Anil Baijal

Amid Delhi Excise Policy row, panel set up by Baijal to file report on non-conforming areas

The five-member committee was formed in April by then Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on the High Court's order to draw up a list of conforming and non-conforming municipal wards in the city.

published on : 21st August 2022

Ex-LG Baijal tears into Manish Sisodia allegation

Ex-LG says, he had discharged “constitutional responsibility” over allocation of liquor vends

published on : 10th August 2022

Excise policy: Baijal says Sisodia's charges 'desperate man's falsehoods', AAP hits back

In a hard-hitting statement, Baijal said Sisodia is trying to find an alibi for himself and his colleagues' 'acts of commission and omissions'.

published on : 9th August 2022

Excise policy: Delhi LG suspends 11 officials, AAP govt accuses Baijal of favouring Pvt players

Under the policy, private firms were issued retail licences for 849 liquor vends across the city divided into 32 zones, however, it has now been withdrawn.

published on : 6th August 2022

In letter to CBI, Sisodia accuses ex-Delhi L-G Baijal of changing stance on opening liquor shops in unauthorised areas

At a press conference in Delhi, Sisodia said he has sent the details of the matter to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and asserted that there should be a probe into it.

published on : 6th August 2022

Delhi’s outgoing Lt Governor Anil Baijal meets Delhi LG-designate Vinai Saxena

Delhi’s outgoing Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday met L-G-designate Vinai Kumar Saxena and shared his experience of governing the city.

published on : 26th May 2022

Delhi Lt Governor Baijal resigns citing personal reasons, five bureaucrats in race for job

While Baijal had completed his five-year tenure almost a year-and-a-half ago, the Narendra Modi government preferred to continue with him

published on : 18th May 2022

Mundka fire: Delhi L-G gives nod to probe; bio samples of victims' kin collected

District magistrate (West) will probe lapses on the part of the concerned departments and agencies, recommend action against the erring officials and fix responsibility, officials said on Sunday.

published on : 15th May 2022

Avoid human interference in parks: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal

Baijal chaired a meeting attended by the DDA vice-chairman, noted botanist and environment expert CR Babu, and others to review the status of these parks.

published on : 5th May 2022

‘Ensure timely completion of Yamuna restoration project’

Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal, in a recent meeting, has emphasised on time-bound completion of landscaping, ensuring enough green cover and plantation on the Yamuna riverfront.

published on : 30th April 2022

Delhi Film Policy 2022 likely to be out by April-end

The city government is likely to notify its Delhi Film Policy, 2022, which aims to promote the city as a hub for filming and related activities, before the end of this month, official sources said.

published on : 13th April 2022

BJP wants anganwadi staffers’ needs met

Vocational trainers are getting about Rs 16,000 and about 1.5 lakh contract workers are getting about Rs 10,000–Rs 11,000.

published on : 5th April 2022

Delhi L-G, BJP had opposed regularisation of Kashmiri migrant teachers: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators Atishi and Saurabh Bharadwaj dismissed the association's claims as 'false and misleading', and accused the BJP of doing politics over the issue.

published on : 29th March 2022

Delhi GDP up by 50 per cent in five years: says Baijal

Delhi’s GDP went up by 50 per cent in five years since 2016-17, indicating that the city’s economy is in a strong position, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal said on Wednesday.

published on : 24th March 2022

Delhi Assembly: BJP MLAs interrupt Lt Governor's address, demand tax-free 'The Kashmir Files'

He said that it was happening for the first time in his tenure as a Speaker in last seven years that the L-G's address has been interrupted by legislators.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Master Plan 2041 will focus on nightlife, digital economy, says Baijal

“It can support economic activities that can thrive at night, such as cultural recreational activities, logistics, certain industries.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Delhi gearing up to face COVID third wave, Kejriwal tells L-G

At the meeting, the chief minister told L-G that the Delhi government was making preparations on a war footing to combat a possible 'worst-case scenario' of 45,000 infections emerging daily.

published on : 19th June 2021

Arvind Kejriwal vs Centre: Here is the full timeline of Delhi power tussle

A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court today unanimously held that Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal does not have independent decision-making powers.

published on : 4th July 2018

In major victory for Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Supreme Court says L-G cannot act as an obstructionist

The majority verdict also made it clear that except for three issues, including law and order, Delhi government has power to legislate and govern on other subjects.

published on : 4th July 2018

Delhi Lieutenant Governor works from home as CM Arvind Kejriwal, ministers occupy his office in protest

Anil Baijal has been holding meetings with officers at the camp office at his residence, which is just behind the L-G Secretariat where Kejriwal and his three ministers have been staging the sit-in.

published on : 14th June 2018
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