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  • Manish Sisodia turns poet to take dig at Centre’s note ban

    Manish Sisodia turns poet to take dig at Centre’s note ban

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday punctuated his budget speech with literary couplets to take a dig at the Centre over the impact of demonetisation decision on society. "'Ghar mayn padi tankhwah ki gaddi koi kaam naa aayi, bacchon ke gullak toote tab jake ghar meyn sabzi aayi' (The wads of notes from...

    March 8, 2017
  • Sisodia faces protest while flagging off new buses

    Sisodia faces protest while flagging off new buses

    Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday faced the ire of one of his east Delhi constituents, who alleged that Sisodia had never visited his constituency in the past two years. While flagging off 100 cluster buses from Delhi Secretariat, Sisodia was confronted by the man who said he belonged to Sisodia's Patparganj constituency...

    February 17, 2017
  • Delhi budget to be symbol of people-centric governance: Sisodia

    Delhi budget to be symbol of people-centric governance: Sisodia

    Delhi government's budget for the year 2017-18 will be a symbol of people-centric governance, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday. Sisodia said preparations for this year's budget had already begun and it will "carefully review" every provision. "(I am) Really excited about Delhi Budget 2017," the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader tweeted. "Efficient...

    February 15, 2017
  • Delhi budget to be symbol of people-centric governance: Sisodia

    Delhi budget to be symbol of people-centric governance: Sisodia

    Delhi government's budget for the year 2017-18 will be a symbol of people-centric governance, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday. Sisodia said preparations for this year's budget had already begun and it will "carefully review" every provision. "(I am) Really excited about Delhi Budget 2017," the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader tweeted. "Efficient...

    February 15, 2017
  • ‘Bringing govt closer to people AAP’s biggest achievement’

    ‘Bringing govt closer to people AAP’s biggest achievement’

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government's biggest achievement is bridging the gap between peoples' aspirations and the government's priorities, Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Tuesday. Sisodia said people of Delhi sent the AAP to power with a sweeping majority in February 2015 to fix the "big disconnect" between people and the government....

    February 14, 2017
  • ‘Bringing govt closer to people AAP’s biggest achievement’

    ‘Bringing govt closer to people AAP’s biggest achievement’

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government's biggest achievement is bridging the gap between peoples' aspirations and the government's priorities, Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Tuesday. Sisodia said people of Delhi sent the AAP to power with a sweeping majority in February 2015 to fix the "big disconnect" between people and the government....

    February 14, 2017
  • We removed political influence in drinking water supply: Sisodia

    We removed political influence in drinking water supply: Sisodia

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday released a report card on the achievements of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) during the past two years and said the AAP government removed political influence in supply of drinking water in the capital. Sisodia said political groups used to operate tanker mafias in the city for...

    February 13, 2017
  • We removed political influence in drinking water supply: Sisodia

    We removed political influence in drinking water supply: Sisodia

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday released a report card on the achievements of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) during the past two years and said the AAP government removed political influence in supply of drinking water in the capital. Sisodia said political groups used to operate tanker mafias in the city for...

    February 13, 2017
  • AAP to perform well in Goa, Punjab: Sisodia

    AAP to perform well in Goa, Punjab: Sisodia

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday expressed confidence that his AAP will perform exceedingly well in Punjab and Goa where it is contesting against both the BJP and the Congress. "On March 11 when results will be out, we are confident of winning big number of seats in Punjab and in Goa too...

    February 11, 2017
  • AAP to perform well in Goa, Punjab: Sisodia

    AAP to perform well in Goa, Punjab: Sisodia

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday expressed confidence that his AAP will perform exceedingly well in Punjab and Goa where it is contesting against both the BJP and the Congress. "On March 11 when results will be out, we are confident of winning big number of seats in Punjab and in Goa too...

    February 11, 2017
  • If Modi has CBI, we have RTI: Sisodia

    If Modi has CBI, we have RTI: Sisodia

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday filed an RTI to get details about the expenditure incurred on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's digital and other social media campaign. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader said he was taking recourse to RTI as the Modi government was unleashing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against...

    February 10, 2017
  • Sisodia files RTI on Centre’s social media ad policy

    Sisodia files RTI on Centre’s social media ad policy

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday filed an RTI application with the information cell of the Prime Minister's Office seeking details on the Centre's policy for advertising initiatives like the 'Narendra Modi app' and 'Make in India' on social media. Sisodia reached Rail Bhawan around 12 pm and filed the application. Last month, CBI had registered...

    February 10, 2017
  • Delhi deprived of its share in taxes: Sisodia

    Delhi deprived of its share in taxes: Sisodia

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said he was disappointed with the Union Budget 2017-18 as Delhi has again been deprived of its due share in central taxes. "Delhi has been deprived of its due from central share in this year's budget too… Delhi's share in central taxes remains stagnant for the 17th...

    February 1, 2017
  • Delhi govt to fix responsibility on school principals for indiscipline

    Delhi govt to fix responsibility on school principals for indiscipline

    In order to ensure there are no irregularities in teachers' attendance and punctuality is maintained in running the classes, the Delhi government has decided to fix responsibility for "indiscipline" on school principals. Action will be taken against principals of government schools if "discipline" is not maintained, a senior official said. The move comes after Deputy...

    January 29, 2017
  • Delhi gets first state-of-the-art ‘model’ government school

    Delhi gets first state-of-the-art ‘model’ government school

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday inaugurated the national capital's first 'model' government school with "state-of-the-art" facilities and infrastructure, an official statement said. "Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya Rouse Avenue has become the first Delhi government school to boast of audio-visual teaching aids, projector in classrooms and a swanky new building with all conveniences," the...

    January 25, 2017
  • CBI scared of Manish Sisodia, says Arvind Kejriwal

    CBI scared of Manish Sisodia, says Arvind Kejriwal

    A day after the CBI registered a preliminary inquiry against Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia to probe irregularities in the 'Talk to AK' campaign, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed the agency is scared of the Deputy CM. "Today (Thursday) Manish (Sisodia) kept waiting for the CBI, but it did not turn up. Till now...

    January 19, 2017
  • Rs.119 cr approved for EDMC for salary payments: Sisodia

    Rs.119 cr approved for EDMC for salary payments: Sisodia

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday announced that the government had approved an advance sum of Rs. 119 crore to East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) after its employees went on strike for non-payment of salaries. Alleging the EDMC was wasting the money in corruption, he urged the corporation to "strictly" use the amount...

    January 8, 2017