Kapil Mishra

Kapil Mishra is Delhi's former minister for Tourism and Water Resources. He was removed from Kejriwal's cabinet after AAP's failure in MCD elections. He is known for his enviable credentials in the circles of activism. He has worked with renowned international organisations like Greenpeace and Amnesty International on developmental policy issues. When 2010 Commonwealth Games scam was unearthed, he campaigned extensively against people involved in it. In fact, he wrote a book titled “It’s Common v/s Wealth” emphasising the social and environmental impact of Commonwealth Games in Delhi. He co-founded a youth action group named “Youth for Justice” and raised issues of social importance, from Jessica Lal murder trial to farmers suicides to the encroachment on Yamuna River. In 2015 assembly elections, he got elected from Karawal Nagar constituency and then was appointed as Minister for Water and Tourism. In his stint at the Delhi Assembly, keeping with activist roots, he raised issues of prime importance.
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Arvind Kejriwal thinks that if you are not in jail you are innocent: Kapil Mishra

Mishra said that according to Kejriwal, Sheila Dikshit and even Dawood Ibrahim were innocent since they were not in jail

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Arvind Kejriwal on Kapil Mishra’s allegations: If even one of the allegations were true, I would be in jail

Arvind Kejriwal said that Kapil Mishra’s allegations against him did not merit a response and that even his opponents refused to believe them

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AAP Russia trip funded by corrupt businessman: Kapil Mishra

Reacting to Mishra’s allegations of corruption for the first time, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said “it is most hurtful when a friend backstabs you”.

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Kapil Mishra: AAP leaders trip to Russia funded by Delhi businessman linked to Rs 400 crore scam

Kapil Mishra claimed that when the AAP first came to power, a committee was set up to investigate the scam but it was later disbanded in 2015.

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‘CM Arvind Kejriwal will surely go to Tihar’: Kapil Mishra draws AAP-hawala link, party calls allegations stale

The party leadership, meanwhile, maintained that the allegations were all “stale” and dared the BJP to “take suitable action” against AAP if any donation is found “illegal”.

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Satyendar Jain files defamation complaint against Kapil Mishra

According to Jain, Mishra defamed him by alleging that he had given Rs 2 crore to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The statement was made by Mishra at a press conference on May 7.

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Reshuffle in AAP cabinet: Kailash Gahlot gets Transport Ministry, Rajender Pal Gautam entrusted with water

The changes in the cabinet assumes significance as the party is aiming to regain the lost ground after the humiliating defeat in the recently-held MCD polls and in the Rajouri Garden bypoll.

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Satyendar Jain files defamation pleas against Kapil Mishra, AAP MLA

Jain said his family members and a lot of people from his constituency questioned him about the incident which caused irreparable damage to his reputation.

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Kapil Mishra: Arvind Kejriwal opposed note ban as it would ‘derail his money laundering attempts’

Mishra told a press conference that the AAP had got money funnelled through shell companies and wondered how it accepted donations from companies that were slapped notices “for not paying VAT”.

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Kapil Mishra promises ‘biggest ever expose’ on CM Arvind Kejriwal today

“I will be revealing a big truth at 11 am with evidences,” Kapil Mishra said in a tweet.

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Arvind Kejriwal aide questioned by ACB as Kapil Mishra continues tirade

Bibhav Kumar had been summoned by the ACB last week

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Arvind Kejriwal barely goes to office but finds time to watch ‘Sarkar 3’: Kapil Mishra

In a Facebook post, the suspended AAP leader accused Kejriwal of “criminal silence” and that across the country he is the chief minister who meets people the least

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Arvind Kejriwal’s wife hits out at Kapil Mishra

“Law of nature never errs. Seeds of betrayal and false allegations sown, so shall Kapil Mishra reap. Inevitable,” Sunita tweeted on Monday from a handle that is followed by Kejriwal and senior AAP leaders.

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Will approach CBI, CBDT against AAP in money laundering, black money cases: Kapil Mishra

He alleged that the AAP did not fully disclose the donations it received during the financial years 2013-14 and 2014-15 to the Election Commission.

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The man who took the stage after Kapil Mishra fainted

Haslam claimed to be assisting the Income-Tax department on the AAP funding case