Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Ajay Maken talks to The Indian Express about how things are finally looking up for the party and its future plans for the MCDs.
“The Congress has got four seats, these are the seats from where Congress has never won in the past,” said Maken.
Dikshit also said converting all taxis to CNG would require technology, which has to be made available to taxi owners.
Comparing revenue collection to Congress rule in the capital, Maken said there is a shortfall in spending ‘plan’ funds.
Maken said shortfalls in the government’s revenue collection and planned budget spending “are two alarming signs of governance failure in an economy” and both factors dominated the budget figures of the AAP government.
Party to circulate questionnaire on AAP’s ‘hollow promises’.
The prosecution evidence would continue on Tuesday.
The Congress Thursday claimed that the “purpose of the India Against Corruption movement had been defeated” by the “dilution” of the Janlokpal Bill by the ruling Aam Aadmi Party. Delhi unit president Ajay Maken said that the draft Bill, tabled by the government Monday, “shows Kejriwal’s intentions as a strong Lokpal would be punishing to […]
He said that some matters, which are subjects under the Central government, may be too small to be pursued by the Central Lokpal.
He added that neither the BJP-led Centre nor the AAP-led Delhi government had taken any steps to check the price rise of pulses and vegetables.
The Congress party is doing away with the block-level organisation system and planning to appoint senior leaders, including former ministers, as ‘observers’ throughout the capital.
Maken warned that if a notification on implementing the Street Vendors Act in the capital was not issued within two weeks, the Congress would sit on a dharna and hold agitations outside Arvind Kejriwal’s residence.
For the party, the issue is one of great significance as it would provide a nucleus for its attempts to regain its lost position in the capital ahead of the 2017 municipal elections.
Plea filed by Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken politically motivated: AAP govt
In his plea, Maken claims that the AAP ad campaign — comprising radio, TV and print ads — violates the Governmental Advertising (Content Regulation) Guidelines, 2014, set by the Supreme Court.