Delhi L-G okays proposal to cut presence of non-essential services staff in govt offices by 50% as COVID-19 cases rise
The proposal does not cover departments concerned with essential services, including health, police, home guards and civil defence, district administrations, fire, electricity and water, municipal services among others
The sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in Delhi comes amid the festive season and rising pollution levels. On Wednesday last week, Delhi recorded its highest single-day spike of 8,593 cases
Centre tells states to form committees for vaccine distribution; COVID-19 active cases under 6 lakh after 85 days
The Centre also advised state governments to ensure early tracking of social media and other platforms for possible misinformation and rumours that could impact the acceptance for the vaccine
Anil Baijal also recommended testing at the points of entry into the National Capital, and at major construction sites
The decision is expected to help revive the National Capital's economy which was hit by the coronavirus pandemic and months of lockdown
AAP sends second proposal to Delhi LG for opening hotels, gyms, weekly markets as situation improves
Last week, state govt had decided to allow hotels and weekly markets to reopen as per 'Unlock 3' guidelines, but LG Anil Baijal had overruled the decision
AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha, in a presser, said that the central govt derives sadistic pleasure by inflicting pain and misery on the people of Delhi and the elected govt of Delhi
Delhi LG inaugurates 10,000-bed Sardar Patel COVID care centre, says will play 'crucial role' against pandemic
More than 1,000 doctors, nurses and paramedics of the ITBP and other Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), and another 1,000 paramedics, assistants and security staff have been deployed at the facility in Delhi for its smooth operation.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Confirmed cases in Mumbai surge to 66,507 as city reports 1,242 new infections; toll rises to 3,669 with 41 deaths
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Mumbai on Sunday recorded 1,242 new coronavirus positive cases and 41 deaths, taking the total positive cases to 66,507 and toll to 3,669.
Delhi govt issues revised order on home isolation; facility to be offered to patients with mild symptoms and without co-morbidities
The development came after two meetings between the Delhi government and Lietenant Governor Anil Baijal.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Maharashtra's cases surge past 1.28 lakh as 3,874 more test positive; toll mounts to 5,984 with 160 fatalities
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:Maharashtra, the worst-affected state, on Saturday recorded 160 deaths and the highest single-day rise of 3,874 new infections, pushing the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 1,28,205 and the toll to 5,984., said the state health department.
Delhi-LG Anil Baijal clarifies institutional quarantine order, deems it mandatory for those lacking home isolation facilities
Amid objections by the Kejriwal government to his order for mandatory five-day institutional quarantine for COVID-19 patients, Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday said it would be required for only those who do not need hospitalisation and do not have adequate facilities for home isolation
Delhi L-G suspends official over ad referring to Sikkim as 'separate nation'; Opposition slams Arvind Kejriwal govt
An advertisement for recruitment of civil defence volunteers by Delhi government stoked a controversy on Saturday after it referred the people of Sikkim as 'subject' along with those from Bhutan and Nepal
Coronavirus Outbreak: Shops selling essentials will remain open round the clock, says Delhi L-G amid nationwide lockdown
In a joint digital press conference with Lt Governor Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that one case of coronavirus was reported in Delhi in past 24 hours taking the total number of such cases to 36.
Seven years after AAP's squabbles with UPA, NDA governments, Arvind Kejriwal now sees wisdom in political coexistence
Arvind Kejriwal, who came to the forefront in 2011 with the Anna Hazare-led anti-corruption movement, started as a firebrand orator training his guns at political parties, but seven years later, has donned the image of a moderately combative people’s leader
Arvind Kejriwal stakes claim to form govt, oath taking ceremony at 10 am on Sunday; AAP likely not to invite other leaders, politicians
Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday, staking claim to form the government in the National Capital, sources said, while hinting that the AAP might not invite senior leaders and chief ministers of other parties for the oath-taking ceremony
If perceptions indeed win elections, then AAP has certainly made a strong case among voters with its intentions and delivery of good governance at least in part
Shaheen Bagh protesters send Rs 1 cr defamation notice to BJP's Amit Malviya over video claiming demonstrators took money to join sit-in
Two women protesting at Shaheen Bagh for over a month on Monday sent a defamation notice to Amit Malviya, who is the head of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s IT Cell, for claiming that protesters at the site had been paid to join the sit-in. The notice sought an apology and Rs 1 crore in damages from Malviya, India Today reported.
Over a month since Shaheen Bagh protests, Delhi LG finally meets demonstrators, urges them to end stir due to 'continued inconvenience'
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday met a delegation of protesters from Shaheen Bagh and appealed to them to call off their agitation saying that it had been causing inconvenience to schoolchildren, patients, and general public.
Amid anti-CAA protests, Delhi L-G extends police's detention powers under NSA; law allows cops to hold a person for 12 months sans trial
The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal has extended the Delhi Police's detention powers under the National Security Act, 1980, for a three-month period between 19 January and 18 April, The Leaflet reported