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 files plea in HC on Arvind Kejriwal’s low attendance in Delhi Assembly

In March 2018, Kejriwal was absent during the Budget Session, which has never happened in the history of the Delhi government.

Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra files plea against Kejriwal over poor attendance in Assembly

Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra files plea against Kejriwal over ‘poor attendance’ in Assembly, hearing likely tomorrow

Mishra’s petition states that Kejriwal was not present during any Question Hour in the past 40 months. He also demanded that Kejriwal should bring out an annual report card clearly outlining his performance.

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BJP’s doors are open for Kapil Mishra, we need friends like him: Vijay Goel

The former chief of the Delhi Jal Board was removed from the cabinet by CM Arvind Kejriwal last year, after which in an open rebellion he levelled corruption allegations against him and his several cabinet ministers including Health Minister Satyendra Jain.

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Delhi Assembly: AAP rebel Kapil Mishra, BJP MLA marshalled out

Sirsa sprang to Mishra’s defence even as the marshalls were taking the suspended AAP leader out. This drew Goyal’s ire who ordered that the BJP legislator be taken out as well.

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Defamation case: Delhi court summons Kapil Mishra as accused

Mishra, who is MLA from Karawal Nagar constituency, was suspended from the Aam Aadmi Party after he raised corruption allegations against Kejriwal and Jain

According to Satyender Jain, the alleged benami transactions, from the proceeds of which the attached assets were claimed to have been purchased, took place between 2011 to March 31, 2016 and hence, the amendment which came into effect in November 2016 would not apply.

Delhi court to hear on September 11 Satyender Jain’s pleas against Kapil Mishra

The complainant had also recorded his pre-summoning evidence in support of his pleas. After hearing arguments of the counsel for Jain, the court would decide whether to summon Mishra and Sirsa as accused in the matter.

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Video: Kapil Mishra trolls Arvind Kejriwal with special ‘birthday’ song

Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra, who has been on “100 days of surgical strike against corrupt Kejriwal” claiming to expose the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s corruption, released a birthday surprise for the Delhi CM by way of a parody of the famous Sonu song.

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Ousted AAP leader Kapil Mishra evicted from Delhi assembly after calling speaker ‘Dhritarashra’

Speaker Goel ordered that Mishra be marshalled out of the Assembly after the former AAP minister referred to him as ‘Dhritarashtra’ – a character from Mahabharata – for not taking any action on his letter

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Sacked water minister Kapil Mishra wishes Arvind Kejriwal ‘ED Mubarak’

Mishra, who held the post of water minister in the AAP government, was sacked earlier this year after he levelled corruption charges against Kejriwal. He alleged the AAP convener interfered in the water tanker scam — which previously plagued the Congress government under Sheila Dikshit.

Kapil Mishra claims many anti corruption crusaders joined him, AAP terms it ‘comedy show’

“Former anti-graft volunteers are joining hands with us along with the Aam Aadmi Sena (largely made up of disgruntled AAP supporters),” said Kapil Mishra

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Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra tries to enter CM Arvind Kejriwal’s house, stopped by police

Delhi minister Kapil Mishra had sought the Lt Governor Anil Baijal’s “direct intervention” in the city’s health department where he alleged irregularities in purchase of medicines and in payment to suppliers.

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Arvind Kejriwal govt ‘silencing, coercing’ those trying to expose its ‘criminal face’, says Manoj Tiwari

Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari said the two attacks, on Kapil Mishra and Rahul Sharma, has revealed a new face of Arvind Kejriwal and his government.

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ACB raids in Delhi after Kapil Mishra’s allegation of medical scam

The anti-graft body is also likely to write to the Delhi government to share details about the procurement of medicines.

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Delhi Assembly sees scuffle between Kapil Mishra, AAP MLAs

Former minister says he was manhandled

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Delhi Assembly passes state GST Bill

Despite the drama in the Delhi Assembly on Wednesday, the House passed the state Goods and Services Tax Bill ahead of its national rollout on July 1.