The salary hike, the first in 10 years, will come into effect after the President gives his consent. An MLA will be paid Rs 90,000 a month, up from Rs 54,000
The move, once approved, increases the salary and allowances of chief minister and ministers, speaker, deputy speaker, chief whip and the leader of opposition from the existing Rs 72,000 to Rs 1,70,000. The salary of Delhi’s MLAs hasn’t increased in 10 years.
Arvind Kejriwal said the Aam Aadmi Party can form the next government in Gujarat if the party bags the votes of those voters who are angry with the ruling BJP but who do not want to vote for the opposition Congress.
The AAP government had earlier announced giving 300 units of free power to every household from July 1.
Kejriwal said that a slew of other decisions were also taken during the cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
Arvind Kejriwal said the Delhi government has eliminated three difficulties faced by sportspersons lack of facilities, lack of monetary support and political intervention in selection processes.
According to official sources, Lt. Governor V K Saxena has suspended two subdivisional magistrates (SDMs) and a deputy secretary from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's office due to corruption allegations.
Interacting with people at Lodhi Colony in his New Delhi Assembly constituency at 'Jansamvad' programme, the chief minister said subsidies on electricity will continue.
Arvind Kejriwal was joined by members of 'Dilli Ki Yogshala' along with his deputy Manish Sisodia at the stadium for the yoga session. Addressing participants at the event, Kejriwal said the Delhi government's aim is to ensure that every Delhiite practices yoga daily.
Arvind Kejriwal joined members of 'Dilli Ki Yogashala' along with his deputy Manish Sisodia at the stadium for the Yoga session. In a series of tweets he said Delhi government has arranged free Yoga classes, and urged people to practice the exercises themselves and others for living a healthy life.
Addressing the people, the Delhi Chief Minister said voting for the BJP candidate in the upcoming by-election would turn out to be useless as the saffron party leaders do nothing but quarrel.
According to official figures, there are 58.18 lakh power consumers in Delhi out of which 47.11 lakh are benefitted from Kejriwal government’s subsidy scheme.
Earlier, AAP chief spokesperson Malvinder Singh Kang had on Saturday said the AAP government has already taken many decisions to end liquor, sand mafias and supply of drugs in the state.
The Congress also claimed that the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP was the ”B-team” of the BJP in Gujarat. Elections to the 182-member in Gujarat, which has been ruled by the BJP for over two decades, are due in December this year.
According to an official statement, Lt Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met on Friday to discuss a number of concerns, including water scarcity and providing skill training to workers in the unorganised sector.
Arvind Kejriwal said Delhi's green cover has increased from 19.97 per cent to 23.06 per cent after his Aam Adami Party came to power.
Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi Chief Minister, stated on Tuesday that he has requested a meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah to discuss the killings of Kashmiri Pandits in the valley.
Addressing AAP's "Tiranga Yatra" cum roadshow in Mehsana city atop an open vehicle, Kejriwal said the BJP is scared only of his party because it is "honest and patriotic".
CM Arivind Kejriwal instructed Tiranga Samman Samiti to mobilise an army of 1,000 young volunteers and commit themselves to social welfare works
Sidhu Moosewala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Punjab's Mansa district on Sunday, a day after the state government pruned his security cover.
Referring to Manish Sisodia as the pioneer of India’s education revolution and perhaps the best education minister of independent India, the chief minister said he is a ray of hope for not just Delhi, but for the children of the entire country.
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann met his party chief Arvind Kejriwal at his residence on Thursday, as the state government faces opposition attack following the murder of singer-politician Sidhu Moosewala.
The 'faceless' services' of the transport department envisions providing contactless, queue-less and hassle-free services to applicants applying online and getting work done without visiting any of its office.
Satyendar Jain, who holds health, power and home portfolios, was on Monday arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a case related to money laundering.
Arvind Kejriwal defended Jain as a "hardcore honest and patriot" person who was being framed in a "false case" and hoped the minister will come out clean after the ED probe.