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Delhi Lieutenant Governor’s Covid meet sparks fresh row with state govt

  • Arvind Kejriwal asks LG to avoid direct meetings with officials of the Delhi government, says such interactions are against the Constitution and against an SC order
LG Anil Baijal and CM Arvind Kejriwal at the Vidhan Sabha earlier this year. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)(HT_PRINT)
LG Anil Baijal and CM Arvind Kejriwal at the Vidhan Sabha earlier this year. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Aug 05, 2021 04:14 AM IST
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High court asks centre to reply on plea seeking to strike down new NCT act

  • The plea, by law student Shrikant Prasad, claimed that the Act, “redefines Delhi government as the Lt Governor” and curbs the Delhi Assembly’s power to conduct proceedings.
A bench of chief justice DN Patel and justice Jasmeet Singh issued notice to the Union ministries of law and home affairs (File photo)
A bench of chief justice DN Patel and justice Jasmeet Singh issued notice to the Union ministries of law and home affairs (File photo)
Published on May 05, 2021 04:02 AM IST
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No decision on when new NCT law will take effect; staff await clarity

Changes to framework involve key questions over which subjects will be in L-G domain, future role of assembly.
Officials in the Delhi secretariat, from where the Delhi government functions, said there is ambiguity on several aspects. In picture - Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.(PTI)
Officials in the Delhi secretariat, from where the Delhi government functions, said there is ambiguity on several aspects. In picture - Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.(PTI)
Published on Mar 31, 2021 03:48 AM IST
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NCT Bill gets presidential assent, L-G gets sweeping powers over Delhi govt

According to the law, ‘government’ in Delhi will now refer to the L-G in the context of all laws passed in the Capital.
The Delhi government and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) did not comment on the matter on Sunday. In picture - Lt Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal.(HT Photo)
The Delhi government and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) did not comment on the matter on Sunday. In picture - Lt Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 29, 2021 01:44 AM IST
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Parliament passes law on greater power to Delhi LG

The National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021, cleared with an 83-45 vote in Rajya Sabha, says that “government” in Delhi will now refer to the L-G in the context of all laws passed in Delhi, and the opinion of the L-G will be mandatory before any executive action is taken.
AAP MPs Sanjay Singh, Sushil Gupta (L) and Narain Dass Gupta speak to media after the Upper House passed the GNCT of Delhi (Amendment) bill 2021, during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Wednesday, March 24, 2021. (PTI)
AAP MPs Sanjay Singh, Sushil Gupta (L) and Narain Dass Gupta speak to media after the Upper House passed the GNCT of Delhi (Amendment) bill 2021, during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Wednesday, March 24, 2021. (PTI)
Published on Mar 25, 2021 04:19 AM IST
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BJP endorsing idea of L-G ruling Capital, alleges AAP

  • “The BJP has been sending volunteers door-to-door across localities telling people that it will be better for the L-G to rule Delhi and not an elected government." said AAP’s chief spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had called the Bill “unconstitutional” and “anti-democracy”. (Raj K Raj/HT photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had called the Bill “unconstitutional” and “anti-democracy”. (Raj K Raj/HT photo)
Updated on Mar 22, 2021 05:13 AM IST
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Bill cites SC verdicts, but may upset power balance

  • The bill and its wording have sparked anger from Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which said the proposed law violates the rulings.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Speaker of Delhi Assembly Ramniwas Goel and L-G Anil Baijal at Delhi Vidhan Sabha. (ANI Photo)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Speaker of Delhi Assembly Ramniwas Goel and L-G Anil Baijal at Delhi Vidhan Sabha. (ANI Photo)
Published on Mar 16, 2021 12:32 AM IST
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Kejriwal hits out at Centre over 'unconstitutional, anti-democracy' NCT bill

This is not the first time that the AAP government has accused the party in the Centre of trying to curtail its power and legislative functioning.
Kejriwal also tagged his previous tweet that strongly condemned the Bharatiya Janata party-led central government's move.(ANI Photo)
Kejriwal also tagged his previous tweet that strongly condemned the Bharatiya Janata party-led central government's move.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Mar 15, 2021 04:00 PM IST
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Two held in two years: Delhi’s Anti Corruption Branch sees step decline in number of arrests

In 2015, the Anti-Corruption Branch arrested 45 people on corruption charges. The number fell to three in 2016, zero in 2017 and one in 2018.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at an interview in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at an interview in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 07:28 AM IST
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Three sisters starve to death in Delhi, Centre orders probe

Three sisters, aged two, four and eight, were found dead in east Delhi’s Mandawali area on Tuesday.
The initial postmortem report attributed the deaths to “malnourishment/starvation and its complications”.(PTI File Photo)
The initial postmortem report attributed the deaths to “malnourishment/starvation and its complications”.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Jul 26, 2018 06:56 PM IST
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After Supreme Court verdict on L-G tussle, Delhi govt rushes to clear projects

Two days after the Supreme Court’s judgment on the power tussle in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party government on Friday went on an overdrive to clear a slew of projects, including doorstep delivery of ration and funds to complete the much-delayed Signature Bridge.
The expenditure and finance committee chaired by deputy CM Manish Sisodia approved the final instalment of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>138 crore for the Signature Bridge. CM Arvind Kejriwal said it should be ready by October-end.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
The expenditure and finance committee chaired by deputy CM Manish Sisodia approved the final instalment of 138 crore for the Signature Bridge. CM Arvind Kejriwal said it should be ready by October-end.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2018 11:45 PM IST
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Kejriwal meets Delhi L-G, says Centre not obeying Supreme Court order

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said lieutenant governor Anil Baijal had refused to agree that the services department was under the city government.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal with his deputy Manish Sisodia during a press conference in Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal with his deputy Manish Sisodia during a press conference in Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2018 08:22 PM IST
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal overrules ‘all objections’, approves doorstep delivery of rations

Doorstep ration delivery has been one of the key issues over which the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government had been jostling with Lt Governor Anil Baijal and the Centre.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday approved the much debated doorstep ration delivery system and directed the food department to implement it immediately.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday approved the much debated doorstep ration delivery system and directed the food department to implement it immediately.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2018 03:43 PM IST
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Your concurrence not needed, says CM Arvind Kejriwal in letter to Delhi L-G Anil Baijal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal sought a meeting with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal for implementing the Supreme Court’s ruling for the smooth functioning of the city government.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at the Delhi Secretariat.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at the Delhi Secretariat.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 05, 2018 06:56 PM IST
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No mention of control over ACB in Supreme Court verdict on AAP-L-G tussle

The control over ACB was the first of many issues on which the AAP government had a face-off with the Centre. The ACB, which is under the state government’s vigilance department, gets its officers from Delhi Police, and has the power to register FIRs on alleged corruption cases and make arrests.
In the run-up to the 2015 assembly elections, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal talked about fighting corruption and using the ACB effectively.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
In the run-up to the 2015 assembly elections, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal talked about fighting corruption and using the ACB effectively.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
Published on Jul 05, 2018 12:00 PM IST
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Avoid discord, initiate dialogue: Supreme Court tells AAP govt and L-G

In a 535-page verdict on Wednesday, a five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court laid down that though Delhi cannot be accorded the status of a state, the L-G has no independent decision-making power and has to act on the aid and advice of the council of ministers.
Urging the AAP government and the L-G to avoid a confrontation, the Supreme Court said the difference of opinion between them should have a “sound rationale”.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Urging the AAP government and the L-G to avoid a confrontation, the Supreme Court said the difference of opinion between them should have a “sound rationale”.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 05, 2018 11:19 AM IST
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Confusion over status of Delhi high court’s August ruling on L-G-AAP tussle

The Delhi high court’s August 2016 judgment declared the L-G was the administrative head of the national Capital and was not bound by the ‘aid and advice’ of the council of ministers.
A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday held that though Delhi cannot be accorded the status of a state, the L-G has no independent decision making power and has to act on the aid and advice of the elected government.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday held that though Delhi cannot be accorded the status of a state, the L-G has no independent decision making power and has to act on the aid and advice of the elected government.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 05, 2018 10:07 AM IST
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AAP claims SC judgment on power struggle with L-G puts bureaucrats under govt control

A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday held that though Delhi cannot be accorded the status of a state, the L-G has no independent decision making power and has to act on the aid and advice of the elected government.
Following the Supreme Court order, sources said CM Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia could go ahead with a bureaucratic reshuffle.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Following the Supreme Court order, sources said CM Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia could go ahead with a bureaucratic reshuffle.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 05, 2018 06:57 PM IST
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Centre may seek review of SC verdict on Delhi, says not a victory for AAP

The Centre, however, admitted that the Delhi L-G will not be able to exercise the power of referring the state government’s decisions to the President “in a routine manner” following the Supreme Court’s judgement.
Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. The Supreme Court held that the L-G does not have independent decision-making powers, and is bound to act on the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers.(PTI File Photo)
Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. The Supreme Court held that the L-G does not have independent decision-making powers, and is bound to act on the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jul 04, 2018 11:18 PM IST
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AAP claims victory but BJP says Supreme Court verdict a blow to ‘anarchist’ Arvind Kejriwal

The Supreme Court ruled in favour of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, saying the real powers of governance of Delhi rest with the elected representatives and the Lieutenant Governor is bound to act on the aid and advice by the council of ministers.
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. The Supreme Court held on Wednesday that the L-G does not have independent decision-making powers, and is bound to act on the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. The Supreme Court held on Wednesday that the L-G does not have independent decision-making powers, and is bound to act on the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 04, 2018 05:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent and Agencies

AAP vs Centre Live: Manish Sisodia says Delhi L-G obstructed govt work

In the Supreme Court’s verdict on the power tussle between the Delhi government and the Centre, a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra held that the Lieutenant Governor did not have independent decision-making powers, and was bound to act on the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers.The SC was ruling on a batch of appeals filed by Kejriwal’s government challenging the Delhi High Court’s order holding the L-G as the administrative head of the national capital. Both the Centre, with the L-G at the helm, and the Delhi government have been locked in a bitter power tussle ever since the AAP swept to power in Delhi in 2015.Here are the live updates:

BJP MLA and Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta said the Supreme Court verdict has directed the AAP government to follow the law.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
BJP MLA and Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta said the Supreme Court verdict has directed the AAP government to follow the law.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 04, 2018 05:18 PM IST
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Transfers, postings, advertisements: Times when Kejriwal clashed with the Centre

The face off between the Centre, through the LG, and the Kejriwal led state government turned into a long drawn bitter battle 2015 onwards when the AAP returned to power with a massive win of 67 of the 70 assembly seats.
The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government and the Centre have had showdowns on several issues such as the appointment of officers, getting approvals for government projects and control over the state’s anti-corruption branch.(PTI File Photo)
The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government and the Centre have had showdowns on several issues such as the appointment of officers, getting approvals for government projects and control over the state’s anti-corruption branch.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jul 04, 2018 11:26 AM IST
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AAP to launch signature campaign for Centre to meet Delhi govt’s demands

On June 15, CM Arvind Kejriwal had announced that AAP would launch a door-to-door campaign after Sunday if the Central government continued to be mute on their demands.
AAP leader Sanjay Singh during a protest march against the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal from Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s residence to the office of the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal in New Delhi, on June 13, 2018.(HT File Photo)
AAP leader Sanjay Singh during a protest march against the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal from Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s residence to the office of the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal in New Delhi, on June 13, 2018.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 18, 2018 05:55 PM IST
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Has Kejriwal-Baijal deadlock put Delhi at the brink of President’s rule, writes Vinod Sharma

From the BJP’s standpoint, the elected government’s dismissal will bring into question its commitment to federalism – at a time the big ticket 2019 battle is less than a year away.
The Delhi CM is a half CM who isn’t the master of all that he surveys. The real power rests with Raj Niwas.(PTI)
The Delhi CM is a half CM who isn’t the master of all that he surveys. The real power rests with Raj Niwas.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 10:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByVinod Sharma

LIVE: L-G stops construction activities till June 17 in Delhi due to pollution

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet ministers’ sit-in protest at the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal’s office entered its fourth day on Thursday.Kejriwal, along with deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, public works department minister Satyendar Jain and development minister Gopal Rai, have been camping out at Raj Niwas since Monday. The Delhi CM said they would not leave Baijal’s office until their demands were met. The demands include a direction to IAS officers working in the Delhi administration to end their “strike”, action against officers who have struck work for “four months” and approval to his government’s proposal for doorstep delivery of ration to the poor.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Satyendra Kumar Jain and Gopal Rai during a sit-in protest at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal’s residence, in New Delhi on June 11, 2018.(PTI File Photo)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Satyendra Kumar Jain and Gopal Rai during a sit-in protest at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal’s residence, in New Delhi on June 11, 2018.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jun 14, 2018 05:25 PM IST
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, AAP ministers stage sit-in protest at L-G’s residence

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leaders have demanded that Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal ask IAS officers to end their protest and resume work in the national capital.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders at the Raj Bhavan on Monday.(Picture courtesy: Twitter/Arvind Kejriwal)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders at the Raj Bhavan on Monday.(Picture courtesy: Twitter/Arvind Kejriwal)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 07:48 PM IST
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L-G, CM Kejriwal trade blame as Delhi faces water crisis

While Kejriwal alleged that the L-G didn’t respond to his repeated appeals to solve the water crisis, Anil Baijal hit back, saying the chief minister should have discussed it with him earlier.
A war of words has erupted between L-G Anil Baijal and CM Arvind Kejriwal over the impending water crisis.(Raj K Raj/HT file)
A war of words has erupted between L-G Anil Baijal and CM Arvind Kejriwal over the impending water crisis.(Raj K Raj/HT file)
Updated on May 18, 2018 11:49 PM IST
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AAP dismisses Delhi Congress’ allegation of corruption in CCTV project

Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken raised questions on the rise in cost of the CCTV project and the “dilution” of tender conditions.
Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken(PTI File Photo)
Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken(PTI File Photo)
Updated on May 07, 2018 06:30 PM IST
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If labourers’ pay based on calories, IAS officers’ should be too, says Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said the committee which studied the wage hike decided that labourers needed 2,700 calories a day.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal speaks during an event on Labour Day in New Delhi, on Tuesday. Kejriwal said that a committee of officers as well as representatives of labourers and contractors was formed to study the matter of low wages but it didn’t get Lt Governor Anil Baijal’s approval.(PTI)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal speaks during an event on Labour Day in New Delhi, on Tuesday. Kejriwal said that a committee of officers as well as representatives of labourers and contractors was formed to study the matter of low wages but it didn’t get Lt Governor Anil Baijal’s approval.(PTI)
Updated on May 01, 2018 07:24 PM IST
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Seems L-G does not want to reconstitute Delhi Waqf Board: Amanatullah Khan

In October 2016, then Lt Governor Najeeb Jung dissolved the Delhi Waqf Board after two of its members resigned alleging corruption.
In 2016, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung had referred the matter to the CBI for a probe into alleged “corruption” and procedural “irregularities” in the functioning of the board chaired by AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan.(HT File Photo)
In 2016, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung had referred the matter to the CBI for a probe into alleged “corruption” and procedural “irregularities” in the functioning of the board chaired by AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 10:00 PM IST
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