The ED filed a reply to the bail pleas opposing the bail applications and also heard the counsels representing Hooda and Vora. Following the submissions, the court granted the pre-arrest bail to the accused.
Congress being the second largest party in state, Hooda, by virtue of being the CLP leader, will also be the Leader of Opposition in the newly-constituted Assembly, AICC Haryana in-charge Ghulam Nabi Azad said in New Delhi.
AICC in-charge for Haryana Ghulam Nabi Azad announced the decision on Saturday, a day after the newly-elected MLAs in the state were unable to reach a consensus and authorised Congress president Sonia Gandhi to take the decision.
Granting interim bail to the two leaders till November 6, the next date of hearing, Special Judge Jagdeep Singh also issued a notice to the Enforcement Directorate, seeking its response on their regular bail pleas in the case, said an advocate representing Hooda.
Asking BJP to step aside on moral grounds, Bhupinder Singh Hooda said this was the first time, barring a few ministers, that an entire Cabinet was wiped out in an election. Hooda asserted that lack of jobs and unemployment became BJP's achilles heel in Haryana.
From Garhi Sampla-Kiloi, Haryana's former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who is a four-time MLA from the constituency is seeking re-election this time. BJP has fielded INLD's turncoat Satish Nandal against Hooda in Garhi Sampla-Kiloi.
As violent protests by Jats seeking reservation in government jobs continued to rock Haryana — the death toll climbed to 19 Monday after three persons were killed in Sonipat in clashes with security forces — a 90-second audio clip of a purported conversation between an advisor of former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and a […]
Rohtak, Feb 19 (ANI): Lashing out at the state government, former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda blamed BJP leaders for the Jat quota row in the state. He accused the ruling party of having no stand on the issue. He said his government gave an ideal reservation to everyone and people were satisfied with his government. At least 15 people were injured in Rohtak yesterday when a protest turned violent, forcing the administration to impose Section 144 and block internet services.