Delhi Government

Arvind Kejriwal government sets up panel to probe crimes against women

The Delhi government  has constituted a commission of inquiry to look into the complaints of crime against women since February 2013. The government issued a notification in this connection on January 19 which became public on Wednesday. “The Delhi government chief minister Arvind kejriwal in pursuance of the resolution of Delhi assembly has decided to constitute an Independent Commission of Inquiry under the Commission of Enquiry Act, 1952, for enquiring

Arvind Kejriwal an "idealist", has taken no wrong step after becoming CM: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare is full of praise for his one-time protege Arvind Kejriwal, who he says has not taken “a wrong step” after becoming the Delhi Chief Minister. Hazare says Kejriwal is a man of “clean character and an idealist”, who changed the “common man’s approach” to politics. “Arvind Kejariwal is a man of clean character who is committed to moral values in politics. I have not seen him

50% extra seats opened up after abolition of management quota: Arvind Kejriwal

Scrapping of management quota for nursery admissions in private schools has thrown open 50 per cent extra seats for comman man, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said, even as he asserted that the government had no intention of “interfering” into the daily affairs of the schools. The chief minister also said that the Delhi government will “think” about online admissions on 75 per cent open seats in the next year.

Arvind Kejriwal Thanks Chief Justice For Car-Pooling

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today thanked Chief Justice TS Thakur for voluntarily joining the Delhi government’s odd-even pilot project to counter pollution. The Chief Justice is among the VIPs who have been exempted from the odd-even project, under which private vehicles with odd numbers are allowed to ply on odd dates and vice versa. On Tuesday, following a news report in The Indian Express on how the Chief Justice

BJP demands 'public appology' from Arvind Kejriwal over DDCA row, Delhi CM hits back

Hours after a three member report on the alleged DDCA scam did not mention Union Minister’s name, coming down heavily on Arvind Kejriwal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Sunday that the Delhi chief minister should “publicly apologise” to Jaitely for defaming him. Addressing a press conference here, senior BJP leader MJ Akbar said, “You (Arvind Kejriwal) have done your inquiry from all angles. Delhi Government appointed committee has

Not a secret I dislike Arun Jaitley, says Ram Jethmalani

Noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday said LK Advani won in the Hawala case because he had appeared for him but he will be prosecuting finance minister Arun Jaitley in the defamation case filed against Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. He was replying to a question on Prime Minister Narendra Modi comparing the charges of corruption against Jaitley with the Hawala case faced by Advani in the nineties, in which

DDCA row: Is Sonia Gandhi responsible for everything?

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday rubbished allegations by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of her involvement in ‘targeting’ the latter in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) row. “Is Sonia Gandhi responsible for everything?” asked Sonia Gandhi. In an interview to a National daily, Jaitley alleged that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad had met the Congress president during the UPA tenure which instigated an investigation by the

DDCA gave money to fraud companies without verification: Kirti Azad

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad on Sunday alleged that lots of companies were given crores of rupees by the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) and contracts were given out to fraud companies without any verification. “Lots of companies were given crores of rupees by the DDCA and their nature of work was never told. Contracts were given out to fraud companies, payments were made, without any verification,”

Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir come out in firm support of Arun Jaitley

He has no love lost for the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) but former India batsman Virender Sehwag today threw his weight behind its under-fire ex-President Arun Jaitley for “being available for players in case of any difficulty”. Finance Minister Jaitley, who was headed DDCA for 13 years till 2013, has been accused of corruption by the Delhi Government. The Delhi government has demanded that Jaitley must resign or be

We will protect you, fight your battles: Rahul Gandhi to Delhi slum dwellers

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday blamed both the Centre and the Delhi government for the demolition of over 1,000 shanties and the death of an infant last week, as he visited the site in Shakur Basti area of West Delhi and assured the homeless that he will fight their “battle”. “We will try to help you. As you know we are not in the government, it is AAP’s and

Prashant Bhushan meets Anna Hazare over Jan Lokpal Bill

Former AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Thursday met social activist Anna Hazare to complain against what he said were shortcomings in the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill. The meeting took place at Hazare’s residence at Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra, Bhushan tweeted. Hazare and Bhushan along with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal were part of the India Against Corruption forum in 2011 seeking an effective Jan Lokpal to counter corruption. “Met Anna:

Either PM should act or give us control over Delhi Police: Arvind Kejriwal

A day after two minors were gang-raped in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused him of interfering in Delhi government’s functioning. “Lieutenant Governor (Najeeb Jung) and Delhi Police have just one job left – to interfere in our work. They should instead be worrying about security of women,” Kejriwal said after visiting one of the