Surprise surprise – some of Delhi government babus were using office cars to go from home to office and return and also claiming transportation allowance. This could be going on in many other government offices around the country. So now some departments of Delhi government are asking government officials to provide a written certification that they are either using the cars for official government use only – and not to go from home to office which is against the rules. The secretaries have also been asked to get a count of the total number of cars in each department.
This is a good first step – but could officials be asked to certify their car usage only for official use entirely and not just from the home to office issue?
Source: Daily Pioneer
- 9 May 2018
For the first time ever, a current chief minister is running away from his elected position and “responsibilities” to contest for the chief minister position of Punjab, a state that is going to polls. You guessed it – the notorious Arvind Kejriwal of the AAP party. Someone said that AAP does not trust a Punjabi – and instead go for a non-Punjabi import? Some would say he has been an ineffective chief minister of Delhi. So a move out of Delhi, would this improve governance in Delhi and make it worse in Punjab? Of course, the voters get to decide…
Source: DNA India
- 11 Jan 2017
Chikungunya has hit Delhi hard, already there are deaths and thousands are infected. But Delhi’s ruling Aam Admi Party’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal or his health minister are no where to be seen. Instead of providing critical emergency health services, they are now blaming Delhi’s LG – Najeeb Jung and the Center, claiming in tweets as to not have any powers or authority. As a result the people are being left to suffer. So where is Kejriwal – allegedly campaigning in Punjab, and Satyendra Jain, is in Goa. If AAP does not want to govern, no problem, they have the choice to resign rather continue to be paid by the votess and tax payers?
- 15 Sep 2016