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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
09 Jun 2020
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tests negative for coronavirus
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has tested negative for the coronavirus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.