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Delhi's environment Minister Gopal Rai said a target of planting 33 lakh saplings across the national capital has been set under the tree plantation drive.(ANI file photo)

Delhi government to celebrate 'Van Mahotsav' by planting 33 lakh saplings

PTI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2021 07:36 PM IST
Delhi's environment minister Gopal Rai instructed all departments converned to complete the ongoing third-party audit of the tree plantation work and submit the report at the earliest.
"The Centre created such an artificial scarcity that states have to buy from them only. The Centre should respond to this," said AAP leader Atishi(Screengrab)
"The Centre created such an artificial scarcity that states have to buy from them only. The Centre should respond to this," said AAP leader Atishi(Screengrab)

Centre creating 'artificial scarcity' to favour SII, Bharat Biotech, says AAP

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2021 04:56 PM IST
  • AAP spokesperson Atishi claimed that neither Bharat Biotech nor SII possesses the capacity to mass manufacture the required number of vaccine doses to inoculate the entire population of the country.
The committee will decide the framework based on which a maximum compensation of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5 lakh will be given.
The committee will decide the framework based on which a maximum compensation of 5 lakh will be given.

Delhi govt to give 5 lakh to families of those who died due to lack of oxygen

ANI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2021 11:05 AM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has formed a committee of six doctors to prepare the framework of the compensation.
AAP leader and MCD in-charge Durgesh Pathak addressing a press conference.(File photo)
AAP leader and MCD in-charge Durgesh Pathak addressing a press conference.(File photo)

AAP, BJP spar over textbooks for primary students

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2021 05:44 AM IST
The three MCDs in Delhi collectively have around 1,660 primary schools, with around 740,000 students enrolled with them, show MCD records.
This comes a day after the police arrested 25 people for allegedly pasting these posters on walls across the city.
This comes a day after the police arrested 25 people for allegedly pasting these posters on walls across the city.

AAP leader behind 'PM Modi vaccines for our children' posters: Delhi Police

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2021 09:51 PM IST
The police have registered 25 FIRs and arrested as many people for allegedly pasting the posters, reading "Modiji humare bachhon ki vaccine videsh kyun bhej diya (PM why did you send vaccines meant for our children to foreign countries)", in several parts of the city.
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said the city's Covid-19 situation was improving.(ANI)
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said the city's Covid-19 situation was improving.(ANI)

Delhi's oxygen requirement down, told Centre to redirect surplus quota: Sisodia

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2021 12:55 PM IST
Delhi recorded 10,400 fresh Covid-19 cases on Thursday and the positivity rate went down to 14 per cent, Manish Sisodia said.
Raghav Chadha, who is also a Delhi MLA, said, “Cryogenic tankers are now national assets.." (Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Raghav Chadha, who is also a Delhi MLA, said, “Cryogenic tankers are now national assets.." (Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

AAP demands 187 cryogenic tankers for Delhi

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2021 05:02 AM IST
  • Delhi is not an industrial state. Even the high court has noted that. So we don’t have sufficient tankers. But several other states which have the tankers are learnt to have reserved it for themselves,” Raghav Chadha, AAP’s national spokesperson said.
The Kejriwal government said that seven of the eight plants in the national capital were to be set up at Delhi government hospitals, and one at Central government hospital - Safdarjung.
The Kejriwal government said that seven of the eight plants in the national capital were to be set up at Delhi government hospitals, and one at Central government hospital - Safdarjung.

Centre trying to hide 'failure' in setting up PSA O2 plants in Delhi: AAP

ANI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2021 08:38 AM IST
The Delhi government said it is well known that the Central government decided to set up 162 PSA plants all over India and issued tenders for the same in October 2020.
Representational: Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) guidelines for the management of Covid-19 biomedical waste says refuse from patients’ houses must be collected daily, in colour-coded and sealed bags, to prevent any spread of infection. (FILE PHOTO)
Representational: Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) guidelines for the management of Covid-19 biomedical waste says refuse from patients’ houses must be collected daily, in colour-coded and sealed bags, to prevent any spread of infection. (FILE PHOTO)

AAP says MCDs not collecting waste from homes of patients in isolation

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2021 05:16 AM IST
The BJP dismissed the allegations as “baseless” and accused the AAP of engaging in “blame game” during a crisis.
Delhi high court was hearing a plea by the Delhi Waqf Board seeking the opening of the Markaz. (Mint file)
Delhi high court was hearing a plea by the Delhi Waqf Board seeking the opening of the Markaz. (Mint file)

Delhi HC pulls up AAP MLA, says hearing to reopen Markaz is still in progress

By Richa Banka, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2021 01:40 AM IST
  • The judge expressed displeasure over a statement given to the media by Amanatullah Khan, who said the court has allowed the mosque to be made operational.
AAP Chief Spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj addresses a press conference in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)
AAP Chief Spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj addresses a press conference in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)

AAP, BJP face off over contract to security firm

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2021 02:35 AM IST
  • Aam Aaadmi Party leader Saurabh Bharadwaj said that EDMC has signed a contract worth crores of rupees with a company blacklisted by the erstwhile MCD in 2010.
CBI Judge Geetanjali Goel, however, convicted Tripathi for unlawful assembly and voluntarily obstructing any public servant in the discharge of duty.(HT Photo)
CBI Judge Geetanjali Goel, however, convicted Tripathi for unlawful assembly and voluntarily obstructing any public servant in the discharge of duty.(HT Photo)

AAP MLA acquitted by court for rioting at Tripoliya Gate

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2021 07:32 AM IST
AAP MLA Akhilesh Pati Tripathi and the others had been accused of allegedly instigating a mob of 300 people against police officials for not taking action against a murder accused.
AAP workers shout slogans during a protest against the central government outside BJP HQ in New Delhi on April 7, 2021. (ANI Photo)
AAP workers shout slogans during a protest against the central government outside BJP HQ in New Delhi on April 7, 2021. (ANI Photo)

AAP protests against Covid-19 vaccine exports

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2021 03:18 AM IST
Senior AAP leader and chief spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj said the country’s population of 1.3 billion has the first right over Covid-19 vaccines that have been produced and manufactured by scientists in India.
Raghav Chaddha's comments came days after Delhi chief minister and party president Arvind Kejriwal urged the centre to open up vaccination for everyone. (ANI Photo)
Raghav Chaddha's comments came days after Delhi chief minister and party president Arvind Kejriwal urged the centre to open up vaccination for everyone. (ANI Photo)

'Govt exported 64.5m Covid-19 vaccines, haven't inoculated these many here': AAP

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2021 04:53 PM IST
  • “The rate at which we are vaccinating our citizens, it will take 15 years to vaccinate the entire population,” said Raghav Chadha.
The new policy is expected to improve ease of doing business for the industry, including restaurants and pubs, which form a key part of shopping centres across the country. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)
The new policy is expected to improve ease of doing business for the industry, including restaurants and pubs, which form a key part of shopping centres across the country. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)

Shopping centres' association lauds Delhi govt's 'pathbreaking' excise reforms

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2021 08:30 PM IST
  • The association welcomed the new policy and expressed its "absolute support" to the Aam Aadmi Party government in the national capital for the reforms.
AP’s chief spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj.(ANI)
AP’s chief spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj.(ANI)

AAP, MCDs play the blame game over lack of irrigation measures in parks

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2021 03:05 AM IST
Senior AAP leader and party’s chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj on Thursday said that “MCDs were closing tube wells” in their parks on NGT order and it would “ruin” greenery in parks.
"It is shameful that BJP-ruled MCD has distributed dry ration to only one MCD school," AP’s chief spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj said.(ANI)
"It is shameful that BJP-ruled MCD has distributed dry ration to only one MCD school," AP’s chief spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj said.(ANI)

AAP alleges irregularities in ration distribution at MCD schools

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 03:46 AM IST
While the AAP is in charge of the Delhi government, the BJP rules the three municipal corporations (MCD).
AAP leader and MCD in-charge Durgesh Pathak.(Image via Twitter)
AAP leader and MCD in-charge Durgesh Pathak.(Image via Twitter)

AAP-BJP lock horns on mosquito menace in Capital

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 04:27 AM IST
“The BJP has transformed Delhi into ‘mosquito Capital’. Due to the miserable failure of the BJP-ruled MCDs, today Delhi is suffering from this mosquito menace,"AAP’s in-charge of municipal affairs Durgesh Pathak said.
As constitutional experts and senior government officials said the bill will impact day-to-day governance in the city and functioning of the Delhi assembly, the AAP said it may move the Supreme Court against the bill.(PTI)
As constitutional experts and senior government officials said the bill will impact day-to-day governance in the city and functioning of the Delhi assembly, the AAP said it may move the Supreme Court against the bill.(PTI)

Sad day, says Kejriwal as NCT bill is approved

By Sweta Goswami, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 04:53 AM IST
Chief minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal called it a sad day for the Indian democracy, but added that work in Delhi will neither stop nor slow down.
AAP MLA Somnath Bharti (Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustan Times)
AAP MLA Somnath Bharti (Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustan Times)

Delhi court upholds 2-year jail term to Somnath Bharti for attack on AIIMS staff

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 08:56 PM IST
A magistrate court had in January sentenced him to two years in prison.
Arvind Kejriwal said that the AAP will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with farmers protesting against the contentious new agriculture laws (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)(PTI)
Arvind Kejriwal said that the AAP will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with farmers protesting against the contentious new agriculture laws (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)(PTI)

Punjab CM didn’t fulfil poll promises: Arvind Kejriwal

By Vishal Joshi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 22, 2021 12:34 AM IST
  • The AAP leader also portrayed his party as an alternative to both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party in the state that goes to polls next year.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh asked party workers to launch an awareness drive about AAP depriving millions of Delhiites from benefits of central schemes. (File photo)
Defence minister Rajnath Singh asked party workers to launch an awareness drive about AAP depriving millions of Delhiites from benefits of central schemes. (File photo)

AAP stalled central schemes in Capital: Rajnath Singh

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2021 05:01 AM IST
  • Speaking at the state executive of Delhi BJP on Sunday, Singh said it was regrettable that the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi stalled the implementation of Ayushman Bharat, Pradhanmantri Awaas Yojana, Ujjawala Yojana, Mudra Yojana and many other central government schemes
A view of the seven-acre barren land in Dwarka Sector 16 which was converted into a lake by the DJB in seven months. (sourced)
A view of the seven-acre barren land in Dwarka Sector 16 which was converted into a lake by the DJB in seven months. (sourced)

Tenders to revive 200 more water bodies to be floated by next month

By Soumya Pillai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2021 04:02 AM IST
  • Officials of Delhi Jal Board, the city’s water utility agency, said that the ‘city of lakes’ project now had 600 water bodies that will be revived in the coming years.
Delhi has around 7.2 million ration beneficiaries, according to government data.The distribution of ration is currently managed by a network of 2,000-odd fair price shops. (Raj K Raj/HT Archive)
Delhi has around 7.2 million ration beneficiaries, according to government data.The distribution of ration is currently managed by a network of 2,000-odd fair price shops. (Raj K Raj/HT Archive)

Centre objects to AAP’s doorstep ration scheme

By Abhishek Dey, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2021 02:23 AM IST
  • Union ministry of food and public distribution principally raised two objections — use of the term “mukhyamantri (chief minister)” for a scheme involving distribution of food grains allocated under the NFSA; and any change in delivery mechanism can only be done through a Parliament amendment.
Last month, Arvind Kejriwal addressed a similar farmers’ gathering in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut.. (File photo)
Last month, Arvind Kejriwal addressed a similar farmers’ gathering in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut.. (File photo)

Arvind Kejriwal to address farmers in Jind on April 4

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2021 04:41 AM IST
  • “The Aam Aadmi Party has been supporting farmers on the issue since Day One; from the streets to the Parliament." Sushil Gupta said on Thursday.
Rai called the Bill a conspiracy to make an administrative mess in Delhi again.(HT Archive)
Rai called the Bill a conspiracy to make an administrative mess in Delhi again.(HT Archive)

AAP heads to Jantar Mantar against Centre’s move to define L-G’s powers

By Abhishek Dey, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2021 05:33 AM IST
  • AAP said in a press statement that Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will be attending Wednesday’s protest at Jantar Mantar.
Smoke billows from the Gazipur landfill site after a fire, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)
Smoke billows from the Gazipur landfill site after a fire, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

MCDs are failing to hit waste treatment targets at Delhi landfills: AAP

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2021 08:35 AM IST
While the AAP is in charge of the Delhi government, the BJP rules all three municipal corporations in the city, which are due to go to polls next year.
Delhi minister Gopal Rai. (ANI file photo)
Delhi minister Gopal Rai. (ANI file photo)

AAP to hold protest at Jantar Mantar over NCT bill, says minister

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Nilavro Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2021 05:21 PM IST
The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was tabled in the lower house of the parliament, where the Centre has a comfortable majority, on Monday by Union minister of state for home G Kishan Reddy.
Raghav Chadha tested positive for Covid-19(HT Photo)
Raghav Chadha tested positive for Covid-19(HT Photo)

AAP MLA Raghav Chadha tests positive for Covid-19

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 12:19 AM IST
The Rajendra Nagar MLA said he had no serious symptoms until Thursday and will be under self-isolation for the next few days as a precautionary measure.
Delhi Assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel (R), Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal (C) and Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal arrive for the Legislative Assembly at Delhi Vidhan Sabha on Friday. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)
Delhi Assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel (R), Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal (C) and Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal arrive for the Legislative Assembly at Delhi Vidhan Sabha on Friday. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

Ruckus erupts in Delhi Assembly over riots; BJP MLA marshalled out

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 12:51 PM IST
Speaker Ram Niwas Goel directed that BJP MLA Anil Bajpayi be marshalled out of the House after he entered the Well to lodge his protest.
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