ARVIND KEJRIWAL

  • AAP government decides to monitor content of news channels 3 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In another sign of its disenchantment with the media, the AAP government has decided to closely monitor all the news channels while Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked it to spare wives and children of party leaders from being dragged into controversies. In a first, an order has been issued...
  • AAP will be silent on case of alleged affair between Kumar Vishwas, woman member: Kejriwal 5 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal defended party leader Kumar Vishwas saying that the party has decided to be silent on the case of alleged relationship between Vishwas and a woman member. Kejriwal said, "We were giving justifications till now but the way Kumar Vishwas...
  • Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia asks media to go for 'vipassana' 8 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Two days after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal batted for "public trial" of media, his deputy Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the entire media needs to go for 'vipassana'. Sisodia's remarks came when he was asked by reporters about former DDC member Ashish Joshi's comment that "there is an...
  • Akhilesh Yadav and Arvind Kejriwal meet to discuss land issue Yesterday

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal on Monday held a meeting to find a solution to the dispute over ownership of land in south Delhi. Yadav was accompanied by cabinet ministers of UP Shivpal Singh Yadav and Rajendra Choudhary. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister...
  • No free passes for AAP MLAs or ministers for high profile events, concerts: Arvind Kejriwal Yesterday

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has directed all the government officials not to entertain the requests of MLAs or ministers seeking free passes of high profile events or concerts. According to a source, Kejriwal has told his Principal Secretary to communicate with all the departments to put a blanket ban...
  • Kumar Vishwas says he never had an affair with any AAP female member, blames rivals and media Yesterday

    New Delhi: Rubbishing allegations of any complaint by a female Aam Aadmi Party member (AAP) against him, party leader Kumar Vishwas claimed that baseless rumours were being spread about him. He denied receiving any summons by the Delhi Commission for Women over any alleged complaint. He also claimed that the...
  • Media conspiring to finish off Aam Aadmi Party, claims Kejriwal Yesterday

    New Delhi: Taking on a tough stand against the media, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed that there is a "conspiracy to finish off the Aam Aadmi Party" among a "very large" section of the media. He even went ahead demanding a "public trial" of the media. Kejriwal...
  • Delhi L-G stamps his authority on government, directs ministers to route files through him Yesterday

    New Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal are on a collision course with the former on Sunday seeking to stamp his authority by directing Delhi ministers and top officials to route all important files through him as per Constitutional framework and laid down procedures. The directions by...
  • Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung writes to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal over order on routing of files 2 days ago

    Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Sunday wrote to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asking him to withdraw orders regarding the routing of government files to the L-G's office. In a letter sent on April 29, Kejriwal directed all departments under the Delhi government to not bother the office of the...
  • Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung asks Delhi government to refer all files to him 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Sunday strictly directed ministers and officials of Delhi Government to refer to him all files on various issues as is stipulated under the Constitution, GNCTD Act and Transaction of Business Rules. The direction came following news reports of Chief Minister Kejriwal instructing all...
  • Delhi farmers to get Rs 20,000 per acre for crop losses of 70 per cent or more 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Farmers who have suffered crop losses of 70 per cent or more in the recent unseasonal rains and hailstorms in Delhi will get compensation to the tune of Rs 20,000 per acre while those with less damage will be entitled to Rs 14,000 per acre. This was decided at...
  • Supreme Court stays defamation cases against Arvind Kejriwal 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed proceedings in trial courts in two criminal defamation cases against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and decided to hear them along with the pleas in which the constitutional validity of the penal provisions have been challenged. The apex court did not accept the...
  • Congress protests outside Kejriwal's residence demanding Tomar's resignation on bogus 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Thursday took to the streets of the national capital to protest against Delhi Law minister Jitendra Singh Tomar over his alleged bogus law degree. Party workers were seen protesting outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence demanding Tomar's ouster from the government as well...
  • Kejriwal likely to sack Law Minister Jitender Tomar over allegations of fake degree 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is likely to sack Law Minister in his government Jitender Tomar after a allegations of a fake degree were raised against him. Bihar-based Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University had informed the Delhi High Court that Tomar's law degree is fabricated. The institute had claimed...
  • Delhi to get 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots by February next year April 27, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government on Monday said that it would provide 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots by February next year across the national capital. The Government is also contemplating providing Wi-Fi in 5,000 buses of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and also lay a common fibre infrastructure in the city. Delhi Government...
  • Yet to decide whether to pursue defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal to Delhi High Court April 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday told the Delhi High Court that he has not yet decided whether he will pursue his case against a trial court decision sending him to jail in a defamation case filed by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna...
  • AAP conducts participatory budget meetings in six constituencies April 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi held public meetings in six constituencies as part of its participatory budgeting exercise, in which people demanded for civic amenities in their area. Public meetings were held at various locations of Tilak Nagar, Dwarka, Chattarpur, Karawal Nagar, Okhala and Bawana Assembly constituencies....
  • Delhi government to send food packets, drinking water to Nepal April 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Government has decided to send 25,000 packets of food and 25,000 pouches of drinking water as immediate relief for the people of earthquake-hit Nepal. The first consignment of relief material is ready to be despatched on Monday and the state government is also ready with other forms of...
  • Amit Shah meets Gajendra Singh's family April 25, 2015

    Jaipur: BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday met the family of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who allegedly committed suicide at an Aam Aadmi Party rally in Delhi, at Nangal Jhamarwada village of Dausa district. The BJP leader consoled the grieving family members of Singh, who killed himself on Wednesday. After addressing a...
  • Farmer suicide: AAP government, Delhi Police at war April 24, 2015

    48 hours after a farmer hanged himself at an AAP rally, it is a full blown turf war. After the Delhi Police refused to be part of a magisterial probe, the Delhi District Magistrate is contemplating filing a criminal complaint. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 24, 2015

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  • Is the investigation being compromised in the political turf war? April 24, 2015

    The suicide by a farmer at a rally addressed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has triggered a blame game with political parties attacking each other for the tragedy. ...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal regrets rally speech April 24, 2015

    Speaking for the first time after farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide at the Aam Aadmi Party rally, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accepted that it was his mistake to continue with his speech despite an attempt by Singh to commit suicide. ...
  • Spain keen to cooperate with Delhi on pollution, waste April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The Ambassador of Spain Gustavo De Aristegui on Friday called on Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia and discussed areas of cooperation with regard to vehicular pollution and waste management in the city. Aristegui asked Sisodia and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to visit Madrid in Spain to see...
  • Farmer suicide: Delhi government is at odds with the police force, says Kiran Bedi April 24, 2015

    Former IAS officer Kiran Bedi speaks in support of Delhi Police and says police have power to probe unnatural deaths. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal should end blame game over farmer's suicide, start playing a CM's role: Sheila Dikshit April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Terming Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's statement over farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide as irresponsible, former Delhi DM Sheila Dikshit advised the CM to be more careful. "He should stop this blame game now. It is time that he should start playing CM's role and should stop acting like opposition....
  • AAP's Sanjay Singh visits family of Gajendra Singh in Dausa, demands martyr status for him April 24, 2015

    Dausa: After facing flak from all directions over the suicide of a farmer at its rally, the Aam Aadmi Party is in damage control mode. AAP leader Sanjay Singh on Friday visited Gajendra Singh's grieving family in Dausa, Rajasthan. The family has demanded a martyr status for Gajendra and also...
  • Trinamool Congress will not support land acquisition bill: Mamata Banerjee April 24, 2015

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress will not support the Land Acquisition Bill proposed by the Narendra Modi-led central government, party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday. "We will not support land acquisition bill. We have made our stand clear in Parliament. I sat on a hungerstrike for...
  • AAP leader Ashutosh cries inconsolably on national TV after being confronted by Gajendra Singh's daughter April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP leader Ashutosh on Friday broke down on national television when deceased farmer Gajendra Singh's daughter posed questions to him about her father's death at a rally which the party had organised. Megha, a 17-year-old Class XII student, asked why had the AAP leaders continued with their speeches even...
  • Arvind Kejriwal's apology not enough: Congress April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday dismissed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's apology for carrying on with his rally despite a farmer's suicide, saying it was not enough and he needs to introspect why such a situation was allowed to develop. "We only want to ask how many times Kejriwal is going to...