Day 469: 29-May-16

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

  1. The Delhi government to notify nearly 3,000 mohalla sabhas this week in its bid to empower people and encourage local level participation in governance in the national capital. ( ( ( ( (
    दिल्ली सरकार सूचित करेगी लगभग 3,000 मोहल्ला सभा, शासन को सशक्त व लोगों को स्थानीय स्तर पर भाग लेने के लिए प्रोत्साहित करने के लिए। ( ( ( ( (

Related News:

  1. Aam Aadmi Party legislator Jagdeep Singh was today arrested for allegedly assaulting the manager of a waste management company and later granted bail, police said. ( ( ( (
    आम आदमी पार्टी विधायक जगदीप सिंह को कचरा प्रबंधन कंपनी के प्रबंधक पर हमला करने के आरोप में गिरफ्तार किया गया और बाद में जमानत दे दी, पुलिस ने कहा। ( ( ( (
  2. AAP MLA rubbishes ‘assault’ charges, says police misled him into signing on arrest warrant. ( (
    आम आदमी पार्टी विधायक ने कहा की हमले की खबर गलत है व पुलिस ने गुमराह करके गिरफ्तारी वारंट पर हस्ताक्षर कराये। ( (
  3. Delhi: Waste-to-energy plants face opposition from people in vicinity. (
    दिल्ली: कचरे से बिजली पैदा करने वाली ऊर्जा संयंत्रों को आसपास के लोगो से विरोध का सामना करना पड़ा। (
  4. The Delhi High Court has directed to remove all speed breakers on public roads that were constructed without the authorisation of the Delhi Traffic Police and are against engineering standards. (
    दिल्ली उच्च न्यायालय ने दिल्ली यातायात पुलिस की मंजूरी के बिना व इंजीनियरिंग मानकों के खिलाफ बने सड़क पर सभी गतिरोधको को हटाने का आदेश दिया है।  (
  5. Aam Aadmi Party shared that a woman legislator would fill up the post for Deputy Speaker of the Delhi Assembly. (
    आम आदमी पार्टी ने कहा की एक महिला विधायक दिल्ली विधानसभा में उपाध्यक्ष की पोस्ट भरेगी। (

Day 398: 19-Mar-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 19-Mar-16:

  1. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal commits to fulfill the goal of supplying piped water to all households in the city by 2017. ( (
  2. Delhi government plans steps to ensure proper disposal of bio-medical waste. (
  3. Aam Aadmi Party government likely to cut budget for advertisement by 50%. ( ( (
  4. ‘Irregularities’ in Transport Dept: Fed up with corruption complaints, CM Arvind Kejriwal ‘takes over’, seeks overhaul. (

Related News:

  1. Delhi saved around 229 MW of power as electrical appliances were switched off across the city between 8.30 pm and 9.30 pm on Saturday. (
  2. Women’s helpline number ‘181’, will be linked with the police emergency service number ‘100’. (
  3. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal lauds efforts of Delhi Jal Board for its efforts. (
  4. High Court asks Delhi government to pay for treatment of acid attack victim. (
  5. The Election Commission of India has issued a show-cause notice to 21 AAP MLA’s who were appointed as Parliamentary Secretaries by the Delhi government last year. ( (

Day 291 : 3-Dec-15

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

  1. Delhi Power Minister Satyendra Jain announced that LED street lightings has been made mandatory in the city and is being implemented. ( (
  2. Delhi government approves two amendments in the draft Jan Lokpal legislation as suggested by veteran social activist Anna Hazare during his recent meeting with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders. ( ( (
  3. Delhi Government has asked Civic Bodies to act against burning waste in open. ( (
  4. Delhi’s lawmakers and ministers will see their salaries shoot up as much as four times after the Assembly approved a pay hike that was proposed in October. ( ( ( ( (

Related News:

  1. There has been a “seven-fold increase” in Delhi’s air pollution level since October, as per a Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) expert. (
  2. Greenpeace India said indoor air quality in Delhi schools very bad, pollution levels found to be five times more than the safety limits.. (
  3. BJP MLA Om Prakash Sharma to face pay cut for damaging mike in Delhi assembly. ( (
  4. Report traffic violations in Delhi, win a car or free air tickets : Delhi Police. ( (
  5. Delhi High Court has asked the Centre and state government to explore the possibility of setting up a committee to ensure that only CNG cabs run in the national capital region. ( (
  6. The BJP staged a walkout from the Delhi Assembly during voting on the bill for hiking salaries, allowances and pensions of Delhi lawmakers. (
  7. The current air pollution levels in the national capital have reached “alarming” proportions and living here is like “living in a gas chamber”, the Delhi High Court said. ( ( ( (
  8. Aam Aadmi Party MLA & Transport Minister Gopal Rai attacked by Swaraj activists in the Vidhan Sabha campus. ( (
  9. National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI) has put out a detailed analysis on the Kejriwal government’s Delhi Janlokpal Bill 2015. (

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. (

Day 277 : 19-Nov-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 19-Nov-15:

  1. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged people to send images of debris and garbage using the recently launched mobile application, a joint initiative of government and the civic bodies. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. Delhi Aam Aadmi Party government’s Jan Lokpal Bill comes full circle. (Source)
  3. Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday called upon different stakeholders to work on a new model of schools to make quality and affordable education accessible to all. (Source)

Related News:

  1. A day after the Delhi Cabinet cleared the Jan Lokpal Bill, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal recounted his days with ‘Team Anna’ when he had burnt copies of the UPA government’s draft Lokpal. (Source)
  2. On National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) orders, experts inspect waste-to-energy plant in Okhla. (Source)
  3. US Ambassador to India Richard Verma visits G B Road, Delhi’s red light area along with Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal . (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  4. The three BJP MLAs in the assembly met LG Najeeb Jung to complain that the eight bills that the government will introduce in the current assembly session were hence unconstitutional. (Source)
  5. Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan has written to the speaker seeking strict action against BJP legislators Vijender Gupta and OP Sharma for abuxing him. (Source1) (Source2)

Day 257 : 30-Oct-15

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 30-Oct-15:

  1. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal rejected claims that the his government owes money to the civic bodies and instead asked the DDA to release Rs. 1,500 crore as property tax to the MCDs. (Source)
  2. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the Delhi High Court’s move to cancel an audit of the city’s three electricity distributors ordered by his government was a “temporary setback”. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)

Related News:

  1. From Nov/1, commercial vehicles entering Delhi will have to shell out ‘Environment Compensation Charge’ (ECC) ranging from Rs. 700 to Rs. 1300 with the Supreme Court refusing to modify its earlier order on the issue. (Source) (Source2) (Source3)
  2. The Delhi High Court today cancelled the AAP government’s decision to get the accounts of three private power distribution companies audited by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG). (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5) (Source6) (Source7)
  3. Delhi, the world’s most polluted city, suffers a toxic blend of geography, growth, poor energy sources and unfavourable weather that boosts its dangerously high levels of air pollution, scientists have found. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  4. In reply to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s denial that his government owes money to the municipal corporations in the city, Mayors of the three civic bodies accused him of “misguiding” people and “violating” Constitutional provisions. (Source1) (Source2)
  5. The NGT has left it to the Delhi High Court to resolve the deadlock between the AAP government and civic bodies on the issue of garbage dumping on the streets of the city due to the ongoing sanitation workers strike. (Source)
  6. The Aam Admi Party has attacked Lieutenant Governor for ‘pressurising’ Home Minister Satyendra Jain regarding OP Chautala’s parole plea. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)

Day 255 : 28-Oct-15

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

  1. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have asked five ministers, including his deputy Manish Sisodia, to submit action plans for uprooting “scourage of corruption” from their departments within one week. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  2. Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi will pass the Jan Lokpal Bill in the state assembly on November 18. (Source)
  3. The Delhi government is planning to make public real-time air pollution levels in various parts of the city this winter. (Source)

Related News:

  1. he AAP government has accused Najeeb Jung of “pressurising” Home Minister Satyendar Jain to grant parole to INLD leader Om Prakash Chautala, serving a decade-long jail term in teachers’ recruitment scam case. (Source)
  2. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on demanded Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi’s resignation for “illegally raiding” the Kerala House in Delhi over allegations that beef was served there. (Source) (Source2)
  3. The Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested Hindu Sena activist Vishnu Gupta for making a false complaint that cow meat was being served in the name of beef at Kerala House. (Source)
  4. National Green Tribunal asked the civic bodies to remove the solid waste within two days and directed the Delhi government to extend its support to them. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  5. The Delhi Police today submitted a detailed report to the Union Home Ministry over “illegally raiding” the Kerala House in New Delhi over allegations that beef was being served there. (Source)
  6. The Delhi high court on Wednesday directed the police commissioner, B S Bassi, to ensure that agit-ating sanitation workers don’t obstruct municipal staff from cleaning garbage off city roads. (Source)
  7. The Delhi government has directed the Divisional Commissioner to undertake a fact-finding inquiry into the police raid at Kerala House over the alleged serving of ‘beef’ earlier this week. (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 212 : 15-Sep-15

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

  1. Delhi vs Dengue: 10 latest Developments Including New Rules for School Clothes. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  2. Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain to meet representatives of private hospitals and nursing homes in New Delhi in the wake of media reports of dengue patients being allegedly refused admission. (Source)
  3. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, visited hospitals in the city for surprise checks amid anger over the death of two young boys from dengue after they were denied treatment by several hospitals. (Source)
  4. The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday discussed “various options” to ensure dengue patients are not turned away by private hospitals. (Source)
  5. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that his government is planning to bring a law under which private hospitals refusing admission to emergency patients could be penalised. (Source)
  6. The Delhi government on Tuesday sent a draft report of the chargesheet against joint commissioner ACB, M K Meena to the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in connection with a curtain purchase scam. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)
  7. Delhi Jal Board has commissioned a 10 million litres per day capacity tertiary treatment plant at Okhla from which treated effluent will be supplied to Okhla Industrial Area and the DTC bus depot at Sukhdev Vihar for non-potable uses. (Source)

Related News:

  1. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed to people not to panic, and arrangements were being made to provide medical care to all those affected by dengue or any other life-threatening disease. (Source)
  2. Delhi Metro is set to reduce fairs on its Airport Express line from this Friday by up to 50 per cent. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  3. The President’s House, the home ministry and major hospitals were among the top offenders in an anti-dengue drive by civic officials in the heart of Delhi. (Source)
  4. The Delhi government has rejected the US-based online cab service provider Uber’s application for licence to run its taxis in the national capital. (Source1) (Source2)
  5. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a cost of Rs. 50,000 on the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) for indiscriminate dumping and burning of municipal solid waste in East Delhi. (Source1) (Source2)
  6. With more than 1,800 dengue cases in Delhi, patients are being forced to spend large sums of money to procure platelets from private blood banks. (Source1) (Source2)
  7. South Delhi Municipal Corporation has challaned several authorities, including Delhi Jal Board, DTC Bus Depot Vasant Vihar, JNU Hostel, IIT and DPS RK Puram for mosquito breeding. (Source)

Day 208 : 11-Sep-15

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

  1. Delhi government will soon introduce ‘self-attestation’ and do away with the need of filing affidavits or getting various certificates attested by gazetted officers and lawmakers. (Source1) (Source2)
  2. Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal asks for industry’s participation in making the capital a ‘smart city’, stressing that departmental procedures were being “simplified” by the AAP government to ensure “ease of doing business”. (Source1) (Source2)
  3. Delhi transport department has managed to get a positive response to the City Taxi Scheme. Barely days after its notification, four requests for permits have already come in. (Source)
  4. Delhi Government has decided to introduce a new online form – Delhi Sugam-2 (DS2) with effect from September 15, to facilitate business in Delhi and to prevent evasion of taxes. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3)

Related News:

  1. The Commission of Inquiry appointed by the Delhi government in the multi-crore CNG fitness scam case has issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) chief M K Meena. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4) (Source5)
  2. Over 43 per cent students exercised their franchise today in the keenly contested Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) polls. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  3. Delhi High Court today directed AAP government to provide the entire CAG draft report to the power distribution companies within three days. (Source1) (Source2) (Source3) (Source4)
  4. Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), may take Delhi Police to court over the death of a man moments after a run-in with the cops. (Source)
  5. Delhi is dangerous for cyclists. Last year 820 out 1,629 traffic fatalities were of people on bicycles. (Source)
  6. The National Green Tribunal on Friday directed the Delhi government and all public authorities to produce complete records on installation of sewage treatment plants in the capital. (Source)
  7. Twenty-seven per cent of the beds in private hospitals, which are meant for patients from the economically weaker sections (EWS) in Delhi are lying vacant. (Source)