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Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia speaks during the Delhi Budget at the Delhi Vidhan Sabha in 2016. (Photo by DIP)

Delhi Budget 2021: 16,377 crore allocated for education

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 05:26 PM IST
Delhi Budget 2021: Presenting the budget in the Delhi assembly, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said like the previous six years, education this time too will comprise “25 per cent” of the 69,000-crore budget.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)

Delhi Assembly session next week: Govt may table state budget on March 9

UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 05:47 AM IST
  • For 2020-21, Delhi had pegged budgeted revenue receipts (excluding borrowings) at 55,309 crore. Revised estimates for the year will be mentioned in the upcoming budget (2021-22) and actual revenue receipts for the year will reflect in the budget after that.
Dense smog is seen because of increase of concentration of pollutants in the air at Delhi.(ANI)
Dense smog is seen because of increase of concentration of pollutants in the air at Delhi.(ANI)

Delhi assembly panel tells MCDs to curb dust, cut pollution

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 03:07 AM IST
MLA Ajay Dutt, who is a member of the committee, said all the three MCDs have been asked to submit an action plan for reducing dust pollution. The DPCC has been asked to take strict action against individual officers responsible for rising dust levels in Delhi, he said.
According to a person aware of parliamentary procedure, a member of Parliament can move a breach of privilege motion against the Delhi CM.(HT Photo)
According to a person aware of parliamentary procedure, a member of Parliament can move a breach of privilege motion against the Delhi CM.(HT Photo)

‘Breach of privilege’ notice against Kejriwal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 25, 2020 03:46 AM IST
The notice, filed on Wednesday, will be taken up by the chairperson of the Rajya Sabha and sent to the Delhi assembly for action, if the chairperson feels it warrants action, a person aware of the details said on condition of anonymity.
Sonal Mansingh said the speech delivered on December 17 in the Delhi Assembly cast serious aspersions on the overall working of the Rajya Sabha .(HT PHOTO.)
Sonal Mansingh said the speech delivered on December 17 in the Delhi Assembly cast serious aspersions on the overall working of the Rajya Sabha .(HT PHOTO.)

Sonal Mansingh moves breach of privilege motion in Rajya Sabha against Arvind Kejriwal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 06:36 PM IST
Mansingh, who is a nominated member of the Upper House in her letter to the Rajya Sabha chairperson has said, the Delhi chief minister’s statement that the three bills were passed without voting “is not only a serious breach of privilege but also a blatant contempt of the House.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal speaking on Centre' new farm laws at Delhi Legislative Assembly in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal speaking on Centre' new farm laws at Delhi Legislative Assembly in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)

New farm laws meant to secure poll funding: Delhi CM

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 05:02 AM IST
At a special session of the Delhi assembly, Kejriwal tore up copies of the three farm laws in protest against the legislation.
Meenakshi Lekhi said the three farm laws had been published in the Delhi Gazette on November 23.(ANI)
Meenakshi Lekhi said the three farm laws had been published in the Delhi Gazette on November 23.(ANI)

Kejriwal is ‘new chameleon’, says Meenakshi Lekhi after CM tore copies of farm bills

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 07:10 PM IST
Lekhi pointed out that the three farm laws had been published in the Delhi Gazette on November 23, and that they were tearing up the copies of the act after notifying.
Kejriwal, who is also the national convener of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), took a jibe at the BJP and said the national leadership is now asking big party leaders to convince all the farmers(ANI Photo)
Kejriwal, who is also the national convener of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), took a jibe at the BJP and said the national leadership is now asking big party leaders to convince all the farmers(ANI Photo)

‘Farm laws made to ensure poll funding for BJP’: Kejriwal’s sharp jibe at Centre

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 07:30 PM IST
Kejriwal tore copies of the three farm laws during the House proceedings to mark his protest against the controversial legislation even as the assembly passed a resolution tabled by revenue minister Kailash Gahlot demanding that the Central government should repeal the laws immediately.
Leaders of the ruling AAP have sharpened their attack on the BJP-ruled municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs) over the alleged misappropriation of funds ahead of civic polls due in 2022.(HT File Photo)
Leaders of the ruling AAP have sharpened their attack on the BJP-ruled municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs) over the alleged misappropriation of funds ahead of civic polls due in 2022.(HT File Photo)

AAP calls for one-day special assembly session to debate ‘Rs 2,400 crore MCD scam’

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 03:42 AM IST
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia announced about the one-day Delhi assembly session on Twitter.
A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday heard a petition filed by Facebook India head Ajit Mohan after being summoned by the Delhi Assembly.(Rajkumar/HT File Photo)
A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday heard a petition filed by Facebook India head Ajit Mohan after being summoned by the Delhi Assembly.(Rajkumar/HT File Photo)

Supreme Court directs no action to be taken against Facebook’s India head till October 15

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 09:26 PM IST
The Supreme Court adjourned the hearing till October 15 and advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the Delhi Assembly, submitted that no further meeting will be held on this subject matter till the petition is disposed.
The plea also contended that the summons violates the right of the petitioner to remain silent and his right to privacy, which are fundamental rights. “(REUTERS)
The plea also contended that the summons violates the right of the petitioner to remain silent and his right to privacy, which are fundamental rights. “(REUTERS)

Facebook India moves supreme court against Delhi assembly panel summons

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2020 04:14 AM IST
The petition said that the subject matter under investigation by the Delhi assembly fell within the exclusive domain of the Union government and a state legislative assembly could not compel witnesses to appear and provide evidence on such subjects.
A meeting of Delhi assembly’s peace and harmony committee, headed by AAP MLA Raghav Chadha
A meeting of Delhi assembly’s peace and harmony committee, headed by AAP MLA Raghav Chadha

Facebook India head moves Supreme Court against Delhi Assembly panel’s notice, hearing tomorrow

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 08:28 PM IST
The Delhi Assembly’s peace and harmony committee has sent a fresh notice asking Mohan, Facebook India vice president and managing director, to present himself for a deposition before the panel on September 23.
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain’s office said field teams have been told to remain in frequent contact with neighbours of Covid-19 patients under home isolation to verify if these patients or families are violating protocols.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain’s office said field teams have been told to remain in frequent contact with neighbours of Covid-19 patients under home isolation to verify if these patients or families are violating protocols.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Patients flouting home isolation rules to be shifted to Covid centres

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 03:35 AM IST
Delhi government reports show that in 20 days, the number of Covid-19 patients under home isolation has increased by 133% -- from 8,119 on September 1 to 18,910 on September 20 (Sunday). Active cases in the city during the same period have increased by 102% -- from 15,870 to 32,097.
Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta.(PTI)
Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta.(PTI)

Announcement of new Delhi BJP team likely by end of September

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 12:08 PM IST
The BJP, which has been in power in all the three municipal corporations for the past 13 years, has been under attack from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for its poor performance
In its reply, Facebook said Parliament, which has exclusive rights, is looking into the issue and the Union government has the law and order rights over the national capital.(Representational Image)
In its reply, Facebook said Parliament, which has exclusive rights, is looking into the issue and the Union government has the law and order rights over the national capital.(Representational Image)

Facebook gets Delhi Assembly panel’s warning as official fails to appear before it

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2020 02:52 PM IST
Raghav Chadha, the chairperson of the committee and an AAP lawmaker from Rajendra Nagar, said Mohan’s refusal to appear before the panel was contempt of the Delhi legislative assembly
The panel is headed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator from Rajendra Nagar, Raghav Chadha.(Reuters)
The panel is headed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator from Rajendra Nagar, Raghav Chadha.(Reuters)

Facebook objects to Delhi assembly notice on alleged inaction in hate speech cases

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 02:12 PM IST
“The regulation of intermediaries like Facebook fall within exclusive authority of the Union of India. Given that the matters are under consideration by Parliament, we object to the Notice and request you recall it,” Facebook India said in its reply to Delhi assembly.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal arrives for the special assembly session on Monday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal arrives for the special assembly session on Monday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

CM hails Delhi’s Covid-19 model, says it worked due to teamwork

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 06:48 AM IST
The chief minister was addressing a special one-day session of the Delhi Assembly.
Residents of a slum near Sarai Rohilla Railway Station in New Delhi.(PTI)
Residents of a slum near Sarai Rohilla Railway Station in New Delhi.(PTI)

Delhi slum eviction: BJP to raise the issue in Delhi Assembly

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 14, 2020 09:09 AM IST
The Supreme Court has recently ordered the removal of 48,000 slum-dwellers from railway land within a period of 90 days
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(PTI)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(PTI)

Special day-long Delhi assembly session to be held on September 14

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 06:01 AM IST
Since Covid-19 cases are once again on the rise in the Capital, the Delhi Assembly secretariat said a number of precautionary measures would be put in place during the one-day session.
Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta at a press conference.
Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta at a press conference.

Delhi BJP will announce new team soon; women to get bigger roles

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 01:17 AM IST
The rejig, party members say, has been long overdue. Former Delhi BJP president and North East Delhi MP Manoj Tiwari’s tenure—Tiwari was appointed the state chief in December 2016—was extended due to the assembly elections earlier this year and later due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Women hold a placard during the ongoing sit-in protest against NPR, NRC and CAA.(Burhaan Kinu/HT photo)
Women hold a placard during the ongoing sit-in protest against NPR, NRC and CAA.(Burhaan Kinu/HT photo)

Delhi Assembly passes resolution against implementation of NPR, NRC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 06:49 PM IST
At the one-day special session, which was held to discuss the NPR and the NRC, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal requested the Centre to withdraw them.
Delhi Police personnel at Shiv Sihar in Northeast Delhi where violence broke out last week and claimed the lives of more than 40 people.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Delhi Police personnel at Shiv Sihar in Northeast Delhi where violence broke out last week and claimed the lives of more than 40 people.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

‘Not done’: Delhi Police’s ‘sweet warning’ to people spreading hate messages

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 08:45 AM IST
The police are aggressively monitoring social media to curb the spread of hate messages after Delhi violence.
Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur addresses an election campaign ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections, at Rithala, in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur addresses an election campaign ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections, at Rithala, in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

‘You are lying’: Union minister Anurag Thakur reacts to allegation of ‘goli maaro’ slogan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2020 09:47 PM IST
Upon being asked about the inflammatory slogan raised in the run up to Delhi Assembly polls last month, Anurag Thakur replied by saying, “You are lying”.
Kejriwal said Delhi will have to stand united against politics of hate that pits brother against brother(ANI / Twitter)
Kejriwal said Delhi will have to stand united against politics of hate that pits brother against brother(ANI / Twitter)

‘Two alternatives in front of Delhi’: CM Kejriwal on violence in northeast areas

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 08:05 PM IST
The clashes have been taking place between groups supporting and protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
Aam Aadmi Party MLA Rakhi Birla has been elected as the deputy Speaker of Delhi Assembly.(HT File Photo)
Aam Aadmi Party MLA Rakhi Birla has been elected as the deputy Speaker of Delhi Assembly.(HT File Photo)

AAP’s Rakhi Birla unanimously elected as Deputy Speaker of Delhi Assembly

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2020 03:09 PM IST
Rakhi Birla is the AAP legislator from Mangolpuri.
The BJP appointed its MLA Ramvir Singh Bidhuri as the leader of opposition in the Delhi Assembly.(HT Photo)
The BJP appointed its MLA Ramvir Singh Bidhuri as the leader of opposition in the Delhi Assembly.(HT Photo)

BJP’s Ramvir Singh Bidhuri appointed leader of opposition in Delhi Assembly

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2020 11:49 AM IST
The BJP which contested 67 of the 70 assembly seats won 8 seats in the elections held earlier this month.
Saurabh Bhardwaj is the Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Greater Kailash.(ANI / Twitter)
Saurabh Bhardwaj is the Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Greater Kailash.(ANI / Twitter)

AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj to organise ‘Sunderkand’ every month in his constituency

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 08:55 PM IST
The ruling AAP was trolled by the BJP over Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal’s frequent visits to Hanuman Temple during his election campaign.
AAP’s Twitter handle had shared the image of the little boy dressed up as Delhi CM Kejriwal on counting day, with an Aam Aadmi Party cap bearing the party’s symbol, a v-neck maroon sweater and a muffler wrapped around his head.(VIPIN KUMAR/HT PHOTO.)
AAP’s Twitter handle had shared the image of the little boy dressed up as Delhi CM Kejriwal on counting day, with an Aam Aadmi Party cap bearing the party’s symbol, a v-neck maroon sweater and a muffler wrapped around his head.(VIPIN KUMAR/HT PHOTO.)

‘Little Mufflerman’ wins hearts at Kejriwal’s swearing-in at Ramlila Maidan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 09:44 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had officially invited the little boy to be part of the ceremony when Arvind Kejriwal took oath for the third time as chief minister of Delhi.
A deserted view of the Delhi Congress office after AAP won the Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
A deserted view of the Delhi Congress office after AAP won the Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)

‘With due respect’: Congress’ Sharmishtha Mukherjee rebukes Chidambaram for ‘gloating’ over AAP win

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 09:44 PM IST
ed her own party on Tuesday after Congress maintained a steady score of zero in the Delhi Assembly election. She called for action rather than introspection.
Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party had made an effort through the poll campaign not to react to the BJP’s barbs but counter them.(ARVIND YADAV/HT PHOTO.)
Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party had made an effort through the poll campaign not to react to the BJP’s barbs but counter them.(ARVIND YADAV/HT PHOTO.)

Arvind Kejriwal leads AAP to clean sweep with 62 seats in Delhi Assembly polls

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 11:01 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal retained his New Delhi seat. His deputy Manish Sisodia also won again from the Patparganj seat after a tough battle.
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