Arvind Kejriwal

AAP launches ‘Main Bhi Kejriwal’ campaign to decide Delhi CM’s fate

NEW DELHI: Following concerns regarding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal being imprisoned coming to the fore, the Aam Aadmi Party started the ‘Main Bhi Kejriwal’ signature campaign in Delhi on Friday, in the presence of state Convenor and Minister Gopal Rai. The campaign was kicked off through a door-to-door campaign in Laxmi Nagar. Rai voiced […]

AAP MLA Somnath Bharti slams BJP for playing politics over Yamuna foam ahead of Chhath Puja

NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA and Vice-chairman of Delhi Jal Board, Somnath Bharti, lashed out at the BJP government, accusing them of politicising the issue of toxic foam in the Yamuna River just days before the Chhath Puja festivities. During his visit to the Kalindi Kunj Ghat to address the foam issue, Bharti sharply […]

Kejriwal extends Diwali bonus: Rs 7,000 for Group D workers, Rs 1,200 for temps

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor also announced a Diwali bonus of Rs 1,200 for all temporary workers of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.

AAP pins Delhi’s pollution crisis on Haryana, says ‘Punjab 500 km away’

NEW DELHI: On Monday, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) attempted to attribute the pollution crisis in Delhi-NCR to Haryana, emphasising the state’s close proximity to the national capital. Priyanka Kakkar, AAP’s national spokesperson, called for a review of the pollution control efforts implemented by the government led by Manohar Lal Khattar since 2014. “The stubble burning […]

Kejriwal announces Diwali bonus for Delhi government employees

NEW DELHI: In a major step ahead, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Monday announced a Rs 7,000 festival bonus for Group B and C non-gazetted employees in anticipation of Diwali. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has revealed that a sum of Rs 56,000 crores was allocated to provide Diwali bonuses to Group B and C […]

Delhi AQI dips to ‘severe’ level, expert cites discrepancy in govt plans, farmer compliance

NEW DELHI: As the national capital grapples with deteriorating air quality, the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has invoked the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) stage III in Delhi, supplementing the stage I and II measures already in effect. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data for November 3, air quality stations […]

Kejriwal’s ED absence sparks debate: Political maneuvering or avoidance? Delhiites weigh in

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s decision to skip the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) summons on Thursday has ignited fervent debates and discussions throughout the National Capital. Kejriwal, who contends that the summons is politically motivated, finds himself in a quandary, expressing uncertainty about whether he’s considered a “witness or an accused.” In an effort […]

Will vote for him even if he is in jail: Delhiites back Kejriwal on skipping ED’s summon

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was scheduled to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) regarding a liquor scam case on November 2. However, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader opted to forego the summons, alleging that it was part of a larger plot by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to incarcerate opposition leaders in anticipation […]

Not afraid of jail: Kejriwal storms into supporters in MP

NEW DELHI: Following his failure to respond to the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) summons in the Liquor Excise Policy scandal, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asserted at a political gathering in Madhya Pradesh’s Singrauli district, on Thursday that central agencies might apprehend him once the election results are announced. “I am not sure whether I will be […]

AAP MP Raghav Chadha criticises BJP for ED’s summon to Delhi CM Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday regarding the summons that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) had sent to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal regarding the liquor excise policy scam on October 30. The Rajya Sabha MP said that this is a […]