Kejriwal govt cites Chidambaram's 2011 letter to assert it 'rules' in Delhi
Kejriwal govt cites Chidambaram's 2011 letter to assert it 'rules' in Delhi

Taking its fight with Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to the next level to assert who 'rules' in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has cited a 2011 letter written by the then union home minister P Chidambaram to the city government.

Kejriwal's '1031' helpline scrapped; AAP govt hits back, calls Delhi ACB​ chief Meena 'impersonator'
Kejriwal's '1031' helpline scrapped; AAP govt hits back, calls Delhi ACB​ chief Meena 'impersonator'

In a fresh twist to the tussle between Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and the Aam Aadmi Party government in the national capital, the Delhi Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) scrapped the '1031' anti-corruption helpline on Thursday, leading to the Arvind Kejriwal-led government issuing a statement against the order.

Modi wins, AAP defeated, request you with folded hands to sign DCW file: Arvind Kejriwal tells LG
Modi wins, AAP defeated, request you with folded hands to sign DCW file: Arvind Kejriwal tells LG

Amidst the ongoing issue over the appointment of Swati Maliwal as the DCW chief, Delhi Chief Arvind Kejriwal wrote a letter to Najeeb Jung saying 'Modi wins; we are defeated, and hence, we request the Lieutenant Governor with folded hands to sign the women commission file'.

BJP complains to LG against Delhi government

A BJP delegation on Thursday called on Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to complain against the city government`s introduction of the VAT Amendment Bill, increased expenditure on advertisements and publicity, and denial of information to RTI activists.

HC refuses to stay Centre's notification on Delhi ACB

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to stay the Centre's notification barring the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of the Delhi government from acting against its officers.

Senior Bihar Police officer refuses to join Delhi ACB
Senior Bihar Police officer refuses to join Delhi ACB

The Delhi government's move to fill up posts in its Anti-Corruption Branch by roping in officers from Bihar Police has hit another roadblock with one of the six officers expressing his inability to shift to Delhi.

LG says AAP govt has no powers to appoint Bihar cops in Delhi ACB
LG says AAP govt has no powers to appoint Bihar cops in Delhi ACB

A day after the Delhi government appointed five Bihar Police officers in its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB), the office of the Lieutenant Governor categorically stated on Tuesday that only it has the power to make such appointments.

Kejriwal govt hires officers from Bihar Police to fight corruption in Delhi
Kejriwal govt hires officers from Bihar Police to fight corruption in Delhi

A fresh battle is likely to start between Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as the Aam Aadmi Party government has now hired officers from Bihar for its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB).

Delhi: Shakuntala Gamlin writes to LG against AAP minister

Senior bureaucrat Shakuntala Gamlin has written a letter to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung against AAP Minister.

Delhi HC backs LG, turns down plea challenging Jung's authority
Delhi HC backs LG, turns down plea challenging Jung's authority

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has denied that the Centre was trying to run the Delhi government through the office of the LG. “We are not interfering with the Delhi government's work but Constitution needs to be followed,” Singh told a press conference.  

Centre moves SC against Delhi HC order on LG's powers; hearing on Friday
Centre moves SC against Delhi HC order on LG's powers; hearing on Friday

The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the Centre's Special Leave Petition (SLP) challenging the Delhi High Court's order that termed as "suspect" a notification of the Union Home Ministry barring the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of the Delhi government from acting against its officials.

Centre's May 21 notification limiting ACB's power 'suspect': Delhi HC

In a shot in the arm for the AAP government, the Delhi High Court on Monday termed as "suspect" the Centre's recent notification barring Delhi government's anti- corruption branch (ACB) from acting against its officers in criminal offences and held that the LG cannot act in his discretion.

Standoff with LG: Arvind Kejriwal calls emergency session of Delhi Assembly
Standoff with LG: Arvind Kejriwal calls emergency session of Delhi Assembly

The Aadmi Aadmi Party (AAP) government called an emergency meeting of the Delhi Assembly on May 26 and 27, reports said on Saturday.

Kejriwal-Jung tussle: Officials beg for postings outside Delhi

Escalating confrontation between Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has started reflecting on Delhi's bureaucracy that is seeking to take the turf war at Centre's doorstep.

LG Jung takes row with Delhi CM Kejriwal to President
LG Jung takes row with Delhi CM Kejriwal to President

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung Tuesday afternoon met President Pranab Mukherjee over his ongoing tussle with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over postings and transfers of bureaucrats.

LG Jung hits back at Kejriwal over Chief Secy appointment row

The war of words between Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal escalated on Friday over the Chief Secretary appointment row with the former stating that the name proposed by the AAP Government did not figure in the list of names submitted by the services department.

Hindu college takes action against 7 teachers, DUTA condemns

Hindu college has penalised seven teachers for allegedly "defaming" the institution by writing to Lieutenant Governor about illegal construction on the campus, inviting strong criticism from the Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA).

Guidelines in place to monitor play schools: Delhi govt to HC

Guidelines to regulate and monitor the functioning of play schools in Delhi to ensure safety and security of children have been issued by the Lieutenant Governor (LG), Delhi High Court was informed on Wednesday.

Delhi LG announces Rs 5 crore for night shelters

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung Wednesday announced Rs 5 crore for the upkeep of night shelters for the city`s homeless and also asked the concerned authorities to utilise community halls to accommodate them.

Govt bans plying of e-rickshaws on 236 roads in Delhi

Regularising the movement of e-rickshaws in the national capital, Delhi government on Thursday banned their plying and parking on 236 thoroughfares.