Tag: Kejriwal

BJP VP Jay Panda Lambasts Kejriwal Over 'Khalistan Dreams'
BJP VP Jay Panda Lambasts Kejriwal Over 'Khalistan Dreams'

BJP's National Vice President Baijayant Panda on Saturday minced no words in lashing out at Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party president Arvind Kejriwal over allegations against him of engaging with pro-separatists elements.

EC Bars BJP's Kapil Mishra From Campaigning For 48 Hours Over Controversial Tweets

New Delhi: Cracking the whip, the Election Commission on Saturday imposed a 48-hour campaigning ban on BJP candidate from Delhi’s Model Town constituency Kapil Mishra over his controversial tweets. The ban order, approved by the Chief Election Commissioner and two fellow Election Commissioners, came into force from 5 PM on Saturday, EC officials said. The […]

200 units of electricity free in Delhi: Kejriwal

New Delhi: People in the national capital will not have to pay anything for consuming up to 200 units of power, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday. “People consuming till 200 units of electricity won’t have to pay the electricity bills. Their bills will be waived from August 1,” he said. But if […]

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Students of Delhi schools no more require to pay CBSE fee

New Delhi: The Delhi government will pay the examination fee charged by the CBSE from students in its schools from next year, officials said. The announcement was made Saturday by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at an event held to celebrate the good show by Class XII students in the board examinations. “Access to high-quality education […]

Kejriwal rejects Ayushman Bharat, says Delhi has better health care

New Delhi: Declining the Central government’s offer to implement the Ayushman Bharat health scheme, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday wrote to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, saying the city government is “offering ten times bigger and comprehensive health scheme”. In a letter, dated June 7, Kejriwal said replacing the existing scheme with Ayushman […]

Even police is not safe in Delhi: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday condemned the killing of a Delhi Police Sub-Inspector and questioned who will be responsible for the safety of the people in the city when even police is not safe here. “Extremely shocking murder of Delhi Police Sub-Inspector in Vivek Vihar last night. Who takes responsibility for safety […]

BJP slams Kejriwal over remarks on his security

New Delhi: The Delhi BJP on Saturday accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of playing politics over the “serious” matter of security and making false allegations against it for “cheap popularity”, after he claimed that there was threat to this life from the saffron party. The party questioned why the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief did […]

BJP wants to kill me, end positive politics: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here on Saturday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wanted to finish him and the positive politics he had started. “Why BJP wants to kill me? What is my fault? I am only building schools, hospital for the people. For first time, there is a positive politics […]

Court grants Kejriwal exemption in defamation case

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday granted exemption from personal appearance to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and three others in a defamation complaint filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajiv Babbar. However, Additional Chief Metroplitan Magistrate Samar Vishal asked Kejriwal, Rajya Sabha member Sushil Kumar Gupta, MLA Manoj Kumar and Aam Aadmi Party […]

Rahul to blame if Modi-Shah return to power: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be responsible if Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns to power in the Lok Sabha polls, promising his party will do everything to stop the Shah-Modi duo in Delhi. Speaking to the media over a possible alliance between […]

Kejriwal seeks probe into Pakistan's role in polls

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday raised questions over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and sought a probe into the role of Pakistan in helping the party for winning the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Sharing a news article, which says “Pakistan PM Imran Khan sees better chance of peace talks […]

Congress needed in Haryana, not in Delhi: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his party needed to ally with the Congress in Haryana, not in Delhi, for the Lok Sabha elections in order to defeat the BJP. Asserting that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was “undoubtedly strong”, Kejriwal said that it can be defeated in Haryana […]

Rahul, Kejriwal praise IAF pilots for crossing LoC

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday praised the pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) following reports that they crossed the Line of Control (LoC) with their fighter jets and returned after dropping a payload in Pakistan. “I salute the pilots of the IAF,” Gandhi tweeted. Kejriwal […]

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Kejriwal pitches for full-fledged state, says Modi lied to people

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday while demanding to declare Delhi a full-fledged state, attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that BJP’s opposition to statehood for Delhi is a confession that Modi lied in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The Aam Aadmi Party chief, who is going to sit on an indefinite […]

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Congress says 'no' to alliance with AAP: Kejriwal

New Delhi: A day after meeting Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the Congress had “almost” said ‘no’ for an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the national capital. Asked about the possibilities of an alliance for the Lok Sabha elections, Kejriwal said: “They (Congress) have almost […]

Kejriwal hits out at Modi on crop insurance scheme, casteism

Jind: AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his government’s crop insurance scheme alleging it has failed to benefit the farming community and charged the NDA with dividing the society on caste lines. The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY) is aimed at enabling farmers avail insurance cover […]

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Delhi Law Department examining charges against Kanhaiya Kumar: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the state government’s Law Department was looking into whether sanction can be given to prosecute former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in a sedition case. A court recently rapped the Delhi Police for filing the chargesheet without receiving the sanction […]

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Delhi government to make roads in unauthorised colonies

New Delhi: The Delhi government will construction 83 metalled roads and streets in three unauthorised colonies in North-West Delhi “despite the BJP obstructing our initiative to develop and regulate unauthorised colonies in the national capital”, announced Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday. Kejriwal was addressing a huge gathering in Shalimar Bagh constituency where he said […]

Delhi launches doorstep delivery of public services

New Delhi : Calling it a “historic step” and “revolutionary change”, the Delhi government on Monday launched the doorstep delivery of 40 public services for the people living in the national capital. Launching the scheme at the Delhi Secretariat, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said people will now not have to waste their time standing in […]

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Larger coalition no answer to check Narendra Modi, says Kejriwal

New Delhi: Merely forming a larger coalition of opposition parties cannot help check Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday. The Aam Aadmi Party leader said in an interview that issues affecting people were more important than the simple coming together of political forces during elections. “The country’s problems need to […]

Assembly polls in Delhi likely to be held by mid-Feb

New Delhi: The AAP has announced candidates for all the 70 seats including that of Kejriwal who will seek reelection from New Delhi.

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Kejriwal threatens to quit over Jan Lokpal bill

Upping the ante over the Jan Lokpal Bill, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tonight threatened to resign if his pet anti-graft legislation is not passed by the state Assembly due to lack of support from other parties

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Gadkari slaps defamation notice on Kejriwal

Former BJP President Nitin Gadkari today slapped a legal notice on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal....

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DERC hikes power tariff, Kejriwal govt fumes

Power tariff in the national capital was Friday hiked by up to eight per cent by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission notwithstanding ruling Aam Aadmi Party's commitment to slash the rates

Kejriwal, Bharti mount attack on media, Bharti apologises

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Law Minister Somnath Bharti today launched a shrill attack on the media with the latter even accusing it of taking money from BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

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Kejriwal stopped from proceeding to North Block for dharna

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his ministers were stopped today by the Delhi Police near Rail Bhawan here on their way to North Block to sit on dharna outside the Home Minister's office demanding action against police personnel for alleged dereliction of duty

No question of compromising on corruption: Kejriwal

Making it clear that there will be no compromise on corruption, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said anyone embroiled in corrupt practices will not be spared be it Sheila Dikshit, any BJP member or even his own party member

AAM CM Kejriwal, a mascot of unconventional politics

Emerging as a mascot of an alternative brand of politics, engineer-turned civil servant Arvind Kejriwal has changed the political discourse to steer his AAP to power--a sweet revenge for the activist's fledgling party that was once branded as "mango people in a banana republic"

AAP ready to form Govt in Delhi

Ghaziabad: Ending almost two-week-long deadlock, the Aam Admi Party -- born out of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption agitation-- today decided to form government in the national capital by taking outside support from the Congress which the newbie handed a crushing defeat in the December 4 Assembly polls.