The Special Inquiry Committee on the CNG-fitness scam is headed by AAP MLA Rajesh Gupta and include Somnath Bharti and Rituraj as members. It is probing the alleged irregularities in awarding of contracts to check the fitness of CNG kits to commercial vehicles by the Transport Department in 2002.
Reacting to the stabbing of 15-year-old Junaid Khan, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Tek Chand Sharma, who has in the past openly backed the BJP, said the incident “wasn’t communal” and that he would “speak to Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar” to give them financial aid from the CM relief fund. Junaid and his elder […]
Although the notice from the EC arrived on Saturday morning, word had reached the party beforehand about the notice. As an AAP leader put it, “We are not sure why it didn’t come on Friday, considering it has been dated on that day. But reporters started calling, workers got calls and the opposition also knew."
In his letter to the L-G, Kejriwal cites a newspaper report regarding a BJP press conference, wherein BJP MLA Vijender Gupta had accused the AAP government of not following norms while appointing members of market committees.
This will be the first time that the BJP will have a presence in the Tripura Assembly and the move, which the party leadership has been working on since the past six months, is one half of their long-term strategy in the state.
Kejriwal and Baijal, government officials said, are supposed to meet every Wednesday in what one spokesperson described as a "weekly attempt to ensure there is no confusion regarding the powers of the CMO and Raj Niwas".
The Delhi government passed the GST bill in the Assembly on Wednesday. While the minister has met at least 32 trade associations, the Facebook Live event was to get a “better grasp of what common people and small traders” in Delhi want, sources in the ministry said.
Since its far-less-than-expected results in Punjab and rout in the Delhi bypoll, AAP has its back to the wall. Hands tied by an adversarial Centre, the way the party reacts to this crisis may well define its future. The Indian Express reports