Free Press Journal
  • Delhi govt to give Rs 1 crore to slain BSF jawan Narendra Singh’s family

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that Rs 1 crore would be given to the family of a BSF trooper who was killed by Pakistani forces on the International Border near Jammu. Kejriwal made the announcement after visiting Narendra Singh’s family in Haryana’s Sonipat along with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)’s state unit chief Naveen Jaihind.

  • BJP controlling media by filing police cases against journalists: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday slammed the BJP for “controlling the media” by filing police cases against journalists. Kejriwal levelled the allegation following a BJP worker’s complaint against several journalists for reporting that he washed a party MP’s feet and drank the dirty water.

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal urges Yashwant Sinha to contest Lok Sabha elections

    Noida: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2019. However, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener did not name the party or the constituency from which the former finance minister should contest the polls.

  • Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal launches mega drive to plant 5 lakh saplings in a day      

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Saturday launched a mega tree plantation drive by planting a sapling at the Yamuna floodplain in Usmanpur village, with thousands others joining him in the initiative. The government wants to plant 5 lakh trees and shrubs in the city in a day as part of the drive.

  • Wrestler Divya Kakran slams Delhi government for not extending any help before Asian Games

    New Delhi: Wrestler Divya Kakran, who won a bronze in the recently held 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, on Wednesday lashed out at the Delhi government for not extending any help to her before the games. “Nobody helps us when we need it and had I got assistance, I could have even won a gold medal,” she said at a felicitation event held by the Delhi government here.

  • AAP to submit 10 lakh letters to PM demanding full statehood for Delhi

    New Delhi: AAP legislators led by party leader Gopal Rai today went to submit over 10 lakh letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to demand full statehood for the national capital. The Aam Aadmi Party had started a signature campaign in July seeking public support on the same. The MLAs along with other party leaders assembled at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence and proceeded to submit the letters.

  • Delhi: After AAP govt’s order, 128 private schools roll back ‘arbitrary’ fee hike

    New Delhi: Around 128 schools in the national capital have rolled back their “arbitrary” fee hikes following complaints from parents, a government official said. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had issued directions to the schools to roll back their “arbitrary” fee hike after receiving several complaints from parents.

  • Congress will get only 9% votes in upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls, says Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the contest in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls will be between the AAP and the BJP in Delhi as the Congress will only get nine per cent of the total votes. “Direct fight is between the Aam Aadmi Party and Bharatiya Janata Party. The Congress will only get nine per cent votes,” he said in a tweet in Hindi.

  • Kerala floods: AAP MLAs, MPs to donate one month salary, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: All AAP MPs, MLAs and ministers will donate one-month salary for the relief work in flood-ravaged Kerala, where 194 people have died. Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal yesterday announced Rs 10 crore relief for the state from the government.

  • CM Arvind Kejriwal visits Vajpayee at AIIMS, asks AAP workers to avoid birthday celebrations

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who turned 50 today, appealed to the AAP volunteers and his followers to avoid birthday celebrations in view of deteriorating health condition of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The chief minister along with his deputy Manish Sisodia visited All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) this morning to inquire about Vajpayee’s health.

  • Arvind Kejriwal – ‘Aam Aadmi’ of politics; here is all you need to know about him and his ‘Aam’ family

    A man who joined politics to change the political scenario in India, and make country corruption free. A man literally proved the theory of “one man can make a difference”, he started of his political career with Anna Hazare’s — the anti-corruption crusade — and emerged as a face of Aam Aadmi in politics. Yes, we are talking about Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party’s national Convenor Arvind Kejriwal.

  • News Alerts! PM Modi visites former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at AIIMS who has been undergoing treatment at the hospital

    7.49 pm: PM Modi visited former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at AIIMS who has been undergoing treatment at the hospital. There has been no official update on Vajpayee’s health condition, however, the reports suggest that he has been on life support since two days New Delhi: PM Modi visited former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at AIIMS who has been undergoing treatment at the hospital.

  • Those dividing nation on religious terms are not its well-wishers: Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday urged people to love and respect fellow Indians for the nation’s development, saying those dividing the country on religious grounds are not its well-wishers. “People are made to fight in the name of religion. One religion is instigated against another. The nation is our mother and we are its children irrespective of the religion or caste. A house where people living together are fighting will

  • CCTVs will expose human trafficking in Delhi, says Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delh: CCTVs will expose human trafficking in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday, alleging “a complete breakdown of law and order” in the capital. In a series of tweets, the Aam Aadmi Party leader targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Lt Governor Anil Baijal and Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

  • Delhi government delinks Aadhaar and social welfare pensions

    New Delhi: The Delhi government today approved a proposal of its Social Welfare Department to do away with the requirement of Aadhaar and linking bank accounts with the 12-digit biometric identity for availing of welfare schemes such as old-age and other pensions.