Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

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

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.

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

05 May 2020

'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.

Pizza delivery agent tests positive, 72 families told to quarantine

16 Apr 2020

Pizza delivery agent tests positive, 72 families told to quarantine

A 19-year-old teen, who delivered pizzas for a famous outlet, tested positive for coronavirus in Delhi after which 72 families were asked to self-quarantine themselves, media reports said on Thursday.

Coronavirus: India's death toll nears 100-mark; over 3,000 cases reported

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll nears 100-mark; over 3,000 cases reported

In the last 24 hours, the number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) jumped by 525, the Ministry of Health confirmed. This is the largest single-day spike in coronavirus cases.

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.

#21DayLockdown: Arvind Kejriwal promises Delhi won't face shortage of essentials

25 Mar 2020

#21DayLockdown: Arvind Kejriwal promises Delhi won't face shortage of essentials

There will be no shortage of essential commodities during the 21-day lockdown imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assured residents at a press meet a short while ago.

Coronavirus lockdown: After 100+ days, Shaheen Bagh protest site cleared

24 Mar 2020

Coronavirus lockdown: After 100+ days, Shaheen Bagh protest site cleared

With Delhi tightening its curbs to restrict public movement and seriously discouraging gatherings, the Shaheen Bagh protest site was cleared this morning by the police, nearly 101 days after women started a sit-in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Amid coronavirus scare, Kejriwal bans large gatherings in Delhi

16 Mar 2020

Amid coronavirus scare, Kejriwal bans large gatherings in Delhi

Amid the growing threat of a full-blown coronavirus outbreak in India, large gatherings were banned in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday.

Those indulging in hate speeches should be removed: Manoj Tiwari

23 Feb 2020

Those indulging in hate speeches should be removed: Manoj Tiwari

The task of ending BJP's dry spell in Delhi was put on Manoj Tiwari, the Bhojpuri actor-turned-politician under whose leadership the saffron party won corporation polls in 2017 and all seven Lok Sabha seats last year.

Kejriwal meets Shah, Shaheen Bagh didn't come up during talks

19 Feb 2020

Kejriwal meets Shah, Shaheen Bagh didn't come up during talks

After sweeping Delhi Assembly polls, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at North Block on Wednesday and had a "fruitful" conversation.

Delhi Elections: AAP zooms past majority mark in early trends

11 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections: AAP zooms past majority mark in early trends

Tuesday morning brought a wave of happiness for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as the counting for Delhi Assembly elections began.

According to Manoj Tiwari's 'sixth sense', BJP is winning Delhi

08 Feb 2020

According to Manoj Tiwari's 'sixth sense', BJP is winning Delhi

Manoj Tiwari, the Bhojpuri actor-turned-politician who currently heads the Delhi unit of BJP, is confident his party is winning Assembly Elections.

Delhi Elections: Congress' Alka Lamba slaps AAP worker

08 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections: Congress' Alka Lamba slaps AAP worker

Congress leader Alka Lamba, who is contesting from Chandni Chowk constituency, lost cool on workers of her former party — the Aam Aadmi Party after comments were allegedly passed on her son.

They will rape sisters/daughters: BJP MP on Shaheen Bagh protestors

28 Jan 2020

They will rape sisters/daughters: BJP MP on Shaheen Bagh protestors

With election season reaching its peak in Delhi, controversial statements have become the order of the day.

Women exempted from odd-even, not private CNG vehicles, says Kejriwal

12 Oct 2019

Women exempted from odd-even, not private CNG vehicles, says Kejriwal

As Delhi gears up for the odd-even scheme a third time, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that privately-owned CNG vehicles will not be exempted from the rule unlike previous editions of the scheme.

Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi, will be implemented in November

13 Sep 2019

Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi, will be implemented in November

The odd-even scheme, launched in Delhi for the first time in 2016, is returning from November 4 to 15, the state's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced at a press conference on Friday.

Kejriwal announces 15GB per month free data in Delhi

08 Aug 2019

Kejriwal announces 15GB per month free data in Delhi

With an eye on the upcoming Delhi assembly polls, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has doled out another sop.

They have said no: Kejriwal speaks on alliance with Congress

14 Feb 2019

They have said no: Kejriwal speaks on alliance with Congress

Reacting to months of speculation that Congress and Aam Aadmi Party may stitch a pre-poll alliance in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday revealed it isn't happening.

#AAPvsCentre: SC gives electricity-board to AAP, Anti-corruption bureau to L-G

14 Feb 2019

#AAPvsCentre: SC gives electricity-board to AAP, Anti-corruption bureau to L-G

In a verdict which is sure to upset the Aam Aadmi Party, the Supreme Court on Thursday said the Delhi government can't have control over the anti-corruption bureau.

Delhi law department examining JNU sedition case: CM Arvind Kejriwal

24 Jan 2019

Delhi law department examining JNU sedition case: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Delhi government's law department was examining granting sanction for prosecution of former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar in a sedition case.

#NirbhayaCase: Make country better place for women, says CM Mamata

16 Dec 2018

#NirbhayaCase: Make country better place for women, says CM Mamata

On the sixth anniversary of the Nirbhaya gang rape, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today urged people to make the country a better place for women.

CS assault case: Court grants bail to Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia

25 Oct 2018

CS assault case: Court grants bail to Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia

A Delhi Court has granted bail to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in the Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash assault case.

Delhi: Kejriwal blames BJP as 400 petrol-pumps remain shut today

22 Oct 2018

Delhi: Kejriwal blames BJP as 400 petrol-pumps remain shut today

As 400-odd petrol pumps and CNG dispensing units in the national capital remained shut on Monday in protest against the Delhi government's refusal to reduce VAT on fuels, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused BJP of "threatening" petrol pump owners to go on strike against the AAP dispensation.

Take my money, clear Delhi-Metro Phase-IV: Manoj Tiwari to Kejriwal

18 Oct 2018

Take my money, clear Delhi-Metro Phase-IV: Manoj Tiwari to Kejriwal

Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari offered to donate Rs. 1,11,100 to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday, but on one condition: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal clears the passage of Delhi Metro Phase IV project caught up on the funds issue.

Kejriwal asks PM to apologize after I-T raids Gahlot's premises

10 Oct 2018

Kejriwal asks PM to apologize after I-T raids Gahlot's premises

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should apologize to people for "constantly troubling" the Delhi Government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today following the Income Tax Department raids on premises linked to his Minister Kailash Gahlot.

Delhi: Court dismisses plea seeking FIR against Kejriwal, others

01 Oct 2018

Delhi: Court dismisses plea seeking FIR against Kejriwal, others

A court in New Delhi has refused to direct the Delhi Police to lodge an FIR against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia, and others for wrongfully restraining and criminally intimidating a person during their sit-in protest at the Lt Governor's (LG) office in June.

Delhi: Over 20K call for doorstep-services, documents of 7 collected

11 Sep 2018

Delhi: Over 20K call for doorstep-services, documents of 7 collected

On the first day of Delhi government's ambitious doorstep delivery of services project, operators received more than 20K calls, owing to which Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has ordered operators will be doubled on the second day, Tuesday.

Delhi: Now swipe your Metro Card to pay for bus-rides

25 Aug 2018

Delhi: Now swipe your Metro Card to pay for bus-rides

Delhi yesterday joined global cities using a common card for commuting on public transport, with Metro Smart Card becoming a valid mode of payment for travel in DTC and Cluster buses.

CS assault case: Kejriwal, Sisodia among 13 AAP MLAs charge-sheeted

13 Aug 2018

CS assault case: Kejriwal, Sisodia among 13 AAP MLAs charge-sheeted

The Delhi Police today filed its charge sheet before a court in Delhi in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash in February in which Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Deputy Manish Sisodia were named as accused.

Delhi govt approves proposal to establish 15 academies of languages

07 Aug 2018

Delhi govt approves proposal to establish 15 academies of languages

Delhi government approved a proposal today to establish 15 academies of different languages, including international languages, in the national capital.

Delhi CM Kejriwal doubles financial assistance for maintenance of parks

22 Jul 2018

Delhi CM Kejriwal doubles financial assistance for maintenance of parks

The Delhi government would double the financial assistance provided to the Resident Welfare Associations and NGOs registered with the Delhi Parks and Gardens Society for maintenance of parks and gardens across the city.

One train removed from Delhi Metro's Magenta-Line after technical glitch

17 Jul 2018

One train removed from Delhi Metro's Magenta-Line after technical glitch

One train was removed from service on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line today after it had some technical problems, officials said, adding services were briefly delayed.

Delhi: Kejriwal plans to avert water crisis through sewage water

11 Jul 2018

Delhi: Kejriwal plans to avert water crisis through sewage water

In an effort to prevent a water crisis in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has decided follow Singapore's 'new water policy' to treat sewage water and make it use-worthy.

Delhi will see 15-20% increase in water-availability in 2-years: Kejriwal

10 Jul 2018

Delhi will see 15-20% increase in water-availability in 2-years: Kejriwal

The Delhi government is rolling out several projects to increase water availability in the city by 15-20% in the next two years and 50% in five years, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted today.

Delhi: Sisodia hospitalized; health deteriorates as hunger strike enters 6-day

18 Jun 2018

Delhi: Sisodia hospitalized; health deteriorates as hunger strike enters 6-day

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who has been on hunger strike since June 13 at the Lieutenant Governor's office, was on Monday taken to hospital after his health deteriorated, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.

You can't protest inside someone's office, Delhi HC tells Kejriwal

18 Jun 2018

You can't protest inside someone's office, Delhi HC tells Kejriwal

On Monday, the Delhi High Court pulled up state Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for protesting inside L-G Anil Baijal's office and asked who gave him permission.

Delhi: AAP government to launch free Wi-Fi facility next year

29 May 2018

Delhi: AAP government to launch free Wi-Fi facility next year

Delhiites could get free Wi-Fi facility at public places from March 2019 as AAP Government has planned to launch the same as the pilot project next year.

Satish Kaushik is taking cinema to villages in a truck!

11 May 2018

Satish Kaushik is taking cinema to villages in a truck!

In a bid to make cinema accessible to the people of rural areas of the country, Satish Kaushik has launched Mobile Digital Movie Theatre (MDMT).

Delhi BJP alleges labor fund scam, ACB registers case

09 May 2018

Delhi BJP alleges labor fund scam, ACB registers case

Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday alleged that AAP workers were being registered as construction laborers to misuse labor welfare fund and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and minister Gopal Rai are responsible for it.

AAP leader Ashish Khetan resigns from DDC; joins Bar Council

18 Apr 2018

AAP leader Ashish Khetan resigns from DDC; joins Bar Council

AAP leader and Vice-Chairman of the Delhi Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) Ashish Khetan has resigned from the post, saying he now wants to practice law.