Lieutenant Governor

Policy alone will not fight pollution, says Sheila Dikshit

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit said recently that policy alone cannot counter the pollution crisis in the city and a coordination of efforts among all agencies is needed to implement the decisions of the government. Pointing out that implementation was just as important as the policies themselves Dikshit said, “Unfortunately Kejriwal does not get along with either the police or the Lieutenant Governor and that is where implementation is

Anna Hazare ready to launch agitation if Delhi Janlokpal Bill faces obstruction from the Centre

Social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday said he will step in if the NDA government at the Centre puts obstructions in the way of Janlokpal Bill, introduced in Delhi Assembly by the AAP government. The anti-corruption crusader was talking to reporters after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Kumar Vishwas and Sanjay Singh met him at his native Ralegan Siddhi village in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district to brief him on the salient features of the Janlokpal Bill, tabled in

Face-off between Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi LG Najeeb Jung

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor may be on a collision course with Najeeb Jung’s office on Sunday directing ministers in the AAP Government to refer all files on various issues directly to him. The directive was also sent to officials of the Delhi government. The LG’s office said that all files on various issues should be referred to him as is stipulated under the Constitution, GNCTD Act

Vinod Kumar Binny threatens to pull down AAP government

Claiming support of at least five legislators, expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday threatened to pull down the Arvind Kejriwal-led government if his demands were not met within 48 hours. Flanked by JD(U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal and independent legislator Rambir Shokeen, Binny, said,”I along with Shoaib Iqbal and Rambir will meet lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung and withdraw support if our demands are not met in 48 hours.” Addressing

Arvind Kejriwal meets Delhi LG

With pressure mounting on Arvind Kejriwal to sack his Law Minister Somnath Bharti who led a midnight raid and allegedly made racist remarks against Ugandan women, the Delhi CM met the Lieutenant Governor. TV channels reported that the AAP government and its CM are copping criticism for backing Bharti against whom women’s groups and rival politicians are already campaigning. The meeting came a day after various women rights activists and