The EC’s longest serving legal counsel makes it clear that he wasn’t consulted on the AAP MLAs case and on the decoupling of the Himachal and Gujarat elections, credits T N Seshan for the institution’s transformation, bats for simultaneous elections, and maintains that EVMs cannot be tampered with.
AAP national spokesperson Ashutosh said Kumar Vishwas was being not able to ‘devote’ time in the state. He also said AAP would contest in all the assembly constituencies in Rajasthan.
The bottles had labels “for sale in Haryana” and the police had initially registered a case against unidentified people and started a probe, prosecution said. It also said that the liquor was brought to Delhi from Haryana’s Bahadurgarh.
The three probables are believed to be close to the AAP leadership and have been with the party since its formation on October 2, 2012.
The white paper alleges that the L-G, while perusing files, doesn’t specify differences of opinion but raises objections, asks for clarifications, or refers the matter to the Centre.
The discrepancies in question, as per the annexures to the letter, include roads and drains, which cite one as being finished and the other as not yet started.
The court, however, framed the charges against his personal assistant and co-accused Deepak Sharma in the case.
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“Other parties of India need to realise that unless they raise their voice, the 2019 general elections or the state assembly elections will not be free and fair. It is clear that what the BJP will do, the EC will ensure,” AAP’s MP Sanjay Singh said.
“We have registered an FIR under IPC sections 509 and 506. The case was registered after we received a handwritten complaint, alleging that Sharma used abusive and threatening language after calling on her phone,” police said.
AAP MLAs’ disqualification plea: Striking down the Election Commission’s order disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs, the Delhi High Court on Friday quashed the Presidential notification and directed the poll body to hear the case once again.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal expressed regret to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for unverified allegations and asked to “put the incident behind” them. Sources in AAP said he and the party would make similar efforts to try and end at least 20 more cases.
Considered a close confidant of Kejriwal, Sanjay Singh said, “I have tendered no apology in Amritsar court. I will keep on contesting this case…”
For the AAP unit in Punjab, where it won 20 out of 117 seats and became the main opposition party, the last two days have been a culmination of almost a month-long freeze between the main leadership and the state unit.
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