Sweta Goswami writes on urban development, transport, energy and social welfare in Delhi. She prefers to be called a storyteller and has given voice to several human interest stories. She is currently cutting her teeth on multimedia storytelling.
Arvind Kejriwal had sought an appointment to meet Home Minister Amit Shah right ahead of the Delhi elections to complain about what he called the deteriorating law and order situation in the national capital. read more
For the second time in a row, Delhi voted overwhelmingly for the AAP in the February 8 election, giving it 62 seats in the 70-member assembly. In 2015, the AAP won 67 seats. The party’s victory came on the back of a campaign that leveraged the leadership of Kejriwal. read more
“The free bus ride for students just needs a cabinet approval, followed by a clearance from the Delhi Transport Corporation’s (DTC) board,” said Kailash Gahlot, who served as transport and environment minister in the previous cabinet. read more
To achieve this, the AAP government, in its third term, plans to shift its stance from being at loggerheads with the civic agencies — which Kejriwal has in the past described as a “den of corruption” — to proactively cooperating with them by devising issue-based schemes. read more
Delhi Election Result 2020: Jagdish Pradhan, who had won the 2015 Delhi assembly election from the Mustafabad seat by 6031 votes, was leading by 27,411 votes till 11:15am – the highest margin so far of all the winning candidates. read more
The AAP fielded 46 of its sitting MLAs from the same constituencies they contested in the 2015 polls, keeping in mind their “good work” in their respective areas and their connect with locals. read more