Arvind Kejriwal - updates

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New Delhi gives free bus rides for women

Oct 30, 2019 - 8:05 AM

Women in the Indian capital are given pink tickets entitling them to free travel, with a message from the chief minister on the back that said he hoped the move would empower them and their families

PINK TICKET. A woman traveling on a Delhi Transport Corporation bus shows a pink ticket in New Delhi on October 29, 2019, allowing her to a free ride. Photo bt Sajjad Hussain/AFP

Delhi state smog draws 'gas chamber' comparison

Nov 06, 2016 - 8:32 AM

1 800 schools are shut following one of the city s worst ever pollution spells

AIR POLLUTION. An Indian biker wearing face protection against air pollution rides on the road in heavy smog in New Delhi on October 28, 2016. Photo by Dominique Faget / AFP

Delhi chief minister accuses 'psycho' Modi after raid

Dec 15, 2015 - 2:54 PM

The chief minister who leads the anti corruption Aam Aadmi party claims his office was among the rooms raided

RAIDED. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) president Arvind Kejriwal (L) during his swearing-in ceremony as Delhi chief minister in New Delhi on February 14, 2015. File Photo by Prakash Singh/AFP

Delhi's new chief minister vows to wipe out corruption

Feb 14, 2015 - 5:42 PM

The veteran anti graft campaigner pledges to stick out his 5 year term saying he would not succumb to arrogance after his upstart Aam Aadmi Party won one of the biggest election victories the Indian capital has ever seen

CORRUPTION-FREE DELHI. Arvind Kejriwal promises to make Delhi India's first corruption-free state and end what he called its 'VIP culture' as he was sworn in as chief minister before a huge crowd of cheering supporters on February 14.  Photo by Prakash Singh/AFP

India PM's party mauled in Delhi state election

Feb 10, 2015 - 10:24 PM

Kejriwal s win marks a stunning comeback for the anti graft champion and self styled anarchist who once resigned following a chaotic 49 day spell in charge of the Delhi state government a year ago

ARVIND KEJRIWAL. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal (C) addresses his supporters with Party leaders Kumar Vishwas (R) and Ashuthosh (L) outside their party office in New Delhi, India 10 February 2015. Rajat Gupta/EPA

India anti-graft campaigner jailed in defamation case

May 21, 2014 - 9:12 PM

A Delhi court orders Arvind Kejriwal be taken into judicial custody for refusing to pay a bond after he was sued for defamation by the Bharatiya Janata Party

Indian president signs historic anti-graft law

Jan 01, 2014 - 11:00 PM

Anti graft law is signed two years after a mass anti corruption movement

FIGHTING CORRUPTION. India gets a new anti-graft law.

Indian capital's new chief felled by 'Delhi Belly', tweets symptoms

Dec 31, 2013 - 11:56 AM

The anti corruption champion tweeted freely about the Delhi belly that had spoiled his first day

ARVIND KEJRIWAL. The anti-corruption champion, sworn in at the weekend, swept to power on a promise to provide greater transparency and he was true to his word, tweeting freely about the "Delhi belly" that had spoiled his first day. AFP Photo

India anti-graft crusader to be Delhi chief minister

Dec 23, 2013 - 10:01 PM

Kejriwal pledged in its manifesto this month to send corrupt politicians to jail and end the VIP culture of Delhi s political elite

ANTI-GRAFT.  India's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi's Chief Ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal (L), comes out after meeting with Lt. Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung (not pictured) in New Delhi, India, December 23, 2013. Photo by STR/EPA