The chief minister along with his deputy Manish Sisodia visited All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) this morning to enquire about Vajpayee’s health.
PM Modi tweeted: “Birthday greetings to Delhi CM Shri Arvind Kejriwal Ji. May he lead a long and healthy life.” Kejriwal, without taking much time to revert, thanked the Prime Minister.
In his 30-minute-long speech, CM Arvind Kejriwal steered clear of making any direct attack on the Narendra Modi government
The journalist-turned-politician’s resignation is being interpreted differently with some AAP insiders claiming that he was unhappy over the party’s decision to send a businessman to the Rajya Sabha from Delhi.
The question is why India is backward. If Delhi can achieve success in education, health, supply of water and electricity in three years, why it could not take place in the rest of India: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
In a video, he can be seen humming the lines from the famous song which is an adaptation of “We Shall Overcome”, a gospel song which became a protest song and a key anthem of the Civil Rights Movement in America.
AAP leader Ashutosh announced that he is resigning from the party over personal reasons. Arvind Kejriwal, though, has refused to accept his resignation. Ashutosh joined the party in 2014.
A case was registered on Prakash’s complaint, who alleged he had been assaulted by AAP MLAs. Two AAP MLAs, Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal, were arrested in connection with the case and later released on bail.
In around 1,300-page chargesheet, the police has alleged that the accused had criminally conspired to threaten the chief secretary of death or grievous hurt, obstructed him in discharging his public function and caused hurt.
In a joint statement, ministers Gopal Rai, Satyendar Jain, Kailash Gahlot, Rajendra Pal Gautam and Imran Hussain said the “bogus” chargesheet was the result of a witch-hunt mounted after the BJP’s loss in Delhi in the 2015 polls.
The chargesheet was filed in the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal, who posted the matter for cognizance on August 25.
According to court records, a total of 144 cases being heard in six district courts of Delhi against sitting MP and MLAs of various political parties were transferred to ACMM Vishal’s court.
“Law and order comes under PM, Union Home Minister and LG in Delhi, but effective steps have not been taken,” the Delhi chief minister said.
Blaming the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government for the pending development works in Delhi, he alleged that hurdles were created for every step taken by his government for people’s welfare.
A Delhi court had on March 22, 2016 summoned Arvind Kejriwal as accused in the case, saying he had prima facie “wilfully concealed” and “suppressed” the details.