Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicLieutenant Governor of Delhi

Topic: Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

L-G asks Kejriwal to avoid Singapore trip for summit, CM cites Modi trips to reject ‘advice’

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has been invited to attend World Cities Summit in Singapore to present ‘Delhi Model’ on 2-3 August. But Union govt yet to clear visit.

Vinai Kumar Saxena appointed new lieutenant governor of Delhi

A statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan informed that President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of Anil Baijal, who had quit citing personal reasons.

‘Let’s respect democracy’, says Arvind Kejriwal after L-G holds Covid review meet

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal tweets on holding Covid review meeting with chief secretary and other officials. CM Kejriwal says move in violation of Constitution and SC judgment.

In fresh Kejriwal-Baijal row, Delhi govt & L-G in tussle over lawyers in farmers’ protest cases

The tussle comes a year after a similar conflict erupted over choice of lawyers who would fight cases pertaining to February 2020 communal violence in Delhi.

Act giving Lt Governor primacy over Delhi govt comes into force

According to the law, the 'government' in Delhi means the 'Lieutenant Governor' and Delhi govt will now have to seek the opinion of the L-G before taking any executive action.

GNCTD Act will paralyse governance in Delhi, say 76 former civil servants

In a joint statement Friday, a group of 76 former civil servants also said that the recently enacted Bill has grave repercussions on how federal governance is carried out in India.

‘Insult to people of Delhi’ — Arvind Kejriwal on passage of bill to extend power of L-G

The bill was passed by Lok Sabha Monday amidst strong opposition from the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party which said that the legislation is 'unconstitutional'.

Ahead of festivals, Delhi L-G calls for random Covid testing at airport, railway stations

Anil Baijal chaired a meeting Monday with the State Disaster Management Authority over the rise in Covid cases Arvind Kejriwal and other senior officials attended the meeting.

It’s Centre vs AAP govt in Delhi again and this new bill is at the crux of it

The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2021 seeks to give more powers to the lieutenant governor, who is a representative of the Centre.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal appeals to Centre to take back bill on Lt Governor’s powers

Speaking at a protest organised by the Aam Aadmi Party against the bill in Delhi Wednesday, Kejriwal alleged that the Centre wants to weaken his government with this bill.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.