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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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.


Ghar mein ghus kar vaar: Kapil Mishra urges attack on ‘traitors’, DoT official complains

On Monday, Ashish Joshi, controller of communications in DoT, wrote a letter to Delhi Police chief Amulya Patnaik: “Mr Kapil Mishra has circulated a highly incendiary video provoking people to attack some citizens. The video violates IPC and IT Act.”

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, 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.

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.


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.

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

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.

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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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.