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Delhi govt imposes 6-day lockdown as COVID cases surge

Following the massive surge in COVID-19 cases and death in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced a six-day lockdown to be implemented from 10 pm tonight to 5 am on Monday. Kejriwal asserted that the tough decision had to be taken considering the health crisis prevalent in the national capital. He assured citizens...

Delhi govt registers FIR against 4 airlines for not checking RT-PCR report of passengers

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government in New Delhi filed a complaint against four major airlines for failing to check the RT-PCR test reports of passengers arriving in the national capital from Maharashtra. The stringent move was taken against Indigo, Air Asia, Spicejet and Vistara under the Disaster Management Act. The airlines, however, are...

No lockdown in Delhi for now: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Despite the surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths in the past few weeks, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday ruled out chances of a lockdown in the national capital for the time being. Kejriwal said that Delhi is reeling under the fourth wave of COVID-19 which is a “cause of concern”. The CM said...

CR Patil, Arvind Kejriwal enter into a tussle on social media

After Gujarat BJP president CR Patil tried to mock the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its chief Arvind Kejriwal for the latter’s roadshow in Surat, the Delhi CM has retorted urging Patil “not to underestimate the power of people”. Notably, Kejriwal on Friday met the AAP candidates in Surat who have won the election and...

Arvind Kejriwal asks AAP’s Surat corporators to respect people & work for them

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday arrived in Surat to meet the party workers for the stellar performance in the Surat Municipal Corporation election. He will also take part in a roadshow organised by the party to thank the people for trusting it. Notably, AAP won 27 seats...

Arvind Kejriwal hails AAP’s victory in Surat as the beginning of politics of work

Aaquib Chhipa, Ahmedabad: Following the stellar performance of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) elections, party chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday hailed the victory as the beginning of “politics of work” in Gujarat. Notably, AAP has won 27 seats in SMC decimating the Congress to a big zero...

AAP delivers a stellar performance in Surat, Kejriwal to attend roadshow on Feb 26

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has delivered a stellar performance winning 27 seats in the Surat Municipal Corporation election, with the Congress scoring a big zero in the diamond city. Out of the 120 seats, 93 seats have been won by the BJP, 27 seats have been bagged by AAP and Congress could...

Autorickshaw driver is AAP’s candidate from Saraspur-Rakhiyal ward of Ahmedabad

Aaquib Chhipa, Ahmedabad: Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is contesting the local body elections in Gujarat for the first time, has given a ticket to an autorickshaw driver, Munawwar Hussain Shaikh, from Saraspur-Rakhiyal ward in Ahmedabad. Shaikh had joined AAP in 2015. While speaking to Gujarat Exclusive Shaikh said that AAP is a...

AAP to contest Assembly polls in Gujarat, 5 other states: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that his party will contest Assembly elections in six states where elections are due in 2022. The announcement came during AAPs 9th National Council Meeting. Kejriwal said that AAP will contest elections from Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. Notably, the party...

As India-UK flight resumes, Kejriwal imposes 7-day institutional quarantine for passengers

After a two-week suspension over the highly contagious mutant strain of coronavirus detected in the UK, flight services between India and the UK have resumed. Notably, an Air India flight from the UK carrying 246 passengers aboard landed in Delhi on Friday. The development comes at a time when the number of people in India...

AAP to contest upcoming local body polls in Gujarat, releases first list of candidates

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced that it will contest the upcoming local body elections in Gujarat. The announcement was made by the party’s Delhi MP and spokesperson Atishi. While releasing the first list of 504 candidates on Sunday, AAP has asserted that it will contest from all the seats in...

Arvind Kejriwal tears copies of farm laws in Delhi Assembly

AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday tore copies of the Union government’s contentious farm laws in the Delhi Assembly. The Delhi CM said that he cannot betray the farmers who have been bracing all odds to protest against the farm laws. He also pointed out that the counsel representing the Delhi government...