ARVIND KEJRIWAL

  • Rift in AAP reaches breaking point; failure of the third alternative? 5 hours 7 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The expected has happened. The virtual split of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now in the public domain. Two founding members of the AAP and the top advisors of its chief Arvind Kejriwal have expressed their resentment over what is happening within the party which is still...
  • Rift within AAP, Kejriwal wants Yogendra Yadav, Bhushan out of National Executive: Reports 7 hours 15 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is out in the open with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reportedly in favour of throwing party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan out of the National Executive. However, Yadav dismissed reports of a rift in the AAP as baseless conspiracy. "Since the...
  • Yogendra Yadav, Bhushan pitch for 'new blood' in AAP Political Affairs Committee 8 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A strong pitch to reconstitute the party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC) bringing in "new blood" and more "transparency" was made by senior AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav when a three-member panel met the two to defuse the simmering crisis in the party. Bhushan is also said...
  • Prashant Bhushan flays one person-centric campaign, calls for 'swaraj' within AAP 9 hours 15 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Crisis deepened in Aam Aadmi Party with senior leader Prashant Bhushan accusing the party of running a "one person-centric" campaign revolving around Arvind Kejriwal during the Delhi elections contrary to its principles. Bhushan said the 'one person-centric' campaign was making the party look like other conventional parties and called...
  • AAP rejects Home Ministry's shortlist for Chief Secretary 18 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Hardening its position, the AAP government on Sunday rejected Union Home Ministry's panel of three senior IAS officials to pick one of them as the next Chief Secretary, asking the Centre to respect its choice of RS Negi for the the top post and cooperate with it to...
  • India @ 9 with Anchal Vohra 18 hours 29 minutes ago

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  • Two camps in AAP leadership: party lokpal; Raises one-man,one post 19 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Serious differences appeared to have cropped up in AAP, including over Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's role in the party, with the internal Lokpal pointing to two camps emerging within top leadership and asking the party to consider 'one-man, one-post' arrangement. Barely weeks after AAP convenor and Chief Minister Arvind...
  • Home Ministry rejects Kejriwal's choice for Delhi Chief Secretary 22 hours 7 minutes ago

    The Home Ministry has rejected Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's choice for Chief Secretary. Kejriwal wanted Arunachal Pradesh Chief Secretary Ramesh Negi, for the post. But the center said no because there are 12 officers ahead of him in seniority. ...
  • Internal Lokpal talks of 'growth of two camps within AAP' 23 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Amidst rumblings of a crisis within AAP, a letter by its internal Lokpal has pointed to the growth of two camps within the top leadership of the party due to an "abject breakdown in communication and mutual trust" and said it needs to make efforts to address criticisms...
  • Free water for Delhi from Sunday Yesterday

    From Sunday, Delhi households with water meters will not have to pay if they use 20,000 litres, or less, of water every month. ...
  • At party meet, Arvind Kejriwal wanted to quit as AAP national convener Yesterday

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal had tendered his resignation as party's national convener in the National Executive meeting held on Thursday, party sources said, a move which was vehemently opposed by members. The sources said Kejriwal was upset after a section of leaders raised the issue of him...
  • SN Sahai appointed interim chief secretary of the Delhi Yesterday

    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 2 days 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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 days ago

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  • Was pre-occupied; will go to secretariat next time: Anna Hazare 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 days ago

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  • Arvind Kejriwal returns to Jantar Mantar after 4 years to join his 'guru' Anna Hazare's protest 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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...