Khaira, however, told a press conference in Jalandhar that even though he was not a supporter of “Referendum 2020”, there was a consistent policy of discrimination, persecution and bias of successive governments at the Centre towards the Sikhs.
During their sit-in at the L-G office, Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues were quite active on social media, with the chief minister retweeting around 55 tweets in 13 hours since morning.
BJP’s defeat in Kairana by-polls on Thursday had ignited hopes of a united opposition, however Maken being involved in an online spur with AAP leader Dilip Pandey underlined the difficulties in stitching such an alliance in the capital.
The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by former AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny alleging that persons living in the slum cluster were burning wires to extract copper during the midnight hours leading to air pollution.
Sources said police have prepared a list of about 45 questions which they are going to ask the Chief Minister, including why he called Prakash for a meeting so late at night, and whether he has called such a late-night meeting in the past.
The Election Commission has directed the 20 Delhi lawmakers to appear in person or through their legal representatives at 3.00 pm on May 17 for “oral hearing”.
Setting aside the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs, the Delhi High Court Friday said the Election Commission recommendation in the office-of-profit case was “bad in law”, “vitiated” and failed to “comply with the principles of natural justice”.
Ajay Maken tweeted, “We will fight it out in the Election Commission again as these 20 MLAs have enjoyed perks. HC has not disputed or denied this. The HC has just asked ECI to look at it again in the light of natural justice!”
Delhi Budget 2018 LIVE Updates: The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government in NCT Delhi presented it’s annual budget today. Follow our LIVE blog for more updates.
The Deoli MLA was booked for allegedly molesting a 53-year-old woman in southeast Delhi’s Sangam Vihar. It was the second such case since June 2016 against the lawmaker, who has denied the charges.
AAP accused the Delhi Police of acting like a bully by entering Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence “illegally” and being a mere “puppet” in the hands of the central government.
AAP vs Delhi chief secretary LIVE updates: Delhi Police sources said that VK Jain was detained from his Maharani Bagh residence and taken to Civil Lines police station at 8 am. “We have detained him for questioning,” a police officer said. He was later released.
“Delhi government has decided to stop aadhaar being mandatory for the distribution of ration, this was decided at the cabinet which couldn’t take place at the Secretariat today due to protests,” said Manish Sisodia.
LIVE UPDATES: Arvind Kejriwal said, “In Delhi hospitals, we are also increasing bed capacity by 50 per cent. This is the first time that we have ensured complete free medical care at Govt hospitals.”
The Aam Aadmi Party government under CM Arvind Kejriwal completes three years in Delhi and elaborates plans have been made to make public aware about the achievements over the years.