Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

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Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds

05 Jul 2020

Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Sunday inaugurated a 10,000-bed COVID care facility in the national capital.

Deepika Singh thanks Delhi government after mother recovers from COVID-19

26 Jun 2020

Deepika Singh thanks Delhi government after mother recovers from COVID-19

Earlier this month, television actor Deepika Singh had appealed to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his government to get her mother admitted to a hospital there, after she was diagnosed with the coronavirus.

10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

25 Jun 2020

10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

The Radha Soami Satsang Beas complex in Chattarpur is being turned into a COVID-19 facility, the largest one in Delhi, to deal with the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.

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.

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain tests positive for coronavirus

17 Jun 2020

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain tests positive for coronavirus

In an unfortunate turn of events, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has tested positive for coronavirus. After his fever worsened, he was advised to take the second test.

AAP leader Atishi tests positive for coronavirus

17 Jun 2020

AAP leader Atishi tests positive for coronavirus

Aam Aadmi Party's Atishi, who is a representative of Kalkaji Assembly constituency, Delhi, has tested positive for coronavirus, reports said on Wednesday.

Delhi's Taj Mansingh Hotel to reserve rooms for COVID-19 patients

16 Jun 2020

Delhi's Taj Mansingh Hotel to reserve rooms for COVID-19 patients

Delhi's Taj Mansingh Hotel has now been turned into a COVID-19 facility. The Delhi government on Tuesday ordered the five-star hotel to isolate all its rooms and accommodate patients of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.

Delhi's Health Minister admitted after fever, breathlessness; COVID-19 results awaited

16 Jun 2020

Delhi's Health Minister admitted after fever, breathlessness; COVID-19 results awaited

In a worrisome turn of events, Satyendar Jain, Delhi's Health Minister, was admitted to Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital after he developed a high fever and had difficulty breathing — both symptoms of the dangerous COVID-19 disease.

TV actor seeks government's help, after mother tests coronavirus positive

13 Jun 2020

TV actor seeks government's help, after mother tests coronavirus positive

Popular television actor Deepika Singh, best known for playing the lead role in Star Plus serial Diya Aur Baati Hum, on Friday revealed that her mother has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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 L-G overrules order to reserve hospitals for Delhi residents

08 Jun 2020

Delhi L-G overrules order to reserve hospitals for Delhi residents

After the Delhi government issued an order reserving hospitals in the city for "bonafide residents," Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Monday overruled the order.

Unlocking begins: Devotees visit religious places, pray while maintaining distance

08 Jun 2020

Unlocking begins: Devotees visit religious places, pray while maintaining distance

More than two months after they were shut, religious places, malls, restaurants, and hotels, reopened today as India took small steps towards unlocking.

Delhi borders reopen tomorrow; hospital beds reserved for city residents

07 Jun 2020

Delhi borders reopen tomorrow; hospital beds reserved for city residents

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that Delhi's borders will reopen from Monday (June 8). The borders had earlier been sealed for a week.

Delhi Corona app: Hospitals claim 'no vacancy'; allege app issues

07 Jun 2020

Delhi Corona app: Hospitals claim 'no vacancy'; allege app issues

Amid reports of a data mismatch between the Delhi government and COVID-19 hospitals in the national capital regarding the availability of beds, several hospitals have reiterated that they have no beds available.

Coronavirus: Kejriwal warns private hospitals against 'black marketing of beds'

06 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Kejriwal warns private hospitals against 'black marketing of beds'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday warned private hospitals against the "black marketing of beds" amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Sidhu jumping ships again? AAP's Kejriwal says he is welcome

05 Jun 2020

Sidhu jumping ships again? AAP's Kejriwal says he is welcome

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said Navjot Singh Sidhu, who left BJP for Congress in 2017, is welcome to join the Aam Aadmi Party, amid raging speculations that the cricketer-turned-politician is looking to switch sides again.

SC gives Delhi, UP, Haryana one week to frame border-policy

04 Jun 2020

SC gives Delhi, UP, Haryana one week to frame border-policy

With traffic snarls being reported on a daily basis from Delhi/NCR, the Supreme Court on Thursday stepped in, asking all three states — Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana, to decide on a common policy for movement within a week.

Delhi's borders sealed for one week, announces Arvind Kejriwal

01 Jun 2020

Delhi's borders sealed for one week, announces Arvind Kejriwal

On Monday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that borders of the National Capital will remain sealed for one week, amid the rising cases of coronavirus.

Four steps ahead of coronavirus: Kejriwal as Delhi cases spike

30 May 2020

Four steps ahead of coronavirus: Kejriwal as Delhi cases spike

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday assured that the government is "four steps ahead" of the coronavirus as the number of infections have spiked over the past few days.

Lockdown 4.0: Relaxations or restrictions, what's on states' minds?

15 May 2020

Lockdown 4.0: Relaxations or restrictions, what's on states' minds?

A third extension of the nationwide lockdown, that started on March 25 to contain the spread of coronavirus, is all but certain.

In lockdown 4.0, public transport will be allowed with limits

14 May 2020

In lockdown 4.0, public transport will be allowed with limits

In the third extension of the countrywide lockdown, imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus, massive relaxations related to economic activities, manufacturing, and, more importantly, travel will be provided, a TOI report said on Thursday.

Former PM Manmohan Singh stable, shifted out of ICU: Reports

11 May 2020

Former PM Manmohan Singh stable, shifted out of ICU: Reports

Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who was admitted to AIIMS last night, is stable and has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), multiple reports said on Monday.

Hiding illness a crime, says Yogi Adityanath on Tablighi Jamaat

03 May 2020

Hiding illness a crime, says Yogi Adityanath on Tablighi Jamaat

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday blamed the Islamic missionary group Tablighi Jamaat for the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Coronavirus: India's death toll touches 779; Rajasthan cases cross 2,000

25 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll touches 779; Rajasthan cases cross 2,000

The total number of deaths due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 779, while the number of infections crossed 24,400.

Results of plasma therapy encouraging, says Arvind Kejriwal

24 Apr 2020

Results of plasma therapy encouraging, says Arvind Kejriwal

In what provides a ray of hope in these gloomy times, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that the plasma therapy trials have yielded "encouraging results" in the fight against coronavirus.

Coronavirus: No relaxation of lockdown in Delhi, says Kejriwal

19 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: No relaxation of lockdown in Delhi, says Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that there will be no relaxation of the lockdown in the national capital.

Coronavirus: India reports 521 deaths; Maharashtra records 328 new cases

19 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India reports 521 deaths; Maharashtra records 328 new cases

The death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crossed the 500-mark in India on Saturday while the total number of cases reached 15,600.

Why government banned alcohol sale during the 40-day lockdown?

18 Apr 2020

Why government banned alcohol sale during the 40-day lockdown?

When the Centre released a new set of guidelines for the second bout of lockdown, it clearly stated that the sale of alcohol would be banned till May 3. This decision was taken despite some state governments mulling the option of re-opening liquor shops to generate revenue.

Delhi Cancer Institute shut after 18 staff-members test COVID-19 positive

07 Apr 2020

Delhi Cancer Institute shut after 18 staff-members test COVID-19 positive

In yet another concerning turn of events, the Delhi State Cancer Institute was shut after 18 of its staff members, including doctors and nurses, tested positive for coronavirus, the deadly virus that has taken over 100 lives in India.

Family to get Rs. 1cr if coronavirus kills healthcare-workers: Kejriwal

01 Apr 2020

Family to get Rs. 1cr if coronavirus kills healthcare-workers: Kejriwal

If a healthcare worker dies while treating COVID-19 patients, the family will get Rs. 1 crore compensation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Wednesday while adding that they were no less than soldiers defending the nation.

Nizamuddin mosque meet could be India's super-spreader? A timeline

31 Mar 2020

Nizamuddin mosque meet could be India's super-spreader? A timeline

A spike in India's coronavirus cases has been linked to an event held in Nizamuddin, Delhi, earlier this month, and authorities are scrambling to trace possible suspects.

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.

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

28 Mar 2020

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

Even as India entered the fourth day of its 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, the issue of migrant workers remained unresolved.

India's coronavirus death toll crosses 20; all that happened today

27 Mar 2020

India's coronavirus death toll crosses 20; all that happened today

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, India faces the challenges of its 21-day nationwide lockdown.

Coronavirus impact: All domestic flights canceled from midnight tomorrow

23 Mar 2020

Coronavirus impact: All domestic flights canceled from midnight tomorrow

In a major move, all domestic flights will be canceled from Wednesday to curb the coronavirus from spreading, the government said a short while ago.

Delhi on full lockdown from tomorrow; public transport, shops shut

22 Mar 2020

Delhi on full lockdown from tomorrow; public transport, shops shut

A day after he refused to put Delhi on lockdown, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday placed the national capital on full lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: CrPC Section 144 imposed in Delhi till March 31

22 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: CrPC Section 144 imposed in Delhi till March 31

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been issued in Delhi till March 31 in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

Will lock down Delhi if required: Kejriwal amid coronavirus scare

21 Mar 2020

Will lock down Delhi if required: Kejriwal amid coronavirus scare

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday banned gatherings of five or more people across the national capital in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Shaheen Bagh protesters to defy Janata curfew, agitation will continue

21 Mar 2020

Shaheen Bagh protesters to defy Janata curfew, agitation will continue

Putting theirs and the lives of dozens at risk, the protesters of Shaheen Bagh have decided to continue their agitation tomorrow when the entire nation has been requested to follow Janata curfew to reduce the transmission of coronavirus.

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.