Day 560: 29-Aug-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 29-Aug-16:

  1. To make ‘right to water’ accessible to all in the city, Delhi Jal Board plans piped water for all in the capital by 2017. ( ( (
  2. More than 2 lakh calls received on women helpline number 181 in past 6 months. (

Related News: 

  1. Arvind Kejriwal has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being “hand in glove” with power distribution companies. ( (
  2. Chikungunya cases in Delhi have shot up to 423, a massive rise in the figure released by civic authorities, who had reported just 20 cases till last week. ( ( ( (
  3. LG Najeeb Jung said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s statement, claiming he had called for files pertaining to the penalty on discoms and cancelled the Delhi government’s order, were “incorrect and misleading”. ( (

Day 559: 28-Aug-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 28-Aug-16:

  1. At Delhi’s Khajuri Khas Mohalla sabha, residents voted out a liquor vend in residential colony. ( (

Related News: 

  1. Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit questioned by the Anti-Corruption Branch in connection with her alleged involvement in the multi-crore tanker scam. ( ( ( ( (
  2. Personnel of the Delhi Police’s special cell will soon be seen sporting an all new combat gear that includes modern weapons. (
  3. Dengue deaths rise to 5 after 18-year-old dies in South Delhi’s Apollo hospital. ( (
  4. The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has planted 5 lakh saplings this monsoon, said officials. (
  5. Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung had cancelled the AAP government’s order of making discoms pay compensation to consumers for unscheduled power cuts, claims Arvind Kejriwal. ( (

Day 558: 27-Aug-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 27-Aug-16:

**None for the day**

Related News: 

  1. A plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court accusing the AAP government and MCDs of not acting vigilantly and responsibly to control dengue. ( (
  2. ABVP’s JNU unit vice-president Jatin Goraya has resigned from the post, saying he was “tired” of ABVP’s stand on the attacks against Dalits. (
  3. A trial court granted anticipatory bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal in a sexual harassment-cum-assault case filed against him by a woman. (
  4. The Delhi BJP challenged the AAP government to make public the CAG report on its advertisement expenses. ( (
  5. Delhi Police will increase its spending on recruitment 100 times after entering into an agreement with the Staff Selection Commission. (
  6. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia appeared before a court in Delhi in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against them. ( (
  7. A court here recorded statements of several newspaper officials in a criminal defamation complaint filed by DDCA Vice President Chetan Chauhan against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (
  8. Over 400 liquor licences granted by AAP Delhi Government since Feb 2015: Yogendra Yadav. ( ( (

Day 557: 26-Aug-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 26-Aug-16:

** None for the day**

Related News: 

  1. Government auditor found no graft in Delhi AAP Government’s advertisement expenditure, claims Deputy CM Manish Sisodia. ( ( (
  2. Former minister and AAP legislator Jitender Singh Tomar claims he received a threat to his life. ( (
  3. Purported CAG report leak: Leader of Opposiiton Vijender Gupta may be in trouble. ( (
  4. In process of overturning ‘Illegal Decisions’ of AAP Government, says LG Najeeb Jung. ( (
  5. Kapil Mishra, Vijender Gupta spar in Delhi assembly over water tanker scam during former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s regime. ( (
  6. Maintained least interference in AAP Delhi government’s work, says LG Najeeb Jung. (
  7. Minimum Wages (Delhi) Amendment Bill, passed by the Delhi Assembly has run into trouble with the Centre as the union Home Ministry sought clarifications.(
  8. Delhi Development Authority plans community centres with banquet hall-like facilities. (
  9. Delhi home minister Satyendar Jain alleges that Delhi Police and ACB ae being used to harass AAP legislators. ( (
  10. Delhi Assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel rejected a breach of privilege notice by AAP rebel MLA from Timarpur, Pankaj Pushkar. (

Day 556: 25-Aug-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 25-Aug-16:

**None for the day**

Related News: 

  1. Residents of south Delhi would very soon be able to get dogs or other pets registered online at a fee of Rs. 500 : SDMC. (
  2. Rebel AAP lawmaker Pankaj Pushkar has moved a breach of privilege notice against Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. ( ( ( (
  3. Will approach CBI, Lokayukta over AAP Government’s advertisement xpense: Vijender Gupta. ( ( (
  4. 22nd Delhi Book fair to focus on Government initiatives on literacy. ( (
  5. 35 constables of Delhi Police’s special cell landed their jobs using fake candidates, forged papers and altered prints. (
  6. The Delhi Commission for Women, along with the police and NGOs, will launch a crackdown on traffickers bringing women to the city and then pushing them into flesh trade. (

Day 555: 24-Aug-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 24-Aug-16:

  1. Delhi Assembly passes GST bill, Manish Sisodia calls it ‘Big Reform’. ( ( ( ( (

Related News: 

  1. Doctors advise people not to panic,  take rest and more fluid intake for Chikungunya. (
  2. People leaving Delhi due to pollution levels and crime rates: High Court. ( (
  3. Delhi Government advertisement promoted Arvind Kejriwal And AAP, says top auditor. (
  4. Aam Aadmi Party legislators accused the centre of “misusing” Delhi Police against them. (
  5. Delhi High Court asked the AAP government to file its response on a plea alleging that restaurants in Delhi were charging excess VAT. (
  6. Strain of dengue in Delhi less virulent, says health secretary. (
  7. CAG)flags 3-fold surge in AAP government ad spend, up from Rs 25.25 crore in 2013-14 to Rs 81.23 crore in 2015-16. (
  8. Government’s labour department doesn’t have staff to inspect Delhi’s 38,000 lifts. (
  9. Delhi DeputyCM Manish Sisodia has accused the Centre of being the “biggest threat” to democracy and the country’s federal structure. ( (
  10. The South Corporation has deployed 950 additional field workers to tackle the dengue menace. (
  11. 54 thousand additional policemen needed to secure Delhi, Delhi Police to High Court.(

Day 554: 23-Aug-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 23-Aug-16:

  1. Delhi Assembly passes bill to do away with luxury tax on budget hotels. ( (

Related News:

  1. Sudden spike in chikungunya cases in Delhi, precautions that you must take. (
  2. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia accuses opposition of misleading people on liquor-shop issue. (
  3. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said a ban on the sale of liquor in Delhi is not practical unless it is also banned across the nation. ( (
  4. JNU panel holds 21 students guilty for organising Afzal Guru event. ( (
  5. Asola encroachment: Will approach Supreme Court, Delhi Goverment tells Delhi High Court. (
  6. Lt Governor Najeeb Jung felicitates freedom fighters from Delhi at the Raj Niwas. (
  7. AAP attacks MCDs over dengue and chikungunya, asks them to get some cleaning done. (
  8. Delhi HC asks BJP MLA OP Sharma to show extent of judicial intervention in assembly proceedings. (

Day 553: 22-Aug-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 22-Aug-16:

  1. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tables two Bills in the Delhi Assembly including one which proposes to do away with luxury tax on hotels having rent up to Rs. 1,500. (

Related News:

  1. A special court to hear afresh the arguments on appointing of special public prosecutor (SPP) in the Rs. 100 crore transport scam case in Delhi. (
  2. Two more persons including a 12-year-old girl from south Delhi have succumbed to dengue, taking the number of deaths rise to over 310. (
  3. Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra writes to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh demanding action against “fake” social media accounts impersonating him. (
  4. Students of Delhi government run Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalala stage protest outside the AAP office in Delhi over “abrupt” transfer of their school principal. (
  5. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia accuses the centre of trying to prepare ground for imposing President’s Rule in the national capital. ( ( (
  6. Blame game over Chinese manja on first day of Delhi assembly session. ( ( (
  7. The Delhi government informed the Assembly that the powers and authority related to education lie with the Lieutenant Governor. (
  8. Delhi’s LG Najeeb Jung suspends two DANICS officers, recommends action against third. (
  9. The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is set to develop six socio-cultural centres in the capital to promote and train artistes in visual and performing arts. (
  10. The Supreme Court came down on the Delhi government for dragging its feet on installing radio frequency identification devices at 13 main entry points to Delhi. (
  11. Auto unions threaten chukka jam on September 1 if Delhi AAP governemnt ignores it’s demands. (

Day 552: 21-Aug-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 21-Aug-16:

  1. The AAP government is planning to set up mohalla clinics in the city’s commercial hubs in order to provide medical facility to working class there. ( (

Related News:

  1. Swaraj Abhiyan’s Prashant Bhushan attacks at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over liquor policy. ( ( ( (
  2. In the first two weeks of August, over 75,000 houses in the city were found to have conditions aiding the breeding of dengue mosquito according to municipal data. (
  3. Delhi University will include a ‘none of the above’ (NOTA) option in the electronic voting machines for the Delhi University Student Union elections this year. (
  4. South Delhi Municipal Corporation may shut a few Mother Dairy milk booths over licence fee. (
  5. DDA has started the process of modification of a provision in the master plan for Delhi that will allow multi-level parking facilities for buses in the city. (

Day 551: 20-Aug-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 20-Aug-16:

  1. Kapil Mishra to host first mohalla sabha in Karawal Nagar on liquor vends. ( (
  2. The Delhi government has announced Rs 2 crore cash reward for Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu and Rs 1 crore to bronze medallist Sakshi Malik. ( (

Related News:

  1. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, accused in a criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri, granted exemption from personal appearance for the day by a court. ( (
  2. Apply minimum wage hike to government employees, not private sector: Trader Union. (
  3. A study commissioned by the Delhi government on the groundwater status in the capital has found that the water table is over-exploited. (