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  • Delhi: Manoj Tiwari offers to donate Rs 1,11,100 to AAP if CM Arvind Kejriwal clears Metro Phase-IV

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari offered to donate Rs 1,11,100 to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday, but on one condition: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal clears the passage of Delhi Metro Phase IV project caught up on funds issue. The AAP government in Delhi and the BJP-led government at the Centre are at loggerheads over Delhi Metro’s Phase IV project which is staring at a possible delay if the matter is

  • NGT fines Delhi government Rs 50 crore for inaction against illegal steel units

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday imposed a fine of Rs 50 crore on the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government for failing to stop steel pickling industries from working in the residential areas. The industries fall under the prohibited list of industrial activity as per the Delhi Master Plan (DMP), 2021.

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal requests PM Narendra Modi to take effective steps to stop attacks on migrant workers in Gujarat

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take “effective” steps to check attacks on Hindi-speaking migrant workers in Gujarat, claiming that it spread “anger” among the people of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar living in the national capital. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said it would take out a rally — ‘Uttar Bhartiya Swabhiman Yatra’ (North Indian Self-Respect March) — in the northeast Delhi areas on October

  • BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay files complaint against Arvind Kejriwal over tweets in Vivek Tiwari murder case

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay Monday lodged a police complaint against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the latter’s tweets in connection with the shooting down of a tech company executive in Lucknow. Upadhyay, who is also a Supreme Court lawyer, sought registration of a case against Kejriwal accusing him of “promoting enmity on grounds of religion” and “doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony”. He filed the complaint against the chief

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    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal gets roasted for Hindu jibe

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday criticised the BJP over the murder of an Apple executive in Uttar Pradesh, saying the saffron party does not protect the interests of even Hindus.

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    Arvind Kejriwal said no to Ayushman Bharat fearing it will enhance Modi’s popularity: Amit Shah

    New Delhi: Launching a blistering attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, BJP president Amit Shah claimed on Friday that he denied one-and-a-half crore Delhi’ites the benefits of the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat scheme fearing it would enhance Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity. Inaugurating the Karol Bagh district office of the BJP, Shah also targeted the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government over its pet project ‘Mohalla Clinics’.

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    Delhi govt orders magisterial inquiry into building collapse in Ashok Vihar

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ordered a magisterial probe into the building collapse that claimed the lives of four children and a woman in north-west Delhi’s Ashok Vihar area Wednesday. Kejriwal visited Deepchand Bandhu Hospital to the meet the victims and said the AAP government will give compensation to the next of kin of the deceased and the seven injured persons.

  • 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.

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