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Delhi statehood

Delhi statehood solution lies in open doors, not in closing them

Delhi residents deserve an accountable government. The time has come for a serious discussion on the issue.

May 03, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal announces indefinite fast from March 1 over 'statehood for Delhi' demand

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that he will launch an indefinite fast from March 1 to press the demand for full statehood to Delhi.

Feb 23, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Will get Delhi full statehood within 2 years if AAP wins all seven Lok Sabha seats: Arvind Kejriwal

"If the Aam Aadmi Party wins all seven seats in Delhi, we will ensure full statehood to Delhi within two years," Kejriwal told people.

Feb 21, 2019, 23:26 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal says will campaign for BJP if Delhi is granted statehood before 2019

Addressing party's ward-level officer-bearers and legislators at his residence, Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday had equalled the fight for Delhi's full statehood with the freedom struggle.

Jun 11, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

Kejriwal govt withdraws SC suit on Delhi statehood, to pursue matter through appeals

The Arvind Kejriwal government on Friday informed the Supreme Court that it was withdrawing its suit seeking declaration of Delhi as a state.

Sep 02, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

Kejriwal makes first public appearance after returning from Dharmasala, vows to fight for Delhi statehood

CM Arvind Kejriwal today invoked Delhiites' pride to reiterate the AAP's demand for full statehood status to Delhi.

Aug 13, 2016, 20:05 PM IST

When Arvind Kejriwal was mocked for seeking Brexit-style referendum on Delhi statehood

The AAP has been pushing for full statehood for Delhi and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been raking up the issue at times.

Jun 24, 2016, 16:10 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal wants Brexit-style referendum on full statehood for Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been raking up the issue of full statehood for Delhi at times.

Jun 24, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

Delhi statehood: Arvind Kejriwal to announce draft bill today

AAP chief and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will on Monday announce the draft bill of statehood to New Delhi and it will be made public to seek opinion and suggestions from people.

May 16, 2016, 08:43 AM IST

81% in survey support full statehood demand for Delhi

As many as 81 per cent of the residents of the national capital want full statehood for Delhi, a C-voter survey has revealed.

Jul 14, 2015, 04:00 AM IST

DNA analyses Kejriwal's idea of referendum for Delhi statehood

The AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal has reportedly written a letter to Delhi's Urban Development Department to explore if a Greece-style referendum can be held in the capital on the issue of full stateho

Jul 07, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

Referendum on Delhi statehood 'dangerous ploy', says Maken

Congress leader Ajay Maken on Monday termed as "unconstitutional and a dangerous ploy with grave fallout" Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's idea of conducting referendum on statehood for Delhi.

Jul 06, 2015, 18:16 PM IST

Now, CM Arvind Kejriwal calls for a Greece-style referendum on Delhi statehood

In a move which is likely to further escalate tension between the Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government here, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has now called for a Greece-style referendum on the issue of granting full statehood to Delhi.

Jul 06, 2015, 15:27 PM IST

Kejriwal lists AAP govt's achievements of 100 days, slams Centre's 'dictatorial attitude'

In the midst of his bitter tussle with the Lt Governor, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday resolved to take back Delhi government's powers from the Centre within the current term and said the city can be granted full-statehood within 10 days, if Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants.

May 25, 2015, 04:02 AM IST

Ahead of PM's Delhi rally, AAP raises BJP's statehood promise

New Delhi: In an attempt to corner BJP ahead of Prime Minister's rally tomorrow, the Aam Aadmi Party Friday asked the saffron party whether Narendra Modi would announce statehood for Delhi or do a 'U turn'.

Jan 09, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

HC asks Centre to apprise about case on Delhi statehood

The PIL, besides seeking quashing of Article 239 AA and 239 AB of the Constitution, also seeks complete statehood for the National Capital Territory of Delhi.

May 21, 2014, 20:52 PM IST