Arvind Kejriwal

'No lockdown for now': Arvind Kejriwal urges people not to panic amid COVID spike

The national capital will report around 22,000 fresh COVID cases today, announced the chief minister #ArvindKejriwal on Jan 9th. Kejriwal returned to work on Jan 9th after he had tested COVID positive and was under home isolation for five days. Talking about the rising cases in the city, he urged people to not panic because the situation this year is comparatively better as it was last year.

published on : 10th January 2022

'Ready to handle one lakh cases a day': Arvind Kejriwal on COVID-19 Surge

On December 23rd, Delhi CM #ArvindKejriwal said that Delhi is fully prepared to handle a third wave of Covid-19 and the threat from the Omicron variant of the virus.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Kejriwal starts ‘Red Light on, Gaadi off’ initiative to fight Delhi air pollution

Arvind Kejriwal urged Delhiites to help bring down pollution in the city by giving up vehicle use once in a week and turning off engines of vehicles at red lights. He also noted that pollution caused locally was in safe limit but stubble burning in other states was increasing it.

published on : 13th October 2021

Delhi: CM Kejriwal announces 10-point 'Winter Action Plan' to tackle pollution

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday a 10-point "winter action plan" to tackle air pollution in Delhi that includes the formation of teams to check garbage burning, dust and vehicular emissions.

published on : 4th October 2021

India's first smog tower inaugurated at Delhi's Connaught Place to combat pollution

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the "country's first smog tower" at Connaught Place in Delhi on Monday and said it will prove to be a milestone and many such structures can be installed in the city if the pilot project yields results.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Markets to open on odd-even basis, metro to run at 50% capacity: Kejriwal | Delhi Unlock

The Delhi Metro will operate at 50 per cent capacity and markets and malls in the national capital will open on an odd-even basis from June 7, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday as he announced further relaxations in lockdown.

published on : 5th June 2021

If Pak declares war, will states buy own tanks?: Kejriwal attacks Centre over Covid vaccine policy

Questioning the Central government on the shortage of vaccines in the country, #Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal used the analogy of ‘Pakistan attacking India’ to ask the Centre whether states will be left on their own to battle the situation.

published on : 27th May 2021

Can save lives if Delhi gets 700 MT oxygen daily, says Kejriwal 

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal thanked the Centre on Thursday for supplying Delhi with 730 metric tonnes of oxygen and requested hospitals to increase COVID beds that they had to cut down due to shortage of the life-saving gas in the past few days.

published on : 6th May 2021

Free ration for 2 months to 72 lakh people, Rs 5,000 financial aid to auto, taxi drivers: Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced that the Delhi government will provide free ration to 72 lakh ration card holders in the city for the next two months and financial assistance of Rs 5,000 to auto-rickshaw and taxi drivers to help people tide over the COVID-19 crisis.

published on : 4th May 2021

Free COVID-19 vaccine for those age above 18 years in Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal

The Delhi government will provide free COVID-19 vaccines to all those above 18 years of age in the city for which purchase of 1.34 crore doses has been approved, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.

published on : 26th April 2021

No lockdown without consulting Delhi public: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Ruling out possibilities of imposing another lockdown in the national capital owing to the constant surge in #Covid19 cases, #Delhi Chief Minister #ArvindKejriwal on Friday said that the impact of the second wave is less serious than the previous ones. Kejriwal added that people will be consulted if a lockdown has to be put in place.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Delhi CM Kejriwal appeals to Centre to take back bill on LG powers

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday urged the Centre to take back the bill that seeks to define certain roles and powers of the Lieutenant Governor of the national capital.

published on : 18th March 2021

CM Arvind Kejriwal launches ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign to push electric vehicles in city

Chief Minister #ArvindKejriwal on Thursday launched ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign to push for e-vehicle adoption at mass level in the city. “To make people aware about electric vehicles, we are launching the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign.

published on : 5th February 2021
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