Tag archive for ‘Arvind Kejriwal’
By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Delhi imposes 70% ‘corona tax’ on alcohol to deter large crowds

New Delhi: Officials in India’s capital imposed a special tax of 70% on retail liquor purchases from Tuesday, to deter large gatherings at stores as authorities ease a six-week lockdown imposed to slow the spread More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

Delhi govt freezes DA, DR for its employees, pensioners

New Delhi: The Delhi government has put on hold hike in inflation-linked allowance for around 2.2 lakh employees and pensioners till July 2021, following a similar step by the Centre. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal The More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, April 11th, 2020

India decides to extend nationwide coronavirus lockdown: Delhi CM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to extend a nationwide lockdown to tackle the spread of the coronavirus, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday, without disclosing how long the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Delhi govt employees body requests LG, CM to shift quarantine centre from Gulabi Bagh

New Delhi: Delhi Government Employees Welfare Association has written to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, requesting them to shift a quarantine centre, holding 120 Tablighi Jamaat More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, March 30th, 2020

No extension of COVID-19 lockdown, Kejriwal govt three-month curfew pass misled migrant workers: Sources

New Delhi: Top sources in the Central government on Monday severely criticised the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government for creating confusion which led to a massive movement of migrant workers from the national More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Delhi to be locked down from 6 am Monday: CM Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi will be locked down in view of the growing coronavirus threat, from 6 am on March 23, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced at a joint press conference with Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Sunday. Delhi More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Delhi govt mulling to shut down some of its offices in view of coronavirus: Sources

New Delhi: The Delhi government is contemplating shutting down its offices, barring essential services like health and public transport, in view of the coronavirus outbreak, sources said on Wednesday. Delhi Chief More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Coronavirus: Close all Delhi govt offices for seven days, employee association to CM Kejriwa

New Delhi: A Delhi government employee association on Wednesday met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and demanded closure of all government offices for a week in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Representative More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

COVID-19: Delhi Govt holds emergency meet

New Delhi: In the wake of Coronavirus outbreak, the Delhi Government is holding an emergency meeting today to discuss the preparedness of the city to deal with the fatal disease. Prime Minister Narendra Modi Delhi More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Kejriwal expresses sorrow over IB officer’s death

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal expressed sorrow at the death of Intelligence Bureau Officer Ankit Sharma, whose body was found in Chand Bagh area of the national capital. “Such a tragic loss More...