AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj initiated a discussion on the issue following which the resolution was passed.
Zia ul Huq might have changed the psyche of Pakistan forever. No one can change the psyche of India. India was and will always remain a tolerant, secular state and I have ample proof of that in Delhi, writes actor Parikshat Sahni.
This would be the first meeting of Kejriwal with top officers of various departments of the Delhi government after taking oath of office on Sunday.
Deora, the former Mumbai Congress chief, shared a 'lesser-known & welcome fact' about the AAP-led Delhi government, triggering a critical response from Maken.
No woman was included in the new cabinet despite eight female candidates of AAP winning in Delhi polls.
Raut criticised BJP's 'religion-centric' politics while lauding the developmental works of the AAP government.
Speaking from the stage at the Ramlila Maidan, the venue for a grand oath-taking ceremony, Kejriwal said the people of Delhi, by voting for AAP, had changed Indian politics by giving precedence to 'politics of work'.
The poster has references to 2001 Hindi political thriller 'Nayak', a remake of Tamil film Mudhalvan (1999) in which Kapoor plays a reporter, who becomes chief minister of Maharashtra for a day and strives to eliminate corruption.
At 11:50 AM, Kejriwal arrived at the Ramlila Maidan, the place where, in 2011, alongside activist Anna Hazare, he had led the anti-corruption movement against the Congress-led UPA government.
Excitement is palpable among party workers and senior leaders alike, all of whom are expecting a huge crowd at the event.
The AAP leader said the party has set its sight on contesting assembly elections in a number of states including Punjab in the first phase.
Kejriwal is scheduled to take oath as Delhi Chief Minister on Sunday at Ramlila Maidan
Addressing a press conference in Patna, Gautam Gambhir made light of references to the BJP performing relatively better in Assembly segments falling under his East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency, stressing on "collective responsibility" for the party's successes and failures
The former President of BJP also said that slogans such as 'goli maaro...' and comments like 'India-Pakistan match' shouldn't have been made, adding the party was quick to distance itself from such remarks.
The Congress leader claimed the Delhi election result was rejection of Amit Shah, who was the chief campaigner of the BJP.
At a press conference, senior AAP leader Manish Sisodia said all the cabinet ministers of the new government will take oath along with Kejriwal.
A key aide of Kejriwal told Outlook that the party plans to 'seriously adopt Hanuman ji as its mascot the same way as the BJP has co-opted Bhagwan Ram over the past three decades.'
Following the second successive poor show by Congress, knives are out in the grand old party with leaders blaming each other for the results in Delhi, which was once their citadel.
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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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
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