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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flags off first fully electric bus in city, says more 300 to join soon
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flags off first fully electric bus in city, says more 300 to join soon

Kejriwal called the step 'beginning of a new era in the transport sector' in the city and asserted that the move would help control pollution levels

Arvind Kejriwal isolates at home after he tests positive for COVID-19, a day after his Uttarakhand rally
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Arvind Kejriwal isolates at home after he tests positive for COVID-19, a day after his Uttarakhand rally

The Delhi chief minister's announcement came a day after Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that she was quarantining after a member of her family and one of her staff members tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday

Delhi records 3,194 new COVID cases, highest single-day rise since 20 May; positivity rate jumps to 4.59%
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Delhi records 3,194 new COVID cases, highest single-day rise since 20 May; positivity rate jumps to 4.59%

Delhi had reported 3,231 cases on 20 May last year with a positivity rate of 5.50 percent. As many as 233 deaths were recorded on that day

Navjot Singh Sidhu joins protesting teachers outside Delhi CM Kejriwal's residence
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Navjot Singh Sidhu joins protesting teachers outside Delhi CM Kejriwal's residence

Sidhu said that 22,000 guest teachers were working as bonded labourers. He further slammed Kejriwal for joining the protest of contractual teachers in Punjab's Mohali last month

I visit temples as I'm Hindu, no one should object to it, says Arvind Kejriwal
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I visit temples as I'm Hindu, no one should object to it, says Arvind Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party national convener was replying to a query on whether he was indulging in 'soft Hindutva' by visiting temples

Delhi CM announces magisterial probe into rape, murder of Dalit girl, Rs 10 lakh compensation for family
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Delhi CM announces magisterial probe into rape, murder of Dalit girl, Rs 10 lakh compensation for family

The Delhi Police has booked four people, including a priest, on charges of murder and rape

Arvind Kejriwal promises 300 units of free electricity to Goa voters ahead of polls
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Arvind Kejriwal promises 300 units of free electricity to Goa voters ahead of polls

These promises were similar to what Kejriwal made ahead of the Delhi Assembly Elections in 2014 Delhi Assembly polls and which had turned out to be a core talking point in the run-up to elections

Arvind Kejriwal promises free electricity for all in Punjab if AAP wins 2022 Assembly polls
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Arvind Kejriwal promises free electricity for all in Punjab if AAP wins 2022 Assembly polls

A day ahead of his visit to Chandigarh, the AAP leader also claimed that women in Punjab are very unhappy with inflation

Why Arvind Kejriwal is in Punjab and who will be AAP CM face in the 2022 Assembly election
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Why Arvind Kejriwal is in Punjab and who will be AAP CM face in the 2022 Assembly election

When asked who will be the CM's face of the party for the Punjab Assembly polls in 2022, Kejriwal said, 'discussions are going on in the party regarding this, when time comes, you will be informed'

Arvind Kejriwal announces free education for children who lost both parents to COVID-19, additional free ration
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Arvind Kejriwal announces free education for children who lost both parents to COVID-19, additional free ration

The Delhi government has also announced that it will provide Rs 50,000 ex gratia to each family that has lost a member to COVID-19, besides monthly assistance of Rs 2,500 if the deceased was an earning member

Arvind Kejriwal says COVID-19 situation in Delhi 'very serious', asks people not to go out unless urgent
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Arvind Kejriwal says COVID-19 situation in Delhi 'very serious', asks people not to go out unless urgent

The chief minister said his government does not want to impose lockdown and asked people to remain in home isolation if infected, instead of rushing to hospitals

Delhi will have its own education board from 2021-2022, says Arvind Kejriwal
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Delhi will have its own education board from 2021-2022, says Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal said that discussions will be held with school teachers and principals to decide upon the first schools to get affiliated with the new board

Delhi govt will 'make every effort' to trace farmers missing from protest sites, says Arvind Kejriwal
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Delhi govt will 'make every effort' to trace farmers missing from protest sites, says Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal said that the Delhi government is releasing a list of 115 persons lodged in different jails in the National Capital in connection with the violence during the farmers' tractor rally on 26 January

Delhi's out-of school poor children, dependent on mid-day meals, stare at empty plates and uncertain future
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Delhi's out-of school poor children, dependent on mid-day meals, stare at empty plates and uncertain future

Delhi has the highest percentage of severely stunted children (11.7 percent), according to the Urban Hunger and Malnutrition (HUNGaMA) study whose results were released in February 2018

COVID-19 situation in Delhi under control, says Arvind Kejriwal, cautions against lapses in precautions
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COVID-19 situation in Delhi under control, says Arvind Kejriwal, cautions against lapses in precautions

The chief minister said that the situation is not as 'terrible' as predicted one month ago, asserting that at present, the number of active coronavirus cases has been decreasing instead of increasing.

Arvind Kejriwal tests negative for coronavirus, say reports; Delhi CM was under self-quarantine since Sunday
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Arvind Kejriwal tests negative for coronavirus, say reports; Delhi CM was under self-quarantine since Sunday

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has tested negative for COVID-19, an official said on Tuesday.

Arvind Kejriwal tested for COVID-19, day after he went into isolation following fever, sore throat
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Arvind Kejriwal tested for COVID-19, day after he went into isolation following fever, sore throat

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has gone into self-quarantine after developing sore throat and fever, and samples to be tested for COVID-19 were collected from him on Tuesday

From involving whistleblowers to experts, brainstorming through Delhi Dialogue helped AAP employ citizen-centric approach encouraging self-governance
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From involving whistleblowers to experts, brainstorming through Delhi Dialogue helped AAP employ citizen-centric approach encouraging self-governance

Delhi Dialogue brought creativity, specificity and scale to AAP’s promises through a participatory politics-policy campaign.

AAP reimagines role of legislative within Indian democracy by holding executive to greater public scrutiny, pushing for transparency
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AAP reimagines role of legislative within Indian democracy by holding executive to greater public scrutiny, pushing for transparency

If the professional background of the chief minister was a sign of things to come, it seemed the Assembly would be a battleground for many legislative clashes for democracy and development.

AAP govt paved road to justice by discarding politics of parole in favour of infrastructure and improved access to courts
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AAP govt paved road to justice by discarding politics of parole in favour of infrastructure and improved access to courts

Arvind Kejriwal has, at every public event and governance speech with the judiciary and public, continued his unwavering and unconditional support to staffing our courts and judicial ecosystem to their sanctioned strength.