Shiela Dixit

  • Delhi firing: Chief Minister Shiela Dixit orders magisterial probe July 28, 2013

    Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dixit has announced a magisterial probe into the police firing incident in which one of the motorcyclists was killed and another injured. "I have been informed about the incident. We have ordered a magisterial probe.Let the report come out. I would like to believe that in...
  • Delhi: BJP activists detained as they try to march to CM's residence July 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Scores of BJP workers including its Delhi President Vijay Goel protested against the recent power tariff hike outside the Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit's residence on Sunday. Police resorted to the use of water cannons when some of the protesters tried to break barricades. Some of the party activists...
  • CWG: CAG report puts Delhi CM in line of fire August 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dixit is facing the Opposition's wrath after the CAG report on Friday tabled in Parliament. The Opposition demanded her resignation, but the Congress stood by her, saying a CAG report is not an indictment. The report held the Delhi Chief Minister responsible for wasteful expenditure...
  • CAG blames Centre, Delhi govt for CWG mess August 5, 2011

    The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on Commonwealth Games has been tabled in Parliament. ...
  • CWG: CAG flays Shiela govt over health expenses August 5, 2011

    New Delhi: In the narrow by lanes of an east Delhi colony that one of the major equipment suppliers for the Delhi Health Services CWG project was registered. The CAG team went to Geeta Colony and discovered that it is someone's residence and not any office. "We have been living here...
  • CWG: Delhi govt defends CM against CAG charges August 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday came out in the open against the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report that blames it for wasteful expenditure worth Rs 130 crore in CWG projects. Though Chief Minister Shiela Dixit herself did not react to the charges, the Chief Secretary on Wednesday gave...
  • Behenji, amma, didi, aunty: India's 4 women CMs May 13, 2011

    New Delhi: You can take families out of India but you can never take India out of families. In truly gender neutral assembly elections in five states of India, the 'family' factor once again established itself firmly as four women, affectionately referred to as behenji (sister), amma (mother), aunty and didi...
  • Team India's win makes politicians proud April 3, 2011

    Shashi Tharoor, Shiela Dixit, Veerappa Moily, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Murli Deora and Narendra Modi share a few words after India won the ICC World Cup on Saturday night, leaving the entire nation feeling proud. ...
  • Delhi CM, Lt Governor push for tough terror law September 14, 2008

    New Delhi: Lt Governor of Delhi Tejender Khanna has stressed on issue of compulsory ID cards for the Delhi citizens. Tejinder Khanna told CNN-IBN there's a need for tighter security in Delhi and issue of compulsory ID cards needs to be reviewed. He also said this scheme should roll out from...
  • Chaos, complaints may see Delhi BRT being scrapped April 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Just four days down the road and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s government seems ready to throw in the towel over the BRT – the traffic corridor project that has led to traffic jams and angry commuters. It was supposed to transform the face of urban transport in Delhi...
  • Games Village flouting ecological norms November 10, 2007

    New Delhi: Activists and ecologists maintain that the Government is flouting environmental norms by building the Games Village for the 2010 Commonwealth Games on the Yamuna flood plains. Expert Committees set up by the Delhi Government are also against the Plan, with members of the Environment Ministry saying they never...
  • 'Delhi should be second to none' October 19, 2007

    The warnings of experts and protests by Green activists have failed to stop the Delhi Government and the Delhi Development Authority from going ahead with the construction of the Commonwealth Games village on the Yamuna floodplains. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Delhi's Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit gives her reasons for...
  • Millionaire surrenders on air, CBI red-faced August 6, 2007

    New Delhi: It couldn't have been more embarrassing for the CBI. Ashok Malhotra, the man they were searching the town for, appeared on a private news channel and declared his innocence. The CBI later arrested Malhotra from the premises of the channel and is now questioning him, claiming several more...
  • Ministers try to bury differences in Delhi Congress August 6, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi Congress has gone into a huddle after the sharp differences between Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and some of her Cabinet ministers came to the forefront. Cabinet ministers Ashok Walia, A S Lovely and Haroon Yusuf met Ahmed Patel, Sonia Gandhi's political secretary on Monday morning. This is...
  • Millionaire chholewala surrenders on TV August 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Delhi's so-called chholewala-turned-scamster Ashok Malhotra surfaced at a television studio in Noida on Monday after evading arrest for the past three days in connection with a multi-crore-rupee land scam, and later surrendered to the CBI. Malhotra drove in to the studio on Monday morning and offered to surrender to...
  • CNN-IBN Impact: Cong takes Delhi leaders to task August 5, 2007

    New Delhi: The raid on Delhi Assembly canteen contractor Ashok Malhotra and the discovery of his VIP-number plate cars has now blown the lid of a major political conspiracy. A majority of Malhotra's cars were brought for distribution among MLAs to remove Sheila Dikshit as Delhi's Chief Minister. And the...
  • Millionaire contractor has Dikshit govt shaking August 4, 2007

    New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday summoned four leaders to reply to allegations that they were involved in a plot to topple Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Haroon Yusuf, Ram Babu Sharma, A K Walia and Ajay Maken allegedly planned to take the support of millionaire contractor Ashok Malhotra, whom...
  • Political lobbying can get you a VIP number August 4, 2007

    New Delhi: The recovery of over 50 luxury cars with VIP number plates being associated with just one person clearly suggests that somewhere there was scope for corruption. Ashok Malhotra, a canteen operator in Delhi’s Assembly started as an auto driver and ended up owning a fleet of luxurious cars....
  • Millionaire contractor planned to topple Delhi CM August 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Ashok Malhotra, the canteen contractor whose house was recently raided by the CBI to recover 50 luxury cars with VVIP numbers, is found to be a pawn in a running political battle in Delhi. Sources reveal the workings of a political plot in which Malhotra was a key...