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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Sourav Roy Barman


As BJP pulls in ministers and CMs, Kejriwal makes it clear: It’s everyone vs Delhi’s son
Wed, Jan 29, 2020

The party’s social media team also pushed the trend #KejriwalvsEntireBJP, with all AAP leaders putting out tweets with the same hashtag.

Union ministers should go to Shaheen Bagh and get road opened: Arvind Kejriwal
Tue, Jan 28, 2020

He made the remarks while responding to a question after the launch of an AAP campaign ahead of the February 8 Assembly polls.

UP, Assam charge JNU student with sedition, cite ‘Shaheen Bagh link’
Sun, Jan 26, 2020

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra claimed at a press conference in Delhi that Sharjeel Imam had made the speech, where he called for stepping up the protests in Assam through road blocks to force the Centre to listen, at Shaheen Bagh on January 24.

Shah sharpens education attack, CM hits back: ‘Don’t insult our kids’
Sun, Jan 26, 2020

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal led the charge against Shah at a press conference during the day. The thrust of Kejriwal’s speech at a rally in the Greater Kailash constituency, where sitting MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj is pitted against BJP’s Shikha Rai, later in the evening was also along similar lines.

Stay with them, vote for us: Kejriwal to BJP, Congress workers
Sat, Jan 25, 2020

The rally was held in the courtyard of a market in Rohini’s Sector 9, a constituency that had bucked the AAP wave in 2015. AAP candidate C L Gupta was defeated by BJP leader Vijender Gupta by around 5,000 votes.

Journey for next 5 yrs begins today, must knock on every door: Kejriwal
Tue, Jan 21, 2020

On Monday, as Kejriwal — now a two-time Delhi Chief Minister — embarked on his first roadshow ahead of the Assembly polls from Valmiki Sadan.

Delhi polls: With doorstep visits, Kejriwal’s daughter on campaign trail
Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Harshita (23), daughter of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, graduated from IIT-Delhi in 2018 and joined a global management consultant firm.

Battle for Delhi: A test for three parties with barely any promise in common
Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Bijli-paani or CAA, small improvements or big-ticket announcements — the upcoming polls will be a test for three parties with barely any promise in common. What is common, though, is a realisation that mega rallies need to give way for a more personal, door-to-door outreach. The Indian Express reports on the AAP, BJP and Congress campaigns

With memes, videos, 23-year-old livens up AAP’s social media
Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Their captions notwithstanding, the content of the videos convey all the good things achieved by the Kejriwal government in the areas of education, health, power, transport.

With just 10 points, AAP manifesto for Delhi Assembly polls expected to be shorter than in 2015
Wed, Jan 08, 2020

In his town hall meetings, Kejriwal has promised to clean the Yamuna in the next five years, make water supply available round the clock, spruce up the city, boost last-mile connectivity through minibuses and redesign the roads, among others.

Unmasked on WhatsApp: JNU chief proctor to eight ABVP office-bearers
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

As reported by The Indian Express Monday, the groups kept buzzing in the hours leading up to the violence, and some messages came in even as the masked men were on the loose, entering hostel rooms, beating up students and damaging furniture.

JNU: At ABVP march, claims that their members targeted & a familiar slogan
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

Speaking at the JNU’s north gate, Manish Jangid, secretary of the ABVP’s JNU wing, claimed Left leaders, including the JNU students’ union president and the general secretary of the All India Students’ Association, attacked students inside the campus and in hostels while leading the mobs.

JNU violence: Before mayhem, WhatsApp chatter suggests planning
Mon, Jan 06, 2020

The Indian Express managed to contact six people from whose mobile numbers the messages threatening violence were made in the groups.

Battle-ready: Kejriwal’s transition from the perpetual protester to the affable family man
Sun, Jan 05, 2020

Beaming from billboards, steering clear of personal attacks, focused on development, and refusing to be drawn into national debates, it’s a new Arvind Kejriwal to the forefront. The Indian Express tracks the careful transition of the perpetual protester to the affable family man, in AAP’s preparation for Delhi polls

Had Delhi CM participated in protest, BJP would have blamed him for violence: Sanjay Singh
Fri, Jan 03, 2020

Kejriwal has, in the past, said there was no “logic” behind CAA and NRC, at a time when India is witnessing an economic slowdown and unemployment.

Shaheen Bagh’s New Year message: We’re speaking in one voice, politicians aren’t
Wed, Jan 01, 2020

The protest by the residents of Shaheen Bagh — several of them are women accompanied by their children — began on December 15 when residents came out to protest the Delhi Police action on Jamia Millia Islamia campus.

Why night shelters are not the first option for many in winters
Tue, Dec 31, 2019

The Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) runs 221 night shelters — 78 in permanent buildings, 115 out of porta cabins and 28 in tents — with a sanctioned capacity to shelter 17,960 people. On December 29, the night time occupancy was 9,793.

For socio-economic survey, Delhi govt collects data of 21 lakh households
Fri, Dec 27, 2019

The data collection drive was part of a ‘socio-economic survey’ carried out between November 10, 2018, and November 10, 2019, at a cost of Rs 21.79 crore, according to the RTI.

Women take the lead at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh sit-in: NRC will have devastating impact on families
Wed, Dec 25, 2019

While protests at other places such as Mandi House and Jantar Mantar have come and gone in waves, the women of Shaheen Bagh have been unrelenting, having vowed not to withdraw their agitation until CAA is “rolled back” or the Centre “promises not to implement NRC”.

To cut vehicular pollution by 2024, Delhi govt shifts focus to e-vehicles
Tue, Dec 24, 2019

A quick rollout of 5,000 e-autos and getting online commerce companies to press more battery-operated bikes into service are the immediate objectives that the Delhi government seeks to achieve through its electric vehicle policy, which was cleared Monday.