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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 8, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's claim is "misplaced" that the Lieutenant Governor, Najeeb Jung did not consult him in the matter of appointing Shakuntala Gamlin as Chief Secretary, the Centre told the Delhi High Court on Friday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
Delhi Home Minister Satyendra Jain today alleged that Lt Governor Najeeb Jung did not consider his advice before giving nod to prosecute AAP MLA Somnath Bharti in the 2014 Khirki Extension midnight raid case and said he would take up the issue with the council of ministers.
Delhi News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Wednesday August 5, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor (LG) Najeeb Jung seem to be heading for a fresh showdown over who controls the state administration. Mr Jung has sought files relating to a notification on enhancement of circle rates, saying that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government did ask for his permission before issuing it.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
In yet another confrontation with Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, the Aam Aadmi Party government on Tuesday issued a circular stating that government in Delhi means the one which has been elected, and asked all departments and ministries not to send files to the Lieutenant Governor's office.
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday August 3, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal again demanded today that the Narendra Modi government again to hand over the control of the police to the Delhi government. He said if that happened, he would make Delhi the "safest city in the world".
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
The Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal today criticised the Centre for the transfer of senior bureaucrats, accusing them of crossing all limits by not consulting the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government. Mr Kejriwal also wrote a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the issue.
Delhi News | Reported by Sharad Sharma, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday July 29, 2015
The Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi has decided to withdraw an aggressive ad campaign from hoardings and on air, in "a mark of respect," it said, for former president APJ Abdul Kalam, who died on Monday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
In a sign of a thaw in relations between the Aam Aadmi Party and the Centre, the Delhi government today removed hoardings criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, from several areas in the city.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government today moved Delhi High Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) chief MK Meena for allegedly violating the court's order by removing an SHO of the anti-graft body.
Delhi News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 27, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's choice for chief of the women's rights commission has been approved by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung.