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Arvind Kejriwal

Indian politician

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Arvind Kejriwal: Indian politician
Arvind Kejriwal is an Indian politician and a former bureaucrat who is the current and 7th Chief Minister of Delhi since February 2015. He was also the Chief Minister of Delhi from December 2013 to February 2014, stepping down after 49 days of assuming power. Currently, he is the national convener of the Aam Aadmi Party, which won the 2015 Delhi Assembly elections with a historic majority, obtaining 67 out of 70 assembly seats. In 2006, Kejriwal was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Emergent Leadership in recognition of his involvement in the grassroots level movement Parivartan using right to information legislation in a campaign against corruption. The same year, after resigning from Government service, he donated his Magsaysay award money as a corpus fund to found the Public Cause Research Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO).


Delhi water sample row: Kejriwal's nominee for joint water testing rejected by Paswan

Yesterday, Arvind Kejriwal rejected the BIS study, saying that the city's water supply should not be judged based on an analysis of 11 samples.
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'Sickening remarks in the temple of democracy': AAP slams BJP MP Parvesh Verma for comment on Arvind Kejriwal's health

Participating in a discussion on Delhi pollution in the Parliament, Verma commented on CM Kejriwal's health.
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Nobel Econ winners 'excited' about their work [Video]Nobel Econ winners 'excited' about their work

The winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics say they are excited about the work they are doing and they hope that their work inspires policy based on evidence and hard thinking. Rough Cut (no..

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Over 20,000 volunteers have joined AAP through 'AK' mobile app: Party leader

More than 20,000 volunteers have joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) through the 'AK' mobile application which was launched by Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal last month, senior party leader Pankaj..
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Can extend odd-even scheme ff required, says Kejriwal as Delhi air remain under 'severe' category

The scheme is aimed at curbing pollution since the national capital has turned into a gas chamber with poor Air Quality Index figures.
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Arvind Kejriwal welcomes SC verdict in Ayodhya case, appeals to people to maintain peace and harmony

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, saying the judgment ended the decades old dispute and appealed..
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Toxic Delhi air spurs Punjab CM to urge Centre to provide for 'stubble management bonus' to farmers

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged the Centre to provide for a separate bonus to farmers to manage stubble. Singh expressed his anger and anguish and made the pro-farmer proposal in a letter..
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Javadekar urges Kejriwal to find solutions to mitigate pollution and stop 'blame-game'

Addressing media persons after an event here, Javadekar said, "I think it is unfortunate that a chief minister, instead of finding solutions to mitigate pollution is into a blame game." "Instead of..
IndiaTimes - Published

All schools in Delhi to remain closed till November 5 as air pollution continues to rise: Kejriwal

In the wake of rising pollution in Delhi, the government has taken the decision that all schools will remain closed till November 5, Kejriwal said. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal: All schools in..
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Delhi government starts distributing anti pollution masks to school students

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Shishodia began the distribution from Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya in Civil Lines.
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Free bus ride for women in Delhi starts today; Kejriwal calls it 'historic step for women safety'

This facility will be available in both AC and non-AC buses.
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Delhi roads to be redesigned as per international standards: Arvind Kejriwal

Addressing a press conference, Kejriwal said that the government had selected nine stretches that are almost 45 kilometers long.
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Odd-even scheme from Nov 4 to 15; two wheelers, women, vehicles carrying students in school uniform exempted

"The scheme will also include vehicles coming from other states, and only be implemented on non-transport 4-wheeled vehicles. Two-wheelers will be exempted," Kejriwal said.
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Disabled people exempted from Odd-Even scheme in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

The odd-even vehicle rationing scheme will be implemented in the national capital after Diwali, from November 4 to 15.
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Delhi govt to set up university for skill development and entrepreneurship

Kejriwal informed that the university will initially have an intake of 50,000 students and it will offer programs on different entry levels like Class 10th, 12th, graduation or part-time.
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After 5-year sojourn with AAP, Alka Lamba returns to Congress ahead of Delhi polls

Lamba had quit the Congress in 2014 to be a part of Arvind Kejriwal's AAP.
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Odd-Even Scheme: Private CNG cars not exempted

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that private CNG cars will not be exempted from the odd-even scheme, which is to be implemented between November 4 and 15.
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Kejriwal introduces new plan to make Delhi pothole-free

The Delhi government has also prepared a software which will have important data related to the roads in the city. The repair work will then make use of this database.
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One arrested for sending threat mails to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

The accused who hails from Ajmer in Rajasthan was arrested by Cyber Cell of Delhi Police after a complaint was registered by Kejriwal.
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Arvind Kejriwal lambasted by BJP, JDU for calling people from Bihar 'outsiders'

"Kejriwal has not worked for the people of Delhi and has not fulfilled his promises, so he is doing politics of regionalism," JDU leader Satya Prakash Mishra said.
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People from Bihar arrive on Rs 500 tickets, avail costly medical treatments for free: Delhi CM Kejriwal

"How can Delhi serve people of the entire country? Hence there is a need to improve the healthcare services here," Arvind Kejriwal said.
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Over 5,500 ex-home guards to be deployed on Delhi buses as 'marshals': Kejriwal

The announcement is part of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's move to ensure women's safety in the city.
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Delhi govt to sell onion at Rs 23.90/kg from Saturday: Kejriwal

"The rates of onion have increased. It is being sold at Rs 60-80 per kilogram in the national capital. Our government will start selling onion from Saturday at Rs 23.90 per kilogram," Chief Minister..
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BJP march at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's doorstep

Party's Purvanchal Morcha protests after Delhi CM took a jibe at MP Manoj Tiwari over NRC
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'AAP spreading misinformation to public': BJP files complaint against Kejriwal for NRC comments

This complaint comes after Kejriwal took a dig at Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari for his comment on implementing National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the national capital.
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BJP slams Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for remark on Manoj Tiwari

On Wednesday, Delhi chief minister says that Tiwari will be the first one to leave the city if NRC is implemented in the state
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'Are people migrating from other states foreigners?': Manoj Tiwari slams Kejriwal, says Delhi CM is 'mentally unstable'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday stated that Manoj Tiwari will be the first one to leave Delhi if it is implemented.
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Kejriwal announces 200 units of free electricity for tenants in Delhi; here's how to avail

To avail the benefits of the scheme, the tenant has to submit two documents to acquire the prepaid meter connection.
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Watch: 'Manoj Tiwari will be first to leave if NRC implemented in Delhi,' says Arvind Kejriwal

The NRC has been developed with the aim of segregating Indian citizens from illegal migrants.
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Kejriwal's Odd-Even action plan challenged in National Green Tribunal

Two weeks ago, Kejriwal stated that the 'Odd-Even scheme had reduced air pollution in Delhi by 10-13%'.
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Delhi: Kejriwal invites Union Health Minister to participate in Dengue awareness campaign

In his letter, the Chief Minister stated that the Delhi government on September 1, initiated a mass awareness campaign to make people aware of keeping their homes and surroundings free of any Mosquito..
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Odd-even scheme not needed in Delhi, says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

This comes as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal earlier on Friday announced to bring in the odd-even scheme again from November 4 to 15
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Maharashtra assembly elections: Sudhir Sawant protests against 'dictatorship', quits AAP

Sawant, a former Congress Lok Sabha MP, who later became a party MLC, had joined the AAP in the presence of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at Sindkhedraja in January 2018
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Pollution in Delhi down by 25 per cent in last three years: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

"Today, I want to give good news to the people that instead of increasing, pollution has begun to reduce in Delhi. In the last three years, the pollution in the city has reduced significantly. From..
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In another pre-poll sop, AAP writes off city’s water dues

Delhi govt on Tuesday announced waiving off all water arrears of domestic consumers living in E, F, G and H category residential colonies (categorised on the basis of house tax) while giving partial..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ahead of elections, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announces scheme to waive water bill arrears

The scheme, aimed at bringing a major section of Delhi's population into the mainstream, will cover domestic as well as commercial connections.
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Delhi govt to construct Ravidas temple if Centre allots 4-5 acres of land: Arvind Kejriwal

On August 10, the DDA had demolished the centuries-old temple in Tughlaqabad village under a Supreme Court order.
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Arvind Kejriwal moves Delhi HC to quash defamation case filed by Vijender Gupta

After hearing the argument, Justice Manoj Kumar Ohri adjourned the matter. The case is now listed for August 23
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Mohan Bhagwat, Arvind Kejriwal, others pay visit to ailing Arun Jaitley at AIIMS

The 66-year-old former finance minister has been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) at AIIMS since August 9 after he complained of breathlessness.
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AAP makes travel free for women in DTC, cluster buses from October 29

Women in Delhi will be able to travel free in DTC and cluster buses from October 29, 2019, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Independence Day.
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Deshbhakti curriculum in all Delhi govt schools soon: Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal also said that he wanted to dedicate the initiative of Deshbhakti Curriculum to the country on the occasion of Independence Day.
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India has lost a great leader: Kejriwal on Swaraj's demise

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Ahead of assembly polls, Kejriwal promises free electricity up to 200 units

In a major bonanza to the Delhiites ahead of the Assembly elections due next year, the AAP government on Thursday announced free electricity to those consuming up to 200 units a month.
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Residents of illegal colonies to get ownership rights: Delhi CM

Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday that residents of 1,797 unauthorised colonies of Delhi will soon get ownership rights to their properties. The cut-off date for regularisation..
IndiaTimes - Published

Arvind Kejriwal says Union Budget has nothing new

Since 2001-2002 Delhi government is getting Rs 325 crore as share in central taxes and the share continues to be stagnant. “The Delhi government deserves its legitimate share in central taxes to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Will consider making travel free in public transport for senior citizens, students as well: Kejriwal

Interacting with senior citizens selected under 'Mukyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana', the chief minister said his government is committed to make lives easier for the people of the city.
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Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia dare BJP to arrest them over classroom scam allegations

The Delhi BJP had accused them of carrying out a Rs 2,000 crore scam.
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Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia involved in Rs 2000 crore corruption in classroom construction: BJP

The Delhi unit of the BJP has said it would as the Lok Pal to investigate the alleged scam.
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Arvind Kejriwal to AAP MLAs: Meet people in your constituency, listen to their problems

The AAP termed the programme 'Aapka Vidhayak Aapke Dwar' under which the MLAs would go to the doorsteps of people in their assembly.
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Committed to provide free Metro rides to women, says Kejriwal as Centre denies receiving proposal

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs said on Thursday in Parliament that the Centre was yet to receive any proposal from the AAP government on providing free rides to women in the Delhi Metro.
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Delhi Police responds with stats after Kejriwal's question on 'dangerous spurt in serious crimes'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal expressed his concern for the growing incidents of crime in Delhi in a tweet today.
DNA - Published

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