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Delhi's education board to be operational by next year; not to be imposed on govt schools: Manish Sisodia

August 09, 2020 3:34 pm

"What happens in other state boards is that the private schools are free to make their choice whether they want to opt for CBSE, ICSE or state board, while government schools follow the state board. We will have no imposition," Sisodia said

Sisodia hints at corruption in govt-funded DU colleges

August 07, 2020 2:49 am

Sisodia pointed out that over Rs 56 crore, or 23% of this year’s funds, had already been released, and asked why salaries for April, May and June could not be paid despite this.

Unfortunate that decisions being taken without connecting with people: Sisodia on L-G overturning Delhi govt moves

August 06, 2020 11:23 am

Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister on handling the Health portfolio during a crisis, AAP’s plans outside the capital, and where the New Education Policy falls short

Sisodia writes to Amit Shah: Keeping hotels shut unfair to Delhi's economy

August 02, 2020 3:53 am

In his letter, Sisodia, who is also the Delhi Finance Minister, said that while efforts were being made to unlock the country, the policy for Delhi was not the same.

Sisodia red flags new education policy: ‘Highly regulated and poorly funded’

July 31, 2020 3:13 am

He said the biggest flaw of NEP was that it “ran away from the responsibility” of providing quality education in government schools while encouraging private school education.

New Education Policy recommends highly-regulated, poorly-funded education model: Manish Sisodia

July 30, 2020 10:32 pm

"The policy recommends a highly-regulated and poorly-funded education model. There is an attempt to escape from the government's responsibility to provide quality education in its schools," Manish Sisodia said

Manish Sisodia writes to Amit Shah on officer transfer: Why not consult us?

July 25, 2020 2:54 am

On Friday evening, the MHA had issued an order for the immediate transfer of seven IAS officers from Delhi, which included Director of Education Binay Bhushan.

Need your help to fix the system: Manish Sisodia to students

July 24, 2020 2:43 am

Interacting with the students and their parents, Sisodia spoke about the 98% pass percentage in Class XII in Delhi government schools this year.

AAP and L-G spar over who will argue NE Delhi riot-related cases in court

July 19, 2020 4:54 am

A meeting between LG Anil Baijal and acting Delhi Home Minister Manish Sisodia to discuss the issue on Friday was inconclusive as neither relented to the other’s demand, officials said.

Delhi: 2 panels set up for reforms in education

July 16, 2020 2:58 am

The committee for the creation of the framework for a Delhi State Education Board includes IIM Ahmedabad faculty Ankur Sarin, director ASER Centre Wilima Wadhwa, and director Alcohn group of schools Ashok Pandey.


When Manish Sisodia attended happiness classes with Delhi govt school students

February 23, 2020 12:59 pm

Ahead of the visit of First Ladyof USA Melania Trump to the Happiness classes in Delhi government schools, Delhi Education Minister visited the schools and interacted with students. The Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kerjriwal and deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia have been dropped from the list of guests to visit the Delhi Government school with the first lady.

Delhi's top seven: CM Arvind Kejriwal, cabinet ministers take charge of office

February 19, 2020 6:48 am

The Indian Express tracks the six Delhi ministers and the key areas they will prioritise over the next five years.

Delhi elections: Manish Sisodia celebrates AAP's victory with thank you rally

February 12, 2020 7:38 pm

The AAP won 62 of the 70 seats and retained much of its vote share from 2015 when it won 67 seats — its vote share was 53.57%, a marginal drop from 54.34% in 2015.

Delhi elections 2020: A look at the assets declared by candidates

February 08, 2020 8:27 am

Ahead of the upcoming February 8 assembly elections, candidates from BJP, Congress and AAP made a declaration of their assets.

Arvind Kejriwal pedals to peddle car-free Delhi vision

October 22, 2015 1:31 pm

Arvind Kejriwal led a cycle rally comprising of hundreds of people, including women to mark Delhi's 'Car-Free Day' aimed at encouraging people to use public transport

Kejriwal attends court hearing, Sisodia shifts into new home

March 17, 2015 5:17 pm

Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday appeared before a Delhi court in connection with a defamation case.

CM-deligate Arvind Kejriwal meets PM Narendra Modi

February 12, 2015 11:53 am

PM Narendra Modi had his morning tea with CM-deligate Arvind Kejriwal who had visited the PM House to invite the prime minister to the swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi on Thursday.

Pictures that defined 2014: Muzaffarnagar riots, Priyanka Vadra's poll campaign

December 13, 2014 8:00 am

Starting this week, Indian Express will bring you the best photographs from around India captured through the lens of some of our best and award winning photographers.


Politicians react over 1984 riots missing file

January 22, 2016 7:46 am

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Commenting on the 1984 riots missing file, Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Sambit Patra on Friday said the 1984 riots file, which is missing from past 10 months, clearly shows that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is not at all "serious" about the issue and is not taking the Delhi administration seriously. Sharing the same sentiments, Shiromani Akali Dal leader Manjeet Singh GK said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is not at all concerned about the Sikh community. He added that he was only doing "vote politics", as the Punjab assembly elections are near. Meanwhile, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said he has no information regarding the issue and will comment once he has complete information.

Delhi observes fourth 'Car-Free Day'

January 22, 2016 7:20 am

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): The national capital on Friday observed fourth 'Car-Free Day' on the stretch between Vishwavidyalaya Metro Station and Chhatrasal Stadium. The aim of the event is to curb pollution and encourage people to use public transport. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was part of the cycle rally, which was organised as part of the event. When asked about the Odd-Even formula, Sisodia said that it would be implemented again. The exercise, which is organised on 22nd of every month, comes after the recently concluded 15-day Odd-Even formula.

Manish Sisodia on Jitender Singh Tomar Controversy

July 05, 2015 8:03 am

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia at Idea Exchange speaks about how the Aam Aadmi Party tackled the Jitender SIngh Tomar controversy

Manish Sisodia on Delhi Government TV Ad Controversy

July 05, 2015 7:59 am

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia at Idea Exchange says the confidence of having a majority now reflects in our thinking, planning and execution.