Day 73 : 29-Apr-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 29-Apr-15:

  1. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday directed the transport department to examine a proposal of Delhi’s transporters association to reduce air pollution in the city. (Source)
  2. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday directed removal of an encroachment around a war cemetery in Model Town area. (Source)
  3. The Aam Aadmi Party Government is planning on banning the use of drinking water for non-drinking purposes by institutions, Delhi Jal Board vice-chairperson Kapil Mishra said on Wednesday. (Source)
  4. Delhi Jal Board vice-chairperson Kapil Mishra talks about the Aam Aadmi Party Government’s plan for water services as summer sets in the Capital. (Source)
  5. Delhi government has ordered an enquiry into shifting of Mirambika School students to a new location from their present school building on Wednesday. (Source)

Related News:

  1. New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is mulling over three-dimensional digital mapping of its jurisdiction areas, which will help in rescue operations. (Source)
  2. Jitendra Tomar ‘fake’ degree case: BJP to flood the government helpline 1031 with complaints against Tomar. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  3. Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung has objected to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s directive to route files pertaining to police, public order and land through him. (Source)
  4. Delhi Police report says Aam Aadmi Party workers instigated farmer Gajendra Singh who apparently hanged himself from a tree at an AAP rally, adding that the death was an accident and not intended suicide. (Source1) (Source2)
  5. The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from the government on the measures it had taken for the safety of religious institutions in the Capital. (Source)
  6. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Jarnail Singh has been booked for allegedly assaulting an MCD engineer and preventing him from discharging his duty. (Source1) (Source2)
  7. A delegation of the Delhi Congress met Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Singh at the Raj Niwas on Wednesday and gave him a memorandum on the spiralling figures of crime against women across the National Capital. (Source)

Day 72 : 28-Apr-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 28-Apr-15:

  1. Delhi government has decided to begin the process of retrofitting all government hospitals under its control in a phased manner. (Source)
  2. Rural Development Minister Gopal Rai said that a new fruit and vegetable mandi will come up shortly at Tikri Khampur in north-west Delhi with all modern facilities for storage and trading in agricultural commodities. (Source)
  3. Delhi Jal Board’s Vice Chairman Kapil Mishra shared that Water Tankers in Delhi to be fitted with GPS in 15 days. (Source)

Related News:

  1. The BJP on Tuesday consolidated its position in the three municipal corporations of Delhi, bagging the positions of mayor and deputy mayor in the North Municipal Corporation by big margins. (Source)
  2. Delhi Development Authority (DDA) plans international sports complex in Dwarka sub-city on a 62-acre site. (Source)
  3. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed authorities in Delhi and NCR to impose a fine of Rs 5,000 on anyone caught burning waste — garbage, leaves, plastic, rubber or other items — in open areas. (Source)
  4. Opposition parties demand Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to step down owning “moral responsibility” after a Bihar University told Delhi High Court that provisional certificate of Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar is “fabricated”. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5)
  5. Delhi Law minister Jitender Singh Tomar rejected all the charges and alleged that it was a political ploy by the BJP to malign the image of Aam Aadmi Party. (Source1) (Source2)

Day 71 : 27-Apr-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 27-Apr-15:

  1. Station House Officer, 2 more cops sent to district lines after corruption allegations against the policemen in the preliminary inquiry. (Source)
  2. Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal held a meeting to review measures taken to ensure Delhi’s disaster preparedness. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal administered the oath of office to 21 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs as the Parliamentary Secretaries here on Monday. (Source)
  4. The Delhi Aam Aadmi Party government on Monday said that it would provide 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots by February next year across the national capital. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  5. The Delhi government has completed its inquiry into the death of Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh and the report is expected by the end of this week. (Source)

Related News:

  1. The Education department has decided that it will now monitor all nursery schools and playschools running on private land as well. (Source)
  2. Thirty-one years after it was first implemented in the national capital, the Unified Building Bylaws have been revised and submitted to the Ministry of Urban Development for notification. (Source)
  3. The BJP on Monday claimed the mayor’s position in the East Municipal Corporation for the fourth consecutive term. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  4. Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar’s certificate of his “LL.B studies” are fabricated, as per Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University in Bihar. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5) (Source6)
  5. Experts say the devastation in Delhi could be as extensive as Kathmandu if an earthquake of the same magnitude was to hit the city which falls under Seismic Zone IV. (Source)
  6. National Green Tribunal raises concerns about PUC norm in Delhi. (Source)
  7. Headmaster Arun Kumar Bhatia reinstated after transferred out of the local Government Sarvodaya Co-ed Senior Secondary School,allegedly after a conflict with the Mundka MLA’s daughter-in-law. (Source1) (Source2)

Day 70 : 26-Apr-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 26-Apr-15:

  1. Acquiring government certification for marriage, income, domicile, caste, nationality, birth and death will soon be replaced by a virtual experience on the e-district platform in Delhi. (Source)
  2. Street kids draft own budget for Mohalla Sabha in Delhi, put together a memorandum for the chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on what they feel the children need and how the government can materialize it. (Source)
  3. On second day of Mohalla Sabha at Okhla, lot of enthusiasm among residents of the locality. (Source)

Related News:

  1. Congress sought answers from the AAP government on what concrete steps it has taken to ensure safety of women, alleging that five rapes and 10 molestations were taking place in the city daily. (Source)
  2. The South Delhi Municipal Corporation started “Go green open gym” in its parks on Sunday along the lines of the New Delhi Municipal Council. (Source)
  3. RSS has alleged that farmer Gajendra Singh’s suicide was a “drama” enacted by AAP  which turned out to be a “tragedy”. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  4. Of the 37 schools surveyed in Southeast Delhi, only 14.29 per cent schools are quake-resistant, a survey conducted on behalf of the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) said. (Source)

Day 69 : 25-Apr-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 25-Apr-15:

  1. Janta ka Budget kicks off in 6 constituencies of Delhi : Oklha, Karawal Nagar, Dwarka, Bawana, Patparganj and Chhatarpur. (Source)
  2. No private hospital can force patients to buy medicines or equipment from it, Delhi health minister Satyendra Jain said on Saturday. (Source)
  3. AAP will be focusing on spreading news of the work being done by its elected representatives — especially the ‘Janta ka Budget’ initiative. (Source)

Related News

  1. Experts urge Delhi government to work out implementation plan to curb pollution. (Source)
  2. The Delhi high court on Friday took exception to the state government portraying that infrastructure projects in the city are held up due to court proceedings.(Source)
  3. BJP hits out at the Delhi government for not providing any relief to farmers in the city. (Source)
  4. Power cuts in various Delhi areas as temperature starts rising. (Source)

Day 68 : 24-Apr-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 24-Apr-15:

  1. The Delhi government in a new directive has asked all government departments under its purview to display boards of the anti-corruption hotline, 1031, inside their offices. (Source)
  2. Two days after a farmer hanged himself in front of thousands of people at an Aam Aadmi Party rally in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal apologised on Friday for not calling off the meeting and making a speech after the suicide. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi on Friday banned the use of fresh groundwater in city parks. (Source)

Related News

  1. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) issued notices to nine five-star hotels and 23 malls in Delhi for not complying with the “requirement of providing rainwater harvesting systems” or for having systems that “are not operating satisfactorily”. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. In a bid to reduce air pollution inside the court premises, the Delhi High Court is considering the installation of ultraviolet air filtration systems worth over Rs 2 crore. (Source)
  3. Additional Solicitor General Sanjay Jain informed the Delhi High Court Friday that the “action plan to curb air pollution in NCR” had not been created so far. (Source)
  4. The Delhi and Haryana governments have once again filed applications accusing each other of trying to “mislead” the court. (Source1) (Source2)
  5. Subhash Arya, new South Delhi Mayor expressed hope of bringing about a perception change about MCDs among the citizens of Delhi. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  6. Ten criminal complaints have been filed against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and senior members of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) after the alleged suicide of a farmer, Gajendra Singh, during a party rally at Jantar Mantar here on Wednesday. (Source)

Day 67 : 23-Apr-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 23-Apr-15:

  1. Delhi government on Thursday initiated a three-day public consultation with industry leaders, service providers and IT experts for speedy implementation of free Wi-Fi facility in the national capital.(Source)
  2. The Principal and guest teacher of Rajendra Prasad Sarvodaya Vidyalaya at President’s Estate, have been arrested for allegedly embezzling government funds. (Source)
  3. The school’s principal was arrested by the Anti Corruption Branch (ACB), officials said the principal was the mastermind of the racket. (Source)

Related News

  1. Delhi High Court today restrained the Delhi Government from taking any coercive action against the sellers and distributors of chewable tobacco on pleas by its manufacturers against ban on sale of the product in the national capital from March 30.(Source)
  2. New Delhi district magistrate has set the police a deadline to submit documents in the case by 11 am. The DM has threatened of criminal proceedings if the deadline is not met. (Source)
  3. Bharatiya Janata Party workers protested near the Delhi Secretariat demanding resignation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and compensation for the victim’s family. (Source)
  4. Farmer’s suicide: Delhi police say AAP workers obstructed them, refuse judicial probe. (Source)

Day 66 : 22-Apr-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 22-Apr-15:

  1. The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Police to install CCTV cameras in all police stations in the national capital in two months. (Source)
  2. The first investigating officer in the December 16 gangrape case has been named in a graft FIR by the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) on Tuesday after the ACB received a complaint on the anti-corruption helpline 1031. (Source)
  3. Investigations have revealed that the arrested DJB engineers faked repair work to cover up fake tenders. (Source)
  4. Investigations have revealed that the arrested teachers had not only fixed rates for each question in the exam, but also leaked whole question papers in the past. (Source)
  5. The various government departments, which have been gearing up to give detailed presentations to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, have been given a list of questions to base their presentations on. (Source)
  6. The Delhi Dialogue Commission will organise a town hall meeting on private healthcare at Maulana Azad Medical College here on Saturday for making policy recommendations to the Delhi Government on various aspects of the subject. (Source)
  7. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal utilised an Earth Day event on Wednesday to announce that modern, comfortable and pollution-free buses would shortly be introduced in the Capital to improve the public transport system. (Source)
  8. The Anti Corruption Branch of the Delhi government has registered an FIR against a woman inspector for allegedly demanding a bribe after it received a complaint on the anti-graft helpline 1031. (Source)

Related News:

  1. With peak summer fast approaching the capital, power shortage likely in Capital if transmission network not upgraded by April-end. (Source)
  2. Farmer hangs himself at AAP rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi, sets off political blame game. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  3. Home Minister Rajnath Singh orders probe into farmer’s suicide at AAP rally. (Source)
  4. Members of the All Guest Teachers Association-Delhi (AGTA) on Wednesday seek answers from Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal who had promised to make their jobs permanent during his election campaign. (Source)
  5. Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has asked South Delhi municipal commissioner, Puneet Goyal, to take all precautionary measures to ensure that mayoral polls are carried out in a fair and free manner. (Source)

Day 65 : 21-Apr-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 21-Apr-15:

  1. The anti-corruption branch of Delhi government has arrested the chief engineer and executive engineer of Delhi Jal Board on Tuesday. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. Bawana Water Treatment Plant commissioned on Tuesday but event witnessed lot of high drama. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Discusses key issues of water and waste management With Israeli Ambassador.(Source)
  4. The Delhi government on Monday urged the high court to swiftly decide a plea challenging the Anti Corruption Branch’s powers to probe graft allegations. (Source)
  5. 5 Teachers caught selling exam answers when a student called on the Anti-Corruption Helpline 1031 to complain about an alleged racket where teachers sought bribes to allow students to cheat in an examination. (Source1) (Source2)

Related News:

  1. Aam Aadmi Party will hold a farmers’ rally in Delhi on Wednesday, 22/April to protest against the government’s land bill. (Source)
  2. Cong, BJP flay Kejriwal ‘admission’  that “Even if we are able to deliver 40-50% of what we have promised in five years it will be good enough to steer the city towards change”. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. Fifty parks owned and maintained by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) will from now on boast of open gymnasiums with state-of-the-art equipment. (Source)
  4. The Opposition Congress in the South Delhi Municipal Corporation has demanded EVMs for the mayoral election on Friday. (Source)

Day 64 : 20-Apr-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 20-Apr-15:

  1. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday that his government will invite applications for the post of VAT and excise commissioners from IAS and DANICS officers but will pick officers from outside civil services, if no suitable candidate was found. (Source)
  2. After the Dwarka water treatment plant (WTP) began functioning, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) is expected to begin operations at the Bawana WTP from Tuesday. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said it would not be bad if his government fulfill about half the promises made before the polls, in five years. (Source)
  4. Delhi Chief Minister Mr Arvind Kejriwal addressing a seminar at the Delhi Secretariat on eve of the Civil Services Day shared with Bureaucrats that will Introduce system of Awards and Punishments. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)

Related News:

  1. The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC)’s solar project is gathering momentum, civic body will inaugurate the Solar Roof Top Power Project on Tuesday at a government school in its area. (Source)
  2. The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is in the process of drafting a cycle-sharing policy to decongest the capital. (Source)
  3. Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Monday wrote to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal raising objections to the 20 per cent electricity tariff hike sought by the private discoms. (Source)
  4. The ban imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) last year on vehicles more than 15 years old from plying on Delhi roads received the Supreme Court’s stamp of approval on Monday. (Source)