Kapil Mishra

Kapil Mishra is Delhi's former minister for Tourism and Water Resources. He was removed from Kejriwal's cabinet after AAP's failure in MCD elections. He is known for his enviable credentials in the circles of activism. He has worked with renowned international organisations like Greenpeace and Amnesty International on developmental policy issues. When 2010 Commonwealth Games scam was unearthed, he campaigned extensively against people involved in it. In fact, he wrote a book titled “It’s Common v/s Wealth” emphasising the social

and environmental impact of Commonwealth Games in Delhi. He co-founded a youth action group named “Youth for Justice” and raised issues of social importance, from Jessica Lal murder trial to farmers suicides to the encroachment on Yamuna River. In 2015 assembly elections, he got elected from Karawal Nagar constituency and then was appointed as Minister for Water and Tourism. In his stint at the Delhi Assembly, keeping with activist roots, he raised issues of prime importance.

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Kapil Mishra withdraws from HC plea against his disqualification as MLA

Mishra said he joined the BJP on August 17, much after the assembly speaker disqualified him on August 8.

For ‘alternative’ brand of politics, AAP women wing chief joins BJP

AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj said: “It is unfortunate that she broke the trust reposed in her by the party. However, we warmly wish her a good, peaceful life wherever she goes.”


Disqualified from Delhi Assembly, former AAP minister Kapil Mishra joins BJP

On August 2, Delhi Speaker Ram Niwas Goel had disqualified him from the Assembly under the anti-defection law. Mishra had then challenged his disqualification in Delhi High court.

Kapil Mishra joins BJP today: Will work for Modi, his vision

Mishra said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision drew him to the BJP and he will strive towards ending the “politics of negativity” in Delhi.

Delhi HC asks rebel AAP leader Kapil Mishra to file response to Speaker's disqualification order in 2 weeks

Seeking quashing of the Speaker's order, Mishra had contended in court that the Speaker's decision was "wholly illegal, arbitrary, vague and mala fide" as he was not provided any opportunity to present his case.

Kapil Mishra is first MLA to be disqualified from Delhi Assembly

Following a meteoric rise in AAP, Mishra had a bitter fallout with the party’s top leadership, after he was dropped from the Delhi Cabinet in May 2017 for alleged non-performance.


Delhi speaker disqualifies rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra

An order to disqualify the Karawal Nagar MLA has been issued by the speaker.

Arvind Kejriwal hints at Kapil Mishra replacement for Delhi Assembly polls

While Kejriwal stopped short of declaring Durgesh Pathak (30) as the official candidate, his remarks that the young leader will “fill the vacuum created by Kapil Mishra” was an indication of his candidature from the North East Delhi seat.

If slap can create a terrorist, Kejriwal would have become bin Laden: Kapil Mishra on Pulwama attacker

Addressing a public meeting organised by the RSS-backed ABVP's Jawaharlal Nehru University unit on Tuesday, Mishra took a dig at the chief minister, saying Naxals and communists not only come out of JNU but also from IIT.

DoT official suspended day after red-flagging Kapil Mishra’s video

The order to suspend Ashish Joshi, controller of communications in DoT, was issued by O P Jairath, assistant director general (SEA), DoT, on Tuesday.

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Water supply to be restored partially: Kapil Mishra

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): With the Army taking control of Munak Canal in Haryana, Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Monday expressed hope that water supply could be partially restored by late evening in the national capital. He also informed that the Delhi Jal Board team is on its way to the Munak Canal, which was earlier seized by Jat community members, demanding reservation in government jobs.

MCD workers protest outside Kapil Mishra's residence

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) workers staged a protest outside Delhi Jal Board Chairman Kapil Mishra’s residence on Tuesday. They raised slogans against Mishra over non-payment of dues. The protestors also threw garbage outside Mishra’s residence. The agitators raised slogans against Kapil Mishra and also carried placards with messages denouncing the minister.


Water supply in Delhi to be normal by evening: Kapil Mishra

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Commenting on the issue of water supply affected with ammonia, Delhi Jal Board Chairman Kapil Mishra on Thursday said that the situation will relapse to normality by evening. Mishra praised the Jal Board workers, adding that the production was restored and necessary steps were taken by the team to curb the problem. He further said that samples were taken after every half-an-hour to assure that water with ammonia doesn’t reach the people of Delhi.