MANISH SISODIA

  • Gajendra's brother seeks action against AAP leaders, says Manish Sisodia invited him for AAP rally 5 days ago

    New Delhi: While the blame game between political parties is underway, Gajendra Singh's brother on Thursday demanded action to be taken against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders immediately. Accusing AAP and the other leaders present at the AAP rally at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday for his brother's death, he said...
  • Would not be bad if we fulfilled 50 per cent promises: Arvind Kejriwal 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said it would not be bad if his government fulfilled about half the promises made before the polls, in five years. Addressing a gathering on the eve of 'Civil Services Day', he also said that his government is trying to evolve a...
  • Public consultation for Delhi Budget to begin on Sunday April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Government will start its participatory budgeting exercise on Sunday in the Patparganj Assembly constituency of East Delhi and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will chair the event. The first round of budget consultation with public will be held in Patparganj, the Assembly constituency of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia....
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia appear in court in a defamation case April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Saturday appeared before a court in New Delhi in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by former union minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit Sibal. Kejriwal, Sisodia, noted advocate Prashant Bhushan and Shazia Ilmi, who has...
  • Reach out to farmers with government move on compensation: Arvind Kejriwal to AAP leaders April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday asked AAP leaders and MLAs to popularise the Delhi government's decision to give Rs 20,000 per acre as compensation to farmers affected by unseasonal rains as the party gears up for a rally against the Centre's land acquisition bill on April 22. Kejriwal...
  • Delhi an unplanned city: Manish Sisodia April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the national capital was a "very unplanned city" and that the AAP government has received the mandate to change things. Speaking at the inauguration of a conference on 'Innovation to make cities financially sustainable', organised by the Associated Chambers of...
  • Ramdas questions AAP claim that his tenure as Lokpal had ended April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Days after the AAP appointed a new Lokpal panel replacing him, former Navy chief Ramdas has questioned the decision, claiming his term was to end in November 2016. Ramdas, a recipient of 2004 Ramon Magsaysay award for peace, said he was "stunned", "bemused" and "befuddled" by AAP's decision,...
  • AAP War: Not new to Indian politics, nobody expected this in party of the 'common people' March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has proved that he is the only boss and he only matters in the party, which he calls a party of the people. In Saturday's National Executive meeting held in Delhi, the scene was chaotic. It...
  • AAP 'kicks' rebel leaders before kicking them out of National Executive, later denies assault charge March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: After being expelled from the party's National Executive, Aam Aadmi Party's founding members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan alleged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's supporters of using violence against them and their supporters inside the National Council meeting venue. "Arvind Kejriwal was provoking the workers, while ending his...
  • AAP government presents vote-on-account, full budget to take 1 month March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government on Tuesday presented a vote-on-account in the Delhi assembly for the next three months and announced plan to spend a total of Rs 37,750 crore in 2015-16. Presenting the vote-on-account, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the government will come out with a...
  • Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia meet the Dalai Lama March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia on Sunday met Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in Delhi and said it was a "dream come true and a blessing". Kejriwal and Sisodia called on the Dalai Lama in Delhi and their meeting went on for 30...
  • AAP government hikes water tariff by 10 per cent March 19, 2015

    New Delhi:The AAP government in Delhi on Thursday hiked the water tariff by 10 per cent about a month after it announced a free-water scheme for people in the national capital. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisoida, who chaired the 121st Board Meeting of Delhi Jal Board, gave his nod to...
  • Delhi government pulls up Ryan school for forcing teachers, students to join BJP; asked to reply in 3 days March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Pulling up Ryan International School in Delhi for forcing teachers and students to join Bharatiya Janata Party, the Delhi government has sent them a show cause notice. The school has been asked to respond within three days on the case. Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has said strict...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal gets into business on returning from treatment March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after returning in New Delhi on completing a 12-day naturopathy treatment in Bengaluru, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday reviewed the works executed by different government departments in his absence. In the meeting held with all six ministers, Kejriwal sought a detailed report of works done...
  • Arvind Kejriwal appears in court after judge says he has no respect for law, hearing deferred March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: After facing flak by a Delhi court for non-appearance, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with senior Aam Aadmi Party leaders Manish Sisodia and Yogendra Yadav presented themselves before the court. The Delhi Chief Minister and his Deputy Manish Sisodia along with Yogendra Yadav appeared before Delhi's Karkardooma Court in...
  • Delhi court directs Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia appear before it in a defamation case March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Just a few weeks after its superlative show in the Delhi Assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party has plunged into a crisis and has been lurching from one problem to another. After infighting among the top leadership which saw two founding party members - Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav...
  • Arvind Kejriwal has no respect for law, says Delhi court; asks him to appear in a defamation case today March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Karkarduma Court in Delhi took a strong view on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's absence in a defamation case, ordering him to appear before it at 2 pm on Tuesday. Stating that no reason was given for the absence, the court also summoned Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia...
  • I am Acting CM, remote is with me: Manish Sisodia March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: "I am Acting Chief Minister. I have both the mike and the remote with me." This is what Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday night when asked about the absence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and whether the remote control is...
  • Delhi government to issue identification certificates online from April 1 March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: With an aim to increase efficiency and bring about transparency, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government on Friday decided to issue certificates, including birth and death, online from April 1. "We are trying to make certificates issued from the office of Deputy Commissioner (DC) and Sub Divisional...
  • Former Congress MLA fails to produce AAP sting, claims to have more March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid a volley of stings which have rocked the Aam Aadmi Party, former Congress legislator Asif Mohammad Khan on Friday made fresh claims of having two more tapes, including one on Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, but failed to produce any. The former Okhla MLA did not make any...
  • Kejriwal's insulin dosage comes down as he undergoes naturopathy treatment March 10, 2015

    Bengaluru: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's insulin dosage has been reduced, and his sugar level and cough has come down, a senior doctor treating him at the naturopathy institute in Bengaluru said on Tuesday. "He is responding well, insulin dosage has been reduced and his sugar level and cough has reduced...
  • Removal of Yadav, Bhushan to be discussed in AAP's National Council meeting: Delhi March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Removal of senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the Political Affairs Committee (PAC) will be discussed in the AAP's National Council meeting later this month, party sources said. The National Council, which has around 300 members is supposed to meet once every year. This year, the NC...
  • Prashant Bhushan had threatened revolt inside AAP, say sources March 5, 2015

    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 March 5, 2015

    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 March 4, 2015

    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 March 2, 2015

    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 February 28, 2015

    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 February 27, 2015

    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 February 26, 2015

    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...