Lieutenant Governor

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal asks govt agencies to prepare to go single-use plastic free

Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal has directed all the government agencies to prepare to give up single-use plastic in accordance with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Aug 29, 2019, 22:40 PM IST

Sanjay Singh gives controversial statement: Has SC lost its dignity

Aam Aadmi Party's Sanjay Singh has tweeted and given a controversial statement on SC. He said this after SC verdict on clarity in the powers of the Delhi government and the Lieutenant Governor. Watch video:

Feb 14, 2019, 15:56 PM IST

LG vs Delhi CM: Huge blow to Aam Aadmi Party government as court split on officers

Supreme Court ruled today in a huge blow to the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government in the capital. The Court, while deciding on petitions seeking clarity in the powers of the Delhi government and the Lieutenant Governor, disagreed on a key point that has now been referred to a higher bench of three judges. Watch video for more information.

Feb 14, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

AAP vs Centre: No new powers for Delhi government, says Arun Jaitley on Supreme Court verdict

Nothing has changed, Jaitley indicated in a Facebook post.

Jul 05, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

Kiran Bedi shows sportswomanship, jumps over fence at Pudcherry hospital

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor (LG) Kiran Bedi on Thursday climed a fence of a governmental hospital here while she was on a field visit. The courageous IPS officer certainly showed glipmses of her past sportswomanship.

Oct 27, 2017, 07:13 AM IST

Ghazipur landfill collapse: Delhi LG prohibits garbage dumping at site

 Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Delhi Anil Baijal on Friday directed that no garbage should be dumped at Ghazipur landfill site and to use Bhalswa from now onward.

Sep 02, 2017, 15:34 PM IST

Let Centre adjudicate on Puducherry crisis, says Kiran Bedi

"The Government of India should give more power to the legislature. A resolution in this regard has been passed in the Puducherry Assembly," CM V Narayanasamy said.

Jun 17, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

May set up Constitution bench for AAP govt's pleas after summer break: Supreme Court

The Delhi government requested the Supreme Court today to set up a five-judge Constitution bench at the earliest to decide its pleas challenging the Delhi High Court verdict that the Lieutenant Governor is the administrative head of the national capital territory.

Apr 17, 2017, 13:41 PM IST

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal inaugurates decentralized sewerage treatment plant

Stressing upon the need for conserving water, Anil Baijal, the Lt. Governor of Delhi, on Saturday inaugurated a decentralized sewerage treatment plant on Peshwa Road in the city.

Mar 04, 2017, 17:37 PM IST

LG Najeeb Jung strictly instructs police to ensure adequate staff at banks, ATMs

"There is sufficient cash reserves available in banks, therefore, people must be patient and not lose their composure while transacting their business. Issues are getting resolved and police has been asked to provide assistance to the people," he said.

Nov 17, 2016, 18:04 PM IST

Lt Governor as Delhi's administrative head: No relief for Kejriwal govt, SC seeks response from Centre

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay as of now the Delhi High Court ruling that Delhi was a Union Territory (UT) and the Lieutenant Governor (LG) its administrative head.

Sep 09, 2016, 12:50 PM IST

Who's Delhi's boss - Lt Governor or Arvind Kejriwal: SC likely to hear AAP govt's plea against HC order

The Arvind Kejriwal-led government has said that the HC order "undermined" the powers of the council of ministers given by the Constitution.

Sep 02, 2016, 09:14 AM IST

Jagdish Mukhi sworn in as Lt Guv of Andaman and Nicobar

Senior BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi today assumed office as the 12th Lieutenant Governor of the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Aug 22, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

DNA: HC announces verdict in favour of LG as constitutional head of Delhi

Delhi High Court verdicts LG Vs Kejriwal and state Lieutenant Governor as constitutional head. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Aug 05, 2016, 00:36 AM IST

Setback for Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP govt as SC refuses to entertain petition on ambit of power

In a massive setback for the Aam Admi party-led government, the Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain its petition on interpretation of powers of Delhi Government vis a vis Centre.

Jul 08, 2016, 13:05 PM IST

PIL claims odd-even misdirected: HC seeks Centre, LG's reply

Delhi High Court Friday sought responses from the Centre and Lieutenant Governor on a PIL alleging that the government has "maliciously misdirected themselves" to slash the number of vehicles on road by the odd-even scheme instead of enforcing pollution control rules.

Feb 12, 2016, 15:42 PM IST

DCW for inclusion of LG and HM in women safety panel

As the administrative head of Delhi Police, only the Lt Governor can ensure the accountability of Delhi Police," DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal said.

Feb 05, 2016, 21:12 PM IST

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.

Jul 25, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

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.

Jul 23, 2015, 20:18 PM IST

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'.

Jul 23, 2015, 17:25 PM IST