Day 384: 5-Mar-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 5-Mar-16:

  1. In a four-day meeting with its MLAs from March 9-12 , the Delhi government is set to prepare its summer action plan on the city’s water supply. (
  2. Ease of doing business in Delhi had improved significantly under AAP government : Arvind Kejriwal ( (
  3. Delhi tourism minister Kapil Mishra said AAP government would ensure that the creative community continues to enjoy artistic freedom in the city. ( (

Related News:

  1. Delhi Police asks JNU to keep it posted on Kanhaiya Kumar’s movements. ( ( ( (
  2. Bureaucrats bear the brunt of Centre, AAP tussle in the capital (
  3. Now, Delhi Metro hit by rising pollution in the capital. ( (

Day 274 : 16-Nov-15

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

  1. Delhi government will soon bring an amendment in the Right to Education (RTE) Act and do away with the ‘no-detention policy’ till class VIII. (Source)
  2. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government is serious about collecting VAT and cracking down on violators. (Source)
  3. Swacch Delhi App was launched by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with mayors of the three municipal corporations to make a coordinated effort to clean up the city. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  4. The Delhi government has directed all its bureaucrats to seek prior approval from ministers concerned before speaking to the media. (Source)
  5. The winter session of the Delhi Assembly is likely to be a stormy affair, with the Cabinet deciding to approve an amendment to the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). (Source)
  6. The Delhi Government’s decision to amend the Delhi School Education Act, 1973, will provide a huge relief to parents burdened by the exorbitant fee charged by private schools for nursery admissions, education experts said. (Source)
  7.  The Delhi Cabinet on Monday cleared the proposed amendments to the Delhi School Education Amendment Bill 2015, Private schools in Delhi may soon be unable to arbitrarily hike school fees or be allowed to interview the parents, or the child, for admission to nursery class. (Source)
  8. Delhi tourism and EEMA announce partnership, AR Rahman to perform in first event in Delhi on 28th Nov. (Source)

Related News:

  1. The Centre, Delhi government and all the three Municipal Corporations have joined hands to ensure effective implementation of Swachch Bharat Abhiyan in the national capital and rid the city of garbage and debris. (Source)
  2. DDA launched four mobile applications, including one for receiving feedback from allottees for its housing schemes, in a bid to bring in greater transparency and ease in consumer grievance redressal. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. 77 Dengue Cases reported in Second Week of November in Delhi; Total Crosses 15,500 (Source1) (Source2)
  4. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) allows the construction work on the third phase of Barapullah elevated road, connecting South and East Delhi. (Source1) (Source2)
  5. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday underlined the importance of the annual ‘Phool Walon ki Sair’ festival to mark communal harmony and sounded a note of caution against the “hatred spreading across society”. (Source)

Day 250 : 23-Oct-15

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

  1. Delhi Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra said AAP government’s priority is to present Yamuna as an identity of Delhi at national and international level. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  2. The Delhi Cabinet passed resolutions, challenging Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung’s authority to relieve the VAT Commissioner who it alleged was targeted for “fighting graft”. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5) (Source6)
  3. The Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Chicago to improve air and water quality in the capital. (Source)

Related News:

  1. A high-level committee including the likes of Lt Governor, Delhi Commission for Women chairperson and Delhi Police Commissioner among others will be constituted to review the existing women safety measures in the city. (Source) (Source)
  2. A fresh 1,076 cases of dengue were reported in the last five days in the national capital, taking the total number of people down with the vector-borne disease this year to an alarming 13,607. (Source)
  3. Over 100 students, protesting outside the UGC office in the national capital early morning, have alleged that they were lathi-charged and forcibly removed from the premises by the Delhi Police. (Source)
  4. In a first, Delhi Traffic Police used a chopper for monitoring traffic during the immersion of Durga Puja idols at specific spots across the city. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)

Day 239 : 12-Oct-15

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

  1. The Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi to form a team of officers who will try to ensure zero corruption in the state and to keep a check on corrupt practices in various departments. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5)
  2. A stretch of the Yamuna, upstream of Wazirabad could soon become a kayaking and canoeing hub for the capital, tournament will be organised on October 23 to set the tone for such sporting activities in Delhi. (Source)
  3. After battling the severest dengue outbreak in decades this year, the Delhi government is considering fighting mosquitoes with mosquitoes. (Source)
  4. The Aam Aadmi Party government is figuring out how to rehabilitate patients with mental illness through half-way homes and will conduct a workshop on Friday to decide on the same. (Source)

Related News:

  1. The AAP government shares with Delhi High Court that around 1,100 e-rickshaws have been granted licence to operate in the capital and those not licensed were being impounded and the owners prosecuted. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  2. The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has written to Delhi Home Minister Satyendra Jain to appoint senior public prosecutors in acid attack cases to help the victims get justice on time. (Source)
  3. Starting Nov/1, trucks and commercial vehicles entering Delhi will have to pay a surcharge, after the Supreme Court today announced a trial plan to improve the capital’s notoriously filthy air. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  4. Dengue cases reported in Delhi have crossed 10,000 mark with 3,000 new cases in just last one week. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  5. Environmental activists on Monday told the Delhi high court that DTC can’t resile from its earlier undertaking to vacate the Millennium Bus Depot. (Source)

Day 226 : 29-Sep-15

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

  1. Transport minister Gopal Rai shared that the Delhi government plans to extend the ‘car free’ drive to a different stretch of road every week. This is one among the many measures that will be taken to control the city’s air pollution levels. (Source)
  2. After proposing to bring down the drinking age in Delhi, tourism minister Kapil Mishra on Tuesday said he was in support of restaurants remaining open beyond the current deadline of 1am. (Source) (Source2)
  3. Delhi govt tells bureaucrats that no action should be taken on the Lt Governor directions till further instructions from the chief minister or his ministers, stated the communication. (Source1) (Source2)
  4. The Delhi government has decided to end the procurement of onions — a step it had taken to make the essential vegetable available to consumers after its price skyrocketed. (Source)

Related News:

  1. Delhi High Court says it will issue immediate directions to control the outbreak of the vector-borne disease in the city, voicing concern over the rise of dengue cases in the national capital. (Source)
  2. A Delhi court today sent former Law Minister Somnath Bharti, arrested in a domestic violence case registered by his wife, to two-day police custody. (Source) (Source2)  (Source3)
  3. The Delhi high court on Tuesday indicated it will soon issue concrete guidelines for civic agencies and Delhi government to ensure there is no repeat of the dengue outbreak in future. (Source)
  4. The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday sought data on the number of vehicles entering Delhi from all entry points. (Source)
  5. Delhi Government claims that municipal corporations in the Delhi had already funds of amount Rs. 13.69 crores from previous years under Dengue and Malaria programme. (Source)

Day 224 : 27-Sep-15

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

  1. Delhi Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra launched the WiFi services at INA Dilli Haat on the occasion of ‘World Tourism Day’, which will be free for the first 20 minutes. (Source)
  2. The Aam Aadmi Party government’s decision to reduce 25 per cent syllabus for classes 6 to 8 in Delhi will not cause any loss of learning to students, said government officials. (Source)
  3. The Delhi government directs doctors at various CGHS centres to provide consultation and primary out-patient services to all patients coming with symptoms of dengue. (Source)
  4. To mark the World Tourism Day on Sunday, Delhi tourism minister, Kapil Mishra, went on a 7-km long bicycle ride along the city’s historical Mehrauli area. (Source)

Related News:

  1. Environmentalists are happy with Delhi Government’s initiatives on Ganpati Visarjan as per NGT’s guidelines. (Source)
  2. Three more persons, including a 13-year-old boy, have died due to dengue in the capital, according to hospitals in the city. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. The South Delhi Municipal Corporation will treat 30 lakh litre of waste water from a 5-Star hotel and supply it to the parks in the area for irrigation purpose. (Source)
  4. Over 4,000 mobile towers installed in areas under the jurisdiction of the three municipal corporations in Delhi are illegal, according to official figures. (Source)
  5. AIIMS Trauma centre organised a walkathon to raise awareness about road safety measures. (Source)
  6. Capital Civic agencies rapped by Delhi High court for failure to contain Dengue, and reminded them their job is to prevent outbreak. (Source)
  7. Delhi’s iconic Rs. 1,131 crore first cable-suspended Signature Bridge will have to undergo another Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) before it can obtain the mandatory Environmental clearance. (Source)

Day 220 : 23-Sep-15

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

  1. The Delhi AAP government is going all out to ensure that World Tourism Day, on September 27, turns out to be a day to remember for tourists and residents of the capital alike. (Source)
  2. Delhi Government has directed the Central Procurement Agency (CPA) to urgently procure 4 lakh contraceptive for distribution among the sex workers residing in the red light area. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  3. Delhi government releases funds to the 3 municipal corporations of Delhi — North, South and East — to take steps to control dengue; despite non-availability of utilisation certificate, financial/physical achievements” by the MCDs. (Source)
  4. Aam Aadmi Party to take on “growing saffronisation” in the Delhi University. (Source)
  5. Dilli Haat in INA is all set to get its own Wi-Fi service on Sunday which can be accessed by visitors for free for the first 20 minutes. (Source)
  6. Delhi Aam Aadmi Party government to rebuild a minority school which was demolished 40 years ago during Emergency. (Source)

Related News:

  1. In a setback to the ACB and the lieutenant governor, Delhi high court on Wednesday stayed trial proceedings in the CNG fitness scam till it decides who will prosecute the case. (Source)
  2. Arvind Kejriwal tweets that Somnath Bharti was becoming an “embarrassment” by evading arrest for charges that include attempt to murder.. (Source) (Source2) (Source3)
  3. In tackling dengue crisis, Delhi government’s flagship Mohalla Clinics falter before take-off. (Source)
  4. The Delhi High Court decides to club all pending cases filed between the AAP government and LG Najeeb Jung. (Source1) (Soruce2) (Source3)
  5. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will head a four-member search committee to finalise names of State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) chairperson and members. (Source)
  6. M K Meena, joint commissioner of police at the ACB of the Delhi government ordered an inquiry into alleged irregularities in the procurement and sale of onions by the Delhi government. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  7. South Delhi Municipal Corporation has fined Delhi Metro Rs 50,000 each for violating NGT’s construction norms at five sites. (Source1) (Source2)
  8. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday asked the Haryana government to submit air pollution data to substantiate the actual impact of Gurgaon’s experiment with Car-Free Day on Tuesday. (Source)
  9. The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the municipal bodies of the Capital to conduct a survey of manual scavengers, which should be completed within two months. (Source)

Day 205 : 8-Sep-15

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

  1. The Delhi government plans to ban the sale of rapid diagnostic test kits used for “quick” detection of dengue infection as it does not provide accurate results. (Source)
  2. Delhi government said that Food safety licence will be mandatory for all restaurants in the national capital and they have been given a month’s time to procure the document. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)

Related News:

  1. Those residing or running commercial establishments in New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) areas will now have to shell out more money to avail water facility. (Source)
  2. A clash broke out between the workers of two student organisations ahead of Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) polls, following which the police detained four youths for their alleged involvement. (Source)
  3. The first ‘Presidential Debate’ for Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) polls will be organised by a group of students on Wednesday. (Source)
  4. Aam Aadmi Party leaders visiting colleges violates DUSU poll code: Chief Election Commissioner for DUSU polls, DS Rawat. (Source)
  5. The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday rapped Delhi Police for not providing complete details on the alternate routes for commercial vehicles passing through the city to decongest the roads. (Source)
  6. The Delhi high court laments the abysmal status of rehabilitating rescued child labourers in the city. (Source1) (Source2)
  7. Delhi Police’s crime branch is in the process of finalizing a chargesheet in the EWS quota admissions scam. (Source)
  8. As capital is grappling with dengue and other vector borne diseases, SDMCis short of 105 posts of assistant malaria inspectors. (Source)
  9. A government school teacher was suspended for the alleged “misconduct”, after she allegedly created a ruckus during the Teachers’ Day function held at Thyagraj Stadium on Monday. (Source)

Day 202 : 5-Sep-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 5-Sep-15:

  1. Delhi Aam Aadmi Party Government Reduces Syllabus for Students Upto Class VIII, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5)
  2. The AAP Delhi government has decided to address the long-pending demands of the restaurant industry in Delhi by offering them an environment conducive to ease of doing business by simplified licensing process. (Source)
  3. The Delhi Jal Board is supplying 15 gallons per day (MGD) of water to Dwarka sub-city in South Delhi through various sources, to resolve the problem of paucity of water in Dwarka to a significant extent. (Source)

Related News:

  1. The Supreme Court has issued a contempt of court notice to Police Commissioner B S Bassi on the failure of the Delhi Police to bring an accused to court even after non-bailable warrants were issued against him. (Source)
  2. The Delhi Police have launched three new initiatives under community policing in the last two months, to give a ‘makeover’ to the image of the police force. (Source)
  3. Residents’ Welfare Associations in the city don’t want the government to allow mixed land use on more streets in plotted areas, to approach lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung with a demand to stop further commercialization. (Source)
  4. Fight breaks out in NSUI over choice of candidates for Delhi University Students Union elections. (Source)
  5. MHA report indicts former NDMC chairman Jalaj Shrivastava for “gross abuse of power” in appointments to the body and for his “flip-flop” approach to big hotels in central Delhi. (Source)
  6. Laying emphasis on the safety of girl students on campus, the Aam Aadmi Party’s students wing — CYSS has constituted a five-point demand charter as part of its agenda for the upcoming DUSU elections. (Source)
  7. Contractors with the Public Works Department (PWD) have been on strike for the past two and a half months affecting regular maintenance of roads. (Source)

Day 200 : 3-Sep-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 3-Sep-15:

  1. The AAP government on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that it is in the process to fill up the post of Lokayukta, which has been lying vacant since November 2013. (Source)
  2. The Delhi AAP government has ordered inspection of all restro-bars and eateries in posh Hauz Khas market following reports that just 5 out of the 52 food joints in the area have fire clearance. (Source)
  3. Delhi Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra convened a multiple agency meeting on Thursday to come up with a strategy to make Karol Bagh a world-class tourist and trader-friendly destination. (Source)
  4. ACB of the Delhi government filed its chargesheet in the CNG fitness scam case in a Delhi court. The chargesheet mentions the name of nine people, including two retired IAS officers, as the ‘main accused’ in the alleged scam. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)

Related News:

  1. CYSS, the AAP’s students’ wing, has decided to move away from the practice of issuing a manifesto before the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) elections and will issue a “charter of demands” instead. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. President Pranab Mukherjee take on the role of a teacher in Delhi today, on the eve of Teachers’ Day, and give lessons in political history to students of class 11 and 12 from a Delhi school. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  3. The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has blamed Delhi Police for animals finding their way to “illegal” slaughter houses in Paharganj’s Qasabpura from Ghazipur on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border. (Source)
  4. A court has directed CBI to file a status report on the proceedings before the CVO of CPWD and PWD against former chief minister Sheila Dikshit and others for alleged corruption during 2010 Commonwealth Games. (Source)
  5. DDA has decided to change the male-female ratio for requirement of public toilets from 60:40 to 50:50 for new projects undertaken by the housing authority. (Source)
  6. The Delhi High Court today said that taxi company Ola can run cabs only fueled with compressed natural gas or CNG in the national capital. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5)
  7. The Crime Branch of Delhi Police recovered marijuana worth Rs. 1 crore and claimed to have busted an inter-state drug module. (Source)
  8. South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) termed renaming a street in south Delhi after the Mughal emperor “Aurangzeb” by former Congress legislator Asif Mohammed Khan as “illegal”. (Source)
  9. Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is working on four new mobile applications, including one for receiving feedback from allottees for its new housing schemes. (Source)
  10. Rock Concert Starring Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi Rattles Rivals Ahead of Delhi University Students Union Polls. (Source1) (Source2)