Arvind Kejriwal obligated to produce evidence on judge phone tapping allegation, says Congress

Kejriwal on Monday claimed to have overheard judges expressing concern about their phones being tapped.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Updated: November 2, 2016 4:25 pm
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The Congress on Tuesday urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to produce evidence to substantiate his allegations that the phones of judges are being tapped.

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, “If true the charges are very serious one. It becomes more serious because it comes from a constitutional functionary such as the chief minister. Until and unless he produces some evidence for this blanket white statement, I would not make any allegations. Mr. Kejriwal is obligated to produce some material.”

Kejriwal on Monday claimed to have overheard judges expressing concern about their phones being tapped.

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Kejriwal gave this statement at Vigyan Bhawan in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Supreme Court Chief Justice TS Thakur, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Delhi High Court Chief Justice G Rohini, who were attending the Silver Jubilee function of the high court.

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad rejected Kejriwal’s allegation.

Kejriwal had said that it would be an assault on democracy and independence of judiciary if judges’ phones are tapped.

“I deny with all the authority under my command that there has not been any tapping of the phones of judges,” Prasad said.

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First Published on: November 1, 2016 9:57 am
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    M Nazir
    Nov 1, 2016 at 6:37 am
    What happened to the s@x tapes that Kejri mal and Swati Mal wali were going to share with us? I can wait to see them having se@x 30 times a day as they claimed! These two are good.
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      Laxmi Narayan
      Nov 1, 2016 at 6:28 pm
      Dhire se JHATKA JOR se Lage....Every indian should watch kejriwal's speech about current situation of judiciary working under fear....
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        SPSINGH
        Nov 1, 2016 at 6:32 am
        Everyone knows that Kejri is the number one liar in Indian politics. To get news highlights, he always leaves such foolish views which are made by him from his own mind without having any base.
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          Dev Verma
          Nov 1, 2016 at 7:07 pm
          kuttta hei let him bark as usual, his saying carry no weight but there are chances government should sue him to prove it or go jail..
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            d sahu
            Nov 3, 2016 at 5:21 am
            kejriwal is tapping every where.has thousand eyes,ears,noses.be careful.
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              rajendran
              Nov 1, 2016 at 6:09 am
              why supreme court is silent? They should ask him proof? he wants proof on military strike which is a state secret or strategy? What about proof? Before printing you all should ask him for proof? Did he nai sheila dixit? He said he will sent all journalist to jail? he promised on his childs head that he will not join bjp or congress? Joined congress? lt;br/gt;For power and fame he will sell the country
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                rajendran
                Nov 1, 2016 at 12:49 pm
                Is Kejriwal not snooping the discussion between judges? HE SHOULD NAME THE JUDGES WHOM HE OVERHEARD/ IN THE FIRST PLACE HE HAS INFRINGED THE PRIVILEGE OF PERSONAL DISCUSSION BETWEEN TWO INDIVIDUALS THAT TOO JUDGES ? THE PERSON WHO ASKS PROOF HAS MADE A ALLEGATION ON HEARSAY... STOP GIVING HIM IMPORTANCE OR GET EVERY UTTERANCE BY HIM AS AN AFFIDAVIT ON STAMP PAPER. HE IS NOT TO BE TRUSTED.
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                  girish
                  Nov 1, 2016 at 6:54 am
                  Kejri Looks like a psycho.
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                    Raja
                    Nov 4, 2016 at 11:09 am
                    God save Tihar.
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                      Raja
                      Nov 4, 2016 at 11:13 am
                      Not LOOKS, he IS.
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                        Malti
                        Nov 1, 2016 at 6:06 am
                        Foolish compulsive LIAR --
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                          Insaan
                          Nov 2, 2016 at 1:24 am
                          Or, maybe, the Delhiites should write asking each and every AAP MLA to do so.
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                            jotsingh
                            Nov 1, 2016 at 5:35 am
                            Kejriwal is duplicate Rahul who does not have brain , who is looting Delhi.He does not have work to do.KHALI DIMAK SHAITAN KA GHAR HOTA HAI.DILLI ki janata ne iss shaitan ko paida kiya hai
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                              Sankaran Krishnan
                              Nov 1, 2016 at 4:36 am
                              Make the CM of Delhi responsible for his statement and hope Supreme Court will call him to produce the evidences or else he should apologize for the remarks attributed to sensationalize the issue for the sake of media lime light !!!
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                                delete delete
                                Nov 1, 2016 at 9:44 pm
                                No wrongdoings here. The judges must have themselves gone to Mr. Modi and asked for PROTECTION. And Mr. Modi had to just wink at Amit Shah, and Amit Shah knew what is expected of him.
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                                  delete delete
                                  Nov 1, 2016 at 9:16 pm
                                  No wrongdoings here. The judges must have themselves gone to Mr. Modi and asked for 'protection'. And Mr. Modi had to just wink at Amit Shah, and Amit Shah knew what is expected of him.
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                                    Malay Dasgupta
                                    Nov 2, 2016 at 6:25 am
                                    Come on, Sri Kejriwal! At least name the judges!
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                                      Mohana Kumar
                                      Nov 1, 2016 at 5:32 am
                                      Did he ever prove any allegations....?
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                                        Priyank
                                        Nov 1, 2016 at 2:59 pm
                                        Scamgress has no right to talk about anything except answer to the scams in their time that are still surfacing
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                                          P. Sahai
                                          Nov 1, 2016 at 11:58 am
                                          Someone should file a peion in the SC to direct Kejriwal to submit proof of phone tapping; and if he has no proof then he should say so and apologise for making a false statement in the august gathering of Judges and other Consutional luminaries.
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                                            Anand Ch
                                            Nov 1, 2016 at 5:21 am
                                            He knows only to hurl charges and escape. He is not interested in proving any thing.
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