Delhi Government

  • Nursery admission case hearing adjourned to March 28 by Delhi HC 24-03-2014 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday adjourned the nursery admissions case till March 28. The Delhi government had presented a report in the High Court stating there are 1600 private schools in the national capital. The report further said that 3,19,724 applications were submitted in these schools(including multiple...
  • Delhi High Court orders fresh draw of lots in nursery admission 06-03-2014 07:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday ordered a fresh draw of lots in the nursery admission process for all seats. Justice Manmohan said all candidates having equal marks shall be considered equal by conducting a draw of lots. The Delhi government on February 27 issued a notification scrapping...
  • Map areas known for 'eve teasing': HC to Delhi Police 19-02-2014 11:37 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed Delhi Police to do a "crime mapping" in the capital where incidents of "eve teasing" were more frequent to know the reasons for the menace. Acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice Sidharth Mridul said that they wanted to know whether...
  • Politicians shouldn't become a roadblock for business: Arvind Kejriwal 17-02-2014 04:11 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday called for a 'corruption-free' environment for businessman in India. Speaking at CII, Kejriwal said AAP's policy is honest politics. "Every party talks about development, but can there be any development with corruption," Kejriwal asked. He alleged that out fear, no...
  • Why Aam Aadmi Party quit government 16-02-2014 10:30 AM

    Government for the Aam Aadmi Party has never had a meaning as a crown of king. The AAP has always taken it as a tool to serve the people. Since the freedom of this nation, country has been needing a serious anti-corruption law. The Jan Lokpal Bill was never a...
  • AAP spokesperson Prithvi Reddy on why Arvind Kejriwal quit 15-02-2014 09:26 PM

    AAP's spokesperson Prithvi Reddy explains the party's stand on why Arvind Kejriwal and his Cabinet resigned. Why AAP quit government. To explain this, let us rewind a bit. In 2011, people of our country said, "enough is enough" and came together to fight for a strong Anti-corruption law. After many...
  • Centre's nod on gas issue allowed future windfall to RIL, alleges ACB 14-02-2014 07:09 PM

    New Delhi: The approval by Centre to Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) allowing expenditure of 8.8 billion dollar to increase production of gas from KG basin paved the way for "future windfall" revenue of Rs 1.2 lakh crore($ 20 billion) to the Mukesh Ambani-led firm, the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) alleged in...
  • Delhi govt files affidavit against Bhullar's death penalty 14-02-2014 12:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Friday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court opposing terror attack convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar's death penalty. "The government is opposed to giving death penalty to Bhullar as he is suffering from mental illness," the affidavit read. The Delhi government added that the...
  • Centre's consent needed before tabling Jan Lokpal Bill: Law Ministry 12-02-2014 10:34 PM

    New Delhi: The controversy over the Jan Lokpal Bill does not seem to end as the Law Ministry has said that Delhi government has to take Centre's consent before passing such a Bill. But Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal remains defiant and said he will table the Bill in Delhi Assembly...
  • Kejriwal himself creating situation to leave government: Congress 12-02-2014 10:32 PM

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is himself creating a situation which might force him to "leave the government" given his refusal to follow constitutional norms in pushing the Jan Lokpal Bill, Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely said on Wednesday. "Despite knowing that the move (to not obtain prior...
  • SP attacks Arvind Kejriwal for filing FIRs on gas pricing 11-02-2014 03:10 PM

    Samajwadi Party on Tuesday attacked the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government for registering FIRs against union ministers and industrialists, saying this was a "drama" staged by people like him to hide their inefficiency and attain "political martyrdom". "I have been saying that this is a drama staged by such inexperienced people...
  • Gadkari takes a dig at AAP, Cong; says strong hand needed to use broom 10-02-2014 10:02 PM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and former party president Nitin Gadkari hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his government on various issues including the Jan Lokpal Bill and for taking Congress's support to form government. Gadkari said AAP did a U-turn by taking outside support of the...
  • AAP government loses majority, Independent MLA withdraws support 10-02-2014 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi party government in Delhi has lost majority after lone Independent MLA Rambeer Shokeen withdrawn his support on Monday. Shokeen had been threatening to withdraw support if the Kejriwal government did not fulfil its promises. Shokeen had said that he will meet Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung...
  • Delhi: BRT should be scrapped, says Kejriwal 10-02-2014 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: The capital's controversial BRT corridor for buses should be scrapped in its present form, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said. He has asked Transport Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj to go into the matter, Kejriwal said. Introduced some six years ago in South Delhi, Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) corridor...
  • BJP slams Delhi government over Manipuri girl rape case 09-02-2014 08:00 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Sunday slammed Delhi government over the rape of a minor Manipuri girl in the city just days after the death of a youth from Northeast in an alleged racial attack, saying it was only making empty promises and that nothing was being done to enhance their...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill: Soli Sorabjee backs AAP government's stand 08-02-2014 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: Eminent lawyer Soli Sorabjee on Saturday backed the Delhi government's stand that there was no need to take the prior consent of the Centre before introduction of its Jan Lokpal Bill in the Assembly, which it plans to do next week. In his opinion given to the Delhi...
  • After street light, Kejriwal government orders probe into another CWG project 08-02-2014 11:31 AM

    Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. ...
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  • Delhi government orders ACB probe into another CWG project 07-02-2014 10:23 PM

    New Delhi: Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. On the basis of Delhi government's...
  • Delhi government to take measures to ensure safety of women 07-02-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the Delhi government is set to launch Mahila Suraksha Dal (MSD) to ensure safety of women, Delhi's Women and Child Development Minister, Rakhi Birla on Friday said a change in mindset is imperative to bring about gender equity. "Change in mindset is prerequisite for gender equity,...
  • Delhi: Kejriwal promises hike in fares, other sops for autodrivers 07-02-2014 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced annual revision of Auto fares based on inflation, provision for training of drivers by transport department and relaxation in some of the rules for them. On April 1 every year, government will revise auto fares, he said addressing a meeting...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill: Kejriwal hits out at L-G, says Centre's consent not needed 07-02-2014 03:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, on Friday wrote to the Lieutenant Governor justifying the Delhi Cabinet's decision to clear the Jan Lokpal Bill. "There is no provision in the Constitution that consent needs to be taken from Centre (before passing the Bill). If for every Bill, the...
  • AAP should work in the purview of the Constitution: BJP 07-02-2014 11:21 AM

    After Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran said that Delhi government's plan to enact the Jan Lokpal Bill without seeking Centre's clearance will be unconstitutional, the BJP asked the AAP to work in the purview of the Constitution. "Aam Aadmi Party is now in a constitutional position and it should work in...
  • Lokpal Bill is not unconstitutional, being politicised: AAP government 07-02-2014 10:54 AM

    New Delhi: After the Solicitor General of India Mohan Parasaran conveyed to Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung that enacting the Lokpal Bill without clearance from the Central government will be unconstitutional, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has hit back. The AAP has said that the issue is being politicised. Delhi...
  • Kofi Annan warns India against too many populist subsidies 06-02-2014 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has warned India against too many populist subsidies. Speaking on the issue of the Food Security Bill and Delhi government's water and electricity promises, he said that subsidised water and power take away their value. In conversation with CNN IBN's Deputy Editor...
  • Is Kejriwal daring Congress to topple his government? 06-02-2014 03:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress's worries are mounting in Delhi. It is a double whammy for the party. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has ordered a probe into the alleged role of former chief minister Sheila Dikshit in the Common Wealth Games (CWG) scam...
  • Delhi power crisis: SC agrees to hear BSES plea against NTPC 06-02-2014 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the plea of the Reliance Group companies BSES against the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) notice threatening to cut off power supply for not clearing outstanding dues. The apex court will hear the plea on Friday. Raising a fear of an...
  • Binny on warpath again, will write to L-G on withdrawing support to AAP government 05-02-2014 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: Expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny has once again sent the Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi into a tizzy as he has threatened to withdraw support from the government. Binny told CNN-IBN that he is also sending a letter to the Lieutenant Governor on his decision to pull...
  • Medical Superintendents of 13 Delhi government hospitals transferred 04-02-2014 10:49 PM

    New Delhi: Seeking to revamp the state's Healthcare system, Delhi government on Tuesday transferred medical superintendents of 13 hospitals run by it. Health Minister Satyendra Jain said, "The decision is majorly to revamp the entire Healthcare sector of the city. Many of the medical superintendents were holding the same post...
  • Congress will not support Lokpal Bill if norms not followed 04-02-2014 08:10 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday said that it will not support the Jan Lokpal bill if it is brought by the Aam Aadmi Party government without following "constitutional norms". Congress' assertion on the issue came a day after AAP government made it clear that the bill will not be sent...