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Kejriwal: 'Aam aadmi' who reclaimed Delhi for 3rd time 16.2.2020 Rediff: News
Kejriwal runs his party with the proverbial iron fist and has learnt to temper his aggression, say people close to him.
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Aam aadmi Kejriwal scripts extraordinary win in Delhi 11.2.2020 Rediff: News
Arvind Kejriwal, engineer, civil servant and Delhi's man with a development agenda, is the David who slayed the government's Goliath.
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Arvind Kejriwal, before politics happened 11.2.2020 Rediff: News
I asked him, 'How did you manage to drop everything and just wander into these things? Was your family cool with it? They didn't create a fuss?' 'My parents were not very happy. But Sunita (Arvind's wife) has always been supportive,' he replied. 'My parents live with us, so it helps. Over time, I think they have come around and learned to accept it, though not wholeheartedly.' 'Let's be realistic. Which parent would be happy about their child abandoning a lucrative career and doing stuff like this?'
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Rakhi Birla, AAP's Giant Killer, Youngest Minister, Youngest Deputy Speaker 8.2.2020 NDTV News - India-news
At 26, Rakhi Birla became the youngest minister in Delhi as she joined Arvind Kejriwal's cabinet when the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) first came to power in 2013. Later, the two-time MLA from Mangolpuri...
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What do the manifestos of AAP, BJP and INC promise for Delhi elections 2020? 6.2.2020 Citizen Matters
With the Delhi assembly elections just around the corner, what are the key promises in the manifestos of AAP. BJP and INC? How do they compare on key issues such as education, housing, healthcare and pollution?
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Lokpal Gets Rs 74 Crore Budget, Nominal Increase For Vigilance Commission 1.2.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal has got Rs 74 crore Budget allocation, whereas a nominal increase has been earmarked for the probity watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) for 2020-21.
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Lokpal gets Rs 74 crore budget, nominal raise for CVC 1.2.2020 Rediff: News
The CVC has been allocated Rs 39 crore for 2020-21, up from the revised Rs 36.65 crore for the ongoing fiscal.
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MANREGA Payment 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In Madhya Pradesh MANREGA wage payments to labourers of 20 crore mandays which were long over due now has been cleared off cent per cent. The Centre delayed the MANREGA funds now first installment of 915 crores 20 lakh rupees have been sanctioned. Till April 20 cent per cent pending payment were paid to the labourers. Rs 1000 crores were sanctioned for other related expenditure . The Congress has alleged massive corruption in MANREGA works and demanded appointment of Lokpal in all the districts. So far only 12 Lokpals have been appointed in districts. For the last four years general body meeting of the MANREGA is not held. The Chief Minister is the Chairman and the Chief Secretary is the Convener of the board. Now from May to June 15 MANREGA labour force will drafted in the construction of new talabs in every village of the State to meet the requirement of the village on permanent basis. The talab campaign is going to launched and to finish of before monsoon.
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Anna Hazare breaks fast 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare ended his week long fast on Thursday after the government interlocutors including Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat met him in Ramlila Maidan and assured that the issue of Lok Pal will be resolved “at the earliest”. “Annaji today ended his fast after the government agreed to some of his demands and gave assurance that other demands are also under consideration. Mr Fadnavis and Mr Shekhawat (MoS Agircuture) met him and assured that he won’t have to sit on another fast on the same issue,” a spokesman of Team Anna told UNI here. Maharashtra Chief Minister Mr Fadnavis offered him a glass of water, sources said.Anna Hazare, whose agitation in 2011 had nearly paralysed the Manmohan Singh government, had launched his agitation yet again demanding appointment of an ombudsman on March 23 and had sat on “indefinite hunger strike”. According to his aides, the agitation this year was against Modi ...
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Anna Hazare breaks fast 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare ended his week long fast on Thursday after the government interlocutors including Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat met him in Ramlila Maidan and assured that the issue of Lok Pal will be resolved “at the earliest”. “Annaji today ended his fast after the government agreed to some of his demands and gave assurance that other demands are also under consideration. Mr Fadnavis and Mr Shekhawat (MoS Agircuture) met him and assured that he won’t have to sit on another fast on the same issue,” a spokesman of Team Anna told UNI here. Maharashtra Chief Minister Mr Fadnavis offered him a glass of water, sources said.Anna Hazare, whose agitation in 2011 had nearly paralysed the Manmohan Singh government, had launched his agitation yet again demanding appointment of an ombudsman on March 23 and had sat on “indefinite hunger strike”. According to his aides, the agitation this year was against Modi ...
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MANREGA Payment 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In Madhya Pradesh MANREGA wage payments to labourers of 20 crore mandays which were long over due now has been cleared off cent per cent. The Centre delayed the MANREGA funds now first installment of 915 crores 20 lakh rupees have been sanctioned. Till April 20 cent per cent pending payment were paid to the labourers. Rs 1000 crores were sanctioned for other related expenditure . The Congress has alleged massive corruption in MANREGA works and demanded appointment of Lokpal in all the districts. So far only 12 Lokpals have been appointed in districts. For the last four years general body meeting of the MANREGA is not held. The Chief Minister is the Chairman and the Chief Secretary is the Convener of the board. Now from May to June 15 MANREGA labour force will drafted in the construction of new talabs in every village of the State to meet the requirement of the village on permanent basis. The talab campaign is going to launched and to finish of before monsoon.
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"Say Something And Do Something Else": JP Nadda Slams Delhi Government 24.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
BJP national president JP Nadda on Friday slammed the AAP, alleging the Arvind Kejriwal-led government failed to construct more schools and hospitals and install CCTV cameras in the city as it had...
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Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale Resigns As Lokpal Member: Government 15.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal's member Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale has resigned from his post, nearly ten months after he was administered the oath of office for a five-year term, the Personnel...
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Kharge declines PM's invite to be 'special invitee' for meeting to select Lokpal 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge has declined Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to attend , as “special invitee”, a meeting called to pick the Lokpal, saying that the move was 'a concerted effort to keep the voice of the Opposition out of the selection process'. 'Let me state on behalf of myself, my party and the entire opposition that 'special invitee' invitation is a concerted effort to exclude the independent voice of the Opposition altogether from the selection process of the most important anti corruption watchdog. It negates the letter and spirit of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 in Toto. A perusal simplicitor of the Lokpal Act, 2013, its intent and objectives reflects that 'Leader of opposition ' cannot be substituted as a 'Special invitee'. It is a matter of surprise that your government is choosing to adopt this route as a mere paper formality rather than seek any meaningful and constructive participation,” he said in a letter to the PM. Asserting that ...
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MANREGA Payment 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In Madhya Pradesh MANREGA wage payments to labourers of 20 crore mandays which were long over due now has been cleared off cent per cent. The Centre delayed the MANREGA funds now first installment of 915 crores 20 lakh rupees have been sanctioned. Till April 20 cent per cent pending payment were paid to the labourers. Rs 1000 crores were sanctioned for other related expenditure . The Congress has alleged massive corruption in MANREGA works and demanded appointment of Lokpal in all the districts. So far only 12 Lokpals have been appointed in districts. For the last four years general body meeting of the MANREGA is not held. The Chief Minister is the Chairman and the Chief Secretary is the Convener of the board. Now from May to June 15 MANREGA labour force will drafted in the construction of new talabs in every village of the State to meet the requirement of the village on permanent basis. The talab campaign is going to launched and to finish of before monsoon.
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Anna Hazare breaks fast 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare ended his week long fast on Thursday after the government interlocutors including Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat met him in Ramlila Maidan and assured that the issue of Lok Pal will be resolved “at the earliest”. “Annaji today ended his fast after the government agreed to some of his demands and gave assurance that other demands are also under consideration. Mr Fadnavis and Mr Shekhawat (MoS Agircuture) met him and assured that he won’t have to sit on another fast on the same issue,” a spokesman of Team Anna told UNI here. Maharashtra Chief Minister Mr Fadnavis offered him a glass of water, sources said.Anna Hazare, whose agitation in 2011 had nearly paralysed the Manmohan Singh government, had launched his agitation yet again demanding appointment of an ombudsman on March 23 and had sat on “indefinite hunger strike”. According to his aides, the agitation this year was against Modi ...
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Justice Dilip Bhosale Quits As Lokpal Member, 9 Months After Appointment 9.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Justice Dilip B Bhosale has resigned as member of the country's anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal, citing personal reasons, nine months after he was appointed to the Constitutional post.
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Lokpal Receives 1,190 Complaints In Its First Year 3.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Lokpal, the corruption watchdog which was instituted after a long delay in March last year, has received around 1,190 complaints in its first year and sources say no complaint against Prime Minister...
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Lokpal To Soon Move Out Of Rs 50 Lakh Per Month Rented Accommodation 2.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
The office of the Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman, will soon move out of its Rs 50 lakh per month rented accommodation at a five star hotel to its own permanent building in Delhi. A senior...
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Format Of Lokpal Complaint To Be Notified Soon: Jitendra Singh 31.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A format to file a complaint with the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal will be notified soon, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday.
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