Arvind Kejriwal

Who's in charge in Delhi? LG or Chief Minister: Supreme Court likely to decide today

Who's in charge in Delhi? LG or Chief Minister: Supreme Court likely to decide today

The Supreme Court is likely to decide on Tuesday whether a Chief Minister accountable to a democratically elected assembly and the people or the President's nominee Lt Governor was the primary authority to govern the national capital.

Nov 21, 2017, 06:12 AM IST

Will approach SC against AAP government over cess non-utilisation: BJP

Accusing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of misleading the public over pollution in the NCR, the BJP on Friday said it will approach the Supreme Court over non-utilisation of green cess by the AAP government and thus "violating" court order.

Nov 17, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

AAP govt has checked privatisation of education sector: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government kept under check the mushrooming of private schools by setting up state-run institutions that imparted quality education to poor children free of cost.

Nov 17, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

Delhi government targets to set up 1,000 mohalla clinics

The Delhi government on Thursday said that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has approved a proposal in which the Delhi State Health Mission (DSHM) will manage and set up 1,000 mohalla clinics in the city.

Nov 16, 2017, 23:54 PM IST
Delhi Health Mission to set up 1,000 Mohalla Clinics

Delhi Health Mission to set up 1,000 Mohalla Clinics

A decision in this regard was taken at a DSHM review meeting chaired by Kejriwal where Health Minister Satyendar Jain, Social Welfare Minister Rajendar Pal Gautam, Chief Secretary M.M. Kutty and other senior officials were present. 

Nov 16, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
Adopt long-term measures like cloud seeding to check pollution: Delhi HC to Centre, AAP government

Adopt long-term measures like cloud seeding to check pollution: Delhi HC to Centre, AAP government

On November 9, the NGT had ordered the government to track down all hotspots with PM10 over 600 units and spray water from helicopters or aircraft to tackle dust pollution across the city.

Nov 16, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal's claim on fighting pollution in Delhi exposed; Rs 787crore fund lying unused

Arvind Kejriwal's claim on fighting pollution in Delhi exposed; Rs 787crore fund lying unused

The AAP govt has revealed that it has not utilised Rs 787 crore green cess collected during 2017 meant to fight air pollution.

Nov 16, 2017, 11:01 AM IST
Delhi pollution: Ban on entry of trucks, construction work removed

Delhi pollution: Ban on entry of trucks, construction work removed

Issuing directions for the ban to be removed, the EPCA also ordered doing away with the four-time hike in parking fees.

Nov 16, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi is more popular in southern India than North India, says Pew survey

PM Narendra Modi is more popular in southern India than North India, says Pew survey

Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains "by far" the most popular figure in Indian politics, the Pew said on Wednesday.

Nov 16, 2017, 00:10 AM IST
Narendra Modi most popular figure in Indian politics; Rahul, Kejriwal way behind: Pew Survey

Narendra Modi most popular figure in Indian politics; Rahul, Kejriwal way behind: Pew Survey

According to Pew Survey, despite periodic outbreaks of religious violence, relatively few Indians see communal relations as a very big problem.

Nov 15, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
Reconsider hike in parking charges, Delhi Minister urges L-G

Reconsider hike in parking charges, Delhi Minister urges L-G

Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot has urged Lt Governor Anil Baijal to "reconsider" the hike in parking charges effected to tackle alarming pollution levels, holding the move was proving to be counterproductive.

Nov 15, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
Farmers can't give up stubble burning completely: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Farmers can't give up stubble burning completely: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Asserting that a long-term solution was needed to arrest the problem of crop residue burning, the Punjab CM said the state government was looking for affordable solutions for this problem.

Nov 15, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
Delhi breathes toxic air. But Rs 787 cr green cess for 2017 lies unused by AAP government

Delhi breathes toxic air. But Rs 787 cr green cess for 2017 lies unused by AAP government

The Congress said on Wednesday that the AAP government was not utilising funds for strengthening the public transport system. 

Nov 15, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Delhi pollution: Manohar Lal Khattar, Arvind Kejriwal pledge to fight smog in 2018

Delhi pollution: Manohar Lal Khattar, Arvind Kejriwal pledge to fight smog in 2018

Haryana and Delhi Chief Ministers said they discussed various measures to be implemented to ensure air pollution levels in 2018 do not follow the trend seen this year.

Nov 15, 2017, 15:48 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal accuses L-G Anil Baijal of 'disrupting an elected government'

Arvind Kejriwal accuses L-G Anil Baijal of 'disrupting an elected government'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday accused Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal of "disrupting an elected government". "Isn't LG disrupting an elected government by encouraging officers not to show files to Ministers? 

Nov 15, 2017, 10:59 AM IST
Don't do petty street politics: Amarinder Singh responds to Arvind Kejriwal's Twitter war

Don't do petty street politics: Amarinder Singh responds to Arvind Kejriwal's Twitter war

The national capital on Tuesday saw improvement in the air quality with six out of 15 regions recording "very poor" levels rather than "severe" for the first time in the past week.

Nov 14, 2017, 21:12 PM IST
Don't gift infected lungs to children: NGT raps Delhi government on air pollution

Don't gift infected lungs to children: NGT raps Delhi government on air pollution

While NGT slammed Delhi government for filing a review petition seeking an exemption for two-wheelers in odd-even rule, it also said effective measures need to be put sooner.

Nov 14, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
Who is the boss in Delhi - Arvind Kejriwal or LG? SC to hear AAP govt's plea

Who is the boss in Delhi - Arvind Kejriwal or LG? SC to hear AAP govt's plea

Delhi government had told the apex court that it has limited power and should be given more power.

Nov 14, 2017, 13:02 PM IST
I am in Delhi, where is the meeting, Manohar Lal Khattar asks Arvind Kejriwal

I am in Delhi, where is the meeting, Manohar Lal Khattar asks Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal has blamed stubble burning by farmers in Punjab and Haryana for causing the thick smog over Delhi. 

Nov 13, 2017, 20:17 PM IST
Battle for odd-even: Delhi government files review petition seeking exemptions

Battle for odd-even: Delhi government files review petition seeking exemptions

The Delhi government is seeking to put two-wheelers and women drivers in the list of exemptions for odd-even traffic management rule.

Nov 13, 2017, 15:37 PM IST