Day 289 : 1-Dec-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 1-Dec-15:

  1. Delhi Assembly clears 3 major Education bills, aimed at reining in private schools, doing away with screening process in nursery admissions and scrapping of no detention policy till class 8. ( ( ( ( ( (
  2. Delhi Government has extended the ‘Swachh Delhi Abhiyan’ launched on November 22 for 10 more days. (
  3. The ruling Aam Aadmi Party of Delhi has proposed that schools of the city be shut and children stay home in view of mounting pollution over the last 24 hours. ( (
  4. Addressing the Delhi assembly, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said his government was not going to pass Bills based on the ‘brute majority’ his party enjoys. (
  5. Delhi Dialogue Commission launched a first-of-its-kind competition focused on improving air and water quality in Delhi by soliciting ideas from citizens, civic leaders, academics and corporations across India. (
  6. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal sought Anna Hazare’s stamp of approval on his Lokpal bill. ( (

Related News:

  1. Anna Hazare backs Delhi AAP government’s Janlokpal bill, proposing some changes which the government has agreed to incorporate. ( ( (
  2. Delhiites in distress can now approach police, and even the top city cop, through Twitter with the launch of three new Twitter handles today associated with the Delhi Police. ( ( (
  3. Pankaj Pushkar, AAP’s dissident MLA, has lodged a police complaint against fellow party legislator Nitin Tyagi over alleged “threats to life”. ( (
  4. Former AAP leader Prashant Bhushan has challenged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for a debate on the Jan Lokpal Bill tabled in the assembly on Monday. (
  5. The North Delhi Municipal Corporation is likely to face an estimated budget deficit of over Rs 2,700 crore in the next financial year. (
  6. MLA Pankaj Pushkar’s intention behind proposed amendment was questionable, says AAP Chief whip Jagdeep Singh. (
  7. In a bid to enhance its solar power generation, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is planning to commission four new plants at its various stations in Delhi. (

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