Thursday, Feb 09, 2023

Meenakshi Lekhi


Delhi Confidential: Mansukh Mandaviya gives a shout out to youngest Mitra

February 04, 2023 6:49 am

Meenakshi Kshatriya, 13, from Madhya Pradesh used her 'gullak' money for taking care of TB patients under the government's Ni-kshay Mitra programme to provide nutritional support.

India prioritises engaging Lusophone world to tap potential

December 03, 2022 9:37 pm

The Lusophone world is spread in nine countries across four continents, and Portuguese is the most widely-spoken language in the Southern Hemisphere.

Delhi Confidential | Note to Ministry of External Affairs staff: Avoid laughing loudly, roaming around

October 19, 2022 7:56 am

The Ministry has issued instructions regarding decorum and dress code to the staff. Among other things, officials have been advised against “unnecessary roaming around and sitting on sofas”.

State govt had no role in getting UNESCO tag: Meenakshi Lekhi; TMC hits back

September 25, 2022 7:13 am

Lekhi attended a cultural event at the Indian Museum, where the Centre felicitated 30 artisans and artists — including ‘dhakis’, idol makers, pandal makers and others associated with the Durga Puja festival — to mark the achievement.

Centre to incur ‘huge expense’ for Agnipath: Meenakshi Lekhi

July 10, 2022 3:35 am

Lekhi was speaking at the book launch of “Swadhinta Sangram na 75 Shoorveero” which tells a page-long summary of 75 freedom fighters of India.

Centre undertook ‘huge expense’ by bringing in Agnipath scheme, says Meenakshi Lekhi

July 09, 2022 11:09 pm

Pointing out that countries “such as Singapore, Israel'' compulsorily “requires children after their schooling to work with the army”, Lekhi said, “Here, the government is taking (recruiting) you officially and also paying you Rs 22 lakh in four years... Where else does one get Rs 22 lakh in four years? This is a huge expense that the government is undertaking.”

Delhi: Meenakshi Lekhi assures all help for Mehrauli structure’s national monument tag

June 26, 2022 6:54 am

On Saturday, the National Monuments Authority, which operates under the Ministry of Culture, observed the martyrdom day of Banda Bahadur at Red Fort lawns at a function organised in collaboration with the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee.

BJP, AAP heavyweights hit campaign trail ahead of Rajinder Nagar bypoll

June 17, 2022 6:39 am

The seat fell vacant after erstwhile MLA Raghav Chadha was nominated by the AAP to the Rajya Sabha from Punjab.

Tana Riri music fest to go international

May 19, 2022 4:38 am

The Tana Riri festival, organised by the state government, is celebrated every year in remembrance of singers and sisters Tana and Riri who were from Vadnagar. A memorial is also built in Vadnagar for them.

ICCR launches alumni portal for foreign students

April 11, 2022 9:36 am

ICCR President Vinay Sahasrabuddhe said that the India Alumni Portal will connect all foreign scholars who have studied in India, including ICCR scholars, who can be India’s best ambassadors, offering invaluable soft projection across their personal and professional lives.


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.