CM Arvind Kejriwal

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Coronavirus pandemic: Malls across Delhi shut, announces CM Arvind Kejriwal

20 Mar 2020

Coronavirus pandemic: Malls across Delhi shut, announces CM Arvind Kejriwal

In view of the coronavirus pandemic, malls across Delhi have been ordered to remain shut, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday. Grocery, pharmacy, and vegetable shops in these malls have been exempted from this ban, he added.

Ram Navami Mela, Shaheen Bagh protest unaffected by deadly coronavirus

18 Mar 2020

Ram Navami Mela, Shaheen Bagh protest unaffected by deadly coronavirus

In the coronavirus outbreak scale, India currently stands at stage II, and for it to not snowball into the next stage, people are being discouraged from attending large gatherings.

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.

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

22 Jan 2020

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.

Delhi elections: BJP pits Sunil Yadav against CM Arvind Kejriwal

21 Jan 2020

Delhi elections: BJP pits Sunil Yadav against CM Arvind Kejriwal

After days of dilly-dallying, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) revealed whom it will field against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from the New Delhi Assembly seat.

AAP to hold campaign highlighting BJP's 'injustice' on full-statehood issue

20 Feb 2019

AAP to hold campaign highlighting BJP's 'injustice' on full-statehood issue

CM Arvind Kejriwal today appealed to PM Narendra Modi to grant full statehood status to Delhi, an issue that the ruling AAP is expected to raise in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls in an emphatic manner.

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.

Kejriwal orders suspension of Delhi's food and supplies commissioner

28 Nov 2018

Kejriwal orders suspension of Delhi's food and supplies commissioner

CM Arvind Kejriwal today ordered the suspension of Delhi's food and supplies commissioner over alleged irregularities in ration system, Food Minister Imran Hussain said.

CM Arvind Kejriwal launches mobile medical service in Delhi

03 Nov 2018

CM Arvind Kejriwal launches mobile medical service in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal formally launched the volunteers' mobile medical service today by flagging off a mobile medical van at his residence.

From this Friday, use Metro card for your bus-rides too!

21 Aug 2018

From this Friday, use Metro card for your bus-rides too!

Come August 24, and you'll be able to use your metro card for paying for your bus rides!

Kejriwal, Sisodia charged with 'criminal conspiracy' in chief secretary 'assault'

13 Aug 2018

Kejriwal, Sisodia charged with 'criminal conspiracy' in chief secretary 'assault'

The Delhi Police has charged CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia with criminal conspiracy in the alleged chief secretary assault case.

Delhi Metro: Lajpat Nagar-South Campus Pink Line opening August 6

01 Aug 2018

Delhi Metro: Lajpat Nagar-South Campus Pink Line opening August 6

The Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus-Lajpat Nagar section of Delhi Metro's Pink Line will be inaugurated on August 6.

Kejriwal tears LG-backed report,says CCTV project will proceed as planned

30 Jul 2018

Kejriwal tears LG-backed report,says CCTV project will proceed as planned

Delhi's Indira Gandhi indoor stadium saw some dramatic moments yesterday as CM Arvind Kejriwal, accompanied by his entire Cabinet, tore up a report on CCTVs by an LG-constituted committee.

1,000 families evacuated as Yamuna flows above danger-level in Delhi

29 Jul 2018

1,000 families evacuated as Yamuna flows above danger-level in Delhi

Around 1,000 families have been evacuated from near the Yamuna in Delhi, as the river continued to flow above the danger mark.

Auto fares in Delhi to increase roughly 30%

24 Jul 2018

Auto fares in Delhi to increase roughly 30%

Appeasing to their strong vote-bank of auto-rickshaw drivers, Delhi government is set to increase auto fares. Compared to the current Rs. 25 for the first 2kms, now only the first kilometer will cost that much.

Delhi: Government schools' students will now have a 'Happiness Period'

13 Jul 2018

Delhi: Government schools' students will now have a 'Happiness Period'

As an extremely thoughtful measure, Delhi government schools will now have classes based on 'Happiness Curriculum', for students of Classes nursery to grade eight.

AAP asks supporters for "small donation" to celebrate "big win"

05 Jul 2018

AAP asks supporters for "small donation" to celebrate "big win"

After a "big win for democracy and the Constitution of India," the AAP, in its trademark style, sent a mail to its supporters, seeking a "small donation" of Rs. 100.

Hours after SC-order, Delhi officers send back government's "incorrect" file

05 Jul 2018

Hours after SC-order, Delhi officers send back government's "incorrect" file

Hours after the SC verdict curtailing the lieutenant governor's (L-G) powers in Delhi, the AAP government moved its first file, ordering withdrawal of authority on transfer and posting of bureaucrats from the L-G, chief secretary and heads of departments.

Delhi one step closer to doorstep delivery of documents scheme

04 Jul 2018

Delhi one step closer to doorstep delivery of documents scheme

Delhiites are one step closer to the ambitious doorstep delivery scheme: yesterday, the Delhi Cabinet, chaired by CM Arvind Kejriwal, approved a proposal to hand over execution of the project to the successful bidder, VFS Global Services.

Delhi wars: L-G can't interfere in state-government's policy-decisions, rules SC

04 Jul 2018

Delhi wars: L-G can't interfere in state-government's policy-decisions, rules SC

In a significant verdict, the SC has ruled the lieutenant governor (L-G) in Delhi cannot interfere with policy-decisions taken by the state government.

Delhi: Shoppers' favorite Pink Line to be inaugurated this month

02 Jul 2018

Delhi: Shoppers' favorite Pink Line to be inaugurated this month

The 8.1km Lajpat Nagar-Moti Bagh section, which will be a shopper's favorite, will finally be inaugurated this month.

Another face-off looming in Delhi? Kejriwal plans Bengaluru-trip, bureaucrats worried

21 Jun 2018

Another face-off looming in Delhi? Kejriwal plans Bengaluru-trip, bureaucrats worried

Two days after a months-long stand-off between the Delhi government and bureaucracy seemingly ended, things are looking uncertain once again.

AAP-supporters target IAS officer on Twitter, she replies with sanity

18 Jun 2018

AAP-supporters target IAS officer on Twitter, she replies with sanity

While Delhi's CM Arvind Kejriwal is sitting inside L-G Anil Baijal's office to strike, supporters of Aam Aadmi Party launched a full-blown Twitter attack on transport Commissioner Varsha Joshi.

Delhi: Metro stations closed, security upped ahead of AAP's march

17 Jun 2018

Delhi: Metro stations closed, security upped ahead of AAP's march

Five stations of the Delhi Metro have been shut down for the day for AAP's planned protest march to PM Narendra Modi's residence.

CMs denied permission to meet Kejriwal; AAP leaders reacted angrily

17 Jun 2018

CMs denied permission to meet Kejriwal; AAP leaders reacted angrily

The AAP leadership reacted angrily to the denial of permission to four Chief Ministers to meet their Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal at the Lieutenant-Governor's office last night, alleging Prime Minister Narendra Modi's hand in it.

PM, L-G refuse to intervene as AAP protest enters Day-5

15 Jun 2018

PM, L-G refuse to intervene as AAP protest enters Day-5

The political drama in Delhi shows no signs of ending. The Center and L-G Anil Baijal have continued to remain mum, even as protests by AAP entered Day-5.

Delhi-drama: BJP launches counter-protest as former-veteran Yashwant Sinha joins AAP-battle

14 Jun 2018

Delhi-drama: BJP launches counter-protest as former-veteran Yashwant Sinha joins AAP-battle

The political situation in Delhi turned more dramatic even as AAP leaders' sit-in protest at the L-G's office entered the fourth day.

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

11 Jun 2018

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.

CBI raid, an attempt to hide AAP's good works: Kejriwal

30 May 2018

CBI raid, an attempt to hide AAP's good works: Kejriwal

Hours after the CBI raided the residence of Delhi PWD Minister Satyendar Jain in connection with alleged violation of norms in hiring architects for Public Works Department, CM Arvind Kejriwal asked, "What does PM Modi want?"

Delhi Metro's Pink-Line inauguration postponed: Shoppers' wait to get longer

28 May 2018

Delhi Metro's Pink-Line inauguration postponed: Shoppers' wait to get longer

The wait for the shoppers' favorite metro line in Delhi just got longer.

This East Delhi colony will be powered by the Sun

14 May 2018

This East Delhi colony will be powered by the Sun

Taking forward Delhi's journey towards being a 'solar city', an East-Delhi housing society has installed a 140-kWp plant, which was inaugurated by CM Arvind Kejriwal yesterday.

Delhiites to be compensated @Rs. 50/hr for unscheduled power cuts

18 Apr 2018

Delhiites to be compensated @Rs. 50/hr for unscheduled power cuts

In a bid to make power discoms accountable, the Delhi government approved a pro-consumer policy yesterday, whereby consumers would be compensated for unscheduled electricity cuts lasting more than an hour.

Even as Delhi stifles, Modi, ministers to get clean air

20 Mar 2018

Even as Delhi stifles, Modi, ministers to get clean air

A total of 140 air purifiers were purchased for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office and at least six other government departments between 2014 and 2017, even as Delhi's common masses continue to reel under the rising pollution levels.

Delhi sealing: Major markets in Delhi to remain shut today

13 Mar 2018

Delhi sealing: Major markets in Delhi to remain shut today

Traders in Delhi have launched another bandh to protest the ongoing sealing drive in the capital.

Delhi CS Assault Case: AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal granted bail

09 Mar 2018

Delhi CS Assault Case: AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal granted bail

The Delhi HC has granted bail to AAP's Deoli MLA Prakash Jarwal, who was arrested for allegedly assaulting Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash during a meeting at CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence.

Delhiites, breathe easy! Medicine, tests to cost less soon

28 Feb 2018

Delhiites, breathe easy! Medicine, tests to cost less soon

Last year, Fortis hospital in Gurgaon charged Jayant Singh Rs. 16 lakh for treating his daughter for two weeks, who eventually died of dengue.

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal arrested for allegedly assaulting Chief Secretary

21 Feb 2018

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal arrested for allegedly assaulting Chief Secretary

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal was arrested yesterday night for allegedly assaulting Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash when he was visiting the CM.

Delhi Government's Crisis: Chief Secretary alleged assaulted by AAP MLAs

20 Feb 2018

Delhi Government's Crisis: Chief Secretary alleged assaulted by AAP MLAs

The war between the AAP government and bureaucrats has reached a high point. All officers in the capital have launched a strike after Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash was allegedly assaulted by two AAP MLAs at CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence on February 19.

17 killed in Bawana cracker unit, NDMC Mayor stokes controversy

21 Jan 2018

17 killed in Bawana cracker unit, NDMC Mayor stokes controversy

Seventeen people were killed and at least two injured in a massive fire at a firecracker unit in Delhi's Bawana industrial area last evening.