Delhi Lieutenant-Governor VK Saxena

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Delhi L-G Endorses Suspension Of Excise Department Personnel For Failing To Execute Policies

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor VK Saxena on August 6, authorized suspension of Arava Gopi Krishna, former commissioner of excise department, and Anand Kumar Tiwari, former commissioner of Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Civil Service. LG made the judgment in light of substantial failures in the application of Excise Policy by the officials… read-more

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 02:48 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi Lieutenant Governor, VK Saxena, Excise Department, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Suspension

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Governer Allows Private Offices To Run With 50% Staff: Delhi

Delhi government's proposal to allow functioning of private offices with 50% staff has been approved by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on January 21. He however suggested maintaining the status quo on lifting weekend-curfew, and removing odd-even rule for opening of shops. Moreover, the decision to lift the weekend-curfew could be taken, once the COVID-19 situation is improved. Earlier, the curfew was imposed in wake of rise in Covid cases… read-more

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 - 06:15 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi Government , Delhi Lieutenant Governor, Covid-19

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Major Reshuffle in effect: Delhi Police Commissioner

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Major Reshuffle In Effect To Bring Transparency: Delhi Police Commissioner

Delhi Police Department been through major re-shuffling on September 25 under Rakesh Asthana and gets a nod from Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal. The department was previously headed by three Special Commissioners, now reduced to two after CP Sanjay Singh being shunted out to licensing. Besides, several officers have been transferred department-wise and district-wise. According to Asthana, this move is expected to bring transparency and… read-more

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 03:29 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: Delhi Police, Delhi Police Commissioner, Delhi Lieutenant Governor, IPS officer, Rakesh Asthana

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Delhi's lieutenant governor Anil Baijal

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Centre Notifies GNCT Act; Delhi L-G Now To Be 'Government' In Delhi

Delhi's L-G Anil Baijal became the new government in Delhi after the Centre notified the amended Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2021 on April 27. Passed by Parliament recently, the controversial act limiting the powers mandates the Delhi government to take L-G’s opinion before any executive order. While Centre touted it as step to promote executive-legislature harmony, CM Kejriwal called it a betrayal of… read-more

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 03:00 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Delhi-NCR, Anil Baijal Office, Delhi Lieutenant Governor, CM Arvind Kejriwal

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AAP To Hold Protest Against NCT Bill; Claims BJP's Attempt to Diminish Govt

The Aam Aadmi Party government has decided to protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on March 17, opposing the Centre's bill conferring extensive powers to Delhi's Lieutenant Governor. The National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 obligates the Delhi government to take L-G's ratification before any executive action. Labelling the move as BJP's attempt to dwindle AAP's administration, the cabinet, MLAs, MPs and councillors will… read-more

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 06:06 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: AAP, CM Arvind Kejriwal, Centre, BJP, Delhi Lieutenant Governor, bill, NCT Bill


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Centre Presents Bill In Lok Sabha To Define Role, Powers Of Delhi L-G

The Centre on March 15 tabled the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021, in Lok Sabha. Introduced by Minister GK Reddy, the bill eyes to elucidate certain powers and roles of the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. Amending various sections, the bill clarifies to mean the word ‘government’ to Lieutenant Governor. Moreover, for the bills passed under Delhi assembly, the draft provisions Presidents consideration for… read-more

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 07:50 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: lok sabha, Central Government, India, parliament, Delhi, Delhi Lieutenant Governor

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