX, XI next week

Schools in Delhi will be reopening for Classes IX and XI from next Friday, Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Friday.

We are with you: Arvind Kejriwal tells Rakesh Tikait

29 Jan 2021

We are with you: Arvind Kejriwal tells Rakesh Tikait

Three days after the violence at the farmers' tractor rally jolted Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), wrote a tweet in support of the agitation and also sent his ministers to assess the situation at different borders of the national capital.

Delhi BJP demands Rs. 13,000 crore 'dues' from Kejriwal Government

20 Jan 2021

Delhi BJP demands Rs. 13,000 crore 'dues' from Kejriwal Government

Delhi BJP leaders and workers demanded Rs. 13,000 crore dues from the Kejriwal Government for the party-ruled municipal corporations, displaying banners and posters at flyovers and foot overbridges in a protest across the city on Wednesday.

Delhi schools reopening from Monday for Classes 10, 12

13 Jan 2021

Delhi schools reopening from Monday for Classes 10, 12

Shut since early last year due to coronavirus pandemic, Delhi schools will reopen from coming Monday, January 18, for Classes 10 and 12 in view of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board exams that will be held from May.

BJP goons attacked Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's house: AAP

10 Dec 2020

BJP goons attacked Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's house: AAP

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's home was allegedly attacked by a mob of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters on Thursday.

Delhi: Amid coronavirus surge, only 50 people allowed in weddings

18 Nov 2020

Delhi: Amid coronavirus surge, only 50 people allowed in weddings

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.

Delhi schools to remain closed; more seats for higher education

28 Oct 2020

Delhi schools to remain closed; more seats for higher education

Schools in Delhi will remain shut until further notice, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.

Delhi schools to remain shut till October 31: Manish Sisodia

04 Oct 2020

Delhi schools to remain shut till October 31: Manish Sisodia

All schools in Delhi, both government and private, will continue to remain closed till October 31 in light of the coronavirus pandemic, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday.

Manish Sisodia, admitted to hospital with COVID-19, diagnosed with dengue

24 Sep 2020

Manish Sisodia, admitted to hospital with COVID-19, diagnosed with dengue

The Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, was on Thursday diagnosed with dengue.

Sonu Sood offers to help students reach JEE, NEET centers

28 Aug 2020

Sonu Sood offers to help students reach JEE, NEET centers

Actor Sonu Sood, who is being the Good Samaritan in these difficult times, has donned that hat again.

COVID-19: Students demand postponement of JEE-Main, NEET amid pandemic

23 Aug 2020

COVID-19: Students demand postponement of JEE-Main, NEET amid pandemic

Amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the central government's go-ahead to hold the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Main) and the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) (UG) exam has not gone down well with students and their parents all across the country.

CBSE reduces syllabus for Classes IX to XII by 30%

07 Jul 2020

CBSE reduces syllabus for Classes IX to XII by 30%

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to reduce the curriculum for school students of Classes IX to XII.

Delhi won't reach 5.5 lakh cases by July-end: Amit Shah

28 Jun 2020

Delhi won't reach 5.5 lakh cases by July-end: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the number of coronavirus cases in Delhi will not reach 5.5 lakh by July-end, as previously estimated by the Delhi government on June 9.

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

25 Jun 2020

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

24 Jun 2020

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.

After backlash, Delhi L-G withdraws 5-day mandatory institutional quarantine order

20 Jun 2020

After backlash, Delhi L-G withdraws 5-day mandatory institutional quarantine order

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has withdrawn a controversial order mandating a five-day institutional quarantine for COVID-19 patients.

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

14 Jun 2020

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.

Coronavirus: Amid spike in Delhi, stricter fines for lockdown violations

14 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Amid spike in Delhi, stricter fines for lockdown violations

Violating quarantine rules, not wearing a face mask in public, and other lockdown violations will now attract stricter penalties in Delhi.

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

10 Jun 2020

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.

Coronavirus: How Delhi government plans to ready healthcare infrastructure?

10 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: How Delhi government plans to ready healthcare infrastructure?

Coronavirus cases in Delhi will reach 5.5 lakh by July end and 80,000 beds will be required, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Tuesday while taking into account the doubling rate.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tests negative for coronavirus

09 Jun 2020

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tests negative for coronavirus

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

Delhi will need 80,000 additional beds by July 31: Sisodia

09 Jun 2020

Delhi will need 80,000 additional beds by July 31: Sisodia

On Tuesday, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that Delhi hasn't entered the dreaded community transmission stage of the coronavirus pandemic.

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

31 May 2020

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.

Tablighi Jamaat event put nearly 9,000 at coronavirus risk: Centre

02 Apr 2020

Tablighi Jamaat event put nearly 9,000 at coronavirus risk: Centre

The infamous event organized by Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, New Delhi, last month, has put nearly 9,000 at risk of the contagious coronavirus, the Union Home Ministry said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: Amit Shah knew about Nizamuddin Markaz' hazard, didn't act

01 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Amit Shah knew about Nizamuddin Markaz' hazard, didn't act

Late last month, when the leadership of Nizamuddin Markaz turned a deaf ear to the pleas of Delhi Police to vacate the area despite the health risk it posed, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval was sent to the spot at 2 am by Union Home Minister Amit Shah to get the job done, reports HT.

Delhi: Students till Class VIII to be promoted without exams

30 Mar 2020

Delhi: Students till Class VIII to be promoted without exams

The Delhi government on Monday announced that government school students till Class VIII will be promoted to the next class without appearing for examinations.

Migrants' exodus: Centre berates Kejriwal, said he had powers

30 Mar 2020

Migrants' exodus: Centre berates Kejriwal, said he had powers

With thousands of migrant workers attempting to flee Delhi after a nationwide lockdown was announced last week, L-G Anil Baijal shot off a strongly-worded letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying he had all the powers to prevent this situation.

IPL 2020: Government to issue fresh advisory on April 15

19 Mar 2020

IPL 2020: Government to issue fresh advisory on April 15

India's Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday cleared the air about the upcoming IPL edition.

IPL 2020: Franchises call-off pre-tournament training camps

16 Mar 2020

IPL 2020: Franchises call-off pre-tournament training camps

In a recent update, all the eight IPL franchises have scraped their respective pre-tournament camps until further notice.

No IPL matches to be held in Delhi: Details here

13 Mar 2020

No IPL matches to be held in Delhi: Details here

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 has become the latest victim of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: Delhi government orders primary schools shut till March 31

05 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Delhi government orders primary schools shut till March 31

As the looming threat of a full-blown coronavirus outbreak continues to grow in India, the Delhi government on Thursday announced that all primary schools in the national capital have been ordered shut as a "precautionary measure."

Delhi HC asks police to consider FIRs against BJP leaders

26 Feb 2020

Delhi HC asks police to consider FIRs against BJP leaders

Expressing concern over the recent incidents of violence in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that they cannot allow a repeat of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

Northeast Delhi burns: 7 killed, nearly 100 injured in clashes

25 Feb 2020

Northeast Delhi burns: 7 killed, nearly 100 injured in clashes

For nearly 12 hours, Northeast Delhi witnessed high-scale violence on Monday, at a time when US President Donald Trump is in India with his family members and top officials of his administration.

#NamasteTrump: Manish Sisodia reacts to being snubbed from Delhi event

24 Feb 2020

#NamasteTrump: Manish Sisodia reacts to being snubbed from Delhi event

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday reacted to being disinvited from an event at a Delhi government school to be attended by United States First Lady Melania Trump.

Everyone's CM, forgive opponents: What Kejriwal said after taking oath

16 Feb 2020

Everyone's CM, forgive opponents: What Kejriwal said after taking oath

Bureaucrat-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal took the oath as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third time on Sunday and delivered a speech to impress his voters and political opponents alike.

For third time, Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi's CM

16 Feb 2020

For third time, Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi's CM

Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal took the oath as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third straight time today.