MANISH SISODIA

  • Prashant Bhushan had threatened revolt inside AAP, say sources 10 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) founding member Prashant Bhushan had threatened revolt inside the party during the National executive meeting held on Wednesday. According to sources, Kumar Vishwas, who chaired the meeting, favoured a compromise between the two factions - Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Bhushan-Yogendra Yadav duo. Yadav and...
  • Kejriwal leaves for treatment at a high-profile naturopathy centre in Bengaluru 19 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A day after the ouster of Aam Aadmi Party members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav were ousted from the party's Political Affairs Committee, party's national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has left for Bengaluru for treatment. Kejriwal will undergo naturopathy treatment for 10 days as he suffers...
  • Congress hits out at government for not raising terror boat, Lakhvi issue with Pakistan Yesterday

    On the second day of Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar's visit to Pakistan as part of his SAARC Yatra, the Congress is on the offensive and questioned why issues like VIP treatment for 26/11 attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi and Pakistan terror boat issue were not raised. Senior Congress leader Manish...
  • Delhi: Manish Sisodia takes stock of price control measures of vegetables 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Monday discussed the measures to keep the prices of essential vegetables, including onion and potatoes, under control during the upcoming summer months. Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia held a review meeting with Gopal Rai, who holds employment, development, labour, transport and general administration portfolios, and Food...
  • Kejriwal visits Delhi Police headquarter, gives suggestions for better policing 5 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...
  • AAP national executive meet discusses strategy, expansion plans 6 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 1 week 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...
  • Arvind Kejriwal keeps poll promises, slashes power tariff, gives 20,000 litres water free per house February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: 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. The government also announced free 20,000 litres of water...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal to participate in Anna Hazare's protest February 23, 2015

    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...
  • First session of new Delhi Assembly begins, MLAs take oath February 23, 2015

    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...
  • Media not allowed to enter premises, needs prior appointment: Delhi government February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia defended his government's decision to curb the media at the Delhi Secretariat saying 'media is not priority, the public is'. The remarks came after media was not allowed entry into the Delhi Secretariat on February 16 on the first working day of...
  • Mediapersons protest after being denied entry in Delhi secretariat February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Media persons were barred from entering the Delhi secretariat on the first working day of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Monday following a heated argument among them. The press conference, scheduled to be addressed by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Delhi government spokesperson Nagendra, had to...
  • First day of AAP government in Delhi today, no decision on convening Assembly session so far February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The first meeting of the newly elected Delhi government led by Aam Aadmi Party will take place on Monday. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal handpicked a team of six ministers and are all set to get to business today. Meanwhile, sources said no decision on convening the Assembly session has...
  • Overhaul, outreach, oversee to be new CM Kejriwal's mantra February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will use technology and tools of good governance to bring in changes wherever required for "overhaul" of the system, reach out to people who have grievances and oversee work of all ministers and MLAs. Kejriwal has already made it clear that "for five years...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to monitor 'AAP ki sarkar', Manish Sisodia Deputy CM February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that Chief Minister Arvind Kejrwal will not hold any portfolio but will monitor the work of all the ministries, ensure good governance and will communicate directly to the people. He said the Aam Aadmi Party government will focus on its...
  • Delhi Minister Manish Sisodia's journey from journalist to number 2 in Kejriwal's Cabinet February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: From journalism to anti-graft activism to the number two position in the Delhi government, Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia has come a long way to emerge as a prominent figure in Delhi's political scene. Apart from being Kejriwal's deputy, Sisodia will handle Education, Urban Development and PWD --...
  • Dressed like common man, Arvind Kejriwal and team take oath February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind Kejriwal and his ministerial colleagues on Saturday took oath of office dressed like a common man reflecting the philosophy of the party, though he did give a miss to his trademark muffler. Wearing his usual blue sweater and grey trousers, Kejriwal took oath as the...
  • Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi Chief Minister, 6 other AAP MLAs sworn in as Cabinet ministers February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday became the seventh person to be sworn in as the Delhi chief minister at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital. He took oath as chief minister along with six other AAP MLAs appointed as Cabinet ministers. Around 50,000 people and...
  • AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal to take oath as Delhi CM at Ramlila Maidan today February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal will be sworn in as Delhi chief minister on Saturday at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital. He is set to take oath as chief minister along with six other party leaders appointed as Cabinet ministers. Manish Sisodia, Asim Ahmed Khan, Sandeep...
  • President appoints AAP's Arvind Kejriwal Delhi CM, Central rule revoked February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi Chief Minister and six other party MLAs as Cabinet ministers on Friday night and signed an order to revoke Central rule from Saturday. A Home Ministry statement said President appointed Kejriwal as the Chief Minister of Delhi...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob February 13, 2015

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  • If need be, Kejriwal and I will beg for development of Delhi: Manish Sisodia February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Manish Sisodia said on Friday that the party's chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal and he will beg before the public for funds to building infrastructure of Delhi and if need arises, they will cut the salary of the ministers. Talking to CNN-IBN, Sisodia said they...
  • Kejriwal's 7-member cabinet to have Sisodia as deputy CM, 4 new faces, no woman minister February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal will be heading a seven-member Cabinet which will include his close confidante Manish Sisodia as deputy chief minister and four new faces and, party sources said on Friday. The party has submitted a list of the seven cabinet ministers to Lt...
  • Kejriwal to head 7-member cabinet; Sisodia to be Deputy CM: Sources February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal will be heading a seven-member AAP cabinet which will include his close confidante Manish Sisodia as Deputy Chief Minister and four new faces, party sources said on Thursday. There will be no woman in the new cabinet. The party has submitted a list of the seven cabinet ministers...
  • Manish Sisodia likely to be Delhi's deputy CM, 4 ex-AAP government ministers may be dropped from Cabinet February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: After the landslide victory in the assembly elections in Delhi, it's time for the Aam Aadmi Party to get to business. Hectic parleys are underway over who will make it to the Cabinet in the state. According to sources, the party is likely to give a more prominent...
  • Delhi CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal meets Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after leading his party to a landslide victory in Delhi Assembly elections, Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and discussed various issues with him including that of unauthorised colonies in the city and full statehood. He was accompanied by AAP...
  • Delhi elections: Manish Sisodia trounces Binny from Patparganj February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday triumphed over his former colleague Vinod Kumar Binny by a margin of over 28,000 votes in the high-stakes Patparganj constituency. In an impressive show of strength, the AAP leader recaptured the crucial seat, more than doubling the margin of victory in 2013...
  • Poll mandate against offensive, negative politics: AAP February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP on Tuesday described its electoral win in Delhi as a "victory of honesty" and said the mandate was against "ignorant, offensive and negative politics". Urging the supporters to maintain restraint, the AAP leaders said the party will not leave its "decency" and will not tease those who...
  • Assembly elections: Delhi wants honest government, says Manish Sisodia February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said Delhi wants an honest government. "Delhi wants an honest government. We have a vision plan for Delhi. We have good leadership for Delhi," Sisodia said, who led in the vote count. The AAP surged ahead of the BJP and the...
  • AAP has a vision, action plan and a credible leadership for Delhi: Manish Sisodia February 10, 2015

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia said that Delhi people wanted a honest government. "AAP has a vision and an action plan for Delhi along with a credible leadership," said Sisodia. ...