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Meenakshi Lekhi


Former Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay takes charge as NDMC vice chairperson

August 31, 2021 10:30 am

Delhi BJP general secretary Kuljeet Singh Chahal, party leader Vishakha Sailani and Girish Sachdeva have been nominated members of the municipal council, according to a gazette notification of the home ministry.

Meenakshi Lekhi calls protesting farmers 'mawalis', later apologises

July 23, 2021 7:21 am

Lekhi later claimed that her words were "twisted", but added that she withdraws her remarks if they have hurt anyone.

‘A fighter and a great orator’: How Meenakshi Lekhi rose through BJP’s ranks to become a Union Minister

July 08, 2021 4:45 pm

Lekhi came to the forefront of national politics when her contempt petition before the Supreme Court had forced Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to apologize for his ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’ jibe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Delhi Confidential: Emotional Farewell

March 26, 2021 4:46 am

Union minister and Rajya Sabha MP from Kerala Vayalar Ravi bids farewell.

With Indian capitalists who want to use their capital in India: Lekhi

February 11, 2021 6:37 am

Even as the opposition attacked the government on its treatment of PSUs, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said some of them had become a burden on the consolidated fund of India and need to be “redone” to bring new life into them.

Shashi Tharoor, Meenakshi Lekhi in war of words as House panel questions Twitter

November 20, 2020 11:47 am

The panel asked representatives of the micro-blogging site as to why it did not remove stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra’s tweets on the Supreme Court and a judge, and sought a reply from it in a week.

Twitter apologises to House panel for map showing Ladakh in China

November 19, 2020 12:54 am

The panel, which is examining the Personal Data Protection Bill, had pulled up Twitter last month when its representatives appeared before it to present their views on the legislation.

Amazon refuses to appear before Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill

October 23, 2020 2:16 pm

Lekhi said that "the panel is unanimous in its opinion that coercive action can be suggested to the government against the e-commerce company".

AAP govt indulging in diversionary tactics: BJP

June 09, 2020 2:13 am

Pointing out that Delhi is third in terms of the total coronavirus cases in the country and has one of the lowest recovery rates, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said, “Many videos testifying the failure of health system of the Delhi government can be seen on social media.”

Parliament: In Delhi riots debate, BJP MPs take a swipe at judges too

March 12, 2020 9:02 am

“Some judges, I will not take their names, think police shouldn’t act until protests turn violent...Under the circumstances, it is difficult to gauge when a peaceful protest will turn violent. Who will decide when will a dharna turn violent?” Lekhi said while participating in the debate.


Delhi's Safdarjung Tomb gets architectural illumination

July 22, 2019 7:02 am

To highlight the architecture of the 17th Century monument, including arches and minarets, 213 technologically advanced LED lights are being used. These will consume 62% less electricity as compared to conventional light fixtures.

Calm after storm: Delhi women candidates unwind after hectic campaign

May 15, 2019 10:17 am

After being soaked in hectic election campaigns and rallies for Delhi Lok Sabha polls, the women candidates unwinded in varied ways like running daily errands, spending time with family or reading their favourite book.