Delhi Chief Minister

  • BJP's Jagdish Mukhi rules out his name as next Delhi CM July 16, 2014

    BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi on Wednesday ruled out his name as the next chief minister of Delhi. In an interview, Mukhi said, "We will decide when the time comes. As of now the decision will that be of the Lieutenant Governor. We will decide only after he makes a decision." ...
  • Binny urges AAP, BJP, Congress to consider Kiran Bedi for Delhi CM May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Monday called upon BJP, AAP and Congress to consider civil activist Kiran Bedi for the post of Delhi chief minister, saying that holding fresh Assembly elections would be wastage of public money. "I have written to AAP, BJP, Congress and Independent...
  • Arvind Kejriwal quit as he was unable to fulfil promises: Shriprakash Jaiswal February 16, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal quit the post as he was unable to fulfil promises he made to people before assembly polls, Union Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal said on Sunday. Since the time Kejriwal took charge as Chief Minister, he had been trying to quit the post as he knew he...
  • Is Kejriwal better of resigning now? February 10, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been threatening to quit if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed. He said, "If Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed then there is no reason I should be CM, ready to sacrifice the chair of CM to free the country from corruption." ...
  • 'I have loose motions' and 9 other Arvind Kejriwal tweets that fit classic Bollywood film scenes January 27, 2014

    Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal can always be relied to give a fiery quote. He's taken down opponents at protests during his RTI activism days and since he assumed office he has simply been unstoppable. Kejriwal at a public platform was one thing. Then the CM found Twitter and took...
  • Photos: Inside Arvind Kejriwal's new 3bedroom house in Tilak Lane (It's quite spacious) January 20, 2014

    Work is in progess at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's newly allotted threebedroom house at Tilak Lane in New Delhi. The hunt for a suitable residence for Kejriwal finally comes to an end with Urban Development Ministry allotting him a threebedroom house at Tilak Lane in the Lutyen's zone. The Directorate...
  • Arvind Kejriwal protects Delhi autodrivers who refuse to carry passengers, angers 'aam aadmi' January 8, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seems to be delivering on his populist election promises. This time to a vote bank that helped him come to power Delhi's autorickshaw drivers. According to a report in the Hindustan Times, Kejriwal is all set to withdraw Delhi Police's power to fine autorickshaw...
  • The 13 Arvind Kejriwal jokes on Twitter you absolutely shouldn't miss today January 4, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was prepared to move into a fivebedroom duplex flat in central Delhi before he was attacked by the Opposition for going back on his promise to end the VIP culture in Delhi. Kejriwal was allotted two fivebedroom duplex flats on Bhagwan Das Road, one of...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal recovering, expected to attend office tomorrow December 31, 2013

    Delhi Chief Minister ArvindKejriwal, who has skipped office due to ill health, isrecovering well and expected to attend office on Wednesday, HealthMinister Satyendra Jain said on Tuesday. Jain said the Chief Minister is feeling better."He (Kejriwal) is feeling better as he is taking rest. Hewill join office on Wednesday," the Health...
  • Security tightened at Kausambi metro station due to Arvind Kejriwal's visit December 28, 2013

    Security was on Saturday beefed up at the Kausambi Metro Station in view of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwals decision to take the metro to Ramlila Maidan from Ghaziabadto take oath as the Delhi Chief Minister. Mr. Kejriwal along with Manish Sisodia and other AAP supporters will take the train from Kausambi...
  • Aim for society free of child abuse: Dikshit September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Thursday that everyone should aim for a society free of the exploitation and abuse of children, where sensitivity was high in these matters. "We must aspire for a society where there is no scope for any exploitation and abuse of children, and for...
  • Pray to gods: Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit on rains creating havoc July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: After few hours of rain brought chaos to the national capital and exposed the unpreparedness of the state government to tackle Monsoon rains, Delhi Chief Minster Sheila Dikshit said that the only solution was to pray to the gods to ask for the rain to stop. Waterlogging has been...
  • Snapshot: Oops! Sheila Dikshit's cake says Happy 765th birthday! April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: This isn't an April 1 prank. Although this photo is one of those that pranksters anywhere can pass off as a classic All Fools' Day gag. The person who ordered the cake for Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's 75th birthday on March 31 was clearly unsure about her...
  • Dikshit in damage control mode over power bill remark February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: After drawing strong criticism for asking Delhiites to cut use of power if they cannot pay high electricity bill, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was in a damage control mode on Monday as she said her comments were taken out of context. "My comments were wrongly interpreted. May be...
  • Aishwarya: Lot needs to be done on women's safety February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Former beauty queen and Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan feels strongly about safety of women in the country and says a lot needs to be done to make them feel secure. The 39yearold actress, also a mother of a oneyearold girl, says she is angry because a lot is...
  • Delhi CM seeks PM's intervention over women security February 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Unhappy over functioning of the police in Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention in ensuring better security for women. She has also said that situation remained unchanged even after the massive public outcry in wake of brutal gangrape incident in the city. In...
  • Helpline 181 doesn't work from Idea, Voda mobiles December 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi government's new helpline number for women in distress was launched on Monday but it seems 181 only works from MTNL landlines and Airtel mobiles. It could not be accessed from an Idea or Vodafone mobile connection. Before an operator comes on line, the caller is placed on hold...
  • Confusion mars launch of women's helpline number 181 December 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Even before the new helpline number for women, 181, could get operational, there is confusion over the launch of it. While Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was slated to inaugurate it on Monday afternoon, the government ad said that the helpline was already in place. Sources in the Telecom...
  • Gangrape: CM Sheila Dikshit locks horns with Delhi Police December 26, 2012

    The Delhi Chief Minister has written a letter to the Home Minister and questioned the investigations into the case. ...
  • Delhi is unsafe, I am ashamed: Sheila Dikshit December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: As the whole country remains shocked and angry after the brutal gangrape of a 23yearold girl in a moving bus in the heart of national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has said that the incident has shaken all of us and expressed hope that lessons are being...
  • Dikshit announces security measures to curb crime December 20, 2012

    New Delhi: As protests erupted over the gangrape of a 23yearold, the Delhi government on Thursday announced a raft of measures including setting up of a roundtheclock control room for women in distress and proposing a stringent law to check crime against them. Briefing about the measures, Chief Minister Sheila...
  • Delhi rape: Water cannons used to disperse protesters at CM house December 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The police on Wednesday used water cannons to disperse the crowd protesting outside Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's house against the gangrape of a 23yearold student's gangrape. The protestors continued to agitate and said any action by the police will not deter them from protesting. One of the protesters...
  • Sheila Dikshit's convoy meets with accident, 5 hurt September 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's convoy on Wednesday met with an accident near Red Fort in old Delhi in which four security personnel and a senior official sustained minor injuries. The Chief Minister, however, remained unharmed. The accident occurred when one of the vehicles in Dikshit's convoy tried to...
  • CWG: Court holds complaint against Dikshit maintainable August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday held as "maintainable" a complaint against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and others alleging their involvement in largescale corruption during the 2010 Commonwealth Games. "I find the complaint maintainable," Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Manish Yaduvanshi said. The court also issued a notice to the Deputy Commissioner...
  • Ease pressure on Delhi, check migration: Dikshit August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Identifying migration as a major challenge facing Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday asked major states to develop infrastructure in their cities so people don't come to the national capital in search of job. Speaking at an interaction with top industry leaders, organised by CII, Dikshit also appealed...
  • Rs 10 lakh found in Delhi CM's son's coupe September 15, 2011

    Sandeep Dikshit says the money belongs to a friend who was travelling in the same train with him from Bhopal. ...
  • CWG leaves behind a legacy for Delhi: CM October 13, 2010

    The Delhi Chief Minister is certainly a relieved person and she says she has been very satisfied with the Games. ...
  • Operation Cleanup is still on at Games Village September 27, 2010

    New Delhi: The Operation Cleanup is still on at the Commonwealth Games Village. The administration is fighting waterlogging, malfunctioning lifts, plumbing and electrical repairs. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit is shying away from another deadline and the next 48 hours could be make or break. The Games Village was meant to...