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Kirit Somaiya


In BJP rejig, Kirit Somaiya loses out again

July 11, 2020 12:56 am

Kirit Somaiya said the decision to expose what he called the administration’s “lapses” in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic was “part of my public commitment as a BJP worker”.

Maharashtra: BJP demands probe into state of coronavirus hospital at BKC

June 05, 2020 3:39 am

All patients admitted to the field hospital had been shifted out to NSCI dome in view of the threat posed by the Nisarga cyclone. The patients were expected to return to the temporary hospital on Thursday night.

Mumbai: Notice to school on CAA event politically motivated, says BJP vice-president Kirit Somaiya

January 15, 2020 11:16 am

After the event was reported in the media, the school education department had issued a showcause notice to the Matunga-based Shree Dayanand Balak, Balika Vidyalaya and Junior College.

Denied Lok Sabha ticket, Kirit Somaiya rehabilitated as state BJP vice-president

August 20, 2019 3:43 am

Kirit Somaiya has earlier served as the party’s national vice-president. However, sources said, the party believes every role assigned by the party has its own importance.

Decision 2019: Kirit Somaiya submits complaint over ‘doctored’ video, says opposition trying to mislead voters

April 14, 2019 1:49 am

The video was allegedly doctored and circulated, in which Somaiya purportedly says that “bhau maza peksha jasta kam karnar aahe (Bhau will work harder than I did)”, making it appear that a disgruntled Somaiya is rooting for Patil instead of Kotak.

BJP bows to Shiv Sena, drops anti-corruption crusader Kirit Somaiya in Mumbai North East

April 04, 2019 3:29 am

Somaiya had alleged patronage of Thackeray family in the corruption in country's richest civic body BMC.

BJP's Kirit Somaiya files defamation suit against Shiv Sena mouthpiece

June 10, 2016 10:16 pm

Somaiya said in the suit that the articles published in the newspaper on May 15 and 21 contained "baseless, shocking and defamatory" statements against him.

Kirit Somaiya threatens defamation suit against Udhhav Thackeray

May 21, 2016 4:17 am

The sparring between Somaiya and Shiv Sena first began last week when the MP from Mumbai Northeast alleged that a ‘saheb’ in Bandra was orchestrating scams in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Somaiya attacks Shiv Sena, says mafia raj running BMC

May 11, 2016 1:14 am

The matter investigated by four different committees in the last few months clearly exposes the nexus between contractors and those running the BMC, he alleged.

In Parliament, BJP set to target Robert Vadra on Monday

May 09, 2016 12:47 am

Last week, Somaiya had attacked the Congress leadership in Parliament over the VVIP chopper scam.


'Freedom 251' is a huge scam: Kirit Somaiya

February 19, 2016 5:54 am

Mumbai, Feb 19 (ANI): Only after 24 hours of the launch of the world's 'cheapest' phone, Freedom 251, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Kirit Somaiya on Friday said there is a huge scam involved in 'Freedom 251'. Somaiya added that he went through all the papers of the company and 'Freedom 251' doesn't have a licence. He further said the Centre has asked the UP Government to check the bonafide papers of the promoter and investors.

Body of girl who died in Russia arrives in Mumbai

February 17, 2016 2:05 pm

Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): The body of a girl who died in a fire incident in Russia arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday. In the shocking tragedy, two medical students from Maharashtra died of suffocation after a fire broke out in their institute in Russia on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Karishma Bhosale (20) from Pune and Pooja Kallur (22) from Nerul. BJP leader Kirit Somaiya was seen condoling the family members of the girl.