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The Aam Aadmi Party chief also said that the Delhi government has increased the number of hospital beds with oxygen facilities in the past few days. (ANI Photo)

Corona numbers on the decline in Delhi, lockdown was successful: Arvind Kejriwal

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:57 PM IST
  • “Corona cases are going down in Delhi, so is the second wave. With your cooperation lockdown was successful,” Arvind Kejriwal said during his live broadcast.
The Centre has rubbished the reports claiming that the government has approved Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children above the age of 12.(REUTERS)
The Centre has rubbished the reports claiming that the government has approved Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children above the age of 12.(REUTERS)

News updates from HT: Centre says news of Covaxin approval for children is fake

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2021 09:03 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal(ANI file photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal(ANI file photo)

News updates from HT: Kejriwal instructs officials to ensure bed availability

PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 08:51 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said the second decision is to provide all registered autorickshaw and taxi drivers in the city as monetary aid of Rs.5,000 each.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said the second decision is to provide all registered autorickshaw and taxi drivers in the city as monetary aid of Rs.5,000 each.

Free rations for card holders, aid for taxi, auto drivers in Delhi

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2021 11:48 PM IST
Addressing a digital press conference, Kejriwal said the free ration scheme will benefit around 7.2 million ration card holders and the financial assistance will help around 156,000 auto-rickshaw and taxi drivers
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses the media, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses the media, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo)

Amid Covid-19 crisis, Delhi CM Kejriwal announces free ration for beneficiaries

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shivani Kumar | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2021 01:08 PM IST
The Delhi government also extended the financial help of 5,000 to auto-rickshaw and taxi drivers who have been hit by lockdown imposed in the national capital since April 19.
The review meeting was chaired by Arvind Kejriwal and attended by deputy CM Manish Sisodia, chief secretary Vijay Dev, and other senior officials.. (ANI Photo)
The review meeting was chaired by Arvind Kejriwal and attended by deputy CM Manish Sisodia, chief secretary Vijay Dev, and other senior officials.. (ANI Photo)

CM tells officials to strengthen monitoring of covid patients in home isolation

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2021 04:08 AM IST
  • Arvind Kejriwal instructed officers present to pay special attention to home isolation patients who may need hospitalisation, the government said.
Pitching in to fight the Covid-19 crisis that had led to a virtual collapse of the country’s healthcare set up, an Indian warship on Sunday left Kochi with essential medical supplies to provide assistance to the Lakshadweep administration (PTI Photo)(PTI)
Pitching in to fight the Covid-19 crisis that had led to a virtual collapse of the country’s healthcare set up, an Indian warship on Sunday left Kochi with essential medical supplies to provide assistance to the Lakshadweep administration (PTI Photo)(PTI)

News updates from HT: Indian warship carries Covid-19 relief to Lakshadweep

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 25, 2021 09:11 PM IST
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Representative Image ( Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
Representative Image ( Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

Delhi hospitals receive medical oxygen after CM, deputy CM flag shortage

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 04:00 PM IST
Ganga Ram Hospital received 4500 and 6,000 cubic metres of oxygen from a private vendor and Inox Air respectively. The Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital, meanwhile, received 10 tons of oxygen.
On Monday as soon as Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a six-day lockdown a sudden rush of punters was seen outside liquor shops in the national capital with long queues. (ANI Photo)
On Monday as soon as Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a six-day lockdown a sudden rush of punters was seen outside liquor shops in the national capital with long queues. (ANI Photo)

Liquor makers seek home delivery after crowds throng alcohol shops in Delhi

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2021 08:34 PM IST
  • "What we saw today was the panic reaction from the public, driven by their memory of lockdown extensions last year. For lakhs of people all over India alcohol is part of regular consumption basket that they do not wish to be deprived of,"
A health worker checks oxygen cylinders at a makeshift Covid-19 quarantine facility set up in a banquet hall in New Delhi, India. (Bloomberg)
A health worker checks oxygen cylinders at a makeshift Covid-19 quarantine facility set up in a banquet hall in New Delhi, India. (Bloomberg)

Oxygen for industrial use to be diverted for Covid-19 patients: Centre

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 09:34 PM IST
  • The prohibition of supply of oxygen to the industrial sector, however, will not apply to petroleum, nuclear energy, waste water management, food and water purification, pharmaceutical, process industries.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during review a meeting on the situation of Coronavirus in Delhi. ANI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during review a meeting on the situation of Coronavirus in Delhi. ANI Photo

Kejriwal says will work with MCDs to defeat Covid, blame game begins soon after

By Abhishek Dey
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 05:19 PM IST
  • Arvind Kejriwal's meeting with commissioners of the three municipalities over handling of the Covid-19 situation was held through video conference late Saturday evening and was also attended by deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia
Delhi also has over 54,000 active cases now — the highest ever.. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui(REUTERS)
Delhi also has over 54,000 active cases now — the highest ever.. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui(REUTERS)

'Extension of weekend curbs will depend on Delhi’s graph,' say officials

By Abhishek Dey, Sweta Goswami, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2021 06:39 AM IST
  • Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday expressed concern over the Covid-19 situation in Delhi and imposed a weekend curfew
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)

Capital tightens curbs as cases spiral out of control

By Sweta Goswami, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2021 06:45 AM IST
Malls shut; no dine-in at restaurants; curfew in Delhi this weekend as positivity hits 20%
Delhi weekend curfew: Several services will be closed during the weekend curfew in Delhi due to rise coronavirus cases in the city. ( Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Delhi weekend curfew: Several services will be closed during the weekend curfew in Delhi due to rise coronavirus cases in the city. ( Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Weekend curfew announced in Delhi: Check what’s open and closed here

Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2021 01:56 PM IST
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced weekend curfew in the national Capital on Thursday. Check out all the regulations and what will remain open and closed here.
“Journalists are reporting from most adverse situations. They should be treated as frontline workers and should be allowed vaccination on priority. Delhi government is writing to the Centre in this regard,” Arvind Kejriwal tweeted. (HT Photo)
“Journalists are reporting from most adverse situations. They should be treated as frontline workers and should be allowed vaccination on priority. Delhi government is writing to the Centre in this regard,” Arvind Kejriwal tweeted. (HT Photo)

Journalists are frontline workers, must be vaccinated: Arvind Kejriwal

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2021 02:54 AM IST
  • The Delhi chief minister’s tweet came hours after the Federation of All India Medical Association wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging the same.
As per the schedule, the Bihar board exams for Class 12 will be conducted from February 2 to 13, while the exams for Class 10 will be held from February 17 to 24 in 2021.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file)
As per the schedule, the Bihar board exams for Class 12 will be conducted from February 2 to 13, while the exams for Class 10 will be held from February 17 to 24 in 2021.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file)

Chorus grows louder for cancellation of board exams; no decision by CBSE yet

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2021 10:32 PM IST
The chorus for cancellation of upcoming board exams for class 10 and 12 grew louder on Tuesday in wake of the exponential rise in COVID-19 cases even as CBSE said it has not taken any decision yet in this regard.
Kejriwal also urged those above the age of 45 to quickly get vaccinated.(ANI file photo)
Kejriwal also urged those above the age of 45 to quickly get vaccinated.(ANI file photo)

As Delhi sees highest spike of 13,500 cases, CM makes an appeal to the youth

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2021 01:41 PM IST
Addressing a press conference, Kejriwal said that the current Covid-19 wave is very severe and the youth are the most affected by it.
File photo: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. (ANI)
File photo: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. (ANI)

Kejriwal urges Centre to cancel CBSE board exams as COVID-19 cases rise in Delhi

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2021 01:04 PM IST
Stating that examination centers can emerge as COVID hotspots with the participation of nearly six lakh children and one lakh teachers, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged the Centre to cancel the CBSE board examinations amid a rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the national capital.
Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (ANI)
Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (ANI)

Lockdown no option, step out of home only if necessary: Kejriwal

By Abhishek Dey, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2021 02:10 AM IST
  • Citing the government data to say that 65% of the patients who are now getting the infection in Delhi are less than 45 years old, Kejriwal urged the central government to open the ongoing vaccination drive to people of all ages and relax the protocol for starting new vaccine sites.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal pointed out that if vaccination begins at a mass level at non-hospital facilities, the Covid-19 disease can be brought under control.(ANI file photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal pointed out that if vaccination begins at a mass level at non-hospital facilities, the Covid-19 disease can be brought under control.(ANI file photo)

Amid COVID-19 case surge, Delhi govt suspends physical classes, offline exams

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2021 10:20 AM IST
Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, the Delhi government Friday ordered the suspension of physical academic activities and offline examinations for all classes till further orders.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal (ANI file photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal (ANI file photo)

Delhi schools to remain shut for all classes in view of Covid-19: Kejriwal

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 05:24 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal made the announcement amid rising cases of Covid-19 in the national capital, which has been registering record fresh infections in the last week.
People throng as they flouting norms of social distancing at Sadar Bazar amid the spread of the COVID-19 disease, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)
People throng as they flouting norms of social distancing at Sadar Bazar amid the spread of the COVID-19 disease, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)

Delhi registers 7,437 new Covid-19 cases, highest spike in over four months

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 07:47 PM IST
The current Covid-19 case positivity rate in Delhi is 8.10%, while a total of 91,770 Covid-19 tests have been conducted in the national capital. The case fatality rate (CFR) is currently at 1.6%, as per the government health bulletin.
Delhi University.(HT file)
Delhi University.(HT file)

DUTA organises outreach programme to create awareness about 12 DU colleges

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2021 01:04 PM IST
DUTA organises outreach programme to create awareness about 12 Delhi govt-funded colleges
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)(HT_PRINT)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)(HT_PRINT)

News updates from HT: Delhi govt punished for supporting farmers, says Kejriwal

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 05:07 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses during the inauguration of laying process of sewage system project, at Kirar in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses during the inauguration of laying process of sewage system project, at Kirar in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

Centre ‘punished’ Delhi govt for supporting farmers’ protest: Arvind Kejriwal

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2021 06:51 PM IST
  • They are punishing us by passing the bill and handing power into LG's hands instead of the elected government...” said Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal pointed out that if vaccination begins at a mass level at non-hospital facilities, the Covid-19 disease can be brought under control.(ANI file photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal pointed out that if vaccination begins at a mass level at non-hospital facilities, the Covid-19 disease can be brought under control.(ANI file photo)

‘Urge Centre to allow Covid-19 vaccination at non-hospital facilities’: Kejriwal

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 06:43 PM IST
Addressing a press briefing, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal thanked the Centre for starting the third phase of the nationwide vaccination drive from April 1, where all citizens above the age of 45 are being inoculated.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(HT File Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(HT File Photo)

CM reviews progress of redevelopment of industrial areas

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 03:41 AM IST
While setting up new industrial areas is the long-term plan, the Delhi government’s key focus currently is to upgrade the existing 29 industrial areas to meet the changing needs of the city, said government officials.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)

DUTA takes out rally to CM house against 'Pattern of Assistance' document

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 12:51 PM IST
As per a statement, DUTA alleged that the Delhi government had not released additional grants and posts promised by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to the principals of the 12 DU Colleges in a meeting on March 16.
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.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal speaks during the foundation laying ceremony of sewage projects, at Kirari in Delhi, Sunday, March 14, 2021. (PTI)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal speaks during the foundation laying ceremony of sewage projects, at Kirari in Delhi, Sunday, March 14, 2021. (PTI)

Punjab govt deceived people, failed to keep promises: Arvind Kejriwal

PTI | , Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 06:39 PM IST
Addressing a Kisan Maha Sammelan organised by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) at Punjab's Moga, he told people that his party will always stand shoulder to shoulder with the farmers protesting against the Centre's three farm laws.
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