close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Ram Niwas Goel

L-G Anil Baijal not invited in Iftar party hosted by Delhi Assembly Speaker

Delhi BJP MLAs did not attend Ram Niwas Goel's Iftar party.

Jun 09, 2018, 23:53 PM IST

Centre vs Delhi: LG Anil Baijal 'drunk on power', says Delhi Assembly Speaker

Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel has accused Lt. Governor Anil Baijal of being "drunk on power".

Apr 13, 2018, 07:08 AM IST

Tipu Sultan's portrait won't be removed from Delhi Assembly: Speaker

Amid BJP's opposition to putting up of Tipu Sultan's portrait in the Delhi Assembly, Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Wednesday said it wouldn't be removed "at any cost".

Jan 31, 2018, 19:10 PM IST

Delhi Assembly scuffle: Kapil Mishra asks Speaker to seize CCTV

Kapil Mishra had yesterday said they would have "killed" the accused if police were not called in.

Jun 29, 2017, 14:12 PM IST

Delhi Assembly ruckus: One-month jail for two men who hurled paper missiles and raised 'Inquilab Zindabad' slogans

In the note found printed inside the paper missiles, the two men have claimed that they were AAP workers and took the step as they were unhappy with the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.

Jun 28, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

President returns Delhi's minimum wages amendment bill

Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Thursday informed the house that President Pranab Mukherjee has returned the Minimum Wages (Delhi) amendment bill 2015 to the house for reconsideration.

Mar 09, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

Office of profit issue: More trouble for AAP, President Pranab Mukherjee forwards new petition to EC

Fresh troubles mounted for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi with President Pranab Mukherjee forwarding to the Election Commission a new petition seeking disqualification of 27 of its MLAs on grounds of office of profit.

Oct 14, 2016, 21:17 PM IST

Delhi Speaker nominates 13 AAP MLAs as members of civic bodies

The MLAs nominated as members of the civic bodies also participate in the House meeting and have voting right.  

Apr 29, 2016, 21:44 PM IST

House panel recommends expulsion of Delhi BJP MLA OP Sharma

The Ethics Committee of the Delhi Assembly has "unanimously" recommended stripping off BJP MLA OP Sharma's membership of the House in connection with a case of making derogatory remarks against AAP MLA Alka Lamba five months back and being "unrepentant" about it.

Mar 30, 2016, 18:55 PM IST

Vijender Gupta in trouble for seeking abolition of Rajya Sabha

BJP MLA Vijender Gupta appears to be in trouble with Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel seeking an explanation from him following a communication from Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari to initiate necessary action against him for allegedly favouring "abolition" of the Upper House.

Mar 27, 2016, 13:51 PM IST

Secrecy in budget making should be abolished: Yashwant Sinha

Former Union finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday pitched for reforming the budget making exercise, saying secrecy surrounding it should be done away with in the "era of transparency" and that any changes in excise and customs duties should come into effect only after Parliament passes them.

Mar 15, 2016, 22:13 PM IST

AAP leaders clean Delhi streets as MCD strike enters day 5

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders, including Delhi`s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia , on Sunday cleared garbage piled up by protesting civic workers in various parts of the national capital.

Jan 31, 2016, 14:18 PM IST

MCD workers protest outside Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel's residence

For the past few days, scores of municipal sanitation workers have been protesting in Delhi demanding "immediate" release of funds for their salaries.

Jan 30, 2016, 11:02 AM IST

BJP MLA OP Sharma suspended for Delhi Assembly's Winter Session

Amid relentless protests over Delhi BJP MLA Om Prakash Sharma's derogatory remarks against AAP legislator Alka Lamba, Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Thursday suspended him for the rest of the ongoing Winter Session of the Assembly and referred his matter to House Ethics Committee.

Nov 26, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

BJP leader suspended from Delhi Assembly for derogatory remark

BJP lawmaker OP Sharma was suspended from the Delhi Assembly for making derogatory remarks about his AAP counterpart Alka Lamba in an incident that led to uproar in the house.

Nov 24, 2015, 22:30 PM IST

From Rs 12,000 to 50,000: AAP intends to hike Delhi MLAs basic salaries

An independent panel appointed by the Delhi government to revise the salaries of the state legislators has recommended a whopping over 300% increase in their basic salary.

Oct 06, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

Delhi Assembly Budget Session: Question hour on two days only

New Delhi: The question hour in the six-day long Budget session of the Delhi Assembly, which begins Tuesday, will be held on two days only due to delay in issuing the notification for the session.

Jun 22, 2015, 23:50 PM IST

Wasn't informed about Tomar's arrest, says Delhi Assembly Speaker

Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Tuesday said he wasn't informed about Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar's arrest, adding that as per the Constitution, he should have been informed about the move.

Jun 09, 2015, 17:28 PM IST

Delhi Assembly Speaker in court over riot case

Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel appeared before a court here on Saturday in a 2008 rioting case.

May 30, 2015, 15:00 PM IST

Delhi Assembly Speaker orders probe into alleged assault of MLA

Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Tuesday ordered its privilege committee to investigate the alleged assault case involving AAP MLA Jarnail Singh.

May 26, 2015, 23:46 PM IST