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. (

Day 470: 30-May-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 30-May-16:

  1. Delhi AAP Government to hire chartered accountants to audit accounts of private schools. (
    दिल्ली सरकार चार्टर्ड एकाउंटेंट्स से निजी स्कूलों के खातों की जांच करवायेंगी। (
  2. Delhi government to restore 90 wells to tap rainwater from Palla-Wazirabad floodplain, which will have a month’s back-up of water for the city. (
    दिल्ली सरकार पल्ला-वजीराबाद में 90 कुओं को पुनःनिर्मित करेंगे, इससे दिल्ली के लिए 1 महीने के पानी का इंतज़ाम हो सकता है। (
  3. Power DISCOMS to pay Rs.100 per hour to the consumers, for unscheduled power cuts in Delhi. ( ( (
    दिल्ली में बिजली वितरण कंपनिया अनिर्धारित बिजली कटौती पर उपभोक्ताओं को प्रति घंटे 100 रुपए का भुगतान करेगी। ( ( (

Related News:

  1. Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu called on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and discussed several projects. (
    जापान के राजदूत केंजी हिरामत्सु ने दिल्ली मुख्यमंत्री अरविंद केजरीवाल से मुलाकात की और कई परियोजनाओं पर चर्चा की। (
  2. There is no consensus on the issue of full statehood to Delhi and the situation on the ground has not changed : M Venkaiah Naidu. ( ( (
    एम वेंकैया नायडू: दिल्ली के पूर्ण राज्य के दर्ज़े के मुद्दे पर सहमति नहीं है और जमीन पर स्थिति नहीं बदली है। ( ( (
  3. The Centre has notified for revision of fares for Delhi Metro which will submit its report within three months. (
    केंद्र सरकार ने दिल्ली मेट्रो के  किराए में संशोधन के लिए अधिसूचित किया है और तीन महीने के भीतर अपनी रिपोर्ट प्रस्तुत करने को कहा है। (
  4. Delhi Police organised a number of sensitisation programmes in areas of south Delhi, to ensure safety and security of African people living in the national capital. (
    दिल्ली पुलिस ने राष्ट्रीय राजधानी में रहने वाले अफ्रीकी लोगों की सुरक्षा सुनिश्चित करने के लिए दक्षिण दिल्ली के क्षेत्रों में जागरूकता कार्यक्रम का आयोजन किया। (
  5. A Council for Scientific and Industrial Research laboratory has developed an warning system for Delhi Metro that alerts it after there is an earthquake. (
    वैज्ञानिक और औद्योगिक अनुसंधान प्रयोगशाला ने दिल्ली मेट्रो के लिए एक चेतावनी प्रणाली बनायीं है जो भूकंप आने पर अलर्ट करता है। (
  6. DTC has increased fare of its non-AC bus services for Noida by up to 33 per cent following the Uttar Pradesh government’s decision to revise fares of its buses for the city. (
    उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार के फैसले के बाद, डीटीसी बसों ने नोएडा के लिए अपने गैर एसी बस सेवा का किराया 33 फीसदी से बढ़ा दिया है। (
  7. Teachers from various Delhi University colleges held a march from Mandi House to Parliament Street protesting against the latest gazette notification of the UGC. ( ( (
    यूजीसी के नवीनतम राजपत्र अधिसूचना के खिलाफ विभिन्न दिल्ली विश्वविद्यालय के कॉलेजों से शिक्षको ने संसद मार्ग पर मंडी हाउस से एक मार्च आयोजित किया व नारेबाजी की। ( ( (

Day 235 : 8-Oct-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 8-Oct-15:

  1. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal emphasised the urgent need for rainwater harvesting in Delhi to reduce the dependency on neighbouring states for its water needs. (Source)

Related News:

  1. Over 1,800 fresh dengue cases have been reported in the last five days, taking the total number of people affected with the vector-borne fever in Delhi this year to 9,438. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. The Supreme Court decides to peruse the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order directing the payment of environmental compensation charge by commercial vehicles entering Delhi. (Source)
  3. Surface ozone pollution in Delhi has crossed the permissible limit, for the second time in a year, with experts blaming weak monsoon for the phenomenon. (Source)
  4. The Supreme Court issued notices to the Centre, Delhi government, Central Pollution Control Board and Delhi Police on a plea filed in the name of three infants to check air pollution in the capital. (Source)
  5. The office of the Chief Electoral Office (Delhi) has increased the number of polling stations in Delhi to 13000 and rationalised the number of voters for each station. (Source)
  6. Delhi Aam Aadmi Party justified the appointment of 21 ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs as Parliamentary Secretaries to the Ministers in Delhi; it was meant to assist the Ministers and ensure their effective functioning. (Source)

Day 210 : 13-Sep-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 13-Sep-15:

  1. Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai has asked the Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System to add 1,000 new orange buses, including 300 AC buses, to its fleet within the next six months after getting land for depots. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Sunday announced an increase in the number of water connections for a single property — from six to 10. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  3. Delhi government has ordered a tree census to compile a database of trees under various categories such as variety, age, heath and location to conserve trees in the capital and ensure that their number does not dwindle. (Source1) (Source2)
  4. Dengue death: Delhi govt examines seven-year-old’s records, might set up magisterial inquiry. (Source)
  5. Delhi Public Works department (PWD) minister Satyendar Jain, an architect, plans to redesign the entire 1,260-km stretch of roads in Delhi to make them commuter-friendly. (Source)
  6. Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday called an emergency meeting to review the situation of Dengue cases in the city. He will also be meeting commissioners of the three municipal corporations on Monday. (Source)
  7. In the wake of increasing dengue cases in the Capital, Delhi Health Minister, Satyendar Jain, has directed the officials to purchase 1,000 new beds to accommodate dengue patients in hospitals. (Source)

Related News:

  1. Delhi is witnessing its biggest outbreak of dengue cases in five years, could get worse Doctors say: 1259 cases recorded so far. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. Fifteen-year-old generators being used in the national capital for residential and commercial purposes are to be phased out to bring down the city’s air and noise pollution. (Source)
  3. Trains did not stop for over an hour at Patel Nagar metro station in the capital on Sunday after a hoax call about a bomb outside the station premises. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  4. South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has come up with a plan to water all the parks in Vasant Kunj area from a Sewage Treatment Plant. (Source)
  5. Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has asked the Centre to appoint an appellate authority to hear the cases of sexual harassment at workplaces in the Capital. (Source)

Day 207 : 10-Sep-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 10-Sep-15:

  1. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reiterated his stand of not privatising the water sector in the national capital, saying that doing so would lead to “cronyism and corruption”. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. Delhi Power Minister Satyendra Jain on Thursday released a Delhi Solar Energy Policy 2015 draft aimed at generating 1,000 MW solar power in the next five years. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5)
  3. The Delhi government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the death of a 34-year-old man who tried to intervene in a road-side fight between a couple and the police at northeast Delhi’s Nand Nagri area. (Source)
  4. AAP government “working on a new victim compensation scheme” and may also consider including children under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. (Source)
  5. Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to work on developing water bodies across Delhi, all water bodies to be brought under it’s control. (Source)

Related News:

  1. Delhi Cops to be blamed for Shahnawaz Chaudhary’s mystery death, says Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  2. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday slammed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for not submitting a report on the de-concretization of trees in the capital. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) polls are being conducted on Friday, 11/Sep. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  4. Delhi government’s draft water policy is expected to see major changes after civil society groups raised concerns about certain critical issues being left out from the document. (Source)
  5. With no tariff revision on the cards this year, Tata Power distribution company is now brooding about the expensive power procurement cost from Delhi’s generation companies. (Source)
  6. Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to start issuing trade licenses online in 15 days. (Source)

Day 186 : 20-Aug-15

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

  1. The Delhi government on Thursday began monitoring wholesale mandis for hoarding and black marketing of onions. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  2. The Delhi government announces additional compensation of Rs 5.25 lakh for the family of 19-year-old Meenakshi, who was stabbed to death in Anand Parbat. (Source)
  3. The Delhi Rural Development Board (DRDB), approved 315 development-related schemes – worth over Rs. 480 crore – which included construction of roads, drains, community centre and play grounds in Delhi villages. (Source1) (Source2)
  4. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia expresses hope that civic bodies across the country would “replicate” the concept of participatory budgeting through ‘mohalla sabhas’ initiated by the AAP government in the capital. (Source)
  5. Delhi’s health delivery system is getting a makeover with the State government bringing in a four-tier system for healthcare delivery in the Capital. (Source)
  6. The Delhi government will launch a portal to make, for the first time, the entire process involving MLA Local Area Development Funds online by the end of this month. (Source)
  7. Delhi Aam Aadmi Party taking stern steps against the corrupt officials in Delhi : Deputy CM Manish Sisodia (Source)

Related news:

  1. In a breather for the Arvind Kejriwal government, the Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to stay a notification that tripled circle rates of agricultural land in the national capital. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  2. The Delhi High Court on Thursday came down heavily on NDMC for allowing the multi-level parking lot at the Old Delhi parade ground to against the orders of the court. (Source)
  3. A woman officer of the Delhi Police was transferred twice and is currently facing a departmental inquiry after she accused the the then DCP of the same district of insulting her, said sources. (Source)
  4. The Delhi High Court asked the AAP government to file its response to a plea challenging the recent notification enhancing the circle rates for agricultural land in the city. (Source)
  5. The Delhi High Court asked Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) to file its report on steps it has taken on a complaint against ex-law minister Jitender Singh Tomar seeking probe into his alleged fake law degree case. (Source1) (Source2)
  6. National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered that rainwater harvesting be ‘adopted as a rule’ in all Delhi government projects and institutions. (Source1) (Source2)
  7. Aam Aadmi Party’s student wing CYSS is set to announce a shortlist of candidates for the Delhi University Students Union election. (Source)

Day 182 : 16-Aug-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 16-Aug-15:

  1. Aam Aadmi Party Delhi Government is mulling conducting the city’s first ever tree census with an aim to protect its green cover. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  2. Delhi Jal Board (DJB) aims to increase use of recycled water to 40 per cent from the present 25 per cent in the capital, which will help meet the purposes of agriculture, horticulture and washing. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  3. The Delhi Aam Aadmi Party government writes to the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), seeking land at token prices. (Source)
  4. The Delhi AAP government is planning to introduce eight vocational streams, including beauty and wellness, automobile and travel and tourism, in 200 schools. (Source) (Source2) (Source3)
  5. The Delhi government has rolled out a one-time amnesty scheme for power consumers, approved by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC). (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  6. Delhi Aam Aadmi Party government working on a new Taxi service for capital, likely to be named “Nano Taxi Service”. (Source)

Related news:

  1. Delhi residents aren’t happy with the municipal corporations; say the corporations have failed to provide even basic amenities and are trying to deflect attention by blaming the government. (Source)
  2. As agencies pass the buck, the condition of the potholed BRT corridor has gone from bad to worse. (Source)
  3. Delhi’s iconic Rs. 1,131 crore worth first cable-suspended Signature Bridge awaits green clearance. (Source)

Day 178 : 12-Aug-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 12-Aug-15:

  1. The Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board’s (DUSIB) plan prepared over eight months, to rid the national capital of slums, is about to be redrawn. (Source)
  2. The Delhi government has decided to lower the prices of onions at government outlets and mobile vans across the national capital, in an attempt to stabilise its price in the open market. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  3. The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it had run into several hurdles while trying to carry out the court’s instructions about cleaning up the “poison lake” behind Tughlakabad fort. (Source)
  4. The Delhi government is all set to crack down on web portals selling liquor. The government says all such sales are illegal as no portal has obtained the L-13 licence. (Source)
  5. Aam Aadmi Party Delhi government has decided to compensate 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims by paying Rs 120 crore out of its own kitty. (Source1) (Source2)

Related news:

  1. A DTC bus marshal was stabbed and severely injured by a group of youths who allegedly protested against vacating a seat reserved for women. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. The National Green Tribunal directs CPCB, DPCC and IIT-Delhi to conduct a joint inspection of 13 common effluent treatment plants (CETPs) which are located in various industrial clusters in the national capital. (Source)
  3. The municipal corporations of the capital on Wednesday held the Delhi government responsible for the state lagging behind in Swachh Bharat rankings released recently. (Source)
  4. Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal on Wednesday sought details from Delhi University VC about cases of sexual harassment filed by students or university employees in 2013-14. (Source1) (Source2)
  5. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday slammed municipal corporations of the capital over the lack of an efficient garbage disposal mechanism in the city.  (Source)
  6. The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to give a detailed status report on the implementation of its policy to adopt rainwater harvesting systems in the city. (Source1) (Source2)
  7. The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought details of the actual forest area in the capital from the Delhi government. (Source1) (Source2)
  8. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) refuses to modify its order banning the plying of diesel vehicles, which were more than 10 years old, in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR). (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5)
  9. AAP MLA Surinder Singh on Wednesday told Delhi Police that he had also submitted a complaint with the ACB regarding the incident on August 5, when he was accused of beating up a civic worker. (Source)
  10. The Delhi High Court issued notices to the Delhi government, NDMC and Delhi Police seeking immediate ban on slaughter houses operating illegally in some residential areas of northern part of the Capital. (Source)

Day 177 : 11-Aug-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 11-Aug-15:

  1. Delhi Government today appointed an inquiry into a multi-crore scam related to fitness tests for CNG vehicles, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit are likely to be questioned. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  2. The AAP government on Tuesday told Delhi high court that Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) headed by M K Meena is not taking action against corrupt officials. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. Delhi Aam Aadmi Party Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal clarified that water supply network in the capital will not be privatized. (Source1) (Source2)
  4. Delhi Government approves construction of underground water reservoirs scheme in the Capital. (Source)

Related news:

  1. The Delhi high court on Tuesday said there is “nothing wrong” with the AAP government referring to itself as ‘Kejriwal sarkar’, adding all governments do that. (Source)
  2. Delhi Police PCR to Have 500 More Policewomen to ensure safety and security of women: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  3. The Delhi High Court adjourns the hearing in cases related to the conflict between AAP government in the capital and the Centre over the powers of the ACB and the authority of Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung. (Source)
  4. The Delhi government has cancelled its three-day Independence Day celebrations “Swaraj Parv” due to incessant rain, Delhi Home Minister Satyendra Jain said on Tuesday. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  5. The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) summoned St Stephen’s principal Valson Thampu and college professor Satish Kumar after receiving a complaint from the research scholar, who has accused the latter of sexual harassment. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  6. Delhi High Court dismissed app-based cab service provider Ola Cabs’ Plea Against Ban. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  7. Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Kondli, Manoj Kumar’s personal assistant Deepak Sharma was arrested on Tuesday for extorting money from shopkeepers in east Delhi’s Mayur Vihar Phase-III. (Source)
  8. Safal, the largest organized retail network of fruits and vegetables in the NCR, has slashed onion prices at its outlets by almost Rs 10 per kg. (Source)
  9. The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave a big boost municipal corporations of Delhi by allowing them to assess and demand property tax based on the annual market rent that the premises would fetch. (Source)
  10. National Green Tribunal on Tuesday imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the Delhi government for not following its orders on implementation of Maili se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalisation Project 2017. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  11. Aam Admi Party MLAs, Alka Lamba and Surender Singh along with party leaders Ashutosh and Sanjay Singh met Police Commissioner, BS Bassi to ‘surrender’. (Source1) (Source2)

Day 156 : 21-July-15

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

  1. Students in Delhi’s government schools will soon have the option pursuing vocational subjects, education department planning to introduce these subjects from this academic session. (Source)
  2. AAP government on Tuesday decided to hold a special assembly session on July 28 to discuss the issue of women’s safety in Delhi. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  3. The Delhi Cabinet has granted in-principle approval to scrap the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Tuesday. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5) (Source6) (Source7)
  4. Delhi’s Aam Aadmi Party to bring various water bodies to life across city, to be started with Naini lake in Model Town. (Source)

Related news:

  1. The Delhi government’s decision to scrap the 5.8-km South Delhi BRT corridor by and large welcomed by residents and experts. (Source)
  2. A sub-divisional magistrate caught two officials of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) while allegedly accepting a bribe but the police has refused to file an FIR. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. Aam Aadmi Party members alleged that a police vehicle tried to run over Delhi unit convener Dilip Pandey, a volunteer pushed Pandey out of the way in time. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5)
  4. Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung questions Aam Aadmi Party’s appointment of woman panel chief, demanding an explanation as to why his approval was not sought on the appointment. (Source)
  5. The Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) student wing, the Chatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS), is set to seek applications, from candidates interested in contesting Delhi University (DU) student body elections. (Source)
  6. The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) is set to lodge a complaint against the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), three days after five people were killed in a building collapse in West Delhi’s Vishnu Garden. (Source) (Source2)
  7. Nearly 30 cases of dengue have been reported till last week this year in Delhi, the highest number for the period in the last six years. (Source1) (Source2)
  8. Delhi’s power distribution companies are now adopting new Smart Meter Reading Devices (SMRDs). (Source)