ARVIND KEJRIWAL

  • SN Sahai appointed interim chief secretary of the Delhi 3 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Senior IAS officer SN Sahai was appointed as "interim" chief secretary of the Delhi government till a regular appointment is made on Sunday. Sahai, a 1986-batch Union Territory cadre officer, took charge from D M Spolia, who retired today, official sources said. A regular appointment for the top bureaucratic post...
  • Kejriwal visits Delhi Police headquarter, gives suggestions for better policing 17 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday visited the Delhi Police Headquarters where he reviewed functioning of the force and gave suggestions for improving law and order, especially women's security, in the city. Kejriwal, who spent nearly three hours at the PHQ, was accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Manish...
  • Home Ministry offers 3 names to Kejriwal for picking new Chief Secretary of Delhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has initiated the process of appointing the next Chief Secretary of Delhi by sending a panel of three senior IAS officers to the city government after finding that the only name given by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was too junior to hold the top position. Official...
  • In 10 days, Kejriwal keeps 2 poll promises, slashes power tariffs, gives free water Yesterday

    In ten days as Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal has kept two of his big poll promises. He has slashed power tariffs and has distributed free water. The price of electricity has also been reduced by half for up to 400 units. With many infrastructural challenges and a subsidy driven policy...
  • AAP national executive meet discusses strategy, expansion plans Yesterday

    New Delhi: AAP held its first national executive meeting following its landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly polls in which party leaders discussed its future course of action and expansion plans. However, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is AAP national convener, and his deputy Manish Sisodia did not attend...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal meets Home Minister Rajnath Singh 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and raised issues relating to the law-and-order situation in the national capital. Sources said Kejriwal also discussed with Singh appointment of a new Chief Secretary for Delhi government as incumbent DM Spolia is set to retire on...
  • Activists gearing up for more protests on Land Acquisition Bill 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Having vociferously protested against the land ordinance for two days, activists are now gearing up for a massive showdown with the government at the district and state levels. "We are beginning a district level movement from next week against the land bill," PV Rajagopal, a Gandhian activist, said on...
  • BJP, Congress accuse AAP government of misleading people 3 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP and Congress on Wednesday accused the Arvind Kejriwal government of misleading people by playing tricks with figures while announcing 50 per cent cut in power tariff and free water scheme. BJP Legislature Party leader in Delhi Assembly, Vijender Gupta termed the announcement by the AAP government on cheap...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal meets people at janta durbar, hears complains 3 days ago

    New Delhi: From sulking contractual employees, whose services were terminated to a complaint related to pending pension application of a senior citizen, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met over 500 people at his 'janta durbar'. The janta durbar, organised at party's Kaushambi office, began around 9.55 AM and continued...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 3 days ago

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  • Was pre-occupied; will go to secretariat next time: Anna Hazare 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday said he could not heed to the invitation extended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to visit the Delhi secretariat as he was "pre-occupied" and had meetings the whole day. Hazare said that he would visit the Secretariat the next time he visits the...
  • News 360: AAP delivers on promises, announces cheaper power, water 3 days ago

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's government on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50 per cent for consumption up to 400 units per month and launched a free water scheme in line with election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party. ...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal meets CAG to discuss status of scrutiny of discoms 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Comptroller and Auditor General Shashi Kant Sharma and discussed the status of scrutiny of finances of the private power distribution companies by the auditor. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in its 49-day stint had ordered the audit of power...
  • Arvind Kejriwal invites mentor Anna Hazare to Secretariat to deliver a motivational talk to MLAs 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In a reverential gesture, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday invited activist Anna Hazare to the Government Secretariat on Wednesday and asked him to interact with legislators, ministers and officials through a motivational talk. The AAP leader extended the invitation while sharing a stage with the Gandhian on...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 4 days ago

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  • Arvind Kejriwal returns to Jantar Mantar after 4 years to join his 'guru' Anna Hazare's protest 4 days ago

    New Delhi: After a gap of almost four years, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal returned to Jantar Mantar to support his 'guru' and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare. Kejriwal on Tuesday joined Hazare's agitation against the changes introduced in Land Acquisition Bill. It was Kejriwal's first protest...
  • News 360: BJP defends RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's controversial statement against Mother Teresa 4 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Meenakshi Lekhi has defended Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his latest remarks and said Nobel laureate Mother Teresa was baptising on her death bed as well. ...
  • Farmers from different states join Anna Hazare’s agitation against Land Acquisition Bill 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Keval Singh reached Delhi at 4 AM on Tuesday morning with his wife and four children to protest against the Land Acquisition Bill. Singh, a resident of Katni district in Madhya Pradesh, used to own a land which he alleges has been illegally encroached upon by a corporate...
  • NDA government is behaving like a property dealer for industrialists, says Kejriwal 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday hit hard at the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill and accused it of behaving like a "property dealer for the industrialists". He also sang paeans about anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare and invited him to...
  • Please spare Mother Teresa: Arvind Kejriwal to Mohan Bhagwat 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has come under fire for his controversial statement against Nobel laureate Mother Teresa by saying, "Mother Teresa may have done a lot of social service but she had motives behind doing that." The opposition parties hit out at the RSS and demanded answer...
  • Anna Hazare returns, targets Modi government's Land Ordinance; Kejriwal to participate on Tuesday 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare, who shook the previous UPA government four years ago with his anti-corruption crusade, is back in the national capital to take on the BJP government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for its "pro-rich" development agenda. Attacking Modi government's Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, Hazare said...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal to participate in Anna Hazare's protest 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will join social activist Anna Hazare in his protest against the land ordinance on Tuesday at the Jantar Mantar in Delhi. Kejriwal, who was Anna's lieutenant in the anti-corruption movement three years ago, came to the Maharashtra Sadan and met the Gandhian for the...
  • BJP no different from Congress, the two hand-in-glove over land acquisition: Anna 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Monday hit out at the Centre for what he called an 'anti-farmer' legislation. He alleged that the BJP and the Congress were in cahoots over the issue pushed for the government to bring back the land law passed by the UPA government. On Monday,...
  • First session of new Delhi Assembly begins, MLAs take oath 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The first session of the new Delhi Assembly began on Monday with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other MLAs taking oath. 46-year-old Kejriwal was first to take oath followed by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and other Ministers. Pro-tem Speaker Fateh Singh administered the oath of office and secrecy...
  • Delhi: 18-year-old sexually assaults woman at Model Town metro station 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Just a day after the Arvind Kejriwal government was sworn in, a woman was sexually assaulted at a metro station in Delhi. What is more horrifying is that the incident happened at a place where over a dozen CCTV cameras were installed which is monitored by CISF. Delhi Metro...
  • 'How can government take away irrigated land of farmers?': Anna Hazare 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, who is protesting on Monday at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against the Land Acquisition Bill, has objected to the provision of government taking away irrigated land of the farmers. Just before starting his protest at Jantar Mantaer in New Delhi, Hazare said, "How can...
  • Kashmiri Pandits hope Kejriwal and Modi will ensure their return to Kashmir valley 5 days ago

    Aam Aadmi Party's massive win and Arvind Kejriwal taking over as Delhi CM has once again raised hopes of Kashmiri Pandits residing in the national capital. The migrated community which has been living in Delhi for a long time now wants Kejriwal to come out in support of Kashmiri Pandits...
  • Mika meet Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and wife over tea; says he is the most humble man ever 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Bollywood singer Mika Singh met Arvind Kejriwal over tea here and later described the Delhi chief minister as the most 'humble' and 'simple' man. The singer took to micro-blogging site Twitter to express his feelings about theAam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief. "I have met the most humble man, the...
  • Anna Hazare arrives in Delhi to stage protest against changes in Land Acquisition Act from today 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare arrived in Delhi on Monday to sit on protest at Jantar Mantar over land acquisition. Hazare will begin this two-day protest on Monday against the changes in the Land Acquisition Act. Several farmer organisations and social activists like Medha Patkar are supporting Hazare in his...
  • Second day Delhi Assembly session set to begin on Monday 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The newly sworn-in AAP government is looking to initiate discussions on its poll promises, including women's safety and cheaper electricity, in the brief two-day session of the Delhi Assembly which begins on Monday. The session will also see the newly elected legislators being administered oath while the new Speaker,...