Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 5, 2015
Amidst allegations by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia that Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung had allotted land earmarked for a school to BJP, DDA today sought to clarify its stand on the charge of "change" in land use for the plot, saying the site belonged to the government's Land and Development Office.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
Fuelling the beef debate further after the Kerala House controversy, the right wing group, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has written to Delhi Lieutenant Governor demanding that alleged beef sale in hotel and restaurants in the national capital should be checked immediately.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 29, 2015
In yet another round of confrontation between Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor, the Aam Aadmi Party government yesterday accused Najeeb Jung of "pressurising" home minister Satyendar Jain to grant parole to Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Om Prakash Chautala, serving a decade-long jail term in teachers' recruitment scam ...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 28, 2015
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung today rejected the parole plea of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, an official statement in New Delhi said.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung today approved SS Yadav's name for the post of Delhi's VAT Commissioner.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 23, 2015
In an unprecedented move, the Delhi Cabinet today passed resolutions, challenging Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's authority to relieve the VAT Commissioner who it alleged was targeted for "fighting graft", and appointed a GoM to protect bureaucrats from "political victimisation".
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 22, 2015
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today clarified he was just quoting a former Delhi Lieutenant Governor who had commented on north Indians breaking the rules. He said he was "not pointing at any region, religion or other group."
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 22, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has slammed Union Minister Kiren Rijiju's comments that North Indians enjoy breaking rules, saying he should not divide Indians and it is politics that needs to improve.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 19, 2015
With the name of retired Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court, Nisar Ahmad Kakru, doing the rounds for the Lokayukta's post, the tussle between the Lieutenant Governor and the Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government could take a new turn as the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is opposed to the candidate.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 17, 2015
Delhi may have a new Lokayukta by the end of this month. Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung set to hold a consultation featuring, among others, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on October 20
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 2, 2015
The AAP government, which has been at loggerheads with the Lieutenant Governor (LG) over powers of governance, has told Delhi High Court that there cannot be two reporting authorities - the LG and the Chief Minister, in a democratic set-up.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 27, 2015
Calling the Lieutenant Governor as merely a "figurehead", except for matters related to public order, police and land, the Aam Aadmi Party led government has told the Delhi High Court.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
Under fire from some of BJP's lawmakers, Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung found support from unusual quarters, when chief minister Arvind Kejriwal blamed the Centre for political interference rather than finding fault with Mr Jung.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 26, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung is a "good man with bad political bosses" and removing him will be of no help as he is only following the orders of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung will visit Metro construction sites across the capital today to inspect measures taken by authorities to contain the spread of dengue.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 22, 2015
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung today said he will conduct surprise visits to various places in the national capital to check the preparedness for prevention of dengue.
Delhi News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday September 18, 2015
A memo warning officials against following Delhi government orders is the latest flashpoint in the running feud between the two top men of the capital, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 27, 2015
The AAP government today told Delhi High Court that Lieutenant Governor (LG) was not the elected government of Delhi and was required to act on the aid and advice of the council of ministers.
Delhi News | Reported by Sharad Sharma; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal's government has said it will not call off an inquiry into a corruption scam dating back to 2002; the Home Ministry, which has declared the investigation illegal, can go to court, dared Manish Sisodia, the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi.
Delhi News | Reported by Bhairavi Singh, Written by Suparna Singh | Friday August 21, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal has a new contesting claim to his powers from Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung. The two men - one the Chief Minister of Delhi, the other the representative of the Centre in the capital, share a working relationship soused with suspicion, mutual distrust, and accusations of administrative over-reach.
Opinion | Ashutosh | Friday August 21, 2015
There is race between the BJP and the Congress to take credit for the report which allegedly states that power companies inflated costs and rates to cheat consumers for thousands of crores.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 16, 2015
Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung today wished Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on his birthday and also sent him a bouquet of flowers.
Delhi News | Reported by Bhairavi Singh; Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Thursday August 13, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party government led by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has decided not to follow Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's directions on the issue of enhancing circle rates on agricultural land, making it the latest flashpoint between the government and the Centre over who controls the state administration.
Delhi News | Agencies | Tuesday August 11, 2015
Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit are likely to be questioned after the Delhi Government today appointed an inquiry into a multi-crore scam related to fitness tests for CNG vehicles.