New Delhi: Twenty new Covid 19 positive cases have been reported in the last 24 hours in the national capital, taking the total number of coronavirus cases to 523 in Delhi, while the toll rose to 7, said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday."COVID 19 cases reached 523 in Delhi, with 20 fresh cases being reported in the last 24 hours including 10 attendees of Tablighi Jamaat event in Nizamuddin. One person died of COVID 19 in the last 24 hours, total deaths stand at 7. 25 patients are in ICU and 8 people are on the ventilator. The rest of the patients are stable," said Kejriwal.
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New Delhi: To fight the increasing cases of novel coronavirus in the city, the Delhi government has chalked out a 'five T plan' testing, tracing, treatment, team work, and tracking and monitoring.Speaking to the media, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said along with these steps, the government is well prepared in dealing with up to 30,000 active cases in the city.
The growing demand for political Hindutva has opened up room for a second supplier that can compete with the BJP in packaging and delivering the same stuff better. That is how the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now going to position itself.Also read: Delhi riot, Kanhaiya: Is Kejriwal turning majoritarian after polls or being opportunistic?
Six MLAs, including Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, Kailash Gahlot and Gopal Rai, took oath as ministers in the newly sworn Delhi Cabinet on Sunday.Sisodia has been Kejriwal''s deputy since he became the chief minister and he is expected to retain the position. Senior AAP leader Satyendar Jain, who was re elected as the Shakur Basti MLA in the February 8 polls, served as the health minister in the previous AAP government. He is also likely to retain his portfolio.
NEW DELHI : Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal will take oath today as the Delhi Chief Minister along with his cabinet of six ministers. Kejriwal has retained all the cabinet ministers who were part of his last government.While the designated Ministers will be taking oath along with Kejriwal, the Department allocation is yet to happen.
NEW DELHI : Delhi Chief Minister elect Arvind Kejriwal will retain all the Cabinet ministers who were part of his last government, the AAP said.Speaking to IANS, an Aam Aadmi Party leader said all the Cabinet ministers will take oath on February 16 along with Kejriwal.
NEW DELHI : Three weeks ahead of assembly elections in the national capital, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday released the names of candidates for all 70 assembly constituencies. While the party retained 46 members of the legislative assembly (MLAs), the list has 24 new names, including three leaders who had contested the recent Lok Sabha elections from Delhi. The names were approved by the political affairs committee on Tuesday. The notification for the election was also issued by the poll body on Tuesday.Delhi chief minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal is contesting from his constituency, New Delhi, the seat he won in 2013 by defeating then chief minister Sheila Dikshit. Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia will also continue to contest from Patparganj. The party has also retained all the cabinet ministers.
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That same year, Arvind Kejriwal had said in an interview, Prashant Kishor is young, dynamic and he should be projected as the face by Congress for Punjab. (Laughs.) Instead of Captain Amarinder, Congress should project him. And I won t be surprised if Prashant Kishor replaces Rahul Gandhi after some time. (Smiles). Please print it. Soon after losing the election to Amarinder Singh, while still publicly blaming the defeat on manipulation of voting machines, Kejriwal invited Kishor to a meeting at his Delhi residence. Kejriwal wasn t willing to take Kishor s advice of resigning from the post of Delhi CM, which Kishor felt came in the way of his national positioning.
NEW DELHI : The 17th edition of the two day Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS) began today in New Delhi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering the inaugural address. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and Netflix''s founder and CEO Reed Hastings will among the other key speakers during the event. Swimming champion Michael Phelps, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, actors Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones, among others, will also speak their minds during the summit.The theme for this year s summit is Conversations for a Better Tomorrow .
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said private vehicles ferrying schoolchildren in uniform will be exempted from the odd even road rationing scheme that will be effective from November 4 15. The scheme is being implemented in view of high air pollution in the national capital. Two wheelers will also be exempted under the scheme. Violations of the rule will be punished with a fine of Rs 4,000 which was earlier Rs 2,000. The government has already announced that vehicles driven or carrying women and those carrying physically disabled persons will be exempted.
He also alleged that various political parties wanted the Valmiki community children to become only cleaners and sanitation workers. Kejriwal made the allegations while addressing the community members at a Valmiki Jayanti celebration function at Lal Quila here and claimed it was his government only which worked for ameliorating the community's plight.