According to PSPCL data, Bhikhiwind division tops the state with 81 per cent loss on urban pattern supply (UPS) feeders, followed by Patti in the same area, where losses on UPS feeders is at 71 per cent.
Besides Sehrawat, the Delhi Assembly Secretariat has also issued notice to another rebel AAP MLA Anil Bajpai after the party moved a petition seeking their disqualification under the anti-defection law for joining the BJP.
The Congress said Dikshit demanded that the amount be either returned or adjusted against future bills. However, AAP chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj said Dikshit was unable to share the basis of her calculations.
Delhi BJP vice-president Jai Prakash claimed a number of colonies in the capital have not been receiving water regularly: “Water either doesn’t come at all, or is murky. People are being forced to call private tankers for daily needs.”
BJP leaders on the board had asked some "tough questions" to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who heads the DJB, during its meeting on Monday. The meeting plunged into commotion and Kejriwal left soon after.
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari said the AAP’s recommendation of disqualification is an example that this country runs in accordance with the Constitution. “Not following the Constitution and its spirit is the characteristic of AAP. The recommendation has shown a mirror to AAP,” said Tiwari.
In what may lead to fresh confrontation between the Centre and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, the CBI has approached the Union Home Ministry seeking sanction to prosecute Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s former principal secretary Rajendra Kumar, who was arrested by it earlier this year on corruption charges.
Prashant Bhushan, ex-member of the Aam Aadmi Party, today invited Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for an open public debate on the Jan Lokpal bill through advertisements released on the radio. “It seems like the movement for the Jan Lokpal bill and the country have been betrayed. Hence, I invite Arvind Kejriwal for an open, public […]