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AAP MP accuses ED of using torture, threats in excise policy case

The BJP dismissed Sanjay Singh’s allegations, claiming that they were made from “sheer frustration”.

AAP leader Sanjay Singh at a press conference on Wednesday. (Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 11:46 PM IST

Ex-LG Anil Baijal approved liquor policy, should be probed too: Delhi minister

The now-scrapped excise policy was implemented in November, 17, 2021 when Anil Baijal was LG of Delhi.

Former Delhi L-G Anil Baijal and deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.
Published on Feb 28, 2023 10:20 AM IST

Former LG Anil Baijal wades into Delhi excise policy tussle

The incumbent Delhi LG VK Saxena has recommended a CBI probe into alleges lapses in the implementation of the policy’s provisions and suspended 11 excise department officials, including former excise commissioner, and incumbent deputy commissioner Anand Tiwari.

The new excise policy was implemented in Delhi on November, 17, 2021 when Anil Baijal was LG of Delhi. (HT Archive)
Updated on Aug 10, 2022 03:04 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

Sisodia's allegation against me on Delhi excise policy baseless: Anil Baijal

During the implementation of the new Delhi excise policy, on several occasions, I had flagged the unlawful decisions taken by the AAP government which had to be amended on files. These facts are now in the public domain.

Former Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal.(HT file)
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 05:54 PM IST

Manish Sisodia demands CBI probe against former Delhi L-G Anil Baijal

The senior AAP leader, who is also Delhi’s excise and finance minister, said he has written to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the matter.

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2022 04:45 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Vinai Kumar Saxena appointed Delhi Lieutenant Governor after Anil Bajial’s exit

A statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said Saxena's appointment as the Lt. Governor of the National Capital Territory will be effective from the date of he assumed charge of his office.

Vinai Kumar Saxena appointed next LG of Delhi. (Image credit: Twitter)
Updated on May 23, 2022 10:22 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi ration scheme: Neither LG, nor govt referred it to President, says HC

A bench of acting chief justice Vipin Sanghi and justice Jasmeet Singh scrapped the policy while holding that it did not have LG’s approval.

The Delhi government and the LG office did not comment on the court’s observation. (Representational image/HT Archive)
Updated on May 20, 2022 07:43 AM IST

Who will be Delhi's new L-G? These 4 names being discussed, says report

Anil Baijal, the current L-G, sent his resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday. The President, however, is out of India on a state visit till May 21.

Anil Baijal, who resigned as Delhi L-G, on Wednesday. (File Photo)
Published on May 19, 2022 09:19 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi LG Anil Baijal quits citing ‘personal reasons’

“He submitted his resignation to the President... he cited personal reasons for the same,” said a spokesperson in the LG office.

Updated on May 19, 2022 01:40 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Disagreements, but no discord marks Baijal’s tenure as Delhi LG

From doorstep delivery of services, doorstep delivery of ration to the CCTV project, appointing special public prosecutors and intervention in the AAP government’s Covid-19 mitigation strategies, the government and the LG office had a tussle over several issues.

File photo of Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Updated on May 19, 2022 04:59 AM IST

Anil Baijal, Delhi L-G, submits resignation to President Kovind: Sources

Anil Baijal, who took over office on December 31, 2016, after the sudden resignation of Najeeb Jung, has served a long tenure of more than five years and four months.

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal.(HT file)
Updated on May 18, 2022 06:20 PM IST
By | Written by Aniruddha Dhar

'Need immediate steps to…': Delhi LG on Mundka fire tragedy

Delhi Fire Services chief Atul Garg said the building where the fire broke out did not have an NOC, and that the owner, who has been identified as Manish Lakra, is on the run.

Anil Baijal, lieutenant governor of Delhi, took to Twitter on Saturday, May 14, 2022, to say that he is “deeply pained” by the tragic fire incident in Mundka wherein “many precious lives were lost”.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 14, 2022 03:49 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi

LG lauds Delhi’s economic growth, govt achievements

To be sure, LG’s speech the House on the first day of the Budget Session is prepared by the state government.

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.(ANI)
Published on Mar 24, 2022 05:52 AM IST

L-G approves new pick to head DMRC, Centre nod awaited

On Saturday (March 19), the Delhi transport department wrote to central government informing that L-G Anil Baijal has given his approval to the Delhi government’s proposal.

Vikas Kumar is an officer of the 1988 batch of the Indian Railway Traffic Service, and was earlier working as the executive director (operations) in the DMRC, prior to his current role as director (operations), DMRC. (Sourced)
Published on Mar 20, 2022 03:24 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Upgrade tech to combat crime on regular basis: LG tells Delhi police

Delhi Police informed the LG that five more police services, including permission for organising rallies and events in the city, will be just a click away by the end of this month.

The LG reviewed the status of ‘Use of Technology in Policing’, along with Delhi Police commissioner Rakesh Asthana and other senior Delhi govt officers. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 16, 2022 05:36 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Covid-19: DDMA meeting on Friday, more curbs likely to be eased

The meeting comes amid a significant improvement in the coronavirus pandemic situation in the national capital with the daily Covid-19 tally dropping below 500 case.

Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
Published on Feb 22, 2022 10:07 PM IST
Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

At 2,668, Delhi sees dip in fresh Covid cases, DDMA meet tomorrow

Fresh recoveries continue to show a downward trend with 3,895 people recuperating from Covid-19 on Thursday as against 4,679 the day before. The active caseload of Delhi currently stands at 13,630.

As many as 61,992 Covid-19 tests were carried out in Delhi on Thursday, February 2, 2022. (Vipin Kumar/HT)
Published on Feb 03, 2022 09:07 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Delhi's Covid tally marginally rises with 3,028 cases, positivity rate below 5%

The number of Covid-19 tests conducted across the national capital saw a major spike on Wednesday. A total of 63,982 RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen tests were carried out, up from 52,736 on Tuesday.

The Covid-19 case positivity rate in Delhi dropped below 5 per cent for the first time in a month, with it reaching 4.73 per cent on Wednesday, February 2, 2022. (Vipin Kumar /HT)
Updated on Feb 02, 2022 10:40 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

DDMA Covid-19 meet: No more weekend curfew, odd-even system for shops in Delhi

Last week, the Delhi government allowed all private offices in the National Capital Territory of Delhi, outside of Containment Zones, to function with upto 50 per cent attendance. The DDMA had, however, advised the private offices to stagger office timing and the quantum of staff.

Covid-19 patients undergo treatment inside the Shehnai Banquet Hall, a Covid-19 care facility, in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Published on Jan 27, 2022 01:36 PM IST
By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Will Covid-19 curbs be eased in Delhi? DDMA to decide tomorrow

Delhi reported a marginal spike in its Covid-19 tally on Tuesday after 6,028 people tested positive for the disease. This was a surge of 268 cases from Monday’s tally of 5,760 infections.

Traders have been demanding that Covid-19 curbs should be eased in Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Published on Jan 26, 2022 01:43 PM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi L-G rejects CM's proposal to lift weekend curfew, advocates status quo

L-G Anil Baijal said that the status quo with regards to weekend curfew and opening of markets should be maintained till the Covid-19 situation further improves.

A man walking in the midst of a deserted Sarojini Nagar market during a weekend curfew in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jan 21, 2022 01:38 PM IST
Reported by Alok KN Mishra | Written by Kunal Gaurav

DDA approves construction of new flats for MPs in central Delhi

The proposal was approved in a meeting on Tuesday along with DDA’s annual budget for ₹7,933 crore for the financial year 2022-23.

The DDA meeting, chaired by Delhi lieutenant governor Anil Baijal, approved budgetary allocations for various ongoing projects for the next financial year. However, no new projects were announced. (HT)
Updated on Jan 19, 2022 03:48 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Digital services delivery to be 100% by August 2023, says Delhi L-G Anil Baijal

The L-G made the announcement while reviewing the progress of ongoing programmes and plans under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav with senior officials, and directed them to ensure maximum digital engagement of the common people in various programmes

Lieutenant governor of Delhi Anil Baijal instructed the archives department and the municipal commissioners to identify monuments not already under the ambit of ASI and localities associated with unsung freedom fighters and the freedom struggle in their respective areas, and undertake their upkeep, maintenance and conservation. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jan 12, 2022 01:35 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

DDMA meeting: Delhi's LG lists these measures as Covid spread sparks alarm

Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal said that special attention needs to be given on “surveillance, dealienation of containment zones, isolation of positive cases and close monitoring of home isolation cases” in order to break the chain of transmission.

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal called upon all stakeholders to for “collective and concerted efforts” to deal with the rising Covid-19 cases in the national capital. (Twitter/LG Delhi)
Published on Dec 29, 2021 10:45 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi LG told to decide on appointment of hospital staff

The Delhi high court also said the government must endeavour to make the super speciality facilities functional at the hospital by March next year, instead of July.

Delhi LG Anil Baijal. (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 10, 2021 02:07 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

‘Corona in control’: Delhi CM Kejriwal urges LG to allow Chhath Puja in city 

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), on September 30, announced a ban on public celebrations of the festival for the second consecutive year.

A file photo of BJP workers staging a protest against the ban on Chhath Puja in public places in Delhi (PTI)
Published on Oct 14, 2021 12:52 PM IST

Delhi govt again sends doorstep ration delivery file to LG

The move comes after the Delhi high court on September 27 gave conditional approval to the government to cut food grains supply to those Fixed Price Shops (FPS) where patrons have opted for doorstep delivery of ration, instead of collecting it from the shops.

New Delhi, India - March 7, 2021: Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the budget session, at Delhi Vidhan Sabha, in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, March 7, 2021. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times) (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 02:24 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Power to L-G disenfranchises the people of Delhi: AAP to SC

The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2021 and the Transaction of Business of the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) Rules, 1993 came into effect from March 28, 2021, by which some crucial provisions of the earlier act stood amended.

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 16, 2021 06:48 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi Lt-Governor asks NTPC to ready Eco Park in Badarpur by 2022

The L-G has asked NTPC to complete the project by 2022, which is the proposed deadline for the project.

L-G Anil Baijal reviewed the progress of the Eco Park at Badarpur on Wednesday. (HT Archive)
Updated on Sep 16, 2021 07:03 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Baijal chairs meeting on waterlogging, asks for technology driven solutions

Senior officials said the L-G was of the opinion that the situation needed to be handled with better and updated engineering solutions.

Waterlogging after heavy rains near Saket Metro Station, on September 1, 2021. (Sanjeev Verma/HT)
Updated on Sep 04, 2021 02:05 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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