Bhagwant Mann govt ‘fiercely honest’, several steps taken to rein-in corruption, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday described the Bhagwant Mann-led AAP government in Punjab as “fiercely honest” which has not hesitated to take “hard decisions”, including steps to rein-in corruption, during its three month tenure so far. The Aam Aadmi Party national convener launched a scathing attack on previous regimes, saying various kinds of … Read more

Delhi govt to open 100 more mohalla clinics across city

The Delhi government will open 100 more mohalla clinics across the national capital to provide “world-class” primary healthcare services to all residents, an official statement said on Monday. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia took stock of the mohalla clinic project and said the government is working to completely digitise the clinics and doctors will be … Read more

BJP blames Arvind Kejriwal for Sidhu Moosewala murder; accuses him of remote controlling Punjab

The BJP on Sunday blamed AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal and his party colleague Raghav Chaddha for the murder of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, saying “anti-national and subversive elements are having free play” in Punjab under the AAP govt. Moosewala was shot dead Sunday by unidentified assailants in Punjab’s Mansa district, a day after the state … Read more

We both decided to work together for betterment of people: Kejriwal after meeting Delhi L-G

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met Lt Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena on Friday and said they both decided to work together for the development of the national capital and the betterment of people in Delhi. This was Kejriwal’s first formal meeting with Saxena, who took oath of office on Thursday. Anil Baijal resigned as Delhi L-G … Read more

Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal targets BJP over anti-encroachment drive

Slamming the anti-encroachment drive being carried out in various parts of the city, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said if bulldozers raze shops and houses of 63 lakh people in Delhi, which are considered illegal, it will be the “biggest destruction” in independent India. At a meeting with Aam Aadmi Party MLAs on the … Read more

Covid-19: Delhi govt increases number of beds at two hospitals as caseload rises

Amid a rise in coronavirus cases, the Delhi government has increased the number of beds dedicated for Covid patients at two of its facilities, including 80 percent escalation in its count at the LNJP Hospital, according to an official order. LNJP Hospital has 2,000 beds and is the mainstay of the government’s fight against the … Read more

AAP launches village-level recruitment drive in Haryana

Buoyed by the decisive victory in the Punjab assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has initiated a village-level recruitment drive in neighbouring Haryana and is gearing up for a massive rally of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal next month. The electoral win in Punjab has had a ripple effect in Haryana as AAP is … Read more

Arvind Kejriwal meets Punjab officials without CM Bhagwant Mann

The newly-elected Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Punjab is courting its first political controversy over Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal convening a meeting of the state’s officers in the absence of Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday. The Opposition parties alleged that the Punjab government was being ‘remote controlled’ by the AAP chief … Read more

Delhi govt will send elderly living in old age homes on ‘tirth yatra’, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said his government will send senior citizens living in old age homes in the capital on pilgrimage free of cost. The chief minister inaugurated the capital’s fourth old age home “Baba Sahab Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar Senior Citizen Home” at Kanti Nagar in East Delhi here. The five-storied … Read more

AAP claims internal survey gives it 58 seats in upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls

The Aam Aadmi Party has claimed its internal survey has found it could win around 58 seats in the Gujarat Assembly polls, likely to be held in December this year. State AAP in charge Dr Sandeep Pathak on Monday said the survey was done in a scientific manner through the party’s own agency. As per … Read more