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Allow Chhath Puja: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Urges LG

Oct 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Thursday, urged Lieutenant governor Anil Baikal to allow the celebrations of the festival of Chhath Pooja as Covid-19 is not much severe in Delhi now.

DDMA Recommends Phase Wise Reopening Of Delhi Schools

Aug 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The expert committee of DDMA has recommended students from senior classes be called in the first phase.

Delhi Forms Panel To Plan School Reopening Post Covid Second Wave

Delhi LG Anil Baijal directed officials to set up an expert committee to chalk out a detailed plan during a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Friday.

AAP Govt Rejects Police’s Proposal For Special Prosecutors For Riots, Farmers’ Protest Cases

Jul 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

While the Delhi cabinet has rejected the police’s proposal, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal will have the final say in the issue

Delhi LG Anil Baijal Seeks Report On Covid Vaccination Drive After GNCTD Act Comes Into Force

The provisions of the GNCTD Act came into effect from April 27, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

29 April, 2021

Can The LG Do Anything Differently To Relieve Covid Crisis In Delhi?

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

The present need for Delhi and its residents is for their elected government, the L-G and the Centre to work collectively for ramping up the national capital’s response to the Covid emergency.

28 April, 2021

NCT Of Delhi (Amendment) Act Comes Into Effect, Now ‘Delhi Govt Means Lt Governor’

Outlook Web Bureau

President Ram Nath Kovind had given his assent to the National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2021 on March 28.

19 April, 2021

Here's What's Allowed During Lockdown In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

The lockdown is needed to prevent the health system of Delhi from collapsing as there is an acute shortage of medicines, beds, ICUs and oxygen, Arvind Kejriwal said.

19 April, 2021

Lockdown In Delhi From 10 PM Tonight Till April 26

Outlook Web Bureau

The lockdown in Delhi will start from 10 tonight and will be in force till 5 am next Monday, said chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.

16 April, 2021

Covid: Delhi LG Anil Baijal Directs Hospitals To Set Up Helplines To Inform Availability Of Beds

Outlook Web Bureau

The lieutenant governor also directed officers to ensure aggressive deployment and enforcement in areas in peak hours.

30 March, 2021

How Relevant Is Federalism In View Of The GNCTD Bill?

Akshat Mehta and Priyanshi Jain

India will only prosper if all of its states do as well. The solid foundations of federalism and democracy on which our country has thrived will begin to crumble if there is strife between the Centre and the states.

25 March, 2021

Explained: All About GNCTD Bill, How It Curtails Elected Delhi Govt's Power

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who had won a pyrrhic victory in July 2018 has decided to challenge the amended GNCTD Act in the apex court.

25 March, 2021

Sad Day For Democracy, Says Arvind Kejriwal; AAP Likely To Move Supreme Court Today

Outlook Web Bureau

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday approved the bill giving primacy to Delhi's Lieutenant Governor (L-G) over the elected government

04 March, 2021

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Lt. Guv Anil Baijal Get First Dose Of Covid-19 Vaccine

Outlook Web Bureau

During the second phase of the inoculation drive that started on March 1, people aged 60 years and above are being administered the vaccine.

17 December, 2020

AAP Govt ‘Dodges’ Role In Giving Nod To Prosecute Umar Khalid, Others

Outlook Web Bureau

AAP govt distances itself from decision to grant sanction to Delhi Police to charge 18 people in riots case.

13 December, 2020

Raghav Chadha, Atishi, Three Other AAP MLAs Detained Outside Amit Shah's And Baijal's Residence


The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has alleged misappropriation of over Rs 2,400 crore in the North Delhi and South Delhi municipal corporations and had announced to stage protests.

30 October, 2020

Delhi Public Buses To Run With Full Seating Capacity


The development comes amid Delhi witnessing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases

31 July, 2020

Delhi LG Rejects Kejriwal Govt's Decision To Allow Hotels, Weekly Markets Under Unlock 3


As the COVID-19 situation continues to be 'fragile' and the threat is still 'far from over', the lieutenant governor has taken this decision.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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