Manish Sisodia

LG's move on standing committees 'unconstitutional': Manish Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday termed as "unconstitutional" Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's message to the Delhi Assembly seeking to withdraw powers of the department-related standing committees, and the House constituted a nine-member panel to look into the issue.

Oct 11, 2017, 21:17 PM IST
Delhi Metro fare hiked to benefit Ola, Uber: Manish Sisodia

Delhi Metro fare hiked to benefit Ola, Uber: Manish Sisodia

The resolution, which was moved by Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot, was passed by a voice vote in the House.

Oct 10, 2017, 11:04 AM IST
After much debate, Delhi Metro fares to be hiked after all

After much debate, Delhi Metro fares to be hiked after all

The Delhi Metro Fare Fixation Committee on Monday declared that the metro fares will be hiked with effect from October 10.

Oct 09, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
5,695 new classrooms for Delhi government schools

5,695 new classrooms for Delhi government schools

A total of 5,695 new classrooms in more than 100 government schools across the city were inaugurated on Saturday by leaders of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party.

Oct 07, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
Delhi government bars schools from allowing outsiders on premises

Delhi government bars schools from allowing outsiders on premises

The Delhi government has directed all schools in the national capital to ban the "entry or stay" of outsiders on their campuses to ensure the safety of students.

Oct 05, 2017, 23:03 PM IST
LG approves Delhi government's higher education loan scheme

LG approves Delhi government's higher education loan scheme

This year, the scheme was extended to Delhi students pursuing courses outside Delhi in government recognised institutions.

Oct 05, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal attacks Delhi LG, says 'I'm elected CM, not a terrorist'

Arvind Kejriwal attacks Delhi LG, says 'I'm elected CM, not a terrorist'

AAP convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday attacked Lt Governor Anil Baijal, alleging that the latter is hiding certain important documents from his ministers.

Oct 04, 2017, 22:26 PM IST

53 schools submit list of nearby liquor shops to Delhi govt

As per rules, liquor shops cannot function within 100 metres of schools.

Sep 27, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

Liquor shops near schools to be closed: Manish Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the liquor shops located near schools would be closed and action taken against officers who issued the licences to them.

Sep 19, 2017, 20:18 PM IST
Rape in Delhi school: SDM report identifies 'major lapses' in school functioning

Rape in Delhi school: SDM report identifies 'major lapses' in school functioning

According to government, the magisterial probe report said the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has not taken any action against the school for undertaking classes in "un- recognised areas" of the building.

Sep 18, 2017, 19:31 PM IST
Defamation case: Delhi court to frame charges against Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, Yogendra Yadav

Defamation case: Delhi court to frame charges against Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, Yogendra Yadav

Yogendra Yadav was a member of the National Executive of the AAP until 2015, when he was expelled for alleged anti-party activities. 

Sep 14, 2017, 06:07 AM IST

Defamation plea against Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi High Court calls for case records

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday summoned the trial court records of a criminal defamation case filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia.

Sep 13, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
Delhi govt directs schools to verify staff members

Delhi govt directs schools to verify staff members

In wake of the recent murder of a seven-year-old student inside the premises of a private school in Gurugram followed a day later by the rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi's Tagore Public school, the Aam Aadmi Party-led government on Monday issued a mandatory direction to all schools to submit a record of their staff members within a week to get them verified by the local police stations.

Sep 12, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
55,000 Students Who Failed in Class 10 to Enrol in Open School NIOS: Manish Sisodia

55,000 Students Who Failed in Class 10 to Enrol in Open School NIOS: Manish Sisodia

The government’s plan to expand its education loan guarantee scheme to Delhi students studying outside the national was also approved in the cabinet meeting.

Aug 30, 2017, 14:33 PM IST
AAP's national ambitions take a backseat; to 'regroup' in Delhi

AAP's national ambitions take a backseat; to 'regroup' in Delhi

The year 2017 was to be a crucial one for the AAP. It had pinned its hopes on a win in Punjab but with its poor performance in the state, the party has now decided not to contest Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

Aug 09, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
Defamation case: Delhi Court to frame charges against Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia on Aug 8

Defamation case: Delhi Court to frame charges against Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia on Aug 8

On October 14, 2013, the complainant claimed, articles in leading newspapers carried "defamatory, unlawful and derogatory words used by the accused persons" which have lowered his reputation in the Bar and the society.

Aug 02, 2017, 23:38 PM IST
After stopping funding, Sisodia asks CAG to audit 28 DU colleges

After stopping funding, Sisodia asks CAG to audit 28 DU colleges

DU has failed to form the governing bodies in these colleges despite several reminders by the state government. 

Aug 01, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

Withdraw decision on freezing of funds to 28 colleges: DUTA to AAP govt

The Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) on Monday urged the Aam Aadmi Party government to withdraw its decision on freezing of funds to 28 colleges, saying it was "perturbed" by the move.

Aug 01, 2017, 07:00 AM IST
Delhi govt freezes funding of 28 DU colleges

Delhi govt freezes funding of 28 DU colleges

The government had earlier this month threatened to stop the funding if DU failed to constitute Governing Bodies (GBs) by July 31.

Jul 31, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flags off first batch of Haj pilgrims

India has a Haj quota of 1.70 lakh. Out of this, 1.25 lakh pilgrims travel through Haj Committee of India, while the rest through private tour operators from 21 embarkation points.

Jul 24, 2017, 17:48 PM IST